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 2018-01-17 05:05 

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France won't allow another 'Jungle' in Calais: Macron...

The government of Macron's Socialist predecessor Francois Hollande dismantled the Jungle -- a squalid camp that at its height was home to some 10,000 people -- in October 2016. But hundreds of people continue to camp out in Calais, hoping to stow away...

 2018-01-17 03:38 

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Young Hong Kong activist sentenced to 3 months in jail...

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was jailed for three months on Wednesday for obstructing clearance of a major encampment during mass pro-democracy protests in 2014, the second time he has been imprisoned over the rallies....

 2018-01-17 02:57 

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Trump: I want immigrants to come from everywhere...

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters that the president is pushing for a merit-based system irrespective of the country, religion and ethnicity of an applicant....

 2018-01-17 02:33 

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Donald Trump: South Asia strategy working...

In August, while unveiling his new South Asia strategy, Trump had accused Pakistan of giving "safe haven to agents of chaos, violence, and terror," and said the time had come "for Pakistan to demonstrate its commitment to civilisation, order, ...

 2018-01-16 14:52 

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Pakistani 'diploma mill' of fake degrees exposed...

Axact sold more than 3,000 qualifications in Britain between 2013 and 2014, including PhDs and doctorates, the BBC investigation found....

 2018-01-16 12:09 

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FBI warned Jared Kushner on Murdoch ex-wife: Report...

The bid concerns a planned $100 million Chinese garden at the National Arboretum, located just steps from Congress and near the White House....

 2018-01-16 09:19 

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'Positive changes' in North Korea, Xi tells Trump...

During Xi's phone call with Trump, he also urged the US president, who has taken a hard line against the trade imbalance between the two countries, to come to the table on economic issues....

 2018-01-16 08:44 

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Sharif dismisses as 'flop' corruption charges against him...

Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif today compared the corruption cases against him to a 'flop' movie as he appeared before an accountability court trying him for graft in the Panama Papers scandal that forced him to resign....

 2018-01-16 08:23 

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FBI warned Kushner on Murdoch ex-wife: Report...

US officials were concerned that the ex-wife of media magnate Rupert Murdoch -- who owns the newspaper -- was lobbying to push a major Chinese-funded construction project in Washington, a media report said....

 2018-01-16 08:23 

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Fidel Castro's signed cigar box fetches USD 26k at auction...

A signed wooden box, containing a set of 24 cigars from the personal collection of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, has been sold for $26,950 at an auction in the US....

 2018-01-16 07:41 

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Across the Mideast, Palestinians brace for Trump aid cuts...

Across the Middle East, millions of people who depend on UNRWA are bracing for the worst. The expected the US cut could also add instability to struggling host countries already coping with spillover from other regional crises....

 2018-01-16 06:54 

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Bangladesh agrees with Myanmar to complete Rohingya return in two years...

Bangladesh has agreed to complete the process of returning Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar within two years after repatriation begins, the south Asian nation said on Tuesday, following a meeting of the neighbours to implement a pact signed last year....

 2018-01-16 04:35 

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Denmark will increase defense spending to counter Russia: PM...

"Russia's behavior has created an unpredictable and unstable security environment in the Baltic Sea region," Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said....

 2018-01-16 03:36 

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Muhajirs in US launch 'Free Karachi' campaign...

Cabs displaying #FreeKarachi banners on Monday took part in the historic Martin Luther parade in Washington to raise awareness on alleged state-sponsored atrocities against Muhajirs and other ethnic communities and minorities in Karachi....

 2018-01-16 03:03 

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Several dead in operation to arrest Venezuela pilot...

A ministry statement said members of a "terrorist cell" were killed and five were captured, but did not say whether pilot Oscar Perez was among the dead or detained. Pilot Oscar Perez had bombed Venezuela's Supreme Court during anti-government...

 2018-01-16 02:55 

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Pope warns world is one step away from nuclear war...

Pope Francis's comment, made as he flew off for a visit to Chile and Peru, came after Hawaii issued a false missile alert that provoked panic in the US state and highlighted the risk of possible unintended nuclear war with North Korea....

 2018-01-16 02:29 

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13 siblings found chained in California home; parents charged...

Police made the discovery after a 17-year-old girl escaped the house in Perris, about 70 miles (113 km) east of Los Angeles, and used a cellular phone she had found in the house to call them, the Riverside County Sheriff's Office said on Monday....

 2018-01-15 18:03 

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'Pak's ties with US should be based on mutual trust'...

