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Three female suicide bombers kill 30 in Nigeria

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 10:56 IST     

Abuja [Nigeria], August 16 (ANI):At least 30 people were killed and more than 80 others injured when three female suicide bombers detonated their explosive belts in the town of Mandarari, in Nigeria's Borno State, a stronghold of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, on Tuesday.

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Sierra Leone declares seven-day mourning for mudslide victims

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 10:25 IST     

Freetown [Sierra Leone], August 16 (ANI): Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has declared a seven-day state mourning in honour of the victims of a devastating mudslide by terming the disaster as the worst in Africa over the past two decades.

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PML-N ponders over options for new party chief

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 10:10 IST     

Lahore[Pakistan], August 16 (ANI):Shahbaz Sharif will continue as Punjab Chief Minister as leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) are mulling over options, who would replace former prime minister Nawaz Sharif as the party chief, in regard to a notice from election commision, following Sharif's disqualification from office.

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New Delhi [India], August 16 (ANI): The United States has called on India and China to sit down and have a direct dialogue to resolve their issues.

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Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 16 (ANI): Senator Bernie Sanders, while commenting on the Donald Trump's latest remarks on Charlottesville clashes, has said that the United States President is embarrassing the country and the millions of Americans who fought and gave up their lives to defeat Nazism.

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Two policemen killed in Egypt's North Sinai province

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 06:45 IST     

Cairo [Egypt], August 16 (ANI): Two policemen were killed in two separate attacks in Egypt's North Sinai province on Tuesday.

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Washington [D.C.] August 16 (ANI): United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has said that Iran cannot be allowed to use the nuclear deal to hold the world hostage.

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Kabul [Afghanistan], August 16 (ANI): An Indian company has won the tender for construction of 1000 Electricity Transmission and Trade Project for Central Asia and South Asia (CASA).

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Charlottesville clashes: Trump blames both sides for violence

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 03:33 IST     

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 16 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump has said that both sides of the clashes contributed to the violence which happened in a white supremacists rally in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend.

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Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 16 (ANI): Head of the Alliance for American Manufacturing, Scott Paul has become the fourth (Chief Executive Officer) CEO to quit the United States President Donald Trump's American Manufacturing Council after three other had resigned on Monday following Trump's response to the racially-charged violence at a rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Japan provides financial aid to Nepal for education sector

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 02:49 IST     

Kathmandu [Nepal], August 16 (ANI): The Japanese Government will be providing Nepal a grand aid of (Nepalese Rupees) NRs. 280 million to the School Sector Development Program of Nepal.

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Waiting for move by foolish Yankees: Kim Jong Un taunts Trump

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 22:28 IST     

New York [U.S.], August 15 (ANI): Kim Jong Un has thrown the gauntlet to Donald Trump, saying that North Korea will wait a little before opting to fire missiles towards the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam to see what the "foolish Yankees" do next.

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Portugal: Tree falls killing 11 at Madeira festival

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 21:55 IST     

London[U.K.], August 15 (ANI):At least 11 people were crushed to death by a falling tree during a religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Tuesday.

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Beijing [China], August 15 (ANI): China and South Korea have called on U.S. President Donald Trump to back up the statement of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis for a diplomatic solution to the Korean Peninsula crisis.

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Lahore HC issues contempt of court notice to Nawaz Sharif

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 21:29 IST     

Lahore [Pakistan], August 15 (ANI): The Lahore High Court on Tuesday issued contempt of court notices to former premier Nawaz Sharif and 13 senior leaders of Pakistan Muslim League -Nawaz (PML-N).

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New York [U.S.],August 15 (ANI):After threats from North Korea, residents of Guam got a lot more tense just after midnight local time on Tuesday, when a pair of radio stations on the island broadcast an emergency civil danger warning, triggering panic throughout the Pacific US territory.

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Tehran [Iran], August 15 (ANI): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has threatened that Tehran will abandon the 2015 nuclear deal with the P5+1 group and restart its nuclear program "within hours" if the United States continues to impose new sanctions on the country.

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Lahore [Pakistan], Augusts 15 (ANI): Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday has filed three separate petitions in the Supreme Court of Pakistan to challenge the July 28 Panamagate verdict, which disqualified him from holding any office.

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The Hague [Netherlands], August 15 (ANI): India's 71st Independence Day was celebrated with the hoisting of tricolor at the Ambassador's residence in Wassenaar, Netherlands.

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Taliban urges Trump to withdraw from Afghanistan

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 17:24 IST     

Lahore [Pakistan], August 15 (ANI): The Afghan Taliban has sent an "open letter" to President Donald Trump, calling on the United States to leave Kabul rather than increase the number of troops to end America's longest war of 17 years in Afghanistan.

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