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Anti-nuclear campaigners to target Trump amid North Korea tensions

Anti-nuclear campaigners to target Trump amid North Korea tensions

Viewing his adversaries in the distance, Pence traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea and warned Pyongyang that after years of testing the US and South Korea with its nuclear ambiti...

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Here are all the changes being made to Australia's citizenship test

Under the new reforms, the applicants must be permanent residents for at least four years-three years longer than at present-and must be committed to embrace " Australian values ". The announcement ...

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France votes in cliffhanger presidential election

France votes in cliffhanger presidential election

Early results indicate that centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right Marine Le Pen are through to the final round. Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche!, or Onwards!, and candidat...

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Israel Vows Not to Negotiate with Palestinian Hunger Strikers

The issue of Palestinian prisoners and detainees held in Israeli prisons and detention centers transcends one of individual human rights; it is also one of collective rights of an entire people - the ...

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Turkey election board rejects petitions to annul referendum

Turkey election board rejects petitions to annul referendum

John Allen is urging Trump to place a follow-up call to the controversial leader - and Allen is giving Trump advice on what he should say. He said the party would use all legal paths to challenge th...

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French citizens in Montreal express mixed reactions to early election results

French citizens in Montreal express mixed reactions to early election results

Neither candidate from the mainstream Republicans and Socialist parties made it through to the second round for the first time in six decades, in a major shakeup of national politics. Conceding defeat...

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French election: Emmanuel Macron beats Marine Le Pen

French election: Emmanuel Macron beats Marine Le Pen

Yesterday's outcome is a huge defeat for the two centre-right and centre-left groupings that have dominated French politics for 60 years, and also reduces the prospect of an anti-establishment shock o...

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No positive shift yet on Russia-U.S. ties

At the center of each problem is an energized and uncompromising force: Russian President Vladimir Putin. Earlier Wednesday, in a confrontation at the United Nations, Russia vetoed a U.N. The strain...

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Easter egg hunt back on after fugitive's arrest 11:47 am Fri

Easter egg hunt back on after fugitive's arrest 11:47 am Fri

Attendees are asked to bring their own eating utensils and beverages as well as a dish to share. Thousands of eggs, candy, toys, and fun ready to be hunted on Saturday, April 15 . "I love this commun...

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Iraq Accuses IS of Using Chemical Weapons in Mosul

Issam al-Jibouri, a displaced resident who went by boat to western Mosul to take supplies to needy relatives, said: "We urge more efforts to reconstruct the bridges or bring larger boats". According...

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North Korea Arrests American Citizen At Pyongyang Airport

Kim is a Korean-American who had previously taught at the Yanbian University of Science and Technology, which is based out of China. Otto Warmbier, 21, a student at the University of Virginia, was...

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Security guard at Jayalalithaa's Kodanad Estate found dead, another injured

Security guard at Jayalalithaa's Kodanad Estate found dead, another injured

Both hailed from Nepal, police said. Superintendent of Police, Murali Ramba, and other high ranking officials visited the spot and held inquiry, they said. Besides, there one entry to the estate off...

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Macron ally says his victory shows 'deep malaise' in French society

With 90 percent of votes counted, the Interior Ministry said Macron had almost 24 percent, giving him a slight cushion over Le Pen's 22 percent. An hour before polls close, at which time French poll...

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United States to evaluate whether Iran has complied with nuclear deal

Like with the North, Tillerson said , the Trump administration was unwilling to be patient with Iran, ticking through a list of countries where he said Iran was supporting terrorism and violence. Ira...

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French vote for president in litmus test for Europe's future

French vote for president in litmus test for Europe's future

The election could change the face of the European Union: two of the top four candidates, far-right leader Marine Le Pen and leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon, have vowed to reshape the bloc or pull France...

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Pyongyang marks founder's 105th birth anniversary, displays new missile

The parade, the annual highlight of North Korea's most important holiday, came amid growing worldwide worries that North Korea may be preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a major missile launch, su...

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North Korea vows to continue testing missiles despite U.S. warning

The option, which defense secretary James Mattis has briefed to Congress, has, as The Guardian reports , yet to mature into a decision by the military to intercept a tested missile. Ruling party defe...

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'Aussie values': 457 visa will go

Candidates for citizenship will under the new rules be required to be permanent residents for four years against one year today. On 19 April, the prime minister said Australia would scrap a controvers...

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Sasikala, Dinakaran thrown out of AIADMK, factions merger expected soon

Sasikala, Dinakaran thrown out of AIADMK, factions merger expected soon

The ministers, divided in two camps, held meetings at the residents of Thangamani and Udumalai Radhakrishna. Reports emerged on Wednesday morning claiming that the party has united after ousting Gen...

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Supreme Court directs reinstatement of former Kerala DGP TP Senkumar : [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court directs reinstatement of former Kerala DGP TP Senkumar : [Read Judgment]

Reacting to the court verdict, an elated Senkumar said the order would benefit police officers across the country and help them discharge their duties as per the provisions of the Constitution. While ...

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Foreign Buyers to be Taxed in Ontario

Foreign Buyers to be Taxed in Ontario

In British Columbia alone, these feelings were even stronger, with 75% in support of the tax and 74% believing foreign buyers were driving up the cost of real estate. "We're serious today and we're se...

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Millions vote in Delhi civic polls amid EVM glitches, despite scorching heat

Voters in a few municipal wards faced problems as Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) at some polling booths did not work properly in the city. But, I could not cast my vote as the EVM was not working. ...

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Putin congratulates Erdogan on outcome of Turkey's Constitutional referendum

Putin congratulates Erdogan on outcome of Turkey's Constitutional referendum

United States President Donald Trump called Mr Erdogan on Monday to congratulate him on his victory. Hundreds of people queued and protested outside the Turkish election board's offices in Ankara...

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French Election: A win for pollsters; good for euro

French Election: A win for pollsters; good for euro

Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon trailed in a distant fifth out of 11 candidates with just 6.2% of the vote for the governing party. Communist-backed Jean-Luc Melenchon was on 19.6% and refused to co...

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China could accept surgical strike by US

China could accept surgical strike by US

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, shakes hands with his Greek counterpart Nikos Kotzias following a news briefing, in Athens, on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Defense Minister Gerry Brownlee told Tele...

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France's Fillon concedes defeat, endorses Macron

The French vote on Sunday was being closely watched as a bellwether for populist sentiment following the election of Donald Trump as US President and Britain's vote to leave the EU. Far-left contender...

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Theresa May's Conservative Party hold 19 point lead in United Kingdom election poll

Theresa May's Conservative Party hold 19 point lead in United Kingdom election poll

That is the choice, lower taxes under the Conservatives or higher taxes under Labour. Liberal Democrats gain ground, reaching 11 %. She suffered a blow in March this year when a plan by finance m...

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Presidential Turkey has a great future ahead

Presidential Turkey has a great future ahead

However, the prime minister said Erdogan will likely not take over the party until the AKP's congress next year. Opposition parties filed formal requests Tuesday to void the results over voting irre...

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Dozens Feared Dead in Taliban Attack on Afghan Military Base

Dozens Feared Dead in Taliban Attack on Afghan Military Base

Afghan officials said the death toll jumped to 140 following Friday's assault on the army headquarters in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Officials in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif said t...

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Trump warns Democrats Obamacare will die without cash infusion

But in an interview with The Associated Press on Friday, Trump stopped short of demanding that money for the project be included in the must-pass spending bill. In the wake of leadership pulling the A...

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