• BJP releases MCD poll manifesto, promises no new tax

    BJP releases MCD poll manifesto, promises no new tax

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    The party also made some promises which lie beyond the jurisdiction of the civic bodies, like providing ownership rights to e- rickshaw drivers. "This election will decide the course of things for Delhi, it will decide whether next five years will be years of administrative deceit and anarchy or of development as visualised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi", Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari said in a statement.
  • Rouhani resisters to run in Iran's elections

    Rouhani resisters to run in Iran's elections

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    Raisi showed up at the center accompanied by a number of mothers who had lost their children to wars fought by Iran, said Tehran-based media outlet Tasnim. The registration of the candidates will remain open until April 15. Khamenei and the rest of the establishment could simply choose to disqualify Ahmadinejad, as a vetting council they control is expected to do to hundreds of others who have registered as candidates.
  • Mass marches call for S.African president's resignation

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    It distanced itself from radical ANC members who threatened to take up arms in self-defence during the national shutdown, organized by opposition parties and civic organizations. Zuma fired Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan , who pushed for budget restraint and improved management at state companies, in a cabinet reshuffle on March 31, igniting South Africa's worst political crisis in nearly a decade and sparking calls from top officials for him to resign.
  • Gorsuch confirmed for Supreme Court; Heinrich, Udall oppose

    Gorsuch confirmed for Supreme Court; Heinrich, Udall oppose

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    The nine-justice court has had one seat on the bench empty for more than a year amid the ensuing political battle, with Democrats and Republicans sliding into bitter attacks and accusations of blame. "The practical result of where we are now is we're back to where we were as late as 2000", said McConnell, pointing out that even Clarence Thomas got onto the court without a filibuster, despite highly contentious confirmation hearings regarding sexual harassment claims from Anita Hill.
  • Marine Le Pen French presidential candidate aiming to take down EU

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    A week before France's presidential election, President Francois Hollande warned the candidates against scapegoating Europe, and self-styled revolutionary Jean-Luc Melenchon tore into scandal-hit conservative Francois Fillon. Among her key proposals, the French far-right candidate wants France to quit North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. The received wisdom so far has spoken of Front National's Marine Le Pen getting the biggest share on Sunday and making it to the next round.
  • Russian Federation and Iran affirm commitment to Assad

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that groundless accusations in the chemical weapons incident in Syria's Idlib were unacceptable before the investigation into the matter had been carried out while Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Saturday criticized the United States missile attack as a violation of the worldwide law.
  • Pence, speaking near the DMZ, delivers strong message to North Korea

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    According to ABC News , a Defense Department official said that a ballistic missile launch "blew up nearly immediately". Abe also urged China and Russian Federation to play more constructive roles on the issue. Pointing to Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan, Pence said, "North Korea would do well not to test his resolve", or the US armed forces in the region.
  • Rashford & Herrera On Target As Man Utd Outclass Chelsea

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    The 35-year-old Swedish striker believes Chelsea have benefited from their lack of European football, while United have been involved in the Europa League. It worked to an extent while at the other end of the pitch, Chelsea striker Diego Costa was booked for a late challenge on Paul Pogba. The midfielder didn't hesitate to go for goal and he sent a low effort towards the net, which deflected off Zouma and past Begovic to make it 2-0 to United.