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Centre terms verdict on Jadhav as 'major victory'

He said the ICJ verdict on Jadhav proves that the somewhere the worldwide court believes that there is substance in India's allegations. But India has maintained he is not a spy, and has accused Pakistan of violating the Vienna Convention by failing to provide him with consular access, as well as breaking global human rights law. Read More

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UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

She insisted a majority of Scots are in favour of this, pointing to the decision to reject independence in 2014 and the vote to remain in the European Union a year ago as opposition to Tory plans for a hard Brexit. The candidates for Pudsey constituency are Stuart Andrew for the Conservative Party, Bob Buxton for the Yorkshire Party, Ian McCargo for the Labour Party, Allen Nixon for the Liberal Democrats and Independent candidate Michael Wharton. Read More

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The US Imposes Sanctions on Venezuela's Supreme Court Judges

The court members affected are Maikel Jose Moreno Perez, the Supreme Court of Justice's president and the court's seven principal members of its constitutional chamber: Juan Jose Mendoza Jover, who is second vice president of the court and president of the constitutional chamber; Arcadio de Jesus Delgado Rosales, vice president of the constitutional chamber; Carmen Auxiliadora Zuleta de Merchan; Luis Fernando Damiani Bustillos; Lourdes Benicia Suarez Anderson and Calixto Antonio Ortega Rios. Read More

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Baldwin, Johansson reprise Trump roles on 'SNL' season finale

Baldwin, Johansson reprise Trump roles on 'SNL' season finale

McKinnon's Hillary Clinton. He is quickly joined by Kellyanne Conway, played by Kate McKinnon and Mike Pence, played by Beck Bennett. "I'm not giving up because I didn't do anything wrong", Baldwin's Trump said at the end of the song. This episode of Saturday Night Live was the last in the show's 42nd season, the most-watched season in 23 years. "Starting tonight I'm running for president for the U.S". Read More

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Swedish Hockey Team Wins 2017 World Championship Against Canada

Swedish Hockey Team Wins 2017 World Championship Against Canada

Sweden's Joakim Nordstrom , left, shoots to score his side's fourth goal, next to Finland's Oskar Osala at the Ice Hockey World Championships semifinal match between Sweden and Finland in the Lanxess arena in Cologne, German. He also won the World Championship with Team Sweden in 2006 (Riga, Latvia). After watching Lundqvist making the gold-medal winning save on Canada's Mitch Marner , Team Sweden jumped off the bench with glee. Read More

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The Buzz | Report: China cripples CIA operations, kills informants

The Buzz | Report: China cripples CIA operations, kills informants

An influential state-run newspaper applauded China's anti-espionage efforts on Monday after the New York Times said China had killed or imprisoned up to 20 CIA sources, hobbling USA spying operations in a massive intelligence breach. However, by early 2011, the intelligence started drying up and American officials soon started to realise that some of their Chinese sources were starting to disappear. Read More

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ICJ verdict on Jadhav a big relief: BJP chief Shah

Talking to the state-run Pakistan Television after the ruling was delivered, Zakaria said India has been "trying to hide its real face" by taking the case of Jadhav to ICJ. The decision has been termed as a diplomatic win for India. He opined that the ICJ's decision to grant consular access to the "Indian spy" was just an advice, and not a judgment. Read More

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Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

Officially, the United Nations, the United States and others consider the Old City and East Jerusalem occupied territory and do not recognize Israel's claim to sovereignty over it. The official wasn't authorized to comment by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. The Wall stands in the Old City in the east of Jerusalem, which Israel captured during the 1967 Middle East war. Read More

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EC working under political pressure: AAP

EC working under political pressure: AAP

Before the press conference, to be addressed by chief election commissioner Nasim Zaidi, the EC also plans a demonstration of EVMs and VVPATs by engineers from Bharat Electronics Limited and Electronics Corporation of India Ltd, the two PSU suppliers of the machines, for "awareness of media regarding their functionality", an EC spokesperson said on Friday. Read More

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Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against Assange

Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against Assange

Mr. Assange jumped British bail by entering the embassy and claiming asylum, saying he feared he would eventually be extradited to the United States. British police said before the announcement that Assange is still wanted in Britain for jumping bail. From outside the embassy, Sky's Ashish Joshi said: "Assange sounded angry, he sounded triumphant and he sounded defiant". Read More

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Haryana Board HBSE Class 10th Results 2017 Declared at www

Haryana Board HBSE Class 10th Results 2017 Declared at www

Girl's had a pass percentage of 52.62 per cent as compared to 45.71 per cent of the boys. - A notification will be available once the results have been declared. Due to the huge number of visitors on the HBSE website candidates may face technical issues in getting their results . The board will hold a press conference on 20 May to reveal the date when the results of HBSE Class 10 exams will be announced. Read More

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Civilians in Mosul's Old City face

Civilians in Mosul's Old City face "stark choices" for survival - ICRC

According to the Iraqi official figures, about 600,000 people have fled the fighting in Mosul since last October when the Mosul offensive, backed by the US-led Global Coalition, began. The density of the population is slowing the advance of Iraqi forces. "[IS] wants to sow terror among civilians with this filthy tactic of welding doors shut on people", Hossameddin al-Abbar said. Read More

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Former FBI Director Mueller to Lead Trump-Russia Probe

Former Acting Deputy Attorney General and FBI Director Robert Mueller has been appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to serve as special counsel charged with investigating Russian interference in last year's election and anything connected to Russia's actions - including unfounded allegations of collusion between members of the Trump campaign and Russia. Read More

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Kushner Family Business Pitch In China Prompts Questions About Investor Visas

Kushner Family Business Pitch In China Prompts Questions About Investor Visas

One potential investor, Sophie Xing, said a "very important" factor in her decision to attend Sunday's event was the fact the project was a Kushner Companies investment and that Trump's son-in-law's sister would be in Shanghai . A spokesman for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Trump has made immigration overhaul the centerpiece of his campaign and administration. Read More

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Europe Escapes US Flights Laptop Ban

A senior U.S. administration official said there was no time frame for making a decision on the extension of the ban but U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly was "currently considering next steps". "These alternative measures would also avoid the concentration of lithium battery-powered devices in the cargo hold of passenger aircraft, which is deemed to create an additional safety threat", de Juniac wrote, according to Reuters . Read More

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Flynn blocked military move Turkey opposed

Flynn's lawyer and transition lawyers, shows that the Trump team knew about the investigation of Mr. Flynn far earlier than has been previously reported ", it said. The new developments follow a week of tumult at the White House after Trump fired then Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey and then discussed sensitive national security information about the Islamic State (IS) group with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Read More

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