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US election 2016: Trump cries foul as FBI clears Clinton

(Web Desk) – Donald Trump has accused the FBI of impropriety after it once again said that Hillary Clinton should not face criminal charges over her emails. The FBI director said a fresh inquiry into the Democratic candidate’s communications found nothing to change the bureau’s conclusion this summer. The Clinton campaign said it was “glad”

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Turkey’s pro-Kurdish HDP partially boycotts parliament after arrests

(Web Desk ) – Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition announced a partial boycott of parliament on Sunday, saying it was “halting its legislative efforts” after its leaders and other lawmakers were detained in a move which drew international condemnation. The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), the second-largest opposition grouping in Turkey’s parliament, said it would not fully withdraw,

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Delhi smog: Schools closed for three days as pollution worsens

(Web Desk) – Delhi’s chief minister has shut all schools in the Indian capital for three days as its citizens struggle with choking smog. After an emergency cabinet meeting, Arvind Kejriwal promised a raft of measures to combat the extreme air pollution. All construction and demolition work has been banned for five days in the

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Syria conflict: Rebel force targets IS ‘capital’ Raqqa

(Web Desk)- A US-backed Kurdish and Arab force says it is starting an operation to capture Raqqa, so-called Islamic State’s “capital” in Syria. The Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) say they will be aided by US-led coalition air strikes and will begin in hours. They have also warned civilians to steer clear of areas where IS

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Trump rushed off stage in frenzied final days of campaigning

NEVADA (Reuters) – Republican Donald Trump was rushed off stage by security agents at a rally in Reno, Nevada, on Saturday night after a perceived security threat as he and Democrat Hillary Clinton swept across states that could prove decisive in Tuesday’s presidential election. Two security agents seized Trump by the shoulders and hustled him

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Kashmir Council to raise latest facts concerning atrocities in IHK

BRUSSELS (Sarzameen News) – Most Recent data collected from Indian held Kashmir (IHK) would be raised during programs being arranged by Kashmir Council EU in connection with upcoming Kashmir EU-Week in European Parliament in Brussels. According to a press release issued here on Saturday, the Kashmir EU-Week’s programs comprising international conferences, seminars, debates, workshops, video

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‘Dramatic’ action needed to cut emissions, slow rise in global temperature: UN

UNITED NATIONS (Monitoring Desk) – As the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change comes into force on Friday, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has urged the world to “dramatically” step up its efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions “by some 25 per cent more than those pledged in Paris last year”, to meet the

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China stands by Pakistan in every hour of need: Chinese Defence Minister

BEIJING (Monitoring Desk) – China says it stands by Pakistan in every hour of need.This was stated by Chinese Defence Minister General Chang Wanquan while talking to Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman who called on him at Beijing on Friday. Chinese Defence Minister has lauded the role of Pakistan Air

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Clinton touts optimism against Trump’s grim warnings

CLEVELAND,:  Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump brandished starkly different visions of America as they headed into a fierce final weekend of campaigning, one celebrating hope as the other bashed corruption. Trump doubled down on his attacks on Clinton as a product of a venal and incompetent establishment, while Clinton headlined an optimistic concert spectacular featuring

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Poor governance of environment, natural resources contributes to outbreak of conflict: UN

WASHINGTON (Monitoring Desk) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday said that, “Poor governance of the environment and natural resources can contribute to the outbreak of conflict. It can fuel and finance existing conflicts and it can increase the risk of relapse.” According to a press release issued by the UN office, the Secretary-General

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