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Syrian Regime Accused Of Using Chlorine Gas Against Civilians

Earlier last month, Russian Federation said Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki militant group, considered by Washington as "moderate opposition", launched poisonous materials from Sukkari toward the eastern part of Aleppo, leaving seven people dead and over 20 others injured.

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Singapore Zika cases increase to 56

Fifteen more cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in Singapore , the city-state's Ministry of Health (MOH) said late Monday. The cases were all confined to the Aljunied Crescent and Sims Drive areas in the city state, with 34 of them having recovered and seven still hospitalized, the CDC said.

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RIP Hiddleswift: Taylor Swift dumps Tom Hiddleston, Internet rejoices

He also reminisced about the past, saying: "I feel at 32 I'm nearing the end". Calvin Harris has spoken out on his relationship with ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift on the same day her relationship with Tom Hiddleston ended, revealing that "all hell broke loose" when the pair split.

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Trump seeks U.S. military buildup, commander in chief test looms

Clinton is trying to raise questions about Trump's temperament and fitness for office given his history of incendiary rhetoric, such as declaring Obama "the founder of ISIS", an acronym for the Islamic State militant group. In general, she said she would make sure the members of the military were prepared for any challenge they faced, but that she would consider carefully before putting them in harm's way.

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Boris Johnson urges Russian Federation to end support for Bashar Assad in Syria

Johnson said that if peace talks were to get back on track, "it is obviously critical that the world and all the interlocutors in Geneva should be able to see that there is a future for Syria that goes beyond the Assad regime". The proposal came as the conflict raged relentlessly and on multiple fronts. More than 70 people were left choking Tuesday, September 6, after regime helicopters dropped barrel bombs on a rebel-held district of Aleppo, according to a monitoring group.

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Suspected Aleppo chlorine attack chokes dozens - rescue workers

Most were discharged after several hours, but 10 people remained in intensive care, including a pregnant woman in her last trimester whose unborn child was showing a weak pulse, the committee said. The worlds chemical weapons watchdog found Assads regime responsible for two chemical attacks - one each in 2014 and 2015 - in the northwestern Idlib province.

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Trump, Clinton Spar Over National Security Credentials

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens to a question during a veterans forum at the air and space museum aboard the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid in NY on September 7, 2016. He called for hundreds more new USA ships, planes and submarines, and vowed to train thousands more combat troops as well as developing a "state of the art" missile defence system, starting with modernising 22 Navy cruisers at a cost of about $US220 million ($287 million) apiece.

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Turkey says ready to help any United States initiative to capture Raqqa

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had told U.S. President Barack Obama that Turkey would support a joint operation to capture Raqqa, the Syrian city that is Islamic State's de facto capital, Canikli said. Until now there had been few reports of clashes between Turkey or its allied fighters with IS. Russia, which backs the government in Damascus, said on Wednesday Ankara's push south threatened Syria's sovereignty.

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Malala urges world to act against Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir

On Monday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had expressed his displeasure over the Kashmiri separatist leaders refusing to hold talks with the members of the all-party delegation that visited Kashmir. The Hurriyat Conference spokesperson asked "what travel expenses were provided" to leadership when it previously travelled overseas to create awareness about the Kashmir dispute among the worldwide community or attend invitations extended by the like United Nations, the OIC and other forums as ...

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Trump Hosted Fundraiser for Florida AG After She Dropped Trump U Investigation

Six months later - on Friday, March 14, 2014 - Trump hosted a fundraiser for Bondi at his Mar-a-Lago mansion in Palm Beach, which was reported at the time by other Florida media outlets. When he later learned of Trump's connection to Bondi through news reports , he stopped expecting to get an answer. The Democratic presidential nominee said "the list is growing" of instances where Trump did something that raises " serious questions " after news of the fine broke late last week.

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Turkish shelling kills six members of Kurdish force in Syria-Observatory

Turkish state media have subsequently broadcast footage repeatedly of life returning to normal inside Jarablus following the departure of DAESH, showing shops re-opening and children playing in the streets. US President Barack Obama floated the idea of joint action with Turkey to capture the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in remarks published on Wednesday.

