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Algeria And Iraq Shut Down Internet To Prevent Exam Cheating

The Algerian government has ordered telecom companies to shut down the internet in the country for several hours every day for the next few days to prevent high school students from cheating.

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Turkey To Receive F-35 Jets Despite Opposition From Senate

Turkey will receive its first two F-35 fighter jets on Thursday, despite earlier attempts by the United States Senate to block the sales of the military equipment, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag has said.

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Haftar Forces Claim To Have Retaken Key Oil Terminals In Libya

Fighters loyal to renegade general Khalifa Haftar claim they have recaptured several important oil installations in eastern Libya after days of fighting led to a sharp drop in oil output.

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Iran's Zarif: Donald Trump's Behaviour 'Erratic, Dangerous'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has renewed his call for a dialogue with his country's neighbours, saying the region cannot entrust the security of the Middle East to the "dangerous" and "erratic behaviour" of US President Donald Trump.

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Allies Line Up To Impose Retaliatory Trade Tariffs On US

Turkey and India announced on Thursday retaliatory tariffs worth hundreds of millions of dollars on goods imported from the United States, joining the growing list of Washington allies that have taken similar measures.

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Syrian Offensive Displaces Thousands In Rebel-Held Deraa

Thousands of civilians have fled regime bombardment on rebel-held areas in Syria's southern province of Deraa since Tuesday, with most moving into other rebel-held areas in the south, according to media reports.

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Saudi Launches Awareness Campaign Before Female Motorists Drive

A mixture of excitement and fear has enveloped the religiously conservative kingdom of Saudi Arabia as it awaits the lifting of a decades-long ban on women driving on June 24.

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Central European Countries To Boycott Brussels' Migration Meeting

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said leaders of the Visegrad Four countries of Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic will skip this weekend's mini-summit on migration in Brussels.

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Melania Trump's Jacket Mixes Message During Visit To Detained Immigrant Children

Pic: ReutersMCALLEN, TEXAS: Melania Trump, the wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Thursday visited children displaced by the country’s immigration crisis in Texas, only a day after Trump reversed course and ordered families to be kept intact when entering the United States illegally from Mexico.

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Brexit Anniversary Brings Little Cheer To Walsall

"The people here are as adamant now as they were two years ago, probably more so: just get on with it - and a plague on all you politicians in London."

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