international

Turkey’s opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win

Agency, 24 June : Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and…

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14 dead, dozens injured as tent collapses at religious event in Rajasthan

Agency, 24 June : At least 14 people were killed and more than 50 injured when heavy rain and strong winds caused a huge tent to collapse in the Indian state…

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Trump ‘pulls back after approving military strikes’

Agency, 21 June : President Donald Trump approved retaliatory military strikes against Iran on Thursday before changing his mind, US media reports. The New York Times, citing senior White House…

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44 dead as bus falls into gorge in India

Agency, 21 June : As many as 44 passengers were killed and nearly 30 injured on Thursday after their bus fell in a gorge in the mountainous Kullu district of…

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U.S. drone shot down by Iranian missile in international airspace

Agency, 20 June : Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have shot down what it called a US “spy” drone, claiming was in the country’s airspace. The US military confirmed one of its…

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Xi Jinping visits N Korea to boost ties with Kim

Agency, 20 June : China's President Xi Jinping is heading to North Korea for a meeting with Kim Jong-un, in the first Chinese state visit to the North since 2005. The…

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Donald Trump formally launches 2020 re-election bid

Agency, 19 June : US President Donald Trump has formally launched his re-election campaign, urging supporters to "keep this team in place" for four more years. The Republican president made…

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Encephalitis kills more than 100 children in India’s Bihar state

Agency, 18 June : More than 100 children in the Indian state of Bihar - home to some of the country's worst health indicators - have now been killed by a…

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US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran

Agency, 18 June : The US military will send an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East as tensions build with Iran. Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the deployment was…

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Donald Trump hits out again at Sadiq Khan over London violence

Agency, 16 June : US President Donald Trump has once again criticised London Mayor Sadiq Khan, calling him a "national disgrace" who is destroying the UK's capital. His comments came after…

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