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Turkey opens trial of 220 alleged coup plotters
ANKARA // Turkey on Monday put on trial 221 suspects, including 27 former generals, accused of being the instigators of a failed military coup last July. The main defendants are Gen Akin Ozturk, a former air force commander, and about 40 other alleged members of the so-called Peace at Home Council -...
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Michael Flynn 'to decline Senate subpoena and invoke 5th Amendment'
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn plans on invoking his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination and won't comply with a Senate subpoena requesting documents related to his...
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White House lawyers ‘begin research into impeachment procedures’
White House lawyers have reportedly started researching impeachment procedures should an attempt be made...
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End of the affair: Montenegro jilts Russia by joining NATO
Tiny Montenegro will take a huge step towards integrating with the West when it becomes the 29th member of NATO this week, but it risks paying a heavy price for spurning Russia. For nearly a decade after Montenegro split from Serbia in 2006, Moscow cultivated close ties with the former Yugoslav...
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Ivanka Trump praises Saudi Arabia on women's rights after country donates $100 million to her cause
Ivanka Trump has praised the progress of women’s rights in Saudi Arabia after the country and the United Arab...
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Kashmir conflict shifts with top militant vowing fight is for Islam, not independence
Zakir Musa, a highly influential commander, distances himself from 70-year-old separatist movement and aligns himself with ideals of al-Qaida...
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Anarchists Fill Services Void Left by Faltering Greek Governance
Anarchist groups are taking matters into their own hands after years of austerity policies and a refugee crisis have undermined the Greek government. ......
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Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump’s budget proposal
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s budget would drive millions of people off of food stamps, part of a new wave of spending cut proposals that already are getting panned by lawmakers in both parties on Capitol Hill. Trump’s blueprint for the 2018 budget year comes out Tuesday....
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Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal And The Influence On Her Campaign Message
Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 U.S. Presidential election because of a number of factors, many of which are highly speculative, given the nature of her...
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The Theresa May story: Profile of Conservative leader
"Remaining inside the European Union does make us more secure, it does make us more prosperous and it does make us more influential beyond our shores," speaking in April 2016, before the EU referendum. "The referendum result was clear. It was legitimate. It was the biggest vote for change this...
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