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UN chief Antonio Guterres calls on world to back Paris climate deal UN chief Antonio Guterres UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on all leaders of government, business, and civil society to back the Paris climate change agreement and take actions to slow down global warming.Read More
Indian PM Narendra Modi meets Mauritian PM Pravind Jugnauth Indian PM Narendra Modi and Mauritian PM Pravind Jugnauth Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth was received by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the forecourt of the Presidential residence. Prime Minister Jugnauth was given a ceremonial welcome in the Rasthrapati Bhawan on Saturday at the start of his three-day India visit.Read More
US President Donald Trump has not decided on Paris Climate Agreement US President Donald Trump Senate Democrats have urged US President Donald Trump to remain a part of the Paris Climate Agreement. The White House has said that the President is yet to make up his mind.Read More
UK attack prompts Australia to maintain 'probable' threat level Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Following the terror attack in Manchester, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Wednesday that the threat level in his country will be maintained at "probable".Read More
US Stocks sink as Trump worries trigger risk aversion US Stocks US stocks closed sharply lower on Wednesday due to the market concerns on whether the Trump administration could continue to push its economic reform agenda.Read More
Brazilian President Michel Temer denies corruption charges Brazilian President Michel Temer Brazilian President Michel Temer has denied participation in any bribery scheme related to the meat industry. Read More
Water signature found in Neptune-sized planet's atmosphere Neptune-sized planet Combining observations from NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes, researchers have detected strong water signature in the atmosphere of a distant Neptune-sized planet.
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US President Donald Trump expresses desire to improve relations with Russia US President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Wednesday emphasised his desire to build a better relationship between the US and Russia, the White House said.
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Emmanuel Macron wins French presidency by decisive margin Emmanuel Macron Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron was declared victor after he won 20.7 million votes, firmly beating Marine Le Pen, who took about 10.6 million in the French Presidential elections' crucial runoff on Sunday.
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Britain's PM Theresa May says she'd be 'bloody difficult' during Brexit talks British PM Theresa May Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has warned EU chief Jean Claude Juncker that he is about to find out how much of a "bloody difficult woman" she is, as cabinet frustration with the EU over the early phases of the Brexit negotiations intensified.Read More
US President Donald Trump's administration unveils tax cut principles US President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump's administration unveiled the principles of the long-awaited tax reform plan that will significantly cut income taxes for Americans and corporates.
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US loses 1st trade battle with Mexico in Trump era Donald Trump With the World Trade Organisation ruling in Mexico's favour, allowing it to impose trade sanctions worth $163 million a year against the US, the Trump administration lost its first trade battle with the neighbouring nation.Read More
Ibrahim Index 2015: Mauritius has retained itstop slot, 21 states deteriorated since 2011 The Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), the most comprehensive survey of its kind on the continent, rates 54 African nations against criteria such as Security, Human rights, Sustainable economic opportunity and Human development launched yesterday.
Germany's benchmark DAX index reboundsThe benchmark DAX index at Frankfurt Stock Exchange rebounded and advanced by nearly five percent
Visit to Bangladesh will strengthen ties: PM Narendra ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his two-day "historic" visit to Bangladesh will "strengthen ties" between the two countries.In a tweet, Modi thanked Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the warm welcome.
President greets Sweden on National DayPresident Pranab Mukherjee on Friday greeted the King and people of Sweden on their National Day on Saturday."It is with great pleasure that I extend warm greetings and felicitation to your majesty and people of Sweden on the occasion of your National Day," the president said in a message to King Carl XVI Gustaf. 
Obama signs NSA surveillance reform billUS President Barack Obama signed the reform bill of the National Security Agency (NSA) on surveillance, hours after the Senate's approval, leading to the enactment of the measure, Efe news agency reported on Wednesday.
Ireland becomes first country to vote for equal marriageIrish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has welcomed the results of Friday's referendum over same-sex marriage, saying that Ireland has become the first country in the world to vote for equal marriage.
Obama repeats commitment to IsraelUS President Barack Obama repeated on Friday that his commitment to the security of Israel "is and always will be unshakeable", and that he will not accept a "bad deal" with Iran concerning its nuclear programme.
Obama's favourable rating highest in two years: GallupAmericans' favourable ratings of US President Barack Obama now stand at 53 percent, which marks his highest score since September 2013, Gallup found in a poll released on Thursday.