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Kabul: Triple blasts hit funeral ceremony, 6 killed

Kabul: Triple blasts hit funeral ceremony, 6 killed

Afghanistan police on Friday fired live rounds to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing protesters seeking to march on the presidential palace to demand government's resignation following a catastrophic...

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PM Narendra Modi hard sells India as investment destination to Russian Federation

On the fourth leg of his four-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached France today during which he will hold discussions with French President Emmanuel Macron on a number of major issues...

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GLAAD Rips Trump's Silence on LGBTQ Pride Month

GLAAD Rips Trump's Silence on LGBTQ Pride Month

So far, President Trump is continuing the 100 percent record of Republicans refusing to declare June to be LGBT Pride Month. The first daughter posted a statement to Twitter, despite the White Ho...

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Indian PM, French leader talk climate in Paris

France's foreign ministry says more than 1,000 French firms operate in India in sectors ranging from defense to new technologies employing some 300,000 people. Both countries are expected to issue a ...

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How Bad Could Trump's Paris Agreement Withdrawal Be? A Scientist's Perspective

In Durham, Mayor Bill Bell several years ago signed the U.S. Conference of Mayors' climate-protection agreement. PARIS U.S. cities, states and businesses can fulfil commitments made by the Unite...

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Three policemen killed in Jakarta twin blasts

Three policemen killed in Jakarta twin blasts

Police said an anti-terror squad immediately raided two houses believed to be owned by the perpetrators in neighboring provinces of Banten and West Java. At least 10 people, including five police offi...

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Pruitt, Spicer dodge questions on Trump's personal views on climate change

Bloomberg is U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's special envoy for cities and climate change . As seen from Trump's announcement and the reaction to it, there is certainly no universal consens...

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Rossi still in pain ahead of Italy MotoGP

Rossi still in pain ahead of Italy MotoGP

It will not be easy but I still have a few days to continue the treatment . "If I feel good and ready, I'll push hard from the beginning because there are many riders that can do great lap times". Mo...

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PM Modi to hold talks with new French President

PM Modi to hold talks with new French President

With PM Modi expected to meet US President Donald Trump later this month, it remains to be seen what discussion takes place between him and Macron over the issue of climate change . He said there...

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Looking for leadership from Paris

Looking for leadership from Paris

But Merkel, whose country hosts this year's global climate summit, said it was now time to look ahead. Study co-author Erwan Monier, a lead researcher at the joint program, said that the school's cl...

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China's Li appeals to Germany for help with certifying C919 jet

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang , who is visiting Germany , emphasized the country " s support for the process of European integration, official sources in the capital reported today. Indian envir...

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Trump's attacks on Germany show he misunderstands a basic fact about Europe

Trump's attacks on Germany show he misunderstands a basic fact about Europe

Trump could have seized on that to make a case for a more positive German contribution to the world economy. German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a campaign stop upon returning from the recent ...

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Federal Liberals nervous as BC political shake-up tests pipeline approval

Federal Liberals nervous as BC political shake-up tests pipeline approval

In the US, protesters camped out for several months to oppose the Dakota Access oil pipeline but ultimately failed to stop the project from going ahead. "It's the willful destruction of the environmen...

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The White House defends Jared Kushner's contacts with Russian Federation

But Kelly said such back-channel communications don't bother him and would not be harmful to USA security interests. "I think any time you can open lines of communication with anyone, whether they'r...

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British police seize a car as part of Manchester attack investigation

The newly-released images of the Manchester bomber include some with a blue suitcase that is yet to be located. Police say that the 22-year-old bomber, Salman Abedi , acted largely alone when he ...

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China Is Championing Itself As A Leader In Climate Change

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) waves to the press as he walks with US President Donald Trump at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, April 7, 2017. "As it appears, that attempt faile...

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Ariana Grande plans charity concert to help kin of Manchester attack victims

Ariana Grande plans charity concert to help kin of Manchester attack victims

Ariana Grande performs onstage during her " Dangerous Woman " tour at Madison Square Garden on February 23, 2017 in New York City. He reportedly was in contact with family members just before the at...

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Putin Upbeat After Trump Withdraws US From Global Climate Agreement

He criticized the pact as a job-killer that put the United States as an unfair advantage. His answers reflected, in part, a broad consensus laid out in a September 2016 memo prepared by the National...

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Corbyn challenges Theresa May over 'dementia tax'

It follows the Conservative leader's refusal to take part in a seven-way debate on Wednesday. Mr Corbyn replied: "Of course not, of course I would not do that". "We've been open about that, and I've...

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Putin: Patriotic Russians May Have Hacked in Election

Putin: Patriotic Russians May Have Hacked in Election

In an interview with NBC News' Megyn Kelly , an excerpt of which the network released Friday, Putin sought to shift blame away from the Russian government. "We don't feel here that the temperature is...

