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He went on to plead for the replacement of Brett McGurk, the USA presidential envoy for the global coalition against IS. Washington sees the YPG as a distinct entity and a valuable partner in the fight against Islamic State. The clash happened Tuesday in Washington , D.C., near the home of Turkey's ambassador. Information about his case and the charges have been less than forthcoming from Turkey's government, and advocates in the US and elsewhere are concerned that he is being held as a ...
  • UK police say Assange still faces arrest

    UK police say Assange still faces arrest

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    That means Assange, who has been seeking refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London since 2012, is no longer facing charges in Sweden. WikiLeaks has expressed concern that Assange could still be arrested and extradited to the United States to face espionage charges.
  • Embattled, Trump laments 'witch hunt' as divisive and distracting

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    But Mr Trump, after issuing a measured statement when the news first broke Wednesday evening, posted angry tweets on Thursday morning. In a series of tweets on Thursday, President Trump described the move as a "witch hunt". He said of the Russian Federation investigation as a whole, "I think it divides the country". Then, on Thursday, Trump again pointed to Rosenstein's "very, very strong letter" as a primary reason for the firing.
  • ICJ stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution till final order

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    Senior advocate Harish Salve is earning praise and gratitude across India not only for the Re 1 salary he charged to argue the case for Kulbhushan Jadhav at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) but also because the court has now ordered a stay on Jadhav's hanging by Pakistan till a final verdict comes.
  • Man attempts to attack Kapil Mishra

    Man attempts to attack Kapil Mishra

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    Singh asserted that AAP was afraid of facing questions posed by Kapil Mishra. After ousted Delhi minister Kapil Mishra was attacked by a person, while he was on a hunger strike, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that the incident was shocking and shameful, adding that it showed how low the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) could stoop to.
  • Liberals hang on to win BC's first minority government in 65 years

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    After learning about the electoral process, researching the parties and platforms and debating the future of British Columbia, students cast ballots for the official candidates running in their local electoral district. At the outset of the campaign, Weaver made it his mission to expand his party's presence in the legislature, saying that if he was the only Green elected, he wouldn't run again.
  • High possibility of conflict: S. Korean PM

    High possibility of conflict: S. Korean PM

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    The comments from Trump and Moon were still reverberating Sunday when the North Korea leader literally slapped away the olive branches held out by the two presidents. Hong, Moon's special envoy to the United States, who met with McMaster on Wednesday, also talked with Trump but said Thaad was not on their agenda.
  • Hitting special counsel, Trump calls Russian Federation probe historic 'witch hunt'

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    Trump, citing security concerns. Because it was a closed briefing, it's unclear exactly how Rosenstein described how he knew Trump would fire Comey. "Because it shows we're a divided, mixed-up, not-unified country", Trump said on the record, in what was otherwise an off-the-record lunch. "And we have very important things to be doing right now - whether it's trade deals, whether it's military, whether it's stopping nuclear".
  • What's at stake in Trump's push to rewrite NAFTA

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    Regarding NAFTA's effect on Canada, Investopedia notes, "Canada experienced a more modest increase in trade with the US than Mexico did as a result of NAFTA, at an inflation-adjusted 63.5 per cent (Canada-Mexico trade remains negligible)".
  • Political parties welcome ICJs order on Jadhav

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    Pakistan argued that counsular access is not an absolute right under the Vienna treaty, and that a 2008 bilateral treaty between India and Pakistan supercedes it anyway. Jhadav confessed before a Magistrate and the Court that he was tasked by Indian spy agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) to plan, coordinate and organize espionage/sabotage activities aiming to destabilize and wage war against Pakistan by impeding the efforts of law enforcement agencies for restoring peace in Balochistan ...