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  • May 14 2021

    Death toll from Israeli attacks on Gaza rises to 119 including 13 children

    As Israel bombarded Gaza with artillery and air strikes on Friday in response to a new barrage of rocket fire from the Hamas-run enclave, the death toll increased to 119. The fatalities include 31 children and 19 women, while over 800 people have been injured to date, the Palestinian Health Ministry statement said.

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  • May 12 2021

    Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Melinda Gates announce divorce after 27 years

    Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife and fellow philanthropist Melinda announced on Monday they are divorcing after a 27-year marriage. The pair announced their divorce in joint statements posted on Twitter on Monday, saying “we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple”.

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  • May 12 2021

    Afghanistan : Death toll rises to 85 in Kabul girls’ school bomb attack

    The death toll in a bomb attack targeting schoolgirls in Kabul on Saturday has risen to 85, Danish Hedayat, head of media for the second vice president of Afghanistan, said on Monday. Another 147 wounded people were wounded in the attack in the Dasht-e-Barchi neighborhood, Hedayat told CNN.

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  • Mar 28 2020

    Boris Johnson is self-isolating after testing positive for the coronavirus

    British Premier Boris Johnson on Friday announced that he has tested positive for coronavirus, making him the highest profile world leader to confirm being infected in the pandemic that has killed more than 20,000 people and upended everyday life around the world. Describing his symptoms as “mild,” the British prime minister said he would continue […]

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  • Feb 25 2020

    Malaysia’s Mahathir resigns but is asked to stay as interim PM

    Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has announced his resignation but was asked to stay on as interim leader by the country’s monarch. Mahathir also reportedly resigned from his own party, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia, according to Reuters news agency, citing three sources. Mahathir’s party also announced that it was quitting the ruling government coalition, Pakatan Harapan (Alliance of Hope), […]

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  • Sep 21 2019

    Trump to deploy more troops to Saudi Arabia after attack

    President Trump has authorized the deployment of additional U.S. forces to the Middle East to strengthen air and missile defenses around Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, the Pentagon announced late Friday. Defense Secretary Mark Esper called the move a first step and said that the deployment would be defensive in nature. He said […]

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  • Aug 07 2019

    China says move on Kashmir violates its territorial sovereignty

    China said on Tuesday it opposed India’s decision to revoke the special status of Kashmir, a disputed region sandwiched among India, Pakistan and China, because it undermined China’s territorial sovereignty. “India’s action is unacceptable and would not have any legal effect,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement on the ministry’s website.

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  • Jul 28 2019

    Protests erupt in London as Boris Johnson is wworn in as new PM

    Boris Johnson was sworn in as the new British prime minister Wednesday, pledging to deliver a swift Brexit and spending his first full day in office Thursday packing his Cabinet with hard-line Brexiteers.  Thousands of protesters marched through Central London to protest the new prime minister Wednesday. 

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  • Feb 07 2016

    Turkey agrees to let in Syrian Refugees

    Oncupinar (Turkey) – Turkey said it was ready “if necessary” to let in tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing a major Russian-backed regime offensive, as aid agencies warned Sunday of a “desperate” situation. Thousands of people, including many women and children, are stranded at the Turkish border after an exodus triggered by fierce fighting near […]

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  • Oct 25 2015

    Blair apologizes for Iraq War & admits conflict caused ISIS

    ‘I’m sorry’: Historic moment Tony Blair FINALLY apologises for Iraq War and admits in TV interview the conflict caused the rise of ISIS

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