• Syrian troops continue advance on eastern Ghouta
Syrian troops continue advance on eastern Ghouta

Moscow helped turn the tide of the conflict in Assad's favor by launching a campaign of air strikes in 2015 and stepping up its military presence on the ground. Under siege since 2013, they had already been facing severe shortages of food and medicine. The region's over-burdened medical workers have been struggling to cope with the rising number of...

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  • Swansea continue revival with 4-1 crushing of West Ham
Swansea continue revival with 4-1 crushing of West Ham

After assisting Ki Sung-Yueng for the opener, Andy King tapped home a rebound after the Ghanaian's header was kept out by goalkeeper Adrian, before Jordan Ayew converted from the spot after the deputy Black Stars captain was fouled in the box.

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  • Man shoots himself near White House
Man shoots himself near White House

The incident took place in the absence of the US President Donald Trump as he was on a visit to Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Washington DC police earlier said on Twitter that their "natural death squad" was on the scene. A report of "shots fired" near North Lawn, per a U.S. Secret Service agent. Secret service officers did not fire any shots...

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  • Saudi CP, Sisi hold talks
Saudi CP, Sisi hold talks

Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Cairo earlier on Sunday in a three-day visit as the first destination of his first foreign tour since he was named crown prince past year and launched a massive anti-corruption campaign in the kingdom that purged political and economic elite.

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  • China's top political advisory body opens annual session
China's top political advisory body opens annual session

As Chinese Premier Li Keqiang opens the national parliament's annual session Monday with the release of economic targets, the prospect of a trade clash with the US has emerged as a growing risk. Zhang revealed that the party's Central Committee proposed the constitutional amendments, which include adding Xi 's eponymous political guidelines to the...

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  • Netanyahu faces eighth questioning in graft probes
Netanyahu faces eighth questioning in graft probes

The development comes ahead of the prime minister's visit to Washington where he is to meet with President Donald Trump and speak before the pro-Israel lobby AIPAC next week. Channel 10 News reported on Thursday evening that police have seen text conversations between Sara and Elovitch's wife Iris which strengthen suspicions that their husbands ...

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  • China urges United States 'restraint' in trade protection
China urges United States 'restraint' in trade protection

The Economist magazine has even described him as the "most powerful leader in the world". The names would be referred for the approval of China's parliament, the National People's Congress (NPC), which would begin its annual session on March 5.

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  • White House denies national security advisor McMaster set to exit
White House denies national security advisor McMaster set to exit

White House chief of staff John Kelly recently asked the Defense Department about potential military positions for McMaster, a White House aide said. "I was just with President Trump and H.R. McMaster in the Oval Office", Anton said Thursday evening. During an interview Friday on Fox News, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said, "Genera...

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  • Anthony Scaramucci Says He's Banned From The White House
Anthony Scaramucci Says He's Banned From The White House

Scaramucci is among a group of former staffers who left "under adverse circumstances" placed on an "administrative exclusion list", the White House said in response to Bloomberg's questions. Porter's security clearance background on February 6. Trump named Kelly as his chief of staff in July 2017 after his predecessor, Reince Priebus, resign...

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  • Marine Le Pen facing jail after posting images of terror atrocities
Marine Le Pen facing jail after posting images of terror atrocities

Ms Le Pen tweeted the decapitation photo under the caption "This is Daesh" along with another of a man on fire in a cage, and a victim being crushed by a tank. The Front National (FN) leader is not the only member of her party facing the same charges. On Thursday, Le Pen defended her decision to tweet the images.

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  • Why India celebrates Holi: the legends behind the festival of color
Why India celebrates Holi: the legends behind the festival of color

Holi is considered a Hindu festival - but it is still celebrated by Indians across the country as a national holiday. Holi also marks the culmination of a 10-day-long annual festival at the Attukal Bhagavathy temple. The morning after the full moon is when the most fun happens for those who celebrate Holi . Juhi Chawla also took to her Twi...

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  • Avengers: Infinity War Is Heading to Theaters Even Earlier Now
Avengers: Infinity War Is Heading to Theaters Even Earlier Now

Take a look below, and you will get it, clearly how interestingly and intelligently Marvel Studios announced the official new early date for Avengers: Infinity War . With its earlier release date on April 27, Infinity War's stiffest competition would be the animated Animal Crackers , Geostorm director Dean Devlin's crime thriller Bad S...

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  • MI ends Iowa's season in Big Ten tournament
MI ends Iowa's season in Big Ten tournament

The Big Ten Tournament is upon us and Michigan State has an opportunity to do something its done just three other times under Tom Izzo - win the Big Ten regular season and tournament titles in the same year. The Wolverines were projected as a five seed Thursday by ESPN's Joe Lunardi and a win over Nebraska could boost the resume even mo...

