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Trump, Moon Jae discuss North Korea’s threat to scrap summit

WEB DESK US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in today discussed North Korea’s recent threats to cancel its unprecedented summit with Washington. After weeks of warm words and diplomatic backslapping, Pyongyang abruptly threatened to pull out of the planned summit next month because of US demands for unilateral nuclear abandonment. North Korea … Continue reading Trump, Moon Jae discuss North Korea’s threat to scrap summit

US, China agree to abandon trade war

WEB DESK US and China have agreed to abandon any trade war and back off from imposing tariffs on each other. After lengthy second round of talks in Washington, the two sides issued a joint statement early today vowing not to launch a trade war against each other. The announcement comes after months of increasing … Continue reading US, China agree to abandon trade war

China, US agree to abandon trade war

AMN US and China have agreed to abandon any trade war and back off from imposing tariffs on each other. After lengthy second round of talks in Washington, the two sides issued a joint statement early today vowing not to launch a trade war against each other. The announcement comes after months of increasing tensions … Continue reading China, US agree to abandon trade war

Police, rebels among 7 killed in Chechnya church attack

WEB DESK In Russian republic of Chechnya, an attack on an Orthodox church today killed two policemen and a civilian and left four rebels dead in the mostly Muslim province. The officials said, according to early information, two policemen in charge of security at the church and a civilian were killed. They added four rebels … Continue reading Police, rebels among 7 killed in Chechnya church attack

Afghanistan: 8 killed after multiple explosions at sports stadium

AMN In Afghanistan, at least eight people were killed after multiple explosions at a sports stadium in eastern Nangarhar province last night. A cricket match was being played at the time. The spokesman for the provincial governor said, around 45 others were wounded. The attack took place as players and hundreds of spectators were gathered … Continue reading Afghanistan: 8 killed after multiple explosions at sports stadium

President Putin reshuffles cabinet; keeps key figures in place

AMN Russian President Vladimir Putin has reshuffled his Cabinet, replacing some longtime members while keeping key figures in place. Many key figures, including Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, are staying. Siluanov was promoted to hold the post of first Deputy Prime Minister, too. Other key members of … Continue reading President Putin reshuffles cabinet; keeps key figures in place

Netherlands PM Mark Rutte on 2 day visit to India from May 24

AMN Prime Minister of The Netherlands, Mark Rutte will be on a two-day official visit to India from 24th of this month with an aim to boost the economic and political cooperation between the two countries. Rutte’s visit comes within a year of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to The Netherlands last June. Mr Rutte … Continue reading Netherlands PM Mark Rutte on 2 day visit to India from May 24

104 died as a Boeing 737 of Cuba airline crashed near Havana

PHOTO -GRANMA HAVANA More than 100 people have died after a Boeing 737 airliner crashed and exploded near Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuban state media say. “At 12:08pm today, a Boeing 737-200, leased by Cubana de Aviación, fell to the ground as it was taking off, in an area between José Martí International … Continue reading 104 died as a Boeing 737 of Cuba airline crashed near Havana

Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in the US

WEB DESK British political consulting group Cambridge Analytica has filed for bankruptcy in the US. The consultancy was at the centre of the Facebook data-sharing scandal in which it was accused of improperly obtaining information on users. The bankruptcy proceedings are part of the process of closing down the company and its UK parent, SCL … Continue reading Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in the US

Arab League fails to agree on US envoy recalls

WEB DESK Arab countries and territories have yet to take the joint action of recalling their envoys to the United States in response to the US transferring its Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the contested city of Jerusalem. The Arab League held an emergency meeting of foreign ministers in Cairo, Egypt, on Thursday, … Continue reading Arab League fails to agree on US envoy recalls

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