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Stop Playing Politics with Chibok Girls ~ NLC President Warns

Stop Playing Politics with Chibok Girls ~ NLC President Warns

The militant group has also kidnapped thousands of other people during their insurgency in the region. While the 21 girls freed in October were able to see their families in Chibok over Christmas,...

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Turkey urges USA to reverse decision to arm Syrian Kurdish group

Trump on Monday "authorised the Department of Defence to equip Kurdish elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces as necessary to ensure a clear victory over ISIS in Raqa", Pentagon spokeswoman Dana Whi...

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Japan protests over North Korea missile

The Trump administration has called on China to apply more pressure to the North Korean regime. Meanwhile, North Korea has posted a letter of protest to the U.S. The projectile launch comes two we...

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UNESCO Demands Israel Vacate Jerusalem as Capital on Israel's Independence Day

Submitted by Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar and Sudan, the resolution also sharply criticizes Israel's construction in eastern Jerusalem's Old City and "deplores" the Jewish state...

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Scottish Conservatives launch Angus general election campaign

Scottish Conservatives launch Angus general election campaign

Despite having the largest number of councillors, this doesn't guarantee the Tory party a controlling interest - unless Labour and the SNP can not reach an agreement on a coalition deal. The results...

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Laptop Ban Could Expand to Flights From Europe; ASTA Weighs In

In March, the United States announced laptop restrictions on flights originating from 10 airports including in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because of fears that a conceale...

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Oil steadies, but rattled by concern about OPEC's clout

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other producers including Russian Federation have agreed to cut output by nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) during the first half of th...

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Death Toll Rises to 36 as Protests In Venezuela Show No…

Death Toll Rises to 36 as Protests In Venezuela Show No…

In total, 37 people have died and around 800 have been injured in fighting in the country between security forces and protesters since the start of April. During the march, local media broadcast a...

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Evaluating LA pitch for 2024 requires imagination

Yet the evaluation team's tour only reinforced the belief that the fate of Los Angeles' Olympic future rests not so much in the hands of Baumann and his 14-member commission but the IOC's four vice ...

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Severe Weather Across South And Central US Leaves 16 Dead

Severe Weather Across South And Central US Leaves 16 Dead

The third tornado, which has been upgraded to an EF-4, had a much larger track, setting down at 5:29 p.m.in the Eustace area, which is in Henderson County, and stopped just west of Canton at 6:10 p.m....

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Mnuchin Says U.S. Reserves Right To Be Protectionist

Mnuchin Says U.S. Reserves Right To Be Protectionist

In a final statement , the ministers said, "we reiterate our commitment to global economic and financial cooperation and we remain determined to use all policy tools - monetary, fiscal and structural...

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North Korea launches possible ballistic missile, S. Korea says

North Korea launches possible ballistic missile, S. Korea says

The missile launch was detected at approximately 10:30 a.m. Hawaii time, and landed in the Sea of Japan, a U.S. PACOM spokesperson said in a statement . Moon, unlike his conservative predecessors, ad...

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Some 40 People Injured in Protests in Caracas Prompted by Maduro's Initiative

In an attempt to find a way out of the political turmoil which Venezuela has found itself in since last month, Maduro announced he was invoking provisions of the Venezuelan Constitution, which, he arg...

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Donald Trump urges peace between Russian Federation and Ukraine in tweet

United States press photographers were not invited to the meeting, there had been no plans to immediately release images, and in an official White House account of the meeting, the presence of ambassa...

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Still no clear American policy on peace, Palestinian experts say

President Trump stressed that he is personally committed to helping Israelis and Palestinians achieve a comprehensive peace, and that any peace settlement can only be the product of direct negotiation...

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All Blacks coach Hansen plays down England World Cup threat

England were knocked out of the 2015 Rugby World Cup at the Pool stage, after losing to Wales and Australia. The draw featured the 12 teams that had booked places courtesy of a top-three pool finis...

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Trump says no collusion; GOP and Dem members say case isn't closed

Trump says no collusion; GOP and Dem members say case isn't closed

But Clapper also told the Senate that he does not know the details of the of FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation during the presidential election. Mr. Graham asked...

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Trump's own version of Comey drama raises more questions than it answers

The White House Correspondents' Association was quick to respond, condemning the proposal and stressing the importance of press briefings. Despite what President Donald Trump said earlier in the day...

