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Boris Johnson Aide Quits After Furor Over Racial Comments

The warning signs may have been there last month when Dominic Cummings, the influential and iconoclastic aide to Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain, invited “weirdos and misfits” to apply to work at Downing Street.

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۱۷-year-old secondary school student detained under Internal Security Act for supporting ISIS

A 17-year-old secondary school boy, who is a staunch supporter of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terror group, was detained last month under the Internal Security Act.

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US set to expel more than a dozen Saudi military trainees following terror attack in Florida

More than a dozen Saudi servicemen who are training at US military bases are set to expelled from the country following a deadly shooting last month by a Saudi Air Force officer at an American naval base in Florida.

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First 16 victims of UK truck tragedy arrive back in Vietnam

The first 16 victims of 39 Vietnamese found dead in a truck in Britain last month arrived in Vietnam early on Wednesday, an airports security official said.

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Amazon’s formal challenge to massive Pentagon award uses videos that mark potential influence exerted by Trump

Amazon on Friday cited comments by President Donald Trump at a rally and to journalists as it pursues its challenge to the Pentagon’s surprise decision to award a lucrative contract to rival Microsoft last month.

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Turkey blames Kurdish militia after deadly bombing in Syrian town

A dozen people were killed and 30 injured in an explosion in a market of a Syrian border town that Turkish-backed forces seized last month, prompting Ankara to blame the Kurdish YPG militia it had targeted in its incursion.

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Oil price to increase amid market volatility says investment bank

INVESTMENT bank UBS has predicted the oil price will increase in the last quarter amid continued market volatility following attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities last month.

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Israel likely had a role in Iraq airstrike that has roiled US-Iraqi relations

The US government has assessed that Israel was likely involved in a strike that took place north of Baghdad last month, a strike that has complicated America’s relationship with Baghdad, according to two US officials.

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Istanbul’s new mayor faces stiff road ahead after landslide win

Turkey’s main opposition scored a major blow against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last month when it won control of Istanbul, but now faces a wounded government reluctant to relinquish power.

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EU demands UK government answers over European election ‘voting obstacles’

The European Commission has complained to the UK government over obstacles it says stopped EU citizens entitled to vote from casting a ballot in last month’s European elections.

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Racism persists in the heart of the EU

Ahead of last month’s European Parliament election, the Continent’s leaders and top-job candidates lamented at length the small number of women in high-ranking EU positions and promised to do better, pledging to work toward gender parity in the next Commission. Yet none of them even mentioned an equally great — if not worse — failure of representation: the dearth of people of color in Brussels’ corridors of power.

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UN expected to approve larger Yemen operation

The UN Security Council is expected on Wednesday to approve an expanded ceasefire monitoring mission in Hodeidah, to try and ensure Yemen’s warring parties stick to a plan agreed on last month to de-escalate the country’s war.

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Sudan Protests Death Toll Reaches 24, Panel Says

The death toll from protests in Sudan that began last month has risen to 24, the head of the Sudanese government fact-finding committee, Amer Ibrahim, said Saturday.

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Saudi Crown Prince Arrives in Egypt on Third Leg of Arab Tour

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Egypt on Monday, the third leg of his first trip abroad since the murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey last month.

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Donald Trump stands by Saudi crown prince despite Jamal Khashoggi’s killing

S President Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to remain a “steadfast partner” of Saudi Arabia despite saying that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the plan to murder dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month.

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Pompeo stops in Afghanistan to seize on momentum for Taliban peace talks

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Monday, hoping to give new momentum to peace talks with the Taliban in the wake of a brief truce last month, just as reports swirled that the militant group was ramping up violence against American and Afghan forces.

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