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PM Modi, who leaves for Sweden on April 16, will be making a brief stop in Berlin for a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. India and Sweden share warm and friendly ties. My visit to London presents another opportunity for both countries to infuse fresh momentum to this growing bilateral engagement. The Prime Minister is also expected to pay tribute at the Basaveshwara statue on the banks of the river Thames, which he had inaugurated during his last visit to the United Kingdom in ...
  • Russia Vetoes Security Council Resolution on Chemical Weapons in Syria

    Russia Vetoes Security Council Resolution on Chemical Weapons in Syria

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    Russian Federation has vetoed a US-drafted United Nations resolution that would have condemned last weekend's suspected gas attack near Damascus and established a new body to determine responsibility for Syrian chemical weapons attacks. The Russian permanent representative to the United Nations called the latest attack "fake news" during Monday's Security Council session and slammed the USA, U.K., and France for their "slander, insults, hawkish rhetoric, blackmail, sanctions, and threats to ...
  • Djukanovic declares victory in Montenegro presidential elections

    Djukanovic declares victory in Montenegro presidential elections

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    The Balkan nation's ruling social democrat party declared its head Milo Djukanovic the victor after 90% of the votes were counted, winning 53% of the ballots. Djukanovic's party won the last general election in 2016, but he left the office to his deputy Dusko Markovic. Djukanovic is the best-known candidate in the race, with his campaign slogan declaring him a "leader, statesman and president of all citizens".
  • Thursday Practice Tornado Drills. More White Stuff This Weekend

    Thursday Practice Tornado Drills. More White Stuff This Weekend

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    Meteorologists predicted a high chance for damaging winds and a slight possibility of hail and tornadoes. The tornado moving at 90 miles per hour downed trees and lines in the southwestern part of the county, no injuries were reported. "The activation is tied to a tornado warning being issued by the National Weather Service ". Thursday, schools, businesses, and families took part in a statewide tornado drill.
  • Roundly mocked for using 'mission accomplished' trope, Trump doubles down

    Roundly mocked for using 'mission accomplished' trope, Trump doubles down

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    The Syrian civil war is not in its seventh year. The inspectors were due to attempt to visit the site of the suspected gas attack in Douma on April 7, which medical relief organisations say killed dozens of people. "The humanitarian intervention is a legally debatable concept at the present time", he said in a TV interview with the BBC. In Damascus, Assad told a group of visiting Russian lawmakers that the Western missile strikes were an act of aggression, Russian news agencies reported .
  • Unnao gangrape case: CM Yogi assures

    Unnao gangrape case: CM Yogi assures "Strict action would be taken"

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    Sengar was asked to join the investigation when he was about to leave for Varanasi. The victim's family also alleged that the accused MLA's brother, Atul Singh Sengar, along with his companions also raped the girl and thrashed the victim's father on April 3 for refusing to withdraw the FIR over the same.
  • Trump Doubles Down on 'Mission Accomplished'

    Trump Doubles Down on 'Mission Accomplished'

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    Kaine said the Syrian operations lack a clear strategy. "Could not have had a better result", he tweeted . The U.S. -led operation won broad Western support. "If the previous attack was a slap on the wrist, this is perhaps a slap on the face but nothing that destabilizes the Assad regime in any fundamental way", said Ayham Kamel, head of Middle East and North Africa research at Eurasia Group.
  • One person killed in Lawrenceville house fire

    One person killed in Lawrenceville house fire

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    It's now unclear what started the fatal fire, the release says. Rutledge said firefighters continued to search for the man's wife who was believed to be unaccounted for at the time. Authorities said search crews found the body of an adult male, believed to be in his mid-70s deceased inside the residence. The cause is under investigation.