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Unofficial student vote placed BC NDP at top of list

Liberal Richard Lee. British Columbia has its first minority government in 65 years as the Liberals squeaked out a razor-thin victory over the NDP, with the Green party holding the balance of power ...

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Iran presidential election: Conservative candidate Ghalibaf withdraws

Iran presidential election: Conservative candidate Ghalibaf withdraws

Rouhani is standing against five other candidates, mostly hardliners, on May 19, with a run-off a week later if no candidate wins more than 50 per cent of votes in the first round. "There are millions...

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U.S. wants Asean to review relations with N. Korea

U.S. wants Asean to review relations with N. Korea

Asked about the possibility of China filling a "vacuum" left by the US's withdrawal from the TPP, he said the economic logic for relating with South-east Asia was powerful, and "we hope that in some f...

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Australian banks lick wounds after tax hit

Mr Morrison finally drew a line through $13 million of "zombie measures" from the 2014 budget that have failed to pass through parliament, but in doing so needed to find revenue from other sources to ...

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91 lakh persons come under tax net, says Arun Jaitley

91 lakh persons come under tax net, says Arun Jaitley

The highest level (high risk) will be subject to search, seizure and direct inquiry while those falling under medium risk will merely get messages from the taxman. Chairman Sushil Chandra also said th...

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Merkel's Christian Democrats beat rivals in German state election

Merkel's Christian Democratic Union gained significant ground in the state, for decades an SPD stronghold, coming in as the top party with 33 per cent. In January, the Social Democrats' national ratin...

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USA diplomat angers Israel with Western Wall comments

He said Trump's decision would be informed by the parties - "and most certainly Israel's view on whether Israel views it as being helpful to a peace initiative or perhaps a distraction". New US amba...

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Putin says Russian Federation sees no need to arm Syrian Kurds

Putin says Russian Federation sees no need to arm Syrian Kurds

But the main subject on Turkey's mind is the People's Protection Units, the military arm of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party, which is the primary US proxy in the fight against the Islamic State in ...

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Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump to increase diplomatic efforts to end 'Syria war'

Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump to increase diplomatic efforts to end 'Syria war'

According to the White House, "the conversation was a very good one", covering issues such as the civil war in Syria , radical Islamic terrorism in the Middle East, and the threat of nuclear weapons ...

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Israel wants White House to explain United States official's Western Wall comment

A dramatic rift was created between Washington and Jerusalem as US President Donald Trump's team as well as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's team both issued harsh statements on Monday evening ...

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Ex-French PM seeks to join Macron revolution

Ex-French PM seeks to join Macron revolution

Theresa May has sought to turn Emmanuel Macron's victory in France to her own electoral advantage, telling supporters that she needs a big mandate to match his. Manuel Valls and Emmanuel Macron ou...

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North Korea accuses USA of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un

Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, was murdered in an airport in Kuala Lumpur by agents using the deadly nerve agent VX. Tensions have spiked as President Donald Tr...

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Trump pledges to move quickly to name new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump pledges to move quickly to name new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump fired Comey on Tuesday amid the FBI's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election, as well as possible ties between Trump associates and the Russian government. " James ...

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Macron aims to smash divide with new PM

Macron aims to smash divide with new PM

The new prime minister , Edouard Philippe, is a low-profile 46-year-old from the rightwing Republicans party whose politics and interests mirror those of centrist President Emmanuel Macron. Merkel, 6...

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North Korea continues to threaten U.S. and its allies: White House

North Korea continues to threaten U.S. and its allies: White House

Pyongyang is threatening a sixth nuclear test. Leader Kim Jong-Un personally oversaw the test, it said, and "hugged officials in the field of rocket research, saying that they worked hard to achieve...

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Why North Korea's latest missile test is a huge step forward

Why North Korea's latest missile test is a huge step forward

Decades of talks have so far failed to stem the growth of North Korea's nuclear program. Following Sunday's test, the USA called for repercussions from the global community. was willing to defend th...

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New South Korean president will visit US next month

A visiting delegation of White House officials in charge of Korea policy met with a group of foreign affairs and security advisors for Moon, chaired by former Ambassador to Geneva Chung Eui-yong. ad...

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Report claims Trump shared secret intel on IS with Russians

Sources told the paper that the information shared with the Russian diplomats was so sensitive that details were withheld from allies and from some within the US government. MILLER: That's right. And ...

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Cyberattack wave ebbs, but experts see risk of more

The National Informatics Centre, which builds and manages nearly all government websites, and the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, a premier research institute that has built supercompute...

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Schumer: Trump must hand over transcript of Russian Federation meeting

H.R. McMaster is holding on-camera briefing before noon ET. A USA president has the authority to disclose even the most highly classified information at will, but multiple US and allied officials to...

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