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Trump's Saudi speech to urge unity against radical Islam -AP

WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump will call for unity in the fight against radicalism in the Islamic world when he speaks in Saudi Arabia tomorrow, characterizing the effort as a "battle between good and evil," the Associated Press reported, citing a draft of his speech.
Trump will avoid the tough anti-Muslim language from his presidential campaign as well as mentions of democracy and human rights, according to the draft speech, which remains subject to revision, the AP reported yesterday .
“We are not here to lecture — to tell other peoples how to live, what to do or who to be. We are here instead to offer partnership in building a better future for us all,” the draft address reads, according to AP.
It also urges Arab and Muslim leaders to “drive out the terrorists from your places of worship,” the AP reported.
There was no immediate response from the White House to a request for a copy of the speech, which is expected to be delivered in Riyadh, the initial stop on Trump's first international trip since taking office in January.
Trump is also scheduled to meet with leaders of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council and have lunch with leaders of more than 50 Muslim countries.
He is also scheduled to travel to Israel, the Vatican, Belgium and Italy.
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Nepali PM's India visit gets deserved importance in dailies

Nepali PM's India visit gets deserved importance in dailies

Kathmandu, Aug 24 (UNI) Op-ed pages of broadsheet dailies here today gave deserved importance to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s visit to New Delhi.

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24 Aug 2017 | 12:28 PM

SC delivers landmark ruling to uphold Right to Privacy as Fundamental Right under Art 21

New Delhi, Aug 24 (UNI) In a historic judgement, a nine judge-bench of the Supreme Court today held that the Right to Privacy was a Fundamental Right under Article 21 of the Constitution.

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24 Aug 2017 | 12:15 PM
Militant hideout busted, arms, ammunition recovered in Kashmir

Militant hideout busted, arms, ammunition recovered in Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug 24 (UNI) Security forces today unearthed a militant hideout and recovered arms and ammunition in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, official sources said here.

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24 Aug 2017 | 11:48 AM
PRTC employees launch strike in Pondy

PRTC employees launch strike in Pondy

Puducherry, Aug 24 (UNI) Puducherry Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) bus operations came to a standstill as the crew resorted to a flash strike today to press their demands.

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24 Aug 2017 | 10:16 AM
China tells US that Pakistan's security concerns must be respected

China tells US that Pakistan's security concerns must be respected

BEIJING, Aug 24 (Reuters) The United States must value Pakistan's role in Afghanistan and respect its security concerns, China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call, according to Chinese state media.

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24 Aug 2017 | 9:32 AM
Firefighters battle blaze at store in east London

Firefighters battle blaze at store in east London

LONDON, Aug 24 (Reuters) The London Fire Brigade said on Wednesday that 15 fire engines and 97 firefighters and officers were tackling a huge blaze in a discount store in the east of the city.

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24 Aug 2017 | 8:58 AM
Civilians under greater threat as Raqqa fight intensifies: Amnesty

Civilians under greater threat as Raqqa fight intensifies: Amnesty

BEIRUT, Aug 24 (Reuters) Amnesty International said on Thursday a US.-led coalition campaign to oust Islamic State from Syria's Raqqa had killed hundreds of civilians, and those remaining face greater risk as the fight intensifies in its final stages.

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24 Aug 2017 | 9:07 AM
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