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The Congress state chief stressed that the Dholpur by-poll victory was neither a reflection of people's mood in the state nor a vote for development, as was being claimed by chief minister Vasundhara Raje. Congress' Banwari Lal Sharma finished second with 35.9 %, improving the party's vote share by about five percentage, but still losing the poll. It was for the first time voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines were used in this election.
  • Ex-Pakistan Army colonel shot dead in Karachi

    Ex-Pakistan Army colonel shot dead in Karachi

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    Two passersby Rehan and Momin Khan were also injured in the shooting incident. The killers shot him dead, when he was coming out after parking his auto near his institute. Police and rescue teams arrived at the scene and launched an investigation into the matter. Police said that the incident seems to be a case of target killing.
  • Clashes erupt between police and protestors in Caracas

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    Clashes erupted between anti-government protesters and riot police in the central streets of Caracas, Saturday, after a ruling by the Venezuelan government to ban a main opposition leader from office for 15 years. It's just a ploy to demoralise us, to take hope from the people. Plus the economic situation is insufferable. Oil-rich Venezuela is in the throes of what is thought to be a fourth straight year of recession, with roaring inflation and monthly wages stuck at a handful of dollars at ...
  • Trump says U.S. not to label China as currency manipulator

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    The modest weakness on Wall Street came amid lingering geopolitical concerns as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Energy majors Inpex, JX Holdings and Japan Petroleum ended down over 2 percent each. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six trade-weighted peers, plunged 0.7 percent to 100.07.
  • Russian Federation relations at another low after Syria attacks

    Russian Federation relations at another low after Syria attacks

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    The White House officials stated that Russian military advisers were present at the Sharyat airbase in Syria when a Syrian plane loaded with chemical munitions took off, but they said there was now no consensus about whether the Russians had advanced knowledge of the attack, contrary to what an unnamed White House source said on Monday.
  • Russia vetoes UN Security Council's Syria resolution

    Russia vetoes UN Security Council's Syria resolution

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    MARGARET WARNER: Russia vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning the gas attack in Syria . Washington says it acted to punish the Syrian government for what it said was a devastating nerve gas attack Damascus launched against its own people that killed scores.
  • Trump adviser Kushner visits Iraq

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    They resigned from all positions at their companies and have divested from 58 of what could have been the most problematic businesses and investments, such as a Manhattan skyscraper seeking new investment partners. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has met Iraq's prime minister as part of an unannounced visit to the country.
  • Russia just blocked a UN resolution to condemn chemical weapons in Syria

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    Putin's view was shared by Tillerson who, on the first visit by the Trump cabinet to Russian Federation, said ties between the two countries were at a low point marked by serious distrust. The U.S. launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syria's Shayrat airbase on April 6. "There is a low level of trust between our two countries", Tillerson said .