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    Ramaphosa sworn in as president of South Africa

    Agence France-Presse . Pretoria | Updated at 12:00am on May 26, 2019

    Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday took the oath of office as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony, vowing ‘a new era’ amid expectations he...

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    Numbers indicate tough BJP-TMC fight ahead in West Bengal state polls

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on May 26, 2019

    A day after the Lok Sabha results threw up a few surprises in Bengal, there are enough indications that the next assembly elections, scheduled in...

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    With only 5 Lok Sabha seats, Left Front hits historic low

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on May 26, 2019

    Registering its worst poll performance in over six decades, the Left Front was virtually wiped off its bastions with the Lok Sabha poll results showing...

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    Trump in Japan for sumo summit with Abe

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 05:00pm on May 25, 2019

    US president Donald Trump arrived in Japan Saturday for a four-day state visit likely to be dominated by warm words and friendly images, but...

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    Congress backs Rahul after poll defeat

    Agence France-Presse . Delhi | Updated at 08:56pm on May 25, 2019

    The head of India's main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party officials rejected his offer and called instead for a major internal shake-up.

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    North Korean missile test violates UN resolution: Bolton

    | Updated at 02:00pm on May 25, 2019

    United States national security adviser John Bolton said...

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    India bans Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh

    Newage desk | Updated at 09:22pm on May 25, 2019

    The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigners were killed, was declared as a banned extremist organisation by the government, the Indian home ministry said on Friday, reports NDTV.

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    More Indian MPs face criminal charges

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:48am on May 26, 2019

    More than 40 per cent of lawmakers in India’s new parliament face criminal charges — some as serious as murder and rape—and the list is...