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Explosion hits Ethiopian PM’s rally

Explosion hits Ethiopian PM’s rally

There were no immediate details of any casualties, according to BBC. An explosion hit Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s rally attended by thousands of people here on Saturday. Mr. Ahmed was taken away by security personnel immediately after his speech in the capital’s Meskel Square. There were no immediate details …

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In sudden U-turn, Trump says North Korea is an “extraordinary threat”

In sudden U-turn, Trump says North Korea is an “extraordinary threat”

US President inks declaration that will impose harsh economic curbs on Pyongyang for one year United States President Donald Trump cited an “unusual and extraordinary threat” to American national security as he maintained long-standing economic restrictions on North Korea, including the freezing of any assets in Washington, a media report said. An …

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Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

The ad promised a reward of free lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant by World Cup players. Burger King has apologized for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant by World Cup players. Critics assailed the offer, announced on Russian social …

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Donald Trump to back GOP Bills on migration

Donald Trump to back GOP Bills on migration

They would fund the Mexico wall U.S. President Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers on Tuesday that he would back either of the immigration Bills making their way through the House of Representatives, as the outcry grew over his administration’s separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border. Representative Mark …

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Many Indians detained in U.S. crackdown on illegal immigrants

Many Indians detained in U.S. crackdown on illegal immigrants

They are held in a federal prison in Sheridan, Oregon for illegally entering the United States Several people from South Asia, including many Indians, are among those detained by U.S. immigration authorities at a federal prison in Oregon for illegally entering the country. The Donald Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy on illegal immigration …

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Trump threatens to hit China with new tariffs on $200 bn in goods

Trump threatens to hit China with new tariffs on $200 bn in goods

Washington and Beijing appeared increasingly headed toward open trade conflict after negotiations failed to resolve U.S. complaints over Chinese industrial policies, lack of market access in China and a $375 billion U.S. trade deficit. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese …

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U.S., South Korea agree to suspend joint military exercise

U.S., South Korea agree to suspend joint military exercise

A Pentagon statement confirmed the suspension and added that there would be a meeting between the secretaries of defense and state as well as Trump’s national security adviser on the issue this week. The United States and South Korea have agreed to suspend a joint military exercise scheduled for August, South Korean …

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Pakistan SC quashes Musharraf’s hopes of contesting July polls

Pakistan SC quashes Musharraf’s hopes of contesting July polls

After the fugitive leader failed to appear before the court, CJ Saqib Nisar rebukes the ex-dictator for ‘cowardice.’ Pervez Musharraf’s hope of staging a political comeback by contesting the July 25 polls was quashed on Thursday when Pakistan’s Supreme Court withdrew the conditional permission given earlier to the former dictator …

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Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

Trump has long vowed to fulfill his campaign pledge to clamp down on what he considers unfair Chinese trading practices. President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods as early as Friday, a move that could put his …

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