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In America
July 12, 2018 3:18 am gmt |
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The White House confirmed he had made the remarks during the Western military alliance’s summit in Brussels. The meeting also saw Mr Trump single out Germany for criticism over its defence spending. Nato’s secretary-general said the main focus should be on all members reaching the current...
In India
July 8, 2018 4:49 am gmt |
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A 25-year-old student haling from Warangal was shot dead in a restaurant in the Kansas City of the USA on Friday. The youth was identified as Sharath Koppu, whose family stays in Ameerpet in the city. He was pursuing his masters degree at the University of Missouri in Kansas. The shooting took place ...
In Canada
July 1, 2018 5:42 am gmt |
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Canada Friday announced it will impose about 12.6 billion US dollars worth of retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods from July 1 in the wake of trade tensions with Washington. Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains, and Labor Minister Patty Hadju m...
In Srilanka
June 29, 2018 6:47 am gmt |
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The United States has urged Sri Lanka to prosecute officials involved in human trafficking. The call was made in an annual report released by US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on human trafficking. Pompeo will unveiled the 2018 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report at the US State Department yest...
In Canada
June 21, 2018 9:02 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday (June 20) said he doubted whether U.S. President Donald Trump would carry out a threat to impose tariffs on autos, given the economic damage such a move would cause. Trump has already slapped tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada on national sec...
In Technology
June 19, 2018 8:20 am gmt |
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The US Supreme Court agreed to hear Apple Inc’s bid to kill an antitrust lawsuit over the market for iPhone apps in a case that could shield e-commerce companies from consumer claims over high commissions. The lawsuit accuses Apple of monopolising the app market so it can charge excessive commissions...
In America
May 23, 2018 5:07 am gmt |
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday (May 22) the United States was still planning for a June 12 summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but he declined to predict whether the summit would actually take place. Pompeo told a news briefing the United States w...
In World
May 20, 2018 6:32 am gmt |
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China and the United States issued a joint statement on Saturday on economic and trade consultations, vowing not to launch a trade war against each other. Based on the directions of Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump, the Chinese and U.S. delegations conducted constructive c...
In Srilanka
April 22, 2018 3:56 am gmt |
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The re-authorized US generalized scheme of preferences will be reinstated for Sri Lanka today. The renewed US GSP Scheme will be valid until 31 December 2020. The GSP facility that was granted for several countries including Sri Lanka expired on the 31st of December. US President Donald Trump re-auth...
In Srilanka
April 21, 2018 10:35 am gmt |
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The annual US human rights report noted that the Sri Lankan Government has made limited progress toward establishing additional transitional justice mechanisms.  The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2017 made public by Acting US Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, noted that there were ...
In Uncategorized
April 10, 2018 3:13 am gmt |
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un chaired a party meeting on Monday (April 9) where he analysed the future outcome of dialogue with the United States and development of inter-Korean relations ahead of a summit with South Korea on April 27, the North’s official news agency KCNA reported. In North ...
In Latest Stories
April 7, 2018 11:24 am gmt |
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The US has imposed sanctions on seven Russian oligarchs and 17 senior government officials, accusing them of “malign activity around the globe”. Twelve companies owned by the oligarchs, the state arms exporter and a bank are also sanctioned. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the pena...
In Latest Stories
April 1, 2018 6:40 am gmt |
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Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has accused the UK and US of seeking to stop her country hosting this summer’s World Cup. Speaking in a lengthy interview with a Russian TV channel, she said their “main aim” was to “take the World Cup out of Russia”. ...
In World
March 22, 2018 10:00 am gmt |
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On his first trip to New Zealand, former U.S. President Barack Obama received a traditional Maori welcome ceremony at government house in Auckland on Thursday (March 22). Following the ceremony, Obama and New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern held a private meeting, discussing issues around clim...
In Technology
March 22, 2018 7:58 am gmt |
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BMW will not change its strategy on autonomous vehicle testing despite the death of a pedestrian struck by a self-driving car during tests by ride-hailing firm Uber, senior executives said on March 21. The German carmaker added it would double the size of its autonomous vehicle testing fleet to aroun...
In Uncategorized
March 12, 2018 10:22 am gmt |
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A Bangladeshi aircraft carrying 67 passengers and four crew crashed on Monday while coming in to land at the airport in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, an airport official said, adding that 17 people on board had been rescued. The state of the other people on the flight from the Bangladeshi capital, D...
In Srilanka
March 6, 2018 11:05 am gmt |
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Stephen Renna, Director of the Advocacy Center at the U.S. Department of Commerce, recently met with government leaders and U.S. companies in Colombo to discuss opportunities to increase U.S. exports to Sri Lanka. “The United States is eager to expand open, fair and reciprocal trade,” stated Stephen ...
In Canada
March 5, 2018 8:47 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that the U.S. tariff proposals on steel and aluminum imports would be “unacceptable” to his country. The U.S. government announced the proposals on Thursday that steel import be slapped with a 25-percent tariff and aluminum with a 10-perc...
In Latest Stories
February 10, 2018 3:29 am gmt |
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All public schools were closed and nearly 1,300 flights canceled in the third biggest U.S. city of Chicago Friday as severe winter storm hit the lower Great Lakes region. The winter storm, which started Thursday night, had brought around 30 centimeters of snow accumulation to some areas in Chicago by...