• Palestinians held in Israeli jails end hunger strike

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    Other informed sources also said that the hunger strikers were now halting their protest action. Hundreds of Palestinians clapped and danced to festive music in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Saturday as leaders of the prisoners' campaign declared that the striking inmates had "prevailed" over Israel by forcing the prison authorities to negotiate on the conditions for some 6,300 Palestinians in Israeli jails.
  • Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports

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    The White House did not acknowledge the meeting or Kushner's attendance until March. Durbin said on "Fox News Sunday" that allegations that Kushner sought to set up a backchannel with Russian Federation was "a rumor at this point", adding: "I'll trust Bob Mueller's judgment".
  • Ariana Grande to Host Benefit Concert in Manchester

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    It was the work, reports Phillips, of a relatively sophisticated bomb-maker, with skills the suicide bomber is not thought to have possessed himself. Ahmed Bin Salem, a spokesman for Rada, the Libyan Special Deterrence Force, added: "We have evidence that he is involved in Daesh [Isis] with his brother".
  • Iran's president criticizes U.S. after Trump's sharp words

    Iran's president criticizes U.S. after Trump's sharp words

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    At the Tehran press conference, Rouhani also defended Iran's ballistic missile program, something heavily criticized by Trump's new administration. As the leader of Iran's Islamic revolution, the Supreme Leader controls the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps?the cutting edge of the regime?which suppresses political opposition, protects the regime at home and overseas, controls Iran's ballistic missile force as well as covert nuclear efforts, and orchestrates Iran's support for terrorist ...
  • G7 breaks up without US agreement on climate

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    The United States is the world's biggest carbon emitter after China. Six members of the Group of Seven would stick with their endorsement of the 2015 Paris deal to rein in greenhouse gas emissions and await a decision from the US, said the source who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the matter before the formal announcement.
  • Ariana Grande returning to 'incredibly courageous city of Manchester' for benefit show

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    On Saturday, police said they had identified the location where they believe Abedi assembled the bomb which was used in the attack. The explosion killed 22 people - including seven children under 18 - and injured more than 100. Police have released surveillance-camera images of Abedi on the night of the attack that show him dressed in sneakers, jeans, a dark jacket and a baseball cap.
  • G7 Summit Ends Without US Joining Consensus On Climate Change

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    In talks with European Union leaders, Trump appeared to display a limited grasp of how the world's biggest market operates a common trade policy, railing against Germany's "bad, very bad" surplus with his country.Rolled eyeballs were the order of the day among senior European Union aides who couldn't decide whether Trump was badly briefed, incapable of mastering a complex brief or consciously engaging in megaphone diplomacy in order to show he is serious about his America First agenda.
  • Meeting The Pope An 'Honor Of A Lifetime'

    Meeting The Pope An 'Honor Of A Lifetime'

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    Stephanie Grisham , a spokeswoman for the first lady, said Mrs Trump's decision to wear a black lace veil known as a mantilla followed Vatican protocol that women who have an audience with the pope must wear long sleeves, formal black clothing and a veil to cover their head.
  • Sabzar Bhat killing: Restrictions imposed in Kashmir Valley

    Sabzar Bhat killing: Restrictions imposed in Kashmir Valley

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    A top Hizbul Mujahideen commander was among two militants who were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Tral area of Pulwama district in Kashmir. Over a hundred people sustained injuries due to the firing of pellets, bullets and teargas shells on protesters by Indian police and troops. Anti-India sentiment runs deep in the predominantly Muslim Kashmir valley, one of the world's most heavily militarised areas, where most people favour independence or a merger with Pakistan .