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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

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

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

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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North Korea says Sunday missile launch was new type of rocket

KCNA called the missile a "new ground-to-ground medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket", and said the "Hwasong-12" was "capable of carrying a large, heavy nuclear warhead". The White House took ...

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Turkish official: United States arming Kurds 'unacceptable'

Turkish official: United States arming Kurds 'unacceptable'

It remains to be seen what shadow the issue will cast over the talks between Trump and Erdogan, which have been touted as chance to forge a new partnership between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organi...

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Chibok girl 'refused to be released'

Chibok girl 'refused to be released'

The governor was received by the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Jummai Alhassan, and the Chief Medical Director of the DSS Medical Centre, Mrs. Ann Okorafor. A small number of the schoolgirls managed ...

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Chelsea Manning to remain in Army, receive benefits after prison release

The former whistleblower was granted clemency in the final days of President Barack Obama's administration, and her sentence was commuted. However, a spokesperson for the Army, Dave Foster , confir...

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Doug Marrone Wants Leonard Fournette To Earn Jaguars' Starting RB Role

Doug Marrone Wants Leonard Fournette To Earn Jaguars' Starting RB Role

He should have then been at the Jaguars' offices a few days later and both sides would have acted like nothing happened. Instead of helping the Jaguars take the next step of being contenders in the ...

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