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'Black vest' protesters storm Panthéon in Paris

  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Undocumented migrants are surrounded by police during the protest.
  • surround: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Undocumented migrants are surrounded by police during the protest.
  • protest: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Undocumented migrants are surrounded by police during the protest.
  • mausoleum: Tourists were evacuated from the mausoleum, where many of France's most famous figures are buried.
  • protest: The group called themselves the " black vests"- a reference to the yellow vest protest movement that spread through much of France earlier this year.

US deciding how to punish ally Turkey over Russian arms deal

  • punish: US deciding how to punish ally Turkey over Russian arms deal.
  • ally: US deciding how to punish ally Turkey over Russian arms deal.
  • administration: Despite the warnings, the administration was publicly silent on how it would respond to Turkey's announcement Friday that it received the first shipment of the S-400 system.
  • shipment: Despite the warnings, the administration was publicly silent on how it would respond to Turkey's announcement Friday that it received the first shipment of the S-400 system.
  • conference: After saying it would hold a news conference Friday morning to discuss the issue, the Pentagon later told reporters that it had been postponed " indefinitely.

Kismayo attack: Several dead as gunmen storm Somali hotel

  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption Al Shabab has carried a string of deadly attacks in Somalia in recent years.
  • suicide: They say a suicide bomber rammed a car with explosives into the Asasey hotel in the port of Kismayo, and gunmen then stormed the building.
  • port: They say a suicide bomber rammed a car with explosives into the Asasey hotel in the port of Kismayo, and gunmen then stormed the building.
  • storm: They say a suicide bomber rammed a car with explosives into the Asasey hotel in the port of Kismayo, and gunmen then stormed the building.
  • administration: Security official Abdi Dhuhul told AFP that a former local administration minister and a lawmaker were among the dead.

UN Security Council visits Colombia as peace worries mount

  • grief: Passersby stopped and watched the boy's agonizing grief but did little to console him.
  • console: Passersby stopped and watched the boy's agonizing grief but did little to console him.
  • camera: The wrenching scene was caught on a cellphone camera and quickly made headlines around Colombia in June.
  • numerous: For many, the social leader's violent death was another painstaking reminder that in numerous parts of the South American nation peace remains elusive.
  • elusive: For many, the social leader's violent death was another painstaking reminder that in numerous parts of the South American nation peace remains elusive.

Hezbollah chief says has reduced fighters in Syria

  • decrease: Beirut (AFP)- The head of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement Hassan Nasrallah said Friday he had decreased the number of fighters supporting the Damascus regime in neighbouring war-torn Syria.
  • regime: Beirut (AFP)- The head of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement Hassan Nasrallah said Friday he had decreased the number of fighters supporting the Damascus regime in neighbouring war-torn Syria.
  • government: Backed by Russia and Iran, the Damascus government has taken back large swathes of territory from rebels and jihadists since 2015, and now controls around 60 percent of the country.
  • territory: Backed by Russia and Iran, the Damascus government has taken back large swathes of territory from rebels and jihadists since 2015, and now controls around 60 percent of the country.
  • rebel: Backed by Russia and Iran, the Damascus government has taken back large swathes of territory from rebels and jihadists since 2015, and now controls around 60 percent of the country.

Boris Johnson Admits He Doesn't Know the Detail of His Brexit Plan B

  • international: Bloomberg)-- U.K. leadership front-runner Boris Johnson admitted that he did not know the full details of an international trade rule that he is proposing as a viable plan B for Brexit.
  • viable: Bloomberg)-- U.K. leadership front-runner Boris Johnson admitted that he did not know the full details of an international trade rule that he is proposing as a viable plan B for Brexit.
  • confide: Johnson responded: " I would confide entirely in paragraph 5B.
  • ambassador: Johnson denied that his failure to back British ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch prompted the envoy to resign over leaked cables detailing his views of President Donald Trump.
  • resign: Johnson denied that his failure to back British ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch prompted the envoy to resign over leaked cables detailing his views of President Donald Trump.

UK PM contenders say EU will drop Irish backstop for Brexit deal

  • contender: UK PM contenders say EU will drop Irish backstop for Brexit deal.
  • candidate: London (AFP)- The two candidates vying to become Britain's next prime minister both said Friday they believe the EU will agree a Brexit deal this year without the controversial " backstop" provision for the Irish border.
  • prime: London (AFP)- The two candidates vying to become Britain's next prime minister both said Friday they believe the EU will agree a Brexit deal this year without the controversial " backstop" provision for the Irish border.
  • border: London (AFP)- The two candidates vying to become Britain's next prime minister both said Friday they believe the EU will agree a Brexit deal this year without the controversial " backstop" provision for the Irish border.
  • mayor: Ex-London mayor Boris Johnson, the favourite over foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt to replace outgoing premier Theresa May, predicted the European Union would instead negotiate the issue during post-Brexit free trade talks.

