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Clinton colluded with party to beat Sanders: Trump

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 05:06

Washington, June 26 (IANS) US President Donald Trump lashed out at Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party, saying the former Secretary of State "colluded" with the party in the presidential primary to defeat Senator Bernie Sanders.

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China, Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to maintain peace

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 02:42

Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) China, Pakistan and Afghanistan are committed to maintaining regional peace and stability, enhancing regional connectivity and economic cooperation and promoting shared security and development, a joint statement said.

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No country questioned India's surgical strike: Modi

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 02:24

Washington, June 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said no country has questioned India's surgical strike against terrorist launchpads in Pakistan and "India has succeeded in telling the world about the need to uproot the menace of terrorism".

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Modi lauds Sushma Swaraj in US

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 01:56

Washington, June 26 (IANS) Speaking of change in the functioning of the Indian embassy everywhere, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for her pro-active actions to help "Indians anywhere".

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Sharif cuts short London trip after oil tanker blast

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 01:04

Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has cut short his London trip over the oil tanker fire incident that killed at least 140 people and injured over 100 others in Punjab province, the Prime Minister's Office said.

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Turkey rejects Arab demand to close military base in Qatar

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 17:32

Ankara, June 25 (IANS) Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday denounced the list of demands put forward by four Arab states in efforts to defuse the diplomatic crisis with Qatar, rejecting their request to close its military base in Qatar.

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Syria's Assad goes on unusual visit to Hama for Eid prayers

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:54

Damascus, June 25 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday made an unusual visit to the central city of Hama in order to perform the prayers of the Eid ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

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Iraqi forces seize two-thirds of Mosul's Old City

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:54

Mosul (Iraq), June 25 (IANS) Iraqi forces have captured two-thirds of the Old City of Mosul, which was the main stronghold of the Islamic State in Iraq, the commander of the federal police said on Sunday.

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Mother tweets child's surgery bill to slam Trumpcare

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:46

Washington, June 25 (IANS) Highlighting the potential flaws in the new healthcare plan of President Donald Trump, a mother in the US has put a series of posts on Twitter, explaining the costs and complications involved in her son's rare medical condition, the media reported on Sunday.

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Mexican actress becomes Hollywood's rising star

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:32

Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Mexican actress Eliza Gonzalez, at age 27 and on the point of premiering the movie "Baby Driver", promises to become a real Hollywood star with "Alita: Battle Angel," produced by James Cameron.

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Women directors become rising Hollywood stars

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:28

Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) For anyone who thought women directors weren't ready for the "Big Chair" on studio blockbusters, think again. They're giving as good as they get.

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