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Tehran [Iran], July 17 (ANI): The Iranian media in its tribute to late mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani on Sunday broke the country's strict rules on female dress to show Mirzakhani with her head uncovered.

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Kabul [Afghanistan], July 17 (ANI): Former Chief of Afghanistan's Intelligence Agency, National Directorate of Security (NDS), Rahmatullah Nabil, on Sunday announced the launch of a new political party in Afghanistan.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], July 17 (ANI): A special court in Islamabad on Monday granted five-day interim bail to Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) chairman Muhammad Zafar Hijazi, accused of tampering the records of companies owned by the Sharif family.

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Coulter sparks twitter row over seat in Delta Airlines

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 13:45 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 17 (ANI): Author Ann Coulter sparked a row on Twitter after she said the airline moved her from a pre-booked, "extra room" seat and gave it to another woman.

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Panamagate hearing: Sharif files objections to JIT report

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 13:39 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 17 (ANI): As the Supreme Court resumed hearing the Panama Papers case on Monday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's lawyers and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar submitted separate objections to the joint investigation team (JIT) report.

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Washington D.C. [U.S.A], July 17 (ANI): The United States has said that it will give Russia its diplomatic properties back, almost a year after they were seized over Moscow's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections

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Australian woman shot dead by cop in U.S.

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 12:36 IST     

Minneapolis (Minnesota), [U.S.A.], July 17 (ANI): An investigation is underway in an incident where an Australian woman was shot dead by a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Saturday.

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South Korea proposes military talks with North Korea

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 11:54 IST     

Seoul [South Korea], July 17 (ANI): South Korea on Monday offered military and Red Cross talks with North Korea to ease military tensions along the border and resume humanitarian exchange between peoples of the two sides.

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Knife-wielding man kills two in Wal-Mart in China

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 11:37 IST     

Shenzhen [China], July 17 (ANI): Two people were killed and nine others injured in the Chinese city of Shenzhen on late Sunday after a knife-wielding man attacked them in a supermarket.

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Iran, July 17 (ANI): A Chinese-born American researcher has been awarded 10 years of imprisonment after being convicted of spying in Iran.

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Blast kills two security personnel in Peshawar's Hayatabad

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 10:12 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 17 (ANI): At least two Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel were killed and seven others injured in a suicide blast in Peshawar's Hayatabad on Monday.

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Moscow [Russia], July 17 (ANI): Massive forest fires forced evacuation of total of 36,000 people in the Canadian westernmost province of British Columbia.

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Pak Army dissociates itself from Panamagate controversy

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 08:51 IST     

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], July 17 (ANI): Pakistan Army`s media wing Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Maj. Gen Asif Ghafoor has said that the Army has no direct link with the Panama case Joint Investigation Team (JIT) against Prime

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Islamabad [Pakistan], July 17 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) will today hear responses of all the parties on the Panamagate joint investigation team's (JIT) report.

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Protests at US Open as President Trump attends tournament

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 07:44 IST     

Moscow [Russia], July 17 (ANI): Ultraviolet, a women's advocacy group protested against United States (US) President Donald Trump yesterday as the leader attended the US Women's Open tennis tournament, media reported.

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Cairo [Egypt], July 17 (ANI): At least one person died and 19 others were injured after a clash took place between Egypt's police and citizens in the capital city Cairo as the city's authorities decided to demolish illegal constructions in a densely populated and disadvantaged neighborhood, country's Interior Ministry said.

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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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Trump likely to come back to Paris Climate Accord: Macron

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 06:00 IST     

Moscow [Russia] July 17 (ANI): French President Emmanuel Macron has said that US President Donald Trump is likely to come back to the Paris Accord, reports Sputnik.

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Turnbull toughens stand on terror, to give ADF greater powers

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 05:03 IST     

Canberra [Australia] July 17 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has toughened stand on terrorism and announced giving greater power to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to respond to domestic terrorist incidents.

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Warner questions Trump's ignorance about 'Russia' meeting

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 04:43 IST     

Washington [USA] July 17 (ANI): A top Democrat Virginia Sen. Mark Warner has questioned 'ignorance' of President Donald Trump about a meeting between his son and a Russian lawyer before last year's presidential elections.

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