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Lion Air crash investigators tell victims’ families Boeing 737 MAX design flaws linked to accident

The briefing slides also showed that a lack of documentation about how systems would behave in the crash scenario, including the activation of a "stick shaker" device that warned pilots of a dangerous loss of lift, also contributed.
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Hong Kong protesters vow to hit the streets in major ‘illegal’ march

Hong Kong has been relatively calm for the past week, with only small, often colourful demonstrations, and Sunday's march will test the strength of the pro-democracy campaign, which has in the past ra

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Donald Trump exhorts Republicans to ‘get tougher’ against impeachment inquiry

Trump made his comments during a White House Cabinet meeting as Democrats sought to build public support for their fast-moving impeachment inquiry and the administration pressed its efforts to stonewa

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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un vows to clear South Korea relics from Kumgang resort

Mt Kumgang was one of two major inter-Korean economic projects, along with the Kaesong industrial zone, and an important token of cooperation between the two Koreas during decades of hostilities follo

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Nawaz Sharif might have been given ‘poison’ in custody, alleges son

Sharif, 69, is serving a 7-year prison term since December 24, 2018 when the accountability court convicted him in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case - one of the three corruption cases filed in following

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Brexit: Boris Johnson in dash to get his deal through Parliament

Johnson had agreed what he termed as a "great new deal" with the EU last week, which gets rid of the controversial Irish backstop seen as a threat by Brexiteers.

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In jail, Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed plays role of arbitrator to settle dispute between police and others

In 2016, the government had launched a probe against the JuD for running a parallel judicial system in Punjab province.

Saeed-led JuD is believed to be the front organisation for the LeT which is responsible for carrying out the 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 people. (File image) News

Indian-Canadian politician set to emerge as ‘kingmaker’ as Justin Trudeau poised to form minority govt

With 24 seats in its kitty, the NDP has lost nearly 50 per cent of the seats it had won in 2015. The party, led by Thomas Mulcair, had won 44 seats, becoming the third-largest party in the House of Co

Despite the drop in seats, Singh in a celebratory speech on Tuesday said his party will now be "working hard" to deliver on the "priorities that Canadians have". (Twitter image) News

Afghan official: Taliban storm checkpoint, kill 15 policemen

An Afghan official says the Taliban have stormed a checkpoint in northern Kunduz province, killing at least 15 policemen in the latest attack by insurgents.

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Canada election: Justin Trudeau to remain in power but with minority government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will remain in power but with a minority government that will require the support of a smaller left-leaning party after a hard-fought election in which he was do

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Justin Trudeau’s future on the line as Canadians vote

Polls opened at 1100 GMT in the Atlantic province of Newfoundland, the first of the country's six time zones. About 27.4 million Canadians are eligible to elect 338 members of parliament.

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Deeply concerned over reports of human rights abuses, religious discrimination in Pakistan: US

The US urged the Pakistani government to uphold the rule of law and the freedoms enshrined in the country's Constitution.

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Canada votes in election that could see Justin Trudeau lose power

Polls indicate Trudeau's Liberal Party could lose to the rival Conservatives, or perhaps win but still fail to get a majority of seats in Parliament and have to rely on an opposition party to remain i

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange denied delay to extradition hearing by London judge

Assange, 48, faces 18 counts in the U.S. including conspiring to hack government computers and violating an espionage law.

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UK government to pull planned vote on Brexit deal if lawmakers try to change it

However, the vote can only be held with the agreement of Speaker John Bercow, who may decide it is against the rules to do so because parliament has already considered a motion to approve the deal.

Having been denied a straight 'yes or no' vote on his Brexit deal on Saturday, because lawmakers voted instead to defer that decision, Johnson wants to try again on Monday. News

Imran Khan not capable of completing his term, says Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal on Sunday made the comments while speaking to the media during his visit to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC).

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UK PM Boris Johnson adamant on Brexit deadline, despite delay request

A defiant British government has doubled down, insisting it will leave the European Union in 11 days despite parliament's forcing a reluctant prime minister to request another delay.

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Tear gas and water cannon as crowds defy Hong Kong rally ban

Hong Kong police fired water cannon and tear gas on Sunday as crowds held an illegal march, with hardcore protesters throwing petrol bombs and trashing busineses, capping a week of anger after the rec

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London Mayor condemns plans to hold anti-India march over Kashmir on Diwali

According to Met Police details on the permissions sought for the proposed march, an estimated 5,000-10,000 protesters plan to commence their march from Richmond Terrace near Downing Street and conver

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Brexit: What happens next after UK PM Boris Johnson writes delay letter to EU?

Boris Johnson was required by law to send the first letter, after parliament voted on Saturday to withhold its approval of his Brexit deal until it has passed legislation to formally ratify the agreem

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Will achieve all FATF targets in time: Pakistan

The FATF is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and other related threats to the integrity of the international financial system.

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Donald Trump slams Hillary Clinton for ‘Russian asset’ jab at Democratic presidential aspirant Tulsi Gabbard

Gabbard, 38, the first Hindu member of the US Congress, declared her presidential bid last year. She is a favourite among Indian-Americans. Gabbard, who is a fourth-term Democratic Congresswoman from

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European Union mulls British PM Boris Johnson’s reluctant Brexit delay request

EU leaders were on Sunday considering a request by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to delay Britain's departure from the bloc, which he was forced to make after MPs refused to back his Brexit deal.

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US troops leaving Syria to go to western Iraq: Defense Secretary Mark Esper

Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that under the current plan all US troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq and the military will continue to conduct operations against the Islamic State group t

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