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Hard-line Cleric to Run in Iranian Presidential Election

Hard-line Cleric to Run in Iranian Presidential Election

Former President Mahmud Ahmadinejad (2005-2013) felt sufficiently sure of the Supreme Leader's condition that he defied his order not to challenge again for the Presidency in the forthcoming President...

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India sings Tibet tune to pacify China on Dalai Lama trip

India sings Tibet tune to pacify China on Dalai Lama trip

He was responding to a query on whether the visit of the Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh signals a change in India's policy on Tibet or on the boundary negotiation issue. Asked to elaborate what "nega...

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Timeline of North Korea's claimed nuclear tests

Timeline of North Korea's claimed nuclear tests

An official from South Korea's Defense Ministry couldn't immediately confirm whether any of the rockets represented a new type of ICBM. The United States, South Korea and other countries have vowed ...

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G-7 ministers aim to press Russia to end Assad support

G-7 ministers aim to press Russia to end Assad support

The official made the announcement at a press conference after the meeting with his counterparts from Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. He says he agrees with other Eur...

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Maryland lawmakers take a break from politics to observe Passover Seder

Maryland lawmakers take a break from politics to observe Passover Seder

Rachel Ungar, a UA Junior and president of the Hillel Jewish Student Association, said that she believes that the story behind Passover is significant because of its underlying message of unity and ho...

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BJP protests Telangana's Muslim quota, leaders detained

BJP protests Telangana's Muslim quota, leaders detained

With 90 per cent of Telangana's population comprising Backward Castes, Scheduled Cates and Tribes and minorities, the state definitely needed more than 50 per cent reservation, he added. He said the B...

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Britain names man killed in Stockholm attack

Britain names man killed in Stockholm attack

Lofven said the government was doing everything possible to help the security services. Mr Evenssen said police are holding five more people in connection with the deadly attack on Friday and have q...

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South Korea Shows Kim Jong-Un How Missiles Are Supposed To Work

Two weeks ago, the South Korean and U.S. militaries said they detected what they called a failed North Korean ballistic missile launch. A senior US White House official said Trump wanted to work wit...

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Syrian Army expels Daesh terrorists near Deir ez-Zor Airbase

Syrian Army expels Daesh terrorists near Deir ez-Zor Airbase

It also highlighted that the Syrian army neither possessed chemical munitions, nor would ever use them, arguing that terrorist groups continued to use chemical weapons against Syrian civilians with im...

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North Korea's latest launch a fizzer, but main players remain tight-lipped

He's launched dozens of projectiles and conducted three nuclear tests since coming to power after his father's death in 2011, and claimed in January to be nearly ready to test-fire an intercontinental...

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Indo-Australia to boost skill development

Asserting on the importance of maintaining of peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region, the Indian leader said challenges like terrorism and cyber security require global strategy and solutions....

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Trump advisers: U.S. seeks to fight IS and oust Syria's Assad

The UK's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has since called off a visit to Moscow , saying the situation had changed "fundamentally" and he would work with the USA in pursuit of a ceasefire. Syrian sta...

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USA military confirms apparent failed North Korea missile test

USA military confirms apparent failed North Korea missile test

His late father, Edward, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was awarded the Bronze Star on April 15, 1953 - 64 years to the day of the vice-president's departure for South Korea. Presid...

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Engaged couple on way to wedding disobey rules, removed by United Airlines

Not wanting to wake the man, Hohl said they made a decision to sit a three rows up in seats 21 B and C. He said they didn't think it would matter because the flight was half full with multiple empty...

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Arkansas inmates ask appeals court to review part of ruling

Arkansas inmates ask appeals court to review part of ruling

Griffen granted the order after McKesson Medical-Surgical, which does not want its product used in executions, petitioned to stop the state on the grounds that the drug had been misleadingly obtained....

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North Korea says its 'swords drawn'

Beijing stopped importing coal, an important export for the regime, but Trump has little chance of persuading North Korea's only ally to take action against Kim Jong-un, due to China's concern of...

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US weighs up options with China after latest missile test

CNN's Will Ripley in Pyongyang, North Korea, reported there was no immediate confirmation from North Korean state media about the launch. North Korea's Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Han Song Ry...

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Egypts Parl votes unanimously in favour of state of emergency

Describing the bombings as an attack against "dialogue, peace", Archbishop Becciu stressed that dialogue with the Islamic world is a way of "isolating" extremists and that the Pope wants to distinguis...

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Harry Styles impersonates Mick Jagger on Saturday Night Live

There has been a suggestion that Fallon was chosen to host the first of these live-everywhere episodes to give a boost to his " Tonight Show ", which has lost ground to Stephen Colbert's "Late Sho...

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Manhunt underway for man who livestreamed homicide

Late Sunday, police issued an aggravated murder warrant for Stephens. In a separate video, Stephens said he also killed more than a dozen other people. The requests he made on the Facebook posts w...

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McMaster: North Korea 'coming to a head'

Pence arrived at Camp Bonifas for a briefing with military leaders and to meet with American troops stationed there. The failure came one day after North Korea celebrated the 105th anniversary of th...

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Pence calls North Korea missile test a 'provocation'

That is in the best interests of the people of the region". But a USA foreign policy adviser traveling with Pence on Air Force Two sought to defuse some of the tension , saying the test of what was...

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Neil Gorsuch confirmed after Senate deploys 'nuclear option'

Neil Gorsuch confirmed after Senate deploys 'nuclear option'

They approved a rule change dubbed the "nuclear option" to allow Gorsuch's confirmation by Friday. A Senate showdown is at hand over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, and it could chan...

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US Says Ending UN Mission in Haiti Is a 'Strong Example'

Speaking after the Security Council voted unanimously to end the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti in mid-October, Haley warned that "countries that refuse to hold their soldiers acco...

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McMaster: All options on table in regard to North Korea

The Asia trip will help expand Pence's foreign policy footprint, but the vice president likely will find himself spending a lot of time explaining the policies and statements of Trump, an untraditio...

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Trump says China working on NKorea 'problem'

At the city's annual Kimilsungia flower show - held to celebrate Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founding ruler, Kim Il Sung , and the purple orchid named for him - thous...

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Donald Trump hits back at tax protests, asks 'who paid' for rallies

Throughout his presidential campaign, many critics called for Trump to release his tax returns. Trump has previously said Americans don't care about his returns. Of course our dear commander in ch...

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North Koreans hiding in Malaysian embassy return to Pyongyang

Meanwhile, nine Malaysians who had been barred from leaving North Korea returned to Malaysia early on Friday. North Korea had wanted the body of the man killed at Kuala Lumpur International Airpor...

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Wall scores playoff-best 32 as Wizards beat Hawks in Game 1

Washington has a chance to avenge that loss and more over the next two weeks as the No. 4 seed has home-court advantage against the No. 5-seed Hawks . The Hawks clinched the fifth seed by winning ...

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Russian Foreign Minister claims understanding between US and Russia over Syria strikes

The secretary of state echoed his president's statement, saying "there is a low level of trust between our two countries". "The world's two primary nuclear powers can not have this kind of relations...

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