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Gunmen Kill 15 Police Officers and Several Civilians in Russia's Dagestan

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Gunmen Kill 15 Police Officers and Several Civilians in Russia's Dagestan

More than 15 police officers and several civilians, including an Orthodox priest, were killed by armed militants in Russia’s southern republic of Dagestan on…

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World This aerial photograph shows a view of the hamlet of Sorte, south of Lostallo in the Moesa Region in the Swiss canton of Graubunden (Grisons) after violent downpours caused floods and landslides on June 23, 2024. (Photo by Piero CRUCIATTI / AFP)

One Person Found Dead, 2 Missing in Switzerland Floods

Rescuers in Switzerland have found the body of one of three people who had gone missing on Saturday after massive thunderstorms and rainfall in the southeast…

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World Protesters attend a demonstration against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government and demand a deal to release all hostages held in Gaza, during the Israel-Hamas conflict, near Netanyahu's private house in Caesarea, Israel, June 20, 2024. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Netanyahu Again Claims US is Withholding Arms Shipments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his Cabinet on Sunday that there had been a “dramatic drop” in US weapons deliveries for Israel's war effort in…

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World Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida adjusts microphones at the start of a press conference at the prime minister's office in Tokyo, Japan, June 21, 2024. FRANCK ROBICHON/Pool via REUTERS

EU Reportedly Seeks Defense Industry Partnerships with Japan, SKorea

The European Union is seeking security and defense industry partnerships with Japan and South Korea aimed at joint development of military equipment, the…

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World A local resident stands next to a wildfire burning in the village of Latas, in southern Greece, June 21, 2024. REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis

Greece Arrests 13 from Yacht Alleged to Have Started Fire on Hydra

Greek authorities arrested 13 yacht crew members and passengers on Saturday after fireworks launched from the vessel allegedly sparked a forest fire on the…

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World An activist of French far-right Rassemblement National (RN) party (L) distributes leaflets as President of the Occitanie regional council Carole Delga (R) arrives to support the candidate of the left wing coalition Nouveau Front Populaire (NFP), in the Cazeres market, near Toulouse, south-western France, on June 22, 2024, ahead of snap elections for a new national assembly on June 30 and July 7, 2024. (Photo by Valentine CHAPUIS / AFP)

France's Far Right National Rally Still Leading ahead of Election, Poll Shows

France's far right National Rally (RN) party and its allies are seen leading the first round of the country's parliamentary elections with 35.5% of the vote,…

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World Passengers queue for check in outside Terminal 1 at Manchester Airport in Manchester, Britain, June 1, 2022. REUTERS/Phil Noble

UK's Manchester Airport Faces Cancellations after Power Cut

Flights departing the UK's Manchester Airport faced cancellations and severe delays on Sunday after a power cut in the area caused widespread disruption, an…

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World This video grab from a handout footage released by the Russian Defense Ministry on May 21, 2024 shows Russia's missile forces holding a tactical nuclear weapons drills in the southern military district of the country. Handout/ AFP

Russian Lawmaker Warns Moscow May Change Timing for Use of Nuclear Weapons

Moscow may change the timing for use of its nuclear weapons if threats against Russia increase, the RIA state news agency cited Andrei Kartapolov, the head of…

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World FILE PHOTO: Philippines' President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. looks on as he meets with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, March 19, 2024. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein/Pool/File Photo

President: Philippines Not in Business of Instigating Wars

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr said on Sunday his country is not in the business of instigating wars and will always aim to settle disputes…

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World Firefighters work at a site of a household item shopping mall hit by a Russian air strike, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv, Ukraine May 25, 2024. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak

Ukraine Sends over 30 drones into Russia after bombing of Kharkiv

Russian authorities said more than 30 drones were shot down over the country’s western regions overnight into Sunday, just hours after a Russian bomb attack on…

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US Withdraws Aircraft Carrier Eisenhower from Red Sea

The US military said it has withdrawn aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower from the Red Sea following a deployment lasting several months in response to…

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World People hold placards bearing portraits of Iranian rapper Toomaj Salehi, who is arrested in Iran, and portraits of children (L), who were killed during the protests in Iran, during a rally in support of Iranian women in Istanbul, on November 26, 2022. (AFP)

Iran Top Court Overturns Rapper Toomaj Salehi’s Death Sentence, Lawyer Says

Iran's supreme court has overturned Iranian rapper Toomaj Salehi's death sentence on charges linked to the country's 2022-23 period of unrest, his lawyer wrote…

World A handout photo made available by the Diyarbakir Municipality shows a view of the burned lands after a stubble fire at Diyarbakir, Türkiye, 21 June 2024. (EPA/ Diyarbakir Municipality)

Agricultural Fire That Killed 12 in Southeast Türkiye under Control, Media Says

Turkish authorities have brought under control an agricultural fire that killed 12 people and wounded 78 others in a region near the Turkish border with Syria…

World Destroyed buildings in the town of Seversk amid the Russian attack on Ukraine (Reuters)

