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Sidhu Hugs Pakistan Army Chief, Sits Next to PoK Head at Imran’s Swearing in

 Saturday, August 18, 2018  |  No Comments

The Pakistan government on Saturday made Indian politician Navjot Singh Sidhu sit next to President of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), Masood Khan, during the swearing-in ceremony of Imran Khan. Khan took oath as Pakistan’s 22nd Prime Minister.

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Trump’s Military Parade Postponed

 Saturday, August 18, 2018  |  No Comments

The United States Defence Department has announced that the military parade, a brainchild of President Donald Trump, has been postponed to 2019.

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6.0 Magnitude Quake Jolts Costa Rica

 Saturday, August 18, 2018  |  No Comments

A strong earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale shook southern Costa Rica, close to the border with Panama.

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11th World Hindi Conference to Begin in Mauritius Today

 Saturday, August 18, 2018  |  No Comments

The 11th World Hindi Conference, an event aimed at expanding the reach of the Hindi language at a global level, will begin in Mauritius from Saturday.

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Imran Khan to Sworn-in as Pakistan PM Today

 Saturday, August 18, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan will sworn-in as the 22nd Prime Minister of the country at the President House here on Saturday.

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Imran Khan Elected as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan was elected as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan after the newly-elected members of the National Assembly (NA) cast their vote on Friday.

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Balochistan is not Xinjiang, Baloch Leader Warns China

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Warning China against exploitation of Balochistan’s mineral wealth and occupation of Baloch territory, Baloch pro-independence leader Allah Nazar Baloch asserted that the people of Balochistan would not tolerate their attempts to trample upon their human rights as “the Baloch are a freedom loving people. And, Balochistan is not Xinjiang or Tiananmen.”

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After Leaving Nuke Deal, US Forms Iran Action Group

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Barely three months after Washington pulled out from the Iran nuclear deal, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced the creation of the Iran Action Group (IAG) in a bid to pressurise Tehran to change its ways.

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Pakistan’s National Assembly to Elect new PM Today

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistan’s newly-elected National Assembly (NA), the lower house of the country’s Parliament, will vote for the new Prime Minister of Pakistan on Friday.

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Pakistan’s Presidential Polls to Take Place on September 4

 Friday, August 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistan’s presidential election is slated to take place on September 4, the country’s electoral body announced on Thursday.

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Innocent Lives Lost in Kabul Suicide Bombing

 Thursday, August 16, 2018  |  No Comments

Afghanistan on Wednesday witnessed another suicide bombing killing 47 students and injuring 67 others, who were preparing for university entrance examination at an educational centre in Dasht-e-Barchi in the west of the Afghan capital Kabul.

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Trump Withdraws ex-CIA Director’s Security Clearance

 Thursday, August 16, 2018  |  No Comments

United States President Donald Trump has cancelled the security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director John Brennan, who used to deride the former on various issues.

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25 Killed, 35 Injured in Suicide Attack in Kabul

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

At least 25 were killed and 35 injured after a suspected suicide bomber blew himself up in front of an educational centre in Dasht-e-Barchi in the west of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday.

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India Releases Additional Funds for Nepal’s Postal Highway

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

The Indian Government on Tuesday released additional NPR 470 million for the Postal Highway being constructed in Southern Plains of Nepal.

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India Wants Saudi Arabia to Counter Terror Better

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) revealed the arrest of Habibur Rahaman, alias Habib, a terrorist handler for the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) group. He was arrested at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport on August 6. Originally from Odisha’s Kendrapara District, Habib had been residing in Saudi Arabia for quite some time, hatching plots to hurt India right under the Saudi regime’s nose.

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Slogan Shouting Against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in Assembly

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) members on Wednesday raised slogans in the National Assembly against Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which has bagged maximum seats in the recently-concluded general elections.

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Fiji Celebrates India’s Independence Day

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Fiji was the first place where the Indian national flag was hoisted on the occasion of the 72nd Independence Day.

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United Kingdom PM Dubs Westminister Terror Attack as `Shocking`

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May has termed the second terror attack in Westminster as ‘shocking’.

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Pakistan Will not Remain Intact as a Nation if Poll Results are not Revoked, Says MQM Leader

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain said Pakistan will not remain intact as a nation if the results of the recently concluded polls are not revoked.

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At Least 35 Killed After Bridge Collapses in Italy

 Wednesday, August 15, 2018  |  No Comments

A section of Morandi motorway bridge collapsed in the Italian city of Genoa on Tuesday, killing at least 35 people.

