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Vladimir Putin's piano recital steals the show in China

The Russian president took a couple of minutes out ahead of bilateral talks with the Chinese President Xi Jinping... to play the piano. His impromptu performance was filmed and went viral on social m...

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Report that Trump leaked classified intel is false, national security adviser says

Report that Trump leaked classified intel is false, national security adviser says

CNN has yet to confirm the details of The Washington Post report . The White House denied the reports. "During that exchange the nature of specific threats were discussed, but they did not discuss ...

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Know All About How Mother's Day Was Founded

Know All About How Mother's Day Was Founded

In Hindu tradition, Mother's Day is called "Mata Tirtha Aunshi" or " Mother Pilgrimage fortnight", and is celebrated in countries with a Hindu population, surprisingly more in Nepal than in India...

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Today in Conservative Media: White House Leaks Prove Trump Isn't a Fascist

Today in Conservative Media: White House Leaks Prove Trump Isn't a Fascist

Graham said. "You can't be cute about tapes". Trump's pick to succeed Comey will have to first appear at confirmation hearings before a Senate panel, before the nomination is put to a vote in the en...

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Poll shows Tories in commanding lead despite slip for Theresa May

The online poll of 1,552 people was conducted on May 3 and 4. The party failed to break through against the Tories in south-west England - however made advances in some General Election target seats...

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Families who sheltered fugitive Snowden looking for fast-track asylum to Canada

Families who sheltered fugitive Snowden looking for fast-track asylum to Canada

Tibbo said today Canada must allow these seven people into Canada while it processes their refugee claims because there is little chance they will be able to remain in Hong Kong. Fearing that that ...

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Silk Road Project Vital for World Economy, Peace

China has promoted itself as a global champion of free trade in response to pressure in the United States and Europe for restrictions on imports, despite complaints by Beijing's trading partners tha...

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India seeks UN court order to bar execution of naval officer

Ambassador Moazzam Ahmad Khan, Dr Muhammad Faisal and Syed Faraz Hussain were present at the Peace Palace as members of Pakistan's legal team. Interestingly, Mittal shook hands with some of the Paki...

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South Korea's Moon to send envoys to Beijing to ease tensions

In the first direct contact between the South Korean and Chinese leaders, Xi explained China's position, Yoon, the South Korean presidential spokesman said, without elaborating. "Threats from North Ko...

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Trump says wants to move quickly to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Rosenstein has the authority to name one and has been urged to do so by U.S. lawmakers across the aisle after President Donald Trump fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation director amid his inquiry...

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Tehran mayor throws weight behind hardliner in Iran election

Tehran mayor throws weight behind hardliner in Iran election

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin walls in Moscow, Russia, March 28, 2017. Under the 2015 agreement, Iran agreed to ro...

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British Columbia election puts energy projects at risk

When the campaign kicked off April 11, the Liberals held 47 of the Legislature's 85 seats, the NDP had 35, the Greens one and there was one independent. But the results in several electoral districts...

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RBSE 12th Results 2017 Declared Science Commerce - Rajasthan Board Class XII

RBSE 12th Results 2017 Declared Science Commerce - Rajasthan Board Class XII

The toppers of the state and their pass percentages will be announced by the board . The results will be announced on 15th May 2017 this year. The science stream result was 89.21 percent, while the...

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North Korea Detains Fourth American Citizen on Charges of 'Hostile Acts'

USA officials have said all options, including a military strike, are on the table in trying to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions. The regime's official news agency said Sunday that he was being ...

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France's new president moves quickly on first full day in office

France's new president moves quickly on first full day in office

With Germany's economy - Europe's largest - outperforming that of France, the traditional Franco-German motor at the heart of the European Union that has often misfired in recent years. Centrist Mr Ma...

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Pakistan may not accept ICJ's jurisdiction in Jadhav's case

Citing sources, the report said that though the CJI plans to hold public hearings of the case from May 15, Pakistan does not accept its jurisdiction since it involves "national stability". Moreover, I...

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Federal Budget: $8 billion tax hike won't just hit banks

Federal Budget: $8 billion tax hike won't just hit banks

The budget will be the first since PM Malcolm Turnbull's government was re-elected on a tiny majority past year. "It seems not only were banks kept in the dark on this tax, but perhaps Treasury offi...

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Horgan holds hope he will be BC premier

Political scientists say Green Leader Andrew Weaver must carefully stickhandle the power he has while not alienating his own supporters if the results of the election are confirmed in the coming weeks...

