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Suicide Bombings Kill 3 Officers At Jakarta Bus Station, Police Say

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JAKARTA: A pair of suicide bombers struck a bus station Wednesday in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, police said.

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Manchester Attack: Hunt For Possible Bomb Maker As Troops Deployed

Police are said to be hunting for a possible bomb maker after Salman Abedi's attack in Manchester which left 22 people dead.

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Aboriginal Australians Meet At Sacred Uluru To Discuss First Chance Of Recognition

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Aboriginal Australian leaders are meeting at the sacred landmark of Uluru to decide how the country's first inhabitants, who date back about 50,000 years before British colonizers arrived, should be recognized in the constitution for the first time.

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Three Men Arrested In Manchester Bomb Investigation, UK Police Say

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LONDON: Three men have been arrested in Manchester on Wednesday in an investigation into the suicide bomb attack which killed 22 people at a music concert in the northern English city on Monday night, police in the city said.

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Manchester Bomber Had "Proven" Links To Islamic State

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The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children had recently returned from Libya, a British minister said, and her French counterpart said he had links with Islamic State and had probably visited Syria too.

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Defiant Duterte Threatens Harsh Measures As Thousands Flee Philippines Unrest

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Thousands of civilians fled fighting in the Philippines on Wednesday as troops sought to contain Islamic State-linked militants who took over large parts of a city, set building ablaze and captured a Catholic priest and other Christians.

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Pope Asks Trump To Be Peacemaker, Gives Him Environmental Letter

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Pope Francis urged U.S. President Donald Trump to be a peacemaker at their highly anticipated first meeting on Wednesday, and Trump promised he would not forget the pontiff's message.

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Ex-CIA Chief: Worries Grew Of Trump Campaign Contacts To Russia

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Former CIA director John Brennan said on Tuesday he had noticed contacts between associates of Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia during the 2016 election and grew concerned Moscow had sought to lure Americans down "a treasonous path."

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At Least 20 Migrants Die At Sea, Rescues Ongoing: Italy Coast Guard

At least 20 dead bodies have been seen in the sea some 30 miles off the coast of Libya, Italy's Coast Guard said on Wednesday, as efforts to rescue some 1,700 people packed onto 15 boats continued.

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Manchester Suicide Bomber Likely Did Not Act Alone, Britain Says

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The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a pop concert venue packed with children likely did not act alone, a minister said on Wednesday as soldiers were being deployed to key sites to help prevent further attacks.

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