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During the current year, 11 municipal-level colleges and 21 universities, directly administrated by the Ministry of Education, will receive the funding, benefiting02 students. But beyond that, India is also cautious about what China's long-term strategic goals are with OBOR. Trump's decision to pull out of the proposed 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership deprives China's neighbors of a tool they hoped would counter its rising influence, said Max Baucus, the USA ambassador to Beijing ...
  • Afghanistan IS head Hasib killed

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    Logari directed the March 8 attack against Kabul National Military Hospital, in which more than 100 people were killed or wounded, the Pentagon said. In July, former President Barack Obama said that 8,400 US troops would remain in Afghanistan this year, reversing earlier plans to reduce the force to 5,500.
  • BC minority could have major implications for Alberta

    BC minority could have major implications for Alberta

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    Legislative Assembly, where the BC Greens will hold the balance of power. The challenge for Weaver is that he ran on a campaign of change, and would have to convince his two MLAs and his supporters that propping up the Liberals is worth it - perhaps, for example, if Clark agrees to look into electoral reform , which Weaver has said is his top priority.
  • Israel to Cut UN Funding Over UNESCO Vote on Jerusalem 'Occupation'

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    Last October, UNESCO passed a similar resolution denying Jewish ties to the Temple Mount and Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City, declaring them Muslim "holy sites". "This cynical move must be recognized for what it is: a distorted, risky and illegitimate revision of history, which serves only as bait for adversaries of Israel seeking to strip the Jewish people's right to self-determination and deny its historic and religious link to Jerusalem ".
  • U.S. decision to arm Syrian Kurds threatens Turkey: foreign minister

    U.S. decision to arm Syrian Kurds threatens Turkey: foreign minister

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    US forces have also patrolled the Syria-Turkey border to discourage Turkish attacks on the Kurdish militia . The timing of the announcement was especially delicate as a high-level Turkish delegation including Chief of Staff General Hulusi Akar, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin and Turkey's spy chief Hakan Fidan had been in the US laying the groundwork for the meeting.
  • Korea's Moon to send delegation to China amid frayed ties

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    Moon also asked Xi to address the "restraints and restrictions" on South Korean companies doing business in China because they're experiencing "difficulties" over the deployment, according to Yoon. In a regular briefing on May 10, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang addressed Moon's remarks during his inaugural address stating his plans to "negotiate sincerely with the U.S.
  • Donald Trump to announce slate of conservative federal court nominees

    Donald Trump to announce slate of conservative federal court nominees

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    A statement Monday names judges John K. Bush of Kentucky and Joan Larsen of mi as nominees for the bench of the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. Larsen, a judge on the Michigan Supreme Court, is being nominated for the 6th U.S. Find us on Facebook too! There are now 129 vacancies in the federal judiciary, as the Senate has not confirmed an appellate court nominee since January 2016 or a district court nominee since July 2016.
  • Turkey Arrests 1000 in Sped-up Anti-Gulen Crackdown

    Turkey Arrests 1000 in Sped-up Anti-Gulen Crackdown

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    Turkish President Recap Tayyip Erdogan and his government have accused Gulen-who lives in exile in Pennsylvania-of orchestrating the coup and has demanded his extradition. Analysts have said that following the poll, Mr Erdogan faces a choice between confrontation and reconciliation with the nation deeply divided. Turkish-Iraqi border and is known as Zab in Iraq.
  • Ryan defends spending bill after Trump threatens shutdown

    Ryan defends spending bill after Trump threatens shutdown

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    But several moderate Republicans were either undecided or opposed the bill for fear that it would not protect those with pre-existing conditions and cause millions to lose health insurance. Leaving Washington whipsawed, Trump hours later praised the spending bill as a major accomplishment. I don't anticipate a shutdown in September.
  • Stoltenberg: NATO may send many more troops to Afghanistan

    Stoltenberg: NATO may send many more troops to Afghanistan

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    The fight against terrorism and burden sharing will be the main issues at a Brussels summit at the end of the month, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday. "The implication is that the Afghan army simply does not have the edge when it comes to the tackling of the Taliban going forward", Al Jazeera's Neave Barker, reporting from London, said.
  • Trump to Host Lavrov at White House on Wednesday

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    The Russian Foreign Ministry tweeted a photo of Trump and Lavrov shaking hands in the Oval Office, and another of Trump and Kislyak. Current and former United States intelligence officials have accused Kislyak of being a top spy and recruiter of spies, a notion that Russian officials have dismissed.