Boris Johnson Says Brexit Deadline Must Not Be Seen as ‘Phony’

  • foreign: The former foreign secretary also said he does not think it will be necessary to suspend Parliament in order to drive through a no-deal Brexit against the wishes of British politicians.
  • secretary: The former foreign secretary also said he does not think it will be necessary to suspend Parliament in order to drive through a no-deal Brexit against the wishes of British politicians.
  • suspend: The former foreign secretary also said he does not think it will be necessary to suspend Parliament in order to drive through a no-deal Brexit against the wishes of British politicians.
  • argue: He argues that it is vital to appear resolute about leaving on time in negotiations with the EU.
  • further: In a separate interview with the BBC on Friday, Hunt went further than before, refusing to guarantee the U.K. will leave the EU before Christmas.

US House votes to curb Trump powers to start Iran war

  • restrict: Washington (AFP)- The US House of Representatives voted Friday to restrict President Donald Trump's ability to attack Iran, voicing fear that his hawkish policies are pushing toward a needless war.
  • approve: The Democratic-led House approved an amendment on a broad defense bill that would prohibit funding for military operations against Iran unless they are in self-defense or explicitly approved by Congress.
  • approve: The Democratic-led House approved an amendment on a broad defense bill that would prohibit funding for military operations against Iran unless they are in self-defense or explicitly approved by Congress.
  • negotiate: The two chambers will have to negotiate over the language as they finalize the defense bill.
  • nuclear: Trump, who walked out of a nuclear accord with Iran and instead slapped sweeping sanctions, last month authorized a strike on the Islamic republic after it shot down a US spy drone-- but called it off at the last minute.

Egyptian mediators arrive in Gaza to call for calm

  • delegation: The Egyptian delegation, comprised of senior officials of the General Intelligence Service, began talks with the militant Islamic group and other factions in Gaza City.
  • comprise: The Egyptian delegation, comprised of senior officials of the General Intelligence Service, began talks with the militant Islamic group and other factions in Gaza City.
  • militant: The Egyptian delegation, comprised of senior officials of the General Intelligence Service, began talks with the militant Islamic group and other factions in Gaza City.
  • faction: The Egyptian delegation, comprised of senior officials of the General Intelligence Service, began talks with the militant Islamic group and other factions in Gaza City.
  • truce: Salah al-Bardawil, a Hamas official, said talks focused on an unofficial truce that Egypt brokered between his movement and Israel and efforts to achieve reconciliation between Hamas and its Fatah rival President Mahmoud Ab bas.

The Latest: House OKs limiting Trump ability to strike Iran

  • policy: That restriction is part of a leftward-leaning defense policy bill that also cuts back Trump's record Pentagon budget request.
  • budget: That restriction is part of a leftward-leaning defense policy bill that also cuts back Trump's record Pentagon budget request.
  • request: That restriction is part of a leftward-leaning defense policy bill that also cuts back Trump's record Pentagon budget request.
  • annual: The party-line vote on the annual defense measure came after more than two dozen Republicans joined with Democrats on a 251-170 tally to require Trump to get authorization from Congress to conduct military strikes against Iran.
  • require: The party-line vote on the annual defense measure came after more than two dozen Republicans joined with Democrats on a 251-170 tally to require Trump to get authorization from Congress to conduct military strikes against Iran.

House votes to limit Trump's Iran war powers

  • block: The House Friday voted to block President Donald Trump from waging war against Iran without congressional authorization.
  • lawmaker: Lawmakers approved 251 to 170 an amendment to the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act by Reps.
  • approve: Lawmakers approved 251 to 170 an amendment to the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act by Reps.
  • fiscal: Lawmakers approved 251 to 170 an amendment to the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act by Reps.
  • clarify: It also would clarify that the broadly worded 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force, which underpins numerous U.S. military operations, doesn't apply to Iran.

