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UGC, AICTE to be replaced by Hr Edu Regulation Agency

UGC, AICTE to be replaced by Hr Edu Regulation Agency

The Narendra Modi government has chose to replace the two education bodies with one education regulator, which will most likely be called HEERA - Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency. As...

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Pro-Trump group labels James Comey political 'showboat' in new ad

Since Comey was ousted May 9, Trump and Comey allies have traded competing narratives about their interactions. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told associates that in March, Presi...

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Turkey says it will do everything to solve Qatar crisis

Turkey says it will do everything to solve Qatar crisis

How did simmering tensions burst into full-on crisis for the coalition? "The president is empowering the Saudis, and they will simply take this and blow up what could have been a strong regional coa...

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British police arrest man in London Bridge attack investigation

Butt, 27, a Pakistani-born British citizen, worked for the Tube service as a trainee customer services assistant for just under six months, leaving in October previous year. A French national was also...

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Jeff Sessions offered to resign after rising tension with Trump

That was after he failed to disclose a conversation with Russia's ambassador to the United States during his confirmation hearing. By giving Trump's tweets a more traditional look, this sendup wi...

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London Terrorist Had Been Featured in Documentary on British Jihadists

Police said last night that he has claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan in the past and also used the name Rachid Elhdar, claiming to be six years younger. NHS England said on Monday 36 people remained i...

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Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

Trump told people at the time that he anxious the decision would be seen as an admission of defeat - and has continued to express frustrations with the Justice Department's actions. "I have not had ...

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Qatar Isolation: Donald Trump claims credit for it

Qatar Isolation: Donald Trump claims credit for it

Since the diplomatic row erupted, slogans against and in support of Qatar have been among the top topics discussed on Twitter in Arabic, which is a hugely popular medium of expression in the Arab wo...

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Gulf crisis: Trump gloats about his Saudi visit 'paying off'

Gulf crisis: Trump gloats about his Saudi visit 'paying off'

In a series of tweets on Tuesday, Trump said he was glad to see that his visit to Saudi Arabia last month is paying off. So much for Qatar's initial selling point as " one of the most stable cou...

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Anger over known extremist as Britain mourns attack victims

Anger over known extremist as Britain mourns attack victims

Police believe Butt, Redouane, and the third accomplice were the assailants behind the attack, where a rented Renault van rammed into pedestrians on the London Bridge sidewalk. There's a genuine quest...

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Qatar ambassador 'surprised' by Trump's tweets

Qatar ambassador 'surprised' by Trump's tweets

Qatar's government said the May 23 news report attributed false remarks to the emirate's ruler that appeared friendly to Iran and Israel, and questioned whether US President Donald Trump would last ...

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United States politicians pledge commitment to Paris Agreement following Trump's announcement

The decision drew anger and condemnation from world leaders and business chiefs, many of them anxious a USA exit would put the planet at risk and leave the United States behind in a global shift a...

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Trump backs move to isolate Qatar

Trump said he'd told the kings, presidents and prime ministers that funding "Radical Ideology" can't be tolerated, and "Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!" American officials had said Monday that the ...

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Trump takes sides in Arab rift, suggests support for isolation of Qatar

Trump waded into the row in a series of early morning tweets that signaled support for the effort to isolate Qatar , despite the country being home to the largest American airbase in the Middle East....

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Canadian victim of London Bridge terror attack died in fiance's arms

Canadian victim of London Bridge terror attack died in fiance's arms

On Saturday night, three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge , then ran into nearby Borough Market wielding blades and knives. - Butt was a British citizen who was born in Pakistan, ...

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, former USA national security advisor, dead at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski, former USA national security advisor, dead at 89

Brzezinski joined Carter's campaign as his principal foreign policy adviser in 1976 and as national security adviser from 1977-1981. He advocated a commando mission to rescue the hostages that ended...

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Sadiq Khan: Cancel Donald Trump's United Kingdom visit

Sadiq Khan: Cancel Donald Trump's United Kingdom visit

He told London people that there would be an increased police presence, and they shouldn't be alarmed by that. He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "We are actually increasing the number of ...

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Putin sends message to the world through Megyn Kelly

Putin sends message to the world through Megyn Kelly

In an interview on American television last night, the Russian president - who denies any involvement in the hacking of email accounts of top Democrats that many believe helped swing the Novembe...

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Woman jumps in front of car, saves boy's life

Woman jumps in front of car, saves boy's life

Shanta Jordan had a life to lead and probably a million things to do when she threw herself in front of a speeding vehicle in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in order to save the life of a little boy. "If i...

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London attackers were chef, clerk and 'suspicious' Italian

On Tuesday, Italian media named the third attacker as Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba . Earlier, Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera had reported that Zaghba had been stopped at an Italian airpor...

