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Turkish court sentences journalist to jail under anti-terror law - paper

ISTANBUL | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST

A Turkish court sentenced a journalist from the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper to more than two years in jail on Thursday on charges of making people potential targets for militant groups through her

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6 dead as fishing boat sinks in Indonesia

Jakarta |Thursday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST

At least six people were killed and seven others were missing after a fishing boat capsized off the southeastern coast of Indonesia's Java island on Thursday, officials said.

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Canada plays down Trump comments on NAFTA, sees trilateral deal

Ottawa | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST

Canada today played down US President Donald Trump's suggestion that he might seek separate trade deals with NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico, noting he has made similar comments before. David MacNau

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Mild earthquake shakes Mexico City, residents evacuate buildings

Mexico City | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico City today morning, triggering the city's seismic alarm and causing some residents to flee from their homes and offices. There were no immediate reports of in

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BRICS Media Forum opens in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town |Thursday, 2018 4:15:18 AM IST

Leaders of media organisations from BRICS countries met here on Wednesday to discuss cooperation at the BRICS Media Forum that opened in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday.

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I hold Putin responsible over election meddling: Trump

Washington | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST

US President Donald Trump has said he holds Russian leader Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election. In an interview broadcast with CBS News,

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US Senate Democrats warn of 'gigantic loopholes' in Trump tax cuts

WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 IST

U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday lashed out at Republican President Donald Trump's tax overhaul of December 2017, warning that it contains "gigantic loopholes" that could encourage companies to move

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Weather reports come to aid of Uganda's farmers

United Nations | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST

Farmers in Uganda are facing increasingly erratic climatic conditions which are impacting on agricultural production. Farmers in Uganda are keeping their crop yields high, thanks to improved weather d

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Trump attacks EU over fine on Google

Washington |Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST

US President Donald Trump on Thursday slammed the EU for fining Google $5 billion for harming its competitors, tweeting that the incident proved that the bloc has "taken advantage of the US, but not f

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Indian-origin landlord jailed for fire deaths in UK

London |Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST

An Indian-origin landlord in the UK who failed to fit smoke alarms inside a house owned by him leading to the death of two boys in a fire, has been jailed for a year, in the first prosecution of its k

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US Senate leader asks for proposals to block future Russian meddling

Washington | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell today said he had called on two key Senate panels to recommend additional action aimed at preventing future election meddling by Russia as well as hold heari

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Britain's Raab wants to "heat up" Brexit talks

BRUSSELS | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST

Britain's new Brexit negotiator Dominic Raab on Thursday said he was looking forward to intensifying talks with the European Union, as an October deadline draws nearer. "I am looking forward to with r

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