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Farron denies Lib Dems are being squeezed in election campaign

It comes as new Sky Data revealed the party is merely treading water three weeks into the 2017 campaign. He added: "The costings look like they add up in the sense there are a set of numbers for tax increases they propose, all of which are much more modest than what we saw yesterday [from Labour's manifesto]".


Putin: Russian meddling

Putin: Russian meddling "fiction" invented by Democrats

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expanded the list of categories of Turkish citizens eligible to travel to Russia on a visa-free regime. Diplomats and their families; pilots and crew members of aircraft, as well as Turkish nationals coming to Russian Federation on short-term business trips, will no longer need a visa.



APEC ministers advocate free and fair trade

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer defended Mr Trump's decision to pull out of the TPP within days of taking office. Malaysia has said if the Trans-Pacific Partnership is to proceed without its biggest economy - Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the deal when he took office, citing a perceived threat to American jobs - it should be renegotiated given the downsizing to 11 members.



Flynn providing documents to Senate, first batch by June 6

The source said that Flynn's lawyers alerted the intelligence committee Tuesday that he would respond to the two subpoenas sent to his businesses and would also provide personal documents sought via a separate subpoena after Senate investigators narrowed the scope of the request.



India deplores heinous terrorist attack in Kabul

In the aftermath of the attack, Germany said it had postponed a scheduled deportation flight of rejected Afghan asylum seekers. Eleven US citizens assigned to the US embassy as contractors were injured in the blast in Kabul , Afghanistan on Wednesday, according to US officials.