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Counter-terrorism detectives have spoken in the past about how important it sometimes is that the names of suspects do not make it into the media. He was "aware of all the details" of his brother's plans, a Libyan security force official said and had been "under surveillance for a month and a half" before his arrest today.
  • Palestinian tries to stab Israeli forces, shot dead

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    Israel's prime minister says he sees a "real hope for change" in the Middle East now that Mr. Trump is president. At the end of Mr. Trump's historic first day of meetings in Israel and visits to holy sites, the president said he's optimistic about "a new level of partnership" between the USA and Israel after eight years of worsening relations during the Obama administration.
  • Iran says it has built third underground missile factory

    Iran says it has built third underground missile factory

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    Amirali Hajizadeh, head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard's airspace division, announced the facility today. The announcement as US President Donald Trump makes a maiden foreign tour in which Saudi and Israeli concerns about Iran have loomed large is likely to stoke new tensions with Washington.
  • China sees 'no reason' not to talk with N. Korea

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    The Security Council will hold a closed-door emergency meeting on Tuesday at the request of the United States, Japan and South Korea to discuss the latest test. In a unanimous statement backed by China, Pyongyang's ally, the council strongly condemned the test-firing on Sunday and instructed the United Nations sanctions committee to redouble efforts to implement a raft of tough measures adopted previous year.
  • Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

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    Seoul's unification ministry was reviewing the resumption of civilian exchanges with Pyongyang, which had been suspended under the previous government following North Korea's fourth nuclear test in January 2016. "Building large solid missiles is hard", he said, adding it took decades for major superpowers such as France and China to go from a medium-range missile to an intercontinental ballistic missile.
  • Lawmaker: Hugo Chavez's childhood home burned by protesters

    Lawmaker: Hugo Chavez's childhood home burned by protesters

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    Undeterred by opposition, Maduro on Tuesday presented the 540-member "constituent assembly" project as a cure to Venezuela's demonstrations, which he says are a USA -backed attempt to overthrow "21st century socialism". Maduro says he is facing an "armed insurrection" and the constituent assembly, a super body that will supersede all other public powers, is the way to restore peace to Venezuela.
  • Maharashtra minister, cops at Dawood niece's wedding create row; inquiry ordered

    Maharashtra minister, cops at Dawood niece's wedding create row; inquiry ordered

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    Mumbai: Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister Girish Mahajan is in trouble for attending wanted gangster Dawood Ibrahim's female relative's wedding at Nasik recently, said a report in DNA . The wedding ceremony, which was held in an upscale mall in Nashik's Mahatma Nagar area was attended by a few policemen from the city's Bhadrakali police station on Monday.
  • China urges North Korea talks, skirts questions on USA sanctions push

    China urges North Korea talks, skirts questions on USA sanctions push

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    South Korean reports said only 90 rounds were fired on Tuesday, and a military spokesman told AFP Thursday that it stood by its conclusion that balloons were involved. The use of solid fuel presents advantages for weapons because it is more stable and can be transported easily allowing for a launch at very short notice from mobile launchers.
  • Trump takes a more cautious approach on big trip

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    Both men looked far more relaxed at the end of the private meeting, with the pope smiling and joking with Mr Trump and his wife Melania . During Trump's election campaign, the two criticized each other. Mr Trump said that the most important issue during his time in Belgium was terrorism after the "horrible situation" in the English city of Manchester, where a suicide bomber killed 22 people in an attack late on Monday night.