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August 2017
Business councils disbanded by Trump after CEOs quit as a mark of protest

A couple of high-profile business advisory councils have been dissolved by Donald Trump after a number of chief executive officers…

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Migrant crisis: 600 people rescued by Spain

The coastguard of Spain has said that 600 migrants have been rescued by it on August 16. This could…

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Bush family condemns racial bigotry amid Trump backlash

George HW Bush and his son George W Bush have condemned racial bigotry in the Charlottesville incident. While they…

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Duterte's war on drugs: 32 killed by Philippines police

On the night of August 15 Philippines police killed 32 people following a number of raids close to

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Trump blames both sides for violence at Charlottesville

Donald Trump has once again insisted that both left and right-wing extremists are to be blamed for the violence that…

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Bigotry of Donald Trump derided by Republicans following latest remarks on Charlottesville

Some members of the Republican Party have criticized Donald Trump, the President of the US (POTUS) after his remarks…

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Racist killing in Charlottesville condemned by Trump

Donald Trump, the President of the US (POTUS), has condemned an incident of racially motivated violence at Charlottesville

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North Korea's missile attack at Guam could lead to war says James Mattis

James Mattis, the Defense Secretary of the US, has said that if North Korea were to go ahead with…

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Sierra Leone: Mudslides kill hundreds of people

Huge mudslides close to Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, have supposedly killed hundreds of people. The President of…

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Australian Deputy PM's Political career under Cloud after Dual Citizenship Revelation

New Zealand government has confirmed that Deputy Prime Minister of Australia Barnaby Joyce is a dual citizen. Per…

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White House Condemns Charlottesville Violence Caused by Fringe Groups

After a car rammed into a peaceful rally (killing 1 and injuring 19 others) against right white supremacists in

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Burkina Faso Suspected Terrorist Attack Kills 20, Leaving Several Injured

Reports say that suspected terrorist attack at a restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou, killed 20 people and…

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Germany Gears Up for September Election

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (who is in power for almost 12 years) kicked off her campaign for the September 24…

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Latin American Countries Reject US President Trump's Military Threat on Venezuela

Latin American countries rejected any kind of military action against the crisis-ridden Venezuela after US President Donald…

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Car Rams into Peaceful Charlottesville Rally, 1 Killed and 19 Injured

Superintendent of Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail, Col Martin Kumer, told media that police has arrested 20-year-old James Fields of Ohio

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Egypt Witnesses Deadliest Rail Accident in Decades, Over 43 Killed and 100 Injured

Egypt witnessed its deadliest rail accident in over a decade on Friday when two trains collided in a station…

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Incumbent President Kenyatta re-elected as New President of Kenya

Incumbent President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta (in office since 2013) has been declared winner by the election commission of…

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US President Trump Doesn't Rule Out Military Response against Venezuela if Necessary

A day after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro offered "mutually respectful" dialogue with the US, hinting at his presence at…

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