Trump ‘orders further China tariffs’

Trump ‘orders further China tariffs’

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Workers unload bags of chemicals at a port in Zhangjiagang in China’s eastern Jiangsu province US President Donald Trump has instructed staff to move forward with the next round of tariffs on Chinese goods, US...
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Alcoholism, diseases, poverty define everyday struggles of Chennai’s pavement dwellers as govt refuses to count them as homeless

Alcoholism, diseases, poverty define everyday struggles of Chennai’s pavement dwellers as govt refuses to count them as homeless

On the jagged concrete footpath, still warm from last night’s heat waves, Mahalakshmi turns on her side and pulls up the floral-printed bedsheet over her head in a vain attempt to catch some sleep. The Chennai sun is beating down...
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Majerhat bridge collapse: Preliminary report blames PWD negligence; Mamata Banerjee says new structure to be built in a year

Majerhat bridge collapse: Preliminary report blames PWD negligence; Mamata Banerjee says new structure to be built in a year

The West Bengal government on Friday released the preliminary report on the Majerhat bridge collapse on Friday. The report has stated that the public works department (PWD) is responsible for the mishap. Speaking at a press conference, Chief Minister Mamata B...
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After Henry Cavill’s reported exit from DC universe, Twitterati want Nicolas Cage to play Superman

After Henry Cavill’s reported exit from DC universe, Twitterati want Nicolas Cage to play Superman

Henry Cavill‘s reported exit from the DC cinematic universe created considerable buzz. While some reacted with shock, others started looking into options for the next star to fill in the shoes. As expected, Twitter was not one to fall behind...
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Moody’s warns of downgrading Anil Ambani-led RCom’s international cable arm GCX

Moody’s warns of downgrading Anil Ambani-led RCom’s international cable arm GCX

Mumbai: Global rating agency Moody’s Investors Service on Friday placed the ratings on Anil Ambani group’s GCX on review for a downgrade owing to the troubles at its parent Reliance Communications which is bankrupt now. The Bermuda-incorporated GCX...
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Zimbabwe’s opposition postpones mock presidential inauguration

Zimbabwe’s opposition postpones mock presidential inauguration

Zimbabwe‘s main opposition alliance has called off plans to hold a mock inauguration to name its leader as the country’s president after public gatherings were banned due to a cholera outbreak. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) had planned ...
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What sparked deadly gas explosions in Massachusetts towns under investigation

What sparked deadly gas explosions in Massachusetts towns under investigation

LAWRENCE, Mass. — Investigators were working Friday to pinpoint the cause of a series of dramatic natural gas explosions that killed a teenager, injured at least 25 others and left dozens of homes in smoldering ruins.READ MORE: 1 dead, at...
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Dalai Lama meets alleged abuse victims

Dalai Lama meets alleged abuse victims

Image copyright EPAImage caption The Dalai Lama is touring Europe The Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has met four victims of alleged sexual abuse in the Netherlands. The group had requested the meeting to discuss abuse reportedly carried out...
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Houthis: 15 killed in coalition air raids on Yemen’s Hodeidah

Houthis: 15 killed in coalition air raids on Yemen’s Hodeidah

Yemen’s Houthi rebels say at least 15 people have been killed in air raids by a Saudi-UAE coalition targeting a strategic highway linking the port city of Hodeida with the capital, Sanaa. Fighting near Hodeidah – the main gateway for...
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Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines braces for ‘strongest’ storm

Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines braces for ‘strongest’ storm

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPeople in Aparri are tying down their roofs ahead of Typhoon Mangkhut Super Typhoon Mangkhut is descending on the Philippines and is expected to make landfall early on Saturday. Forecasters say the...
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