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News agency Agence France-Presse reported that photos of the two suspects had been sent to the security staff of candidates in the presidential election last Thursday. On the campaign trail, the race was narrowing ahead of Sunday's vote, with the pack closing behind frontrunners Macron and Le Pen . "There has been a real tightening of the race with four candidates between 19 per cent and 23 per cent".
  • Australia can ensure India's energy security: PM Malcolm Turnbull

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    Manus Asylum Processing Centre, Trading Investment, and National Election and also the APEC event were keys issues discussed during the Australian Prime Minister visit. However, the much-anticipated economic pact between India and Australia will not be inked during his visit. Turnbull will also be accompanied by a delegation that includes the vice-chancellors of nearly half of Australia's universities, reflecting the focus on education and skill development.
  • Pyongyang should not 'test Trump's resolve': Pence

    Pyongyang should not 'test Trump's resolve': Pence

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    The "strategic patience" doctrine, which was used by the previous Barack Obama administration, hinged on the U.S. focusing on isolating North Korea by putting pressure on them through sanctions and waiting for them to denuclearise. not as a favor", said Medeiros. Xi, however, has yet to meet North Korea's young leader Kim Jong Un since the Chinese president took power in 2012 and ties between the two countries have become more distant since Pyongyang began accelerating its missile and ...
  • Pakistani student beaten to death over blasphemous content on social media

    Pakistani student beaten to death over blasphemous content on social media

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    The Police said that Mashal was accused of running Facebook pages which allegedly published blasphemous content. While some reports claim late Khan was shot, others say he was beaten to death with sticks and bricks. Blasphemy is an extremely serious accusation in Muslim-majority Pakistan, and at least 65 people have been murdered over such allegations since 1990.
  • Pope Francis on Easter: Cling to faith amid wars and hatred

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    The ceremony, one of the most important in the Catholic tradition, symbolises the darkness after Jesus' crucifixion and the light that permeated the world with his resurrection. Francis has repeatedly championed the dignity of migrants fleeing war, persecution or poverty. Francis recalled "all those forced to leave their homelands as a result of armed conflicts, terrorist attacks, starvation and oppressive regimes".
  • China is Working with United States to Solve North Korea Problem

    China is Working with United States to Solve North Korea Problem

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    Overall imports from North Korea to China, however, have increased. "We're going to be watching what the Chinese do", she said. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said China conducts "normal" business with its neighbor North Korea while adhering to sanctions imposed beginning in 2006 by the United Nations.
  • United Nations says watching Palestinian hunger strike closely

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    Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan said on Tuesday that he believes the strike is politically motivated, and that he sees no legitimacy for the prisoners' action. "The strike is a decision of the prisoners. We are containing the situation and monitoring its developments", he said. "Unity against the Israeli occupation's arrogance has always been and still is Palestinian prisoners' message to all", he added.
  • Tense Easter as Arkansas Fights for Executions

    Tense Easter as Arkansas Fights for Executions

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    Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis. Baker in Little Rock also stated in her ruling that the execution team did not have antidotes on hand in case something went wrong with the executions - a possibility, she noted, which has already happened in cases in Alabama, Arizona, Ohio, and Oklahoma when using the same drug.
  • Ahmadinejad stirs up Iran presidential race with surprise bid

    Ahmadinejad stirs up Iran presidential race with surprise bid

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    In an announcement late March, Ahmadinejad, while formally endorsing Baghaei, highlighted that he felt called upon to make sure that "mistakes committed in 2013 won't happen", a reference to disqualification of Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, a close confident of him, in the 2013 presidential elections.
  • Israel rules out talks with Palestinian hunger striking inmates

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    Barghouti, described by the Times as a "Palestinian leader and parliamentarian", is a convicted terrorist serving five consecutive life terms plus 40 years for masterminding suicide bombing missions during the second intifada (armed Palestinian uprising) that killed scores of Israelis.