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Kashmiris situation is unsustainable, needs to change for sure: Merkel

Kashmiris situation is unsustainable, needs to change for sure: Merkel

Above all, we want India and Pakistan to find a peaceful solution. "The situation for the people there is now not sustainable and must improve", Merkel said, according to Reuters . Sourav Ganguly, ...

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Iraq’s top Shiite clerics slam attacks on protesters, warn against foreign interference

Iraq’s top Shiite clerics slam attacks on protesters, warn against foreign interference

An increasingly violent crackdown in Iraq has raised fears of a backlash by Iran and its heavily armed local allies. "We in Iran know how to deal with protests", Soleimani told the Iraqi officia...

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Pakistani Islamists Stage Sit-in in Islamabad, Demand Prime Minister's Resignation

Pakistani Islamists Stage Sit-in in Islamabad, Demand Prime Minister's Resignation

Rehman began the march with his loyalists from the southern city of Karachi on Sunday and covered almost 2,000km to reach Islamabad after midnight on Thursday. Addressing a massive gathering at the ...

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Greta Thunberg call to fight global warming cheers LA rally

Greta Thunberg call to fight global warming cheers LA rally

Thunberg, who has been traveling across the United States since delivering a passionate speech in NY in September that demanded world leaders do more to combat global warming, spoke at a rally organiz...

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Impeachment testimony: Vindman was told not to discuss Trump-Zelensky call

The specific word that Zelensky did say was omitted from the official record: "Burisma", the Ukrainian company that employed Biden's son Hunter. But by that point, Vindman had already done so, accor...

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Delta tankers says Brazil has not not contacted them over oil leak

Delta tankers says Brazil has not not contacted them over oil leak

They were allegedly received by the suspects and provided with fake travel documents, then began an overland journey to the U.S. -Mexico border. Separately, police raided the Rio de Janeiro offices ...

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Hundreds of rare koalas feared dead in Australia bushfire

Hundreds of rare koalas feared dead in Australia bushfire

President of the Koala Hospital in Port Macquarie, Sue Ashton, says even without being able to formally count the fatalities, the situation is dire. Ashton also said that by Thursday or Friday, wild...

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Pompeo says U.S. must confront China's Communist Party

Pompeo says U.S. must confront China's Communist Party

He called on the United States to work with China to manage differences based on mutual respect, expand win-win cooperation and advance the China-U.S. After joking about how the explosive remarks mark...

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Beto O'Rourke announces he's dropping 2020 presidential bid

Beto O'Rourke announces he's dropping 2020 presidential bid

Mr O'Rourke represented Texas' 16th congressional district for three terms before running unsuccessfully past year for the US Senate. "Though today we are suspending this campaign, let us each conti...

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Investigators inspect Okinawan castle ruins for fire cause

Investigators inspect Okinawan castle ruins for fire cause

The fire was detected when a security guard heard an alarm, Kotani said. Fire officials believe the fire started inside the Seiden, the castle's centerpiece, around 2:30 a.m. Government officials have...

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USA launches a national security review of TikTok, report says

USA launches a national security review of TikTok, report says

Although the acquisition occurred two years ago, USA lawmakers have been calling for an investigation in recent weeks over concerns the social media company is censoring politically sensitive conten...

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American found dead on a plot with 140 snakes

American found dead on a plot with 140 snakes

Laura Hurst was discovered useless in the home at Oxford within the western U.S. state of Indiana. "She appears to have been strangled by the snake", Indiana State Police Sgt. The person who found...

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7-year-old girl shot while trick-or-treating in Chicago

7-year-old girl shot while trick-or-treating in Chicago

A person of interest has been identified after a 7-year-old girl out trick-or-treating and a 31-year-old man were both shot in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood on Halloween , Chicago police sa...

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United Kingdom police urges suspects in truck death case to surrender

United Kingdom police urges suspects in truck death case to surrender

A 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland, has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people. A lorry, believed to have originated from Bulgaria, and found to be con...

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Fact-checking White House claims that House impeachment resolution is unconstitutional

Fact-checking White House claims that House impeachment resolution is unconstitutional

Indeed, he is very likely a never-Trumper, who would go to any length to depose our beloved leader. Pelosi said on the House floor that impeachment is something lawmakers have to do - not something ...

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‘Artificial wall broken down’: Kashmir’s autonomy in India officially ceases to exist

‘Artificial wall broken down’: Kashmir’s autonomy in India officially ceases to exist

The law ceases to exist now. He said: "I assure that the entire nation is standing by you (Kashmiris) and Pakistan will go to any length to help you". "The steps that Prime Minister Modi and the Par...

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Four killed in Halloween party shooting in California

Four killed in Halloween party shooting in California

Four people were killed and several others wounded on Friday in a shooting in northern California on Halloween night, reported AP. In Utah, a 22-year-old man was stabbed to death and a 23-year...

