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Pakistan Taliban Chief Mullah Fazlullah ‘Killed In Drone Attack'

The leader of Pakistan's Taliban armed group has been killed in neighbouring Afghanistan's Kunar province, the Afghan defence ministry said on Friday.

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Donald Trump Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize after Historic Summit With Kim Jong-Un

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Anti-immigration Norwegian politicians have nominated Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize after his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to discuss nuclear disarmament.

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McDonald's To Ditch Plastic Straws

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McDonald's will replace plastic straws with paper ones in all its UK and Ireland restaurants, starting from September.

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North Korea Using Trump Saluting General As ‘Propaganda’

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“It’s a common courtesy when a military official from another government salutes, that you return that,” presidential spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters two days after Trump returned from his summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un.

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Mobile Phone Explosion Blamed For Death Of Cradle Fund CEO

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KUALA LUMPUR: A mobile phone on the bed or bedside that exploded while being charged could have caused the bedroom fire and the death of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd CEO Nazrin Hassan yesterday, according to the family.

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Saudi Crown Prince Tells Putin Kingdom Wants To Keep Working With Russia

Pic: ReutersMOSCOW: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday that Saudi Arabia wants to continue cooperation with Russia on global oil markets, adding that this cooperation was beneficial for the whole world.

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New York Sues Trump And His Charity Over 'self-dealing'

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: The New York state attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his foundation on Thursday, saying he illegally used the nonprofit as a personal “checkbook” for his own benefit, including his 2016 presidential campaign.

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Demand For Foreign Workers May Soften Japan's Immigration Rules

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Shinichiro Tsukada says his small plastering company in Tokyo wouldn’t survive without the 22 Chinese and Vietnamese workers who make up half his payroll.

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Parts Of Missiles Fired At Saudi Arabia Came From Iran: U.N. Chief

Pic: ReutersUNITED NATIONS: Debris from five missiles fired at Saudi Arabia by Yemen’s Houthi group since July 2017 “share key design features with a known type of missile” manufactured by Iran and some of the components were manufactured in Iran, U.N. chief Antonio Guterres wrote in a confidential report to the Security Council.

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U.S. Expected To Retreat From Main U.N. Rights Forum: Activists, Diplomats

Pic: ReutersGENEVA: Talks with the United States over how to reform the main U.N. rights body have failed to meet Washington’s demands, activists and diplomats say, suggesting that the Trump administration will quit the Geneva forum whose session opens on Monday.

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