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After no end of drama, Trump, Putin take to summit stage

After no end of drama, Trump, Putin take to summit stage

Helsinki, Jul 15 :  Before coming to Europe, US President Donald Trump raised eyebrows by predicting that Monday’s historic Helsinki summit with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin would be the “easiest” stage of his tour. The rest of his trip, to Brussels and Britain, has indeed crackled with controversy so far. But new indictments from an […]

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Civilian deaths in war-torn Afghanistan hit record high: UN

Civilian deaths in war-torn Afghanistan hit record high: UN

Kabul, Jul 15 : The number of Afghan civilians killed in the country’s long-running conflict hit a record high in the first six months of 2018, UN figures showed today, with militant attacks and suicide bombs the leading causes of death. The toll of 1,692 fatalities was one per cent more than a year earlier and […]

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Gaza ceasefire holds after heavy Israel strikes, Hamas rocket fire

Gaza ceasefire holds after heavy Israel strikes, Hamas rocket fire

Gaza City, Jul 15 :  A ceasefire announced by Hamas held today after the most severe exchange of fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip since a 2014 war, reducing fears of a wider conflict for now. Hamas, the Islamist movement that runs the blockaded Gaza Strip, said late Saturday a ceasefire […]

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Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit, says Theresa May

Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit, says Theresa May

London, Jul 15:  British Prime Minister Theresa May today revealed that US President Donald Trump had suggested she “sue” the European Union instead of negotiating with the economic bloc on Brexit. During a joint press conference at the British PM’s Chequers retreat on Friday, Trump had told reporters that he had given May a suggestion […]

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UN agrees first-ever global compact on migration

UN agrees first-ever global compact on migration

United Nations, Jul 14 :  For the first time ever, United Nations member states, except the US, have agreed on a deal to better manage international migration, address its challenges, strengthen migrant rights and contribute to sustainable development. Known as the Global Compact for Migration, the agreement will be formally adopted by world leaders in […]

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Afghan official says insurgents kill 11 soldiers in Farah province

Afghan official says insurgents kill 11 soldiers in Farah province

Kabul, Jul 14 (AP) An Afghan official says at least 11 soldiers were killed when their checkpoint came under an attack by Insurgents in western Farah province. Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman for the provincial governor, says four other soldiers were wounded in the gun battle in Bala Buluk district. Mehri said nine insurgents were killed […]

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Rajnath calls on Bangladeshi PM, discusses issues of mutual concern

Rajnath calls on Bangladeshi PM, discusses issues of mutual concern

Dhaka, Jul 14 :  Home Minister Rajnath Singh today held an “extremely fruitful” meeting with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during which the two leaders discussed issues of mutual concern, including the menace of terrorism. Singh arrived here yesterday on a three-day visit. “Had an extremely fruitful meeting with the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh […]

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Iran continuing relations with world despite US sanctions, says President Hassan Rouhani

Iran continuing relations with world despite US sanctions, says President Hassan Rouhani

Tehran, July 14: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says his country will continue its economic relations with the rest of the world despite more sanctions by the United States. Speaking after a meeting with government leaders, Rouhani said today: “We are very hopeful that the trend of economic engagement with the world will continue as before.” […]

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May’s Brexit plan could kill US trade deal: Trump

May’s Brexit plan could kill US trade deal: Trump

London, Jul 13 :  President Donald Trump has rubbished embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy, saying it will probably “kill” the chances of a bilateral trade deal, inviting sharp criticism from MPs, many of whom described it as an insult to the country. The Brexit strategy, spelt out in a White Paper yesterday, […]

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‘Many civilians among 54 dead in anti-IS strike in Syria’

‘Many civilians among 54 dead in anti-IS strike in Syria’

Beirut, Jul 13 : An air strike on one of the last holdouts of the Islamic State group in Syria has killed 54 people, more than half of them civilians, a war monitor said today. The US-led coalition fighting the jihadists said it or its allies may have carried out air raids in the area, and […]

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