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Polls showing massive Tory lead over Labour could be wrong

Polls showing massive Tory lead over Labour could be wrong

May, who took office in July after an internal Conservative Party leadership race, wants the election to increase her majority in Parliament and consolidate her power as she faces both pro-EU opposition politicians and hard-core Brexit-backers inside her own party.



Afghans lash out at authorities after attack by Taleban

There are now about 8,400 US troops and another 5,000 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in the country, and Nicholson and other USA military officials have said several thousand more are needed to continue training and supporting Afghan forces.


China urges Korea peninsula denuclearisation

China urges Korea peninsula denuclearisation

The school said he was detained by authorities at the airport "after several weeks of service, teaching at PUST". Recent U.S. commercial satellite images indicate increased activity around North Korea's nuclear test site, and third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un has said the country's preparation for an ICBM launch is in its "final stage".


Marathon hero helps struggling runner over line

Marathon hero helps struggling runner over line

The footage of Mr Rees helping Mr Wyeth over the marathon finish line has gone viral. Images of Mr Rees and a race official helping Mr Wyeth across the finishing line outside Buckingham Palace were broadcast live on television in an incredible moment marathon organisers said encapsulated the spirit of the race.



North Korea says it is ready to sink U.S. aircraft carrier

Carl Vinson carrier strike group in the Western Pacific as it approaches waters around the Korean peninsula, Japan's navy said. Pyongyang, considering the deployment an act of provocation, said on Sunday that it was ready to show its own military might by sinking the "nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike".


Australia, New Zealand hit back at North Korea's nuclear strike threat

Australia, New Zealand hit back at North Korea's nuclear strike threat

End of story. Next question, please. The US State Department on Sunday said it was working on the case. Under the watch of Kim, North Korea has been aggressively pursuing a decades-long goal of putting a nuclear warhead on an ICBM capable of reaching the US mainland.