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Trump praises Chinese President as trade talks begin in Beijing

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping as officials from the world`s two largest economies began trade talks in Beijing, while state media said China would stand up to U.S. bullying.   BEIJING: U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping as officials from the world`s two largest economies began trade talks in Beijing, while state media said China would stand up to U.S. bullying. A breakthrough deal to fundamentally change China`s economic policies is viewed as…

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Winnie Mandela International News 

Winnie Mandela, tainted anti-apartheid figurehead, dies at 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the wife of Nelson Mandela, died on Monday at the age of 81.   SOWETO: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who emerged as a combative anti-apartheid campaigner during her husband Nelson Mandela`s decades in jail but whose reputation was later tarnished by allegations of violence, died on Monday at the age of 81. Madikizela-Mandela died peacefully surrounded by her family following a long illness that kept her in and out of the hospital since the start of the year, family spokesman Victor Dlamini said in a statement. “Winnie Mandela leaves a huge…

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Kate Middleton International News 

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton gives birth to baby boy

Kate Middleton, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a baby boy on Monday in St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London.   New Delhi: Kate Middleton, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a baby boy on Monday in St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London. Earlier this morning, Kate was rushed to the hospital in the early stages of labour. The royal baby will be fifth-in-line to the British throne behind siblings Prince George, 4, and his two-year-old sister Princess Charlotte, William, and grandfather and heir Prince Charles. William`s younger…

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Saudi king Salman to launch ‘entertainment city’ near Riyadh

The 334-square kilometer project in Qiddiya, southwest of Riyadh, would rival Walt Disney and include high-end theme parks, motorsport facilities, and a safari park, officials say.   RIYADH: Saudi King Salman will launch the construction of an “entertainment city” near Riyadh on Wednesday, authorities said, part of a series of multi-billion dollar projects as the kingdom seeks to diversify its oil-reliant economy. The 334-square kilometer project in Qiddiya, southwest of Riyadh, would rival Walt Disney and include high-end theme parks, motorsport facilities, and a safari park, officials say. The facility highlights a “relentless effort to…

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Trump, Moon agree to lift limits on South Korea's missiles International News 

Trump, Moon agree to lift limits on South Korea’s missiles

The White House on Monday announced that the United States and South Korea have agreed to remove the limits on South’s missile payload capabilities after North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test. Washington DC: The White House on Monday announced that the United States and South Korea have agreed to remove the limits on South’s missile payload capabilities after North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test. White House readout of the call between U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-In said that Trump “gave his in-principle approval to…

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Raqqa internally displaced people who fled raqqa sit in a truck during the fighting with islamic state fighters in raqqa reuters International News 

Civilians under greater threat as Raqqa fight intensifies – Amnesty

Amnesty International said on Thursday a U.S.-led coalition campaign to oust Islamic State from Syria`s Raqqa had killed hundreds of civilians, and those remaining face greater risk as the fight intensifies in its final stages. BEIRUT: Amnesty International said on Thursday a U.S.-led coalition campaign to oust Islamic State from Syria`s Raqqa had killed hundreds of civilians, and those remaining face greater risk as the fight intensifies in its final stages. The rights group also said Russia-backed Syrian government forces had carried out indiscriminate attacks against civilians, reported to have…

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Trump hits out at Pakistan for offering safe haven to `agents of chaos` International News 

Trump hits out at Pakistan for offering safe haven to `agents of chaos`

Unveiling his long-awaited strategy for Afghanistan on Monday, Trump hit out at Pakistan saying “it has much to lose by continuing to harbor criminals and terrorists.” Columbia: Unveiling his long-awaited strategy for Afghanistan on Monday, Trump hit out at Pakistan saying “it has much to lose by continuing to harbor criminals and terrorists.” He further warned that a hasty exit from Afghanistan would create a “vacuum” that would benefit America`s jihadist foes, in a major policy address on his strategy in the 16-year conflict. Here are the LIVE updates of the…

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Day after Spain terror attacks, three dead in Finland, Germany stabbing spree International News 

Day after Spain terror attacks, three dead in Finland, Germany stabbing spree

Two people were killed and six were injured in a stabbing spree in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday. Helsinki: At least three people were killed in stabbing attacks in Finland and Germany on Friday, a day after over a dozen people were massacred in terror attacks in two Spanish cities, media reports said. Two people were killed and six were injured in a stabbing spree in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday, police said after officers shot one suspect and warned several others could be at large.…

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Barcelona terror attack: At least 13 dead, many injured; ISIS claims responsibility International News NEWS 

Barcelona terror attack: At least 13 dead, many injured; ISIS claims responsibility

A van zigzagged down one of Barcelona`s busiest tourist avenues mowing down pedestrians on Thursday. Barcelona: A van rammed into crowds in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Thursday killing at least 13 people, as per reports, ISIS took the responsibility of this terror attack. Witnesses said the van zigzagged down one of Barcelona`s busiest tourist avenues, Las Ramblas, mowing down pedestrians and leaving bodies strewn across the ground. Visuals showed several bodies motionless with paramedics and bystanders bent over them, treating them and trying to comfort those still conscious. Around…

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Chinese side requests flag meeting after Ladakh skirmish International News NEWS 

Chinese side requests flag meeting after Ladakh skirmish

A day after Indian and Chinese troops clashed along the northern bank of Pangong Lake in Ladakh, a flag meeting was requested by the Chinese side, sources said on Wednesday. New Delhi: A day after Indian and Chinese troops clashed along the northern bank of Pangong Lake in Ladakh, a flag meeting was requested by the Chinese side, sources said on Wednesday. A scuffle took place on Tuesday when troops of China’s PLA tried to cross the Line of Actual Control near Pangong Lake in Ladakh. The standoff continued for…

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