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China again declines backing Pakistan on Kashmir issue

She also censured Pakistan for the first time at the UNGA for perpetrating the "worst form of state oppression" in Balochistan. In return, she said, India got the terror attacks in Uri and Pathankot. "The latest offer of talks with India was made by Pakistan's Prime Minister himself from the rostrum of the General Assembly on 21 September", Lodhi said in the tweets.

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Bakrid Mubarak! Eid Al Adha Wishes Quotes SMS Whatsapp Status DP Images

Eid-ul-Adha (celebrated for three days every year after the annual Holy Pilgrimage to Mecca for Muslims who can afford it). Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Adha, one of the two most important festivals in the faith's calendar.

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Canada, China reach deal on canola, beef access

The first visit to Cuba by a Chinese Premier in half a century. Emerging from a morning meeting with Li, Trudeau announced four business deals between Canadian and Chinese companies, including a joint venture between SNC Lavalin (TO:) and China National Nuclear Corp [CNNNC.UL] and Shanghai Electric Group Co Ltd to develop, market and build new nuclear reactors in China.

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Clinton debate seen by record 80.9 million TV viewers

Clearly aware that she was having a better "day-after" than her rival, Ms Clinton said she had had a "great, great time" and was "thrilled" with how it turned out. "But I will be there in St. Louis and then after that in Las Vegas". Arguably, Mr Trump had opened himself up to additional post-debate mockery with his suggestion that debate organisers may have given him a microphone that was faulty or set at a lower volume than Ms Clinton's.

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Iran Denies Reports of Ayatollah Khamenei's Fatwa on Hajj, Karbala Pilgrimage

The adviser of King Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the region of Mecca and head of the Central Committee of the Hajj, Prince Khalid al-Faisal, verified the completion of the exit of Mount Arafat and accommodation of the devotees in Muzdalifah, where they gathered strength and stones for the Jamarat.

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Stolen Passwords Were Encrypted, but That Doesn't Mean Users Are Safe

Yahoo officials say they are working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to find whoever is behind the attack. The first step is obvious: change your password, security questions, and answers immediately, whether or not you've received an email from Yahoo .

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Uri effect: India to review MFN status to Pakistan

According to reports in Pakistani media, Aziz chose to point out further that the treaty was not suspended even during the Siachen and Kargil wars. "The worldwide law states that India can not unilaterally separate itself from the treaty", Aziz said while briefing the National Assembly or lower house of parliament on the treaty.

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PM Nawaz returns after reporting Indian violence in held Kashmir to UNGA

The guides were - Faizal Hussain Awan (20), son of Gul Akbar and resident of Potha Jahangir in Muzzaffarabad and Yasin Khurshid (19), son of Mohammed Khurshid and resident of Khiliana Kalan in Muzzaffarabad. During the earlier summoning on September 21, Jaishankar had also shown Basit the content of Global Positioning System recovered from the bodies of terrorists with coordinates that indicate the point and time of infiltration across the LoC and the subsequent route to the terror attack site ...

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Police ID Houston gunman who wounded 9, was fatally shot

Officials said the man had 2,600 rounds of ammunition both on him and in his vehicle with several semi-automatic weapons. "A this point, we're very open-minded in terms of the motive", Acting Houston Police Chief Martha Montalvo said. Photographs of his body show DeSai apparently wearing military-style spats strapped over his boots. Prakash DeSai, the suspect's father, told ABC television's Houston affiliate on Monday that his son had been "upset about his law practice not going well" ...

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Colombian, FARC leaders to sign historic peace deal

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, left, hands the bullet pen to FARC Commander Timochenko, centre, as Cuban President Raul Castro watches. Analysts say the peace accord signed in the northern Colombian port city of Cartagena , yet to be approved by a national referendum on October 2, will bring stability and improve the investment environment in the country.

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China reacts guardedly to Indus Water Treaty talks suspension

India has made a decision to suspend Indus Water Commission talks until "Pakistan-sponsored terror" in India ends, The Hindu newspaper said on Monday. Briefing the country's lower House on the treaty, he said, "There is no provision in the pact for its suspension or a unilateral exit". Disagreements over how to share the waters of the Indus and other rivers have dogged relations between the nuclear-armed arch-rivals since independence in 1947.

