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Nawaz leaves for China to attend Belt and Road Forum

Nawaz leaves for China to attend Belt and Road Forum

Despite aggressive promotion of the May 14-15 summit in China, including media carrying positive comments from Western leaders, some diplomats are suspicious about China's aims. The prime minister is accompanied by a high level delegation including Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervaiz Khattak and Chief Minister Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri. Read More

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BC Liberals win minority government

BC Liberals win minority government

The B.C. Liberal leader famously lost her seat in the 2013 provincial vote. "You have to be credible and authentic to where you're from", Mitchell said. "The economy sets the mood for the electorate", said Maggi. Maggi said he thinks the Liberals have the edge thanks to its superior organization and incumbent strength. Read More

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With Macron win confirmed, European market rally hits pause

With Macron win confirmed, European market rally hits pause

After rallying hard into the French vote on expectations of a sizeable win for centrist Macron, global markets will find it hard to squeeze too much more out of the relief trade per se. The result showed the French people's confidence in the EU, Abe said. Germany's foreign minister, Sigmar Gabriel, laced his welcome for Macron with a warning to the French, saying: "If he fails, in five years Mrs. Read More

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Voting For Delhi's Municipal Corporations Ends, 46% Turnout Recorded Till 4 pm

The BJP has been in majority in the three civic bodies since 2007. Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also appealed to the people to vote for the AAP to "help the national capital fight corruption". Congress' Delhi unit chief Ajay Maken, filled with confidence, has said that the party will win 208 of 272 seats and that the party had brought out six manifestos on different issues to provide solutions to various problems dogging the municipal corporations. Read More

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Police arrest German-Russian citizen in connection with Dortmund bombing

Police arrest German-Russian citizen in connection with Dortmund bombing

In a surprising twist, German prosecutors say the Borussia Dortmund bus bomber wasn't an Islamic terrorist - he was an investor trying to make a quick buck on shares of the soccer team. Speaking at a news conference later on Friday, GBA spokesperson Frauke Koehler said that searches had taken place in four different cities, though investigators had found no evidence that the suspect had an accomplice. Read More

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Lack of influence cost Scotland players in Lions selection - Gordon Bulloch

Lack of influence cost Scotland players in Lions selection - Gordon Bulloch

Training will be key. As with any Lions selection, much of the debate yesterday centred on those who were left out, with in-form Munster lock Donnacha Ryan the hardest done-by of the Ireland contingent. It will mean protecting as numerous 23 [for that game] as we can and give them a good week's preparation and we may look at bringing in one or two players who are on tour with their national teams for the midweek game then against the Chiefs". Read More

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Arkansas executes prisoner after battle over lethal drug

Officers arrested Lee an hour after the murder on February 9, 1993 after he used some cash that he stole from Reese to pay a bill at a store. After a hiatus of almost 12 years, the execution was carried out without any apparent glitches. The medical supply company argued in a Tuesday lawsuit that the Arkansas Department of Correction had illegally obtained 10 boxes of the drug and that using it in executions would damage the company's reputation. Read More

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Stockholm 'Terrorist' Truck Attack: Store Sorry for Damaged Goods Promo

Stockholm 'Terrorist' Truck Attack: Store Sorry for Damaged Goods Promo

Under sunny spring skies, crowds thronged the Sergels Torg plaza, a stone's throw from where a stolen truck mowed down strolling shoppers before slamming into the facade of the bustling Ahlens department store on Friday afternoon. whether it's a bomb or a flammable device. Sweden's public broadcaster SVT reported that a bag of explosives was found inside the truck on the driver's seat and the suspected attacker suffered burns from a partial detonation. Read More

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ISIS claims responsibility for Egypt attack,SITE claims

ISIS claims responsibility for Egypt attack,SITE claims

According to SITE Intelligence Group, which keeps track of the online activity of militants, announced the attack through the ISIS-affiliated Amaq news agency. The monastery is located near Gabal Musa, otherwise known as Mount Horeb or Mount Sinai, which is a popular tourist destination for Israelis. The attacks, which took place on two Coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria, killed at least 44 people, the BBC reported. Read More

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No inoffensive way to say the

No inoffensive way to say the "n-word", Fla. senator learns

Thurston asked Artiles if he had in fact referred to Gibson in those terms. At this, Gibson said she was "done", and left the establishment. Artiles said "six n--" in the GOP caucus had elected Negron . may be asinine", Braynon said. At one point, Artiles referred to Gibson as "this [expletive]" and "this [expletive]", Gibson said. Frank Artiles began after reports surfaced that he had used the n-word and cursed at a fellow senator. Read More

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Ex-education chief Baswedan leads Jakarta governor runoff vote

Ex-education chief Baswedan leads Jakarta governor runoff vote

The incumbent governor of Jakarta , Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama, an ethnic Chinese Christian, is facing a challenge by a Muslim former government minister backed by hard-line religious groups. Ahok, during his time as Jakarta governor (being deputy he replaced Widodo when the latter became Indonesian president in 2014), made enemies due to his blunt speech and swift actions. Read More

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Federal Court Rules Mother Of Four Will Be Deported

Federal Court Rules Mother Of Four Will Be Deported

ABLE is also now working with the Mexican consulate to delay Trujillo Diaz's deportation to allow her 3-year-old daughter to join her in Mexico, if the asylum is not granted. "We don't think that there is a threat for her in the U.S.", Brown said. She was reportedly unable to say goodbye to all of them before being detained by immigration officials. Read More

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Trump officials say no new USA focus on ousting Syria's Assad

Moscow has been a steadfast ally of the Syrian government and has defended it against claims of chemical weapons use in front of the U.N. Security Council. strikes, Hezbollah's al-Manar TV channel reported Sunday, saying repairs to the base began within hours of the attack. Mr Tillerson stopped short of accusing Russian Federation of direct involvement in planning or carrying out the attack, saying he had not seen "any hard evidence" to suggest Moscow was an accomplice to Mr Al Assad. Read More

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Mike Pence Describes New Strategy To Solve North Korean Nuclear Issue

Mike Pence Describes New Strategy To Solve North Korean Nuclear Issue

The Vice President said that he and the President hope to achieve denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula "through peaceable means" with the cooperation of China, South Korea, Japan, and other allies in the region. The missile was launched from Sinpo, North Korea. He says any use of nuclear weapons by North Korea will be met with "an overwhelming and effective response". Read More

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North Korean missile test fails, US and South Korea say

Pyongyang has so far staged five nuclear tests, two of them previous year, and analysis of satellite imagery suggests it could be preparing for a sixth. The country launched a long-range rocket and conducted the two nuclear tests previous year, including its most powerful to date . At a military parade on Saturday commemorating the birthday of the nation's founder, Kim Il Sung, the North Korean military proudly displayed new missile systems. Read More

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Russian Federation won't 'shield anyone' in chemical probe

And the USA warned Russian Federation that it is only isolating itself with its continued support of Assad. "At the right time everyone will come to their senses & there will be lasting peace!" The US-along with France and the UK-had sought to pass a resolution condemning the use of chemical weapons in Syria and calling for a full probe into last week's attack only to have it vetoed by Russian Federation during a meeting of the UN Security Council on Wednesday, the Hill reports . Read More

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