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Sean Spicer says 'no comment' when asked about Trump taping FBI director

Former FBI Director James Comey is "not worried" about President Trump's suggestion that conversations between the two of them could have been taped, CNN reported Friday. "When I talked to Sen". ...

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World's biggest cyberattack hits 150 countries and the threat is 'escalating'

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd said on Saturday that the problem was largely resolved but that "there's always more" that could be done to protect against computer viruses. Wainwright warned the healthc...

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Trump says he did not ask Comey for his loyalty -Fox News

Trump says he did not ask Comey for his loyalty -Fox News

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper raised doubt about Trump's assertion that Comey had assured him he was not under investigation. "I heard it was stated at the committee, at...

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'Moors murderer' Ian Brady, reviled child-killer, dies at 79

The serial killer has been ill for some time and is being looked after by specially-trained nurses. Moors Murderer Ian Brady has died, taking with him the location of one of his victim's bodies. Ove...

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No 'clean slate' between the US and Russia, Tillerson says

No 'clean slate' between the US and Russia, Tillerson says

And so that's my only line. Even so, "it's in the interest of the American people, it's in the interest of Russian Federation, the rest of the world, that we do something to see if we can not improv...

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Banks confront Morrison on levy details

Banks confront Morrison on levy details

He cautioned the so-called Big Five - Commonwealth Bank, Westpac Banking, Australia and New Zealand Banking, National Australia Bank Ltd and Macquarie Group Ltd - against passing the costs on to consu...

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Macron presidency sealed with a kiss

Macron presidency sealed with a kiss

Fabius said, adding that Macron is both things. Despite historic low approval ratings, the former president tweeted after leaving the palace: "I leave a country in a much better state than I found ...

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France's Macron picks PM from the right, blowing apart old boundaries

France's Macron picks PM from the right, blowing apart old boundaries

Socialist Hollande's five years in power were plagued by a sluggish economy and bloody terror attacks that killed more than 230 people and he leaves office after a single term. Mr Macron also suggeste...

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Malaysia seizes 330 exotic tortoises from Madagascar

Malaysia seizes 330 exotic tortoises from Madagascar

The cargo arrived from Antananarivo Airport in Madagascar declared as "stones". "Based on public tip-off, customs officials raided the cargo area of the airport and found five suspicious crates", th...

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European Union condemns North Korea's test-launch of ballistic missile

European Union condemns North Korea's test-launch of ballistic missile

KCNA said the new rocket was a "perfect weapon" which was "capable of carrying a large-size heavy nuclear warhead". Each new nuclear and longer-range missile test is part of the North's attempt to b...

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Washington considering new sanctions on N. Korea if needed: Tillerson

The newspaper quotes a spokesman for the State Department's East Asia and Pacific office as saying Washington wants countries to "suspend or downgrade diplomatic relations" with the North and take...

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United States move to arm Syrian Kurds make Turkey fume

United States move to arm Syrian Kurds make Turkey fume

Erdogan was speaking a day after the Pentagon announced that US President Donald Trump had approved arming what it called "Kurdish elements" of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a group dominated ...

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China Pledges $14.5B Funding Boost To Silk Road Fund

China Pledges $14.5B Funding Boost To Silk Road Fund

The worldwide gathering was called to promote Xi's signature foreign policy project, the "One Belt, One Road" initiative as the new Silk Road project is known. President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote ...

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Two Persons Killed, 3 Injured in Pakistan Shelling Along LoC

Two Persons Killed, 3 Injured in Pakistan Shelling Along LoC

They had on Saturday pounded civilian areas and forward posts along the LoC in Nowshera area with mortar shells, killing two persons and injuring three. The security forces were patrolling Seer villag...

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Russia: Syrian Safe Zones Plan Comes Into Effect

Mohammed Rasheed, a spokesman for the Jaish al-Nasr rebel group, said Russian Federation was "merely playing political games" and "making declarations". An official with Russia's military general staf...

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Sally Yates Testimony Blows Trump Russia Scandal Wide Open

Sally Yates Testimony Blows Trump Russia Scandal Wide Open

Donald Trump has been accused of trying to intimidate a witness who was set to testify at a hearing about possible Russian interference in the United States election. Responding to a question over wh...

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Liberal losses in BC cast doubt on energy projects

Clark, 51, told supporters early Wednesday she intends to remain premier despite coming one seat shy of the bare minimum 44-seat threshold needed to form a majority government. "This campaign is not o...

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