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G20 ministers struggle to find consensus on trade, climate

Instead, finance ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Germany issued a statement today saying that countries "are working to strengthen the contribution of trade" to their economies. Germany´s Econ...

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How will Merkel approach her meeting with Trump?

How will Merkel approach her meeting with Trump?

On Friday President Donald Trump met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House. "Many nations owe vast sums of money from past years". Trump is defending his false wiretapping clai...

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Iraqi Special Forces are clearing Mosul in house-to-house fighting

Iraqi Special Forces are clearing Mosul in house-to-house fighting

ISIS had named Mosul as their capital of their self-named caliphate and trying to hold onto the city at all costs and to extract the largest possible price by the Iraqi forces trying to take back thei...

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G-20 grapples with differences on trade

The meeting of the most powerful economies' finance ministers in Germany this week will likely be dominated by talk about whether to commit to free trade, as previous meetings have - or implicitly acc...

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BSF orders probe into death of three tribals in Tripura

BSF orders probe into death of three tribals in Tripura

CPI calls bandh over death of tribals in BSF firing :- In the subdivision of South Tripura district, the bandh was called by the ruling CPI over the death of three tribals in firing by the BSF. Govern...

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Punjab Assembly Polls: Kejriwal alleges of scam in 'rigged' EVM's

Aam Aadmi Party has emerged second largest party in the 117 strong Punjab assembly with 20 seats. However, the Election Commission has dismissed their contention. Harsimrat advised Kejriwal to go fo...

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NSA official calls reports that British spied on Trump 'arrant nonsense'

NSA official calls reports that British spied on Trump 'arrant nonsense'

Press Secretary Sean Spicer cited unsubstantiated remarks by a Fox News commentator that the British government spied on Trump to hide "American fingerprints". In a series of tweets earlier this m...

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Evidence elusive, but Spicer says Trump 'stands by' wiretap claim

Evidence elusive, but Spicer says Trump 'stands by' wiretap claim

The White House will not repeat again claims that British spies snooped on Donald Trump, Britain said Friday after the United Kingdom eavesdropping agency branded them "utterly ridiculous" in a rare p...

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Nothing wrong in BJP forming govts in Goa, Manipur: Amit Shah

Nothing wrong in BJP forming govts in Goa, Manipur: Amit Shah

Rane had been absent from the crucial floor test on Thursday, which the Bharatiya Janata Party had won with 22 MLAs - 13 BJP legislators supported Manohar Parrikar's claim to the chief minister's post...

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Trump offers no apology for claim on British spying

Trump offers no apology for claim on British spying

Speaking on Friday, Theresa May's spokesman said the government had "made clear" to the United States that the "ridiculous" claims should be ignored, and had received assurances in return that they wi...

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Trump Offered No Apology Over British Intelligence Spy Claims, White House Says

Trump Offered No Apology Over British Intelligence Spy Claims, White House Says

Their rebuttal of Mr Trump's claim was further echoed by House Speaker Paul Ryan, the top Republican on Capitol Hill, who told CNN yesterday that "we have not seen any evidence that there was a wireta...

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Spies Claim Vladimir Putin 'Behind' Donald Trump Wiretapping Drama

President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to sidestep their differences in a meeting at the White House Friday, but their first public appearance was punctuated by some awkw...

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Trump budget: Rex Tillerson defends foreign aid budget squeeze

Trump budget: Rex Tillerson defends foreign aid budget squeeze

He also disputed a report that he skipped lunch and dinner with South Korean officials due to "fatigue". The United States, Japan and South Korea, as well as Russian Federation and China, took part ...

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Oklahoma Rep. Tom Cole says Trump owes Obama an apology

Trump , who became president in January, tweeted earlier this month that his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama had wiretapped him during the late stages of the 2016 campaign. A White House official ...

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Tillerson Says State Department Spending 'Unsustainable'

Tillerson Says State Department Spending 'Unsustainable'

President Donald Trump took office in January. Tillerson arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday for the first leg of the trip, which is occurring amid escalating tensions with North Korea. The current budg...

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White House: No Apology to British Government over Spying Claims

Donald Trump said that "a very talented lawyer" stated on Fox News that Trump was wiretapped. But he said on Wednesday that "I think you're going to find some very interesting items coming to ...

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Korea blasts USA bombing drills in S. Korea

Korea blasts USA bombing drills in S. Korea

As the USS Carl Vinson plowed through seas off South Korea on Tuesday, rival North Korea warned the United States of "merciless" attacks if the carrier infringes on its sovereignty or dignity during...

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Trump doesn't back down on wiretap accusation against Obama

Trump doesn't back down on wiretap accusation against Obama

Merkel said she was in agreement with Trump that "trade has to be fairer, has to be a win-win situation". Leaders of both major parties in Congress have joined a growing chorus disputing it. That wa...

