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In his meeting with the French and German Ambassadors, President Barzani stressed the "need for dialogue between Erbil and Baghdad" to resolve disputes which have been greatly exacerbated since the independence referendum was held. He blamed the central government in Baghdad, which had dismissed the Kurdish vote as illegal, accusing it of escalating tensions. Abadi said he is closely following the developments in the Kurdistan region and the attacks on the headquarters of the parties "as ...
  • India, Italy ink pacts to boost ties in energy, trade sectors

    India, Italy ink pacts to boost ties in energy, trade sectors

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    With Gentiloni's visit, India and Italy have cast aside their strained relations. After protracted negotiations, both countries have referred the case to the United Nations arbitration court to adjudicate the jurisdiction of Indian courts to put the two marines on trial, while allowing them to return to their country.
  • Supreme Court Reviews Article 35A, Key To J&K's Special Status: 10 Points

    Supreme Court Reviews Article 35A, Key To J&K's Special Status: 10 Points

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    Petitions filed before the Supreme Court claim that the Article was added "illegally" to the Constitution and that it was never tabled in Parliament. The Union government's decision to not come out in support of the J&K government's position has been seen by some as part of a series of moves by it to weaken J&K's special status.
  • Kalashnikov Among Russian Firms Under Threat of US Sanctions

    Kalashnikov Among Russian Firms Under Threat of US Sanctions

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    The list is part of a sweeping new sanctions law that Congress passed in July in response to Russian meddling in USA elections past year. McCain and Democratic Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland last month called on the administration to disclose how it will implement fresh sanctions "robustly", saying it would send a message to Moscow that the U.S.is committed to countering "Russian subversion and destabilization".
  • US, South Korea, Japan urge North Korea to cease 'irresponsible' provocations

    US, South Korea, Japan urge North Korea to cease 'irresponsible' provocations

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    North Korea has accused Japan of playing up Pyongyang's alleged nuclear threat ahead of the election in Japan earlier this month. His administration has sought to increase pressure on Pyongyang through UN Security Councilsanctions and other diplomatic efforts, but the North hasn't budged from its goal of building a full-fledged nuclear arsenal, including missiles capable of striking the USA mainland.
  • Stay Safe While Trick-or-Treating Halloween Night

    Stay Safe While Trick-or-Treating Halloween Night

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    For kids, that is exciting, but for parents who want them to eat healthy, it can be a challenge. "On Halloween you never know", said Wersich. "It is easy, especially in the city to get a block away and get confused on where you are at, especially if you are a young person.
  • Pak. anti-graft court issues arrest warrant against Dar

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    The Accountability Court issued summon for the federal minister to appear before the court hearing a reference of assets beyond known sources of income on November 2 (Thursday). The NAB had filed a reference against Dar and three separate references against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children, earlier this month after the Supreme Court, while disqualifying Sharif, had asked the bureau to file the same on the basis of the material collected and referred to by the Joint ...
  • Dead, At Least 57 Injured After Bridge Collapses In Kerala's Chavara

    Dead, At Least 57 Injured After Bridge Collapses In Kerala's Chavara

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    Chavara native Syamala, an employee of KMML, died in the accident. The bridge, which served as a walkway, collapsed in Chavara. The incident happened at around 10.30 am. The iron bridge across the national waterway which connects KMML with MS unit collapsed. The police rushed to the spot and took the injured to the hospital where one woman died.
  • Aadhaar, Love Jihad and 35A: The Supreme Court is packed today

    Aadhaar, Love Jihad and 35A: The Supreme Court is packed today

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    The Kerala government had told the Apex Court that the state police are effectively investigating the alleged "love jihad" case of the state and hence, there is no need for the National Investigation Agency ( NIA ) to investigate it. Senior advocate Indira Jaising, who is appearing for Gandhi has said that she would explain the locus if the court issues a notice. She was allegedly recruited by the Islamic State terrorist group and her husband was only a stooge.
  • Female cyclist gives Donald Trump's motorcade the finger

    Female cyclist gives Donald Trump's motorcade the finger

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    None of this clear, except for the cyclist's intention to give nobody else but Trump the middle finger during his trip home to the White House. It was unclear whether Trump witnessed the cyclist's gesture politics from behind the bulletproof windows of his vehicle.
  • Philippine leader says someone should talk to Kim Jong Un

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    CENTCOM, however, failed to detail the flight path of the B-2 bomber. STRATCOM downplayed the bomber overflight, stating that the globetrotting mission was routine, and was being conducted to " familiarize aircrew with air bases and operations in different geographic combatant commands , enabling them to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency ", cited by Japantimes.com.
  • Saudi Arabia to Allow Women in Sports Stadiums

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    Private carrier flynas, in which Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal holds a 34-per cent stake, also plans to expand its routes from Saudi airports to major cities across Iraq. The US views closer alignment between Iraq and Saudi Arabia as beneficial on because it serves to counter an increasingly influential Iran in the Persian Gulf.