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Still, Trump quickly reverted to a conciliatory tone Thursday, hinting that he hasn't abandoned hope for warmer ties. Any further USA military action must only be undertaken with the formal authorization of Congress, and after full and complete deliberation.
  • Thousands bid farewell to PC Palmer

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    Colleagues and members of the emergency services pledged to line the route of his funeral procession, which passed over London Bridge, to pay their respects. The Queen gave permission for Palmer's body to rest in Westminster's Chapel of St Mary Undercroft, an honour normally reserved for senior figures of state.
  • N. Korean official: US more vicious, aggressive under Trump

    N. Korean official: US more vicious, aggressive under Trump

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    Pyongyang recently tested a ballistic missile and claims it is close to perfecting an intercontinental ballistic missile and nuclear warhead that could attack the US mainland. Pyongyang, meanwhile, recently launched a ballistic missile and some experts say it could conduct another nuclear test at virtually anytime. Beijing says it will not countenance measures that could bring about a collapse of the regime that could release a flood of refugees across its border, destabilize northeast Asia ...
  • 'Holyrood can act on rape clause'

    'Holyrood can act on rape clause'

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    Her spokesman said in a statement: "During consultation on these reforms, the UK Government put in place exemptions to protect women who are faced with very hard circumstances so they can continue to receive child tax credit for all children in a household".
  • Palestinian kills British tourist in Jerusalem

    Palestinian kills British tourist in Jerusalem

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    Israeli police say a 57-year-old Palestinian man is the perpetrator and forces apprehended him at the scene. According to MDA, the victim was approximately 25 years old. Israel says at least 162 of the Palestinians killed had launched stabbing, shooting or vehicle ramming attacks. Jews are allowed to visit but not pray at the site.
  • Government allays fears on Aadhaar, says it's safe, secure

    Government allays fears on Aadhaar, says it's safe, secure

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    Earlier, initiating the debate, Rajeev Chandrashekar, an independent MP, expressed concern over fake Aadhaar cards, data integrity and privacy issues and exclusion of subsidies by making it mandatory. "When there is clear evidence all over of fake Aadhaars, what safeguards has the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) taken before Aadhaar is being permitted to be used as an identification card or tool?" On fake Aadhaar cards, Chandrashekar said the government has inherited "100 ...
  • Australian PM Malcom Turnbull to arrive in New Delhi today

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    Another MoU was signed on cooperation in the field of sports. Moreover, Turnbull revealed that his new "priority" was to complete the Chinese-led regional deal, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. After the talks, PM Modi said, "Our bilateral mechanisms on counter-terrorism and transnational crimes are functioning well". The visiting leader will be accorded with a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.
  • Putin slams Trump ties as top diplomats spar on Syria

    Putin slams Trump ties as top diplomats spar on Syria

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Moscow got off to a heated start Wednesday when his Russian counterpart warned the USA shouldn't retaliate against Russia's ally Syria. Tillerson reiterated the USA position that Assad must eventually relinquish power in Syria. Last week's attack prompted Washington to launch a barrage of Tomahawk missiles on a Syrian air base.
  • USA bombs ISIS in Afghanistan with deadliest non-nuclear weapon ever

    USA bombs ISIS in Afghanistan with deadliest non-nuclear weapon ever

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    Earlier, U.S. President Donald Trump dubbed the MOAB bombing as a successful event, saying the country is proud of its army. It was the first time the United States has used this size of conventional bomb in a conflict. "I vehemently and in strongest words condemn the dropping of the latest weapon, the largest non-nuclear #bomb, on Afghanistan by USA military", Karzai said in a Twitter post.
  • USA hit IS with largest non-nuclear bomb ever used

    USA hit IS with largest non-nuclear bomb ever used

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    The US military yesterday dropped a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), nicknamed as "Mother Of All Bombs" on a tunnel complex of ISIS-Khorasan, a regional affiliate of the terror group, in Achin district of Afghanistan's Nanagarh province, close to the Pakistani border.
  • 'Mother of all bombs' kills 36 IS militants in Afghanistan

    'Mother of all bombs' kills 36 IS militants in Afghanistan

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    He once said the invasion of Afghanistan was a mistake, though he later said that he "always supported" USA involvement in the country. The top U.S. The Afghan Taliban, which is trying to overthrow the US-backed government in Kabul , are fiercely opposed to Islamic State and the two group have clashed as they seek to expand territory and influence.