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Labour's Kezia Dugdale ‘outed as gay against her will’

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale says she had to come out as gay after being outed by a magazine. The MSP says when she asked for her quotes on her sexuality not to be included in an interview with ...

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Samsung scion Lee appeals against five-year jail term for bribery

SEOUL (Reuters) – A defense lawyer for Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee has filed an appeal against the five-year jail term he was given for bribery and other charges, the Seoul Central District Court’s website said on Monday. ...

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Cease-fire halts Syria-Lebanon border fight against Daesh

BEIRUT: At least eight missing Lebanese soldiers are presumed dead, it emerged on Sunday, after cease-fires were announced in battles against Daesh in the Syrian border region.The Lebanese army said its cease-fire took effect at 7:00 a.m. (4:00 a.m. GMT) ...

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Libya crisis affecting fight against human trafficking: Bashir

KHARTOUM: President Omar Bashir said on Sunday that the crisis in neighboring Libya has impacted Sudan, with human traffickers using the East African country’s territories to commit “cross-border crimes.”Speaking at a joint press conference with visiting UN-backed Libyan Prime Minister ...

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Lebanon army declares ceasefire in border offensive against Islamic State

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s army announced a ceasefire on Sunday in its offensive against Islamic State militants at the northeast border with Syria. The ceasefire takes effect at 7:00 a.m. (12 a.m. ET) to pave the way for negotiations over ...

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King of Spain joins Barcelona march of defiance against terrorism

Media playback is unsupported on your device Thousands have gathered in Barcelona for a march of defiance against militant Islamists who left 15 people dead in and around the city last week. King Felipe VI led the demonstrators, alongside Prime ...

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Yellen Warns Against Erasing Regulations Made After the Financial Crisis

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, delivered a broad rebuttal on Friday to Republican criticism that financial regulation is impeding economic growth. Ms. Yellen said changes since the global financial crisis, which began a ...

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Iran, Turkey form common front against Kurdish ‘militants’

ANKARA: Turkey and Iran are deepening military cooperation following a visit by the latter’s top military chief Mohammad Bagheri to Ankara last week with a high-level delegation. The two countries are discussing joint military action against Kurdish militants they accuse ...

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Turkey-Iran operation against Kurd rebels always possible: Erdogan

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that a joint operation with Iran against Kurdish militants was “always on the agenda,” a week after Tehran’s top armed forces commander visited Ankara for rare talks.Turkey has battled the outlawed Kurdistan ...

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Thousands Protest Against White Supremacy

Demonstrators poured into the nation’s streets and parks over the weekend to denounce white supremacy and Nazism, one week after clashes between far-right demonstrators and counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., turned deadly. Related: article:Protesters Flood Streets, and Trump Offers a Measure ...

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