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Trump and Abe tee off amid US-Japan trade tensions

May 26, 2019

Japan: Golf never seems to be far behind whenever President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe get together. So on Sunday, during a four-day state visit to Japan, the president jumped aboard the Marine One helicopter in Tokyo and flew south to the Mobara Country Club for a steamy morning round with the […]

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Donald Trump & PM Modi

US President Trump & PM Modi to meet at G-20 Summit in June

May 25, 2019

Washington: US President Donald Trump & PM Narendra Modi Friday agreed to meet at the G-20 Summit in Japan next month as both the leaders pledged to further strengthen the US-India strategic partnership and build on the achievements of the last two years. Trump telephoned Modi to congratulate him on the historic electoral victory in […]

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Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law arrested in Pakistan

brother-in-law Hafiz Saeed’s arrested in Pakistan

May 16, 2019

Lahore: Outlawed Jamaat-ud-Dawa’s top leader and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s brother-in-law Hafiz Abdur Rehman Makki has been arrested for hate speech and criticising the Pakistan government, police said on Wednesday. Makki, head of JuD’s political and international affairs wing and in-charge of its charity Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF), was arrested during a government crackdown against the […]

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First woman to land on moon will be American

First woman to land on Earth’s natural satellite will be an American: Pence

May 7, 2019

Washington: The United States is planning another space mission to the moon, Vice President Mike Pence said Monday asserting that the first woman to land on Earth’s natural satellite will be an American.”At President (Donald) Trump’s direction, the United States will return to the moon within the next five years, and the first woman and the […]

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Donald Trump

Discussing three-way nuclear deal that includes Russia, China: Trump

May 5, 2019

Washington US President Donald Trump has said that he and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin were discussing a potential three-way nuclear deal that includes China. During his interaction with reporters following almost a hour-long conversation with Putin on Friday on various matters, majorly Venezuela, Trump said the talks would first start between the US and Russia […]

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Jacinda Ardern

NZ PM Ardern to marry long-time partner

May 4, 2019

Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her long-term partner Clarke Gayford have become engaged to be married, her office said Friday. A spokesman for Ardern and Gayford said the couple, who have a baby daughter Neve, agreed to tie the knot over the Easter break. He could not reveal whether a date for […]

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P Chidambaram

Why does Imran want Modi to continue as India’s PM, asks Chidambaram

May 2, 2019

New Delhi: The Congress is happy the process of designating JeM chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist has concluded successfully, senior party leader P Chidambaram said on Thursday, while also asking why Pakistani premier Imran Khan wants Narendra Modi to continue as India’s prime minister. In a huge diplomatic victory for India, the UN Sanctions Committee […]

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Vladimir Putin

Putin fast tracks Russian citizenship for Ukrainians

May 2, 2019

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new decree fast-tracking Russian citizenship for some Ukrainians despite concerns the move will exacerbate the crisis between the countries. Under a decree published Wednesday, several categories of Ukrainian nationals will have the right to a simplified nationality process including those who already have Russian residence permits. Other categories […]

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Masood Azhar

Decision on global terrorist tag on JeM chief Azhar likely today

May 1, 2019

United Nations: A decision on whether Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar will be listed as a global terrorist by the United Nations will be known Wednesday as the world body’s Sanctions Committee holds a crucial meeting, amid indications that China could lift its hold on the proposal to blacklist Azhar. The Council’s 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions […]

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