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Trump’s ‘genocidal taunts’ will not end Iran – Zarif

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mohammad Javad Zarif has insisted that Iran does not want a war Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed US President Donald Trump's "genocidal taunts" and warned him not to threaten the country. With tensions rising, Mr Trump tweeted on Sunday: "If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran."Mr Zarif said the president should look at history. "Iranians
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NDA leaders to meet on Tuesday | India News

[ad_1] Top leaders of the BJP-led NDA will meet over dinner on Tuesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah expected to be present, party sources said on Monday. Bihar chief minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Lok Janshakti Party head Ram Vilas Paswan are likely to attend the meeting, which will take place two days before the counting of votes
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sensex: Investor wealth soars Rs 5.33 lakh crore as exit polls predict return of NDA govt

[ad_1] MUMBAI: Investor wealth soared by more than Rs 5.33 lakh crore as the benchmark BSE Sensex sprinted more than 1,422 points + on Monday after exit polls predicted a return of the NDA government + led by the BJP. Tracking the sharp uptrend in equities, the market capitalisation of BSE-listed companies jumped by Rs 5,33,463.04 crore Monday. At the end of Monday's trading session, the market capitalisation of BSE-listed
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Cambodia re-enacts Khmer Rouge killings – in pictures

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption The National Day of Remembrance, known as the Day of Anger, commemorates victims of the Khmer Rouge regime Cambodian actors have re-enacted atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge on the country's National Day of Remembrance - known informally as the "Day of Anger". The brutal regime of Maoist leader Pol Pot controlled Cambodia between 1975 and 1979. Up to two million people are thought
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Brazil violence: Gunmen kill 11 people in bar in Belém

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Residents gathered as news of the shooting spread Masked gunmen killed 11 people indiscriminately after bursting into a bar in the northern Brazilian city of Belém on Sunday.The shooting happened in Guamá, a poor and violent neighbourhood of the city in the Amazon region. Local media speculated that the shooting was carried out by a gang in retaliation for the deployment in March of
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Al Jazeera suspends journalists for Holocaust denial video

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption The video was published by Al Jazeera's online video network AJ+ Al Jazeera has suspended two journalists over a video they produced that denied the facts of the Holocaust.The Qatari state-funded broadcaster had published the video on its online AJ+ video service in Arabic.During World War Two, six million Jewish people were systematically killed by the Nazis.Al Jazeera's video said this number had been
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Delhi election results: Delhi Lok Sabha election result may get delayed by 5-6 hours: CEC | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Declaration of results for the Delhi Lok Sabha seats may get delayed by around 5 to 6 hours on May 23 as more time will be spent on counting VVPATs from each of the 70 assembly segments of the national capital, chief electoral officer Ranbir Singh has said. He said after the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) counting is over, the voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPATs) will be
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Transgender woman shot, killed in US weeks after assault

[ad_1] Image copyright Facebook Image caption No arrests have yet been made over the death of Muhlaysia Booker, who was assault last month A transgender woman has been fatally shot in Dallas, Texas, according to local police.Muhlaysia Booker, 23, was found dead on a street on Saturday morning, and police are investigating the case as "homicidal violence".Police said it is unclear if her shooting was a hate crime or motivated
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BJP wants Congress govt in Madhya Pradesh to prove majority | India News

[ad_1] BHOPAL: The BJP in Madhya Pradesh Monday said the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in the state should prove majority in the Assembly. Leader of Opposition in Assembly Gopal Bhargava said his party will ask Governor Anandiben Patel to convene a special session of the state Assembly "to discuss important issues and test the Congress governments strength". "I am writing a letter to the Governor for convening a special session