• Unlock protected sectors of Indian economy: U.S. congressmen to Trump
Unlock protected sectors of Indian economy: U.S. congressmen to Trump

Modi left New Delhi on Saturday on a three-nation tour that took him first to Portugal. "So, we think that's very significant", the official said. "If the chemistry is good then frankly everything else gets sorted". Also, with the region being home to around eight million expatriate Indians, New Delhi will be keen to know Washington's positio...

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  • University of Delaware Professor: Otto Warmbier 'Got Exactly What He Deserved'
University of Delaware Professor: Otto Warmbier 'Got Exactly What He Deserved'

He was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for trying to steal an item bearing a propaganda slogan from his hotel, North Korean state media said . "Why the USA government which claims to care about the welfare of its citizens had not even once made an official request for the release of Warmbier on humanitarian basis during the Obama administ...

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  • May's Brexit offer nasty surprise: EU peers
May's Brexit offer nasty surprise: EU peers

However, the plan set out by Mrs May received a frosty response from some other leaders, with European Council president Donald Tusk saying it fell "below expectations". Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel called it a "particularly vague proposal". "We don't want to buy a pig in a poke", Michel said, using an old expression for agreeing to bu...

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  • Krauthammer: The great Muslim civil war - and us
Krauthammer: The great Muslim civil war - and us

The army chief's remarks appeared to confirm the claims made by anonymous Israeli security sources on Monday that only one or two of the Iranian missiles that were launched actually hit their target. Even though individual Russian platforms come close to matching, and in some ways exceed the capability of USA jets, it comes down to numbers. A...

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  • North Korea says it's the 'biggest victim' in death of Otto Warmbier
North Korea says it's the 'biggest victim' in death of Otto Warmbier

On Friday, North Korea denied torturing him in the state's first reaction since Warmbier's passing. U.S. doctors say he suffered a "severe neurological injury", the most likely cause of which was a cardiopulmonary arrest that had cut the blood supply to the brain.

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  • Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Seeks to Ban Tourist Travel to North Korea
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Seeks to Ban Tourist Travel to North Korea

Any military solution to the North Korea crisis would be " tragic on an unbelievable scale ", Trump's defense secretary, Jim Mattis, said last month. The Korean War, which technically never ended, led to the deaths of about 600,000 North Korean and 1 million South Korean civilians, along with hundreds of thousands of troops.

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  • Russia warships, submarine strike IS targets in Syria
Russia warships, submarine strike IS targets in Syria

Ellen DeGeneres tested the honesty of her audience in a recent show, and a lot of them passed. It is understood RAF crews targeting Islamic State - also known as Isis - in Syria and Iraq have been calling for their aircraft to be fitted with the missiles for months.

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  • Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel, Hamilton clash
Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel, Hamilton clash

Then came that incident with Vettel. A 10s stop-go penalty for Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel promoted Stroll further up the order to second, a position he would remain in until the last few seconds of the race, when he was dramatically pipped to the line by Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas , who snatched second at the death.

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  • Eid-ul-Fitr 2017: Muslims gear up for the big festival
Eid-ul-Fitr 2017: Muslims gear up for the big festival

Championing the change is the Hijra Committee of India, which believes that the traditional practice is the cause of great confusion. According to local media reports , the National Moon Sighting Committee Bangladesh will sit soon after Maghrib prayers at the conference room of the Islamic Foundation to decide on the matter.

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  • Election Hackers Altered Voter Rolls
Election Hackers Altered Voter Rolls

The federal and congressional probes into Russian interference during the election has not determined whether the infiltrators of the successfully altered database were working on behalf of the Russian government. The panel now plans to request that Trump campaign digital director Brad Parscale testify later this summer, although no specific date...

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  • North Korea Denies Torturing US Student
North Korea Denies Torturing US Student

The Foreign ministry official does not address the cause of Warmbier's coma, and goes on to call any speculation of torture or abuse as "groundless". The death of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier, who was held in North Korean captivity for 17 months, has led to the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation to start a petition to remove...

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  • Erdogan backs Qatar, says calls to shut base 'disrespectful'
Erdogan backs Qatar, says calls to shut base 'disrespectful'

But Qatar has pushed back , claiming the sanctions are aimed at "limiting Qatar's sovereignty, and outsourcing our foreign policy", rather than fighting terrorism. It said it ordered shipping agents not to receive any vessels owned by Qatari companies or Qatari nationals and not to unload any goods from Qatar .

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  • IRGC Says Next Crushing Response to Enemies Already Planned
IRGC Says Next Crushing Response to Enemies Already Planned

USA -backed forces recently pushed into Raqqa, the northern Syrian city that served as the group's de facto capital. Iranian First Vice President Es'hagh Jahangiri made the remark in a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday in Tehran .

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  • Iran Says Its Missile Strike in Syria Sends Message to the US
Iran Says Its Missile Strike in Syria Sends Message to the US

The missiles fired by Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Sunday targeted IS in Deir al-Zor province, fast becoming the jihadists' last remaining foothold in Syria and a declared military priority of Tehran's allies in the Syrian government.

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  • London tower death toll reaches 79, likely to rise further
London tower death toll reaches 79, likely to rise further

Cundy said a criminal investigation into the tower blaze would be exhaustive. "We will go where the evidence may take us", and do everything possible "to ensure that those responsible will be brought to justice", he said. One firefighter, in his black protective suit with FIRE emblazoned in yellow on the back, embraced a distraught woman who had ...

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  • Belgian Authorities: Brussels Attacker Not Known for Terrorism
Belgian Authorities: Brussels Attacker Not Known for Terrorism

He lived in Molenbeek, the borough where several of the Isis terrorists behind the attacks in Paris and Brussels in 2015 and 2016 resided. The attack killed 31 people and wounded hundreds. 2017 has seen an unprecedented 34 people die, and 218 people injured in three separate attacks by Islamist extremists on British soil. The man charged soldie...

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  • Image Of CNN's Reaction To Jon Ossoff's Loss Goes Viral
Image Of CNN's Reaction To Jon Ossoff's Loss Goes Viral

Asked by Lemon if he thought Pelosi was more toxic than Trump , Ryan said yes. On MSNBC's "Morning Joe", Ryan predicted it would be hard for Democrats to win back the House with Pelosi as Minority Leader. Kathleen Rice , one of a small group who has gone public with the message that Pelosi should go, hosted a dozen Democrats in her ...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan Backs Qatar, Says Calls to Shut Base 'Disrespectful'
Turkey's Erdogan Backs Qatar, Says Calls to Shut Base 'Disrespectful'

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed calls for the closure of a Turkish military base in Qatar. Qatar Attorney General Ali Bin Fetais Al-Marri speaks to reporters in Doha on June 20. However, he ruled out further escalation in the crisis should Qatar fail to comply with the demands. Kuwait, Turkey and the United States have all ur...

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  • Modi arrives in US
Modi arrives in US

Beginning Monday afternoon, the two leaders would spend several hours together in various settings including one-o-one, delegation level, a reception and conclude with a working dinner. "I would expect a brief, friendly meeting that sets the right tone, but without a lot of detail or substance", said Dhruva Jaishankar , a foreign policy fellow at ...

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  • AP analysis indicates Idaho district lines favor Republicans
AP analysis indicates Idaho district lines favor Republicans

Torr said he plans to reintroduce the bill in the next legislative session ahead of the upcoming redistricting. The formula focuses on "wasted votes" - those cast for losing candidates, and for winners beyond the needed majority - to determine which party is more efficient at translating votes into victories.

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