• Venezuela crisis: US, Russia submit resolutions to UNSC

    Venezuela crisis: US, Russia submit resolutions to UNSC

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    Tensions between Washington and Moscow over the crisis in Venezuela have risen over the past month, as the us and the majority of Latin American nations rally behind interim President Juan Guaidó. Guaido over the weekend called for the global community to make clear all options were on the table to oust Maduro, after security forces loyal to him violently drove back the opposition's attempts to bring humanitarian aid into the country.
  • Ramses Station Fire: At Least 20 People Killed In Downtown Cairo

    Ramses Station Fire: At Least 20 People Killed In Downtown Cairo

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    The impact caused a fuel tank on the platform to explode, setting fire to the train. An Egyptian medical official said at least 20 people have been killed and dozens injured after a railcar rammed into a barrier inside the station causing an explosion of the fuel tank and triggering a huge blaze that engulfed that part of the station.
  • World's 'smallest surviving baby boy' discharged from hospital

    World's 'smallest surviving baby boy' discharged from hospital

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    The baby, the first son of parents living in Tokyo, was delivered via cesarean section on August 28 when the mother was in her 24th week of pregnancy. The previous record-holder was a boy born in Germany, weighing 274g. Just 23 babies worldwide have survived after being born weighing less than 300 grams, according to the Iowa registry, only four of whom were boys.
  • Alpha Lukau Denies Resurrecting Zimbabwean Man

    Alpha Lukau Denies Resurrecting Zimbabwean Man

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    The man dramatically sits up in the coffin, at the "Rise Up" instruction the pastor. Meanwhile, the video has kicked off the #ResurrectionChallenge trend and social media users are having a good laugh about it. On Monday, Kings and Queens Funeral Services, posted a statement on social media, distanced itself from the resurrection miracle. The internet has been buzzing following the recent controversial news of the man resurrected by Pastor Lukau.
  • Geneva Convention: Experts differ over immunity to Indian pilot

    Geneva Convention: Experts differ over immunity to Indian pilot

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    India has said it expects "his immediate and safe return". The status of POW only applies in global armed conflict. It took four months and the end of hostilities before he was released. Meanwhile, India today demanded immediate and safe return of its IAF pilot Abhinandan, captured by Pakistan after an aerial confrontation, and strongly objected to the neighbouring country's "vulgar display" of an injured defence personnel in violation of worldwide norms.
  • What the world is saying on rising tensions between India and Pakistan

    What the world is saying on rising tensions between India and Pakistan

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    Later, speaking to reporters, Ghafoor said: "Two Indian pilots were arrested by troops on ground, one of them in injured condition and has been shifted to a military hospital", he added. Lu's statement came soon after foreign minister Wang Yi also urged New Delhi and Islamabad to be restrained. Lt. Col. Devender Anand, an Indian army spokesman, said Pakistani soldiers targeted dozens of Indian military positions across the Line of Control throughout the night.
  • Trump extends China tariff deadline, citing progress on trade talks

    Trump extends China tariff deadline, citing progress on trade talks

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    If additional headway is made, Trump said a summit with President Xi Jinping would be organised to conclude an agreement. "I wasn't happy with those three players because they never gave our country much credit for having gotten them out, and believe me they'd be in jail stealing in a store in China is a very big offense", he said.
  • High Court rejects Sharif's bail plea

    High Court rejects Sharif's bail plea

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    Further, he told IHC that the medical board has suggested angiography. Stating that the party has always respected court decisions, Abbasi said, "We respect this decision as well". It further added that the bail can not be granted in light of the Supreme Court's previous decisions. The court rejected the plea for granting bail to Sharif.
  • Thai Airways suspends flights to Europe

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    Pakistan's army spokesman Asif Ghafoor tweeted a photo of the airman and said he was "being treated as per norms of military ethics". One pilot had been arrested, he said. "Pakistan has claimed that he is in their custody", Minister of External Affairs spokesman Ravish Kumar said. "We are ascertaining the facts". The UK said it is working with worldwide partners - also through the UN Security Council - to de-escalate tensions.
  • Fiery crash ‘kills 20’ at Cairo train station

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    At least 25 people were killed today when a train exploded at Cairo's central railway station and triggered a blaze that swept through the platforms. A witness said there was a blast when a train rammed into a barrier, and he saw charred bodies. Egyptians have long complained that successive governments have failed to enforce basic safety standards for the railways.
  • Venezuela's opposition leader says he will begin exercising his 'duties as president'

    Venezuela's opposition leader says he will begin exercising his 'duties as president'

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    Maduro also "stands ready for dialogue" with the Venezuelan opposition, Arreaza said. "Why shouldn't they meet so that they could try to find common ground and explain their differences?" The statement also rejected Pence's announcements, accusing him of attempting "to give orders so that other countries join the vulgar plundering" that Washington is pursuing against Venezuela's assets.
  • 'Peace & Love' summit shirts for sale in Hanoi

    'Peace & Love' summit shirts for sale in Hanoi

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    Trump was flying to Hanoi from Washington and was to arrive later Tuesday. Washington wants Pyongyang to stop all nuclear and missile tests; provide an inventory of all facilities related to the production of weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear, missile, and biological and chemical weapons, and shut them down; and give access to USA and global inspectors.
  • Israeli Missiles Used in Indian Air Force's Pakistan Strike

    Israeli Missiles Used in Indian Air Force's Pakistan Strike

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    Pakistan earlier said it had launched air strikes across the LoC, while Indian authorities said the Pakistani warplanes had been pushed back. "That is why we undertook the action with clear warning and in broad daylight". A Pakistani police official told the Associated Press that six people were killed by Indian mortar attacks. TRT World's Hasan Abdullah reports from Pakistan's capital, Islamabad.
  • Air space suspended in Jammu and Kashmir due to security reasons

    Air space suspended in Jammu and Kashmir due to security reasons

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    She said that a team of officials has been rushed to the village and details were being ascertained. Indian fighter jets had been on high alert in the wake of the Indian Air Force strike on terror targets in Pakistan on Tuesday. 1 aircraft fell inside AJ&K, other fell inside IOK. The Jet crash happened a day after Indian Air forces struck a JeM training camp in Balakot, around 80 kilometres from the Line of Control and killed a large number of Jaish terrorists.
  • Kushner says US Middle East peace plan addresses borders

    Kushner says US Middle East peace plan addresses borders

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    Naftali Bennett, a hard-line rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , accused the Israeli leader of conspiring with Kushner to establish a Palestinian state. Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said a plan that doesn't establish a Palestinian state "will not fly". Interestingly, Kushner also noted that the deal has so far received endorsement from the major Arab states, adding that they are also united with Israel against the perceived threat of Iran.
  • Bernie Sanders’s Massive 2020 Campaign Haul Is Not Slowing Down

    Bernie Sanders’s Massive 2020 Campaign Haul Is Not Slowing Down

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    The astonishingly quick progress will likely come as a surprise to many on both sides of the political spectrum who had dismissed Sanders as an unfeasible candidate due to his age (77) and his more socialist ideals - a departure from the more centrist, corporate-friendly positions taken by the Democratic establishment.