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Turkey says Holland responsible for Srebrenica massacre as diplomatic row continues

Turkey says Holland responsible for Srebrenica massacre as diplomatic row continues

Erdogan, who has indicated he may personally travel to European Union states to address rallies said Sunday that the West was showing its "true face" in the standoff. The outlawed Kurdistan Worker...

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Conservative Outlet Gets Lone Media Seat on Tillerson's Plane

The decision stirred complaints because it broke with decades of tradition and may impede news coverage of Tillerson's foreign policy moves. The State Department Correspondents Association issued ...

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Trump Wiretapping Claims Dominate Intelligence Hearing

Good for him for saying that", she said. Trump has nevertheless refused to back down from the unproven claims. Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], March 18: A classified report delivered by the U.S. Republi...

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Plane with 16 passengers and three crew makes emergency landing in Sydney

Plane with 16 passengers and three crew makes emergency landing in Sydney

The only sign that something was up with the twin-engine craft was when the pilots felt a vibration about 12 miles from Sydney Airport . "Still able to fly", one of the two pilots said in a radio cal...

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Spicer denies apology to British government for wiretap claim

Trump slammed the court orders on his travel ban as "unprecedented judicial overreach". "Three intelligence sources have informed Fox News that President Obama went outside the chain of command - he...

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Paris Orly Airport Shut, Planes Diverted After Police Shoots Man

The minister said the suspect wrestled with a female soldier and tried to seize her weapon, which she managed to hold onto. "It was a man who was holding a soldier hostage, he had them by the neck and...

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Rex Tillerson avoids public conflict with Donald Trump over budget

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has supported the White House's proposal to cut his department's funding by 28 percent, or over $10 billion , contained in a draft budget that still has to get the ap...

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Uttar Pradesh govt will work for development of the state: Venkaiah Naidu

Uttar Pradesh govt will work for development of the state: Venkaiah Naidu

No one is sure if BJP had gone to Uttar Pradesh elections with a slogan Desh me Modi, Pradesh me Yogi (as Mahant Adityanath is called) what the results could have been. after the first phase. Source...

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After Electoral Defeat, Congress Leaders Seek A Shake-Up In The Party

After Electoral Defeat, Congress Leaders Seek A Shake-Up In The Party

State Congress president Raj Babbar defended his party's alliance with the Samajwadi Party and vice-president Rahul Gandhi on the humiliating defeat in the Assembly polls. Thereafter, the state presid...

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Trump Defiant on Alleged Phone Tapping, Upbeat on Health Bill

It may not be a big news flash at this point, but Trump was eschewing any responsibility for White House statements. Instead, he repeated the claim that Obama ordered his administration to spy on hi...

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Don't vote for 'fascists' in Dutch election

Don't vote for 'fascists' in Dutch election

Turkey and the European Union are locked in their most explosive row in years after key EU members Germany and the Netherlands blocked Turkish ministers from holding rallies to win support for expandi...

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President Trump: Changes to GOP health bill will garner support

President Trump: Changes to GOP health bill will garner support

Speaker Ryan and Republican leadership will now rally support for the plan, amid strong opposition from the House Freedom Caucus. TrumpCare is a travesty: It cuts taxes for the rich, kills Medicai...

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British furious over claim United Kingdom eavesdropped on Trump for Obama

The official said national security adviser H.R. McMaster spoke with his British counterpart after a comment by press secretary Sean Spicer during a press briefing Thursday. Spicer repeated the al...

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Trump's skinny budget proposes fat defence spending

Trump's skinny budget proposes fat defence spending

The cuts and spending will not pay down any of the roughly $488 billion budget deficit the United States will see in 2018. Mulvaney also spoke about President Trump's promise to build the ...

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Tillerson reaffirms 'ironclad' security alliance with S. Korea

Tillerson reaffirms 'ironclad' security alliance with S. Korea

North Korea has carried out two nuclear tests and a series of missile launches since the beginning of past year. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, meets with U.S. Tillerson visits South...

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Yogi Adityanath as Uttar Pradesh CM: Did Modi just backstab UP voters?

Yogi Adityanath as Uttar Pradesh CM: Did Modi just backstab UP voters?

Unaware of the developments behind closed doors, a confident and beaming Mr Sinha went Saturday morning to temples in Varanasi to offer prayers. Rajnath Singh told the press in Parliament that he n...

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GOP lawmaker to Trump: Produce wiretap evidence or apologize to Obama

The official said there was "at least two calls" from British officials on Thursday and that the British ambassador to the USA called Spicer to discuss the comment. The officials said they did not...

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