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Iraqi forces capture key parts of Mosul neighborhood

At least six Iraqi soldiers have suffered inhalation problems following a chemical attack launched by Islamic State on Sunday. Patrick Martin, Iraq analyst at the Institute for the Study of War, ...

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US Defense Chief Says North Korea 'recklessly tried to provoke'

Trump acknowledged on Sunday that the softer line he had taken on China's management of its currency was linked to its help on North Korea. The North has warned of a nuclear strike against the Unite...

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Japan and U.S. set framework for economic talks

Japan and U.S. set framework for economic talks

The announcement followed an inaugural meeting Tuesday of the U.S. -Japan Economic Dialogue in Tokyo chaired by visiting U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso. U...

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General Election 2017: Labour "relish" snap election

Initially, EU officials had said that the talks could start in late May once a detailed negotiating mandate had been agreed among the EU's 27 other members. Labour has already said it supports an earl...

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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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German EU lawmaker hopes for compromise with UK

Essentially, a snap election happens when the election is held much earlier than the normal interval between elections, and it can be a powerful strategic tool for politicians. Meanwhile at Warwick, t...

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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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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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Australia abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians

Mr Turnbull said Australia was the "most successful multicultural nation in the world", but Australian workers "must have priority". The main countries of citizenship for primary visa holders in Aus...

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

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

The move is expected to receive the two-thirds majority it requires for May to overturn the UK's Fixed Term Parliaments Act, which would have seen an election being held only in 2020. Although Britain...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Syrian kids among 126 killed in bombing

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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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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