'The situation is very vulnerable': Christians faces extinction in once multicultural Iraq

  • situation: The situation is very vulnerable': Christians faces extinction in once multicultural Iraq.
  • vulnerable: The situation is very vulnerable': Christians faces extinction in once multicultural Iraq.
  • imagine: Isil was a nightmare, the worst one can possibly imagine.
  • guide: My guide on this trip is Fr Benedict Kiely, an English priest who runs a charity called Nasarean .org that provides advocacy and aid for Iraqi Christians.
  • advocacy: My guide on this trip is Fr Benedict Kiely, an English priest who runs a charity called Nasarean .org that provides advocacy and aid for Iraqi Christians.

US cop fired over deadly shooting 'rehired to get pension'

  • pension: A US police officer who was fired after shooting dead an unarmed man was temporarily rehired so he could apply for a pension, local media report.
  • murder: He was fired and charged with murder- but was acquitted at trial in 2017.
  • retired: The move meant he could be medically retired- rather than fired- which made him eligible for the pension.
  • eligible: The move meant he could be medically retired- rather than fired- which made him eligible for the pension.
  • pension: The move meant he could be medically retired- rather than fired- which made him eligible for the pension.

Brexit, domestic drama and Trump drive UK leadership race

  • contender: May's announcement triggered a leadership contest in which a 10-strong field of contenders was whittled down by Conservative lawmakers to two: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson, his predecessor in that job.
  • lawmaker: May's announcement triggered a leadership contest in which a 10-strong field of contenders was whittled down by Conservative lawmakers to two: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson, his predecessor in that job.
  • predecessor: May's announcement triggered a leadership contest in which a 10-strong field of contenders was whittled down by Conservative lawmakers to two: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson, his predecessor in that job.
  • ballot: Party members across the country are voting by postal ballot, with the result due to be announced July 23.
  • announce: Party members across the country are voting by postal ballot, with the result due to be announced July 23.

Hammond Poised to Halt Plans to Overhaul U.K. Energy Industry

  • block: Bloomberg)-- Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is blocking a set of government proposals to overhaul the U.K. energy industry because of the potential spending implications for a new prime minister, people familiar with the matter said.
  • government: Bloomberg)-- Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is blocking a set of government proposals to overhaul the U.K. energy industry because of the potential spending implications for a new prime minister, people familiar with the matter said.
  • overhaul: Bloomberg)-- Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is blocking a set of government proposals to overhaul the U.K. energy industry because of the potential spending implications for a new prime minister, people familiar with the matter said.
  • prime: Bloomberg)-- Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is blocking a set of government proposals to overhaul the U.K. energy industry because of the potential spending implications for a new prime minister, people familiar with the matter said.
  • nuclear: Measures include the way nuclear power plants get funding, boosting technology to capture industrial greenhouse gas emissions for storage, accelerating the decarbonization of the power industry and efforts to make housing more energy efficient.

US Labour Secretary Alex Acosta resigns over Epstein case

  • plea: US Labour Secretary Alex Acosta is resigning amid criticism of his brokering of a plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein in a child sex case.
  • financier: US Labour Secretary Alex Acosta is resigning amid criticism of his brokering of a plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein in a child sex case.
  • plea: Mr Acosta defended the secretly-negotiated plea deal in a news conference only two days ago.
  • conference: Mr Acosta defended the secretly-negotiated plea deal in a news conference only two days ago.
  • jail: Mr Acosta was the US Attorney in Miami in 2008 when he oversaw a non-prosecution deal against Epstein which allowed Epstein to serve 13 months in jail- with much of that time spent on work release at his Palm Beach office.

Nigeria Shia group says 2 killed in anti-government protests

  • protest: The group said in a statement on Friday that the killings happened on Thursday at a protest against the detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky.
  • release: The Nigerian Shia group has held several protests this week demanding the release of Zakzaky, who is reportedly in failing health.
  • disperse: Police dispersed them and the Islamic Movement says two of their members were shot dead in that incident.
  • incident: Police dispersed them and the Islamic Movement says two of their members were shot dead in that incident.
  • confirm: Nigeria's police did not confirm that any protesters were killed in either of the incidents and instead blamed the group for the violence at the National Assembly and said two of their officers were injured by gunshots.

Why Iran's Rag-Tag Navy Would Actually Cause a Lot of Problems in War

  • release: By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Aaron Shelley- This Image was released by the United States Navy with the ID 100304-N-6006S -046 ( next).This.
  • missile: Besides the rocket-armed motor boats, note also the presence of anti-ship ballistic missiles ( detailed in this article) and other assets that could be cued to hit naval targets.
  • assets: Besides the rocket-armed motor boats, note also the presence of anti-ship ballistic missiles (detailed in this article) and other assets that could be cued to hit naval targets.
  • naval: Besides the rocket-armed motor boats, note also the presence of anti-ship ballistic missiles (detailed in this article) and other assets that could be cued to hit naval targets.
  • target: Besides the rocket-armed motor boats, note also the presence of anti-ship ballistic missiles (detailed in this article) and other assets that could be cued to hit naval targets.

