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UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian national

Jadhav, who is Pakistan's custody on the charges of spying, was sentenced to death by a military court of the neighbouring country recently, prompting India to move the world court. "The matter has be...

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WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning walks free after seven years in prison

WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning walks free after seven years in prison

Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier convicted of giving classified government materials to WikiLeaks, will participate in a documentary about her. "I have never made any excuses for what I did", ...

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Japan princess's betrothal highlights male royal succession woes

Japan princess's betrothal highlights male royal succession woes

Princess Sayako is the only daughter of Emperor Akihito. They say love triumph over all obstacles and that seems to be true with Japan's Princess Mako , who is ready to give up her royal status i...

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UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

Ms Sturgeon was campaigning in Musselburgh, East Lothian, where she urged voters to back her party to stop Mrs May having a "blank cheque" for a hard Brexit. Noting how the Prime Minister was hiding f...

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Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race, backs hardliner Raisi

The withdrawal of hard-line candidate Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf from Iran's presidential election is a sure sign that the decks are being cleared to make way for notorious executioner and former State P...

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With waiver, US lets Iran keep getting benefits of nuke deal

Trump administration officials say the White House is carrying out a comprehensive review of USA policy on Iran, which is focused on what officials consider Tehran's expanding influence in the regio...

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Macron appoints cabinet from left and right

Macron appoints cabinet from left and right

Philippe and Macron chose experienced politicians from the left, the center and the right for the main positions. The Republicans candidate in the presidential election, Francois Fillon, was elimina...

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Trump Willing to Use Engagement on North Korea Crisis: South Korea Envoy

Trump Willing to Use Engagement on North Korea Crisis: South Korea Envoy

After Sunday's launch, Pyongyang gleefully hailed significant advances in developing a nuclear missile capable of reaching the USA mainland. The US protection may not come for free, however, with US...

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Support for Macron's party grows before French parliamentary election

Support for Macron's party grows before French parliamentary election

Other key figures instrumental in Macron's sensational victory in this month's election were given senior roles, with the Socialist mayor of Lyon, Gerard Collomb, named as interior minister while cent...

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Western Wall Not Part of Israel

Top officials at the State Department, Department of Defense and the USA intelligence community are urging the White House not to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, warning that such a decisio...

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Former FBI chief Mueller appointed to probe Trump-Russia ties

But there were successes as well and an extraordinary vote of confidence: Congress, at the Obama administration's request, approved a two-year extension for Mueller to remain at his post until 2013,...

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Oil market re-balancing is here and will continue, IEA says

West Texas Intermediate , the US benchmark for the price of oil, was up 3.5 percent to $49.57 per barrel. USA crude was up 4 cents, or 0.1 percent, at $48.89 per barrel.Both benchmarks have risen more...

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Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

Google, which gets most of its revenue from its dominant search engine, also released a host of new features for Google Home, a speaker released a year ago. Now, Google is drawing upon that treasure t...

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ICC Takes the Opportunity to Observe and Reflect the Arctic Council Ministerial

ICC Takes the Opportunity to Observe and Reflect the Arctic Council Ministerial

The Arctic is warming at double the rate of the rest of the planet, with average temperatures up 3.5 degrees Centigrade since the beginning of the 20th century, leading to rapid loss of glacial ice an...

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3 big questions remain about Michael Flynn after Sally Yates' testimony

The mystery at the center of the Michael Flynn case is why Donald Trump didn't react sooner to warnings about Flynn's involvement with Russian Federation. Flynn, a former head of the Defense Intellige...

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Not just a new president, new faces for France's parliament

The presidential election left France's traditional parties on the sidelines, with the conservative Republicans and ruling Socialists eliminated in the first round, and Macron facing far-right leader ...

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White House rejects allegations that Trump asked Comey to end Flynn probe

At best, President Trump has committed a grave abuse of executive power. But the president himself later told NBC News: "And in fact when I made a decision to just do it, I said to myself, I sai...

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Trump Team Knew Flynn Was Being Investigated Before Appointment

Mr Flynn, who was sacked after 24 days in the job, was initially kept on even after the acting attorney general, Ms Sally Q. Yates, warned the White House that he might be subject to blackmail by the ...

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Republicans are starting to defy Trump on Russian Federation

Helms what the Agency connection was", Walters told a Senate committee in September 1973. A New York Times story on Tuesday reported President Donald Trump asked Comey to stop an investigation i...

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Jeremy Corbyn to create Minister for Peace if elected

Jeremy Corbyn to create Minister for Peace if elected

Corbyn said Labour would support the renewal of Britain's Trident nuclear weapons but if circumstances were reached where ordering their use was an option it would "represent complete and cataclysmic ...

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