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Bosnian prosecutor to probe disputed Bosnian Serb referendum

Bosnian prosecutor to probe disputed Bosnian Serb referendum

January 9, 1992 marks the day when Bosnian Serbs declared separation from Bosnia and Herzegovina, triggering a bloody three-year war infamous for its mass ethnic killings and persecution of Bosnian Muslims and Croats by Serbs. The referendum showed the fragility of central Bosnian institutions that link the country's two semi-independent entities, the RS and the Muslim-Croat federation, as agreed by the Dayton peace accord which ended the country's 1992-1995 war. Read More

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Jeremy Corbyn to take fight to government over grammar schools

The Scottish Labour leader said: "I'm not changing that view". Responding to the result, the governing Conservative Party said: "After months of division and distraction, Jeremy Corbyn has won the Labour leadership election". "This issue of the leadership is settled, we don't need to be talking about this any more", he told BBC1's Andrew Marr Show. "He surrounds himself with a coterie of people who hold violent, violent anti-Israel views and allied with it they are very hostile to Jews ... Read More

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Putin's party wins majority in parliamentary elections

Putin's party wins majority in parliamentary elections

The Communist Party and nationalist Liberal Democrats each had just over 13 percent of the vote, a significant blow to the Communists, who finished a clear second in controversy-marred elections five years ago. Almost fourteen political parties have been taken part in the State Duma elections. Early results suggest the ruling United Russia party obtained 44.5 percent, according to exit polls conducted by state pollster VСIOM. Read More

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Doctor Says Democratic Nominee 'Fit To Serve As President'

Hillary Clinton returned to the campaign trail yesterday after her doctor released a letter declaring her to be "recovering well" from pneumonia and remaining "fit to serve as President of the United States". Clinton spent the first part of this week recuperating at her home in Chappaqua, New York, while her husband, former President Bill Clinton, filled in for her at campaign events. Read More

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5 shot, 1 killed, after argument at Illinois party

5 shot, 1 killed, after argument at Illinois party

Police officers responded near the University of IL after receiving multiple reports of shots fired . Police say it started as a fight at an apartment in the 300 block of East Green Street just before 1 a.m. The City of Champaign tweeted early Sunday that there were two shooting incidents, and that a total of five people were wounded. Sergeant Rickey W. Read More

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Uri attack could be 'reaction' to situation in Kashmir: Sharif

Uri attack could be 'reaction' to situation in Kashmir: Sharif

Modi accused Pakistan of exporting terrorism, saying that "There is one country in Asia which wants bloodbath in Asia". He said, these terrorists come from our neighbouring country and hide there like Osama-Bin-Laden. He said that the day is not far off when the people of Pakistan will come out to fight against terrorism. "We will intensify it (our efforts) and force you to be alone all over the world", he said. Read More

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Obama Denies Black Communities Are In Worst Shape Ever

Obama Denies Black Communities Are In Worst Shape Ever

Trump's comments came in the wake of the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the violent protests that followed. On Thursday, the Trump campaign accepted the resignation of an OH volunteer, Mahoning County chair Kathy Miller, who told the Guardian newspaper, 'I don't think there was any racism until Obama got elected'. Read More

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Turkish jets hit Islamic State targets after border town attacked again

A total of 103 detected ISIL targets in northern Syria have been destroyed with 357 rounds of Firtina [storm] howitzer fire and 20 rounds of multiple rocket launchers, Turkish army said on late Wednesday. Seven people - six children and one adult - were wounded, said Kilis governor Ismail Catakli, quoted by Turkish media. Kilis is home to many Syrian refugees who have fled the civil war. Read More

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Jeremy Corbyn vows 'to wipe slate clean' if he retains Labour leadership

Corbyn , 67, was a longtime critic of party policy under former centrist prime minister Tony Blair and was elected only past year with support from older leftists and younger anti-austerity campaigners. Top director Ken Loach has made a documentary about Mr Corbyn's leadership campaign. Also undesirable and disastrous, according to Mr Miliband who appeared on Murnaghan on Sky News last Sunday, is the critique that everyone who disagrees with Mr Corbyn is in fact a closet Tory - or "Tory lite". Read More

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