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Explosion kills 80 near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

Explosion kills 80 near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

The dead and wounded were nearly all Afghan civilians and security forces: policemen, bank clerks, cart pullers, telephone company workers. The blast gouged a crater about 15ft deep near Zanbaq Sq...

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USA vs. Mexico 2017

Mexico has been bailed out by their excellent set pieces, including the first goal against Honduras on Thursday and with the victor in Columbus the last time both teams met. US coach Bruce Aren...

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Buses, cabs to ply today; bandh impact unlikely

Buses, cabs to ply today; bandh impact unlikely

However, as a precautionary measure several universities have postponed their exams. "So we have chose to postpone only one exam", M.S. Reddy, Registrar (Evaluation), Bangalore University informed ...

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Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has since sought assurances from May that any deal with the DUP would not affect LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Intersex) rights acro...

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Theresa May's UK election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

She will remain the Prime Minister for now, assuming that she can form a government with the DUP party of Northern Ireland . Ruth Davidson , the Conservative leader in Scotland, said she h...

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Theresa May's minority United Kingdom government agrees confidence and supply deal with DUP

But the ballot-box humiliation has seriously - and possibly mortally - wounded her leadership just as Britain is about to begin complex exit talks with the European Union . Labour, the main oppositio...

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Perez Dodges Question About Clinton's DNC Criticism

Perez Dodges Question About Clinton's DNC Criticism

Hillary Clinton says that Twitter mystery was a deliberate attempt by Trump to divert attention from his misdeeds. "The Russians - in my opinion and based on the intel and the counterintel people I...

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Turkey in 'difficult position' over support for Qatar

Turkey in 'difficult position' over support for Qatar

Qatar said on Monday it was facing a campaign of lies and fabrications aimed at putting the Gulf Arab state under guardianship, after Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt cu...

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Donald Trump Finally Breaks His Silence On James Comey's Testimony

After the president was silent on social media during and after the hearing, he tweeted Friday , "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication. "I'd like to invite the ...

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Prime Minsiter Modi's veiled message to Pakistan on terror at SCO

Prime minister Nawaz Sharif said the SCO gave the members states a platform for shared prosperity and connectivity and to overcome terrorism and extremism, poverty, unemployment, tackle climate chan...

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Attorney General Session next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

The Russia " cloud " is growing over President Donald Trump and threatening to wreck another week for the embattled White House as one of his closest allies tries to avoid a public spectacle on Capito...

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Islamic State group releases footage of Iran Parliament attack

Islamic State group releases footage of Iran Parliament attack

Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard indirectly blamed the attacks, which killed at least 17 people and wounded over 40, on its regional rival Saudi Arabia, a close ally of Egypt. Iran's intelligence m...

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Curfew lifted from remaining areas of Mandsaur

Curfew lifted from remaining areas of Mandsaur

Natrajan, who is also a member of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's core team, spoke to Firstpost on the farmer agitation and her party's plan. The Opposition has slammed Chouhan's decision t...

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United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

While the Democratic Unionist Party, which is the main pro-British union party in Northern Ireland, has historically tended to support Conservative governments , the small, but now powerful, party is...

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What led to the SNP electoral natural disaster?

The Scottish National Party went into this general election with losses predicted from their record 56-seat haul in 2015, but even the nationalists' fiercest critics could not have envisaged such a ha...

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Diego Costa announces that he is not in Antonio Conte's future plans

Diego Costa announces that he is not in Antonio Conte's future plans

Conte will likely look to replace Costa with former Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku , with a deal worth upwards of £70 million apparently set to be struck with Everton in the next couple of weeks. ...

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Shivraj Singh urged to end hunger strike

Shivraj Singh urged to end hunger strike

On Saturday, Chouhan had vowed to restore peace in the state with his indefinite fast. At the time of ending his fast, Chouhan was given a glass of coconut water, which signified the ending of his f...

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Iran's supreme leader says recent attacks 'reinforce hatred' for US, Saudi

Iranian authorities have also arrested seven people it suspects of helping militants involved in attacks, a judiciary official said on Saturday. On Thursday, Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Ala...

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UK: May set to form govt amid opposition to DUP deal

Embattled British PM Theresa May Saturday began finalising her cabinet of ministers and held talks with the Democratic Unionist Party to determine the contours of the party's support for her minorit...

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Philippines' Duterte not aware of US support against Islamists in Marawi

Philippines' Duterte not aware of US support against Islamists in Marawi

ISIS past year declared the leader of Abu Sayyaf the "emir" of Southeast Asia , according to Reuters . Restituto Padilla said it extended the day of silence and prayer for the heroes for the ...

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Qatar Petroleum unaffected by Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and others accuse Qatar of supporting extremist groups and have imposed punitive measures on Doha. The results cover the period from April 1, 2016 to...

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Anti-Sharia rallies draw counter-protests, arrests

Those in attendance were given alternate means of getting in and out of the building, but some made a decision to march around the Capitol, bringing them face-to-face with a large group of counter-pro...

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Trump lawyer refuses to rule out firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Trump lawyer refuses to rule out firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller attends the ceremonial swearing-in of FBI Director James Comey at the FBI headquarters in 2013. Trump's team has used this admission to try and color Comey...

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Qatar vows 'no surrender' in row with Arab states

Asked for specifics about what Arab nations wanted from Qatar, Gargash said expelling members of Hamas and other groups like the Muslim Brotherhood from Qatar was important. Jeff Davis said in a sta...

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Pittsburgh Steelers congratulate the Penguins on Stanley Cup win

The Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and '98 were the last champion to defend their title. Bryan also will be singing a four-song set that will be shown inside Nashville's Bridgestone Arena and at th...

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Iran attackers fought for IS - ministry

Iran attackers fought for IS - ministry

President Tan said he was shocked and saddened by the strikes on the Parliament complex and the mausoleum of former Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Heavily armed al-Shabab extremists sto...

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British PM Seeks Minority Government Following Election Losses

British PM Seeks Minority Government Following Election Losses

Britain's typically pro-Conservative press savaged Prime Minister Theresa May and questioned whether she could remain in power only two months after officially triggering the country's divorce from ...

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State buckles, agrees to waive farmer loans

State buckles, agrees to waive farmer loans

The farmers have ended their strike after the government made the announcement. The committee will hold discussions with farmers' leaders and submit a proposal to the state government. "The loan waive...

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General election 2017: Former SNP leader Alex Salmond loses seat

General election 2017: Former SNP leader Alex Salmond loses seat

In his career he became undoubtedly the most successful leader of the SNP , before he handed over the reins to Nicola Sturgeon in 2014. As the first Scottish results came in, the Conservatives ...

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Qatar slams Saudi, allies' terrorism list as 'baseless'

Qatar slams Saudi, allies' terrorism list as 'baseless'

Qatar hosts roughly 10,000 US troops and serves as a major staging base for the USA military's Mideast operations. But US officials insisted that both men were sending the same message that the coun...

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