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In the video footage , Barghouti can be seen apparently unwrapping food - understood to be biscuits and a candy bar - in his prison cell and eating it in his toilet stall. "I hope that the prisoners will understand that the leader of the (hunger) strike is cynically exploiting them while not participating on his own".
  • DDCA controversy: HC seeks Jaitley stand on Kejriwal plea

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    He didn't give sanction to prosecute that I asked for long time back. "In one case that I fought, SC has clearly said that sanctions has to be given in such cases", if the LG has not given the sanction for the probe and considers that it is fit for CBI to take over the case and investigate.
  • DPRK Urges South Koreans to Vote for Peace and 'Reunification'

    DPRK Urges South Koreans to Vote for Peace and 'Reunification'

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    Some who are conservatives but did not support Ms Park through the corruption scandal and impeachment have thrown their support behind Mr Ahn, seeing him as a better leader than Mr Moon. Ahn has enjoyed a late surge in popularity as he attracts numerous conservative voters who once supported Park, but it is unlikely that the former physician and business mogul will pose a significant challenge to Moon.
  • IS leader in Afghanistan was killed in April raid

    IS leader in Afghanistan was killed in April raid

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    Afghanistan's air force has pounded Islamic State targets in an eastern province where an Afghan and US military raid last month killed the militant group's top commander, the government said on Monday. Hasib is thought to have led an attack on a military hospital in Kabul in March in which more than 100 people were killed. As the leader of Islamic State (ISIS) in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib has propagated a continuous onslaught of attacks in an attempt to destabilize the region and usurp ...
  • Acting attorney general was concerned Russians could blackmail Flynn

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    Yates says she told McGahn that the Russians knew about what Flynn had done and the Russians knew that Flynn had misled the vice president and others about what he had done. Separately, the Senate Intelligence Committee, which along with the House Intelligence Committee are conducting a parallel inquiries into Russian interference in the 2016 elections, recently asked the advisers to provide information about their activities.
  • Nigeria's President Buhari welcomes freed Chibok schoolgirls

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    The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has asserted that there is no need to worry over the swap of Boko Haram insurgents for the 82 Chibok girls. In fact, soon after the release on Saturday, he announced that he would travel to London for medical treatment. Following the weekend release, 113 Chibok schoolgirls remain missing.
  • North Korea fires back at Beijing's criticism, accuses China of betrayal

    North Korea fires back at Beijing's criticism, accuses China of betrayal

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    It lashed out at its only ally, China, for not supporting its nuclear aspirations. The US has been performing the annual Foal Eagle military drills with South Korea, imposed sanctions on North Korea and has deployed The Terminal High Altitude Area Defence ( THAAD ) system, created to intercept and destroy ballistic missiles fired at South Korea.
  • Justice CS Karnan gets six-month jail term

    Justice CS Karnan gets six-month jail term

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    In his latest act of defiance, Karnan had on May 4 declined to undergo a mental health check-up as ordered by the Supreme Court, telling a team of doctors he is "absolutely normal" and has a "stable mind". The ASG said that he has passed an order yesterday that he is not in contempt of court. The 61-year-old judge earned the top court's ire after he named 20 "corrupt judges" in the judiciary earlier this year and demanded an investigation alleging corruption.
  • Maduro decrees Venezuelans will write new constitution

    Maduro decrees Venezuelans will write new constitution

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    Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has ordered a 60% increase in the country's minimum wage, effective from Monday. "We have deep concerns about the motivation for this constituent assembly which overrides the will of the Venezuelan people and further erodes Venezuelan democracy", said Michael Fitzpatrick, deputy assistant secretary of state for the Western hemisphere, in a phone call with reporters.
  • Cinco de Mayo celebrations on tap across Inland area

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    Not a federal holiday in Mexico: Cinco de Mayo is not a federal holiday in Mexico and is a relatively minor holiday outside of Puebla , Veracruz and the United States. Ninfa's Mexican Grill- Started by a family who named their restaurant after their great-great-something grandmother, Ninfa's serves breakfast (all day, ) lunch and dinner, and has over 40 options of meals.
  • Philippines' incoming c.bank governor says wants efficient monetary, financial system

    Philippines' incoming c.bank governor says wants efficient monetary, financial system

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    Espenilla, 58, has served as deputy BSP governor in charge of banking supervision since 2005. "I am confident that with him at the helm, the BSP will continue to be a pillar of support to [an] economy that should remain [one of] the top-performing economies in the world."Luis Limlingan, managing director at local brokerage Regina Capital Development, said Espenilla inherits a central bank with a strong balance sheet and huge but dwindling reserves".