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Cambodia at a crossroads after election termed a 'mockery of democracy'

Cambodia at a crossroads after election termed a 'mockery of democracy'

The party that was expected to mount a strong challenge, the Cambodia National Rescue Party, was dissolved past year by court order on a complaint that it conspired to overthrow the government, a de...

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Abu Dhabi airport ‘struck’ by drone, say Houthis

Abu Dhabi airport ‘struck’ by drone, say Houthis

This alleged attack comes after Saudi Arabia temporarily suspended transport of oil supplies through the Bab al-Mandeb Strait after Houthi rebels attacked two Saudi oil tankers.

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Toddler weighing only 14lbs found unresponsive; mother charged with cruelty

Toddler weighing only 14lbs found unresponsive; mother charged with cruelty

Moon also said her daughter suffered from medical issues that prevented her from gaining weight, but after an investigation, police learned that wasn't the case. The investigation revealed that Devin ...

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Vanuatu again orders evacuation of island as volcano erupts

Vanuatu again orders evacuation of island as volcano erupts

Foreign Minister Ralph Regenvanu said the government had chose to order the island's population to be evacuated. After two earlier evacuation exercises, Vanuatu's Council of Ministers has made a decis...

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Indonesia natural disaster: 10 killed, 12 injured in tourist island near Bali

Indonesia natural disaster: 10 killed, 12 injured in tourist island near Bali

Lombok in southeastern Indonesia is a popular tourist destination, and lies around 100 km east of the resort island of Bali. Australian man Jon-Paul Kennedy was sleeping next to his terminally ill...

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Palestinian Teen Who Slapped Soldier to Be Released from Israeli Jail

Palestinian Teen Who Slapped Soldier to Be Released from Israeli Jail

Both Tamimi and her mother were sentenced to eight months in an Israeli military court following a plea deal over the December incident which the family said took place in their yard in Nabi Saleh in ...

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Trump Denies He Knew Beforehand of Meeting With Russian Lawyer

Trump Denies He Knew Beforehand of Meeting With Russian Lawyer

This comes as ABC News has learned that Cohen claims that President Trump knew about the infamous Trump Tower meeting in advance. He even retained Bill and Crooked Hillary's lawyer. Giuliani then ...

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At least 3 killed, 7 injured in New Orleans shooting

At least 3 killed, 7 injured in New Orleans shooting

Police reported the shooting just before 9 p.m.in the 3400 block of Claiborne Ave. There was no immediate word on the conditions of those injured. Photos of the aftermath show an emotionally charg...

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Cambodia Elections: Cambodia heading to the polls on Sunday

Cambodia Elections: Cambodia heading to the polls on Sunday

Dissatisfaction with corruption and a growing youth population with no memory of the Khmer Rouge helped the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) win more than 44 percent of the 2013 vote and carve ou...

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Magnitude 6.4 natural disaster hits Indonesia

The Hualien quake, which hit Taiwan in February 2018 and had a magnitude of 6.4, killed 17 people and injured another 285. "People are gathering on the streets and empty fields to avoid collapsing b...

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Three dead in quake on Indonesia's Lombok

A 6.4 magnitude is strong enough to cause injuries and damage to buildings, but largely depends on how densely populated the affected area is. In 2004 a tsunami triggered by a magnitude 9.3 unders...

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Munich airport cancels 200 flights after intruder alert

Munich airport cancels 200 flights after intruder alert

Munich Airport Center MOC at Munich's global airport, Germany January 17, 2017. "We've had flights delayed in United Kingdom because of breach". Munich federal police said in a tweet they shut down...

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Missing Phoenix girl found alive in CT 24 years later

Missing Phoenix girl found alive in CT 24 years later

When she returned two days later the baby was gone . In 1994, when Stancil was a 9-month-old toddler, she disappeared from Arizona after her mother, Toni, gave her to a friend to watch over. The nu...

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Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Lombok island in Indonesia

Spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho posted on Twitter pictures of houses with collapsed roofs and walls. It is frequently hit by quakes, a lot of them harmless. A deep magnitude 6.4 natural disaster stru...

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Brexit on agenda for September EU leaders' meeting in Salzburg - Britain

Brexit on agenda for September EU leaders' meeting in Salzburg - Britain

The PM is well known for her love of walking holidays, but her decision to go to the country following an pre-Easter break in Wales previous year led to the loss of the parliamentary majority she inhe...

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Typhoon heading for central Japan

Typhoon heading for central Japan

Authorities warned that heavy rains could trigger landslides and river flooding in the region. About 70 domestic flights were cancelled while worldwide flights, including those leaving for Asian or No...

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Fake news on sites like Facebook causing crisis in democracy, say MPs

Fake news on sites like Facebook causing crisis in democracy, say MPs

But the report is set to spark a major row with Brexit campaigners, whose activities on social media are likely to come under scrutiny. It also proposes measures to combat election interference. Whe...

