• Japan envoy recalled over statue flap to return to S. Korea
Japan envoy recalled over statue flap to return to S. Korea

Japan argued that the statue, installed by a private-sector group, went against the spirit of the December 2015 bilateral agreement that was to have been the "final, irreversible resolution" of the issue concerning Korean women forced to provide sex to Japanese soldiers before and during World War II.

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  • Japan envoy recalled over statue flap to return to S. Korea
Japan envoy recalled over statue flap to return to S. Korea

Japan argued that the statue, installed by a private-sector group, went against the spirit of the December 2015 bilateral agreement that was to have been the "final, irreversible resolution" of the issue concerning Korean women forced to provide sex to Japanese soldiers before and during World War II.

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  • Japan envoy recalled over statue flap to return to S. Korea
Japan envoy recalled over statue flap to return to S. Korea

Japan argued that the statue, installed by a private-sector group, went against the spirit of the December 2015 bilateral agreement that was to have been the "final, irreversible resolution" of the issue concerning Korean women forced to provide sex to Japanese soldiers before and during World War II.

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  • More funds, autonomy to institutions with better ranking: HRD
More funds, autonomy to institutions with better ranking: HRD

The methodology is based on the broad parameters as decided by the Core Committee, which is set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in order to rank various Indian institutes and universities. Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Human Resource Development, said, "These rankings will help increase the credibility of these institutes". Indian...

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  • Congress Must Act: Trump's Russia Ties a Full-Blown Crisis for US Democracy
Congress Must Act: Trump's Russia Ties a Full-Blown Crisis for US Democracy

Manafort did not disclose his work to the Justice Department at the time, which would be required by the Foreign Agent Registration Act if he was representing Russia's interests to the US government. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Wednesday that the new reports about Manafort are likely to be reviewed by the Senate Intelligence Committee. On W...

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  • Mike Pence Cast the Tie-Breaking Senate Vote Against Planned Parenthood
Mike Pence Cast the Tie-Breaking Senate Vote Against Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood and other healthcare clinics do not receive federal money for abortion services. Some Republican-led state governments had been moving in recent years to choke off Title X funds from any clinics that offered abortion service.

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  • IS fighters in Mosul provoking coalition strikes on civilians
IS fighters in Mosul provoking coalition strikes on civilians

The fighting has inflicted heavy casualties on the Iraqi security forces , according to the head of US Central Command, General Joseph Votel. "As we move into the urban environment, it is going to become more and more hard to apply extraordinarily high standards for things we are doing, although we will try", Votel told the House Armed Services...

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  • Mercury continues upward trend in Delhi
Mercury continues upward trend in Delhi

Across the State, the highest temperature on Wednesday was recorded in Adilabad at 41 degrees Celsius, while the lowest minimum temperature of 21 degree Celsius was recorded at Medak. Allahabad was the hottest place in the state with maximum temperature touching 43.2 degrees Celsius, nearly six degrees above the normal. The weatherman has however...

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  • Senate GOP needs Pence to break tie on family planning funds
Senate GOP needs Pence to break tie on family planning funds

The Senate, after a procedural vote, will now proceed to a measure that would dismiss an Obama-era rule banning states from denying federal funds to such organizations. The move allows states to restrict family planning grants to Planned Parenthood and other providers that perform abortions. Senate approval was planned later Thursday and would ...

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  • Parents worry over laptop, tablet flight ban, take concerns to Twitter
Parents worry over laptop, tablet flight ban, take concerns to Twitter

According to the tough security restrictions, passengers will have to check in any devices bigger than a smartphone - including iPads, Kindles and laptops - before clearing security or boarding, USA officials said . A source said the rule would cover around eight to 10 foreign airlines. They created an alliance called "the five eyes". Mobile ph...

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  • Now The UK Has Imposed An Electronics Ban On The Middle East
Now The UK Has Imposed An Electronics Ban On The Middle East

The restriction affects flights to the USA from ten worldwide airports in the Middle East. The announcement followed a similar one from Washington , which was more explicit in claiming that bombs could be hidden in such devices. Under the new rule, electronic devices larger than a cell phone or a smartphone can not be carried in the traveller's ...

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  • China confirms return of Kim Jong-nam's body
China confirms return of Kim Jong-nam's body

However, both men, namely the Second Secretary at the North Korean Embassy in Malaysia, Hyon Kwang-Song, 44, and the other who was an employee of North Korean Airline, Kim Uk-il, 37 had been interrogated by the police earlier. The news was one of two major developments Friday likely to cheer the North Korean leadership, with Park Geun-hye, the oust...

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  • Donald Trump Actually Gave a $300B
Donald Trump Actually Gave a $300B "Bill" to Angela Merkel

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party easily won an election in Germany's western Saarland state on Sunday, an unexpectedly strong performance. Merkel doubled down on Monday, saying she would consider governing with any party except the Left or the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany if her CDU-led bloc wins on September 24.

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  • US government watchdog to review Mar-a-Lago trips, Trump hotel profits
US government watchdog to review Mar-a-Lago trips, Trump hotel profits

Trump's lawyers had said , prior to the president's inauguration, that the company would donate any profits from foreign entities to the U.S. Treasury to avoid conflicts of interest. We want to know, what privileges do they have, and what privileges they have with regard to bringing their guests? The scope of the inquiry will include how class...

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  • Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff
Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff

Martin, he of the booming voice and terrifying faces, led the seventh-seeded Gamecocks to the biggest victory in school history and now they will face Gonzaga, the No. That's why I'm so appreciative of these kids. "So when he's in there, I think that really helps us". For Few and Gonzaga, this season has marked the peak.

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  • 'Finance Bill sneaks in corporate funding'
'Finance Bill sneaks in corporate funding'

Yechury demanded that the upper House "must return the Finance Bill 2017 bill to Lok Sabha with a very serious concern saying you reconsider these aspects and non-tax matters should be deleted from the bill". Jaitley said that the fear of technology being susceptible to misuse does not mean we should not use it. "The amendment that I had moved wa...

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  • China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly complete
China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly complete

The man-made islands in the South China Sea has drawn strong criticism from the United States and others, who accuse Beijing of further militarising the region. New radar domes are also being built on the three artificial islands which already have shelters for mobile missile launchers , according to AMTI.

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  • Charges for French candidate's wife
Charges for French candidate's wife

Remarking that years of successive French governments had ignored the significant levels of migration to the 84,00 square kilometer slice of South America, Le Pen vowed to: "appoint a Minister of State for Overseas France and the Sea who, in Guiana, will tackle the fight against immigration, insecurity, {and promote] economic development".

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  • US tells allies to do more amid new offensive against IS
US tells allies to do more amid new offensive against IS

With the United States, Turkey and Russian Federation closing in on ISIS strongholds in the two most affected countries, the terrorist group has been losing ground in both Iraq and Syria. Unfortunately, ISIS is said to remain in control of the area, although Col. Scrocca said the "daring" operation caught Islamic State fighters by surprise, and the...

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  • Netherlands Coach Danny Blind Sacked After Latest Setback
Netherlands Coach Danny Blind Sacked After Latest Setback

Their subsequent failure to qualify for last summer's expanded 24-team European Championship is now being compounded by the previously unthinkable prospect of missing out on a second successive major tournament. So many "incidents" can not be mere coincidence and these poor results make Blind's parting shot sound delusional. In the wake of Blind'...

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