Turkey defies US as Russian S-400 missile defence arrives

  • missile: Turkey defies US as Russian S-400 missile defence arrives- BBC News.
  • missile: Turkey has received the first parts of a Russian S-400 missile defence system despite opposition from the US..
  • shipment: The shipment arrived in an airbase in the capital Ankara on Friday, the Turkish defence ministry says.
  • ministry: The shipment arrived in an airbase in the capital Ankara on Friday, the Turkish defence ministry says.
  • warn: The move will anger the US, which has warned that Turkey cannot have both the S-400 anti-aircraft defence system and US F-35 fighter jets.

Merchant ships urged to avoid using private armed teams in Mideast Gulf

  • urge: Merchant ships urged to avoid using private armed teams in Mideast Gulf.
  • avoid: Merchant ships urged to avoid using private armed teams in Mideast Gulf.
  • urge: LONDON, July 12 (Reuters)- Shipping companies sailing through the Middle East Gulf are being urged to avoid having private armed security guards onboard as the risk of escalation in the region rises, industry associations say.
  • avoid: LONDON, July 12 (Reuters)- Shipping companies sailing through the Middle East Gulf are being urged to avoid having private armed security guards onboard as the risk of escalation in the region rises, industry associations say.
  • security: LONDON, July 12 (Reuters)- Shipping companies sailing through the Middle East Gulf are being urged to avoid having private armed security guards onboard as the risk of escalation in the region rises, industry associations say.

Tropical Storm Barry: Trump approves Louisiana state of emergency

  • approve: Tropical Storm Barry: Trump approves Louisiana state of emergency- BBC News.
  • emergency: Tropical Storm Barry: Trump approves Louisiana state of emergency- BBC News.
  • emergency: President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency in Louisiana as a growing tropical storm nears landfall.
  • storm: President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency in Louisiana as a growing tropical storm nears landfall.
  • storm: It is expected to bring a storm surge and heavy rainfall to the city of New Orleans- which has already seen thunderstorms and flash floods.

Afghanistan war: Child used in suicide attack

  • suicide: Afghanistan war: Child used in suicide attack- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright EPA Image caption Afghan security forces are fighting both IS and Taliban militants in Nangarhar ( file picture).
  • security: Image copyright EPA Image caption Afghan security forces are fighting both IS and Taliban militants in Nangarhar ( file picture).
  • injure: At least nine people died and 12 others were injured on Friday when a child was used to carry out a suicide attack on a wedding party in eastern Afghanistan, local officials said.
  • suicide: At least nine people died and 12 others were injured on Friday when a child was used to carry out a suicide attack on a wedding party in eastern Afghanistan, local officials said.

Italy frees man wrongly extradited for people smuggling

  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Medhanie Tesfamariam Behre reacting to the verdict in Palermo.
  • react: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Medhanie Tesfamariam Behre reacting to the verdict in Palermo.
  • extradite: An Italian court has ruled that an Eritrean man extradited to the country for people smuggling was the victim of mistaken identity.
  • victim: An Italian court has ruled that an Eritrean man extradited to the country for people smuggling was the victim of mistaken identity.
  • mistake: Medhanie Tesfamariam Behre was mistaken for the alleged trafficking kingpin Mered Medhanie- known as The General.

Iran Guards say strike 'terrorists' in Iraqi Kurdistan

  • launch: Tehran (AFP)- Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Friday that they had launched deadly strikes against " terrorists" across the border in Iraqi Kurdistan.
  • terrorist: Tehran (AFP)- Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Friday that they had launched deadly strikes against " terrorists" across the border in Iraqi Kurdistan.
  • border: Tehran (AFP)- Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Friday that they had launched deadly strikes against " terrorists" across the border in Iraqi Kurdistan.
  • camp: Terrorist camps and training centres were attacked from Wednesday," with rockets, drones and artillery, the Guards said in a statement published by their official website Sepahnews.
  • rocket: Terrorist camps and training centres were attacked from Wednesday," with rockets, drones and artillery, the Guards said in a statement published by their official website Sepahnews.

