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Protecting climate an article of faith for us, says PM Narendra Modi

Speaking after holding two hours of wide-ranging talks with Macron at the presidential Elysee Palace here, Modi said the Paris climate deal reflects “our duty towards protecting the mother Earth a...

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France and India pledge to combat climate change

Modi said protecting "mother Earth" was part of Indian culture. Analysts claim that US' exit from Paris climate deal would have an adverse impact, as it was considered to be the biggest potential ...

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'Moment of truth': Macron admits Trump handshake 'wasn't innocent'

Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron's news-making handshake. We've all seen countless videos wherein POTUS yanks someone's arm in an attempt to look dominant as the unsuspecting soul stumbles toward...

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Explosions kill at least 4 at funeral in Kabul

Hundreds of demonstrators demanded better security in the Afghan capital in the wake of a powerful truck bomb attack t. According tot he reports presented by the officials, nearly three explosions r...

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Kabul blast: Afghanistan President orders execution of 11 Haqqani network, Taliban prisoners

Kabul blast: Afghanistan President orders execution of 11 Haqqani network, Taliban prisoners

Afghanistan's spy agency has blamed the insurgent group Haqqani network and neighbouring Pakistan for the massive truck bombing in which around 90 people were killed in Kabul on Wednesday. No g...

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Trump Wants Global Leaders To Just Call Him On His Cellphone

Trump Wants Global Leaders To Just Call Him On His Cellphone

This is far from the first bout of public concern over the president's potential privacy issues - it was once questioned whether he was tweeting from his personal Android. According to reports, Trum...

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Corbyn Backs Brexit But 'With a Deal' in TV Debate

Corbyn Backs Brexit But 'With a Deal' in TV Debate

The Tories were hoping to "avoid exposing the deficiencies of Theresa May to public scrutiny" by criticising the Labour leader, said Tom Watson, whose words were significant, given his own relatio...

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Explosions kill at least 6 attending Kabul funeral

The blasts occurred as a funeral was taking place for a one of those who died in violent clashes between police and protesters on Friday. Mr Ezadyar was the son of Alam Ezadyar, the deputy speak...

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House Intelligence Committee issues seven subpoenas

But as Nunes' story unraveled - and news emerged that the intelligence he reviewed was provided by White House staffers - pressure grew for him to step aside. ambassadors", a possible reference to Pow...

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Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China

Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China

Mr Turnbull and Ms Payne are due to fly back to Australia on Saturday night, where she will prepare for a visit by Mr Mattis and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Sydney on Monday for further...

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Ireland Elects Its First Openly Gay Prime Minister

And he said the party will come together after two weeks of robust debate. "I remember this day nearly 15 years ago and the sense of excitement & possibility", he said. Mr Varadkar had already recei...

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Kabul protest that left several dead enters second day

Kabul protest that left several dead enters second day

Salem Izadyar died at a hospital after he was injured Friday in anti-government protests in Kabul , Afghan media reported. The unrest has heaped pressure on the government of President Ashraf G...

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French President Macron to visit India this year

Revealing his decision, the US President had argued that the agreement unfairly benefited countries like India and China . "PM @narendramodi meets new French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris "...

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U.S. singer Grande delights fans with United Kingdom hospital visit

Grande has 107 million followers on Instagram , and she posted a photo of her visit to the Royal Manchester children's hospital on Friday. The parents welcomed this gesture " full of humility and i...

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Trump critics, backers march around globe over climate and Russia

Trump critics, backers march around globe over climate and Russia

People around the world have also planned their own protest against the United States president. Thousands of protesters turned out in New York, Washington, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and elsewher...

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Jet-lagged Lions limp to lacklustre opening tour win in New Zealand

Jet-lagged Lions limp to lacklustre opening tour win in New Zealand

By chance, Te Kāea came across members of the Provincial Barbarians team out for a walk in the build-up to their clash with the Lions. England star Owen Farrell had hardly set foot on the sodd...

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Erie County Seeks to Hold Itself to Paris Climate Agreement

The plan on the county level seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels over the next eight years. "We're going to do everything America would have done if it ha...

