• Davos: Trudeau emphasises women's rights and corporate responsibility

    Davos: Trudeau emphasises women's rights and corporate responsibility

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    He said the last time an Indian PM was in Davos , 21 years ago, India's GDP was around $400 billion, and today it's six times that. This is indicating a change in future of the world. "A strategic partnership underpinned by shared values of democracy and pluralism!", the spokesperson tweeted . "We reviewed the scope of our bilateral cooperation and discussed ways to deepen it even further", Modi tweeted.
  • Myanmar 'ready' to receive Rohingyas from Bangladesh

    Myanmar 'ready' to receive Rohingyas from Bangladesh

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    It also came after Myanmar and Bangladesh failed to meet a Jan 23 deadline to begin the complex and contested repatriation of refugees. The two nations' border seemed calm Tuesday, despite some sense, in Myanmar, at least, that the proposed transfer of refugees might still go forward.
  • Elton John QUITS touring

    Elton John QUITS touring

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    Speaking on stage at his first United Kingdom show in Twickenham since his health scare, Elton John said: "At one point it was touch and go as to if I'd even be here". Elton is now coming upon the end of his six-year Las Vegas residency , which will wrap in May. His sons will be 8 and 10 years old when the Elton John farewell tour concludes.
  • Trump Reportedly Upset the Government Shutdown Kept Him From Attending a Party

    Trump Reportedly Upset the Government Shutdown Kept Him From Attending a Party

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    The optics of being in Mar-a-Lago during a government shutdown would be bad, the official said , but so far the contingency plan being most discussed is delaying departure until Saturday. WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump address the Freedom Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center January 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
  • Multiple Americans killed, injured in Kabul hotel attack

    Multiple Americans killed, injured in Kabul hotel attack

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    The dead included 14 foreigners, Afghan officials said. Eleven of the foreigners had been previously identified as employees of the private Afghan airline KamAir. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has ordered an investigation and said militant groups were being helped by neighboring countries. He also highlighted the efforts and sacrifices of Pakistani people and security forces to defeat the forces of terrorism.
  • Naqeebullah killing: Police raid house of SSP Rao Anwar

    Naqeebullah killing: Police raid house of SSP Rao Anwar

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    According to The Express Tribune, Former Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) of Malir Cantt Rao Anwar was offloaded at Benazir International Airport, Rawalpindi, from a Dubai bound international flight. "This was a fake encounter in which an innocent man was killed". They demanded the formation of a judicial commission led by a Supreme Court judge to probe into police encounters from the year 1991 to this date.
  • Arsenal Officials Spotted In Dortmund To Finalise Aubameyang Deal

    Arsenal Officials Spotted In Dortmund To Finalise Aubameyang Deal

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    Aubameyang has agreed personal terms to join Arsenal , but the two clubs have yet to settle on a fee after the Gunners made a €50 million bid over the weekend . "No, I want Danny Welbeck to stay here", he said. But speaking after Arsenal's 4-1 win over Crystal Palace , Wenger played down the speculation over Aubameyang.
  • Shiv Sena signals exit from NDA, to contest all future elections alone

    Shiv Sena signals exit from NDA, to contest all future elections alone

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    Earlier, the Shiv Sena national executive resolved to fight the next round of state and parliamentary elections and all future elections separately, its Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut said here. "I am sure we will get another term as well", he added. He said the party would win at least 25 Lok Sabha seats (out of a total 48 in Maharashtra ) and 150 Assembly seats (out of a total 288) in the State.
  • Mattis visit highlights shift in US-Vietnam relations

    Mattis visit highlights shift in US-Vietnam relations

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    According to Stars and Stripes, members of the Kopassus force turned to Australia for training, as that country imposes fewer restrictions regarding human rights abuses. In 2010, the Pentagon took initial steps toward reestablishing cooperation, but the ties have been limited and non-lethal, consisting of staff exchanges and low-level subject matter dialogue.
  • Status Orange Weather Warning Issued For Kildare

    Status Orange Weather Warning Issued For Kildare

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    The AA has reported a number of fallen trees as well as excess surface water. A rainfall warning is also in place this morning for much of the southwest and northwest of the country. The national forecaster has warned of southwest winds gusting up to 120km/h. Top temperatures of 8 to 12 degrees in strong and gusty southwesterly winds.
  • Volcano sends up lava fountains, spreading fear

    Volcano sends up lava fountains, spreading fear

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    Lava fountains gushed up 2,300 feet above Mount Mayon's crater and ash plumes rose up to 1.9 miles at night and before daybreak, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. "The evacuation has been ongoing since [the volcano] started showing signs of instability", Mark Dambal, information officer at the Philippines' Office of Civil Defense, told CNN .
  • Venice authorities intervene in row over €1100 restaurant bill

    Venice authorities intervene in row over €1100 restaurant bill

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    They paid, but complained about it to police upon returning to Bologna, where they were studying, the BBC reported . A spokesman for the restaurant, which according to local media is owned by Chinese investors and managed by an Egyptian national, reportedly told journalists he had "no recollection of any problems with Japanese customers".
  • Intel Cans Spectre, Meltdown Patches: What You Need to Know

    Intel Cans Spectre, Meltdown Patches: What You Need to Know

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    Affected Intel chips include the Broadwell, Haswell, Coffee Lake, Kaby Lake, Skylake, and Ivy Bridge series. Intel has released a list of processors (partial list above) listing their working/non-working firmware updates . Intel says it is working on a better patch that removes the problematic Spectre patch, and that its OEMs are testing the new patch. Rather than change the underlying hardware straight away, Intel plans to continue fixing one variant of Spectre via software.
  • National School Choice Week

    National School Choice Week

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    This event was one of many taking place in the US this week for National School Choice Week. "It's a very successful program", said Jessica Menard. Most often associated with charter or private schools, the school choice term is much more expansive and includes magnet schools run by public school districts, home schooling, virtual learning and anything in between.
  • CA Highway 101 swamped by deadly mudslides reopens

    CA Highway 101 swamped by deadly mudslides reopens

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    Caltrans has reopened U.S. Highway 101 in between Carpinteria in Ventura County and Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara County after almost a nearly two-week closure due to mudslides. A 17-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl remain missing. Crews worked around the clock clearing drainage areas, stabilizing embankments and repairing guardrails and signs.