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Putin urges end to 'harmful chatter' over Russian meddling

Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday. Russian Federation signed an agreement with the Indian government on Thursday to build two new reactors for the Kudankulam nuclear power station in Tamil Nadu and said it would loan India $4.2 billion to help fund construction.



Turkey warns against quitting Paris deal

While Trump said the United States would be willing to rejoin the accord if it could obtain more favorable terms, the three European leaders said the agreement cannot be renegotiated, "since it is a vital instrument for our planet, societies and economics".



Ex-FBI chief to testify in Russia probe next week

According to memos authored by Comey at the time, Trump asked the former FBI director to drop the bureau's investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . Nunes took that step in April on the same day that the House Ethics Committee announced an inquiry into whether he had improperly disclosed secrets when he held a news conference in March to discuss the documents that underpin the investigation he appears now to be opening.


Air Force vet convicted of terrorism gets 35 years in prison

Air Force vet convicted of terrorism gets 35 years in prison

Pugh was arrested by US authorities upon his return to NY and was later found guilty of attempting to provide material support to a group designated as a terrorist organization by the USA, and of obstructing justice after Pugh tried to destroy the hard drives containing the incriminating evidence of his intentions.



Civilians lack food, water, medicine as Mosul battle mounts

Iraqi counterterrorism forces are advancing on the al-Saha al-Awla neighborhood, the command said. All three neighborhoods are located north of the Old City, a warren of closely spaced buildings and narrow streets. More than 580,000 civilians have also been displaced by the fighting, among them 419,000 from western Mosul , the Iraqi authorities say. He said it's impossible to predict how the next few weeks of the Mosul operation will play out, but so far the siege of the Old City is ...


Dozens suffocate in Philippine casino after gunman torches tables

Dozens suffocate in Philippine casino after gunman torches tables

The Philippines has faced Muslim insurgencies for decades, though much of the violence has occurred in the troubled south, where Marawi is located. U.S. "He burned himself inside the hotel room 510", national police chief Ronald dela Rosa told a media conference, adding, "He lay down on the bed, covered himself in a thick blanket and apparently doused himself in gasoline".