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Venezuela Supreme Court
Helicopter attacks Venezuelan Supreme Court, President Maduro claims terrorist attack Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro alleged that a grenade was tossed at the Supreme Court on Tuesday morning. 

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Jawaharlal Nehru Port affected by ransomware
Ransomware cyber attack sweeps globe, India's largest container port hitA global cyber attack, which is being linked to the WannaCry ransomware, has affected several companies and countries. Operations at a Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust terminal in Mumbai were forced to shut after being impacted in the cyber attack.

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Anthony Scaramucci
3 CNN journalists resign after their story on Russia was retracted, Trump happyThree journalists of American news channel CNN resigned after writing a story about members from Trump administration having financial ties with Russia.

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57 killed in US-led airstrikes against Islamic State in SyriaAir raids at a prison run by the Islamic State in the Syria, led by the United States, killed   42 civilians and 15 guards.

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Cyber attack
New cyber attack in Ukraine causes mass disruption globallyOfficials in Ukraine reported serious intrusions of the country's power grid as well as at banks and government offices.

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Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin
Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin is an ISIS terrorist according to the USThe website of the US Department of State shows its newest entrant as an ISIS terrorist while Hizb and Salahuddin have been vocal opponents of the world's most dreaded terrorist group.

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India-China border standoff
Chinese media's advice to its government: Use all means to teach border rules to IndiaWhile Indian reports said the Chinese army crossed into India and destroyed bunkers, the Chinese army has said India "trespassed" into Chinese territory and stopped a road construction project.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting US President Donald Trump in Washington DC
Beyond handshakes and hugs, Modi-Trump meeting meant serious businessAll you need to know about what PM Narendra Modi achieved during his meeting with US President Donald Trump.

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The joint statement delivered by PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump is blunt and harsh on Pakistan. (Photo: Reuters)
Unlike Modi-Obama joint statements, the Modi-Trump statement is blunt and harsh on PakistanThe Trump-Modi joint statement directly calls Pakistan a terror haven, unlike the Modi-Obama joint statements.

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A cow interrupted a cricket match in Cheshire, England.
Watch: Angry cow interrupts local cricket match in England, charges at playersA cricket match between Mossley Cricket club and Kerridge in Cheshire, England was interrupted by an angry cow who barged in to the field while the match was going on.

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Kailash Mansarovar yatra
China's message to India: Withdraw troops or won't allow next Kailash pilgrimsSending a strong message, China indicated that it will not allow Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims entry through Nathu La pass unless India takes steps to resolve the on-going border stand-off.

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Narendra Modi, Donald Trump
Modi-Trump meet: Chinese media says US cannot help India balance ChinaIn the backdrop of PM Narendra Modi's meeting with US President, Chinese media have warned New Delhi that it should avoid the "geopolitical trap" being laid by Washington.

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PM Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump
PM Modi, Trump call North Korea's pursuit of nuclear programs a grave threat to peace: White HouseThe White House said in a statement that PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump said North Korea's pursuit of nuclear and ballistic missile programs was a grave threat to peace.

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Narendra Modi-Donald Trump meet: US clears sale of Guardian drones to India"The US has offered for India's consideration the sale of Sea Guardian Unmanned Aerial Systems, which would enhance India's capabilities and promote shared security interests," a joint statement said.

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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (Reuters)
US says Syria seems to be planning another chemical attack, warns of heavy priceThe White House statement said preparations by Syria were similar to those undertaken before an April 4 chemical attack that killed dozens of civilians.

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A staff member puts out a poster of a reported quote by President Donald Trump as Senate Democrats hold a news conference responding to the release of the Republicans' healthcare bill.
US Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insuranceA nonpartisan US congressional office says as many as 22 million Americans would lose insurance over the next 10 years under the US Senate Republican healthcare bill.

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PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump
Narendra Modi-Donald Trump meet: A story of three hugsPM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump met in person for the first time on Monday.

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Narendra Modi meets Donald Trump, Melania Trump (Photo: Twitter/FLOTUS)
US President is coming to India, Donald Trump accepts Narendra Modi's inviteDuring his trip to the US, PM Narendra Modi extended an invite to President Donald Trump, who, the White House said, has accepted the invite.

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Narendra Modi and Donald Trump
The Modi-Trump meeting: IN PICTURESNarendra Modi and Donald Trump, the leaders of the world's two largest democracies, finally met in the US capital on Monday.

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Donald Trump
US Supreme Court allows travel ban: Is Trump's Neil Gorsuch gamble going to pay?US Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his temporary bans on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries.

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PM Narendr Modi, US President Donald Trump
Don't allow your soil to breed terrorism: Modi, Trump to PakistanIn a joint briefing both PM Modi and President Trump stressed on the common goal of 'destroying radical Islamic terrorism and ending terror safe havens.'

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China confirms Nathu La pass closed because of border stand-off with IndiaChina on Tuesday confirmed that it has stopped entry of Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims through the Nathu La pass because of an on-going stand-off between Chinese and Indian troops at the border.

