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Spanish police stop second attack, kill five terrorists

  Madrid: Spanish police said they have stopped a second attempted terror attack on Friday after an earlier one in Barcelona. They killed five persons in Cambrils town to foil the attack. Mossos d’Esquadra, the Catalan police force, killed four out of the five attackers on the spot, a BBC report said. This was after they…

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US notifies UN of Paris climate deal pullout

  Washington: The Donald Trump administration has issued its first written notification that the US intends to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement, a media report said on Saturday. However, in the notice to the UN on Friday the US State Department said Washington would remain in the talks process, the BBC reported. “Today, the…

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US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia: Medvedev

  Moscow Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the new sanctions imposed by the US are tantamount to declaring a “full-scale trade war” against Moscow and the administration demonstrated complete impotence in the most humiliating manner, the media reported. Writing on his Facebook page on Wednesday, Medvedev said the sanctions package “ends hopes for improving our…

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Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors after cabinet vote

  Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s security cabinet on Tuesday voted to remove metal detectors from a holy site in Jerusalem and will use less obtrusive surveillance instead. Tensions rose after two Israeli policemen were killed on July 14 at the site known to Jews as the Temple Mount and Muslims as Haram al-Sharif, reports…

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Tennis legend Boris Becker declared bankrupt

  London: Three-time Wimbledon tennis champion Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a court in London. The 49-year-old owed a firm of private bankers a large sum and the court registrar said there was not enough credible evidence that he could pay, BBC reported on Wednesday. Becker’s lawyers asked for a final chance to pay…

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Republicans win key US congressional election

  Washington, June 21 The Republicans have won a closely contested US Congressional election in Georgia, seen by many as a referendum on Donald Trump’s presidency, a media report said. Karen Handel retained the Atlanta seat for the Republicans with 53 per cent of the vote, against 47 for her Democratic rival Jon Ossoff, the BBC…

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Record 65.6 mn people displaced worldwide, says UN

  United Nations: A record 65.6 million people are either refugees, asylum seekers or internally displaced across the globe, the UN refugee agency said on Monday. The estimated figure for the end of 2016 is an increase of 300,000 on 2015, according to its annual report. It is a smaller increase than 2014-15, when the figure…

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Macron’s party wins majority in parliamentary polls

  Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist party scored a decisive victory after the second round of parliamentary elections, the Interior Ministry announced. With 97 per cent of the votes counted by Sunday night, Macron’s La Republique En Marche (LREM) party won 300 seats in the 577 National Assembly. Its political ally, the Mouvement Democrate (MoDem)…

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British pound stable after election slide

  London:The British pound on Monday stabilised on Asian markets, remaining at its low following last week’s general election results. The currency traded at $1.2740 early on Monday after Friday’s $1.2743 close, reports the BBC. On Friday, the British currency reacted to the vote by sliding 1.7 per cent, its biggest one-day drop in about…

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