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Verdict expected in blasphemy case against Jakarta's Christian governor

Verdict expected in blasphemy case against Jakarta's Christian governor

Photos quickly appeared online of Ahok, who still commands enormous popularity in Jakarta , the capital, being warmly greeted by prison staff. Ahok said he would appeal, but it was unclear if he woul...

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UK's Theresa May Maintains Strong Lead in Weekend Opinion Polls

As Ukip shed 114 seats while holding just one in Lancashire, leader Paul Nuttall said the party was "a victim of its own success" over Brexit. UKIP's Lisa Duffy refused to call the results a "disa...

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Atkins: Senate GOP feeling heat over Obamacare repeal

Atkins: Senate GOP feeling heat over Obamacare repeal

The Senate is writing its own bill, however, that may keep some of the provisions of Obamacare in order to pass it. The Senate has said it plans to essentially gut the House's version of the b...

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Won't let America down on healthcare, assures Trump

And the math is still extremely daunting: House Freedom Caucus radicals simply want a bill that doesn't appear to have 50 votes in the Senate. It would not, contrary to some reports, end cover...

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China boosts naval power with new aircraft carrier

The first aircraft carrier was the Liaoning, which was a refitted former Soviet Union-made carrier. Please understand that womenofchina.cn, a non-profit, information-communication website, can not r...

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UNICEF Welcomes Release Of 80 Chibok Schoolgirls Abducted By Boko Haram

Boko Haram kidnappingsThe kidnapping in April 2014 was one of the most high profile incidents in Boko Haram's insurgency in northeastern Nigeria . The children were abducted from the Government Girls...

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Christian governor of Jakarta, Indonesia, sentenced to prison for blaspheming the Koran

Christian governor of Jakarta, Indonesia, sentenced to prison for blaspheming the Koran

Purnama was "found to have legitimately and convincingly conducted a criminal act of blasphemy, and because of that we have imposed two years of imprisonment", head judge Dwiarso Budi Santiarto told t...

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Conservatives lead over Labour narrows slightly as Theresa May's approval rating declines

Labour's far more equivocal attitude, which barely conceals the fact that nearly all its MPs and leading lights are anti-Brexit at heart, cut little ice with voters who deserted it in droves. However,...

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Former Donald Trump aide might have been open to Russian Federation blackmail: Ex

Yates said she told the White House six days into Trump's administration that Flynn, a former military intelligence chief, had not been honest with Vice President Mike Pence about his discussions with...

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READY: US aircraft carrier starts drill with South Korean navy

READY: US aircraft carrier starts drill with South Korean navy

But eventually, he'll have good missiles". While Tillerson repeated the Trump administration's position that all options are on the table if Pyongyang persists with its nuclear and missile developme...

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The Ban of Sanctuary Cities is now the law

Firing back at the ACLU, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton tweeted that a person has "nothing to worry about" if they're not breaking the law. During an interview with Charles Payne on the FOX Busin...

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Liberal claims victory in South Korea presidential election

Liberal claims victory in South Korea presidential election

A Moon Jae-in presidency would represent a real shift in attitude towards North Korea . He wrote in a book published in January that South Korea should learn to say "no to America". A conservative ...

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North Korea Detains 4th US Citizen

North Korea Detains 4th US Citizen

In the case of Kim Hak-song, authorities said, "A relevant institution is now conducting detailed investigation into his crimes". "It's my understanding that dialogue between North Korean government...

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Oil prices rise on expectations of output cut extension

The delegates had initially hinted that the current output cuts were likely to be extended, forcing both crude oil contracts to slide to their lowest since November 30, the day OPEC agreed to cut supp...

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Brexit: EU head trolls United Kingdom, says English 'losing importance in Europe'

Brexit: EU head trolls United Kingdom, says English 'losing importance in Europe'

FLORENCE, Italy European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker took a swipe at Britain on Friday, saying he would not give a speech in English because the language was becoming less significant fol...

