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The bustling shopping street in the heart of the city was blocked by armed officers and nearby metro stations closed. "We are on absolute vigilance, above all because of the elections". "I think this election is sufficiently unstable that it could still move things", he said. France has been under a state of emergency since November 2015, when gunmen killed 130 people in attacks on a concert hall and other sites in Paris .
  • Pakistan's top court rejects call to disqualify prime minister

    Pakistan's top court rejects call to disqualify prime minister

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    The court directed Sharif and his two sons - Hasan and Hussain - to appear before the JIT. The joint investigation team will submit its report within 60 days. At least the prime minister's children admitted that they own property overseas. Maryam tweeted a photo of Sharif, his family and PML-N leaders celebrating the verdict with smiles and embraces.
  • Pakistan's top court rules prime minister can stay in power

    Pakistan's top court rules prime minister can stay in power

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    Radio Pakistan has quoted Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif as saying that the ruling PML-N party will accept court verdict in Panama Papers case. The worst April in history of the country was April 4, 1979 when former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was hanged for criminal conspiracy to kill a leading politician.
  • Canada's Trudeau defends dairy system after Trump blast

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    He stood by his own system, by saying every country subsidizes agriculture. And we have a supply management system that works very well here in Canada. "Canada. what they've done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace". Trudeau's comments were, in the words of his interviewer, his first chance to react to the "constructive dialogue" started by Trump Tuesday, when he used a speech in Wisconsin to attack the unfairness of recent pricing changes for dairy ingredients in Canada that make ...
  • Corbyn set to fight United Kingdom 'rigged system'

    Corbyn set to fight United Kingdom 'rigged system'

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    He added: "We can't win, they say, because we don't play their game". However this idea has not yet got the backing of the leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn, the report said. A "morally bankrupt " Conservative Party was intent on preserving the system while cutting public services and blaming migrants and the unemployed for the woes of the economy, he said.
  • Pence gives stern warning to North Korea

    Pence gives stern warning to North Korea

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    The Yomiuri ShimbunA perspective of mutual benefit is called for in formulating a new Japan-U.S. economic framework. "We seek peace always as a country, as does Japan, but as you know and the United States knows, peace comes through strength and we will stand strongly with Japan and strongly with our allies for a peace and security in this region", Pence added.
  • Russian Federation to Demand Explanations From UK on Samples Examination From Syria's Idlib

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    Russian Federation hosted foreign ministers from Iran and Syria late last week in a show of support for al-Assad's government days after the U.S. missile strike. But he said the chemical assault had changed the West's stance on Syria. "He has won back most of "operational" Syria". "We insist on conducting a thorough, objective, and unbiased investigation into the circumstances of the use of chemicals in Khan Sheikhun on April 4", Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, according to a Foreign ...
  • Arkansas executions plan stalled again by court rulings

    Arkansas executions plan stalled again by court rulings

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    Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. But Arkansas has faced a wave of legal challenges. Once the written order was filed, the state asked for an emergency stay of that order. McKesson, a massive drug distributor, said the state had obtained the lethal drugs improperly. Its lawyers filed paperwork with the state Supreme Court on Thursday morning asking it to order her to submit a formal order.
  • Pakistan court extends PM Nawaz Sharif corruption probe

    Pakistan court extends PM Nawaz Sharif corruption probe

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    Interestingly, Pakistan's military intelligence and ISI will be part of the joint interrogation team. Pakistan, which marks its 70th anniversary of independence later this year, has seen a surge in optimism in recent months. Saadia Toor, associate professor at City University New York, said the scourge of corruption extended far beyond Sharif and offshore wealth. For some voters, though, the verdict fell short of an acquittal.
  • Like Trump, China Has No Good North Korea Options: QuickTake Q&A

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    Responding to a question on recent comments made by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, the Russian foreign minister said he hoped the U.S. would not employ tactics similar to the recent Syria strike on the Korean Peninsula. But the vice president expressed impatience with the unwillingness of North Korea to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
  • USA and Russian Federation ties "at a low point"

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    But he said it was an open question where relations go from here. Trump said in a note on Twitter . President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that U.S. Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Russian leader on Wednesday gave Tillerson his view of the causes of the current "deadlock" in bilateral ties.