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UK approves nuclear plant deal

The government has approved a new £18bn nuclear power station in the UK after imposing “significant new safeguards” to protect national security. The new plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset ...

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Bank Of England Holds Interest Rates At Record Low

The Bank of England held interest rates steady at their record low of 0.25% on Thursday, after the first meeting of the bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) since its historic ...

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Saudi supports terrorism? Look who’s talking, Iran

In a rather bizarre tirade published in the New York Times earlier this week, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister and top diplomat, urged the international community to “rid the ...

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Saudi arms sales must end, says UK parliamentary report

Britain should suspend all arms sales to Saudi Arabia until an independent UN team can fully investigate alleged human rights violations in the war in Yemen, says a hard-hitting parliamentary ...

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US and Israel sign biggest military aid deal in history

The United States made its biggest pledge of military aid in history on Wednesday, promising Israel $38bn over 10 years to buy advanced planes and weaponry and boost its missile ...

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American governor challenged in federal court over Syrian refugees

US attorneys appeared before a federal appeals court on Wednesday in an effort to defend Governor Mike Pence’s decision to bar agencies form assisting Syrian refugees to resettle in the ...

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World Leaders Meet to Protect Oceans

The foreign secretaries from more than 90 countries will converge on the State Department today for the Obama administration’s third and final summit on the health of the world’s oceans. ...

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Donald Trump questions Clinton’s health at rally in Ohio: ‘You think this is easy?’

Donald Trump publicly raised questions about Hillary Clinton’s health for the first time since the former secretary of state was forced on Sunday to leave a ceremony for the victims ...

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Columbus police shoot dead 13-year-old boy carrying BB gun

Police in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday shot and killed a 13-year-old boy who was carrying a BB gun, authorities said. The air gun which Tyree King was holding had a ...

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Syria breaching ceasefire deal by blocking aid convoys, says UN

The Syrian government is failing to provide letters of permission to allow UN aid convoys to travel to besieged cities, in clear breach of the US-Russian ceasefire agreement, the UN ...

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