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  • Hillary wins Mississippi as 4 States vote in U.S. primaries

    Ms. Clinton appeared headed to an easy win in Mississippi, where more than half of the Democratic electorate was comprised of the African-American voters who have overwhelmingly favoured her over Sanders. Exit polls showed Clinton winning nine of every 10 black voters. ....

    Ms. Clinton appeared headed to an easy win in Mississippi, where more than half of the Democratic electorate was comprised of the African-American voters who have overwhelmingly favoured her over Sanders. Exit polls showed Clinton winning nine of every 10 black voters. ....

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  • Total solar eclipse darkens swathe of Indonesia

    The rare astronomical event is being witnessed along a narrow path that stretches across 12 provinces encompassing three time zones and about 40 million people. In other parts of the Indonesian archipelago and Asia, a partial eclipse is visible. Thousands of eclipse- ....

    The rare astronomical event is being witnessed along a narrow path that stretches across 12 provinces encompassing three time zones and about 40 million people. In other parts of the Indonesian archipelago and Asia, a partial eclipse is visible. Thousands of eclipse- ....

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  • What is meldonium and why did Sharapova take it?

    Who's tested positive? Ekaterina Bobrova, one of the world’s top ice dancers, also said on Monday that she tested positive. Bobrova is a former European champion who was part of the Olympic gold medal-winning Russian team at the 2014 Winter Olympics. She ....

    Who's tested positive? Ekaterina Bobrova, one of the world’s top ice dancers, also said on Monday that she tested positive. Bobrova is a former European champion who was part of the Olympic gold medal-winning Russian team at the 2014 Winter Olympics. She ....

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  • Talking to India on religious freedom, says US

    The Indian Embassy in Washington said that there was no change in India’s policy with respect to such visits and saw no “locus standi of a foreign entity like USCIRF to pass its judgment and comment on the state of Indian citizens’ constitutionally pro ....

    The Indian Embassy in Washington said that there was no change in India’s policy with respect to such visits and saw no “locus standi of a foreign entity like USCIRF to pass its judgment and comment on the state of Indian citizens’ constitutionally pro ....

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  • Pakistan sets up JIT to probe Pathankot terrorist attack

    The JIT would be visiting the airbase next month to gather evidence subject to permission by the Indian government to conduct its own investigation. The probe team comprises Punjab Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Additional Inspector General of Police (IGP) Muhamm ....

    The JIT would be visiting the airbase next month to gather evidence subject to permission by the Indian government to conduct its own investigation. The probe team comprises Punjab Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Additional Inspector General of Police (IGP) Muhamm ....

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  • Musharraf to face treason trial alone, rules Pakistan Supreme Court

    The apex court accepted former Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar’s appeal to exclude him from the investigation into the treason case launched against 72-year-old Gen. Musharraf in 2013 for imposing emergency in 2007 when he was President. The three-member speci ....

    The apex court accepted former Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar’s appeal to exclude him from the investigation into the treason case launched against 72-year-old Gen. Musharraf in 2013 for imposing emergency in 2007 when he was President. The three-member speci ....

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  • The road to Aleppo: how the West misread Putin over Syria

    Western officials said the Syrian leader’s days were numbered and predicted he would soon be forced to the negotiating table. It did not turn out that way. Secret preparations were already underway for a major deployment of Russian and Iranian forces in support ....

    Western officials said the Syrian leader’s days were numbered and predicted he would soon be forced to the negotiating table. It did not turn out that way. Secret preparations were already underway for a major deployment of Russian and Iranian forces in support ....

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  • Senators corner Trump on debate stage

    Mr. Rubio, the favourite of the party establishment and Mr. Cruz, who is ideologically a Christian revivalist and an insurgent like Mr. Trump, have been at each other’s throat through the season in an effort to establish their own individual credentials. Mr. Tr ....

    Mr. Rubio, the favourite of the party establishment and Mr. Cruz, who is ideologically a Christian revivalist and an insurgent like Mr. Trump, have been at each other’s throat through the season in an effort to establish their own individual credentials. Mr. Tr ....

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  • Guatemala convicts ex-officer, paramilitary in slavery case

    The ruling was the first time a local court handed down a judgment for such crimes in this Central American country, which is seeking to address abuses committed during its brutal 1960-1996 civil war. The retired officer, second Lt. Esteelmer Reyes Giron, was found g ....

    The ruling was the first time a local court handed down a judgment for such crimes in this Central American country, which is seeking to address abuses committed during its brutal 1960-1996 civil war. The retired officer, second Lt. Esteelmer Reyes Giron, was found g ....

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  • Vladimir Putin takes personal charge of Syria ceasefire effort

    He has also opened a coordination centre to which the warring parties can send complaints of specific breaches of the truce. Some armed groups in Syria have already signed up to the truce, according to Russia. Jihadi groups Islamic State and al—Nusra Front are exc ....

    He has also opened a coordination centre to which the warring parties can send complaints of specific breaches of the truce. Some armed groups in Syria have already signed up to the truce, according to Russia. Jihadi groups Islamic State and al—Nusra Front are exc ....

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