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The US military says it is planning to test its ability to shoot down long-range intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) in light of North Korea's continued development of its missile programme. Trump has also warned that the USA could take unilateral action against North Korea in retaliation. Any pre-emptive military strike on North Korea would put South Korean and Japanese civilian populations, as well as U.S.
  • Police have nabbed 'large part' of Manchester bomber's network

    Police have nabbed 'large part' of Manchester bomber's network

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    Salman Abedi is seen wearing jeans, trainers, a dark jacket, baseball cap and glasses in the final moments before he went on to slaughter 22 concert-goers on Monday. Photos showed an army bomb-disposal unit at the property. "I want to make one thing very clear to Jeremy Corbyn and to you, and it is that there can never, ever be an excuse for terrorism", she said at a summit of Group of Seven leaders in Sicily.
  • Paris mayor condemns black festival, says it bars whites

    Paris mayor condemns black festival, says it bars whites

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    A black feminist festival in Paris has been criticized by the mayor of the French capital, who called for the event to be banned on the grounds that it was "prohibited to white people". SOS Racisme said in a statement that the festival was "a mistake, if not an abomination, because it wallows in ethnic separation, while anti-racism is a movement which aims to go beyond race".
  • Angela Merkel Says Europe Must Take Its Fate Into Its Own Hands

    Angela Merkel Says Europe Must Take Its Fate Into Its Own Hands

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    Shortly before Trump's inauguration in January, the German chancellor similarly told reporters that "we Europeans have our fate in our own hands". Contrary to the expectations of the European allies, during his public speech at NATO's new headquarters Trump did not affirm commitment to the Article 5 of NATO's founding treaty, which states that an attack on one member is an attack against all under the notion of collective self-defense.
  • Trump handshake 'moment of truth': Macron

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    During the lead-up to the French presidential election, Trump said positive things about Macron's far-right opponent Marine Le Pen, and former US President Barack Obama endorsed Macron, who went on to win by about 30 percentage points.
  • Trump delays decision on Paris climate agreement at G7 summit

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    The G7 summit in Italy failed to bridge differences over climate change as America did not join the other countries in committing to the Paris Agreement. "He will make a decision this week". "A lot of people in my country are against this agreement", Trump allegedly said. Then US President Donald Trump appears in the frame.
  • Philippine forces make gains in southern city under siege

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    Marawi is a mostly Muslim city. "I have to rescue my grandfather even at the risk of my life", Khana-Anuar Marabur Jr. said Monday after police stopped him for speeding through a checkpoint. Troops on the streets of Marawi fired at Maute snipers as smoke poured out of several buildings. There was no word on their condition. Hapilon, an Islamic preacher, was once a commander of the Abu Sayyaf militant group who pledged allegiance to IS in 2014.
  • European allies see the two sides of Trump

    European allies see the two sides of Trump

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    Trump advisers repeatedly described the trip as historic and groundbreaking, including one senior official who brashly said without evidence that Trump had "united the entire Muslim world". Lots of very important matters under discussion", Trump tweeted between events. It calls for reducing pollution in hopes of limiting global warming to 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit above temperatures at the outset of the industrial revolution.
  • China offers humanitarian aid for Sri Lanka flood relief

    China offers humanitarian aid for Sri Lanka flood relief

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    Search and rescue operations are now underway, the Sri Lankan Disaster Management Center says . The UN said it was assisting in relief efforts in response to a government appeal. India which was first country to respond, dispatched three Navy ships with emergency supplies to help Sri Lanka. India sent two naval ships laden with supplies over the weekend, while the United Nations said it would donate water containers, water purification tablets and tarpaulin sheets.
  • Trump tweets 'money is beginning to pour in' to NATO

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    Smith says. "It all fits with his strategic ambiguity approach to life", said Julianne Smith of the Centre for a New American Security. Other leaders of the Group of Seven nations had viewed with trepidation their summit, held at a cliff-top hotel overlooking the Mediterranean, after four preparatory meetings failed to clear up differences with the Trump administration on trade, how to deal with Russian Federation and climate change.
  • Manchester Police Make New Arrest Linked to Arena Bombing

    Manchester Police Make New Arrest Linked to Arena Bombing

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    Abedi died in the blast. Rudd also said " potentially " other members of Abedi's group could still be free and "we can't be entirely sure that [the operation] is closed". May had said: "Yes, I did raise the issue of leaks of information that have been shared by the police with the Federal Bureau of Investigation with President Trump".