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Trump urges Muslim leaders to confront extremism

Trump urges Muslim leaders to confront extremism

US President Donald Trump on Sunday urged Muslim leaders to take a stand against violence committed in the name of religion, describing the struggle against extremism as a "battle between good and evil".
  • Under fire at home, Trump in Saudi on first foreign trip

    Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a political firestorm over his firing of former FBI Director James Comey.
  • Iran's Rouhani wins re-election

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won a resounding re-election victory on Saturday as voters backed his efforts to rebuild foreign ties and kickstart the struggling economy.
  • Syria says US airstrike killed several soldiers near Jordan

    A Syrian military official said Friday that an aerial "aggression" by the U.S.-led coalition on a government military position near the border with Jordan the day before killed several soldiers and caused material damage.

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Ivory Coast soldiers revolt over bonus pay dispute South Sudan child refugees top one million: UN Boko Haram 'releases scores of Chibok girls' Suspected meningitis epidemic kills 745 in Nigeria Child among seven migrant bodies found off Libya President of Europe Peace Foundation meets Libya's Ambassador

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Trump urges Muslim leaders to confront extremism Under fire at home, Trump in Saudi on first foreign trip Iran's Rouhani wins re-election Syria says US airstrike killed several soldiers near Jordan US says Syria using 'crematorium' to hide mass killing More than 1,200 'quit Damascus rebel zones' under deal

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Assange claims victory after Sweden drops rape probe Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for first time Emmanuel Macron wins French presidential election in landslide Violence scars France's pre-election May Day marches EU leaders unanimously agree on negotiating guidelines for Brexit

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North Korea fires ballistic missile North Korea 'test fires' ballistic missile North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South Thai man broadcasts daughter's murder live on Facebook North Korean medium-range missile test fails, US says North Korea displays apparently new missiles as U.S. carrier group approaches

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Trump urges Muslim leaders to confront extremism Under fire at home, Trump in Saudi on first foreign trip Trump celebrates health vote win with jubilant Republicans

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Seven dead, 19 missing in Haiti storms Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro Clashes as Venezuelans protest constitution plan

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Nepal votes in first local election in 20 years Bomb kills 25 as it hits convoy of Pakistan Senate deputy Nepal man, 85, dies trying to become oldest Everest climber

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Julian Assange claimed victory Friday after Swedish prosecutors dropped a seven-year rape allegation against the WikiLeaks founder, but insisted the "proper war" over his future was only just beginning. Seven dead, 19 missing in Haiti storms US says Syria using 'crematorium' to hide mass killing North Korea fires ballistic missile Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for first time

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Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a ...

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament

Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmak ...

UK parliament terror attack

Four people were killed and 20 injured in a "terrorist" attack at the gates of British democracy Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians, then sta ...

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