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India’s northeast flood death toll rises to 23

The devastating flood in the Northeast has claimed six more lives during the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 23. Although the situation in the region showed a marked improvement on Sunday, the situation in Assam has not ...

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2K children alone: Trump’s self-inflicted domestic crisis

Washington, Jun 19 : Thousands of children split from their families at the U.S. southern border are being held in government-run facilities. A look at how we got here, what’s real and what’s not, and what might happen next. HOW ...

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Dozens missing after ferry sinking at Indonesia’s Lake Toba

Jakarta, Jun 19 : Dozens of people are missing from a ferry that sank on Indonesia’s Lake Toba, casting a tragic pall over holidays marking the end of the Muslim holy month. Cellphone video released Tuesday by the National Disaster ...

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China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing

Beijing, Jun 19 : Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday. Kim’s trip follows his groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore last week that resulted in a ...

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Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

Washington, Jun 19 : An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration’s border-protection policies Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents. Calling for tough action against illegal immigration, Trump ...

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All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border

New York, Jun 19 : All four former first ladies have joined the current one, Melania Trump, in an unusual united political front expressing horror at children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Mrs. Trump did not go ...

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More than 300 injured in Osaka-area earthquake

Tokyo, June 18 : Authorities in western Japan say the number of people treated for injuries suffered in a strong earthquake Monday morning now exceeds 300. The magnitude 6.1 earthquake near the major city of Osaka killed three people, toppled ...

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Syria strike toll rises to 52 pro-regime fighters, mostly Iraqi: Monitor

The death toll in an overnight bombing raid on pro-regime forces in eastern Syria has risen to 52 loyalist fighters, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Monday.   “Among them are at least 30 Iraqi fighters and 16 ...

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UN rights chief: US policy on migrant kids ‘unconscionable’

Geneva, June 18 : The U.N. human rights chief is urging the Trump administration to end new policies separating migrant children from their parents after entering the United States from Mexico, saying they’ve affected nearly 2,000 kids in the last ...

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Conservative wins Colombia’s presidency in divisive election

Ivan Duque, left, candidate of the Democratic Centre party, celebrates his victory with his running mate Martha Lucia Ramirez, in the presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Bogota, Jun 18 :  Ivan Duque, the young conservative ...

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