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French President Emmanuel Macron interacts with students at Bikaner House

French President Emmanuel Macron interacts with students at Bikaner House

The comments from Indian and French leaders followed a slew of agreements signed by the two countries in the spheres of defence, space and clean energy on Saturday. Modi said that the two countries are bound from the Liberty, Equality, Fraternity Constitution of India, not only in France. From Reunion Island to the naval base Héron in Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa, to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, France has key naval bases. Read More

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I don't care, says Putin on alleged United States election interference

I don't care, says Putin on alleged United States election interference

During his interview with NBC , the president inquired "why have you decided the Russian authorities , myself included, gave anybody permission to do this?" In the sometimes combative interview, Putin denied the charge by U.S. Are we the ones who imposed sanctions on the United States? Asked whether he was concerned about Russian citizens attacking USA democracy, Putinreplied that he had yet to see any evidence that the alleged interference had broken Russian law. Read More

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Sheep and beef sector welcomes signing of CPTPP

Sheep and beef sector welcomes signing of CPTPP

Washington's exit meant a drastic downsizing of the original agreement - which with U.S. involvement represented 40 per cent of the global economy. Without the US which was taken out of the deal by President Donald Trump , the new pact will cover just 13% of global GDP, but still include around 500 million people. Read More

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There's a proposal to switch Florida to daylight saving time year-round

There's a proposal to switch Florida to daylight saving time year-round

As you think about the switch to Daylight Saving Time and losing an hour of sleep this weekend, does it fill you with a sense of dread or do you just plow through it? But before you catch up on your sleep, check out everything you need to know about Spring Forward in 2018 - including when it starts, when the clocks change, and which states are exempt! DST supposedly would save energy and reduce reliance on oil imported from unfriendly nations in the Middle East because people returning home ... Read More

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France to set age of sexual consent after rape outcry

France to set age of sexual consent after rape outcry

Macron pledged to push for an age of sexual consent in December, saying, "Our criminal law contains intolerable ambiguities. our entire society is sick with sexism". She said: "We want to fix an age in the law below which it's always forbidden to have sex with children, with young girls, below which it's always considered as a rape". Read More

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Woman restrained after trying to open airplane cabin door during flight

Woman restrained after trying to open airplane cabin door during flight

No information about the woman was released and no charges have been formally filed. The plane landed safely at the Boise Airport about 30 minutes later, where law enforcement held the woman for questioning. "She wasn't acting right, or normal, from the very beginning [of the flight]", said Scott T. Smith , a California man told the Idaho Statesmen . Boise police spokeswoman Haley Williams says the woman is in the custody of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Read More

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Sri Lanka imposes nation-wide state of emergency

Sri Lanka imposes nation-wide state of emergency

Police said a magisterial inquiry into the death was presently underway while a team from the Criminal Investigations Department had also been dispatched to Kandy to conduct a probe into the clashes. As per reports, an emergency was required after the religious and ethnic violence has increased in Sri Lanka . A police official said 24 people had been arrested over the killing so far. Read More

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All-new 2018 Toyota Auris is bolder, offers two hybrid powertrains

All-new 2018 Toyota Auris is bolder, offers two hybrid powertrains

Toyota will have no diesel passenger cars on sale in Europe by the end of this year, citing limited demand and widespread uptake of hybrid alternatives. Toyota has done this once before with the C-HR that was launched in 2016. But the "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal that blew up at Volkswagen in 2015, heavily discrediting diesel technology, has created a new opening for Toyota, which was the first auto maker to market hybrid engines two decades ago. Read More

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Gulf, Arab Condemnations of Attacks in Burkina Faso

Gulf, Arab Condemnations of Attacks in Burkina Faso

Rémi Dandjinou, Burkina Faso's minister of communication, told CNN on Friday that six attackers had been "neutralized" across the two sites. The suspect in custody was arrested several hours after Friday's twin attacks on the French embassy and the country's military headquarters in the capital Ouagadougou saw seven soldiers killed, the source . Read More

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Modi's nationalist party notches win in key Indian state

Modi's nationalist party notches win in key Indian state

The communist movement in the country could not be written off because of an electoral setback. Polling was countermanded in one seat due to the death of a CPI (M) candidate. Sikkim is already governed by Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF), a member of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by BJP. The CPI-M vote share also dropped by about five per cent and the BJP-IPFT alliance could muster two-third majority by winning 35 and eight seats, respectively. Read More

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Man shoots himself outside the White House

Man shoots himself outside the White House

The Secret Service first said it was responding to reports of a self-inflicted shooting along the White House's north fence around noon. The deceased had been identified by Secret Service and DC Metropolitan Police, but his identity was being withheld until his family was notified. Read More

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Turkish Soldiers Killed in Afrin's Operation: Minister

Turkish Soldiers Killed in Afrin's Operation: Minister

Eight Turkish soldiers were martyred and another 13 were wounded in clashes in northwest Syria's Afrin region on Thursday, Turkey's armed forces said, APA reports quoting Milliyet. Thousands of civilians have fled their homes since the start of the assault, either to the town of Afrin or to nearby government-controlled areas. On Thursday, an aid convoy carrying food and medical supplies entered the area for the first time since the start of the operation. Read More

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Jordan- King holds talks with Indian president

Jordan- King holds talks with Indian president

The Jordanian King also told PM Modi that India has an "international role". The topic - " Islamic heritage; Promoting Understanding and Moderation " has been selected by the king himself, the sources said. The king also visited the National Security Guard (NSG) campus, where he was given a demonstration of the elite fighting squad's capability. "Because of their actions, very few non-Muslims understand the real difference between Islam as it has always been, and the distorted ... Read More

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FBI Investigating Ivanka International Business Deal

FBI Investigating Ivanka International Business Deal

Given that Ivanka Trump's husband, Jared Kushner , has lost his top-level security clearance, it's not surprising that investigators would closely scrutinize her. Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump were on hand for the opening ceremonies of the hotel exactly one year ago. Joo Kim Tiah attends the Trump International Hotel And Tower Vancouver Grand Opening in Vancouver, Canada . Read More

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