Why Kashmir Is So Angry With Us
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Why Kashmir Is So Angry With Us

Suspicious that the Maharaja may not accede to it, Pakistan decided to launch a military attack on Jammu and Kashmir in October 1947 in order to annex the state by force. It could not use its army openly because it was still under the command of British officers. So it did so clandestinely through its […]

Donald Trump ‘Cancels’ Air Force One Upgrade With One Tweet
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Donald Trump ‘Cancels’ Air Force One Upgrade With One Tweet

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump urged the government on Tuesday to cancel an order with Boeing Co for a revamped Air Force One – one of the most prominent symbols of the U.S. presidency – saying costs were out of control. It was the latest example of Trump using his podium, often via Twitter messages, to […]

Trump: Obamacare key provisions to remain
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Trump: Obamacare key provisions to remain

US President-elect Donald Trump has said he is open to leaving intact key parts of President Barack Obama’s healthcare bill. Mr Trump, who has pledged to repeal the 2010 law, said he will keep the ban on insurers denying coverage for pre-existing conditions. He told the Wall Street Journal that he also favoured allowing young […]

US election 2016 result: Trump beats Clinton to take White House
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US election 2016 result: Trump beats Clinton to take White House

Donald Trump will become the 45th US president after a stunning victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton. The Republican nominee defied pre-election polling to claim swing states, winning the key battlegrounds of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. He told cheering supporters that Americans must now unite and “bind the wounds of division”, after a gruelling, acrimonious campaign. […]

Donald Trump Wins The Presidency In Stunning Upset Over Clinton
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Donald Trump Wins The Presidency In Stunning Upset Over Clinton

Donald  John Trump has been projected as the winner of the presidential election, according to The Associated Press, after election returns showed that Trump had won stunning come-from-behind victories across a swath of contested states. Trump, 70, will be the 45th president of the United States. A real-estate developer and former reality-TV star, Trump is […]

Iraqi forces advance on town where Islamic State accused of executions
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Iraqi forces advance on town where Islamic State accused of executions

U.S.-backed Iraqi forces moved closer on Wednesday to a town south of Mosul where aid groups and regional officials say Islamic State has executed dozens of prisoners. A military statement said security forces advanced to the edge of Hammam al-Alil, a thermal water resort, after an elite unit breached the eastern limits of Mosul, the […]

Republican Hindu Body Attacks Hillary Clinton As 'Sympathetic' To Pakistan
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Republican Hindu Body Attacks Hillary Clinton As ‘Sympathetic’ To Pakistan

TAMPA: A Republican Hindu organisation is running anti-Hillary Clinton advertisement on Indian-American television channels, attacking the Democratic presidential candidate as “sympathetic towards Pakistan” and her longtime aide for her Pakistani origin. “Hillary, sympathetic towards Pakistan gave billions of dollars in aid and military equipment used against India. She was instrumental in blocking PM Modi’s visa. […]

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US hits Chinese firm with sanctions over North Korea ties

The US has put sanctions on a Chinese firm and four executives over allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions. Dandong Hongxiang is accused of acting on behalf of a North Korean bank that is on a UN sanctions list to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction. The sanctions come after North Korea sparked […]

Sparks fly in Clinton-Trump duel: US election
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Sparks fly in Clinton-Trump duel: US election

The two US presidential candidates have clashed over jobs, terrorism and race in a bitter television debate. The attacks turned personal as Republican Donald Trump accused his rival Hillary Clinton of not having the right temperament to be president. Meanwhile, Mrs Clinton baited Mr Trump by pointing out that he refuses to release his tax […]

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s ‘major’ speech on the Islamic State
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Fact-checking Donald Trump’s ‘major’ speech on the Islamic State

He was referring to a January 2003 interview on Fox Business, about two months before the invasion. During it, Trump gave a lukewarm reaction to the Iraq invasion and urged then-President George W. Bush to make a decision. Below is the context for that claim. As readers can see, Trump did not weigh in on […]