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May To Seek Snap Election For June 8

The British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call snap general election on June 8, 2017. In an unexpected statement at Downing Street, Mrs. May says she is starting the process of calling a vote, because “the country …

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Five die as plane crashes into supermarket

By AFP Five people died when a Swiss-registered light aircraft crashed into a supermarket warehouse in the Lisbon suburbs on Monday, rescue services said. The fatalities comprised the pilot and all three passengers — a Swiss and three French nationals …

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Pope Francis Condemns Fatal Bomb Attack In Syria

Pope Francis has condemned Saturday’s deadly bomb attack on a bus convoy in Syria. In his Easter message delivered to thousands of pilgrims who gathered in St. Peters Square at the Vatican, he said the bombing which killed more than …

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Explosions Hit Egyptian Churches On Palm Sunday

A Second blast has taken place outside a church in northern Egypt, hours after at least 25 people were killed during a Palm Sunday service in the Nile Delta. The latest explosion outside St. Mark’s Coptic Church in Alexandria killed …

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Germany deports man with ISIS flag to Nigeria

Germany has deported an alleged Islamic extremist deemed dangerous by authorities to Nigeria. The Dpa news agency reports that the 22-year-old man, who was born in Germany and who hadn’t committed a crime, arrived Lagos on Thursday, the Associated Press …

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Russia Sends Warships Toward U.S. Navy after Syria Bombing

Russia deployed its most advanced Black Sea frigate Friday into the eastern Mediterranean, where U.S. Navy destroyers had launched an airstrike earlier that day against the Moscow-backed Syrian military. As Russian leadership condemned the U.S.’ first intentional attack on the …

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Boat Carrying Migrants Sinks In Mediterranean

A rubber boat packed with 147 migrants sank in the Mediterranean and all but one of its passengers drowned, the sole survivor – a 16-year-old Gambian boy – told rescuers, the International Migration Organization (IOM) said on Wednesday. A Spanish …

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