• Donald Trump officially introduces Mike Pence as running mate
Donald Trump officially introduces Mike Pence as running mate

Indiana Governor Mike Pence made his official debut as Donald Trump's vice presidential choice-and Hillary Clinton antagonist-at a news conference Saturday. Just as Trump was settling on Pence, Republicans gathering in Cleveland essentially quelled the effort to stop him at the convention, all but assuring he'll be the GOP nominee.

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  • Black Lives Matter activists organize Manchester march
Black Lives Matter activists organize Manchester march

Obama expressed optimism , however, and said the participants - who included members of the Black Lives Matter movement - agreed such conversations need to continue despite emotions running raw. Blacks are more likely to be the victims of deadly force than whites and on and on. Pushing, arresting and shoving the protesters would hardly make th...

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  • Pakistani viral star Qandeel Baloch murdered by brother in 'honor killing'
Pakistani viral star Qandeel Baloch murdered by brother in 'honor killing'

Baloch's raunchy social media photos challenged social norms in Pakistan, a deeply conservative Muslim country where women are often repressed by their family members or the community. In the wake of her death, her fans have been sharing messages on social media to express how much Baloch's mission and fighting spirit meant to them, while others ha...

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  • Muslims celebrate Eid ul-Fitr
Muslims celebrate Eid ul-Fitr

Traditional Eid celebrations being with prayer. The admonitions were contained in a congratulatory message to Muslims in Ghana and the world over on their successful completion of Ramadan, the holy month when Muslims fast, abstain from base desires and purify their spirits.

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  • Trump Introduces Pence as VP Pick
Trump Introduces Pence as VP Pick

He added that he was "grateful to God for his fantastic grace...and grateful to this builder, this fighter, this patriotic American who has set aside a legendary career in business to build a stronger America, Donald J. Pence then delivered a classic vice presidential stump speech of fulsome praise for the top of the ticket. He said he would champi...

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  • Angry China warns against 'cradle of war' in sea
Angry China warns against 'cradle of war' in sea

On the award issued Tuesday by an arbitral tribunal in The Hague, Li said China has been very clear on its stance of not recognizing or accepting the award. Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, in a report, said Secretary General Jose Calida is expected to provide a "complete and thorough" interpretation of the arbitration ruling in five days.

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  • France Killer Truck Driver Was Convicted for Road Rage
France Killer Truck Driver Was Convicted for Road Rage

France is filled with sadness by this new tragedy. Authorities said Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel drove a rented, refrigerated truck weighing about 20 tons into crowds along a roughly 2-kilometer stretch of Promenade des Anglais on Thursday night, killing 84 people - including 10 children and adolescents - and injuring 202 others.

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  • Indian delegation to attend 11th ASEM
Indian delegation to attend 11th ASEM

President Park Geun-hye waves as she boards the presidential plane at the military airport in Seongnam, southeast of Seoul, on July 14, 2016, to depart for Mongolia to attend the Asia-Europe Meeting ( ASEM ) summit and hold a summit with her Mongolian counterpart.

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  • Graffiti eulogising Burhan Wani comes up in Srinagar
Graffiti eulogising Burhan Wani comes up in Srinagar

The foreign secretary urged the worldwide community - particularly UNSC's permanent members - to take notice of the gravity of the situation in Indian-held Kashmir and called on India to respect the human rights of Kashmiris. India's sharp rebuttal came amid Pak PM Nawaz Sharif's criticism of Wani's killing whom he described Wani as a " Kashmiri...

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  • New UNESCO World Heritage site from China
New UNESCO World Heritage site from China

Exciting news for India, Nalanda Mahavihara, a large Buddhist monastery in Magadha was announced one of the 9 New World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. The site will be maintained as per the rules of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Carved from limestone, they feature decorative motives and inscriptions. Dating back to the 5th century B.C., Zuojiang H...

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  • Newspapers seized in Kashmir, raids on printing press
Newspapers seized in Kashmir, raids on printing press

They strongly condemned the ban which, they said , "is not only reprehensible but also against the norms of a democratic set up". A police spokesperson said "stray and intermittent incidents of stone pelting" protests erupted at many places in north Kashmir .

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  • May pledges 'bold, new, positive' United Kingdom role outside EU
May pledges 'bold, new, positive' United Kingdom role outside EU

May, who had favoured a vote to stay in the European Union, must now decide when and how to start official divorce proceedings from the other 27 countries, who are pressing her to move quickly to lift the uncertainty now hanging over them all.

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  • Trump introduces VP pick Pence as 'solid' and a unifier
Trump introduces VP pick Pence as 'solid' and a unifier

He then read a series of statistics highlighting the job growth in Indiana. As Mr Pence waited in the wings of the stage, the real estate mogul covered old ground, telling the audience that he had "looked after veterans" better than anyone else.

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  • Pakistani Social Media Star Murdered By Brother In 'Honour Killing'
Pakistani Social Media Star Murdered By Brother In 'Honour Killing'

A Pakistani woman who challenged social norms with racy posts on social media has been been killed - and her brother is being hunted by police. The social-media sensation had planned to move out of Pakistan . Qandeel Baloch was allegedly strangled to death for refusing to stop making music videos and modelling photos. Tahir said Qandeel's de...

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  • Black Lives Matter movement rallies in Montreal
Black Lives Matter movement rallies in Montreal

The people who say “All lives matter” may be correct, but that is beside the point and diminishing the problem. The Australian rallies have been organised to express solidarity with the victims in the United States, as well as advocate on behalf of "Aboriginal Australians who've been killed and prosecuted by law enforcement too", according to the S...

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  • France attack highlights differences in Trump, Clinton terror responses
France attack highlights differences in Trump, Clinton terror responses

In an interview with Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor", Trump said, "This is war ". "I would be very focused on the intelligence surge". (Hillary Clinton) We need to strengthen our alliances and I include North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in that.

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  • More than 250 dead, almost 3000 detained after Turkey's attempted military coup
More than 250 dead, almost 3000 detained after Turkey's attempted military coup

Gulen, a reclusive preacher with a worldwide following who is regularly accused of a behind the scenes role in Turkish politics, lives in Saylorsburg, a tiny town in the Pocono Mountains of the U.S. Yildirim described Gulen as the head of a "terrorist organization". The chaos came amid a period of political turmoil in Turkey - a North Atlantic ...

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  • Trump and new running mate swap praise
Trump and new running mate swap praise

Trump spoke for 28 minutes, alone on the stage, rarely mentioning the IN governor before eventually introducing him. GOP leaders - many lukewarm at best about the outsider at the top of their ticket - were almost unanimous in praise. But shortly after the governor touched down on the East Coast, Trump declared in a television interview that he had ...

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  • Afghan president welcomes Obama'a decision on troops number
Afghan president welcomes Obama'a decision on troops number

In a statement at the White House, Obama said the security situation in Afghanistan is "precarious" and the Taliban remain a threat roughly 15 years after the USA invaded in the aftermath of 9/11. Now about 6,800 USA troops are involved in training and advising Afghan forces while 3,400 service members are conducting counter-terrorism missions.

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  • Erdogan Urges U.S. to Hand Over Cleric Blamed for Coup Attempt
Erdogan Urges U.S. to Hand Over Cleric Blamed for Coup Attempt

A failed coup in Turkey - a longtime ally of the USA and member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - could have significant and wide-ranging implications for the U.S. He said a change of government should only come through a legal, constitutional process. Turkey plays a key role in US -led efforts against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

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