Sweden says it won't sign UN nuclear ban treaty

  • nuclear: Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said the text has " no clear definition of nuclear weapons and there are a number of issues that must be answered.
  • weapon: Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said the text has " no clear definition of nuclear weapons and there are a number of issues that must be answered.
  • issue: Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said the text has " no clear definition of nuclear weapons and there are a number of issues that must be answered.
  • conference: Wallstrom told a news conference that there is no majority in Sweden's parliament, the Riksdagen, to sign the convention.
  • majority: Wallstrom told a news conference that there is no majority in Sweden's parliament, the Riksdagen, to sign the convention.

Britain sending destroyer to Gulf amid Iranian threats

  • territory: The comments from Iran's Foreign Ministry came the day after police in Gibraltar, a British overseas territory on the southern tip of Spain, said they arrested the captain and chief officer of the supertanker suspected of breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to Syria.
  • arrest: The comments from Iran's Foreign Ministry came the day after police in Gibraltar, a British overseas territory on the southern tip of Spain, said they arrested the captain and chief officer of the supertanker suspected of breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to Syria.
  • suspect: The comments from Iran's Foreign Ministry came the day after police in Gibraltar, a British overseas territory on the southern tip of Spain, said they arrested the captain and chief officer of the supertanker suspected of breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to Syria.
  • shipment: The comments from Iran's Foreign Ministry came the day after police in Gibraltar, a British overseas territory on the southern tip of Spain, said they arrested the captain and chief officer of the supertanker suspected of breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to Syria.
  • legal: Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi told Iranian state news agency IRNA that " the legal pretexts for the capture are not valid... the release of the tanker is in all countries ' interest.

German government ordered to allow Isil bride home

  • refugee: The woman and her children are currently living in the al-Hol refugee camp in Syria- REUTERS.
  • camp: The woman and her children are currently living in the al-Hol refugee camp in Syria- REUTERS.
  • government: In the first ruling of its kind, a court ordered that the government must repatriate the woman from a refugee camp in Syria for the safety of her children.
  • refugee: In the first ruling of its kind, a court ordered that the government must repatriate the woman from a refugee camp in Syria for the safety of her children.
  • camp: In the first ruling of its kind, a court ordered that the government must repatriate the woman from a refugee camp in Syria for the safety of her children.

The Latest: Gibraltar police detain 2 more from Iran tanker

  • arrest: Police in Gibraltar say they have arrested the two second mates of an Iranian supertanker seized last week by the British navy on suspicion of carrying Tehran's oil to Syria.
  • mate: Police in Gibraltar say they have arrested the two second mates of an Iranian supertanker seized last week by the British navy on suspicion of carrying Tehran's oil to Syria.
  • seize: Police in Gibraltar say they have arrested the two second mates of an Iranian supertanker seized last week by the British navy on suspicion of carrying Tehran's oil to Syria.
  • navy: Police in Gibraltar say they have arrested the two second mates of an Iranian supertanker seized last week by the British navy on suspicion of carrying Tehran's oil to Syria.
  • territory: Police in the British overseas territory on the southern tip of Spain say Friday the two men are in custody and assisting police with their inquiries.

AU envoy: Sudan military, protesters to sign political deal

  • transition: The transition agreement sets up a joint Sovereign Council that will rule for a little over three years while elections are organized.
  • involve: Ethiopian mediator Mahmoud Dirir, who has been involved in mediating between the two sides, told reporters that the political declaration will be " debated on, discussed and signed at the same time.
  • mediate: Ethiopian mediator Mahmoud Dirir, who has been involved in mediating between the two sides, told reporters that the political declaration will be " debated on, discussed and signed at the same time.
  • debate: Ethiopian mediator Mahmoud Dirir, who has been involved in mediating between the two sides, told reporters that the political declaration will be " debated on, discussed and signed at the same time.
  • discuss: Ethiopian mediator Mahmoud Dirir, who has been involved in mediating between the two sides, told reporters that the political declaration will be " debated on, discussed and signed at the same time.

Trump vs. Darroch: Whose Government Is 'Inept' and 'Dysfunctional?'

  • ambassador: To be blunt, the question for the ambassador is: compared to whom?
  • compare: To be blunt, the question for the ambassador is: compared to whom?
  • government: During the past 30 months of the Trump Administration during which Ambassador Darroch has served in Washington, his government in London has done what?
  • withdraw: Suggested and then withdrawn, and then suggested and finally drifted on the issue of a second referendum on Brexit.
  • issue: Suggested and then withdrawn, and then suggested and finally drifted on the issue of a second referendum on Brexit.

