• BC election campaign set to begin

    BC election campaign set to begin

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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.
  • Melenchon May Surpass Fillon in First Round of French Presidential Vote

    Melenchon May Surpass Fillon in First Round of French Presidential Vote

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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.
  • Xi-Trump call: China urges 'peaceful' North Korea solution

    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".
  • Malaysians returning from North Korea arrive home

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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.
  • Moscow Criticizes London after Canceling Johnson Trip

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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.
  • United States claims missiles took out 20% of Syrian aircraft

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    Tillerson previously met with Putin while presiding over the Exxon Mobil oil company. Russian Federation said the U.S. had failed to provide evidence that Syria has chemical weapons. Yet the US has sent mixed messages about what it wants in the short term; it's not even clear whether Washington intends to help oust Assad. As Philip Gordon, a former senior official in the Obama administration, explained in a commentary for The Post, Mr.
  • Mattis says Assad likely regrets chemical attack

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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.
  • French Presidential Candidate Rides a Pro-European Tide

    French Presidential Candidate Rides a Pro-European Tide

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    Left-leaning news magazine L'Obs commented on Sunday that "the sudden emergence of Jean-Luc Melenchon among the four candidates with around 20 per cent has shattered all the predictions, (and) is sowing doubt among the favourites". Le Pen later specified in a written statement that she "considers that France and the Republic were in London" during the war and that the Vichy regime that collaborated with the Nazis "wasn't France".
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Putin meets Tillerson amid Syria turmoil

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    Putin's decision to host Tillerson signaled Moscow's intent to maintain communication with the USA even as they bash each other publicly in louder and louder tones. The inclusion of those countries is important because the U.S. strategy for Syria involves enlisting help from Mideast nations to ensure security and stability in Syria after the Islamic State group is vanquished.