India says two masterminds of Kashmir bombing killed in clash

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 07:33
Indian security forces on Monday killed two suspected organizers of a suicide bombing in the disputed region of Kashmir that has fueled tension between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan, police said, with four soldiers also killed in the clash.
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U.S. pressing Gulf states to keep Syria isolated: sources

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 07:17
The United States is lobbying Gulf states to hold off restoring ties with Syria, including the UAE which has moved closer to Damascus to counter the influence of its rival Iran, five sources told Reuters.
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Facebook says it is 'open to meaningful regulation'

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 06:56
Facebook is "open to meaningful regulation", it said on Monday after British lawmakers said that big technology companies should be subject to a compulsory code of ethics to tackle the spread of fake news and abuse of users' data.
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Israel says it will host Czech, Slovak, Hungarian leaders after Polish pullout

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 06:50
Israel says on Monday that it would host bilateral meetings with the Czech, Slovak and Hungarian leaders this week after Poland withdrew from a planned five-way summit in Jerusalem in protest at Holocaust rhetoric.
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Czech PM Babis says V4 summit in Israel scrapped: CTK agency

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 06:48
A meeting of the central European Visegrad group countries scheduled to start in Israel in Monday has been canceled after Poland pulled out, news agency CTK said, citing Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis.
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Britain still wants to reopen withdrawal agreement with EU: PM May's spokesman

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 06:46
Britain still wants to reopen the withdrawal agreement it negotiated with the European Union to provide legal assurances over the Irish border, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.
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Indonesian presidential hopefuls vow energy self-sufficiency via palm

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 06:12
Indonesia's two presidential candidates pledged to achieve energy self-sufficiency by boosting the use of bioenergy, particularly fueled by palm oil, to cut costly oil imports by Southeast Asia's biggest economy.
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Critics urge Presidents Day protests against Trump's emergency declaration

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 06:06
Activists called for nationwide protests on Monday's Presidents Day holiday to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to secure funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
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North Carolina board to hear evidence on election fraud claim

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 06:02
North Carolina election officials on Monday will begin hearing evidence on allegations that absentee ballots unlawfully collected by a Republican operative may have tipped a tight November U.S. congressional election in favor of a Republican candidate.
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Nigerian president, ruling party hold emergency meeting over election delay

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 05:52
President Muhammadu Buhari was meeting with senior members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party on Monday over the postponement of Nigeria's presidential election, the party said.
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Britain's Labour Party splits over Brexit and anti-Semitism

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 05:36
Seven lawmakers split from Britain's opposition Labour Party on Monday, saying that the party leadership's failures over Brexit, anti-Semitism and a culture of bullying in the party had left them no choice.
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Center-right to top EU poll; far-right surges: survey

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 05:14
The center-right is set to remain the biggest group in the EU legislature after elections in May that should also show a surge in seats for the far-right, a survey by the European Parliament showed on Monday.
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Thai opposition party undeterred after ally's failed princess bid

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 05:09
Leaders of Thailand's biggest opposition party campaigning on Monday never mentioned ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra, whose policies they espouse, nor the princess whose shock candidacy could see its ally banned from the March 24 election.
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North Korea's 'socialist utopia' needs mass labor. A growing market economy threatens that

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 04:59
In January, thousands of North Korean students traveled to Mount Paektu, a sacred mountain where the ruling family claims its roots and where leader Kim Jong Un is building a massive economic hub at the alpine town of Samjiyon.
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Trump policies unite allies against him at European security forum

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 04:22
In 2009, then U.S. Vice President Joe Biden came to Munich to "press the reset button" with Russia. A decade later he came again to offer the world better relations, this time with his own country.
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Australia accuses foreign government of cyber attack on lawmakers

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 04:17
A cyber attack on Australian lawmakers that breached the networks of major political parties was probably carried out by a foreign government, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, but did not name any suspects.
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Pakistan says Saudi crown prince orders 2,100 Pakistani prisoners released

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 04:11
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has ordered the release of about 2,100 Pakistani prisoners from the kingdom's jails during a high-profile visit to Islamabad, Pakistan's information minister said on Monday.
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Saudi crown prince begins Asia tour with $20 billion Pakistan investment pledge

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 04:02
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday said Saudi Arabia has signed investment agreements worth $20 billion during his high-profile visit to Pakistan, where tensions were flaring up with nuclear-armed rival India.
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Trump policies unite allies against him at European security forum

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 03:55
In 2009, then U.S. Vice President Joe Biden came to Munich to "press the reset button" with Russia. A decade later he came again to offer the world better relations, this time with his own country.
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Some UK Labour lawmakers to quit party over Brexit: source

World News - Mon, 2019-02-18 03:49
A group of British opposition Labour lawmakers will on Monday announce they are leaving the party over leader Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and a row over anti-Semitism, a source said, adding more resignations could follow.
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