• India for sovereign, independent Palestine: Modi

    India for sovereign, independent Palestine: Modi

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    UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai , Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received Indian PM Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the World Government Summit 2018. Then, apart from talking about his government's achievements, the PM also lauded the 8L Indians in Oman for being goodwill ambassadors contributing to the country's development.
  • Trump has confidence in Kelly, not looking for alternative

    Trump has confidence in Kelly, not looking for alternative

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    Short said the president has been upset over the years by accusations against himself and is "saddened" by the allegations against Porter , adding, "I think he's very disturbed by it, and I think he's very disappointed". Interested in Trump Administration? The White House's response to the allegations leveled against Porter sent the White House scrambling. Porter warned White House counsel Don McGahn in January 2017 that there could be a holdup with his security clearance, CBS ...
  • Officer Shot During Barricaded Gunman Situation in Detroit

    Officer Shot During Barricaded Gunman Situation in Detroit

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    Two women were taken to Detroit Receiving Hospital where they were pronounced dead. According to Williams, the suspect told police four hours ago that he "wouldn't go down without a fight". "It just so happens that this person who suffers from a mental illness has weapons", says Williams. The officer was shot in the leg. Williams says the officer's wounds weren't believed to be life-threatening.
  • DOLE to issue 'total ban' on OFW deployment to Kuwait today

    DOLE to issue 'total ban' on OFW deployment to Kuwait today

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    Dado added that the travel expenses will be deducted to the DFA's assistance-to-nationals (ATN) fund. Authorities have not ruled out revoking the permits of Filipinos now working in Kuwait or of previous hires returning on new contracts. Duterte also implored the Kuwaiti government and to the Arab nations to protect the Filipinos working in their countries. "Is there something wrong with your values?" he had said, addressing Kuwait.
  • US IOC member suggests joint Korean team for Nobel Peace Prize

    US IOC member suggests joint Korean team for Nobel Peace Prize

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    The last summit between leaders of the two Koreas occurred in 2007 when South Korean President Roh Moo Hyun and Kim Jong-il met in Pyongyang , North Korea's capital. A North Korean delegation led by leader Kim Jong-un's sister Yo-jong had dinner with Cheong Wa Dae chief of staff Im Jong-seok on Sunday before watching the North's Samjiyeon Orchestra perform in Seoul .
  • Britons killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash named

    Britons killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash named

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    She died, along with 32-year-old Jason Hill and 30-year-old Stuart Hill, when the Papillon tour helicopter came down at about 5.20pm on Saturday, the Hualapai Nation Police Department said. The US Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are both investigating the case, the Associated Press reported . Las Vegas photographer Teddy Fujimoto was shooting wedding photos at the time of Saturday's crash when he saw people running to the edge of a gulch.
  • Kiren Rijiju defends Mohan Bhagwat, Trinamool Congress calls him 'Minister of Sangh'

    Kiren Rijiju defends Mohan Bhagwat, Trinamool Congress calls him 'Minister of Sangh'

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    The BJP, which rules at the Centre and is reportedly guided by the RSS ideology, hasn't yet reacted to the statement of the RSS chief. Parallel Army, Bhagawat is talking about is what we have always warned against - Hindu Terror. "If time is too scarce, then they should follow the six basic tenets of RSS", the 67-year-old leader said , urging the youth to join the RSS. "If the country requires and the country's Constitution allows, the RSS is ready to fight on the borders against the enemy", ...
  • Women should not have to wear abayas, says senior Saudi cleric

    Women should not have to wear abayas, says senior Saudi cleric

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    Saudi women should not be forced to wear abayas , the loose-fitting robe used to cover their bodies in public, a top religious cleric said. However, women in Saudi Arabia still require the permission of a male family member to apply for a passport, travel overseas, get married, open a bank account, start certain kinds of business, get elective surgery or leave prison.
  • Labor to keep focus on Barnaby Joyce, calling for 'full transparency'

    Labor to keep focus on Barnaby Joyce, calling for 'full transparency'

