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Islamic State Destroys Historic Mosque In Mosul

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The leaning al-Habda minaret that has towered over Mosul for 850 years lay in ruins on Thursday, demolished by retreating Islamic State militants, but Iraq’s prime minister said the act marked their final defeat in the country’s second city.

 
“In the early morning, I climbed up to my house roof...

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58 People Assumed Dead In London Fire, Police Say

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June 19, 2017 Foreign 26 Views

At least 58 people are assumed missing and presumed dead in the Grenfell Tower disaster, London Police said on Saturday.

According to the Police, the latest figure includes the 30 already confirmed dead in the devastating fire in the West London tower block...

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British PM Pledges Rehousing For People Displaced By London Fire

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June 17, 2017 Foreign 23 Views

British Prime Minister, Theresa May pledged on Friday to rehouse people displaced from a London tower block within three weeks after it was burnt out by a raging inferno that started early on Wednesday morning.

May also committed £5 million to a relief effort...

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French Mathematician, Villani Swaps Equations For Politics

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Top mathematician Cedric Villani’s career took an unexpected turn when he decided to swap equations for politics, becoming a parliamentary candidate for French President Emmanuel Macron’s party.

A newcomer to politics, Villani joins the ranks of Macron’s 525 parliamentary candidates throughout...

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Protesters Demonstrate Against British PM, Theresa May

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June 9, 2017 Foreign 25 Views

A large crowd of media assembled outside Number 10 Downing Street on Friday waiting for British Prime Minister Theresa May to appear, following Thursday’s general election which saw her Conservative Party losing its parliamentary majority days before talks on...

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Al Jazeera media platforms under cyberattack

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The websites and digital platforms of Al Jazeera Media Network are undergoing systematic and continual hacking attempts.

These attempts are gaining intensity and taking various forms. However, the platforms have not been compromised.

Last month, Qatar’s official news agency was hacked and false...

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UK PM Loses Voter Confidence In Constituency

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Despite Theresa May’s predicted win of a larger parliamentary majority in Thursday’s election, some voters in her constituency of Maidenhead have lost confidence in the prime minister after a tricky seven-week campaign.

May has been a Member of Parliament (MP) for Conservative heartland...

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Conte Has Told Me To Leave Chelsea, Diego Costa Says

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Chelsea striker, Diego Costa, says the club manager, Antonio Conte sent him a text message to tell him he is not part of his plans at Chelsea next season.

The 26-year-old, scored 26 goals in 46 games for Chelsea during the 2016/2017 season to win the Premier League.

Speaking to reporters after...

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Military plane carrying 116 passengers goes missing

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June 7, 2017 Foreign 151 Views

 A Myanmar military plane carrying 116 people went missing on Wednesday between the southern city of Myeik and Yangon, according to the office of the army chief and an airport source. 

“Communication was lost suddenly at about 1:35 pm (07:05 GMT) when it...

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Trump Wishes Ex-FBI Director Comey Luck Ahead Of Testimony

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United States President Donald Trump had a brief message for former FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday ahead of Comey’s Thursday testimony to the U.S. Congress on his conversations with Trump about Russia.

“I wish him luck,” Trump told reporters as he met with Republican congressional...

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