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 2018-01-16 08:51 

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Denmark wants huge hike in military budget 'to deter Russia'...

The Danish government eyes a "substantial increase" in its military spending to deter alleged threats from Russia....

 2018-01-16 08:37 

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Trump faces more protests over 's***hole' remarks...

Trump's offensive remarks about other nations continue to spark protests across the US....

 2018-01-16 08:26 

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After collapse of Daesh, Palestine back as Muslim world's top priority: Rouhani...

President Rouhani says Palestine has regained its status as the paramount issue facing the international Muslim nation, after the fall of Daesh....

 2018-01-16 08:02 

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Trump believes he could beat Sanders; aides concerned about Oprah challenge...

The US president believes he could easily defeat Bernie Sanders if he challenged him in 2020, but his allies say he should be more concerned about a bid from Oprah Winfrey or Joe Biden....

 2018-01-16 07:02 

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Five arrested, others killed in operation to nab Venezuela former police pilot...

Venezuela says five members of a "terrorist cell" linked to a police pilot defector were arrested while several others were killed in an operation to capture him....

 2018-01-16 06:44 

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Israel trying to use Bollywood to boost own image...

Israel is showing increasing interest in Bollywood. Some believe that Tel Aviv wants to use the Indian superstars to correct its own image....

 2018-01-16 06:44 

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Turkey sends armored vehicles to southern border with Syria: Sources...

The Turkish army reportedly sends a convoy of over 40 military vehicles and tanks to the southern regions along the Syrian frontier amid growing tensions with the US....

 2018-01-16 06:43 

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Oil spill around sunken tanker expands in East China Sea...

The oil spill on the water surface around the sunken Iranian tanker in the East China Sea had expanded from 10 to 58 square kilometers....

 2018-01-16 03:41 

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Ukraine under pressure to form anti-graft court...

Ukraine seems to very close to setting up an anti-corruption court to deal with the country's lingering graft problem....

 2018-01-16 03:38 

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Pakistan, India threaten nuclear war amid fresh clashes...

India and Pakistan are threatening to use nuclear weapons against each other in the event of a war....

 2018-01-16 03:34 

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Nigeria's Islamic Movement demands release of sheikh Zakzaky...

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has reacted to the release of a video of its leader, Sheikh Ebrahim Zakzaky....

 2018-01-16 03:31 

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Turkey threatens to clear southern borders of terror by targeting YPG...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has strongly condemned the US over its new plan to set up a 30-thousand-strong border force inside Syria to protect territory held by Kurdish militants....

 2018-01-16 03:27 

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Brits criticize Trump for canceling London trip...

In the days following US President Donald Trump's decision to cancel his planned visit to the UK in February, the British public continues to react to the news....

 2018-01-16 03:25 

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Damascus vows to end US presence in Syria...

Damascus has denounced the US plan to form a border security force in northeastern Syria, calling it an assault on the country's sovereignty....

 2018-01-16 03:20 

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Double terror attack rips through Baghdad...

Iraq's capital has been rocked by two bombing attacks that ripped through one of Baghdad's bustling neighborhoods....

 2018-01-16 03:17 

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Hamas blames Israel for Sidon car bomb...

Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has blamed Israel for Sunday's car bomb explosion that wounded one of its members in south Lebanon....

 2018-01-16 03:14 

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US 'policy of Armageddon' means nuclear attack even against non-nuclear states...

The United States will probably use its nuclear weapons even against a non-nuclear power, says and American author & political commentator, describing such policy as that of "Armageddon.";...

 2018-01-16 03:08 

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Israel court extends detention for Palestinian teen Tamimi...

An Israeli military court has extended the detention of the 16-year-old Ahed al-Tamimi for two days under the pretext of having more time to decide if Ahed should remain in custody until her trial....

 2018-01-16 03:05 

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Russia throws weight behind Iran nuclear deal...

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow will support the Iran nuclear deal amid US push to renegotiate it....

 2018-01-16 02:59 

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Washington's deployment plan in Syria...

This episode of The Debate is about the US plans to deploy 30,000 militants on the Syrian borders with Turkey and Iraq....

 2018-01-16 02:58 

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Saudi forces shoot Shia youth to death in kingdom's Qatif region...

Saudi Arabian troops fatally shoot a youth during operations carried out in the kingdom's Shia-populated Qatif region in Eastern Province....

 2018-01-16 00:24 

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At least 6 civilians are killed in Saudi airstrikes in Yemen's Hudaydah province...

Saudi warplanes launch a series of attacks on Yemen's western province of Hudaydah killing at least six people....

 2018-01-15 23:07 

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Carillion collapse leaves 20,000 jobs at risk...

There are growing fears over the fate of more than 20,000 workers in the UK whose jobs are at risk....

 2018-01-15 23:00 

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Trump's aid in Pakistan amid tensions...

President Donald Trump has dispatched his key aide to Islamabad for crucial talks on the future of ties between the US and Pakistan....

 2018-01-15 23:00 

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Republicans having happiest times in 10-years: Poll...

A majority of Republicans are satisfied with the direction of their country under President Donald Trump, according to a new Gallup poll....

