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The Congress VP claimed that the Uttar Pradesh government waived off farmers loans due to his constant demand of the same and added that he will do the same in Madhya Pradesh as well. "They gave me no reason for the detainment and just arrested me". " Rahul Gandhi has been bailed out of the jail", Manoj Kumar Singh, the police chief in the bordering Neemuch district, told AFP.
  • Philippines: At least 13 marines killed in battle against Islamist militants

    Philippines: At least 13 marines killed in battle against Islamist militants

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    Herrera said 13 marines conducting clearing operations died after an " intense " house-to-house firefight during which they encountered improvised explosive devices and were attacked by rocket-propelled grenades. The original target of the military's operation in Marawi , Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon , has reportedly merged his group with Maute. Around 200,000 people have fled Marawi , a commercial and educational hub in the south.
  • Iran attackers fought for Islamic State in Syria, Iraq - ministry

    Iran attackers fought for Islamic State in Syria, Iraq - ministry

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    The ministry issued a statement on its website with bloody pictures of the men's corpses. Wednesday's attacks on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 40. Iran, unlike much of the rest of the Middle East and North Africa, has been relatively free of terrorist attacks. "This terrorist attack happened only a week after the meeting between the US President (Donald Trump-ed) and the (Saudi) backward leaders who support ...
  • Police arrest 2 more suspects over bridge attack

    Police arrest 2 more suspects over bridge attack

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    Meanwhile, police said they have arrested two men linked to the attack on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts after carrying out raids in Ilford and Barking, London . Although the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the London Bridge attack, police have said there was no evidence that the perpetrators - Pakistani-born Briton Khuram Butt , Italian Youssef Zaghba and Rachid Redouane, who had links to Libya, Morocco and Ireland - were directed by anyone else, either in ...
  • Will Northern Ireland's DUP help May get another term?

    Will Northern Ireland's DUP help May get another term?

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    Donaldson suggested that the DUP could support a Conservative government on a vote by vote basis. He said the Conservative election manifesto - which Hill and Timothy were key in drafting - was "a full assault on the core Tory voters, who are senior citizens".
  • British police identify two London attackers

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    Italian officials said suspicions about him were shared with British authorities and his name was subsequently listed in the European-wide intelligence-sharing system. Butt was known to police and MI5. All twelve people arrested in connection to the London Bridge terror attack have been released without charge.
  • Beijing can help tame North Korea, says US

    Beijing can help tame North Korea, says US

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    Though US military exercises in the Korean peninsula have been controversial in the worldwide community, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley urged security council members to enforce the new sanctions. He did not address the issue directly but the Pentagon generally views climate change as a security threat, especially given its role in famines and mass relocations.
  • Theresa May aims to form government, despite lost majority

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    The first concession the party was won is to ensure that Northern Ireland will not have some special status post-Brexit, meaning no deal which would see the country keep one foot in the European Union - a move the unionists believe could be seen as a decoupling of Northern Ireland from the United Kingdom.
  • Trump claims 'total vindication' in tweet on Comey

    Trump claims 'total vindication' in tweet on Comey

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    President Donald Trump refused Friday to say whether his private conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey were taped - a matter at the heart of conflicting accounts of what passed between them - and asserted that nothing in Comey's testimony to the Senate showed collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice.
  • DUP agrees principles to back UK Conservatives

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    Prime Minister Theresa May had sent Gavin Williamson, her chief whip, to Belfast to lead talks with the party's officials. The day after her snap election gamble backfired, wiping out the Tories' slim majority in Parliament, May was due to finish announcing her Cabinet.