Pakistan's relations with the US should move forward in an atmosphere of "mutual trust and respect", the country's top diplomat said today, days after Washington suspended military aid to Islamabad for failing to rein-in terror groups oper...

 2018-01-15 13:44 

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Washington DC subway train derails, no injuries...
 2018-01-15 11:44 

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Volcano: Papua New Guinea evacuates thousands...

Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported 3,000 people were being evacuated from Biem Island, 12 kilometers (7 miles) west of Kadovar, where plumes of ash forced 700 people to evacuate in the past week. Papua New Guinea sits on the "Pacific Ring of Fire&...

 2018-01-15 11:07 

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Clashes force closure of Tripoli airport in Libya...

An armed group "has attacked Mitiga international airport... which is home to a prison where more than 2,500 people are detained for various" reasons, Al-Radaa said on Facebook. Fighters attacked in a bid "to free" some of its members deta...

 2018-01-15 10:25 

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Qatari fighter jets 'intercept' passenger plane: UAE...

The United Arab Emirates accused Qatari fighter jets of "intercepting4; a passenger plane en route to Bahrain on Monday, in an ongoing row over alleged airspace violations. "This is a routine flight that has all the required paperwork," it ...

 2018-01-15 10:08 

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The Donald Trump show dazzles and shocks in first year...

More than any single policy, it's the style of performance of US President Donald Trump that has captivated and, at times, repulsed the world. He has described himself as a "very stable genius," called other countries "shitholes" and r...

 2018-01-15 10:08 

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Double suicide bombing in Baghdad kills at least 38 people...

The attackers struck during rush hour in the city's Tayran Square, which is usually crowded by laborers seeking work. The twin explosions also wounded at least 105 people....

 2018-01-15 10:05 

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15 hurt in knife incident at Russian school...

Russian authorities say 15 people have been hurt in a knife incident at a school in the Ural mountains city of Perm. The incident started with a knife fight between two students and that teachers and other students were hurt when they tried to break it up...

 2018-01-15 06:51 

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Structure inside Jakarta stock exchange tower collapses...

A structure inside the Jakarta Stock Exchange tower collapsed today, injuring several people and forcing a chaotic evacuation. MetroTV footage showed the lobby strewn with debris and people being helped out of the building while others lay on the grass or...

 2018-01-15 06:44 

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2 Koreas discuss Northern art troupe's visit during Olympics...

Officials from the two Koreas met Monday to work out details about North Korea's plan to send an art troupe to the South during next month's Winter Olympics, as the rivals tried to follow up on the North's recent agreement to cooperate in the ...

 2018-01-15 06:40 

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Lava flowing from Philippine volcano, thousands evacuated...

More than 9,000 people have evacuated the area around the Philippines' most active volcano as lava flowed down its crater Monday in a gentle eruption that scientists warned could turn explosive....

 2018-01-15 06:37 

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Double suicide bombing in Baghdad kills at least 16...

At least 16 people were killed and 65 wounded in a twin suicide bombing in central Baghdad on Monday, the Iraqi interior ministry said. The toll could rise as more bodies were being recovered from the site at Aviation Square, the ministry said in a statem...

 2018-01-15 05:24 

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'Marry Me' etched in snow, seen from above...

An aviation student in northern Minnesota pulled off a sky-high marriage proposal by writing "Marry Me" in the snow, then flying his long-time girlfriend over his handiwork....

 2018-01-15 04:43 

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China absence looms over meeting on North Korea...

Foreign ministers from around 20 nations gather on Tuesday to discuss how to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions through diplomatic and financial pressure, but China, seen as a key player in any long-term solution, will be absent....

 2018-01-15 04:25 

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Trump peace offer 'slap of the century': Palestinian president...

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas also said Israel had "ended" the landmark Oslo peace accords of the 1990s with its actions, while branding the US ambassadors to the UN and to Israel, Nikki Haley and David Friedman, a "disgrace"....

 2018-01-15 02:38 

The Times of India

Trump says 'I'm not racist', keeps door open for DACA deal...

Asked by a reporter in Florida whether he was a racist, US President Donald Trump said: "No. I'm not a racist. I'm the least racist person you have ever interviewed."...

 2018-01-14 19:26 

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Chelsea Manning files for US Senate bid in Maryland...

Chelsea Manning intends to run for the US Senate in Maryland, returning the transgender former soldier to the spotlight after her conviction for leaking classified documents and her early release from military prison....

