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After almost sitting for about one-an-half hour, one member Mr K G Shankar fainted and was admitted to the government general hospital here.The rest- Mr Saminathan and Mr Selvaganapathy sat in front of the house till the session was over and left the place.
  • Russian Mall Fire Kills at Least 64

    Russian Mall Fire Kills at Least 64

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    Tell everyone that I loved them", a 12-year-old girl told her aunt before her phone switched off. "There was panic, chaos", one eyewitness told Channel One Russia . The cause of the fire has yet to be determined by authorities, but the blaze underscored an appalling record of fire safety in Russian Federation in recent years.
  • Afghanistan Peace Conference Set To Convene In Tashkent

    Afghanistan Peace Conference Set To Convene In Tashkent

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    For more information see the factsheet on EU-Afghanistan relations and the website of the EU Delegation to Afghanistan, likewise the factsheets on EU-Central Asia regional relations and on relations with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
  • The Trump Administration Just Expelled 60 Russian Diplomats

    The Trump Administration Just Expelled 60 Russian Diplomats

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    The U.S. expulsion move was later echoed by France , Germany , Canada , Italy , Czech, Poland , Romania , Ukraine and Lithuania , among others, which also announced expulsion of Russian diplomats . Russia's overall goal, he said, is to "disrupt global order and create a sense of danger". The British embassy says Moscow is spreading " lies and disinformation ".
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un 'makes surprise visit to China'

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un 'makes surprise visit to China'

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    Japanese media had previously reported that a "special train" carrying a high-ranking Korean official had arrived in China on Sunday to discuss ties between the two countries. It takes at least 14 hours by ordinary service, according to Chinese railway timetables. "The station was blocked inside", the man said. "There were a lot of police officers outside and along the road in front of the station".
  • Russell Simmons sued for another alleged rape

    Russell Simmons sued for another alleged rape

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    The woman, referred to only as Jane Doe in the suit, says she and her elementary school-aged son were attending a concert in Sacramento for an artist who worked with the Def Jam founder, when he invited them to go backstage. Russell Simmons is being sued for rape as well as allegedly threatening the victim's child, TMZ reports . Simmons has denied the claim and said he had passed a lie detector test.
  • Syrian Army Gives Ultimatum to Last Terrorist Group in Eastern Ghouta

    Syrian Army Gives Ultimatum to Last Terrorist Group in Eastern Ghouta

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    Around 1,000 fighters and their relatives left on Saturday, Syrian state news agency SANA said. Only the town of Douma, the most populous part of eastern Ghouta , remains under rebel control. More than 103,000 civilians have been freed from the terrorists' grip in that region close to Damascus in the past two weeks. On Monday morning, the third round of evacuees from Arbin, Zamalka, Ain Terma and Hazza towns arrived in northern Syria after leaving the enclave overnight in a convoy of 94 ...
  • Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi Sentenced To Eight Months In Prison

    Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi Sentenced To Eight Months In Prison

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    Ms Tamimi's mother, Nariman, and a cousin were also arrested . Tamimi's mother, Nariman, who filmed the confrontation, was sentenced to eight months for assisting in the assault. A senior Palestinian official told London's Al Hayat newspaper on Thursday that the U.S. has chose to delay the announcement of the proposal indefinitely, due to American realizations that upfront rejection by the Palestinian Authority may prevent additional Arab countries from backing the proposal.
  • United States launches WTO complaint, accuses China of stealing patents

    United States launches WTO complaint, accuses China of stealing patents

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    Even when a formal list of tariffs is published, USA businesses will have 30 days to comment and China will be able to make concessions. "With the restrained response, China hopes Trump can realize his errors and mend his ways", said Xu Hongcai, deputy chief economist at the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges, a Beijing think tank.
  • 6 magnitude natural disaster strikes off Papua New Guinea

    6 magnitude natural disaster strikes off Papua New Guinea

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    There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries from today's quake, which the U.S. Geological Survey said was centered in a remote area of East New Britain province. The quake was recorded 150kms east of Kimbe, in the province of West New Britain, shortly before 8pm local time. Papua New Guinea is part of the " Ring of Fire " - the term given to the belt of islands between United States and Japan which remain prone to earthquakes.
  • Ji wins Kia Classic, two cars with Sunday hole-in-one

    Ji wins Kia Classic, two cars with Sunday hole-in-one

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    She has four LPGA Tour victories, including the 2009 U.S. Women's Open. She aced the 166-yard par-three, 14th hole and got a brand new 2019 Kia Sorrento. "It was little downwind and I hit the same club as yesterday", she said. The victory gives Ji momentum in a bid to try to win her second major championship next week at the ANA Inspiration.
  • Police officer seriously injured in Manchester sword attack

    Police officer seriously injured in Manchester sword attack

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    Footage of him apparently lashing out at two officers has emerged online. "He had run into somebody's front garden and these police officers dragged him out but he's gone for the officers". It was pretty courageous of them to engage with him. A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said officers were initially called to the area at 1.50pm following reports that a man was threatening people with a weapon.
  • Hundreds of Thousands March to End Gun Violence

    Hundreds of Thousands March to End Gun Violence

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    The movement that erupted after the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida, has generated a national conversation about gun rights and has chipped away at legislative gridlock on the issue, they said .
  • Man confesses faking mental illness after attack on woman

    Man confesses faking mental illness after attack on woman

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    After reportedly receiving 100 lashes , the woman eventually collapsed. In a minute-long clip, a large crowd can be seen gathered around the women as she endured the beating. The dispute with her husband, Ronnie William Alexander, 41, began verbally but turned physical after Alexander pushed Stone to the ground, the Tampa Bay Times reports .
  • Israeli police to investigate Netanyahu, his family in 'case 4000'

    Israeli police to investigate Netanyahu, his family in 'case 4000'

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    Yariv Levin, Israel's tourism minister, and his ministry's director general, Amir Halevy, were reportedly at Ben Gurion Airport to celebrate the inaugural flight. Singapore Airlines told Reuters it is not now considering services to Israel . "It's small but significant", he said. US President Donald Trump on Thursday again made a White House staffing change that indicates he's gearing up for a shift in Middle East policies that favors Israel .
  • Ryan Costello makes it official: He's not seeking re-election to Congress

    Ryan Costello makes it official: He's not seeking re-election to Congress

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    The ruling comes after eight Republican state lawmakers in the state attempted to block the new map, which the Pennsylvania Supreme Court got rid of after determining its congressional districts were drawn to unfairly benefit Republicans. "It was a combination of factors", Costello told the Daily Local News of West Chester, Pa. The state's congressional map has been a source of controversy after the state Supreme Court ruled it was unconstitutional.