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AFC puts off Malaysia vs North Korea match in Pyongyang

AFC puts off Malaysia vs North Korea match in Pyongyang

On Tuesday, North Korea declared a temporary ban to stop Malaysians there from leaving the country as both countries' ties deteriorated due to a row over the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong-u...

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Injured In Bomb Blast In Imphal

Injured In Bomb Blast In Imphal

The injured persons were taken to the army hospital at Leimakhong. No underground outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the blasts. A day after eight persons including women were injured in...

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Sri Lanka assures probe into fisherman's killing: MEA

Sri Lanka assures probe into fisherman's killing: MEA

Defence authorities have already commenced a probe in to claims by Indian fishermen that South Indian fishermen were allegedly shot at by the Sri Lanka Navy. Thereby, it has been agreed to release eig...

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United States general talks with Turkey, Russia on Syria missions

Turkey has been looking to buy a long-range missile defence system since 2013 and Turkish media reported in November that Moscow had submitted an initial offer. Senators weigh how to pay for T in in...

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SC issues arrest warrant against Calcutta HC judge CS Karnan

SC issues arrest warrant against Calcutta HC judge CS Karnan

As per Supreme Court Rules, if a person doesn't appear before the SC when summoned, a bailable warrant is served against him. The court has directed the West Bengal Director General of Police to per...

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VM Sudheeran steps down as Kerala Congress committee President

VM Sudheeran steps down as Kerala Congress committee President

He made the announcement on Friday at KPCC headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram citing health reasons. The leader said that he has not discussed this decision with anyone. He was injured in a recent a...

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Russians killed in helicopter crash in Istanbul

Russians killed in helicopter crash in Istanbul

Istanbul governor Vasip Sahin told state-run news agency Anadolu that five people were killed. Two pilots, four foreigners and one Turkish national were reportedly found at the scene of the crash ....

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2 killed, 1 injured in shooting at Basel cafe

2 killed, 1 injured in shooting at Basel cafe

A statement from the office of the local prosecutor said two men entered Cafe 56 on Thursday evening and opened fire. It added, "Two customers were killed". Images from the scene showed bullet holes...

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Modest changes in British economic forecast - OBR

Modest changes in British economic forecast - OBR

However, Britain's fiscal watchdog outlined a more gloomy picture for the long-term future. Fitch, which is more pessimistic than the OBR about economic growth this year and next, said its concerns ...

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French envoy to Japan says he would not serve under Le Pen

Delanoe's support for the Macron campaign is a blow for the Socialist candidate for the presidency, Benoit Hamon, whose hard-left policies have led some commentators to dismiss him as unelectable. The...

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Tory MPs attack Philip Hammond... but IFS backs his 'baby steps'

Tory MPs attack Philip Hammond... but IFS backs his 'baby steps'

Workers - whether they are employees or self-employed - pay National Insurance to qualify for certain benefits, such as the state pension. In particular, the wide-ranging reforms to the taxation of ...

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Turkey's Nazi references 'must stop,' are unworthy of bilateral ties - Merkel

Turkey's Nazi references 'must stop,' are unworthy of bilateral ties - Merkel

At the same time, strained relations between Germany and Turkey, which soured after a failed army bid last July to overthrow Erdogan, reached a new low this month in a row over Turkish political ralli...

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Ministry asked to place names of bloggers on ECL over 'blasphemous' content

Ministry asked to place names of bloggers on ECL over 'blasphemous' content

It is not the issue of Muslims living in Pakistan alone, but the sentiments of entire Ummah (Muslim community) are hurt by such madness and Muslims all across the world have serious concerns over fail...

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BCCI files official complaint with ICC against Steve Smith and Peter Handscomb

BCCI files official complaint with ICC against Steve Smith and Peter Handscomb

The BCCI had lodged a complaint against Smith, attempting to charge him with a code of conduct breach, in an extraordinary decision to ignore the authority of the ICC and try and take law into their o...

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Amid North Korea crisis, PM urges Malaysians to unite

Amid North Korea crisis, PM urges Malaysians to unite

Najib added that Malaysia would not sever ties with North Korea as it was important to keep the channel of communication open. The remaining nine Malaysians were fine, Najib said in a Facebook post ...

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South Africa's Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Admitted into the Hospital for Observation

South Africa's Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Admitted into the Hospital for Observation

In December last year‚ Madikizela-Mandela‚ 80‚ was rushed to hospital for reasons not made known to the public. Winnie, 80, was in hospital for several weeks a year ago for back surgery.

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Mevlut Cavusoglu Zurich wants Turkish foreign minister visit cancelled

Mevlut Cavusoglu Zurich wants Turkish foreign minister visit cancelled

He also kept up the anti-German tirade after the meeting, telling press at a business fair later the same day that: "In Germany we see many politicians and the press. "Do you think that by not allowin...

