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Mexico's Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador government to consider legalising drugs in bid to curb violent crime
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Mexico's Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador government to consider legalising drugs in bid to curb violent crime

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has given his future interior minister "carte blanche" to explore the possibility of legalising drugs in a bid to curb violent crime

'Privilege to know you President-Elect': Narendra Modi tweets photo with Ram Nath Kovind taken 20 years ago
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'Privilege to know you President-Elect': Narendra Modi tweets photo with Ram Nath Kovind taken 20 years ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday posted a heart-warming tweet in which he stressed on how long he had shared a bond with Kovind.

Ram Nath Kovind's election as president gives us a glimpse of the inevitable Modi wave in 2019
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Ram Nath Kovind's election as president gives us a glimpse of the inevitable Modi wave in 2019

The immediate conclusion from Kovind's victory is that from a political pariah, the BJP has now become the partner everybody wants to do business with.

Presidential Election 2017: Opposition should explain losing 13 votes in state, says Maharashtra BJP
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Presidential Election 2017: Opposition should explain losing 13 votes in state, says Maharashtra BJP

Jubilant over Ram Nath Kovind's election as the next President, the BJP in Maharashtra asked Opposition to explain how at least 13 MLAs in the state did not vote for Meira Kumar.

Ram Nath Kovind to be the next president: Dalit leaders voice their expectations, say president-elect must speak for community
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Ram Nath Kovind to be the next president: Dalit leaders voice their expectations, say president-elect must speak for community

Two decades on, for the second time in the history of India, a Dalit — who is also a longstanding BJP leader and former governor of Bihar — Ram Nath Kovind, has been elected to the highest office. Is this a sign that the welfare of Dalits is a key government priority?

Presidential Election 2017 results: Mamata Banerjee congratulates president-elect Ram Nath Kovind
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Presidential Election 2017 results: Mamata Banerjee congratulates president-elect Ram Nath Kovind

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday congratulated Ram Nath Kovind for winning the presidential election defeating opposition's candidate Meira Kumar.

Inauguration in sight, US President-elect Donald Trump continues Twitter assault
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Inauguration in sight, US President-elect Donald Trump continues Twitter assault

His inauguration days away, President-elect Donald Trump is continuing to lash out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats in Congress who are vowing to skip his swearing-in ceremony.

Is Meryl Streep overrated or excellent? Donald Trump has two answers to this
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Is Meryl Streep overrated or excellent? Donald Trump has two answers to this

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday, calling Meryl Streep "one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood", but in an earlier interview, he named her one of his favourites, calling her "excellent" and a "fine person".

Donald Trump names son-in-law as senior presidential advisor
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Donald Trump names son-in-law as senior presidential advisor

US President-elect Donald Trump announced that his son-in-law Jared Kushner, a property developer and publisher, will serve as senior White House advisor, flouting myriad legal and ethical concerns.

US Vice President Joe Biden tells President-elect Donald Trump 'to be an adult'
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US Vice President Joe Biden tells President-elect Donald Trump 'to be an adult'

Vice President Joe Biden has told President-elect Donald Trump to "grow up."

Donald Trump: No North Korean missile will be capable of reaching US
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Donald Trump: No North Korean missile will be capable of reaching US

President-elect Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to promise North Korea would not develop a nuclear missile capable of reaching US territory.

US President-elect Donald Trump expands inner circle with new security official, envoy
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US President-elect Donald Trump expands inner circle with new security official, envoy

President-elect Donald Trump tapped an experienced hand from the George W Bush era and a longtime Trump Organisation official to become members of his inner circle when he assumes office next month.

Donald Trump picks China hawk Peter Navarro to lead new White House trade council
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Donald Trump picks China hawk Peter Navarro to lead new White House trade council

In another sign that he intends to shake up relations with China, President-elect Donald Trump named economist Peter Navarro to lead a newly created White House council on trade.

Vladimir Putin says 'clever' Donald Trump will soon take responsibility
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Vladimir Putin says 'clever' Donald Trump will soon take responsibility

Putin said that Russia "expects that he will act precisely on this basis."

Donald Trump mocked about tweets on SNL; President-elect responds by sending tweet
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Donald Trump mocked about tweets on SNL; President-elect responds by sending tweet

President-elect Donald Trump has reacted to a comedy sketch that mocked his penchant for sending tweets — by sending a tweet.

Donald Trump and 'terrific guy' Nawaz Sharif: International community must keep track of developing bonhomie
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Donald Trump and 'terrific guy' Nawaz Sharif: International community must keep track of developing bonhomie

In the larger interest of geopolitics and global peace, one wonders if these words were indeed said during the phone conversation between Trump and Sharif

Donald Trump to retain high-profile Indian American prosecutor appointed by Obama
India

Donald Trump to retain high-profile Indian American prosecutor appointed by Obama

US President-elect Donald Trump is going to keep Indian American Preet Bharara in his job as a high-profile federal prosecutor with charge of Wall Street and important security matters in New York.

President-elect Donald Trump: No transition turmoil, efforts going 'so smoothly'
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President-elect Donald Trump: No transition turmoil, efforts going 'so smoothly'

President-elect Donald Trump and his team on Wednesday vigorously rejected charges of turmoil and infighting roiling efforts to set up his White House, national security and economic teams.

President-elect Donald Trump huddles with Mike Pence amid signs of transition trouble
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President-elect Donald Trump huddles with Mike Pence amid signs of transition trouble

Hidden from the public in his Manhattan high-rise, Donald Trump huddled on Tuesday with Vice President-elect Mike Pence as he tried to fill out key posts in his Cabinet.

Donald Trump meets Mike Pence to discuss US Cabinet appointments
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Donald Trump meets Mike Pence to discuss US Cabinet appointments

President-elect Donald Trump meets with running mate Mike Pence in New York on Tuesday to discuss cabinet appointments amid reports of intense infighting over choice posts.