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Today's Pakistan ideal for investment: PM Nawaz

Today's Pakistan ideal for investment: PM Nawaz

Speaking at One Belt-One Road Pakistan Investment Forum in Hong Kong, Nawaz Sharif said that Pakistan is a gateway to energy rich Central Asia, oil rich Gulf and economically advanced Far East as it s...

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France's Macron names center-right figure as PM

France's Macron names center-right figure as PM

That is crucial because if Mr Macron is to be anything but a lame duck president he needs a working majority in the National Assembly (the parliament). Mr Philippe quit that cause when the financial s...

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Donald Trump is mulling moving the USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Donald Trump is mulling moving the USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

According to the report , the U.S. team explained that the site is part of disputed territory in the West Bank and not under Israeli sovereignty. "Israel's position has been stated many times to...

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Netanyahu against Abbas: "He didn't speak the truth"

Questions have been raised about Trump's choice of his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who entered the White House with no government experience, to oversee Middle East peace efforts, along with Trump's l...

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Triple talaq about gender discrimination, not religion or politics: BJP

No amount of advocacy by a man will justify instant triple talaq pronounced to get rid of a woman on "a whim", he said , adding the practice was repugnant to the Quran and Prophet Muhammad's teachi...

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Trump's claim Flynn's security clearance was from Obama administration

Trump's claim Flynn's security clearance was from Obama administration

The White House was warned in January that President Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn was vulnerable to Russian blackmail, a top former official has told lawmakers, as the issu...

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Reuters/Ipsos poll: More Americans want 'independent' investigation of Trump

Reuters/Ipsos poll: More Americans want 'independent' investigation of Trump

Things got more hard for Trump last week after he fired FBI director James Comey, which Democrats say is suspicious because of the FBI's investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Rus...

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Iran presidential election: Conservative candidate Ghalibaf withdraws

Hence, the next waiver would be this coming week. His economic program included cash handouts as part of his subsidy reform plan in 2010, and many educated Iranians are fearful that these hard-line ca...

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United Nations Security Council vows sanctions over North Korea's missile test

North Korea on Sunday tested what appears to be its longest-range ballistic missile to date, saying it was capable of carrying a heavy nuclear warhead. "South Korea and Japan have been watching this s...

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Trump Set to Host Erdogan With Syria, Arming Kurds Key Topics

Trump Set to Host Erdogan With Syria, Arming Kurds Key Topics

Long before Trump took office, US presidents have grappled with the fragility of partnering with Turkey's government and the Kurds to carry out a Middle East agenda. Citing the "continuing erosion of ...

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Independent Scotland may need phased return to EU: Nicola Sturgeon

Independent Scotland may need phased return to EU: Nicola Sturgeon

However, Ms Sturgeon said she was "proud" of the SNP's record and insisted that its policies had made Scotland the most progressive part of the UK. Scotland's First Minister said that "by necessit...

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No collusion with Russians claims Donald Trump as Federal Bureau of Investigation row rumbles on

Trump said in an interview with NBC News Thursday that Comey told him once at dinner and twice over the telephone that he wasn't under investigation. It's an apparent reaction to press reports that ...

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U.N. Security Council Holds Talks After North Korean Missile Launch

U.N. Security Council Holds Talks After North Korean Missile Launch

Uruguayan Ambassador Elbio Rosselli, the current council president, said after the meeting that members are united in condemning the latest missile launch as "a serious threat to worldwide peace". The...

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Ex-French PM Valls Seeks to Join Macron's 'Anti-Establishment' Movement

Macron's election was welcome news at the United Nations as it battles to ward off plans from US President Donald Trump to cut funding to the world organization. But if another party wins a majority, ...

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More disruptions feared from cyber attack

More disruptions feared from cyber attack

The attacks exploit a vulnerability in outdated versions of Microsoft Windows that is particularly problematic for corporations that don't automatically update their systems. "There are other criminal...

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Massive search operation on in J&K's Shopian

Massive search operation on in J&K's Shopian

But the search operation was hampered by the locals who resorted to stone pelting and "azaadi" sloganeering. Reports said around 1,000 security personnel were engaged in the cordon and search operat...

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Mormon Church to pull teens from Boy Scouts to start own program

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said the move wasn't triggered by the Boy Scouts' decision in 2015 to allow gay troop leaders , since Mormon-sponsored troops have remained free to e...

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Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX To Malindo Air

Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX To Malindo Air

The discovery of a potential manufacturing flaw in a batch of engines prompted Boeing on May 10 to temporarily ground its 737 MAX fleet. In addition to the 737 MAX 8, which seats 162 passenger...

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Girl students in Rewari end hunger strike after upgradation of school

Girl students in Rewari end hunger strike after upgradation of school

Fearing molestation and harassment by the local boys of the village, as many as 86 school girls in Haryana have been sitting on hunger strike for nearly a week now demanding the state government to ta...

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Merkel party humiliates SPD rivals in last test before election

But after an initial surge in support following his nomination, the SPD has lost ground again with voters now backing Merkel over Schulz as their preferred chancellor. First exit polls predict signi...

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Trump threatens Comey in Twitter outburst

Mr Comey had said he was "uneasy" before the dinner, according to former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper . A sad moment for even this White House. "However, because of the many fals...

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Tehran mayor quits race for Iran presidency

Jahangiri registered to run for the election amid concern among Rouhani's allies that the president might be disqualified by the Guardian Council, a clerical body that vets candidates based on their l...

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Barkati sacked as Tipu Sultan mosque's Imam

Barkati sacked as Tipu Sultan mosque's Imam

We again sent a show cause notice, telling him that if he did not respond to earlier notices, it would be construed as his admission of the charges. A formal announcement is going to be made by the Bo...

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Netanyahu Denies Asking Trump Not to Move Embassy

Netanyahu Denies Asking Trump Not to Move Embassy

Netanyahu's office later put out a statement saying the Trump administration has long known their position. Trump also outlined his administration's efforts to create new economic opportunities...

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India fear Jadhav could be executed during Hague trial

A panel of 11 judges today heard both India and Pakistan on Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was arrested previous year and then convicted of spying by a Pakistani military court, which sentenced him to death. ...

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Russian-Proposed 'De-escalation' Plan to Save Syria Gets Underway

Russian-Proposed 'De-escalation' Plan to Save Syria Gets Underway

The combatants exchanged shellfire and were fighting around the rebel-held village of al-Zalakiyat in the Hama countryside, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat...

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Worldwide cyberattack could spark more trouble Monday

Worldwide cyberattack could spark more trouble Monday

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said it has not been affected by the attack but Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust communications manager Roy Probert said the trus...

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New French prime minister's party says appointment ambiguous

Macron appointed Philippe, a lawmaker from the moderate wing of The Republicans party, on Monday to head his first government in a move aimed at broadening his political appeal and weakening opponents...

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Wenger pins hopes on last-day Arsenal coup

The 31-year-old is now managing his game time due to a minor calf problem and will miss the Premier League visit of relegated Sunderland on Tuesday night. "I just think about let's make sure we win th...

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Fox News' Guilfoyle up for White House press secretary job

Guilfoyle is an ex-prosecutor who was married to former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom . She added, having already spoken publicly about her personal friendship with Trump in NY - she's known him f...

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