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Argentine president hails 'impressive' G20 summit

Obama said he had raised tax avoidance with leaders from the world's 20 biggest economies at the G20 summit in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou , but did not mention the Apple case. Obama said the meeting was "constructive but not conclusive". Earlier on Monday, the leaders of South Korea and China met on the sidelines of the G20 summit and Chinese President Xi Jinping reaffirmed Beijing's commitment to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, state news agency Xinhua ...

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Landmark major peace conference begins in Myanmar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold wide-ranging talks with Myanmarese President U Htin Kyaw today, in the first top level engagement between the two countries after iconic leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy wrested power in Myanmar from the military junta.

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NGO denounces chemical attack by Syrian Army in Aleppo

According to CNN , the aerial chlorine gas bomb attack was also reported by "the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights". Medical personnel said the attack sickened more than 120 people, including 10 women and 37 children. Several cases of chlorine gas bomb attacks also have been reported there. "We have not and will not use at any point this type of weapon", the Syrian military source said.

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Malaysia condemns North Korea's firing of missiles

Japan's U.N. Ambassador Koro Bessho said he was encouraged that in the council meeting "there was much stronger show of unity" and all members "condemned the launches in very strong terms". It called for stepped-up implementation of sanctions against North Korea. "Obama added that North Korea"™s current behavior made it impossible to hold talks on possible nuclear disarmament with Pyongyang, even if the "opportunities for us to dialogue with them are there.".

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Merkel after election setback: I know what went wrong

Merkel also said she "cannot deny" that Germany has become complacent after years of welcoming Muslim migrants from other nations. At national level, the AfD is now polling at 14 percent, a gain of 10 points in the year since Merkel threw open German borders to a mass influx of asylum seekers.

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Tensions ease as Philippine President Duterte, US President Obama chat briefly

Turns out, they met anyway. "I can't say how long they met", Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay, traveling with Duterte, told reporters shortly afterwards. A spokesman for Duterte later expressed remorse that his comments "came across as a personal attack on the USA president". Park also said "considering that China's role is important in effectively implementing sanctions against the North and resolving its nuclear problem, South Korea and the US agreed to continue ...

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Clinton and Trump to appeal to military voters at veterans forum

Donald Trump, 2016 Republican presidential nominee, speaks during the 2nd annual Roast and Ride hosted by Senator Joni Ernst, a Republican from Iowa, not pictured, in Des Moines, Iowa. "I make no excuses for it", Mrs Clinton responded, stressing she had not improperly handled classified information. The hourlong event, promoted as the "Commander-in-Chief forum", will air live on MSNBC, some NBC affiliates and on the network's website.

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US Secretary of State John Kerry visits Bangladesh, meets Sheikh Hasina

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center, walks outside the hotel during a break from a bilateral meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for a new round of Nuclear Talks, in Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday, March 19.

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Talented teenager Pulisic likely to remain US super sub

Once we got it, we gave it to them. "We are fully prepared to go 100 percent full speed". While Hart believes the U.S. will start Pulisic , U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann spent part of Monday continuing his campaign to calm expectations about the young midfielder, even though he never actually came out and said he wouldn't start Pulisic on Tuesday.

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Top Saudi cleric says Iran leaders not Muslims as haj row mounts

At the leadership level, Saudi Arabia and Iran follow different branches of Islam - Sunni and Shia. Saudi authorities normally seek to avoid public discussion of whether Shi'ites are Muslims, but implicitly recognize them as such by welcoming them to the haj, and by accepting Iranian visits to the Saudi-based Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.

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Turkey hopes for Syria truce in a week

The army said Turkey's rebel allies had taken six more villages, located in Islamic State-held areas, adding to dozens of settlements now under the control of Turkish-backed forces. The YPG is a key partner of the US-led coalition against IS, and has recaptured large swathes of territory in Syria from the extremist group. "Whether ISIS, the PKK or the PYD or FETO, all are terrorists in our view", Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in August.

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Erdogan pitches Syria no-fly zone to US, Russia

Obama has expressed skepticism that Russian Federation would hold to its agreement. The U.S.is still not considering a no-fly zone in northern Syria as it might not help resolve the broader conflict in the war-torn country, President Barack Obama's deputy national security advisor said Tuesday.

