Friday, 28 July 2017

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Ivanka Trump sat in for her father at G-20 summit

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NEW YORK: Ivanka Trump briefly sat in for father, President Donald Trump, during the G-20 summit on Saturday after the president stepped out. The move caused a stir because usually government ministers or senior officials are the ones called to stand in for heads of state. A White House official ...

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Pakistani Student Receives the Queen’s Young Leaders Award

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LONDON: A talented student and tech entrepreneur from Pakistan, Syed Faizan Hussain, has received the Queen’s Young Leaders Award. The 23 year old has been recognized for his work to support the use of technology in health related solutions. Queen’s Young Leaders Award It is an annual award that looks ...

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G20: World leaders at odds with Trump on trade, climate

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HAMBURG: World leaders at the G20 summit in Germany went into their final day of talks Saturday scratching their heads over what to do about a increasingly isolationist United States. Leaders appeared to be at an impasse over trade and climate change, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel making clear that ...

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Clashes as Indian Kashmir marks key anniversary

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SRINAGAR: Government forces threw tear gas and clashed with stone-throwing protesters in Indian Kashmir on Saturday, as the volatile Himalayan region marked the anniversary of a hugely popular rebel leader’s death. Thousands of troops have fanned out across Indian-administered Kashmir, where authorities have imposed a widespread curfew and cut off ...

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Israelis outraged by UNESCO decision on Hebron holy site

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JERUSALEM: The U.N. cultural agency declared the old city in the West Bank town of Hebron as a Palestinian world heritage site, a decision that outraged Israeli officials who say the move negated the deep Jewish ties to the biblical town and its ancient shrine. The move was the latest ...

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Religious leader jailed for child sexual assault

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CARDIFF: An imam who sexually touched four young girls during Quran lessons at a mosque has been jailed for 13 years. Mohammed Haji Saddique, 81, would call the pupils to sit next to him and read in Arabic from the Muslim holy book. He sexually touched the girls in front ...

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Mumbai: Three men gang rape college girl in moving car

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MUMBAI: While on her way to college on Thursday morning, a 20-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped by three men near Charkop area. According to sources, the incident occurred in sector number five. A police source said, “According to the victim’s statement, three men arrived at the spot in ...

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China cancels Xi-Modi meet at G20 summit amid border stand-off

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BEIJING has cancelled an upcoming bilateral meeting of its President Xi Jinping with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid a stand-off between the troops of both countries near the trisection of China, India and Bhutan borders. Chinese foreign ministry officials on Thursday said the ‘atmosphere’ was ‘not right’ for a ...

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PM Narendra Modi launches commemorative coins and stamps

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi released coins and a stamp on Mahatma Gandhi’s spiritual guide, Shrimad Rajchandraji, at the Sabarmati Ashram here. He released a commemorative first-day cover and a stamp of Rs 5 and coins of Rs 150 and Rs 10 denominations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of ...

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