• Civilian martyred, three injured in Indian firing across LoC

    Civilian martyred, three injured in Indian firing across LoC

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    He was extracting sand at the right bank of River Poonch when the Indian firing hit him, Poonch Deputy Commissioner Raja Tahir Mumtaz told Dawn by telephone. DC/SSP on spot looking after people", J&K police chief S P Vaid tweeted. Pakistan has accused India of killing 18 people in border skirmishes this year.
  • Yobe School Attack: FG Confirms 110 Girls Missing

    Yobe School Attack: FG Confirms 110 Girls Missing

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    The notorious incident got worldwide attention and triggered a massive social media campaign Bring Back Our Girls . The minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said that the Federal Government in collaboration with Yobe State Government will set up a Situation room to coordinate all information and progress report on efforts geared towards the rescue of Dapchi School Girls.
  • Trump also met the Mexican president once during the 2016 election campaign

    Trump also met the Mexican president once during the 2016 election campaign

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    The phone call took place last Tuesday. The statement said Trump underscored his commitment to expanding cooperation with Mexico on security , trade , and immigration, but did not mention a possible visit by Pena Nieto . The leaders met in Germany at the Group of 20 economic summit in July. During an almost-hour-long phone conversation on Tuesday, Peña Nieto and Trump spent a significant portion on the wall, and Trump's adherence to his unpopular promise brought the talks to a ...
  • Xi Jinping Can Remain President As China Proposes Removal Of Term Limit

    Xi Jinping Can Remain President As China Proposes Removal Of Term Limit

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    Expectations that Xi, China's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong , was considering staying in office for more than the typical 10 years has been building for some time now. "This move is also not without risk for Xi", Howie said. "From anti-corruption campaign to comprehensively advancing the rule of law to profound economic restructuring, the CPC Central Committee with Xi at the core has sturdily opened a new era for a hopeful China".
  • Ire at CPM state meet over murder of tribal youth

    Ire at CPM state meet over murder of tribal youth

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    Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condemned the incident and said that he has instructed the State Police Chief to take strict action against the culprits. Read also: Lynching of tribal shakes a state: 'Literate Kerala, be ashamed...' His mother and sister told television channels that a group of almost 10-15 persons went to the forest and thrashed him.
  • Iran threatens to withdraw from nuclear deal

    Iran threatens to withdraw from nuclear deal

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    Iranians certainly do, which is also what Salehi-Isfahani thinks is behind Araqchi's statements: The need to sound tough in the face of mounting pressure from the United States. While campaigning in 2016, Donald Trump often criticised the Iran nuclear deal as an abject failure for the U.S. and even threatened last month to pull out of the deal entirely.
  • Philippines: Suspect in Filipina's freezer death arrested

    Philippines: Suspect in Filipina's freezer death arrested

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    On Friday, the Philippine foreign secretary said the suspect is under arrest in Lebanon. Cayetano said he expects authorities to seek the Lebanese man's extradition so he can stand trial in Kuwait. The Philippines is a major labour exporter with about a tenth of its more than 100 million people working overseas. They are among more than two million Philippine nationals employed in the region, whose remittances are a lifeline for the country's economy.
  • Man blows himself up outside USA embassy in Montenegro

    Man blows himself up outside USA embassy in Montenegro

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    A suicide attacker blew himself up after throwing an explosive device into the USA embassy compound in Podgorica, the Montenegrin government said on Thursday. The embassy was closed at the time of the attack and local media reported that no one else was hurt and that there was no significant damage to the compound.
  • Dropbox Files for IPO of $500 Million

    Dropbox Files for IPO of $500 Million

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    Their shares will vest if Dropbox's stock achieves a series of price hurdles ranging from $20 to $60 within a decade of the offering's close, the filing said . So let's dive in to see some more details on the matter. In the company's registration for the IPO, it said it granted about $190 million in stock awards to three top executives previous year.
  • US tightens sanctions on North Korea

    US tightens sanctions on North Korea

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    The measures target one individual, 27 entities and 28 vessels, located or registered in several locations: North Korea, China, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Marshall Islands, Tanzania, Panama and Comoros, the Treasury Department said. Tighter sanctions plus a more assertive approach at sea could dial up tensions at a time when fragile diplomacy between North and South Korea has gained momentum.
  • 18 soldiers killed in west Afghanistan

    18 soldiers killed in west Afghanistan

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    No group has claimed responsibility of the attack yet. Waziri said he had no more details of the attack. A wave of attacks across Afghanistan has left more than 25 people dead, a lot of them soldiers, officials say. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives near the diplomatic area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least one person, officials said.
  • Head of 'troll farm' controlled Russian mercenaries in Syria

    Head of 'troll farm' controlled Russian mercenaries in Syria

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    An Israeli satellite on Saturday revealed that Russian Federation had deployed stealth fighters to Syria . But if they are there, the Pentagon said it is not happy. Gen. VeraLinn Jamieson said during a Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies briefing in the Capitol. The first stage of state trials has been concluded.
  • NRA's Wayne LaPierre says gun control advocates 'hate individual freedom'

    NRA's Wayne LaPierre says gun control advocates 'hate individual freedom'

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    The Feb 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was the second-deadliest shooting at a US public school and has spurred unprecedented youth-led protests in cities across the country. "We give them a little bit of a bonus". The White House said Trump does not want to ban sales of an entire class of firearms despite mounting pressure to put assault weapons such as the one used in the Florida shooting out of civilian reach.
  • Gang tried to smuggle cocaine via Russian embassy

    Gang tried to smuggle cocaine via Russian embassy

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    The police then switched the cocaine with flour, inserted a tracking device and waited until the bags were moved. "A gang of narco-criminals was trying to use the diplomatic courier service of the Russian embassy to ship the drugs to Europe" she detailed.
  • Language Movement Day observed across West Bengal

    Language Movement Day observed across West Bengal

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    The stated objective of this day is to celebrate and protect mother languages all over the world. Around 240 million people across the world speak Bengali as their mother language, marking it the 5th largest language in the world, according to Ethnologue, a reference publication on living language.
  • Kejriwal's advisor tells police he saw MLAs assaulting CS

    Kejriwal's advisor tells police he saw MLAs assaulting CS

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    Soon after the hearing, AAP released Jain's statement given to police during a three-hour long interrogation on Wednesday in which he said that he went to the washroom for a while during the meeting over "door step delivery of rations, advertisement fund release and slow processing of files" and when he returned, Prakash was leaving.