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Sri Lanka Extends Emergency in Surprise Move

A state of emergency was extended by Sri Lanka's President Saturday, going back on pledges to relax the tough laws introduced after the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people.

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Three Dead, More Feared Buried in Cambodia Building Collapse

At least three people died when an under-construction building collapsed at a Cambodian beach resort early Saturday, officials said, with fears an unknown number of others may still be buried in the rubble.

The seven-storey building in the beach town of Sihanoukville, owned by a Chinese company, collapsed with workers inside.

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Last-Minute Iran Strike Reversal Showcases Trump's Confusion on War

Donald Trump wants to be warlike and he wants to avoid war -- and late Thursday, with U.S. bombers poised to unleash explosive fury on Iran, those contradictory impulses came to a head.

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U.S. Poised to Tighten Sanctions on Iran over Terror Financing

The United States is set to increase pressure on Iran for failing to head off funds to terrorists, threatening new sanctions if Tehran fails to comply, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday.

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Case against Italy's Salvini for 'False Imprisonment' Dropped

An Italian court on Friday threw out a case against Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for alleged false imprisonment after he refused to let migrants disembark from a rescue ship.

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Iran Denies Receiving Trump Warning of U.S. Attack

Iran denied Friday a report that President Donald Trump warned of an imminent attack by the United States, in retaliation for the Islamic republic shooting down a U.S. drone.

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U.S. Requests U.N. Security Council Meeting on Iran Monday

The United States has requested a closed-door U.N. Security Council meeting on Iran and the latest developments in the Gulf, diplomats said Friday.

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Trump Says He Called Off Iran Strikes at Last Minute

President Donald Trump said Friday the United States was "cocked & loaded" to strike Iran but pulled back at the last minute because it would not have been a "proportionate" response to Tehran shooting down an American drone.

The downing of the drone -- which Iran insists violated its airspace, a claim Washington denies -- has seen tensions between the countries spike after a series of attacks on tankers the U.S. has blamed on Tehran.

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EU leaders warn next British PM: No Brexit renegotiation

The EU's top leaders Friday fired a Brexit warning to whoever wins the battle to become the next British prime minister, saying the existing divorce deal could not be changed.

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Iran TV Shows 'Debris' of Downed US Drone

Iran's state television broadcast images Friday of what it said was debris from a downed US drone recovered inside its territorial waters.

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