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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday lashed out at the BJP-led Centre over Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC ), calling it an attempt to isolate Bengalis, Biharis and Hindus out of the state. Union Home Secretary (N-E), Styendra Garg said, "The published document should be treated as a draft document, not the final NRC". In 2015, the Supreme Court directed the government to update the NRC in a time-bound manner under the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and ...
  • Imposing 'Large Sanctions on Turkey' for Detaining Pastor Brunson

    Imposing 'Large Sanctions on Turkey' for Detaining Pastor Brunson

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    US President Donald Trump has repeatedly called for the pastor's release. Andrew Brunson , who was arrested in 2016 amid a nationwide crackdown in Turkey following a failed military coup , will be transferred later Wednesday from jail to his house in the southwest city of Izmir, according to his lawyer, Ismail Cem Halavurt.
  • Trump blames Obama for alleged Russia's meddling in USA election

    Trump blames Obama for alleged Russia's meddling in USA election

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    On Saturday, the White House released extensive and severely redacted documents related to Carter Page , a campaign advisor to Donald Trump and a suspected agent for Russian Federation. "To get a FISA warrant under federal law, you have to have probable cause that an American citizen in this case is willfully acting as a clandestine agent of a foreign power".
  • Search continues for Iowa college student who went missing while jogging

    Search continues for Iowa college student who went missing while jogging

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    A neighbor saw her jogging, and described her as wearing gym shorts, a black sports bra, and running shoes, according to the Des Moines Register . The next day, he went to Dubuque for his work at a construction company. According to The Register, Calderwood described Tibbetts, who is attending the University of Iowa , as a handsome and positive girl who used to babysit for numerous families in the small Iowa town of Brooklyn .
  • US Ready to Make ‘Real Deal’ with Iran

    US Ready to Make ‘Real Deal’ with Iran

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    The softer tone follows a weekend war of words between Tehran and Washington . Separately, Iran's parliamentary speaker on Tuesday described Trump's comments as "the words of a troublemaker". She declined repeated questions about whether Trump would consider meeting with Rouhani. US President Donald Trump , meanwhile, declared that he was ready to make a "real deal" over its nuclear program.
  • Jeremy Hunt: Real risk of accidental no-deal Brexit

    Jeremy Hunt: Real risk of accidental no-deal Brexit

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    There's more speculation than ever that a Brexit deal won't be reached by next March, when the United Kingdom will leave the EU. About 52 percent of Britain's total US$1.1 trillion trade in goods a year ago was with the European Union and some investors have said such a chaotic scenario would seriously damage both the economies of Britain and the European Union over the short term.
  • Jimmy Kimmel Shreds Trump's Double Standard On Russia And Iran

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    Javad Zarif tweeted: "COLOR US UNIMPRESSED: The world heard even harsher bluster a few months ago. And Iranians have heard them-albeit more civilized ones-for 40 yrs", Zarif tweeted. So the only way he figures that he's going to get reelected - as sure as you're sitting there - is to start a war with Iran. "For the last few years they were pampered by the worldwide community and President Trump came in and said that's it.
  • Israel evacuates hundreds of Syria's White Helmets to Jordan

    Israel evacuates hundreds of Syria's White Helmets to Jordan

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    Some of Iran's military bases in Syria are next to Syrian military compounds or within army barracks, according to the intelligence source adding this complicated the task of singling out Iranian military assets from Syrian army units. Israel ferried 800 members and relatives of the White Helmets who were threatened by the advance of government forces in the provinces of Deraa and Quneitra.
  • Nawaz Sharif

    Nawaz Sharif "Protecting India's Interests", Alleges Imran Khan

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    In a major setback to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) election drive in Lahore, JUP-N (Noorani Group) has put its weight behind Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz's (PML-N) candidate Saad Rafique. A frustrated PPP leader Farhatullah Babar was quoted by newspapers in Pakistan as saying, "Seldom before has the pre-poll process been so vitiated, so unfair and so grotesqueThe invisible political engineers seem desperate for a fragmented and divided parliament that is easier to manipulate".
  • Netanyahu praises Trump, Pompeo after Iran saber-rattling

    Netanyahu praises Trump, Pompeo after Iran saber-rattling

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    Washington initially planned to totally shut Iran out of global oil markets after Mr Trump abandoned the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, demanding all other countries to stop buying its crude by November. Iran has threatened to block oil shipments from the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf if countries heed USA calls to stop buying Iranian oil under US pressure.