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UN evades question on Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence

UN evades question on Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence

And these two facts were communicated to Pakistan one year ago when the matter of his illegal custody came to our knowledge. "So far Pakistan has denied all our requests for consular access". Marri appreciated the comment of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy, who had said if Pakistan takes such measures then India should recognise Balochistan as an independent sovereign country. Read More

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USA releases video of largest bomb dropped in Afghanistan

USA releases video of largest bomb dropped in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump called Thursday's operation a "very, very successful mission". The U.S. has concentrated on fighting them while also supporting Afghan forces against the Taliban. "This is not the war on terror, but the inhuman and most brutal misuse of our country as testing ground for new and risky weapons", he said on social media network Twitter. Read More

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Russian Federation relations at new low after Syria attacks

United States officials have said that there is "no doubt" that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is responsible for the attack. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has criticized Western countries, noting that they are looking for excuses to avoid investigating both a recent suspected chemical attack in Syria's Idlib Province as well as USA missile strikes on an air base in the Arab country's province of Homs. Read More

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U.S. berates Syria at meeting on chemical attack

The US believes Syria's military dropped the toxic nerve agent Sarin on the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province on April 4, but Assad insists the whole thing was staged to prompt an American response . The White House has previously said there is "no doubt" that the Assad regime carried out the attack, which killed at least 80 people, dozens of whom were children. Read More

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Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court, vows to serve Constitution

President Donald Trump showered Gorsuch with praise during the inauguration ceremony at the White House on Monday, saying the appointment fulfilled one of his major campaign promises. Most Democrats refused to support Gorsuch because they were still seething over the Republican blockade previous year of President Barack Obama's pick for the same seat, Merrick Garland . Read More

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PKK terror attack kills 2 soldiers in Turkey's Van province

PKK terror attack kills 2 soldiers in Turkey's Van province

An explosion hit Turkish security forces carrying out reconnaissance along a road in Van, the sources said. The governor's office said the tunnel was 100 feet long and its entrance was an adjacent building. Ambulances have been dispatched to the area as it is assumed that several people were wounded. One fix worker, who was trapped beneath the debris, later died in a hospital, the Diyarbakir governor's office said. Read More

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North Korea vows to 'mercilessly ravage' the US

Tracy sought to clarify Han's remark; "So you are saying if you feel North Korea is going to be attacked, you will use nuclear weapons?" Earlier, North Korean minister Han Song Ryol said his country will keep building up its nuclear arsenal in "quality and quantity", and warned that Pyongyang is ready to go to war if that is what Mr Trump wants. Read More

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Tottenham's strength in depth key to title charge - Kane

Tottenham's strength in depth key to title charge - Kane

Despite missing over four months of this season through injury, the England hitman has still managed 19 goals in the Premier League and 24 in all competitions. After a disappointing defeat to Chelsea last time out, Howe will be looking for a response from the players and admittedly that's a very big ask against a almost equally impressive Spurs side. Read More

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Afghanistan: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by large blast

Afghanistan: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by large blast

The U.S. has an even larger bomb, the 15-ton GBU-57A/B Massive Ordnance Penetrator, or MOP, a bunker-buster that uses its weight to penetrate reinforced, buried structures - though it only has 2.5 tons of explosives. " Hey Uncle Sam, put your name at the top of his list And the Statue of Liberty started shakin' her fist And the eagle will fly man, it's gonna be hell When you hear mother freedom start ringin' her bell And it feels like the whole wide world is raining down on you Brought to you ... Read More

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This new bill would legalize weed in Canada

In particular, Canadians who are 18 years old and over would legally be allowed to possess up to 30 grams of legal cannabis in public. The federal government has introduced legislation to legalize marijuana , while placing strict limits on selling to minors and drug-impaired driving. Read More

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Fugitive who sent manifesto to Trump captured in Wisconsin

Fugitive who sent manifesto to Trump captured in Wisconsin

Friday, the sheriff's office said. Investigators have said Joseph Jakubowski mailed a 161-page manifesto to President Trump that contains extensive, rambling screeds against the government and religion. Rock County sheriff's deputies responded about 8:40 p.m. April 4 to a burglary at Armageddon Gun Shop in Janesville, where surveillance footage showed a man breaking the front door's glass, police said in a statement . Read More

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Syrian deal to evacuate tens of thousands of people begins

Eyewitnesses said that buses ready to evacuate residents arrived in Al-Zabadani and Madaya yesterday morning. Foua and Kefraya in the northwestern province of Idlib are encircled by Takfiri terrorists. Critics have denounced the deal as forced displacement, and the U.N.is not supervising the evacuations. The armed opposition fighting for six years to unseat Assad is mostly Sunni Muslim, like most of Syria's population. Read More

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Egypt beefs up security outside churches ahead of Easter

According to Egypt Independent , an independent newspaper based in Egypt, Roshdy was going to get married in a month. However, Egypt has also announced a three month-long emergency, which accords draconian powers, from sweeping arrests to scouring the media for dissidence - a newspaper was pulled off the stands for criticising the government - to Sisi. Read More

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Don't know Kulbhushan's location in Pak, have no access to him

Don't know Kulbhushan's location in Pak, have no access to him

India has not received any report from the Iranian government on this issue even through they said they were conducting an investigation into the matter past year. Islamabad also claimed that Jadhav entered its territory with a bogus passport. Image: Congress workers in Mumbai protest against Pakistan's decision to sentence Kulbhushan Jadhav to death for espionage. Read More

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G7 ministers begin meeting dominated by Syria

G7 ministers begin meeting dominated by Syria

A meeting of the "likeminded" countries was hastily arranged on the sidelines of a Group of 7 industrialized economies in Italy, days after the US for the first time launched airstrikes against Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces. Johnson says ministers meeting in Lucca, Italy on Monday and Tuesday "will be discussing the possibility of further sanctions, certainly, on some of the Syrian military figures and indeed on some of the Russian military figures". Read More

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Russian Federation responsible for Syria chemical attack, UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says

Russian Federation responsible for Syria chemical attack, UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says

However, just days before the deadly gas attacks took place in Syria Haley had said that the US-led coalition wanted to focus on fighting Isis in Syria. It will be their first face-to-face encounter since USA cruise missiles slammed into a Syrian air base early Friday Damascus time in retaliation for a suspected sarin gas attack on April 4 that killed at least 87 civilians in Syria's northern Idlib province. Read More

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Blumenthal, Murphy host forum on fate of Planned Parenthood

Blumenthal, Murphy host forum on fate of Planned Parenthood

She said the law "simply ensures that states are not forced to fund an abortion business with taxpayer dollars". Trump is not an advocate of abortion services but, he has praised the organization for their "good work" they do for women. Anthony List's Marjorie Dannenfelser, who attended the signing which was conducted without media present. But now state governments will have the latitude to determine how to distribute Title X grants, allowing some conservative states to undercut Planned ... Read More

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United Nations rights agency condemns abuse of gay people in Chechnya

United Nations rights agency condemns abuse of gay people in Chechnya

The former vice president also called on the current US administration to live up to its promises "to advance human rights for everyone by raising this issue directly with Russia's leaders". Baroness Anelay said: "The detention and ill-treatment of over 100 gay men in Chechnya is extremely concerning". "The statement by the regional Government, implying that such treatment towards LGBT people is acceptable, is particularly abhorrent". Read More

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US sending 'dozens' more troops to Somalia

The group has been staging numerous attacks in Somalia in an attempt to create an Islamic state ruled by Sharia law. "United States Africa Command will conduct various security cooperation and/or security force assistance events in Somalia in order to assist our allies and partners", said Pat Barnes, the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) spokesman. Read More

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The US may have intercepted communications that preceded Syria's chemical-weapons attack

The US may have intercepted communications that preceded Syria's chemical-weapons attack

The embattled leader, whose country has been ravaged by six years of war, said his firepower had not been affected by the attack ordered by US President Donald Trump, but acknowledged further strikes were possible. "This story is not convincing by any means". Russian Federation has vetoed a Western-backed Security Council resolution that would have condemned the reported use of chemical weapons in a town in northern Syria and demanded a speedy investigation. Read More

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Steve Bannon's Worst Week in Washington

Steve Bannon's Worst Week in Washington

Media outlets published a rash of news stories this week exposing the civil war within Trump's inner circle, with anonymous sources describing factions led by Bannon and Kushner as being locked in perpetual battle. Trump reorganized his National Security Council on Wednesday, removing Bannon from the principals committee on the same day the president was weighing options for a missile strike against Syria, his administration's first major decision on a military action. Read More

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US general sees progress by Iraqi forces in Mosul despite complicated battle

US general sees progress by Iraqi forces in Mosul despite complicated battle

Iraqi officers have said snipers have slowed them down in western Mosul in the biggest ground operation in Iraq since the 2003 US -led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein. Seven alleys in the neighborhood were recaptured, al-Alusi said, adding that his forces killed 15 armed militants and arrested another three; they also destroyed a booby-trapped vehicle through which a suicide bomber tried to target Iraqi troops. Read More

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