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Donald Trump calls Indian-origin police officer killed in US ‘national hero’

US President Donald Trump described as national "hero" Indian-origin policeman Ronil "Ron" Singh who was recently killed in California.

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World Bank’s Jim Yong Kim to join Global Infrastructure Partners

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will join Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a private equity fund that invests in projects in wealthy and developing countries, the firm said on Tuesday, a

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Donald Trump to focus on border ‘crisis,’ seek support for wall in televised address

President Donald Trump will make his case to Americans on Tuesday that a wall is urgently needed to resolve what he calls a crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, trying to make good on a campaign promise

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A growing number of Americans blame Donald Trump for shutdown

A growing proportion of Americans blame President Donald Trump for a partial government shutdown that will cut off paychecks to federal workers this week, though Republicans mostly support his refusal

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US-China trade talks extended amid some signs of progress

The United States and China will continue trade talks in Beijing for an unscheduled third day, U.S. officials said on Tuesday amid signs of progress on issues including purchases of U.S. farm and ener

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Donald Trump’s special Afghan Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad to visit India

A day after US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed efforts to enhance cooperation in war-torn Afghanistan, the former's special Afghan envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is he

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No decision regarding declaring national emergency: Kellyanne Conway on Donald Trump’s TV address

Hours before US President Donald Trump's "address to the nation" on his demand for a wall along the Mexico border, White House senior advisor Kellyanne Conway said that no decision has been made with

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Impact on US government widens on 18th day of shutdown

A shutdown of about a quarter of the U.S. government reached its 18th day on Tuesday, with lawmakers and the White House divided over Republican President Donald Trump's demand for money for a border

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Flights resume at Heathrow Airport after brief suspension due to ‘drone sighting’

London's Heathrow airport, the busiest aviation hub of Europe, on Tuesday suspended all departing flights for a brief period following reports of a drone sighting, just three weeks after a similar inc

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UK Brexit vote set for January 15 amid talk of delay

She is looking at a possible time limit to the arrangement, although this is opposed by the EU, as well as increased parliamentary scrutiny of how it is implemented.

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Iran ready to use influence over Taliban to bring peace to Afghanistan: Diplomatic sources

The Iranian sources said Tehran was ready to use its influence over Taliban on behalf of the Afghan government.

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Kim Jong-un arrives in China for talks; Beijing denies using him as bargaining chip with US

The US and China have been locked in an escalating trade spat since early 2018, raising import tariffs on each other's goods.

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American-Sikhs urge Pakistan to maintain Kartarpur complex in original state

This needs to be preserved in its original landscape for posterity," a message on the ASC's website said.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visiting China January 7-10 with wife, top officials, says report

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China between January 7-10, North Korean state media said on Tuesday.

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Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau discuss detained Canadians in China

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office says Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to continue to seek the release of two Canadians detained in China in apparent retaliation for

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Donald Trump has ‘made no decision’ whether to declare emergency over border wall, says Mike Pence

U.S. President Donald Trump has not made a decision on whether to declare a national emergency over his demand for border wall funding and the White House counsel's office is studying the matter, Vice

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White House says Donald Trump position unchanged as Syria withdrawal plans slow

The White House sought to make the case on Monday that President Donald Trump had not changed his position on withdrawing U.S. troops from Syria, a day after his national security adviser outlined con

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Donald Trump plans televised address, visit to Mexico border

President Donald Trump announced on Monday he would make a prime-time address and visit the U.S.-Mexico border this week as the partial federal government shutdown entered its 17th day after a funding

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World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim to step down on February 1

In a surprise move, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Monday announced that he will step down from his position on February 1.

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Donald Trump launches fresh attack on media, says ‘enemy of people’ consists of many ‘crazed lunatics’

US President Donald Trump on Monday launched a fresh attack on news media, saying it consists of many "crazed lunatics" and "is truly the enemy of the people".

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to visit China for fourth summit, reports newspaper

South Korea's Yonhap news agency, citing an unspecified source familiar with North Korea issues, said a North Korean train possibly carrying a "high-level" official had crossed the border into China.

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Iron Lady of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina is sworn in as the Prime Minister and drops heavy weights from her new Cabinet

While this is the fourth term of Sheikh Hasina, oath was also administered to the new ministers, ministers of state and deputy ministers who will form the Cabinet.

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Will welcome UN officials to visit Muslim-majority Xinjiang region: China

China defended the camps, saying they were for re-education and aimed at de-radicalising some sections of the Uygur Muslim population.

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China lodges ‘stern’ protest over US warship sailing through SCS

He said the US ship sailed through the area without the permission from the Chinese side. China had sent its naval vessel to verify and warn it, he said.

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New HBO video teases key meeting from ‘Game of Thrones’

The footage does not reveal much about the show but still offers a brief look at some of the vigilantes.

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Saudi woman detained at Bangkok Airport says she fears death if sent back

Rahaf spent Sunday night in a hotel in the Bangkok airport and tweeted that officials were posted outside her door to stop her leaving. On Monday morning she said she was trying to claim asylum in Tha

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Donald Trump pushes for steel barrier along US-Mexico border to end shutdown

US President Donald Trump has offered to erect a steel barrier rather than a concrete wall along the southern border with Mexico to iron out differences with Democrats over the issue which has led to

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