• Pope Francis prays before tombs of Shepherd children

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    John Paul II officially disclosed it at a mass to beatify the Marto siblings in 2000. Francis provided the first-ever details about the contentious process that has been underway for years to determine whether the Catholic Church should declare the Medjugorje visions authentic.
  • Kapil Mishra Begins Hunger Strike, Asks to Disclose Funding Details

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    I am an AAP worker", Bhardwaj claimed. Mishra, who is on an indefinite hunger strike, is demanding that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) divulge details of foreign tours undertaken by five leaders of the party. "It is a conspiracy of BJP to tarnish AAP's image and destabilise the party", Singh said, adding that his party "condemns" the attack. Soon after, Praveen Shankar Kapoor, media in-charge of Delhi BJP, said that no BJP Yuva Morcha worker was involved in any such incident.
  • US Ends Arctic Council Chairmanship By Signing Treaty on Carbon Emissions

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    The United States' chairmanship of the Arctic Council came to an end Thursday when U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson handed the gavel to Finland's Minister of Foreign Affairs Timo Soini in a ceremony at the Carlson Center. While Washington continues to waffle over its commitment to the Paris accord, Finland, which assumes chairmanship of the Arctic Council from the USA this year, has said climate change will continue to be the council's central concern.
  • Experts predict instability in the legislature after BC election

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    Party leader Andrew Weaver was re-elected in his riding of Oak Bay-Gordon Head. Asked several times Wednesday if she accepts personal responsibility for the Liberals' showing, Clark avoided a direct answer. The NDP has promised to ban the donations, while the Liberals have said they'll convene a panel to review them. "Particularly because they didn't have a chance of governing", said Richard Johnston, also a political science professor at UBC.
  • North Korea test-fires new missile

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    The latest test was also the North's first launch since a controversial United States missile defence system deployed in the South became operational on May 2, and follows a failed April 29 ballistic missile test. The high altitude and longer flight time indicate a missile with an extended range, according to David Wright, co-director of the Union of Concerned Scientists.
  • Security Guard Killed, Soldier Injured as Boko Haram Strike Maiduguri

    Security Guard Killed, Soldier Injured as Boko Haram Strike Maiduguri

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    Saturday's attack is the latest in the series of attacks by suicide bombers on Borno communities. A security guard in the University was killed by the explosions along with the suicide bombers. " A male and female suicide bomber struck at the mechanical works department of the university ", a source revealed to Thecable . A soldier was reported injured in the explosion, and is now receiving treatment at university of Maiduguri teaching hospital (UMTH).
  • Macron France's president-elect meets supporters ahead of inauguration

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    The appointments were announced as Macron readied for his inauguration as president on Sunday at a ceremony in the Elysee palace. Macron then walked alone across the cobblestones of the Champs-Elysees avenue to the Arc de Triomphe, where he lay a wreath and re-ignited the flame at the tomb of the unknown soldier.
  • Macron backs Paris' 2024 Olympic bid

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    French president-elect Emmanuel Macron has confirmed his backing for the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics and will next week meet evaluating officials. Unsaid is Bach's need to avoid another bidding debacle, similar to the 2024 contest, if the rules remain the same for 2028. In recent months, speculation has mounted the International Olympic Committee will offer hosting rights to the 2028 Olympics to the city which fails to win the 2024 Games.
  • U.S., China ink trade deal

    U.S., China ink trade deal

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    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said at media briefing in Washington. "President Trump is a clever man and he is now looking for global investors, including Chinese investors", Xu Hongcai, an economist at the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, told CNBC.