Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 | Time 07:26 Hrs(IST)
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  • China sets yuan midpoint at strongest level since June 19
  • Saudi, Qatar ministers spar over Arab nations' demands
  • Trump pushes US labor board toward Republican control
  • At least 24 migrants die as thousands rescued in seas off Libya
  • FIFA finds no cause to block Russia and Qatar World Cups
  • US judge reopens case of Colorado 'intersex' veteran denied passport
  • Clinton campaign chairman testifies in US House Russia probe
  • Security clampdown in far-western China exacts toll on businesses
  • Top Senate Republican expresses optimism on healthcare bill after Trump meeting
  • US House overwhelmingly backs NATO mutual defense
  • Mexican ex-state governor accepts extradition to Mexico
  • Merkel sounds conciliatory tone on trade before G20 summit
  • Brazil's Temer makes impassioned defense against corruption charge
  • Why did you accept US phrase 'Indian Administered J&K?': Cong to Modi
  • Google faces years of EU oversight on top of record antitrust fine
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China sets yuan midpoint at strongest level since June 19

28 Jun 2017 | 7:17 AM

SHANGHAI, Jun 28 (Reuters) China's central bank set the yuan midpoint at 6.

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Saudi, Qatar ministers spar over Arab nations' demands

28 Jun 2017 | 5:56 AM

WASHINGTON, Jun 28 (Reuters) Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said that there would be no negotiations over demands by the kingdom and other Arab states for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism.

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Trump pushes US labor board toward Republican control

28 Jun 2017 | 5:54 AM

By Daniel Wiessner Undated, Jun 28 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump said he had picked an employment lawyer who has represented companies and business groups for a vacancy on the National Labor Relations Board.

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At least 24 migrants die as thousands rescued in seas off Libya

28 Jun 2017 | 5:52 AM

TRIPOLI, Jun 28 (Reuters) Red Crescent volunteers recovered the bodies of 24 migrants that were washed up in an eastern suburb of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, as large-scale rescues were made in the Mediterranean.

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US judge reopens case of Colorado 'intersex' veteran denied passport

28 Jun 2017 | 5:38 AM

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Jun 28 (Reuters) A federal judge agreed to review the constitutionality of a US State Department policy of refusing to grant passports to people who identify as neither male nor female.

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Clinton campaign chairman testifies in US House Russia probe

28 Jun 2017 | 5:27 AM

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Jun 28 (Reuters) Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta, appeared before the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, which has begun interviewing witnesses in its probe of how Russia may have influenced the 2016 election.

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Security clampdown in far-western China exacts toll on businesses

28 Jun 2017 | 5:25 AM

By Sue-Lin Wong URUMQI, China, Jun 28 (Reuters) The economy of the vast Xinjiang region in far western China is officially growing at a robust pace, faster than the country as a whole.

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Top Senate Republican expresses optimism on healthcare bill after Trump meeting

28 Jun 2017 | 5:06 AM

WASHINGTON, Jun 28 (Reuters) Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a meeting between Senate Republicans and President Donald Trump on healthcare was helpful and he expressed optimism the Senate would eventually pass a bill to repeal Obamacare.

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US House overwhelmingly backs NATO mutual defense

28 Jun 2017 | 5:03 AM

WASHINGTON, Jun 28 (Reuters) The US House of Representatives voted nearly unanimously today to reaffirm the NATO alliance's guarantee that all members defend each other, weeks after President Donald Trump raised doubts about Washington's support for the agreement.

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Mexican ex-state governor accepts extradition to Mexico

28 Jun 2017 | 1:04 AM

GUATEMALA CITY, Jun 27 (Reuters) Javier Duarte, a former state governor of Mexico's ruling party who was arrested in Guatemala in mid-April and faces prosecution in his homeland for embezzlement and organized crime, agreed in court today to be extradited to Mexico.

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Merkel sounds conciliatory tone on trade before G20 summit

28 Jun 2017 | 12:57 AM

BERLIN, Jun 27 (Reuters) German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today that global trade was not a zero-sum game and that she would seek to establish a rules-based commerce system that benefits all, striking a compromising tone before a G20 summit next week.

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Brazil's Temer makes impassioned defense against corruption charge

28 Jun 2017 | 12:46 AM

BRASILIA, Jun 27 (Reuters) Brazilian President Michel Temer today made a passionate defense against a corruption charge leveled at him by the public prosecutor, calling it a "fiction" that was an attack on his government and the entire nation.

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Google faces years of EU oversight on top of record antitrust fine

28 Jun 2017 | 12:20 AM

By Foo Yun Chee and Eric Auchard BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT, Jun 27 (Reuters) Beyond a headline-grabbing 2.

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Colour of passport does not change ties of blood: PM tells Indian diaspora

28 Jun 2017 | 12:06 AM

The Hague, June 27 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited the Indian diaspora to bond with their motherland, and said he would love to work with them for the development of the country.

