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Prince Harry starts countdown to 2018 Sydney Invictus Games

Prince Harry starts countdown to 2018 Sydney Invictus Games

Sure enough, he took time to shake hands and pose for photos - NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian even stepping in to act as royal photo taker as one fan handed over her iPhone to get the ideal shot. He said he expected Sydney to "make these games their own". Harry flew to Sydney to promote his Paralympic-style tournament for injured, wounded and sick servicemen and women and veterans, which will be hosted by the south-eastern Australian city next year. Read More

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London attacker who lived in Ireland was refused asylum in Britain -RTE

In a television interview with RTE during a visit to Chicago, Kenny said that the man in question did not appear to have been on an Irish police watch list. Counter-terror agencies are already facing intense scrutiny after it was revealed Butt had been known to security services. According to the Irish Times , the arrest was carried out by members of the Special Detectives Unit, which investigates terrorism, at approximately 5pm on Tuesday, June 6. Read More

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Five soldiers injured, one dead as militants open fire on Army convoy

Five soldiers injured, one dead as militants open fire on Army convoy

Talking to Rising Kashmir, army spokesperson, Rajesh Kalia said militants opened fire on the convoy at around 11:30 am, leaving six army men injured. A search operation has been launched to track the militants. Meanwhile, the attack which has come days after killing of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) commander Sabzar Bhat in Tral area of Pulwama district, has been claimed by the HM. Read More

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United States tightening net around North Korea

United States tightening net around North Korea

U.S. Navy aircraft carriers USS Carl Vinson (L) and USS Ronald Reagan sail with their strike groups and Japanese naval ships during training in the Sea of Japan , June 1, 2017. North Korea which considers the deployments as an act of provocation, has threatened the United States with a nuclear attack in case of a direct military action. Read More

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Germany, China pledge to boost ties amid Trump concerns

Just hours after Donald Trump is expected to announce he will pull the United States out of the Paris agreement, European and Chinese leaders will outline how they plan to take the lead on global climate policy. Johnson told Sky News that Britain still wants the U.S.to take the lead in fighting climate change and called on individual USA states to keep making progress on that front. Read More

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'Friendly fire' kills 11 soldiers in the Philippines

Lorenzana said it was "unfortunate" that 10 soldiers were killed and seven others wounded in a friendly fire air strike in Marawi City. Government forces have been using a combination of ground operations by soldiers and helicopter airstrikes to try to dislodge rebels linked to the Islamic State group, who have occupied parts of Marawi City since May 23. Read More

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Ex-FBI director Comey to testify on Russian Federation probe next week

One week from today, James Comey will tell his side of the story. The account, first reported by the New York Times , was based on a memo Comey wrote after the meeting. The requests were made by former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan, former national security adviser Susan Rice and Samantha Power, the former US representative to the United Nations, according to a congressional staffer, who was not authorized to disclose the information and spoke on condition of ... Read More

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Russians Might Get US Diplomatic Compounds Back — WaPost

The Russian compound in Oyster Bay, Long Island, was vacated in late December. "The U.S. and Russian Federation have reached no agreements", R.C. Hammond told reporters Wednesday. " Washington Post is among them", Ryabkov said. Even if the Trump administration does allow Russian Federation to used the compounds again, they are considering restrictions on use of the properties, such as revoking diplomatic immunity there, per the Washington Post . Read More

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Saharanpur clashes: Centre seeks report from UP's Yogi Adityanath govt

Saharanpur clashes: Centre seeks report from UP's Yogi Adityanath govt

On May 5, a person was killed and 16 other were injured in clashes between Dalits and Rajputs in Shabbirpur and Simlana villages. Saharanpur DM N P Singh was today suspended for his inability to control the fresh bout of violence. The UP government, however, has held out hope that a new team of district officers in the region would succeed in restoring normalcy in the district within 24 hours. Read More

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Maute fighters killed in Marawi

Maute fighters killed in Marawi

Although much of the city is sealed off, disturbing details were trickling out. The mayor of Marawi, Majul Gandamra, told a Manila radio station that the fighting has caused a crisis of resources for those still in the city: "It's getting hard for people to get their basic needs, like water and food". Read More

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ISIS Booby Traps Killed Mosul Civilians After Airstrike

The Pentagon completed its two-month probe of a USA airstrike in Mosul, concluding ISIS militants booby-trapped the building where more than 100 civilians were killed. In response, USA dropped a 500-pound bomb on the building in an attempt to kill the snipers. Coalition investigators' analysis of the blast site found "residues common to explosives used by ISIS, but not consistent with the explosive content of a GBU-38", the Pentagon says. Read More

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