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Trump knew of Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation prior to his appointment

A White House spokesperson sent a lengthy email minutes after this article initially published online with a subject line of "evidence". In February, Flynn resigned after he misled Vice President...

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China's President Xi says to uphold global climate deal

EU and other individual European governments, including the United Kingdom, have sought to convince Mr. Trump that sticking with the Paris deal would better serve American interests, an EU official sa...

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Kushner emerged as conduit for Canada on NAFTA talks

Kushner emerged as conduit for Canada on NAFTA talks

In the morning of April 26, the news was full of reports that Trump was going to sign an executive order that would kill NAFTA. Metro News identified Jared Kushner as the the White House aide wh...

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Senior US senator pushes Trump on Russia, French election

During a hearing on Capitol Hill on Monday , former acting Attorney General Sally Yates also revealed that Flynn was vulnerable to foreign blackmail and that she issued a separate warning about...

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Australian senator makes history by breastfeeding her baby in Parliament

Australian senator makes history by breastfeeding her baby in Parliament

Senator Waters said she was "proud" of the event, which followed a change to Parliamentary rules past year allowing mothers to breastfeed their children in the chamber. Previously rules stated childre...

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South Koreans elect liberal Moon Jae-in president after months of turmoil

South Koreans elect liberal Moon Jae-in president after months of turmoil

If Moon's win is confirmed, he is expected to overhaul Seoul's policy on North Korea, looking to open talks with Pyongyang and challenge the deployment of a controversial USA missile defense system. M...

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Journalist asked to leave 'Kushner family event' in China

Media captionA United States visa programme called "EB-5" is becoming increasingly popular with wealthy foreign investors hoping to receive a green card in return for their money. Under fire in the U....

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Russia wants quick UN vote for Syria 'de-escalation zones'

But while worldwide media also reported a tenuous reduction in fighting between the army and the rebels, experts are still debating the meaning of the four "de-escalation zones" in Syria which ...

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Late gains put British Columbia's ruling Liberals in frame for election win

Late gains put British Columbia's ruling Liberals in frame for election win

British Columbians head to the polls tomorrow (Tuesday). "Most people will vote to keep the status quo in place, especially in the face of rising protectionism south of the border". The Liberals hav...

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Queen Elizabeth II's Husband Prince Philip Is Retiring from Royal Duties

The meeting was called somewhat last minute, leading many to fear that some actual emergency was taking place at the palace. "The Duke decided this is the right time; he's almost 96 and most people wi...

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After safe zones take effect in Syria, fighting breaks in Hama

After safe zones take effect in Syria, fighting breaks in Hama

U.S. and allied aircraft will be banned from flying over much of Syria as part of a deal struck by Iran , Russia and Turkey to foster a ceasefire in the Syrian war, a senior Russian diplomat has sa...

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Korea's next leader will engage North, reconsider THAAD

With around 34% of the vote counted, Moon had 39.36% of the vote followed by conservative Hong Jun-pyo at 26.71% and centrist Ahn Cheol-soo with 21.8%. "The president looks forward to meeting with him...

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Iran test-fires high-speed torpedo Sunday

Iran test-fires high-speed torpedo Sunday

According to the US official, the torpedo was tested on Sunday in an area directly south of Bandar Abbas, home to an Iranian naval base located along the Strait of Hormuz. Last week, Iran attempted a ...

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Sacked minister Kapil Mishra to file FIR against Kejriwal — AAP crisis

In August 2015, Mr Mishra, who headed a fact-finding committee to probe irregularities, is said to have given a report that could spell trouble for not just those in Ms Dikshit's government, but also ...

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Texas AG sues 'sanctuary cities' after state law signed

The ACLU said Tuesday that Texas travellers should anticipate "the possible violation of their constitutional rights" if stopped by police. Ken Paxton filed the lawsuit in U.S. "Racial discrimin...

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