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17 killed in vehicle pile up in north China

Updated: Nov 22, 2016 10:56 IST      
17 killed in vehicle pile up in north China

Taiyuan [Japan], Nov. 22 (ANI): 17 people have been killed and 37 others wounded after 56 vehicles piled up due to snow and rainy weather on the Beijing-Kunming Expressway in north China's Shanxi Province on Monday.

The Xinhua news agency quoted local authorities as saying that the injured people are in stable condition after treatment.

Rescue operation was carried out by police, firefighters, doctors and officials. (ANI)

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 17 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence on Friday will discuss South-Asia strategy with their national security team.

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Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 17 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump has announced to end White House's American Manufacturing Council along with the Strategy and Policy Forum, after several business leaders resigned from the Council.

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New York [U.S.], Aug. 16 (ANI): Donald Trump blaming both sides for the deadly violence in Charlottesville, saying he did not actually believe white supremacists were solely responsible for the Saturday incidents has left experts and media organisations gobsmacked, as America woke up to a cathartic news analysis of the President's press conference.

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Washington D.C. [United States], Aug. 16 (ANI): Former United States presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush on Wednesday condemned the violent clashes in Charlottesville over the weekend saying that 'hatred in all forms' must be rejected.

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Beijing [China], Aug 16 (ANI): China on Wednesday said that its border troops are always committed to maintain the peace and tranquility along the Indo-China border.

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New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (ANI): Sohail Mahmood on Wednesday assumed his charge as the Pakistan's High Commissioner to India, after his predecessor Abdul Basit announced retirement before his tenure was scheduled to end

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Washington D.C. [United States], Aug 16 (ANI): In a development boosting India's efforts to contain terrorism, the U.S. Department of State has designated Hizbul Mujahideen as a foreign terrorist organization under section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

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Confederate statues removed in Baltimore

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 19:44 IST     

Balitimore [USA], Aug 16 (ANI): Confederate statues were removed in Maryland's Baltimore city on Wednesday following white nationalists rally to defend a downtown Confederate monuments turned deadly in Charlottesville.

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Baghdad, [Iraq] Aug 16 (ANI): Three days after the United States-led coalition pounded their locations in Salahuddin province, Islamic State (IS) militants attacked three military bases on Wednesday and eliminated ten soldiers.

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Trump hails Kim Jong Un for making 'wise decision'

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 18:55 IST     

New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump has hailed North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un's decision of scrapping his plan to attack Guam as a "very wise and well reasoned decision".

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Moscow [Russia], August 16 (ANI): Ambassador of India to Russia Pankaj Saran has said that the St. Petersburg's Declaration signed by India and Russia in June this year presents a roadmap for the development of bilateral relations in the 21st century.

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Amazon damaging 'tax paying retailers': Trump

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 17:31 IST     

New York [U.S.A], August 16 (ANI):United States President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to slam American electronic commerce company Amazon.com Inc. for "damaging "tax paying retailers."

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PPP will not join hands with Sharif: Zardari

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 17:25 IST     

Lahore [Pakistan], Aug 16 (ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said that his party will not join hands with ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

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Lahore [Pakistan], August 16 (ANI): Several factors have contributed to the sprouting of sectarianism and extremism in Pakistan's Balochistan province, according to an editorial in the Dawn.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug.16 (ANI): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday ordered the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to submit full financial records of the party by September 7.

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New York [U.S.A.], August 16 (ANI): Former U.S. president Barack Obama's tweet condemning racism in the aftermath of a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has become the most liked tweet ever in the history of Twitter.

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Pak PM chairs National Security Committee meeting

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 15:41 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 16 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is holding a high level meeting of the National Security Committee in Islamabad today.

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Curtis wins GOP primary in Utah for U.S. House seat

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:47 IST     

New York [U.S.A.], August 16 (ANI):John Curtis, the mayor of Provo, has won Utah's Republican primary on Tuesday to become the favourite to fill the seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz, a Republican who resigned from Congress on June 30.

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PPP, PAT challenge Kulsoom Nawaz's parliament seat nomination

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:25 IST     

Lahore [Pakistan], August 16 (ANI):The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Tuesday filed separate letters of objection with the returning officer, challenging the nomination submitted by Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, for National Assembly-120 seat.

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