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Leaders of the African National Congress of South Africa began debating a proposal to remove Jacob Zuma from the presidency. ⠀

The debate happened on Saturday in Pretoria among the 100 members of the National Executive Committee of the ...
Breaking: In a major upset, Andrew Scheer has won the Conservative Party of Canada leadership over pre-polling favorite Maxime Bernier.
More details to follow on @ubcpolitics
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Update: Police have given the "all clear" signal, indicating the situation is resolved.

Developing: Police are evacuating Terminal A, Newark Airport on the east coast of the United States after a pressure cooker was found in the terminal.
Police say ...
United Kingdom authorities have released an image of Salman Abedi, the suicide bomber who killed 22 and wounded 59 in his attack on the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. The image comes from security camera footage taken moments before the ...
As heads of states of the Group of Seven (G7) convened in Taormina, Italy, protests erupted causing violence and police to deploy tear gas near those rioting.
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A suicide bomb attack from Taliban militants has left 18 Afghans dead with others wounded. The attack comes as the Islamic religious celebration, Ramadan, begins.
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Update: The situation is resolved and the security alert has been lifted.

Breaking: Central London's Old Vic Theatre in the United Kingdom has been evacuated with an ongoing "security alert." This comes as British Prime Minister Theresa May lowered the ...
Floods and landslides have killed at least 100 people and damaged more than 800 homes in Sri Lanka's southern and western regions, officials said on Saturday.⠀

According to Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Centre (DMC), 40 people have been hospitalized ...
Over 28 have died and 120 plus are wounded in the Libyan capital of Tripoli where rival forces clashed in a battle for the country on Friday.
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Breaking: United States senior advisor to Donald Trump and son-in-law to the president, Jared Kushner, wanted to open a secret communication channel with the Russian Kremlin, according to the Washington Post.
The Post says the Russian ambassador to the US ...
The United States Democratic National Committee has requested that senior white house advisor Jared Kushner have his security clearance suspended while under FBI scrutiny.⠀

The DNC Deputy Communications Director Adrienne Watson made a statement saying, "The FBI's Russia investigation ...
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has called upon US President Donald Trump to support his airstrikes in Eastern Libya, saying, "I direct my appeal to President Trump: I trust you, your word, and your ability to make fighting global terror ...
Breaking: The Egyptian Air Force has bombed parts of eastern Libya supposedly targeting militant positions. It is believed to be an attack in retaliation to previous terrorist attacks on Egyptian Coptic Christians.
Tags: #ubcnews #ubcegypt #ubclibya #egypt #attack #daesh #is ...
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Gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt, killing at least 28 people and wounding 25 others on Friday, according to officials.
The bus was reportedly travelling to the Monastery of St Samuel the Confessor, 135 km south ...
A Turkish parliamentary investigative committee has deemed that there is no question that the Muslim cleric based in the United States, Fethullah Gulen is responsible for the 2016 coup attempt in the nation.⠀

Parliament member Resat Petek said, "We ...
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The final number of those killed at Manchester Arena is 22, with 75 injured after the terror attack in the United Kingdom. [This graphic depicts the names of those killed, from AFP news agency--All Rights to AFP.] Tags: #ubcunitedkingdom #afp ...
The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into possible ties between White House Advisor, Jared Kushner, US President Donald Trump's son in law, and the Russian Federation.
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#ubcunitedstates #us #usa #jaredkushner #kushner #trump #donaldtrump #america #russia #putin ...
Breaking: Aid groups have accused the Libyan coastal security of opening fire at aquatic vessels filled with refugees on Tuesday.
Four NGOs said the refugees were on boats crossing the Mediterranean Sea, a common occurrence, before the coast guard of ...
United States President Donald Trump has condemned the leaking of the investigation into the Manchester Arena attack to the US media.
They were a "grave threat to our national security", Trump added, and pledged to get to the bottom of ...
Breaking: Former Greek Prime Minister, Lucas Papademos, has had a bomb explode in his car, injuring him and his driver.
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The 27-member North Atlantic Treaty Organization is meeting in Brussels for the first time this year.
Newcomers United States President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron have met, starting off with a long, terse handshake.
British Prime Minister Theresa ...
Breaking: According to RT News, United States President Donald Trump urged NATO to focus on terrorism, migration, and a "Russian threat." If accurate, this would show a change of mind for President Donald Trump on Russia from his previous campaign ...
According to a 2016 United States Government audit obtained by Amnesty International, the US army failed to keep track of over $1 billion worth of weapons and equipment in Iraq.⠀

Some of the equipment includes humvees, rifles, and other ...
Developing: Two blasts have rocked a public-transport terminal in Jakarta, capital city of Indonesia, and caused casualties. The causes of the blasts are yet to be confirmed as the police are still looking for the causes and analyzing the situation.⠀
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Breaking: Brazil has deployed armed forces to defend government buildings as protests continue.
The Ministry of Agriculture has already been overrun by protestors and reportedly set on fire.
Thousands of protestors nationwide demand the resignation of President Michel Temer over ...
Protests are set to continue in Brazil as police began to use tear gas and stun grenades while the clashes turn violent within the country.
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Breaking: The 27-member NATO alliance is to join the anti-Daesh (IS) coalition in Syria led by the United States, according to an AFP diplomatic source.
However, previous reports indicated that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization would support the initiative in ...
Developing: Major blasts occur in Jakarta, with initial reports suggesting a terror attack in Indonesia's capital city.
More details to follow.
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