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No Move for Beef Ban in Meghalaya: BJP

No Move for Beef Ban in Meghalaya: BJP

Bachu Marak's resignation came after Bernard Marak's, who as the district president of the BJP in West Garo Hills , had accused that the leaders of the party were "not respecting the tradition and...

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Donald Trump accuses London Mayor Khan of 'pathetic excuse' over attack statement

With the seven victims of Saturday's attack not yet buried, Trump repeatedly criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan , whom he accused of playing down the terror threat. The revised travel ban, set ...

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Police make more arrests over London terror attack

A still image from a video footage shows Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addressing the House of Commons in central London April 19, 2017. Butt was a British citizen born in Pakistan. She h...

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New leader of Fine Gael captures the attention of global media outlets

Mr Varadkar, a qualified doctor, only revealed he was gay months before Ireland became the first country in the world to back same-sex marriage in a referendum in May 2015. Varadkar would be one of tw...

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Tillerson: Trump says look past turmoil and re-engage Russia

Tillerson: Trump says look past turmoil and re-engage Russia

USA media travelling with Tillerson were surprised by the number of people flipping the bird at Tillerson as his motorcade sped through town. "I've been in motorcades for a couple of years now". Abo...

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California plots to fight 'AWOL' Trump on climate

At his White House withdrawal announcement, Trump complained that the global agreement, signed by 197 countries during the previous Obama administration, was "unfair" to American workers that impose...

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Melbourne shooting and siege may be terrorism

Melbourne shooting and siege may be terrorism

As Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull put it, there are "very, very grave questions" to be answered over why this risky man was able to carry out this attack, which police are treating as an act of te...

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Tensions rise in Middle East

Gulf Arab states and Egypt have long resented Qatar's support for Islamists, especially the Muslim Brotherhood which they regard as a unsafe political enemy. After the talks between Erdogan and...

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British police name two London Bridge attackers

The Metropolitan Police also said in a statement that specialist officers were working with families and the coroner to identify those who died in the attack. The attackers were shot by police on th...

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Bloomberg leads coalition supporting Paris climate deal

Mr Pruitt said the Trump administration has been discussing next steps with the Department of Justice. Trump's move has prompted pushback from state leaders as well. Mr Obama had the USA "join" ...

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Kellyanne Conway's husband says Trump tweets hurting legal case

Conway, who had been considered a frontrunner to lead the Justice Department's Civil Division, took himself out of consideration for the job on Friday. Some of that fear abated, these aides said, wh...

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Prime Minister's stance on internet regulation condemned

Prime Minister's stance on internet regulation condemned

Facebook pledged to be a "hostile environment" for terrorists after Theresa May demanded action from internet firms following the London Bridge terror attack. Tech companies such as Google, Twitte...

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S.Korea's Moon struggles to form a cabinet meeting his ethics standards

The liberal leader had pledged during his election campaign that he would review the decision to deploy THAAD , and said it was " very shocking " his office had not been told of the latest deployment...

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Trump renews Twitter attack on London's mayor

Mr Khan had in fact said people should not be alarmed by an increased police presence. A spokesperson for Khan was quoted as saying that the mayor has " more important things to do than respond to ...

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Trump misstated our climate change data, MIT researchers say

Trump misstated our climate change data, MIT researchers say

President Donald Trump describes the impact of Paris accord. Trump announced the decision in the White House Rose Garden on Thursday, citing concerns about the accord's threat to the USA economy a...

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Mattis Calls North Korea's Threats 'Clear And Present Danger'

While China was as always a major topic of conversation at the Shangri-La Dialogue, the world's second largest economy was again weakly represented. "Our two countries can and do cooperate for mutual ...

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Goldman Sachs Accused of Financing Dictatorship in Venezuela

Goldman Sachs Accused of Financing Dictatorship in Venezuela

Julio Borges , the opposition lawmaker wrote a letter to the chief executive of Goldman Sachs mentioning "quick buck off the suffering of the Venezuelan people". Nicaragua, a staunch ally of Venez...

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United States governors, mayors, businesses, commit to Paris climate pact goals

The United States can, and will, meet its commitment under the Paris Agreement ". He never acknowledged the seriousness or even the existence of the global climate change crisis, which poses the grav...

