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Mumbai: Team “Raazi” on Ground – Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal

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Putin, Merkel reaffirm commitment to Iran nuclear deal

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MOSCOW:Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a telephone conversation Friday reaffirmed their commitment to preserving the Iran nuclear deal after the US pulled out of it, the Kremlin said. “The situation around the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action following the unilateral withdrawal of the US was discussed. The importance of preserving […]

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Catalan parliament to vote on new leader on Saturday

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MADRID: Catalonia’s parliament is to vote to approve a new leader of the region on Saturday, in the fifth attempt to form a government since the last administration was fired by Madrid nearly seven months ago for declaring independence. Former leader Carles Puigdemont, now living in Germany, put forward little-known Catalan member of parliament Quim […]

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Malaysia king agrees to pardon Anwar immediately, newly installed PM Mahathir says

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Malaysia’s king has agreed to pardon jailed opposition icon Anwar Ibrahim at once, newly installed Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Friday. “The (king) has indicated he is willing to pardon Datuk Sri Anwar immediately,” Mahathir told a press conference, using a Malay honorific. It came a day after the 92-year-old was sworn in after a […]

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France: Europe isn’t US ‘vassal,’ should trade with Iran

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PARIS: France’s finance minister says European countries should push back harder against the Trump administration over the Iran nuclear deal and not act as “vassals” to the US Bruno Le Maire said Friday on Europe-1 radio that Europe should not accept that the US is the “world’s economic policeman.” He wants European companies to be […]

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Pakistani army chief ranked 68th-most powerful person in world by Forbes magazine

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, has made Forbes magazine’s annual list of The World’s Most Powerful People for the first time, ranked 68th. Placement on the 75-strong chart is based on four factors: the number of people the person has power over; the financial resources they control; their influence in […]

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Hungary says Europe remains ‘defenseless’ against migrants

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ATHENS: Hungary’s foreign minister said Friday that Europe remains threatened by unchecked immigration and must focus on stopping it, three years after the mass influx of about a million people. Peter Szijjarto told The Associated Press that the European Union should screen asylum-seekers in camps created outside its own borders, which he said the bloc […]

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Teen on trial for UK terror plot with fairy tale code words

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LONDON: A trial began Thursday of a teenage girl accused of plotting a terror attack in London from behind bars using the guise of an Alice in Wonderland themed tea party. Safaa Boular was aged 17 when she allegedly schemed with her sister to launch assaults in the British capital in April, 2017. She began […]

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Northwest Congo hospital receives new suspected Ebola case

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KINSHASA: The main hospital in Democratic Republic of Congo’s northwestern town of Bikoro has received a new suspected Ebola case, the hospital’s director told Reuters on Friday. Bikoro is the nearest major town to Ikoko Impenge, the village where the first reports of the fever appeared. Congo’s health minister on Thursday announced the first confirmed […]

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Indonesia evacuates residents, shuts airport after Java volcano erupts

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JAKARTA: Indonesian authorities ordered people living near a volcano to leave their homes on Friday and a major city closed its airport after the 5,500-meter peak sent a column of steam and ash into the sky. The Mount Merapi volcano on densely populated Java island is one of the most active in Indonesia and a […]

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