West African troops near Gambia’s capital
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West African troops near Gambia’s capital

BANJUL  – Scores of West African soldiers were seen preparing to make a ferry crossing to Gambia’s capital, Banjul, on Sunday, several witnesses said, as part of a…

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White House says media delegitimizing Trump, says won’t ‘take it’
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White House says media delegitimizing Trump, says won’t ‘take it’

WASHINGTON  – White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus intensified the Trump administration’s criticism of the news media on Sunday, accusing it of trying to delegitimize Donald Trump’s…

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Americans won’t lose coverage in health law reform
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Americans won’t lose coverage in health law reform

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration will not allow 20 million people who rely on the Affordable Care Act for their health insurance to go without coverage when the…

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Egypt’s Museum of Islamic Art welcomes first visitors since 2014 bombing
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Egypt’s Museum of Islamic Art welcomes first visitors since 2014 bombing

CAIRO – Egypt’s Museum of Islamic Art, home to one of the world’s most important collections of Islamic artifacts, is welcoming visitors for the first time since it…

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Trump and Netanyahu to discuss Palestinians and Iran by phone
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Trump and Netanyahu to discuss Palestinians and Iran by phone

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump will discuss Iran and Middle East peace with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a phone call on Sunday, according to one of…

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Police arrest 16 following illegal weapons search
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Police arrest 16 following illegal weapons search

In the past two weeks police have conducted more than 50 operations searching for illegal weapons. Searches resulted in the confiscation of more than 70 different weapons, ammunition…

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Egypt to allow Italian experts to examine footage in Regeni murder case
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Egypt to allow Italian experts to examine footage in Regeni murder case

CAIRO  – Egypt’s public prosecutor agreed on Sunday to allow experts from Italy and a German company that specialises in salvaging CCTV footage to examine cameras in Cairo…

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Trump, Netanyahu to speak at 1:30 EST/20:30 IST
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Trump, Netanyahu to speak at 1:30 EST/20:30 IST

WASHINGTON, – New US President Donald Trump will speak by telephone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at 1:30 p.m. ET/1830 GMT/20:30 IST on Sunday, the White House…

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Face-to-face Syrian talks not yet agreed
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Face-to-face Syrian talks not yet agreed

ASTANA – It remains unclear whether representatives of the Syrian government and rebels will meet face to face at talks in Astana, although this is their main objective,…

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White House is in ‘beginning stages’ of discussing Israel’s US Embassy to Jerusalem
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White House is in ‘beginning stages’ of discussing Israel’s US Embassy to Jerusalem

The White House announced on Sunday night that they were in the “beginning stages” of discussing the move of the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to…

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