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Gujjar and Bakerwal Community Demands Extension of SC/ST Act to Jammu and Kashmir

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

According to Gujjar leaders, this bill could help their tribes to fight against atrocities that they were facing legally, constitutionally as well as politically

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Article 35-A Row: Joint Resistance Leadership Devise Strategy for its Protection

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

The break-up of PDP-BJP government had also brought the focus back on the legal battle for  the protection of Article 35-A, which empowers the J&K legislature to define permanent residents and allow them the exclusive right to buy land in the state

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Kashmir Valley Under Tight Security Ahead Of Independence Day

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Along with the police, the paramilitary and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have intensified patrolling, checking and frisking of vehicles at various flash-points in Srinagar and other places of the valley

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Relatives Of Talib Hussain Allege ‘Fake Rape Case’ By State

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

Earlier,his estranged wife Nusrat Bibi had accused him of domestic violence and dowry demands and a case was filed against him in June. The present complaint of attempt to rape was made by his estranged wife’s sister in law

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Sri Lanka Gets $39 Million Military Funding From US

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

In a move to counter China’s increasing influence on Sri Lanka, the United States has announced that it would grant the Indian ocean island a $39 million to boost its maritime security.

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Trump Rallies Behind Minnesota Candidate Pete Stauber

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

United States President Donald Trump has reiterated his support for Minnesota congressional candidate Pete Stauber.

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Pakistan Turns Into Nightmare for Minorities, Says Nadeem Nusrat

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

The Voice of Karachi (VOK) and South Asia Minorities Alliance Foundation (SAMAF) Chairman Nadeem Nusrat has said that relentless suppression of ethnic and religious minorities in certain parts of South Asia, Pakistan in particular, continued to raise serious questions about the partition of India in 1947.

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Quake Measuring Magnitude 5.1 Hits Japan

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

An earthquake measuring 5.1 magnitudes on the Richter Scale struck Chiba Prefecture in Japan on Tuesday morning.

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Peoples’ Liberation Army Transgresses in Demchok, Pitches Tent

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

The Chinese Peoples’ Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers have not only transgressed inside the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) but have also pitched tents.

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Trump Signs $716 Billion Defence Policy Bill

 Tuesday, August 14, 2018  |  No Comments

United States President Donald Trump has signed a US$716 billion defence policy bill that authorises tougher regulations on foreign investments in the country.

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70 Policemen Killed in Three Days in Ghazni Attack

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry on Monday confirmed that 70 police officers have been killed ever since the Taliban launched an attack in Afghanistan’s Ghazni city on August 10.

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Appealed to Opposition to Start new Work Tradition, Says PTI

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry on Monday said that the party requested the opposition parties to start a new tradition and work with the new government harmoniously.

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Koreas Agree to Hold Summit Next Month

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

The two Koreas on Monday decided to hold their third meeting in September. The meeting will take place between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang. The date of the third-inter Korean summit between the two leaders would be announced later.

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British Pakistani Comedian in Soup for Using ‘Paki’ Word

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

A British-Pakistani stand-up comedian was recently probed by the police after he used a derogatory term in his act ‘Meet Abu Hamsta and Paki Bashir”.

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Pakistan’s National Assembly Begins new Session

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

The new session of Pakistan’s 15th National Assembly (NA) is underway here on Monday as a total of 329 newly-elected members of the Lower House of the Parliament took oath after the general elections were held on July 25.

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Pakistan to Free 30 Indian Prisoners Today

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

As a humanitarian gesture to mark Pakistan’s Independence Day on August 14, Islamabad has decided to release 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 fishermen.

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Nawaz Sharif Produced Before Accountability Court

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday appeared before a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court that is hearing the two corruption cases against him and his family.

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Strongest-ever earthquake Rattles Northern Alaska

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

An earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude on the Richter scale struck a remote part of Alaska on Sunday, the US Geographical Survey confirmed.

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Imran Khan set to Appoint Renowned Economist as Advisor

 Monday, August 13, 2018  |  No Comments

The victorious Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) has said that it is set to appoint renowned economist Abdul Razzaq Dawood as an advisor to Pakistan Prime Minister-designate Imran Khan.

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Plane Crashes After Unauthorised Take off From Seattle Airport

 Saturday, August 11, 2018  |  No Comments

An Alaska Airlines plane has crashed in Puget Sound after it took off without authorisation from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport here on Friday night, officials said.

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Cambodia’s Ruling Party Sweeps General Elections

 Saturday, August 11, 2018  |  No Comments

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling party, Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has swept the general elections that were held on July 29, as per the provincial results by the country’s electoral body on Saturday.

