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Mr. Putin, speaking to worldwide media at an economic forum in St Petersburg , was answering a question about allegations Moscow might try to interfere in this year's German elections. Underlining that defence partnership between the two countries had been very strong, the Prime Minister said whatever might have been the state of worldwide situation, the defence and strategic partnership between the two nations had protected their interest.
  • After meeting Assad ally Putin, Macron meets Syrian opposition

    After meeting Assad ally Putin, Macron meets Syrian opposition

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    French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin have visited an exhibit marking the 300th anniversary of Russian Czar Peter the Great's trip to Paris . If you're too hard on him, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been accused of being, then you are reproached for creating a tense global situation with a major nuclear power.
  • One Love Manchester Tickets sell out in minutes

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    The parents of Bury victim, Olivia Campbell-Hardy, Charlotte Campbell, and stepdad Paul Hodgson said it was very important to them to go to the concert on Sunday to show people and show Manchester "that we aren't going to be beaten". All net ticket proceeds of the show will go directly to the We Love Manchester Emergency fund , set up by Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross to support grieving families and victims of the attack.
  • Gregg Allman (1947 - 2017)

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    Allman played his last concert in October as health problems forced him to cancel other 2016 shows. In March, he canceled performances for the rest of 2017. Duane Allman died in a motorcycle accident weeks after the live album's release, leaving his younger brother to cope with his grief while navigating his new-found fame.
  • Malaysia Airlines Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit

    Malaysia Airlines Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit

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    The man who threatened to blow up the plane had just been released from psychiatric care at a medical centre hours before he boarded the flight. But the elite squads forced passengers to stay on the plane for nearly an hour and a half before storming the plane and arresting a 25-year-old man.
  • Snowden's Leaks Not Treason, Putin Tells Oliver Stone

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    Don't miss The Putin Interviews , a four-night event beginning June 12th at 9PM ET/PT, only on SHOWTIME. "No", Putin answered, adding that " Snowden was right" the National Security Agency had gone too far in its eavesdropping, but "I think he shouldn't have done it".
  • Theresa May tells Trump of 'disappointment' at U.S. climate pact exit

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump may abandon USA pledges to reduce carbon emissions, but global economic realities ensure he is unlikely to reverse the accelerating push to adopt cleaner forms of energy. "For our part, we've committed that every new data center we build will be powered by 100% renewable energy". It creates a blueprint for cooperation, for political stability, and job creation.
  • Ariana Grande's Manchester Charity Concert Sells Out in 6 Minutes

    Ariana Grande's Manchester Charity Concert Sells Out in 6 Minutes

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    Fans who attended Grande's previous show are being offered free tickets to the concert which will be broadcast on British television. "Ariana Grande's "One Love Manchester" benefit concert is bringing artists and the public together and will raise funds for the Red Cross's Manchester Emergency Fund", said an ITV spokesperson.
  • IL lawmakers OK school funding overhaul amid gridlock

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    Democratic Illinois House leaders announced Wednesday they would not take a vote on the budget the Senate sent because they don't trust the Republican governor's actions. He called the planned public hearings "sham hearings" meant to create headlines. We also believe that IL is now at risk of entering a negative credit spiral, where downgraded credit ratings would trigger contingent demands on state liquidity, further exacerbating its fiscal distress.
  • Uncertainty will continue for a while yet in BC politics

    Uncertainty will continue for a while yet in BC politics

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    John Horgan and Andrew Weaver arrived at Government House Monday, ready to deliver the power-sharing agreement signed by all 44 Green Party and NDP MLAs. According to the accord, "a referendum on proportional representation will take place in the fall of 2018, concurrent with the next municipal election".
  • Fact check: Trump's shaky claims on climate accord

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    With France's Emmanuel Macron taking the lead, they lashed Trump's decision as misguided and vowed to defend an accord they portrayed as crucial for the planet's future. In conservative areas where climate change is a toxic subject, officials often describe their efforts with terms such as "resilience" and "adaptation".