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N. Korea Urges Trump to Be 'Bold' on Denuclearization

North Korean state media blamed Donald Trump's political opponents for the "deadlock" over denuclearisation on Saturday, urging the US President to act boldly to make progress on the thorny issue.

Trump and the North's leader Kim Jong Un held a groundbreaking summit in Singapore in June, which the US leader touted as a historic breakthrough.

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Ex-CIA Directors Issue Unprecedented Trump Condemnation

Former CIA directors and another half dozen of America's most senior spies have issued an unprecedented condemnation of President Donald Trump, after his decision to blacklist their colleague John Brennan.

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Italy Buries Bridge Collapse Dead amid Outrage

Italy will hold a state funeral service Saturday to commemorate dozens of people killed in Genoa's bridge disaster, as some outraged relatives vowed to shun official ceremonies and rescuers pulled more bodies from the wreckage. 

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More Than 320 Dead in India Flood Crisis

Pressure intensified Saturday to save thousands still trapped by devastating floods that have killed more than 300 in the Indian state of Kerala, triggering landslides and sending torrents sweeping through villages in the region's worst inundation crisis in a century.

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U.S. Condemns Venezuela 'Arbitrary' Arrests over Alleged Attack

The United States on Friday condemned alleged arbitrary detentions and forced confessions by the Venezuelan government in its investigation into the failed August 4 drone "attack" on President Nicolas Maduro.

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Chile Arrests Two after Bomb Threats Ground Nine Planes

Chilean police said Friday they had arrested two people for making bomb threats that forced the grounding of nine commercial flights the day before.

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Mattis Says Further Taliban Assaults Likely in Weeks ahead

The Taliban is likely to keep up its recent surge of violence in advance of scheduled parliamentary elections in October but Western-backed Afghan defenses will not break, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday.

In his most detailed comments on the Taliban's assault on the eastern city of Ghazni since it began Aug. 10, Mattis said the Taliban had six objectives in and around the city and failed to seize any of them. He would not specify the six sites.

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Turkey Says Will Respond if U.S. Imposes More Sanctions

Turkey on Friday threatened to respond if the United States levied further sanctions over the detention of an American pastor, which has sparked a diplomatic standoff and battered the Turkish currency. 

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Pakistani MPs Elect World Cup Cricket Hero Imran Khan as Next PM

Pakistan's World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan was formally elected prime minister of Pakistan Friday, promising a new era of responsibility and prosperity in a fighting speech in parliament. 

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Trump Says DC Rained on Military Parade, Will Go to Paris Instead

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday he had cancelled a military parade planned for November due to high costs -- hours after the Pentagon indefinitely postponed the much-maligned event -- and would instead head to Paris for ceremonies marking the end of World War I.

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