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    India’s President appoints Modi as PM

    New Age Desk | Updated at 09:41pm on May 26, 2019

    India’s president on Saturday appointed Narendra Modi as the prime minister, soon after newly elected lawmakers led by Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party chose...

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    UN chief rejects Yemen president’s accusation of bias

    Agence-France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:07am on May 27, 2019

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres has assured Yemen’s leader that the world body will remain impartial in efforts to resolve the country’s conflict, rejecting accusations that...

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    Final votes cast as Europe chooses future course

    Agence-France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:08am on May 27, 2019

    Tens of millions of Europeans will vote Sunday as 21 countries choose their representatives in a battle between the nationalist right and pro-EU forces to...

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    India, Pakistan PMs speak for 1st time since air strikes

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 06:38pm on May 26, 2019

    The leaders of India and Pakistan spoke by phone on Sunday, their offices said, in their first conversation since before tit-for-tat air strikes in February,...

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    PNG PM resigns amid gas deal tensions

    Agence-France-Presse . Papua New Guinea | Updated at 12:09am on May 27, 2019

    Papua New Guinea prime minister Peter O’Neill resigned on Sunday following a string of high-profile political defections that threatened his leadership.O’Neill — who had been...

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    Sri Lanka detains nearly 100 in anti-Islamist swoops

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:45am on May 27, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s military has detained nearly 100 suspects during four days of search operations against remnants of an Islamist group blamed for the Easter attacks...

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    Four dead in Nepal blasts

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 09:17pm on May 26, 2019

    Three men died and six were injured Sunday in two separate explosions in Kathmandu, Nepali police said.There was no immediate claim of responsibility but police...

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    Over 600 people test HIV positive in Pakistan village

    Agence-France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:10am on May 27, 2019

    Pakistan said on Sunday over 600 people, most of them children, had tested HIV positive in a village in southern Sindh province.Concern grew after hundreds...