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Donald Trump wants to host G-7 after election

Times of India August 11,2020

President Trump said on Monday that he wants to host the Group of Seven leading industrialised nations after the November presidential election and st...

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Trump abruptly escorted from briefing after shooting near White House

Times of India August 11,2020

President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted by a US Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus brief...

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Pakistan court indicts former President Zardari in Park Lane corruption case

Times of India August 10,2020

An accountability court in Islamabad on Monday indicted former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari in connection with the Park Lane corruption case. Z...

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5 killed, 10 injured In Pakistan blast

Times of India August 10,2020

A powerful bomb blast at a market in a Pakistani town bordering Afghanistan on Monday killed at least five people and injured 10 others, police said. ...

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Donald Trump's pandemic relief orders are limited in scope

Times of India August 10,2020

President Donald Trump's new executive orders to help Americans struggling under the economic recession are far less sweeping than any pandemic relief...

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US cabinet member meets Taiwan president

Times of India August 10,2020

US health secretary Alex Azar is in Taipei for a three-day visit to promote shared democratic values and the island's success in taming the coronaviru...

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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law

Times of India August 10,2020

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai was arrested on Monday on suspicion of collusion with foreign powers, his aide said, in the highest-profile use yet o...

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Clashes in Belarus after claims of rigged election

Times of India August 10,2020

Police in Belarus broke up crowds of protesters with stun grenades and rubber bullets as long-time leader Alexander Lukashenko looked set to declare a...

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Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Times of India August 10,2020

An Israeli jewellery company is working on what it says will be the world’s most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering...

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Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested under security law

Times of India August 10,2020

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai, one of the city's most vocal Beijing critics, was arrested Monday under a new national security law for colluding wit...

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Sigapore Founder's Grandson To Pay Fine Over "Pliant Court System" Post

NDTV.com August 11,2020

The grandson of Singapore's founding leader Lee Kuan Yew and nephew of the current prime minister said Tuesday he will pay a fine for a Facebook post ...

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Gilead Seeks US Approval For Drug That Shortens Covid Recovery Time

NDTV.com August 11,2020

Gilead Sciences Inc has filed an application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration seeking full approval for remdesivir, its experimental COVID-1...

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China Trying To Turn Democratic Island Into "Next Hong Kong": Taiwan

NDTV.com August 11,2020

China is trying to turn democratic Taiwan into another Hong Kong, the island's foreign minister warned Tuesday as he met with a senior US official mak...

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Dwarf Planet Ceres An "Ocean World" In Astroid Belt Between Mars, Jupiter

NDTV.com August 11,2020

Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, is an "ocean world" with a big reservoir of salty water under its frigid surf...

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Hong Kong Tabloid Apple Daily Vows To "Fight On" After Owner's Arrest

NDTV.com August 11,2020

Hong Kong's Apple Daily tabloid responded with defiance on Tuesday to the arrest of owner Jimmy Lai under a new national security law imposed by Beiji...

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Chinese Firms That Fail Accounting Standards To Be Delisted In 2022: US

NDTV.com August 11,2020

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said companies from China and other countries that do not comply with accounting standards will be deli...

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"Never Too Late To Turn Outbreak Around": WHO On 20 Million Covid Cases

NDTV.com August 11,2020

The coronavirus pandemic chalked up another horrific milestone Monday as the world surpassed 20 million recorded cases of infection from the tiny kill...

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Trump Briefly Evacuated During Presser After Shooting Outside White House

NDTV.com August 10,2020

Secret Service guards shot a person, who was apparently armed, outside the White House on Monday, President Donald Trump said just after being briefly...

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Explosion Targets Convoy With US Military Tools Near Iraq-Kuwait Crossing

NDTV.com August 10,2020

An explosion near the Jraischan border crossing between Iraq and Kuwaiti on Monday evening targeted a convoy carrying equipment for US forces, three I...

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"Rare" Pair Of Mahatma Gandhi's Iconic Glasses Go On Sale In UK

NDTV.com August 10,2020

A "rare and important" pair of iconic glasses worn by Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi look set to sell for tens of thousands of pounds after a...

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Mass Looting In Chicago, Shots Fired, Over 100 Arrested

NDTV.com August 10,2020

Chicago police exchanged gunfire with looters and arrested more than 100 people after crowds swarmed Chicago's luxury commercial district early Monday...

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Lebanon PM Announces Resignation Of Government Over Deadly Beirut Blasts

NDTV.com August 10,2020

Lebanon's prime minister Hassan Diab announced his government's resignation Monday amid popular outrage over the deadly Beirut port explosion that has...

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Pak Court Indicts Ex-President Asif Ali Zardari, 9 Others In Graft Case

NDTV.com August 10,2020

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Monday indicted former President Asif Ali Zardari through video link in a graft case where he was accused of i...

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1 Dead, Several Injured As Explosion Flattens Baltimore Homes

NDTV.com August 10,2020

A major explosion leveled several houses as it tore through a Baltimore neighborhood on Monday, killing at least one person and critically injuring th...

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Lebanon PM To Announce Government Resignation Over Beirut Blast: Minister

NDTV.com August 10,2020

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab was expected to announce his government's resignation Monday amid popular outrage over the deadly Beirut port expl...

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McDonald's Sues Former CEO For Lying About Sexual Relationships

NDTV.com August 10,2020

Fast-food giant McDonald's announced on Monday it is suing former CEO Steve Easterbrook for lying about allegedly inappropriate sexual relationships w...

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Paris Makes Face Masks Mandatory As US Hits 5 Million Coronavirus Cases

NDTV.com August 10,2020

Face masks became compulsory in tourist hotspots in Paris on Monday amid warnings of a resurgence of coronavirus cases, as infections in the world's w...

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Taliban Ready For Peace Talks After Prisoner Release

NDTV.com August 10,2020

Afghan peace talks are expected to begin within days after authorities announced Monday they would soon start releasing hundreds of Taliban prisoners ...

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China Hails Arrest Of "Rabble-Rouser" Pro-Democracy Media Tycoon

NDTV.com August 10,2020

Beijing late Monday hailed the arrest of pro-democracy Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, accusing him of being a "rabble-rouser" who had conspired wit...

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Lebanon Government On Brink As Fourth Minister Quits Since Beirut Blasts

NDTV.com August 10,2020

Lebanon's finance minister stepped down Monday in the fourth resignation from a government under fire over the deadly port blast that ripped through t...

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