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Duque becomes Colombia’s president, promising to unite divided nation

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s President-elect Ivan Duque was sworn in to office on Tuesday, pledging to unite a divided nation behind his plan to toughen a peace accord with Marxist rebels and rekindle economic growth. El presidente de Colombia, Iván Duque, recibe es investido por el presidente del Senado, Ernesto Macias, durante una ceremonia en la Plaza Bolívar de Bogotá. ...

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Nation wants Nawaz to be imprisoned, claims Fawad Chaudhry | Pakistan

PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry. Photo: File KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry said on Friday that the nation wants former prime minister Nawaz Sharif imprisoned in the anti-graft references.  “Nawaz is not Nelson Mandela, he is going to jail not for the people of Pakistan but because of plundering the country,” Chaudhry said in Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Saath. “Pakistan has ...

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Will apprise nation of my differences with Nawaz after Avenfield verdict: Nisar | Pakistan

Chaudhry Nisar and Nawaz Sharif. Photo: File ISLAMABAD: Chaudhry Nisar, who recently parted ways with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), on Wednesday said he will apprise the nation of his differences with former prime minister Nawaz Sharif after the Avenfield reference verdict is announced. “I will tell all regarding my differences with Mian Sb after the verdict on Friday,” Nisar ...

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Garage Nation music festival: Four men stabbed

Image copyright PA Image caption Festivals are a huge part of the UK summer calendar (stock image) Four people have been stabbed at a music festival in east London. Two of the men who were hurt at Garage Nation festival in Hainault Forest Country Park on Saturday were airlifted to hospital. One of them, a 26-year-old man, may have life-changing ...

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Will soon tell nation why I chose to contest as independent candidate, says Nisar | Pakistan

DHAMIYAL: Former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Sunday told the people to not vote for him if standards of living in their constituencies are lower from the constituencies of Nawaz Sharif, Shehbaz Sharif, Asif Ali Zardari and Imran Khan.  Nisar said that he will soon apprise the nation of his differences with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Nawaz Sharif, while speaking ...

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Colombia president-elect vows to unite nation, alter peace deal

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s President-elect Ivan Duque, who swept aside leftist Gustavo Petro in Sunday’s election, pledged to unite his South American nation after a divisive campaign but insisted he would change a landmark peace accord with leftist rebels. Presidential candidate Ivan Duque speaks to supporters after winning the presidential election in Bogota, Colombia, June 17, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce Duque’s ...

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CA Firefighters: ‘There’s Nowhere Else in the Nation That Burns Like California’

California firefighters no longer gear up for the “fire season.” They gear up to fight fires year-round and they want the public to get into that mindset as well. The insurance industry numbers show California has become the leading state for wildfires with 9,560 in 2017 that consumed 1.3 million acres. Georgia had the second-highest number of fires but lagged ...

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