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Over forty percent of Americans want Trump impeached: poll

NEW YORK: Over Four out of every 10 Americans now support the impeachment of US President Donald Trump, a new poll has found. A survey by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) shows that 40 percent of Americans “including almost 75 percent of Democrats and …

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IS claims its ‘soldiers’ carried out Barcelona attack

BEIRUT: “Soldiers” of the Islamic State group carried out a deadly van attack in Barcelona on Thursday, the jihadist organisation’s propaganda outlet Amaq said. “The executors of the Barcelona attack were soldiers of the Islamic State,” Amaq said on its Telegram messenger account, without naming …

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13 killed in Barcelona van attack

BARCELONA -UNS: A van plowed into crowds in the heart of Barcelona on Thursday and Spanish media reported at least 13 people were killed, in what police said they were treating as a terrorist attack. The death toll was reported by Cadena Ser radio, citing …

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US in ‘economic war’ with China, says Trump strategist

White House strategist Steve Bannon argued forcefully in an interview published Wednesday that the United States is in an “economic war” with China, and the confrontation with nuclear-armed North Korea is just “a sideshow.” “To me the economic war with China is everything. And we …

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Clashes between Chinese,Indian troops started on disputed border

SRINAGAR -UNS/AFP  : Indian and Chinese troops clashed briefly on a disputed area of land in the Himalayas, officials said Wednesday, exacerbating tensions during a months-long stand-off between the two armies. Chinese troops threw stones at Indian soldiers near Pangong Lake, a major tourist attraction …

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US blacklists Kashmir’s Hizbul Mujahideen as ‘terrorist’ group

NEW YORK-UNS- The United States added the Kashmiri separatist group Hizbul Mujahideen to its blacklist of terrorist organisations on Wednesday, amidst renewed protests against Indian oppression in the region. US authorities had already designated the group’s leader, Syed Salahuddin, a “global terrorist”, but he is …

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NK leader ‘briefed’ on Guam missile plan

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been briefed on a plan to fire missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam, state media says. But the report said he would watch US actions before making a decision on “the enveloping fire at Guam”. Last week, …

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Kashmiris to observe Black Day on August 15

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world will observe the India’s Independence Day, on Aug 14, as Black Day to convey the message to international community that India has usurped their inalienable right to self-determination by the …

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Latin America rejects Trump’s military threat against Venezuela

CARACAS/LIMA: After months of attacking Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, Latin America came out strongly against US threats of military action against the country, reported Reuters. US President Donald Trump’s comments on Friday brought Maduro some respite in the region, just as Venezuela was on verge …

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Xi urges Trump not to worsen situation

UNS/BBC – China’s President Xi Jinping has urged Donald Trump and North Korea to avoid “words and actions” that worsen tensions, state media say. Mr Trump and North Korea have been exchanging hostile rhetoric, with the US president threatening to rain “fire and fury” on …

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