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Lawyer Prashant Bhushan , representing the Rohingya , said the Indian constitution "provides equal rights and liberty to every person", including non-citizens. The Rohingya are considered illegal immigrants in Myanmar, where they are denied citizenship. Given the global pressure on India to provide shelter to the refugees, the Home Minister said, "India won't be violating any worldwide law by deporting Rohingyas from India, as it isn't a signatory to 1951 UN Refugee Convention".
  • S. Korea approves $8m in aid to N

    S. Korea approves $8m in aid to N

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    President Moon Jae-in has extended an invitation to North Korea for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. The drills are expected to be another demonstration of force by the United States and its allies as tensions around the peninsula continue to rise following North Korea's sixth nuclear test on September 3.
  • British PM seeks to restore cabinet unity ahead of Brexit speech

    British PM seeks to restore cabinet unity ahead of Brexit speech

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    This could mean agreeing to payments to Brussels... The foreign secretary and prime minister were due to travel back from the United Nations in NY together on Wednesday night. Labour MP and leading Remain campaigner Chuka Umunna said after the PM's speech: "It is truly astonishing that our Prime Minister should outline Britain's foreign policy at the United Nations and not even mention the biggest single issue in our worldwide relations - Brexit".
  • United Nations is failing the world, Theresa May tells global leaders

    United Nations is failing the world, Theresa May tells global leaders

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    Her speech was heard by a handful of diplomats - with vacant seats far outnumbering the officials in the audience. Extraordinarily, the attack came - in a speech to scores of world leaders - just hours ahead of a face-to-face meeting with Mr Trump, only their second encounter.Earlier this year, when the President triggered a furious backlash by announcing the United States would pull out of the landmark Paris agreement to curb carbon emissions, Ms May refused to directly criticise him.
  • North Korea just launched another missile over Japan

    North Korea just launched another missile over Japan

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    Both flew over southern Hokkaido. A week ago, the 15-member U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted its ninth sanctions resolution since 2006 over North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. A UN General Assembly meeting will be held on on Tuesday, with North Korea's nuclear threat expected to be high on the agenda. The council " stressed the importance of working to reduce tension in the Korean Peninsula" - and it reiterated the importance of maintaining peace and ...
  • MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell berates staff in leaked footage

    MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell berates staff in leaked footage

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    Following a chemical attack in Syria earlier this year, O'Donnell accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of orchestrating the killings to help distract from other issues facing President Donald Trump . " Stop the hammering! " O'Donnell bellowed at his team in the leaked video. "In that clip, O'Reilly can not understand what is written on the cue card and then explodes to shouting, "(Expletive) it! Call f*****g Phil Griffin [MSNBC president].
  • Tony Abbott Assaulted By Same-Sex Marriage Supporter In Hobart

    Tony Abbott Assaulted By Same-Sex Marriage Supporter In Hobart

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    Mr Abbott , the country's right-wing former Prime Minister, has been a vocal opponent of same-sex marriage as voters have their say on the issue in a binding postal vote. "You want to understand the position that others might have been in but you know, the days when we were cruel to people on the basis of their sexuality, I think, have long gone".
  • Indiana GOP says Trump visiting state next week

    Indiana GOP says Trump visiting state next week

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    The sponsors say their proposal would let states decide what health care programs work best for their residents. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, however, said in a press conference earlier Monday that he was exploring any ways his conference could prevent the bill, which was also coauthored by Sen.
  • United States to provide $32 million in aid to Rohingya fleeing Myanmar

    United States to provide $32 million in aid to Rohingya fleeing Myanmar

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    Rohingya activists have used the platform to post alleged scenes of brutality from the conflict zone, where humanitarian and media access is severely restricted, while the army and government deliver near-daily updates on the crisis. There are fears tens of thousands of terrified Rohingya villagers are on the move inside Rakhine desperately short of basic necessities. Aung San Suu Kyi , the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize victor for her long struggle for democracy in Myanmar, does not control the ...
  • North Korea: Trump's threats are 'the sound of a dog barking'

    North Korea: Trump's threats are 'the sound of a dog barking'

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    That's what the United Nations is for. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters on Wednesday night that US-led sanctions against North Korea are starting to take effect with the North experiencing fuel shortages. The decision about whether and when to try to shoot down an incoming rocket belongs to the US alone. "And this is why there is a clear disagreement on this point with the American president", Merkel said.
  • Video of Chicago teen Kenneka Jenkins walking into freezer 'doesn't exist'

    Video of Chicago teen Kenneka Jenkins walking into freezer 'doesn't exist'

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    It appears to show Jenkins sitting on a bed in a hotel room, surrounded by others. It doesn't exist , a spokesperson for the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel & Conference Center tells CBS Chicago. Stephens III said in the statement to The Chicago Sun-Times . On Tuesday, attorney Larry Rogers Jr. toured the hotel for about an hour. "[The hotel] never checked".