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The Japanese prime minister met here the final stage of a tour started in the Philippines last Thursday. Just $5 a month. They also consented to strengthen substantive cooperation in security-defence, including in the areas of demining and capacity enhancing for law enforcement at sea.
  • Gambia President Yahya Jammeh refuses to step down

    Gambia President Yahya Jammeh refuses to step down

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    Gambia was plunged into a crisis on December 9 when Jammeh, who has held power in the small West African state since 1994, rejected the election results a week after conceding defeat to Barrow, a little-known property developer. Numerous nations attending the gathering were once colonies of France, which in recent years has boosted its military involvement on the continent.
  • Serbia's President Says Ready to Protect Ethnic Serbs in Bosnia's Kosovo

    Serbia's President Says Ready to Protect Ethnic Serbs in Bosnia's Kosovo

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    Serbian president Tomislav Nikolić issued the warning on Sunday after a Serbian train bearing signs reading "Kosovo is Serbian" was halted on Saturday before it entered Kosovo due to reports of a planned attack by ethnic Albanians. In a news conference later in day, Kosovo's Prime Minister Isa Mustafa also said, "I believe that turning back the train was the appropriate action and its entry into the independent and sovereign Republic of Kosovo would not be allowed".
  • Trump aide spoke with Russian envoy in December'

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    The problem with the phone call is that it took place right when Obama was announcing the new sanctions on Russian agents from the GRU and FSB as well as the expulsion of a few dozen diplomats / spies. The news comes hours after the Senate Intelligence Committee reversed course and said it would, in fact, investigate Russian interference in the election, including "any intelligence regarding links between Russia and individuals associated with political campaigns".
  • Mosul battle: Iraq forces 'retake' university from IS

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    Iraqi forces made advances against Isil in eastern Mosul and fought the militants in areas near the Tigris river on Wednesday, military officials said, keeping up the momentum of a renewed offensive in the jihadists's last major Iraqi stronghold.
  • Snowboarder survives terrifying ride on an avalanche near Whistler

    Snowboarder survives terrifying ride on an avalanche near Whistler

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    When a trigger on the shoulder strap is pulled, the backpack can inflate into an airbag (thanks to a high-speed fan). "The idea is to make you the biggest object and tumble you to the top in a big slide, provide a little trauma protection while your tumbling, and then create an air pocket if you do get buried", Oye wrote.
  • Lord Snowdon dies at 86: A royal marriage in pictures

    Lord Snowdon dies at 86: A royal marriage in pictures

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    The BBC reported that the Queen was "saddened" by the news and said that Lord Snowdon had been ill for some time. The statement read, "The Earl of Snowdon died peacefully at home on 13th January 2017". But throughout it all Lord Snowdon remained close to the monarchy. Princess Margaret and Tony Armstrong-Jones, as he was then known, were introduced at a dinner party in May 1958.
  • CISF jawan opens fire on colleagues; kills three, 1 critical

    CISF jawan opens fire on colleagues; kills three, 1 critical

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    He was taken into custody immediately after he fired from his INSAS service rifle at 12.30 pm at the Nabinagar Power Generation Company Ltd (NPGCL) unit, where CRPF jawans are deployed for security duty. A report said that the head constable, Balveer Singh of Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh, was agitated over poor sleeping arrangements in his barrack, while another account attributed the incident to leave-reported disputes he had with his seniors.
  • Renault team chief Frederic Vasseur resigns

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    Vasseur became team principal during the summer break past year, putting him in direct control of performance and results of the team, while Cyril Abiteboul moved into a factory role at Enstone. If you have two different visions then the result is that the work inside the team is slow", he added. Vasseur went on to admit there were post-season talks between management after November's Abu Dhabi finale which he reflected on over the Christmas break before coming to a decision.
  • Supreme Court refused to give judgement on Jallikattu ban before Pongal

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    OneIndia had accessed videos of a political party in Tamil Nadu, Naam Tamilar Katchi, organising Jallikattu in Thiruvathipuram The party led by actor-turned-politician Seeman gave two hoots about the ban on Jallikattu. I would like to assure the people of Tamil Nadu that we will uphold the heritage and culture of the Tamils. AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala has also written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking promulgation of an ordinance for conduct of Jallikattu and a delegation of ...
  • Greek and Turkish leaders in Cyprus exchange historic maps

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    The island has been split since Turkish forces invaded in 1974 in response to a short-lived coup by Greek Cypriot militants seeking union with Greece. Eide said cartographers of each side would present the maps and then they would be transferred to a United Nations vault. "This is the beginning of negotiations on a very important chapter of the Cyprus problem".