• UK Conservatives, N Ireland party strike deal
UK Conservatives, N Ireland party strike deal

Under the terms of the agreement, Northern Ireland will receive an extra £1.0 billion (1.1 billion euros, $1.3 billion) from the state over two years in exchange for DUP supporting May's Conservatives. The DUP will have "no involvement" in the Government's political talks in Northern Ireland and "recognises the need for early restoration of inclusi...

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  • Chinese troops transgress along Sikkim sector; jostles with Indian Army, destroys bunkers
Chinese troops transgress along Sikkim sector; jostles with Indian Army, destroys bunkers

To stop the China's People's Liberation Army from entering the Indian territory, the Indian troops formed a human wall. A video of the stand-off between the two sides has existed; however, Zee News does not guarantee the authenticity of the video.

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  • Record 65.6 Million People Displaced Worldwide, Says UN
Record 65.6 Million People Displaced Worldwide, Says UN

That number marked a jump of 300,000 from the end of 2015 and was more than six million higher than at the end of 2014, according to a report published by the United Nations refugee agency. Professor Jane McAdam, director of the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at UNSW Law School, says such an instrument is import...

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  • Researchers Find Mould Toxins Can Easily Become Airborne Indoors
Researchers Find Mould Toxins Can Easily Become Airborne Indoors

Mold growing in buildings can make people sick, especially people who are allergic to various fungi. Some spread more toxins than others and this could help researchers to decide on which fungi species to concentrate on in terms of disease prevention they said.

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  • South Africa prison authorities apologise after scantily-clad women entertain inmates
South Africa prison authorities apologise after scantily-clad women entertain inmates

Acting national commissioner of department of correctional services James Smalberger condemned the incidents and apologised to all South Africans who were offended by the image. But the women - and their choice of clothing - took authorities by surprise. "They had some sort of strip show for the offenders". Fourways Review has received confirma...

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  • Collins still undecided on Senate health care bill
Collins still undecided on Senate health care bill

Walker said he's spoken with McConnell and other Senate leaders and called on them to change the bill before holding a vote. Other Republican lawmakers have also voiced reservations, casting doubt on the outcome. Under questioning by Stephanopoulos, Collins did not say whether the Planned Parenthood funding would make or break her decision on t...

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  • Pakistan cricket team return home, receive heroic welcome
Pakistan cricket team return home, receive heroic welcome

The Sarfraz Ahmed-led side clinched their maiden Champions Trophy crown, defeating India by 180 runs at The Oval in London in Sunday's final. Speaking to media at Parliament House, he said Pak-India cricket matches are played and seen with full passion and zeal therefore Pak-India series is a must show.

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  • Bengaluru: IIT graduate youth survives crocodile attack, but loses arm
Bengaluru: IIT graduate youth survives crocodile attack, but loses arm

After getting off from the auto, Mudit walked his dogs into the reserve. Dandwate was attacked by a crocodile while he was trying to get the dogs out of the water. Mudit was operated on at Hosmat Hospital to where he was taken to after he was rushed to a local hospital for first aid, and is recovering. Crocodile bite, apart from being fatal, can al...

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  • Handicapped group stages sit-in outside McConnell's office
Handicapped group stages sit-in outside McConnell's office

The Senate on Thursday morning released its version of the controversial bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act that was drafted in secret. The police said that some of the demonstrators got out of their wheelchairs and lay on the floor, which made it hard for others to get past them in the hallway so they could go to thei...

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  • Greek stocks rise after new deal with European creditors
Greek stocks rise after new deal with European creditors

But the deal was not enough for the European Central Bank to include Greece in its government bond-buying program for now, as the ECB needed more clarity on what kind of debt relief Greece will get from its worldwide creditors. Greece has been in crisis for almost seven years, receiving its first round of bailout money - to the tune of 110 bil...

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  • Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup
Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup

Underfunded Team New Zealand nearly folded after that debacle, but has bounced back with a remarkably fast boat design that includes a radical cycling grinding system. It will take some careful analysis for the teams to figure out why they won or lost. "I feel like we answered them with our performance on the water".

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  • Co-op Bank says nears rescue deal with investor group
Co-op Bank says nears rescue deal with investor group

The Co-operative Bank is no longer up for sale as it continues talks with investors to boost its capital reserves. If implemented, the rescue plan would enable the Co-op to meet the longer-term capital requirements applicable to all United Kingdom banks and to continue as a stand-alone entity.

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  • Here's why 'Single Lady' not allowed to stay in Hyderabad hotel
Here's why 'Single Lady' not allowed to stay in Hyderabad hotel

She says the hotel thought a single lady is safe on the streets rather than allowing her to stay "single" in the hotel. Yup, massive bag in hand, gross from the journey - just standing outside the hotel. She took the incident to the Facebook and posted the whole episode in detail. Fortunately, after a Facebook post, a number of well-wishers offered...

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  • Merck Pauses Enrollment Of Blood Cancer Drug Study
Merck Pauses Enrollment Of Blood Cancer Drug Study

The combination drugs included Celgene Corp.'s drug Pomalyst and a low-dose steroid, and a second trial looked at Keytruda with the drug Celgene's Revlimid . Keytruda is involved in nearly 500 clinical trials in more than 30 cancers and treatment settings. It was approved as a first-line treatment for patients with locally advanced or metastat...

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  • IDs of missing people in China landslide to be released
IDs of missing people in China landslide to be released

Hopes are fading for dozens of people still missing following a deadly landslide in southwestern China , where 10 bodies have been recovered so far. A woman in a nearby village told The Associated Press that she had no information on her relatives in Xinmo, the mountain village that was buried. "The government knows its unsafe to live in these k...

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  • 'Most expensive' Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch expected in September
'Most expensive' Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch expected in September

A few leaked benchmark reports have proved this correct. Rumors have suggested in past that Note 8 will come with Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 836 SoC, but now it has been heard that Samsung has made a decision to stick with 835 for now.

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  • Moon sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday: Peshawar's Masjid Qasim Khan
Moon sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday: Peshawar's Masjid Qasim Khan

The sighting of the crescent will mark the end of the month of Ramadan during which Muslims observed fast. Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman announced on Sunday that the Shawwal moon had been sighted and Eidul Fitr would be celebrated on Monday, June 26, 2017 in the country, private TV channels reported.

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  • Qatar seen rejecting list of 13 severe demands to end Gulf crisis
Qatar seen rejecting list of 13 severe demands to end Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Emirates and Bahrain have required Qatar to close the Al Jazeera headquarters. The list also demands that Qatar stop funding a host of other news outlets including Arabi21, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed and Middle East Eye.

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  • At least 100 burn to death in oil tanker fire in Punjab
At least 100 burn to death in oil tanker fire in Punjab

Seeing fuel spilling onto the road, villagers in the area, some riding motorcycles, rushed to the site with buckets and containers, said Raja Riffat, the Bahawalpur police chief. An announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak sent scores of villagers racing to the scene to gather spilled fuel.

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  • Israel begins work on new settlement
Israel begins work on new settlement

A picture posted with his announcement shows construction vehicles digging up ground. Last December, the United Nations Security Council approved a resolution declaring all Israeli settlement building in the occupied West Bank illegal under worldwide law.

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