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Donald Trump intends to sign Russia sanctions bill: White House

Donald Trump intends to sign Russia sanctions bill: White House

US President Donald Trump plans to sign legislation slapping punitive sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea that the Congress approved this week, the White House has said. The ...

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Sri Lankan Navy rescues two more jumbos in the seas off Trincomlee

Sri Lankan Navy rescues two more jumbos in the seas off Trincomlee

  A group of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command managed to rescue two elephants that were swept out to the sea, in between Round Island and Foul Point, Tri ...

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Magnitude 6.7 quake off Turkish and Greek coasts triggers tsunami, kills 2

Magnitude 6.7 quake off Turkish and Greek coasts triggers tsunami, kills 2

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 killed two people when it struck near major Turkish and Greek tourist destinations in the Agean Sea on Friday, Turkish and Greek officials s ...

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Chinese media fires salvo, blames Hindu nationalism for Doklam standoff

Chinese media fires salvo, blames Hindu nationalism for Doklam standoff

China's State media have this past month waged a relentless campaign blaming India for "trespassing" into the Doklam region, where China's road-building into territory claimed by ...

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Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin had second undisclosed meeting at G20: White House

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin had second undisclosed meeting at G20: White House

President Donald Trump had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany this month. White House spokesman Sean Spicer ...

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Beijing does not fear war: Is China gearing for battle over Doklam standoff?

Beijing does not fear war: Is China gearing for battle over Doklam standoff?

Keeping up its sabre-rattling over the Doklam standoff, China's media today said Beijing "doesn't fear going to war" and that any escalation would see India "face the consequence ...

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Bangladesh: Indian student found dead after fight with friend over liquor, suspect in trauma

Bangladesh: Indian student found dead after fight with friend over liquor, suspect in trauma

Investigation in the murder case of Indian student Asif Sheth has revealed that he might have entered in to an altercation wit his roommate Winson that might have triggered the vi ...

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In France, Donald Trump hints at U-turn on Paris climate accord he once called draconian

In France, Donald Trump hints at U-turn on Paris climate accord he once called draconian

  President Donald Trump held the door open to a reversal of his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord on Thursday, but did not say what he would ...

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Now, a 12-year-old Bangladeshi girl with ‘tree man’ syndrome

Now, a 12-year-old Bangladeshi girl with ‘tree man’ syndrome

A girl in Satkhira district of Bangladesh has been discovered suffering symptoms similar to the 'tree-man disease'. Mukta, 12, is suffering from a disease in which the skin deteri ...

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India, China must approach each other with strategic maturity: Foreign Secretary Jaishankar

India, China must approach each other with strategic maturity: Foreign Secretary Jaishankar

  Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar at a lecture in Singapore on "India, ASEAN and Changing Geopolitics", emphasised the importance Modi administration attaches to its 'Act Eas ...

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