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UP: Yogi Adityanath and his cabinet of ministers sworn

UP: Yogi Adityanath and his cabinet of ministers sworn

At Smriti Upawan in Lucknow on Sunday, Yogi Adityanath was sworn in as the new UP Chief Minister. Hundreds of Adityanath's supporters from all across the state have reached Lucknow to attend the...

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People of India are the real disruptors, not me: Narendra Modi

Participating in a debate on "The Future of Politics" at India Today Conclave 2017, former union minister Chavan said, 'Without any doubt, Congress is facing grave crisis. My government is working on ...

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Turkey's Threat To Scrap EU Refugee Deal Questioned

Turkey's Threat To Scrap EU Refugee Deal Questioned

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Thursday some countries were "embracing prohibitive practices" against those Turkish politicians campaigning in Europe for a "Yes" vote in Turkey's upcoming ref...

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Indefinite economic blockade of Manipur to be lifted from midnight today

Indefinite economic blockade of Manipur to be lifted from midnight today

Police had in past arrested UNC leader Gaidon Kamei in connection with economic blockade.Blockade was an issue in recently held assembly polls with congress blaming the UNC and BJP and NSCN-IM for bei...

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Gold heads for first weekly gain in three as Fed hurts dollar

Less publicised however but certainly just as relevant was that the Atlanta Federal Reserve's most current forecast of U.S. first-quarter GDP (gross domestic product) growth was downgraded from 1.2 pe...

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Two worlds collide in Washington as Merkel to meet Trump

He was also asked about a comment by White House press secretary Sean Spicer that the UK's GCHQ spy agency had carried out wiretapping on Mr Trump during the U.S. In an effort to seek common ground,...

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Trump Says He and Merkel Have Wiretapping 'in Common'

On Sunday, Germany's biggest-selling daily Bild said that throughout the White House meeting, not once did Trump look her in the eye. "You don't linger over the personal". "All we did was quote a ...

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DOJ Does Not Confirm Wiretapping Claim

DOJ Does Not Confirm Wiretapping Claim

The White House on Thursday stood by President Donald Trump's unproven accusations that his predecessor wiretapped his NY skyscraper, despite growing bipartisan agreement that there's no evidence ...

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Kansas honors Srinivas Kuchibhotla, declares 'Indian American Appreciation Day'

Kansas honors Srinivas Kuchibhotla, declares 'Indian American Appreciation Day'

In honor of slain Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was killed in an apparent hate crime, Kansas has declared March 16 "Indian American Appreciation Day". "Moving forward, Kansas remains commi...

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Tillerson agrees with China tensions over N. Korea now very high

Tillerson agrees with China tensions over N. Korea now very high

Tillerson's China visit, it seems, is aimed at finding common grounds for bottleneck issues to prepare conducive atmosphere for Trump-Jinping summit, something that China also realises. "What China wa...

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Trump's budget will not make America great again

Trump's budget will not make America great again

President Donald Trump will unveil a budget plan Thursday that includes money for his controversial wall along the US border with Mexico and an uptick in funding for nuclear weapons. The budget woul...

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Magu, Daura, others join President Buhari at Friday's Prayer

Magu, Daura, others join President Buhari at Friday's Prayer

LEADERSHIP recalls that Magu and some senators on Wednesday engaged themselves in a verbal war over the confirmation of the former as the substantive chairman of the EFCC. Meanwhile, a Senator represe...

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on first official visit to France

On Friday, during a busy first day in Paris, Kate wore a dazzling gown to a dinner staged in the royal couple's honour while William reassured his hosts that British-French relations are secure de...

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Duterte Impeachment Papers Filed in the Philippines

Duterte Impeachment Papers Filed in the Philippines

Choosing a different approach, Duterte set aside in July 2016 an worldwide arbitration ruling on the South China Sea favoring the Philippines. Rep. Gary Alejano of the opposition Magdalo Party-List ...

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Ghana opposition slams president over 'elephant size' government

Ghana opposition slams president over 'elephant size' government

The Center for Democratic Development (CDD) has described the number of ministers as shocking. "If I succeed, you will soon find out that the brouhaha is nothing, compared to the success", he noted. "...

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"I'm Here to Die in the Name of Allah" And He Did

One of the officers was shot with a gun that had small metal pellets. He lived in an apartment in Garges-les-Gonesse, which was searched by investigators later Saturday. He grabbed the female soldie...

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Trump plan takes ax to EPA, environmental spending

Trump plan takes ax to EPA, environmental spending

Trump's budget also completely cuts funding for the National Endowment for the Arts , along with the Public Broadcasting System and National Public Radio - something many Republicans have been pushin...

