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UK Parliament votes in favour of PM Theresa May’s call for early general election

The UK Parliament has overwhelmingly voted in favour of Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for an early general election. The Parliament yesterday voted 522 to 13 in favour of the

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Shinzo Abe urges North Korea to abandon its nuclear, missile development

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has urged North Korea to comply with UN resolutions and abandon its nuclear and missile development. Addressing the Japanese Parliament, he said he would exchange

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Uber smartphone apps provisionally banned in Italy

An Italian court has banned the use of smartphone apps for the ride-hailing group Uber, saying they contribute to traditional taxis facing unfair competition, local media reported. In a ruling

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Trump removes his close-aide Steve Bannon from White House’s NSC

US President Donald Trump has removed his close-aide Steve Bannon from the National Security Council of the White House. NSC is the principal forum used by the President for consideration

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Egypt’s president leaves Cairo for Washington to meet Trump

Cairo, April 01: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi left Cairo for Washington today where both sides will seek a renewed relationship after tensions over Sisi’s crackdown on opponents. Sisi will

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Restart stalled peace talks immediately: Cyprus president

The Greek Cypriot President of ethnically divided Cyprus is calling for an immediate restart of stalled reunification talks as the leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots looks to a resumption

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Myanmar goes to polls for 1st time

Myanmar goes to the polls today for the first time since Aung San Suu Kyi’s party swept to power a year ago, in an early indication of views on her

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US no longer focused on removing Assad from power: Haley

US representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley says that the US is no longer prioritizing the removal of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Ambassador Haley said yesterday US cannot necessarily

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Trump to host PM Modi in Washington

Mar 29 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US President Donald Trump when he travels to Washington later this year. A statement issued by the White House said, President Trump

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US not to attend multinational peace conference

United States will not attend a multinational peace conference on Afghanistan in Russia next month. A State Department official said the U.S. was not consulted before receiving the invitation and