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New York [U.S.A.], May 4 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump will kick of his maiden foreign visit to Vatican, Israel and Saudi Arabia in addition to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) meeting in Brussels on May 25 and G7 meeting in Italy.

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China crossing 'red line' in relations: N. Korea

Updated: May 04, 2017 23:13 IST     

Pyongyang [North Korea], May 4 (ANI): In a rare criticism of its closest ally, North Korean state media on Thursday warned that Beijing was crossing a "red line" in its relationship with Pyongyang.

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Syrian rebels reject Russia, Turkey, Iran's 'Safe Zone' deal

Updated: May 04, 2017 22:35 IST     

London [U.K.], May 4 (ANI): Russia, Turkey and Iran signed an agreement calling for the creation of four "safe zones" in Syria, but the proposal was rejected by Syrian rebels, who walked out of a press conference in the Kazakh capital, Astana, where the deal was announced.

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European Parliament chief denies British PM's allegations

Updated: May 04, 2017 20:04 IST     

Brussels [Belgium], May 4 (ANI): President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani on Thursday outrightly denied allegations levelled by British Prime Minister Theresa May that the EU was meddling in the election with damaging leaks about Brexit.

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Won't mediate in Kashmir issue, clarifies China

Updated: May 04, 2017 20:04 IST     

Beijing (China), May 4 ANI : China has clarified its stand after state media Global Times published a column highlighting Beijing's "vested interest" in resolving the Kashmir issue, terming it as a bilateral dispute between India and Pakistan.

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Kabul [Afghanistan], May 4 (ANI) : Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) chief Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has called for the resignation of either President Ashraf Ghani or Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah.

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End conspiracy theories about China: State media to India

Updated: May 04, 2017 16:57 IST     

Beijing (China), May 4 ANI : Accusing India of creating hurdles in the way of the China's One Belt, One Road initiative, state-run Global Times has in an editorial justified China's development plan of economic corridors and asked New Delhi to should stop expressing concern over the increased Chinese military presence in the region.

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Theresa May accuses EU leaders of meddling in UK election

Updated: May 04, 2017 15:56 IST     

London (U.K.), May4 ANI: Accusing European Union politicians and officials of trying to influence the outcome of United Kingdom's general election, British Prime Minister Theresa May stated that she would not allow bureaucrats to walk over her government.

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Prince Philip to retire from Royal duties

Updated: May 04, 2017 15:37 IST     

London (U.K.), May 4 ANI : Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh on Wednesday announced sudden retirement from his Royal duties from autumn of this year.

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Lahore [Pakistan], May 4 (ANI): Strongly reacting to India's statement on mutilation of two Indian soldiers by Pakistan, Islamabad has hit back at New Delhi for using the 'Pakistan card' for manoeuvering its internal politics.

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Trump to sign executive order on religious freedom

Updated: May 04, 2017 15:25 IST     

New York [U.S.] May 4 (ANI): In a blow to the LGBT community, and other discriminated communities, the Trump administration is expected to sign an executive order on religious liberty that provides legal protections for people claiming religious exemptions, on Thursday.

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Duke of Edinburgh to stop all public engagements by autumn

Updated: May 04, 2017 15:21 IST     

London [United Kingdom], May 4 (ANI): The British Royal Family has announced that the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip, will stop carrying out his public engagements from autumn this year.

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Afghan President Ghani declines invitation to visit Pakistan

Updated: May 04, 2017 13:26 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 4 ANI :Despite repeated attempts by Pakistan to defuse tensions between the two neighbours, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has rejected Pakistan's offer to visit the country until the perpetrators behind several attacks are handed over to Afghanistan, his deputy spokesperson Dawa Khan Mina Pal confirmed .

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Presidential debate heats up as candidates battle for power

Updated: May 04, 2017 13:05 IST     

New York [U.S.] May 4 (ANI): Days before the final French vote, candidates Emmanuel Macron, independent centrist, and Marine Le Pen from Front National clashed on live TV in a presidential debate.

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London [United Kingdom] May 4 (ANI): Rumors are flying high as Queen Elizabeth II summoned her entire household for an emergency meeting at the Buckingham Palace.

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Obama's Affordable Care Act is failing: White House

Updated: May 04, 2017 07:21 IST     

Washington [US] May 4 (ANI): President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is currently failing and not doing what it's supposed to, said White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday.

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Trump vows to revive stalled Israel-Palestine peace process

Updated: May 04, 2017 07:18 IST     

Washington D.C. [United States], May 4 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump has vowed to revive the stalled Israel-Palestine peace process by acting as a "mediator, an arbitrator or a facilitator".

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U.S. House of Representatives passes bill to fund govt.

Updated: May 04, 2017 06:26 IST     

Washington [United States], May 4 (ANI): The U.S. Congress moved one step closer to avoiding a government shutdown after the House of Representatives approved a USD1.2-trillion spending bill to fund the government through September.

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Washington D.C. [United States], May 4 (ANI): Former U.S. National Security Advisor (NSA) Susan Rice has turned down the request to testify before a Senate judiciary subcommittee investigating Russian attempts to influence the U.S. election, CNN reported.

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FBI Director has no regrets over 'Hillary's emails'

Updated: May 04, 2017 04:22 IST     

Washington D.C. [United States], May 4 (ANI): Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey has no regrets over his agency's investigation into emails related to former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's personal computer just days before the 2016 presidential election.

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