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He urged that the Indian side should permit UNMOGIP to play its mandated role as per the UN Security Council resolutions. The number of ceasefire violation by Pakistan in 2016 was 228, the army said. On August 7, the Pakistani Army had violated the ceasefire by firing at Indian posts along the LoC in Baba Khori belt of Naushera sector of Rajouri district.
  • Ashwin's fi-fer helps India bundle out Lanka for 183 : Colombo Test

    Ashwin's fi-fer helps India bundle out Lanka for 183 : Colombo Test

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    Jadeja found guilty of dangerously throwing ball at Sri Lankan batsman. Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was the star bowler for India as he picked up five wickets for 69 in 16.4 overs. Jadeja struck again in his next over as he had Mathews caught behind for 36. India on the brink of another win here. "The wicket will get slower and slower it's not going to be an easy work for tommorrow for sure, we will have to be disciplined we gave a few more runs than we should have ideally given ...
  • At least 8 killed, 18 injured in SE Nigeria church attack

    At least 8 killed, 18 injured in SE Nigeria church attack

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    Attacks on churches are rare in southern Nigeria, where there is a predominantly Christian population. Obiano made the vow when he visited the scene of the killings in company of the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Garba Umar . "Such violent incidents dehumanise our society". He said the gunmen later went on rampage and shot at the remaining worshipers numbering over 100, noting that scores of people were killed in the church while other critically injured worshipers died on the ...
  • Jaitley hits out at CPI(M) for political violence in Kerala

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    The Union Minister, after meeting the distraught family of deceased 34-year-old RSS activist E. Rajesh, said, "Even an enemy country wouldn't do this kind of brutality but a political party did this". The RSS accused the CPM-led Kerala Government of not taking action against the killing of its workers claiming it was "politically beneficial" for the CPM.
  • Putin Chills In Siberia - Media Outlets Propagate Through Memes

    Putin Chills In Siberia - Media Outlets Propagate Through Memes

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin sunbathes during his vacation in the remote Tuva region in southern Siberia. - He asked FBI Director James Comey to ease up on Michael Flynn's contact with Russians then fired him, telling the Russians that pressures on his relationship with Russia would be reduced after the firing, he held a second, unannounced meeting with Putin at the G20, without other US officials present to record it, and is apparently maneuvering to fire special investigator Robert ...
  • China terms India's actions in Doklam as an incursion

    China terms India's actions in Doklam as an incursion

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    China's foreign ministry said in a statement that the Indian military was still in Chinese territory, and that China had acted with a great deal of restraint, demanding that India withdraw its forces. A Chinese foreign ministry statement on Thursday puts emphasis that Beijing and Thimphu conducted joint surveys in the border area and have reached a "basic consensus on the actual state of the border area and the alignment of their boundary".
  • US Navy ends search for sailor thought lost in west Pacific

    US Navy ends search for sailor thought lost in west Pacific

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    Two Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy frigates joined the US vessels and the MSDF destroyer Sazanami and helicopters from the Izumo, its largest warship, in the search operations. Eastern time, officials from 7th Fleet announced. The Chinese ministry said the marine reportedly fell into the water more than 100 nautical miles from Scarborough Shoal, a rocky formation in the South China Sea claimed by China, the Philippines and Taiwan.
  • NY Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed as ambassador to United Kingdom

    NY Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed as ambassador to United Kingdom

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    Johnson's confirmation came as the Senate cleared a number of confirmations before going on recess for the rest of the month. Johnson, a major contributor and fundraiser to the Republican party, switched his allegiance during the 2016 primaries from Jeb Bush to Donald Trump as Trump secured the GOP nomination, NJ.com notes .
  • Iran says nuclear deal violated by new U.S. sanctions

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    Speaking following his swearing-in ceremony, Rouhani criticized the United States for threatening the implementation of the nuclear deal . Foreign Minister Javad Zarif meanwhile told European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini that President Trump was "trying to destroy the nuclear accord at Iran's expense" and said "Europe should be conscious of this", Tasnim reported.
  • Venezuela's Constituent Assembly Removes Attorney General From Office

    Venezuela's Constituent Assembly Removes Attorney General From Office

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    Maduro's government plans to install a new national assembly, which will draft a new national constitution to give the president sweeping new powers. Maduro said, referring to the date of the Constituent Assembly vote. "We're starting a new stage of the struggle, and we're finishing all the discussions within the coalition to put forward a new agenda".
  • European Union insists all parties to Iran nuclear deal abiding by terms

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    Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi also warned that the "hostile" US measures would impact the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal and said Tehran reserved the right to respond, according to state news agency IRNA . The Trump administration and Congress have been busy slapping a variety of sanctions, some unprecedented, on Iran for its conglomerate of belligerence.
  • Uber leased defective cars, knowingly, to drivers in Singapore

    Uber leased defective cars, knowingly, to drivers in Singapore

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    After Uber learned about the vehicle catching fire, it sent notices to drivers that they needed to take the auto in "immediate precaution servicing", but didn't specify the issue. However, as compared to buying vehicles from authorised Honda and Toyota dealers, Uber filled up their fleet with smaller importers, who apparently operate in a 'grey market' - "a legal channel outside manufacturers' authorised networks - where safety, service and legal contracts are hard to enforce".
  • Lebanon border jihadists withdraw to Syria — BBCI

    Lebanon border jihadists withdraw to Syria — BBCI

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    Scores of buses carrying Syrian refugees were expected to move later in the day toward Syria's rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib. JFS militants have also found shelter among the refugee camps around Arsal , home to tens of thousands of civilians who have fled the conflict.
  • Never met Ayesha Gulalai, says Amir Muqam

    Never met Ayesha Gulalai, says Amir Muqam

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    On Wednesday, former party member Ayesha Gulalai accused party chief for sending vulgar text messages to her and other women members of the party. He said that through media, he came to know that Ayesha Gulalai had left PTI. Apparently after Gulalai hurled allegations against Khan, the PTI supporters started targeting her sister in an attempt to vent their anger against the former PTI MNA.
  • Huckabee Blasts 'Globalist' Flake's Criticism of GOP for Supporting Trump

    Huckabee Blasts 'Globalist' Flake's Criticism of GOP for Supporting Trump

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    Of Flake's new book title, " Conscience of a Conservative ", Levin added, "I think it's a great title". To Flake, the only way forward for the GOP is to embrace the small-government philosophy he attributes to Goldwater and Ronald Reagan and to place the pursuit of more open trade and immigration policies at the heart of the party's policy agenda.
  • DoJ's Civil Rights Division to Target Affirmative Action

    DoJ's Civil Rights Division to Target Affirmative Action

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    The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last summer that the use of race as a factor for admissions is lawful was hailed as a win for affirmative action supporters. The practice of race-based college admissions has largely been allowed to stand. As the National Conference of State Legislatures points out, colleges will also encourage minorities to apply to schools by increasing outreach to their communities, while also offering financial assistance.