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China defends North Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles

China defends North Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles

Former defense officials like Abraham Denmark believe that neutralizing test missiles would lead to an escalation that could possibly be deeply impactful for South Korea and Japan, two USA allies in t...

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Trump calls, congratulates Erdogan despite concerns

Trump calls, congratulates Erdogan despite concerns

NAIJ.com learnt that Erdogan won 51.3 per cent of the votes in a referendum on Sunday to grant him sweeping powers in the biggest overhaul of modern Turkish politics. The criticism by the European obs...

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UK's Theresa May stuns with snap election call

She said the government had the right plan to negotiate Brexit, and there would be no change of course. If the election is approved Wednesday, Parliament will be dissolved on May 2, sparking nearly ...

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Turkey's parliament extends state of emergency for third time since failed coup

Turkey's parliament extends state of emergency for third time since failed coup

Kurtulmuş said the cabinet approved the advice of the MGK for the extension of the state of emergency and that parliament was expected to vote on it on April 18. The Turkish government renewed the sta...

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Political Junkie: North Korea Militarization, Trump's Tax Day March Response

Political Junkie: North Korea Militarization, Trump's Tax Day March Response

Kim has been the supreme leader of North Korea since 2012. However, despite worries of North Korea's nuclear missile capabilities, Klinger said he believed the North Korea issue could be less seriou...

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China's Q1 economic growth ticks higher to 6.9%

Workers survey the construction site of the terminal for the Beijing New Airport in Beijing's southern Daxing District, China October 10, 2016. In a report published earlier this week, the Wor...

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Electorate backs Theresa May's call for General Election

May told The Sun newspaper that if Britain were still negotiating with the bloc in the run-up to a national election, "the Europeans might have seen that as a time of weakness when they could push us"...

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NHL: Blues top Wild 3-1, grab 3-0 series lead

Louis has done an effective job of taking away the middle of the ice from the Wild for extended periods. "We thought if we checked with our legs and don't take a lot of penalties ... Schwartz had li...

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British PM trying to force 'hard Brexit' with election call - Scotland's Sturgeon

British PM trying to force 'hard Brexit' with election call - Scotland's Sturgeon

May has resisted these calls, saying that now was not the time for a new Scottish independence referendum. "Clearly she sees the opportunity, given the total disarray in the ranks of the Labour Pa...

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UK's May says early election averts clash with end of Brexit talks

UK's May says early election averts clash with end of Brexit talks

May had repeatedly ruled out a snap election but clearly wants to capitalise on the Conservative party's lead in the polls, now running at more than 20 per cent. Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny was am...

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ABC, NBC Fawn Over Ossoff: Democrats' 'Best Chance' Against Trump

ABC, NBC Fawn Over Ossoff: Democrats' 'Best Chance' Against Trump

Technical problems temporarily slowed reporting from Fulton County, but Ossoff is expected to remain below 50 percent when the all the votes are counted. "My job is to be the representative for th...

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Syrian kids among 126 killed in bombing

The global community has denounced a deadly vehicle bombing that killed 126 people of a convoy of Shiite evacuees in northern Syria. Maysa, a 30-year-old evacuee from Kafraya, said she was sitting...

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Air China to suspend some flights to North Korea

Air China to suspend some flights to North Korea

The buildup of firepower and tough talk comes just before the 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il Sung, North Korea's founding father and grandfather of the current ruler. Such pageantry reinfo...

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UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

Under the terms of the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, Mrs May must secure a two-thirds majority of MPs to bring the election forward by three years from the scheduled date of May 2020. "Accountability an...

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British lawmakers set to approve PM Theresa May's June 8 election plan

British lawmakers set to approve PM Theresa May's June 8 election plan

The remaining 27 European Union countries are set to rubber-stamp Mr Tusk's guidelines at a summit on April 29, paving the way for chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier to begin formal negotiations w...

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Palestinian People Mark Palestinian Prisoners' Day

More hardline still was the reaction by Israel's intelligence and transportation minister, who tweeted that Barghouti should have been executed after his conviction for murder in 2004 in an Israeli ...

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UK leader calls for early election to boost Brexit bid

It comes just a day after the Prime Minister's shock announcement in which she argued it was the only way to secure stability ahead of Brexit. The Prime Minister stood at the steps of 10 Downing Str...

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Abe, Pence voice mutual support over N. Korea

Pence's advisers said the vice president would make the case to Abe and Aso that the USA rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, under Trump does not signal a US withdrawal from trade and ...

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Varsities, colleges closed in Kashmir Valley

Varsities, colleges closed in Kashmir Valley

On the other hand, in view of widespread protests, the puppet regime ordered the closure of all universities, colleges and higher secondary schools in the Kashmir Valley. They were demanding action CR...

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Narendra Modi, Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull holds delegation-level talks on development

A number of MoUs and agreements are also to be firmed up in the areas of security, environment, sports, science and technology and health. "It is no surprise, therefore, that cooperation in the fiel...

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Pence vows 'overwhelming' response to North Korea

It later emerged that the Navy strike group, led by the USS Carl Vinson, which was thought to be on its way was actually headed in the opposite direction. Mattis struck an even tougher tone on North K...

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UK Prime Minister calls for early election

UK Prime Minister calls for early election

Her decision to subject Britons to a third national election campaign in just over two years - after the 2015 general election and the referendum on exiting the European Union ten months ago - was met...

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Theresa May seeks Parliament's approval for snap election

Theresa May seeks Parliament's approval for snap election

Labour has already said it supports an early election . Locally, party leaders and campaigners have welcomed the decision, especially those in Bath, who are readying themselves for a fight against ...

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Search underway as cargo ship capsizes in Black Sea, 7 missing

Search underway as cargo ship capsizes in Black Sea, 7 missing

The ship is registered under the flag of Panama and during the accident was en route from Azov to Turkey with cargo of grain. The statement said the operation was complicated by a storm raging in th...

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Pence in Japan: 'All options are on the table' regarding North Korea

While Russia condemns the "brinkmanship" of the ballistic missile tests by the isolated Communist state in violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions, this doesn't justify breaking world...

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Iranian President to run for second term

Iranian President to run for second term

Since the deal went into effect, Iran has resumed selling oil and signed deals worth billions of dollars to replace its aging commercial airline inventory. Rouhani, 68, joins candidates including form...

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Will tweak biz model in sync with changing US visa norms: TCS

Will tweak biz model in sync with changing US visa norms: TCS

The company also reported a revenue growth of 4.2 per cent at Rs 29,642 crore for the quarter, up from Rs 28,449 crore a year earlier. Indian IT firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), part of India's...

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General Election 2017: How the front pages reacted

May became the first foreign leader to meet with Trump at the White House when she visited in late January. "If we're negotiating at a point that is quite close to a general election, I think the Eu...

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French police thwart 'imminent terror attack' days before election

Molins said the two men met in 2015, who were sharing a prison cell for petty crime. The leader of the far-right National Front said immigrants created "unfair competition" for French workers. On Su...

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Suspect in foiled French election attack also sought by Belgium

French interior minister Matthias Fekl said at a brief news conference that the arrests took place in the southern city of Marseille. "They were aiming to commit in the very short term, in other ...

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