South Korea, US to announce suspension of major military drills this week: Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearize, news agency Yonhap said on Sunday. South Korean and U.S. Marines take part in a winter military drill in Pyeongchang, South Korea, ...

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US, South Korea to announce end to military drills this week: report

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Taliban head into Afghan cities, raising fears amid Eid euphoria

KABUL (Reuters) – Taliban militants headed into cities across Afghanistan on Sunday as they celebrate their unprecedented Eid ceasefire, raising questions about what happens should the hugs and selfies stop and the festive atmosphere and calls for peace turn sour. President Ashraf Ghani extended the government ceasefire on Saturday, garnering praise at home and international backing, but critics said such ...

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Taliban head into Afghan cities, raising fears amid Eid euphoria

Taliban head into Afghan cities, raising fears amid Eid euphoria More By Rupam Jain KABUL (Reuters) – Taliban militants headed into cities across Afghanistan on Sunday as they celebrate their unprecedented Eid ceasefire, raising questions about what happens should the hugs and selfies stop and the festive atmosphere and calls for peace turn sour. President Ashraf Ghani extended the government ...

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Moscow crash taxi driver 'feared crowd lynching'

The Moscow taxi driver who ploughed into pedestrians says he fled because he feared the crowd would kill him. Footage shows people chasing and then kicking him after Saturday’s crash in which at least seven people – including Mexican World Cup fans – were injured. The man says he had been at the wheel for 20 hours, and mistakenly pressed ...

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Shunned by Italy, Migrants at Sea Begin Arriving in Spain

Shunned by Italy, Migrants at Sea Begin Arriving in Spain ImageThe Italian Navy vessel the Dattilo docked shortly before 7 a.m. local time in Valencia, Spain, with about 270 migrants aboard.CreditHeino Kalis/Reuters By Raphael Minder June 17, 2018 MADRID — Hundreds of migrants who had been rescued at sea but were stranded for a week after being turned away by ...

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Death toll from suicide bombing in Afghanistan climbs to 36

Taliban fighters gather in Surkhroad district of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 16, 2018. A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday as mostly Taliban fighters gathered to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, killing 21 people and wounding another 41, said the Nangarhar provincial Police Chief Ghulam ...

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Rescue ship docks in Spain carrying hundreds of migrants

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Grandmother Wrestles Rabid Bobcat, Kills It With Bare Hands

A fearless grandmother in Georgia took on a bobcat with her bare hands in the driveway of her house, located in Hart County, 110 miles northeast of Atlanta. DeDe Phillips, 46, had just finished taking a selfie with a bumper sticker at the back of her truck which read “Women who behave rarely make history” — a picture she planned on ...

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Migrants disembark in Spain after Mediterranean standoff

A total of 630 of migrants had been rescued by the Aquarius, a rescue ship operated by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and SOS Mediterranee, last weekend off the coast of Libya. At least 100 minors and 7 pregnant women are among the group. The ship was held for two days between Malta and the Italian island of Sicily after Italy’s ...

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