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Donald Trump now sets eyes on Iran

Singapore: President Donald Trump said he will soon like to have a “real deal” with Iran, weeks after he unilaterally pulled the US out of landmark agreement signed by Obama administration.

Brexit ‘no deal’: British govt wins key parl vote

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May avoided a major defeat on Tuesday after MPs rejected a plan that would have given parliament a veto over the final Brexit deal — but only after making concessions.

Macedonia row: Greece announces accord

Athens: Athens and Skopje have agreed on a new name for the country of Macedonia to end a 27-year dispute, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said. Greece objects to the country to its north being called Macedonia because it has its own northern province of the same name.

Trump aide sorry for comments on Trudeau

Washington: A top aide to US President Donald Trump apologised today for asserting that a “special place in hell” awaited Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, following the acrimonious conclusion of a weekend G7 summit.

Norway to ask US to double troops

Oslo: Norway will ask the United States to double the number of US troops stationed in the country and deploy them nearer the border with Russia, the Government said.

US unveils new de facto embassy in Taiwan

Taipei: The US on Tuesday inaugurated a new de facto embassy in Taiwan in the absence of official diplomatic ties with the island and amid growing tension with China.

France challenges Beijing in SCS

Paris: France is increasing its military presence in the Indo-Pacific region, sending warships through the South China Sea and planning air exercises to help counter China’s military build-up in disputed waters.



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K’taka CM plants paddy saplings in solidarity with agriculturists

12 Aug 2018 | Kestur Vasuki | Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy who is facing wrath from the farmers in the State, in an appealing gesture planted paddy saplings in solidarity on Saturday. He chose Aralukuppe village in Mandya district the heart land of vokkaliga politics sowed paddy saplings in a muddied agriculture field amidst a large gathering...

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Cooperation of all necessary to achieve target: Ramsheela Sahu

15 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

State of Chhattisgarh is moving faster from malnutrition to normal. But on the path, to achieve the target cooperation of all is required, said women and child development minister Ramsheela Sahu...

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