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Maharashtra: 33 killed after bus falls into a gorge in Raigad district

Maharashtra: 33 killed after bus falls into a gorge in Raigad district

More than 30 people were feared dead after a bus fell into a deep gorge in western India on Saturday, an official said. The bus was carrying 34 staff members of an agriculture university in the Ko...

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Putin ready to go to Washington, invites Trump to visit Moscow

Putin ready to go to Washington, invites Trump to visit Moscow

Putin added that Russian Federation and the United States also have plans for contacts at G20 summits and other worldwide gatherings. It was not immediately clear if Putin was referring to a formal in...

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As Zimbabwe prepares to vote, what happened to Mugabe?

As Zimbabwe prepares to vote, what happened to Mugabe?

Instead of backing the ruling Zanu-PF party, which he founded and led as prime minister and president over nearly three decades, he has offered his support to rivals bidding for power. The election co...

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Greece has 'serious' info arsonists started deadly fires

Greece has 'serious' info arsonists started deadly fires

In a nation numbed by the scale of devastation, desperate relatives appeared on television to plead for information on those missing, while questions mounted on how people got trapped, and why no evac...

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‘Blood moon’ leaves Kenyans open-mouthed, next one in 2090

‘Blood moon’ leaves Kenyans open-mouthed, next one in 2090

The fact that the moon appears so small and takes longer to pass through Earth's shadow is also why the eclipse lasts longer. It will be an opportunity for all curious people and astronomy enthu...

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Daredevil suspect smashes through cop auto window, rides on roof

Daredevil suspect smashes through cop auto window, rides on roof

The frightening scene unfolded along Highway 277 in rural Archer County as a deputy with the Taylor County Sheriff's Office was taking Martin Estrada, 31, from a mental health facility in Wichita Fa...

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Taliban militants hold their first direct talks with the United States in Qatar

Taliban militants hold their first direct talks with the United States in Qatar

A senior Taliban official told VOA on Friday that Alice Wells, the State Department's deputy assistant secretary for South and Central Asia, led the American delegation in the meeting in Doha. 'The en...

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Whale researchers express concern over latest endangered orca death

Whale researchers express concern over latest endangered orca death

The mama whale, dubbed J35, is one of a dwindling number of Southern Resident killer whales that live near Washington and British Columbia, Canada. Killer whales have been known to transport and sup...

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Man with no penis used 'unknown object' to have sex

Man with no penis used 'unknown object' to have sex

The news outlet reported both unnamed women complained of "extreme pain" during sex with the man and were eventually forced to stop doing the dirty deeds. Delacruz was in a relationship with the other...

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Pope Francis accepts resignation of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after sex abuse allegations

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after sex abuse allegations

Cardinal McCarrick sent his letter of resignation as a member of the College of Cardinals to Pope Francis on Friday evening. Mr McCarrick became a priest in 1958 and later worked in NY before becomi...

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Call for flexible working as staff struggle to beat the heat

Call for flexible working as staff struggle to beat the heat

The Committee noted that in the United Kingdom more than 2,000 people died in just 10 days in August 2003 when temperatures reached a record 38.5C. MPs want a year-round alert system to warn the pub...

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Sean Spicer book signing cancelled over 'political concerns'

Sean Spicer book signing cancelled over 'political concerns'

She told CNBC's John Harwood she believes the president is "dangerous". "I don't think we will ever again see a candidate like Donald Trump". A photograph taken at the event, however, indicates a ...

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Putin Ready To Invite Trump To Russia, Visit DC 'If Appropriate'

Putin Ready To Invite Trump To Russia, Visit DC 'If Appropriate'

John Bolton, Trump's national security adviser, said on July 25 that the US president wants to meet with Putin at the White House in 2019 - after the Justice Department's probe into Russia's alleged...

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Taliban Kabul Blast Kills Four Afghan Intelligence Officers

Taliban Kabul Blast Kills Four Afghan Intelligence Officers

Stanikzai further added that the attack left at least five security personnel dead while at least four others sustained injuries. The three slain officers and two of the wounded were members of the ...

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I've never been in favor of Wikileaks' activities, says Ecuador president

I've never been in favor of Wikileaks' activities, says Ecuador president

The leader then added that Ecuador wants to be certain that nothing "poses danger" to Mr Assange's life. Speaking in Madrid, President Lenín Moreno suggested Ecuador was seeking guarantees that what...

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Vladimir Putin invites Donald Trump to Russian Federation

Mr Putin said on Friday he is ready to travel to the USA under the right conditions and has invited Mr Trump to Moscow for a second meeting. "In Helsinki , we talked about the issues in which ...

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Britain must move in Brexit negotiations, Germany says

Britain must move in Brexit negotiations, Germany says

The Chequers plan has attracted criticism from Eurosceptics in May's party as well as those who originally wanted to stay in the bloc, and Britain has said it is stepping up preparations for "no-deal"...

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US GDP accelerates to 4.1% growth after Trump's tax cuts

US GDP accelerates to 4.1% growth after Trump's tax cuts

White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow predicted a big number on Thursday during a Fox Business interview, "You're going to get a very good economic growth number tomorrow". I happen to think...

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