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IS using thousands as human shields, says UN

The involvement of the Iran-backed Shiite militias has raised concerns that the battle for Mosul, a Sunni-majority city, could aggravate sectari...

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(Urgent) Park carries out reshuffle of key secretaries amid scandal

Park's office said the president approved the resignations of five senior advisors, including presidential chief of staff and senior secretaries...

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Australia plans to ban refugees who attempt to arrive by boat

Dutton said he was "absolutely confident" the law was both constitutional and consistent with worldwide law, citing legal advice from the global...

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Donald Trump catching up with Hillary Clinton in poll

Those emails were not from her server. The data revealed differences in motives for voter support: 70 percent of Clinton supporters said the...

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Norcia quake: damage as central Italy hit again by magnitude 6.6 shock

The quake was centred close to the Umbrian town of Norcia , where the historic Basilica of St Benedict was reported to be badly damaged. It...

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USA still waiting for Philippines message

Yet again, Duterte vowed to rid his country of all foreign troops within two years and threatened to cancel defense pacts with the United States...

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Hillary Clinton to campaign in Arizona ahead of November general election

The first lady, one of Clinton's most powerful allies branded Trump as too divisive and thin-skinned for the White House. "I don't think she's...

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Obama says health consumers need to shop around

The legislation is created to protect people who live in a county with one or fewer health care insurers offering plans on the Obamacare excha...

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Syrian airstrikes on Aleppo amid intense clashes

Rebels launched the offensive Friday as the Russian, Syrian, and Iranian foreign ministers met in Moscow . The rebel fire has killed at lea...

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Sunderland suffers worst-ever Premier League season

But Wenger said he was anxious after Defoe's equaliser, which came after Arsenal had spurned several chances for a second goal and had their o...

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Extremists plotting attacks on West from Raqqa

The mostly Sunni Arab city also had minority populations of Alawites and Christians that fled the city after ISIS seized control in early 2014...

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Don't Forget To Put Your Clocks Back On Sunday

The clocks change twice a year, every year, and it's still the same question we ask, 'do we get an extra hour asleep?'. If you've got a set top ...

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Trump campaign downplays Clinton cash advantage

Clinton's campaign, meanwhile, announced plans to hold a rally in Arizona next Wednesday, a traditionally red state put in play by Trump's deep ...

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Bill Clinton stumping for Hillary in Pennsylvania on Friday

He said that while his wife hopes to bring people together, her opponent, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, wants to pit people agai...

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Dems can't get enough of FLOTUS -- and Clinton knows it

Obama really wants to make sure her husband's legacy is maintained and Mrs. Clinton is the way to get there", said Myra Gutin, a professor at Ri...

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Clinton rallies with Mrs. Obama as Trump alleges corruption

Michelle Obama's stinging denunciation of Trump after a leaked 2005 video showed him making lewd remarks and bragging about groping women was se...

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Pakistan information minister removed over newspaper leak that angered army

The development comes after the publication of a story in Dawn News, which says, Act against militants or face global isolation, civilians tel...

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Karachi: Nazimabad majlis attack leaves five dead, several injured

At least five persons were killed and four injured after two unidentified miscreants targeted mourners gathered in Nazimabad area in connection ...

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Iceland votes in snap polls after Panama scandal

According to polls the Pira. She said the party's rise to power was less to do with disruption of the establishment and more the rise of grea...

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Spain breaks deadlock, re-elects Rajoy prime minister

The former prime minister needed to win a simply majority in parliament to cement his return to power. The country's third political force is ...

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IS using tens of thousands as human shields in Mosul

Jaafar al-Husseini, a spokesman for the Hezbollah Brigades, said his group and the other militias had advanced 4 miles (7 kilometres) toward Tal...

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Bus driver dies after being set on fire

While Manmeet was driving a Brisbane City Council bus he was attacked by an unknown man with a flammable liquid which provoked fire. " A bus d...

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China President Xi Jinping Named 'Core' Leader After Beijing Talks

Naming Xi the party's "core" leader did not have any immediately clear consequences, but it suggested that he has gained the upper hand before a...

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Forces almost ready to retake IS capital

Turkey has moved in ground forces to northern Syria and the USA must rely on the loosely organized Syrian Democratic Forces as its main partner ...

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Putin aide's death in DC ruled an accident

It was originally reported in Russian media as the result of a heart attack, though the medical examiner said earlier this year that it was fr...

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