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  • German Greens say climate change priority in coalition talks
  • CM announces compensation of Rs 2 lakh for those killed in blast at illegal fire cracker factory
  • Govt to table Private Hospital Regulation Bill in spl session: Kumar
  • 'I'm Hindu, I'm nationalist, but not a Hindu nationalist. I'm Indian nationalist,' says Tharoor
  • Mourinho won't be charged over Southampton sending-off
  • Randstad India announces corporate re-branding
  • BJP meet lauds PM's diplomatic skills in dealing with Pak, China
  • BDL signs contract for supply of Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missiles to Indian Army
  • U.N. seeks increase in aid for Rohingya; Myanmar hunts for bodies
  • Tata Motors post 22 pc growth during '16-17: Pareek
  • Tata Motors post 22 pc growth during '16-17: Pareek
  • England selectors ponder Ashes top-order conundrum
  • Sensex crashed by 447.60 pts Sensex down by 295.81 pts
  • Ghaziabad builder commits suicide
  • Adani Ports falls by 3.29 pc to Rs 388.05
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Hurricane Maria weaker, likely to pass well off southeast US coast- NHC

25 Sep 2017 | 8:27 AM

Undated, Sept 25 (Reuters) Hurricane Maria has weakened slightly and the category 1 storm is expected to move well east of the southeast coast of the United States over the next day or so, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Sunday.

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Japan Abe to order 17.8 bln dollars stimulus package - sources

25 Sep 2017 | 7:56 AM

TOKYO, Sept 25 (Reuters) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will order cabinet ministers on Monday to compile a stimulus package worth around 2 trillion yen ( 17.

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Prison riot in central California leaves 1 inmate dead, 8 others wounded

25 Sep 2017 | 7:42 AM

By Dave Minsky SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.

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New Zealand Labour leader says will reach out to NZ First in next couple of days

25 Sep 2017 | 7:41 AM

WELLINGTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) New Zealand's Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she expected to reach out in the next couple of days to Winston Peters, the leader of the nationalist New Zealand First party that has emerged as the kingmaker after a general election.

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Battered Puerto Rico hospitals on life support after Hurricane Maria

25 Sep 2017 | 6:30 AM

By Robin Respaut and Dave Graham SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, Sept 25 (Reuters) Puerto Rico's medical services are in critical condition in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

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Japan's Abe expected to announce snap poll amid worries over North Korea crisis

25 Sep 2017 | 6:28 AM

By Linda Sieg TOKYO, Sept 25 (Reuters) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected on Monday to announce a snap election for next month to take advantage of improved ratings and opposition disarray, despite criticism that he is creating a political vacuum amid worries over North Korea.

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Macron says pursuing cooperation with Merkel that is vital for Europe

25 Sep 2017 | 6:00 AM

PARIS, Sept 25(Reuters) French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday he called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to congratulate her on winning a fourth term in office and said France and Germany would forge ahead with their cooperation.

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Trump issues travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in expanded ban

25 Sep 2017 | 5:59 AM

WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) The United States will prohibit entry of citizens from North Korea to the United States as part of a sweeping new travel ban that also slaps restrictions on Iran, Chad, Libya, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen and Somalia, the Trump administration said on Sunday.

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Iran says Guards attack Islamic State with drones in Eastern Syria

25 Sep 2017 | 5:57 AM

DUBAI, Sept 25 (Reuters) Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Sunday struck bases of the Islamic State in eastern Syria with drones, Iranian state television reported.

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Kushner used private email account for White House business -Politico

25 Sep 2017 | 5:57 AM

WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) President Donald Trump's son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, has used a private email account alongside his official White House account to exchange messages with other administration officials, Politico reported on Sunday.

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All ears: Brussels awaits detail from Davis on May's Brexit plan

25 Sep 2017 | 5:57 AM

By Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS, Sept 25 (Reuters) Three days after Theresa May sought to revive Brexit negotiations by hinting at concessions on the divorce terms and painting a glowing picture of future friendship, EU negotiators want to hear detail on Monday.

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Technical fault grounds flights at Sydney airport

25 Sep 2017 | 4:17 AM

SYDNEY, Sept 25 (Reuters) Several flights were grounded at Sydney Airport's domestic terminal on Monday over the peak morning travel period due to a technical fault with an air traffic control system.

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Merkel hangs on to power but bleeds support to surging far right

25 Sep 2017 | 4:15 AM

By Paul Carrel and Maria Sheahan BERLIN, Sept 25 (Reuters) German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in office on Sunday but Europe's most powerful leader will have to govern with a far less stable coalition in a fractured parliament after her conservatives haemorrhaged support to a surging far right.

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Incensed over refugees, east Germans punish easterner Merkel

25 Sep 2017 | 4:14 AM

By Noah Barkin BERLIN, Sept 25 (Reuters) For weeks, Chancellor Angela Merkel endured taunts and whistles whenever she ventured out on the campaign trail in her home region of eastern Germany.

