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They still have innumerable rebel groups to subdue, and they find themselves in a league of super villains with Hizbollah and Assad. In his cable, President Putin stressed the continued stance of his country in support of the peaceful settlement to the crisis in Syria through the comprehensive national dialogue which aims at stopping the bloodshed and uniting all the Syrians in combating the global forces of terrorism and extremism.
  • Pope Francis Condemns Fatal Bomb Attack In Syria

    Pope Francis Condemns Fatal Bomb Attack In Syria

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    Without naming Venezuela, Pope Francis alluded to political and social tension in Latin America. In his Easter message, Pope Francis appeared to reference the rising tensions between North Korea and the USA as he urged world leaders to stop "the spread of conflicts".
  • Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers

    Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers

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    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull warned the labour market testing requirements for the new visas - including advertising jobs over six months - would be rigorously policed. As soon as the announcement came regarding the end of 457 work visa , reactions started coming in, from Australian startups. Although this path remains open, US President Donald Trump has already made it harder for the visas to be granted, reflected in the fact that H-1B applications this year dropped for the first ...
  • BJP leaders including Advani to face trial over Babri mosque demolition

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    The bench had also said since 25 years have already passed, in the interest of justice, it would consider ordering time-bound trial on day-to-day basis, to be completed preferably within two years. The second set of case was against unknown " karsevaks " who were in and around the disputed structure and pulled it down. The SC ordered that the trial would be conducted in both Lucknow and Rae Bareli.
  • CM congratulates Erdogan on referendum success

    CM congratulates Erdogan on referendum success

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    News of the call comes as opposition groups in Turkey have contested the results of the referendum. Germany and France were among European Union member states who said on Monday that the close result in the referendum showed the division in Turkish society, while others questioned Europe's relations with the country.
  • Three dead in California shooting spree

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    Evacuated office workers stand by, with a deceased shooting victim down on the sidewalk Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in Fresno, Calif. When the cop learned Muhammad was wanted for a probation violation he was arrested and his vehicle was searched.
  • Utility employee is Fresno shooting victim

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    Police had been looking for Muhammad in the Williams killing, and Muhammad said seeing his own name and picture in a press release Tuesday morning helped spur the rampage. The first victim was shot in a Pacific Gas and Electric utility truck, the Bee reported. He said he was known to be homeless at times and had associated with gangs.
  • Indian businessman Vijay Mallya arrested in London

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    A formal extradition request was initially made on February 8 and authorities in India stated that they had a "legitimate case" against Mallya . Fugitive industrialist Vijay Mallya was granted bail after being taken into custody today by the Metropolitan Police's Extradition Unit at a central London police station.
  • Flooding cuts off aid supplies, escape route from west Mosul

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    A gas attack blamed on Islamic State militants has struck Iraqi soldiers in a newly-liberated area of Mosul . Iraqi forces launched the Mosul operation in October, moving toward the city from the south, west and north before assaulting its eastern side, which was recaptured earlier this year.