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Greenland now a major driver of rising seas: study

Ocean levels rose 50 percent faster in 2014 than in 1993, with meltwater from the Greenland ice sheet now supplying 25 percent of total sea level increase compared with just five percent 20 years earlier, researchers reported Monday.The findings add to growing concern among scientists that the global watermark is climbing more ...

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Trump hosts Modi for first meeting

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House for their first face-to-face meeting, seeking to forge a chemistry that can add new fizz to a flourishing relationship between the world's two largest democracies.Despite differences over issues such as immigration and climate ...

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US sanctions Kashmiri leader

WASHINGTON: The US State Department imposed sanctions Monday on Syed Salahuddin, ...

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Indian editors decry order to arrest journalists

BANGALORE: India´s top journalists have accused a state parliament of "a gross misuse of powers and privilege" by ordering that two ...

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8 Chad soldiers killed in clashes with Boko Haram

N’DJAMENA: Eight Chadian soldiers were killed in fierce fighting with Boko Haram insurgents at the weekend on islands on Lake Chad, ...

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Villagers begin to mourn dead after deadly China landslide

Rescue workers search for survivors at the site of the landslide on June 24. Photo: ReutersVillagers in China visited what used ...

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Mosul celebrates first Eid without Daesh in years

Displaced Iraqi girls who fled their homes pose as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr, in Mosul, Iraq June 25, 2017/ReutersMOSUL: People in the Iraqi city of Mosul celebrated their first Muslim Eid holiday without Daesh in years on Sunday after the militants were ejected from much of the city, and hoped the battle to recapture the ...

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Boat in Colombia carrying 150 tourists goes down in reservoir: air force

Image courtesy: Colombia Air Force Twitter ...

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At least six injured as car rams Muslim worshippers in UK?s Newcastle, not terrorism: police

LONDON: At least six people were injured on Sunday after a car mounted a pavement outside a sports center in the northern English city of Newcastle, but the incident is not believed to be terrorism-related, ...

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India´s Modi heads to Washington for ´no frills´ Trump meet

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to the US this weekend for his first meeting with President Donald TrumpNEW DELHI: India´s leader heads to the US this weekend for his first meeting with President Donald Trump, seeking to build on growing ties between the world´s two largest democracies and move beyond disagreements ...

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Saudi, most Gulf Arabs celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr

A man reads the Koran in a mosque during the fasting month of Ramadan, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 29, 2017. Photo: ...

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UK parliament under cyber-attack

London: British lawmakers on Saturday said they were unable to access their e-mail ...

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Shawwal moon sighted in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Muslims in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Japan and European countries will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday after ...

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CIA knew in August that Putin sought to boost Trump: report

The CIA had top-level intelligence last August that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered an operation to help Donald Trump win the US presidential race, the Washington Post reported Friday.The intelligence shocked the White House and put US security chiefs on a top-secret crisis footing to figure out how to ...

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India mob kills Muslim teen in beef row, one arrested

Photo: FileIndian police Saturday said one person has been arrested after a mob stabbed a Muslim teenager to death on suspicion of carrying beef, an offence in many parts of the Hindu-majority country.Cows are revered by Hindus and slaughtering them as well as possession or consumption of beef is banned in most Indian states, ...

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Six dead, over 100 missing in China landslide

Chinese military police and rescue workers are seen at the site of a landslide in in Xinmo village. -AFPBEIJING: At least six people were found dead and over 100 remained missing hours after a massive landslide buried a ...

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Qatar says Saudi-led ultimatum unreasonable

Qatar on Saturday denounced a sweeping list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies in an escalating Gulf diplomatic crisis ...

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