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Pakistan Summons Afghan Charge d'Affairs Over Deadly Border Incident

Pakistan Summons Afghan Charge d'Affairs Over Deadly Border Incident

Lower House speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi told today's general session that the Afghan forces, especially Kandahar police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq had effectively responded to the Pakistani aggression. "P...

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Climate: China's Xi talks tough as USA hesitation frustrates talks

Trump had hoped to announce a decision by the Group of Seven nations summit May 26-27 in Sicily, Italy, but White House press secretary Sean Spicer said it has now been put off. In April, a group of m...

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Palestinians to step up solidarity marches on 26th day of hunger strike

Families of prisoners spoke at the sit in, demanding worldwide and legal organizations intervene "without any delay to achieve the demands of Palestinian prisoners", who have been on mass hunger strik...

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Before the axe, James Comey was pushing Donald Trump-Russia probe harder

Many Democrats have criticized Comey's management of the Clinton investigation, but they questioned the timing of his dismissal, given that Trump could have acted soon after taking office on January 2...

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Prez Buhari Has Handed Over To Me- Vice Prez Osinbajo Clarifies

Prez Buhari Has Handed Over To Me- Vice Prez Osinbajo Clarifies

In fact, tell them that I said I said that their fight is very wise'. "I pray the Lord will preserve our president to continue to lead as the nation has voted him to do. The northern group also comm...

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Stone vows to cooperate with Senate committee

Stone vows to cooperate with Senate committee

The White House announced February 13, 2017 that Michael Flynn has resigned as President Donald Trump's national security advisor, amid escalating controversy over his contacts with Moscow. "We believ...

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White House: Republicans to be rewarded for health care vote

White House: Republicans to be rewarded for health care vote

The prospect of states taking advantage of the waivers is also not lost on Democratic leaders, who have said they will therefore make preexisting conditions a campaign issue in gubernatorial and s...

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BJP worker murdered at Payyannur in Kannur district

BJP worker murdered at Payyannur in Kannur district

The deceased has been identified as Choorakkad Biju (34) of nearby Kakkampara. Biju was the 12th accused in the murder of Dhanaraj, a CPM worker from Payyannur. The BJP and the CPM have been blaming e...

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Macron unveils parliamentary candidates list

Macron unveils parliamentary candidates list

Sapin, who has previously worked alongside Macron, said the new president has "personality" to "make choices, and to ensure they are passed by a majority in the Assembly to meet the desires of the F...

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EVM row: Election Commission to meet political parties today

EVM row: Election Commission to meet political parties today

Poonawalla cited state election commission data for the recent polls to the Pune Municipal Corporation showing a mismatch between the total number of votes cast and the votes counted in 41 of the 160 ...

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Tillerson urges ASEAN ministers to cut N Korea funding, minimise diplomatic ties

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Patrick Murphy said Tillerson urged ASEAN members to consider cutting or downgrading diplomatic relations with Pyongyang to limit financial transactions under diplo...

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Talks under way to secure release of more kidnapped schoolgirls

Allen Manasseh, Chibok parents' spokesperson, speaks during an interview in Abuja, Nigeria, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Nigeria's Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Alhassan Thursday ...

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China pressures South Korea about missile system

North Korea has conducted two nuclear tests and test-fired almost 30 missiles since past year. Despite Chinese anger at North Korea's repeated nuclear and missile tests, China remains the isolated s...

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Copy-Scam Alert: Google Docs phishing emails

In a statement late yesterday, however, Google said that even as the campaign accessed and used contact information, no other data was apparently exposed. If you inadvertently give access, this ...

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Know how to check Odisha +2 Science exam-2017 results

Know how to check Odisha +2 Science exam-2017 results

For other streams such as Arts and Commerce, results will be declared later. A huge number of candidates appeared for the examination. Bhubaneswar: The results of +2 (Science) examinations were ...

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Biotech regulatory committee approves commercial release of GM Mustard

Biotech regulatory committee approves commercial release of GM Mustard

DHM-11 mustard, if approved by the environment minister, will be the first food-crop to be approved for commercialisation - provided Bt cotton is not considered to be a food crop. Prime Minister Nar...

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Labour meets to agree election manifesto after draft is leaked

It was claimed that the explosive move was created to damage the Labour leader by revealing his left-wing prospectus for the country early. Roughly a quarter of people (22, 24 and 25 per cent respec...

