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The bridge collapses in the river in Kashmir; 5 dead, 11 missing

of Roshan Mughal | AP of Roshan Mughal | AP May 13 at 9:28 PM MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan – An old wooden bridge over a fast-flowing river in Kashmir collapsed as dozens of students took pictures of it, leading to at least five deaths on Sunday. Javed Ayub, a leading tourism department chief of Pakistani governed Kashmir, said 14 students were …

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Donald Trump "Angela Merkel showed his bedroom"

S he has struggled to create a similar relationship with Mr Trump in the light of his threat to American customs on European imports and his claim that Germany spends more on its defense. Grenell, one of Mr Trump's top profile new ambassadors, came to a controversial start after his long-lasting meeting last week when he seemed to threaten the …

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Malaysian PM Mahathir promises to review the "false news" law

New Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad promised Sunday to review a controversial law against "false news", which quickly passed before the election and viewed as targeting the critics of its scandalized predecessor. The law, which passed in early April, makes deliberate dissemination of false information that can be punished for up to six years in jail and a real fine. …

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Monitor says 42 killed Israeli strikes in Syria this week

BEIRUT – A wave of Israeli strikes on suspected military positions in Syria killed a week 42 people, including at least 19 iranians, reported a Syrian war monitor Saturday. The British-based Syrian observatory for human rights said death Tull from attacks early Thursday has risen from 23 to 27, including at least 11 iranians and six Syrian soldiers, including three …

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Facebook, Google to block ads leading to the referendum in Ireland

Pro-repeal protesters march before Ireland's scheduled May 25 referendum on whether the 8th amendment to the Irish Constitution should be repealed in Dublin on March 8, 2018. (Associated Press) On May 25, Irish citizens will vote for the abolition of the 1983 Constitutional Amendment, recognizing equally undesirable right to life as a prohibition of abortion, in any case except the …

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Surabaya attacks: 11 killed in Indonesia the church bombings

Image copyright EPA Image texts The attacks were executed within minutes of each other Suicide bombers have attacked three churches in Indonesia's second largest city of Surabaya and killed at least 11 people. Around 40 others were injured in the attacks, which occurred within minutes of each other. No group has so far said it carries them out. TV pictures …

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The latest: Hamas delegation leads to Egypt before protest

Members of the pro-Islamic non-governmental organization IHH and other groups holding Turkish and Palestinian flags are progressing after Friday prayers in Istanbul on Friday, May 11, 2018 to protest against the United States decision to move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem. The embassy moves from Tel Aviv in line with President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of …

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First China-made airplane carrier launches marine testing: state media

China's first domestic airplane engineer launched sea experiments on Sunday, state media said, a landmark in Beijing ambitious plans to modernize its navy when the Asian giant pushes their claims in disputed regional waters. The carrier, known only as "Type 001A", was set for the attempts of a port in northeast China at 6:45 PM (2245 GMT Saturday), according to …

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Paris attackers born in Chechnya; parents detained

PARIS (AP) – The man behind a fatal knife attack in central Paris was born in Chechnya in 1997, and his parents have been detained for the question in the investigation, the French authorities said on Sunday. A prosecutor said that attackers had French nationality but were born in the Russian Republic of Chechnya, where Islamic extremism has long been …

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Beijing calls for gun support after deadly borders in Myanmar

Yangon (AFP) – China on Sunday condemned the fighting on the border between the Myanmar forces and ethnic rebels who left 19 dead, mostly civilians, in some of the worst violence to rage the border for the remainder in recent years. Fighters broke out on Saturday when ethnic minority inspectors, locked in a protracted battle with the Myanmar state, attacked …

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