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Joe Biden hits back at Donald Trump, defends his interactions with women

Joe Biden launched his presidential campaign Thursday, rounding out a crowded field of 20 Democratic candidates, but the rollout appears to have been subdued by the focus on his age and interactions w

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Donald Trump says US withdrawing from arms trade treaty

He made the announcement during a speech in Indianapolis, Indiana, to the National Rifle Association, which claims the treaty poses a threat to the Second Amendment.

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Donald Trump says he welcomes China, Russia help over North Korea

Putin's first summit with Kim on Thursday was seen as a response to the failure of a Kim-Trump meeting in Hanoi in February, where talks broke down without agreement.

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Optimistic of Masood Azhar’s listing as global terrorist by UN: UK

The fresh proposal to designate Azhar under the 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council was moved by France, the UK and the US, in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack in which

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2 injured in explosion at Tata Steel plant in UK

The blast at occurred around 0335 GMT with emergency fire crews rushing to battle the blaze.

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Pakistani archaeologists discover metal workshop from Indo-Greek era

Pakistani archaeologists claimed that they have discovered remains of metal workshops from the Indo-Greek period dating back to the 2nd century BCE.

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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un leaves Vladivostok after Putin summit

Kim took part in a departure ceremony at Vladivostok station before his armoured train departed around 0530 GMT.

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Sri Lankans urged to avoid mosques, churches amid fears of more attacks

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Friday police are looking for 140 people believed to have links with the Islamic State group, which has claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday s

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Sri Lanka police chief resigns over deadly Easter bomb attacks, says Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena

I'll nominate a new IGP soon, President Maithripala Sirisena told reporters.

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Joining foreign terrorist organisation not against law: Wickremesinghe on why Sri Lanka didn’t arrest citizens who joined Islamic State

Top officials have acknowledged that Sri Lanka received intelligence about possible terror strikes ahead of the attacks, but both President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Mnister Wickremesinghe have s

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China: Xi Jinping defends Belt and Road Initiative, says global infrastructure project not exclusive club

China has rejected accusations that Belt and Road is a "debt trap" and a geopolitical tool for Beijing's ambitions of becoming a global superpower.

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Extremism must be defeated, Britain’s Prince William tells New Zealand mosque survivors

About 160 people gathered at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch to meet the prince who had earlier told first responders to the March 15 carnage that when "a good friend" is in need "you travel to the

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Donald Trump says China’s Xi Jinping will soon come to White House

The White House said on Tuesday that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer would travel to Beijing for additional talks on a trade dispute that has led to t

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Vladimir Putin says he’ll brief US on summit with Kim Jong Un

After Thursday's summit in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok, about 75 miles (120 kilometers) from the North Korean border, Putin stressed that Moscow and Washington both want North Korea to abando

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Kim Jong Un says peace on Korean peninsula depends on US attitude

Kim's remarks are seen as keeping pressure on the U.S. to be "more flexible" in accepting Pyongyang's demands to ease sanctions, compared to the U.S. stance during the collapsed second U.S.-North Kore

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US Presidential Elections: Joe Biden asked Barack Obama ‘not to endorse’ him for president

Former US vice president Joe Biden, who launched his White House bid Thursday, said he asked old boss Barack Obama not to endorse him because Democrats should try to win the nomination on their own me

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French President Emmanuel Macron wants to ‘significantly’ cut income taxes

"I want cuts for people who work by significantly reducing income taxes," Macron said during a speech in which he is laying out his response to five months of anti-government protests.

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Japan’s Shinzo Abe says no-deal Brexit must be avoided ‘by all means’

Shinzo Abe was in Brussels following a summit this month in which EU leaders gave Prime Minister Theresa May another six months to get Britain's parliament to endorse the exit terms she struck last ye

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Sri Lanka Easter blasts: Death toll revised down from 359 to 253

Sri Lanka Easter blast: The Lankan authorities have intensified their search operations with the help of the army and arrested 16 more suspects.

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2020 US presidential race: Former vice president Joe Biden enters Democratic campaign as front-runner

Joe Biden enters the race as a front-runner in a field that now includes 20 candidates, though he no longer appears as dominant as he once did.

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After Easter suicide bombings, Sri Lanka suspends visas on arrival program

Many of the arrested people have suspected links to the NTJ. However, the NTJ has not claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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Sri Lanka bans drones, unmanned aircraft after bombings

Sri Lanka has banned the use of drones and unmanned aircraft following the massive Easter Sunday bombings that killed over 350 people and injured more than 500 in the country's worst terror attack.

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Sri Lanka intensifies crackdown on terror suspects; 16 more held

Many of the arrested people have suspected links to the National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ), the group blamed for the bombings.

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Kim-Putin meeting: Spurned by Washington, North Korea leader seeks a friend in Russian President

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday at a summit designed to show that Washington is not the only power able to set the agenda on Pyongyang's nuclear progra

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Sri Lanka blasts: Two brothers of this wealthy family part of attacks which killed over 350

Sri Lankan housewife Fathima Fazla thought of her neighbours in the grand three-storey home across the street as the wealthy celebrities of her humble Colombo suburb.

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In north Syria, skin disease ravages young and old

The number of leishmaniasis cases in Syria doubled from 2010 to 2018 to more than 80,000 patients, WHO says.

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Mike Pompeo expects North Korea diplomacy to be ‘bumpy’

In an interview with CBS News, Pompeo Wednesday said the Hanoi summit had more "nuance" than publicly reported, with the two sides sharing their positions.

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