Trump calls Iran fanatical regime

US President Donald Trump has condemned Iran as a “fanatical regime” and refused to continue certifying a landmark international nuclear deal. He accused Iran of sponsoring terrorism and said he

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Protests hit Catalonia after referendum

Protesters are blocking major roads in Catalonia and there is little public transport because of a general strike. Catalan trade unions called the strike to show public anger at Spanish

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Vegas suspected killer a gambler and former accountant

Las Vegas concert gunman Stephen Paddock was a wealthy former accountant who appeared to be living in quiet retirement with his girlfriend in a desert community. The 64-year-old, of Mesquite,

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US wants diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis – Defense Secretary

The United States wants a diplomatic solution to the escalating nuclear crisis with North Korea, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday, toning down the shrill rhetoric between the two countries.

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First female infantry officer emerges in US Marines

A female US Marine has made history by becoming the first woman to complete the Corps’ famously gruelling infantry officer training. The lieutenant, who wants to keep her identity private,

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US dismisses North Korea’s war allegations

The US has said a statement from North Korea accusing Washington of declaring war on it was “absurd”. The White House also warned Pyongyang to stop provocations after it said

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Victorious Merkel vows to win back right-wing voters

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she wants to win back the voters who deserted her party for right-wing nationalist AfD. Mrs Merkel is set for a fourth term

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US first to declare war on our country – North Korea

North Korea’s foreign minister has accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war on his country. Ri Yong-ho told reporters in New York that North Korea reserved the right to

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Health minister performs successful surgery on siamese twins

In most countries, health ministers are seen as bureaucrats more interested in paperwork than medical miracles. Not in Madagascar, where Mamy Lalatiana Andriamanarivo recently picked up a scalpel and separated

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North Korea to complete nuclear program despite sanctions

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has warned his country is nearing its goal of “equilibrium” in military force with the United States, as the United Nations Security Council strongly condemned

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