 2018-01-14 17:17 

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Qatari sheikh says being 'detained' in UAE...

A controversial member of Qatar's royal family says he is being detained in the UAE, media reported on Sunday, eight months into a crisis between Gulf states....

 2018-01-14 16:30 

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Wave of panic rattles Hawaii after false missile alert...

The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency tweeted there was no threat about 10 minutes after the initial alert, but that didn't reach people who aren't on the social media platform. A mobile alert informing of the false alarm didn't reach cellpho...

 2018-01-14 16:13 

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UK police warn against bogus faith healers...

Police in Britain's Leicester city, home to a large Indian-origin population, have warned against bogus faith healers who con people out of large sums of money, a media report has said. Officers from Leicestershire Police's Belgrave and Rushey Mea...

 2018-01-14 14:18 

The Times of India

Recall of French baby milk products extended to 83 countries...

The head of French dairy company Lactalis says that a recall of baby milk products because of a salmonella scare has been extended to 83 countries from around 30. They represent all lots from the Lactalis factory in Craon, northwest France, where the salm...

 2018-01-14 13:20 

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Magnitude 7.1 quake strikes off coast of Peru...

The US Geological Survey reported that the 4:18am temblor had a magnitude of 7.1, down from an earlier calculation of 7.3. The epicenter was 25 miles (40 kilometers) south-southwest of the small town of Acari in the Arequipa district. It was centered 22 m...

 2018-01-14 10:16 

The Times of India

Burning Iranian oil tanker finally sinks: Chinese state TV...
 2018-01-14 09:43 

The Times of India

Myanmar, Bangladesh meet amid doubts about Rohingya repatriation plan...

Officials from Myanmar and Bangladesh meet on Monday to discuss how to implement another deal, signed on Nov. 23, on the return of more than 650,000 Rohingya who have escaped an army crackdown since late August....

 2018-01-14 07:50 

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US has failed to undermine nuclear deal: Rouhani...

"The American administration has failed to undermine the nuclear deal ... Trump, despite his repeated efforts, has failed to undermine the accord ... The deal is a long-lasting victory for Iran," President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech, broadcas...

 2018-01-14 07:20 

The Times of India

Israel says it destroys Hamas tunnel under key Gaza crossing...

The Israeli military said Sunday it destroyed an attack tunnel built by the Hamas militant group that stretched from the Gaza Strip, though Israel and into Egypt, and that ran past Israeli military posts as well as gas and fuel pipelines....

 2018-01-14 06:22 

The Times of India

Ballistic missile warning sent in error by Hawaii authorities...

State officials and the US military's Pacific Command confirmed that there was no actual threat to the state. But for more than a half hour, while the agency struggled to retract the warning, panicked Hawaiians scrambled to find shelter....

 2018-01-14 05:08 

The Times of India

Iraqi PM Abadi to seek re-election in May vote...

Abadi, a Shi'ite Muslim who led the country in the four-year war against Islamic State, said he will seek to form a cross-sectarian block called ''the victory alliance'' to contest the parliamentary elections, with candidates from othe...

 2018-01-14 03:39 

The Times of India

Emmanuel Macron urges 'respect' for Iran nuclear deal...

French President Emmanuel Macron has called for the "necessary respect" of Iran's nuclear deal with world powers, after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the French leader to change the landmark accord....

 2018-01-14 03:24 

The Times of India

California mudslides death toll rises to 19...

Long-range forecasts gave the crews about a week before the next chance of rain " and potential new mudslides -- although the precipitation was expected to be disorganised and light. Another system was possible two days later....

 2018-01-13 17:33 

The Times of India

Imran Khan says meeting Trump would be 'bitter pill'...

Famed cricketer turned politician Imran Khan says meeting U.S. President Donald Trump would be a ''bitter pill'' to swallow should he become Pakistan's prime minister in elections later this year, but added "I would meet him.''...

 2018-01-13 17:28 

The Times of India

Iraq: Baghdad bombing kills 8, wounds 10...

Iraqi officials say a suicide bombing in Baghdad has killed eight and wounded at least 10 others. Police and hospital officials say the Saturday blast struck a northern Baghdad neighbourhood targeting a police checkpoint on a busy street, and that a numbe...

 2018-01-13 09:10 

The Times of India

Pak court issues notice to PM for making anti-judiciary speech...

A Pakistani court has issued a notice to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for allegedly making an anti-judiciary speech in which he termed the Panama papers verdict a "piece of trash", according to a media report....

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