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Worldwide Ulyukayev jailed for eight years, taken into custody in courtroom
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According to the investigation, the reason for the bribe was Ulyukaev's conclusion that Rosneft was incapable of participating in privatization of Bashneft company. "It's a awful, groundless verdict", Kudrin said on social media. Ulyukayev has condemned the proceedings as trumped up by Rosneft's politically connected chief executive, Igor Sechin .

Worldwide Ajinkya Rahane's father arrested in Kolhapur
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According to reports, the woman, identified as Ashatai Kamble, was hit by Hyundai i20 vehicle that Rahane's family was traveling in. According to media reports, Kolhapur police has arrested him and also interrogated him. After losing control, he hit a woman named Ashatai Kamble. "The deceased was apparently standing in the middle of the road when Mr. Rahane, unable to swerve the auto on time, rammed her", said a police officer.

Worldwide Advanced US Weapons For Syrian Rebels Wound Up In ISIS Control
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Conflict Armament Research deployed a team of field investigators across ISIS frontline positions in both Iraq and Syria between July 2014 and November 2017, and analyzed more than 40,000 items recovered from ISIS forces. The report also follows long-known information on the huge number of American weapons being captured by ISIS since the group invaded Iraq and Syria in 2014.

Worldwide Paris climate summit kickstarting a green global economy
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The French leader announced a competition for the projects in June, hours after Mr Trump declared he would withdraw the USA from the 2015 global accord reached in Paris to reduce climate-damaging emissions. "There are trillions of dollars sitting in private investment institutions". In addition, Macron has insisted he will continue trying to persuade Trump to change his mind on climate change-and that he retains an open dialogue with the U.S.

Worldwide Gujarat Congress moves Supreme Court over EVM 'tampering'
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Following court's refusal, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, who appeared for the Congress, said he was ready to scale down his demand to counting of 10 per cent of EVM paper trail. The Election Commission, however, had termed such apprehensions baseless. The ruling BJP, however, had maintained that the allegations by Congress showed they were in "search for an excuse" as it knew that it would bite dust in the election.

Worldwide Assad orders Russian troop withdrawal from Syria
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The commander of Russian troops in Syria, Sergei Surovikin, said 23 planes and two helicopters as well as special forces and medical units will return home in the near future. Putin had already declared in March 2016 that he was planning to pull out the majority of Russian troops. "We will never forget the victims and losses suffered in the fight against terror both here in Syria and also in Russian Federation".

Worldwide White House defends its diversity amid Omarosa exit
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Asked how many in the White House are African American, Huckabee Sanders said, "I don't have a number, directly in front of me specifically, not African American but I can say, again, we have a very diverse team at the White House, certainly a very diverse team in the press office".

Worldwide Firefighter killed battling powerful California wildfire
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Pimlott said the man's family and his unit had been notified. As the Thomas Fire continues to rage, becoming the fourth largest fire in California's wildfire history, homeowners in the path of its destruction are likely to face a challenging time even after it subsides.

Worldwide Oxford Dictionaries names youthquake word of the year amid political unrest
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The word, coined nearly 50 years ago by then-Vogue editor Diana Vreeland, has been used to describe phenomena including surging youth support for Britain's Labour Party and the election of 30-something leaders in France and New Zealand. Sometimes a Word of the Year is selected in recognition of its arrival, but other times it is a word that has been knocking at the proverbial door and waiting to be ushered in.

Worldwide Imran Khan survives, Jahangir Tareen disqualified
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Tareen can not be termed honest and stands disqualified for life as per Article 62 (1)(f) of the Constitution, according to the Supreme Court judgment. What's the use of raising this objection after the passage of more than a decade, he asked and added that a returning officer had approved Khan's nomination papers at that time.

Worldwide 'Moon-Xi summit showed willingness to mend strained ties'
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Over one million North Korean residents could swarm into China if armed conflict breaks out on the Korean Peninsula, analysts have estimated. In late October, however, the two sides agreed to put their relationship back on track, but some believe the relationship has yet to fully thaw.China is likely to bring up the issue during the visit as well.

Worldwide President Trump makes moon missions NASA's near-term goal
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The US space program hasn't sent astronauts to the moon since the early 1970s, but if Donald Trump has his way, NASA will be once again exploring the lunar surface before long. "The Coalition is proud to support NASA and to help bring about this exciting future". "The moon will be a stepping-stone, a training ground, a venue to strengthen our commercial and global partnerships as we refocus America's space program toward human space exploration", Pence said.

Worldwide Dustin Hoffman accused of new incidents of sexual misconduct
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However, things took an awkward turn after he sent his daughter home from their hotel room "because it was a school night and she had homework", and Thomas was "left in the hotel room with him alone". "He put his fingers inside me. I realize now, that the reason this continued to happen to others, was because of my silence, and I feel guilty about that but I hadn't even processed how badly this shamed and hurt me".

Worldwide Canada to buy used Australian jets over new Boeing aircraft
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Officials on Tuesday also announced Canada intends to buy 88 new fighter jets, and is taking bids from aerospace companies worldwide. Canada had been in talks to purchase the 18 Super Hornet fighter jets from Boeing, rather than the used aircraft from Australia, in an effort to bridge the gap between its aging F-18s and the new fighter fleet that it plans to purchase.

Worldwide Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Voting ends in 2nd phase
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BJP president Amit Shah and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley are already in Ahmedabad to cast their vote, while PM Modi will be flying today to vote at a polling booth in the Nishan High School in Ranip locality of Sabarmati. The BJP has fielded 93 candidates for this phase, while Congress has fielded only 91. The second phase voting is underay in central and north Gujarat .

Worldwide EU Extends Sanctions against Russian Federation
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European leaders gathered in Brussels Thursday for the final two-day EU summit of this year. Thursday's extension had been widely expected. European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prolong for another six months the bloc's economic sanctions on Russian Federation, imposed over the annexation of Ukraine's peninsula of Crimea and Moscow's support for rebels in east Ukraine.

Worldwide Rahul pitches for women's greater role in Congress
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Confirming the elevation, Congress' Central Election Authority Chairman Mullapally Ramchandran said the committee had received 89 nomination papers, all proposing the name of Rahul for the coveted post. Briefing media about the voter turnout in the second phase, Senior Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha said "No FIR has been lodged against Rahul Gandhi.