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Delhi AAP MLA resigns, joins BJP ahead of civic polls

AAP legislator Ved Prakash from Bawana joined the BJP in the presence of Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari and party MLA Vijender Gupta. "Despite Swacch Bharat Abhiyan and support from the Modi governmen...

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United Kingdom set to file for European Union divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit

United Kingdom set to file for European Union divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit

January 23, 2013: British Prime Minister David Cameron promises a referendum on Britain's membership to the European Union if the Conservative party is elected in the next general election. As in many...

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Hong Kong's divisive new leader Lam faces challenging task

As expected, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor triumphed in Sunday's election, winning 777 votes from the 1,194-member election committee to become Hong Kong's next chief executive. Chief Executive of Chin...

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Warner says White House not dispelling suspicion

Warner says White House not dispelling suspicion

O'Neil declined to comment Tuesday, and a Justice Department spokeswoman did not return a message seeking comment. Yates was eventually fired after she refused to defend the president's travel ban i...

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Putin wishes Le Pen 'good luck' on visit to Kremlin

I think we could do that with Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump", Le Pen said. "We reserve the right to talk to representatives of all the country's political forces, just as our partners in Europe a...

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Trump urges court to let travel ban take effect pending appeal

Trump urges court to let travel ban take effect pending appeal

A federal judge in Richmond will hear arguments on May 8. That ruling and a separate one in Hawaii were victories for civil liberties groups and advocates for immigrants and refugees, who argued that ...

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How the new £1 coin's 'hidden' security feature works

After October, the citizen are directed to take the coin to a bank and exchange it. The new coin features a hologram image that changes from a '£' symbol to the number "1" when viewed from different...

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PM Theresa May Notifies Brussels Officially of Brexit Launch

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, sitting below a painting of Britain's first Prime Minister Robert Walpole, signs the official letter to European Council President Donald Tusk, in 10 Downing Stre...

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Prosecutors seek arrest of former President Park Geun-hye in corruption probe

Prosecutors sought an arrest warrant for Park Monday for multiple charges including bribery, abuse of power and the leakage of state secrets. Park was removed from office on March 10 after South Kor...

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British PM May to fire starting gun on Brexit

Other high-rated euro zone bond yields were also up 1-2 bps on the day, while lower-rated South European bonds outperformed the market, only edging slightly higher on the day. For Europe, it is a ques...

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Pound falls as May to trigger Brexit process

The bloc's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier declared the Prime Minister would have to pay a £50billion divorce settlement before they could further negotiate their future relationship with the r...

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South Korea finds presumed remains of ferry disaster victim

Doing so had been a key demand of the families of the nine missing victims - four schoolchildren, two teachers, and a married couple and their child who were moving to Jeju, the ship's destination, to...

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French election: Macron takes lead in latest poll

French election: Macron takes lead in latest poll

French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen has caused controversy with her visit to Chad in the final weeks of her presidential campaign. Several opinion polls found Macron, a former investment bank...

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Resolve Ayodhya's Ramjanmabhoomi dispute amicably, says SC

Resolve Ayodhya's Ramjanmabhoomi dispute amicably, says SC

Owaisi was referring to the Allahabad Court order in which it had directed that the 2.77-acre disputed land be divided in three parts - two parts to Hindu organisations and the remaining to the Muslim...

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Trump, Comey and Russia: Let the chips fall where they may

One law enforcement official said the information in hand suggests " people connected to the campaign were in contact and it appeared they were giving the thumbs up to release information when it was ...

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US Ambassador to the United Nations: 'I Wear Heels' for 'Kicking'

But you're not going to take our No. 1 democratic friend in the Middle East and beat up on them. Welcoming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House last month, Trump did tell his...

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Sudan's Bashir 'to attend Arab League summit in Jordan' despite arrest warrant

Sudan's Bashir 'to attend Arab League summit in Jordan' despite arrest warrant

Trump rattled Arab and European leaders in February by indicating he was open to a one-state solution, upending a position taken by successive administrations and the worldwide community. Salman is in...

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United Kingdom parliament attacker used 'a number of aliases'

A 32-year-old woman, who was arrested in Manchester, was released on bail until late March. There are two people hospitalized in critical condition, one in a life-threatening condition and two polic...

