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 2018-01-24 05:05 

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Activists rip Kim Jong Un's photo in Olympic protest...

Despite drawing verbal outbursts from North Korea, the protests have yet to meaningfully affect preparations for the games. Wednesday's protest at Seoul's National Assembly may trigger an angry response from the North, which is extreme sensitive t...

 2018-01-24 03:22 

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Merkel, Macron take Davos spotlight ahead of Trump show...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, on the other hand, needs to settle her own leadership problems before leading the resistance to Trump, who appears on Friday....

 2018-01-24 02:14 

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Teen arrested in Kentucky school shooting that leaves 2 dead, 12 wounded...

The suspect will be charged with two counts of murder and multiple counts of attempted murder, the Kentucky State Police said. Police have not released a motive for the shooting but said they believed the gunman acted alone....

 2018-01-24 00:50 

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Twin car bombs kill at least 22 in Libya's Benghazi...

The death toll following a double car bomb attack in the Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday night has risen to at least 22, a hospital spokeswoman said. A further 20 people were injured and the number of fatalities could rise, Fadia al-Barghathi, spokeswo...

 2018-01-23 17:13 

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'I love Trump,' Uganda's leader says, despite vulgar remark...
 2018-01-23 17:07 

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'CIA believes NKorea weapons aimed at coercion, not just defense'...

The CIA believes North Korea's missile program is aimed at coercion, not just self-defense, and that Pyongyang's next logical step would be to develop an arsenal of weapons and the capability to fire multiple missiles, the agency's director Mi...

 2018-01-23 16:26 

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Russia 'bears responsibility' for Syria chemical attacks: Tillerson...

"The recent attacks in East Ghouta raise serious concerns that Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime may be continuing its use of chemical weapons against its own people," Tillerson told reporters in Paris. "Russia ultimately bears responsibilit...

 2018-01-23 15:50 

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Sessions interviewed by Mueller team in Russia probe...

Attorney general Jeff Sessions's interview comes as Mueller is investigating whether Trump's actions in office, including the firing of FBI director James Comey, constituted obstruction of justice. Mueller is also investigating contacts between Tr...

 2018-01-23 15:09 

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Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful, ex-general...

Egypt's military on Tuesday arrested its former chief of staff, who was planning to run in upcoming elections against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, accusing him of inciting against the armed forces and forgery, in what appeared to be a calculated m...

 2018-01-23 15:02 

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Timing of Trump peace plan depends on Palestinians: Pence...

President Donald Trump's advisers have been working on the outlines of a plan for some time. But Palestinians ruled out Washington as a peace broker after the US president's Dec. 6 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital....

 2018-01-23 15:02 

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1 dead, many hurt in shooting at US school...
 2018-01-23 13:12 

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US to present Syria strategy to European, Arab allies...

US secretary of State Rex Tillerson will give an outline of the United States' strategy to stabilise Syria and push ahead with a political solution when he holds talks with close allies in Paris on Tuesday, Western and Arab diplomats said....

 2018-01-23 12:58 

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Avalanche prompts Italy hotel evacuation, snow blankets Alps...

Four helicopters were evacuating some 100 tourists and hotel workers from a four-star mountainside hotel and a nearby guesthouse in northern Italy after an avalanche overnight, civil protection authorities said Tuesday as heavy snow caused disruption acro...

 2018-01-23 12:58 

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New hunt for flight MH370 gets under way...

A ship operated by exploration firm Ocean Infinity arrived at the search area in the Indian Ocean on Monday and launched the drones. The jet disappeared in March 2014 with 239 people -- mostly from China -- on board, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing....

 2018-01-23 12:52 

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Catalan separatist leader stays vague on possible return, Spain on alert...

Spanish authorities are monitoring borders to make sure that fugitive Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont does not sneak back into Spain to take up the presidency of the regional parliament again, a senior minister said on Tuesday....

 2018-01-23 12:49 

The Times of India

Skepticism, worry amid preparation for Rohingya repatriation...

In interviews in recent weeks with dozens of the nearly 700,000 Rohingya who've poured into Bangladesh since August in what's become the world's worst refugee crisis, The Associated Press has found deep skepticism, if not outright terror, abou...

 2018-01-23 10:03 

The Times of India

Magnitude 8.2 quake off Alaska prompts tsunami warning...

The quake hit 256 km (157 miles) southeast of Chiniak, Alaska at a depth of 10 km at 0931 GMT, the U.S. Geological Survey said....

