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Panamagate: Pak PM Nawaz Sharif in the eye of a storm

Panamagate: Pak PM Nawaz Sharif in the eye of a storm

22 Jul 2017 | 6:20 PM

Islamabad, Jul 22 (UNI) Are Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's days in office numbered? A day after the Supreme Court finished hearing arguments in the Panama Papers leak case Mr Sharif today cleared the air and said he would not resign from the post as he was elected by the people.

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Man sells his newborn for Rs 15k in Sindh district, arrested

22 Jul 2017 | 5:44 PM

Islamabad, Jul 22 (UNI) Only poverty can drive a man to do such a thing.

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Indonesian President orders officers to shoot drug traffickers

Indonesian President orders officers to shoot drug traffickers

22 Jul 2017 | 3:55 PM

JAKARTA, Jul 22 (Reuters) Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has instructed law enforcement officers to shoot drug traffickers to deal with a narcotics emergency facing the country.

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Egypt court sentences 28 to death over 2015 prosecutor killing

Egypt court sentences 28 to death over 2015 prosecutor killing

22 Jul 2017 | 3:51 PM

CAIRO, Jul 22 (Reuters) A Cairo criminal court today sentenced to death 28 people over the 2015 killing of Egypt's top prosecutor and handed 15 others jail sentences of 25 years each.

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Hungary to support Poland amid European "inquisition" - PM Orban

22 Jul 2017 | 3:50 PM

BUDAPEST, Jul 22 (Reuters) Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said today that Budapest would fight to defend Poland as the European Union threatens Warsaw with sanctions over its plans to extend government control over its courts.

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Israeli forces raid home of Palestinian attacker, arrest brother

22 Jul 2017 | 2:56 PM

JERUSALEM, Jul 22 (Reuters) Israeli security forces today raided the home of the Palestinian attacker who stabbed to death three Israelis and restricted movement for Palestinians from his West Bank village, the military said.

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Panama Papers row: Sharif says would not quit PM's post

Panama Papers row: Sharif says would not quit PM's post

22 Jul 2017 | 2:40 PM

Islamabad, Jul 22 (UNI) A day after the Supreme Court reserved its verdict in the Panama Papers case, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today cleared the decks saying that he would not resign from the post as he was elected by the people.

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Son of Afghan Taliban leader dies carrying out suicide attack

22 Jul 2017 | 1:57 PM

By Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jul 22 (Reuters) The son of Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada died on Thursday carrying out a suicide attack in the province of Helmand in southern Afghanistan, one of the insurgent movement's main spokesmen said.

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Iraqi bridge is sole link for Mosul residents rebuilding lives

Iraqi bridge is sole link for Mosul residents rebuilding lives

22 Jul 2017 | 1:44 PM

By Angus MacSwan MOSUL, Iraq, Jul 22 (Reuters) On a pontoon bridge connecting East and West Mosul, residents of a city shattered by the battle to expel Islamic State cross back and forth trying to rebuild their lives from the rubble.

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Chinese government official sues exiled tycoon Guo for defamation

22 Jul 2017 | 1:11 PM

BEIJING, Jul 22 (Reuters) A Chinese government housing vice-minister has lodged a 10 million dollar defamation lawsuit against controversial billionaire Guo Wengui in New York over claims made by the exiled tycoon that she had engaged in graft and provided sexual favours.

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East Timorese form long lines to vote in parliamentary election

22 Jul 2017 | 1:10 PM

By Marcelino Perreira DILI, Jul 22 (Reuters) Voters in East Timor queued up today to cast their vote in the country's fourth parliamentary elections since independence in a ballot where campaigning has focused on development and jobs in Asia's youngest democracy.

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Syrian military says jets attack Islamic State east of Raqqa - state TV

22 Jul 2017 | 1:09 PM

BEIRUT, Jul 22 (Reuters) A Syrian military source said Syrian warplanes carried out air strikes against Islamic State in an area of countryside east of Raqqa and near the provincial boundary with Deir al-Zor today, state TV reported.

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Egypt says 30 suspected militants killed in Sinai raids

Egypt says 30 suspected militants killed in Sinai raids

22 Jul 2017 | 12:45 PM

CAIRO, Jul 22 (Reuters) Egyptian security forces killed 30 suspected militants in ground and air raids in North Sinai conducted over the past four days, the military said in a statement.

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Trump's new communications chief awaits US approval for China deal

22 Jul 2017 | 12:36 PM

(Rptg, correcting slug) NEW YORK, Jul 22 (Reuters) Anthony Scaramucci, the Trump administration's new communications director, has yet to get approval from US regulators to sell his hedge fund firm to a group led by Chinese conglomerate HNA, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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MSF reopens first Kunduz clinic since deadly hospital air strike in 2015

22 Jul 2017 | 12:14 PM

By Josh Smith KABUL, Jul 22 (Reuters) Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) reopened a small medical clinic in Kunduz, Afghanistan, today, their first facility there since the American airstrikes that destroyed a hospital in 2015.

