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Earlier in a cabinet meeting he chaired today in New Delhi , Modi was unable to answer questions posed by the opposition to him via-a-authenticity of surgical strikes along the Line of Control. "Hitting back at the Bjp, AAP asked Prasad why the Government is not unmasking the Pakistani propaganda". "Sonia Gandhi should say whether Chidambaram's comment seeking proof of surgical strikes represents the official Congress line", he said.
  • Surgical strikes: Defence ministry to brief Parliamentary panel next week

    Surgical strikes: Defence ministry to brief Parliamentary panel next week

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    After individual political leaders who raised questions, the parties are also stepping in with more considered responses asking the government for more details. Subramanian Swamy, leader of the BJP, has called on his colleague, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to ban the import of cement from Pakistan, the Economic Times reports.
  • Pope to US Catholics: Study, pray, vote your conscience

    Pope to US Catholics: Study, pray, vote your conscience

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    Pope Francis said what he was condemning was "indoctrination of gender theory", teaching small children that no matter their biological sex, they can choose their gender. Francis also commented on the USA election while traveling with the reporters, urging voters to vote their "conscience", but said he would never get directly involved in the election for one side because "the people are sovereign".
  • US accuses Russia, Syria of war crimes; France seeks UN vote

    US accuses Russia, Syria of war crimes; France seeks UN vote

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    For that reason, Mr Kerry and other U.S. officials have tempered their criticism of Russian Federation even as the death toll from its air campaign has risen. But it's unclear what advantages his plan would have over the US-Russian-led process that collapsed last month. Rebels have also intensified their rocket fire on government-held western Aleppo, where four people were killed in the Midan neighborhood, state television reported.
  • CLOWN CRAZE: Have you seen any sinister activity?

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    The creepy clown problem has even caught the attention of federal authorities when the issue was brought up during a White House news conference . Clowns are seemingly terrorising the village of Brotton, with police now investigating after a young girl reported seeing one clown possibly carrying a blade.
  • Colombian president begins talks with opponents of FARC peace agreement

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    Social movements in Colombia opposed to what they called "a pact between elites", following Sunday's "No" win in the peace plebiscite, called for the demonstrations. The former president, who is now a senator, said that his supporters had a "unanimous desire for peace" but that any peace agreement must include trials to hold rebels accountable for crimes against humanity.
  • Paris Agreement to take effect in 30 days

    Paris Agreement to take effect in 30 days

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    The nations of the European Union collectively are responsible for 12.1 percent of the planet's emissions, and its fast-track ratification takes the Paris Agreement past the 55 percent threshold. The EU, which accounts for 12 percent of global emissions, originally planned to wait for its member states to approve the deal domestically, but given the slow pace of progress it moved on their behalf.
  • Xiaomi Mi Box Officially Lands On US Shores

    Xiaomi Mi Box Officially Lands On US Shores

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    We've had a Mi Box for a few days now, and will be posting a few in-depth pieces on it throughout the week. The latest Mi Box was first unveiled at Google's I/O developer conference earlier this year, serving perhaps as proof of the deepening ties between the two companies.
  • UK to consider making it tougher for firms to hire foreign worker

    UK to consider making it tougher for firms to hire foreign worker

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    She said a "tick box" exercise has allowed some firms to get away with not training local people, revealing ministers will consider whether new tests should be imposed to ensure those coming to the United Kingdom are "filling gaps in the labour market, not taking jobs British people could do".