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AAP used prototyope, EVMs are with us: Election Commission

AAP used prototyope, EVMs are with us: Election Commission

The poll panel is likely to seek suggestions for its proposed "EVM challenge", which will provide a chance to those doubting Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) to prove that these can be tampered with....

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Prove EVMs can't be hacked, activists tell EC

AAP was a divided house when the party leadership raised suspicion against EVMs following the defeats in Delhi civic elections and Assembly polls in Punjab and Goa. Mishra also said he is likely to fi...

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Bill defining Israel as a Jewish state gets government backing

Hebrew and Arabic are Israel's current official languages. Among other things, the bill downgrades Arabic from its current status as an official language of the state to that of "special" language t...

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PSEB Class 12th Results 2017 Release Tomorrow, Punjab Board 12th Result

PSEB Class 12th Results 2017 Release Tomorrow, Punjab Board 12th Result

As soon as results declared, Students can check the Punjab class 12 results at official website or follow the steps below will be able to check their results on the PSEB official website. The Pun...

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Despite protests, DeVos delivering Bethune-Cookman address

Despite protests, DeVos delivering Bethune-Cookman address

The president of the university, Dr. Edison O. Jackson , threatened to cut the proceedings short if the students kept booing the education secretary. DeVos came under fire herself in February for fra...

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Lawmakers want answers from the White House after Trump's 'tapes' tweet

The potential nominees "are very well known, highly respected, really talented people", the president told reporters aboard Air Force One. "I know that I'm not under investigation. Trump was referri...

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Korea's new president to White House; N. Korea calls for 'new chapter'

Despite Chinese anger at North Korea's repeated nuclear and missile tests, China remains the isolated state's most important economic and diplomatic backer, even as Beijing has signed up for tough Uni...

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Sarah Paulson's Stunned Reaction to Madonna Wins Met Gala

Previously, it was claimed the star would be spending his evening looking after the two children he shares with the 36-year-old reality star - three-year-old daughter North and 17-month-old son Sain...

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On 'fast' track: Kapil Mishra faces counter-protest from AAP MLA

On 'fast' track: Kapil Mishra faces counter-protest from AAP MLA

A police source said the youth was overpowered when he started shouting at Mishra, asking why he was "doing this drama". Police haven't confirmed his involvement with any organisation or party altho...

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Head of French bishops welcomes Macron's election

Paris: Incoming French president Emmanuel Macron was starting to build his centrist government today, with his former Socialist boss Manuel Valls jockeying for position in a radically changed politi...

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Over 2000 CoBRA commandos to tackle Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

Over 2000 CoBRA commandos to tackle Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

Headquartered in Raipur , it was given the responsibility of deployment of CRPF troops in the entire "Red belt" of states hit by Naxalite violence including West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Odisha, Chh...

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Votes to be recounted in Vancouver-False Creek, Courtenay-Comox

Votes to be recounted in Vancouver-False Creek, Courtenay-Comox

While Elections B.C. rejected NDP candidate Morgane Oger's request for not meeting requirements, it accepted that of another candidate in the same Vancouver-False Creek riding, Phillip James Ryan, the...

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BC ridings to get recounts following tight election race

BC ridings to get recounts following tight election race

Recount requests are accepted if the difference between the top two candidates is 100 votes or less, or if there were errors with accepting or rejecting ballots or discrepancies between the ballot cou...

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Nigeria Chibok girls: 103 freed girls to go back to school

Nigeria Chibok girls: 103 freed girls to go back to school

Minister of women's affairs and social development Aisha Alhassan said: "We will not relent until all are back", as she addressed reporters in the capital Abuja. The program extends to all kidnapped g...

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Senate intelligence panel subpoenas Michael Flynn for Russian Federation documents

Senate intelligence panel subpoenas Michael Flynn for Russian Federation documents

Investigators have been looking into possible wrongdoing in how Flynn handled disclosures about payments from clients tied to foreign governments including Russian Federation and Turkey, US officials ...

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United States close to $140b Saudi arms deal ahead of Trump's visit

Trump's predecessor President Barack Obama had a testy relationship with both Israel and Saudi Arabia, whose leaders viewed him as being concerned less with traditional alliances than with negotiating...

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Why The 82 Freed Chibokgirls Are Chubby - Femi Adesina

Why The 82 Freed Chibokgirls Are Chubby - Femi Adesina

MEMBERS of the Boko Haram group have released 82 schoolgirls from the almost 300 they abducted in north-eastern Nigeria three years ago, Nigeria's government has announced. Security agencies, the ...

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