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Isco's away goal hands CL final berth to Real Madrid

Isco's away goal hands CL final berth to Real Madrid

In the second half we played better, with Isco between the lines, Benzema. Despite the disappointment of bowing out to Real once more, Atletico boss Diego Simeone beamed with pride at his side's p...

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The harsh reality of Brexit is finally setting in

The harsh reality of Brexit is finally setting in

Mr Carney today said: "The economy is still growing solidly". Perhaps Gov Carney hasn't heard of Mr. Murphy's law. It raises questions as to whether the Bank's predictions are providing too optimist...

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Trump on Israeli-Palestinian deal: 'We will get it done'

All children of God must be taught to value and respect human life, and condemn all of those who target the innocent ". "It was on these grounds that President Abbas stood with a courageous peacemak...

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Freed Chibok girls have bullet fragments; will need surgery - FG

Freed Chibok girls have bullet fragments; will need surgery - FG

He stressed that the negotiator's revelation might be a ploy to give up on the rescue of the remaining girls.Tsambibo condemned the Federal Government's refusal to allow parents and relations of the r...

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Pool party gunman called ex-girlfriend during deadly rampage

Pool party gunman called ex-girlfriend during deadly rampage

Selis, who worked at a vehicle dealership and lived in the apartment complex, allegedly entered the pool area, sat in a lounge chair, and then called his ex-girlfriend, telling her he just shot two p...

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Invitation to Duterte draws flak

Invitation to Duterte draws flak

In the past, Duterte claimed to have thrown a suspect out of a helicopter , and also alleges that he regularly patrolled the city on a motorcycle while mayor of Davao City "looking for an encounter...

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Chibok Girls A long road to recovery from Boko Haram's camp

Chibok Girls A long road to recovery from Boko Haram's camp

In a March 2017 interview with Public Radio International , one of the girls now at New Foundation School said, "When I go back to my community, I want to teach people to read and to encourage them t...

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Pro-EU Macron marches into French presidency

French researchers largely supported Macron, it seems. "The situation is too serious for sectarianism and to be partisan", he said, later adding that Macron's victory was positive for France. "Every...

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Marchers for climate change unfazed by snowy weather in Denver on Saturday

All in all, it's been an active, convoluted week for the politics of climate change south of the border, as Friday saw the controversial initial op-ed columnfor the New York Times from Pulitzer Priz...

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UNESCO passes Jerusalem resolution critical of Israel

Tuesday's resolution, passed on the day that Israel was celebrating its independence, calls on Israel to rescind any "legislative and administrative measures and actions" it has taken to "alter the ch...

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Turkey to take further anti-Kurdish military action in Iraq, Syria

Turkey to take further anti-Kurdish military action in Iraq, Syria

Hundreds of US troops are deployed on the ground in Syria to support the Raqqa offensive. Turkey last week bombed targets of the Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG) in Syria, earning the wrath o...

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Decision to jail Ahok politically driven: Lawyer

A court in Indonesia found Jakarta's governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama guilty of blasphemy against Islam on Tuesday. Prosecutors last month recommended a two-year suspended prison sentence for ...

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European Union summit leaders unanimously agree negotiating stance

European Union summit leaders unanimously agree negotiating stance

Tusk also commented, "We all want a close and strong future relationship with the UK". "In view of the unique circumstances on the island of Ireland, flexible and imaginative solutions will be requi...

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Trump Says He Planned To Fire 'Grandstander' Comey 'Regardless Of Recommendation'

It hasn't recovered from that. Despite the memo, the Washington Post reported Wednesday , citing anonymous White House sources, that Rosenstein had threatened to resign over the fact he had been ...

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U.S. Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents

U.S. Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents

Yates had two in-person meetings and a phone call with White House counsel Don McGahn on January 26 and January 27, respectively. It's no surprise she went to the White House to speak truth to power a...

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ICJ Asks Pakistan to Stay Execution of an Indian Convicted of Spying

He said that India got "no response" from Pakistan on getting the documents of the case and the charge sheet. The stay order, valid till the Indian petition is decided, was formally announced by the...

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Third North Korean dud testing The Donald's patience

Third North Korean dud testing The Donald's patience

Responding to the development, US President Donald Trump slammed North Korea for the provocative move. When host John Dickerson prodded to see whether that meant Trump was considering military actio...

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SoftBank sinks $500M into United Kingdom virtual reality startup

SoftBank sinks $500M into United Kingdom virtual reality startup

The round was led by SoftBank , which took a non-controlling stake in Improbable, with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Horizons Ventures. Improbable says its cutting-...

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