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Russia says hopes USA will not act unilaterally against North Korea

North Korea conducting nuclear tests is in defiance of United Nations resolutions on the country. After the test, General HR McMaster, Trump's national security adviser, was careful to include China...

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US Envoy Says Sex Abuse by UN Peacekeepers 'Must Stop'

If the United Nations replaces MINUSTAH without doing right by Haiti, its successor mission, whose mandate will focus on promoting rule of law, will lack the credibility to succeed from its inception....

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VP Pence says US commitment to Korea

VP Pence says US commitment to Korea "iron-clad"

China, alarmed at rising US-North Korea tensions , on April 15 called for talks leading to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. The U.S. Navy this month struck a Syrian airfield with 59 To...

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Can Cavs 'turn it on' in playoffs?

The Oklahoma City Thunder visit the Houston Rockets and the Atlanta Hawks face the Washington Wizards. IN knocked Cleveland from the 1998 playoffs, in the first round. Playing his second career play...

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US Vice President Pence visits DMZ amid high tensions with North Korea

US Vice President Pence visits DMZ amid high tensions with North Korea

US Vice President Mike Pence stared across the demilitarized border between North and South Korea on Monday, a day after North Korea's failed missile launch, reiterating that the US "era of strategi...

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Pence sees North Korea's failed missile test as 'provocation'

We highlighted earlier Saturday North Korea's annual celebration of its founder Kim Il Sung and the exhibition of a long line of missiles through the streets of Pyongyang. Aside from improving the tec...

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Ban on Highway bars

Ban on Highway bars

Last Friday, the apex court has ruled that December 15 order on banning liquor across national and state highways will be applicable on hotels and restaurants as well. "Does that mean if these are loc...

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Jadhav row: India scraps talks with Pak coast guards

Jadhav row: India scraps talks with Pak coast guards

Pakistan military court on April 10 announced death sentence to Indian citizen Kulbhushan Jadhav for his alleged role in sabotage and espionage activities. He said Yadav was tried under the law of the...

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US security adviser says North Korea behavior 'can't continue'

US security adviser says North Korea behavior 'can't continue'

The White House said the USA is working with its allies, including China, to develop a range of options, military, diplomatic and other to respond to the threats from North Korea. China's State Counci...

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Trump briefed on North Korea's 'failed' missile launch: US Defence Secretary

North Korea's Supreme Leader presided over a military parade marking the "Day of the Sun", the 105th birthday of Kim Il-Sung. On the North Korean side, soldiers often stand watch over each other, ...

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North Korean medium-range missile test fails, United States says

With speculation mounting that the North is preparing to conduct a sixth nuclear test, he sent an aircraft carrier-led strike group to the Korean peninsula. Mr Trump said that the attack "crossed many...

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Teen parents on the run with three-day-old baby

Teen parents on the run with three-day-old baby

There are concerns for the welfare of the three children after the young parents didn't formally discharge from Nepean Hospital when they walked out in the early hours of Thursday. The child's grandpa...

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Atletico Madrid penalty was 'guess' by referee- Leicester boss

Atletico Madrid penalty was 'guess' by referee- Leicester boss

He said: "I could see what was about to happen so I said, 'let's go and get something to eat.' Sure enough about 10 minutes later it was tear gas and 'whack, whack whack.' We didn't see rubber bullets...

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Opposition calls for Turkish vote annulment after Erdogan wins powers

Tana de Zuleta of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, which monitored the vote, said the ballot decision undermined important safeguards against fraud and contradicted Turkey's ow...

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Gorsuch OK'd as new justice

Gorsuch OK'd as new justice

This isn't just a monumental win for the conservative movement, this is a monumental win for the American people. Democrats are seeking payback for the Republicans' inappropriate refusal to give Pre...

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With Xi out of US, Chinese media slam Trump

China and USA are differed in their policy responses on North Korea. North Korea on Sunday condemned the USA bombing in Syria as an "absolutely unacceptable aggression" against a sovereign state and...

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India Again Warns Pakistan Against Executing Kulbhushan Jadhav

India Again Warns Pakistan Against Executing Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan has also denied consular access to him which the MEA said proves that he is innocent and Pakistan has no evidence against him. Jadhav was "arrested" on March 3 past year by Pakistani securi...

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Japan PM urges NKorea to stop missiles

The national security adviser said the latest failed test "fits into a pattern of provocative and destabilizing and threatening behavior on the part of the North Korean regime". Analysts have said c...

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Pence makes surprise stop to demilitarised zone during Korea trip

Ahead of Pence's arrival, North Korea's vice foreign minister told The Associated Press in an interview that Trump was the culprit of escalating tensions through his tweets and expansion of mili...

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US Senate set to approve Trump's conservative Supreme Court pick

US Senate set to approve Trump's conservative Supreme Court pick

The vote is expected at 11:30 a.m. EDT (1530 GMT) on Friday. They have praised Gorsuch as one of the brightest legal minds in the country and have seen the thoughtful approach he took while serving on...

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MPs call for Syrian president's wife to lose British citizenship

MPs call for Syrian president's wife to lose British citizenship

Tom Brake , a Liberal Democrat member of Parliament, on April 16 accused Asma al-Assad of using her global profile to defend "a barbarous regime". British Members of Parliament are calling on London...

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Erdogan Supporters Hunt Down Protesters After Referendum Win

That triggered strong criticism from the main opposition People's Republican Party, which said the decision caused a serious legitimacy problem in the referendum . The president struck a conciliatory...

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Top Trinamool leaders booked in Narada case

Top Trinamool leaders booked in Narada case

The name of all 12 Trinamool leaders and state ministers seen in the tape including Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Mukul Roy, state Transport Minister Subhendu Adhikari, Kolkata Mayor and Fire Se...

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GOP hangs on to Kansas seat in special election

GOP hangs on to Kansas seat in special election

The Kansas election was the first of four special elections to fill seats in the House of Representatives - where Republicans now hold a 237-193 majority - to replace Republicans who took top jobs i...

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Srinagar: Why did ECI not take centre's advise on postponement

Officials believe around 300 people were injured in the clashes between civilians and security forces . As per Election Commission, the level of violence in Kashmir during the polls included stone ...

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United Kingdom minister voices support for Gibraltar in Madrid talks

United Kingdom minister voices support for Gibraltar in Madrid talks

The row over Gibraltar illustrates how swiftly the United Kingdom's influence has declined since the June 23 Brexit vote - in this case in Spain's favour - and how issues perceived by European Un...

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Pence addresses troops on N. Korea 'provocation'

Pence addresses troops on N. Korea 'provocation'

A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday from the country's east coast, USA and South Korean officials said, a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful US aircraft carrier approaches ...

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North Korean official: Pyongyang ready for war if Trump wants it

North Korean official: Pyongyang ready for war if Trump wants it

Washington and Seoul deny that, but reports that exercises have included "decapitation strikes" aimed at the North's leadership have fanned Pyongyang's anger. They confirmed they would make every ef...

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Japan says North Korea may have missiles equipped with sarin gas

That is kind of the deterrence we need to have", Abe said. North Korea appears to be taking an aggressive posture after the USA bombed Syria last week. -South Korea wargames now underway and recent ...

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Mike Pence begins Korea visit amid growing tension over North's missile test

North Korea's failed missile test highlighted what one Republican Senator said is the first true test of the Trump presidency. The national security adviser said the latest failed test "fits into a ...

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