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Rohingya Refugees Demand Safeguards to Return to Myanmar

Rohingya Refugees Demand Safeguards to Return to Myanmar

Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director at Human Rights Watch, told Reuters in an email authorities can not deal with the Rohingya refugees "as if they are an inert mass of people who will go where and...

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Ten Brinke wins 11th Dakar stage, Sainz retains total lead

Ten Brinke wins 11th Dakar stage, Sainz retains total lead

With the task at hand to bring the bikes home, Hero's CS Santosh completed the stage in 33rd position while Sherco TVS rider Joan Pedrero secured his rally best finishing in 5th place. In bikes, Matt...

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N Korean band leader set to visit South

N Korean band leader set to visit South

However, others fear that South Korea has fallen for a North Korean charm offensive and warned the global community not to be complacent. This was largely interpreted as a move to weaken the South K...

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Egypt's Sisi confirms he will seek second term as president

Egypt's Sisi confirms he will seek second term as president

Anan blamed the country's ongoing problems on "wrong policies", calling on all institutions to be neutral and not to take sides. Anan said in his statement that he had formed his civilian presidenti...

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Players turn up the heat on Australian Open weather policy

Players turn up the heat on Australian Open weather policy

It will definitely be the only time it happens on the women's side, since these two are the only grand slam, let alone Australian Open , champions left in the draw. "She never really lets up", Shara...

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With Clock Ticking, Senate Fails to Vote on Spending Bill

With Clock Ticking, Senate Fails to Vote on Spending Bill

The statement , attributed to press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders , declared that the White House would not "negotiate the status of unlawful immigrants" until Democrats agreed to pass a bill ...

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Jung Money: A sign of hope for the 2018 Olympics

Jung Money: A sign of hope for the 2018 Olympics

Talks are underway at the International Olympic Committee ( IOC ) headquarters to finalise details on North Korea's participation at the Winter Olympics in the neighbouring South next month. And ...

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Wipro Q2 net profit slips 8% to Rs 1931 crore

Wipro Q2 net profit slips 8% to Rs 1931 crore

Total expenses rose 2.2 per cent to Rs 11,830 crore in the quarter. Its revenue from operations dropped marginally by 0.1% to Rs 13,669 crore during the second quarter, compared with Rs 13,688 crore...

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Judge Loya case: Bench headed by CJI to hear plea

Judge Loya case: Bench headed by CJI to hear plea

The two-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra had earlier this week asked the Maharashtra government to hand over materials regarding the case to the petitioners saying, "It is a matter where th...

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Turkey to take 'any steps' necessary against Syrian Kurdish militia - Recep Erdogan

Turkey to take 'any steps' necessary against Syrian Kurdish militia - Recep Erdogan

Turkey reacted angrily to the announcement . "Operation Euphrates Shield" in Syria was a military movement to clear the Azaz-Jarablus line of its border with Syria from the threat of Islamic...

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Two civilians, One BSF jawan martyred in border firing

Two civilians, One BSF jawan martyred in border firing

The firing resumed after a night-long lull. An Army jawan was martyred and two civilians killed on Saturday in ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Poonch and Jammu districts of Jammu &...

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Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honour King

Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honour King

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, angrily criticized Nielsen's comments, telling her during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, "Your silence and your amnesia is complicity". They said Trump expressed ...

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Gael Monfils describes extreme heat at Australian Open as Melbourne swelters

Gael Monfils describes extreme heat at Australian Open as Melbourne swelters

Monfils motioned to the chair umpire to close the roof, but his request was denied. Cornet became distressed early in the second set of her third-round encounter with Belgium's Elise Mertens. "It's ...

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Bengaluru: Cooling of Bellandur lake underway a day after it caught fire

Bengaluru: Cooling of Bellandur lake underway a day after it caught fire

This is not the first time the lake has spat fire. "Our area was not affected by previous fires". The biggest challenge was to reach the middle of the lake since it is surrounded by marshy land. Thi...

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Is President Trump Obese?

The revelations, semi-denials and continuing comments have cast a pall over the White House's legislative agenda, brought the country closer to the brink of a government shutdown and sparked global ou...

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South Korea, US agree on denuclearisation talks with North Korea

South Korea, US agree on denuclearisation talks with North Korea

Fools, but talks are a good thing!" "We will not allow North Korea to drive a wedge through our resolve or solidarity". The letter was addressed to Unification Minister Cho Myung-gyun. But many Ko...

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Three People Dead, Numerous Injuries After Boat Explosion on Tennessee River

Three People Dead, Numerous Injuries After Boat Explosion on Tennessee River

Jerome Smith, 56, of Thibodaux, Louisiana; and Quentin Stewart, 41, of Opelousas, Louisiana, were identified Friday by the Marshall County, Kentucky, coroner, WPSD-TV reported. There was no early indi...

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Donald Trump, Theresa May to meet in Davos

Donald Trump, Theresa May to meet in Davos

This will be the first prime ministerial participation from India in two decades after the participation of then Prime Minister H.D. Devegowda in 1997. -What will be the Armenian delegation to the F...

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Five dead as violent storm hits Europe

Five dead as violent storm hits Europe

All flights at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport were cancelled, and, nationwide, trains, trams and buses were halted after the highest weather alert was issued for large parts of the country. Schiphol l...

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Victim hurt in helicopter crash called for help

Victim hurt in helicopter crash called for help

When officers did arrive to the crash site they found the helicopter had been fully engulfed in flames - making identification hard. The Federal Aviation Administration has taken over the investigat...

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Supreme Court takes up fight over Trump travel ban

Supreme Court takes up fight over Trump travel ban

The court's eventual ruling will determine the fate of the third attempt of the Trump administration to restrict entry to people from several Muslim-majority countries, and it marks the second time th...

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USA government shutdown looms amid continuing spending dispute

USA government shutdown looms amid continuing spending dispute

Despite this progress, the bill faces an extremely tough road to pass the Senate before the government is set to shut down on Friday at midnight. House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republicans ar...

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'House of Horrors' parents plead NOT GUILTY to starving, torturing 13 children

'House of Horrors' parents plead NOT GUILTY to starving, torturing 13 children

Deputies at first assumed from the children's frail and malnourished appearance that all of them were minors but later determined that seven of them were adults ages 18 to 29, according to the She...

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Temperatures rise, seeds fall at Australian Open

Temperatures rise, seeds fall at Australian Open

Sharapova, still working her way back from a 15-month ban for taking the performance-enhancing substance meldonium, showed glimpses of the tennis that made her a five-time major victor. This time, he ...

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The world's view of the United States has plummeted since Trump took office

The world's view of the United States has plummeted since Trump took office

Global approval ratings for the USA rose from a poor 37 percent in the last year of W.'s administration to 49 percent in Obama's first year, then remained in the 40s (rising again to 48 percent in Oba...

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