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Take a 'moral' stand on immigrants: Senators to Trump

Take a 'moral' stand on immigrants: Senators to Trump

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 07:13 IST     

London [U.K.], July. 21 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump has been challenged by a top Republican senator to make "a moral decision" on the fate of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children.
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Moscow [Russia], July. 21 (ANI): Due to the possible Palestinian unrest on Friday, the Israeli Army has formed additional battalions to beef up security on the Temple Mount and West Bank.

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London [U.K.], July 20 (ANI): Hundreds of Boko Haram suspects in Cameroon are being brutally tortured by security forces, London-based human rights organisation Amnesty International said in a new report published on Thursday.

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New York [U.S.A.], July 20 (ANI) : U.S. intelligence agencies have indicated that defiant North Korea is testing components to launch another intercontinental balllistic missile or intermediate range missile test from a submarine within the next 14 days.

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London, July 20 (ANI): The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects passing through the provinces of Balochistan and Sindh in Pakistan have been designed to bring profit to China and not for Pakistan, said experts on Balochistan while participating in a seminar in London earlier this week.

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Saudi woman arrested for wearing skirt released without charge

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 07:19 IST      

London [U.K.], July. 20 (ANI): Following global outcry after a Saudi woman was arrested for wearing an "indecent" skirt and crop top, she has been released and cleared of all charges.

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North Korea cannot strike U.S. with accuracy: Pentagon

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 04:36 IST      

Moscow [Russia], July. 20 (ANI): Admitting that North Korea is capable in terms of 'range', the Pentagon, however, has asserted that Pyongyang is not currently able to land a missile on the US mainland with any degree of accuracy.

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Democrats file 'no confidence' resolution against Trump

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 03:55 IST      

London [U.K.], July. 20 (ANI): In an official declaration questioning his Presidency, Democrats in the US House of Representatives have filed a "no confidence" resolution against Donald Trump.

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U.S. bats for bigger role by India in war-torn Afghanistan

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 03:31 IST      

Moscow [Russia], July. 20 (ANI): The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee has reckoned that India can work closely with the US and Afghanistan in ensuring more security and stability in the war-torn country and surrounding region.

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Turkey's PM announces major cabinet reshuffle

Updated: Jul 19, 2017 22:14 IST      

Ankara [Turkey], July 19 (ANI) : Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announced a major cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, replacing or swapping 11 ministers in the 27-member council of ministers, including the ministers for justice and defense.

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French armed forces chief quits over Macron's defence budget cuts

Updated: Jul 19, 2017 19:04 IST      

Paris [France] ,July 19 (ANI): General Pierre de Villers, France's head of the armed forces has resigned after he came in direct public conflict with President Emmanuel Macron over proposed defence budget cuts. He added that his resignation has been accepted by the President.

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Berlin [Germany], July 19 (ANI): A report of investigation into child abuse at a Catholic music school in Germany has revealed 547 abuse cases that took place over the decades.

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Whatsapp down in China amid censorship scare

Updated: Jul 19, 2017 05:10 IST      

London [U.K.], July. 19 (ANI): Netizens in China have reporter disruptions in service by Whatsapp, leading to the scare that the Facebook-owned chat app may be on its way to being entirely blocked.

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Malala slams China over death of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

Updated: Jul 19, 2017 02:38 IST      

London [U.K.], July. 19 (ANI): Following the death of Nobel peace prize winner Liu Xiaobo from liver cancer in custody of China last week, fellow Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has hit out at Beijing.

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After failing to repeal Obamacare, Trump says 'we'll let it fail'

Updated: Jul 19, 2017 01:41 IST      

London [U.K.], July. 19 (ANI): Following the dramatic collapse of efforts to repeal and replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA), U.S. President Donald Trump said it will be easier to just let Obamacare fail instead.

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Moscow [Russia], July 18 (ANI): Russia has stressed that if the United States does not address its concerns, including persistent efforts to hinder the operation of Russia's diplomatic missions, Moscow has the right to take retaliatory measures in accordance with the principle of reciprocity.

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Earthquake of magnitude 7.7 jolts Russia's Commander Islands

Updated: Jul 18, 2017 10:12 IST      

Moscow [Russia], July 18 (ANI): An earthquake, measuring 7.7 on the Richter Scale, hit the area on the Commander Islands on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula.

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Civilian deaths in Afghanistan at record high: UN

Updated: Jul 18, 2017 02:20 IST      

London [U.K.], July. 18 (ANI): According to newly released figures by the United Nations, the number of civilian deaths in the Afghan war has reached a record high.

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Jerusalem attack: Temple Mount reopens to Jewish visitors

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 15:16 IST      

Jerusalem [Israel], July 17 (ANI): The Temple Mount in Jerusalem was reopened on Monday morning, after being shut for three days in the wake of a terrorist attack.

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UK to earmark £2m for scientific anti-terror research

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 06:04 IST      

London [England] July 17 (ANI): The United Kingdom has decided to earmark £2m to fund research into technology and behavioural science projects that could identify possible terrorists in crowds.

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