 2018-01-23 09:20 

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Myanmar blames Bangladesh for delayed Rohingya return...

Myanmar blamed Bangladesh on Tuesday for delays to a huge repatriation programme for Rohingya refugees, as the deadline passed for starting the return of the Muslim minority to strife-torn Rakhine state....

 2018-01-23 08:50 

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Hotel evacuated, stations closed after London gas leak...

"A ruptured gas main was discovered using detection equipment and high levels of natural gas were detected in the atmosphere," a London Fire Brigade spokesman said....

 2018-01-23 07:57 

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Dog shelter struggling since Mexico City quake...

A unique shelter for dogs -- and one pig -- is struggling to get back on its feet after Mexico's devastating earthquake four months ago. The tale of perseverance involves the "Can-geles" shelter in Mexico City. Its name is a combination of the...

 2018-01-23 07:51 

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Strong quake of magnitude 6.0 rocks Jakarta: USGS...

Indonesia's capital Jakarta was rocked on Tuesday by a strong earthquake which forced some buildings to be evacuated, but there was no immediate tsunami threat or reported injuries, a government agency said....

 2018-01-23 06:50 

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Tokyo digs out from heavy snow, transport disruptions remain...

The snow that began on Monday morning tapered off early on Tuesday after dumping some 23 cm on a city that rarely has snow accumulate, with freezing temperatures keeping snow-choked roads slick and pedestrians wary....

 2018-01-23 06:44 

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After girl's killing, Pakistani women speak out on abuse...

The brutal rape and killing of Zainab Ansari, a 7-year-old girl whose body was left in a garbage dump, has unleashed a wave of revulsion around Pakistan, revealing a string of child abductions and killings by a suspected serial predator and generating out...

 2018-01-23 06:43 

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Looted cash, gold helps Islamic State recruit in Philippines...

The military said Humam Abdul Najib escaped from Marawi City, which the militants had hoped to establish as a stronghold for Islamic State in Southeast Asia, before it was recaptured by the military in October after five months of ferocious battles and ae...

 2018-01-23 06:21 

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UN blames leadership and inaction for peacekeeper killings...

A UN report on the increase in peacekeepers killed in violent attacks blames many of the fatalities on inaction in the field and "a deficit of leadership" from UN headquarters to remote locations....

 2018-01-23 04:55 

The Times of India

Philippine volcano spews lava fountains, 40k flee...

The Philippines' most active volcano continued to spew fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes Tuesday in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that has sent 40,000 villagers to shelter in evacuation centers....

 2018-01-23 02:20 

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Trump signs bill to end government shutdown...

The vote set the stage for hundreds of thousands of federal workers to return on Tuesday, cutting short what could have become a messy and costly impasse. The House approved the measure shortly thereafter, and President Donald Trump later signed it behind...

 2018-01-22 16:18 

The Times of India

12th grader kills principal in Pak over 'blasphemy'...

The incident occurred within the premises of privately-run Islamia College in Charsadda district. Principal Sareer Khan was killed by Fahim Ashraf who was later arrested with a gun, district police chief Zahoor Afridi said....

 2018-01-22 14:53 

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Rival student groups clash at elite Pakistan university...

Zakaria Zakir, vice chancellor at the University of Punjab, said a group linked to a radical Islamic party clashed with another linked to a nationalist movement in the eastern city of Lahore. Students also turned on the police when they tried to quell the...

 2018-01-22 14:23 

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US will 'never allow' Iran to have nukes: Pence...

"I have a solemn promise to Israel, to all the Middle East and to the world -- the United States of America will never allow Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon," Pence said to applause from Israeli MPs....

 2018-01-22 14:10 

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Rohingya Muslim refugee return to Myanmar delayed...

The Rohingya Muslims have long been treated as outsiders in largely Buddhist Myanmar, derided as "Bengalis" who entered illegally from Bangladesh, even though generations of Rohingya have lived in Myanmar....

 2018-01-22 13:59 

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Death toll in Syria's Afrin climbs to 18...

The death toll from a Turkish offensive in the Afrin region of northwestern Syria stands at 18 civilians, including women and children, the spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia alliance said on Monday....

 2018-01-22 13:54 

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US Embassy in Israel to move to Jerusalem by end of 2019, Mike Pence says...

The US Embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, US Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech to the Israeli parliament on Monday that highlighted a policy shift that has stoked Palestinian anger and international concern....

 2018-01-22 12:42 

The Times of India

Tillerson visits London embassy after Trump snub...

