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Thai Cave Rescue: Rescues "Water and Time"

Four of the 12 boys were extracted from the Tham Luang Cave Network in Chiang Rai Province on Sunday night before the operation was interrupted overnight to allow oxygen reservoirs to be filled before the rescue team begins the next phase. The four boys, taken to a Chiang Rai hospital for further medical examination, are said to be in good …

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Syria says Israeli strikes target the air base

Damascus (AFP) – Syria on Sunday accused Israel of targeting an air base in central Homs province and said its defense struck a beam in the attack. "Our air defense is responding to an Israeli aggression and intercepting a number of missiles targeting the airport, striking one of the attacking plans and forcing the rest to leave the sky," said …

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Palestinians continue to pay imprisonment despite Israeli punishment

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday that his government would continue to pay scholarships to Palestinians detained by Israel, their families and families to those killed by Israeli forces despite a new Israeli law penalizing Israel has repeatedly demanded that Palestinians, who see prisoners as national heroes, cease paying scholarships to them and their …

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Oil prices: Trump could drive them higher through Iran's policy

Candidate Donald Trump speaks at the rally in Iran in Washington DC in September 2015. Susan Walsh / AP President Trump spent part of his July 4 vacation calling on OPEC on twitter and demanding lower gas prices. oilprice.com Tweets come more often these days, an indication of the political danger that Trump is aware of due to rising petrol …

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Turkish train crash kills at least 10

ISTANBUL – Ten people were killed and 73 were injured when a train came from the rails in northwestern Turkey on Sunday after large rains resigned from a landslide, reported Turkish news media. The train transported 362 passengers and headed to Istanbul when five carriages came off the track, the Ministry of Transport said in a statement. TV shows showed …

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With hugs, leaders of the rivals Ethiopia, Eritrea finally meet

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Love love between their two countries, leaders of long-term opponents Ethiopia and Eritrea agreed on Sunday to restore diplomatic relations after nearly 20 years and to open the border between their neighboring African Horns. Ethiopian Reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in Eritrea's capital and was welcomed with the hug and laughter of Egyptian President Isaias …

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Tropical Storm Beryl speeding towards eastern Caribbean – path, track, latest weather forecast today

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Gusty winds began to hit the eastern Caribbean on Sunday as Tropical Storm Beryl advanced rapidly towards a region struggling to recover from last year's deadly hurricanes. The government of Dominica said it would shut down its water system and Puerto Rico's governor warned of likely new power outages. People on islands across the region …

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Amesbury Novichok Poisoning: Sajid Javid "Does not Jump to Conclusions"

Image copyright PA Image texts Secretary Sajid Javid met people in Salisbury and Amesbury to insure them Sajid Javid has said that there are "no current plans" to impose free sanctions on Russia for the latest nerve poisoning poisoning in Wiltshire. He repeated the government's assessment that Russia was the source of the married but said he would not "jump …

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Trumps diplomacy for personal chemistry is facing a big test

His personal chemistry and flattery got Kim Jong Un to the negotiating table, but now Trump has received so much skin in the game that he feels personal store by Kim if the conversation stalls, as it was possible this weekend. In Kim, Trump has encountered an equal size. And in recent years, the tension between the United States and …

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Thai cave rescue: What we know about Wild Boar's football team

Their football coach stays inside the cave with the other boys while the rescue operations complete a plan to get the rest of them out. It is not yet clear which guys managed to pass the narrow, flooded tunnels to safety and remain in the cave. The boys are from several schools in Chiang Rai province in northern Thailand. In …

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