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WB CM Mamata Banerjee calls on PM Narendra Modi

The outstanding dues of Rs 10,469.01 crore are towards payment for MNREGA, Swachh Bharat Mission and some other schemes. Ms Banerjee, who is now in Delhi on the invitation of President Pranab Mukher...

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Norway raises security threat level after Oslo bomb scare

The youth was not identified but Bjornland said intelligence agencies had been aware of him. Norwegian police carried out a controlled explosion of the "bomb-like device" in central Oslo on Sund...

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Syria strike a message to others, including N Korea

The White House, in its statement released Sunday about the previous day's call, said Trump thanked Abe for his support of the US missile strikes and they "also agreed to further cooperation on a rang...

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Russian agents arrest 3 in subway bombing, defuse device

Akbarzhon Dzhalilov is believed to be between 21 and 22 years old, Kyrgyzstan's State Committee for National Security said in a statement . His name was later confirmed by Russian investigators, wh...

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Parties urges EC to revert to ballot paper system

Parties urges EC to revert to ballot paper system

Currently, the Election Commission is starved of funds to fit all the machines with VVPAT well before the upcoming assembly polls. The AAP leader said the machines were not malfunctioning as claimed...

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5 killed in anti-India protests on Kashmir by-election day

5 killed in anti-India protests on Kashmir by-election day

While the raiders allowed the polling staff to leave, the jawans were rescued after CRPF rushed extra forces. At several other booths, protesters were pushed back without resorting to firing. Without ...

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Indian Farmers Stage Naked Protest Outside Prime Minister's Office

Indian Farmers Stage Naked Protest Outside Prime Minister's Office

The protesting farmers were soon arrested. In the entire 10 minute affair the farmers rolled on the road shouting "save India, save farmers". Cops intervened and took the protesters back to their si...

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New explosives found in Russia's St Petersburg linked to metro bombing

Petersburg metro. Akhbarzhon Dzhalilov, the 22-year-old whom investigators believe detonated a bomb on a train as it traveled between two central St. Earlier: Russian security officials are checki...

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Spain urges United Kingdom not to lose temper over Gibraltar

Spain urges United Kingdom not to lose temper over Gibraltar

Britain is annoyed with Spain and the European Union because the EU has said Spain should have veto rights on any agreements regarding Gibraltar in Brexit talks. Spain now appears to have some lev...

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Second French presidential debate turns into a feisty affair

Second French presidential debate turns into a feisty affair

Melenchon would yank France out of NATO, European treaties and global trade pacts. The others are Jacques Cheminade, who rails against the "domination" of global finance; the New Anti-Capitalist P...

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US aircraft carrier-led strike group headed towards Korean Peninsula

Tillerson said on Thursday that Russian Federation had "failed in its responsibility" to remove Syria's chemical weapons under a 2013 agreement, which he argued showed Russian Federation was either co...

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Truck attack suspect 'showed ISIS sympathies'

Truck attack suspect 'showed ISIS sympathies'

Fifteen people were injured, including two who were in critical condition. Police had found a suspect device in the cab of the lorry. There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the S...

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Philippine appellate court affirms conviction of US Marine

Philippine appellate court affirms conviction of US Marine

In a decision dated April 3, the CA Special 16th Division dismissed U.S. Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton's plea of self-defense for killing Jeffrey Laude, a Philippine transgender, and upheld a regional...

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South Sudan residents say army carrying out ethnic killings

South Sudan residents say army carrying out ethnic killings

The Troika also welcomes the Sudanese government's decision to donate food from their own food reserves to people in need in South Sudan. Evaline Akonga, a mother of three children, who fled to Ngor...

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Syrian envoy says further aggression by U.S. will invite retaliation

Syrian envoy says further aggression by U.S. will invite retaliation

Reacting to the U.S. strike Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Washington had carried out an "unjust and unabashed assault" against Syria which "shows nothing but short-sightedness, a narrowness of...

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Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russian Federation

The first two months of Trump's presidency passed with little said about Assad's government, while extra USA troops arrived to help Kurdish and Arab militias in northern Syria fight against Daesh. "...

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After Syria strikes, Trump officials seem to send mixed signals on Assad

Tillerson is scheduled to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The Russian-Iranian joint operation room in Syria said on Sunday that Syria's allies will strongly respond to ...

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North Korea calls United States strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

McMaster said Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed at their summit in Florida that "what must happen is the de-nuclearization of the Korean peninsula". "The U.S. missile attack against Syri...

