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PM's image 'unassailable asset' for BJP: Amit Shah

The disintegrating Congress-led opposition should be afraid. The two-day BJP national executive meeting began in Bhubaneswar today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah looki...

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Pence reaffirms refugee deal to go ahead

The comments on ABC's 7.30 on Thursday are the strongest endorsement Turnbull has given of the United States leadership, and comes ahead of what the prime minister called the earliest visit to Austral...

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VP Pence's Comment on Asia Trip

VP Pence's Comment on Asia Trip

Pence's Muslim outreach in Indonesia, where 90 percent of the 255 million inhabitants are followers of the faith, has been welcomed locally but it is unlikely to be enough to assuage fears that the Tr...

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Muslim Jakarta governor candidate ahead in election, early count shows

An article at The Jakarta Post cited how the campaign trail was largely tinged with "the use of religion, and to a lesser extent, race", making the election "the dirtiest, most polarizing and most d...

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3 terrorists held in major operation by UP Anti-Terror Squad

3 terrorists held in major operation by UP Anti-Terror Squad

The three were arrested on suspicion of terror-related activities in a massive operation carried out simultaneously in Mumbai, Jalandhar, Narkatiaganj in Bihar, Bijnor and Muzaffarnagar. According to ...

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Congress welcomes revival of conspiracy charges in Babri demolition

Congress welcomes revival of conspiracy charges in Babri demolition

With today's Supreme Court's order, both these cases are merged and will be heard in Lucknow . "We will present evidence before the trial court, where it will be examined and cross-examined", he s...

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APNewsBreak: Baby orca! Last killer whale born at SeaWorld

The orca was born at a SeaWorld park in San Antonio , Texas, after an 18-month gestation period. Despite the criticism over their breeding programme, SeaWorld's chief zoological officer, Chris ...

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HC to hear AAP plea to use EVMs with VVPAT

HC to hear AAP plea to use EVMs with VVPAT

He reiterated his promise to abolish residential house tax and waive off all such arrears in the capital. Textiles Minister Irani will address a public rally in east Delhi while Law Minister Prasad ...

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May to vow end of European Union free movement into UK

May to vow end of European Union free movement into UK

In the case of the UK, May is hoping to cash in on increased voter support for her Conservative Party and to solidify her position through an election to strengthen the negotiations of Brexit, the U...

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Trump to order review of Obama tax inversion rules -Mnuchin

In his first visit to the Treasury building, Trump signed two memos that analysts view as largely affirming existing priorities he has outlined. "We are focused on making USA businesses the most compe...

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BJP trying to push revolt against me, says TTV Dinakaran

BJP trying to push revolt against me, says TTV Dinakaran

Finance Minister D Jayakumar announced late last night the decision to dump Dinakaran and Sasikala. Munusamy also clarified that they were not eyeing the chief minister's post. Eager to take over fr...

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Wall St slips as investors brace for French election

Ms. Le Pen, a eurosceptic, is consolidating her base on anti-immigration and anti-globalisation rhetoric, much like Donald Trump did in the US elections past year. "He spoke of terrorism on social net...

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Fighter pilot from aircraft carrier Carl Vinson ejects safely at sea

Turnbull thanked Pence for the "very important" commitment. Just 10 days ago, when news broke that the Trump administration was sending the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson to the Korean Peninsula, ma...

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North Korea's show of force

Trump said that after he urged Xi to rein in the North, Xi "went into the history of China and Korea". The White House said Friday it is well aware that Korea has been "independent for thousands of ...

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British Parliament Votes In Favour Of Early Election

May formally notified the European Union on March 29 of Britain's intention to leave, beginning a two-year negotiating period to settle divorce terms and agree a new trading relationship. The governme...

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Two IS militants killed in eastern Afghan airstrike: local gov't

Two IS militants killed in eastern Afghan airstrike: local gov't

After the strike, General John Nicholson, the most senior USA military commander in Afghanistan , said: "The enemy had created bunkers, tunnels and extensive mine fields, and this weapon was used to ...

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General election: All Welsh MPs to defend their seats

General election: All Welsh MPs to defend their seats

MPs from across the political spectrum voted 522-13 for a return to the polls - well above the two-thirds majority required under British law. Thirteen voted against the motion. The decision comes j...

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Trump reportedly looking to oust Bannon and Priebus amid feud with Kushner

Other reports this week indicate that relations have soured between the two camps in the White House - one led by Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, and the other by Bannon, who...

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Kenya election: 'Too many voters' caused Kenya poll chaos - Kenyatta

Kenya election: 'Too many voters' caused Kenya poll chaos - Kenyatta

New dates for a new exercise will be given by officials today, Saturday, April 22. He said although he had confidence in the team led by Secretary General Raphael Tuju, it was necessary to add more ...

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Protesting TN farmers drink urine at Delhi's Jantar Mantar

Protesting TN farmers drink urine at Delhi's Jantar Mantar

The farmers have claimed that the skulls they carried with them were of those farmers who had committed suicide previously. The farmers declared that the course of their protest will now depend on t...

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ISIS launches chemical attacks in Mosul, say Iraqi military

ISIS launches chemical attacks in Mosul, say Iraqi military

IS fighters captured Mosul in 2014 as they gained wide swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria in battles against government troops. Six months into an Iraqi-led, USA -backed military offensive to ro...

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Trump, Italy PM talk reciprocity, terrorism at WH

Trump's comments came during a White House news conference with Gentiloni, who implored the United States to step up its "critical" involvement in Libya, a former Italian colony. "Because that's what ...

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Jammu and Kashmir encounter: 2 militants gunned down in Budgam

Jammu and Kashmir encounter: 2 militants gunned down in Budgam

One of the militants has been identified as Younis Maqbool Ganai, a resident of Patrigam area of Chadoora, while the identity of the other is being ascertained, the official said. Later, while confirm...

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Ontario mulls non-resident speculation tax

Ontario mulls non-resident speculation tax

The new measure applies to non-Canadian citizens, non-permanent residents, and corporations buying residential properties containing up to six units. The province also introduced legislation that al...

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Taliban kill '140' troops in Afghan base attack

Survivors being treated at a city hospital told local TOLOnews TV they believed without "inside help" it would not have been possible for the attackers to make their way to the center of the heavily f...

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Protesters injure 1 officer at nationalist party convention

Protesters injure 1 officer at nationalist party convention

Clashes ensued, leading one demonstrator to be detained by German police. A protestor dressed as carnival clown demonstrates in the city center of Cologne, Germany against the party convention of ...

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One dead, 7 injured in crash involving Greyhound bus near Quesnel, BC

One dead, 7 injured in crash involving Greyhound bus near Quesnel, BC

The bus was reportedly on route from Clinton to Prince George when it collided with a vehicle, a pickup and a tractor that was towing a piece of farm equipment. Madonna Saunderson said the cause of th...

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Venezuela braces for new protest in wave of unrest

Vicente Paez, a local councilman, said Guitian was an employee of a Caracas-area city governed by an opposition mayor but didn't join the protests. Most of the deaths were in working class neighbo...

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Hundreds more join Mosul exodus as Iraqi forces retake another western district

Hundreds more join Mosul exodus as Iraqi forces retake another western district

The Islamic State is attempting to "bait" USA forces into striking targets full of civilians, forcing the military to adjust its tactics, according to a US military spokesman. This doesn't appear to b...

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Imran Khan to lead protests against Nawaz Sharif

Imran Khan to lead protests against Nawaz Sharif

The case had essentially sought the disqualification of 67-year-old Sharif over his alleged misstatement in his address to the nation on April 5 and his speech before the National Assembly on May 16, ...

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