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End of oil exploration permits historic for Māori , but battle not over

End of oil exploration permits historic for Māori , but battle not over

An oil rig between Stratford and Midhurst, in Taranaki. There are more than 30 existing permits for offshore oil and gas exploration and they will remain unaffected by today's announcement. "Their l...

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Weekend forecast | 80s, severe storms, and snow

Weekend forecast | 80s, severe storms, and snow

Clear skies and north winds will allow temperatures to drop into the 50s on Thursday morning. Thursday temperatures will be even warmer with highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s. Friday will sh...

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Baby in China born four years after parents' death

Baby in China born four years after parents' death

A Chinese baby was born by a surrogate mother four years after his parents were killed in a auto accident. Laos has become the latest impoverished nation in Asia to witness a flourishing but legally...

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Liverpool Go Through To Champions League Semi Final

Liverpool Go Through To Champions League Semi Final

An early Gabriel Jesus goal ignited City's comeback hopes but, after having a Leroy Sane effort wrongly disallowed, the hosts exhausted in the second half and were finished off by Mohamed Salah ...

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Pompeo Will Say Softer US Policy Toward Russia Is 'Now Over'

Pompeo Will Say Softer US Policy Toward Russia Is 'Now Over'

He also will say there's "no higher diplomatic task" than resolving the North Korean nuclear threat. More than 200 USA environmental groups from across the country have signed a letter to senato...

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Prospect of US Attacks in Syria Raises Security Concerns in Israel

Prospect of US Attacks in Syria Raises Security Concerns in Israel

Israeli sources say 12 of the dead have been identified as Hamas terrorists, and that armed terrorist elements in the Gaza Strip have used the riots as cover to attempt terror attacks on Israeli force...

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Trump warns Russia:

Trump warns Russia: "Get ready" for attack on Syria

After meeting with crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman , the French leader announced that he will decide about the response of Paris after talks with his counterparts US President Donal...

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ISRO successfully launches INRSS-1I, completing the navigation constellation

ISRO successfully launches INRSS-1I, completing the navigation constellation

This launch was Isro's second attempt at sending a replacement satellite . It was a normal lift-off, ISRO officials said. One of the substitutes was the IRNSS-1H as IRNSS-1A's rubidium atomic c...

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U.S. requests United Nations vote on Syria chemical inquiry

U.S. requests United Nations vote on Syria chemical inquiry

Oil prices have soared to their highest level since December 2014 amid the possibility of the United States carrying out air strikes against Syria . He said that Russian Federation has 'the necessa...

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Israel Says Sniper Deserves A Medal For Shooting Palestinian

Israel Says Sniper Deserves A Medal For Shooting Palestinian

In addition to the at least 30 Palestinians who have been killed by the Israeli military, hundreds more have been wounded during the demonstrations. Yasser Murtaja was shot dead during clashes on t...

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Dec acknowledges Ant's absence as Saturday Night Takeaway returns

Dec acknowledges Ant's absence as Saturday Night Takeaway returns

Ant is due to appear in court later this month (Apr18) to face charges of driving under the influence, following a crash in which he smashed his Mini Cooper into two vehicles in south-west London on 1...

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Trump warns Russia: Missiles 'will be coming' to Syria

Trump warns Russia: Missiles 'will be coming' to Syria

President Trump has told Syria and its close ally Russian Federation to "get ready" for a missile strike on Syria, as the world waits for the U.S. The New York Times editorial board said that Tru...

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Korean, Japanese FMs vow cooperation on N. Korea

Korean, Japanese FMs vow cooperation on N. Korea

The ministers also affirmed that sanctions and other pressure on North Korea should be maintained until Pyongyang takes concrete actions toward denuclearization, the officials said. Seoul and Tokyo ...

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President Trump Promises "Big Price To Pay" After Attack In Syria

Get ready Russian Federation, because they will be coming , nice and new and "smart!'", Trump tweeted . Trump, who was extremely happy over the Federal Bureau of Investigation's raid in his at...

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Indian troops martyre two youth in Kulgam

Indian troops martyre two youth in Kulgam

On April 1, four civilians were killed in Kachdora village of neighbouring Shopian district when security forces opened fire on protesters during an encounter. In north Kashmir, Degree College Baram...

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The bill on new sanctions against Russian Federation introduced in the US Congress

The bill on new sanctions against Russian Federation introduced in the US Congress

Russia's ambassador to Lebanon said any US missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launch sites targeted, a step that could trigger a major escalation in the Syrian war. He has figured in...

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Airlines warned of possible Syria strike

Airlines warned of possible Syria strike

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Vice President Mike Pence chaired the meeting Wednesday afternoon. Get ready Russian Federation, because they will be coming, nice and new and '...

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Pope Francis will apologise to abuse victims in Chile

Pope Francis will apologise to abuse victims in Chile

Jaime Coiro, spokesman for the Chilean bishops' conference, said the pope wrote the letter after receiving Scicluna's report. Pope Francis has written a letter to Chile's bishops following a scandal...

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FBI Raids Michael Cohen's Office

FBI Raids Michael Cohen's Office

Sanders says Trump believes that Mueller's probe has "gone too far" after federal agents raided the offices of the president's personal attorney Michael Cohen on Monday . attorney's office also h...

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Donald Trump Warns Russia In Tweet: Missiles 'Will Be Coming' To Syria

Donald Trump Warns Russia In Tweet: Missiles 'Will Be Coming' To Syria

At level of state-owned enterprises, those affected by State Department's action are Rosoboroneksport Arms Company, which it accuses of having sold arms to Syrian government for "billions of dollars i...

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Missiles 'will be coming' to Syria, Trump warns Russian Federation

Missiles 'will be coming' to Syria, Trump warns Russian Federation

When Trump ordered airstrikes previous year after a chemical weapons attack , it was a response to the use of sarin gas, which is banned by the Chemical Weapons Convention that Syria has sign...

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Saudi forces intercept missile directed at Funding Riyadh

Saudi forces intercept missile directed at Funding Riyadh

Also on Wednesday, Saudi air defenses shot down two unmanned Yemeni drones in southern Saudi Arabia, a spokesman for the Riyadh-led coalition said. There were no immediate reports of damage. The str...

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Cameroon athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games

Cameroon athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games

Cameroon press attache Simon Molombe said the number of missing athletes had since risen to eight, of 24 in the team. Of the missing, six had competed without winning medals, while two were still t...

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Toronto suspect Bruce McArthur charged over seven men's deaths

Toronto suspect Bruce McArthur charged over seven men's deaths

McCarthur was charged with a sixth count of first-degree murder on February 23 for the death of Skandaraj Navaratnam, 40, who hadn't been seen since September 2010. Police have recovered the remains o...

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U.S. will 'regret' if it scraps nuclear deal, Rouhani warns

Each dollar was reportedly trading for more than 60,000 rials on Monday, posting a whopping 16 percent rise against the Iranian currency compared to Sunday morning. According to media reports , R...

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