Russia Launches a New Barrage of Missiles on Ukrainian Energy Facilities

At least two people were killed in Ukraine’s second city, Kharkiv, in Russian shelling on Saturday afternoon, local officials said. The shelling hit an area…

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World  Leader of Reform UK Nigel Farage delivers a speech at a hotel in Blackpool, northwestern England, on June 20, 2024, in the build-up to the UK general election on July 4. (AFP)

UK’s Nigel Farage Says the West Provoked Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain's right-wing Reform UK party, said the eastward of expansion of the European Union and NATO had provoked Russian President…

World  A war crimes prosecutor works at a site of a Russian drone attack, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, on the outskirts of Lviv, Ukraine June 19, 2024. (Reuters)

Ukrainian Drones Knock out Two Substations Near Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station

Russian-installed officials said on Friday that Ukrainian drone attacks had put out of action two electricity substations in Enerhodar, the town serving the…

World US State Department spokesperson Mathew Miller. (AP)

US Vows to Help Countries in Designating Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as Terrorist

Washington welcomed on Thursday Canada’s designation of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as terrorist, saying it was prepared to provide…

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World The Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), a US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, is anchored in Busan, South Korea, 22 June 2024. (EPA)

US Aircraft Carrier Arrives in South Korea for Military Drills

A nuclear-powered US aircraft carrier, the Theodore Roosevelt, arrived in the South Korean port city of Busan on Saturday to take part in joint military…

World An aerial drone photo taken on 16 June 2024 shows an area affected by torrential rains in Tieshan Township of Zhenghe County, Nanping City, China's Fujian Province, 16 June 2024. (Xinhua/EPA)

Rescuers Find Family of 6 Dead in Landslide in Eastern China, as Severe Weather Warning Extended

A family of six was found dead by rescuers in Fujian province, state media reported Saturday, adding to the extreme weather deaths after downpours caused…

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Ukraine Claims Three Oil Refinery Strikes inside Russia as Moscow Says Naval Attack Thwarted

The Ukrainian military launched a wave of drones that struck three oil refineries inside southern Russia overnight, a security official said Friday, as Ukraine…

World FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden answers a question as President Donald Trump listens during the second and final presidential debate at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, US, October 22, 2020. Morry Gash/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Biden, Trump Prep for Presidential Debate that Will Highlight Mental Fitness

President Joe Biden is hunkered down with aides at Camp David for several days to get ready to debate rival Donald Trump, who is eschewing traditional…

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World Firefighters work to extinguish a fire burning near Kumkoy, in Gallipoli peninsula, Türkiye, Tuesday, June 18, 2024. (Sercan Ozkurnazli/Dia Photo via AP)

Fire in Southeast Türkiye Kills 11, Greece Evacuates Villages for Safety

A fire that apparently started in crop stubble spread through settlements in southeast Türkiye overnight, killing 11 people and leaving dozens of others…

World  A Ukrainian soldier watches a self-propelled weapon fire at Russian positions (AFP)

US Gives Priority to Air-Defense Missile Deliveries for Ukraine

The United States will prioritize deliveries of anti-air missiles to Kyiv, sending the desperately needed munitions to Ukraine ahead of other countries that…

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World US National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said 'no other country is doing more' to help Israel defend itself. SAUL LOEB / AFP/File

New Tensions between White House, Israeli PM

New tensions emerged this week between President Joe Biden's administration and Benjamin Netanyahu over the Israeli premier's criticism of US weapons…

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World In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, rescuers clear debris in a flood-affected area in Sishui Township of Pingyuan County, Meizhou City, southern China's Guangdong Province, June 20, 2024. (Xinhua via AP)

Death Toll Jumps to 47 in Flooding and Landslides in Southern China's Guangdong Province

Death toll jumped to 47 in flooding and landslides in southern China's Guangdong province, state media says. Downpours caused historic flooding in rural parts…

World Visitors use binoculars to look at a view of the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas, from South Korea's Odusan Unification Observatory in Paju on June 21, 2024. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

South Korea Summons Russian Ambassador as Tensions Rise with North Korea

South Korea summoned the Russian ambassador to protest the country’s new defense pact with North Korea on Friday, as border tensions continued to rise with…

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World Iranian presidential candidates attend an election debate at a television studio in Tehran, Iran June 20, 2024. Morteza Fakhri Nezhad/IRIB/WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Handout via REUTERS

Iran's Presidential Candidates Talk Economic Policies in 2nd Live Debate Ahead of June 28 Vote

In the second live debate on state television, six presidential candidates on Thursday discussed Iran's economic problems ahead of the country's June 28…

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World A Ukrainian soldier standing next to a military vehicle. (AP)

South Korea to Reconsider Providing Weapons to Ukraine

South Korea will review the possibility of supplying weapons to Ukraine, a presidential official said on Thursday, after the leaders of North Korea and Russia…

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World Former US President Donald Trump leaves Manhattan Supreme Court on the 6th day of the hush money trial against him on April 23 2024. Curtis Means/Pool via REUTERS

Trump Says Foreigners Who Graduate from US Colleges Should Get Green Cards

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in a podcast released on Thursday said that students graduating from US colleges should get a green card to stay…

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