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Veteran Syrian defence minister Tlass dies in Paris at 85

27 Jun 2017 | 11:51 PM

BEIRUT, Jun 27 (Reuters) Syria's former defence minister, Mustafa Tlass, who was a close confidant of the late President Hafez today aged 85, relatives said.

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Trump and Irish PM talk migration, Brexit in phone call

27 Jun 2017 | 11:39 PM

Undated, Jun 27 (Reuters) Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar held a phone call with US President Donald Trump in which he discussed migration and Britain's exit from the European Union, the Irish government said in a statement today.

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Portuguese cyclist Cardoso suspended after failing drugs test - UCI

27 Jun 2017 | 11:26 PM

PARIS, Jun 27 (REUTERS) Portuguese cyclist Andre Cardoso of Alberto Contador's Trek-Segafredo team has been provisionally suspended after failing a test for the banned blood-booster erythropoietin (EPO), the International Cycling Union (UCI) said today.

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French CGT union calls for Sept 12 strike against labour reforms

27 Jun 2017 | 10:33 PM

PARIS, Jun 27 (Reuters) The militant French CGT union called for a strike in all French companies on Sept.

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Landmine kills eight in northeast Kenya - police

Landmine kills eight in northeast Kenya - police

27 Jun 2017 | 10:07 PM

MOMBASA, Kenya, Jun 27 (Reuters) Four police officers and four civilians were killed today after their truck hit a landmine on a road near Kenya's border with Somalia, police officials said, in the second such attack this month.

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Macron, Trump agree to work together if new Syria chemical attack - Elysee

27 Jun 2017 | 10:07 PM

PARIS, Jun 27 (Reuters) President Emmanuel Macron agreed with US President Donald Trump in a phone call today that they would work together to find a common response in case of a new chemical attack in Syria, the French presidency said in a statement.

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Moroccan police arrest 50 after protest clashes - activists

27 Jun 2017 | 10:04 PM

By Samia Errazzouki RABAT, Jun 27 (Reuters) Around 50 protesters were arrested following violent clashes with Moroccan police in the northern city of Al-Hoceima during the Eid al-Fitr holiday, a local rights activist said.

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WHO hopes Yemeni cholera outbreak is half done at 218,000 cases

27 Jun 2017 | 10:00 PM

By Tom Miles GENEVA, Jun 27 (Reuters) A major cholera outbreak in Yemen may have reached the halfway mark at 218,798 cases as a massive emergency response has begun to curb its spread two months into the epidemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.

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Facebook, Fox Sports sign deal to livestream UEFA Champions League

27 Jun 2017 | 9:57 PM

Undated, Jun 27 (Reuters) Fox Sports said today it had partnered with Facebook Inc to livestream UEFA Champions League matches during the 2017-18 season.

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Nestle plans $20.8 bln share buyback after Third Point pressure

27 Jun 2017 | 9:54 PM

ZURICH, Jun 27 (Reuters) Nestle plans to buy back as much as 20 billion Swiss francs ($20.

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India, Netherlands call for zero tolerance to terror

India, Netherlands call for zero tolerance to terror

27 Jun 2017 | 9:48 PM

Amsterdam, June 27 (UNI) After sending out a strong message to Pakistan on terrorism from the US soil, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with his counterpart of the Netherlands Mark Rutte today called for a unified and collective effort by the international community to eliminate terrorism.

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German city evacuating high-rise found with flammable material

27 Jun 2017 | 9:46 PM

BERLIN, Jun 27 (Reuters) The German city of Wuppertal evacuated around 80 people from a high-rise residential building after it was found to contain flammable materials, a local fire official said today.

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White House: all relevant US agencies involved in Syria warning

White House: all relevant US agencies involved in Syria warning

27 Jun 2017 | 9:30 PM

WASHINGTON, Jun 27 (Reuters) The White House said today that it worked with all "relevant" US government agencies on a warning to Syria that it would pay a heavy price for any chemical weapons attack.

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Egyptian air strikes hit 12 vehicles crossing from Libya - military

Egyptian air strikes hit 12 vehicles crossing from Libya - military

27 Jun 2017 | 9:11 PM

CAIRO, Jun 27 (Reuters) Egyptian air strikes destroyed 12 vehicles loaded with arms, ammunition and explosive material trying to cross the border from Libya, the army spokesman said today.

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One company in Norway under ongoing ransomware attack -security authority

27 Jun 2017 | 8:45 PM

OSLO, Jun 27 (Reuters) A ransomware cyber attack is taking place this afternoon in Norway and is affecting an unnamed "international company", the Nordic country's national security authority said today.

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Petya ransomware virus is back amid cyber attack - Swiss agency

27 Jun 2017 | 8:39 PM

ZURICH, Jun 27 (Reuters) Ransomware known as Petya seems to have re-emerged to affect computer systems across Europe, causing issues primarily in Ukraine, Russia, England and India, a Swiss government information technology agency said today.

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