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First debate looked like Clinton's night

The agreement that the campaigns reached before the debate was that Clinton would be referred to as "Secretary Clinton" and Trump would be referred to as "Mr. On what he might do differently: "I may hit her harder in certain ways". "Honestly, I thought Lester did a great job ", Trump told the media outlet in the spin room.

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Obama nominates the first ambassador to Cuba in more than 50 years

Mr. DeLaurentis, a career foreign service officer, has been serving as the senior USA diplomat in Havana while Mr. Obama restored full relations with the Communist nation and President Raul Castro. Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, the top Democrat on the Appropriations subcommittee that oversees the State Department and foreign operations, argued for DeLaurentis' confirmation.

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Six senators demand more details about the Yahoo data breach

Yahoo didn't explain what took so long to uncover a heist that it blamed on a "state-sponsored actor" - parlance for a hacker working on behalf of a foreign government. "We take these types of breaches very seriously and will determine how this occurred and who is responsible", the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a statement.

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Duterte fires another salvo at United Nations and EU

On Monday, Duterte - who is scheduled to visit China and Japan next month - expressed plans to also travel to Russian Federation. Duterte has attracted widespread criticism from Western governments and rights groups for a bloody crime crackdown has that claimed more than 3 ,300 lives since he took office on June 30.

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United Nations chief 'appalled' by attacks on Syria's Aleppo

It denies targeting civilians. Top EU officials said that the attacks on civilians amount to a "breach of global humanitarian law", and called for intensified peace efforts. RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - As wave after wave of bombs fell on areas of eastern Aleppo in Syria, ground forces loyal to the Syrian government seized a rebel-held neighborhood on Saturday, intensifying the siege against the rebels and the many civilians who live among them.

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India to review 'Most Favoured Nation' status to Pakistan

According to sources, officials from the Union Water Resources Ministry gave a presentation to the Prime Minister on the treaty and the projects involved. On run-of-the-river hydro-electrical projects, the sources said out of 18600 MW capacity, India was only utilising 3034 MW, while projects of 2526 MW capacity were under construction and 5846 MW were at the advanced stage of approval.

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PM Modi to review MFN status to Pakistan

According to India , Pakistan has been backing militant groups in the Himalayan states of Jammu and Kashmir through the shared river flow of various countries. India has also made a decision to put on hold the meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission saying, "Talks and terror can not go together". However, according to the information, New Delhi would decide on whether to restart the construction of Tulbul navigation project that had been suspended many years ago.

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Iraq mediating between Saudis and Iran to support oil prices

Similar proposals early this year were derailed after Iran said it needed to regain a market share lost to economic sanctions imposed because of Tehran's controversial nuclear program. Iran's oil minister played down expectations of a firm agreement at the talks. Sanctions were eased in January 2016. Minister of Petroleum Eulogio Antonio Del Pino told reporters eaelier that Venezuela hopes that after OPEC discussion of oil production freeze up to 1 mln barrels of oil per day may leave the ...

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Colombia's road to peace marred by multiple obstacles

As FARC soldiers begin to lay down their arms and return to their families after years in secluded jungle barracks, Colombians are also preparing to go to the polls on October 2 to vote in a plebiscite on the peace agreement. Across the country Monday residents celebrated the historical signing. The rebel leader Timoleon Jimenez, known as Timochenko, apologised to "all the victims of the conflict" and was greeted by cheers and applause.

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White House Sends JASTA Back to Congress along with Obama's Veto

The Obama administration has argued to Congress that the legislation would set an global precedent that risks exposing the USA government and American soldiers to lawsuits or other legal action by foreign governments. Fifteen of the 19 men who carried out the 9/11 attacks were Saudi nationals. "Americans are in countries all over the world", House Armed Services Committee chairman Mac Thornberry, a Republican, said in a letter urging colleagues to support a veto.

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Gabon's Bongo Asks National Unity After Re-election Is Confirmed

In his legal challenge, Ping had asked for a recount in the Bongo family stronghold of Haut-Ogooue province, where the president won more than 95% of the votes and turnout was declared to be more than 99%. "Such a dialogue must be representative of all stakeholders towards national reconciliation, inclusive governance, and the adoption of consensual measures for peaceful and credible legislative elections in December 2016", the secretary-general said in a statement issued here by his ...

