• After Maken-Sheila Show Of Unity, Arvinder Lovely Rejoins Congress
After Maken-Sheila Show Of Unity, Arvinder Lovely Rejoins Congress

Lovely, a Congress heavyweight was an MLA from east Delhi's Gandhinagar and was known to have bolstered the party's performance in the East Delhi parliamentary constituency that was represented by Dikshit's son, Sandeep, for two terms. Former chief minister Sheila Dikshit expressed happiness over Lovely's return. The re-joining of Arvinder Singh ...

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  • Rohani, Modi reaffirm support for stable Afghanistan
Rohani, Modi reaffirm support for stable Afghanistan

He said, Iran and India can conciliate benefits from this mutual cooperation. As part of this effort, Indology courses will be made available for Iranian diplomats by the Foreign Service Institute of India while support will be provided for Persian language courses in India.

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  • Pakistan court hands down four death sentences in child murder case
Pakistan court hands down four death sentences in child murder case

The verdict also announced a one-million-rupee fine ($10,000) for the accused, Ehtasham Qadir, prosecutor general Punjab, told reporters. Zainab's father, Haji Muhammad Amin, had arrived in Kot Lakhpat to witness the verdict early this morning.

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  • Kabul Hosts Regional Military Chiefs
Kabul Hosts Regional Military Chiefs

According to a statement issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the COAS said that regions were developed as a whole, not as individual countries. However, once the two-member delegation returned to Afghanistan, the air of hostility resumed with accusations against Pakistan. The army chiefs will also look at the region's narcotics t...

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  • DUP went back on a deal for Irish language, claims Sinn Féin
DUP went back on a deal for Irish language, claims Sinn Féin

The British province has been without a devolved executive - a central part of a 1998 peace deal that ended three decades of violence - for over a year since Irish nationalists Sinn Fein withdrew from the compulsory power-sharing government with their arch-rivals, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ).

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  • Ethiopia: Prime Minister Hailemariam to Step Down
Ethiopia: Prime Minister Hailemariam to Step Down

Awelu said selection of a new prime minister will in itself not be an easy task for the ruling party coalition, which comprises of four ethnicities. The prime minister wanted even more prisoner releases, said a regional analyst familiar with Ethiopian politics.

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  • OAR wins the bronze medal in mixed doubles curling
OAR wins the bronze medal in mixed doubles curling

It's all Anastasia Bryzgalova's fault. That's just how it goes when you're an expert in a random-ass game like curling and look like an Angelina Jolie clone. Although Russia is not officially competing in the Games in the wake of the nation's state-sponsored doping scandal ban . This is the second time the team of Olympic athletes from Ru...

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  • KP Oli sworn in as new Nepal PM
KP Oli sworn in as new Nepal PM

Oli, 65, assumed the post for the second time. Nepal has cycled through 11 prime ministers since the civil war ended in 2006, allowing corruption to flourish and growth stagnate. He will now have to prove his majority in the federal parliament within 30 days, which will be a cakewalk because he is backed by CPN (Maoist-Centre) in the Left Allia...

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  • Dead in New Orleans as Mardi Gras Celebration Comes to a Close
Dead in New Orleans as Mardi Gras Celebration Comes to a Close

The shooting occurred at about 4:35 p.m. near the intersection of St. Charles and Second Street. New Orleans police said officers who were already patrolling the parade route responded to the nearby shooting. The gunfire left a 30-year-old man dead; officials have not released his name. Police Commander Paul Noel said a fight broke out among a...

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  • Rodrigo Duterte slammed for ordering troops to shoot female rebels' genitals
Rodrigo Duterte slammed for ordering troops to shoot female rebels' genitals

Addressing a group of former communist rebels on Wednesday, Duterte, who served as a city mayor before becoming president, appeared to encourage the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to target women in conflict. Duterte has a chequered history of making menacing and misogynistic remarks towards women. He added that women would be "useless...