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US President Donald Trump shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they begin a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. REUTERS
Guided White House tour, 1965 stamp, J-K shawls: Gifts PM Modi, Trump exchanged at White HouseTrump said it was an honour to have invited and hosted Prime Minister Modi at the White House.

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White House Senior Advisors Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump
PM Modi invites Ivanka Trump to lead US delegation to Global Entrepreneurship Summit in IndiaPrime Minister Narendra Modi extended an invitation to President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump to lead a US designation of entrepreneurs to India. President Trump said Ivanka has accepted the invite.

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President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hug while making statements in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington
India, US global engines of growth: What PM Modi, President Trump saidPrime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed to the White House by US Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump.  

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US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi
President Trump and First Lady Melania give PM Modi a warm welcome at the White HouseThe leaders of the world's two largest democracies are looking to expand ties on defense and fighting terrorism, but strains are likely on trade.

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US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Modi-Trump meet: After trip to White House, PM Narendra Modi leaves for NetherlandsAfter having spoken on phone three times, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump finally met in person today. 

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JK Rowling. Photo: AP
JK Rowling's Harry Potter completes 20 years today. Feeling old yet? "20 years ago today, a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others," tweeted JK Rowling, the author of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, first published in the UK on June 26, 1997.

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Syed Salahuddin
US designates Hizbul Mujahideen Chief Syed Salahuddin as global terroristUS today designated Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist.

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China slams India for stoking trouble at Sikkim border over road projectThe People's Liberation Army of China has slammed India for provoking trouble at Sikkim border after standoff with Indian troops over road project.

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Donald Trump
US Supreme Court hands victory to Trump, allows partial Muslim travel banUS Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his temporary bans on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries.

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PM Narendra Modi, Donald Trump
Modi-Trump meeting: Will it be a one-night stand or full on romance? US media speculatesPrime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to US, will meet President Donald Trump. This will be the first time Trump would be hosting an international guest for a working dinner.

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Jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo
China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo granted medical parole Liu, China's best-known political prisoner, was sentenced to 11 years in prison after being convicted of inciting state subversion in 2009 for writing and disseminating Charter '08, a document calling for democracy.

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Narendra Modi
US business schools can study India's GST implementation: ModiSpeaking to top 20 CEOs of the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that, American B-schools can learn about India's implementation of the ambitious Goods and Service Tax (GST). 

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EXCLUSIVE: China concerned by US-India surveillance drones dealIn China, many experts see the Modi government crafting a much closer relationship with the US and deepening defence ties, but at the same time do not expect India to become an ally.

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Pakistani rescue workers examine the site of an oil tanker explosion at a highway near Bahawalpur, Pakistan (AP Photo)
Pakistan oil tanker blast death toll rises to 154According to the latest reports, 154 people have lost their lives in the massive oil tanker fire in Punjab, Pakistan.

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Mosul Eid (Reuters)
Iraq's Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in yearsChildren gathered in squares on the eastern side of the city. Some played on old swings and others with toy guns and rifles, which were among the toys allowed by Islamic State militants after they took over the city in June 2014.

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PM Narendra Modi
PM Narendra Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee greet Muslims on Eid-ul-FitrBoth PM Modi and President Mukherjee greeted Muslims on Eid-ul-Fitr. Home Minister Rajnath Singh wished Kashmiri Muslims a happy Eid, and said he believed the festival would foster peace in the Valley.

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US government websites hacked with pro-ISIS rantSeveral US government websites were hacked with a message that purports to support the terrorist group ISIS.

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Donald Trump
Donald Trump ends decades-long White House tradition, no iftar dinner this yearFor the first time in nearly two decades, the White Host did not host an Iftar dinner to commemorate Eid this year. 

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed Indian diaspora
PM Modi in US: No one questioned India's surgical strikes, world witnessed our powerPrime Minister Modi met prominent entrepreneurs like Apple's Tim Cook, Google's Sundar Pichai, Satya Nadella from Microsoft and Ajay Banga from Mastercard, and also addressed the Indian diaspora in Virginia.

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Boat sinks in a reservoir
Colombia: 9 dead, 28 missing after tourist boat sinks in reservoirAuthorities in Colombia say a rescue operation is underway after a recreational boat with about 150 people on board sank near Medellin.

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu hails Modis upcoming visit as very significantIn a big fillip to already robust ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to land in Israel on July 4 on a three-day visit.

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Afghanistan: Taliban attacks security post, 10 policemen deadThe Taliban has steadily expanded its reach across Afghanistan since US and international forces formally concluded their combat mission at the end of 2014.

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Donald Trump and Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi to meet Donald Trump: Why China is uncomfortable about itChina has said that it is closely watching the developments around Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first meeting with President Donald Trump scheduled for tomorrow. China has betrayed signs of nervousness over deepening India-US ties.