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Australia says Chinese spy ship near war games

22 Jul 2017 | 11:36 AM

Undated, Jul 22 (Reuters) A Chinese spy ship has been detected off the Australian coast near joint war games underway between the United States, New Zealand and Australian militaries, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) said today.

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Trump's new communications chief awaits US approval for China deal

22 Jul 2017 | 9:29 AM

NEW YORK, Jul 22 (Reuters) Anthony Scaramucci, the Trump administration's new communications director, has yet to get approval from US regulators to sell his hedge fund firm to a group led by Chinese conglomerate HNA, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Trump's new hire Scaramucci makes conciliatory debut with media

Trump's new hire Scaramucci makes conciliatory debut with media

22 Jul 2017 | 9:01 AM

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Jul 22 (Reuters) If President Donald Trump, who refers to the media as "fake news," wants his staff to use a more conciliatory approach with journalists, new communications director Anthony Scaramucci may be implementing such a shift - for now.

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US Senate panel to interview Trump Jr., Manafort

US Senate panel to interview Trump Jr., Manafort

22 Jul 2017 | 8:40 AM

WASHINGTON, Jul 22 (Reuters) The US Senate Judiciary Committee said it will interview President Donald Trump's eldest son and his former campaign manager prior to a public hearing on the Russia probe scheduled for today.

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"You belong here," Gabriel tells Germany's Turks

"You belong here," Gabriel tells Germany's Turks

22 Jul 2017 | 8:19 AM

BERLIN, Jul 22 (Reuters) Germany will stand by the three million people with Turkish roots living there, its foreign minister said, offering assurances that they were not Berlin's targets in a rapidly escalating political row with Ankara.

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Trump to host Lebanon's Hariri on July 25 -White House

Trump to host Lebanon's Hariri on July 25 -White House

22 Jul 2017 | 8:13 AM

WASHINGTON, Jul 22 (Reuters) President Donald Trump will host Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri at the White House on July 25, the White House said in a statement.

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US House intelligence panel will interview Kushner on Tuesday

22 Jul 2017 | 6:50 AM

WASHINGTON, Jul 22(Reuters) The US House Intelligence Committee said it will interview White House adviser Jared Kushner on Tuesday as part of its investigation into allegations that Russia meddled in the 2016 US election.

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Russian envoy overheard saying he discussed campaign with Sessions -WashPost

22 Jul 2017 | 6:41 AM

WASHINGTON, Jul 22 (Reuters) Russia's ambassador to Washington was overheard by US spy agencies telling his bosses he had discussed campaign-related matters, including issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, the Washington Post reported , citing current and former US officials.

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Trump administration seeks to sidestep border wall environmental study -sources

22 Jul 2017 | 6:33 AM

By Emily Flitter NEW YORK, Jul 22 (Reuters) The US Customs and Border Patrol plans to use a 2005 anti-terror law to sidestep an environmental impact study for a section of President Donald Trump's border wall that will pass through a Texas national refuge for endangered ocelots, according to two government sources familiar with the matter.

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Trump warns of 'serious consequences' unless Iran releases detained Americans -W.House

22 Jul 2017 | 6:33 AM

WASHINGTON, Jul 22 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump warned that Iran would face "new and serious consequences" unless all unjustly detained American citizens are released and returned, the White House said in a statement.

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Al Qaeda suspect makes first appearance in US federal court

22 Jul 2017 | 6:33 AM

By Toni Clarke Undated, Jul 22(Reuters) Ali Charaf Damache, an al Qaeda suspect accused by the United States of conspiring to support terrorists, made an initial appearance in a federal court in Philadelphia following his extradition from Spain, the Justice Department said.

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Linkin Park frontman died by hanging, LA coroner says

22 Jul 2017 | 5:13 AM

LOS ANGELES, Jul 22 (Reuters) Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington died by hanging himself at his southern California home, but left no note, the Los Angeles County coroner's office said.

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Man whose firm was behind Trump dossier won't testify to Senate -lawyer

22 Jul 2017 | 5:13 AM

WASHINGTON, Jul 22 (Reuters) The co-founder of the firm that commissioned a dossier on Donald Trump during the presidential campaign last year is on vacation and will not testify at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Russia probe next week, his lawyers said.

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US general told Syria's YPG: 'You have got to change your brand'

22 Jul 2017 | 5:13 AM

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Qatar's emir says ready to talk but "sovereignty must be respected"

22 Jul 2017 | 5:12 AM

DOHA, Jul 22 (Reuters) Qatar's ruling emir said he was ready for dialogue but any solution to the Gulf crisis must respect Qatar's sovereignty.

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