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  • Kuwait hosts conference for reconstruction of Iraq
Kuwait hosts conference for reconstruction of Iraq

Tillerson, speaking at a meeting in Kuwait of the US-led global coalition against Daesh, also said Washington had chose to provide an additional $200 million of aid to stabilize liberated areas in Syria. The United States leads the coalition and hopes that after a three-year fight to defeat the militants it can count largely on Gulf allies to...

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  • Omarosa Suffers Asthma Attack On 'Celebrity Big Brother'
Omarosa Suffers Asthma Attack On 'Celebrity Big Brother'

Manigault reportedly said that people would be "begging for the days of Trump " if Vice President Mike Pence became president, the New York Daily News reported Monday night. Newman, who appeared on Trump's NBC reality shows The Apprentice and Celebrity Apprentice , said she resigned as director of communications for the Office of P...

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  • Trump administration wants to replace food stamps with at-home food delivery
Trump administration wants to replace food stamps with at-home food delivery

The administration is looking to cut aid to the families, called Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP , but will add a box of canned goods to make up the difference. If Congress agrees with these cuts and program changes, food assistance will arrive with a stigma not witnessed since the depression era , with the ability to devas...

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  • Army kills two heavily armed JeM terrorists; two soldiers martyred — Sunjwan attack
Army kills two heavily armed JeM terrorists; two soldiers martyred — Sunjwan attack

Schools in the entire area around the camp have been closed. The camp falls under the first Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry in 36 brigade. Police chief S.P. At least 12 soldiers were killed in the militant attacks. He said that the involvement of Rohingyas could not be ruled out in Sunjwan terror attack because these foreign immigrants had bee...

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  • South African President Zuma Will Reportedly Resign After Preconditions Met
South African President Zuma Will Reportedly Resign After Preconditions Met

As president, Zuma had been due to deliver the State of the Nation address to parliament in Cape Town tomorrow - a closely-watched event that shapes the political agenda for the coming year. South Africa had seen "systematic looting" under Mr Zuma's rule , and he "must go sooner rather than later", it said in a statement. On Wednesday, Zuma...

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  • Met Office warns of ice and snow
Met Office warns of ice and snow

Parents should be braced for a half term washout as heavy rain and freezing temperatures look set to hit the United Kingdom next week, the Met Office has warned. After a cold, bright and frosty start to the day, gales may develop along the south coast, with a minimum temperature of 0 degrees Celsius. It will spread eastwards through the evening and...

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  • George W. Bush: 'Clear evidence that Russians meddled' in US election
George W. Bush: 'Clear evidence that Russians meddled' in US election

Bush also said that "it is problematic that a foreign nation is involved in our elections". Trump said in November he's "with our agencies" on their assessment, but added he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin "feels that he and Russia did not meddle in the election".

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  • Duterte terminates Canada chopper deal
Duterte terminates Canada chopper deal

He said if he can not use the equipment against locals "contaminated" by ISIS, he might as well "surrender the government" to them. The helicopters are being procured for the Philippines Armed Forces in support of internal security operations.

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  • Hearing of Ayodhya Case finalized by SC
Hearing of Ayodhya Case finalized by SC

Speaking to reporters, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy quoted Misra as saying that the court would "certainly go on the principle of day-to-day hearing" after the next hearing. "What happened day before yesterday (December 5) was extremely shameful", Chief Justice Dipak Misra had said. The petitions before the judges relate to the 2010 verdict o...

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  • War of words erupts at nuclear disarmament talks
War of words erupts at nuclear disarmament talks

The Rodong Sinmun went on to compare Trump's speech to Bush's 2002 State of the Union address, in which Bush used the phrase "axis of evil" to describe Iraq, Iran and North Korea. "This time, if he gets to meet Moon, he could convey Kim Jong Un's message or invitation to Pyongyang", Cheong said. Judging by the North Korean response, Trump may h...

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