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He added that he was paid according to his "clients' preferred financial institutions and instructions". The freshly revealed payments were made by companies based in Belize, and come a month after the AP also reported USA authorities had looked into payments originating from Cyprus.
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    Putin even personally awarded Tillerson a top Russian state award - the Order of Friendship - in 2013, and it was widely expected that the former oilman would meet Putin on what is his first trip to Russia as secretary of state. He said: "Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women and children". Only a week ago, top Trump officials had spoken off deprioritizing past USA efforts to remove Assad from office and accepting the "reality" that 18 months of Russian military intervention had ...
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    The party also has a hefty bank account to use during the campaign. The Liberals raised $13 million previous year including corporate and union donations. "That's what makes it possible for us to make some of these changes and make some of these investments". Although the election campaign officially begins Tuesday, Horgan kicked off the NDP's campaign in Surrey on Sunday and visited North Delta on Monday.
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    As parliamentarians from different political parties condemned Pakistan's move, "Save Kulbhushan" was the sentiment that echoed in Lok Sabha, the Lower House of Indian Parliament. Calling him India's son, Swaraj said New Delhi will bring him back at any cost. I appeal to the government to appoint a competent lawyer to fight his case in Pakistan's Supreme Court.
  • G7 meeting: USA allies rule out military solution on Syria

    G7 meeting: USA allies rule out military solution on Syria

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    Putin said Moscow also wanted to see a "thorough" probe of the attack in the town of Khan Sheikhun conducted through the United Nations, and slammed U.S. US President Donald Trumps meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Florida last week was "unbelievably helpful" and "productive", the White House said today.
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    The United States fired about 60 Tomahawk missiles Thursday night into the government-controlled Shayrat air base in Syria under President Donald Trump's orders. In January, Johnson said Assad should be allowed to run for election to remain in power in Syria and warned that Britain may have to "think afresh" about how to handle the crisis after failing to live up to its mantra the dictator must go.
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    That would still not be enough to get him into the May runoff, which Macron was seen winning with 63 percent of the vote to Le Pen's 37 per cent. The poll showed that while Melenchon's popularity rose, Benoit Hamon, the candidate of the ruling Socialist Party, fell in the poll by 4.5 percentage points compared to the results released on March 19, and may now hope for 8 percent of votes in the first round.
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    Police believe four fled Malaysia on the same day as the murder and another was held for a week before being released due to insufficient evidence. "W$3 e hope North Korea will no longer raise such problems as this could jeopardize diplomatic relations between the two countries", the state-run Bernama news agency quoted him as saying.
  • Xi-Trump call: China urges 'peaceful' North Korea solution

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    He then accused North Korea of " looking for trouble " and said America would handle the threat itself if China decides not to help. "But I don't think a United States strike would happen and if North Korea can judge the situation, they will not continue any armed provocation for now".
  • Telangana to pass legislation for Muslim quota on April 16

    Telangana to pass legislation for Muslim quota on April 16

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    As the Muslim Reservation Bill may not stand before the legal scrutiny, the state government has chose to lead an all party delegation to the President and the Prime Minister for including the TS' reservations in the Constitution as the Centre did it for Tamil Nadu in the past for increasing the overall reservations beyond 50 per cent.
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    It was unclear whether Putin, who once gave Tillerson an "Order of Friendship" award, would grant the visiting American an audience. Tillerson says it's unclear whether Russian Federation failed to take seriously its obligations in Syria or has been incompetent.
  • India, Bangladesh Sign 22 Agreements

    India, Bangladesh Sign 22 Agreements

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    Banerjee's dissenting opinion on the Teesta pact has been the reason that there has been no agreement between the two countries. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present during the discussion and also at the lunch that followed.