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The debacle cost the company billions of dollars in lost profits and hammered its global reputation and credibility. Samsung Electronics said Friday its first-quarter profit jumped 48 percent, a better-than-expected result that analysts believed to be driven by strong smartphone components.
  • Google Doodle Honors Indian Painter Jamini Roy

    Google Doodle Honors Indian Painter Jamini Roy

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    A graduate from Government College of Art, Kolkata, Roy was a pupil of Abanindranath Tagore, the creator of "Indian Society of Oriental Art". Like many artists, Roy swerved from the art he was taught and took a different turn when India was witnessing a nationalist movement.
  • Nazarbayev extends condolences to Egypt's Sisi over church bombings

    Nazarbayev extends condolences to Egypt's Sisi over church bombings

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    George's Church in Tanta. St. George is one of three Coptic Christian congregations in the Seattle region. A GoFundMe fundraiser has been set up to help victims of the church. "In a statement issued on the Telegram messaging platform and circulated by several ISIS supporters, the militant group identified the suicide bombers as Egyptian nationals", CNN reported .
  • Trump, Xi hold in-depth talks over NK nuclear issue: Hwang's office

    Trump, Xi hold in-depth talks over NK nuclear issue: Hwang's office

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    First Lady Melania Trump, talks with students in a 7th grade civics class while touring the Bak Middle School of the Arts with Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese president Xi Jinping, Friday, April 7, 2017, in West Palm Beach, Fla . After their meeting on Friday, the second day of the two-day summit, the two presidents strolled the grounds of Trump's villa, accompanied by only translators.
  • U.S. takes hard line on Syria as Tillerson meets with G-7

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    Talking on ABC's "This Week" programme, Mr Tillerson - who is expected in Moscow tomorrow for talks with Russian officials - said the USA expected Russia to take a tougher stance against Syria by rethinking its alliance with Mr Assad because "every time one of these horrific attacks occurs, it draws Russia closer into some level of responsibility".
  • G7 ministers begin meeting dominated by Syria

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    In the days after the Khan Sheikhoun attack, Turkey provided the Syrian Civil Defense search and rescue outfit with 50 protective kits for responding to chemical attacks, and trained them in their use, Anadolu said . The talks will be a major test of Tillerson's diplomatic skills. However, he added that Mr. Trump is seeking a global response that would include USA allies as well as Russian Federation and Iran.