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UK police release people arrested after London attack without charge

Ten others who were arrested in the east London neighbourhood of Barking where the two named suspects had lived remained in custody. A worker at Wheatsheaf pub, Fabio Lamas, 20, told NBC News he...

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Gulf Diplomatic Crisis Blocks Qatar's Aircraft from Airspace

Irish citizens in Qatar have been warned to be cautious after the country was cut off by other Arab states due to accusations that it supported terrorism. The Gulf states and Egypt banned all flig...

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Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails end hunger strike-Prisons Service

Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails end hunger strike-Prisons Service

The issue of Palestinians held in Israeli jails is an ongoing source of tension between the two sides. What's behind Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike? Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud...

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Fired employee kills 5, then himself at Orlando business

Fired employee kills 5, then himself at Orlando business

According to CNN, the victims were identified as 69-year-old Robert Snyder; 44-year-old Brenda Motanez-Crespo; 53-year-old Kevin Clark; 46-year-old Kevin Lawson; and 57-year-old Jeffrey Roberts. Offic...

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Fiji hosted Ocean Conference begins in NY

Fiji hosted Ocean Conference begins in NY

The Ocean Conference will see for the first time all 193 UN nations come together to compare notes on how the world is implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14; to conserve,...

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Doha flights as per schedule: Jet Airways, IndiGo

The move came just two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia and vowed to improve ties with both Riyadh and Cairo to combat terrorism and contain Iran . Qatar later claimed the...

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Arab nations cut ties with Qatar in major row

The crisis is the worst to hit Gulf Arab nations since the creation in 1981 of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) grouping Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar . It did not elab...

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Police name 2 suspects of London Bridge attack

All three attackers were shot dead by police, who made at least a dozen arrests in east London on Sunday and carried out further raids on Monday morning. "I don't think we should roll out the red ...

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London Police ID Two of the Perpetrators of Saturday's Terrorist Attack

Redouane, 30, also used the name Rachid Elkhdar, claiming to be six years younger. Seven people were killed in the assault, which occurred Saturday when three masked men drove a van into pedestria...

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Hong Kong marks 28 years since bloody Tiananmen crackdown

Hong Kong marks 28 years since bloody Tiananmen crackdown

To date, there has never been a confirmation on the exact numbers of casualties during the protests between June 3 and 4 in Beijing although estimated numbers by different sources range between hund...

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The Saudi offensive against Qatar and the global intensification of geopolitical conflict

Airlines from numerous affected countries, including Bahrain's Gulf Air, Etihad Airways and Emirates, say they plan to cancel flights to and from the Qatari capital Doha starting from Tuesday morning....

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Qatar sports network blocked in UAE

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates made no demands of Qatar as their decision plunged the global travel hub into chaos and ignited the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Gulf sinc...

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Timeline: How the Trump-Khan relationship grew so heated

There is no reason to be alarmed by this'. Khan said that nobody will be allowed to divide "our communities". London mayor Sadiq Khan today vowed that the capital "will never be broken" by terrori...

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Two explosions heard in eastern part of Jakarta in Indonesia; ten injured

Two explosions heard in eastern part of Jakarta in Indonesia; ten injured

It is suspected that was only one suicide bomber involved but that he had also placed another bomb in the area which went off during the attack, leading to the two blasts that witnesses cited, Wasisto...

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Qatar And Its Neighbours May Lose Billions From Diplomatic Split

As the Arab world's biggest powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday over its alleged support for the Muslim Brotherhood , ISIS (Islamic State ) and al-Qaeda, the Qatar diplomatic crisis could potenti...

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General Election: Labour continuing to close gap on Tories new poll shows

General Election: Labour continuing to close gap on Tories new poll shows

Angry voters rounded on British Prime Minister Theresa May in a live television grilling on Friday, just six days before the general election and at the end of a tough week for her campaign. "Unde...

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Disgruntled former employee kills 5, self in Orlando business park

Officials also identified the deceased shooter as John Robert Neumann Jr , 45. "We have information that at least one of them had a negative relationship with him, but he was certainly singling out...

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