• Probe: US bomb set off IS-planted devices in Mosul tragedy

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    The investigation found that the chemical signature found in the residues was not associated with the bomb used by the USA, but rather with explosives usually used by ISIS militants. "The secondary explosion caused a rapid failure of the structure", Isler said. He added that 101 civilians inside the building were killed, four civilians were killed nearby, and 36 civilians were still not accounted for.
  • Modi meets German Chancellor

    Modi meets German Chancellor

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    At a campaign event in Munich on Sunday that has since been dubbed the "beer tent speech", Merkel told her supporters: "The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, over". The new French president, Mr Emmanuel Macron, has shown a willingness to work with Germany and to help lead the European Union out of its troubles.
  • British police make fresh arrest over Manchester bombing

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    Britain's domestic security service was alerted to Abedi's extremist views on at least three occasions before last Monday's terror attack , which left 22 people dead, but decided against investigating further. "There is a lot of information coming out at the moment about what happened, how this occurred, what people might or might not have known", Britain's interior minister Amber Rudd told Sky News .
  • New Conservative leader has work to do

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    Trudeau is in Italy on an official visit for the next few days. Said O'Toole on Monday: "I'm the MP from my hometown". Diefenbakers response? “‘I cant help that, he said — ‘Im one of them. Bernier responded by giving Scheer a thumbs-up. "We're a team, " O'Toole himself said. " Andrew Who? " said a front-page headline in Sunday's Toronto Star .
  • Macron's white-knuckle handshake with Trump 'wasn't innocent'

    Macron's white-knuckle handshake with Trump 'wasn't innocent'

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    The handshake between Macron and Trump on Thursday drew attention for its visible intensity, with both pairs of knuckles turning white from pressure. As their vigourous handshake continued over several seconds, Mr Macron and Mr Trump also looked each other fixedly in the eyes until the USA president attempted to disengage.
  • Defying Trump, Iranian President Vows to Continue Missile Tests

    Defying Trump, Iranian President Vows to Continue Missile Tests

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    Rouhani, the face of Tehran's deal with six major powers in 2015 to curb Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions, said the US administration lacked knowledge about the Middle East. Unlike Saudi Arabia , which occasionally holds elections for municipal councils, Iran regularly holds elections for president, parliament and other posts.
  • Trump Impresses and Presses in Speech to Top Muslim Leaders

    Trump Impresses and Presses in Speech to Top Muslim Leaders

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    Trump shied away from declaiming " radical Islamic terrorism " before this audience, a set of words he had previously given an nearly totemic importance in the war against extremism. "So there's a certain degree of disconnect when an American president takes this attitude as if the Muslims don't care about extremism, as if they have not been fighting extremism".
  • Philippine forces fight to retake city besieged by ISIS linked terrorists

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    In the security message, the embassy reminded United States citizens of the most recent worldwide caution, dated March 6, which indicates there is an ongoing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. Ano said Tuesday that the commander, Isnilon Hapilon, is still hiding somewhere in the city. The fighters' support network in Marawi remains unclear, though the power of one militant group - the Mautes - has grown in recent years.
  • Race to rescue Sri Lanka flood victims as toll rises

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    More than 4,500 houses were destroyed of partially damaged, according to initial estimates. Helicopters ferried medicine, relief supplies and inflatable boats to remote areas, while small vessels plied the floodwaters in search of people needing rescue.
  • Kogi Governor Bello In Double Voter Registration Scandal

    Kogi Governor Bello In Double Voter Registration Scandal

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    He had earlier been registered in Abuja. We are saying that as stakeholders in Kogi politics and the All Progressives Congress, we condemn in its entirety the fraudulent behaviour of Yahaya Bello , the Executive Governor of Kogi State. It is not untrue that Bello was not legally qualified and had no moral standing to run for election in Kogi State, in the first place, since he has never been a registered voter in the state.