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Dozens killed in Afghanistan as widespread violence ensues

Dozens of people have died in Afghanistan as violence struck the country on the first day of Ramadan. At least 14 people were killed is a suspected suicide attacks while at least 36 died in continued fighting between militants and security forces. The suicide attack happened in the eastern Khost ...

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Texas governor criticised after joking about shooting journalists

The governor of Texas is facing criticism after joking about shooting journalists while visiting a gun range. Greg Abbott was signing a bill, which would lower the cost of a handgun license when he said, “I’m gonna carry this around in case I see any reporters.” Gun-safety and free-press advocates ...

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Former US national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

Former US national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski has died at the age of 89. Brzezinski, who is the son of a Polish diplomat, was the national security adviser for all four years of Jimmy Carter’s time in the White House. He was seen as a hard-liner on foreign policy and ...

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Egypt launch strikes on terrorist training camps

Egyptian forces have launched a series of strikes on “terrorist training camps” in response to an attack on Coptic Christians. According to state media, six strikes hit the town of Derna in neighbouring Libya. Yesterday Gunmen attacked a bus carrying worshippers in central Egypt, killing at least 28 people. President ...

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Jared Kushner contact with Russian officials under the scanner

Jared Kushner had undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign. That’s according to Reuters, saying seven current and former US officials have told them President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, and close adviser, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with Russian ...

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