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Pakistan says he was arrested in the southwestern province of Balochistan a year ago, but India alleges he was "kidnapped" in Iran. Congress leader Mallikarjuna Kharge: Kulbhushan Jadhav is not a RAW agent as declared by Pakistan. Warning to plotters: Pak Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said that the death sentence handed out to Jadhav for "spying" should serve as a warning to those "plotting" against the country.
  • Civil Rights Groups Worried About Latest Police Reform Halt

    Civil Rights Groups Worried About Latest Police Reform Halt

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    The motion had cited Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recent directive to top deputies within the department to review a range of law enforcement efforts in the country - including consent decrees - to see whether they are in line with President Donald Trump's renewed focus on crime reduction.
  • Trump administration open to more strikes on Syria

    Trump administration open to more strikes on Syria

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    Trump made a phone call to May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel and they discussed America's response to the suspected chemical attack by Syrian regime in which 87 people, including 31 children, were killed. Russia was kicked out of the club of industrialized nations, formerly the G-8, after its 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and assistance for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
  • GOP lawmakers say Susan Rice should be investigated

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    There is precisely zero evidence that Rice used this information - assuming the reports are true - for anything other than her own official purposes or did anything unholy. When asked if he thought Obama's former adviser had committed a crime by seeking the identities of his affiliates, Trump responded, "Do I think?" Trump said in an interview with The New York Times this week.
  • US, Canada, Mexico ask FIFA for faster World Cup bid process

    US, Canada, Mexico ask FIFA for faster World Cup bid process

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    Though FIFA will not be making a decision on the host for the 2026 World Cup until May of 2020, there are several factors that point to a successful outcome for the joint bid. According to Fifa's new World Cup bidding process, announced as part of a wider package of reforms past year, countries interested in staging 2026 have until December 2018 to prepare their bids.
  • Six killed as military, militants clash in Philippines

    Six killed as military, militants clash in Philippines

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    Four members of the Philippine security forces and five of the militans were killed in the fighting. The US Embassy in Manila this week had advised Americans living in the Philippines to refrain from travelling to Bohol, a popular tourist destination, where no terrorist activities had been reported so far.
  • Islamic State says U.S.

    Islamic State says U.S. "being run by an idiot"

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    The Iraqi military statement also located the crash on the eastern side, which was recaptured from the militants in January, after 100 days of fighting. Meanwhile, a US-backed offensive is underway to dislodge ISIS from the remaining districts under its control in Mosul, 225 km away, the country's last city in which the jihadists hold significant ground.
  • Boris Johnson warns of further U.S. strikes on Syria

    Boris Johnson warns of further U.S. strikes on Syria

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    Even before Trump ordered last week's strike on the air base in retaliation for a nerve gas attack, Tillerson's visit was certain to be dominated by thorny issues, including Russian interference in the 2016 USA election, an apparent violation of an important arms control treaty, and seeing what cooperation, if any, is possible in the fight against Islamic State.
  • Donald Trump considers trade order that could lead to duties

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    President Xi Jinping also offered to buy more American grain and agricultural products. President Donald Trump's administration has yet to form a coherent worldwide trade policy. Ross admitted that it was "a very, very short time" for trade talks. The reality, cause and possible impact for the U.S. trade deficit with China are well understood by both countries, a spokesperson of the MOC said.