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US keeps Taiwan on currency monitoring list

US keeps Taiwan on currency monitoring list

Mr Trump's administration was also said to be "very close" to filling three vacancies on the Fed's board. Just days ago, Trump declined to label China a currency manipulator something he previo...

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Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum win: Turkish media

Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum win: Turkish media

Erdogan declared a narrow victory in the vote, which marked the biggest overhaul of modern Turkish politics. Turkey's main opposition party on Monday urged the country's electoral board to cancel t...

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US National Security Adviser meets Modi

US National Security Adviser meets Modi

Expressing Pakistan's concerns over the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan, Aziz reaffirmed Islamabad's commitment to working with the worldwide community to support peace efforts in Af...

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UK Police arrest Vijay Mallya in London

UK Police arrest Vijay Mallya in London

Last month, setting in motion the process of extradition of Mallya, the British government had certified India's request and sent it to a district judge for further action. Mallya faces several arrest...

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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye slapped with bribing charges

An additional contribution of SK Group was also demanded by the Choi-controlled foundations, but the country's third-biggest family-run conglomerate refused to do so, helping Chairman Chey Tae-won esc...

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UK's main opposition party backs early election

Explaining her change of heart on an early election, Mrs May said: "I have concluded the only way to guarantee certainty and security for years ahead is to hold this election". Labour leader Jeremy Co...

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PM Modi meets kin of Paika Rebellion freedom fighters

The two-day party conclave - which had started with Prime Minister's high-optics roadshow - ended with a strong message from him: "There is no room for complacency after victory". However, Prime Minis...

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North Korea's failed missile test draws dueling rhetoric

On an unannounced visit to the border between South Korea and its northern neighbour on Monday, Mr Pence made comments suggesting the United States would go to extreme measures to force Pyongyang to...

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As Pence Visits, Tensions Rise On The Korean Peninsula

North Korea test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile that blew up nearly immediately. Kim stressed that US-South Korean military exercises being staged now are the largest-ever "aggressive war dr...

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French election: Le Pen and Macron hold rival rallies

Trust has nothing to do with it, which Oliver went on to make very clear with video clips of the candidates who might stand a chance to keep Marine Le Pen out of office. "I want them to be proud...

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Putin meets with Tillerson in Moscow - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

Putin meets with Tillerson in Moscow - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

Syria and North Korea are two main subjects of talks between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow Wednesday, as the diplomats try to fix a relationshi...

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Historic joint World Cup bid from USA, Canada and Mexico

The 2026 tournament will be the first to feature an expanded 48-nation field and the proposal will see the U.S. host 60 games, with 10 each in Canada and Mexico . The World Cup has taken place in ...

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Spicer: China could be doing a lot more to stop North Korea

Pence also reinstated the role of China in resolving the North Korean issue, citing one-on-one talks between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping held from April 6 and 7 in Florida. The fear of deva...

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N Korea flaunts long-range missiles in parade

N Korea flaunts long-range missiles in parade

Also on Friday, North Korea's vice foreign minister said that Trump's tweets he recently tweeted, for example, that the North is "looking for trouble" have inflamed tensions. Washington and Seoul de...

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US VP Pence assures Japan America is with ally '100 percent'

US VP Pence assures Japan America is with ally '100 percent'

Pence arrived in Tokyo from South Korea, where he assured leaders of the "iron-clad" alliance with the United States. North Korea has taken "self-defensive" measures in response to USA threats of mi...

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Pence to Pyongyang: Don't Test Trump

US Vice President Mike Pence put North Korea on notice yesterday neither the United States nor South Korea would tolerate further missile and nuclear tests, with US attacks in Syria and Afghanistan sh...

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President, Central ministers may soon give speeches only in Hindi

President, Central ministers may soon give speeches only in Hindi

We may soon see presidents and union ministers deliver speeches in Hindi. Similarly, regarding companies, the committee's original recommendation was to include mandatory use of Hindi for correspond...

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Trudeau says Canada 'was born' at French battle as he marks centenary

Dragoons - took part in the Battle of Vimy Ridge . Staff from the Halifax Citadel will make presentations throughout the weekend on the Battle of Vimy Ridge, which was the first time all four divis...

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Theresa May urged to call for Saudi juveniles' release during visit

Theresa May urged to call for Saudi juveniles' release during visit

The UK is also in the early stages of trying to agree a post-Brexit free trade deal with the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, including Saudi Arabia. May also promised to support the peo...

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Assad allies say US strike on Syrian air base crossed 'red lines'

Once the threat from Isis has been reduced or eliminated, "I think we can turn our attention directly to stabilising the situation in Syria ", Tillerson said. The Trump administration is vowing to ke...

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Trump family kicks off Easter egg roll

President Trump's older sons, Don Jr. and Eric, and their wives, and daughter Tiffany also attended. "On behalf of the President and Barron, we wish you great fun and lovely days coming ahead of us...

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BJP on mission mode for 2019, sets new targets

The 164 Lok Sabha seats identified by the BJP are in the states of West Bengal (42), Tamil Nadu (39), Andhra Pradesh (25), Odisha (21), Kerala (20) and Telangana (17). BJP president Amit Shah has give...

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Iran's President Rouhani seeks second term despite hardline resistance

Ahmadinejad, who under Iranian law became eligible to run again after four years out of office, remains a divisive figure. "Despite all the efforts of previous governments, the situation of the coun...

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Syrian Allies Vow Strong Response to US Aggression in Future

Fifty-nine Tomahawk cruise missiles were fired from US warships in the east Mediterranean Sea late Thursday into the al-Shayrat airfield in west Syria, where American officials believe Tuesday's chemi...

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Tax Day And Health Insurance Under Trump

Political hay has always been made over personal travel by presidents. Republicans contend that the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, is beyond fix, but their "repeal and replace" slogan hasn't been easy...

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Erdogan tells OSCE to 'know your place' after vote criticism

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed concerns a referendum on constitutional amendments did not live up to global standards, telling voting monitors to "know your place". "What is ne...

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Trump, GOP face referendum in Georgia; Dems aim for upset

Trump, GOP face referendum in Georgia; Dems aim for upset

Five Democrats will appear on the ballot, but Ossoff is the GOP's greatest threat. "It's really easy for Ossoff to run against the shadow of Trump, the specter of Trump, this bogeyman - because ther...

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Spicer: Comments 'inexcusable and reprehensible'

Spicer then compounded his mistake when he said that Hitler "was not using the gas on his own people the same way that Assad is doing" when given the chance to clarify what he had said, before issuing...

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Head of retail powerhouse Lotte indicted in South Korea corruption scandal

It is unclear if the process will begin before the May 9 election that will choose the country's next president. Park's downfall and the presidential election in South Korea also have the potential ...

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As tensions mount, North Korea celebrates founder Kim Il Sung's birthday

As tensions mount, North Korea celebrates founder Kim Il Sung's birthday

It has been reported that Beijing has deployed a 150,000-strong ground troop at the North Korean border. "Nonetheless, no actions from North Korea today is a good sign that tensions may ease off sligh...

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