Turkey delights Putin and irks Trump as it begins taking delivery of Russian missile system

  • missile: Turkey delights Putin and irks Trump as it begins taking delivery of Russian missile system.
  • missile: Turkey has begun taking delivery of a Russian missile system that has irked US officials but serves as a win for both President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Kremlin.
  • missile: The transfer of the first group of S-400 long-range air and missile defence systems to the Murted Air Base started on 12 July," the defence ministry reported in a tweet.
  • ministry: The transfer of the first group of S-400 long-range air and missile defence systems to the Murted Air Base started on 12 July," the defence ministry reported in a tweet.
  • missile: The missiles for the system are expected to arrive separately in sea vessels.

Duterte critics laud UN vote to scrutinize drug killings

  • condemn: President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman, however, condemned the resolution adopted by the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva as Western meddling in Philippine government affairs and questioned the validity of the narrow vote.
  • resolution: President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman, however, condemned the resolution adopted by the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva as Western meddling in Philippine government affairs and questioned the validity of the narrow vote.
  • government: President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman, however, condemned the resolution adopted by the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva as Western meddling in Philippine government affairs and questioned the validity of the narrow vote.
  • narrow: President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman, however, condemned the resolution adopted by the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva as Western meddling in Philippine government affairs and questioned the validity of the narrow vote.
  • accuse: About 6,600 people, most of them accused of petty drug crimes, have been killed in the crackdown that Duterte launched as his centerpiece project when he took office in mid-2016.

Turkey risks US sanctions after taking delivery of Russian S-400 missile defence system

  • risk: Turkey risks US sanctions after taking delivery of Russian S-400 missile defence system.
  • missile: Turkey risks US sanctions after taking delivery of Russian S-400 missile defence system.
  • equipment: The first batch of equipment of the S-400 missile defense system is unloaded from a Russian transport aircraft at Murted Air Base in Ankara- Anadolu.
  • missile: The first batch of equipment of the S-400 missile defense system is unloaded from a Russian transport aircraft at Murted Air Base in Ankara- Anadolu.
  • transport: The first batch of equipment of the S-400 missile defense system is unloaded from a Russian transport aircraft at Murted Air Base in Ankara- Anadolu.

Britain to send second warship to Gulf amid rising tension with Iran

  • warship: Britain to send second warship to Gulf amid rising tension with Iran.
  • warship: HMS Montrose will be joined by a second warship- AFP.
  • warship: Britain is sending a second warship to the Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran, as it said it was discussing with the US the possibility of building up its military presence in the area.
  • discuss: Britain is sending a second warship to the Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran, as it said it was discussing with the US the possibility of building up its military presence in the area.
  • seize: Relations between Tehran and the West have come under increasing strain after UK authorities seized an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar heading for Syria and a Royal Navy ship was harassed by Revolutionary Guards in the Strait of Hormuz.

Hard Questions on Immigration Demand Straight Answers

  • reform: Bloomberg Opinion)-- Call it progress: When President Donald Trump unveiled a plan in May to reform the U.S. immigration system, he said that the number of immigrants granted green cards each year would remain unchanged.
  • immigrant: Bloomberg Opinion)-- Call it progress: When President Donald Trump unveiled a plan in May to reform the U.S. immigration system, he said that the number of immigrants granted green cards each year would remain unchanged.
  • skill: The new plan promotes a merit-based system that privileges skills and education over extended family ties.
  • education: The new plan promotes a merit-based system that privileges skills and education over extended family ties.
  • engineer: It needs innovators, entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers and other skilled workers for its economy to thrive.

Trump’s US military chief nominee General Mark Milley vows not to be ‘intimidated into making stupid...

  • confirm: If confirmed, General Milley would replace Marine General Joseph Dunford Jr as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff this autumn.
  • chairman: If confirmed, General Milley would replace Marine General Joseph Dunford Jr as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff this autumn.
  • autumn: If confirmed, General Milley would replace Marine General Joseph Dunford Jr as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff this autumn.
  • alliance: Senator Angus King asked General Milley if he would challenge the president, who since his 2016 election has questioned decades-old defence alliances and taken positions that have caused discomfort within the military highest ranks.
  • position: Senator Angus King asked General Milley if he would challenge the president, who since his 2016 election has questioned decades-old defence alliances and taken positions that have caused discomfort within the military highest ranks.

