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Relations between the two powers have become strained over the Syrian crisis amid Moscow's continued support for President Bashar al Assad's regime. The text also condemned the reported use of chemical weapons and demanded a speedy investigation. That deal staved off the threat of military intervention from former U.S.
  • PM Modi, turnbull agree to create jobs, investment to strengthen each country

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    Mr Modi said that Mr Turnbull and he recognised that their future was deeply tied to peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific. Australia and India both agreed to sign six pacts while trade agreement remained hard to pin down. Lauding Modi's statement, Turnbull said he hoped the counter-terrorism agreement as well as the two government's close cooperation on human trafficking, money laundering and other such crimes, will only serve to better ties between the two nations.
  • I ordered air strike eating cake

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    China has opposed military action against Assad's government since Syria's civil war began, urging a political solution instead. Trump said his counterpart was "OK with it". Eliot Engel, the top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. China , meanwhile, was spared being branded a currency manipulator by the Trump administration.
  • Trump strategy on NKorea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

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    North Korea staged a vast military parade on Saturday to mark the 105th anniversary of its founding leader's birth, amid growing tensions over its relentless pursuit of enhanced nuclear and missile capabilities. "We will hold the USA wholly accountable for the catastrophic consequences to be entailed by its outrageous actions", a DPRK foreign ministry spokesman said in response.
  • North Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

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    In an interview with the news agency AP, he warned the U.S. against provoking the country militarily. "All the brigandish provocative moves of the U.S.in the political, economic and military fields pursuant to its hostile policy toward the DPRK will thoroughly be foiled through the toughest counteraction of the army and people of the DPRK", the KCNA state news agency said, citing a spokesman for the General Staff of the Korean People's Army.
  • India to appeal against Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence, says envoy

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    On reports of Jadhav carrying a fake passport, Baglay said, "We can not ascertain anything since we did not have any consular access". Islamabad claims Jadhav to be an Indian spy, a charge categorically rejected by New Delhi . Ms Janjua underscored the Pakistanis incarcerated in Indian prisons have not been provided consular access for years, despite repeated requests and follow-up by the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi .
  • Punjab: Marriage palaces on highways affected after liquor ban on highway

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    As many as 207 of the 850 retail liquor outlets owned by the state government have since downed shutters from April 1 in compliance with the Supreme Court directive of December 2016. Punjab government said that it has denotified the bypassed stretches of seven state highways and turned them into a part of the city roads. All Goa Liquor Traders Association president Dattaprasad Naik had on Sunday said, "The order has impacted 30 per cent of liquor vendors".
  • Bahrain GP: Vettel quickest, Raikkonen breaks down in FP1

    Bahrain GP: Vettel quickest, Raikkonen breaks down in FP1

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    Max Verstappen was third fastest, a further 0.469s off his teammate in second, although both Red Bulls were faster in the first sector than Vettel's Ferrari. It's still early days, but this could be the way it goes on. Lewis Hamilton is keeping his fingers crossed that he and Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel can have a proper battle in Bahrain on Sunday after last year's race did neither of them any favours.
  • 'Pakistanis confined in Indian jails not provided consular access'

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    While the Pakistani government has repeatedly alleged Jadhav is a Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) agent, India had been denying the charges, calling the death sentence a "pre-planned murder". The DSP said the arrested persons had planted an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) outside a police station in Abbaspur on September 27 previous year.