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We understand that this is in spite of an interim order by a Kenyan High Court, instructing the Government to allow the TV stations to resume transmission. "He publicly declared that he is the General of NRM, which is already declared a proscribed group". The opposition claimed the election process was rigged and the result illegitimate.
  • Know your budget: Health Sector

    Know your budget: Health Sector

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    With this, the defence budget is only 1.57 per cent of GDP in 2018-19, as against the repeated demand of the armed forces that defence spending should not be below 2 per cent of the GDP, considering the hostile neighbourhood of the country.
  • USA concern about reports of chlorine gas use in Syria

    USA concern about reports of chlorine gas use in Syria

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    However it was "highly likely" that Syria had stockpiled some of its weapons after the 2013 intervention, the Trump administration officials said in a briefing reported by Reuters . Senior US officials claimed the Syrian government may be developing new types of chemical weapons. Assad is a member of the Alawite sect, an offshoot of Shiite Islam that forms a minority of Syria's population.
  • Three soldiers die in Kashmir avalanche

    Three soldiers die in Kashmir avalanche

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    However, three soldiers succumbed at 92 base hospital Badamibagh, Srinagar . Last January in a series of four avalanches 24 people, including 20 soldiers and four civilians had died. The same day, two soldiers had also gone missing Kupwara district's Nowgam sector. Eleven people including an official of Border Roads Organization (BRO's) Project Beacon were killed after massive avalanches struck at two different places on the high altitude Sadhana Top along the strategic Srinagar-Tangdhar ...
  • Influential Diplomat Steps Down Amid Large-Scale Exodus at State Dept

    Influential Diplomat Steps Down Amid Large-Scale Exodus at State Dept

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    In an interview, Shannon, who holds the rank of "career ambassador" - the highest in the foreign service - said he was retiring for personal and not political reasons. Morale remains low among many remaining employees, and Shannon sometimes privately counseled some of them. He acknowledged that political transitions in Washington were hard for career civil servants, but said the number of those at the State Department who had left for political reasons was "quite small".
  • Sonia expresses concern over current situation in country

    Sonia expresses concern over current situation in country

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    However, Azad dismissed speculations of the meeting being a precursor to UPA-III, saying there is only a broad consensus among the non-NDA parties to oust the present government. While some leaders referred to the attempts at communal polarisation and mentioned the ruling BJP's alleged efforts to create tension in the name of the Tiranga Yatra, nearly every speaker dwelt on the crisis-like situation in agriculture and employment.
  • MI dog qualifies for $360 unemployment check

    MI dog qualifies for $360 unemployment check

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    A MI man says he received a letter notifying him that the family dog had been approved for state unemployment benefits. The letter informed Haddock that Ryder had qualified for a $360 a week payment, he told WZZM . The UIA announced it's creating a special investigative unit to handle the recent increase in false claims, according to WZZM. "Criminals get a hold of people's personal information like name, address and Social Security numbers and file a false claim".
  • Canada Senate passes bill to make national anthem gender neutral

    Canada Senate passes bill to make national anthem gender neutral

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    Several bills were drafted between then and now, but each one failed to pass. WATCH: Did Canada need to make its anthem gender neutral? O Canada! Our home and native land! Senators passed legislation on Wednesday to change the second line of the anthem from "in all thy sons command" to "in all of us command" to become more inclusive.
  • Canada's famous groundhogs issue clashing weather predictions

    Canada's famous groundhogs issue clashing weather predictions

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    Groundhog forecasting is based on a German legend surrounding Candlemas. Legend has it that if the groundhog sees a shadow due to clear weather, the animal will retreat to its den in a sign that winter will persist for six more weeks. The mayor of South Bruce Peninsula, Janice Jackson, said this year's albino groundhog was found in a backyard as a replacement for the Willie that died last September.