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Iran elects moderate cleric Rouhani president

Iran elects moderate cleric Rouhani president

The prime minister, in a message of felicitation to the Iranian president, said the Iranian people had chosen President Rouhani to guide the country with his visionary and astute leadership, through w...

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May's election landslide in doubts as poll lead slips

May's election landslide in doubts as poll lead slips

The biggest mover in currencies was sterling , which shed as much as 0.5 percent after a YouGov poll showed the ruling Conservative Party might lose 20 of the 330 seats it holds while the opposit...

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Putin says Russia never involved in hacking

India and Russian Federation commit themselves to earnestly implement the "Programme of Action for Localisation in India" signed on December 24, 2015, and to encourage their nuclear industries to enga...

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Trump 'Knows Republicans Are Stupid,' Jared Kushner Allegedly Said to Former Editor

Kushner made his secret communications proposal on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian communications reviewed by U.S. "Any channel of communication, back o...

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Hillary still blaming everyone but herself for losing the election

Clinton said that in targeting voters online, she was at a disadvantage to Trump because the Republican Party provided him with an extensive database, through an organisation called the Data Trust, th...

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Trump set to announce Paris climate accord decision

Trump set to announce Paris climate accord decision

Framing his decision as "a reassertion of America's sovereignty", Trump said he was "elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ". "It also makes the U.S. "Our withdrawal would se...

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South Korea fires shots at North after 'unidentified object' flies over DMZ

South Korea fires shots at North after 'unidentified object' flies over DMZ

The unidentified object was spotted in the inland Chorwon County area at about 4 p.m. local time (0700GMT), prompting troops from the South to shoot more than 90 machine gun rounds before losing sight...

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Modi for boosting anti-terror cooperation with Spain

Modi for boosting anti-terror cooperation with Spain

The prime minister praised the Spanish president saying under Rajoy's leadership the country has undergone economic reforms "which is also the biggest priority of my government". "India and Spain shou...

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Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris climate accord

Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris climate accord

The Paris Agreement was a deal to limit greenhouse gases in order to combat climate change. In a letter sent hours before Trump was due to announce on Thursday whether the US would pull out of...

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Trump finds tumult on first work day back at the White House

Dubke has resigned as President Donald Trump considers a major staff overhaul amid intensifying inquiries into his campaign's dealings with Russian Federation. In contrast, Trump often sets his ...

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Canada's $867 million in aid to lumber industry riles USA producers

Canada's $867 million in aid to lumber industry riles USA producers

Expand supports to help affected workers upgrade their skills and transition to new opportunities. "We're going to help", said Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. Carr called the aid an appropriate re...

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Trump set to announce his Paris climate deal decision

Trump set to announce his Paris climate deal decision

Dina Titus of Nevada went a step further, calling for an explanation from the White House about the ultimate decision to withdraw from the agreement. Pressure to remain in the Paris accord has been ...

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Philippines president Duterte says he 'will not talk to terrorists'

Philippines president Duterte says he 'will not talk to terrorists'

But the government's narrative of being in "full control" of Marawi took a hit Thursday when defence chiefs said 11 soldiers were killed in a misguided bombing mission. Lorenzana told reporters on Thu...

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Putin says Russian role in election hacking 'theoretically possible'

Putin says Russian role in election hacking 'theoretically possible'

US intelligence agencies have accused Russian Federation of hacking into Democratic Party emails, helping President Donald Trump's election victory, and the Congressional and FBI investigations into t...

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Trump's pullout from Paris deal imminent

Meanwhile, influential Republican senator Ted Cruz urged the U.S. president to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change . "If it is true, then today is a sad day for the world", Dijksm...

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North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile into sea

South Korea's military said the Scud-type missile travelled for 450 km (280 miles). Donald Trump said North Korea has shown "great disrespect" for China after its latest ballistic missile ...

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Philippines says 500 militants involved in siege

The troops launched a counter-offensive that resulted in a series of clashes. Hapilon, the militant leader wanted by the USA for his alleged involvement in kidnappings and bomb attacks that also tar...

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Tributes pour in for ex-national security adviser Brzezinski

Brzezinski served as President Carter's national security advisor from 1977 to 1981 and continued to hold influence in foreign policy issues. The Carter administration also witnessed the transition ...

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Cosby 'Holding Up Fine' As Jury Selection Gets Underway

Attorneys for iconic comedian and TV pioneer Bill Cosby have started selecting jurors for Cosby's upcoming sexual assault trial. The trial will take place in Norristown in Montgomery County, where...

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Philippine police say robbery may be motive

Witnesses say gunshots and explosions have been heard at a mall, casino and hotel complex near Manila's worldwide airport in the Philippine capital. Philippine policemen have not given details about...

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'Covfefe': Trump spokesman plays down odd tweet

At 5.10pm Singapore time yesterday, Mr Trump's " covfefe " tweet had more than 120,000 retweets and had been shared 39,000 times, according to Twitter figures. Spicer's statement caused members of t...

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Trump pulling US from global climate pact, dismaying allies

Trump pulling US from global climate pact, dismaying allies

Spicer also tells reporters back channel communication links are "an appropriate part of diplomacy". Mr. Trump spent much of last week meeting with European leaders, who pressured him to remain in...

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Philippines soldiers killed in 'friendly fire' air strike

Philippines soldiers killed in 'friendly fire' air strike

It's very sad to be hitting our own troops", Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told reporters in Manila . Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla said Hapilon is believed to still ...

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Think Tank Fellow: Paris Accord Is About Redistributing Wealth, Not Climate Change

Think Tank Fellow: Paris Accord Is About Redistributing Wealth, Not Climate Change

On Thursday , Martin Schulz, Merkel's main rival in 2017's German elections, also chimed in, saying that Germany would need to re-evaluate its business relationship with the United States shoul...

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President Trump Announces Decision on Paris Climate Agreement

President Trump Announces Decision on Paris Climate Agreement

The CEO of Tesla ( TSLA ), who sits on two White House advisory councils, commented on Twitter ( TWTR ) that he's done all he can to convince Trump of the benefits of alternative energy and "wi...

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Portland man accused of fatal train stabbing has outburst in court

Portland man accused of fatal train stabbing has outburst in court

The campaign, Muslims Unite for Portland Heroes, says it wishes to "respond to hate with love, to evil with good, as our faith instructs us, and send a powerful message of compassion through action"...

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How likely is the General Election to result in a hung parliament?

Conservatives are unlikely to make any general election gains in Birmingham, according to the new analysis by top polling company YouGov . It said Labour could win 257 seats, up from the 232 ...

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India, Spain express need for EU-India FTA

The Prime Minister then posted a video showing the people chanting prayer ahead of performing the Yoga . He arrived in Spain late Tuesday from Germany. Although the two leaders will talk on bilater...

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Michael Flynn To Turn Over Some Subpoenaed Documents To Senate Committee

Michael Flynn To Turn Over Some Subpoenaed Documents To Senate Committee

He said at the time that he had concerns about the way some people were dealt with in the intelligence reports. "The subpoenas were approved for: Lt". The GOP staffer, who was not authorized to discus...

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Tesla's Musk: I'll dump Trump if U.S. dumps Paris climate deal

Tesla's Musk: I'll dump Trump if U.S. dumps Paris climate deal

Axios reports that the decision to withdraw from the accord followed an appeal by 22 Republican senators, including Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell, calling for a "clean exit" from the agr...

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