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Swede man held captive in Mali since 2011 freed

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A third foreigner had been freed in 2015 by French special forces. "The government would like to highlight the excellent cooperation that has characterized the work of the Foreign Ministry, the National Police's operational department and other Swedish and foreign authorities". Read More »

Adjunct who posted about N. Korea detainee won't be rehired

But it's unclear how he came to be in that state. However, North Korea claimed Warmbier contracted the illness and became comatose as a result of taking a sleeping pill. "He should have been brought home a long time ago", Trump said. Warmbier is said to have suffered a severe neurological injury. Both the State Department and Warmbier's father, Fred, deny Rodman played a role in the release. Read More »

India's President, Vice President, Speaker wish people on Eid-ul-Fitr

Trump concluded the statement with the traditional Muslim greeting "Eid Mubarak" which means "blessed celebration" and is used only during the celebration of the important holiday. Ramadan happens in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and runs for the duration of the lunar month. Come, let us all together take inspiration from such pious festivals to keep spreading the treasure of happiness and keep taking the nation forward, ? he added. Read More »

Trump, Saudi Crown Prince Discuss Qatar Row

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According to the royal decree, the decision by King Salman to appoint his son was endorsed by 31 out of 34 members of the Allegiance Council, which is made up of senior members of the ruling Al Saud family. Bin Salman was also reported as saying he would take "the battle" to Iran , which is on the opposite side in Yemen and Syria. Iran , Saudi Arabia's main rival for regional influence, called Prince Mohammed's appointment a "soft coup". Read More »

Role of DUP, new partner in United Kingdom government

The DUP leader said the financial support would be made up of £1bn in new funding over the coming two years, as well as "new flexibility" in nearly £500m already committed to the region. Northern Ireland's political parties are still locked in negotiations to form a semi-autonomous power-sharing executive for the province, almost four months after local elections there. Read More »

Modi greets nation on Eid-ul-Fitr

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Sixty of the world most prominent religious leaders have issued a greeting for the end of the Muslim holy month and celebrations of Eid el-Fitr, calling for unity and friendship with membership of other religions. They wear new clothes and indulge in the joyous times. The Chief Minister appealed to people not to forget the orphans, widows, destitute and all those who suffered during the nearly 30-year long turmoil in the state during the festivities of Eid and play their positive role in ... Read More »

Conservative GOP senator hits party leaders on health bill

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A spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would not comment on whether votes on whatever bill is finally crafted would be held in the full Senate on Thursday, as originally anticipated. "It would be so great if the Democrats and Republicans could get together and wrap their arms around it, and come up with something that everyone is happy with", Trump said. Read More »

Villagers begin to mourn dead after deadly China landslide

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At least 93 people are missing after the landslide engulfed Xinmo village in mountainous Sichuan province as dawn broke on Saturday . Authorities say the landslide was caused by torrential rain, and the cascading debris of mud and rocks blocked a 2-kilometer stretch of a river and a 1.6-kilometer section of a road, according to local officials. Read More »

President, Vice President, Speaker wish people on Eid-ul-Fitr

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One of the largest events in the region wrapped up early Sunday morning at Anaheim's Angel Stadium, where as many as 15,000 people were expected at the annual Eid prayer. De Lima, who is now detained in Camp Crame, Quezon City on various charges, expressed hope the values of devotion and compassion toward fellow Filipinos would guide leaders and the rest of the people in pursuing a just and lasting peace in the country. Read More »

Foster due in London as talks on Stormont continue in NI

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives struck a deal Monday with the Democratic Unionist Party that will allow them to govern despite losing their majority in a general election this month. Mundell has not responded to a request for comment on if he will back the prime minister's deal, but party leader Ruth Davidson said criticism of the United Kingdom government from the SNP was "absurd" and Scotland already benefits from spending. Read More »

Korea-US summit will focus on reaffirming alliance: Moon

In a Sunday editorial published by the state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper, North Korea promised to continue its development of nuclear weapons and the ballistic missiles necessary to deliver them to any target on the planet, regardless of whether bilateral diplomatic negotiation takes place, according to a report by Yonhap News Agency. Read More »

Russian Federation says terrorists used Telegram to coordinate attack

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Now the FSB has said that as part of its investigation into the St Petersburg attack it "received reliable information about the use of Telegram by the suicide bomber, his accomplices and their mastermind overseas to hide their criminal plots at all the stages of preparation for the terrorist attack". Read More »

