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Britain: Prince Philip the 95-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth will retire from royal duties this autumn

Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, will retire from carrying out royal engagements later this year, Buckingham Palace announced on Thursday. The prince, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, who has been by his wife’s side throughout her 65 years on the throne, had decided he would cease public duties from autumn, the palace said in ...

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Brexit: Britain will not pay the €100 Billion settlement demand of the European Union – Brexit Secretary David Davis

Britain will not pay the 100 billion euros (110 billion dollars) that the European Union is reportedly demanding as a final settlement for Brexit, a senior minister said on Wednesday.   The British government will meet its legal obligations for payment, “not just what the EU wants,” Brexit Secretary David Davis told broadcaster ITV after the Financial Times and other ...

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Bond between Israel and US unbreakable – President Trump

The US Tuesday said its partnership with Israel is unbreakable.   Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, said this in a statement on Israel’s 69th national day, which is commemorated on May 2.   “On behalf of President Trump and the American people, I am delighted to offer my congratulations to all Israelis as you celebrate your 69th Independence Day. ...

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France Election: Emmanuel Macron declared most convincing candidate in final presidential debate

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was more impressive than rival Marine Le Pen in Wednesday evening’s final TV debate, a viewers’ poll says. The candidates traded insults for more than two hours, arguing over terrorism, the economy, and Europe. The French broadcaster BFMTV found voters had a more favourable view of Mr Macron than Ms Le Pen in most categories. ...

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Iran: 21 miners killed trying to save 32 trapped colleagues, 70 injured [PHOTOS]

The bodies of at least 21 miners trying to help colleagues trapped after an explosion in a coal mine in northern Iran have been recovered, state media has reported. A local official in the area said that nearly 70 people were injured. The officials said that those killed were miners in a tunnel trying to reach 32 miners trapped underground ...

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Brexit and UK Election: Threats against Britain issued by EU politicians and officials says Theresa May

Prime Minister of Britain, Theresa May has accused European politicians of making “threats” against Britain to try to influence the general election result. The PM launched a stinging attack on the “bureaucrats of Brussels” in a speech outside 10 Downing Street after meeting the Queen. She said some in Brussels wanted Brexit talks to fail. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said ...

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Afghanistan: 8 killed as ISIS bomb NATO convoy in suicide attack

A suicide attack on a convoy belonging to the Nato mission in Afghanistan has killed at least eight people in Kabul, officials say. The victims were all civilians, a government spokesman said. About 25 other people were injured, including three US service members. The attack on the group of military vehicles happened next to the US embassy during the morning ...

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FBI Director James Comey, Russian President Vladimir Putin made me election – Hillary Clinton

The election may be over, with Donald Trump’s presidency more than 100 days old, but Hillary Clinton isn’t ready to let go. In a brief but frank interview with foreign affairs reporter Christiane Amanpour at the Women in the World Summit in New York City on Tuesday, Mrs Clinton said that she has conducted an “excruciating analysis” of her failed ...

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Syria War: Trump and Putin agree they must end the suffering in Syria which has gone too far for too long

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed to press for a ceasefire to halt the war in Syria. The two spoke by telephone for the first time since the US launched air strikes against Syria nearly a month ago, straining relations. White House and Kremlin statements suggested a productive conversation. Other topics discussed included North Korea ...

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Venezuela: Amidst crisis, President Nicolas Maduro issues presidential decree to rewrite constitution

  Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have set up roadblocks and staged demonstrations demanding elections as the country’s political and economic crisis deepens. They responded with defiance to his call for a new constitution to end unrest that has killed 28 people. Mr Maduro said his move was necessary to fend off a foreign-backed plot against him. The US ...

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