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UP cabinet meetings to be held in different cities

UP cabinet meetings to be held in different cities

In the run-up to Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had promised farm loan waiver in the first cabinet meeting if BJP was voted to power. A promise of complete loan waiver was ...

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Refusing To Sing Vande Mataram Shows Narrow Mindedness, Says Yogi Adityanath

Refusing To Sing Vande Mataram Shows Narrow Mindedness, Says Yogi Adityanath

Amid the row over " Vande Mataram ", Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik today said everyone should respect the recognition given to it, while state's deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya held that ...

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Assad speaks with Iran's president, who affirms support

After about 100 people were killed in a chemical attack on Syria's Idlib province Tuesday, Trump ordered missile strikes on the air base in Syria from which the chemicals were launched. For now, the T...

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Warplanes Strike Syrian Town Recovering From Chemical Attack: Human Rights Group

The missiles were aimed at an airbase that the United States believes the Syrian government used to carry out chemical weapons attacks against its own civilians earlier this week. This attack has done...

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Why Are Chemical Weapons a 'Red Line' for US Intervention?

Assad had to be shown the world won't tolerate a leader who gasses people to death. After his first use of our nation's military might, what happens next will be Trump's true test of leadership on t...

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MAS plane skids off runway during landing at Sibu Airport

MAS plane skids off runway during landing at Sibu Airport

The Boeing 737-800 aircraft was carrying 61 passengers and six crew members and had departed from Kuala Lumpur global airport. No injuries were reported among the 61 passengers and six crew onboard,...

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Strikes add to Syrian mess

Responding to Russia's claim that the United States missile strike on a Syrian airbase wasn't very effective, President Donald Trump has explained as to why the runways were not attacked and remain ...

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Rouhani condemns US strike on Syrian airbase

Moscow has further promised to strengthen Syria's anti-aircraft defences and it is shutting down a hotline with the United States created to avoid collisions between their air forces over the country....

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Stockholm terror suspect was known to police

The man, detained on Friday night on terrorism charges after the attack in the capital, appeared to have acted alone but "we still can not rule out that more people are involved", he said. "And then I...

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Iran condemns US strike on Syria air base

Iran condemns US strike on Syria air base

Hassan Haj Ali, commander of the Free Idlib Army rebel group, which fights under the FSA umbrella, told Reuters the strikes came at a "very important phase" and showed Syrians that "there is still hum...

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Disgraced Park downsized from Blue House to solitary cell

Disgraced Park downsized from Blue House to solitary cell

Facing the court's decision to issue an arrest warrant early on Friday morning, Park undid her hairdo and washed off her makeup, before leaving for the detention center, according to officials. Park i...

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Here's how much United States missile attack in Syria cost

Here's how much United States missile attack in Syria cost

Johnson's foreign office said in a written statement Saturday he would no longer make the trip because "developments in Syria have changed the situation fundamentally". Eyewitnesses said that at lea...

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North Korea blasts US strikes on Syria, says justify nukes: state media

However, the U.S.is prepared to make a move if necessary. Pyongyang test-fired its first ballistic missile this year on February 12, while Trump was hosting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar...

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USA threatens further strikes in Syria

USA threatens further strikes in Syria

What's happened to the other rebel groups supported by the U.S.? "My aunt, my uncle Kareem, my friends, my neighbours, my god", she says. Todd Recknagel, a 53-year-old managing partner of a private ...

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Spain denies ship made illegal incursion off Gibraltar

Gibraltar is under British rule as it was seized as part of a war in the 18th century. As for what Gibralter thinks, Fabian Picardo, chief minister of the territory, accused the European Union ...

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Keeping poll promise Adityanath waives farmers' loan upto Rs 1 lakh

While congratulating Adityanath for taking the decision in his very first cabinet meeting, Thackeray also took an indirect swipe at the BJP. Uttar Pradesh has 2.15 crore farmers. Fadnavis said he ha...

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Carl Vinson Strike Group Ordered to Korea Amid Rising Tensions

Carl Vinson Strike Group Ordered to Korea Amid Rising Tensions

The carrier group includes the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, with support from several missile destroyers and missile cruisers. The isolated regime of Kim Jong-un has carried out five nuclear ...

