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US President Donald Trump (File Photo | AP)
Now, Donald Trump thinks North Korea's Kim Jong-un is 'very honorable'

The praise for the North Korean leader is a dramatic shift for the US, which has long criticised the Kim family dynasty for brutality and deceit.

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Fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya (File | PTI)
Indian prison conditions in focus as Vijay Mallya hearing nears in UK

The hearing comes just days before liquor baron Vijay Mallya is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on Friday for one of the final hearings in his extradition trial.

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Traffic, including red London busses, passes the shared building which houses the offices of Cambridge Analytica in central London. | AFP
Involvement in India will be investigated: Cambridge Analytica

Cambridge Analytica today said that all its activities around the world, including in India, will be investigated and reported on.

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Inflammatory speech by Houthi leader targeting Baha'is in Yemen: Indian Baha'i body

There are about two million followers of Baha'i faith in India.

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Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom | AP Photo
Any military option by India in Maldives would have had long-term implications: Sources

Following imposition of Emergency in Maldives on February 5 by the Abdulla Yameen government, there were calls from Maldivian opposition leaders for India's military intervention in that country.

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First lady Melania Trump waits with President Donald Trump to greet French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron during a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House. | AP
First lady Melania Trump greets the Macrons with a hat

The media and the Twitterverse had a big time Tuesday with the first lady's I-spy chapeau, a wide-brim number designed by Herve Pierre that would have been perfect had the sun been out in Washington.

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President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron shake hands during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. | AP
Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron call for new nuclear deal with Iran

French President Emmanuel Macron and his American counterpart Donald Trump called jointly Tuesday for a new nuclear deal with Iran.

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. (File photo | AP)
Eighteen killed in Nigerian church by suspected herdsmen

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari described the violence as "satanic" in a statement.

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Facebook rules at a glance: What's banned, exactly?

Facebook has revealed for the first time just what, exactly, is banned on its service in a new Community Standards document released on Tuesday.

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Police are seen near a damaged van after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into pedestrians in Toronto. | AP
Toronto driver charged with 10 counts of 1st degree murder

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dismissed the possibility of terrorism, saying that authorities see no national security element in the case.

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Pakistan extends visa of Indian woman who married, embraced Islam during her visit

Bala, who hailed from Punjab's Hoshiarpur district, had arrived in Lahore by a special train on April 12 to attend Baisakhi festival celebrations.

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Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj| AP
UNSC 'increasingly unable' to respond to security challenges: India at SCO

Sushma Swaraj, during her address at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Council of Foreign Ministers meeting here, raised the issue of global terrorism and protectionism.

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Doklam happened due to lack of mutual trust: China

Indian and Chinese troops had been locked in a stand-off for over two months last year in the Doklam area near Sikkim before "disengaging" on August 28.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman | PTI
Arguments of political convenience to provide alibi for terror groups no longer tolerable: Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman raised issues such as cross-border terrorism, extremism, cyber security and narcotics trafficking.

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Bangladesh, Nepal launch trial bus service through India

Bangladesh and Nepal have launched a trial bus service between their capitals through India as two buses carrying delegates of the three nations left Dhaka for Kathmandu.

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BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia  (Photo | AP)
Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia's son Tarique Rahman has sought political asylum in UK

Shahriar Alam had yesterday alleged that Rahman, 53, along with his wife and daughter, has handed over the passports to the British Home Office four years ago.

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South Korea President Moon Jae-in (File | AP)
South Korean President Moon Jae-in to raise Japanese abductee issue in North Korea summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to raise the issue of Japanese citizens who were abducted decades ago by North Korea in his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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'Very loose rules' led to Facebook data leak, says SAS chief

Data analytics major SAS Institute chief Jim Goodnight has blamed 'very very loose rules and regulations' at Facebook for the breach of personal data of millions of users.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urges Canadians to not live in fear

Trudeau urged Canadians not to live in fear Tuesday after a man mowed down pedestrians with a van in a 'senseless attack' in Toronto, killing 10 and injuring 15 others.

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United Nations (File Photo| AP)
United Nations envoy warns Syria's Idlib is 'big new challenge'

UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura urged the international community to prevent a fresh humanitarian disaster in the rebel-held region of Idlib, the likely next target of the regime's fightback.

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Russia, China call on UN nuclear forum to save Iran deal

Russia urged a United Nations nuclear disarmament forum to show its support for the 'fragile' Iran nuclear accord by signing onto a statement, co-written by China.

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