• PM Modi calls upon people to use E-GEM
PM Modi calls upon people to use E-GEM

As his government completed three years last month, the Prime Minister took people's feedback through a programme called ' Jann ki Baat' , which was a part of the 20-day celebrations on the occasion. Modi also asked parents to encourage their children to play more sports as he praised badminton player K Srikanth for winning the Indonesia Open rece...

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  • Dennis Rodman defends friendship with Kim Jong Un after Otto Warmbier's death
Dennis Rodman defends friendship with Kim Jong Un after Otto Warmbier's death

The spokesman claimed there was never a formal request made to release Warmbier by President Obama. He was accused of stealing a propaganda sign from a hotel and, two months later, was sentenced to 15 years hard labour. student Otto Warmbier, who was imprisoned in North Korea for more than a year and died days after returning home, the Foreign ...

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  • Istanbul police enforce ban on gay, transgender pride march
Istanbul police enforce ban on gay, transgender pride march

Police used tear gas to disperse the crowds and activists said plastic bullets were also used. Small groups gathered at Taksim Square but witnesses said a heavy police presence outnumbered the activists, and at least four people were detained.

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  • Canadian man charged after possible terror attack at MI airport
Canadian man charged after possible terror attack at MI airport

The condition of the officer who was stabbed, airport police Lt. Jeff Neville , was upgraded from critical to stable by Wednesday afternoon, Michigan State Police Lt. A Canadian man has been charged with stabbing an airport officer in the neck in Flint, Michigan . "We will release more information as we have it".

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  • London Police Say Apartment Blaze Caused by Faulty Freezer, 9 Victims Identified
London Police Say Apartment Blaze Caused by Faulty Freezer, 9 Victims Identified

In its most detailed briefing yet on the criminal investigation, the Metropolitan Police on Friday confirmed residents' suspicions that the inferno at Grenfell was touched off by a refrigerator fire. Meanwhile, the DCLG is continuing to reveal the tests of cladding on all 600 high-rise buildings with cladding in the UK. As well as investigating...

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  • Hotpoint urges Irish customers to check fridge freezers after London fire
Hotpoint urges Irish customers to check fridge freezers after London fire

Owners of Hotpoint fridge freezers with model number FF175BP or FF175BG have been urged to contact the manufacturer. Scotland Yard has raised concerns with the Government over the fridge-freezer, but said the FF175BP model had never been subject to a product recall.

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  • Pyongyang urged to free Americans, South Koreans
Pyongyang urged to free Americans, South Koreans

Hong said that Moon "initially appeared to walk a tightrope between China and the United States " but was forced back to "the USA orbit" under enormous pressure from his conservative political opponents. It first agreed to missile guidelines with the United States in 1979 in return for technological aid in developing its first ballistic missiles. ...

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  • Pakistan set South Africa 207 to win
Pakistan set South Africa 207 to win

She took 2-21 from her ten overs with Shabnim Ismail also claiming a pair of wickets. Opener Nahida, who got run out in the 39th over, hit nine fours and a six in her 101-ball innings. Sadia Yousuf was the best with the ball for Pakistan, finishing on 2-30. Eight teams are in action in the Women's World Cup, and top four sides will qualify f...

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  • BJP slams Congress for 'dividing' nation on Presidential election
BJP slams Congress for 'dividing' nation on Presidential election

The video also shows Kumar asking Congress leader and then parliamentary affairs minister Kamal Nath if he wanted to speak. Before going in to file his nomination, Kovind along with the BJP top brass and the Prime Minister, linked their arms together and raised them in front of the media, in a display of strength.

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  • ISIS claims fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman
ISIS claims fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman

Such claims are often impossible to corroborate, and Islamic State has taken responsibility in the past for attacks in which it was not directly involved. Sami Abu Zuhri, Hamas spokesman, said the ISIL claim was an attempt to "muddy the waters", adding that the attack was carried out by "two Palestinians from the PFLP and a third from Hamas", AFP n...

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  • Turnbull stands by gay marriage plebiscite
Turnbull stands by gay marriage plebiscite

Mr Pyne made the comments while arguing same-sex marriage could be legalised sooner than everyone thinks. "And your friends in Canberra are working on that outcome". Following the backlash, in a statement on Monday, a spokesperson for Pyne denied a plan was afoot to legalize same-sex marriage in the immediate future.

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  • CBO Set to Release Analysis of Senate Healthcare Bill Monday
CBO Set to Release Analysis of Senate Healthcare Bill Monday

Paul said on ABC that the Republicans "promised too much" and that "there's no way the Republican bill brings down premiums". Trump said the Democrats' theme is "resist" - which he interpreted as "obstruction" - and that "if it was the greatest bill ever proposed in mankind, we wouldn't get a vote" from them.

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  • No country questioned India's surgical strikes: PM Modi tells Indian diaspora
No country questioned India's surgical strikes: PM Modi tells Indian diaspora

Modi leaves for USA after concluding Portugal trip: Modi on Saturday left for the United States for his first meeting with President Donald Trump after concluding his brief visit to Portugal during which the two nations signed 11 agreements.

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  • Iran to respond more decisively to terrorist attacks on its soil: Rouhani
Iran to respond more decisively to terrorist attacks on its soil: Rouhani

The Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, recently said on social media that the country's missiles are there to protect the people, saying that it is "lawful self-defense" and indicating that the regime's goal is to eradicate terrorist threats.

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  • Trump calls Modi 'true friend', ahead of meet
Trump calls Modi 'true friend', ahead of meet

Mukesh Aghi , president of the US India Business Council , was also present at the meeting. "This is an opportunity for President Trump to reaffirm India's importance to the United States, the fact that the USA supports India playing a larger role in the Asia Pacific", a senior administration official said.

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  • U.S. help in Marawi limited to technical assistance only
U.S. help in Marawi limited to technical assistance only

However, he said there were no indications those who remained unaccounted for had been killed or taken hostage by the Maute or Abu Sayyaf groups since violence in Marawi broke out on May 23. Efforts to liberate Marawi City continue. "We had to take cover several times when we saw a sniper". She added that "the US government continues to work with...

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  • PM recalls Emergency as India's 'dark night'
PM recalls Emergency as India's 'dark night'

Democracy is not only a system, but also our ethos as -'Eternal vigilance is the life of liberty'. "During Ramzan, a shining example emerged from Bijnaur's Mubarakpur village in Uttar Pradesh ". "With India's Nano Satellite Mission, we will get a lot of help in the field of agriculture, farming, and dealing with natural disasters", he said.

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  • United States officials say North Korea tested rocket engine that could power ICBM
United States officials say North Korea tested rocket engine that could power ICBM

North Korea has tested several new missile systems this year in an accelerated effort to strengthen its nuclear weapons and missiles program. The Hyunmoo-2 is test-fired from a mobile launch pad at a test site of the Agency for Defense Development in Anheung, South Korea , Friday, June 23, 2017.

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  • Thousands gather to bid Otto Warmbier farewell
Thousands gather to bid Otto Warmbier farewell

Joseph Yun, the United States special representative for North Korea policy, who visited Pyongyang and brought Warmbier home. Retired NBA legend Dennis Rodman is claiming credit for the release of American college student Otto Warmbier from a North Korean prison last week.

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  • Protesters confront Met Police over man's death
Protesters confront Met Police over man's death

It is believed the officers used force and sprayed the 25-year-old with CS gas, before he was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died six days later on June 21. Campaigners claim Mr Da Costa's neck was broken and he suffered head injuries after he was stopped on 15 June. Da Costa's relatives have said they were told by his doctor t...

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