• N.Korea conducts rocket engine test
N.Korea conducts rocket engine test

He was returned to the U.S. last week in a coma, and died of his injuries after being declared to be in a "vegetative state". "If our demands is met, we can negotiate in terms of the moratorium of such as weapons testing", Kye said in English in an interview posted on the website of India's television station WION.

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  • Pakistan mourns attack victims; army launches crackdown on militants
Pakistan mourns attack victims; army launches crackdown on militants

Shahid Khan, a local official in Parachinar, said Saturday that numerous victims of the attacks are in critical condition. A suicide bomber yesterday blew up his explosives-laden vehicle near Inspector General of Police Ehsan Mehboob's office in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province, killing at least 13 people, including seven policemen, an...

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  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police performs yoga asanas at high-altitude
Indo-Tibetan Border Police performs yoga asanas at high-altitude

A huge contingent of police officers and 25 companies of PAC were deployed in and around the camp venue. Lucknow witnessed heavy rains in the wee hours of the day, which halted the practice sessions, but only for a while. He has set up a ministry dedicated to promoting yoga and other traditional practices and persuaded the United Nations to cre...

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  • Trump calls Obama a copycat for saying health bill is 'mean'
Trump calls Obama a copycat for saying health bill is 'mean'

Collins said another seven to eight senators including herself remain troubled about the possible Medicaid cuts. Other Republicans appeared more willing to embrace it. "Make sure we're taken care of here in the state of Nevada", Heller said. Concerns about the legislation are building from both sides of the Republican Party.

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  • Oil Tanker Bursts Into Flames in Pakistan
Oil Tanker Bursts Into Flames in Pakistan

The fire destroyed dozens of cars and motorcycles. One official suggested that a spark from a passing vehicle had probably caused the blast, but news reports quoted witnesses blaming a lit cigarette tossed by a passer-by. More than 100 were also injured, with dozens suffering burns on at least 70% of their bodies. "The fire moved so fast", he said....

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  • Saudi Arabia demands Qatar close Al Jazeera, sever ties with Iran
Saudi Arabia demands Qatar close Al Jazeera, sever ties with Iran

Anwar Gargash , the United Arab Emirates state minister for foreign affairs, said Qatar had to take seriously its list of demands or the diplomatic emergency would turn into a "divorce". Saudi Arabia has itself been accused of supporting extremist organisations, but it fiercely opposes interests like the Muslim Brotherhood and Iran, which ...

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  • Oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing over 100
Oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing over 100

Abdul Malik, a local police officer also among the first to arrive, described a "horrible scene", adding: "I have never seen anything like it in my life". The dead included men, women and children. Highway police moved quickly to redirect traffic but couldn't stop the scores of villagers, spokesman Imran Shah told a local TV channel.

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  • New Zealand law student launches climate change court case
New Zealand law student launches climate change court case

Supporters have loudly rallied outside the court with banners and instruments. "Sarah's case makes it clear that climate change is an issue that will have a huge impact upon us all - but that those who have contributed the least to the problem are those who will pay the highest price".

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  • Police illegally entering house, torturing supporters, claims GJM chief
Police illegally entering house, torturing supporters, claims GJM chief

Darjeeling remained on the edge on Sunday as thousands of protesters assembled at the central Chowkbazar carrying the body of a GJM activist, who was killed during clashes with police, and raised slogans demanding a separate state of Gorkhaland .

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  • Second North Korean soldier defects to South in a month
Second North Korean soldier defects to South in a month

A top North Korean sports official voiced doubts over a proposal by South Korean President Moon Jae-In to form a unified Olympic team, citing political tensions and a lack of time, a report said . The disclosure of the North's engine test came a day after the United States pressed China to exert more economic and diplomatic pressure on North K...

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  • PM Modi calls upon people to use E-GEM
PM Modi calls upon people to use E-GEM

As his government completed three years last month, the Prime Minister took people's feedback through a programme called ' Jann ki Baat' , which was a part of the 20-day celebrations on the occasion. Modi also asked parents to encourage their children to play more sports as he praised badminton player K Srikanth for winning the Indonesia Open rece...

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  • Dennis Rodman defends friendship with Kim Jong Un after Otto Warmbier's death
Dennis Rodman defends friendship with Kim Jong Un after Otto Warmbier's death

The spokesman claimed there was never a formal request made to release Warmbier by President Obama. He was accused of stealing a propaganda sign from a hotel and, two months later, was sentenced to 15 years hard labour. student Otto Warmbier, who was imprisoned in North Korea for more than a year and died days after returning home, the Foreign ...

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  • Istanbul police enforce ban on gay, transgender pride march
Istanbul police enforce ban on gay, transgender pride march

Police used tear gas to disperse the crowds and activists said plastic bullets were also used. Small groups gathered at Taksim Square but witnesses said a heavy police presence outnumbered the activists, and at least four people were detained.

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  • Canadian man charged after possible terror attack at MI airport
Canadian man charged after possible terror attack at MI airport

The condition of the officer who was stabbed, airport police Lt. Jeff Neville , was upgraded from critical to stable by Wednesday afternoon, Michigan State Police Lt. A Canadian man has been charged with stabbing an airport officer in the neck in Flint, Michigan . "We will release more information as we have it".

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  • London Police Say Apartment Blaze Caused by Faulty Freezer, 9 Victims Identified
London Police Say Apartment Blaze Caused by Faulty Freezer, 9 Victims Identified

In its most detailed briefing yet on the criminal investigation, the Metropolitan Police on Friday confirmed residents' suspicions that the inferno at Grenfell was touched off by a refrigerator fire. Meanwhile, the DCLG is continuing to reveal the tests of cladding on all 600 high-rise buildings with cladding in the UK. As well as investigating...

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  • Hotpoint urges Irish customers to check fridge freezers after London fire
Hotpoint urges Irish customers to check fridge freezers after London fire

Owners of Hotpoint fridge freezers with model number FF175BP or FF175BG have been urged to contact the manufacturer. Scotland Yard has raised concerns with the Government over the fridge-freezer, but said the FF175BP model had never been subject to a product recall.

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  • Pyongyang urged to free Americans, South Koreans
Pyongyang urged to free Americans, South Koreans

Hong said that Moon "initially appeared to walk a tightrope between China and the United States " but was forced back to "the USA orbit" under enormous pressure from his conservative political opponents. It first agreed to missile guidelines with the United States in 1979 in return for technological aid in developing its first ballistic missiles. ...

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  • Pakistan set South Africa 207 to win
Pakistan set South Africa 207 to win

She took 2-21 from her ten overs with Shabnim Ismail also claiming a pair of wickets. Opener Nahida, who got run out in the 39th over, hit nine fours and a six in her 101-ball innings. Sadia Yousuf was the best with the ball for Pakistan, finishing on 2-30. Eight teams are in action in the Women's World Cup, and top four sides will qualify f...

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  • BJP slams Congress for 'dividing' nation on Presidential election
BJP slams Congress for 'dividing' nation on Presidential election

The video also shows Kumar asking Congress leader and then parliamentary affairs minister Kamal Nath if he wanted to speak. Before going in to file his nomination, Kovind along with the BJP top brass and the Prime Minister, linked their arms together and raised them in front of the media, in a display of strength.

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  • ISIS claims fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman
ISIS claims fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman

Such claims are often impossible to corroborate, and Islamic State has taken responsibility in the past for attacks in which it was not directly involved. Sami Abu Zuhri, Hamas spokesman, said the ISIL claim was an attempt to "muddy the waters", adding that the attack was carried out by "two Palestinians from the PFLP and a third from Hamas", AFP n...

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