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G-20 members fuss over free-trade view

When U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin left the Group of 20 meetings in Germany this weekend, the worst that delegates had to say about him was that he'd been sent a little unprepared. Washin...

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Thousands of Kurds Protest Against Erdogan in Germany

Thousands of Kurds Protest Against Erdogan in Germany

Relations between Berlin and Ankara have soured recently over a German Parliament resolution labeling the 20th century killing of Armenians as "genocide", Turkey's crackdown on the opposition and civi...

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Irish PM in U-turn over 'racist and dangerous' Donald Trump

Irish PM in U-turn over 'racist and dangerous' Donald Trump

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny is urging President Donald Trump to help Irish people living in the USA illegally, saying they just want to "make America great". Trump shared the saying at the traditi...

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Trump accuses China of doing 'little' to contain North Korea

Trump accuses China of doing 'little' to contain North Korea

Tillerson's DMZ detour - which fittingly enough began at Camp Bonifas, an outpost named after one of the ax murder victims, Capt. Arthur Bonifas - came just a day after he called the past 20 years of ...

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White House promises not to repeat claim that United Kingdom spied on Trump

White House promises not to repeat claim that United Kingdom spied on Trump

In an unusual move, Britain's intelligence and security organisation today dismissed as "utterly ridiculous" Donald Trump's allegations that it helped Barack Obama wire-tap him during the USA presiden...

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Shiffrin Wins World Cup Overall, Takes Second in Slalom

Shiffrin Wins World Cup Overall, Takes Second in Slalom

Petra Vlhova of Slovakia stole some of the show from Shiffrin - the newly anointed overall champion - by speeding up near the bottom to take a slalom race at World Cup Finals on Saturday. He powered ...

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Japan holds first civilian missile evacuation drill

Japan holds first civilian missile evacuation drill

City officials said 110 residents including primary school students took part in Friday's drill. Earlier this month, North Korea fired four missiles, of which three landed in the 200-nautical mile...

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Tillerson: State Department funding 'simply not sustainable'

President Donald Trump took office in January. Trump's budget proposal for the fiscal year beginning on October 1 would cut 28 percent of the budget for USA diplomacy and foreign aid, according to...

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Turkey halts all high-level political discussions with the Netherlands

Turkey halts all high-level political discussions with the Netherlands

However, police said the demonstrators had pelted police with bottles and rocks, and one officer suffered a broken hand. Mounted police officers charged the crowd. The Dutch government cited public ...

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Pope Francis to Visit Egypt in April

Pope Francis to Visit Egypt in April

The Pope is expected to meet officials from Al-Azhar, the highest Sunni Islamic authority in Egypt, and the Coptic Orthodox Church. According to the Vatican, the Pope will visit Cairo between 28-29 ...

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G20 Economies Struggle with US 'Protectionism'

The language on trade had been the main sticking point at the two-day meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bankers. Mnuchin did, however, say that the United States still believed in free ...

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Spotlight on currency volatility, cyber crime and climate change

Trade and currencies have been the two main themes of the G-20 finance chiefs' meeting, the first since U.S. President Donald Trump took office in January. "We are still in the process of finding a so...

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Tillerson: Different Approach Required With Nuclear North Korea

Tillerson: Different Approach Required With Nuclear North Korea

But Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi described the talks with Tillerson as "candid, pragmatic and productive". The two sides appeared to have made some progress or put aside differences on hard issu...

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Tillerson: State Department spending levels 'unsustainable'

Efficiency is not usually what one would associate with government agencies, let alone touting budget cuts to make it happen, but the secretary of state told reporters in Tokyo Thursday that current ...

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Dutch PM defends expulsion of 'undesirable' Turkish minister

Dutch PM defends expulsion of 'undesirable' Turkish minister

Turkey on Monday slapped a series of political sanctions against the Netherlands, including halting political discussions between the two countries. In retaliation, Turkish authorities closed off the ...

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Tillerson Suggests Pre-Emptive Military Action Against North Korea a Possibility

Tillerson Suggests Pre-Emptive Military Action Against North Korea a Possibility

One of those appointments was a dinner with Hwang Kyo-ahn, the acting president of South Korea, and Yun Byung-se, the country's foreign minister. "All options are on the table", Tillerson told a new...

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Rex Tillerson arrives for tricky first China visit

Rex Tillerson arrives for tricky first China visit

The secretary of state also announced that it may be necessary for the U.S.to take pre-emptive military action against North Korea if the country's weapons program reaches a critical threat level. N...

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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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