• Le Pen criticized for denying French blame in WWII roundup

    Le Pen criticized for denying French blame in WWII roundup

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    Le Pen made a "serious mistake", said Macron, the front-runner in France's two-round April 23-May 7 presidential election. Le Pen's rivals pounced on her comments, which could set back her attempts to clean up the image of her anti-immigration National Front and distance it from the anti-Semitic views of her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, the party's founder.
  • Davis Cup: Australia clinches 3-1 quarterfinal win over US

    Davis Cup: Australia clinches 3-1 quarterfinal win over US

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    Sam Groth, top, of Australia serves against Jack Sock and Steve Johnson of the United States during the doubles match with his partner John Peers, bottom, at the Davis Cup World Group Quarterfinal in Brisbane , Australia , Sat. hit back with victory in the doubles. He then wrapped up the two-hour victory with the last of his 21 aces, comfortably outserving Querrey, who hit only eight.
  • Syria missile attack: Too many bombs, too little destruction

    Syria missile attack: Too many bombs, too little destruction

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    He said he would no longer visit Moscow on Monday and that his priority now was to continue contact with the United States and other nations in the run up to the G7 meeting next week. "That's much better than hiding behind walls", he said. Elsewhere in Syria , U.S. -led airstrikes killed at least 21 people, including a woman and her six children who were fleeing on a boat across the Euphrates River near the Islamic State group's self-styled capital, Raqqa, the target of a major ...
  • Kashmir's Low Election Turnout, Violence Point to Pellets Beating Ballot

    Kashmir's Low Election Turnout, Violence Point to Pellets Beating Ballot

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    State Chief Electoral Officer Shantmanu had yesterday said that a decision on repoll in violence-hit areas will be taken after examining the diaries of the presiding officers. The Anantnag seat fell vacant when Mehbooba Mufti resigned from the seat after becoming Chief Minister of the state on July 4, 2016. In the 1989 Lok Sabha election, when insurgency had just erupted in the state, the Srinagar parliamentary constituency witnessed just 5.18 percent participation.
  • Truck attack suspect 'showed ISIS sympathies'

    Truck attack suspect 'showed ISIS sympathies'

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    However, police said they were convinced that the suspect was the driver of the commandeered truck and might have acted alone. The Uzbek suspect had been due to be deported from Sweden after his residency application was rejected a year ago.
  • Chinese envoy arrives in S. Korea ahead of United States warships

    Chinese envoy arrives in S. Korea ahead of United States warships

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    North Korea marks several major anniversaries this month and often marks the occasions with major tests of military hardware. And while a U.S. unilateral strike on North Korea from a shorter range might be more militarily effective, it likely would endanger many civilians in South Korea, experts warn.
  • Watch match highlights of Bournemouth 1-3 Chelsea

    Watch match highlights of Bournemouth 1-3 Chelsea

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    Chelsea delivered the ideal response to Tottenham Hotspur by winning 3-1 at Bournemouth yesterday to restore their seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League table. "He fought a lot for the team and he is important - it is important for the team that we won against a strong team". Don't forget that last season Tottenham fought for the title until the end.
  • Basque Terrorists Seen Disarming as Caches in France Revealed

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    Ram Manikkalingam, third right, president of the Verification Commission for disarmament of ETA, the Basque separatist group, poses for the media with French Mayor of Bayonne Jean-Rene Etchegaray, right, and other members of the Verification Commission ahead of announcing that ETA handed over its arms in Bayonne, southwestern France, Saturday, April 8, 2017.
  • Narendra Modi, Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull travel by Delhi Metro, visit Akshardham

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    Prime Minister Modi said both India and Australia will work actively to cooperate more closely with members of the East Asia Summit and the Indian Ocean Rim countries to pursue common interests. Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia, on Monday said that talks with India on trade pact not as fast as desired. "Responding to the aspirations of India's youth, building world class institutions in India is one of the objectives of my government", he said, adding that he and Turnbull ...
  • South Korea, Japan, US start 3-day joint exercise on Korean Peninsula

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    The launch came shortly before U.S. President Donald Trump's first meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping later this week, raising speculation that it might have been timed to get their attention. Many weapons experts say the North could have a functioning nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the continental USA within a few years. Japan's chief cabinet secretary said his government could not tolerate North Korea's repeated provocative acts.