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North Korean leader's brother reported killed in Malaysia

North Korean leader's brother reported killed in Malaysia

A member of the staff at the emergency ward of Putrajaya hospital said Kim's body was now in the forensic department awaiting a postmortem examination. Two US officials said the launch was the first land-based test of an intermediate-range missile. "Our focus is to identify the suspect involved and to hunt down this suspect for further measures in accordance with the laws of this country". Read More

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Kenya: Judge Jails Doctors' Union Officials

Kenya: Judge Jails Doctors' Union Officials

The officials of the medical union will remain behind bars for the next 30 days. The public hospital doctors are seeking better pay and working conditions. The court had asked the Union leaders to call off the strike and allow negotiations take place. "It is a minus for Jubilee and a fodder under which the opposition under Odinga would want to use to bring down the Jubilee government". Read More

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Delhi Police recovers Satyarthi's Nobel Prize replica

Delhi Police recovers Satyarthi's Nobel Prize replica

It was earlier reported that police had identified the burglars involved in the crime and was working to nab them. He further said that being a police constable's son, he always had faith in the security agencies of the country. Hence they were well aware of the topography of the area and they made a decision to commit the burglary in the same area. "Majority of the stolen articles have been recovered with the arrest of the three accused on Saturday night". Read More

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32 die in tour bus crash in Taipei

Pictures from the scene of the crash show the bus lying on its side with rescuers checking over the site for survivors. Channel NewsAsia reports that the bus, which was carrying 44 people including the driver and a tour guide, hit a road barrier before flipping on to its side. Read More

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Turkish operation in Syria will continue to Raqqa: Erdogan Tayyip

Turkish operation in Syria will continue to Raqqa: Erdogan Tayyip

Erdogan said his country has already started to do the infrastructure work for terror-free zone in Syria's north so that Syrian refugees who are finding refuge in Turkey could return home. After almost two months Turkish backed rebels said they were close to capturing al-Bab. Erdogan stressed that Turkey's incursion will not end with al-Bab, "which is not our final target". Read More

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USA 'has allayed Palestinian fears' on embassy move, settlements

USA 'has allayed Palestinian fears' on embassy move, settlements

The interview was published days before Netanyahu was due to visit the White House. An English transcript of Trump's quotes was not available. Earlier Thursday, the New York Times reported that, in order to move ahead with the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians, Trump was deliberating bringing in Arab states and embracing the "outside-in" approach favored by Netanyahu. Read More

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Mexican Immigrant Among the First Deported Under Trump Order

Mexican Immigrant Among the First Deported Under Trump Order

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE ) based on a removal order issued by the Department of Justice's Executive Office for Immigration Review which became final in May 2013", ICE said in a statement . In the meantime, she hopes people hear about what happened to her, she said , "so that this doesn't happen to anyone else". Lawyers and activists say the deportation of Mesa resident Guadalupe García de Rayos sent a message to immigrants that they're better off living in the shadows. Read More

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WTO: Brazil accuses Canada of unfairly supporting Bombardier

Bombardier rival Embraer says it supports Brazil's move to challenge what it says is US$4 billion in support from various levels of government, including US$2.5 billion previous year alone. "I am very much prepared to fight for what we are doing", he said. This might seem curious given today's news, but one should remember that Bombardier had been angling for US$1 billion of federal funding to match Quebec's contribution. Read More

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Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy to stand trial over campaign finance accusations

The company's involvement has led to the case being called the "Bygmalion affair". Sarkozy's lawyer Thierry Herzog described the trial order as "inane" and said he would lodge an appeal against it. Sarkozy is alleged to have known about an overspend of 18m euros from his party on his presidential election campaign five years ago. If Sarkozy faces trial, he will be the second French president to do so since 1958. Read More

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JVP Statement on Passage of "Outpost Legalization" Bill

However following a ruling by the Supreme Court, Israeli police last week dragged out the few hundred residents, as well as more than 1,000 hardcore supporters. Houses in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Karmel, near Hebron, on May 24. The bill has been deemed unconstitutional by the Attorney General of Israel and is in contravention of worldwide law. Read More

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Seoul says North Korea has fired state security chief

Seoul says North Korea has fired state security chief

Jeong Joon Hee, spokesman for the Unification Ministry, said the sacking of Kim Won Hong, who had been seen as close to leader Kim Jong Un, might cause instability in the country's leadership by causing more fear in the ruling elite. "Kim Jong Il's and Kim Jong Un's style of control is always one of collective surveillance that checks the power of each organisation". "Kim Jong Un has killed too many high officials". Read More

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Nicki Minaj slams fashion designer: "The racism and disrespect won't be tolerated"

The Pinkprint artist then added that it was not about the money - which she urged to be donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - but rather, "the disrespect". Your PR must've fell & bumped their head when they told my agency they weren't discussing anything with us. I'm giving you 24 hours. She even started a poll asking her followers whether the luxe label should pay her or, well, pay her. Read More

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Deadline for Affordable Care insurance is tonight

Deadline for Affordable Care insurance is tonight

That's why we launched GetCoveredNYC, a team that works to get New Yorkers insured all year long. "But it will not affect the contract that you sign up for before tomorrow night for this year". For that reason, that number is likely conservative. Child Health Plus: 299,214 children enrolled in this plan. Under Obamacare, insurers can't deny coverage or charge more to people with pre-existing conditions. Read More

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MPs set to vote on triggering Brexit

MPs set to vote on triggering Brexit

The votes came after more than 17 hours of debate spread over two days. May promised last week to publish a white paper setting out her Brexit strategy "in due course". Labour MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood, Cat Smith, had backed the Remain campaign in the June referendum, but voted in line with Mr Corbyn to support the Brexit bill. Read More

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Secretary of state nominee Tillerson clears procedural hurdle in Senate

Saying Rex Tillerson's whole life had prepared him to be the nation's 69th secretary of state, President Donald Trump welcomed Tillerson to his Cabinet and the "crossroads in history". Hence, Tillerson-who is reported to have been baffled that he was not consulted about the visa ban-now is clear on what had been only conjecture before: much of his job appears likely to be putting out fires set by a chaotic and shoot-from-the-hip White House. Read More

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"I will form new party after UP polls results", says Shivpal Yadav

Mr Shivpal Yadav, was speaking at a meeting in Etawah on Tuesday after filing his nomination paper for the Jaswant-nagar seat when he said that he was a victim of conspiracy by vested interests. The election results will be announced on March 11. Akhilesh, however, on Monday clarified that Mulayam will campaign for the party. Those shouting slogans against me and Mulayam Singh Yadav have never visited villages, never faced lathis and bullets. Read More

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