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Sadiq Khan feud: Mayors of America rally in support of London Mayor

Sadiq Khan feud: Mayors of America rally in support of London Mayor

Sarah Huckabee Sanders commented on the tweet during a White House press conference on Monday. President Donald Trump's tweets regarding his travel ban are undermining his own positions, accordin...

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British police identify suspects in London Bridge attack

Another neighbour, Michael Mimbo, said he saw the van used in the attack near his home on Saturday, but didn't see who was behind the wheel. He said the vehicle was seen going the wrong way down a o...

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Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar, Gabon voices condemnation

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to Saudi Arabia's King Salman and called for a united Gulf Cooperation Council to fight terrorism and promote stability in the region, amid deepening diplomatic cri...

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Trump berates mayor Sadiq Khan again over London attack

TRUMP , at a Rose Garden ceremony Thursday marking his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord: "I would like to begin by addressing the terrorist attack in Manila". A spokesperson for th...

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London Bridge attack: What we know about the 3 suspects

At any one time there are around 500 active counter-terrorism investigations concerning 3000 people of interest. All three attackers were shot dead by police after ramming a van into pedestrians on ...

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Trump Delves Into Arab States Rift with Qatar

Trump Delves Into Arab States Rift with Qatar

Tensions between Qatar and Saudi Arabia - a Middle East heavyweight - bubbled to the surface two weeks ago when Qatar said its state-run news agency and its Twitter account were hacked to publish a fa...

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Police release all detained over London attack

According to the BBC , a witness to the attack heard one or more of the perpetrators say "this is for Allah ". On Monday, British police identified that man, Khuram Shazad Butt, a 27-year-old Paki...

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No need to cancel Trump's visit to UK - British Foreign Secretary

No need to cancel Trump's visit to UK - British Foreign Secretary

Speaking to Channel 4 News , Khan said Trump had been wrong about " many things". I've been clear that we have a special relationship with the United States of America and it's very important that w...

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Trumps planning to open a line of mid-range hotels

Trumps planning to open a line of mid-range hotels

On Monday, the Trump Organization announced that the brand's first partner would be Chawla Hotels. Trump Hotels' newest chain, to be called American Idea, will be found initially in smaller towns ...

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The London Bridge attackers

On March 22, five people were killed in London after Khalid Masood rammed his vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before fatally stabbing a policeman outside Parliament. May blamed "evi...

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Neighbors say London terrorist tried to radicalize kids

Redouane claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. THE attack in London on June 3rd, which left seven people dead and 48 injured, was the third deadly terrorist incident in Britain in less than three mon...

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Trump Criticizes London Mayor Sadiq Khan After Latest Attack on City

Trump Criticizes London Mayor Sadiq Khan After Latest Attack on City

Giving his first public comments on the attacks, Trump said, "This bloodshed must end, this bloodshed will end". Mr Trump made his comments at the conclusion of the event for Ford's Theatre - the sc...

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Two of the Three London Suspects Identified

Two of the Three London Suspects Identified

Ten others who were arrested in the east London neighborhood of Barking where the two named suspects had lived remained in custody. London's Metropolitan Police named two of the attackers sh...

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Man shot after attacking police outside Paris' Notre Dame

Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said preliminary information indicated the attacker had acted alone. The man who attacked a French officer with a hammer outside of Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday...

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United Kingdom police name third London Bridge attack suspect

The other two were named Monday by detectives as: Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, from Barking, a British citizen who was born in Pakistan; and Rachid Redouane, 30, also from Barking, who claimed to be Morocc...

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Trump urges Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

Just hours before Trump's tweets, the United States ambassador in Qatar Dana Shell Smith took to Twitter herself to stress the "great partnership" with Qatar and "real progress to counter terrorist ...

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'7 of 12 held for London terror attack are women'

'7 of 12 held for London terror attack are women'

Police and MI5 - the UK's counterintelligence and security agency - were familiar with him, but there was no intelligence to suggest the weekend attack was being planned, police said. The injured in...

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Who was the London killer, Khuram Butt?

He had appeared in a documentary , " The Jihadis Next Door ", that aired on British television previous year. "This is a passing time for us". The knife-wielding attackers appeared to be leaving th...

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Khan calls for cancellation of Trump state visit

Khan calls for cancellation of Trump state visit

It didn't take long for President Donald Trump to weigh in on the tragic events at London Bridge last weekend. Appearing on Channel 4 News on Monday evening, Mr Khan said Mr Trump was wrong ab...

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Syrian boy Omran Daqneesh pictured looking healthy with family at home

Syrian boy Omran Daqneesh pictured looking healthy with family at home

His older brother Ali, who was 10 years old, tragically died from injuries sustained in the bombing. He also said that he did not hear a plane above the house before the strike that injured Omran an...

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