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It comes just days after the second Kabul Peace Process conference in which Afghan President Ashraf Ghani made a peace offer to militants. Since a US-led intervention in Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks overthrew the Taliban regime, the Islamist group has been under pressure to renounce its hardline ideals.
  • Pakistan's ruling PML-N appoints Shahbaz Sharif as new chief

    Pakistan's ruling PML-N appoints Shahbaz Sharif as new chief

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    The CWC also elected the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as the "PML-N's Quaid for life". The elder Sharif may also attend the CWC meeting where the interim party president will be elected. The Punjab post fell vacant after the promotion of Shahbaz Sharif who has held it for many years. Though attempts are already being made to target Mian Shahbaz Sharif as he is seen as the strongman of the party and that is why sudden activation of NAB in Punjab and arrest of his close aides ...
  • Encounter between militants, security forces in Bandipora

    Encounter between militants, security forces in Bandipora

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    Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said that certain sections of media mostly on cyber platforms are carrying news related to Hajin in a manner which is not correct. Following his encounter, however, the locals erupted in protest, refusing to hand over the deceased's body to the forces. From mid 90's to later part of last decade Hajin was out of bounds for militants as it was the hometown of the most dreaded renegade Kuka Parray, a star anti-militancy commander.
  • DFS Requests Information on Deutsche, Other Banks' Dealings With Jared Kushner

    DFS Requests Information on Deutsche, Other Banks' Dealings With Jared Kushner

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    The New York Times reported Wednesday that Kushner held meetings with Apollo Global Management founder Joshua Harris previous year on multiple occasions. "Our company is a multibillion enterprise that is extremely financially strong". He also is an adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of NY. "Prior to our CEO voluntarily resigning to serve our country, we never had any type of inquiries", Ms.
  • Houthis killed in Red Sea coastal area of Yemen in 2 days

    Houthis killed in Red Sea coastal area of Yemen in 2 days

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    A council resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by Russia, China, the United States, France or Britain to pass. For months now, the United States has been pressurizing to condemn Iran and to enforce sanctions upon the country after Houthi militia fired ballistic missiles towards Saudi Arabia in 2017.
  • Turkish Women Sentenced to Death for Belonging to ISIL in Iraq

    Turkish Women Sentenced to Death for Belonging to ISIL in Iraq

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    Last week, a Turkish woman was sentenced to death for membership in the terrorist organization. The Iraqi Criminal Court yesterday sentenced 15 Turkish women to death for belonging to Daesh. " Iraqi security officers are routinely denying relatives of suspected ISIS members the security clearance needed to obtain identity cards and other documents, " HRW said.
  • Tamimi family and IDF spar over truth in teen's skull injury

    Tamimi family and IDF spar over truth in teen's skull injury

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    The village has been witnessing intensive night raids by Israeli army, said the village head, since the detention of the Palestinian resistance icon, 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi on December 17, after a video of her slapping an Israeli soldiers who stormed her home went viral on the internet.
  • France confirms authenticity of stolen Degas painting found on bus

    France confirms authenticity of stolen Degas painting found on bus

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    None of the riders claimed ownership of the suitcase or the painting within it. It was the only time non-dancers ever appeared in the aristocratic ballet-loving artist's work inspired by life at the opera. Culture Minister Françoise Nyssen hailed the "rediscovery of a precious work belonging to the national collections, the disappearance of which represented a heavy loss for French impressionist heritage".
  • Famous Jerusalem church shut over tax protest

    Famous Jerusalem church shut over tax protest

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    The Church claims that the measure is a "systematic campaign against the churches and the Christian community in the Holy Land, in flagrant violation of the existing status quo". One man knelt and prayed as workers began putting metal barriers around the entrance. The churches are also protesting Al-Quds municipality's new policy on municipal tax payments for church property.
  • Alberta lifts ban on BC wine imports

    Alberta lifts ban on BC wine imports

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    Bilous says the message is getting through in B.C., but a new Angus Reid poll shows Canadians are split, half support Alberta's position and half support B.C.'s position. "We are prepared to confirm that right in the courts". We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles.
  • Four killed as southern Alberta plane crashes in Colorado

    Four killed as southern Alberta plane crashes in Colorado

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    Jen Knellinger, a spokeswoman for the Colorado Wing Civil Air Patrol , says search crews found the wreckage of the Piper Lance on Friday evening in an area rutted with canyons and covered in up to a foot (0.3 meters) of snow. "If anyone knows anyone who works at an airport between Grand Junction and Albuquerque, my family was flying their plane and went missing around noon today, if anyone heard anything from C-GYGY please, anything".
  • Trump says arm United States teachers; they love kids as others don't

    Trump says arm United States teachers; they love kids as others don't

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    NRA chief Wayne LaPierre hit back at what he called "the shameful politicisation of tragedy", fighting a rearguard defence against street protests and mounting demands to tighten America's permissive gun laws. "My administration, I think, has had the most successful first year in the history of the presidency", said Trump, explaining "the war on American energy" is over, including against "beautiful clean coal".
  • Democrats defend Russian Federation inquiry in memo

    Democrats defend Russian Federation inquiry in memo

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    Trump also took Twitter to term the missive "a total political and legal BUST". Some of that material remains redacted in the version of the memo made public Saturday. Nunes announced that the Schiff memo was being released as he spoke to the Conservative Political Action Conference at the National Habor in Maryland Saturday evening.
  • Kushner's clearance up to chief of staff Kelly

    Kushner's clearance up to chief of staff Kelly

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    Trump said that Kushner has been "treated very unfairly" and criticized the process by which people receive security clearances. White House officials had not ruled out the idea of Trump potentially using his executive authority to grant Kushner a permanent security clearance, which would circumvent the traditional process.
  • Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM resigns

    Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM resigns

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    They have four daughters together. The ABC has been told the woman, who has a high profile in WA, elected to raise her concerns directly with the National Party and is prepared to stand by her claims. "I just thought that has to be the straw that breaks the camel's back", he said. Barnaby Joyce , Australia's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, speaks during a media conference in the town of Armidale, Australia, February 23, 2018 .
  • Woman held after vehicle strikes gates of The White House

    Woman held after vehicle strikes gates of The White House

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    He thanked Joyce for his service as deputy prime minister. "My friends from Congress listening to that?" His immigration demands have upset lawmakers, mostly Democrats. During the news conference, Trump said he would let his chief of staff, retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, decide whether Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, should be given a waiver under new protocols for security clearances put in place by Kelly.
  • New Shipping Sanctions Declared on North Korea

    New Shipping Sanctions Declared on North Korea

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    But it has been more than two months since its last missile test. "The entire United States is within range of our nuclear weapons, and a nuclear button is always on my desk". The sanctions block any property or assets of the entities named. Moon made the comments to Ivanka Trump. "It really is a rogue nation". North Korea is known to falsify and hide information displayed on North Korean vessels, and conduct ship-to-ship transfers prohibited under a UN Security Council resolution ...