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Electorate backs Theresa May's call for General Election

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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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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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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Sad that Sindh not a part of India: LK Advani

Sad that Sindh not a part of India: LK Advani

On the unresolved issue of Teesta water sharing, Ms. Hasina said nobody could stop the water flow. Teesta has been on the top of Hasina's agenda when she met Modi on Saturday. Sheikh Hasina honoured...

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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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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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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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Theresa May: 'Vote is a chance to reject independence referendum'

And I have also been very clear about my priorities for the negotiations ahead, including my determination to ensure that we strengthen our United Kingdom and deliver a deal that works for all parts o...

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Pentagon Might Try to Shoot Down Pyongyang's Next Missile Test

Trump acknowledged his thin grasp of Korean issues when he told The Wall Street Journal that Xi had provided him with an illuminating overview of China-North Korea relations. Concluding a visit to S...

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Korea could still hold another nuclear test

In the past, several United States administrations have considered shooting down North Korean missile tests, only to turn away from the option when considering the consequences of escalation against a...

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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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Yorkshire set to be key battleground as MPs vote on snap election

She has consistently ruled out such a move, but now says the United Kingdom has no choice; with parliament failing to unite, make no mistake, this is the real battle over Brexit. "Division in Westmi...

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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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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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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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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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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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North Korea won't talk to China

On Monday, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled to the Demilitarized Zone dividing the Koreas and warned Pyongyang that "the era of strategic patience is over". "I think some of the difference, o...

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Jon Ossoff Comes This Close To Socking It To Trump

Jon Ossoff Comes This Close To Socking It To Trump

Trump also turned to his favorite mode of communication to attack Ossoff on Monday. Whatever the outcome, the race highlights Republican candidate's challenge in dealing with the president: He sti...

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'Reluctant' May seeks early elections in UK

No wonder that several Labour members of Parliament said they were shocked by the snap election plans, fearing that the early vote will only benefit the prime minister. So far we have seen the PM take...

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Democrat leads in Georgia congressional race that's headed to runoff

Democrat leads in Georgia congressional race that's headed to runoff

Campaign signs are piled in a vehicle as Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff visits a campaign office as he runs for Georgia's 6th Congressional District in a special election Tuesday. But Ossoff, a d...

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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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Democrat leads early returns in Georgia congressional race

Democrat leads early returns in Georgia congressional race

Democrat Jon Ossoff , a 30-year-old former congressional staffer, and Republican Karen Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, will meet in the June 20 runoff. "If you don't vote tomorrow, Ossof...

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Japan says differences with U.S. on economic talks

Japan says differences with U.S. on economic talks

It has said it has developed a missile that can strike the mainland United States, but officials and experts believe it is some time away from mastering the necessary technology, including miniaturi...

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Turkey's Opposition calls for annulment of referendum

Turkey's Opposition calls for annulment of referendum

Following Sunday's referendum, Germany's opposition The Left Party has demanded the suspension of Ankara's European Union talks arguing that the transition to a presidential system would move Turkey...

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Eta hands over information on location of weapons

Eta hands over information on location of weapons

ETA's disarmament could effectively end Western Europe's last insurgency but it was unclear how it would be organized and if it would be formally accepted. Late on Friday, Txetx Etcheverry, a Basque e...

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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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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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Pence addresses service members in Japan: 'We will defeat any attack'

Pence addresses service members in Japan: 'We will defeat any attack'

Last month, the New York Times reported that during President Barack Obama's last three years in office, he quietly ordered a surge in strikes against the missile launches - including the use of...

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In France Presidential hopefuls debate economy, Europe

In France Presidential hopefuls debate economy, Europe

On Jean Lasalle - "son of a shepherd, brother of a shepherd" - with his impenetrable Pyrenean accent; on Francois Asselineau with his "Frexit" obsession; on the rival Trotskyites Philippe Poutou and N...

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