US President Donald Trump earlier this month canceled a trip to London to open the new embassy, saying he did not want to endorse a bad deal agreed by the Obama administration to sell the old one for "peanuts"....

 2018-01-22 12:21 

The Times of India

Snowstorm in Tokyo disrupts road, rail and air transport...

A rare snowstorm hit Tokyo on Monday, snarling train services, forcing the cancellation of scores of flights and prompting hordes of workaholic Japanese to heed official advice to head home early....

 2018-01-22 11:23 

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Turkey detains 24 over social media comments on Syria...

Turkish police have detained 24 people for allegedly "spreading terrorist propaganda" on social media related to Ankara's military operation against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, the interior ministry said on Monday....

 2018-01-22 11:13 

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Former Pakistan envoy to US booked for 'maligning' Pakistan...

Pakistan's former envoy to the US, Husain Haqqani, was named in FIRs lodged by three people in two police stations in Kohat district of northwest Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, accusing Pakistan of "maligning" in his books, the Da...

 2018-01-22 11:10 

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France says Iran not respecting UN text on ballistic missiles...

Speaking on arrival at a European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels, France's foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said the 28 ministers would reiterate their concerns over Iran's activities in Yemen, Lebanon and Syria, which he described as de...

 2018-01-22 10:51 

The Times of India

Catalonia's ex-leader Puigdemont named candidate to lead region...

Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont is the first candidate whose name will be put to a vote in parliament to be the region's president, the house's speaker Roger Torrent said on Monday. Puigdemont's candidacy will be voted on no la...

 2018-01-22 10:49 

The Times of India

US shutdown extends into Monday as crunch vote delayed...

The impasse, the first of its kind since 2013, had already cast a huge shadow over the first anniversary of Trump's inauguration as president on Saturday....

 2018-01-22 09:08 

The Times of India

Sacked Catalan leader arrives in Denmark...

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont arrived in Copenhagen today, defying a threat by Madrid to issue a warrant for his arrest if he leaves Belgium, where he has been in exile since a failed independence bid....

 2018-01-22 08:59 

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'Chinese Navy gets new electronic warfare aircraft'...

China has built a new type of electronic warfare aircraft which can cover bigger combat areas such as the South and East China seas and greatly enhance the Navy's capabilities in modern warfare, a media report said on Monday....

 2018-01-22 08:58 

The Times of India

Tokyo gets first 'heavy snow' alert in four years...

Japan's weather agency on Monday issued a heavy snow warning for Tokyo for the first time in four years, urging people to go home early amid fears of public transport chaos. Japan's northern regions frequently see heavy blankets of snow but such w...

 2018-01-22 08:50 

The Times of India

Pence, on Israel visit, meets Netanyahu...

US Vice President Mike Pence met Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu for talks on Monday, the 2nd day of a visit to Israel that has been boycotted by the Palestinians. The two men made no comment as Netanyahu welcomed Pence to his office in Jerusalem, where the...

 2018-01-22 08:04 

The Times of India

Start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed: B'desh...

The decision comes as tensions have risen in camps holding hundreds of thousands of refugees, some of whom are opposing their transfer back to Myanmar because of lack of security guarantees....

 2018-01-22 06:21 

The Times of India

Tokyo simulates first military attack since WWII...

Hundreds of Tokyo residents scrambled for cover today in the Japanese capital's first evacuation drill for a military attack since World War II, amid ongoing tensions over North Korea's nuclear programme....

 2018-01-22 05:23 

The Times of India

Shutdown extends into workweek, as Senate talks continue...

Republicans have appeared increasingly confident that Democrats were bearing the brunt of criticism for the shutdown and that they would ultimately buckle. The White House and GOP leaders said they would not negotiate with Democrats on immigration until t...

 2018-01-22 05:21 

The Times of India

Women's marches organizers hope to keep building momentum...

"This is a birthday party for a movement that has only begun to flex its power to change this democracy," Anna Galland, the executive director of the progressive group moveon.org, told the boisterous crowd....

 2018-01-22 03:42 

The Times of India

Impact of the US government shutdown...

If Republicans and Democrats are unable to resolve their differences, federal agencies could remain partially closed when the work week begins on Monday....

 2018-01-22 03:36 

The Times of India

Trust in US institutions plunges in Donald Trump's first year...

Trump has broken with presidential tradition and repeatedly denounced the media and judiciary - attacks his critics say risk undermining public confidence in those institutions....

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