Archive for June, 2016

Joe Biden says Bernie Sanders will endorse Hillary Clinton

June 30, 2016 9:30 pm
Joe Biden says Bernie Sanders will endorse Hillary Clinton

US Vice President Joe Biden US Vice President Joe Biden says Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will endorse his party’s presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. “I’ve talked to Bernie. Bernie is going to endorse her,” Biden reportedly told NPR’s “Weekend Edition” on Thursday. However, Sanders spokesman Michael Briggs would not confirm […]

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Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says UK’s economic outlook ‘deteriorated’ due to Brexit

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Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says UK’s economic outlook ‘deteriorated’ due to Brexit

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says Britain’s economic outlook “has deteriorated” due to the country’s vote to leave the European Union (EU). Carney made the remarks in a speech to bankers and business leaders on Thursday, a week after British citizens voted in […]

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Russia’s Vladimir Putin warns of lasting fallout from UK move to leave EU

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Russia’s Vladimir Putin warns of lasting fallout from UK move to leave EU

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting of Russian ambassadors and permanent representatives in foreign countries held at the Foreign Ministry in Moscow on June 30, 2016. ©AFP Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned of lasting fallout from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. “It is clear that […]

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Brexit : Boris Johnson out of Tory race for UK British prime minister

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Brexit : Boris Johnson out of Tory race for UK British prime minister

Brexit campaigner and former London mayor Boris Johnson prepares to leave a press conference in central London on June 30, 2016. (AFP) The former mayor of London, Boris Johnson, announces his decision to withdraw his candidacy for a Conservative leadership contest to become the next British prime minister. Johnson said […]

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Donald Trump says “a lot” of Syrian refugees in US are Daesh militants

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Donald Trump says “a lot” of Syrian refugees in US are Daesh militants

Presumptive Republican candidate for President Donald Trump speaks to guests during a policy speech on June 28, 2016 in Monessen, Pennsylvania. ©AFP US presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says “a lot” of Syrians accepted for asylum in the US are members of the Daesh (ISIL) Takfiri group. Trump criticized […]

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US police more likely to use tasers on minorities: Report

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US police more likely to use tasers on minorities: Report

An officer holds a stun gun used by his police department in Farmington, Connecticut, on Oct. 28, 2004. (AP photo) A new report suggests police in the US state of Connecticut are more likely to use stun guns on minorities, another shocking revelation about police brutality in the country. The […]

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Iraq to Turkey: Meddling will result in prolonged regional conflict

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Iraq to Turkey: Meddling will result in prolonged regional conflict

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has warned Turkey that meddling in Iraq’s internal affairs will only result in a prolonged conflict in the region. Abadi made the remarks during a meeting with high-ranking commanders of the Popular Mobilization Units on Wednesday. The Popular Mobilization Units, allied with […]

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CIA paid Romania millions of dollars for secret prisons: Lawyer

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CIA paid Romania millions of dollars for secret prisons: Lawyer

Romanian military staff stand at the end of a corridor on the Mihail Kogalniceanu airbase near the Black Sea port of Constanta, a Soviet-era facility which became a key focus of a European investigation into allegations that the CIA operated secret prisons, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) east of Bucharest, […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin orders government to normalize trade ties with Turkey

June 29, 2016 5:30 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin orders government to normalize trade ties with Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) approaches to shake hands with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow on September 23, 2015. ©AFP Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his government to start the process of normalizing trade ties with Turkey, seven months after […]

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Mongolians vote in parliamentary, local council elections

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Mongolians vote in parliamentary, local council elections

Mongolia’s President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj (C) prepares to vote in the Mongolian parliamentary election in Ulan Bator on June 29, 2016. (AFP) People in Mongolia have gone to the polls in parliamentary elections, as the central Asian country is struggling with its worst economic crisis which began in 2008. Mongolians started casting […]

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