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Korea calls on UN Secretariat to hold forum on Security Council resolutions

The Security Council press statement expressed opposition to the missile launch and reiterated its stance on resolving problems through dialogue, Lu said. While South Korea has given indications that ...

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Topsy-turvy French election saves biggest surprise for last

The price differences between French and German government bonds, which analysts take as a proxy for diverging levels of political stability, have narrowed in recent days as investors bet on a positiv...

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Paris shooting: Islamic State claims responsibility after policeman is killed

Paris shooting: Islamic State claims responsibility after policeman is killed

Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said at a press conference that the two suspects had met while sharing a prison cell and were known to police as having converted to radical Islam. The Islamic State...

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Paris shooting will add further unpredictability to France's presidential elections

Paris shooting will add further unpredictability to France's presidential elections

A French policeman was shot dead and two others were wounded in central Paris on Thursday night in an attack claimed by the Islamic State militant group. The upcoming presidential election in France...

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Trump addresses Paris incident: Looks like a terrorist attack

A key question was how the attack might affect French voters, since campaigning is banned starting Friday at midnight. Mr Hollande said he was convinced the attack was "terrorist-related", addin...

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Iran nuclear deal badly negotiated

SECRETARY TILLERSON: Well, Andrea, I think it's important in any conversation on the JCPOA - and I think this was one of the mistakes in how that agreement was put together, is that it completely ig...

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Games Village firm among six to win Queen's Awards for Enterprise honour

Games Village firm among six to win Queen's Awards for Enterprise honour

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group is one of 176 businesses from across the United Kingdom to have been recognised for its contribution to worldwide trade, innovation, sustainable development and pr...

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UN Security Council unanimously adopts statement condemning NK missile launch

UN Security Council unanimously adopts statement condemning NK missile launch

Even as the military options are reviewed and updated , Defense Secretary James Mattis is also underscoring the need for a non-military solution. North Korea routinely labels such exercises prepara...

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Korean expresses

Korean expresses "deep regret" at dissent over UNSC statement condemning DPRK

But at the same time, McMaster said on "This Week" on ABC that "it's time for us to undertake all actions we can, short of a military option, to try to resolve this peacefully". North Korea routinely...

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After fierce battle, Gorsuch confirmed to US Supreme Court

After fierce battle, Gorsuch confirmed to US Supreme Court

Gorsuch, a conservative judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, was confirmed the day after Republicans changed Senate rules to end a Democratic filibuster and advance the nomination ...

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Two MSDF destroyers leave for potential drill with USS Carl Vinson

Two MSDF destroyers leave for potential drill with USS Carl Vinson

The confusion began on 9 April when the US Navy said the Carl Vinson strike group was travelling from Singapore to the Western Pacific. The U.S. Navy said it did not deploy the USS Carl Vinson to ...

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Bill O'Reilly: The Kennedy Conspiracy Years

At the outset, O'Reilly disputed a point made by his guest, New York University professor Linda Mills, who said that women should "think of themselves as sexual beings". Sarah Palin, pictured during...

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Following the movemet of Cyclone Cook

Authorities had feared the storm could hit the city and cause major problems. Air New Zealand has suspended flights from Tauranga Airport, while the military has placed 500 troops on standby. They h...

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In race war, man goes on killing spree, murders 3

In race war, man goes on killing spree, murders 3

Police suspect that the man responsible for three shooting. According to Dyer, "Once [Muhammad] saw he was wanted for murder, he was not going to go down for shooting a security guard for disrespec...

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Faith community celebrates Easter

Faith community celebrates Easter

Marking the end of the Holy Week in Christianity, Easter Sunday is celebrated after mass prayers by the handing out of Easter eggs. In a statement on the universal occasion by his Media Officer, Ayo...

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Bill O'Reilly out at Fox News Channel after 20 years

The scandal, which was initially reported by The New York Times , had motivated about 50 companies - including big names such as Mercedes-Benz, Hundai and BMW - to withdraw their advertising from "...

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One police officer killed, two injured in Paris shooting

One police officer killed, two injured in Paris shooting

He had been convicted in 2005 of three counts of attempted murder, with two of these against police officers, sources said. Jugele was among the officers who responded to the gun-and-bomb attack o...

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US envoy: Iran and Hezbollah want to destabilize the Mideast

US envoy: Iran and Hezbollah want to destabilize the Mideast

Her targets at Thursday's meeting, where over 50 countries spoke, were Iran and Hezbollah, which she also accused of committing "terrorist attacks across the region" for decades. The United Nations ...

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Marine Le Pen criticizes Pope Francis for his pro-immigration stance

Then, assuming no one candidate receives over 50 percent of the vote, the two leading vote-getters from the first round will go head-to-head in a run-off election on May 7. "The Conference of Bishops ...

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If China Wants 'To Solve The North Korea Problem, They Will'

If China Wants 'To Solve The North Korea Problem, They Will'

Yet I'm anxious because the existing policy inherited from Mr Barack Obama is running out of time, because all United States and South Korean policies towards North Korea have pretty much failed over...

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Obama's call hints at support for Macron in French election

Obama's call hints at support for Macron in French election

Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Friday that France should immediately reinstate border checks and expel foreigners who are on the watch lists of intelligence services, addin...

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Paris Shooting to Impact French Presidential Election

Paris Shooting to Impact French Presidential Election

He had been convicted in 2005 of three counts of attempted murder, with two of these against police officers, sources said. The incident comes just three days before French voters cast ballots in th...

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Tillerson: Iran deal fails to achieve nuclear-free objective

Tillerson: Iran deal fails to achieve nuclear-free objective

Tillerson's hastily arranged statement before cameras at the State Department reflected the competing forces pulling at the Trump administration as it develops its policy toward Iran. Tillerson went o...

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Canada's dairy measures a 'disgrace'

The president promised to redress NAFTA in short order as a result. Trump made his most critical comments yet about Canadian trade earlier in the day. Canada's cheesemakers have been importing a gro...

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After attack, France looks toward weekend presidential vote

After attack, France looks toward weekend presidential vote

In a statement from her campaign headquarter in Paris , she said she wants foreigners signaled as Islamic radicals to be expelled from the country and French nationals identified for the same reason ...

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Young man is 9th fatality in Venezuela protests this month

The 17-year-old was shot by gunmen on motorbikes who also threw tear gas canisters into a crowd of protesters, Amadeo Leiva, head of the Clinicas Caracas Hospital which treated him, told AFP . Vene...

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Macron urges calm in wake of police shooting

A police officer was killed and two others were wounded on Thursday in a shooting on Paris's Champs Élysées. The IS group's claim of responsibility just a few hours after the attack came unusual...

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Georgia House race to high-stakes runoff as President Trump wades in

Democrats revived an all-out TV blitz on Thursday for Jon Ossoff's bid for Congress with the launch of a wave of attack ads on Republican Karen Handel after a brief post-election pause. "This is a ...

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Easter holiday rooted in Christian faith

Easter holiday rooted in Christian faith

Christian families in Kolkata had started preparing for Easter on the morning of Holy Saturday itself. I love Easter because I love the fact that we still dye Easter eggs - not just because we HAVE ...

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Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

The governors say Canada's actions could cost the USA economy hundreds of millions of dollars. Trump's remarks were made over a growing trade dispute between Canada and the USA over the dairy produc...

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