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    Indian STF collects info about Shohel Mahfuz

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 01:06am on July 16, 2017

    Special Task Force of the Kolkata Police on Saturday ‘collected’ information about wanted extremist Nasirullah alias Shohel Mahfuz in Dhaka in connection with a blast at Khagragarh in West Bengal on October 2, 2014...

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    Trump administration asks Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling

    Reuters | Updated at 01:10am on July 15, 2017

    The US Justice Department on Friday asked the Supreme Court to block a judge's ruling that prevented president Donald Trump's travel ban from being applied to grandparents of US citizens and refugees already being processed by resettlement agencies...

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    China says Nobel laureate cremated and his wife is ‘free’

    Reuters | Updated at 01:40pm on July 15, 2017

    Deceased Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo was cremated on Saturday and his wife is ‘free’, a government official said, as a state-run newspaper attacked him as a ‘despised’ criminal out of step with Chinese society...

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    Raul Castro denounces Donald Trump’s Cuba policy

    BBC | Updated at 09:50am on July 15, 2017

    The president of Cuba has spoken publicly for the first time against US president Donald Trump's rollback of a thaw between the two countries a month ago...

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    Islamic State head in Afghanistan killed, claims Pentagon

    Reuters | Updated at 01:24am on July 15, 2017

    The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abu Sayed, was killed in a strike on the group's headquarters in Kunar province earlier this week, the Pentagon said on Friday...

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    Youths trust less, but still happy

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:50am on July 21, 2017

    Young people’s trust in key figures such as politicians and religious leaders has fallen sharply over the past five years but they remain largely happy, a global study said Thursday...

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    Hindu nationalist leader chosen as India’s new president

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on July 21, 2017

    India elected a new president from the bottom of the Hindu caste system Thursday, only the second time since independence a head of state has been chosen from the marginalised group...

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    White House reveals additional Trump-Putin discussion

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:07am on July 20, 2017

    Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had an additional, previously undisclosed chat at this month’s G20 summit in Hamburg, the White House acknowledged on Tuesday...

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    Swiss couple found on glacier 75 years after disappearance

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:03am on July 20, 2017

    A Swiss couple that disappeared in the Alps 75 years ago has been found preserved in a receding glacier, ending decades of uncertainty for their family, relatives and media said Tuesday....

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    Thai court issuing rulings in major human trafficking case

    Associated Press | Updated at 12:15pm on July 19, 2017

    A Thai court started issuing rulings Wednesday in a major human trafficking trial with more than 103 defendants, including a senior army officer, who are...