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NDA allies to attend PM Narendra Modi's grand dinner tonight

NDA allies to attend PM Narendra Modi's grand dinner tonight

Sajjad Lone from Kashmir; Ramdas Athavale; Raju Shetty and Mahadev Jankar from Maharashtra; Vijai Sardesai and Sudhir Dhavalikar from Goa; P C Thomas and Vellappally from Kerala; and Sikkim Chief Mini...

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Rice's name requests may be criminal, Trump says

Rice's name requests may be criminal, Trump says

I think it's going to be the biggest story". Though public figures like Rice face a higher standard in bringing such claims, Culhane said she could contend Trump demonstrated a "reckless disregard" fo...

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South Korea Test Fires 800 Kilometre-Range Missile

Analysts have said Wednesday's launch of a ballistic missile from North Korea's east coast probably took place with the summit in mind as the reclusive state presses ahead with its missile and nuclear...

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Farm debt waiver: UP takes lead, Punjab still finalising details

Samajwadi Party (SP) senior leader Shivpal Singh Yadav will meet Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today the latter?s official residence 5 Kalidas Marg in Lucknow. Farm loan waiver was th...

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2 killed, 4 injured, 11 missing in house collapse in Poland

2 killed, 4 injured, 11 missing in house collapse in Poland

The search and rescue operation is expected to continue throughout the weekend. A gas explosion may have caused two of the building's floors to collapse, according to a spokesman for firefighters in...

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Led coalition: 229 civilian deaths in strikes since 2014

Less than 1 percent of the almost 18,000 US -led coalition airstrikes on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria yielded reports of possible civilian casualties, according to the Pentagon's monthly ci...

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Egypt declares state of emergency after church bombings

Global security firm and NBC News consultant Flashpoint Intelligence said that ISIS-affiliated Amaq Media said the terror group carried out the two church attacks. The 20-minute video, titled "Fight...

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Egypt declares state of emergency after Palm Sunday church bombings kill 44

Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail and President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi condemned the attacks and offered their condolences to the victims. At least 43 people were killed and 100 injured in two sep...

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AQR Capital Management LLC Cuts Position in The Coca-Cola Co (KO)

AQR Capital Management LLC Cuts Position in The Coca-Cola Co (KO)

Washington Trust Bank boosted its stake in The Coca-Cola by 5.8% in the third quarter. DIAM Co. Ltd. increased its position in shares of The Coca-Cola by 22.5% in the third quarter. During the sam...

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United States warships reportedly headed towards Korea peninsula

On May 9, South Korea will hold an early election to pick a president who will succeed Park Geun-hye after her ouster in March over a massive corruption scandal. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...

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Leahy, Sanders And Welch Urge Caution After U.S. Attack On Syria

Leahy, Sanders And Welch Urge Caution After U.S. Attack On Syria

The question of whether President Donald Trump needs congressional approval for military airstrikes has been raised following Thursday's USA launch of 59 missiles against an air base in Syria. 3 USA o...

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Gorsuch Takes Supreme Court Seat After Divisive Confirmation

Gorsuch, whom the Senate confirmed on Friday, will take his judicial oath at 11 am EDT (1500 GMT) in a Rose Garden ceremony. The moderate Kennedy, who is considered the court's swing vote, is the ...

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Buildings Collapse During Massive Fire in Portsmouth, NH

Buildings Collapse During Massive Fire in Portsmouth, NH

A fourth building was heavily damaged in the fire. Achilles said the age of the building was a factor in how quickly it burned. By sunrise, piles of rubble stood at the corner. A building collapse...

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Egypt set for three-month state of emergency after church bombings

Sisi on the state of emergency. The Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, claimed responsibility for the attacks, which are both just the latest instance of Egypt's Coptic-Christian minority be...

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EU's Tusk, Britain's May want to reduce tensions in Brexit talks

EU's Tusk, Britain's May want to reduce tensions in Brexit talks

Mrs May formally triggered two years of withdrawal talks when she invoked Article 50 last week. No 10 said the Prime Minister had reiterated her desire to secure a "deep and special partnership" wit...

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Trump's security adviser reaffirms plan to deploy missile defense system

However, the U.S.is prepared to make a move if necessary. Ralph Cossa, president of the Pacific Forum CSIS think tank in Honolulu, said he was expecting North Korea would do something to coincide wi...

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Aftermath of Terror Attack in Sweden - It Could Have Been Worse

Aftermath of Terror Attack in Sweden - It Could Have Been Worse

He was given four weeks to leave the country, and in February his case was handed to police to deport him. Other sources quoted by Expressen on Saturday said the man had already confessed to police ...

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