• Turkey claims plot to attack United States consulate thwarted

    Turkey claims plot to attack United States consulate thwarted

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    The embassy in Ankara was closed on Monday as police in the Turkish Black Sea coastal city of Samsun detained four Islamic State suspects while investigating a possible attack plot involving the American facility. The source added that the Turkish police were seeking the remaining eight suspects. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said the US embassy had shared intelligence with Turkey's intelligence and security authorities, leading to "important results".
  • Supreme Court to deliver judgment in unborn case at new Limerick Courthouse

    Supreme Court to deliver judgment in unborn case at new Limerick Courthouse

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    They argued the right to life was protected in the Constitution before 1983 and that people who voted for the Eighth Amendment did not vote to exclude the unborn from all other constitutional protections. In agreeing to hear the appeal urgently, the Supreme Court said there was a "clear advantage" in seeking to address the issues "sooner rather than later, given the systemic importance of the matters debated, not just in the field of immigration law but more widely".
  • Aid convoy quits Syria's Eastern Ghouta amid bombardment

    Aid convoy quits Syria's Eastern Ghouta amid bombardment

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    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor says government bombardment of the area has killed 800 people since February 18, including 80 people killed on Monday alone. In remarks broadcast on state television on Sunday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his forces would push on. During the past weeks of intense fighting, many people in Eastern Ghouta have lost their lives because of the fighting or because they had no access to medical care.
  • Pakistan PM arrives in Kathmandu for two-day visit

    Pakistan PM arrives in Kathmandu for two-day visit

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    Pakistan wants to use this positive environment to take forward the Saarc process, the diplomats said. Nepal is now the chair of the eight-member SAARC comprising Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
  • Congress stage protest in Parliament over PNB scam

    Congress stage protest in Parliament over PNB scam

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    The CBI on Monday said the violation of norms for issuance of Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) to benefit billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi had been going on since 2010. The party said the governments of Modi and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis appear to have given a one-way-ticket to cheat and scoot. "This Rs 22,000 Crore scam can not have been done without a high-level protection".
  • Sergei Skripal: Anti-terror police lead poisoned spy investigation

    Sergei Skripal: Anti-terror police lead poisoned spy investigation

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    If our diplomatic response may be compromised by the consequences of our decision to depart the European Union, it is nonetheless vital that ministers take the proper action to ensure the safety of people living here. The UK will respond "robustly" to any evidence of Russian involvement in the collapse of former spy Skripal, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson warned today .
  • China Says Its 'Moderate' Defense Spending Rises Are No Threat

    China Says Its 'Moderate' Defense Spending Rises Are No Threat

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    Chinese President Xi Jinping announced his intent to abolish the nation's two-term limit for presidents on Sunday, Feb. 25, according to The New York Times . In effect, the proposed change would allow Xi, already China's most powerful leader in decades, to extend his rule over the world's second-largest economy potentially for life.
  • Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

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    Since the start of the calendar year, shares have performed 8.15%. Pggm Investments increased its stake in Sl Green Rlty Corp Com (SLG) by 4.88% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Manufacturers Life The holds 110,624 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Bokf Na has invested 0.08% in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY). First Midwest Bank Trust Division, which manages about $820.52M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Amerisourcebergen Corp (NYSE:ABC) by 8,793 shares ...