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January 21, 2018 1:38 am

Details of the incident, including information on any casualties, were unclear but the attackers appeared to have included suicide bombers, ministry spokesman Najib Danish said.

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January 20, 2018 9:31 pm

Trump said the shutdown showed the need to win more Republican seats in 2018 mid-term elections

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January 20, 2018 9:05 pm

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said the naval ship USS Hopper sailed within 12 nautical miles of Huangyan Dao on January 17 without China's permission.

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January 20, 2018 5:39 pm

Trump's failure to win passage by the US Congress of a stopgap bill to maintain funding for the federal government further damaged his self-crafted image as a dealmaker who would repair the broken culture in Washington

January 20, 2018 5:44 pm

While these are some of the few controversies that dominated the Trump administration's maiden year in the White House, the shadow of Russian collusion hangs over their head in 2018 as well.

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January 20, 2018 3:32 pm

Trump, while promising to pursue what he called the ``ultimate deal'' between Israel and the Palestinians, has promised to reverse virtually everything Obama stood for.

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January 20, 2018 2:31 pm

Unveiling the new defence strategy, Mattis told a Washington audience great power competition—not terrorism—is now the primary focus of America's national security.

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January 20, 2018 2:23 pm

Rakhine state Chief Minister Nyi Pu "insisted on completion of the finishing touches on buildings, medical clinics and sanitation infrastructures" during a visit to repatriation camps in the state on Friday, the Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper said.

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January 20, 2018 1:41 pm

On the evening of Jan. 17, the missile destroyer USS Hopper came within 12 nautical miles of Huangyan Island in the South China Sea, the ministry said on its website on Saturday.

US government shutdown: Reactions and the blame-game
January 20, 2018 12:43 pm

The shutdown began at 12:01 am (local time) after a few Republicans joined Democrats in blocking the crucial measure would have provided short-term funding for the Pentagon and other federal agencies.

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January 20, 2018 12:26 pm

Donald Trump told Reuters in an interview this week he was considering a big "fine" against China for forcing US companies to transfer their intellectual property to China as a cost of doing business there.

January 20, 2018 12:17 pm

Past government shutdowns have done little lasting damage to the U.S. economy, but put hundreds of thousands of "non-essential" federal workers on temporary unpaid leave.

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January 20, 2018 12:09 pm

This was the fourth technical exchange on the fight against drug trafficking since Cuban and US authorities established the law enforcement dialogue framework in November 2015.

January 20, 2018 11:59 am

US government shutdown: Here's a look at what the parties are fighting over and what it means.

Pakistan raises Kulbhushan Jadhav's case in UNSC debate on Afghanistan
January 20, 2018 11:47 am

"Those who talk of changing mindset need to look within, at their own record of subversion against my country as our capture of an Indian spy has proven beyond doubt," Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN Maleeha Lodhi told the members of the UN Security Council, without naming Jadhav.

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January 20, 2018 11:31 am

The 32-year-old was sentenced to three life terms under a plea agreement that spared him the death penalty.

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January 20, 2018 11:29 am

The company said it would email 677,775 people in the United States who followed, retweeted or liked content from accounts associated with the Internet Research Agency (IRA) during the election.

January 20, 2018 11:20 am

Mattis is laying out a broad new strategy for the Defense Department. And he warns that all aspects of the military's competitive warfighting edge have eroded.

January 20, 2018 2:07 pm

US government shutdown: Here's how key parts of the federal government will be affected.

Russia exhorts Trump to counter 'Russo-phobic' intrigues
January 20, 2018 10:54 am

Trump has been trying for months to cast investigations into his campaign as a "witch hunt'' and partisan "hoax''.

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January 20, 2018 11:53 am

US government shutdown: In shutdowns, nonessential government employees are furloughed, or placed on temporary unpaid leave.

US and Pakistan clash at UN over Afghanistan
January 20, 2018 10:19 am

The exchange followed the Trump administration's announcement this month that it was suspending military aid to Pakistan until it takes decisive action against militants.

Trump signs bill renewing surveillance of foreign targets overseas
January 20, 2018 10:03 am

FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017 permits to share information that prevents terrorist attacks and cybercrimes.

January 20, 2018 10:21 am

In shutdowns, nonessential government employees are furloughed, or placed on temporary unpaid leave. Workers deemed essential, including those dealing with public safety and national security, keep working.

'Watching my family burn': Woman frantic after copter crash
January 20, 2018 8:29 am

"I'm watching my family burn in a fire,'' Andra Cobb screamed on the call. "I don't know what to do. There's a big fire. I'm covered in gasoline.''

US likely to designate embassy in Jerusalem as early as 2019
January 20, 2018 7:51 am

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been considering several options since President Donald Trump, late last year, declared Jerusalem to be Israel's capital and announced the United States would finally move its embassy there from Tel Aviv.

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January 20, 2018 7:31 am

Aides said some of Trump's advisers had argued against him attending the World Economic Forum in order to steer clear of the event, which brings together political leaders, CEOs and top bankers.

Corruption is 'social virus' infecting Latin America, says Pope Francis
January 20, 2018 7:22 am

"How much evil is done to our Latin American people and the democracies of this content by this social virus,'' the pope said. "Everything being done to combat this social scourge deserves our utmost attention.''

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January 19, 2018 8:44 pm

Elbridge Colby, deputy assistant secretary of defence for strategy and force development, said at a briefing with reporters that Russia was far more brazen than China in its use of military power.

January 19, 2018 6:55 pm

"We believe that as a result of the conflict, a lack of investment over the years, and the poverty ... that there are 4 million children now in need across Iraq," said Peter Hawkins, UNICEF chief representative in the country.

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January 19, 2018 5:39 pm

Russia's Investigative Committee said the attacker, a ninth-grader, attacked a group of seventh-grade students with an axe at a school just outside the Siberian city of Ulan-Ude, then set the room ablaze.

January 19, 2018 4:56 pm

Wynne appointed 38-year-old Malhi, a Liberal Member of Provincial Parliament for Brampton-Springdale, as the Minister of the Status of Women. Malhi is the daughter of Canada's first Sikh MP Gurbax Singh Malhi.

Pakistan's ace in poker match with US: Afghan air routes
January 19, 2018 3:50 pm

It's an action that would hurt the US-backed military fight against the Taliban.

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January 19, 2018 3:33 pm

A half-dozen Rohingya elders, saying they represented 40 villages from Rakhine, showed the list of demands to a Reuters reporter at the Kutupalong refugee camp, where most of the 655,500 Rohingya refugees are staying.

Trump signs bill renewing surveillance of foreign targets overseas
January 19, 2018 3:04 pm

According to Donald Trump, John Kelly did not tell lawmakers that he was uninformed about immigration.

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January 19, 2018 2:45 pm

Guy's statement has come during the ongoing visit of state premier Daniel Andrews who before leaving for his first official visit to India launched the state government's strategy document aimed towards doubling exports with India in next 10 years.