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Pakistan on Saturday said the "substance and timing" of Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's statement on the possible change in India's "no first use" policy of nuclear weapons is "highly unfortunate" and "reflective of India's irresponsible and belligerent behaviour".
  • Kashmir: After 12 Days of Clampdown, Govt Announces Restrictions Will Be Eased

    Kashmir: After 12 Days of Clampdown, Govt Announces Restrictions Will Be Eased

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    Advocate Vrinda Grover, appearing for Anuradha Bhasin, Executive Editor, Kashmir Times , said there was a need for early restoration of communication mode for journalists to carry out their work. Mainstream political leaders were not present at the function as a lot of them have been arrested after the scrapping of Article 370. The communication blackout continues on the 10th successive day, today, as the authorities keep the internet and telephone links snapped and impose strict ...
  • July 2019 hottest month on record for planet: United States agency

    July 2019 hottest month on record for planet: United States agency

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    The results had been expected after several European countries including France, Belgium and Germany reported that July smashed previous national temperature records. One observing site in Sweden had a high temperature of 94.6 degrees F. This temperature is the highest temperature ever recorded north of the Arctic Circle.
  • Trump official: Statue of Liberty poem is about Europeans

    Trump official: Statue of Liberty poem is about Europeans

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    On Tuesday, Cuccinelli explained to NPR that self-sufficiency has always been expected of immigrants , regardless of what people may think the poem stands for. "The man (Cuccinelli) just said it". Now, he says, that fear has been codified into reality with the announcement of the public charge ruling. Immigrant supporters say the real number could be much higher.
  • US Democratic lawmakers barred from entering Israel

    US Democratic lawmakers barred from entering Israel

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    House Democrat Ilhan Omar called Israel's decision Thursday to ban her from visiting the country "chilling", saying it was an "insult to democratic values" to deny entry to sitting members of the US Congress. "It would show great weakness if Israel allowed Rep. Omar and Rep.Tlaib to visit", Trump tweeted . "They are a disgrace!" he wrote on Twitter. No date had been formally announced for the congresswomen's trip, but sources familiar with the planned visit said it could begin at the ...
  • Nora Quoirin's family have 'many questions' over death in Malaysia

    Nora Quoirin's family have 'many questions' over death in Malaysia

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    Negeri Sembilan state police chief Mohamad Mat Yusop said on Thursday that the post-mortem examination had found no evidence that the teenager had been abducted or raped. it could be due to a lack of food for a long period of time and due to prolonged stress". "Nóra is at the heart of our family", they said. "We thank the local people here and those far and wide for their prayers and support at this time", they said in a statement issued by the Lucie Blackman Trust, a charity that helps ...
  • Man found guilty of murdering two women, including Ashton Kutcher's date

    Man found guilty of murdering two women, including Ashton Kutcher's date

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    Just hours before 43-year-old Michael Gargiulo was convicted of two murders and one attempted murder. Prosecutors and victims' family members did not speak to reporters. While some media outlets referred to him as "The Hollywood Ripper", prosecutors dubbed him the "Boy Next Door Killer". Kutcher, the former star of TV shows " Two and a Half Men " and " That '70s Show " told the Los Angeles jury hearing the case in May that he arrived at the Hollywood bungalow of one of the victims the ...
  • Kashmir crisis: India-Pakistan border clashes 'kill several soldiers'

    Kashmir crisis: India-Pakistan border clashes 'kill several soldiers'

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    In a tweet on Friday, Pakistan army spokesman General Asif Ghafoor said "another fearless son of soil lost his life in the line of duty" in Buttal town. "Intermittent exchange of fire continues", Ghafoor tweeted on Thursday. There was no way to independently confirm the claims. Earlier, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi described Modi as a key hurdle to peace and dialogue.
  • Huawei helps African governments spy on political opponents

    Huawei helps African governments spy on political opponents

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    Huawei workers who were providing telecommunications services in those nations and a "safe city" program, a network of cameras and sensors Huawei sells to city nominally aimed at improving public safety, also helped intelligence agencies crack into perceived adversaries' encrypted communications - an opposition politician in Uganda and dissident bloggers in Zambia, the Journal's Joe Parkinson, Nicholas Bariyo and Josh Chin report.
  • Norwegian to discontinue transatlantic flights from Ireland

    Norwegian to discontinue transatlantic flights from Ireland

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    Norwegian Air has announced that it will abandon its transatlantic routes between Ireland and the United States from 15 September. There are 387 Boeing 737 Max aircraft at 43 different worldwide airlines that now sit idle, grounded since March after a pair of crashes involving the plane killed more than 340 people.
  • PM Narendra Modi encourages family planning to prevent population explosion

    PM Narendra Modi encourages family planning to prevent population explosion

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    He said Article 370, the constitutional provision that granted it special status, had only encouraged corruption. "Whatever was done during the curfew by India, we will tell the worldwide community that you are responsible". Modi spoke Thursday in an Independence Day address from India's Mughal-era Red Fort in New Delhi as an unprecedented security lockdown kept people in Indian-administered Kashmir indoors for an 11th day.