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Donald Trump secretly planning to visit United Kingdom in the next two weeks

Donald Trump secretly planning to visit United Kingdom in the next two weeks

The Sunday Times reported that the president could give as little as 24 hours' notice to the Government before any planned trip, leaving ministers including Theresa May only a brief period to arrange possible meetings. The news prompted campaigners to urge opponents of the controversial tycoon to be "on standby " for street demonstrations, describing him as a "racist" and " misogynist ". Read More

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Congress calls on Nitish to reconsider support to Kovind

Congress calls on Nitish to reconsider support to Kovind

Urging a more active opposition, Nitish pointed out that the opposition lacks an agenda driven approach. Read Also: Meira Kumar files nomination, says fight of ideology begins Asked if she would meet Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the run-up to the election , Kumar said she had written a letter to him and would decide on meeting him when she visited the eastern state. Read More

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Beijing Plows Ahead In the South China Sea

Beijing Plows Ahead In the South China Sea

Those efforts had "not worked out", Trump tweeted on June 20, adding, "At least I know China tried!" The Xisha Islands are an inherent part of the Chinese territory, Lu said, noting that in accordance with the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone, the Chinese government promulgated the baseline of the territorial sea off the Xisha Islands in 1996. Read More

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Marine Le Pen charged over European Union funding scandal

Marine Le Pen charged over European Union funding scandal

She was then charged in a process known as "mise en examen" triggered when there is serious and consistent evidence showing likely involvement in a case. At the time, Le Pen refused to answer questions about the alleged wrongdoing. The FN leader has previously denied wrongdoing. Investigators suspect some National Front lawmakers used legislative aides for the party's political activities while they were on the European Parliament payroll. Read More

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Time asks Trump Organization to remove fake cover from golf clubs

Time asks Trump Organization to remove fake cover from golf clubs

Trump also seems to have a particular fascination with how many times he has been on the cover of Time magazine , stating incorrectly in January that he had been featured a record 14 or 15 times . As some pointed out on Twitter, had Trump spent more time looking at the accompanying headlines on the cover, rather than just the fake tributes, it might actually have seen him embrace a different stance on climate change. Read More

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UN Declares Formal End to Fighting in Colombia

UN Declares Formal End to Fighting in Colombia

Separately, the United Nations mission is continuing to extract and destroy other weapons and munitions stashed in remote hiding places which the FARC have identified and surrendered to the monitors. Courts: Those accused of crimes in the conflict will go before special courts and could get reduced sentences if they confess. There are also worries over the fate of territory and drug-trafficking operations that were previously controlled by the Farc. Read More

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North Korea might co-host 2018 Winter Olympic Games

North Korea might co-host 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Such a collaboration could help the neighbors resume dialogue after a period of official silence. What Pyongyang thinks of the proposals is not yet clear. Tension has been high for months over North Korea's nuclear and missile development, and due to fears it will conduct a sixth nuclear test and more ballistic missile launches in defiance of U.N. Read More

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Paks BAT attack in J&K: 2 Indian soldiers & one attacker

Paks BAT attack in J&K: 2 Indian soldiers & one attacker

The Border Action Team (BAT), which generally comprises special forces of the Pakistan Army and some terrorists, carried out the attack at around 2 pm with the aid of cover fire by the Pakistani troops from their posts, he said. According to news agency PTI, two soldiers were martyred in the attack by Pakistan's BAT. "They were 200 meters from the army post when the exchange of fire started", he said. Read More

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Why Jon Ossoff's Loss Could Be Bernie Sanders' Victory

Ossoff becomes the latest Democrat to run a widely complemented campaign in a Republican-leaning state, yet still lose. The hope for Democrat Jon Ossoff who was beaten by Republican Karen Handel was President Donald Trump . While both campaigns disavowed the ad's content, Moms Demand Action and Everytown condemned it, saying it was "disgusting to politicize this national tragedy and use it to get voters to the polls". Read More

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Uddhav, Aditya Thackeray meet Amit Shah, Fadnavis

The meeting assumes significance for the BJP as the Shiv Sena is the most vocal critic of the party, the Prime Minister and also its Maharashtra alliance partner Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. The Shiv Sena had earlier said it may choose an "independent" path in the election to the highest constitutional office. Raote said farmers at the local level would not be able to raise money for sowing and other family activities until the cooperative banks get their old notes exchanged. Read More

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