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New images of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi released by police

Police have arrested at least 16 people in an investigation that continues more than seven days after the attack in a packed concert hall filled with children and young people. Police watch as commu...

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Backed forces seize IS-held town near Syria's Raqqa - source, monitor

Meanwhile, the American armed forces are reportedly providing weapons to Syrian rebels fighting against the Iran-backed dictator Bashar al-Assad. The United States has observed the militia, which ...

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U.S. defense chief presses China over N. Korea, South China Sea

He called for global cooperation to denuclearise Korean Peninsula. He reiterated China's "dual-track" proposal, which would see North Korea suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange f...

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Putin Doesn't Criticize Trump's Paris Accord Withdrawal

The United States is the world's second-largest greenhouse gas emitter, after China , so Trump's decision could seriously hamper efforts to cut emissions and limit global temperature increases. Ever ...

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Balanced India hold advantage over Pakistan, says Afridi

Political unrest means the two sides have not played a bilateral series since 2012-2013, and India have refused to consider the idea without an end to "cross-border terrorism". "Ajinkya was mentally...

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China makes concessions to Germany on electric auto quotas

China makes concessions to Germany on electric auto quotas

A White House official said earlier in the day that Trump was planning to pull out of the Paris deal, although a final decision hadn't been made. "The EU and China consider the Paris Agreement as an...

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Corbyn's catch-up shows the shallowness of May's campaign

May goes into interviews "armed to the gills with facts and figures, which then come spewing out without the viewer getting much idea of the person behind the politician". Then it might have actuall...

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Bahrain hackers post threats on foreign minister's Twitter

Bahrain hackers post threats on foreign minister's Twitter

One posting showed a picture of King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa with the words "Down with Hamad" on it. Tensions have increased in Bahrain, where the US Fifth Fleet is based, after a series of measures ...

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Contradictions add up during Trump's Saudi visit

Trump, who is on his first visit to a foreign state as President, was addressing the leaders of 50 Muslim-majority countries on Sunday afternoon. Trump all but promised he would not publicly admon...

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Manchester bombing: Attack cops evacuate Banff Road after finding suspicious auto

I really do feel for them. As part of the investigation, authorities are also asking the public to help track down a blue suitcase Abedi was seen with in the days leading up to the attack. The image...

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PM Modi meets French President Macron

PM Modi meets French President Macron

The two leaders will be discussing UN Security Council Reforms, India's permanent membership in the UNSC, counter-terrorism, climate change and India's membership for multilateral export control and w...

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German FM says U.S. 'older and bigger' than current conflict

Merkel today repeated her call for Europe to take control of its own destiny, but also dismissed any talk that Germany is shifting away from its old ally and pivoting East. "This decision can not and ...

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Macron Says France, India to Work Together on Climate Change

Macron Says France, India to Work Together on Climate Change

Modi delivered on France's hope that India would confirm its commitment to the Paris Agreement, saying that fighting on behalf of "Mother Planet" is a gift for future generations. 39-year-old Macr...

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Activists investigating Ivanka brands in China arrested, missing

According to the Associated Press, one labour activist was detained by Chinese authorities while two others are missing (but are presumed to have been arrested as well). This is the first time anyone ...

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Blasts near funeral in Afghan capital, at least 12 dead

President Ashraf Ghani , meanwhile, met with senior security officials during an emergency security meeting. "The country is under attack", Ghani said. Friday's killings will likely further inflame...

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James Comey OK'd to testify before U.S. Senate committee

Schiff said Thursday that he believes Nunes is violating his recusal from Russian Federation probe by doing so. But if the Speaker wants to allow this kind of thing to go on, that's really up to him...

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Ariana Grande visits Manchester bombing victims in hospital

Image: Facebook "So happy she came I could burst!" E News reported that Grande posted a photo on Instagram of her posing with Jaden Farrell-Mann, 10, who was in a hospital bed at Royal M...

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Putin denies collusion with Trump team, compares allegations to 'anti-Semitism'

Putin denies collusion with Trump team, compares allegations to 'anti-Semitism'

He started his exchange with Kelly, who was moderating a panel of world leaders, cracking frequent jokes, notably remarking that with Donald Trump axing US participation in the climate change deal...

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Saudis using USA arms for war crimes

Saudis using USA arms for war crimes

As he has done on numerous occasions in the past, Mohammad Javad Zarif defended former President Barack Obama's rapprochement policy of Iran even though it cost him the relationship with Saudi Ar...

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North Korea 'disrespects' China with latest missile test, says Trump

North Korea 'disrespects' China with latest missile test, says Trump

North Korea was threatening the United States with its nuclear weapons, but its conventional weapons could cause huge devastation in South Korea , where half the population lives in the Seoul area, ...

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