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Two people were killed and four wounded in a shooting on Tuesday at the University of North Carolina’s Charlotte campus. The university’s office of emergency management tweeted an alert warning that shots had been reported on campus shortly before 6:00 pm, on what was students’ last day of classes this academic year. “Run, Hide, Fight. […]

One of two detainees held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has committed suicide in the prison, a justice ministry official on Monday said. The two suspects were arrested on April 19 and confessed to spying on Arab nationals, a senior Turkish official said at the time. Turkey was […]

Pyongyang on Thursday threatened a “corresponding response”, three days after South Korea and the U.S. kicked off two weeks of joint air-force drills. The “acts of perfidy’’ by Seoul had “greatly disappointed us’’ and represented a “military provocation,’’ a spokesman for North Korea’s reunification committee was quoted as saying by state-run news agency KCNA. The […]

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and Russia’s Vladimir Putin have pledged to boost ties at their first ever summit. The Kremlin said the leaders would discuss denuclearisation but Kim is also expected to be seeking support after talks with the US collapsed. The talks in Hanoi with US President Donald Trump failed to reach a deal […]

The death toll in Sri Lanka has soared to 290 after a wave of blasts hit churches and luxury hotels across the country on Sunday. Police said 24 people had been arrested, but it is not yet known who carried out the attacks. About 500 people are injured and at least 35 foreigners are among […]

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