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Hiller: Trump's debate strategy was a losing strategy

In a contentious 90-minute presidential debate at Hofstra University Monday night, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton traded jabs about ISIS, free trade agreements, race relations, and other topics. "But for the most part he let the two candidates go at each other in a way that was useful". From a campaign standpoint, Trump has made many claims about his health being superior to Clinton's, especially in the wake of her pneumonia disclosure, making his health a central point to his ...

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United States to remain close Philippine friend, partner

I'm going to China. "I will open up the Philippines for them to do business; alliances of trade and commerce", he continued. "They can come in", Duterte said . It also said his unpredictable foreign policy and national security statements were other downsides that meant a credit upgrade for the Philippines was unlikely in the next two years.

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Syria's Aleppo reels from air strikes, United Nations chief 'appalled'

An army source said on Friday that the offensive would be "comprehensive", with a ground assault following air and artillery bombardment. Kerry said this week that restoring the shattered truce will require a major gesture on the part of the Syrian government and its allies, demanding the establishment of a no-fly zone over areas controlled by the opposition.

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The Chinese CEO Accused of Aiding North Korea's Nuclear Program

The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned China's Dandong Hongxiang Industrial Development Company Ltd. China said Tuesday it is making every effort to ensure stability on the Korean Peninsula, responding to implications from US presidential candidate Donald Trump that it isn't putting enough pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear program.

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US Military Requests 500 More Troops for Iraq

The military has requested approval to send 500 more troops to Iraq to assist in missions to retake Mosul from the Islamic State. Officials said the planned deployment of 500 additional troops would not be going to Qayyarah Airfield, the base 25 miles south of Mosul, but elsewhere in the country as the USA military ramps up efforts to support Iraqi forces in a ground assault on Mosul expected to kick off in the next few weeks.

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Strong Winds from Big Typhoon Hit Taiwan, at Least 4 Dead

Megi is likely to travel across Taiwan and cross the Taiwan Strait before entering China on Wednesday. In its latest update, Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau said Typhoon Megi was moving northwest at 9 mph and had maximum sustained winds of 90 mph, with gusts reaching 112 mph.

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OPEC countries meet informally

Oil markets fell on Friday as hopes for a comprehensive deal in Algeria faded. Some analysts believe implementation of a freeze will only be after OPEC's all-important policy meeting in Vienna in November. The comments Tuesday by Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh sent oil prices dropping further. There has been no let up in oil-price volatility as Wednesday's OPEC meeting continues to dominate sentiment.

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Philippine envoy cancels trip to Beijing

The DFA official clarified that it was not him who brought out the West Philippine Sea issue. China refuses to recognise the arbitration case. Therefore Fusion Media doesn't bear any responsibility for any trading losses you might incur as a result of using this data.

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Khurshid demands joint session of Parliament to discuss Pak-India tensions

Maintaining that no proof implicating Pakistan in the Uri attack had surfaced yet, Asif told DawnNews that "it was evident the attack was a plan devised by India itself". Asserting that terrorism is the enemy of humanity, Prime Minister Modi called upon the worldwide community to join hands to defeat terrorism. It also alleged that the Narendra Modi government has responded only with catch phrases and through rhetoric since the attack took place and favoured withdrawal of the Most Favoured ...

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Suspect Confesses in Washington Mall Shooting That Killed 5

Galde, 64, was a longtime probation officer with the Snohomish County District Court who dedicated her life to helping those "who stumbled along the way in life", her colleagues said. He was also reportedly arrested on charges of drunken driving. It gave no details on when the arrests took place or how the cases may have been resolved.

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India Inks Deal with France for Rafale Fighter Jets

In a press briefing Mr. Parrikar mentioned that "Rafale is a potent aircraft and will add to the capability of the IAF ". Though the initial plan was to buy 126 jets, India brought it down to 36 fighters so as to have it in ready condition.

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Pak army watching Indian border, 'fully prepared to respond'

Seemingly disappointed with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's speech at the United Nations , the Shiv Sena on Tuesday said mere lectures and speeches would create neither fear in the mind of Pakistan nor would be a tribute to India's martyrs.

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NYC home explodes after report of gas leak, drug lab find

Nigro, de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O'Neil were with Fahy's wife and parents after the firefighters death and "saw the unspeakable pain when they were told formally that they had lost Michael", de Blasio said. At least five people, including two firefighters, have been injured after a house that reportedly contained a drug lab exploded in NY. The New York Mayor's Office said multiple agencies responded .


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