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Trump calls himself victim of 'single greatest witch hunt'

Updated: May 18, 2017 20:20 IST      
Trump calls himself victim of 'single greatest witch hunt'

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): President Donald Trump has described the appointment of a former FBI director to investigate alleged ties between his campaign team and Russia during the 2016 presidential election as the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history.

"This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" Trump tweeted.

President Trump added that there was never a special counsel appointed for illegal acts that took place during Hillary Clinton's campaign or the Obama Administration.

"With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, there was never a special councel appointed!" Trump said in a tweet.

The Justice Department has appointment Robert Mueller, as a special counsel to lead the federal investigation into the Trump campaign links with Moscow to sway the 2016 election.

Trump claimed on Wednesday that "no politician in history" has been "treated worse" than him.

"Look at the way I've been treated lately, especially by the media. No politician in history - and I say this with great surety - has been treated worse or more unfairly," CNN quoted Trump as saying to the graduates of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy during a commencement address

The comments were Trump's first since reports emerged that he asked sacked FBI Director James Comey in February to drop his probe of former national security adviser Michael Flynn over his Russia links.

"You will find that things happen to you that you do not deserve and that are not always warranted. But you have to put your head down and fight, fight, fight. Never, ever, ever give up. Things will work out just fine," he added.

Trump said that the attitude is a big reason why he won the November election. (ANI)

London [UK], May 27 (ANI): The terror threat level in United Kingdom has been reduced from "critical" to "severe" after temporarily raising the level in response to Manchester Arena attack in which 22 people were killed and several others injured.

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Trump to make final decision on Paris Accord next week

Updated: May 27, 2017 18:44 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump has delayed his decision on the Paris Climate Accord, saying that he will make his final decision on it next week.

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Pak reopens Chaman Border crossing after 22 days

Updated: May 27, 2017 17:28 IST     

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], May 27 (ANI): Pakistan on Saturday opened the Friendship Gate at Chaman Border crossing on "humanitarian grounds" for Ramzan after remaining closed for 22 days in wake of the alleged Afghan attack in the country that claimed 12 lives.

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India to assist Sri Lanka in flood relief operations

Updated: May 27, 2017 17:20 IST     

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 27 (ANI): As catastrophic landslides and floods hit parts of Sri Lanka, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed concerned departments to provide all necessary assistance to the country in its flood relief operations.

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New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth on Saturday reiterated his country unwavering support to India's legitimate aspiration for permanent membership of the United Nation Security Council (UNSC).

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Nevada: Passenger abused for speaking Spanish

Updated: May 27, 2017 14:09 IST     

Nevada [U.S.A], May 27 (ANI): The United States finds itself plunging deeper into intolerance, as another man found himself on the receiving end of a brutal racist tirade while waiting in the Reno airport, in Nevada.

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US to launch 'first ever' missile test to counter Pyongyang

Updated: May 27, 2017 13:50 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], May 27 (ANI): The Pentagon has announced plans to test its first-of-its-kind missile intercept in the next week that would involve shooting down an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) - similar to what North Korea recently launched.

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Police arrests two more Manchester attack suspects

Updated: May 27, 2017 13:43 IST     

London [UK], May 27 (ANI): British police on Saturday said that they have arrested two more suspects involved in the Manchester Arena terror attack in which 22 people were killed and 59 injured.

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Manchester terror attack: Two more suspects arrested

Updated: May 27, 2017 13:23 IST     

Manchester [UK], May 27 (ANI): Greater Manchester police have arrested two men from Cheetham Hill in connection to the Manchester terror blasts.

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PTI poll campaign to start after Ramazan: Imran

Updated: May 27, 2017 12:55 IST     

Peshawar [Pakistan], May 27 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has announced that his party would start campaigning for the 2018 general election soon after Ramazan.

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Several feared dead post attack on Afghan forces in Khost

Updated: May 27, 2017 12:43 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 27 (ANI): In yet another attack on Afghan security forces, a suicide car bomber targeted vehicles belonging to members of the local police force campaign in Khost province on Saturday.

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Pak opposition leaders criticise fiscal 2017-18 budget

Updated: May 27, 2017 12:43 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 27 (ANI): The opposition in Pakistan unanimously condemned the recommendations of the fifth federal budget which was presented by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Friday in the National Assembly.

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Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 27 (ANI): As catastrophic landslides and floods hit Sri Lanka, Colombo on Saturday received Indian Naval Ship INS Kirch with relief items.

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Trump Administration not to host Ramadan event this year

Updated: May 27, 2017 11:29 IST     

Washington D. C. [USA], May 27 (ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark the Islamic holy and fasting month of Ramadan, according to reports.

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NSA to Jimmy Carter Zbigniew Brzezinski passes away

Updated: May 27, 2017 10:27 IST     

Washington [U.S.A.], May 27 (ANI): Zbigniew Brzezinski, national security adviser to former United States President Jimmy Carter, passed away on Saturday.

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U.S.: Man yelling 'anti-Muslim' slurs kills 2 on train

Updated: May 27, 2017 09:50 IST     

New York [USA], May 27 (ANI): A man yelling anti-Muslim slurs stabbed two men to death on a Portland, Oregon, commuter train on Friday.

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Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 27 (ANI): At least 91 have been killed and 110 are missing in the catastrophic landslides and floods that have plagued Sri Lanka in the last three days.

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Washington D.C. [USA], May 27 (ANI): The Democratic National Committee (DNC) wants U.S. President Donald Trump to fire his son-in-law Jared Kushner from his position as White House advisor, after reports surfaced that the latter sought to establish a private communications channel between the President's transition team and Russia.

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