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Strong earthquake jolts Pakistan, kills 22 and injures 700

Strong earthquake jolts Pakistan, kills 22 and injures 700

Damage in Mirpur, Pakistan-administered Kashmir after a strong natural disaster struck the region. The tremors shook walls in Islamabad and left people standing in the streets outside. Other cit...

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New round of U.S. sanctions targets Venezuelan oil shipped to Cuba

New round of U.S. sanctions targets Venezuelan oil shipped to Cuba

About $19 million of the aid will be used to train Guaidó's team to govern if they are successful in ousting Maduro. The aid money will come mostly from funds set aside for Honduras and Guatemala th...

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New York Times turned to Ireland to help reporter

New York Times turned to Ireland to help reporter

The opinion piece followed an address by Mr Sulzberger at Brown University on " the growing threat to journalism around the world ". "This particular call took a surprising and distressing turn",...

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Trump says would be ‘terrible’ if Johnson Brexit plan blocked

Trump says would be ‘terrible’ if Johnson Brexit plan blocked

A spokesman for the Taoiseach said that while at the summit, he met European Council President Donald Tusk for about 45 minutes to take stock of the latest situation regarding Brexit , where both agr...

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Donald Trump Getting Impeached? Nancy Pelosi Planning A Formal Inquiry

Donald Trump Getting Impeached? Nancy Pelosi Planning A Formal Inquiry

She declared: "No one is above the law". "I am now at the United Nations representing our Country, but have authorized the release tomorrow of the complete, fully declassified and unredacted trans...

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'Where do you find them?': Trump asks Imran Khan about Pakistani reporter

'Where do you find them?': Trump asks Imran Khan about Pakistani reporter

He said he believed that Prime Minister Imran and Prime Minister Modi would "get along when they get to know" each other. "Today the talk that is emanating from Pakistan in certainly not conducive...

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Macron Announces Separate Meetings at United Nations with Trump, Rouhani

Macron Announces Separate Meetings at United Nations with Trump, Rouhani

It's an issue that resonates with evangelicals who support the president's reelection. The US aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops are for "deterrence and defense", US Secretary of ...

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Pakistan PM Khan Says Trump Asked Him to Mediate With Iran

Pakistan PM Khan Says Trump Asked Him to Mediate With Iran

I do trust Pakistan. "Until Pakistan gets Afghanistan settled, they are not going to find it easy to respond to India's action in Kashmir so they are certainly in a bit of a bind", Kashmir militancy...

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Fox apologizes for 'disgraceful' comment about Greta Thunberg

Fox apologizes for 'disgraceful' comment about Greta Thunberg

Fox News has apologized for a guest who called environmental activist Greta Thunberg mentally ill, and said he would never appear on the network again. 'I have Aspergers and that means I'm someti...

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Pelosi to announce formal impeachment inquiry of Trump

Still, it seemed like Pelosi was committed to the idea that if she didn't have the Republican votes in the Senate-at which point a House impeachment is more like a censure than something that could ac...

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Anxious Thomas Cook passengers seek a way home to Britain

Anxious Thomas Cook passengers seek a way home to Britain

The Civil Aviation Authority launched the UK's largest peacetime repatriation on Monday, bringing 14,700 Thomas Cook customers home on 64 flights. Running hotels, resorts and airlines for 19 million...

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Doctor in Seoul performs abortion on wrong woman

Doctor in Seoul performs abortion on wrong woman

The doctor, without checking her details, performed the abortion. "The doctor and nurse have acknowledged their fault", an official said. However, the nurse never confirmed her identity and instead ...

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Boeing's offer to crash victims' kin slammed as 'publicity stunt'

Boeing's offer to crash victims' kin slammed as 'publicity stunt'

Based on information from the whistleblower and other evidence, Kerner said, there were "undertrained" inspectors in the Max program and it is likely they were neither qualified to certify other pilot...

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EU court rules in favor of Google on search engine issue

EU court rules in favor of Google on search engine issue

The right to be forgotten was enshrined by the same European court in 2014 when it ruled that people could ask search engines like Google to remove inadequate or irrelevant information from web result...

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McDonnell sets out Labour plan for 32-hour working week

McDonnell sets out Labour plan for 32-hour working week

A Labour government will cut the working week to an average of 32 hours with no loss of pay, shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has pledged. "I'm disappointed. "We'll require working hours to be inc...

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House Democrats to Meet Tuesday Afternoon to Discuss Impeachment

House Democrats to Meet Tuesday Afternoon to Discuss Impeachment

Senator Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Congress had not been made aware of any substantive review of security assistance to Ukraine or any policy ...

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Tremors across North India as quake rocks Indo-Pak border

Tremors across North India as quake rocks Indo-Pak border

The natural disaster shook walls in the capital of Islamabad and left people waiting in the streets anxious over further tremors . They said the quake struck about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) below...

