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Corbyn told to back new EU referendum or lose millions of supporters

Jeremy Corbyn has been warned by Labour’s leader in the European parliament and other grandees that the party will be deserted by millions of anti-Brexit voters if it fails to clearly back a second referendum in its manifesto for next month’s EU elections.

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The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised with a chest infection

The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in the Indian capital with a chest infection and is feeling better.

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Trump and al-Sisi: Meeting between two showstoppers

While the U.S. Congress has been expressly tuned in raising up the “pressing issues” between the U.S.-Egypt relation, Trump is still rolling out the red carpet for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s visit on April 9.

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Trump ‘salivates’ over prospect of nuclear deals with Saudis despite proliferation concerns – expert

Safeguards should be introduced to curb Saudi Arabia’s atomic energy plans, an expert on nuclear power issues told RT, noting that, while President Trump is ‘salivating’ over juicy trade deals, the world has been put in danger.

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US seriously considers use of military force against Venezuela — administration

The United States has been seriously considering the use of military force against Venezuela as diplomatic measures are becoming inefficient, a high-ranking US administration official said during a phone briefing on Friday.

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Weber vs Juncker: What was wrong with the old change?

European People’s Party’s Spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber has been reminding us on a daily basis the proximity of May’s European elections. The countdown started on the 100-day mark and it has been counting down since, with a clever social media message attached. Nothing out of the ordinary so far for the campaign itself.

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IAEA chief: Iran complying with nuclear deal despite U.S. pullout

Iran has been implementing its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), known as the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, despite Washington’s withdrawal from the agreement last May, said Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

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Iran condemns Britain’s move to enlist Hezbollah as a terror group

In a controversial move, the British government has recently listed Lebanese Hezbollah’s political wing as a terrorist group. Reacting to the move, Iran criticized London, saying that the Lebanese organization has been effectively fighting terrorism. Hezbollah officials themselves have also condemned the decision.

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What Is Austerity? A Guide to the U.K.’s Budget Squeeze

The New York Times has been reporting for the last year on how nearly a decade of government austerity has refashioned British society, slashing away at budgets for policing, housing and welfare.

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"Kim Likely to Arrive in Vietnam by Train and Drive to Hanoi"

Speculation has been raised that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will travel to Vietnam by train and then take a car to Hanoi for his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Japan’s deputy PM blames women for nation’s falling population

Japan’s gaffe-prone deputy prime minister, Taro Aso, has been forced to retract remarks that appeared to blame women who do not have children for problems associated with the country’s low birthrate and ageing population.

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Iraqi factions condemn Trump’s anti-Iran remarks

While claiming that he has ordered the withdrawal of American troops from Syria, US President Donald Trump has said he would maintain troops in Iraq in order to monitor Iran. The announcement has been faced with strong reactions from different Iraqi factions who say Washington is violating their country’s sovereignty.

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Japanese crab fishing boat seized by Russian authorities

A crab fishing boat from the western Japan prefecture of Shimane has been seized by Russian authorities in the Sea of Japan for allegedly fishing illegally in Russia’s exclusive economic zone, prefectural officials said Saturday.

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Banksy homage to Bataclan stolen from Paris theatre

A mural by British street artist Banksy on a fire-exit door at Paris’ Bataclan theatre, where Islamist militants killed 90 people three years ago, has been stolen, the venue said on Saturday.

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In space, the U.S. sees a rival in China

During the Cold War, U.S. eyes were riveted on the Soviet Union’s rockets and satellites. But in recent years, it has been China’s space programs that have most worried U.S.

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Space: The new frontier of the US-China rivalry

NOT satisfied with challenging US supremacy in politics and trade, China is looking to a new frontier that for too long has been dominated by America – space.

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