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Bernie Sanders to seek U.S. presidency again in 2020
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, the progressive populist who mounted a fierce challenge to front-runner Hillary Clinton in the 2016 White House campaign, said on Tuesday he will again seek the Democratic Party's presidential nomination in 2020.
Indian Air Force planes collide in air show rehearsal, one pilot dead
Two Indian Air Force planes collided in mid-air in the southern state of Karnataka on Tuesday while rehearsing an aerobatic show, killing one pilot and injuring two others, a senior police official said.
Pakistan PM warns India against attack, urges talks on Kashmir blast
Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday Pakistan would retaliate if India were to attack in response to a bombing in the disputed Kashmir region, which India blamed on Pakistan, while adding he wanted to cooperate in investigating the blast.
U.S. states sue Trump administration in showdown over border wall funds
A coalition of 16 U.S. states led by California sued President Donald Trump and top members of his administration on Monday to block his decision to declare a national emergency to obtain funds for building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Saab proposes to make 96 Gripen jets in India to win Air Force deal
Swedish defence firm Saab AB, which is seeking to sell its Gripen fighter jets to the Indian Air Force, said on Tuesday it could offer to make most of them in a production facility likely to be set up in one of the southern cities.
Pakistan warns that Afghan talks will be affected if India retaliates over Kashmir
Pakistan's ambassador to Afghanistan said on Tuesday that peace talks between the United States and Afghan Taliban militants would be affected if India resorted to violence against Pakistan in response to a deadly bombing in the Kashmir region.
Twitter launches political ad tracking tools in Europe ahead of key EU polls
Twitter on Tuesday rolled out tools in Europe which will make it easier for voters to identify political campaign ads tied to crucial European Parliament elections in May amidst fears of Russian disinformation campaigns and threats of regulatory action.
Suicide bomber who killed 27 members of Iran's Guards was Pakistani: Guards commander
The man who carried out a suicide bombing which killed 27 members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards near the border with Pakistan last week was Pakistani, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said on Tuesday, according to the Tasnim news agency.
For Yazidi survivors of Islamic State killings, the nightmares go on
Ever since Islamic State visited death and destruction on their villages in northern Iraq nearly five years ago, Yazidis Daoud Ibrahim and Kocher Hassan have had trouble sleeping.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan urges talks on Kashmir blast, warns India against attack
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday his country had nothing to do with a suicide bombing that killed 40 Indian troopers in Kashmir, adding that tensions can only ease with dialogue but Pakistan would retaliate if attacked by India.
Indian journalist Barkha Dutt condemns Twitter for blocking account after abuse online
One of India's best-known women journalists, Barkha Dutt, launched a scathing attack on Twitter Inc on Tuesday for temporarily locking her account after she posted details of men who allegedly stalked and threatened her.
Honda to shut UK car plant in 2022 with the loss of 3,500 jobs
Japanese car maker Honda is set to announce it's closing its only British car plant in 2022 with the loss of 3,500 jobs, a lawmaker told Reuters, in the latest blow to the UK car industry as Brexit approaches.
Pakistan urges U.N. to intervene over Kashmir tension with India
Pakistan's foreign minister appealed to the U.N. Secretary General on Tuesday to help ease tension with India that has escalated sharply following a suicide bomb attack in the Indian part of disputed Kashmir, that India blamed on Pakistan.
Poland pulls out of Israel summit in row over WW2 role
Poland pulled out of a planned summit in Israel after Israel's acting foreign minister said on Monday that "many Poles" had collaborated with the Nazis in World War Two and shared responsibility for the Holocaust.
Fiascos and fumbles: Oscar organizers stumble to restore glory
First it was the furor over a proposed new "popular" film category, then it was the fiasco over planned host Kevin Hart, and last month the organizers of the Oscars were accused of intimidating celebrities not to present at rival award shows.
Protesters across U.S. denounce Trump's emergency declaration
Activists gathered in cities across the United States on Monday to support immigrants and denounce President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Exclusive: U.S. blocks N.Korean air traffic revival ahead of Trump-Kim summit - sources
The United States has blocked efforts by a U.N. agency to improve civil aviation in North Korea at a time when Pyongyang is trying to reopen part of its airspace to foreign flights, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Many Indians rally behind Modi after Kashmir attack
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suffered a series of political reverses in recent months but widespread anger after 40 troopers were killed in an Islamist militant attack last week could lead to a surge in support for his Hindu nationalist party.
Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party citing Brexit 'betrayal', anti-Semitism
Seven Labour lawmakers quit on Monday over leader Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and a row over anti-Semitism, saying Britain's main opposition party had been "hijacked by the machine politics of the hard left".
Honda plan to close UK plant is not due to Brexit - lawmaker
Japan's Honda plans to shut its British car plant in Swindon by 2022 with the loss of 3,500 jobs but the decision is not related to Brexit, a local lawmaker told Reuters on Monday.