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Pakistan on Tuesday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to condemn "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by India along the Line of Control in which, it said, a civilian had lost his life. Bhatt said militants waiting across the LoC are in groups of 30-40 at many places from Lepa Valley to Mandal areas on the Pakistani side of the LoC.
  • Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Pressuring Iran Over Yemen

    Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Pressuring Iran Over Yemen

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    In a bid to win Moscow's support, the draft that was vetoed had been weakened to simply "note with particular concern" the violation, which was reported to the council by United Nations experts monitoring sanctions. For its part, Russian Federation insisted it could not consent to a draft resolution that it said "will inevitably escalate regional tensions". A proxy war is playing out in Yemen between Iran and USA ally Saudi Arabia.
  • Ivanka Trump claps for North, South Korean Olympians

    Ivanka Trump claps for North, South Korean Olympians

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    The choices lay bare Moon's predicament. During last month's inter-Korean talks, North Korea said it would send a 150-member delegation including officials, athletes, artists and cheerleaders to the Paralympics. "The Trump group's racket for resuming the war exercises is a wild act of ruthlessly trampling even a small sprout of peace that has been now seen on the Korean peninsula", the Korean Central News Agency said in a separate commentary.
  • Microsoft fights for cross-border data protection in US high court

    Microsoft fights for cross-border data protection in US high court

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    Europe's planned law would apply to all companies that do business in the EU. The government, which says the emails would show evidence of drug trafficking , got a search warrant in 2013. Even if emails stored overseas are accessible in the United States, requiring a company to produce them raises "sovereignty concerns" and could "conflict" with foreign law, the group wrote.
  • Campbell posts first National Hockey League win as Kings beat Knights again

    Campbell posts first National Hockey League win as Kings beat Knights again

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    BC-HKN-Golden Knights-Kings, 1st Ld-Writethru, 633Kings rally late and beat Golden Knights 3-2 in overtimeAP Photo LAS113, LAS116, LAS114, LAS117, LAS110, LAS111, LAS108, LAS104, LAS105, LAS102, LAS103Eds: Kings 3, Golden Knights 2. As of Tuesday afternoon, 84 percent of public bets have sided with the Golden Knights. The teams have been evenly matched in their short history and the likelihood of a draw is slightly higher than usual, 26%.
  • Students protest after teacher allegedly suspended for questioning security

    Students protest after teacher allegedly suspended for questioning security

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    Because this is a personnel matter, the school district and the teacher's union declined comment . Several students and parents reached out to the Inquirer and Daily News in support of Locke, who began teaching at the school in 2001. Locke", Tim Welsch, a student at Cherry Hill East said Tuesday, according to the Jersey Journal . Chopper 6 hovered overhead as hundreds of Cherry Hill High School East students left class Tuesday morning, circled the school track, then marched out and around ...
  • No ISIS presence in Kashmir: DGP

    No ISIS presence in Kashmir: DGP

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    On February 25, militants attacked a policeman deployed to guard a senior separatist leader, Fazl Haq Qureshi in Kashmir's Soura area. Earlier the same day, militants shot dead a policeman, Kultar Singh near the Chrar-e-Sharief shrine in Badgam.
  • Erdogan tells a weeping girl, 6, she would receive honors if martyred

    Erdogan tells a weeping girl, 6, she would receive honors if martyred

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    Mr Erdogan has heavily promoted the Turkish campaign in Syria with nationalist and militarist slogans, calling every Turkish soldier fallen in battle a martyr. "Take us to Afrin!" When Erdogan saw the girl was sobbing, he said, "Look what you see here!" Turkey has a longstanding culture of nationalist militarism, with popular slogans such as "Every Turk born a soldier".
  • Ryanair is closing a United Kingdom base blaming 'burden' of air passenger duty