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Five bomb attacks, claimed by ISIS, kill 40 people in Syria

At least 38 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a series of bombings across mostly government-controlled areas of Syria, state media reported. Islamic State fighters in Syria and Iraq have been under pressure recently from advancing Turkish troops allied with Syrian rebels. Homs' health director told Syrian state media that hospitals had received two bodies and seven injured people.

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Jokowi calls on ASEAN to improve maritime cooperation

Obama scrapped the meeting after Duterte insulted him when asked at a news conference what his reaction would be should the U.S. leader lecture him over concerns about the brutal war on illegal drugs that has claimed more than 2,400 lives in the Philippines in less than 10 weeks.

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Turkey wants to 'cleanse' strip of territory on Syrian border

On Tuesday, the USA said it had brokered a "loose agreement" between the two sides to suspend hostilities "for at least the next couple of days". After driving Kurdish-backed fighters south away from the border town of Jarabulus wrested from ISIS last week, the Turkish forces and their Syrian rebel allies on Tuesday engaged ISIS fighters west of the town, Turkish media said.

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Ensure dialogue with all stakeholders, says all-party delegation

The call for coming to the table for bilateral talks came when police officials in south Kashmir said that four persons sustained injuries when the security forces fired pellets and teargas shells to chase away the protesters. Owaisi said in the meeting that a non-BJP and non-Congress fact-finding team of political parties should visit Jammu & Kashmir to meet a cross section of people to ascertain the loss of lives due to violence.

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US, PH agree to reset Obama-Duterte meeting

Following Ban's statement that he was "deeply disturbed" by the spate of drug persknalities in the Philippines, Duterte had felt offended and even warned the United Nations that he would take the country out of it if it continues to intervene.

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All Party Team for Dialogue With 'All Stake Holders' in J&K

The all-party delegation, which recently visited Kashmir to find a solution for restoring peace in the Valley, said on Wednesday that the PDP-BJP government in the state has failed to tackle the situation amicably. Our stand is that all stakeholders should be consulted", said senior Congress party leader Mallikarjun Kharge. The Minister said during his last visit concerns were raised about the use of pellet guns for which non-lethal replacement shells PAVA have been recommended.

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GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again

We do note however some spectacular individual results. This is an increase of three per cent and six per cent respectively. He said: "I was nervous but really excited to get my results, and I was so pleased with them". "Many students have worked exceptionally hard to achieve the challenging targets we gave them". Many pupils commented on how their Maths results exceeded their expectations something echoed by Natasha, who collected her GCSE results today, "when you actively go above ...

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Green Party's Jill Stein charged with trespassing, mischief

Stein, a 66-year-old doctor and environmental activist from MA, said in a statement that she had spray-painted the words " I approve this message " onto a bulldozer, a nod to the phrase American politicians append to their advertisements to comply with transparency laws.

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Mike Pence to release tax returns next week

Pence said he'd release his full returns next week and that Trump would release his following the completion of an IRS audit. Donald Trump says that he had a "thoughtful and substantive" conversation with Mexico's president on Wednesday as he kicks off a long-awaited speech on immigration.

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Suspected Aleppo chlorine attack chokes dozens, rescue workers, monitors say

A military source said the army killed more than 15 militants near an air force academy on the eastern outskirts of Aleppo and destroyed two vehicles equipped with heavy guns and a motorcycle belonging to the terrorists. "In government-held areas, indiscriminate ground shelling (by) armed groups ... is also killing scores of civilians", he added. Earlier last month, Russian Federation said Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki militant group, considered by Washington as "moderate opposition", ...

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G20- Merkel says urgent for investment to flow into Africa

After meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin today, Obama indicated there was no deal on solving the humanitarian crisis in Syria. A British official told reporters at the G20 that Xi told May he was open to a bilateral trade agreement between the two countries.

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Najib to lead M'sian delegation to Asean summits

Modi will be attending the annual the India-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) annual summit upon his arrival on Wednesday and the East Asia summit on Thursday. The meeting between the leaders of the U.S. and the Philippines has been mutually agreed upon to be moved to a later date, said a statement issued by Mr Duterte's office on Tuesday.


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