Spain's 'stolen baby' finds out she was adopted

  • discover: Thanks to a DNA database in the US, Ms Madrigal discovered a cousin, who put her in touch with biological siblings.
  • victim: No-one knows how many babies were stolen but victims ' groups estimate that the number taken from their mothers could be as high as 300,000.
  • estimate: No-one knows how many babies were stolen but victims ' groups estimate that the number taken from their mothers could be as high as 300,000.
  • revelation: Ms Madrigal's revelation that her mother willingly gave her up for adoption has now prompted prosecutors to reconsider the case.
  • reconsider: Ms Madrigal's revelation that her mother willingly gave her up for adoption has now prompted prosecutors to reconsider the case.

U.K. Needs Diplomat, Not Politician, as U.S. Envoy, Hammond Says

  • leak: Darroch resigned after a spat with Donald Trump over the leak of unflattering cables he sent about the U.S. president.
  • episode: The episode has dominated political debate in the U.K. and overshadowed the ongoing Conservative Party leadership contest to replace May.
  • dominate: The episode has dominated political debate in the U.K. and overshadowed the ongoing Conservative Party leadership contest to replace May.
  • debate: The episode has dominated political debate in the U.K. and overshadowed the ongoing Conservative Party leadership contest to replace May.
  • overshadow: The episode has dominated political debate in the U.K. and overshadowed the ongoing Conservative Party leadership contest to replace May.

UN 'alarmed' at death sentences given by Yemen rebel court

  • sentence: UN 'alarmed' at death sentences given by Yemen rebel court.
  • rebel: UN 'alarmed' at death sentences given by Yemen rebel court.
  • sentence: Geneva (AFP)- The United Nations said Friday it was " alarmed" at death sentences given by a court run by Yemen's Huthi rebels to 30 academics, trade unionists and preachers for alleged spying.
  • rebel: Geneva (AFP)- The United Nations said Friday it was " alarmed" at death sentences given by a court run by Yemen's Huthi rebels to 30 academics, trade unionists and preachers for alleged spying.
  • credible: The UN Human Rights Office has received credible information suggesting that many of those convicted were subjected to arbitrary or unlawful detention, as well as torture," rights office spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani told reporters.

U.S. Border Policy Becomes 2020 Dividing Line: Balance of Power

  • cope: When it comes to coping with the wave of migration at the southern U.S. border, Donald Trump and the Democrats trying to unseat him are squarely on opposite sides of the fence.
  • border: When it comes to coping with the wave of migration at the southern U.S. border, Donald Trump and the Democrats trying to unseat him are squarely on opposite sides of the fence.
  • opposite: When it comes to coping with the wave of migration at the southern U.S. border, Donald Trump and the Democrats trying to unseat him are squarely on opposite sides of the fence.
  • fence: When it comes to coping with the wave of migration at the southern U.S. border, Donald Trump and the Democrats trying to unseat him are squarely on opposite sides of the fence.
  • dilute: Undercounting non-citizens would dilute the political power of areas home to many such people, as the results of the once-a-decade questionnaire are used to re-draw congressional districts and allocate billions in federal funds.

South Africa deploys army to gang-hit Cape Town

  • deploy: South Africa deploys army to gang-hit Cape Town- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption The soldiers will be under the control of the police.
  • deploy: Authorities in South Africa have deployed the army to townships in the port city of Cape Town to deal with an upsurge of gang violence.
  • port: Authorities in South Africa have deployed the army to townships in the port city of Cape Town to deal with an upsurge of gang violence.
  • violence: Authorities in South Africa have deployed the army to townships in the port city of Cape Town to deal with an upsurge of gang violence.

Turbulence injures 37 on Air Canada flight to Sydney

  • passenger: Footage shot by a passenger shows the aftermath of the turbulence.
  • turbulence: Footage shot by a passenger shows the aftermath of the turbulence.
  • injure: At least 37 people were injured on board an Air Canada flight after the plane hit severe turbulence and had to make an emergency landing.
  • severe: At least 37 people were injured on board an Air Canada flight after the plane hit severe turbulence and had to make an emergency landing.
  • turbulence: At least 37 people were injured on board an Air Canada flight after the plane hit severe turbulence and had to make an emergency landing.

Germany Inches Toward Carbon Tax With Merkel Panel Proposals

  • recover: Bloomberg)-- Germany took a step toward introducing a sweeping levy on carbon-dioxide emissions to help recover lost ground on its international climate pledges.
  • international: Bloomberg)-- Germany took a step toward introducing a sweeping levy on carbon-dioxide emissions to help recover lost ground on its international climate pledges.
  • climate: Bloomberg)-- Germany took a step toward introducing a sweeping levy on carbon-dioxide emissions to help recover lost ground on its international climate pledges.
  • government: The government should also work toward a 2030 deadline to include all sectors of the economy in the ETS, where polluters have to purchase permits to pump out carbon dioxide.
  • purchase: The government should also work toward a 2030 deadline to include all sectors of the economy in the ETS, where polluters have to purchase permits to pump out carbon dioxide.

