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Turkey didn't inform of its planned military operations against Afrin, says Damascus

Turkey didn't inform of its planned military operations against Afrin, says Damascus

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said the Turkish military, Nato's second-largest, would create a 30-km (19-mile) "safe zone" in the region, according to broadcaster HaberTurk. French Defence Minister...

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Turkey says will intervene in Syria's Afrin, mistrust of US continues

Turkey says will intervene in Syria's Afrin, mistrust of US continues

The U.S. -led coalition said this week that it is building a new 30,000-strong border force with its Syrian militia allies in the north, a plan that has infuriated NATO ally Ankara. Tillerson says h...

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Trump presidency anniversary: Golf fan spent 25% of year on links

Trump presidency anniversary: Golf fan spent 25% of year on links

While national attention is devoted to parsing Mr Trump's language, some 800,000 young adults who were brought to the United States without documentation as children, known as Dreamers, are still faci...

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Will share vision for India's global engagements at Davos: PM Modi

Will share vision for India's global engagements at Davos: PM Modi

On the task before him in the last one-and-half years of his government, Modi said providing electricity to four crore families who still do not have power and completing the programmes and schemes st...

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Ukip's ruling committee backs vote of no confidence in leader Henry Bolton

Ukip's ruling committee backs vote of no confidence in leader Henry Bolton

Henry Bolton is clinging on to his position as Ukip leader despite a unanimous vote of no confidence from the party's ruling body on Sunday. "This decision will automatically trigger an EGM of the p...

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Tommy Fleetwood repeats as Abu Dhabi HSBC champion

Tommy Fleetwood repeats as Abu Dhabi HSBC champion

Rory McIlroy may have been something of a forgotten man during his injury-riddled 2017 season, but the fit and self-assured golfer who kicked off his 2018 season with a robust T3 finish in the Middle...

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MEA summons Pakistan deputy excessive commissioner over ceasefire violations

MEA summons Pakistan deputy excessive commissioner over ceasefire violations

Three civilians and two soldiers were killed on both sides in the latest clash, officials in the two countries said, as each blamed the other for initiating the violence. "The deliberate targeting o...

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Macedonia is ours, insist Greeks in dispute over country's name

Macedonia is ours, insist Greeks in dispute over country's name

More rallies are planned in northern Greece this week. This month Athens and Skopje agreed to renew efforts to settle the 25-year old row, which has blocked the ex-Yugloslav republic's attempts to...

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USA government shuts down over immigration impasse

USA government shuts down over immigration impasse

Most Democrats remained opposed anyway, though saying they'd relent if there also was a deal to protect around 700,000 immigrants from deportation who arrived in the USA as children and now are here ...

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USA strongly condemns terrorist attack in Kabul - Tillerson

USA strongly condemns terrorist attack in Kabul - Tillerson

Afghan officials raised the death toll at Kabul's Intercontinental hotel to 19 Sunday as the Taliban claimed responsibility for the latest major attack on civilians in the Afghan capital. "They ...

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Leaked Trump Team Analysis Rips Graham-Durbin Immigration Plan

Leaked Trump Team Analysis Rips Graham-Durbin Immigration Plan

Three Republicans who didn't join the talks said they opposed the plan because it doesn't "fix our porous border" and doesn't end family preferences for immigrants. The two men could eventually get ...

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Australian Open 2018 | Three to See on Day 7

Australian Open 2018 | Three to See on Day 7

The victory ensured Nadal, who lost a five-set classic to long-time rival Roger Federer in the final previous year, will retain his world number one ranking. Nadal had not dropped a set till the gam...

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Merkel Takes Step Closer To German Coalition After SPD Vote

Merkel Takes Step Closer To German Coalition After SPD Vote

And that a left-wing coalition uniting the SPD, the Left party and the Greens wasn't either, as surveys showed they together still lacked 10 percent of voter support to govern. The closeness of Sund...

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France asks Turkey to behave with restraint in Syria

France asks Turkey to behave with restraint in Syria

Russia's foreign ministry has said it is concerned by news of the offensive, and is urging restraint. "We call on all parties to remain focused on the central goal of defeating" the Islamic State ...

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Cuomo: NY to reopen Statue of Liberty during federal government shutdown

Cuomo: NY to reopen Statue of Liberty during federal government shutdown

When the Senate failed to approve legislation to keep the government from shutting down before midnight Saturday, the National Park Service announced that the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island woul...

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African UN envoys suggest Trump meet leaders in Ethiopia after 'shithole' remark

African UN envoys suggest Trump meet leaders in Ethiopia after 'shithole' remark

That was then; this is now, when minorities overwhelmingly vote for Democratic candidates because they perceive the GOP as indifferent or hostile. Dr. Eric Trump, son of U.S. Republican presidential...

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Iran deal to 'fall apart' if Trump pulls out: Lavorv

Iran deal to 'fall apart' if Trump pulls out: Lavorv

Tensions illustrate why pressure is not the final answer, according to Kosachev. "These measures can have an extremely negative impact on the security in the Pacific Rim". Asked about a pre-emptive st...

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North, South Korea Solidify Plans to March Together at Olympics

North, South Korea Solidify Plans to March Together at Olympics

While it's generally recognised that inter-Korean contacts are important, the crisis can ultimately only be resolved by US-North Korean talks , with backing and input from South Korea , China , ...

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President approves disqualification of 20 AAP legislators

President approves disqualification of 20 AAP legislators

Prashant Bhushan, senior lawyer: The appt of 21 Parl secys (like deputy ministers) by AAP was clearly a move to keep the MLAs beholden to the govt & to circumvent the rule of no more than 10% Ministe...

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Sen. Graham: Immigration 'Has Turned Right into a Sh- Present'

Sen. Graham: Immigration 'Has Turned Right into a Sh- Present'

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC, one of the six senators in the meeting with Trump on Thursday, supported Durbin's account. Trump has publicly denied using that word . "I'm committed ...

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