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Nigeria foils plans to bomb US, UK embassies in Abuja

The Boko Haram terrorist group, said the DSS, uses the network get new members into Nigeria. "The increase reflects an alarming tactic by the insurgents", said the report. "Forcing or deceiving them...

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Korean official: U.S. more vicious, aggressive under Trump

When asked about reports suggesting that the USA could mount pre-emptive strikes on North Korea's key positions including missile and nuclear sites, Han said Pyongyang would not "keep its hands cros...

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Aaron Hernandez Found Not Guilty Of 2012 Double-Murder

Hernandez was convicted of illegal possession of a firearm. During closing arguments, Hernandez's lawyer said his client was at the scene when Lloyd was killed but he said Hernandez's two friends co...

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Political parties stage anti-Zuma protests in Pretoria

Political parties stage anti-Zuma protests in Pretoria

Fitch and S&P Global Ratings last week downgraded South Africa to "junk", citing Gordhan's dismissal as one reason, and more than 60,000 people marched in South African cities on Friday to demand Zuma...

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Nazarbayev congratulates Aleksandar Vucic on being elected as President of Serbia

Hundreds of mostly young people have gathered in downtown Belgrade to protest against the presidential victory of Serbia's autocratic leader Aleksandar Vucic . Social media organizers and opposition ...

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White House says Trump's 'toug

Zeeland Congressman Bill Huizenga says he feels Spicer was not trying to use the comment lightly as an example, but trying to underscore the atrocities in Syria. So what he tried to do was this, he sa...

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Rex Tillerson, Vladimir Putin talks in Russian Federation deepen tension

The toxic gas attack on April 4 prompted the United States to launch missile strikes on a Syrian air base and widened a rift between the United States and Russian Federation. U.S. Ambassador Ward insi...

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What do the Kansas and Georgia elections tell us about 2018?

The November presidential results also were closer in the 5th District race than in the Kansas' 4th - Trump carried it by 18 percentage points versus 27 percent in Pompeo's old seat. Specifically, t...

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Spanish militant group ETA surrenders weapons to French police

Inactive for more than five years, ETA had said it would hand over its arms, a historic step following a decaes-long violent campaign that claimed more than 800 lives, mostly in Spain. The caches cont...

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Syrian president Bashar al-Assad says news of gas attack '100% fabrication'

The official also told CNN that while the intelligence was the basis for the us missile strike near Homs, the USA did not have any prior intelligence indicating that Assad was planning to carry out ...

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Stockholm suspect was failed asylum-seeker; 2nd man arrested

Stockholm suspect was failed asylum-seeker; 2nd man arrested

Thousands of people gathered on Sunday for a "Lovefest" vigil against terrorism and to honour the victims at the Sergels Torg plaza near the scene of the attack, where a sea of flowers, candles and st...

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China warns against war with North Korea

The Associated Press cited unidentified US officials saying that the current focus of the new policy is on ramping up pressure on Pyongyang with the help of China, the North's main benefactor, a str...

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Fired officers had previously arrested same man

The Gwinnett County police department in Lawrenceville, Georgia , located about 30 miles outside of downtown Atlanta, took rare and swift action against McDonald and Bongiovanni. Bongiovanni's report...

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Yogi Adityanath orders probe into Mayawati's sale of sugar mills

Yogi Adityanath orders probe into Mayawati's sale of sugar mills

The canteens will serve breakfast and lunch at Rs 3 and Rs 5, respectively. The Yogi Adityanath government will soon launch "Annapurna canteens" that will provide subsidised food to students, those ...

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US unleashes 'mother of all bombs' for first time in Afghanistan

Warren added that the United States needs to learn how many civilians were killed by the 22,000-pound GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb - nicknamed the "Mother of All Bombs" - that Pentagon off...

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Two injured as Rajya Rani Express derails in UP

Two injured as Rajya Rani Express derails in UP

Rampur, April15:Eight coaches of the Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani Express derailed on Saturday morning. According to a senior railway official, the train bound to Lucknow from Meerut derailed around ...

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Nearly 100 migrants feared missing after boat sinks off Libya - coastguard

Nearly 100 migrants feared missing after boat sinks off Libya - coastguard

At least 97 African migrants are missing and believed drowned after their Europe-bound boat sank in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, the Libyan coast guard said. Survivors said the inflatable boat...

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UN, US want Sri Lanka to punish peacekeepers accused of rape

India does not have have any troops in the Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), as the peacekeeping mission is called. "As you know, there was no deployment of Sri Lankan peacekeepers for a long...

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Egypt's Easter celebrations cut after bombings

Baghdadi was a member of a terrorist cell led by a fugitive militant named Amr Saad Abbas, who also trained the suicide bomber who attacked Alexandria's St. The ministry published the names and pict...

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Centre moves SC against verdict negating protection to armed

Centre moves SC against verdict negating protection to armed

Hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking probe and compensation in alleged 1,528 extra-judicial killings in Manipur by the security forces and police, the apex court said that it would first...

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Treasury doesn't name any countries as currency manipulators

In the Trump campaign's "contract" with American voters he promised, "I will direct the Secretary of the Treasury to label China a currency manipulator" in the first 100 days of his presidency. The Tr...

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Air China to suspend flights to North Korea

This came amid reports of activity at a nuclear test site in North Korea ahead of today's 105th anniversary of the birth of the country's founder Kim Il Sung, fuelling speculation of an imminent n...

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Turkish referendum polls show 'Yes' vote above 51 percent

Turkish referendum polls show 'Yes' vote above 51 percent

Turkey's voters will be asked Sunday to abolish the job of prime minister and officially switch the center of executive power to the office of the president. As for a "No" or even a very close "Yes" v...

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Coptic church attacks: Egypt's president declares three-month state of emergency

Coptic church attacks: Egypt's president declares three-month state of emergency

He also announced a three-month state of emergency. Another suicide attack killed at least 28 people inside St George's Church in the Nile Delta city of Tanta. Members said any form of terrorism "cons...

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Vaughn Palmer: Ambitious Horgan plans to unseat play-it-safe Clark crew

The Liberals had announced over the weekend that drivers would pay no more than $500 a year on the now tolled Port Mann and Golden Ears bridges, as well as on the future Pattullo Bridge and the brid...

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Kishida, Tillerson meet on Syria conflict, N. Korea threat

Kishida, Tillerson meet on Syria conflict, N. Korea threat

His government condemned Friday's strike in Syria as an "unforgivable act of aggression" that reinforced its need to maintain a nuclear arsenal. Washington, April 9: The US has ordered the aircraft ...

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Goffin seals Belgium's Davis Cup semifinal berth

Goffin seals Belgium's Davis Cup semifinal berth

Italy won Saturday's doubles rubber to take the contest into a final day but five-time winners Spain could not do likewise in Serbia . Australia leads 2-1 in the World Group quarter-final tie ...

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Russia says evidence growing Syria chemical attack was staged

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who hosted his Iranian and Syrian counterparts at a trilateral meeting in Moscow , denounced last week's us attack on Syria as a "flagrant violation" of worldw...

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Assad says army 'gave up' all chemical weapons

President Vladimir Putin's meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has not produced any positive shift yet in Russia-US relations, the Kremlin says. "That was a tense meeting, but the first t...

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Misdirected coalition airstrike kills 18 US-allied rebels in Syria

In its own statement , the SDF described the incident as a "painful accident" resulting from a "mistake". The town of Tabqah is approximately 30 miles from Raqqa, the self-declared ISIS capital and...

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