• Merkel's conservatives clinch victory in key state vote: exit polls

    Merkel's conservatives clinch victory in key state vote: exit polls

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    The SPD, which has ruled NRW for most of the past half century, fell to 30.5 per cent from 39.1 per cent. SPD leader Martin Schulz has predicted that if they win in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) he will become Germany's next chancellor. Asked about the national election in September, Ms Merkel's chief of staff, Peter Altmaier, said: "We always have to keep a cool head...we shouldn't talk about coalitions before the harvest is in".
  • Trump's lawyer defends photo of daughter in lingerie

    Trump's lawyer defends photo of daughter in lingerie

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    Creepypants" by Twitter users who felt the photo, which included Cohen saying "So proud of my Ivy League daughter...brains and beauty channeling her Edie Sedgwick", was inappropriate and, well, more than a little creepy. But the real indictment came when he responded to a tweet calling the photo "spank-bank material" with, "Jealous?" Founder of Grab Your Wallet Shannon Coulter was quick to attack Cohen's comparison to Andy Warhol's darling Edie Sedgwick, pointing out that she was known for ...
  • Conservative drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

    Conservative drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

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    The message appears to be getting through, with Rouhani's rallies attracting chants of reformist slogans. "There's nothing that. brings out young, liberal voters like a hard-line conservative, which Raisi is", Kupchan said . The former prosecutor is now head of a multi-billion-dollar charitable foundation that manages donations to Iran's holiest shrine in the city of Mashhad.
  • State Bank give Bank of China licence to operate in Pakistan

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    India's decision to stay away has raised eyebrows here, as other countries such as Japan and Vietnam, which have serious maritime disputes with China, have sent high-level official delegations, to the BRF. "It has no geographical boundaries", observed Mr. Sharif. The statement outlined the Bank of China's ambitions to become one of Pakistan's leading financial institutions by opening branches in major cities across the country.
  • NHS Cyber Attack Spreads to at least 75000 People in 100 Countries

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    Foreign Minister Julie Bishop previously said authorities were working to validate if reports of cyber attacks in the country were linked to the global attack. Several cybersecurity firms said they had identified the malicious software behind the attack, which has apparently hit Russian Federation the hardest.
  • South Korea urges 'parallel' talks and sanctions to rein in North Korea

    South Korea urges 'parallel' talks and sanctions to rein in North Korea

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    The election victory of Moon Jae-in (MOON JAAH IHN) in South Korea confronts Washington with a scenario it faced a decade-and-a-half ago, when differences on how to deal with Pyongyang fueled tension with an ally that hosts USA forces. Moon also appointed as his chief of staff a former lawmaker who, as a student, went to North Korea to meet the state's founder, Kim Il Sung. During the 30-minute talks that began at 10:30 p.m.
  • Palestinians hope for settlement curb if peace talks resume

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    There has been sporadic violence in Israel and the Palestinian Territories since October 2015, although it has not often involved Jordanians. "The Arab peace initiative is a historic opportunity to end the conflict between the Arabs and Israel", said Safadi, stressing Jordan's support to the Palestinian prisoners in Israel.
  • 3 big questions remain about Michael Flynn after Sally Yates' testimony

    3 big questions remain about Michael Flynn after Sally Yates' testimony

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    And in almost every single one, the top Democrat on the committee spends time outlining the Trump administration's connections to Russian Federation, as Sen. Testimonies of two key former officials before a Senate committee that is investigating alleged Russian interference in the US presidential election past year brought the issue into sharp focus again even as President Donald Trump termed the ongoing inquiry a "taxpayer-funded charade".