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Thomas Cook repatriation: Everything you need to know about Operation Matterhorn

Thomas Cook repatriation: Everything you need to know about Operation Matterhorn

It was still unclear how numerous 600,000 total that were travelling with the company as of Sunday would remain stranded. The process began Monday and officials warned of delays. "We will do everythin...

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Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Strikes Puerto Rico As Tropical Storm Karen Approaches

Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Strikes Puerto Rico As Tropical Storm Karen Approaches

At 5 p.m., the storm's maximum sustained winds had dropped to 35 miles per hour and it was located 135 miles southwest of St. Croix, moving north at 13 miles per hour. The NHC said the storm has wind...

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Iran dismisses British PM's claims over Saudi Aramco attacks

Iran dismisses British PM's claims over Saudi Aramco attacks

The Pentagon has ordered additional US troops to be deployed in the Gulf region to strengthen Saudi Arabia's air and missile defenses. "If Iran was behind this attacks , nothing would be left of ...

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Trump Gives Historic Speech on Religious Freedom

Trump Gives Historic Speech on Religious Freedom

While Trump welcomed the Johnson bid for a new Iran deal, he dismissed Macron's mediation effort in line with his belief that he does not need anyone to stand between him and Iran. He said Trump "clos...

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No new deal before compliance with 2015 nuclear pact

No new deal before compliance with 2015 nuclear pact

Taking steps to tighten controls on Iran's uranium enrichment program would need to happen "in return for what (Trump) has said he's prepared to do and that is to go to Congress and have this ratified...

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Pakistan at risk of getting dismantled for human rights breach: Rajnath Singh

Pakistan at risk of getting dismantled for human rights breach: Rajnath Singh

Singh added that the BJP never softened its stance on Article 370 and its abrogation proved the honesty and the credibility of the party. Mr Reddy said that without bloodshed, or wasting a single bu...

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Australia makes space deal with NASA

Australia makes space deal with NASA

The Australian prime minister on his second day in the American capital visited Nasa, and also laid a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery. In his visit to NASA's Washington base, Scott Morrison ...

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Man dies, 5-year-old survives in apparent subway leap

Man dies, 5-year-old survives in apparent subway leap

The girl's father, identified by the paper as 45-year-old Fernando Balbuena-Flores, was pronounced dead at the scene. "Dramatic video shows a little girl crawling out from underneath a subway trai...

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Would Bet On PM Modi To Transform

Would Bet On PM Modi To Transform "Newly Integrated" Kashmir: Columnist

PM Modi introduced President Trump as a "great American president" who from being a "CEO to Commander-in-chief, from board rooms to oval office, from studios to global stage" left a "deep and lasting ...

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This is not the Red Planet. This is Jambi, Indonesia

This is not the Red Planet. This is Jambi, Indonesia

The editorial said it would be hard at the upcoming United Nations General Assembly in NY for Indonesia to answer questions "regarding the impression, at least, that Indonesia, which has secured a...

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Climate change accelerating in past five years - WMO

Climate change accelerating in past five years - WMO

Wang, who is representing President Xi Jinping this week at the United Nations climate summit in NY said China would aim to step up efforts to cut climate-warming greenhouse gases after next yea...

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Germany, France, Italy and Malta agree on migrant disembarkation and relocation system

Germany, France, Italy and Malta agree on migrant disembarkation and relocation system

Italy and Malta have recently been closing their ports to vessels that have rescued migrants who have got into distress at sea trying to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe. European Commission...

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Korea not breaking summit deal, talks about S. Korea's arms purchase

Korea not breaking summit deal, talks about S. Korea's arms purchase

Boris John told reporters on his plane to NY that the U.K blamed Iran for the attack on the oil facilities. "Trump announced that the U.S. would dedicate "$25 million to protect religious freedom...

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Robert Mugabe Died From Cancer, Zimbabwe's President Says

Robert Mugabe Died From Cancer, Zimbabwe's President Says

The information was revealed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa during an address to party supporters in NY on Saturday, according to the paper. Said Mnangagwa, "In fact, when we discussed about the is...

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Nobel Committee Is Unfair, Trump Says

Nobel Committee Is Unfair, Trump Says

President Trump deserves one but won't get it. "Well, they gave one to Obama immediately upon his ascent to the presidency and he had no idea why he got it", Trump said despite not being asked ab...

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Tropical storm warnings issued for T&T, Grenada

Tropical storm warnings issued for T&T, Grenada

Jerry is moving west-northwest at 16 miles per hour. Last week, Houston officials said at least five deaths were linked to the remnants of Imelda which deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana and drew...

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Hong Kong protests: China flag trampled in mall unrest

Hong Kong protests: China flag trampled in mall unrest

The former British colony also marks the fifth anniversary this weekend of the start of the "Umbrella" protests, a series of pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014 that failed to wrestle concessions fro...

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European leaders say Iran behind Saudi attack, urge dialogue

European leaders say Iran behind Saudi attack, urge dialogue

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houti movement has claimed responsibility. Speaking after he arrived in NY on Monday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Iran's message to the world "is peace, stability and ...

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