• South Koreans cross inter-Korean border for family reunion
South Koreans cross inter-Korean border for family reunion

No one has had a second chance to see their relatives. Over the next three days, the participants will spend only about 11 hours - mostly under the watchful eyes of North Korean agents - with their relatives in the North. "In fact, meeting them for that little moment made me miss them more ardently than before", she said in an interview. It was t...

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  • Trump defends free speech - by claiming social media is
Trump defends free speech - by claiming social media is "discriminating" against conservatives

He wants the sites to welcome all kinds of content (good and bad) and let people decide on their own. Trump's tweets Saturday, sent from his golf club in Bedminster, N.J., were not the first time he has accused social media companies of discriminating against Republicans .

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  • New Zealand's Women Minister bikes to Hospital to Give Birth
New Zealand's Women Minister bikes to Hospital to Give Birth

Now comes the New Zealand minister who cycled to a hospital Sunday to give birth. Ardern, who was elected past year, became only the second world leader to give birth while in office after Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto in 1990. The country's parliament is reportedly constructing a playground to improve facilities for the children of politicians. Ar...

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  • Shots were reportedly fired at the USA embassy in Turkey
Shots were reportedly fired at the USA embassy in Turkey

Three bullets hit the iron gate and window wall after being fired from a vehicle, but caused no injuries inside or outside the building and the shooter was still at large. "We thank the Turkish national police for their rapid response", he said. Brunson has been imprisoned since 2016 in Turkey over terrorism and espionage charges that the US call...

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  • Afghan Taliban take at least 100 people hostage
Afghan Taliban take at least 100 people hostage

This month the Taliban fought an intense battle with Afghan forces to control the strategically important city of Ghazni. The Taliban have stepped up their assaults in recent months, seizing entire districts across Afghanistan and regularly carrying out large-scale bombings and attacks that have killed scores of people.

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  • Cruise Passenger's Unexpected Detour: 10 Hours in Ocean
Cruise Passenger's Unexpected Detour: 10 Hours in Ocean

She was taken to hospital in the city of Pula, where she was said to be in a stable condition. "I was in the water for 10 hours, so these wonderful guys rescued me". Mr Walker said he believed that crews were hesitant to carry out exhaustive search and rescue operations for fear of causing delays. "We are pleased to advise that the guest was foun...

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  • Two million Muslims leave for Mina as Hajj 2018 rituals start
Two million Muslims leave for Mina as Hajj 2018 rituals start

The six-day hajj , which starts on Sunday, is one of the five pillars of Islam, an act all Muslims must perform at least once if they have the means to travel to Saudi Arabia . This is the first year when Haj pilgrimage is taking place without being provided any subsidy. Officials aim to increase the number of umrah and hajj pilgrims to 15 mi...

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  • US President says will attend November WWI parade in Paris
US President says will attend November WWI parade in Paris

The new figure reportedly consists of 50 million dollars from the Pentagon and 42 million dollars from interagency partners such as the Department of Homeland Security, but it has not been finalized or released publicly. The day after the inauguration, Washington hosted hundreds of thousands of demonstrators who participated in the Women's March. ...

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  • Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani: 'Truth isn't truth'
Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani: 'Truth isn't truth'

TODD: Truth isn't truth? " No, no, it isn't truth ", Giuliani said . Another day, another Trump aide gaslighting the American public. "It turned out to be a meeting about another subject, and it was not pursued at all", he said. That is, simply, a lie: Donald Trump Jr. himself released emails in which British publicist Rob Goldstone clai...

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  • Flooding in southern Indian state kills more than 350, displaces 800,000
Flooding in southern Indian state kills more than 350, displaces 800,000

With power and communication lines down, thousands remain trapped in areas that have been cut off amid growing shortages of food and water. The Press Trust of India news agency reported that two trains carrying about 1.5 million liters (400,000 gallons) of water were headed towards Kerala from neighboring states.

