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Campaigning for Delhi civic poll ends

Kejriwal's comments come amid calls by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and RJD leader Lalu Prasad to forge a common front to take on Modi and BJP. The three civic bodies cover 68 of the 70 ...

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J&K: Internet services in Kashmir suspended until further notice

J&K: Internet services in Kashmir suspended until further notice

Monday's protests were called by Kashmir University's students union, a banned student body. In a separate incident, the students of Palhallan Higher Secondary school also staged protests and tried ...

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OPS camp stands tough in merger talks with Edappadi group

Sasikala then installed Mr Palaniswami as Chief Minister and made her nephew Dinakaran the party No 2, keeping the rank of party chief for herself. "The decision is unanimous and based on the views of...

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Raptors beat Bucks 87-76 in slugfest, tie series at 2-2

On the next possession, Lowry came off a baseline screen and had a mismatch on Greg Monroe. On the other end of the court, the Bucks couldn't replicate their success against DeRozan, who bounced b...

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Trump to Sign Executive Order Reviewing Highly Skilled H-1B Visa Program

Critics were quick to point out that the president's own businesses in the past have benefitted from the same program he may now seek to curb. Officials from the Department of Justice warned in ...

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North Korea flaunts long-range missiles

North Korea flaunts long-range missiles

Kim did not speak during the annual parade, which celebrates the 1912 birthday of his late grandfather Kim Il Sung, North Korea's founding ruler, but a top official warned that the North would stand u...

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Volvo's First EV To Be Produced in China From 2019

More than 1,000 companies are taking part in the show with over one million visitors expected after it opens to the public on Friday. In particular, SUV sales soared 45 percent to 9.01 million units, ...

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USA vice president Pence wraps up visit to Japan

USA vice president Pence wraps up visit to Japan

From the wind-swept deck of an aircraft carrier, Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the US military, promising it would make an "overwhelming and effe...

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Turkey opposition appeals referendum result at top court

But there was anger and shock after the Supreme Election Board (YSK) made a last-minute decision to accept ballot documents in envelopes without an official stamp, which the opposition argues opened t...

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Novice Democrat tops Georgia race, but faces runoff

Trump's tweet:"Despite major outside money, FAKE media support and eleven Republican candidates, BIG "R" win with runoff in Georgia". Crediting himself, Trump added, "Glad to be of help!" "This is...

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100 dead and wounded after attackers in uniform storm Afghan base

100 dead and wounded after attackers in uniform storm Afghan base

Afghanistan's forces, suffering enormous casualties and grappling with a leadership marred by indecision and corruption, have struggled to put up a defense. The level of carnage became clearer Saturda...

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Pakistan PM Sharif Cleared of Corruption, for Now

Pakistan PM Sharif Cleared of Corruption, for Now

Khan had yesterday termed the verdict as indictment of Sharif as the bench did not absolve him of the allegations. News of the pro-business prime minister's survival had earlier fueled a 1,909-point r...

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Trump Takes Friendlier Stance On EU As Italy's PM Visits

Trump Takes Friendlier Stance On EU As Italy's PM Visits

The president, who took a hard line on immigration as a candidate, vowed anew to fulfill his promise to construct a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border. "But we have to be aware of the fact that this p...

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Death toll in Afghan base attack rises to 140, officials say

Death toll in Afghan base attack rises to 140, officials say

As many as 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base, officials sai...

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Keitany and Wanjiru make it a memorable London Marathon for Kenya

Keitany and Wanjiru make it a memorable London Marathon for Kenya

Radcliffe had also been the holder of the women's-only record thanks to her time in the 2002 Chicago Marathon but Keitany squeezed past that by 17 seconds. Last year's victor, Jemima Sumgong of Keny...

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North Korea detains third United States citizen, South Korean news agency says

Beijing also warned that if Chinese living in areas close to the site of the underground nuclear test were affected by any kind of leakage or pollution, it could take "any reaction" that would "alter ...

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Allies silent, jibes in China over U.S. carrier mix-up

Speaking to Fox News , the U.S. president said of the aircraft carrier's re-routing: "We are sending an armada, very powerful". The trip to the Indian Ocean, according to the USA military's Pacific Co...

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Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with Trump

The gap was 26 billion riyals in the first quarter of 2017, well below the government's projection of 54 billion riyals, he said. Ties between Cairo and Riyadh were further strained a year ago ove...

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Are U.S.-Russia relations really at an all-time low?

Are U.S.-Russia relations really at an all-time low?

But in a Fox Business Network interview, the USA president said he wouldn't intervene militarily against Assad unless the Syrian leader resorts to using weapons of mass destruction again. Lavrov blast...

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Street protests unacceptable, Turkish PM warns opposition

Street protests unacceptable, Turkish PM warns opposition

Opposition parties , the Turkish bar association and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe monitoring group have said the referendum fell short of worldwide standards. Erdogan las...

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United States and Russian Federation in dialogue of sorts

United States and Russian Federation in dialogue of sorts

He said the two sides would also discuss disagreements on Syria and how to end the country's six-year civil war. "Considering the fact that there were Russian forces co-located with Syrian forces at...

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European Parliament chief: United Kingdom election 'good for EU

British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her intention to bring forward a general election for the House of Commons, which had been scheduled for May 2020, to June 8 of this year. The announce...

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Polls show huge lead for Tories

Unsurprisingly, May's opposition isn't happy . "I am seeing all our partners in these months telling us that the European Union is needed, and this is the message I also get from here in China th...

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Cut North Korea's lifeline: PM to China

Cut North Korea's lifeline: PM to China

Four days later the ship was photographed sailing the other way, into the Indian Ocean. In contrast with his presidential campaign previous year, Trump has avoided using taboo labels like "crazy" to d...

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn insists he could still win Britain's snap election

Most political observers believe Corbyn is fighting a losing battle, and will be forced to resign his leadership post after Labour gets clubbed. The Scottish National Party now holds 54 of Scotlan...

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Trump Congratulates President Erdogan on Turkish Referendum Victory

In contrast to the tensions with the EU, Trump called Erdogan to "congratulate him on his recent referendum victory", the White House said in a statement. Unlike the Nigerian leader, the European ...

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UK party wants ban on burqa in public, Sharia outlawed

UK party wants ban on burqa in public, Sharia outlawed

He added that calls to ban Sharia law were created to stop a "parallel legal system" in the country. When asked about Jewish "Beth Din" courts, Nuttall said those are different. "It's about integratio...

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Theresa May accused of 'opportunism' over election by EU Brexit negotiator

The Brexit coordinator also took issue with the timing of the election, calling it a "powergrab" created to "take advantage of a Labour party in seeming disarray to secure another five years of powe...

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German nationalists elect top duo for general election

German nationalists elect top duo for general election

Two police officers were injured and a police vehicle was set ablaze during protests in Cologne on Saturday, police said, as some 600 delegates of the deeply divided anti-immigration Alternative for...

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Trump says shooting in Paris looks like 'terrorist attack'

Trump says shooting in Paris looks like 'terrorist attack'

Last month Trump's Defense Secretary James Mattis said Iran continued to behave as an exporter of terrorism and still sponsors militant activity. The announcement of the review of the nuclear deal w...

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