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A railroad guard posted at the ungated crossing signaled for the van to stop but the driver, who was also killed in the crash, ignored the signal and crashed into the train. In September 2017, minister Piyush Goyal had said all unmanned crossings would be removed "within a year". The chief minister was visiting the accident spot where he was met with angry protesters shouting slogans against the railway and local administration.
  • Armenia: calls for new rally after talks on replacing prime minister halted

    Armenia: calls for new rally after talks on replacing prime minister halted

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    It was not immediately clear whether that signalled specific support for Pashinyan's candidacy or not. People celebrate Armenian prime minister Serzh Sarkisian's resignation in downtown Yerevan, April 23, 2018. He was first elected president in a hotly disputed 2008 ballot marred by opposition allegations of fraud and a deadly post-election government crackdown on protesters in Yerevan.
  • Bukit Aman release actual photo of suspect in Dr Fadi's murder

    Bukit Aman release actual photo of suspect in Dr Fadi's murder

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    Batsh's expertise in making weapons could have made him a target - militants in Hamas-ruled Gaza regularly fire rockets at southern Israel, usually without causing casualties. Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said Mossad had been behind past attempts to kill Palestinian scientists, and the attack on Mr Batsh "follows this sequence".
  • Congress doesn't believe in any constitutional institution: BJP

    Congress doesn't believe in any constitutional institution: BJP

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    Gandhi dared Modi to allow him to speak on the Rafale deal for just 15 minutes inside the parliament. Rahul said that in constitutional bodies, they are being pressed. He further said, "The Congress Party will stand together to defend the concerns of Dalits and weaker sections of the society, wherever the RSS and BJP attack them".
  • Saudi Arabia drone regulations nearly finalized

    Saudi Arabia drone regulations nearly finalized

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    Amateur footage circulating earlier on social media showed loud gunfire that lasted for at least 30 seconds. Saudi officials said King Salman was not at the palace when the incident took place. "The king was at his farm in Diriya", the official said, naming another area of Riyadh. Most of the detainees have been released after reaching settlements with the government.
  • Why the US Senate should confirm Mike Pompeo

    Why the US Senate should confirm Mike Pompeo

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    Bush's pick for ambassador to the United Nations. Trump and his allies accuse Democrats of playing politics. Mike Pompeo's nomination for secretary of state received a boost Thursday with support from Democratic Sen. Sanders told Fox & Friends early Monday morning that "at some point, Democrats have to decide whether they love this country more than they hate this president".
  • Castro era over in Cuba

    Castro era over in Cuba

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    The certain approval of Diaz-Canel by members of the unfailingly unanimous National Assembly will install someone from outside the Castro family in the country's highest government office for the first time in almost six decades. She said "It's the whole system that is corrupt". U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the first woman to ever lead the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee and now the chairwoman of the U.S.
  • McConnell: I won't put legislation to protect Mueller on Senate floor

    McConnell: I won't put legislation to protect Mueller on Senate floor

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    That was the most forceful refusal we've heard from McConnell about a bill to protect Mueller , which is expected to get a committee vote as soon as this week after overcoming months of hurdles in behind-the-scenes negotiations. Given that Trump has made very clear he does want to fire Mueller , rejecting such a bill is a risky move on McConnell's part. During the meeting, Grassley addressed why he was brining the bill up in committee after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stated it would ...
  • Brexit: No 10 still 'confident' of Irish border solution

    Brexit: No 10 still 'confident' of Irish border solution

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    Red line on Northern Ireland: Brussels officials reportedly made clear that "none of the United Kingdom customs options will work - none of them". Mrs May has said remaining part of a customs union would "betray the vote of the British people" and " not be compatible with a meaningful independent trade policy ".
  • Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani joins Trump's legal team

    Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani joins Trump's legal team

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    In bringing on Giuliani, a former USA attorney for the Southern District of NY, the President adds a high-profile name, trusted confidant and dogged defender in an investigation that Trump has denounced as a "witch hunt". Rosenbaum, the firm's executive chairman. "They've been saying I'm going to get rid of them for the last three months, four months, five months", Mr.
  • Western Isles presence at Royal Wedding

    Western Isles presence at Royal Wedding

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    The bride-to-be cut a stylish figure as she joined Prince Harry Wednesday for a youth forum celebrating the Commonwealth. "I'm confused and a little distraught because here is a person knowing the position she's in and knowing the scrutiny she's under and yet she has forgotten her flesh and blood".
  • Romania to be first European Union member to move embassy to Jerusalem?

    Romania to be first European Union member to move embassy to Jerusalem?

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    Dragnea insisted that moving the embassy was only a practical response to the fact that Jerusalem was the de facto seat of the Israeli government, and was a way to show the U.S. European Union officials said the bloc will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital only following a mutually-agreed upon peace deal between that country and the Palestinian leadership, which also claims Jerusalem as their capital in a future state.
  • Opposition seeks impeachment of Chief Justice

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    The MPs who signed the notice are from Congress , NCP, CPI (M), CPI, Samajwadi Party , Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) and NSP. It is the first time that political parties have sought to impeach a chief justice. "The Constitution has many paths". Based on the committee's recommendation, the Presiding Officer will take a call on admitting the motion. An impeachment motion in the Rajya Sabha has to be supported by at least 50 MPs of the Upper House , while the number of MPs supporting ...