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France, India to cooperate in fighting climate change

When European leaders said the Paris accord couldn't be altered, The President chose to pull out and insisted he was keeping his campaign promise to stop worldwide agreements that disadvantage the U...

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Iranian General: US-Saudi Arms Deal to Jeopardize Regional Security

The secretary of commerce expressed surprise - and approval - at the lack of visible protests during President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia , despite the ruling monarchy's repression of dem...

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France, India to cooperate in fighting climate change (EDF, AREVA, EDF)

French President Emmanuel Macron is meeting with the prime minister of India, a critical player in the Paris climate accord, as world governments begin to adjust to the us decision to withdraw. In...

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Rahm slams Trump on Paris pullout, joins pledge to meet climate goals

Earlier in the day, however, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency , Scott Pruitt , delivered an energetic defense. Mr Pruitt cited figures on carbon emissions reduction for the 2000 t...

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Afghan police fire into air to disperse demonstrators in Kabul

One of the most bloody weeks in Kabul for months began with the devastating truck bomb attack in the city's diplomatic zone on Wednesday morning which killed more than 80 people and wounded more tha...

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Tillerson says Trump 'pressured' Netanyahu, Abbas to revive peace talks

It is unclear if the "pressure" exerted by Trump would resonate with Israeli leaders. The report quotes a Palestinian official who said that Trump has not abandoned the two-state peace plan, b...

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Backed Syrian fighters advancing toward IS-held Raqqa

IS fighters have yet to be cleared from the crowded Old City and parts of Zanjili district as well as the medical sector. A statement issued by the Al-Hashd al-Shaaib, the Arab name for the Popular ...

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Cuomo announces $1.5 billion for renewable energy projects

Cuomo announces $1.5 billion for renewable energy projects

Financing details for those projects aren't fully spelled out in the announcement. The leaders of France, Germany and Italy joined to "note with regret" the Trump decision . Cuomo also announced a ...

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Indian arrested in Pakistan for not carrying travel documents, says report

India can not claim victory in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case at the International Court of Justice as the court has issued "just a procedural order", the lawyer who represented Pakistan in the case h...

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Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege for Comey testimony - NY Times

Comey was leading the FBI's probe into the allegations, and his firing sparked a political uproar. But such a maneuver would likely draw a backlash and could be challenged in court, they said. Whi...

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British Columbia political alliance vows to block pipeline expansion

US Capital Advisors also issued estimates for Kinder Morgan's Q4 2017 earnings at $0.17 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $0.64 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.18 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.19 EPS, Q4 2018 earning...

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Greinke earns 7th win as Arizona edges Miami, 3-2

Greinke earns 7th win as Arizona edges Miami, 3-2

Yes, the good times - and lines - are rolling for the Marlins , who are 6-2 in their past eight games, a streak that started when manager Don Mattingly moved cleanup hitter Giancarlo Stanton to t...

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India, France show common front on climate change fight

Focus was on counter-terrorism, climate change , energy cooperation, trade and commerce, application of high-end technology, cultural and student exchanges and an assessment of incidents happening ar...

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Three explosions rock funeral of Kabul protester

Three explosions rock funeral of Kabul protester

The protest promptly turned violent, as a group of demonstrators tried to cross a cordon and began to throw projectiles at riot police, who responded by firing warning shots into the air. Some demonst...

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Petersburg International Economic Forum kicks off

Underlining that defence partnership between the two countries had been very strong, the Prime Minister said whatever might have been the state of worldwide situation, the defence and strategic partne...

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Here is why June is Pride Month

Here is why June is Pride Month

She tweeted: "Logging back on after Shavuot, wishing everyone a joyful #Pride2017 ". "This month we celebrate and honor the #LGBTQ community". The mother-of-three praised the LGBTQ community ...

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India vows to 'go beyond' Paris accord, adding pressure on Trump

Macron described it as a "concrete instrument" in the fight against climate warming, and said other countries would be brought in at the India summit. Nasa's Goddard Institute for Space Studies say...

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Sabzar killing: Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar

However, locals said that he was killed by forces during protests. They said restrictions on the assembly and movement of more than four people, under CrPC Section 144, were imposed in Budgam and Gand...

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