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India has increasingly been looking at Rwanda as an important partner in Africa, on par with traditional "friends" like Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya. "We are going to open a High Commission in Rwanda". PM Modi said that the Rwandan government can also work on honeybees on the lines of the Girinka programme. PM Modi, who is on a two-day state visit, gifted these cows to poor families during a function at Rweru Model Village.
  • Laos hydroelectric dam collapse leaves multiple dead and hundreds missing

    Laos hydroelectric dam collapse leaves multiple dead and hundreds missing

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    A computer generated image of the hydroelectric dam being constructed in Laos. A Thai company involved in the hydropower project confirmed that a 770-metre long auxiliary dam used to divert river water had failed after heavy rainfall. Ltd. (KOWEPO), Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Pcl, Thailand's largest private power producer, and Lao Holding State Enterprise (LHSE). The project, which is estimated to cost US$1.02 billion (Bt34.1 billion), is the first build-operate-transfer ...
  • Iran plans to respond in kind if U.S. blocks oil exports

    Iran plans to respond in kind if U.S. blocks oil exports

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    With popular discontent over Iran's faltering economy and sliding currency , and the prospect of tough new USA sanctions , Iran's leaders have called for unity. Among the most startling allegations leveled by Pompeo, who was Central Intelligence Agency director before becoming secretary of state, was that Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has a personal hedge fund worth $95 billion, CNN reported.
  • Met Office Issues Amber Heat Health Warning

    Met Office Issues Amber Heat Health Warning

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    In 1976 the Central England Temperature (CET) between June and August averaged 17.8C. It is heating up for the first week of the school summer holidays as forecasters issue a warning over sweltering temperatures. The NHS has released advice on how to stay safe here. To keep homes cool, the Met Office has advised shading windows and shutting them during the day - which will make sure no hot air comes in.
  • 3 days to Pakistan elections, bomb kills PTI politician

    3 days to Pakistan elections, bomb kills PTI politician

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    The Sunday bombing is the latest in a number of attacks targeting politicians campaigning ahead of the elections , scheduled to be held on July 25. Gandapur succumbed to his injuriesat Combined Military Hospital. A suicide blast in the southwestern province of Balochistan on July 13 killed 149 people - one of Pakistan's worst-ever terror attacks - underscoring continuing security challenges in the country following years of dramatic improvements.
  • Starwatch: red marvel that is a lunar eclipse

    Starwatch: red marvel that is a lunar eclipse

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    You don't need any kind of special equipment in order to see the Blood Moon 2018 on July 27 as it will be visible from the naked eye. "At 23h13 the moon starts recovering from the eclipse, which will be over by 24h19", ASSA says. The length of time can be attributed to the fact that this is both an Apogee Moon (when the Moon is farthest from Earth in its elliptical orbit), and the time when the Moon is travelling the slowest along its orbit.
  • Trump says he 'gave up nothing' at Putin meeting

    Trump says he 'gave up nothing' at Putin meeting

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    Trump then said he realized, after seeing the backlash to his news conference, that one statement needed clarifying. "The sentence should have been, 'I don't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russia.' Sort of a double negative". A majority of 51 per cent don't approve of the relationship between Washington and Moscow, according to the poll . Fifty-four percent of those surveyed believe Trump's proposal to host Putin in Washington, D.C., in the fall is a good idea while 46 percent rejected ...
  • Trump and Rouhani trade angry threats

    Trump and Rouhani trade angry threats

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    General Gholamhossein Gheybparvar, a senior Iran Revolutionary Guards officer and commander of the Basij paramilitary forces, responded to US President Donald Trump's tweet warning Iran to "never ever threaten" the United States Monday morning.
  • The Syrian Army advances toward Golan Heights border

    The Syrian Army advances toward Golan Heights border

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    On Saturday, Jordan's Foreign Ministry said it has allowed the United Nations to organize the passage of some 800 White Helmets members for humanitarian reasons. Tel Aviv is widely believed to have been providing weapons to anti-Damascus militants as well as medical treatment to Takfiri elements wounded in the Arab country inside the occupied Golan Heights .
  • Pompeo urged the world to exert pressure on North Korea

    Pompeo urged the world to exert pressure on North Korea

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    After informally briefing the U.N. Security Council in NY, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo complained of slippage in enforcement of U.N. "We are also seeking the explanation of methodology used in making calculation of "illegally" exported petroleum". Haley asked, standing beside Pompeo.
  • Two dead, including gunman, in Toronto shooting

    Two dead, including gunman, in Toronto shooting

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    The young girl is in critical condition, while the condition of the rest of the victims was not known yet, police spokesman Mark Pugash says. Video from one witness showed a man dressed in black firing three shots from the pavement into at least one shop or restaurant.
  • North Korea ‘refuses to denuclearise unless U.S. agrees a new peace treaty’

    North Korea ‘refuses to denuclearise unless U.S. agrees a new peace treaty’

