• 'It Is a Sin to Presume They are Dead,': Sushma Swaraj
'It Is a Sin to Presume They are Dead,': Sushma Swaraj

In the second week of June 2014, Indian officials in Baghdad said they had lost contact with 40 construction labourers, many of them from Punjab, who had been working on a government construction project in Mosul. It did confirm though that the prison at Badush, the Indians' last known location, has been demolished by terror group ISIS. The Forei...

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  • ITV leads FTSE higher on advertising relief
ITV leads FTSE higher on advertising relief

The group - which recently announced that Carolyn McCall would leave budget airline easyJet PLC ( LON:EZJ ) to be its new chief executive - saw its first-half adjusted underlying earnings (EBITDA) fall by 8% to £403mln. "We continue to grow our global family of production companies and in H1 [mid-year results ending on 30 June] we further strengt...

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  • Dead lizard served in meal on passenger train
Dead lizard served in meal on passenger train

Passengers reportedly complained over the issue to Indian Railway Minister on Twitter. R K Associates on its website said it had been catering for the Railways "for the past two decade". The ministry is learnt to have cancelled the licenses of eight catering agencies in the aftermath of the CAG report. A health check-up was done at Danapur and ...

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  • EU Court Decides to Keep Hamas on Terror List
EU Court Decides to Keep Hamas on Terror List

The lower court "should not have annulled Hamas' retention on the European list of terrorist organizations", the ECJ said. The European Council appealed that decision, arguing the court "was wrong in its assessment of the way in which the Council relied on information in the public domain".

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  • North Korea leaps forward with its missile program
North Korea leaps forward with its missile program

The test - which both Seoul and Washington officials warned could be of another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) - could coincide with the 64th anniversary of the end of the Korean War on July 27, reports said. Tong Zhao, an analyst at the Carnegie Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, said that while China has always been supportive ...

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  • Democratic IT Staffer Arrested As He Tried to Flee the Country
Democratic IT Staffer Arrested As He Tried to Flee the Country

The criminal complaint and affidavit said he had bought a ticket to fly Monday to Doha, Qatar, and then Lahore, Pakistan , with a return flight booked for early January. Who is this guy? "A quick glance at what the government filed in court today confirms the lack of evidence or proof they have against my client", Gowen added.

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  • Knife-wielding man detained in Spain's Melilla
Knife-wielding man detained in Spain's Melilla

One officer was cut on the hand during the altercation, but the injury is minor. It is understood he was shouting " Allahu akbar " or "God is greatest" at the time of his rampage, according to RT. Police now have the man in custody, and are likely to charge and question him. In his tweet, Zoido thanked the police for their "rapid, coordinated a...

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  • McCain to return from brain cancer treatment for healthcare vote
McCain to return from brain cancer treatment for healthcare vote

Graubart said he was most troubled by the fact that so many people would send "such well wishes to an utter stranger as it reinforces the notion that some lives are more important than others". "I'm looking forward, particularly, to working with Barack Obama on health care", the 76-year-old veteran lawmaker added. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., s...

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  • Arab states present new list of Qatar-linked terrorists
Arab states present new list of Qatar-linked terrorists

The aim of the visits to those countries was the settlement of the Qatar crisis. Doha has repeatedly denied these accusations . They also blacklisted three Qataris, three Yemenis, two Libyans and a Kuwaiti, citing they were implicated in "fundraising campaigns to support terrorist groups in Syria".

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  • Trump blocks Chrissy Teigen after she tweeted 'lol no one likes you'
Trump blocks Chrissy Teigen after she tweeted 'lol no one likes you'

Last month, she literally told him to "grow the f-ck up". The Spike TV personality then replied , "Lolllllll no one likes you", which was apparently the final straw for Trump . I can't believe somebody could actually do this all day, every day, and still be president. "It's incredible how less often I'm angry at Donald Trump after unfollowing...

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  • Trade secretary Fox in Washington for talks over USA deal
Trade secretary Fox in Washington for talks over USA deal

The global trade secretary has previously said interim arrangements for trade, customs and immigrations should last no longer than "a few months" but said Brexiteers in the cabinet were now prepared for a longer transition. The pro-free market Adam Smith Institute think-tank has backed scrapping the ban. "I know that the rules are different in Euro...

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  • Charlie Gard's parents ask court to let him die at home
Charlie Gard's parents ask court to let him die at home

Both parents fought bitterly after a court ruling said the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London , where Charlie was being treated, should be allowed to remove his life support and didn't have to release him to get experimental treatment in the U.S.

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  • United States navy fires warning shots at Iranian patrol boat
United States navy fires warning shots at Iranian patrol boat

In reply the IRGC third naval zone said that its forces neutralized the United States vessel's provocative move. "The Iranian vessel did not respond to repeated attempts to establish radio communications as it approached", a CENTCOM spokesman said in an emailed statement to reporters.

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  • European Commission preparing to push back on Russian Federation sanctions bill
European Commission preparing to push back on Russian Federation sanctions bill

Congress that its proposed punitive measures against Russian Federation would have what it called "wide and indiscriminate" " unintended consequences ". "It goes without saying that we and our European partners attach great importance to finishing these projects and we will work towards this", Peskov said in response to a question about the potenti...

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  • Italy drought: Vatican turns off fountains to save water
Italy drought: Vatican turns off fountains to save water

Peter's Square, and the interior fountains including those in the Vatican Gardens . City officials may also take the Vatican's lead and shut down water pouring down from Rome's many ancient fountains. In an interview with Italian news outlet Tgcom24, Nicola Zingaretti, the region's president, said the lake's water level has "fallen too much an...

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  • Suspect arrested in Switzerland chainsaw attack
Suspect arrested in Switzerland chainsaw attack

Swiss authorities said that they didn't believe the attack was terror-related. CSS offices in Schaffhausen, a quiet medieval town of 36,000 residents, and in other parts of the region remained closed on Tuesday while the manhunt continued, a company spokeswoman said.

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  • Committee issues subpoena for Paul Manafort to testify
Committee issues subpoena for Paul Manafort to testify

He will speak with both the Senate and House intelligence committees this week following the stunning revelation that he met with a Kremlin-linked lawyer during the campaign. has added another lawyer to his legal team, ABC News and Reuters reported on Sunday. President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner joined Trump Jr.

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  • Where are the missing Indians in Mosul? Iraqi minister flip-flops
Where are the missing Indians in Mosul? Iraqi minister flip-flops

In a major setback to India's efforts to trace the missing Indians in Iraq , the Iraqi Foreign Minister said that he is not sure about the fate of 39 missing Indians. The bilateral trade between the two amounted to $13 billion in 2016-17. Iraq contributes significantly to India's energy security and is the second largest supplier of crude oil to I...

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  • Ruth Marcus: Trump ignores facts, law on Sessions
Ruth Marcus: Trump ignores facts, law on Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions , according to the Hill . "Look, this is about Russia ", Trump said. If we can no longer count on an independent Justice Department or legitimate oversight from Congress, we are left with one overarching question: "Who will stand up to Donald Trump? ".

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  • Newborn's parents accused of giving her drugs to cover heroin withdrawal
Newborn's parents accused of giving her drugs to cover heroin withdrawal

Spencer Cannon of the Utah County Sheriff's Office told local TV station KSTU . Both Christenson and Wilde were released from custody by July 5, but detectives continued to investigate the couple and soon learned they were allegedly using drugs again.

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