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U.S. carrier group heads for Korean waters, China calls for restraint

U.S. carrier group heads for Korean waters, China calls for restraint

Earlier, Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed over the phone to maintain close contact with the USA, on the issue. It's not yet clear why Kim might have been detained, other than as a...

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Defusing the threat of nuclear war

Abe stressed the importance of a peaceful outcome but acknowledged a need to apply pressure so that Pyongyang would become open to dialogue. North Korea said it is ready to respond to aggression fro...

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Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack

Mazar-i-Sharif: The attack on Friday has prompted angry calls for ministers and army chiefs to resign. The president's official Twitter account also confirmed the resignations. In Friday's attack, t...

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Fresh clashes break out in Srinagar college

Fresh clashes break out in Srinagar college

The teaching work in colleges across Kashmir Valley resumed today after remaining suspended for five days in the wake of student demonstrations last week against the alleged high-handedness of securit...

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SC verdict in Panama Papers validated PML-N's stance; says Musadik

SC verdict in Panama Papers validated PML-N's stance; says Musadik

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif might have narrowly escaped the fate April has stored for Pakistani politicians who have previously been overthrown, sentenced to life and hanged in the same month. Among t...

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VP Jahangiri says Iran, Georgia are 'politically determined' to expand ties

VP Jahangiri says Iran, Georgia are 'politically determined' to expand ties

Iranian first VP Es'hagh Jahangiri said Iranian and Georgian nations held numerous commonalities and they share similar views over regional and global issues. Prime Minister Kvirikashvili's visit to...

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50% of voters back Conservatives in new opinion poll

In her speech on 18 April, announcing the decision to call an election, she said: "Division in Westminster will risk our ability to make a success of Brexit and it will cause damaging uncertainty and ...

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Saudi king names son as USA envoy as ties boosted with Trump

The visit will be a consultation on various regional and worldwide issues of common concern, especially the fight against terrorism in the region, as well as among the global community. Relations with...

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Changes to Australian citizenship to focus on what's important to you

Applicants would be asked to demonstrate that they have integrated into Australian society, for example by joining clubs or by providing evidence that they are employed and their children are in schoo...

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Freed Egyptian-American prisoner returns home

Trump met with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi at the White House. She and seven other defendants were acquitted of the charges Sunday. Aya Hijazi spent nearly three years in prison in Egy...

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Cramer: Will Pundits Have the Gaul to Scare Us About Le Pen?

Cramer: Will Pundits Have the Gaul to Scare Us About Le Pen?

Marine Le Pen's qualification for the run-off indicates the continuing strength of the anti-globalist, populist movement sweeping the West, which first showed up in the United Kingdom's pro-Brexit vo...

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Benteke earns Crystal Palace 2-1 win on return to Liverpool

Benteke earns Crystal Palace 2-1 win on return to Liverpool

Firmino misses the corner delivery at the near post and the Belgian is there to capitalise with a stooping header to give Palace a crucial lead with little over 15 minutes to play! We don't like it bu...

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Macron Must Win Big to Have Chance to Fulfill Pledges

Macron Must Win Big to Have Chance to Fulfill Pledges

According to the ministry's figures revealed at 10 p.m. local time (21:00 GMT), Macron leads with 23.40 percent of votes, while far-right candidate Marine Le Pen gained the support of 22.62 percent ...

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Chinese president urges restraint in call to Trump amid North Korea tensions

Chinese president urges restraint in call to Trump amid North Korea tensions

The warship and its battle group are now holding joint drills with two Japanese destroyers near the Philippines, and it's scheduled to arrive in waters off the coast of Korea at the end of this month....

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Anti-Semitic incidents surge 86% in United States at start of 2017: ADL

Anti-Semitic incidents surge 86% in United States at start of 2017: ADL

The Anti-Defamation League found an increase in cases of anti-Semitic intimidation and vandalism previous year, evidence that anti-Jewish bias intensified during the election. Forces within the U.S. g...

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House Republicans Debut AHCA Amendment

House Republicans Debut AHCA Amendment

But the House is facing a more pressing deadline. "Our Republican colleagues know that since they control, you know, the House, the Senate and the White House, that a shutdown would fall on their sh...

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Labour leader Corbyn says could suspend Syria air strikes if elected

Labour leader Corbyn says could suspend Syria air strikes if elected

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet with his shadow cabinet tomorrow to discuss the manifesto. Having repeatedly denied that she would call an election, May is now also poised to announce a raft o...

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Euro scales 5-mth peak on French election relief

Euro scales 5-mth peak on French election relief

Whatever the end result of France's presidential election, the choice will resonate far beyond France's borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the UN Security C...

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Marine Le Pen: 'Survival of France' At Stake in Second Round

Marine Le Pen: 'Survival of France' At Stake in Second Round

Le Pen's victory party took place at the Francois Mitterrand sports centre in her flagship town of Henin-Beaumont, northern France . Mr Macron told the AFP news agency "a new page in French poli...

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Tensions build up between US, Russia over Syria strikes

The post Tensions build up between US, Russia over Syria strikes appeared first on The Independent Uganda:. The U.S. fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at Syria's al-Shayrat air base last week in response...

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