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The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is an initiative on economic cooperation. I read his (referring to India's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Gopal Baglay's) statement many times. "But China and the USA have maintained smooth bilateral relations, from which New Delhi can learn", it said. Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Wednesday to enhance practical cooperation with Cambodia and implement plans and projects to promote the Belt and Road Initiative.
  • With waiver, United States lets Iran keep getting benefits of nuke deal

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    But he said that given US commitments under the nuclear deal, "the United States is not pursuing efforts to reduce Iran's sales of crude oil at this time". "Iran condemns the USA administration's ill will in its effort to reduce the positive results of the country's implementation of JCPOA (nuclear deal) commitments by adding individuals to the list of unilateral and illegal extraterritorial sanctions", Ghasemi said on his Telegram channel.
  • Spicer dodges questions about Trump recording in the White House

    Spicer dodges questions about Trump recording in the White House

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    Most recently, those ties led to his firing of James Comey, director of the FBI, reportedly because Comey was investigating those ties and had requested additional resources for this investigation. McCabe testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee earlier this week. "We have got to make sure that these tapes, if they exist, don't mysteriously disappear", he said.
  • Violence erupts at Erdogan protest in Washington

    Violence erupts at Erdogan protest in Washington

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    Supporters and opponents of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey engaged in a violent confrontation outside the Turkish embassy in Washington on Tuesday night. The Trump administration has ramped up efforts to respond to the crisis in Syria, taking unprecedented action against Syrian President Bashar Assad's government over its use of chemical weapons against civilians.
  • ICJ stays Pak decision to execute Kulbhushan Jadhav

    ICJ stays Pak decision to execute Kulbhushan Jadhav

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    India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted that the "ICJ order has come as a huge relief to the family of Kulbhushan Jadhav and people of India". The Congress leader said Jadhav was "unfairly" denied consular access or legal assistance and the worldwide community must bring pressure on Pakistan's government and its army.
  • Emmanuel Macron 'Carries Hopes' Of Millions Of Europeans: Angela Merkel

    Emmanuel Macron 'Carries Hopes' Of Millions Of Europeans: Angela Merkel

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    The opposition Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) party congratulated Macron on his victory and wished him a lot of courage when introducing the reforms that France needs, the SITA newswire reported. "He carries the hopes of millions of French people, and of many people in Germany and the whole of Europe", the German chancellor told a press conference.
  • Trans Mountain opponents can't hold Alberta economy hostage: Rachel Notley

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    The election outcome won't be clarified until May 24, when recounts and absentee ballots determine if Christy Clark's B.C. Liberal government will continue. The judicial review - advanced by municipalities, First Nations and environmental groups - challenges the National Energy Board's report and recommendation as well as the federal Governor in Council's Order in Council approving the expansion.
  • U.S. Turns Away Gay Refugees Seeking Asylum From Torture & Murder

    U.S. Turns Away Gay Refugees Seeking Asylum From Torture & Murder

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    According to Buzzfeed , approximately 40 gay men have fled Chechnya under fear of torture and death, and those seeking visas to other nations are having no luck reaching out to either the European Union or the United States. On April 20, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that allegations about the persecution of LGBT people in Chechnya were groundless.
  • USA capital slams 'attack' as Erdogan guards clash with protesters

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    There is no excuse for this kind of thuggish behavior", McCain said on his Twitter account. "Reports indicate that some Turkish officials were involved in assaulting protesters, which violates the most basic rules of democracy and is an affront to the United States and the value we place on the right to free speech, as embodied in our Constitution".
  • Macron's new centrist party stretches lead, survey shows

    Macron's new centrist party stretches lead, survey shows

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    His appointment was seen as a strategic move by 39-year-old Macron, who is trying to woo modernisers of all stripes to his new centrist party, the Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move, REM). "There is an agreement within the government that, given the hard situations we in Europe are being confronted with, a plan with treaty changes is not a good idea", Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer also said.
  • Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell dies at age 52 in Detroit

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    His death was "sudden and unexpected", according to a statement released by his representative, Brian Bumbery. He was 52. Soundgarden was the scheduled headliner for Pointfest on Saturday in Maryland Heights, Missouri. Woody repeated that police are investigating Cornell's death Wednesday night as a possible suicide, and that the investigation continues. Chris Cornell , whose grunge rock icon status grew out of Seattle and West Seattle where he lived for years has died.
  • NHS cyber attack: Hospitals no longer diverting patients

    NHS cyber attack: Hospitals no longer diverting patients

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    A global cyberattack second wave was awaited Monday morning as employees in about 150 countries went back to work braced for aftershocks of Friday's attack, being referred to as the worst " online extortion" ever. "Police Scotland are investigating the attack, working closely with the National Crime Agency which is leading the UK-wide law enforcement investigative response".