• Delhi professor's book on food security becomes best seller at WTO meet

    Delhi professor's book on food security becomes best seller at WTO meet

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    Read alsoUkraine files another suit against Russian Federation with WTO " Ukraine will continue to support the WTO members' efforts to improve the existing trade rules, because we remain committed to a predictable, rule-based multilateral trading system based on the principles of non-discrimination, liberalization, transparency, predictability and special treatment for less developed member countries", the press service stressed.
  • Hogan urges reauthorization of children's health program

    Hogan urges reauthorization of children's health program

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    Jimmy Kimmel opens up about newborn son's heart condition on " Jimmy Kimmel LIve! ". He may have pooped but he's fine, ' he told the audience. He has one more surgery - this is wonderful - he had an operation a week ago. "This is literally a life and death program for kids.This is not a hypothetical. It's always had bipartisan support, but this year, they let the money for it expire while they work on getting tax cuts for their millionaire and billionaire donors", Kimmel explained.
  • Watford boss Marco Silva: 'Crystal Palace defeat is unbelievable'

    Watford boss Marco Silva: 'Crystal Palace defeat is unbelievable'

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    All 10 of Crystal Palace's Premier League goals this season have come at Selhurst Park. The goals came at either end of a largely boring game and it took Watford just three minutes to stun a raucous home crowd with the opener. Watford boss Marco Silva has claimed that his side need to start to show a ruthless streak in order to remain in the top half of the Premier League standings .
  • No more United States role in peace process, Abbas declares

    No more United States role in peace process, Abbas declares

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    He slammed Trump's declaration as a "crime" and a "gift" to the "Zionist movement" - as if he "were giving away an American city" - adding that Washington no longer had any role to play in the Middle East peace process. Security Council resolution rejecting the US move, but gave few details on other measures they would take. The move was hailed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and by leaders across much of the Israeli political spectrum, but rejected by the global community.
  • Gujarat hustings: Modi''s last lap campaign glitz showcases seaplane

    Gujarat hustings: Modi''s last lap campaign glitz showcases seaplane

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    The campaigning has come to an end. Gandhi started his day by offering prayers at the famous Lord Jagannath temple here. Besides Abdullah, the opposition Congress too took a dig at Modi's style of pulling the curtains down on his campaign, calling the seaplane ride a "distraction" from real issues and a "hawa hawai" (gas).
  • Merriam-Webster Expertly Sums Up 2017 With Its Word Of The Year

    Merriam-Webster Expertly Sums Up 2017 With Its Word Of The Year

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    Several key moments of 2017 justify the selection of " feminism " as Merriam-Webster's word of the year. The word soared again in the dictionary's online searches with the emergence of #MeToo movement. Additionally, entertainment projects such as the Wonder Woman film and Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale also helped to drive " feminism " to be the most-searched term of the year.
  • Congress grants 1-year martial law extension in Mindanao

    Congress grants 1-year martial law extension in Mindanao

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    On the part of the Senate, 14 voted yes while four voted no. Wednesday's move was approved by 226 legislators in the House of Representatives against 23 objections. Though Duterte enjoys massive public support, his plan to extend martial law and frequent threats to expand it elsewhere is contentious in a country that suffered nine years of oppression under the rule of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos in the 1970s.
  • PM Modi, Manmohan Singh shake hands

    PM Modi, Manmohan Singh shake hands

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    Why was the MEA (Ministry of External Affairs) India not in the loop? "India should stop dragging Pakistan into its electoral debate and win victories on own strength rather than fabricated conspiracies, which are utterly baseless and irresponsible", read the tweet.
  • Officials deny permits for commemorating violent Charlottesville rally

    Officials deny permits for commemorating violent Charlottesville rally

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    When submitting the application in late November, Kessler stated that the 2018 event was aimed to memorialize "the sacrifices made by political dissidents" and "rally against civil rights abuses", according to The Hill. Shurtleff. Those were denied too. Kessler, writing on Twitter , pledged to appeal the "bogus" decision, maintaining that a rally would still take place on August 11 and August 12 next year.
  • Praise for West Yorkshire Police in new annual inspection report

    Praise for West Yorkshire Police in new annual inspection report

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    Finally, Inspectors found a clear focus on wellbeing, including the emotional and mental health of all of the Constabulary's officers and staff. It warned that police must have sufficient grounds to exercise the "intrusive" power, with its disproportionate use on BAME communities "continuing to threaten trust and confidence in the police".