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Trump to address nation after US shootings leave 29 dead

Trump to address nation after US shootings leave 29 dead
El Paso - 

US President Donald Trump will address the nation on Monday after two shootings left 29 people dead and sparked accusations that his rhetoric was part of the problem.

India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree

India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree
New Delhi - 

The Indian government on Monday rushed through a presidential decree to scrap Kashmir's special status, tightening its grip on a fractious region also claimed by Pakistan in the most significant change in seven decades to affect the Muslim-majority state.

Earth's 2019 resources 'budget' spent by July 29: report

Earth's 2019 resources 'budget' spent by July 29: report
Paris - 

Mankind will have used up its allowance of natural resources such as water, soil and clean air for all of 2019 by Monday, a report said.

Moscow police arrest hundreds at banned rally for fair elections

Moscow police arrest hundreds at banned rally for fair elections
Moscow - 

Police in Moscow said they arrested more than 1,000 people Saturday at a banned opposition protest calling for city authorities to reverse decisions to exclude key opposition candidates from the ballot paper.

China landslide death toll rises to 36 with 15 still missing

China landslide death toll rises to 36 with 15 still missing
Beijing - 

The death toll in a landslide which buried a village in southwest China rose to 36, state broadcaster CCTV said Sunday, with 15 still missing days after the disaster struck.

Soaring prices, rising anger in Imran Khan's Pakistan

Soaring prices, rising anger in Imran Khan's Pakistan

Karachi - 

Nearly one year after the election that brought Imran Khan to power in Pakistan, the cricket-hero-turned-prime-minister faces growing anger as he chases an elusive target: how to right the South Asian nation's teetering economy.

Final hours of voting in race to become British PM

Final hours of voting in race to become British PM

London - 

The voting closes Monday in the contest to become Britain's next prime minister, with Boris Johnson expected to be confirmed as the winner charged with delivering Brexit.

Twitter blocks accounts of Iranian state media outlets

Twitter blocks accounts of Iranian state media outlets

Washington - 

A day after Twitter suspended the accounts of several Iranian state media outlets, the social networking service said Saturday it acted after harassment of people linked to the Baha'i faith.

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