• US Accuses Syria of Mass Killings, Use of Crematorium to Burn Bodies

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    Trump has previously lambasted the nuclear deal with Iran and supported calls for additional sanctions over the country's ballistic missile program. Jones presented the evidence just a week after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in Washington to discuss a wide range of bilateral issues, including the conflict in Syria.
  • Less than $70000 paid in ransomware cyber attack: White House

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    He added that the US government does not recommend paying the ransom and warned that making a payment to the hackers doesn't guarantee that you'll get access to your computer files. Interpol's cybercrime unit, based in Singapore, said it is working on information provided by the private Kaspersky Lab to assist investigations in the countries affected.
  • Is Syria Using A Crematorium To Dispose of Prisoners?

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    Jones said the Syrian regime is believed to have detained between 65,000 and 117,000 people since the war began in 2011 and until 2015. The unusually direct and graphic State Department case laying out the horrors committed by the Syrian regime was meant to bolster Washington's appeal to the Assad regime's chief foreign sponsors to use their influence to rein him in, officials and experts said.
  • Pence and Rubio could stump for Handel — Georgia Sixth

    Pence and Rubio could stump for Handel — Georgia Sixth

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    Trump, never one to shy away from a fight or to counter punch his attackers, accused the Democrats of talking out of both sides of their mouths. Handel has sought to consolidate Republican support in her June 20 runoff against Democrat Jon Ossoff after bitter infighting between the 11 GOP candidates in the first round of the vote.
  • UN Security Council condemns N. Korea's missile tests

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    Japan's two-tier missile defense system first targets incoming missiles at the peak of their trajectory with the Standard Missile-3 launched from Aegis-equipped vessels. In a separate statement, the White House labelled the North Korean weapons program " a flagrant menace for too long ", specifically mentioning an assumed displeasure felt in Moscow at the sight of the missile allegedly striking near its border.
  • Macron meets Merkel on first official visit as French President

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    Merkel and Macron met in Berlin in March during the French presidential campaign, but Monday's talks mark their first meeting since his election. "The election of the new French president offers us here the possibility to bring dynamism into the development of Europe", she said, emboldened after her conservatives won a regional vote on Sunday that boosts her chances of re-election in September.
  • Merkel's conservative CDU wins key state election

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    The second victor was the charismatic, 38-year-old leader of the liberal Free Democrats (FDP), Christian Lindner, his party's top candidate in the state. We had two goals in this election, to stop red-green and become strongest political power. Voter turnout in Sunday's elections in North Rhine-Westphalia was markedly higher than five years ago, amounting to 65.2%.
  • Ivory Coast defense minister says deal reached with soldiers

    Ivory Coast defense minister says deal reached with soldiers

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    Soldiers - former rebels who helped President Alassane Ouattara to power and are now embadded in the army - also rejected the proposal, saying they had not been consulted. A spokesman for the group said on Thursday they would drop demands for the remaining money, an announcement rejected by numerous soldiers who sparked the current revolt.
  • Kurdish-led forces advance on Raqqa, activists say

    Kurdish-led forces advance on Raqqa, activists say

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    Trump has been keen to maintain a good relationship with Erdogan. Both leaders are proud of their electoral victories, seeing in them a repudiation of establishment elites and a vindication of their populist nationalism tactics. Speaking to journalists ahead of visit, the Turkish President said that he would discuss the extradition of Fetullah Gulen with Donald Trump on May 16.
  • South Korea's President to send delegation to China amid frayed ties

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    The expert explained that while Moon is widely perceived as a supporter of rapprochement with North Korea, his approach has also been pragmatic, the politician avoiding making concrete promises. The expenses were to be borne mainly by South Korea, Japan and the USA, which was shipping in heavy oil to fulfill the North's energy needs before the reactor were to go online.