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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal put on trial

Last year, the top auditor body - the Comptroller and Auditor General - had said that a chunk of the government's 526 crore publicity blitz had been used to promote the party and not the government. "...

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Thousands hold pro-EU march in central London

Meeting without Britain just days before it triggers its divorce. from the European Union, the other 27 countries signed a new declaration on the Capitoline Hill where six founding states signed the ...

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Saseendran 'sleaze talk' was a sting op, channel apologies

Saseendran 'sleaze talk' was a sting op, channel apologies

The commission has been asked to submit its report within three months. Though Saseendran had earlier mentioned that legal actions will be taken in the matter, the police had not started any investi...

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Turkey Foreign Minister: Anti-Islam Sentiment Pushing Europe to 'Wars of Religion'

Turkey Foreign Minister: Anti-Islam Sentiment Pushing Europe to 'Wars of Religion'

He suggested that Europe is moving toward the days just before World War II, Efe news reported. Dutch center-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte fended off the challenge of Wilders to score an electio...

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NYC mayor wants to close Rikers Island jail within a decade

By housing inmates across New York City's five boroughs, instead concentrating them on an island in the East River between upper Manhattan and Queens, the commission's report said the city could save ...

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Russian prosecutors move to block online calls for protests

Russian prosecutors move to block online calls for protests

Instead of directly confronting Putin, Navalny shrewdly focused his film on the alleged corrupt affairs of the much-disliked Prime Minister of Russia, Dmitry Medvedev. Navalny has faced a series of cr...

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Somalia blames Saudi-led coalition for deadly strike on boat

The bloodshed was quickly condemned by United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross, and Somalia's Foreign Minister Abdusalam Omer urged the Saudi-led coalition fighting Huthi r...

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China says body of North Korean returned to North Korea

Bilateral negotiations were reportedly held at secret locations in Kuala Lumpur a week ago after diplomatic relations had soured over the probe into the murder of Kim. They reportedly left for Pyongy...

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With Christie at his side, Trump makes push to combat opioid addition

With Christie at his side, Trump makes push to combat opioid addition

Christopher J. Christie, was sentenced to 18 months. Bill Baroni, who served as deputy executive director of the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, was sentenced to two years in prison. No oth...

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SC refuses urgent hearing in Ayodhya Ram Temple-Babri Masjid case

SC refuses urgent hearing in Ayodhya Ram Temple-Babri Masjid case

Chief Justice J S Khehar said he was ready to mediate between both parties as principal negotiator and said he was willing to spare any other sitting Supreme Court judge for the goal. At that time, th...

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Hannity sides with Freedom Caucus over Trump on health care

Trump and other top Republicans are frustrated with the group. Meanwhile, Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, left the Freedom Caucus following the drama over the health care vote, and the group was the subjec...

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Khalid Masood: Met Police release new picture of London terror attacker

Security services will now try to establish whether Masood received instructions from Isis - which claimed he was one of their "soldiers" the attack - or whether he was receiving religious instruction...

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No calm after the storm as Debbie sends Australia into a tizzy

No calm after the storm as Debbie sends Australia into a tizzy

Tony Moore / Fairfax Media Stormwater drains overflow and flood streets as the downpour reaches Brisbane. Ex-tropical cyclone Debbie to deliver heavy rain and damaging winds to Mid North Coast. Sydn...

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Senate Democrats From Trump States Bail on Schumer Over Gorsuch Confirmation

Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced he would also vote in favor of nominating Gorsuch. In their own show of obstruction, Republicans famously refused to consider President Obama's nomination of Merrick Gar...

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Matter of time before ISIS leader killed, says Rex Tillerson

The answer may depend on how one defines "defeat". "We need to help the Iraqi government provide emergency assistance to displaced populations, get them home and restore services", Ms Bishop said ...

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President approves Keystone oil pipeline

But Donald Trump, while campaigning to be president of the United States, said he would reverse Obama's decision. The change in administrations changed the project's outlook. Protestors supporting...

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Trump on Freedom Caucus: 'We must fight them'

President Donald Trump effectively declared war Thursday on the House Freedom Caucus, the powerful group of hard-line conservative Republicans who blocked the health-care bill, vowing to "fight them" ...

