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Pakistan's warm-up win against Bangladesh praiseworthy: Younus Khan

Pakistan seemed to be in a bit of a fix as they attempted to chase Bangladesh's score of 341 runs. Fahim Ashraf and Hasan Ali were no doubt the heroes of the game at the end as their stand helped Pakistan clinch the match by two wickets. The 23-year-old, yet to make his worldwide debut, walked in at No. 9 with Pakistan in deep trouble at 249 for eight, chasing Bangladesh's 341 for nine. Read More »

Ariana Grande suspends concert tour following Manchester attack

Moammar Gadhafi. British police said on Thursday they had resumed sharing information with USA agencies after receiving "fresh assurances", ending a suspension in the wake of leaks to US media about the Manchester suicide bombing. The militia claimed Hashem admitted he knew in advance about the plans for the Manchester bombing. A senior unnamed Whitehall source told The Guardian that protests had been lodged at every relevant level with the US. Read More »

Europe can't rely on US, says Merkel

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The leaders of Germany and India heaped mutual praise upon each other Tuesday - each referring to the other as a "reliable partner" in a notable contrast to Chancellor Angela Merkel's recent public doubts about Germany's ties with the United States. Read More »

City clash fuels fear of IS foothold in southern Philippines

Philippine forces pressed their offensive to drive out milit. A colleague of Suganob confirmed to The Associated Press that the man in the video is the priest. The 1987 constitution imposes limits on martial law to prevent a repeat of the abuses under dictator Ferdinand Marcos, who was deposed by a famous "People Power" revolution the previous year. Read More »

Vladimir Putin denies meddling in French election

Putin said Macron proposed a framework for French and Russian anti-terror experts to meet and work together. For instance, The Associated Press reports a previous visit from Putin, scheduled for last October, was even canceled after then-President Francois Hollande said Russian Federation could face war crimes for its role in supporting Assad. Read More »

President Trump Meets NATO Leaders In Belgium

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It also made headlines like, "Where do you think you are going?" and "America First", while newspaper Vijesti said "it seems Donald Trump did not want anyone that overshadows his presence at the summit". The long day of gruff Brussels meetings was a contrast from his friendlier Middle East encounters, where Trump embraced the authoritarian Saudi monarchy and said he had been wowed by Saudi King Salman's wisdom. Read More »

Times Trump Broke His Own Health Care Promises

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At the same time, significant divisions have cast the prospect of passing legislation into doubt after weeks of discussion. "I think the waivers probably will be part of the final bill", he told BuzzFeed . The House bill has also been criticized by the like of Sen. House Republicans came under sharp criticism for passing the bill before the CBO could make its assessment. Read More »

Jared Kushner didn't suggest Russian communications channel in meeting, source says

Even when authorized, however, top officials in the Trump White House frequently request anonymity to brief reporters "on background", meaning their names will not be disclosed. " #FakeNews is the enemy!" the USA leader wrote, spelling errors and all. Questions continue about allegations that his campaign and associates had contacts with Russian officials before he entered the White House. Read More »

Germany detains Syrian allegedly planning Berlin attack

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According to the state's interior minister, Karl-Heinz Schroter he had sent a message to his to his mother and written his intentions about the plot. The suspect was arrested in Uckermark, which is approximately 100km north of Berlin and in the state of Brandenburg. Read More »

Putin discusses Syria, economic ties with Iran's Rouhani

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Qatar said the remarks, published late on Tuesday, were fake and that the news agency that ran them had been hacked. Mr Rouhani's conversation with Sheikh Tamim is expected to further strain relations. That ancient conflict is mixed with contemporary geopolitical concerns, such as the civil war in Yemen, which has become a proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Navy parachutist dies during demonstration

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A parachutist was injured Sunday afternoon during an event for Fleet Week in Jersey City, after his chute apparently failed to open, officials said. A parachute floated down into a parking lot. Witnesses saw the person falling in the sky with a parachute on. We're not sure where he came from . We couldn't have been more proud of him. Emergency responders arrived at the spot minutes later and pulled a limp body out of the water. Read More »

Merkel grumbles on ally, saying European Union should take fate in own hands

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Mrs Merkel has just returned from a G7 summit which wound up on Saturday without a deal between the U.S. and the other six major advanced nations on upholding the Paris climate change agreement. Mrs. Merkel is on the campaign trail ahead of elections in September. German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggests that Europe can not rely on Trump's USA in the fight for the future. Read More »

TPP trade deal members seek to move ahead without US

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Malaysia has said if the Trans-Pacific Partnership is to proceed without its biggest economy - Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of the deal when he took office, citing a perceived threat to American jobs - it should be renegotiated given the downsizing to 11 members. Read More »

Corbyn insists he won't soften United Kingdom foreign policy

Polls show a significant upswing in the popularity of the Labour Party, led by Jeremy Corbyn . Nearly three times as many Brits watched a knife-throwing couple terrify Simon Cowell than saw Jeremy Paxman's TV grilling of Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, according to initial ratings for Monday night's television. Read More »

White House braces for more scrutiny as Trump rallies behind Kushner

He added that the 36-year-old, who has a portfolio ranging from Middle East peace to streamlining the federal bureaucracy, is "respected by virtually everyone" and "is a very good person". But Kelly said such back-channel communications don't bother him and would not be harmful to USA security interests. Administration officials close to President Donald Trump have been pushing Kushner to step aside while the FBI investigates meetings that Kushner he had with Russian figures during the ... Read More »

United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

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Fresh from the hot lights of the TV studio, Theresa May will be back on the road as we continue the last full week of campaigning before the General Election as the Conservative battlebus takes the PM to the West Midlands. Corbyn eschewed numerous sound bites that characterize this form of politicking, disarming a studio audience with humor and making strides in erasing a public image as a tense far-left campaigner who has trouble connecting with the concerns of working-class voters. Read More »

Taiwan Court Ruling Could Make Same-Sex Marriage Legal

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After a landmark court ruling , Taiwan is now in a position to become the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The decision is on a case filed by gay rights campaigner Chi Chia-wei, who asked the court to rule on the constitutionality of the Civil Code on the subject of marriage, according to The China Post . Read More »

Trump, Macron and election: what prompted Merkel's blunt Munich speech

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Given this new context for global relations, she said, "I can only say that we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands - of course in friendship with the United States of America, in friendship with Great Britain and as good neighbours wherever that is possible also with other countries, even with Russian Federation". Read More »

Dreeshen Excited To Work With New Conservative Leader

Scheer is younger than Trudeau, and with more experience than the prime minister had when he took over the Liberal party, she said. "We will take ours from the minivans, the soccer fields, the Legion halls and the grocery stores". "We now know who our competition is - and all of our progress for a stronger middle class is at stake, " the email said. Canadians for Clean Prosperity, an organization that advocates market-based government policies to address environmental issues, gave Scheer a ... Read More »

Trump has 'weakened' the West, hurt European Union interests: German FM

Merkel is also signalling to conservatives in her party who are deeply sceptical about some of Macron's bolder ideas for the euro zone that they must be prepared to compromise. With her statement, she seemed to be calling for German voters to get accustomed to a more active European role. Seeking her fourth term, Merkel, 62, brandished a tankard of beer after projecting herself as a defender of global stability after nearly 12 years in office. Read More »

Terror attack police issue an appeal over suitcase

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Seven children were among the 22 people who died when Abedi detonated a bomb on 22 May at the end of a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena. He returned to the United Kingdom from Libya just days before exploding a homemade bomb packed with metal bolts and screws, carried in a rucksack, murdering 22 people after the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday 22 May. Read More »