• Nepal to sign the agreement of One Belt, One Road
Nepal to sign the agreement of One Belt, One Road

The Indus River Cascade includes Diamer-Bhasha Dam project for which Pakistan needs $15 billion financing. The benefits of the Chinese investment of $56 billion with regards to the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will soon reach the common man in Pakistan, he added.

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  • Macron's team draws heavily on novices to fight vital parliamentary election
Macron's team draws heavily on novices to fight vital parliamentary election

Macron, 39, has repeatedly vowed his movement's candidates would be fresh faces, coming form from civil society and being new to politics. Ferrand confirmed the list did not include former Prime Minister Valls, who this week made headlines and caused a row within his Socialist Party by saying it was "dead" and announcing he would be a candidate f...

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  • North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt
North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

The North Korean ministry said the spy agencies "ideologically corrupted and bribed" a North Korean citizen who had been working in Russian Federation to carry out the alleged assassination attempt involving a "radioactive" and "nano poisonous" substance.

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  • Computer Researcher Combats Global Cyber Crisis With $10 And Some Change
Computer Researcher Combats Global Cyber Crisis With $10 And Some Change

The attacks apparently exploited a flaw exposed in documents leaked from the US National Security Agency (NSA). Eisen says the internet itself is diseased and these attacks will continue until some serious restructuring is done. "The only sensible way to tackle it is to "pull the plug" so that it can't spread any more until you can isolate th...

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  • America's 'emotional obsession' with Russia 'will end soon,' Kremlin says
America's 'emotional obsession' with Russia 'will end soon,' Kremlin says

He then suggested Palmer join the hockey game. The Russian leader was confident that Abbas's visit to Russia would prove to be productive. Netanyahu has refused to entertain any such requests but said he is ready to meet the Palestinians anytime, anywhere, without any preconditions and mediators.

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  • North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism
North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

In addition to touching on the comments that were viewed as "very disturbing" by U.S. lawmakers, Rice also discussed Trump's openness to hold talks with the North Korean leader. In March last year, North Korea sentenced US college student Otto Warmbier to 15 years of hard labour for the alleged theft of a propaganda poster.

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  • UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump
UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

On television, through the 1960s and into the 70s, the news was dominated by Vietnam. "How is it that history keeps repeating itself?" Have the Conservatives made any commitments on defence? "Under the Tories, working families are set to be an average of £1,400 a year worse off, real wages are lower now than they were in 2010 and almost six mil...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan hopeful for breakthrough in dispute on arming Syrian Kurds
Turkey's Erdogan hopeful for breakthrough in dispute on arming Syrian Kurds

Donald Trump inherited bad and worse options for dealing with Syria. Erdogan has responded to the arms announcement with typical bellicosity , raising concerns he will step up attacks on anti-government Turkish Kurds. Khalil dismissed the label, saying the US would not supply arms to terrorists. Last month, Turkish airstrikes hit Kurdish targets...

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  • US sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal
US sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal

He described a scenario where what happened to Sony could be "done in sequence over multiple firms - I mean, that's a foreign government attacking a North American firm to coerce its behavior". Calling the DPRK "an increasingly grave national security threat" to the United States, Coats said the DPRK had taken "initial steps" toward fielding a mobi...

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  • North Korea warns US, says 'ready to hit back with nuclear attacks'
North Korea warns US, says 'ready to hit back with nuclear attacks'

But if the parade signaled a readiness for war, North Korea has long insisted that its goal is peace - and survival - with the growing arsenal a way to ensure that the government in Pyongyang is not easily overthrown. Large rockets covered by canisters in two different types of transporter erector launcher trucks, or TELs, were seen paraded in th...

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  • 'Regardless of recommendation I was going to fire Comey'
'Regardless of recommendation I was going to fire Comey'

He sailed through the Senate confirmation process as the No. 2 Justice Department official less than three weeks ago on a 94-to-6 vote. Unusually, he was kept on under President Barack Obama and became the longest-serving United States attorney with a 27-year-long career spanning five administrations.

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  • New South Korean president in calls with China, Japan leaders
New South Korean president in calls with China, Japan leaders

Moon began his duties earlier in the day by receiving a briefing about North Korea from Army Gen. In a speech at the National Assembly hours after being declared the victor of Tuesday's election, Moon pledged to work for peace on the Korean Peninsula amid growing worry over the North's expanding nuclear weapons and missiles program.

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  • Texas Legislature passes ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'
Texas Legislature passes ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick , who for years championed the measure , cheered the bill's passage late Wednesday. The House approved Senate Joint Resolution 2 in a 94-51 vote. Other proposals would have created exceptions for homeless shelters and domestic violence centers, but Republicans rejected those amendments. Charles Perry , said the bill has be...

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  • Russian government releases photos of Oval Office meeting
Russian government releases photos of Oval Office meeting

According to the Times, four congressional sources, including Sen. The meeting hadn't been listed on the president's official schedule. NBC's Andrea Mitchell yelled amid a flurry of similar questions as Tillerson quickly exited. internal affairs. It was Kislyak who met with former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, meetings tha...

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  • What James Comey's firing reveals about the Trump White House
What James Comey's firing reveals about the Trump White House

There's a report that President Trump was upset that Comey would not allow his recent testimony before the Senate to be reviewed and this disloyal act is what led Trump to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director. According to Wall Street Journal , Comey was stepping up the investigation because he found evidence of possible collusion bet...

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  • Ambition to meet reality as China gathers world for Silk Road summit
Ambition to meet reality as China gathers world for Silk Road summit

Sourabh Gupta, a senior specialist with the Institute for China-America Studies, said the BRI should be understood in terms of existing great and rising major powers, and how countries can create an global system that is inclusive and in which all participants can frame the rules.

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  • Mass. opioid deaths rose 16 percent -- to 38 per week -- in 2016
Mass. opioid deaths rose 16 percent -- to 38 per week -- in 2016

Fentanyl is a fast-acting synthetic opioid that is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine and 30 to 50 times more potent than heroin. Preliminary analysis of 2016 statewide data shows there were 680 opioid-related overdose deaths in Washington.

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  • EU hails growth but warns of uncertainty in UK over Brexit
EU hails growth but warns of uncertainty in UK over Brexit

The commission expects public finances to improve but, it notes that risks to the fiscal outlook remain. That is compared with predictions made in the winter of 1.6% growth in 2017 and 1.8% in 2018. Looking at the European economy as a whole, the report said that the EU has entered its fifth year of recovery, and growth was expected to contin...

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  • Former official says she warned White House about Flynn
Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

Former Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates testified at a high-profile hearing on Monday that she had warned the White House in January that Flynn had been compromised and could have been vulnerable to blackmail by Russian Federation.

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  • Tillerson thanks Russian envoy for coming to DC
Tillerson thanks Russian envoy for coming to DC

The meeting was the highest-level encounter between the U.S. administration and Moscow since Trump's inauguration. Relations apparently deteriorated between the USA and Russian Federation after U.S. A Russian plan to stabilize Syria after more than six years of civil war is the most urgent foreign policy topic on the agenda. Comey's dismissal...

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