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Gunmen kill 10 labourers in Pakistan's Gwadar

The assailants attacked the men at two separate construction sites three kilometres apart along the same road. Chief Minister of Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Zehri has condemned the cowardly attack on the daily-wage workers. A search operation is underway as forces have cordoned off the whole area. The government has deployed a Maritime Security Force (MSF) and Special Security Division (SSD) to protect projects under CPEC, including Gwadar and other coastal areas.



Spicer declines to answer whether Pres. Trump records Oval Office conversations

He said in an NBC News interview on Thursday that Mr Comey told him once over dinner and twice by telephone that he is not under investigation. Trump's advisers have repeatedly tried to downplay the Russia-election matter, with Sanders saying Wednesday the FBI was "doing a whole lot more than the Russian Federation investigation".


No, presidents should not ask FBI directors if they're under investigation

No, presidents should not ask FBI directors if they're under investigation

Democrats have argued that everything about Comey's firing was unorthodox, from the way he was informed to the timing itself. White House spokesman Sean Spicer told a news briefing that Trump did not demand Comey's loyalty. But critics will question whether Trump is perhaps implying that he recorded his conversations with Comey . President Trump has faced a backlash for sacking Mr Comey , who had been investigating alleged Russian meddling in the USA election.



Central Intelligence Agency sets up centre to address N.Korea issues

South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowed Wednesday during his swearing-in ceremony to work with government leaders across the world to rein in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his threats of global conflict. Moon's office said Thursday that the comment came in a phone call between the two leaders that also touched on a controversial 2015 agreement over compensating South Korean women forced into sexual slavery by Japan's military in World War II.


Green Party pledges to end dominance of 'Big Six' energy companies

Green Party pledges to end dominance of 'Big Six' energy companies

It would also end the "monopoly" of the Big Six energy companies "by building democratic, locally owned alternatives". Ms Lucas told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "For this to happen we need Jeremy Corbyn to get around a table with us and I think what is so disappointing is that he talks about doing politics differently and yet he is betraying the mass of the people that he says he represents by allowing them to be hit hardest by a massive Tory majority".


Man arrested near UK Parliament in court on terror charges

Man arrested near UK Parliament in court on terror charges

The 27-year-old Londoner was arrested at gunpoint in the street near Parliament on April 27 as part of what police called an ongoing counterterrorism operation. As the allegations were put to him, Ali replied: "I don't recognise the charges". Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot directed the court that not guilty pleas be entered on his behalf.