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Top US diplomat meets wife of jailed American in Turkey

Tillerson and Yildirim discussed working to enhance their critical security and economic ties in the region, a State Department official said after the meeting. Tillerson hailed Turkey as a "key partn...

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath puts a ban on Paan masala, Gutkha…

Maurya also confirmed that Yogi Adityanath advised against the use of pan masala, plastic and pan in government buildings and offices. The officials were given a copy of BJP's "Sankalp Patra" and inst...

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Netanyahu: Israel will restrain settlements for Trump

The outpost was announced in a bid to appease 40 settler families evicted from the West Bank settlement of Amona in February. The new community is meant to serve as compensation for the settleme...

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European Union leaders mark bloc's 60th anniversary as turning point

European Union leaders renewed their vows at a special summit in Rome on Saturday, celebrating the troubled bloc's 60th anniversary with a commitment to a common future without Britain. "We are not ...

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Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye jailed over corruption allegations

Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye jailed over corruption allegations

Ms Park lost her presidential immunity and was dismissed from her post when the constitutional court upheld a decision by parliament in December to impeach her. She had since become an icon of South K...

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South Korean court approves arrest warrant for ex-president

The court observed that Park's major criminal allegations could be justified and concerns remained over a possibility of her destroying evidence. The Seoul Central District Court on Thursday held ...

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South Africans react to Ahmed Kathrada's death

Kathrada, who frequently referred to Mandela as his "elder brother", was among three political prisoners who were sentenced to life imprisonment together with the South African anti-apartheid icon aft...

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Jong-nam murder: "Important person" and new suspects sought are North Korean

KUALA LUMPUR , Malaysia - Malaysian police said Sunday that they are hunting for more North Korean suspects over the killing of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. mainland. 'Throug...

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Pravin Gordhan sacked amid political turmoil, sliding rand

Other notable changes to Zuma's Cabinet included the appointment of Tokozile Xasa as the new Minister of Tourism, replacing Derek Hanekom, as well as that of Joe Maswanganyi as the new Minister of Tra...

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Trump Says Flynn Should Ask For Immunity: 'This Is A Witch Hunt'

One of the newspaper's sources added that given the nature of Flynn's willingness to come forward with his testimony, he may be in legal jeopardy for his short tenure as a top security official in the...

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Israel approves new settlement in Occupied West Bank

That outpost was removed by court order because it was built on privately owned Palestinian land. It will be the first entirely new settlement that an Israeli government has approved since 1991, t...

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France's Le Pen says euro exit 'wouldn't be chaos'

Ms Le Pen will regard the meeting as a coup for her foreign policy credentials as to date the Front National leader has failed to arrange meetings with any leaders bar those from far-right parties, an...

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Trump declares war on Republican conservatives: 'We must fight them'

In Rep. Scott DesJarlais' district, some residents are cheering the demise of the revised national health care law bitterly opposed by the House Freedom Caucus, of which DesJarlais is a member. Jordan...

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Putin: Criticism of Russia protest arrests is 'interference'

The hearing Thursday focused mostly on how experts say the Kremlin uses technology and disinformation to influence the opinions of Americans and not on the USA policy toward Russian Federation. The an...

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Brazilian meat scandal leads USDA to redouble food inspection efforts

Brazilian meat scandal leads USDA to redouble food inspection efforts

It said it will continue to strengthen inspections on Brazilian imports, however. Brazil is a "major partner with Oman in many projects", he said. Brazilian police said last Friday that some of the ...

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Now Justice Karnan to pass order against Supreme Court

Now Justice Karnan to pass order against Supreme Court

Do you say that you stand by whatever you have written or want to think about it, we will give you the time", the bench told Karnan as he appeared before the court, after non-bailable warrants were is...

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High heels for infants sparks controversy online

High heels for infants sparks controversy online

In a post this week on the company's Facebook page , an infant in heels sits on a miniature motorbike with the caption: "This little #Diva, defining cool posing in her #PeeWeePumps". The shoes are cr...

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For Ivanka Trump, rising profile comes with backlash

In January, she had dismissed speculation about her role in the White House and said she was busy with relocating her family from NY to Washington. A White House official confirmed last week that, a...

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