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Competing claims to the sea, which is believed to sit atop vast oil and gas deposits, have for decades made it one of Asia's potential military flashpoints . Turnbull also said that countries in the region should not see US President Donald Trump's recent decisions to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact and the Paris climate agreement as disengagement from the global community.
  • US Urges Persian Gulf Arab States to Address Differences

    US Urges Persian Gulf Arab States to Address Differences

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    It was not immediately clear how that would affect Qatar Airways , one of the region's major long-haul carriers. Afterwards, the official representative of the Qatari Foreign Ministry said that the agency's site was hacked and the emir's speech was published by hackers and had nothing to do with the Qatari leader.
  • Cyclone Mora: INS Sumitra helps B'desh, launches rescue ops

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    At least six people were killed as Cyclone Mora made landfall in Bangladesh on Tuesday. Cox's Bazar provides shelter for an estimated 200,000 Rohingyas, who fled Myanmar to escape persecution. Cyclone Mora battered Bangladesh on Tuesday, killing five people and seriously damaging a camp housing thousands of Rohingya refugees who had fled violence in Myanmar.
  • 12 arrested in London's night of terror; IS claims attack

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    It was the third militant attack in Britain in less than three months. "But it is time to say 'Enough is enough'". Vowls shouted as he ran through the streets, according to bystanders who say he saved lives Saturday night. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility. Scotland Yard has confirmed that an off-duty Metropolitan Police officer was among those injured, while a British Transport Police officer was stabbed in the face.
  • Qatar was at the center of a diplomatic scandal

    Qatar was at the center of a diplomatic scandal

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    The escalating and unusually public diplomatic rift exposed the ongoing tensions between the monarchies of the Persian Gulf as well as their competition for regional influence. Qatar has been dramatically cut off by a Saudi-led coalition of Arab nations, claiming it's because of its "support for terrorism". Qatar Petroleum, Qatar's LNG producers Qatargas and RasGas, and Dolphin Energy didn't immediately respond to requests for comment.
  • IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired racer Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

    IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired racer Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

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    Police later arrested two boys, ages 15 and 14, in connection with the robbery. "You don't expect that to happen, especially here", Kanaan added. Police did not immediately disclose what was taken from the two drivers . Now he can focus completely on next weekend's race. It sure didn't affect him Monday. He'll start third after posting a 231.487. The incident occurred on Sunday night, just hours after Dixon finished qualification for the event.
  • Juventus fans injured in Turin

    Juventus fans injured in Turin

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    The incident compounded a miserable night for fans of Turin-based Juventus , who lost the final 4-1 to Real Madrid . "At that moment, I saw the entire piazza went in the direction next to the screen to escape, all in a panic", said Brian Hendrie, an Associated Press reporter.
  • NBC's Megyn Kelly newsmagazine features Putin in debut

    NBC's Megyn Kelly newsmagazine features Putin in debut

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    Another important angle emerging from the development is that Putin invited the Indian Prime Minister to join at the NBC event, which is being seen as a possible "message" to the United States. "Oh yes!" Kelly responded, apparently caught a little off guard. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is third most followed leader on micro-blogging site Twiiter (according to Burson Marsteller's Twiplomacy study 2017).
  • SCOTUS sets June 12 deadline for travel ban responses

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    ET. Trump's proposed ban was a centrepiece of his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump has used attacks around the world to justify his pursuit of the travel and immigration ban, one of his first acts since taking office. "We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people". Trump ended with: "Do you notice we are not having a gun debate right now?" The Trump administration last week formally asked the Supreme Court , the highest court in the us, ...
  • Sea lion pulls young girl off dock into harbor

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    The video, captured by Vancouver resident Michael Fujiwara, shows the large marine mammal pulling the girl into the water. The sea lion suddenly lurched up, grabbed her by her clothes and pulled her backward into the water with a big splash, as onlookers scream.
  • Three Australians affected in London attack

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    A Canadian was killed in the attack and a Spanish citizen, one Australian and four French people were also among the wounded. As the attack unfolded on Saturday night, Trump took to Twitter to offer American help to Britain and to promote his controversial travel ban as an extra level of security for Americans.
  • Korean official suspended over USA missile defense report

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    The fuss over the USA bringing in more THAAD anti-missile launchers now has some American analysts questioning whether Moon might be playing into the hands of China. Wee Seung-ho, deputy defense minister of policy, has ordered his team to delete crucial pieces of information from a report to Moon's security team, Yoon Young-chan, senior secretary for public relations, said in a press briefing.