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IMF More Optimistic About Global Recovery - Lagarde

Christine Lagarde.

WASHINGTON -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is more optimistic about global recovery than in July, while urged countries to take the upswing to carry out reforms to support inclusive and sustainable growth, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Mayor Of Ottawa Seeks More Tourism From Sister-City Beijing

Jim Watson.

OTTAWA -- Ottawa is now focusing on getting more Chinese visitors to the city, Mayor Jim Watson of Ottawa told China's Xinhua news agency in an interview during a series of celebration activities called Ottawa Welcomes the World, marking the 150th anniversary of Canada's founding.

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Trump Expected To "Decertify" Iran Nuclear Deal Soon: Report

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump has planned to announce next week that he will "decertify" the landmark Iran nuclear deal, a move that could lead to the potential collapse of the agreement, China's Xinhua news agency reported citing media reports on Thursday.

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[VIDEO] Indonesian President Forced To Walk His Way To Military Ceremony Due To Traffic Jam

President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo had to walk for two kilometers to a military anniversary ceremony, after he was stuck in gridlock traffic.

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Cardinal Charged With Sex Offenses Jeered At Australia Court

SYDNEY — Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic official to face sex offense charges, was jeered by protesters as he made a court appearance in his native Australia on Friday in a case that has rocked the Vatican and placed scrutiny on the pope’s stance against abusive clergy.

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“No Boobs” So “Cannot Be A Presenter”: TV Producer Complains Of Sexism

Pic: Yahoo! News

In a public Facebook post since taken down or made private from Channel NewsAsia TV Producer/ Journalist, Juwon Park’s Facebook account, she allegedly took issue at the apparent sexism that one of her unnamed colleague exhibited in a previous undocumented conversation.

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Australians Hand Over 51,000 Illegal Firearms In Gun Amnesty

Pic: ReutersSYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said about 51,000 illegal firearms, a fifth of all illegal guns in the country, were surrendered in a three-month amnesty ending Friday.

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Brazil Congress Passes Law Restricting Online Criticism Of Candidates

Pic: ReutersSAO PAULO: The Brazilian Congress approved on Thursday legislation allowing parties and candidates to force social media outlets to immediately withdraw offensive or defamatory content by anonymous authors.

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KTV Hostess’ Eyeball Popped Out In Fight, Blinded By Colleague's Stiletto Heel

Pic: TNPA part-time hostess was blinded in her left eye after a colleague wearing stiletto heels kicked her in the face repeatedly during a scuffle at a KTV club in Jalan Sultan.

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Mueller Team Questions Ex-Spy On Trump Dossier

Pic: APWASHINGTON: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators has recently spoken with a former British spy who compiled a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia, according to a person familiar with the investigation.

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