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US President Donald Trump nominates 3 Indian Americans to key administration post

US President Donald Trump has nominated three Indian Americans to key administration positions, as per the latest list of senior nominations sent by the White House to the Senate.

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British PM Theresa May wins confidence vote, calls on MPs to work together to deliver Brexit

The prime minister won by 325 votes to 306 - a majority of 19- on Wednesday, a day after her government suffered a historic parliamentary defeat over her Brexit divorce deal with the European Union.

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Brexit: British PM May wins confidence vote in Parliament

Prime Minister Theresa May's government won a confidence vote in the British parliament on Wednesday.

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Kremlin says ‘stupid’ to suggest Donald Trump a Russian agent

A top Kremlin aide on Wednesday dismissed as ridiculous claims that US President Donald Trump has acted as an agent for Russia amid mounting controversy over his alleged ties to Moscow. “Why com

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OBOR Chinese actions out of step with international norms, diminishes sovereignty of countries: Pentagon

The report alleged that China has also employed economic incentives or economic coercion to achieve specific political objectives. This has affected a wide range of countries.

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British PM Theresa May suffers crushing defeat over Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal was defeated by a crushing margin in parliament on Tuesday.

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Kenya terror attack: Gunmen kill 15 in hotel compound attack claimed by Somali Islamists

Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 15 people and sending workers diving under desks to escape an attack claimed by Somalia-base

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Britain’s Theresa May faces defeat in parliament over Brexit plan

Theresa May's hopes of saving the plan will hinge on the scale of her loss: if she limits the size of the expected defeat, May will probably ask Brussels for more concessions in the hope of getting he

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Ivanka Trump to help US search new World Bank President

President Donald Trump's eldest daughter and senior advisor Ivanka will help the US to pick the new World Bank president, the White House has said, dismissing media reports that she herself is a key c

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Government shutdown because of Democrats, says US President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump on Monday attributed the partial government shutdown, which is now into its 24th day, to the opposition Democrats who have blocked his proposal of USD5.6 billion in Congressiona

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It’s good to have ties with China, Russia, Japan and India: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said it's good to have relationship with countries like Russia, China, Japan and India as he expressed hope to reach a trade deal with Beijing.

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Donald Trump predicts US will reach trade deal with China

"We're doing very well with China," Trump told reporters at the White House. "I think that we are going to be able to do a deal with China."

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Valentines Day 2019: Pakistan varsity to observe February 14 as Sisters’ Day to uphold ‘Islamic traditions’

The Vice-Chancellor of UAF Zafar Iqbal Randhawa said, “we are enriching in our culture, norms, and Islamic values,” by celebrating Sisters' Day.

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Pakistan to shelve major CPEC power project under USD 60 billion

The Pakistan government has decided to shelve a major coal-based power plant project under the USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, citing sufficient generation capacity already lined up f

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Donald Trump threatens to devastate Turkey if it hits US-backed Kurdish forces

President Donald Trump has threatened to "devastate" Turkey economically if the NATO-allied nation attacks US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria following a pullout of American troops from the war-torn co

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Donald Trump makes `A lot of money’ off White House job: Cummings

President Donald Trump is making “a lot of money” off his job leading the nation, the new Democratic chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee said as the panel gears up for possible pr

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Emirates to cut 25% flights on closure of Dubai Southern Runway

The closure cost Emirates Group an estimated $467 million impact on revenue, according to its financial statement.

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US planned Iran strike: White House sought options, WSJ reports

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined to comment when asked by reporters in Qatar if he could confirm the report.

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This Instagram star is struggling as her muscles turn to bone

She had worried about how she was perceived by people but now she tries not to worry.

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Singapore kickstarts zero-waste plan as recycling ratestalls

The government will publish a master plan in the second half, with grants to support projects, Masagos Zulkifli, minister for environment and water resources, said in a speech on Saturday.

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Muammar Qaddafi’s son wants Libya presidential election soon

The one-time Libyan heir-apparent hasn’t appeared in public since he was released in 2017 after a trial in the wake of the revolution that toppled and killed his father in 2011.

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Singapore and Malaysia delay meeting amid territorial spat

Singapore proposed delaying the Jan. 14 meeting after what it called an “intrusion” into its waters by Osman Sapian, chief minister of Johor, the Malaysian state closest to the island-nation, it s

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Saudi Arabia to set up $10 billion oil refinery in Pakistan’s Gwadar port

Last year, Saudi Arabia offered Pakistan a $6 billion package that included help to finance crude imports.

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Donald Trump urges Democrats to visit White House for talks to end govt shutdown

"Democrats should come back to Washington and work to end the shutdown, while at the same time ending the horrible humanitarian crisis at our Southern Border," the president tweeted.

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Donald Trump blasts FBI counterintel probe into whether he worked for Russia

According to Trump, "the FBI was in complete turmoil ... because of Comey's poor leadership" and the way he handled the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private server to send some govern

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Four dead in Paris gas blast amid lockdown for yellow-vest protests

In recent years, France has suffered a string of deadly Islamist militant attacks in Paris, Nice, Marseille and elsewhere but authorities quickly ruled out foul play.

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Implementing orderly withdrawal of US troops from Syria with no arbitrary timeline, says Pentagon

The United States currently has some 2,000 troops in Syria.

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