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Mourners bid farewell to Pakistans human rights icon

Mourners bid farewell to Pakistans human rights icon

Again in 2007 she was kept under house arrest for protesting the removal of the Supreme Court Chief Justice. She was also president of the Supreme Court's Bar Association and a United Nations rappor...

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'Too soon' to tell if Korean Olympic thaw will last: Mattis

'Too soon' to tell if Korean Olympic thaw will last: Mattis

South Korea suggested the formation of a joint team as part of its efforts to use the Games to re-engage with the North and pave the way for talks over the North's weapons program. The source also de...

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Airstrike injuries forced Baghdadi to cede control of Isis

Airstrike injuries forced Baghdadi to cede control of Isis

The US-backed campaign is now focusing on the remaining pocket of territory controlled by ISIS - the stretch of desert along the Syrian-Iraqi border, known as Jazeera. The Russian Defense Ministry sai...

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Trump calls Democratic intelligence memo he blocked 'very political and long'

Trump calls Democratic intelligence memo he blocked 'very political and long'

Democrats on the intelligence committee complained the Republicans' four-page memo cherry-picked facts and explained events out of context and was thus not accurate. Democrats had concerns with the...

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Britain to Send Warship to Disputed South China Sea

Britain to Send Warship to Disputed South China Sea

The two countries also expressed interest in beginning negotiations on a Code of Conduct on the South China Sea next month. The first meeting of the Philippines-China BCM on the South China Sea wa...

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Tripura polls: Arun Jaitley releases BJP's vision document

Tripura polls: Arun Jaitley releases BJP's vision document

He also said BJP president Amit Shah will visit the state on February 11 and 12 to campaign for the party. Despite that, seven lakh youths are jobless in Tripura as registered with the government. H...

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Saakashvili gets ID card in Netherlands

Saakashvili gets ID card in Netherlands

He has already received a temporary residence permit. Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and leader of "Rukh Novykh Syl" Party got the ID card in the Netherlands as he reported on ...

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25 distressed OFWs from Kuwait back home

25 distressed OFWs from Kuwait back home

He called on Kuwait to provide legal redress to Filipino victims of what he called "horrendous crimes". Her remains showed signs of foul play and were found hidden in the freezer for over a year all...

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Conflict of personalities at the center of Bristol Palin's divorce

Conflict of personalities at the center of Bristol Palin's divorce

However, the Daily Mail reports that Meyer has officially filed for divorce from the daughter of former vice presidential nominee and Alaska governor Sarah Palin . As of February 9, Dakota has be...

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Trump presses Senate to adopt his immigration priorities

Trump presses Senate to adopt his immigration priorities

President Donald Trump has consistently framed immigration reform as a security matter, first and foremost. Lawmakers now are embroiled in debates over an immigration deal that would create a pa...

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Fraudulent transactions worth Rs 11500 crore detected from PNB's Mumbai branch

New Delhi , Feb 14 The Reserve Bank and the Sebi are likely to approach their counterparts in Hong Kong for cooperation in the matter relating to the whopping over Rs 11,000 crore fraud at public sect...

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Chinese spokesman says no idea why U.S. feels 'so insecure'

Chinese spokesman says no idea why U.S. feels 'so insecure'

Lawmakers stayed on offense, warning the president that previous tariff actions have backfired and done more harm than good to jobs and U.S. manufacturing. Trump is weighing options presented last mo...

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France's Macron threatens Syria strikes if chemical weapon use proven

France's Macron threatens Syria strikes if chemical weapon use proven

The French President promised "retaliation and an immediate response from France " if the Syrian regime was found guilty who he said would eventually "be answerable to worldwide justice" for its crim...

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New US-Turkey tensions overshadow anti-IS unity meeting

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced Tuesday. With U.S. goals expanding and Islamic State nearing defeat, the tangled seven-year war in Syria is growing more complicated as Iran gains the ...

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Prince Henrik of Denmark, Danish queen's husband, dies aged 83

Prince Henrik of Denmark, Danish queen's husband, dies aged 83

He leaves behind his wife, whom he married in 1967, and their two sons, Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Joachim. When she became queen in 1972, he was named Prince Consort - in Denmark, a princess ...

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Israel's Netanyahu says government coalition remains stable

Israel's Netanyahu says government coalition remains stable

If the prime minister is indicted and ousted from office, it could have far-reaching consequences for global affairs. Netanyahu denies any wrongdoing. Key Netanyahu coalition partner Moshe Kahlo...

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Gowdy says House panel probing Rob Porter's security clearance

Gowdy says House panel probing Rob Porter's security clearance

Asked if Oversight would open an investigation into the matter, Gowdy told CNN : 'We did last night'. "You can call it official, you can call it unofficial, those words don't mean anything to me". Th...

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ANC will order Zuma to resign as South African president

ANC will order Zuma to resign as South African president

Meanwhile, after a special meeting yesterday at Irene outside Pretoria, the ANC's National Executive Committee ( NEC ) has, according to reports , made a decision to recall Zuma from the Presidency. ...

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Merkel and #SPD under renewed fire over German coalition deal

Merkel and #SPD under renewed fire over German coalition deal

Under the prevailing statues of the SPD , the party's parliamentary vice-presidents are designated to take charge in the vacant period between the departure of an old and inauguration of a new party ...

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Minnie Driver quits Oxfam ambassador role over charity's sex scandal

Minnie Driver quits Oxfam ambassador role over charity's sex scandal

She said that one of the allegations involved an adult and child volunteer in the United Kingdom, adding: "That troubled me because I knew that Oxfam was not conducting the criminal record checks ...

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Pakistan developing more risky nuclear weapons: US Intelligence chief Dan Coats

Pakistan developing more risky nuclear weapons: US Intelligence chief Dan Coats

Coats began his threat assessment with cyber, saying attacks would continue from Russia, China , South Korea and Iran , the major players, but from criminals, terrorist and other non-state actor...

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US Reaper drone destroys Russian-made tank in Syria

US Reaper drone destroys Russian-made tank in Syria

Syrian state news agency SANA described the action as an "aggression" by the coalition against "popular forces" who were fighting ISIS and the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces. One of the dead was n...

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Syria threatens 'more surprises' following downing of Israeli warplane

Syria threatens 'more surprises' following downing of Israeli warplane

This incident of direct engagement demonstrates to what extent the Iranian military presence in Syria grew since the start of the Civil War . In reality, Israel - yet again - demonstrated its super...

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Iraq needs $4 billion for new downstream oil investments - Oil minister

Iraq needs $4 billion for new downstream oil investments - Oil minister

The fund also says it reached an agreement with Iraq to settle its outstanding dues to the organization, allowing it to fully rejoin it. Last summer, Saudi Arabia - along with Egypt, the United Arab...

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Second US judge blocks Trump order to end 'Dreamer' program

Second US judge blocks Trump order to end 'Dreamer' program

Last month, a federal judge in California issued a similar ruling that DACA must remain in place while legal challenges to the Trump Administration's decision to terminate DACA are pending. In rev...

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