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  • At least 12 Maoists killed near Telangana-Chhattisgarh border
At least 12 Maoists killed near Telangana-Chhattisgarh border

The injured jawan was being shifted to a nearby hospital, he said. Both were part of the protection team of Hari Bhushan, secretary of the Maoists' Telangana state committee, South Bastar range deputy inspector-general of police Sundarraj P.

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  • South Africa's Assembly Approves Land Expropriation Without Compensation
South Africa's Assembly Approves Land Expropriation Without Compensation

The ad hoc committee should‚ according to the EFF ‚ comprise 11 members; six from the ANC‚ two from the DA‚ one from the EFF and two from other parties. "All our people ever wanted is their land to which their dignity is rooted and founded‚" he said. However, ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule told a media briefing at Luthuli House, the "la...

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  • U.S. envoy quits as North Korea talks seem more likely
U.S. envoy quits as North Korea talks seem more likely

He died shortly after returning to the U.S. Doctors said he had suffered a "severe neurological injury" of unknown cause while in North Korean custody. and North Korea both to give ground in order to come to the negotiating table. A rapprochement between the two Koreas, inspired by South Korea's recent hosting of the Winter Olympics, offers a...

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  • Talks depend on denuclearization: U.S. to North Korea
Talks depend on denuclearization: U.S. to North Korea

The US had said such talks could lead to a "brighter path", but has insisted that North Korea giving up its nuclear weapons must remain the end goal . Kim Yong-chol was head of the North's military intelligence when 2010 attacks on South Korea took place and is now a vice chairman of the ruling party's central committee tasked with inter-Korea r...

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  • President Trump Meets With Republicans, Democrats on Gun Control
President Trump Meets With Republicans, Democrats on Gun Control

The bill is aimed at enforcing criminal background checks on gun sales, including private sales, PolitiFact reported. At a minimum, it put the Pennsylvania Republican and his background check bill back at the center of the gun debate that he led after the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School .

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  • Pakistan's Ruling Party Picks Nawaz Sharif's Brother Shahbaz As Chief
Pakistan's Ruling Party Picks Nawaz Sharif's Brother Shahbaz As Chief

Therefore, the relatively easy and undisruptive task of managing to complete the quorum of the CWC (which is between 90 to 100 members) will be held on Tuesday to elect the interim president for the PML-N. Despite Nawaz Sharif's legal woes, the 68-year-old has maintained a tight grip on the party. Sharif and party officials have painted the Sup...

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  • Turkey detains protesters against Afrin operation
Turkey detains protesters against Afrin operation

The PYD accused Ankara of "demanding the arrest of individuals who are not its citizens.without any legal justifications". The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based monitoring group, said Turkish troops now held a continuous strip on the edge of Afrin.

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  • North Korea 'open to talks with United States'
North Korea 'open to talks with United States'

However, it has been more than two months since North Korea's last missile test. The closing ceremony of the Olympics is underway in Pyeongchang , with athletes streaming in, a handover ceremony to the next Olympics and lots of thank yous and anthems.

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  • #DapchiGirls: FG confirms 110 Girls Missing
#DapchiGirls: FG confirms 110 Girls Missing

Gordon Brown, then UN Special Envoy on Education at the launch. On how the figure of the abducted pupils was arrived at, Mohammed said it was based on the briefings from the principal of the college, Hajia Adama Abdulkarim, and the Commissioner for Education, Hon.

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  • Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi forms Congress Election Committee
Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi forms Congress Election Committee

Addressing a rally at Humnabad in Karnataka , Shah accused Rahul Gandhi of lying and demanded that the Congress president make public any document which mentions that loans to industries were written off. Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah likewise struck out at PM Modi, calling him "the fantastic facilitator of corruption", while insisting...

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  • Truce called in trade war between BC and Alberta
Truce called in trade war between BC and Alberta

It comes the same day as the Alberta government took out full-page newspaper ads in B.C. outlining the connection between the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Canada's national climate plan. The next highest level of support for Alberta was in Ontario, with 53 percent siding with the province compared to 47 percent aligning with B.C. Earlier t...

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  • BJP aims for workable majority in Rajya Sabha
BJP aims for workable majority in Rajya Sabha

An addition of 15 to 20 seats of the 58 seats which go to poll on March 23 may take the NDA tally above 100. The 73-year-old Manjhi, who is the only MLA of his party that is a partner of the ruling NDA, said on Sunday that he wants a Rajya Sabha seat to be allotted to a leader of his party.

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