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Senior Trump aide visits Afghanistan amid questions over strategy

Senior Trump aide visits Afghanistan amid questions over strategy

The Afghan government has said it expects the United States to focus its attention on the main aspects of the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan and to tackle foreign backers of terrorists . Nicholson, in ...

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Australia to help India train 4 lakh trainers, assessors

Addressing the media jointly with Turnbull after the talks, Modi said that cooperation in the fields of education and research was "one of the most important aspects" of India-Australia ties. The join...

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Australian government to replace 457 temporary work visa

Australian government to replace 457 temporary work visa

The government announced on 16 November that it would reduce the amount of time skilled worldwide workers on 457 visas can remain in Australia after leaving their jobs from 90 days to 60 days. The can...

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Park Geun-hye: ex-South Korean president formally charged in corruption probe

Park Geun-hye was the first leader of South Korea to be forced from office in response to popular pressure since the founding president, Syngman Rhee, fled into exile in Hawaii in 1960 after protests ...

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Trump to seek changes in visa program to encourage hiring Americans

Trump to seek changes in visa program to encourage hiring Americans

State Rep. Tod Ohnstad told The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that Trump will visit the Kenosha headquarters of a tool manufacturer named Snap-on. It will also demand builders use American-made steel i...

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Fugitive Former Mexican Governor Arrested in Guatemala

Both fled Mexico facing charges of corruption, illicit enrichment, money laundering and collaborating with drug trafficking organisations. Duarte had been staying at the four-star hotel for at least...

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Brighton returns to English top-flight after 34 years

Victory over Wigan Athletic, combined with Huddersfield Town's failure to beat Derby County at Pride Park has mathematically confirmed their place in English football's top tier from next season. Don'...

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Chechnya is Imprisoning Gay Men in Concentration Camps

Chechnya is Imprisoning Gay Men in Concentration Camps

The Chechan government also denies that there are any homosexuals living in Chechnya and therefore none to be detained, going on to say , "such people have no place in Chechnya". Reminds Russia of it...

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Miami Republican lawmaker says Trump should push out Bannon

This week, Bannon lost his position on the National Security Council, to the relief of many, who see the former editor of the far-right news outlet Breitbart news as a radical, racist and sexist pup...

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The Justice Department Wants More Illegal Immigration Prosecutions

Sessions said the administration will bring more felony prosecutions against immigrants entering the country illegally. -Mexican border in Nogales Tuesday promised to intensify the crackdown on illeg...

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Russian Federation denounces attack on Syria

Lavrov also said that the U.S.' claims accusing the Syrian regime of launching the chemical weapons attack in the Khan Shaykhun town of Idlib province on April 4 were "inaccurate and inconclusive". As...

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North Korea 'provocation' shows the risk to military, Mike Pence says

North Korea 'provocation' shows the risk to military, Mike Pence says

At the same time , Vice President Mike Pence warned at the Korean Demilitarized Zone that America's "era of strategic patience is over". The U.S. last week acted unilaterally in ordering a cruise m...

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Congress Woman Worker Quits Party After Facing Harassment; Joins AAP

Congress Woman Worker Quits Party After Facing Harassment; Joins AAP

She said she had told Gandhi that the tickets were distributed to the relatives of various Congress leaders. There are 272 wards in three municipal corporations in the city, with 104 each in the Sou...

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S. Africa's former deputy finance minister, Mcebisi Jonas resigns

Opposition parties brought the motion after Zuma's abrupt recall of former finance minister Pravin Gordhan from an investor roadshow overseas, which preceded his midnight Cabinet reshuffle last week. ...

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Woman held after Lahore encounter had visited Syria to join ISIS

Woman held after Lahore encounter had visited Syria to join ISIS

She had married Ali Tariq after leaving her home and had joined militants through social media. She was held in an anti-terrorism operation in industrial area of Lahore late Friday last week while h...

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The Queen, Will, and Kate attend Easter Sunday church service in Windsor

The Queen, Will, and Kate attend Easter Sunday church service in Windsor

L-R: Princess Eugenie , Princess Beatrice , Kate Middleton, Prince William at the British Royal Family's Easter Mattins service at Windsor Castle. Kate added a few key accessories to the look includ...

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In Seoul, US Vice President Pence makes geopolitics personal

In Seoul, US Vice President Pence makes geopolitics personal

The vice president is on trip to South Korea, the first stop on his Asia visit. USA officials told CNN they did not believe the missile had intercontinental capabilities, and blew up nearly immediat...

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Leicester defence under scrutiny ahead of Atletico rematch

The FC Lausanne-Sport left-back told Completesportsnigeria.com: "Atletico Madrid have the lead from last night going into the second leg but from the way Leicester have performed in the Champions Le...

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Missouri's US Senators divided on SCOTUS vote

Missouri's US Senators divided on SCOTUS vote

The Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. The new change brings Supreme Court nominees in line with all other nominees, after Democrats used the nuclear o...

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Jeremy Corbyn vows to end late payment 'scandal' to aid small firms

Jeremy Corbyn vows to end late payment 'scandal' to aid small firms

The National Grid was worse, taking a whopping 119 days to settle its bills. To dramatic effect, Corbyn walked out from behind his podium toward the reporter and snapped: "I'm really sorry, this is ...

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Melania Trump at the White House Easter Egg Roll

The Easter Egg Roll drew about 35,000 people in 2016, when the Obama White House organized a carnival-like event that highlighted the first lady's "Let's Move" health and fitness initiative. The first...

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South Korea prosecutors charge ousted president Park and Lotte chief with bribery

South Korea prosecutors charge ousted president Park and Lotte chief with bribery

In an initial investigation last November, prosecutors concluded that Park and Choi coerced conglomerates into making massive donations to two nonprofit foundations, pet projects of Park that Choi con...

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British Foreign Secretary Cancels Trip to Moscow, Citing Developments In Syria

The vast military operation is notionally separate from Syria's brutal six-year war that has left more than 320,000 dead. Haley did not say the United States had changed its policy. Local congressio...

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Australian PM to visit India - energy, education, trade on table

Turnbull said he and Modi had a very good discussion about the CECA. "India is undergoing a dramatic economic transformation and our close partnership creates opportunities for both nations", Turnbu...

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Italian rescue ships save about 2000 migrants

Over 2,000 migrants have been rescued from the Mediterranean Sea in the last 24 hours, the Italian Coast Guard told Efe news on Saturday. One person was found dead, the spokesman said . In all, 3...

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More than 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll

For starters, what was supposed to be a celebration of the Easter weekend felt more like a campaign event. Trump offered his two-word prescription when asked by a reporter at the White House Easter...

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Pope decries 'vile' attack on Syrians in Easter address

Pope decries 'vile' attack on Syrians in Easter address

St. Peter's Square had heavy security following the recent attacks against pedestrians in London and Stockholm. Some 60,000 people, including multinational throngs of pilgrims and tourists, endured ...

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Violence erupted at a free-speech rally on Saturday

Violence erupted at a free-speech rally on Saturday

According to KPIX, a "Patriot Day" rally was planned by Trump supporters, but opponents of the president showed up. On either side of the barrier, protesters and counter-demonstrators held two large ...

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North Korea calls United States aircraft carrier dispatch outrageous

Ross said the two countries agreed to a "100-day plan" to discuss trade; there were few details. The official China Daily newspaper said it was encouraging to see the two-day summit that ended las...

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N.Korea attempts but fails to launch missile - S.Korea

The North regularly launches short-range missiles, but is also developing mid-range and long-range missiles meant to target USA troops in Asia and, eventually, the US mainland. Tensions with North Kor...

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