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Voters in the small, northern state of Schleswig-Holstein on the Baltic Sea handed her CDU party 33.3 percent, while the centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) clinched 26.5 percent, latest results showed. Current polls suggest that the SPD may be able to improve on their result from five years ago and maintain power in the state. The left-wing populist party the Left fell short of the 5 percent hurdle to enter into the parliament with 3.8 percent of votes, despite an increase of 1.5 ...
  • Syrian Kurds see bigger role after US move

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    The Trump administration has announced it will arm Syria's Kurdish fighters "as necessary" to recapture the key Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa, despite intense opposition from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey . "Our intent is to work with the Turks, alongside one another, to take Raqqa down, and we're going to sort it out and we'll figure out how we're going to do it", Mattis said.
  • Prove EVMs can't be hacked, activists tell EC

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    He dubbed EVM-tampering as a "conspiracy to murder democracy". Then, Mr. Bhardwaj displayed in the control unit that the votes cast for the AAP after the code was used appeared to have gone to the BJP, which ended up getting 11 votes as per the final result.
  • Putin aide says Moscow unconcerned about Comey

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    After the Lavrov session had concluded, members of the USA media were allowed into the Oval Office, where they found the president sitting with Henry Kissinger, who served as President Richard Nixon's secretary of state. "I had a bilateral meeting with Rex Tillerson , then the two of us were received by President Trump ". The central place in this discussion set Syria and the Russian plan on stabilisation in the Middle East region.
  • AAP demonstrates EVM 'tampering', EC trashes it

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    While sitting on a protest, Mishra was attacked allegedly by an AAP supporter who was later taken into custody by the police. "AAP MLAs are mocking at democracy - another stunt to divert public attention from Kejriwal's corruption", the BJP said in a statement .
  • Community leader criticizes mum Phoenix police

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    Aaron Saucedo, initially arrested on April 19 for a fatal shooting in 2015, was re-booked on Monday into a Maricopa county jail and is now facing 26 charges for a total of 12 shootings, reports USA Today. "This case plagued our community for more than a year, as the mayor mentioned to you, and left behind a trail of victims that included mothers, sons, brothers, sisters and families still mourning the loss of their loved ones", she said at an afternoon news conference before listing each ...
  • China keeps mum on renaming CPEC

    China keeps mum on renaming CPEC

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    Frosty Indo-Pak relations after the beheading of Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops were on full display here when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was on dais with his Pakistani counterpart, often sharing cold vibes and aggressively countering Islamabad backing of Chinas Belt and Road initiative.
  • Guns at the gun convention? Not with the president there

    Guns at the gun convention? Not with the president there

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    Friday's meeting at the NRA's Leadership Forum isn't Trump's first speech to the gun rights group. His message was simple: The Obama era is over and gun owners now have a "true friend" in the White House. Trump's two sons, both avid hunters, worked to connect their father to gun rights advocates and act as credible voices for him on the subject, but he found himself overstepping occasionally in his rhetoric.