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The Dawn quoted Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria as saying at the weekly press briefing that retired Lt Col Habib Zahir had been trapped in Nepal "after being lured into a job offer". Thompson had called Zahir for an interview to Nepal. Unconfirmed reports said Pakistan suspected the role of RAW in the abduction of the retired officer.
  • United States accuses Russian Federation of cover-up in Syria chemical attack

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    On Sunday, Tillerson also said the April 4 chemical incident happened because of Russia's failure "to achieve its commitment to the global community". Mr Johnson cancelled a trip to Moscow amid the tensions with Putin in a move blasted by the Kremlin. Russia's foreign ministry slammed relations ahead of a visit by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
  • USA sends aircraft carrier close to North Korea waters

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    More investment by Chinese companies in the USA creating jobs for the American could reverse Trump's negative impression of China's trade with the United States. Among the topics of discussion was the vexing problem of North Korea. But China has reportedly told the United States and Korea that they need to address North Korea's "security concerns" and sanctions are not enough to achieve denuclearisation.
  • North Korea 'Primed and Ready' For Sixth Nuclear Test

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    These celebrations coincide with increased tension in the peninsula after the U.S. responded to the latest North Korean missile launch by sending a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier towards the peninsula. The main goal of North Korea's nuclear program is to protect the country's security and to place itself on an even footing with the United States, the Global Times said in the editorial in its Chinese language edition.
  • Pulitzer Prizes Get Doled Out At New York Ceremony

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    Fahrenthold reported in one story that Trump spent $20,000 that was allocated to his charity on a portrait of himself. David Fahrenthold of "The Washington Post " won the national reporting award for what the board called "a model for transparent journalism" that cast doubt on Trump's assertions of charitable generosity.
  • FBI Acquires Warrant To Monitor Carter Page, One Of Trump's Adviser

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    This warrant now becomes the clearest evidence that the Federal Bureau of Investigation believes members of the Trump campaign had contact with foreign agents in Moscow. The application for the warrant said Page had contact with a known Russian foreign intelligence operative in 2013, and he has had further contact with other known Russian agents since then.
  • Is Trump dumping 'Maestro of Disruption' Steve Bannon?

    Is Trump dumping 'Maestro of Disruption' Steve Bannon?

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    Later on Tuesday, Spicer was still groveling in an interview with Politico: "I don't even know how to explain it". The former head of right-wing website Breitbart has since been losing his pull within the White House. Bossie had his own set of contacts in the Republican donor and media world, from Bannon to the big-donor Mercer family of NY to Corey Lewandowski, Trump's first campaign manager, who Bossie reportedly introduced to Trump in 2014.
  • President Trump calls North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'no longer obsolete'

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    Trump later quipped they would need to further discuss what would become of the money member countries were supposed to contribute to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation but didn't. Both NATO and the USA appear to be coming to friendlier terms after recent interviews with the press. Trump said he had a phone conversation on Tuesday night with Chinese President Xi Jinping, who he said "wants to do the right thing" and help the US deal with North Korea.
  • Korea, US, Japan arrange meeting to discuss NK issue

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    The nuclear-powered, 97,000-ton Vinson, one of 10 active United States aircraft carriers, has more than 60 aircraft and about 5,000 personnel. FILE - In this Friday, April 7, 2017 file image provided by the U.S. Pyongyang has repeatedly defied global warnings about conducting missile launches and testing nuclear devices. For Xi, who is entering a twice-a-decade Communist Party congress in the fall, the meeting with Trump was more about stabilizing the critical U.S.
  • Suspect In Gun Shop Robbery Mailed 161-Page Manifesto To Trump

    Suspect In Gun Shop Robbery Mailed 161-Page Manifesto To Trump

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    Janesville Police Chief Dave Moore (l.) and Janesville School District Superintendent Karen Schulte address reporters on events leading to the soft lockdown of schools. Police say Jakubowski threatened to use stolen weapons against public officials or a school. Local authorities also added that they've had past run-ins with Jakubowski, including an incident where he tried to steal an officer's gun.
  • India, Bangladesh ink deals to boost cooperation

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    In his statement to the media, he announced a line of credit of $4.5-billion for the implementation of projects in priority sectors for Bangladesh. Prime Minister Modi also called for diversifying commercial relations between the two neighbours.