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Stockholm lorry attack:

Stockholm lorry attack: "Technical device" found in driver seat

While the suspect behind the attack has not been named, Swedish police told The New York Times Saturday that they had arrested a 39-year-old Uzbekistan-born man Friday evening in alleged connection....

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Klopp lauds Liverpool hero Mignolet

Klopp lauds Liverpool hero Mignolet

The much maligned Simon Mignolet is back in the hearts of Liverpool fans again following a brilliant display at Stoke on Saturday. "We've won a few games this year, but this is really special". Aw...

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Jared And Ivanka Face Ethics Minefield Over $741M Empire

Jared And Ivanka Face Ethics Minefield Over $741M Empire

Thanks to his family's real estate firm, Kushner has one of the largest fortunes of the White House officials. Financial information for most members of Trump's cabinet - as opposed to White House s...

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Jurors Set to Begin Deliberations in Hernandez Murder Trial

Jurors Set to Begin Deliberations in Hernandez Murder Trial

During the month of testimony, prosecutors and defense lawyers called dozens of witnesses, with the prosecution's star being Bradley, who contended Hernandez had grown furious with the two men in the ...

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UN Security Council adopts statement strongly condemning North Korea missile launch

Trump Administration officials have repeatedly insisted they believe China could quickly and unilaterally solve North Korea with little effort, though the U.S. -South Korea joint exercises for incre...

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Warner Says 'Great, Great Deal of Smoke' on Russian Federation

Warner Says 'Great, Great Deal of Smoke' on Russian Federation

President Donald Trump should uncover Russian activities during the election, Warner said, even as he criticised the U.S. leader for what he called "wild and uncorroborated accusations" that his campa...

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Chinese and US First Ladies visit local Florida school for private performance

Peng is in Palm Beach with Xi for the Chinese president's first meeting with his US counterpart, Donald Trump. It was the first time the two leaders met, after a United States election that featured...

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Basque group ETA hands over arms in southern parts of France

Northern Ireland's Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams welcomed ETA's "historic" decision to put "its weapons beyond use". The Spanish government has downplayed the disarmament as a unilateral affair and s...

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Donald Trump says USA 'representing the world' in Syria air strikes

Donald Trump says USA 'representing the world' in Syria air strikes

Speaking at a press conference earlier this week, Johnson said: 'We in the United Kingdom, together with our French friends, have called an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council. He will visit ...

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Stockholm attack: Explosives found in truck, says Swedish media

The most recent such attack in Stockholm was on December 11, 2010, when an Iraqi-born Swede, Taimour Abdulwahab al-Abdaly, detonated two devices, including one that killed him, in central Stockholm...

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Pence: Trump is defender of Israel and Jewish people

Trump has shown significant flexibility — stunning many last month when he broke with decades of USA policy by saying the US could live with a one-state solution, rather than a two-state solution in...

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North Korea fires ballistic missile into East Sea

North Korea fires ballistic missile into East Sea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently released a freakish statement in response to their missile test: "The United States has spoken enough about North Korea". A woman walks past a television sc...

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Trump Son-In-Law Kushner Expresses Confidence In Iraqi Fight For Mosul

Dunford invited Kushner and Thomas Bossert, a presidential assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, on the trip to meet with Iraqi leaders and US forces, and to receive an update on the f...

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North Korea calls USA strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

The response by North Korea's foreign ministry, carried by the official KCNA news agency, was the first since U.S. warships in the Mediterranean Sea launched dozens of missiles at a Syrian air base wh...

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I try not to overthink it says Masters rookie leader Thomas Pieters

Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson , a USA left-hander who would become the oldest victor in Masters history two months before his 47th birthday by taking his fourth green jacket, was on one-u...

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No Malaysians involved in truck attack in Stockholm: Wisma Putra

The official police Twitter account said one man had been arrested and police Chief Vidar Pedersen said police were working to disarm the device, which was found on the street outside the Groenland st...

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Fighting intensifies in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon

Fighting intensifies in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon

The latest round began on Friday when a joint security force grouping the main Palestinian factions met resistance from Badr fighters as it tried to deploy in the camp. And Lebanon's health ministry a...

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'Tremendous progress' in China talks

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Mr. Xi urged that the two sides should promote the "healthy development of bilateral trade and investment" and advance talks on a bilateral invest...

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