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Attacks racist but have belief in Indian govt: African envoy

Calling as "racist" the recent attacks on African nationals, South African envoy Malose William Mogale today said he has firm belief in the government here to deal with such incidents.

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Donald Trump’s frequent change of mind an issue of concern: Bernie Sanders

Democrat Bernie Sanders today said that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's frequent change of his position on "virtually every issue" should be an issue of concern for the Amer

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Several women being considered as Donald Trump’s vice-presidential candidate: Aide

Donald Trump is considering several women as his running mate, a top aide of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee said today and asserted that gender and ethnicity would not come in the way

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Hillary Clinton would be Democratic nominee: Feinstein

Hillary Clinton would be the Democratic presidential nominee, a top party Senator said today while dismissing allegation that she violated the law by using personal email server during her tenure as t

EgyptAir plane A320 black boxes impossible to recover before 12 days

Investigators into EgyptAir's plane crash need at least 12 days to recover its black boxes as they await a ship that can retrieve them from the bottom of the Mediterranean, investigation sources said

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Hardly a dog’s life for Barack Obama’s pets Bo and Sunny

It's hardly a dog's life of just eating and sleeping for President Barack Obama's pets, Bo and Sunny.

Why didn’t Barack Obama mention Pearl Harbor during Japan trip: Donald Trump

Republican nominee Donald Trump questioned that why President Barack Obama did not mention the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during his trip this week to Japan.

New York City’s storied Four Seasons restaurant relocating

Four Seasons, a restaurant considered by many to be New York City's original power lunch spot has found a new location.

Judge orders release of documents in Trump University suit

A federal judge is ordering the release of Trump University internal documents in a class-action lawsuit against the now-defunct real estate school owned by presumptive Republican presidential nominee

South China Sea: In Asia Pacific, a tense game of political brinksmanship

American ships and fighter jets maneuvering across the South China Sea and the Sea of Japan represent the ''new normal'' in U.S.-Pacific relations despite rising tensions with China and Moscow.

Rescued migrants say ship sank off Italy with hundreds aboard: NGO

Migrants rescued from two boats in the Mediterranean this week told humanitarian workers in Italy that they saw another vessel carrying some 400 migrants sink, Save the Children said on Saturday.

WHO rejects calls to move Olympics over Zika fears

The World Health Organisation has ruled out any change in timing or the location of the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, shunning a call by doctors and scientists to shift the event over the

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Children hurt as lightning strikes Paris park, German football pitch

Dozens of people including many children were injured today as freak lightning strikes hit a Paris park and a football pitch in Germany.

Michelle Obama visits Pakistan Embassy in D.C.

United States First Lady Michelle Obama visited the Pakistan Embassy in Washington DC for the first time today.

Pakistan bans contraceptive advertisements on TV, radio

Pakistan has banned airing advertisements of contraceptives on television and radio after complaints that such "undesired" commercials make children inquisitive about the use of the family planning pr

Pakistan achieved nuclear capability in 1984: Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan

The father of Pakistan's nuclear programme Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan today said that the country could have become a nuclear power as early as 1984 but the then President General Zia ul Haq "opposed the mo

No ‘jealousy’, Chabahar port beneficial for China: Media

There is no reason for "jealousy" in China about a milestone deal signed between India and Iran to develop the strategic Chabahar port as improvement of infrastructure in Central Asia will also provid

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‘Westerner’ among 7 ISIS suspects arrested in Yemen: police

Yemeni authorities today arrested seven Islamic State group suspects, including one "Westerner", in second city Aden, a police officer told AFP.

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Donald Trump’s xenophobia worsening climate of fear: Sikh-American

A Sikh-American councilman, who was called a "terrorist" on Twitter by a Donald Trump supporter, has said the Republican presidential candidate's "xenophobic political rhetoric" has worsened the "clim

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Japan shares G-7 push for inclusive growth with Asia, Africa

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by the Group of Seven advanced industrial nations to promote inclusive growth across the globe in meetings with leaders of seven developing countri

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North Korea warns South Korea of retaliatory strikes

North Korea today warned South Korea of "merciless retaliatory strikes", a day after the South fired warning shots at North Korean boats near their disputed sea border.

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Donald Trump backs out of debate with Bernie Sanders

Donald Trump has backed out of a televised debate against Democrat Bernie Sanders just two days after agreeing, prompting the Vermont Senator to say that the Republican presumptive presidential candid

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Donald Trump’s San Diego rally draws more than 1,000 chanting protesters

Donald Trump brought his message of walls and deportations to the doorstep of America's busiest border crossing on Friday as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee greeted supporters in San D

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Blast kills five soldiers and wounds four in Mali: Army

Five soldiers have been killed and four others wounded in northern Mali when their vehicles were hit by an explosion, authorities said.

Vladimir Putin blasts West on first trip to EU country this year

On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin has sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly-expanded US missile defense system as

Cyber firms say Bangladesh hackers have attacked other Asian banks

Hackers who stole $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank have been linked to an attack on a bank in the Philippines, in addition to the 2014 hack on Sony Pictures, cyber security company Symantec

Hiroshima bombing ‘of Japan’s own making’: China state media

Chinese state media said that the "atomic bombings of Japan were of its own making".

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