EU#39;s top diplomat #39;encouraged#39; by Rohingya talks with Suu Kyi

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The EU's foreign policy chief on Monday hailed "extremely encouraging" talks with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi on the Rohingya crisis, welcoming steps towards the repatriation of Muslims driven into Bangladesh. Federica Mogherini joined a stream of diplomats to meet Suu Kyi in recent days as...

Donald Trump Declares North Korea State Sponsor Of Terror

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula. Trump said the designation will impose further penalties on the country.

Aadhaar is not a secret number, data is safe and secure, there has been no data leak: UIDAI

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Aadhaar is not a secret number, data is safe and secure, there has been no data leak: UIDAI - The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said today that Aadhaar data is completely safe and secure. Aadhaar number, it said, is not a secret number and it is to be shared with authorised age...

Zimbabweans march as Mugabe's future in the balance

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Thousands of protesters flooded Zimbabwes streets demanding Robert Mugabes resignation on Saturday in a movement organised by independence war veterans and backed by ruling party barons and the army. The mass turnout came after an unprecedented week which saw the armys top brass seizing power and...

Cambodia’s main opposition party dissolved by Supreme Court

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PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia’s Supreme Court dissolved the main opposition party on Thursday, leaving authoritarian Prime Minister Hun Sen clear to extend over three decades in power in a general election next year. Police officers stand guard at the Supreme Court during a hearing to decide wh...

Cricket-Paine ready to dust off baggy green after seven-year gap

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Melbourne: For someone contemplating retirement earlier this year after multiple operations on a broken finger, Australia's surprise Ashes selection Tim Paine is visiting his parents to retrieve the old baggy green cap he thought he may never don again. The 32-year-old wicketkeeper, who played th...

Moody#39;s upgrades India#39;s government bond rating to Baa2 from Baa3; changes outlook to stable from positive

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Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today upgraded the Government of India's local and foreign currency issuer ratings to Baa2 from Baa3 and changed the outlook on the rating to stable from positive. Moody's has also upgraded India's local currency senior unsecured rating to Baa2 from Baa3 ...

PM Modi is still the most popular figure in Indian politics: Pew Survey

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Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains "by far" the most popular figure in Indian politics, the Pew said on Wednesday, releasing the main findings of its latest survey conducted among 2,464 respondents in India. Modi at 88 per cent is 30 points ahead of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi (58 ...

Gujarat elections 2017, Know your constituency: Idar

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Gujarat is all set to go to two-phase elections on December 9 and 14, setting the stage for a high-stakes battle between the state's ruling BJP and the Congress.