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Conor McGregor convicted of assault in Dublin

Conor McGregor convicted of assault in Dublin

McGregor, 31, apologized to the victim in court, though he was not in attendance, and told the court it wouldn't happen again. Keogh said in a letter submitted to the court that he accepted McGregor...

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WATCH Russia & Turkey begin joint military patrols in northeastern Syria

WATCH Russia & Turkey begin joint military patrols in northeastern Syria

President Donald Trump to withdraw American troops from this part of Syria, the Kurdish forces approached the Syrian government and Russian Federation for protection. Russian military police and Turki...

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Thai King expels four officials

Thai King expels four officials

The four were all stripped of their ranks and titles, the announcements said. What about the other six? Because of these restrictions, the media - including CNN - can only report certain details abo...

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North's Kim sends condolences to Moon over mother's death

North's Kim sends condolences to Moon over mother's death

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the test was likely of a short-range ballistic missile that fell outside its exclusive waters. "The U.S.is now more desperately resorting to the hostile polic...

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Legislation to end seasonal time change to be introduced this Thursday

Legislation to end seasonal time change to be introduced this Thursday

The move to year-round DST is planned to be brought into effect at a time that maintains alignment with Washington, Oregon, California and Yukon, which are all in the process of creating or enacting s...

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Wedding photo captures joy, sorrow amid Kincade Fire

Wedding photo captures joy, sorrow amid Kincade Fire

The couple, from IL, were anxious they'd need to scrap their plans altogether, as 180,000 people were forced to evacuate over the weekend. Curtis Ferland told WLS-TV in an earlier interview that h...

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Australian sentenced to 36 years for murder, rape of Israeli

Australian sentenced to 36 years for murder, rape of Israeli

Maasarwe's father, Saeed, travelled to Australia for the sentencing, and outside the court held back tears as he told reporters he would remember Aiia as a happy and helpful person. "You quickly subje...

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USA envoy for NK tapped as No. 2 State Dept

USA envoy for NK tapped as No. 2 State Dept

Biegun would replace John Sullivan, who has been nominated to be the next ambassador to Russian Federation. A senior State Department official said that Biegun will keep his North Korea portfolio ev...

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Trump changes permanent residence from NY to Florida

Trump changes permanent residence from NY to Florida

First lady Melania Trump also made the change. In the declaration, Trump refers to Trump Tower - his home since the early 1980s, the place where he launched his presidential campaign - in the past...

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Lebanon reopens after prime minister resigns

Lebanon reopens after prime minister resigns

Lebanon has been paralysed by the unprecedented wave of protests against the rampant corruption of the political class. "All the Lebanese people are together on this day and you're going to see how...

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U.S. increases pressure on China about persecution of Uyghur Muslims

U.S. increases pressure on China about persecution of Uyghur Muslims

China's mass detention and surveillance of ethnic Uighurs in Xinjiang province came under fire at the United Nations Tuesday, with 23 nations - mostly western - backing a British statement condem...

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Backed Afghan 'death squads' accused of killing civilians without accountability

Backed Afghan 'death squads' accused of killing civilians without accountability

Abusive raids by CIA-backed Afghan forces are a "daily fact of life" according to a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) which documents a damning litany of extrajudicial killings and abuses of civili...

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McDonald's Portugal apologises for 'Sundae Bloody Sundae' ads

McDonald's Portugal apologises for 'Sundae Bloody Sundae' ads

Some have speculated that they are referencing the U2 song " Sunday Bloody Sunday " - but considering the song was about the Bloody Sunday massacre, it's not hard to put two and two together. A spok...

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Crystal meth found in hot sauce bottles in Australia

Crystal meth found in hot sauce bottles in Australia

Chilli sauce was used as a cover to trade meth or ice into Australia . Australian Border Force officials made the bust on October 15 after receiving a suspicious package at a freight depot in Syd...

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Jeremy Corbyn would be 'so bad' for Britain, according to Donald Trump

Jeremy Corbyn would be 'so bad' for Britain, according to Donald Trump

Farage's Brexit Party, which won the biggest share of votes at European Parliament elections in May, has its official campaign launch on Friday. "And that failure is his alone", Corbyn said, explain...

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Israeli spyware used to spy on Indian journos, activists: Whatsapp confirms

Israeli spyware used to spy on Indian journos, activists: Whatsapp confirms

Pegasus was reportedly created to be remotely installed and enabled the remote access and control of information-including calls, messages, and location-on mobile devices using the Android, iOS, an...

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HK slips into recession as protests, trade war weigh

HK slips into recession as protests, trade war weigh

Tensions flared as night fell. Tear gas was also fired across the harbour in Mongkok and Prince Edward where hardcore protesters had adopted a less satirical but more familiar tactic - blocking road...

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Ayanna Pressley tweets support for Katie Hill after farewell speech

Ayanna Pressley tweets support for Katie Hill after farewell speech

And she took shots at a husband she says was abusive and conservative operatives she says published photos of her that were taken without her knowledge or consent. "I wanted to show young people, quee...

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