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According to the leaked manifesto, Labour will promise to renationalise rail and mail services, take some of the energy sector into public hands, abolish university tuition fees and reverse cuts to welfare benefits. It is understood the Labour party is looking into the incident. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says his shadow cabinet and the national executive committee have "unanimously agreed" the party's election manifesto.
  • Malaysia deports three for suspected links to Turkey coup plot group

    Malaysia deports three for suspected links to Turkey coup plot group

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    Malaysian Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said the three were deported yesterday on suspicion of being involved with the Gulenist movement. The men have lived in Malaysia for years, and their families pleaded with authorities not to deport them. They are suspected of links to the group of Fethullah Gulen, the US-based preacher Ankara accuses of being behind the failed plot to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, it said.
  • Elections BC gearing up for eventful final count

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    But a tight race on Vancouver Island means that, this time, they could make all the difference. While the NDP only claimed the Courtenay-Comox riding by nine votes, Milligan found that - because absentee ballots tend to favour the NDP - the second-most likely outcome is actually a tie, with the BC Liberal's narrowly won Coquitlam-Burke Mountain possibly flipping.
  • Mark Cuban on President Trump Firing James Comey: 'The Issue Is Trust'

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    A number of times , McCabe directly contradicted statements that had been made by the White House both about former Director Comey and the FBI investigation into the Trump-Russia affair. "We should maybe have an impeachment clock", Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., said. According to that report, and numerous others, the president had grown increasingly angry with Comey for what he believed was disloyalty, and he was frustrated that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director always seemed to ...
  • India moves ICJ on Kulbhushan Jadhav, gets stay on death sentence

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    Calling the appeal option an illusory and worthless remedy, India said the adviser to the Pakistan PM on foreign affairs had clearly said on April 14 that all political parties were unanimous that Jadhav was a foreign spy given the death sentence on the basis of "overwhelming evidence" and that this was the right decision.
  • Four challenges for Moon Jae-in, South Korea's new president

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    Moon assumed presidential duties early in the morning after the National Election Commission finished counting Tuesday's votes and declared him victor of the special election necessitated by the ousting of conservative Park Geun-hye, whose downfall and jailing on corruption charges is one of the most turbulent stretches in the nation's recent political history.
  • Deputy Attorney General whose recommendation led to Comey's firing 'threatened to resign'

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    The White House issued a timeline on Wednesday night of the events leading up to the termination of FBI Director James Comey Tuesday , ostensibly seeking to clear the air about President Donald Trump's motivations. Republican leaders brushed off the idea as unnecessary. Hours after that letter was made public, Trump spokesman Sean Spicer held an impromptu press availability outside the White House.
  • CIA sets up centre to address N.Korea issues

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    Last week, North Korea's Ministry of State Security, its equivalent to the Central Intelligence Agency, accused the Central Intelligence Agency and NIS of infiltrating the North to commit "state-sponsored terrorism" against Kim Jong-un, trying to assassinate him with a chemical weapon.
  • Fighting eases as safe zones plan begins: monitor

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    Opposition delegates also said they would not recognise Iran as a guarantor of any ceasefire plan. Russia's deputy defense minister said on May 5 that the implementation of the memorandum on de-escalation zones would put an end to the war.
  • Arctic Nations Meet in Alaska Under Climate Change Concern

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    The Arctic is warming at double the rate of the rest of the planet, with average temperatures up 3.5 degrees Centigrade since the beginning of the 20th century, leading to rapid loss of glacial ice and permafrost. Finland is also emphasizes the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the United Nations sustainable development goals, something representatives of eight Arctic Indigenous groups, or Permanent Participants, of the Arctic Council, praised during their remarks.
  • Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

    Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

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    It remains to be seen what shadow the issue will cast over the talks between Trump and Erdogan, which have been touted as chance to forge a new partnership between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. Turkey today slammed as unacceptable a USA plan to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters whom Ankara considers terrorists, but the militia applauded a "historic" move that would speed up the defeat of Islamic State (IS) extremists.