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Katherine Clark joins House Democrats' walkout for 'A Day Without a Woman'

Katherine Clark joins House Democrats' walkout for 'A Day Without a Woman'

It feels like coming home to a surprise party right after having your dog put down. The most vulnerable women in the country have been making a difference through "risky organizing" this year and ...

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US Marines Enter Syria to Aid Fight for ISIS' Capital Raqqa

Over the weekend, a separate force of elite United States army Rangers was also deployed near a town north-west of Raqqa in heavily armoured vehicles, in an attempt to end clashes between SDF fighte...

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Illegal border crossings into USA from Mexico drop 40%

While there are often seasonal fluctuations - fewer immigrants usually attempt to cross the border from Mexico into the U.S.in winter - Border Patrol agents typically see a 10% to 20% surge of people ...

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CNN presenter eats human brain while filming with cannibal sect

CNN presenter eats human brain while filming with cannibal sect

The three-term Congresswoman, said while good people across the country are working hard to increase mutual understanding and respect between people of different religions, she is "very disturbed"...

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Iran successfully tests ballistic missile

Iran successfully tests ballistic missile

Brig. Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh said during a speech the missile destroyed a floating target from about 820 feet, the state-run Tasnim News Agency reported. The Iranian-built missile can strike floa...

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Family members of Malaysians in Pyongyang fear for their safety

Maznah, 63, the mother of Iza Karmila Mary Ramli, 33, the wife of Mohd Nor Azrin Md Zain, the Counsellor at the Malaysian Embassy in Pyongyang, are still in North Korea with their three children after...

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FC Barcelona's give world 'sound of happiness' post comeback win vs PSG

FC Barcelona's give world 'sound of happiness' post comeback win vs PSG

Barcelona is now the first team in Champions League history to overcome a four-goal deficit, according to ESPN . However Edinson Cavani's away goal for PSG just after the hour mark looked to be a f...

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Malaysian PM Najib Razak accuses North Korea of holding Malaysian citizens hostage

Malaysian PM Najib Razak accuses North Korea of holding Malaysian citizens hostage

The official told CNN that police believed another North Korean man who is wanted for questioning, Ri Ji U, is also holed up in the embassy. The dispute is connected to the February 13 killing of ...

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Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban

A new executive order by the US President Donald has reinstated the ban on immigration from six Muslim-majority countries, dropping Iraq from the previous list. as part of his "Make America great ...

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A Threat or Ally? With New Travel Ban, Trump Shifts on Iraq

A Threat or Ally? With New Travel Ban, Trump Shifts on Iraq

The order affects people from Syria, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and Libya. "Iraq is an important ally to defeat Isis", said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, adding that an "intense review over the...

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Reprieve for Etisalat as NCC, CBN prevail on banks against take-over

Reprieve for Etisalat as NCC, CBN prevail on banks against take-over

According to the NCC, the decision was taken yesterday afternoon after a meeting in Abuja between the NCC Executive Vice Chairman Prof. The central bank has invited the management of Etisalat Nige...

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Iraq aims to drive Islamic State from west Mosul within a month

Iraq aims to drive Islamic State from west Mosul within a month

Officials say they believe Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi fled Mosul as Iraqi security forces advanced on the city and is now hiding out in the desert. "I will not hesitate to strike terror...

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Angela Merkel hits back at Turkish claims of 'Nazi-style practices'

Merkel spoke unusually bluntly in the Bundestag lower house of parliament, calling for the release of a German-Turkish journalist being held in a Turkish prison. "We will not allow the victims of the ...

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Ahead Of Budget Session 2.0, PM Modi Pins Hopes On GST Passage

Ahead Of Budget Session 2.0, PM Modi Pins Hopes On GST Passage

Modi also said that he hoped that discussion and debate would take place in Parliament on issues which would benefit the poor and work towards the welfare of the financially weaker section of the soci...

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Five things to know about President Trump's new travel ban

Five things to know about President Trump's new travel ban

While the first ban restricted travel of people with valid visas from those countries, this one instead suspends any new visa processing for the next 90 days, the New York Times reported . The Trump ...

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Rep. Maxine Waters walks back her Trump piss tape remarks

Rep. Maxine Waters walks back her Trump piss tape remarks

Waters said, "I've always said that I believe if we get the investigations that need to be done if we drill down, we're going to see the connections". 'I don't think you can do the impeachment just be...

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Akhilesh Yadav open to alliance with BSP

Akhilesh Yadav open to alliance with BSP

The results of the assembly elections, held between February 11 and March 8, will be declared on March 11. Yesterday, with Exit Polls showing "lotus" blooming in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhile...

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Here's What Hillary Clinton Wants You to Remember This International Women's Day

Here's What Hillary Clinton Wants You to Remember This International Women's Day

However, Clinton wasn't shy about making some jokes at her own expense either, framing her election loss in a way that set an example for women to never give up. "We are the leaders". "I've had my u...

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