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Amid persistent Chinese objections to the Dalai Lama's trip to Arunachal Pradesh, India said on that no "artificial controversy" should be created around the Tibetan spiritual leader's visit. While India governs Arunachal Pradesh, with China claiming an 80,000sqkm area of the state, the communist regime is the de facto administrator of Aksai Chin, bordering both countries to the west.
  • Border turns quiet under Trump amid steep drop in arrests

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    The Chicago Tribune reports that a US official who spoke on the condition of anonymity said that "four to 10 bidders are expected to be chosen to build prototypes" in San Diego. The agency said each wall prototype will be 30 feet long and range in height from 18 to 30 feet. "The winning bidders must submit a security plan with details including "'fall back positions, evacuation routines and methods, muster area, medical staff members/availability, number of security personnel, ...
  • Spain surprised by British tone on Gibraltar

    Spain surprised by British tone on Gibraltar

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    The incident came at a time of heightened tension between the United Kingdom and Spain over Gibraltar due to Brexit. The Gibraltar government Tweeted this afternoon a video showing a Spanish ship enroaching on British territory. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson reassured Gibraltarians that "the sovereignty of Gibraltar is inviolable and will remain so". Still, according to Jonathan Eyal, associate director of the RUSI military think tank, "Brexit allows Spain to beef up its ...
  • Cosa è successo a Idlib in Siria

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    Il raid aereo su un ospedale di Idlib , proprio durante il servizio tv del giornalista siriano Sakir Khader , tra i feriti dell'attacco chimico avvenuto poco prima, ricoverati nella struttura.Nel filmato si vede il momento in cui una bomba piove sull'ospedale di Khan Sheikhoun .
  • Pope 'horrified' by Syria chemical weapons attack

    Pope 'horrified' by Syria chemical weapons attack

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    The Damascus and Moscow governments denied they were behind the attack. Israel on Wednesday expressed outrage over suspected chemical attack in Syria that killed at least 58 civilians, saying it is a "stain on all humanity" and the world must act to rid the country of chemical weapons.
  • Moreno Wins Ecuador Presidential Election After 99% of Votes Counted

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    Ecuador's presidential vote is expected to be a close race that could either further tilt Latin America toward the right after several conservative election victories or reinforce President Rafael Correa's " Citizens' Revolution ". He warned Correa, "You're playing with fire". Assange has lived in the Ecuadorian embassy for the past five years, fearing extradition to Sweden over sexual assault allegations.
  • Susan Rice Keeps Her Mask On

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    Senior Obama administration officials don't dispute that Rice requested the "unmasking" of certain Americans whose names appeared in intelligence reports resulting from eavesdropping on foreigners - meaning the foreigners were discussing the Americans or talking to them.
  • North Korea fires missile into sea

    North Korea fires missile into sea

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    Trump, in an interview with the Financial Times this week, said, "China will either decide to help us with North Korea, or they won't". Trump will discuss how to rein in North Korea's nuclear programme in what a senior White House official said would be a test for the US-Chinese relationship.
  • Spain denies ship made illegal incursion off Gibraltar

    Spain denies ship made illegal incursion off Gibraltar

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    It also posted a short video of the corvette. According to local media reports, the British Royal Navy HMS Scimitar chased the Infanta Christina out of British waters - ordering it to leave immediately, but the incident, the seventh of its kind this year, is likely to escalate already rising tensions over the sovereignty of the area.
  • Johnson favoured, McIlroy fancied for Masters glory

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    World No8 Rickie Fowler and PGA Championship victor Jimmy Walker are the latest to criticise the controversial rule a day after American Lexi Thompson lost 2017's first LPGA Major after a surprising penalty. I felt I would have been making more of a statement if I had of turned it down. "I still get questioned about the back nine at Augusta in 2011".