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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Taj Mahal in Agra with his family on Sunday. The Taj Mahal was built in Agra by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, for his wife Mumtaz who died while giving birth to her fourteenth child. He will meet PM Modi on 23 February before returning to Canada on 25 February. As part of his agenda, he will also visit the Golden Temple or Harmandir Sahid in the western city of Amritsar, the main place of pilgrimage of the Sikh, a religion native to this ...
  • Plateau Utd, MFM crash out of CAF Champions League

    Plateau Utd, MFM crash out of CAF Champions League

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    The reigning Nigeria Professional Football League champions had their work well cut out having been beaten 4-2 in the first leg in Tunis. In the CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday, Enyimba and Akwa United progressed to the next round of the competition after beating their opponents.
  • AFC backs lifting of Iraq ban

    AFC backs lifting of Iraq ban

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    Qatar and Syria will be hosted in a friendly tournament on 21 March in Basra. Infantino added the right to hold matches in its conflict-ravaged capital, Baghdad, remained under review. Earlier this month, two AFC Cup (the region's second tier knockout competition) matches involving Iraqi clubs were postponed until next month in the hope of playing them in the country should Federation Internationale de Football Association lift the ban.
  • Lalu Yadav found guilty in one more fodder scam

    Lalu Yadav found guilty in one more fodder scam

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    Yadav was not present in the court during the hearing of verdict, he has been admitted to the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) after falling sick on Saturday. Already serving in prison, the political leader was pronounced guilty in 4th fodder scam by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Monday.
  • Russian official claims nerve agent Novichok is not included in weapons ban

    Russian official claims nerve agent Novichok is not included in weapons ban

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    LONDON - Britain's foreign minister said Sunday that he has evidence Russian Federation has been stockpiling a nerve agent in violation of worldwide law "very likely for the purposes of assassination". He said that it was clear for any sober-minded person that this situation "is absolute nonsense" as it was unconceivable "that anyone in Russian Federation could afford such reckless things ahead of the presidential elections and the FIFA World Cup".
  • Iran, US may hold talks on 2015 nuke deal

    Iran, US may hold talks on 2015 nuke deal

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    They were not authorized to discuss the sensitive negotiations publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. Two such negotiating sessions have already been held and a third is set for Thursday in Berlin. Trump does not like the deal's limited duration, among other things. He succeeded for 13 months. Mr Trump's next deadline to extend some of those concessions is May 12.
  • Report of dozens killed in airstrike in Syria

    Report of dozens killed in airstrike in Syria

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    Syrian State TV broadcast footage of men, women and children walking along a dirt road near the town of Hammouriyeh, many of them carrying bags, to escape rebel towns. The two offensives, one backed by Russian Federation and the other led by Turkey, have shown how Syrian factions and their foreign allies are aggressively reshaping the map of control after the defeat of Islamic State's self-proclaimed caliphate a year ago.
  • Li Keqiang Appointed for Second Term as Chinese Premier

    Li Keqiang Appointed for Second Term as Chinese Premier

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    Li Keqiang was endorsed as Chinese premier Sunday at the ongoing first session of the 13th NPC, the country's national legislature. Li is the second ranking leader in China after President Xi Jinping who has emerged as the most powerful leader after Mao Zedong.
  • Sohn: Student bravery lives on after shooting

    Sohn: Student bravery lives on after shooting

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    The Lourdes event, planned in conjunction with similar prayer-based walkouts at other Catholic high schools in the Tucson Diocese, was meant as a controlled way for students to voice their opinions about gun control and school safety on National School Walkout Day, one months after the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , Contreras said.
  • Drivers tries to pass Homer Simpson license off as real to cops

    Drivers tries to pass Homer Simpson license off as real to cops

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    Yes, you read that right! Thames Valley Police took to Twitter on March 15 to share a post with the picture of the fake driver's license . Thames Valley Police shared a photo of the driver's license featuring the name " Homer Simpson " along with an image of the cartoon patriarch delivering his iconic catch phrase " D'oh ".
  • North Korean diplomat to meet former US, South Korean officials

    North Korean diplomat to meet former US, South Korean officials

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    North Korea is pursuing its nuclear and missile programmes in defiance of U.N. Security Council sanctions and has made no secret of its plans to develop a missile capable of hitting the USA mainland. On the same day, Kang also met EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and exchanged views on the latest situation on the Korean Peninsula.
  • Amber Alert issued for two-year-old boy

    Amber Alert issued for two-year-old boy

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    That Amber Alert was canceled Sunday morning. On Sunday morning, at approximately 7:18 a.m., Nain was located and transported to a hospital in a life-threatening condition. on Saturday evening. Dominguez was taken to the hospital and, later that day, he perished. Officials initially said a white panel van with no rear windows could be linked to Nain's disappearance, but later determined the van was not related to the case.
  • Putin criticized for saying Jews, minorities may have meddled in U.S. vote

    Putin criticized for saying Jews, minorities may have meddled in U.S. vote

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    In a letter published Monday , Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY), among others, said that it is imperative for the Russians to stand trial in order to prevent future attacks on the country's democratic process. Jews had few rights under the Russian czars, researcher Masha Gessen told NPR. After the Soviet Union fell, most restrictions on Jews were lifted, according to the World Jewish Congress .
  • Anger as Ukraine doesn't allow Russians to vote

    Anger as Ukraine doesn't allow Russians to vote

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    State polling firm Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM) has projected voter turnout of nearly 80 percent - a level that would be among the highest in the developed world. Since first being elected president in 2000, Putin has stamped his total authority on Russian Federation muzzling opposition, putting television under state control and reasserting Moscow's posture overseas.
  • Pompeo set to meet with Tillerson

    Pompeo set to meet with Tillerson

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    President Donald Trump announced the firing of Tillerson on Tuesday and named Pompeo, who will need to be confirmed by the Senate, as his successor. Mattis had made no secret of his strong rapport with Tillerson, saying in January that the two had breakfast every week together and communicated frequently - sometimes two or three times a day.
  • Dead, 1 In Custody After Stabbing In Downtown Rochester

    Dead, 1 In Custody After Stabbing In Downtown Rochester

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    Saturday at a building in Rochester. They arrived to find 57-year-old Phillip William Hicks and 45-year-old Eric Alan Flemming on the fourth floor of the building suffering from critical stab wounds. Police say all three were residents of The Salvation Army Castleview Apartments, where the stabbings occurred. The stabbing remains under investigation.
  • Forty five US trade groups urge Trump to avoid tariffs against China

    Forty five US trade groups urge Trump to avoid tariffs against China

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    Forty-five USA trade associations representing some of the largest companies in the country are urging President Donald Trump not to impose tariffs on China, warning it would be "particularly harmful" to the U.S. "We urge the administration to take measured, commercially meaningful actions consistent with worldwide obligations that benefit U.S. exporters, importers, and investors, rather than penalize the American consumer and jeopardize recent gains in American competitiveness", the trade ...
  • Chennedy Carter's clutch 3 caps Texas A&M comeback over DePaul

    Chennedy Carter's clutch 3 caps Texas A&M comeback over DePaul

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    Texas A&M, the hosts for this weekend's games are coming off an 89-76 victory over Drake on Friday afternoon. While the Aggies were rallying against the Big East champion Blue Demons, No. Carter shot 13 of 30 from the field and 7 of 9 on 3-pointers. Sophomore Kelly Campbell contributed another all-around game with 17 points, six rebounds and five assists, while senior Amarah Coleman also finished with 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists before fouling out with 9:05 left in the ...