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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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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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Pence to Pyongyang: Don't Test Trump

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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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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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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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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Aleksandar Vucic elected as Serbian President in 1st round of polls

Preliminary data show that former ombudsman Sasa Jankovic ranked second with 13.12 percent of votes, followed by comedian and political activist Luka Maksimovic with 8.37 percent and former foreign ...

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More congestion ahead if bridge tolls capped or eliminated: Metro mayors

She promised to freeze income taxes, double a renovation tax credit for those caring for seniors or loved ones with disabilities and provide a tax credit to BC Ferries users in ferry-dependent communi...

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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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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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Turkish opposition challenges vote shifting powers to Erdogan

The official result will come in around 10 days when all votes have been counted. He added: "This country held the most democratic polls that have never been seen in any other country in the West". ...

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Fugitive Mexican ex-Gov. Javier Duarte detained in Guatemala

He was arrested at 8:00pm in the lobby of the Riviera de Atitlán hotel by the Guatemala national police in collaboration with that country's Interpol office, Mexico's Attorney General and Federal Poli...

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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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'Shattered' Picks Through The Broken Pieces Of Hillary Clinton's Dream

The book says that Mrs Clinton was told by one of her advisors in early 2016 that Mr Trump could beat her to the presidency. "She doesn't seem to have done enough introspection", Tapper said of Cl...

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UK scientists - samples from Syrian attack test positive for sarin

UK scientists - samples from Syrian attack test positive for sarin

The report comes one day after Russian Federation vetoed a Western-backed U.N. Security Council resolution demanding a speedy probe into the Khan Sheikhoun attack. It is unclear how many stages are pl...

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Strike kills 15, including 4 kids, in Syria's Idlib: Monitor

Their comments came as Tillerson was making the Trump administration's first official trip this week to Russian Federation, a staunch Assad ally. "We're hopeful that we can prevent a continuation of...

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Qatar, Philippines sign MoUs to bolster ties

Qatar, Philippines sign MoUs to bolster ties

China's expansionist policy in waters off its shores have also ensnared several other countries in territorial disputes, including Vietnam, Brunei, Taiwan and Malaysia in the South China Sea alone. ...

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Malcolm Turnbull heads to PNG, India

Modi also said that in a globalised world, challenges like terrorism and cyber crime extended beyond the boundaries of a region, and emphasised on the need for stability in the India-Pacific zone. Mod...

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Steve Stephens is in Pennsylvania, authorities say

Steve Stephens is in Pennsylvania, authorities say

The victim was identified as 74-year-old Robert Godwin, Sr. He had been collecting cans on his walk, and police believe he was randomly targeted. Cleveland police searching for the suspect who fat...

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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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Pence to North Korea: Don't test us

Seemingly unabashed after North Korea's warning last week of an imminent "thermonuclear war," Vice President Mike Pence once again engaged in saber-rattling against the country on a surprise visit...

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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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Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent for work with Russian Federation

No charges have been filed as part of the investigation. Did I mention that we're talking about the former campaign chairman to the sitting president of the United States? "Vetting new hires is st...

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Governor latest opposition leader targeted in Venezuela

Governor latest opposition leader targeted in Venezuela

The ban, which was imposed [VOA report] for alleged "administrative irregularities" during his time as the governor of Miranda and misuse of donations from the British and Polish embassies, would ba...

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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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Trump, Pence warn N. Korea to 'behave'

Appearing later with South Korea's acting president, Hwang Kyo-ahn, the vice president pointed to Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan as signs that the new administration would no...

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Trump's White House Was Competent Enough to Stage the Easter Egg Roll

In hosting the egg roll - whistling races to start, standing at attention for the national anthem beside the Easter bunny - Trump fulfilled one of the first ceremonial duties of his young tenure, as d...

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Calls to annul Turkish referendum result

Calls to annul Turkish referendum result

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". Returning in ...

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North Korean Missile 'Blows Up' on Test Launch

North Korean Missile 'Blows Up' on Test Launch

Pyongyang has carried out five nuclear tests - two of them a year ago - and multiple missile launches, one of which saw three rockets come down in waters provocatively close to Japan last month. While...

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Brazilian Daily Drops Corruption Bombs On Front Page

Brazilian Daily Drops Corruption Bombs On Front Page

Odebrecht paid so many big bribes to so many politicians, executives say, that they set up a company department to manage the money. According to former Odebrecht executive Marcio Faria, Temer too...

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