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    O'Sullivan said that the Nationals base had expressed disappointment and frustration at Joyce's behaviour. Seriously, this stuff has to stack up before you start reporting it, ' he said . When asked about Ms Plibersek's comments, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said, "people in glass houses". Deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek has called on the coalition to be transparent about Ms Campion's job trajectory after the relationship with Mr Joyce became known within government circles past year.
  • President Trump Set To Unveil $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

    President Trump Set To Unveil $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

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    A senior administration official told reporters Saturday that President Donald Trump will call for $200 billion in new federal funds that the administration anticipates will "stimulate $1.5 trillion in new investment in infrastructure " - with states, local governments and private partnerships expected to bear the brunt of the financial burden for achieving one of the president's key campaign promises.
  • Kuwait hosts conference for reconstruction of Iraq

    Kuwait hosts conference for reconstruction of Iraq

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    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi previously claimed the country needed $100 billion in assistance to rebuild damaged and destroyed infrastructure in Iraq as well as its economy. Mahlab highlighted the rise in economic growth rates, noting that Egypt's economic reforms and development plans have actually started to bear fruit but they still need to be given more time to prove their complete success and to really reflect on the daily lives of citizens.
  • United States professor who insisted 'Australia is not a country' fired

    United States professor who insisted 'Australia is not a country' fired

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    Arnold responded by explaining that Australia was both a continent and a country , and she urged the professor to use Google or the library to search for it. I also have no idea how the University of Phoenix wasn't the school that hired that professor. As compensation, SNHU's president Paul LeBlanc offered Arnold a stuffed koala bear and a round trip ticket to Australia .
  • North Korea's Presence at the Olympic Games

    North Korea's Presence at the Olympic Games

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    Kim has captivated media attention and fascinated the public since her arrival on Friday. South Korea's former presidents Kim Dae Jung and his successor Roh Moo Hyun held summits with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il in 2000 and 2007, respectively.
  • Zuma and ANC are holding SA hostage - Pieter Groenewald

    Zuma and ANC are holding SA hostage - Pieter Groenewald

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    At 0631 GMT, the rand traded at 11.9300 per dollar, 0.58 percent firmer than Friday's close of 12.0000. According to Dr Groenewald, the drawn-out negotiations over whether or not President Zuma must step down as president of the country is now damaging the economy more than removing Zuma as such.
  • For Elon Musk, Dreams > Risk. Should We All Dream & Risk More?

    For Elon Musk, Dreams > Risk. Should We All Dream & Risk More?

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    The Tesla Roadster that rode SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket into space Tuesday afternoon seems poised to overshoot its mark, with company CEO Elon Musk tweeting a diagram showing that the car's current trajectory will take it beyond Mars and into the asteroid belt in its planned orbit around the sun.
  • North Korea had frank, candid talks with South's president: KCNA

    North Korea had frank, candid talks with South's president: KCNA

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    Experts say that it is critical for South Korea to get the US and other partners on board in its efforts to turn the current peace mood being created by the Olympics - and the North's participation therein - into meaningful steps to denuclearize the North, a task the foreign ministry is supposed to spearhead going forward.
  • Prepared for negotiations if East Jerusalem made capital: Mahmoud Abbas

    Prepared for negotiations if East Jerusalem made capital: Mahmoud Abbas

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    The 92-page document discusses the USA strategy for Israeli-Palestinian peace, which, according to the document, will be announced within two to three months. "The capital, having Jerusalem be your great capital, was a very important thing to a lot of people". With relations between Washington and Moscow at a record low since the end of the Cold War era, Mr Abbas may be expecting that "Russia-US relations will get even worse and then Russia could do something to spite the US", Mr ...
  • North Korea's Olympics delegation leaves thorny questions behind

    North Korea's Olympics delegation leaves thorny questions behind

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    The two Koreas marched together and South Korea's president shared a historic handshake with Kim Jong Un's sister as the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony was held in a spirit of intense rapprochement on Friday. Other members of the North's high-level delegation will be present for the concert, including the North's ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong-nam. Police (in green) try to stop demonstrators from burning portraits of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.