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Nepal’s Former PM to Embark on Six-day India Visit

 Saturday, August 11, 2018  |  No Comments

Nepal’s former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda will embark on a six-day visit to India from September 7 to 12.

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US Curtails Military Training With Pakistan

 Saturday, August 11, 2018  |  No Comments

The Donald Trump administration has barred scores of Pakistani military officials from training and education programs and also suspended the funding for Pakistan’s military training programme.

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Imran to be Sworn-in on August 18, Says PTI Senator

 Friday, August 10, 2018  |  No Comments

Amid speculations about Pakistan’s Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan’s swearing-in dates, the Pakistani media ran a report quoting Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senator Faisal Javed saying that the former would take oath on August 18.

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Indian Envoy Calls on Imran

 Friday, August 10, 2018  |  No Comments

Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Ajay Bisaria, on Friday, called on Pakistan’s Prime Minister-designate Imran Khan. The envoy termed the meeting to be positive and constructive. He also gifted Khan a bat autographed by the entire Indian cricket team.

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Taliban Launches Attack on Ghazni

 Friday, August 10, 2018  |  No Comments

The Taliban launched a major attack on Afghanistan’s Ghazni city on Friday.

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B-Town Celebrities Grace Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM)

 Friday, August 10, 2018  |  No Comments

The largest film festival in the Southern Hemisphere, Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, has officially begun and will present prominent line-ups from the Industry.

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North Korea Accuses US of Toughening Sanctions

 Friday, August 10, 2018  |  No Comments

North Korea on Thursday accused select senior United States officials of attempting to further strengthen international sanctions imposed on the reclusive nation.

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Union City Police Chief’s son Held for Attack on Sikh man in US

 Friday, August 10, 2018  |  No Comments

Union City Police Chief Darryl McAllister’s estranged son Tyrone Keith McAllister has been arrested for physically assaulting a 71-year-old Sikh man in Manteca here.

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Stateless Boys, Coach get Thai Citizenship

 Thursday, August 9, 2018  |  No Comments

Three boys from a football team, who were rescued from Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand last month, were granted Thai citizenship along with their 25-year-old coach on Wednesday.

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ECP to Hear Case Against Imran Khan for Controversial Vote Casting

 Thursday, August 9, 2018  |  No Comments

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday will hear the case against Pakistan Prime Minister to be, Imran Khan for voting in full public view at his NA-53 Islamabad constituency during the general elections last month.

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South Korea Approves Athletes’ Trip to North Korea for Football Event

 Thursday, August 9, 2018  |  No Comments

South Korea on Thursday allowed a group of sportspersons to take part in an international youth soccer tournament in North Korea next week.

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Senior UN Adviser Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 8 men

 Thursday, August 9, 2018  |  No Comments

At least eight men have accused Ravi Karkara, a senior adviser for United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, of sexual misconduct.

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Death Toll Jumps to 347 in Indonesia Earthquake

 Thursday, August 9, 2018  |  No Comments

The death toll in the 6.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Indonesia’s Lombok island on Sunday swelled to 347, according to the state-run Antara news agency.

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China, North Korea Show Signs of Boosting Tourism Cooperation

 Thursday, August 9, 2018  |  No Comments

Both China and North Korea are appearing to further intensify cooperation in the field of tourism sector between the two countries, despite the United Nations sanctions’ being slapped on Pyongyang, sources said here on Thursday.

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Michelle Bachelet to be Next UN Human Rights Chief

 Thursday, August 9, 2018  |  No Comments

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has chosen former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to be the next human rights chief of the world body.

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Pashto Actress Reshma Shot Dead

 Thursday, August 9, 2018  |  No Comments

In yet another incident of violence against female artists in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, actress and singer Reshma was recently shot dead allegedly by her husband in Nowshera Kalan area.

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Setback for Pakistan, Decks Cleared to Repatriate Dawood’s key Associate to India

 Wednesday, August 8, 2018  |  No Comments

In a major diplomatic victory for India over Pakistan, a criminal court in Thailand has ruled that a henchman of Dawood Ibrahim’s criminal syndicate is not a Pakistani, but an Indian citizen.

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‘Over 200 Stranded Pilgrims at Kailash Mansarovar Flown From Simikot’

 Wednesday, August 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Scores of pilgrims stranded in Simikot of Northern Nepal has been flown out to lower regions with the improvement in the weather, the Indian mission to Nepal informed.

