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Israel's Foreign Ministry has condemned comments by France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen denying that the French State was responsible for rounding up Jews in World War II. Polls suggest Ms. Marine Le Pen will advance to the second round of the election. Le Pen issued a statement late on Sunday saying she considered that the French state was in exile in London during the occupation and that her stance "in no way exonerates the effective and personal responsibility of the ...
  • Carrier-led group heads to Korean peninsula

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    Navy had deployed the Carl Vinson Strike Group, including "two guided missile destroyers and a guided missile cruiser", a move state-owned television network CCTV described as an "act that could heighten tensions". In comments to reporters, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the countries had agreed to increase cooperation in pushing North Korea to abandon its weapons programmes, but made it clear that the U.S.
  • Haley: "In no way do we see peace" with Assad in power

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    At the UN Security Council on Wednesday, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley stood up at her desk to show diplomats photos of dying children gasping for air. "If he needs to do more, he will". McMaster, the National Security Adviser to President Donald Trump, pointed to dual USA goals of defeating the Islamic State terror group and removing Mr.
  • Mcebisi Jonas has resigned as an ANC member of parliament

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    South Africa's rand, bonds and banking shares tumbled sharply on Tuesday after S&P Global Ratings cut the country's credit rating to junk in response to President Jacob Zuma's move to sack its respected finance minister. But it also aims to radically transform the economy "to include the black majority in the ownership and control". More than 20 years after the ANC ended white-minority rule with Nelson Mandela at its helm, inequality festers.
  • India offers $5 billion credit line to Bangladesh for projects, defence

    India offers $5 billion credit line to Bangladesh for projects, defence

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    Pacts on the strategic areas of defence, civil nuclear cooperation and cyber security were among the almost two dozen agreements signed between India and Bangladesh here on Saturday. "She wished for peace and prosperity in her country as well as good bilateral relations with India", the Khadim said. Veiled references to the country as a source of antagonism where held up in contrast with the cooperation between Bangladesh and India.
  • Trump calls Sisi to offer condolences after bombing

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    Hours later, a suicide bomber struck the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria's Manshyia district. Pope Tawadros II had held Palm Sunday services at the cathedral and the timing of the attack indicated the bomber had sought to assassinate him.
  • Dead, 100 Injured As Violence Mars By-Election In Srinagar

    Dead, 100 Injured As Violence Mars By-Election In Srinagar

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    According to First Post Jammu and Kashmir chief electoral officer Shantmanu, said that a re-poll is likely in Sringar considering the poor voter turnout. Security forces fired several warning rounds to disperse the mob which did not relent. When this failed to work, they fired from rifles and pellet shotguns.
  • Assad Allies Vow Reprisals Against Attacks On Syria

    Assad Allies Vow Reprisals Against Attacks On Syria

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    Following the American cruise missile attacks, Russian Federation and Iran have threatened to "respond with force" if the United States takes further military action in Syria. The US military fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a military airfield in Syria's Homs province overnight to Friday on orders issued by US President Donald Trump.