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    But the Fake News is saying, without ever asking me (always anonymous sources), that I am angry because it is not going fast enough. North Korea has not stopped producing material needed to make nuclear bombs, according to the top USA general on the Korean Peninsula, Washington Examiner reported."Their production capability is still intact", Army Gen.
  • Russian Foreign Minister Visiting Israel Monday for Syria Talks

    Russian Foreign Minister Visiting Israel Monday for Syria Talks

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    Meanwhile, Israel said on Monday its air defences fired at rockets that approached its territory from neighbouring Syria, as Russian Federation sent envoys for what it called "urgent" talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . He said the Russian president reminded Trump in their meeting that Washington's sanctions are unconstructive and detrimental. In a sign of heightened tensions, Israel launched two David's Sling interceptor missiles at rockets the Israeli military later ...
  • Rand Paul Seeks Bar on Trump-Critic Brennan's Classified Access

    Rand Paul Seeks Bar on Trump-Critic Brennan's Classified Access

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    Proving that the White House has become even more childish than had previously been thought possible, press secretary Sarah Sanders announced Monday that President Donald Trump is looking into revoking the security clearances of former officials who frequently criticize the administration.
  • US Launches Campaign to Undermine Support for Iran's Leaders

    US Launches Campaign to Undermine Support for Iran's Leaders

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    Be cautious." The tweet came hours after President Rouhani gave a speech during which he warned the US against further conflict against Iran because it would be "the mother of all wars ". And he hinted that the country could also affect oil shipping through the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf, if Iran comes under attack. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday accused the Iranian leader and other government officials of trying to spread a violent revolution across the Middle East ...
  • Why Cohen’s recording of Trump conversation is a nothing-burger

    Why Cohen’s recording of Trump conversation is a nothing-burger

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    His lawyers have reviewed a transcript of the tape, and were said to not believe it posed a legal problem for him. Two other sources said that beyond the tape with the President there were other recordings of "powerful" people speaking with Cohen that the Federal Bureau of Investigation seized.
  • Suspected Gunman Barricaded Inside Los Angeles Trader Joe's

    Suspected Gunman Barricaded Inside Los Angeles Trader Joe's

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    Armed officers stormed the outlet and pushed towards the back of the store where the suspected had barricaded himself in a separate room. Authorities had initially described the suspected gunman as a male in his late teens. Authorities said they believe the man first shot his grandmother and girlfriend, then opened fire on police officers during a pursuit, then crashed his auto outside the Trader Joe's, and ran inside.
  • Are duck boats safe? Concerns raised after Branson, Mo. tragedy

    Are duck boats safe? Concerns raised after Branson, Mo. tragedy

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    Tia Coleman said part of the reason her family went on the boat ride was for her 9-year-old son Reece, who had autism. "It was such a tragedy", said Lawson, 61, of Branson, who delivered the flowers. Updates to the laws regulating duck boats have improved safety in MA, but the tragedy in Branson, Mo., that took the lives of 17 people may prompt another look, especially at the use of life jackets on the popular rides, said Gov.
  • Syria slams 'criminal' evacuation of White Helmet rescuers by Israel

    Syria slams 'criminal' evacuation of White Helmet rescuers by Israel

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    The White Helmets work exclusively in rebel-held areas and receive donations from several Western governments, including Britain, Germany , the Netherlands, and the United States. "The transfer of the displaced Syrians through Israel is an exceptional humanitarian gesture ", the IDF said. Exactly when the White Helmets will arrive is unclear; the rescued Syrians are expected to remain in a United Nations refugee camp for at least three months to allow for processing.
  • Florida man shot and killed over parking spot

    Florida man shot and killed over parking spot

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    Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said during a news conference on the case on July 21, that Drejka will not by charged or arrested by them. The Pinellas County Sheriff is not pressing charges against Drejka because of Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law .
  • Trump warns Iran to 'never, ever threaten' USA or suffer consequences

    Trump warns Iran to 'never, ever threaten' USA or suffer consequences

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    Mr Trump tweeted that Iran "will suffer consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before" if it threatened the US. "You declare war and then you speak of wanting to support the Iranian people", he told the United States president, adding " You are not in a position to incite the Iranian nation against Iran's security and interests ".
  • Gunman in LA supermarket standoff was feuding with grandmother over girlfriend

    Gunman in LA supermarket standoff was feuding with grandmother over girlfriend

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    Police believe a man involved in the standoff with officers shot his grandmother and girlfriend before firing at officers during a pursuit, then crashing outside the supermarket and running inside the store. Minutes later people could be seen being rescued by climbing out of the store's window's before they were led to safety. Camera IconPolice officers outside the Trader Joe's supermarket in Silver Lake , Los Angeles .
  • Trump has tried to compel U.S. Army to attack Iran: commander

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    He noted, "So, all the Iranian people and also the armed forces, as supporter of the Islamic system and security, should be ready". For his part, Mr. "The Iran deal is defective at its core". "The enemy's behavior is unpredictable", military chief of staff General Mohammad Baqeri said, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported .