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Two Turkish Army pilots were killed when their helicopter crashed during the Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin region on Saturday. The campaign followed Ankara's promises to " strangle " the new Border Security Force (BSF) in Syria.
  • BJP wants to free tripura of CPI(M) misrule: Ram Madhav

    BJP wants to free tripura of CPI(M) misrule: Ram Madhav

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    The Congress was the main Opposition party until the last Assembly polls but has seen a serious depletion in its ranks with many of its leaders, including MLAs, joining the BJP. "I dare Sarkar to give an account of this money in his public meeting". IPFT, which represents sections of tribals, had earlier raised the demand of a separate state but has not pushed for it following its alliance with the BJP, which is opposed to any division of Tripura.
  • Meeting ends between SKorean leader, N. Koreans

    Meeting ends between SKorean leader, N. Koreans

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    Kim Yo-jong, who wears multiple hats in the North Korean government, arrived here on a private jet as part of a high-level government delegation to the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games . Guterres was also in "the same general area" as a number of other North Korean officials including Kim Yo Jong "but they were never in any personal contact with each other", Haq said.
  • Trump delays release of Democrat counter-memo

    Trump delays release of Democrat counter-memo

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    Earlier this week, the House Intelligence Committee voted to release the Democratic memo. The New York Times has filed a motion asking the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to unseal all materials related to the wiretap. That led the Democrats to write a memo of their own in an attempt to refute the allegations in the Republican memo. The committee voted unanimously to release the memo on Monday, giving the president five days to determine whether to withhold the document on ...
  • Kamal Haasan-Rajinikanth alliance hits 'saffron' roadblock

    Kamal Haasan-Rajinikanth alliance hits 'saffron' roadblock

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    Dravidian is not something about a few political parties in Tamil Nadu. "If this is the route he (Rajini) is going to take and if the hue he is going to acquire is to be saffron, then I can't see a clear understanding". "Rubbish becomes acceptable if mediocrity is the standard", he said.However, Kamal did not absolve the common man of the blame. Talking about the freedom of speech, he said that the right to speak is the foundation of democracy and it is important for all of us to protect it.
  • South Korea's Moon hosts talks with North Korean leader's sister

    South Korea's Moon hosts talks with North Korean leader's sister

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    The recent detente, anchored by South Korea's hosting of the Winter Olympic Games, came despite an acceleration in the North's weapons programme previous year and pressure from Seoul's allies in Washington. That is the assessment of a former South Korean government minister and political experts who say the North has used the Games to drive a wedge between South Korea and its USA ally and to potentially ease pressure on its sanctions-crippled state.
  • Wenger explains why Mkhitaryan stays behind after training

    Wenger explains why Mkhitaryan stays behind after training

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    The former Dortmund striker joined last month in a bumper £55-60 Million deal, and marked his debut with a goal against Everton last week, and was kept in the starting line-up to take on Spurs this weekend. Arsenal fans will no doubt be excited to see Aubameyang play in an Arsenal shirt for years to come and will be hoping he can recreate the scintillating form that saw him turn into somewhat of a club legend at Dortmund.
  • Angela Merkel insists 'painful' coalition talks have not undermined her authority

    Angela Merkel insists 'painful' coalition talks have not undermined her authority

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    Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) voted on Sunday to begin formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, moving Europe's economic powerhouse one step closer to a stable government after months of political deadlock. The names of the CDU politicians who will fill the empty ministry posts will be announced by February 26, when party delegates meet to decide on the coalition deal.
  • Tillerson in Egypt for start of Middle East tour

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    On Jan 21, Jordan's King Abdullah told US Vice President Mike Pence that Washington must rebuild "trust and confidence" in a two-state solution for Israel and the Palestinians after President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
  • Winter Olympics 2018: North and South Korea hold landmark meeting

    Winter Olympics 2018: North and South Korea hold landmark meeting

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    Impersonators of US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for peace at the Winter Olympics just before being thrown out by security. Yo-jong's visit to the South was the first visit by a member of the ruling Kim family ever since the Korean War ended in 1953. Cheong Wa Dae (South Korean presidential office) spokesperson Kim Eui-kyeom said that Yo-jong came to South Korea as a "special envoy of Kim Jong-un".
  • Pence slams 'menacing' North Korea parade while promoting Trump's planned military spectacle

    Pence slams 'menacing' North Korea parade while promoting Trump's planned military spectacle

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    Kim Yo Jong - the first member of the North's ruling dynasty to visit the South since the end of the Korean War in 1953 - sat a row behind Pence with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. At the 2003 University Games in Taegu, accusations that local right-wing groups had "ransacked" bedrooms and stolen underwear at the North Korean delegation's hotel prompted the cheerleaders to down pom-poms in protest.
  • Qld lightning strike injures man in shower

    Qld lightning strike injures man in shower

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    A Brisbane man suffered an electric shock while taking a shower when lightning struck near his home during a powerful storm in Queensland's southeast. "But for Brisbane itself over many years we've seen winds higher than this". Energex spokesman Justin Coomber said crews had worked through the night to restore power after widespread damage from the storms.
  • Kim invitations South Korean president to Pyongyang

    Kim invitations South Korean president to Pyongyang

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    The invitation puts Mr Moon in a hard position as he had promised to engage with the North, but his USA ally is cautious of Seoul falling for North Korea's charm offensive. As US President Donald Trump threatened to use military force to destroy Pyongyang's nuclear capabilities, a new left-wing government in Seoul took several symbolic steps to deflate the tension, including agreeing to have a joint athletic delegation with North Korea at the Olympics.
  • Amid Olympic Détente, Pence Snubs North Koreans In Visit To Pyeongchang

    Amid Olympic Détente, Pence Snubs North Koreans In Visit To Pyeongchang

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    Kim Jong Un's sister "courteously" handed President Moon Jae-in a personal letter from the North Korean leader as the pair met for historic talks at the South Korea Winter Olympics . Pence refused to meet with the North Korean delegation and told U.S. news on Friday: "I am very confident, as President Trump is, that President Moon will continue to stand strongly with us in our extreme-pressure campaign".
  • Olympics Opening Ceremony sends 'powerful message of peace'

    Olympics Opening Ceremony sends 'powerful message of peace'

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    North Korea's large Olympic delegation also includes artists and musicians who will perform during the games at venues in the Pyeongchang region and in Seoul . The Korean women's hockey team, the first in Olympic history to combine players from North and South, was routed 8-0 by Switzerland on Saturday night in its debut game, outshot 52-8 in a matchup that could have been far worse if not for the goaltending of Shin So Jung.