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Kim Jong-un inspects military parade at central square of Pyongyang

Kim Jong-un inspects military parade at central square of Pyongyang

In this image taken from video aired by North Korean broadcaster KRT, a portrait of Kim Il-sung is carried during a parade at the square named for him in Pyongyang on Saturday, April 15, 2017. But the...

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BBC and ITV plan leaders' debates despite May's refusal to take part

Mrs May told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "We won't be doing television debates". And Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood - whose profile received a major boost from her involvement in two of the 201...

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Anti-Zuma Protests 2017: South Africans Call For President Jacob Zuma's Resignation

Zuma's comments show "that he is out of touch with the South African public's very valid anger over his destructive leadership", the party said . Calls for Zuma's resignation have since grown an...

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Haiti's United Nations peacekeeping mission ends amid abuse controversy

Haiti's United Nations peacekeeping mission ends amid abuse controversy

The current MINUSTAH mission has just over 1,000 individual police and 11 police units. Associated Press notes that in Haiti, at least 134 Sri Lankan Peacekeepers are alleged to have been involved...

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Canadian Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan offers prayers at Golden Temple

Canadian Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan offers prayers at Golden Temple

The Minister's family hails from Bambeli village, 15 km from Hoshiarpur. Sajjan is on a bit of a homecoming to the Asian country, where he was born and lived until coming to Canada with his family w...

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'Rich will pay more' under Labour - John McDonnell

'Rich will pay more' under Labour - John McDonnell

Would you include in that vast majority people who earn £70,000 a year? He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that Labour would scrap giveaways to the wealthy such as corporation tax cuts and wou...

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Two shot dead in Venezuela protests

As of last week, five protesters - including a 13-year-old boy - had died of injuries suffered in fights with riot police. Nearly one thousand people have been arrested. In February, Lopez's wife we...

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Trump Admin Working With Allies To Pressure North Korea

Trump Admin Working With Allies To Pressure North Korea

Vice President Mike Pence moved to reassure Japan of Washington's solidarity with Seoul, Tokyo and Beijing when dealing with North Korea. He called North Korea the most urgent and unsafe threat to t...

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Capitals beat Maple Leafs, tie series at 2 games apiece

However, the Preds came back to tie the game in the third on two goals from Filip Forsberg . Alex Ovechkin scored the other Capitals' goal while Nicklas Backstrom added two assists. Even-strength s...

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EU Commission says Turkey must investigate referendum doubts

On Monday evening, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that the White House will only comment on the results of the Turkish constitutional referendum after the worldwide monitors release th...

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North Korea warns 'thermonuclear war may break out at any moment'

North Korea warns 'thermonuclear war may break out at any moment'

Aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, the vice-president told troops he was there as "storm clouds gather on the horizon" of north-east Asia. "From my understanding, we haven't had any business with the Nor...

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Minnesota dairy farms affected by US-Canada trade dispute

But the Americans now have us over that barrel. You'll note that the US doles out tens of billions every year on farm subsidies, so its criticism of supply management reeks of hypocrisy, made doubly s...

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Gorsuch era on U.S. high court begins with his first three cases

Justice Clarence Thomas, for example, has long declined to ask any questions during oral arguments, preferring to let the attorneys lay out their case. Supreme Court. Of those surveyed, 50% said Gor...

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United States 'concerned' about turn of events in Venezuela

The court partly backtracked after an worldwide outcry, but the tension only increased when authorities slapped a political ban on opposition leader Henrique Capriles on April 7. Elections are not due...

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Saudi To Shelve, Reform Billions Of Dollars Of Unfinished Projects

The kingdom also plans to launch a second bidding round for 400 MW of wind power at a project in Domat al-Jandal in al-Jouf Province by the fourth quarter of this year, which will be followed by 620 M...

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Images show North Koreans playing volleyball at nuclear test site

Images show North Koreans playing volleyball at nuclear test site

Still, however, satellite imagery continues to indicate that the Punggye-ri site appears able to conduct a sixth nuclear test at any time once the order is received from Pyongyang, 38 North said. Berm...

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U.S. Supreme Court won't allow Arkansas execution

At the same time as the legal thrusts and parries, there are challenges to the state's use of the drug used in the lethal injections. Davis, convicted in a 1992 murder, would have been the first inm...

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Donald Trump takes first step towards H-1B visa reform

Seeking to carry out a campaign pledge to put " America First ", Trump signed an executive order on the H-1B visa program. "Simply put, it appears that the agencies are asked to review policies re...

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Runoff likely in much-watched U.S. congressional race in Georgia

And according to Brian Fallon, the former spokesperson for failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Ossoff's showing in Georgia's 6th district could potentially be a roadmap for the...

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Encouraging to see Chinese effort to control North Korea

Encouraging to see Chinese effort to control North Korea

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump has said he would expand America's nuclear arsenal to ensure it is at the "top of the pack" amid a heated war of words between the United States and North Korea. Penc...

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China criticizes North Korea, praises US on nuclear issue

China criticizes North Korea, praises US on nuclear issue

Ahead of the "Day of the Sun" on April 15, one of the biggest celebrations in the North Korean calendar, North Korea analysts said satellite images showed Pyongyang was "primed and ready" for a sixt...

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Young admits to facing uncertain Man Utd future

It means the coach wasn't able to transfer the right concentration, desire, ambition to win this type of game. Mourinho's most crucial decision was however to employ Herrera as a man-marker on Eden ...

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Venezuela's opposition seeks to keep pressure on Maduro

Socialist officials dismissed the opposition marches as efforts to destabilise the government, pointing to barricades of burning trash mounted by protesters and vandalism of public property. Moncada t...

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Afghanistan Officials Say 36 ISIS Fighters Killed By 'Mother Of All Bombs'

Afghanistan Officials Say 36 ISIS Fighters Killed By 'Mother Of All Bombs'

But that changed on Thursday, when the GBU-43 aka the " mother of all bombs " was dropped on a complex of underground tunnels and caves used by ISIS fighters in eastern Afghanistan, close to the count...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav issue: India cancels maritime talks with Pak

The Vienna Convention states the State that detains a national of another country must allow consular officers of that country to access the detainee. India has also conveyed the message to Pakistan, ...

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Air Strike Kills 18 in Syria's Idlib Province-Observatory

ABC News reported that 20 Syrian aircraft were hit and demolished in Thursday's strike, which is welcoming news for Syrians who have to deal with barrel bombing from the Assad Regime on a constan...

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Mom films arrest, handcuffing of autistic Florida boy

Mom films arrest, handcuffing of autistic Florida boy

Haygood can be heard telling deputies her son has autism. A school resource officer recognised him and said he had an outstanding warrant against the boy for assault. The child was then released on ...

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Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria chemical attack

After the session, the Syrian ambassador was asked by CNN to comment on President Donald Trump's remarks in an interview that Assad was "an animal". Still, Tillerson sought to stress the positives f...

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Ivanka Trump Is Making Out Like a Bandit Under the Trump Administration

Ivanka Trump Is Making Out Like a Bandit Under the Trump Administration

From the moment she set foot in the White House, her vaguely-defined but expansive role as the president's "eyes and ears" has created an unprecedented new "advisor" position for the self-styled bus...

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France says pressure needed to stop North Korea crossing next nuclear hurdle

France says pressure needed to stop North Korea crossing next nuclear hurdle

Calling the communist regime "the region's most risky and urgent threat", Pence stressed once again that " all options are on the table ". North Korea regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Kor...

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