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Merkel visits Trump without illusions, but with hope

BERLIN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel visits U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday with no illusions of matching his "special relationship" with France's Emmanuel Macron, but hoping...

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Mattis foresees 're-energized' fight against IS in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition is about to accelerate its fight against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday. The battle slowed in recent ...

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Jewellers see 10% export growth in FY19 after 5% decline in FY18

After a five per cent decline in FY18, jewellers believe there would be a 10 per cent jump in India’s gem and jewellery export for the current financial year. They point to demand from new markets,...

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Stolen heart of Dublin’s patron saint returned intact

By Conor Humphries DUBLIN (Reuters) - The 800-year-old heart of the patron saint of Dublin was returned to the city's oldest cathedral on Thursday, six years after being stolen. The heart of Lauren...

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U.S. Attorney General Sessions says Mueller probe has taken on ‘life of its own’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday defended his decision not to appoint a second special prosecutor to investigate Republicans' concerns about the FBI by noting ...

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Archery World Cup: India’s men and women compound teams advance to bronze medal play-offs

Shanghai: The Indian men and women's compound teams advanced to the bronze medal play-offs on a day of disappointments in stage one of the Archery World Cup in Shanghai on Thursday. The trio of Abh...

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