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UNHRC to review India's Human Rights record

UNHRC to review India's Human Rights record

The UPR is a regular assessment of the human rights records of 193 member states of the UN. To which India defended itself saying that even though it was not a signatory to the global convention; the ...

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Indonesia president calls for respect of governor blasphemy verdict

Indonesia president calls for respect of governor blasphemy verdict

He said the government can not intervene and that Indonesians should have faith in existing "legal mechanisms" to resolve any problems facing the country. Purnama denied wrongdoing, though he apologiz...

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Russian photographer on White House outrage: 'This is nonsense'

The move came a day after the Russian government tweeted its own photos of Trump shaking hands with both Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, who's suspected of being a key Russian spymaster operat...

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French Constitutional Council Officially Approves Macron as President-Elect

French Constitutional Council Officially Approves Macron as President-Elect

As well as deciding on the crucial figure of his first prime minister - which will send a powerful signal about his intentions - Macron has also had to grapple this week with the case of a problematic...

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I won't give Trump updates on Russian Federation probe — Acting FBI director

They suggested Trump was persuaded to take the step by Justice Department officials and a scathing memo, written by Rosenstein, criticizing the director's role in the Clinton investigation. Democrats ...

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U.S. Representative Convicted: Corrine Brown Faces 357 Years Behind Bars

U.S. Representative Convicted: Corrine Brown Faces 357 Years Behind Bars

After they started up again, jurors had two questions for the judge about the tax evasion and mail fraud charges. Following about 11 hours of deliberations after the jury was reconfigured Wednesday ...

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'All clear' sounds in German city after WWII bombs defused

'All clear' sounds in German city after WWII bombs defused

According to the details provided, the residents of a densely populated part of Hanover were ordered to leave their homes on Sunday for the operation. The city has set up a programme of museum tour...

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Republicans say cost at pump should be same

Republicans say cost at pump should be same

Dale Kooyenga (R-Brookfield) who authored the plan. Assembly Republicans would cut borrowing by $300 million over the next two-year budget. A redeeming quality of the GOP Assembly plan is its inclus...

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Abortion foes cheer series of advances, as opponents protest

Abortion foes cheer series of advances, as opponents protest

Winfield Cunningham included a comment from Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL) that AHCA would "gut Planned Parenthood , ... affecting women across the country" but again undercut his argument by immediately ...

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Comey willing to testify before Intelligence Committee if public

Trump fired Comey from the FBI on Tuesday, an action that stunned both Republicans and Democrats, and caught agents at the bureau by surprise because the agency is deep into an investigation to fi...

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China pressures South Korea about missile system

Xi congratulated Moon on his election and the leaders agreed to exchange special envoys as soon as possible, Yoon said. In the first conversation in eight months between the leaders of the two count...

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Brexit could be reversed by new United Kingdom gov't

Brexit could be reversed by new United Kingdom gov't

But of course those people don't want us to win. The former Belgian prime minister also said there was no guarantee the election of additional Conservative MPs at Westminster would give Mrs May more...

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Central Intelligence Agency creates dedicated mission center for North Korea

President Donald Trump said recently about the possibility of meeting with Kim Jong-un. While Trump launched military actions in Syria and Afghanistan, the situation on the Korean Peninsula is infinit...

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Ivory Coast soldiers revolt over bonus pay dispute

Ivory Coast soldiers revolt over bonus pay dispute

Kone said the mutiny was also active in other cities and towns such as Abidjan , Daloa, Man, Bondoukou and Korhogo, where there were also reports of gunfire. "This isn't normal. If there's a demand t...

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Global cyberattack locks up data, demands ransom

The malicious software behind the onslaught appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was supposedly identified by the National Security Agency for its own intelligence-gathering p...

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#Brexit: EU-27 finalize stance on negotiations

#Brexit: EU-27 finalize stance on negotiations

EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each ot...

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United States adds sanctions on North Korea

Any new USA sanctions against North Korea would likely affect China, the North's most important trade partner. Pyongyang carried out two nuclear tests previous year alone following those in 2006, 2009...

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James Clapper doesn't know if there was collusion between Trump and Russian Federation

Multiple officials, including Pence, said the president was acting at the behest of Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. "As they ate, the president and Mr. "It's always the president's ...

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Triple Talaq can not be justified or get Constitutional validity: Salman Khurshid

Triple Talaq can not be justified or get Constitutional validity: Salman Khurshid

The remark was made by the bench when senior lawyer Salman Khurshid, who is assisting the court in his personal capacity, referred to the various schools of thought and the stand of All India Muslim P...

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Korea Willing to Meet with US if Conditions Right: Diplomat

A senior North Korean diplomat who handles relations with the United States said on Saturday, May 13, Pyongyang would have a dialogue with the United States administration if conditions were right, ...

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France's Macron woos conservative moderates as row simmers with ally

France's Macron woos conservative moderates as row simmers with ally

An initial batch of 14 legislative candidates previously announced in April by Macron's camp offers a taste of how Macron's grassroots, startup-style movement sought to recruit outside the circle of c...

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Scottish health boards also affected by cyber attacks

Several individual health service trusts in England reported severe problems. However shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth said the attack was "terrible news and a real worry for patients" and ...

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Chinese -president calls Korean-counterpart

Stangarone also added that whatever global plans Moon has, the economic situation in South Korea and the fact that he was elected following an impeachment mean that domestic issues will constrain wh...

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SC Constitutional Bench to start hearing on triple talaq from today

The country's five seniormost judges headed by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar started the hearings yesterday that are expected to go on for the next week or so. This patriarchal practice of giving d...

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Expelled BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui fires fresh salvo at 'blackmailer' Mayawati

Expelled BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui fires fresh salvo at 'blackmailer' Mayawati

Talking about the tapes that were released by Siddiqui, Mayawati said they were "doctored". She claimed that many BSP workers too had complained about the former Minister. Mayawati disagreed. She abus...

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Ransomware virus plagues computers across 99 countries

The British prime minister, Theresa May, and NHS Digital said they were not aware of any evidence patient records had been compromised in Friday's attack, which is thought to have affected computers...

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Will chop off your heads, Hizbul warns Hurriyat leaders

Will chop off your heads, Hizbul warns Hurriyat leaders

In an audio, which has gone viral on social media, Zakir is heard saying: "I am warning all those hypocrite Hurriyat leaders". Musa had said his organisation would behead Hurriyat leaders and hang t...

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PIA pilot risks security; allows woman into cockpit

PIA pilot risks security; allows woman into cockpit

Islamabad , May8 :A senior pilot, who made a decision to take a nap during an Islamabad-London flight in April, putting the lives of 305 passengers aboard at risk, has been taken off duty by the Paki...

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Nepal signs MoU with China on Cooperation under OBOR initiative

Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal had already made a decision to attend the programme. While India is yet to formally announce that it won't attend the meet, the U.S. India, which is Asia's third larges...

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Jordanian stabs Israeli officer in Jerusalem, shot dead

Israeli daily Haaretz said an officer, in his late thirties, was injured and was evacuated to Shaare Zedek Medical Center, after suffering moderate wounds, but remained fully conscious and in a stable...

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