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  • Mueller Wants Up To 6 Months In Prison For Ex-Trump Aide
Mueller Wants Up To 6 Months In Prison For Ex-Trump Aide

The filing recommends that Papadopoulos spend at least some time in jail and pay a almost $10,000 fine. "The government does not take a position with respect to a particular sentence to be imposed, but respectfully submits that a sentence of incarceration, within the applicable guidelines range of 0 to 6 months' imprisonment, is appropriate and w...

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  • Judge In Manafort Trial Receives Threats; Media Tries To Reveal Juror's Identities
Judge In Manafort Trial Receives Threats; Media Tries To Reveal Juror's Identities

Manafort's trial in federal court in Alexandria is the first stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 15-month-old investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 United States election. "A thirsty press is essential in a free country", the judge said. The jury is weighing hundreds of pieces of evidence and an 18-count indictment accusing Manafo...

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  • North Korea Sanctions: Russia Ponders Retaliatory Measures Against US
North Korea Sanctions: Russia Ponders Retaliatory Measures Against US

The department has also sanctioned Russia's Profinet Pte Ltd for providing port services to some of North Korea's banned ships on at least six occasions. For its part, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, criticized the adoption of measures of some countries against the North Korean nation and insisted the government of the Asian giant does ...

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  • Trump says he authorized White House staff to cooperate with Mueller
Trump says he authorized White House staff to cooperate with Mueller

And White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders dismissed the anticipation of the next epic falling-out and the emergence of a new #Resistance hero, saying Trump and McGahn " have a great relationship " and the president appreciates " all the hard work " the counsel has done.

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  • U.S. Terminates Funding for Stabilization Efforts in Syria
U.S. Terminates Funding for Stabilization Efforts in Syria

The Saudi contribution comes as President Donald Trump's administration is looking to bypass the U.S. Congress to reduce foreign aid spending, including funds for programs in Syria, the West Bank and Gaza. President Trump is saving US taxpayers another $230 million dollars a year by pulling funding for ongoing programs in Syria. The United Stat...

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  • Trump Organization accuses Omarosa's book publisher of tortious interference with hush agreement
Trump Organization accuses Omarosa's book publisher of tortious interference with hush agreement

So far, Trump has attacked Manigault Newman as a "lowlife" and a "dog ". Omarosa has levied another accusation at President Donald Trump in her latest interview promoting her new book , but it's not exactly a surprise. Her tell-all book, Unhinged , dedicates a lot to Trump , including a part where she confirms that someone else confir...

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  • Shocking moment a house in India slides down a hill amid floods
Shocking moment a house in India slides down a hill amid floods

More than 1,000 people have died in seven Indian states since the start of the monsoon season, including more than 300 in Kerala. Roads and 134 bridges have suffered damage, isolating remote areas in the hilly districts of the state which are worst affected.

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  • No tsunami threat after 7.9 magnitude natural disaster near Fiji
No tsunami threat after 7.9 magnitude natural disaster near Fiji

Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! Residents said the latest natural disaster was felt strongly in East Lombok. So far, there is no information on damages, or injuries. The economic toll of the quake - including its impact to buildings, infrastructure and productivity - has been estimated to be at least five trillion rupiah (€303 m...

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  • Kofi Annan, former United Nations secretary-general, dies at age 80
Kofi Annan, former United Nations secretary-general, dies at age 80

Nwankwo Kanu, Samuel Eto'o, Mutiu Adepoju and Didier Drogba have reacted to the death of African leader Kofi Annan . In Geneva, the Kofi Annan Foundation announced his peaceful death with "immense sadness" after a short illness, saying he was surrounded in his last days by his second wife Nane and children Ama, Kojo and Nina.

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  • Merkel, Putin Complete ‘Serious and Detailed’ Talks After Three Hours, Kremlin Says
Merkel, Putin Complete ‘Serious and Detailed’ Talks After Three Hours, Kremlin Says

Guests watched as Putin danced with Kneissl who married businessman Wolfgang Meilinger at a vineyard in Austria's Styria state. "I am of the opinion that controversial issues can only be addressed in dialogue and through dialogue", she said before leaving for talks with the Russian leader.

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