Iran orders 'foreign powers' to leave the Strait of Hormuz, and says the West is playing a &...

  • foreign: Iran orders 'foreign powers' to leave the Strait of Hormuz, and says the West is playing a 'dangerous game ' over Gibraltar tanker seizure.
  • counterpart: FILE PHOTO- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (not pictur ed) and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif attend a news conference in Moscow, Russia May 8, 2019.
  • attend: FILE PHOTO- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (not pictur ed) and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif attend a news conference in Moscow, Russia May 8, 2019.
  • conference: FILE PHOTO- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (not pictur ed) and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif attend a news conference in Moscow, Russia May 8, 2019.
  • harass: On Wednesday, three Iranian gunboats harassed a British oil tanker in the strait, the UK said.

The Queen Is the Reason Boris Johnson Would Struggle to Suspend Parliament

  • crash: Fearing an economic crash if Britain leaves without an agreement, members of Parliament have pledged to stop him, by bringing down his government if necessary.
  • government: Fearing an economic crash if Britain leaves without an agreement, members of Parliament have pledged to stop him, by bringing down his government if necessary.
  • prime: The power to prorogue-- as it is formally called-- lies not with the prime minister but with the monarch.
  • deploy: As with her other powers, it is usually deployed at the request of the prime minister.
  • request: As with her other powers, it is usually deployed at the request of the prime minister.

Philip Hammond Backs Legal Action to Stop U.K. PM Suspending Parliament

  • legal: Bloomberg)-- U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said he would back a legal challenge against the government if the new prime minister tried to suspend Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.
  • government: Bloomberg)-- U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said he would back a legal challenge against the government if the new prime minister tried to suspend Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.
  • prime: Bloomberg)-- U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said he would back a legal challenge against the government if the new prime minister tried to suspend Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.
  • suspend: Bloomberg)-- U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said he would back a legal challenge against the government if the new prime minister tried to suspend Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.
  • block: Members of Parliament also voted this week in favor of a plan to prevent prorogation-- the latest attempt to block a no-deal Brexit.

US calls off speech by former Hong Kong envoy amid fear of derailing trade talks

  • tank: A scheduled speech at a Washington think tank by the former United States general consul to Hong Kong has been postponed on the orders of the US State Department, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.
  • consul: A scheduled speech at a Washington think tank by the former United States general consul to Hong Kong has been postponed on the orders of the US State Department, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.
  • postpone: A scheduled speech at a Washington think tank by the former United States general consul to Hong Kong has been postponed on the orders of the US State Department, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.
  • retire: Kurt Tong, who retired as Washington's envoy to Hong Kong and Macau last week, was to deliver a keynote speech on Wednesday at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies ( CSIS) to address Hong Kong's relationship with China and comment on the direction of US economic policy in the region.
  • relationship: Kurt Tong, who retired as Washington's envoy to Hong Kong and Macau last week, was to deliver a keynote speech on Wednesday at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) to address Hong Kong's relationship with China and comment on the direction of US economic policy in the region.

The countries making it easier for you to visit

  • access: This means straightforward access to places on the fabled Silk Road, such as the grand city of Samarkand, with its shrines and madrasas ( colleges).
  • discover: Silk Road cities, like Khiva, are now easier to discover Credit: GETTY.
  • course: Of course, if a landlocked Central Asian republic is not to your taste, there is always notably sea-facing Vietnam, which introduced a visa-waiver policy for 24 nations in 2015.
  • taste: Of course, if a landlocked Central Asian republic is not to your taste, there is always notably sea-facing Vietnam, which introduced a visa-waiver policy for 24 nations in 2015.
  • policy: Of course, if a landlocked Central Asian republic is not to your taste, there is always notably sea-facing Vietnam, which introduced a visa-waiver policy for 24 nations in 2015.

Iran demands Britain release seized tanker, saying action will 'have consequences'

  • release: Iran demands Britain release seized tanker, saying action will 'have consequences '.
  • seize: Iran demands Britain release seized tanker, saying action will 'have consequences '.
  • release: Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA.
  • seize: Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA.
  • foreign: Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA.