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Protests at US Open as President Trump attends tournament

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 07:44 IST      
Protests at US Open as President Trump attends tournament

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.

The protesters, mainly women gathered at the Trump National Golf Course in the US State of New Jersey, where the tournament took place.

The demonstrators were wearing anti-Trump T-shirts, the Hill newspaper reported.

President Trump visited the US Open yesterday for a third time in a week as he was in attendance both on Saturday and Friday and even thanked his supporters for "out-numbering" the protesters, Sputnik reported.

"I am at the @USGA #USWomensOpen. An amateur player is co-leading for the first time in many decades - very exciting!," the US president wrote on Twitter on Monday.

The protest against the president regularly takes place both in the US and abroad, when Trump pays an official visits to the foreign countries.

Trump was criticized by his opponents over his decisions in the sphere of environment, migration as well as for the repeated offensive comments related to women.

Last week amid Bastille Day celebrations, many people took to the streets of Paris to protest against Trump's visit to the French capital. (ANI)

Spain: 40 injured in train accident in Barcelona

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 15:48 IST     

Barcelona [Spain], July 28 (ANI): At least 40 people were injured in a train accident at a station in Barcelona, Spain, emergency services said Friday.

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New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): United States (U.S.) Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells will travel to India and Pakistan later this month to meet with government officials and business executives for discussing U.S. relations with the South Asia.

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Islamabad [Pakistan] July 28 (ANI): Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaza Asif is a frontrunner for the post of interim prime minister of the country in place of Nawaz Sharif.

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China: NSA Ajit Doval meets President Jinping in Beijing

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 15:02 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): National Security Adviser Ajit Doval met Chinese President Xi Jingping, along with other Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) representatives in Beijing on Friday.

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Nawaz's days not over: PML-N after Pak SC disqualifies PM

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 14:29 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 28 (ANI): In the wake of Pakistani Supreme Court's decision to disqualify Nawaz Sharif as the country's Prime Minister on Friday, ruling party Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) (PML-N) members expressed disappointment but also asserted that Sharif's days are not over.

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Panamagate Case: Sharif steps down as Pak PM after SC verdict

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 14:28 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 28 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stepped down from his post on Friday, hours after the country's Supreme Court delivered a guilty verdict against him and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in connection with the Panama Papers Leaks case.

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Security forces in Jerusalem temples removed

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 14:19 IST     

Jerusalem [Israel], July 28 (ANI): Israel has decided to remove metal detectors from entrances to the compound that houses al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.

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PML-N says days not over for Nawaz Sharif

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 14:18 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 28 (ANI): Pakistan's ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Friday put up a brave front by emphatically stating that disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's political career was far from over and predicted that he would bounce back from the adverse verdict delivered by the Supreme Court with regard to the Panama Papers Leaks case.

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Livid Trump fumes as Obamacare repeal fails

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 13:53 IST     

New York [U.S.], July. 28 (ANI): With the Obamacare repeal bill failing in a dramatic late-night vote, U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out that the three Republicans who voted against the GOP "skinny repeal" bill.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], July 28 (ANI): A five-member Supreme Court bench on Friday delivered one of its most historic verdicts by declaring Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif guilty of maintaining offshore assets beyond his known sources of income and disqualified him and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar from holding office. The verdict will have a huge and significant impact on the the political future of the country.

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Islamabad {Pakistan], July 28 (ANI): Opposition party politicians on Friday expressed their elation over the Supreme Court's decision to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for the role in the Panama Papers Leaks case, and took complete credit for the landmark judgement announced on Friday.

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Panamagate Case: Pak SC disqualifies PM Sharif

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 13:04 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 28 (ANI): In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday declared Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif guilty of illegally accumulating offshore properties and monies beyond his known sources of income and disqualified him from continuing in office.

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Time line of Pakistan's Panamagate case

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 12:30 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 28 (ANI): Following is the sequence of events related to the unfolding of the Panama Papers Leak case:

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Islamabad [Pakistan], July 28 9ANI): Ahead of the Supreme Court's verdict on the much awaited Panama Papers case on Friday, Islamabad and Rawalpindi have been put on high alert.

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Trump's critical tweets "kind of hurtful": Jeff Sessions

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 11:26 IST     

Washington [U.S.A], July 28 (ANI): United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that U.S. President Donald Trump's critical tweets about him were "kind of hurtful", but he still believes that he made the right decision in recusing himself from the investigation related to the country's 2016 Presidential campaign.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], July 28 (ANI): In a country where public officials, elected and unelected, routinely and brazenly live beyond their known and legal sources of income and wealth, the Supreme Court's verdict in connection with the Panama Papers case in Pakistan may be the beginning of a new era of public disclosure and accountability, an editorial in the Dawn newspaper said Friday.

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Washington D.C. [U.S.A], July 28 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump cheered Senate Republicans ahead of voting on the Obamacare repeal bill.

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Panamagate verdict: SC to decide Nawaz Sharif's fate today

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 09:39 IST     

Islamabad[Pakistan], July 28 (ANI): A five-judge bench of Pakistan Supreme Court is set to announce the verdict in the Panama Papers case on Friday, thereby deciding the fate of a thrice-elected Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

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Japanese Defence Minister resigns, blow to Shinzo Abe

Updated: Jul 28, 2017 09:24 IST     

London [U.K.], July. 28 (ANI): Japan's defence minister, Tomomi Inada, resigned over charges of helping cover up internal records which showed the dangers being faced by Japanese peacekeepers in South Sudan.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], July 28 (ANI): Given the reality that many terror groups like The Haqqani Network and Lashkar-e-Taiba continue to operate from its soil, Pakistan must accept responsibility for its negative global image, said former Pakistan envoy to Washington Hussain Haqqani.

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