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Speaking after a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Moscow must now decide whether to stick with the "toxic" Syrian president or work with the G7 nations to find a political solution to the conflict in Syria.
  • FAAN headquarters on fire

    FAAN headquarters on fire

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    As at time of filing the report, operatives of the Fire Service are battling to contain the fire incident. Our correspondent observed that workers of the authority were evacuated while they were seen watching the inferno. It was learnt that though no life was lost, the incident affected some offices including the audit, communications and engineering departments and destroyed equipment.
  • India to take on Canada in away tie in World Group play-offs

    India to take on Canada in away tie in World Group play-offs

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    India will have to fight it out with Canada in an away tie for a place in the elite 16-nation World Group when the play-offs take place from September 15 to 17. Vasek Pospisil is the second best player in Canada. India have lost their last three Playoff ties, with defeats against Spain (5-0, 2016), the Czech Republic (3-1, 2015) and Serbia (3-2, 2014), all at home.
  • Le Pen Says France Not Responsible for Nazi's Vel d'Hiv Round-Up

    Le Pen Says France Not Responsible for Nazi's Vel d'Hiv Round-Up

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    The detained Jews were packed into the Winter Velodrome cycling stadium, known colloquially as Vel d'Hiv, before being sent to the Auschwitz extermination camp. Gilles Ivaldi, a political scientist at the University of Nice, said Le Pen's remark was damaging for her. The Israeli Foreign Ministry also says France's recognition of its responsibility "underpins the annual events marking the anniversary of the expulsion of the Jews from France and the study of the Holocaust in the education ...
  • OH woman charged with raping, robbing cab driver

    OH woman charged with raping, robbing cab driver

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    Then, before they took off on foot, they stole $32 from the driver. Brittany Sue Carter, 23, is being held at the Hancock County Jail and awaiting an April 21 court date, according to officials at the jail. Carter, 23, called for a taxi around 4:24 a.m. on January 28 at the TownePlace Suites hotel in Findlay , Ohio. Their third accomplice has not been named and Hancock County Prosecutor Phil Riegle told The Toledo Blade he does not expect to bring charges against that person.
  • Maths series could be next move for University Challenge favourite Bobby Seagull

    Maths series could be next move for University Challenge favourite Bobby Seagull

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    Analysis of last night's match shows the team captain actually amassed an impressive 100 points - the vast majority of Wolfson's final 140 point score. The Canadian certainly showed signs of nerves he had not done before, buzzing in prematurely with incorrect answers four times during the match, losing his Wolfson College, Cambridge team 20 points in the process.
  • Will Do Whatever It Takes, Says Government On Kulbhushan Jadhav

    Will Do Whatever It Takes, Says Government On Kulbhushan Jadhav

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    It also called the proceedings that led to the sentence " farcical ". The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said the Indian High Commission in Islamabad was not even informed about Jadhav's trial before the court. I want to assure the House that the government will do everything possible to get justice for Jadhav. Pakistan says Jadhav is a commander rank officer in Indian Navy.
  • US Carrier Strike Group Moves Toward Korean Peninsula

    US Carrier Strike Group Moves Toward Korean Peninsula

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    Till now it has staged five nuclear tests, two of which were tested a year ago. Trump wrote in one tweet. Mr Kishida said he told Mr Tillerson that Japan supports the USA in its push to "deter the spread and use of chemical weapons", and they discussed the pressing North Korean nuclear threat.
  • Pak court hands death penalty to Indian 'spy'

    Pak court hands death penalty to Indian 'spy'

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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.