Tuesday, 22 May 2018

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Melania Trump Back In The White House After Kidney Procedure

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WASHINGTON:  President Donald Trump’s wife, Melania Trump, returned to the White House on Saturday after undergoing a surgical procedure this week to treat a benign kidney condition, her office said. The first lady, 48, had been recovering at Walter Reed medical center since Monday, when she underwent an embolization procedure ...

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At least 8 dead, 45 wounded in Afghan cricket stadium attack

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KABUL: Eight people were killed and 45 wounded in a series of explosions targeting a cricket match in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials said Saturday, the first attack since the holy month of Ramazan began. The blasts exploded among spectators crowded into the stadium at around 11pm (1830 ...

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At least eight dead in Texas school shooting

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TEXAS: Police in Texas have arrested a suspect after at least eight people were shot dead at Santa Fe High School, in Santa Fe. A police officer and students were injured, after a gunman entered the school and started shooting in an art class. Parent Richard Allen told the Houston ...

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US hopes Pakistan will partner in safeguarding region

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WASHINTON: The United States (US) on Friday expressed hope that Pakistan will be a partner in safeguarding the region and would “do more” to uphold regional peace in South Asia. The statement was passed by Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Dana White during the regular briefing held at ...

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Israel keeps Gaza residents ‘caged in a toxic slum:’ UN

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GENEVA: Israel has systematically deprived Palestinians of their human rights, with 1.9 million in Gaza “caged in a toxic slum from birth to death”, U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein said on Friday. Opening a special session of the U.N. Human Rights Council that could set up a commission ...

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Man arrested after firing shots at Trump golf club

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File Photo DORAL, Florida: A man was arrested early Friday after exchanging gunfire with officers, shouting about President Donald Trump and draping a flag over the counter in the lobby of the Trump National Doral Golf Club near Miami that’s owned by Trump, police said. Police were notified of an ...

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Trump says some migrants are animals

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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has described some migrants as “animals”, in a charged discussion about the border wall and law enforcement. “We have people coming in to the country, or trying to come in,” Trump told California Republicans visiting the White House, “we are taking people out of the ...

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China stands to gain in Iran after US quits nuclear deal

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BEIJING: The US decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran could scare off European investors but oil-thirsty China may step into the void and ramp up business links with the country. China, which is already Iran’s top trade partner and one of its biggest buyers of crude, has signalled that it ...

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Zuckerberg to face European Parliament

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BRUSSELS: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is expected to speak with leaders of the European parliament next week about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company – but might avoid a public testimony like the one he endured in the United States. The EU and British parliaments have been ...

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EU leaders agree ‘united approach’ on Iran deal, trade

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LONDON: European Union leaders agreed on a “united EU approach” to keeping the Iran nuclear deal alive after US President Donald Trump withdrew from the pact, a European source said after talks in Bulgaria. The 28 EU leaders also backed a plan for dealing with trade tariffs that Trump is ...

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