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Korea: Latest missile could carry heavy nuke

Korea: Latest missile could carry heavy nuke

The US has warned that it may resort to military action to end North Korea's nuclear program, and North Korea has responded with threats of its own. In April the North put dozens of missiles on show...

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Trump seeks new Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee

Trump seeks new Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee

For a White House accustomed to bouts of chaos, Trump's handling of Comey's firing could have serious and long-lasting implications. Several associates told The New York Times that President D...

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Moon to send special envoys on THAAD, DPRK to China

Moon to send special envoys on THAAD, DPRK to China

Moon said in his first speech as president soon after he was sworn in on Wednesday that he would immediately begin efforts to defuse security tensions on the Korean peninsula and negotiate with Was...

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Malaysia seizes 330 exotic tortoises from Madagascar

Malaysia seizes 330 exotic tortoises from Madagascar

The golden-domed ploughshare tortoise is native to Madagascar and due to poaching is the most endangered tortoise on the planet. "These tortoises would normally be kept as exotic pets but we aren't ...

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Germany: SPD chief Martin Schulz acknowledges defeat in national elections

Their poll ratings surged after Schulz was nominated in January but have since sagged. About 13.1 million eligible voters in North Rhine-Westphalia are casting ballots to elect a new regional parl...

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Duterte follows Xi's lead with military build-up in South China Sea

But former Philippines military officer and opposition lawmaker Gary Alejano remarked that the statement had more to do with kowtowing to Beijing than establishing foreign policy, saying that China ...

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Philippine lawmakers kill impeachment case against Duterte

Philippine lawmakers kill impeachment case against Duterte

Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo Fariñas said allegations in an impeachment complaint without personal knowledge is not allowed, saying the claims are mere "hearsay". Canada urged the Philippines to "end...

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Merkel's conservatives clinch victory in key state vote: exit polls

However, polls ahead of the vote - the last test at the ballot box before Germany's national election on September 24 - now show the Social Democrats neck-and-neck with Merkel's Christian Democrats....

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Trump's Lawyer Just Admitted That The President Has Business Dealings In Russia

The next words out of his mouth were: "I might release them after I'm out of office". The tradition of the president releasing his tax returns dates back to former President Richard Nixon . And t...

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China wins praise for Silk Road but concerns persist

Some of China's most reliable allies and partners are at the forum, including Russian President Vladimir Putin , Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev. But offici...

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Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race, backs Raisi - ISNA

Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race, backs Raisi - ISNA

If no candidate win more than 50 percent of the votes in the election on May 19, a run-off will be held a week later. With Qalibaf out and Ahmadinejad rejected as a candidate by the clerical council...

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UK Conservatives have 18 point lead over Labour - Comres poll

Mr Corbyn is expected to set out his party's £37bn "new deal" for the NHS in England - to be spent over the course of the next Parliament - at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) conference. Speaking a...

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Six ways to prevent WannaCry ransomware attack

For IT workers and security researchers, the episode highlights the challenge of fighting an ever-mutating foe whose motives are rarely clear. Account addresses hard-coded into the malicious WannaC...

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New South Korea president vows to address North Korea, broader tensions 'urgently'

New South Korea president vows to address North Korea, broader tensions 'urgently'

During the presidential election campaign, the planned installation of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) system - an anti-ballistic missile system - on a golf course in Seongju, 300km so...

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Jordan, Israel in rare row over Jerusalem stabbing, killing

Education Minister and Bayit Yehudi head Naftali Bennet urged Prime Minister Netanyahu to make it clear to US President Donald Trump that his constituents still expect the US embassy in Tel Aviv to be...

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North Korea claims USA plotted to kill Kim Jong

North Korea claims USA plotted to kill Kim Jong

North Korea has a history of making unfounded and irrational claims, and CNN was not able to independently corroborate the report. The ministry demanded that the United States and South Korea ap...

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US Lawmaker Calls for Trump's Impeachment Over 'Obstruction' of Russian Probe

US Lawmaker Calls for Trump's Impeachment Over 'Obstruction' of Russian Probe

A New York Times report says that at a dinner one week after Trump took office, the President asked for Comey's allegiance , and Comey refused, only promising that he would always be honest with th...

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Syria ceasefire in 4 zones to start Saturday

Syria ceasefire in 4 zones to start Saturday

The Syrian opposition has criticized the deal, saying it lacks legitimacy. The Observatory said government forces shelled and bombed the nearby town of Latamneh and surrounding areas. The Syrian gov...

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Top US Envoy Tillerson Confident of His Relationship with Trump

Top US Envoy Tillerson Confident of His Relationship with Trump

In the interview with NBC's "Meet The Press," Tillerson issued his first comments on President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey this week. "To the broader issues that we are addr...

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Will come out with a law if triple talaq held invalid

Will come out with a law if triple talaq held invalid

In addition to triple talaq , the government also requested the court to examine the validity of polygamy and nikah halala in the Muslim community. While veterans like jurist Ram Jethmalani and for...

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N.Korea says missile test aimed at testing carrying large nuclear warhead

Earlier Sunday, officials told Fox News that the USA military believes Pyongyang launched a KN-17 medium-range ballistic missile - the first successful test in four attempts for the Pyongyang regime. ...

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Lalu to face trial in all fodder scam cases: SC

Lalu to face trial in all fodder scam cases: SC

The CBI in 1996 had booked Prasad in six fodder scam cases related to fraudulent withdrawal of animal husbandry department (AHD) funds from different government treasuries during 1990-1995. The apex...

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Jakarta governor to appeal court decision

Jakarta governor to appeal court decision

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, was the first ethnic Chinese Christian to run Indonesia's capital, and the case was seen as a test of the country's religious tolerance. Purnama denied wrongdo...

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Britain awaits local election results in test for PM

Britain awaits local election results in test for PM

Theresa May has taken a swipe at European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker over his claim the English language is losing importance in Europe. "But I've made my choice", he said to rapturous a...

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China's Xi outlines plans for wide cooperation in trade plan

The need for an EU-China investment agreement is urgent and would be the easiest way for Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet pledges of making China's economy open to the world, European Commission V...

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Suspended AAP MLA Kapil Mishra to visit ACB office today

His pulse is low. He added that Mishra, who is on a hunger strike in his home in Civil Lines, may also suffer from heat exhaustion, not just because of the hot days but also because he is surrounded...

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North Korea Alleges CIA Plot to Assassinate Kim Jong

North Korea Alleges CIA Plot to Assassinate Kim Jong

The KCNA commentary said calls by "some ignorant politicians and media persons" in China for stricter sanctions on North Korea and not ruling out military intervention if it refused to abandon its n...

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Local ranchers hopeful after trade deal with China

Local ranchers hopeful after trade deal with China

However, while the two largest economies in the world agreed to a number of new steps to be taken before July 16, it is still not clear if the new deals will increase trade over the short-term. A ch...

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Happy Mother's Day: A great day for great people

Happy Mother's Day: A great day for great people

On May 10, 1908, Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St Andrew's Methodist Church at Grafton in West Virginia. It's Mother's Day - a holiday devoted to showing appreciation to those who bro...

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N Korea conducts fresh ballistic missile test

Kim witnessed the test and "hugged officials in the field of rocket research, saying that they worked hard to achieve a great thing", according to KCNA . On Sunday, Moon said that his administrat...

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