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Washington D.C. [United States], July 18 (ANI): The U.S. government has announced an increase of 15,000 additional visas for temporary non-agricultural workers under the H-2B program for this fiscal year.

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Amman [Jordan], July 18 (ANI): A Jordanian soldier has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a military court for killing three U.S. trainers.

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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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Islamabad [Pakistan], July 18 (ANI): As the Supreme Court is set to pronounce its verdict in the Panama Papers, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday said it will wait for the court's decision before calling on the people to take to the streets and force Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign from his post.

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Karachi (Sindh) [Pakistan], July. 18 (ANI): Hundreds of activists of the Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSMM), a banned Sindhi organisation in Pakistan, recently participated in a march in Hyderabad to demand independence for Sindh province and the release of Sindhi political activists abducted and enforced disappeared by the Pakistani Army and its Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) wing.

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Sean Spicer contradicts Trump Jr on 'Russian' meeting

Updated: Jul 18, 2017 06:58 IST     

New York [U.S.], July. 18 (ANI): White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday contradicted President Donald Trump after insisting that a meeting Trump Jr. had with a Russian lawyer in the lead up to the presidential election, was about adoption policy.

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New York [U.S.], July. 18 (ANI): In a strong declaration during a 'Made in America Week' event, President Donald Trump asserted that the United States needs to crack down on the predatory online sale of foreign goods that are destroying shopping centers throughout the United States.

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No red carpet for Trump: London Mayor

Updated: Jul 18, 2017 03:06 IST     

New York [U.S.], July. 18 (ANI): London Mayor Sadiq Khan has reiterated that US President Donald Trump will not be given an elaborate state visit when he comes to the United Kingdom next year for a state visit.

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New York [U.S.], July. 18 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel has ruled out setting a limit to the number of refugees coming to Germany.

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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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Washington D.C. [U.S.], July. 18 (ANI): A number of former foreign policy experts have called on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to not eliminate the state department office that handles refugees.

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"I will never forgive my son for killing Qandeel Baloch"

Updated: Jul 18, 2017 01:32 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], July. 18 (ANI): On July 15, 2016, Qandeel Baloch, whose real name was Fouzia Azeem, was allegedly murdered by her brother in a shocking case of 'honour killing'. It has been a year, but her heartbroken father is still seeking justice, asserting that he wants to see his son punished in the strongest way possible.

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Beijing [China], July 17 (ANI): In a bizarre claim, the Chinese media said that at least 158 Indian soldiers were killed and several others injured after China fired rockets across Indian border installations on Monday.

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New Delhi [India], July 17 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump has said that most politicians would have gone to a meeting like the one attended by his eldest son Donald Trump Jr's with a Russian lawyer during the campaign in order to get info on an opponent.

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Democracy will be safe if Sharif resigns: Bilawal Bhutto

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 19:26 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 17 (ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Monday said that democracy will not be in danger if Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resigns.

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Devotes throng Shiva temples on Shrawan's first Monday in Nepal

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 18:33 IST      By: Binod Prasad Adhikari

Kathmandu [Nepal], July 17 (ANI): A large number of devotees in Nepal thronged Shiva Temples on first Monday of Shrawan, holy month devoted to Lord Shiva.

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Suicide bomb attacks leaves 12 dead in Nigeria's Maiduguri

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 18:06 IST     

Maiduguri [Nigeria], July 17 (ANI): At least 12 people were killed in suicide bombings in Nigeria's Maiduguri city on Monday.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], July 17 (ANI): A Justice of Pakistan Supreme Court, who is heading the three-judge implementation bench hearing the Panama Papers case, on Monday, said that the Joint Investigation Team's (JIT) findings against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family are not obligatory on the apex court.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], July 17 (ANI): The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Monday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's brother and current Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif over allegations of conflict of interest.

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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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