Australian PM greets Muslim to celebrating Eid

This has been the tradition so far. Some US mainstream media houses reported that former President Thomas Jefferson had hosted an Iftar dinner in December 1805 in honor of Tunisian ambassador Sidi Soliman Mellimelli. mosques. "This is the saddest Eid'l Celebration in recent memory", said Assembly Zia Alonto Adiong, a member of the legislative body of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and spokesperson of the Lanao del Sur Provincial Crisis Management Committee, in a statement . Read More »

President, PM extend greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr

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So here are some of the best songs to celebate this day. The Nepal Government on Sunday declared a public holiday on the day of Eid al-Fitr where devotees of the Islamic Community mark the day with offering prayers in the Mosque, exchanging greetings and receiving as well as giving blessings to juniors. Read More »

Britain's May apologizes to own MPs for election 'mess'

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is in for a hard Tuesday as she is due to hold talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to secure an informal alliance before meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. He said there was a danger the government will not look "impartial" if it is "locked into a parliamentary deal" with the Northern Irish Party. With their support, May can make up for her own party's shortfall by striking a so-called " confidence and supply " deal. Read More »

Massive Rescue Underway After Tourist Boat Carrying 150 Sinks In Colombia

The discrepancies in the number of fatalities could not be immediately reconciled. "At the moment, we can confirm the deaths of three people and that there are approximately 30 more missing", National Police Director Gen. A group of 25 scuba divers had to suspend their search overnight due to a lightning storm. It's unclear what caused the boat to sink but survivors said that it appeared to be overloaded and nobody on board was wearing a life vest. Read More »

Iran urges Europe to help promote dialogue in Persian Gulf

On the other hand, Gargash insisted that there weren't realistically ways to move toward further escalation, and that the four states blockading Qatar don't intend to try to impose regime change on the emirate. A number of other Muslim countries followed suit in the following days. On June 5, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE, Egypt and several other nations abruptly announced that they were severing diplomatic ties and transportation links with Qatar , accusing it of financing terrorism ... Read More »

Still Missing after Tourist Boat Sinks in Colombia

People who survived the capsizing of a ferry, cry as they wait for more information about their missing friends and relatives, at a reservoir in Guatape, Colombia, on Sunday. Colombian rescue workers and scuba divers are continuing the search. The head of disaster relief for Antioquia province, Margarita Moncada, said: At the moment we have nine people found dead. Read More »

15 still missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

Videos on social media have been circulating that show panicking passengers attempting to run up to a higher level on the boat as it sank. Authorities are still not sure what caused the boat to sink: over-crowding, mechanical issues or shifting currents. Read More »

Chinese troops transgress Sikkim sector in Doka La area

Indian and Chinese troops were engaged in a major stand off, after negibouring troops entered India in the Sikkim sector and jostled with Indian Army personnel guarding the Sino-India frontier. The pilgrims were scheduled to cross over to the Chinese side on June 19 but had failed to do so due to inclement weather. The road construction was carried out on China's territory, and India has no right to interfere, Ren said. Read More »

Obama So Sure Clinton Would Win, He Didn't Stop Russian Meddling

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To me - in other words, the question is, if he had the information, why didn't he do something about it? In a storm of morning tweets, Trump charged that his predecessor "colluded and obstructed" by failing to act after the Central Intelligence Agency informed him Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered an operation to help defeat Trump's Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the November vote. Read More »

Australia's suspension of Syrian operations a 'blow' to the US

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The U.S-led coalition said in a statement that an F-15E Strike Eagle jet destroyed the Shaheed-129 drone around 12:30 am local time close to the Jordanian border. Meanwhile, the war of words between the U.S. and Russian Federation continues to escalate as the civil war grinds on in Syria. The U.S. military has repeatedly warned forces fighting on Assad's side to stay away from a "deconfliction zone", agreed with Russian Federation, near a garrison used by U.S. Read More »

Paul Mayor Responds to Protest, Interstate Closure

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Protests erupted in the Twin Cities and beyond. The State Police estimated that about 1,500 people splintered off to block traffic on Interstate 94 for about two hours, and 18 people were arrested after failing to heed a third warning to leave the roadway. Read More »