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Alarmed by AfD rise, German industry urges swift coalition-building

25 Sep 2017 | 4:08 AM

By Michael Nienaber and Gernot Heller BERLIN, Sept 25 (Reuters) Leading industry associations urged Germany's biggest parties to start coalition negotiations quickly following Sunday's parliamentary election and form a stable government to avert damage to Germany's business environment.

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Germany's jubilant far-right has Merkel in its sights

25 Sep 2017 | 4:06 AM

By Michelle Martin BERLIN, Sept 25(Reuters) Swept into parliament by those Germans angered at the arrival of more than a million refugees and migrants, the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) had a stark message for Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday.

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As Germans clip Merkel's wings, Brussels braces for turbulence

25 Sep 2017 | 4:05 AM

BRUSSELS, Sept 25 (Reuters) Cheers from Angela Merkel's conservative allies in Brussels at her re-election on Sunday belie wider unease at how the German chancellor will deal with an awkward new coalition and a surge in support for the far-right.

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Trump aide Greenblatt returning to Israel for peace talks -official

25 Sep 2017 | 4:04 AM

WASHINGTON, Sept 25(Reuters) President Donald Trump's Middle East peace negotiator, Jason Greenblatt, is returning to Israel to "continue the peace track" after the president met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas last week in New York, a White House official said on Sunday.

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German Social Democrats vow to rebuild in opposition after election drubbing

25 Sep 2017 | 4:02 AM

By Andrea Shalal BERLIN, Sept 25 (Reuters) Germany's Social Democrats vowed to return to the opposition and push themes of social justice as they remake their party after winning less than 21 percent of the vote in Sunday's election, the worst result in their post-war history.

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Germany's Syrian refugees celebrate Merkel win but fear rise of far-right

25 Sep 2017 | 4:01 AM

By Joseph Nasr BERLIN, Sept 25 (Reuters) Syrian refugees rejoiced on Sunday at the news that Angela Merkel had secured a fourth term as German chancellor, but said they were alarmed by the rise of the far-right AfD party, which they feared could push her to tighten asylum rules.

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Hurdles high for Merkel in three-way 'Jamaica' tie-up talks

25 Sep 2017 | 2:45 AM

By Madeline Chambers BERLIN, Sept 24 (Reuters) Germany's conservative chancellor Angela Merkel may have won her fourth consecutive national election, but she faces a huge challenge in trying to forge a three-way alliance between parties far apart on the political spectrum.

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Iraqi government asks foreign countries to stop oil trade with Kurdistan

25 Sep 2017 | 1:23 AM

By Maher Chmaytelli BAGHDAD, Sept 24 (Reuters) Iraq on Sunday urged foreign countries to stop importing crude directly from its autonomous Kurdistan region and to restrict oil trading to the central government.

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US air strikes kill 17 Islamic State militants in Libya -US military

25 Sep 2017 | 1:04 AM

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) Six US air strikes on an Islamic State desert camp in Libya killed 17 militants and destroyed three vehicles, the US military said on Sunday, the first US strikes in Libya since President Donald Trump took office.

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Russia says one its generals killed by mortar shelling in Syria - TASS

25 Sep 2017 | 1:04 AM

MOSCOW, Sept 24 (Reuters) Russia's Defence Ministry said on Sunday that one its general lieutenants, Valeryi Asapov, was killed by mortar shelling in Syria, the TASS news agency reported.

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French Senate vote is blow to Macron, Conservatives keep majority

25 Sep 2017 | 1:03 AM

By Dominique Vidalon, Elizabeth Pineau and Emile Picy PARIS, Sept 24 (Reuters) President Emmanuel Macron suffered his first electoral setback on Sunday when his Republic on the Move (LREM) party won fewer seats than expected in elections for the French Senate.

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Gunman opens fire at Nashville church, killing one, wounding six

25 Sep 2017 | 1:02 AM

By Jonathan Allen and Frank McGurty Undated, Sept 24 (Reuters) A woman was killed and at least six people suffered gunshot wounds when a man opened fire at a Tennessee church on Sunday morning before shooting himself as one of the worshipers confronted him with a firearm, officials said.

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Chancellor Merkel set to win, but faces challenge to run a tough coalition

25 Sep 2017 | 12:24 AM

Berlin, Sept 24 (UNI) German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday recorded a victory winning for herself the fourth term in office in a crucial poll wherein the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) stunned the establishment by winning 13.

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In a goof-up, Pak Rep at UN passes off Gaza pellet victim's picture as of Kashmiri woman

24 Sep 2017 | 11:53 PM

New York, Sept 24 (UNI) Pakistan's attempt to blunt the sharp attack of India at the UN turned into an embarrassment for it as its Permanent Representative at the UN Maleeha Lodhi in a major goof-up, presented on Sunday a picture of a woman with multiple injuries of pellet guns on her face as coming from Kashmir, whereas it was from Gaza.

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Trump weighs replacement to travel ban

24 Sep 2017 | 11:51 PM

By James Oliphant SOMERSET, N.

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At least 8 injured in gunfire at Nashville church

24 Sep 2017 | 11:30 PM

Undated, Sept 24 (Reuters) At least eight people were injured when gunfire erupted at a church in Nashville on Sunday morning, officials said.

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