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Myanmar Army Admits its Responsibility for Rohingya Deaths

Myanmar Army Admits its Responsibility for Rohingya Deaths

James Gomez, Amnesty International's Regional Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said in a statement released Wednesday that the organisation documented "overwhelming evidence" in villages...

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Trump cryptic about contacts with N. Korea's Kim

Trump cryptic about contacts with N. Korea's Kim

Direct talks between a United States president and a North Korean supreme leader would be unprecedented. The truce village at Panmunjom, Korea. In contrast, South Korean public opinion continu...

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President Donald Trump's Schedule for Wednesday, January 10, 2018

But Trump also said he has "no problem" with the agreement, "but I had a problem with the agreement that they signed, because as usual, they made a bad deal ". In another response to a question by Fo...

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United States envoy to meet Dutch Muslims after 'no-go' area row

United States envoy to meet Dutch Muslims after 'no-go' area row

The new United States ambassador to the Netherlands refused on Wednesday to explain his 2015 comments that Muslims had brought chaos to the country "burning cars and politicians", as he took up his po...

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Trump on Whether He'll Sit Down With Mueller: 'We'll See What Happens'

Trump on Whether He'll Sit Down With Mueller: 'We'll See What Happens'

Trump.said he would "100 percent" be willing to give a sworn statement to Mr. Mueller". Speaking in a joint news conference with visiting Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg (EDS: a woman) on ...

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Trump policy shift means states could require Medicaid recipients to work

Trump policy shift means states could require Medicaid recipients to work

The Trump administration told USA states on Thursday they can for the first time move toward imposing work or job training requirements on people as a condition for obtaining health insurance under th...

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2 dead amid protests over rape, death of Pakistani child

2 dead amid protests over rape, death of Pakistani child

Protesters denounced inaction by police in the death of Zainab Ansari , whom local media reported was 7 or 8 years old, and other children like her. Protests continued for the second consecutive da...

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Nuclear deal should be preserved

Nuclear deal should be preserved

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said the European Union wants to preserve the deal "because it is in our interest not to develop or to see that nuclear weapons are developed in Iran ". "As a m...

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State Department overhauls travel warning system for Americans overseas

State Department overhauls travel warning system for Americans overseas

The advisory offers new recommendations to U.S. travellers with clear, timely, and reliable safety and security information worldwide. For instance, we may advise USA citizens to "Exercise Increased C...

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Canada tamps down worries about US NAFTA withdrawal

Canada tamps down worries about US NAFTA withdrawal

The loonie fell to trade down 0.8 percent against its US counterpart. The three NAFTA countries are set to meet for a sixth round of negotiations later in January, and Trump has maintained if the US...

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Axe-wielding robbers take $5.62M in jewels from Paris' Ritz hotel

Axe-wielding robbers take $5.62M in jewels from Paris' Ritz hotel

The three suspects were arrested near the chic Place Vendome in central Paris but none of the jewels or other items has been recovered so far. Three of the robbers were arrested after the smash-an...

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Powerful Earthquake in Caribbean Prompts Tsunami Warnings

Powerful Earthquake in Caribbean Prompts Tsunami Warnings

Virgin Islands. Tsunamis are giant waves caused by earthquakes or volcanic eruptions under the sea. Officials in Honduras said tremors were felt in the majority of the country, from the capital of...

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Republican Rep. Darrell Issa Announces Retirement from Congress

Republican Rep. Darrell Issa Announces Retirement from Congress

Republican Rep. Darrell Issa will retire from Congress in 2018, avoiding a hard campaign fight in a district that has been a primary focus for Democrats in the coming election. Democrats need to win ...

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Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in New York's Manhattan, two injured

Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in New York's Manhattan, two injured

Entrance to Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York. Officials reported that the electrical fire started in Trump Tower's air conditioning and heating system. Eric Trump, executive vice president for the T...

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Playing of national anthem in cinema halls made optional

Playing of national anthem in cinema halls made optional

Venugopal requested a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud to modify the 2016 order by replacing "shall" with "may" since the Centre had constituted a 1...

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Mediterranean: Over 90 migrants missing

Mediterranean: Over 90 migrants missing

Survivors from a boat that foundered off Libya's coast on Tuesday said about 50 people who had embarked with them were feared dead, while the coastguard said the number of missing might be as high as ...

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Hrithik Roshan starrer Krrish 4 to release on Christmas 2020

Hrithik Roshan starrer Krrish 4 to release on Christmas 2020

Hrithik Roshan's Krrish 4 has been in the news for quite some time. Hrithik's upcoming projects also include Super 30 , and an untitled movie with Yash Raj Films co-starring Tiger Shroff and V...

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India to tour Ireland for two T20 Internationals in June

India to tour Ireland for two T20 Internationals in June

Cricket has been played in Ireland for almost 200 years but it was not until 1969 that they made the rest of the world game take notice when they bowled out the West Indies for just 25 at Sion Mill...

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Netanyahu Tiptoes Around US Threat to Cut Off Palestinian Aid

Netanyahu Tiptoes Around US Threat to Cut Off Palestinian Aid

On the same day, Trump posted a tweet , in which he suggested he wanted to cut aid to the Palestinians, if they do not want to work with his peace efforts. Government spokesman Yousef al-Mahmoud co...

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No release for Padmavat in Rajasthan confirms Chief Minister

No release for Padmavat in Rajasthan confirms Chief Minister

CBFC, in consultation with a special advisory panel, saw the movie last month and made a decision to grant the film a U/A certificate with five modifications, including changing of the film's title ...

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Trump Orders Plan for Mental Health Care for US Veterans

Trump Orders Plan for Mental Health Care for US Veterans

Shulkin, said in a statement following a report on veteran suicides . The president called the order a "historic step to make sure that our incredible veterans are taken care of in a proper manner". ...

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South Korea Pushes Denuclearization Through Olympic Engagement

South Korea Pushes Denuclearization Through Olympic Engagement

In his New Year's Day address, Kim said there is an urgent need to improve inter-Korean ties and that he is willing to send a delegation to the Pyeongchang Games. "We don't know", he said. They plan t...

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Ecuador seeks mediator to resolve 'unsustainable' Assange ordeal

Ecuador seeks mediator to resolve 'unsustainable' Assange ordeal

The Ecuadorian government has reportedly sought a plan to end Julian Assange's world's longest couch surfing stint record attempt at its London embassy. Ecuador is now looking for a third person or ...

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Liow: MH370 search resumes, expected to cost RM285m if plane found

Liow: MH370 search resumes, expected to cost RM285m if plane found

Plunkett said Wednesday that discounting the already searched areas and employing Ocean Infinity's AUV technology gave him confidence the company would discover the wreckage of the plane where others ...

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Jake Tapper cuts off Duke alum Stephen Miller in interview

In the on-air interview , Tapper asked Miller about the Trump's statement on Stephen Bannon, who said negative comments about the president in Wolff's book. But by Sunday, two days after its release,...

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