 2018-01-15 21:56 

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Palestinian Central Council calls on PLO to end recognition of Israel...

The Palestinian Central Council calls on PLO to suspend recognition of Israel in response to the US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the Tel Aviv regime's capital....

 2018-01-15 21:11 

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Syria militants in US seeking CIA dollars to 'confront Iran's influence'...

Syria militant leaders are in the United States demanding American dollars to "confront Iran's influence."...

 2018-01-15 19:15 

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US unprepared for North Korea's strategic moves: Analyst...

The Trump administration has been caught "flat-footed"; by North Korea agreeing to negotiate with South Korea, says an analyst....

 2018-01-15 19:14 

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Iridescent feathers of new dinosaur may glittered like modern humming bird: Study...

A newly found dinosaur had iridescent feathers like modern humming birds, a study suggests....

 2018-01-15 19:02 

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Tunisia says over 900 arrested in anti-austerity protests...

Tunisia says more than 900 people have been arrested since violent protests erupted against austerity measures in the North African country....

 2018-01-15 18:36 

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No Brexit deal would cost Scotland 12.7 billion pounds: Study...

Scotland's economy would contract by 8.5 percent if Britain leaves the EU without a deal, Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said Monday....

 2018-01-15 18:22 

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Somalia's Shabab militants forcing civilians to hand over children: HRW...

Al-Shabab is threatening Somali civilians to force them to hand over young children for "indoctrination and military training," Human Rights Watch says....

 2018-01-15 18:18 

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Bahraini regime forces attack pro-democracy demonstrators...

Bahraini regime forces attack pro-democracy demonstrators across the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom....

 2018-01-15 18:13 

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Here is a brief look at Press TV Newsroom's headlines from 09:00 GMT to 17:00 GMT, January 15, 2017....

 2018-01-15 18:03 

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US politicians cannot be believed or trusted: Analyst...

The baseless remarks made about Muslims by the embattled US Ambassador to the Netherlands Peter Hoekstra underscores the "duplicity" of US politicians, says a political analyst....

 2018-01-15 18:02 

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Saudi hotel to reopen after being used as prison in corruption purge...

Saudi authorities are to allow re-opening of a hotel used as a prison during corruption purges....

 2018-01-15 17:57 

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US madman tactic against Iran futile: Shamkhani...

A senior Iranian official says the tactic of instilling fear in the world of decisions by a madman in the US is ineffective....

 2018-01-15 17:37 

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Pope: World one accident away from nuclear war...

Pope Francis has warned that the world stood on the "edge" of nuclear war, admitting the situation terrified him....

 2018-01-15 17:36 

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At least 8 people injured in knife attack in Russian school...

Russian investigators opened a criminal case into a knife attack at a school in the city of Perm on Monday....

 2018-01-15 17:33 

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Rape, murder of 7-year-old Pakistani girl seem work of serial killer : Officials...

The brutal killing has shocked the country with widespread demonstrations accusing authorities of doing too little to protect children....

 2018-01-15 17:07 

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Israeli soldiers shoot dead young Palestinian man in occupied West Bank...

Israeli security forces have shot dead a young Palestinian man in the occupied West Bank....

 2018-01-15 17:06 

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Jury issues indictment in Clinton-related uranium deal with Russia...

A grand jury has reportedly issued the first indictment in the US-Russia Uranium One deal, which was approved by Hillary Clinton....

 2018-01-15 16:10 

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WHO warns of high risk of cholera epidemic in DR Congo's capital...

The UN health body warns there is a high risk of a cholera epidemic in DR Congo's capital Kinshasa....

 2018-01-15 15:37 

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Central Africa bishops urge fighters to lay down arms...

Catholic bishops in the Central African Republic have appealed to armed groups controlling swathes of the chronically unstable country to stop looting and lay down their arms....

 2018-01-15 15:28 

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Spain to impose direct rule on Catalonia if Puigdemont tries to govern from Brussels...

Spain says it will continue to run Catalonia's government if the region's sacked leader Carles Puigdemont intends to govern Catalonia remotely....

 2018-01-15 15:23 

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Yemeni snipers kill three Saudi troopers in retaliatory attacks...

Yemeni sharpshooters have fatally shot three Saudi soldiers in the kingdom's southwestern border region of Jizan....

 2018-01-15 14:57 

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US moves more warships, bombers near North Korea ahead of Olympics...

The US military has deployed more warships and bomber aircraft near North Korea ahead of this year's Winter Olympics in the South....

 2018-01-15 14:44 

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3 DRC soldiers killed while repelling Uganda rebels...

Three Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers have been killed while repelling an attack in the eastern Beni region by ADF Ugandan extremist rebels....

 2018-01-15 14:44 

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Qatar dismisses UAE accusation of 'intercepting' 2 Emirati passenger aircraft...

The UAE has accused Qatar of intercepting two Emirati Bahrain-bound passenger planes, but Doha denies the allegation....

 2018-01-15 14:35 

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Russia ready to support direct talks on North Korea crisis: Lavrov...

Sergei Lavrov said Moscow is ready to support direct talks between parties involved in the North Korea missile crisis....

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