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Russian news agencies cited politicians in Russia's upper house of parliament as welcoming the move to close the British Council, alleging it had been used as a cover by British spies. Alexander Yakovenko claimed the attempted murder of the former Russian spy and his daughter Yulia was being used as a subterfuge to distract the public from Brexit .
  • BJP worker's father beheaded allegedly for naming town square after Modi

    BJP worker's father beheaded allegedly for naming town square after Modi

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    Ramchandra Yadav, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporter, was attacked in Bihar's Darbhanga district by almost 40 to 50 men with hockey sticks and swords , the victim's son Tej Narayan told NDTV . He said it was possible that there had been a pending land dispute between the two sides. "It was due to an old land dispute and has no connection the ith naming of chowk, they named their private land as Narendra Modi Chowk".
  • Bhagwant Mann resigns as AAP Punjab unit Chief

    Bhagwant Mann resigns as AAP Punjab unit Chief

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    Khaira said all MLAs were unanimous that Kejriwal should have taken them into confidence before tendering an apology to Majithia. Leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly and senior AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira said he was appalled by the apology.
  • Trump seeks $20m damages from Stormy Daniels

    Trump seeks $20m damages from Stormy Daniels

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    In a letter to Mr Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, early last week, Ms Clifford offered to send the $US130,000 to an account nominated by Mr Trump so she could be released from a non-disclosure agreement she signed in October 2016. Clifford's lawyer says it's an attempt to have the matter decided in private arbitration, "thus hiding the truth from the public". "I don't think there has ever been in an instance in the history of the United States where you had a sitting president who ...
  • Swedish prime minister, North Korean foreign minister hold talks

    Swedish prime minister, North Korean foreign minister hold talks

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    U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about Iran and the Iran nuclear deal at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 13, 2017. Sweden's foreign ministry has refused to comment on that possibility saying only that the talks would "focus on Sweden's consular responsibilities as a protecting power for the United States, Canada and Australia".
  • Myanmar rejects United Nations findings on human rights

    Myanmar rejects United Nations findings on human rights

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    Protesters hold placards critical of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a demonstration outside the venue of the Australia-Asean summit in Sydney on Saturday. The Australian lawyers were able to apply to prosecute the Myanmar civil leader based on Australia's recognition of the principle of " universal jurisdiction ", which states that a country can "exercise criminal jurisdiction over individuals responsible for the most serious crimes of global concern regardless of where the ...
  • No techical solution for a soft border post-Brexit, report finds

    No techical solution for a soft border post-Brexit, report finds

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    Last month, the European Commission published a draft text of an agreement that would see Northern Ireland remain part of the EU customs union if the United Kingdom did not devise a solution for the border. Despite strong calls for an invisible, soft border from politicians across the island of Ireand, the report says it has found no evidence this is possible.
  • MotoGP Legend Valentino Rossi Confirms 2-Year Deal

    MotoGP Legend Valentino Rossi Confirms 2-Year Deal

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    He will start his 23rd racing season this weekend... and there are many more impressive statistics to come in the next two years. Jack Miller has been another of the winter's stand-out stories, having adjusted to the Ducati GP17 with consummate ease.
  • Russian Federation to expel British diplomats - Lavrov

    Russian Federation to expel British diplomats - Lavrov

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    Britain and its allies on Thursday blamed Moscow directly for a poison attack on a double agent in England, escalating diplomatic tensions as Washington separately announced sanctions against Russian Federation for allegedly meddling in its elections.
  • Spy standoff: Britain points at Putin in poisoning attack

    Spy standoff: Britain points at Putin in poisoning attack

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    Russian voters are set to propel Vladimir Putin to another term as president in an election on Sunday, giving him credit for standing up for Russia against Western governments that view him as a risky autocrat. Specialist officers in protective suits prepare to secure the police forensic tent that had been blown over by the wind and is covering the bench where Sergei Skripal was found critically with his daughter on March 4 and were taken to hospital sparking a major incident, in Salisbury ...
  • Russian Federation expels British diplomats

    Russian Federation expels British diplomats

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    Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday Moscow had already decided on retaliatory measures , which she said Britain would be informed of in the near future. A Russian lawmaker warned Britain against escalating the crisis. The Foreign Ministry added that Moscow retained right to respond if the United Kingdom continued to take unfriendly steps against Russian Federation.
  • Diplomatic standoff: Envoy 'won't return to India till ties improve'

    Diplomatic standoff: Envoy 'won't return to India till ties improve'

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    Pakistan has chose to not take part in the World Trade Organization meeting in New Delhi next week as a protest over alleged harassment of its diplomats in India. "This is totally unacceptable", the official said. The move was downplayed by the Ministry of External Affairs as "routine". After this, there were reports of power and gas supply being shut for the Indian diplomats in Islamabad .