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Australian family pays tribute to slain London police officer

Australian family pays tribute to slain London police officer

In a speech to the House of Commons today, Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed 12 Britons, three French children, four South Koreans, two Greeks, two Romanians, and one person each from Germany, Irel...

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Why Zuma wants to sack Gordhan despite opposition from Mantashe, Ramaphosa

Why Zuma wants to sack Gordhan despite opposition from Mantashe, Ramaphosa

After being spotted at the ANC's headquarters at Luthuli House earlier on Tuesday, Gordhan later said he was there "to have a discussion". ANN7 reported that Brian Molefe, ex-head of state utility E...

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Caroline Wozniacki too strong for Lucie Safarova in Miami

Caroline Wozniacki too strong for Lucie Safarova in Miami

Pliskova's win avenged her loss to Lučić-Baroni in the Australian Open quarterfinals and granted her a first-ever trip to the semifinals at Key Biscayne. It suited her better in Australia. Wozniacki...

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UK set to file for EU divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit

UK set to file for EU divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit

Mr Hammond said the letter builds on the position the Prime Minister has already set out, indicating that the United Kingdom would leave the single market and would not remain a "full member" of the c...

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Israel, US Conclude Talks without Settlement Agreement

Israel, US Conclude Talks without Settlement Agreement

The change in US administrations, and the shift in positions on Israeli settlements flavored the discussion Friday. "Looking at two-state or one-state, I like the one that both parties like". The st...

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Dutch look to long coalition talks after Rutte wins election

Dutch look to long coalition talks after Rutte wins election

On Wednesday, the Dutch went to the polls to elect a new government amid a diplomatic row with Ankara over Turkish ministers' visits to the European country. Wilders had insisted that whatever the res...

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Erdogan says Turkey may hold referendum on European Union accession bid

A Turkish official, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to media, said that the Turkish Foreign Ministry protested the meeting of the PKK terror group's supporters. The ...

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White House eyeing $18 billion list of social program cuts

White House eyeing $18 billion list of social program cuts

But the White House badly wants funding for the Mexico wall and hasn't fully engaged in the Hill negotiations. Congress has until April 28 to mark up and vote on the White House budget in order to a...

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Turkey uses "Nazi" metaphors out of worry for European friends - deputy PM

That would give Mr Erdogan, as president, new powers over the budget and the appointment of ministers and judges, as well as the power to dismiss parliament. "We will not organise any further events w...

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Russia's weekend protesters were young, organized, and ready to challenge Putin

The Kremlin on Monday rejected calls by the United States and the European Union to release opposition protesters detained during what it said were illegal demonstrations the previous day and accu...

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Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body still in the country

Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body still in the country

Kim was murdered on February 13 after two women - an Indonesian and a Vietnamese - smeared supremely toxic VX nerve agent on his face at the budget terminal of Kuala Lumpur International Airport, ...

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FBI Chief: Moscow Sought Trump's Presidential Victory

According to CNN , the FBI is reviewing information that includes "human intelligence, travel, business and phone records and accounts of in-person meetings", but the US official who spoke with the n...

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Rep. Pete King: Nunes Right to Share Report With Trump

Rep. Pete King: Nunes Right to Share Report With Trump

Manafort resigned as Trump's campaign chief in August 2016 following reports of illicit payments related to his previous work for the political party of Ukraine's pro-Russian former president, Vik...

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Brexit Gets Real: Prime Minister May Has Triggered UK's Exit From EU

Brexit Gets Real: Prime Minister May Has Triggered UK's Exit From EU

Earlier, her letter to European Council President Donald Tusk had triggered Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty to start up to two years of talks on Britain's departure from the bloc. However, the ex...

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Iraq forces say near Mosul mosque where IS declared 'caliphate'

Also in the day, the US-led worldwide coalition conducted an airstrike and killed six IS leaders in Souq al-Shaareen area in the IS-held city centre in western Mosul, locally known as the right bank o...

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Tillerson will not meet Turkey opposition in Ankara visit this week

Cantonal authorities in Zurich also tried to block Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu from campaigning earlier this month in support of next month's referendum to expand Erdogan's powers. Oth...

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Tillerson to go to Russian Federation but will skip North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting next month

As President Donald Trump's administration continues to be embroiled in controversy, reports surfaced this week that Tillerson didn't even want his position and his wife had to nudge him to take it....

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