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Spanish judge jails proposed Catalan leader hours ahead of planned inauguration

Spanish judge jails proposed Catalan leader hours ahead of planned inauguration

Spain's government has rejected a plan by separatists in Catalonia's regional parliament to elect prominent secessionist politician Jordi Turull as Catalan president. Ms Rovira, the head of the se...

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Commonwealth Games: SAI working on to reduce numbers of Indian contingent

Commonwealth Games: SAI working on to reduce numbers of Indian contingent

The bone of contention is the 21 extra officials included in the list sent by the IOA. This assurance comes after the IOA President Narinder Batra slammed the ministry for raising "unnecessary issue...

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Wall Street closes down sharply again as US-China trade war looms

Wall Street closes down sharply again as US-China trade war looms

The European Union and the USA seem to have averted a trade war for now, after the administration of President Donald Trump said Thursday it was ready to exempt the 28-country bloc from tariffs on...

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One Billion USD 'arms deal' sanctioned for Saudi Arabia

One Billion USD 'arms deal' sanctioned for Saudi Arabia

The sale will "support US foreign policy and national security objectives by improving the security of a friendly country, which has been and continues to be an important force for political stability...

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After seizing Afrin, Turkey vows to expand operation against Syria Kurds

After seizing Afrin, Turkey vows to expand operation against Syria Kurds

Turkey's plans to expand its war against Kurdish fighters in Syria touched off strong objections from the USA, whose soldiers risk becoming entangled in direct conflict with advancing Turkish forces...

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Rohr and Super Eagles react to victory over Poland

Rohr and Super Eagles react to victory over Poland

The Super Eagles were able to grind out a gritty win over Poland via a penalty converted by Victor Moses in the 60th minute. Yusuf pointed out that Obi making the starting line-up had little o...

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Woman escapes after being sexually assaulted, kidnapped

Woman escapes after being sexually assaulted, kidnapped

The victim said she told friends what happened but did not report the incident to police because she had been smoking marijuana and was intoxicated. He is now facing an additional charge of sexual as...

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Iranians charged with massive hacking of 320 universities in the US

Iranians charged with massive hacking of 320 universities in the US

The hackers are also accused of breaking into the networks of dozens of government organizations, such as the Department of Labor and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and companies, including l...

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What Trump's new national security adviser means for Iran and North Korea

Bolton was one of the chief advocates for the disastrous Iraq war and unlike many Iraq hawks he still thinks the invasion was a good idea. Israeli Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked congratulat...

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Government issues notice to Cambridge Analytica

Government issues notice to Cambridge Analytica

United States and European lawmakers have demanded an explanation of how the British consulting firm gained access to the data in 2014 and why Facebook failed to inform its users, raising broader in...

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Syrian civil protection says 37 killed in regime airstrikes

Syrian civil protection says 37 killed in regime airstrikes

More than 1,800 militants of the Ahrar Al-Sham group have left the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta with their families since Thursday, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Tens of thousands of E...

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Koreas, US end '1.5-track' talks

Koreas, US end '1.5-track' talks

The Korean talks set for March 29 will precede musical performances in Pyongyang in early April by a group of South Korean singers making a reciprocal visit after the North sent performers to the ...

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At Least 10 Dead in Car Bomb in Afghanistan

At Least 10 Dead in Car Bomb in Afghanistan

Photos posted on Twitter purportedly of the explosion showed a huge fire and a thick plume of black smoke rising into the sky. Conflicting reports in local media suggest the death toll may be higher...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation raids home of white supremacist who claimed he trained Parkland shooter

Federal Bureau of Investigation raids home of white supremacist who claimed he trained Parkland shooter

But more than a year earlier, documents in the criminal case against Nikolas Cruz and obtained by The Associated Press show school officials and a sheriff's deputy recommended in September 2016 th...

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Williamson stars as England crumble

Williamson stars as England crumble

New Zealand's best Test batsman Kane Williamson , though, brightened up a gloomy afternoon with his 18th Test hundred, passing Martin Crowe and Ross Taylor to become the country's leading century-...

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Trump moves to ban transgender people from serving in the military

Trump moves to ban transgender people from serving in the military

US President Donald Trump on Thursday rolled back his blanket ban on transgender people serving in the military , giving the secretaries of defence and homeland security greater discretion over the...

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Trebes supermarket shooting: Gunman's apartment searched after French siege

Trebes supermarket shooting: Gunman's apartment searched after French siege

A gun-wielding extremist went on a rampage Friday in a quiet corner of southern France , killing three people as he hijacked a vehicle, opened fire on police and took hostages in a supermarket, where...

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Police dig urine-soaked infants out of car, couple arrested

Police dig urine-soaked infants out of car, couple arrested

Police officers have arrested a man in connection with the burglary of a pharmacy in Crowthorne . Windsor police turned him over to Peel officers. Shortly after the video was released, police said ...

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Kurd group PKK says will withdraw from Sinjar

Kurd group PKK says will withdraw from Sinjar

The US's arms and training support for the YPG, whom Turkey ties to the anti-Ankara Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) separatist group, has always been a bone of contention between the two sides. Ank...

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Trump signs spending bill, averting government shutdown

Trump signs spending bill, averting government shutdown

Trump's turnabout came after a meeting with Defense Secretary James Mattis, who advocated for the bill's increases in defense spending and wanted the relative certainty of six months of assured fundin...

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