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Intellects Condemn Distortion of Sindhi, Baloch History

 Wednesday, August 8, 2018  |  No Comments

The fabrication of history of Baloch and Sindh in Pakistan and Iran was, condemned by speakers at a recently-held book launch event in London’s Birkbeck University.

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Argentina ex-Vice President Jailed Over Corruption Charges

 Wednesday, August 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Former Vice President of Argentina Amado Boudou was sentenced to five years and 10 months in prison by a court on charges of bribery and conducting business incompatible with public office.

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Ivan Duque Sworn in as new Colombian President

 Wednesday, August 8, 2018  |  No Comments

Colombia’s conservative Ivan Duque Marquez on Tuesday took oath as the country’s 60th president, succeeding Juan Manuel Santos, who had been in power since 2010.

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Indian Techie’s Killer Gets Life Imprisonment in Kansas Shooting

 Wednesday, August 8, 2018  |  No Comments

A man, who killed an Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Kansas shooting last year, has been sentenced to life imprisonment without parole.

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Islamabad HC to Resume Hearing on Transfer of Sharif’s Graft Cases Today

 Tuesday, August 7, 2018  |  No Comments

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) will resume the hearing on the transfer of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s remaining corruption cases – Al-Azizia and Flagship Investment to another court.

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Now, Imran Khan to Appear Before National Accountability Bureau

 Tuesday, August 7, 2018  |  No Comments

Prime Minister-in-waiting, Imran Khan, is scheduled to appear before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday for misusing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government’s helicopters for personal use.

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Election Commission of Pakistan to Notify Newly-elected Candidates

 Tuesday, August 7, 2018  |  No Comments

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will notify the newly-elected members of the national and provincial assemblies today.

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Brazil Orders Shutting of Border to Venezuelan Migrants

 Tuesday, August 7, 2018  |  No Comments

A Brazilian judge has directed authorities to close the border for Venezuelan nationals entering Brazil, to escape from their country’s political and economic crisis.

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Trump Blames Environmental Laws for California Fires

 Tuesday, August 7, 2018  |  No Comments

United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday blamed “bad environmental laws” for California wildfires and said the state is burning because the laws aren’t allowing available water to be properly utilised.

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Bangladesh Approves new Road Safety law, Mulls Death Penalty

 Tuesday, August 7, 2018  |  No Comments

The Bangladesh Government on Monday approved the draft of the Road Transport Act 2018, extending the punishment for rash driving deaths.

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South Korea Asks North Korea to Speed up Denuclearization

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

South Korea on Monday asked North Korea to accelerate their denuclearisation process while asking the United States to faithfully carry out its promises on the same.

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University of Asia Pacific Students Attacked in Bangladesh

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

A group of University of Asia Pacific students were assaulted by a group of motorcycle-borne men and vandalised their campus near Farmgate in Dhaka on Sunday.

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Bangladeshi Photographer Shahidul Alam Detained Over Posts on Dhaka Protests

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Prominent Bangladeshi photographer and social activist Shahidul Alam was detained by the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Detective Branch over his Facebook posts on the ongoing student protests.

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44 People Shot, 5 Killed in Chicago Shootings

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

As many as 44 people were shot in 14 hours in Chicago shootings on Sunday out of which five were killed, according to police records.

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20 Killed After Vintage Plane Crashed in Swiss Alps

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

All the 20 passengers and crew members of a vintage plane died after it crashed in the Swiss Alps on Saturday evening, the police said.

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6 Suspects Detained for Drone Attack on Venezuelan President

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Six suspects were detained for an alleged assassination attempt on Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro, confirmed Interior Minister Nestor Reverol.

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Donald Trump Defends Son’s Meeting With Kremlin Lawyers

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

United States President Donald Trump on Sunday accepted that his eldest son Donald Trump Jr’s meeting of 2016 with Kremlin associated lawyers, was to get information on Hilary Clinton.

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Saudi Arabia Freezes new Trade Deals With Canada, Recalls Envoy

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

Saudi Arabia on Sunday recalled its ambassador in Canada and froze all new trade and investment deals with the country after the Canadian foreign ministry called on Riyadh to free jailed civil rights activists.

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China Tests its First Waverider Hypersonic Aircraft

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

China has successfully tested its first waverider hypersonic aircraft, which rides on its own shock waves.

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Pompeo Vows to Enforce Sanctions on Iran

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday said that Washington DC will enforce renewed sanctions on Iran.

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Indonesia Earthquake Leaves 82 Dead

 Monday, August 6, 2018  |  No Comments

The death toll in Sunday’s earthquake of magnitude 6.9 that jolted two islands of Indonesia, has increased to 82.

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