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India skips China's Belt and Road Forum, opposes CPEC

Xi announced China would contribute an additional USD 14.5 billion to the Silk Road Fund, which was set up in 2014 to finance infrastructure projects , taking it to USD 55 billion and USD 8.75 billio...

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Letters: The electoral arithmetic of Macron's victory means a bumpy ride

His victory at the head of a year-old pro-EU movement that has presented itself as a home for progressives of all stripes has blown up France's long-standing left-right political divide. But if anot...

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Donald Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile test

In Beijing, Chinese President Xi jinping told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that their countries are both playing an "important role as a balancing power" in world affairs by seeking a peacef...

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USA laptop ban could expand to all flights arriving from European

Travellers on flights leaving these airports are prohibited from carrying on board any electronic items that are larger than a cell phone. The move would extend a current ban on such devices on flig...

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Valls Supports Macron's Movement

Mr Macron has said he is aiming to secure an absolute majority in the lower chamber through the June 11 and 18 elections. The euro pulled back in early trade on Monday, as the initial relief rally...

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Jared Kushner's sister woos China's "golden visa" investors

During the event in Beijing, Kushner's sister promoted a program offering a path to US citizenship to Chinese backers. The event itself encouraged Chinese investors to do business with Kushner prope...

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Macron's parliamentary candidates gather in Paris

An independent centrist standing in his first election, Macron saw off the established parties' candidates in the first round two weeks ago and won almost two-thirds of the vote in the runoff against ...

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Trump Says New FBI Director Could Be Named Next Week

Alice Fisher, a high-ranking Justice Department official in former President George W. Bush's administration, was among those scheduled to be interviewed Saturday. John Cornyn, the No. 2 Senate leader...

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Trump to move quickly to replace Federal Bureau of Investigation director

As for President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey? Trump said he didn't know about campaign investigations, only that he personally wasn't being looked into by the FBI. But the ...

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Sturgeon: Tories plan to "sacrifice" of Scottish economy to win Ukip vote

Rennie said these local results were a "springboard" for June's general election campaign. Miss Davidson said: "We won the local government election in Gordon this week, beating the SNP into second ...

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North Korea missile flew about 700 km - South Korea military

It comes just days after the election of a new South Korean president and as U.S., Japanese and European militaries gather for war games in the Pacific. Last week South Koreans elected a new president...

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Pope makes 2 Fatima children saints on centenary of visions

Pope makes 2 Fatima children saints on centenary of visions

A candle light vigil held in Fatima, Portugal , on Friday. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP). The first Mass was celebrated on December 2, 1951. The story of the Marto children has captivate...

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France's victorious Macron reminded of huge, immediate challenges

Mr Macron's newly renamed "Republique en Marche" (the Republic on the Move) movement reacted warily to the announcement. On assuming office next Sunday as France's youngest leader since Napoleon, Ma...

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Texas divided on jailing delegates to 'convention of states'

Texas divided on jailing delegates to 'convention of states'

SB4 passed over fierce opposition from Texas Democrats and immigration advocacy groups, who say it will give police power to discriminate against Hispanic residents and ultimately harm the trust bet...

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S.Korea's Moon says dialogue only possible when N.Korea changes attitude

Tensions have mounted in recent months after the Trump administration said it would keep "all options on the table" to halt North Korea's nuclear weapons program, including a military strike. "Preside...

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New S. Korea President to Defuse Tensions

Mr Moon, 64, said: "I will urgently try to solve the security crisis". Given Moon Jae-in's uncompromising stance on hot historical issues like wartime "comfort women", Japan is increasingly wary o...

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Chelsea's season in numbers

With the sixth league title in their bag, the Blues will now face Arsenal in the final of FA Cup on 27 May at the Wembley Stadium. "My players show me a great attitude to try to do something great t...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation requests records of former Trump adviser's associates

Federal Bureau of Investigation requests records of former Trump adviser's associates

Asked again late last month in a CBS News interview whether he believes Russian Federation tried to interfere in the election, Trump said "I don't know". Possible collusion between Trump associates an...

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S. Korea's Moon slams North missile launch as 'reckless provocation'

S. Korea's Moon slams North missile launch as 'reckless provocation'

The launch also comes as troops from the U.S., Japan and two European nations gather on remote U.S. islands in the Pacific for drills that are partly a message to North Korea. Tensions have mounted in...

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The local election results summed up in 6 handy graphics

Opinium had the Conservatives 16 percentage points ahead of Labour on 46 to 30% of those surveyed but another poll by YouGov for the Sunday Times newspaper put them 19 points clear, a six-point incr...

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