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He said the Hamas movement was pumping new blood into its leadership, referring to electing Yehya al-Sinwar, as the leader of the movement in the Gaza Strip, and electing a new Shoura Council. Haniyeh, 54, was born in Gaza's Shatti refugee camp in 1963. He was the private secretary of Hamas' founder and spiritual leader Ahmed Yassin. He resigned as prime minister after Hamas and Fatah agreed to form a unity government in 2014 - a government that has never taken hold.
  • Kaine urges Trump administration not to abandon efforts to tackle climate change

    Kaine urges Trump administration not to abandon efforts to tackle climate change

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    French president-elect Emmanuel Macron has told his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in a telephone call he will defend a climate change deal agreed in Paris in 2015, his spokeswoman says. Regardless of whether or not the US leaves the Paris agreement, American climate scientists who doubt their work will find traction on this side of the Atlantic have an ally on the continent.
  • SKorean conservative describes election as 'war'

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    His victory would end a near-decade of conservative leadership by Park and Lee Myung-bak. Moon, who lost narrowly to Park in 2012, has criticised the two former conservative governments for failing to stop North Korea's weapons development.
  • 96% Of French Israelis Vote For Macron

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    Macron , who is strongly pro-EU was the candidate most favoured in the financial markets given that his election means virtually zero chance of France leaving either the euro or the EU. and exit polling data from Ipsos, Ifop and BVA indicated a strong lead for the centrist candidate. Yanam resident Sadanala Babu, a French national by birth, told The Hindustan Times , " Macron had promised to enhance pension for overseas French nationals and renew their citizenship, besides payment of ...
  • Trudeau congratulates France's president-elect Macron on decisive win

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    Cabinet ministers are also privately hoping that Macron's defeat of far right rival Marine Le Pen will boost the EU's confidence. The election of Macron is a "sign of a France reconciled with all its spiritual and religious components in order to respond in unity to the threats of division which weigh upon the nation", the Grand Mosque of Paris said in a statement.
  • Trump, Putin talk Syria in phone call

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    The White House also announced it would send a representative to the next round of Syrian peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan this week. Trump, whose campaign appeared to have been aided by hackers aligned with the Kremlin , entered office fawning over Russian Federation, dismissing investigations into Moscow's meddling, and optimistically predicting the two nuclear-armed nations could work together to fight ISIS in the Middle East.
  • Markets react positively to Macron victory

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    He says the French weren't ready for Frexit, but he insists one day they will. "I look very much forward to working with him!" "It is my responsibility to hear them". "He's a symbol of hope", said Jean-Luc Songtia, a 36-year-old driver. "I will defend France, its vital interests". But as the vote totals rolled in Sunday, Coutouly said, "I feel relieved".
  • Stock markets relieved as France rejects Le Pen

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    FILE - German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech about the European Union at the German parliament Bundestag in Berlin, April 27, 2017. In a tweet Sunday, Trump says he's looking forward to working with Macron, but did not immediately extend an invitation for him to visit the White House.
  • Republican Oversight Leader: Michael Flynn Apparently Broke the Law

    Republican Oversight Leader: Michael Flynn Apparently Broke the Law

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    Flynn is among the Trump associates being investigated by Congress and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Flynn was forced to step down as Trump's national security adviser less than a month into the job for failing to disclose private conversations he had held with Russia's USA ambassador Sergey Kislyak in December following the election.
  • Mallya guilty of contempt: SC

    Mallya guilty of contempt: SC

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    The Supreme Court is on Tuesday expected to decide on a plea by a consortium of banks to start contempt proceedings against troubled liquor baron Vijay Mallya , who allegedly owes them more than Rs 9,000 crore. Mallya has been declared as a proclaimed offender by India. Despite the extradition treaty signed in 1992 between India and the United Kingdom, only one successful extradition has taken place - Samirbhai Vinubhai Patel, who was sent back to India in October 2016 to face trial over ...
  • 18 killed in China coal mine accident

    18 killed in China coal mine accident

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    Investigators are still testing substances in the poisonous gas. According to the report, the investigation of the accident, several people from the management of the enterprise detained. In March, 17 coal miners were killed when a lift used to move workers fell down a shaft in northeastern Heilongjiang province. In December, explosions in two separate coal mines in the Inner Mongolia region and in Heilongjiang killed at least 59 people.