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PM Modi urges citizens to target 8 percent growth for 30 years

With incidents of violence by " gau rakshaks " rising, states such as Haryana have chose to mandate police verification for cow protection vigil...

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Solar Impulse completes around-the-world solar flight

The multiple record-breaking trip was completed without any fuel, trading off flying duties for the journey, which lasted a total of 17 legs, th...

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With Khan family, has Trump finally gone too far?

John McCain. Said McCain: "While our party has bestowed upon (Trump) the nomination, it is not accompanied by unfettered license to defame tho...

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Turkey sends 2nd document to USA seeking cleric's arrest

He asked rhetorically how the United States and Turkey could be strategic partners when "you can still host someone whose extradition I have ask...

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BSP leader offers Rs 50 lakh for Dayashankar's tongue

Condemning BJP senior leader Dayashankar Singh for his derogatory remark on BSP Chief Mayawati, All India Backward Classes Union (AIBCU) demande...

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Jeremy Corbyn to speak at rally in Brighton

Unsurprisingly, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell, chair of the Jeremy for Labour campaign, is calling on them to do exactly that. "I appreciat...

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Turkey's presidential guard will be abolished after the failed coup attempt

Sunday's mass event, with crowds expected to be boosted by free public transport in the city of 15 million, will seek to soothe divisions after ...

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Barack Obama Passes The Torch To Hillary Clinton In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA ― President Barack Obama, who began his presidential career as the victor of a divisive primary, may be ending it this year as the ...

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As ASEAN falters, Japan, Australia, US chide China on territorial claims

Duterte's spokesman Ernesto Abella said the president told Kerry that any bilateral talks with China would "begin with the ruling". Kerry, who...

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Hillary Clinton accepts historic nomination, turning focus to take on Trump

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton gave a public "thank you" to Vermont Sen. Her top challenge is confronting her vulnerabilities...

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Turkey says US-based cleric Gulen could flee for Canada

The United States has told Turkey to present evidence against him and let the USA extradition process take its course. He compared Gulen to Ir...

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Nightly demonstrations follow failed coup in Turkey

The Turkish leader has said the state of emergency will allow the authorities to restore order and deal with the aftermath of the failed coup ef...

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UN warns South Sudan president over replacement of rival

The signing of a peace agreement in Addis Ababa past year led to the formation of a transitional government in which Machar took up the post of ...

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FDA stops blood donations in two South Florida counties

Health Department spokeswoman Meg Mirivel said the latest case involved a person who had recently traveled to the Pacific Islands. To confir...

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Germany calls on mosques to prevent extremism

More than 1 million came to Germany previous year, though the influx has since slowed dramatically. "We have to do whatever is humanly possi...

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Kashmir unrest: Civilian killed as army fires on protestors

The deployment of troops has been increased across the Valley. Roads have been blocked by using barricades and concertina wires. The Nawaz Sha...

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Munich gunman 'planned attack for a year'

Thomas Steinkraus-Koch, spokesman for the Munich prosecutor's office , told the briefing there was no evidence of any political motivation fo...

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Former All-American Mike Sadler passes away

Tomlin says in his 30 years of coaching Foltz was by far the best secondary player he had the privilege of knowing. "Sam the Punter", he affecti...

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Amid Wikileaks fallout, some Sanders' supporters don't think Democrats should nominate Clinton

Outgoing Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she won't gavel her party's national convention to order on Mond...

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Pope prays for end to terror after Nice attack

French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve had said, the 31-year-old driver "appears to have be c ome radicalised very quickly as he only star...

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Turkish authorities dismiss military personnel, shut media outlets

In six years, Turkey has transformed from a model of Islamic piety, Western-style democracy and economic growth to a nation racked with tension,...

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Watch a Live Stream of the 2016 Democratic National Convention Here

Throughout Wednesday, Sanders delegates trotted about Philadelphia holding "I'm with Nina" signs. Clinton is the first woman nominee of a majo...

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Jeremy Corbyn: Labour MPs will face reselection before next election

In a statement on his Facebook page, former Labour leader Ed Miliband urged party members to support Smith. Mr Corbyn's allies believe his v...

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French Officials Suggest Suspect in Nice Attack Was Inspired by ISIS

Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has also called on "all willing French patriots" to join the volunteer force, which is now made up of 9,000 ...

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Labour leadership hopeful Owen Smith issues plea for party's future

Just 10 months after winning a landslide victory in a party leadership election on the back of a surge in grassroots support for his left-wing a...

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EU calls Turkey's crackdown on media "worrying"

They have also issued warrants for the detention of 47 former executives or senior journalists of Turkey's Zaman newspaper. Also to be shut ...

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Doping-depleted Russian Olympic team heads to Rio

Here is the current state of play among the 28 Olympic sports. Russian track-and-field athletes banned from competing in the Rio 2016 Olympics...

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John Kerry says United States neutral on SCS row

Philippine Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella later said in a media briefing that during a lunch meeting between Kerry and President Rodri...

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Air strikes killed 14 civilians in Iraq, Syria: U.S

The strikes took place against Khorasan Group, an al Qaeda offshoot in Syria, and Islamic State facilities and vehicles in Iraq, the military sa...

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Obama to contrast Clinton with Trump

With his calls to build a wall to keep immigrants out, to ban Muslims, to repeal Obamacare, to reverse progress to combat climate change, and to...

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President Obama weighs in on Trump candidacy

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is urging men to "stand and support strong women leaders" in the presidential election . Bernie Sanders is thanking...

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Obama offers condolences to Merkel after attacks in Southern Germany

She said the assailants "wanted to undermine our sense of community, our openness and our willingness to help people in need". "We firmly re...

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Democrats on the defensive over email hack as DNC begins

Pelosi blames the Russians for the hack of Democratic National Committee emails that revealed that party officials strategized against Bernie Sa...

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UN rights chief urges Indonesia to halt looming executions

According to Amnesty International, over 100 people are on death row in Indonesia. He called on the government of President Joko "Jokowi" Widod...

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How Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the 'Jewish mother' of Congress, rose and fell

CNN reported Sunday that party officials had decided Wasserman Schultz would not speak at or preside over the party's four-day convention in a ...

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