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A suicide vehicle bomb has hit a convoy of buses carrying civilians out of two besieged Syrian towns, killing at least 39 people and wounding several others. The explosion came as frustration was already mounting over the stalling evacuation process. Thousands of evacuees from the pro-government and opposition areas were stuck opposite sides of the edge of Aleppo city as rebels and government bickered over the terms for evacuating fighters.
  • John Horgan announces how BC NDP will pay for its platform

    John Horgan announces how BC NDP will pay for its platform

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    In announcing the changes, BC Liberal Leader Christy Clark said they were created to make the Vancouver region more attractive to tech-sector professionals. - With the federal government expected to announce plans Thursday to legalizing marijuana, Clark said she wants assurances organized crime is shut out of the pot business and that marijuana stays out of the hands of children.
  • Shah attacks opposition parties for questioning EVMs

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi with part president Amit Shah at BJP's National executive meet in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. IMAGE: Odisha BJP President Bsanta Panda and senior leader K V Singhdeo welcome party national president Amit Shah on his arrival at the airport in Bhubaneswar .
  • Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'

    Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'

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    White House officials say they drew on reports from aid agencies, video evidence, laboratory analysis of samples from victims and classified intelligence to draw that conclusion. "Our firepower, our ability to attack the terrorists hasn't been affected by this strike". Trump gave such criticism short shrift on Wednesday, saying: "I felt we had to do something about it".
  • Second suspect arrested over Stockholm truck attack: court

    Second suspect arrested over Stockholm truck attack: court

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    He said police found a suspect device in the cab of the truck. So far, there is nothing to indicate that the man in custody had been fighting alongside extremists, Ygeman said. Mr Evenssen said police were holding five more people in connection with the deadly attack, after raids over the weekend, and that they had conducted about 500 interviews as part of the inquiry.
  • Trump Picks Strategy To Counter Russia Storyline: Blame Susan Rice

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    She also offered some questionable explanations for the demasking process. However, there are 20 high-ranking officials within the USA government who have to power to approve requests to reveal those identities if they deem that information is necessary to understanding the value of the intelligence.
  • Trump says US-Russia relations may be at "all-time low"

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    Lavrov called for an "unbiased and frank investigation" of the attack by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). Not long before Trump spoke, Russian Federation vetoed a Western-backed United Nations resolution that would have condemned the chemical weapons attack and demanded a speedy investigation.
  • Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

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    But Lavrov gave no ground on the Russian claim that the sarin gas assault was either a provocation by Syrian rebels or was triggered when Syrian warplanes struck a rebel munitions depot holding sarin gas. After the USA launched a Tomahawk missile barrage on a Syrian air base last week, Russian Federation announced that it was suspending observance of the memorandum that established the hotline.
  • Gasoline bomb hits Le Pen's Paris campaign office

    Gasoline bomb hits Le Pen's Paris campaign office

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    The first round of the French Election takes place on April 23. In an interview with newspaper Ouest-France, Le Pen described her 2.5 percent growth forecast by 2021 as "extremely reasonable". "From the moment I implement intelligent protectionism that will fight against unfair worldwide competition, it will turn the economy around", Le Pen was quoted as saying, adding that growth will be accompanied by an increase in purchasing power.
  • 2 inmates seek execution stays from Arkansas high court

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    A state judge earlier Thursday rejected a stay request by Bruce Ward , one of the two inmates facing lethal injection Monday night. A federal judge last week ruled the eighth condemned inmate on the list, 40-year-old Jason McGehee , is entitled to a 30-day comment period and can not be executed after the Arkansas Parole Board recommended that his request for clemency be granted.
  • Syrian Deal to Evacuate Tens of Thousands of People Begins

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    Meanwhile, buses carrying rebel fighters and their families left the government-besieged town of Madaya near Damascus and close to the Lebanese border, the Observatory and a pro-Damascus military media unit reported. "We just left now - around 2,200 people in around 65 buses", Madaya resident Amjad al-Maleh told AFP by telephone. A member of one of the Shi'ite parties said 60 buses were moving through the town of al-Foua.
  • Australia Says It's Ready To Supply Uranium To India

    Australia Says It's Ready To Supply Uranium To India

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    There have been nine rounds of negotiations so far. However, it noted that the prospects of sealing free trade deal were played down during Turnbull's visit. The deal would involve India and is a substitute to Trans-Pacific Partnership. "They welcomed the significant progress achieved through the bilateral Framework for Security Cooperation agreed in 2014", it stated.
  • US Embassy pleased Malaysians in North Korea returned home

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    Kim Jong-Nam was killed with the lethal nerve agent VX on February 13 in a Kuala Lumpur airport, in a brutally clinical operation which removed a potential claimant to the Kim throne - he was late leader Kim Jong-Il's first-born - who was an embarrassment to Pyongyang .