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‘Stupid God’: Tough-Talking Duterte Takes On Bible Creation Story

No one can escape the wrath of Rodrigo Duterte, one of the toughest-talking world leaders today, be it a US president, UN chief, or even the Pope! The Philippines president has now gone a step further by calling God “stupid.”

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Saudi Says Two Houthi Missiles Intercepted Over Riyadh

Saudi Arabia says it has intercepted two missiles over the capital, Riyadh, that were launched from rebel-held territory in neighbouring Yemen.

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Trump Says Illegal Immigrants Should Be Deported With 'No Judges Or Court Cases'

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Sunday that people who enter the United States illegally should be sent back immediately to where they came from without any judicial process, likening them to invaders who are trying to “break into” the country.

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Erdogan Proclaimed Winner Of Turkey’s Presidential Election

ISTANBUL  — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won Turkey’s landmark election Sunday, the country’s electoral commission said, ushering in a new system granting the president sweeping new powers which critics say will cement what they call a one-man rule.

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Singapore Says Trump-Kim Summit Cost Just $12 Million, After Some Question Expenses

Pic: ReutersSINGAPORE: Singapore said on Sunday it spent S$16.3 million ($12 million) on hosting the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, less than earlier reports that had angered some locals.

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Divided EU Leaders Convene For Emergency Talks On Migration

Pic: ReutersBRUSSELS: European Union leaders gather in Brussels on Sunday in an attempt to bridge their deep divisions over migration, an issue that has been splitting them for years and now poses a fresh threat to German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Saudi Woman Drives F1 Car On Historic Day

Pic: ReutersLE CASTELLET, FRANCE: Aseel Al-Hamad declared the start of a new era for Saudi women in motorsport on Sunday as she prepared to drive a Formula One car around the French Grand Prix circuit in front of thousands of fans.

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Turks Vote For President, Parliament In Crucial Test For Erdogan

ISTANBUL - Turks began voting on Sunday for a new president and parliament in elections that pose the biggest ballot box challenge to Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party since they swept to power more than a decade and a half ago.

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Saudi Women Hit The Roads As Driving Ban Lifted On Sunday

JEDDAH -- Women throughout Saudi Arabia wasted no time to take to the wheels just after midnight on Saturday as the lifting of the decades-old driving ban on them took effect early Sunday morning.

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Syrian Rebels Say Washington Tells Them It Won't Intervene In Southern Syria

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AMMAN: Washington told the main Syrian rebel factions they should not expect military support to help them resist a major government offensive to regain opposition-held parts of southern Syria bordering Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

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