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Pakistan army pledges transparency in PM Sharif fraud probe

Pakistan army pledges transparency in PM Sharif fraud probe

He said that while several rulers around the world had stepped down following the revelations of the Panama Papers , Mr Sharif was still clinging to his office. He said the apex court has rejected th...

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Xi urges restraint on North Korea in phone call with Trump

Xi urges restraint on North Korea in phone call with Trump

Recent U.S. commercial satellite images indicate increased activity around North Korea's nuclear test site, and third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un has said that the country's preparation for an ICB...

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London Marathon 2017: Wanjiru and Keitany Win Men's and Women's Races

Keitany's 2:17.01 record lowered Paula Radcliffe's 2:17.18 women only record with a display that shows she can go for the absolute record of 2:15.25. Bekele was wearing Nike's Zoom Vaporfly Elite s...

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Afghan defence chiefs resign over deadly Taliban attack

The Afghan army chief and the country's defense minister have resigned over Friday's deadly assault on one of the army's headquarters that led to the death of around 150 soldiers. But there are signs ...

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At least 140 soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Afghan army base

President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday traveled to the base and strongly condemned the attack, according to a tweet from the official Twitter account of the presidential palace. "When I came out of ...

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Egypt's el-Sissi visits Saudi Arabia in bid to mend ties

Egypt's el-Sissi visits Saudi Arabia in bid to mend ties

On Friday, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said the visit would also be a good opportunity to discuss global and regional developments in light of the new U.S. In a key move, King Salman resto...

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The war of words over the DPRK, China urges calm

The war of words over the DPRK, China urges calm

Recently, China has put forward a legitimate and reasonable proposal on the issue, which is winning understanding and support from more and more countries, the Chinese minister said, adding that Chi...

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VP Pence meets an Australian 'crocodile'

VP Pence meets an Australian 'crocodile'

Pence told a joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney that the deal would be subject to vetting, and that honoring it "doesn't mean that we admire the agreemen...

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Polls Open in France's Pivotal Presidential Election

Polls opened at 8 a.m. Paris time and will close at 7 p.m.in rural areas and 8 p.m.in big cities. Initial results expected in the evening. Unpopular incumbent President Francois Hollande made the ...

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European stocks soar on French election result

European stocks soar on French election result

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman, Steffan Seibert, tweeted: "It's good that Emmanuel Macron was successful with his course for a strong European Union and social market economy". Her suppor...

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HPBoSE Class 12 exam results to be announced this week

HPBoSE Class 12 exam results to be announced this week

Click on HPBOSE 12 Result 2017 link. In order to ensure that students do not face any problem, technical issues or delay while checking the HPBOSE Results online, we have provided the important step...

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Trump at 100 days: 'It's a different kind of presidency'

By breaking a longtime political tradition, Trump threw White House reporters into a dilemma, forcing them to choose between covering the black-tie dinner and attending the rally in Pennsylvania. Th...

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US citizen detained in North Korea, embassy officials claim

In July 2016, the North said it will handle Americans detained in the country with martial law, without disclosing details. It said Kim, aged in his late 50s and a former professor at China's Yanbia...

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Demonstrators protesting AfD party clash with Cologne police, arrests reported

Around 50,000 demonstrators were expected at the party congress to discuss policies for September's national elections, while police deployed 4,000 officers. "We don't want to be a minority in our own...

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Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron to face-off for French presidency

Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron to face-off for French presidency

Macron, who has styled himself as a liberal progressive outsider set to revolutionize politics, appealed to enough voters to get into the 7th May second round, as early projections put him at the head...

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Futures rally after centrist takes first round in French election

More than 50,000 police and gendarmes were deployed to protect 66,000 polling stations for the election, which comes just three days after a deadly attack on Paris's famed Champs-Elysees Avenue in w...

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Trump, Abe reaffirm united front against Pyongyang

Trump, Abe reaffirm united front against Pyongyang

After the call, Abe told reporters he is grateful for Trump's willingness to confront the threat. Acknowledging the threat, North Korea's state media wrote: 'If the USA provokes the DPRK even a bit,...

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Australian visa 457: Indians IT workers make up almost 16% of applicants

Adopting a new "Australians first" approach to skilled migration, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that he will be abolishing the existing 457 visa programme, now used by temporary fore...

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US, Canada And Mexico Declare Combined Bid To Host The World Cup

US, Canada And Mexico Declare Combined Bid To Host The World Cup

Of the 80 games , 60 would take place in the United States and Canada and Mexico would host 10 apiece under the unified plan, according to Gulati, who also added that the bid had the full support...

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Centrist Macron, Far-Right Le Pen in Battle to Lead France

Centrist Macron, Far-Right Le Pen in Battle to Lead France

Although the official numbers are still unknown, all polls have predicted the victory by centrist Emmanuel Macron and right-wing extremist Marine Le Pen. "If the ever-precocious Mr. Macron is to succe...

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Xi, Trump discuss ties, Korean Peninsula situation on phone

China "hopes all parties involved will exercise restraint and avoid doing anything to exacerbate the tense situation on the peninsula", read a summary of the call released by China's foreign ministr...

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Trump Administration Looking for Confrontation With Iran - Ex-CIA Chief of Staff

The deal, reached in 2015 between major powers and Iran, swaps sanctions relief for a rollback of Iran's nuclear program. "The evidence is clear Iran's provocative actions threaten the US, the region ...

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American detained in North Korea

American detained in North Korea

The university's chancellor, Park Chan-mo, said he was informed the detention had "nothing to do" with Mr Kim's work at PUST but did not know further details. The U.S. State Department said "protectio...

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Why Germany's far-right AfD could get more radical

Scuffles between protesters and officers began after singing and chanting demonstrators tried to block some 600 AfD delegates from entering the congress venue. The telegenic public face of the AfD, Pe...

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US Defense Secretary visits Afghanistan

Since the end of the NATO-led combat mission in Afghanistan in 2014, much of the global troops are limited to the Advice, Assist and Train Mission while the US forces execute anti-terrorism operations...

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The sad saga of North Korea's ATMs

An American professor was detained by officials as he was trying to leave North Korea from Pyongyang's worldwide airport on Saturday morning, according to ABC News . "We don't comment further than th...

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Carrier group heads for Korean waters as Trump calls leaders

Carrier group heads for Korean waters as Trump calls leaders

April 2017: An EA-18G Growler from the Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 136 "Guantlets" takes off from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) flight deck. "I can say the South Korean and USA mi...

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Abe, Trump discuss North Korea amid rising tensions

Abe, Trump discuss North Korea amid rising tensions

Fresh off an vast North Korean parade that revealed an arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles, rival South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that Pyongyang's follow-up act w...

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Sec. Kelly: Trump will 'be insistent' on funding border wall

Legislation will require support from Democrats to clear the Senate. White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney underscored the importance of including money for the Mexican wall in the bill, a sen...

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Jones hit in face by pitch, Tigers and Twins scrap on field

Sano and Boyd were both ejected. Other than the swollen and stitched upper lip, JaCoby Jones looked no worse for wear Sunday for a guy who got hit in the mouth by an 89-mph fastball on Saturday. I...

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