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Purnama, 50, is heading for defeat in his bid to remain governor in this week's election against his Muslim opponent Anies Baswedan, unofficial counts showed. However, Muslim hardliners, led by the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI), began to campaign against him, telling voters it is unlawful to vote for an "infidel" or a non-Muslim.
  • US Concerned Russia Supplying Arms To Afghan Taliban

    US Concerned Russia Supplying Arms To Afghan Taliban

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    But, earlier on April 24, a senior USA military official told reporters in Kabul that Russian Federation was giving machine guns and other medium-weight weapons to Taliban militants. US national security adviser General H.R. McMaster visited Kabul earlier in April. Mattis on Monday offered a grim assessment for Afghan forces fighting the Taliban.
  • Imran Khan announces rally in Islamabad next Friday to demand PM's resignation

    Imran Khan announces rally in Islamabad next Friday to demand PM's resignation

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    The inclusion of the intelligence agencies in the investigation means Sharif and his family "won't be able to play around or drag their feet", he said. Pakistan is facing a general election next year, and the court case was seen as a pre-emptive strike against Sharif. "Our government and entire leadership are performing their duties as per routine", Talal Chaudhry a prominent leader of Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz told Geo Television.
  • Final countdown to Trump's first 100 days

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    The 15 percent rate is lower than what House Republicans proposed in the tax cut blueprint being pitched by House Speaker Paul Ryan, and it could be hard to move through Congress. White House officials had already revealed that Trump's plan would reduce the top corporate income tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent. Stylistically, Trump remains much the same as during the campaign.
  • Pope pays to rent beach space for disabled youths

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    He added: "We have so much to do, and we must do it together". These Christian heroes also teach people that love can conquer violence, war, and bullying and eventually give birth to peace. "I could have very well ended up among today's "discarded" people". "I myself was born in a family of migrants", he said. The pope also called for a "revolution of tenderness", repeating a phrase he has used often in his pontificate.
  • Odisha BSE HSC 2017 Matric Results To Be Declared Tomorrow

    Odisha BSE HSC 2017 Matric Results To Be Declared Tomorrow

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    Students can check Odisha 10th Results from the direct link provided below in the following sites. Also, Odisha board is striving hard to bring the quality education in the state. We will update more information regarding this as soon as the Odisha 10th Result 2017 are out. Come back here at 11:30 am for links to check Orissa 10th result 2017 via official websites .
  • US misunderstands NAFTA, North American business body says

    US misunderstands NAFTA, North American business body says

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    Clark was also confident that B.C. would win in court, as it has in the past. "Today's ruling confirms that Canadian lumber mills are subsidized by their government and benefit from timber pricing policies and other subsidies which harm USA manufacturers and workers" said Coalition legal chair Cameron Krauss.
  • 'Media Freedom Under Threat More Than Ever,' Watchdog Warns

    'Media Freedom Under Threat More Than Ever,' Watchdog Warns

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    Even the Nordic countries - which traditionally lead the RSF's annual index - have dropped a few places in this year's index. Overall, press freedom has declined around the world, Reporters Without Borders noted, with a total of 21 countries now rated as "very bad", three more than past year, and 51 "bad", two more than in 2016.
  • USA imposes Syria sanctions over suspected chemical attack

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    Beirut, London - While Syrian regime forces appeared on Monday to be racing with experts from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to Khan Sheikhoun to hide the remaining proof of their chemical attack on the town early this month, Washington enforced sanctions against dozens of employees at Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Center.
  • Trump has 'no fear' of trade war with Canada

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    The anti-Canada invective - reinforced by US announcements of sweeping tariffs on Canadian lumber imports - have few parallels in modern history and brought an immediate rebuke from the other side of the border, triggering fears of a trade war between two major economies.