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After an Indian Air Force pilot went missing in action on Wednesday as India responded to incursions by the Pakistan Air Force near the Line of Control, the Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday said that it had summoned Pakistan's Acting High commissioner and had "strongly objected" to Islamabad's "vulgar display" of the pilot.
  • Iran foreign minister resigns

    Iran foreign minister resigns

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    He gave no specific reasons for his decision, but cited an "inability to continue serving". "Be happy and worthy", he added. Zarif played an important role in striking a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers. Is Mr Zarif's resignation a tactic? Hassan Mohammadi, a Tehran-based political analyst close to Rouhani, said he understood it was Zarif's third time submitting his resignation in the past year.
  • Take stern action against terrorists: European Union to Pak amid Pulwama attacks

    Take stern action against terrorists: European Union to Pak amid Pulwama attacks

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    On Feb. 24, 2019 , Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, head of the Pakistani Air Force, had said his service was ready to "thwart any misadventure by the enemy", referring to India . Indian news agency Asian News International quoted Indian air force sources claiming 12 Mirage fighter jets had struck "a major terrorist camp" over the border with 1,000 kg of explosives.
  • R&B singer R Kelly pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges

    R&B singer R Kelly pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges

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    Attorney Michael Avenatti , who said he represents two of the alleged victims in the indictment and a third accuser, told reporters after Monday's hearing that he had turned over a second videotape to prosecutors earlier in the day. R. Kelly was still trying to post his $100K bail Monday afternoon, which is actually only ten percent of his $1 million bond, but the Associated Press reported that " coordinating the payment is complicated ".
  • Iran Infiltrated US Systems in Response to Its 'Insolence', IRGC Commander Says

    Iran Infiltrated US Systems in Response to Its 'Insolence', IRGC Commander Says

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    Tehran says the program provides deterrent capabilities and is defensive. Iran has expanded its missile programme, particularly its ballistic missiles. The maneuvers came as United States aircraft carriers returned to the region after a long absence. "They tried as best as they could to sabotage a small part which we import so that our missiles would not reach their target and explode mid-air", Fars news agency reported, quoting the Guards' aerospace commander Amir Ali Hajizadeh.
  • Large cargo plane crashes east of Houston

    Large cargo plane crashes east of Houston

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    There was no indication that the pilots made any distress calls or declared an emergency. It was operating a flight for Amazon Air. A Mesa Airlines employee has been identified as one of the people aboard Saturday's deadly cargo plane crash.
  • High Winds, Heavy Snow Create Blizzard Conditions In S

    High Winds, Heavy Snow Create Blizzard Conditions In S

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    Sunday . We are at a "Red-3, High Impact" on our Weather Impact Scale both Saturday and Sunday . Plan on hard travel due to poor visibility, slick roads andhigh winds. Winds are expected to be sustained over 35mph for most of Monday . Expected snow totals are shown. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. The snow should be mainly east of the I-25 corridor before sunrise on Saturday .
  • Saudi Arabia signs MoU to join solar alliance

    Saudi Arabia signs MoU to join solar alliance

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    China and Saudi Arabia should continue to extend mutual support on issues involving each other's core interests and major concerns and promote political mutual trust, he said. The Crown Prince flew back to Saudi Arabia from Pakistan and then travelled to India on Tuesday, keeping in mind Indian sensitivities. "China won't be a geopolitical player in the Middle East".
  • Winter weather arrives in Richmond

    Winter weather arrives in Richmond

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    Wednesday, according to the service. According to Weather.com, the storm system started dumping snow on New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Missouri and Iowa Tuesday as it continued to move toward the Northeast .
  • FATF to Keep Working With Pakistan to Curb Terrorism Financing

    FATF to Keep Working With Pakistan to Curb Terrorism Financing

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    Jaish, a jihadist group that seeks the independence of all of Kashmir from India, has offices and infrastructure in Pakistan where its leader, Maulana Masood Azhar, is based. "I stopped paying Pakistan the $1.3-billion that we used to pay them. We are in talks with government on scheduled India-Pakistan clash in World Cup".
  • Nigeria election 2019: Who benefits from poll delay?

    Nigeria election 2019: Who benefits from poll delay?

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    President Muhammadu Buhari has defeated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar , at his own polling unit. A coalition of civic groups says multiple polling units across Nigeria have not opened more than four hours after the official start of the voting.
  • Ian Austin quitting Labour 'must be wake up call for party'

    Ian Austin quitting Labour 'must be wake up call for party'

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    While only three MPs from the ruling Conservative Party have defected, Britain's prime minister Theresa May is facing a threat of rebellion in the next Brexit crunch vote billed for February 27. And Conservative Ms Greening told the Today program she would find it hard to stay in a party that "crashed us out of the EU". Another MP from Labour and three from the Conservative Party later joined them.
  • Giant tortoise thought extinct is found on Galapagos

    Giant tortoise thought extinct is found on Galapagos

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    A tortoise thought to have gone extinct in 1906 has been rediscovered on an island in the Galápagos. The researchers said they believe the adult female tortoise is more than 100 years old. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List of Threatened Species , the rare tortoise species was believed to have been threatened by lava flows on the island, USA Today reported.
  • Venezuelan Troops Open Fire Near Border as Aid Standoff Intensifies

    Venezuelan Troops Open Fire Near Border as Aid Standoff Intensifies

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    The woman who hopes to be the first female president of Venezuela said there's no turning back as the people confront embattled President Nicolás Maduro's army at the border. At the concert venue, the feeling was one of collective catharsis, especially for migrants who in recent years have fled Venezuela's economic implosion by crossing into Colombia.
  • Trump coming to Japan for new Emperor enthronement and G20 summit

    Trump coming to Japan for new Emperor enthronement and G20 summit

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    He added, "I don't know if North Korea has made the choice yet to denuclearize, but the reason why we're engaged in this is because we believe there is a possibility". Howard X, an Australian, has been cashing in on his resemblance to North Korea's leader, especially his haircut. For the United States, denuclearization means getting rid of the secretive communist nation's nuclear arsenal.