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July 2017
Nawaz Sharif disqualified from holding public office

According to a unanimous verdict by Pakistan's Supreme Court, Nawaz Sharif has been disqualified from holding public office. According to…

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Nigeria: Battle with Boko Haram kills 40 people

At least 40 people have lost their lives following an ambush by Boko Haram, a prominent Islamic militant group in…

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Istanbul hit by a barrage of huge hail stones

Istanbul has been hit by a massive summer storm with hail stones that are as big as golf balls. This…

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Venezuela in deep crisis

The Government of Venezuela has said that it would bar protests before the vote for a special constitutional assembly is…

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Plan to repeal Obamacare without proper replacement rejected by Senate

The US Senate has disapproved a bill proposed by Republicans regarding the repealing of Obamacare. The reason stated in this…

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Ohio fair: One death and seven injuries after being thrown out of ride

At Ohio State Fair on July 26 one person breathed last after being flung into the air from a ride…

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Donald Trump: No place for transgenders in US military

The President of the US (POTUS), Donald Trump, has stated that he will not permit the entry of transgender people…

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Asian stocks and dollar hold steady even as investors wait for cues from Fed

On July 26 Asian stocks, as well as the dollar, stayed firm in their respective positions even as investors were…

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Texas Senate votes in favour of curbing access of transgenders to public bathrooms

The Texas Senate, controlled by the Republican Party, has given preliminary consent to a bill that would be restricting the…

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Wildfires near Cote d'Azur and Corsica

Large areas of the forest – almost 4000 hectares – close to Saint-Tropez as well as Corsica, a well known…

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John McCain returns to senate for health care vote

Senator John McCain who is suffering from an advanced type of brain cancer is supposed to come back to the…

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Texas: horrific human tragedy takes another life

A migrant has passed away recently while being smuggled to San Antonio Texas during the weekend inside a tractor-trailer truck.…

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US perceives North Korea to be getting ready for another missile test

North Korea seems to be preparing for yet another missile test and this information has been provided by an official…

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Robot discovers melted nuclear fuel from Fukushima disaster

Possibly the first ever images of deposits of melted nuclear fuel from Fukushima nuclear plant have been discovered by an…

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Major Nuclear Disasters in the World
UK and USA growth downsized by IMF

IMF (International Monetary Fund) has said that the growth of UK and USA economies will be slower in 2017 than…

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Chinese Navy increases its reach with ships in Baltic for drills with Russia

One of the top warships of China in terms of technological advancement is now heading to Baltic Sea followed by…

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US President Boasts of a Stronger America while Commissioning 100,000-ton Aircraft Carrier

US President Donald Trump, while commissioning United State of America’s newest aircraft carrier - the USS Gerald R. Ford, boasted…

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Largest Armies in the World
Congressional Leaders Agree on Russia Sanctions, Kremlin Gives it a Thumbs Down

Congressional leaders have defied White House’s argument that President Donald Trump needs flexibility of adjusting sanctions on Russia for fitting…

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President Trump Lashes Out at Intel Leak to Media, Talks about Presidential Pardons

In a string of Tweets, US President Donald Trump condemned intelligence leaks after a leading US media house reported that…

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