    Ryanair is closing a United Kingdom base blaming 'burden' of air passenger duty

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    Finance secretary Derek Mackay said: "This news from Ryanair is clearly very disappointing for Glasgow Airport and the staff who will be affected". The budget airline is expected to make an announcement shortly. "The weaker Scottish market is even weaker in Glasgow and we simply can't bear the air passenger duty of £13". The closure of the Glasgow base was also put down to the uncertainty caused by Brexit.
  • Pouille calls revamp death sentence of the Davis Cup

    Pouille calls revamp death sentence of the Davis Cup

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    The competition would be played over seven days in the traditional week of the Davis Cup final and comprise a round-robin format followed by a quarterfinal knockout stage. "It's politically tricky and no sure thing that this gets rubber-stamped", said Jim Courier, the US' Davis Cup captain, expressing support for the plan.
  • Norway will spend $13 million to upgrade its doomsday seed vault

    Norway will spend $13 million to upgrade its doomsday seed vault

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    The Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway has marked its 10th anniversary by taking in 70,000 crop varieties, including the "Hunter" variety of malting barley, used in Irish craft brewing and distilling. National and worldwide seed banks from around the world send backup samples of their unique crops to be kept in cold storage inside the Norwegian government-run facility-which is carved into a mountainside on the remote Svalbard archipelago, halfway between Norway and the North Pole.
  • Neighbours tried to rescue three who died in Derrylin house fire

    Neighbours tried to rescue three who died in Derrylin house fire

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    Catherine Fee (27) said her father Tom owned the rented house on Molly Road near Derrylin and had been contacted by a friend this morning to alert them to the fire. Detective Superintendent Jane Humphries said "This morning a fire broke out at a house in the Molly Road area of Derrylin which has tragically claimed the lives of at least three people".
  • Activists Blast Australia's New Deputy Prime Minister For Past Anti-LGBTQ Remarks

    Activists Blast Australia's New Deputy Prime Minister For Past Anti-LGBTQ Remarks

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    Mr McCormack has held the New South Wales seat of Riverina since 2010, and unsuccessfully contested the National Party leadership twice before taking the lead role this month. Mr Joyce proved an aberration. "It's just another pouring through what's already been gone through". "I will be Barnaby", he said. Conceding that it had been a "fractious" few weeks for the party, Federal Nationals president Larry Anthony said it was time to move on from the "trauma".
  • NAACP celebrates Black History Month at monthly meeting

    NAACP celebrates Black History Month at monthly meeting

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    San Jacinto College Library on the San Jacinto Campus, 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28. English teacher Kameilah Allen says that now that the school isn't as new, they can plan fun programs like this for their students. "We can now have fun and put together various programs", Allen said. Also part of the event Tuesday morning, performances by the Nu Gulf Coast Choir and singer DeDrinique Barnes.
  • The diet that is best for your heart

    The diet that is best for your heart

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    The researchers found that both diets are effective for people's heart health but they noted mainly two differences between the diets. On the other hand, the Mediterranean diet produced a higher decrease in the triglycerides levels, thus reducing the risks for cardiovascular diseases , stroke, and heart attack .
  • Russian TV airs video game as Syria war footage

    Russian TV airs video game as Syria war footage

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    Sunday's report was a celebration of those who serve in Russia's armed forces, to commemorate last week's Defender of the Fatherland Day, praising "those who value duty and honour above their own lives". "The programme is aimed at the viewers of an older age, 40-50 years". Channel One have stated that the footage was put in by accident by someone editing the report, as it was available in Channel One's archives from a previous report on videogames.
  • Patrick Brown Is Being Investigated By Ontario's Integrity Commissioner

    Patrick Brown Is Being Investigated By Ontario's Integrity Commissioner

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    His confidence that day was in stark contrast to his tearful 81-second news conference at Queen's Park on January 24, hours before resigning as leader in a caucus call with other Tory MPPs. The network says the woman, who claimed she was still in high school at the time of the incident, was in fact of legal age. "It has become increasingly evident that my participation in this democratic race has, for some, become a source of distraction from the real goal of replacing this exhausted Liberal ...