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Attended by leaders of various parties, the MPC was chaired by PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif and Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA) President Maulana Fazlur Rehman. The army has repeatedly denied any interference. The former World Cup winning cricketer, 65, was announced the victor of Pakistan's general election on Friday despite a delayed vote count provoking accusations of rigging.
  • Taliban 'in peace talks' with US

    Taliban 'in peace talks' with US

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    The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and Voice of America (VOA) reported that Alice Wells, the top U.S. diplomat for South Asia, led the USA team in these talks. They also say that unless they can allay USA concerns about the group, an agreement with Kabul would be meaningless. Over the years, as waves of American and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops have come and left in repeated cycles, the government has slowly retrenched and ceded chunks of territory to the Taliban, cleaving ...
  • All Parties Conference: Political parties support suggestion of not taking oath

    All Parties Conference: Political parties support suggestion of not taking oath

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    Speaking to ANI, Swamy said there is no need for talks on Kashmir issue with Pakistan . Khan would be obliged to seek support from independent and religious parties to reach the figures of 137 seats, required to form a government. That left unclear whether the PTI will have a simple majority in the National Assembly or have to form a coalition government. "We have contacted small parties and independent members, they will soon meet party leaders in Islamabad ", Chaudhry announced late ...
  • Why Economic Growth Might Be Weaker Than It Looks

    Why Economic Growth Might Be Weaker Than It Looks

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    The U.S. economy just entered its 10th year of growth, a recovery that began under President Barack Obama , who inherited the Great Recession. Economic growth also increased by 2.9 percent in the fourth quarter, 3.2 percent during the third , and 3.1 percent during the second quarter of previous year.
  • Wildlife officers rescue bear stuck in storm drain

    Wildlife officers rescue bear stuck in storm drain

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    A Colorado Parks Wildlife officer fired a non-lethal shot at the bear as they chased it out of the neighborhood. So they came up with a different plan. This is the second bear sighting in the state in one day. Had that happened, the next time the tagged bear wandered into a neighborhood, it would have been the bear's final strike and it would have to be euthanized.
  • Giuliani appeals for release of all Trump tapes

    Giuliani appeals for release of all Trump tapes

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    Cohen is under criminal investigation in the Southern District of NY because of his business dealings and efforts during the 2016 campaign to suppress negative stories about Trump. Cohen, he said, is in "grave danger of being disbarred". The meeting was also attended by Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Jared Kushner , the President's son-in-law.
  • I've Never Been in Favour of WikiLeaks's Activities, Says Ecuador President

    I've Never Been in Favour of WikiLeaks's Activities, Says Ecuador President

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    While Moreno said on Friday that he is trying to negotiate Assange's security guarantees, Correa believes that the activist's fate has already been sealed. Moreno was vice president of Rafael Correa's administration when the asylum was granted and we are now surprised by his position, Poveda said. The Australian will be arrested by United Kingdom police if he leaves the embassy for breaching bail conditions.
  • NRC is impartial, no need to panic: Rajnath Singh

    NRC is impartial, no need to panic: Rajnath Singh

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    Moments after the final NRC draft was released on Monday, TMC MP Sougata Roy gave an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the NRC list, reported ANI . "For this remarkable feat, I extend my heartiest congratulations to the 55,000 officials engaged in NRC updation process and the people living across the Barak and Brahmaputra valleys, plains and hills of the state", he said.
  • US plans new security alliance with Arabs to confront Iran

    US plans new security alliance with Arabs to confront Iran

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    Kuwait has said the country was considering whether to suspend operations too. Brigadier General Yadollah Javani, the IRGC's Lieutenant Commander for Political Affairs, says if others seek to endanger Iran's interests, the Islamic Republic will use its facilities to endanger their interests in turn.
  • Magnitude 6.4 quake rocks Lombok region of Indonesia

    Magnitude 6.4 quake rocks Lombok region of Indonesia

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    More than 120 were recorded, the biggest with a magnitude of 5.7, Indonesia's meteorology agency said . Indonesian president Joko Widodo arrived in Lombok on Monday morning to visit the victims and oversee the provision of aid, including cash to help residents rebuild their homes.
  • 3 missing in raging California wildfire

    3 missing in raging California wildfire

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    Bosenko said Sunday that 16 people have so far been reported missing over the course of the fire. One blaze became the Cranston Fire that has grown to 18 square miles in the Idyllwild area of the San Jacinto Mountains and was only about three percent contained by Friday morning.
  • Avenatti says he's representing 3 more women who had Trump relationships

    Avenatti says he's representing 3 more women who had Trump relationships

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    James Otero acknowledged that Avenatti had used some choice words for Cohen, calling him a "moron" and a "screw-up", but that wasn't enough to have him issue a gag order. (AMI), Cohen and Trump. Trump has denied the encounter. The judge is also considering whether to continue delaying Daniels' case because Cohen is under federal investigation in NY.
  • Trump 'open' to visiting Moscow for meeting with Putin

    Trump 'open' to visiting Moscow for meeting with Putin

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    Collins says she was later reprimanded by press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and communications chief Bill Shine and told she could not attend the Rose Garden event, which was open to all other members of the credentialed media. However, he noted the right conditions and circumstances need to be arranged before another meeting can happen. Since returning from Helsinki 11 days ago, Trump has sought to quiet the political uproar sparked by his post-summit news conference, at which he ...
  • Zimbabwe's historic election: A look at the top candidates

    Zimbabwe's historic election: A look at the top candidates

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    Mugabe said that he hoped to see democratic processes fully restored in the country. Mugabe, who was removed after the intervention of the army in November, said: "We must have constitutionality". He said he resigned to avoid "bloodshed" and defended his wife, Grace, who just months ago appeared to be positioning herself for the presidency: "Leave, leave, leave my wife alone".
  • Polar bear killed after attacking man on island off northern Norway

    Polar bear killed after attacking man on island off northern Norway

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    The polar bear was shot dead by another employee, the cruise company said. The Northern Norway Rescue Coordination center tweeted that an attack occurred earlier this week as tourists from the MS Bremen cruise ship landed on the Svalbard archipelago, located between Norway and the North Pole, as a routine stop on the cruise.