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Turkey to celebrate defeat of anti-Erdogan putsch | World

Turkish plainclothes police officials detain a protester during a demonstration in Ankara on July 14, 2017, in support of two hunger-strikers. AFP/Adem Altan ISTANBUL: Turkey on Saturday will hold an intense series of events to celebrate the first anniversary of the defeat of last year’s attempted coup, showcasing President Recep …

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Cuba’s Castro rebuts Trump at national assembly | World

Cuba’s President Raul Castro attends an ALBA alliance summit to mark the fourth anniversary of the death of Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela, March 5, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins HAVANA: Cuban President Raul Castro on Friday denounced US President Donald Trump’s partial rollback of the US-Cuban detente, …

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Macron and Trump mark France’s Bastille Day | World

PARIS: President Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump marked France’s national day together on Friday at a military parade which clearly delighted the US leader and showcased warming relations between the two men. But the day was tinged with mourning, coming a year on from a militant massacre that claimed 86 …

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US to appeal ruling weakening Trump travel ban | World

Thousands of demonstrators staged protests against President Donald Trump’s travel ban, with the largest one in London where some 10,000 turned out. AFP/Niklas Halle’n WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s administration vowed Friday to appeal to the Supreme Court after a federal judge dealt a fresh setback to the president’s ban on travellers …

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Gunmen kill five Egyptian police south of Cairo | World

CAIRO: Gunmen ambushed an Egyptian security checkpoint on Friday, opening fire on a car and killing five policemen in an area just south of the capital, the state-run MENA news agency and the Interior Ministry said. Three gunmen on a motorbike attacked police in al-Badrasheen area of Giza province, 30 …

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