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Journalism student lynched by mob for alleged blasphemy

Journalism student lynched by mob for alleged blasphemy

Khan's mother further said the killers are still in Mardan and police along with the university administration are also involved in this killing. The Police said that Mashal was accused of running...

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Pope Francis highlights arms trade in Easter sermon

Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world have celebrated Easter in overnight services and with "holy fire" from Jerusalem, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected mo...

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Public Editor Blasts Times For Omitting Barghouti Terror Conviction

On the day the hunger strike was launched, an op-ed, ostensibly penned by him, was published in the New York Times in which he explains why he called the strike. Deutsche Welle reports that bet...

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Trump warns North Korea to behave

Trump warns North Korea to behave

The attempted launch occurred a day after the regime of Kim Jong Un showed off a bevy of new missiles and launchers at a large-scale military parade on its most important holiday. USA officials said t...

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Drug Maker Moves to Drop its own Lawsuit Blocking Executions

Drug Maker Moves to Drop its own Lawsuit Blocking Executions

Arkansas last put someone to death in 2005. The company, along with other pharmaceutical makers, objects to its drug being used in executions. A state judge earlier Friday blocked the state from using...

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Trump targets visas program for highly skilled workers

The moves will show Trump once again using his power to issue executive orders to try to fulfill promises he made past year in his election campaign, in this case to reform USA immigration policie...

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General Election 2017: "Much depends on the Conservative manifesto..."

A snap election is one at short notice outside of those normal requirements. She implied yesterday that division in Westminster was undermining that stability. Britain needs strong leadership, and thi...

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Iran's Ahmadinejad to run for elections in May

Ahmadinejad's decision to run for president defies the recommendation of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who advised against it. Mr Ahmadinejad may pay the price for disobeying Ayatolla...

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Upcoming Special Elections May Give Clues About 2018 Campaigns

Unofficial final vote tallies show Estes scored a 7 percent victory over Thompson. Gov. Brownback will appoint a replacement state treasurer as Estes heads to Washington , D.C. Thompson already is ...

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Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails begin hunger strike

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails begin hunger strike

The agitation is being led by Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti, who is serving several life terms for five murders, the news agency said. Palestinian protesters run for cover from tear gas canist...

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Lowry bounces back, Raptors edge Bucks to even series at 1-1

Lowry bounces back, Raptors edge Bucks to even series at 1-1

All of the trends of the season point to Lowry turning around his dismal Game 1 performance in order to give the Raptors a fighting chance against the plucky Bucks . But the bad side is that it's...

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Can the USA convince China to use their leverage on North Korea?

In Japan, they said Pence's two main goals are to spur increased USA access to Japanese markets and strengthen Japanese foreign investment. North Korea has taken "self-defensive" measures in response ...

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Iraqi forces making new push towards Old City in Mosul

However, U.S. -led coalition forces have made major gains against the extremist group, having liberated eastern Mosul . Using satellite imagery and local researches, the most recent evaluation conf...

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Appealing for calm, China says U.S. wants talks on North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence looks toward the north from an observation post inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, South Korea. After ...

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Donald Trump targets visas program for highly skilled workers

The president will travel to Wisconsin today and is expected to tout his "Buy American, Hire American" agenda during a visit to Snap-on-Tools - a manufacturer of high-end tools and equipment that, acc...

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French candidate Fillon: Govt manipulating presidential race

Hard-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon marked further poll gains, almost catching up with erstwhile favourite Francois Fillon, a conservative former Prime Minister. Investors are concerned the wave ...

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Kenny speaks to May on phone following snap election announcement

The House of Commons can pave the way for an early vote by approving it with a two-thirds majority, or it can defeat the prime minister in a vote of confidence and have that result stand for two wee...

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Liberals table bill to legalize pot

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has repeatedly said the goal is to restrict access of marijuana to minors and choke off profits from sales to organized crime. In the Netherlands marijuana use is general...

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Bernie Wasn't With Her

Bernie Wasn't With Her

While she didn't publicly concede on election night - she waited until morning to address supporters - The Washington Post reports the calls from Obama had the desired impact. By then, the out...

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Key Dates: What to Expect From the U.K. General Election

Key Dates: What to Expect From the U.K. General Election

Aberdeen Asset Management's fixed income investment manager Luke Bartholomew said: "The election should hand Theresa May a much bigger mandate to stand up to the harder line, anti-EU backbenchers whic...

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Pence says new US-Japan talks could lead to trade deal

On Monday Vice-Foreign Minister Han Song-ryol told the BBC that North Korea could test missiles on a weekly basis and warned of "all-out war" if the United States took military action. Worldwide obs...

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Melania And Barron Trump Are Moving Into The White House

Seeing Melania right beside her husband is nice, so, the Americans still wondering: when the first lady will make the final decision to move to the White House? "We're going to come out and join you...

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May calls for early election to strengthen Brexit hand

May calls for early election to strengthen Brexit hand

Bale said a bigger majority would give May a new batch of loyal Conservative lawmakers and leave her less at the mercy of euroskeptics in her party "who otherwise could have made negotiations much mor...

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Eastbourne MP says snap General Election was 'inevitable'

Explaining her decision to hold the vote, Theresa May said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the European Union referendum. Despite repeatedly rejecting calls fro...

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Pence says U.S. stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Pence says U.S. stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Top of the agenda was a key component of South Korea's defenses against its northern neighbors' aggression - the THAAD missile interception system. Three days later, February 5, the U.S. "Pence insi...

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Things I think I know about Donald Trump's tax returns

Things I think I know about Donald Trump's tax returns

During the Tax March demonstrations that took place in cities nationwide, and at Trump's Mar-a-Largo resort, protesters chanted "Hey, Hey we want to see your Schedule A" and "Chicken-in-Chief" accus...

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Britain's May calls for general election on June 8

Britain's May calls for general election on June 8

Ten-year British government bond yields rose slightly. Under the act, the next election would take place in 2020. She said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the...

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Videos show desperation of suspect in Facebook killing

Police swarmed the auto, and Stephens' fatally shot himself. Stephens, 37, had been on the run since Sunday, when he was accused of shooting a 74-year-old man to death in a random attack in Clevelan...

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Britain's prime minister aims to hold early elections in June

The pound strengthened by nearly half a cent against the U.S. dollar as May spoke, reflecting investor relief that earlier rumours of a shock resignation did not transpire. "I will be putting myself f...

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BJP to make Odisha a laboratory for welfare schemes: Dharmendra Pradhan

BJP to make Odisha a laboratory for welfare schemes: Dharmendra Pradhan

Stating that BJP has forgotten its poll promise of 2004, he said the prime minister should have declared "special category state status" for Odisha and a special financial package on the pattern doled...

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