• Apple may drop Samsung as supplier for future iPhone chips
Apple may drop Samsung as supplier for future iPhone chips

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly secured exclusive orders for the A11 processor expected to power Apple's 2017 "iPhone 8". KitGuru Says: Given all of the legal issues, Apple might be looking to replace Samsung as a supplier for some of its critical parts, like its processors.

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  • Owen Smith launches Labour leadership bid
Owen Smith launches Labour leadership bid

Newly-appointed shadow education secretary Angela Rayner repeatedly refused to say she would back Mr Corbyn for the leadership. He said: "Let's be very clear about this, there's been some idle talk in some newspapers. Despite Jeremy Corbyn being automatically on the ballot, he did grace the room with his presence - though as one MP remarked: ...

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  • EU takes action against China at WTO over raw materials
EU takes action against China at WTO over raw materials

In addition, the export duties put pressure on non-Chinese manufacturers to shift production, technologies and jobs to China, it said. Should both sides fail to reach an agreement within 60 days, the commission could ask the WTO to set up a panel to rule on the legality of the Chinese export restrictions.

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  • Tragedy! Meet man who has no regret in killing his sister
Tragedy! Meet man who has no regret in killing his sister

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. Times), though not almost enough is being done to stop this horrifying cultural practice. Pakistani internet sensation Qandeel Baloch's brother Wasim Baloch on Sun...

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  • South Sudan struggles to avert 'catastrophe'
South Sudan struggles to avert 'catastrophe'

Uganda is already feeling the pinch of the civil war in South Sudan , Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives in Uganda, Amelia Kyambadde said the war has affected Uganda's trade balance sheet with South Sudan . In addition, Ban underlined the debilitating effects of the El Nio and La Nia weather phenomena globally and in the Horn of Africa ...

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  • India seeks to boost trade with Mozambique
India seeks to boost trade with Mozambique

Mozambique's strengths are also the areas of India's need. The Union Cabinet had on Tuesday given its approval for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Mozambique on drug demand reduction and prevention of illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursor chemicals and related matters.

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  • USA threatens Turkey with exclusion from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
USA threatens Turkey with exclusion from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Turkey abolished the death penalty in 2004 under reforms aimed at obtaining European Union membership. It is crucial to ensure full respect for all democratic institutions of the country including the elected government and the Turkish Grand National Assembly.

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  • Pakistani court orders confiscation of Musharraf's assets
Pakistani court orders confiscation of Musharraf's assets

Justice Mazhar Alam Mian, who heads the court said, the case will not be heard unless Musharraf is arrested and produced in the court. A lead defense lawyer, Ahmad Raza Kasuri, explained to VOA that though prosecutors have concluded their arguments in the case, laws have bound the court not to proceed further until the accused personally answers ...

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  • 2 military aircraft sent to S Sudan to evacuate Indians
2 military aircraft sent to S Sudan to evacuate Indians

As the fighting raged in our neighborhood in South Sudan's capital of Juba, we crammed under a bed. Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said that Singh would be accompanied by Amar Sinha, Secretary (Economic Relations) in the External Affairs Ministry, Joint Secretary Satbir Singh and Director Anjani Kumar.

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  • Special Court orders Musharraf's accounts to be sealed, property confiscated
Special Court orders Musharraf's accounts to be sealed, property confiscated

The Interior Ministry also submitted a report related to the ex-president's assets to the court, Geo TV reported. A three-member bench of the special court, headed by Peshawar high court chief justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel, passed the order over the non-appearance of the accused before the court despite repeated summons, reports the Dawn .

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  • Turkey's Finance Ministry Fires 1500 Employees After Failed Coup
Turkey's Finance Ministry Fires 1500 Employees After Failed Coup

That included 190 citizens. His comments follow those of the head of European Union foreign affairs Federica Mogeherini, who also said Turkey would be barred from joining the block if they reinstated capital punishment. Turkey has formally requested the extradition of an exiled Muslim cleric from the United States, the Turkish prime minister ...

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  • Melania Trump RNC speech appears to lift from Obama stump speech
Melania Trump RNC speech appears to lift from Obama stump speech

The revelation spurred derision on social media and a Twitter hashtag that trended number one around the world for several hours. The evening of speeches that followed was then filled with windy harangues against Hillary Clinton, Mr Trump's presumptive Democratic rival, offered by an assortment of B-list actors-including Scott Baio, a televisio...

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  • Turkish president continues to tighten grip on country after failed coup
Turkish president continues to tighten grip on country after failed coup

Turkey's Western allies have expressed concern and urged President Erdogan to respond in a measured way. He said he was ready to reinstate the death penalty if the Turkish people demanded it and parliament approved the legislation, adding: "You can not put aside the people's demands".

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  • Israel's Netanyahu to be feted in Uganda during Africa tour
Israel's Netanyahu to be feted in Uganda during Africa tour

Netanyahu was welcomed at Entebbe International Airport by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. The unit commander, Yoni Netanyahu, who was also Netanyahu's brother was killed in the assault. On Tuesday, he is set to visit the mausoleum of the first president of Kenya, Jomo Kenyatta, where he will be accompanied by Uhuru Kenyatta, Jomo's son and th...

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  • Germany tells Turkey return of death penalty would end EU accession talks
Germany tells Turkey return of death penalty would end EU accession talks

Thousands of people were arrested, among them top army commanders, judges, and prosecutors. "The level of vigilance and scrutiny is going to be very significant in the days ahead". French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault warned Erdogan against growing more "authoritarian". The EU underlines the need to respect democracy, human rights and fundam...

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  • ISIS releases video of Germany train attacker making threats
ISIS releases video of Germany train attacker making threats

The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, according to its Amaq news agency. In addition to an axe, he was also wielding a knife. Some 14 to 25 people were classified as "in shock" and treated at the scene, according to Gross. Two of the victims were critically hurt, said Joachim Her...

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  • Can I vote for the new Labour leader? Yes, for just £25!
Can I vote for the new Labour leader? Yes, for just £25!

The need to give real hope and opportunity to young people all across this country. Mr Smith's announcement came amid reports the NEC had suspended all local Constituency Labour Party meetings until the end of the leadership campaign following complaints of harassment and intimidation.

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  • Egypt's foreign minister calls for peace in rare visit to Israel
Egypt's foreign minister calls for peace in rare visit to Israel

Since Israel and Egypt share important security concerns, Israel will also find it hard to reject the Egyptian initiative, especially after Netanyahu's recent statement that he is willing to meet and negotiate directly with Abbas. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in May that there's a "real chance" to resume peace talks and achieve a de...

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  • USA to send more troops to Iraq ahead of Mosul offensive
USA to send more troops to Iraq ahead of Mosul offensive

Government forces said on Saturday they had recovered the air base, about 60 km (40 miles) from the northern city, with air support from the US -led military coalition. The Islamic State, also known as Daesh in Arabic, has controlled Iraq's second largest city of Mosul for the past two years. Mosul, in the northern part of the country, has been i...

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  • United States ambassador to Turkey denies USA supported failed coup
United States ambassador to Turkey denies USA supported failed coup

Turkey purged its police on Monday after rounding up thousands of soldiers, judges and prosecutors. Turkish prime minister Binali Yildirim said 7,543 people had so far been detained, including 6,038 soldiers. Following the failed coup , some politicians have advocated reintroducing the death penalty, which Turkey abolished in 2004, after joining...

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