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Jakarta bombing attacks ‘linked to ISIL’

Indonesian authorities have linked twin bombings that killed three police officers in Jakarta to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS). They have raided the home of one of the suspected suicide bombers and are investigating whether the attackers communicated with fighters in Syria. Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta. – Subscribe to …

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Cook Scores Ton As Essex Thrash Hampshire In Just Three Days – Specsavers County Championship 2017

Excellent hundreds from Alastair Cook and Tom Westley laid the foundation for Essex, as they defeated Hampshire by an innings and 97 runs thanks to a stellar bowling performance. Follow every ball of this year’s County Championship with dynamic in-game coverage on the ECB Match Centre: https://www.ecb.co.uk/county-championship/match-centre#match-5526 This is the official channel of the ECB. Watch all the latest videos …

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Why I sang Oasis at Manchester silence – BBC News

Woman who attended Manchester silence tells Radio Five Live’s Emma Barnett why she started to sing Oasis hit ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’ Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog World In Pictures https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX37n4R0UGJN-TLiQOm7ZTP Big Hitters https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUME-LUrFkDwFmiEc3jwMXP Just Good News https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUsYo_P26cjihXLN-k3w246

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Saudi Arabia steps up efforts to reduce global oil supply

Saudi Arabia steps up efforts to reduce global oil supply Khaled Al Faleh, Saudi Arabia’s energy minister, is under pressure to rally support among key oil producers to rein in excess supply. He has played a crucial role in convincing non-OPEC members such as Russia to cut output for the first six months of this year. Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra …

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Afghanistan: Sending more foreign troops is like ‘adding wood to fire’

NATO is holding a meeting to discuss the prospect of sending more troops to combat Taliban fighters who have gained significant ground in Afghanistan in recent years. US Donald President Donald Trump is considering deploying at least 3,000 more under the NATO banner. But many in Afghanistan doubt that the increase in foreign forces will bring positive change. Al Jazeera’s …

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Manchester United wins Europa League trophy for first time

Manchester United wins Europa League trophy for first time English football club Manchester United has won the Europa League trophy for the first time in its history, beating Ajax 2-0 in the final in Sweden’s capital, Stockholm. The match went ahead as planned less than 48 hours after a bombing in United’s home city which killed at least 22 people …

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