• Australia's east coast under water after remnants of powerful cyclone Debbie
Australia's east coast under water after remnants of powerful cyclone Debbie

A NSW State Emergency Service worker steering his boat through the flooded streets of the northern NSW town of Lismore following Tropical Cyclone Debbie. River levels in some threatened communities are continuing to rise, even on a low tide, when they should be starting to drop, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Deputy Commissioner Mike Wassin...

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  • 'In trial of EVMs, all votes went to BJP'
'In trial of EVMs, all votes went to BJP'

The letter said it was for the AAP to introspect why it could not perform according to its expectations and that it was unfair for it to attribute an unsatisfactory performances to the alleged tamperability of EVMs. "Turning a blind eye to the shocking reports trickling in from Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab and now Madhya Pradesh would serve...

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  • Judge Tells Trump There Is No Free Speech Protection For Inciting Violence
Judge Tells Trump There Is No Free Speech Protection For Inciting Violence

The attackers named in the lawsuit include Matthew Heimbach , a member of a white supremacist group, and Alvin Bamberger, a member of the Korean War Veterans Association in Ohio. "It was an order, an instruction, a command". The judge added it was "particularly reckless" of Trump to order the removal of an African-American woman considering known ...

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  • United Nations chief meets Iraqi leaders to support fight against IS
United Nations chief meets Iraqi leaders to support fight against IS

The US accuses the Islamic State as using civilians as human shields. " ISIS is slaughtering Iraqis and Syrians on a daily basis". Eyewitnesses have said a strike may have hit a massive truck bomb parked by the building. "The situation is very good and the Iraqi air force is doing well". First Lt. Walid Khalid of the 3rd brigade Federal ...

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  • Trump's campaign tactics strengthened Russia's election meddling, expert says
Trump's campaign tactics strengthened Russia's election meddling, expert says

Marco Rubio revealed in the hearing that an IP located in Russian Federation attempted to hack former members of his presidential campaign in July 2016, and as recently as Wednesday at 10:45 a.m. Mark Warner came at the opening of the committee's hearing on Russian intelligence operations to interfere in the 2016 US presidential race. Flynn's t...

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  • China Hopes India Will Cancel Dalai Lama's 'Activities in India', Says Envoy
China Hopes India Will Cancel Dalai Lama's 'Activities in India', Says Envoy

Dalai Lama will grace the concluding function of the platinum jubilee celebration of The Assam Tribune and golden jubilee of Dainik Asam to be held at the Pragjyoti ITA Centre for Performing Arts auditorium, Machkhowa at 1 pm. On March 17, I fled'. "We believe this type of activity goes against the promise made by the Indian government.We hope the ...

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  • China bans veils, beards in western province
China bans veils, beards in western province

The new regulations will come into force in Xinjiang, northwest China, tomorrow. "In that spirit, it will be forbidden to "reject or refuse radio, television and other public facilities and services", the new rules says and use" the name of Halal to meddle in the secular life of others ".

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  • Trump to meet meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Florida next week
Trump to meet meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Florida next week

White House spokesman Sean Spicer told a news briefing the meeting was be an opportunity for Mr Trump "to develop a relationship in person with President Xi". U.S. -China trade ties aren't exclusively between Zhongnanhai and the White House. In the manufacturing hub of Guangdong, officials plan a slate of cooperative activities this year, among t...

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  • 1 killed, 26 missing in landslides in western Indonesia
1 killed, 26 missing in landslides in western Indonesia

Rescuers search for victims in a neighborhood hit by a landslide in the village of Banaran. Search and rescue teams have recovered a body from the landslide, Indonesia's Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman said Saturday. Indonesia is often hit by landslides. At least one person was killed and 26 people are missing after a landslide caused by t...

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  • EU's Donald Tusk Lays Out Terms For 'Confrontational' Brexit Talks
EU's Donald Tusk Lays Out Terms For 'Confrontational' Brexit Talks

They said that whilst the other 27 European Union states would continue to work closely with Britain on a range of domestic and worldwide issues, Brexit itself would be a no-go area during any inter-Governmental discussions. Tusk ruled that out, saying that the talks on trade could only begin once there had been enough progress on the withdrawa...

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  • Supreme Court reserves order on highway liquor ban
Supreme Court reserves order on highway liquor ban

The 220-metre criterion for allowing liquor outlets along highways will also be made applicable to hill states like Sikkim, Meghalaya and Himachal Pradesh. "In the case of areas comprised in local bodies with a population of 20,000 people or less, the distance of 500 metres shall stand reduced to 220 metres", the court said in its order.

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  • Funeral details for Martin McGuinness have been announced
Funeral details for Martin McGuinness have been announced

His death came as political leaders scrambled to meet a March 27 deadline to make a new deal to re-establish the power-sharing government before the British government intervenes to rule Northern Ireland directly from London. The 66-year-old died on Tuesday after a decade as deputy first minister of the British province. Another tricolour flag fl...

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  • Trump approves plan to ramp up Somalia anti-terror campaign
Trump approves plan to ramp up Somalia anti-terror campaign

A one paragraph statement from Pentagon spokesperson, Jeff Davis , stated that "The president has approved a Department of Defense proposal to provide additional precision fires in support of African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Somali security forces operations to defeat al-Shabaab in Somalia".

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  • Israeli Cabinet Approves New Settlement, First in 2 Decades
Israeli Cabinet Approves New Settlement, First in 2 Decades

Moving forward, however, Netanyahu told his ministers that Israel would adopt a more muted policy on settlement construction in deference to the preferences of the Trump administration. The prospect of a new settlement, ahead of its announcement, has angered Palestinians, who said it was an Israeli attempt to disrupt Trump's early efforts at revivi...

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  • Turkey Says Ending Involvement in Syria
Turkey Says Ending Involvement in Syria

On Wednesday, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announced that the operation had ended after its troops and allied rebels secured territory along the border between Turkey and Syria. The US' refusal to hand over Gulen, who the Turkish government accuses of being behind last year's coup attempt, has also hindered relations. "That means the Euph...

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  • Mattis: Russia Is 'Mucking Around' in Other Countries' Elections
Mattis: Russia Is 'Mucking Around' in Other Countries' Elections

Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon in London. "Secretary Mattis, one of your generals has said that Russian Federation may be arming the Taliban in Afghanistan and there is also the presence of Islamic State in the country", a Daily Mail reporter asked.

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  • Lebanese PM urges world help to cope with refugee influx
Lebanese PM urges world help to cope with refugee influx

Lebanon has over a million Syrian refugees, while Jordan has 657,000, with others spread across Iraq , Egypt and other North African countries. Non-government organisations have regularly sounded the alarm about the crisis, appealing for more funds and worldwide action to end the war.

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  • White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material
White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material

Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., left, with Committee Chairman Sen. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing, Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the White House in Washington.

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  • Putin meets Le Pen, denies French election interference
Putin meets Le Pen, denies French election interference

In their meeting Friday , Le Pen said the European Union and Russian Federation should work more closely on counter-terrorism to foil potential attacks like this week's attack near the British Parliament, the Brussels bombings past year and several terrorist attacks on French soil.

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  • Kim Jong Nam's body arrives in Beijing
Kim Jong Nam's body arrives in Beijing

Najib said a coroner had approved the release of Kim Jong-nam's body - possibly ending a diplomatic stand-off - which has now resulted in the Malaysians stranded in North Korea returning to Malaysia. When asked if this meant that the North Korean leader had written the letter which had secured the body's release, the IGP replied: "You said it, not ...

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