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Israel minister says not quitting, leaving coalition intact

Israel’s defence minister said Monday he would remain in the government for now, leaving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition intact after intensifying speculation over whether the country is headed for early polls. The crisis within Netanyahu’s right-wing coalition follows speculation over whether the premier wants early polls to bolster his …

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Police investigate fresh anti-Muslim attack in Sri Lanka

Vandals attacked a Muslim-owned restaurant in Sri Lanka on Sunday in an alleged “hate crime”, police said, as tensions remain high across the island following a week of violent riots. The restaurant in Anamaduwa — 130 kilometres (81 miles) north of the capital Colombo — was targeted despite police being …

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China, the South China Sea and North Korea

The United States needs to diplomatically engage China over the South China Sea to reduce tensions, build trust, and achieve a quick and lasting solution to the North Korea problem. The USS Carl Vinson’s port call to Danang, Vietnam, the first port call of its kind since the Vietnam War, …

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2016 heartburn: Dems still wrestling over superdelegates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is back in the Senate minority. Hillary Clinton is selling books and playing with grandchildren. And the Democratic Party is still navigating the fallout from their bitter 2016 presidential nominating fight.

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UK deploys military in Russia spy attack probe

British soldiers were deployed on Friday to help a counter-terrorism investigation into a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy as speculation mounted over how London could retaliate if the Russian state is found to be responsible. The defence ministry said 180 soldiers were being dispatched to the normally …