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Category Archives: World

UN chief condemns terrorist attacks in Pakistan

  United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the terrorist attacks in Pakistan and called for bringing the perpetrators to justice. “The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes the injured a speedy recovery,” said a statement released by his spokesperson on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported. On Friday, twin…

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US dollar falls amid economic data

  New York: The US dollar decreased against most other major currencies as investors meditated on a batch of mixed economic reports. In late New York trading on Friday, the euro rose to $1.1199 from $1.1149 in the previous session, and the British pound climbed to $1.2725 from $1.2672 in the previous session, Xinhua news agency…

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Over 100 buried in China landslide

  Beijing: More than 100 people were feared buried after a landslide in China on Saturday, official sources said. It occurred in Sichuan where some 40 homes were smashed burying the people living in them, Xinhua news agency reported. The landslide originated in a mountain in the Tibetan and Qiang area of Aba and it fell…

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Trump signs Veterans Administration reform into law

  Washington: US President Donald Trump signed into law a reform of the Veterans Administration (VA) that will make it easier to dismiss any employees who put former combatants’ lives in danger. “Today, we are taking a very historic action to transform the VA, and this is only the beginning,” Trump said on Friday during an…

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141 missing in China landslide

  Beijing: At least 141 people were reported missing on Saturday after a massive landslide hit China’s Sichuan province, rescue officials said. Over 40 homes were destroyed in Maoxian county’s Xinmo village after the side of a mountain collapsed at about 6 a.m. (local time), reports Xinhua news agency. The landslide has also blocked a 2…

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Tesla considers opening plant in China

  Washington: American luxury electric carmaker Tesla has confirmed that it is considering opening its first plant in Shanghai to cater to the growing Chinese market. In a statement on Thursday, Tesla said it was exploring with Shanghai authorities the possibility of opening the plant to build electric cars for China, a big consumer of luxury…

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Obama slams new Republican healthcare bill

  Washington: Former US President Barack Obama has slammed the Republican Party’s new healthcare bill, which he said would transfer wealth from the poor to the rich. “It’s a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America,” Obama said on Thursday in a 1,000-word post on Facebook. The Republican…

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S.Korean President witnesses test of home-grown missile

  Seoul: South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday witnessed the test-firing of a home-grown ballistic missile to showcase the country’s defence capability against Pyongyang. Moon visited a test site of the state-run Agency for Defence Development (ADD) in southwest South Korea earlier in the day to observe the Hyunmoo-2 ballistic missile’s test-launch, presidential spokesman Park…

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May offers EU citizens to stay in UK post-Brexit

  Brussels: British Prime Minister Theresa May has softened her stance on an estimated three million EU citizens currently living in the UK, offering them to stay post Brexit. May made what she called a “fair and serious” offer to EU leaders on Thursday evening in Brussels to guarantee the rights and status of EU citizens…

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