US-China battle for influence sees Trump welcome leaders of South Pacific island nations to the White House

Posted In: News Date:May 21st, 2019

The presidents of Palau, the Marshall Islands and Micronesia are making the historic visit as the US tries to shore up its power base in the Indo-Pacific
Experts say China’s growing econ ...

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Rouhani rejects talks, says Iran faces US ‘economic war’

Posted In: News Date:May 21st, 2019

DUBAI: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected any talks with the United States and called on Tuesday for the government to be given more power to run the sanctions-hit economy in an “econo ...

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From France to Pakistan: Sonam Kapoor says she misses Mahira at Cannes

Posted In: News Date:May 21st, 2019

"Miss you here beautiful," Sonam Kapoor wrote, responding to Mahira Khan's comment on a picture the Bollywood heartthrob posted from her latest look at the Cannes Film Festival.

Mahira had ...

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Mohsin Abbas Haider, wife Fatima welcome a baby boy

Posted In: News Date:May 21st, 2019

Model-turned-actor and singer Mohsin Abbas Haider and his wife Fatima Suhail welcomed a little bundle of joy.

The actor took to social media to share news of the birth of his son Haider Abb ...

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Modi's party confident after polls predict India election victory

Posted In: News Date:May 21st, 2019

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party said Monday that exit polls from the country’s marathon election showed an "overwhelming" vote in favour of a second term for the Hindu natio ...

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Trudeau credits immigration for Canada's growing tech sector at Toronto conference

Posted In: News Date:May 21st, 2019

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told hundreds of attendees at a conference in Toronto on Monday that Canada's thriving technology sector is a result of the country's openness to immigrants and he hop ...

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Google’s Android ban for Huawei proves we need strong alternatives

Posted In: News Date:May 21st, 2019

The smartphone industry has been dominated by two operating systems since 2011: Google's Android and Apple's iOS.

Apple's proprietary iOS is unavailable to other smartphone manufacturers, l ...

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Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face 'end'

Posted In: News Date:May 20th, 2019

President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it'll face its "official end," shortly after a rocket landed near the US Embassy in Baghdad overnight.< ...

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Prince Harry and Prince William's Brotherly Love Is Alive and Well

Posted In: News Date:May 20th, 2019

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got married a year ago, and the royals are celebrating their first wedding anniversary with some intimate, and seriously adorable, Instagram photos.

Sharing a ...

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Pakistani cricketer Asif Ali’s daughter passes away after battle with cancer

Posted In: News Date:May 20th, 2019

NEW YORK: Pakistani cricketer Asif Ali's daughter, who was fighting stage IV cancer, breathed her last at a hospital in the United States.

The two-year-old Noor Fatima, who touched many hea ...

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India’s marathon vote ends, Modi on tenterhooks over second term

Posted In: News Date:May 20th, 2019

KOLKATA: Voting ended Sunday in India’s most acrimonious election in decades that will decide whether Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets a second term in power.

As th ...

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Christine Sinclair scores as Canada defeats Mexico in Women's World Cup tune-up

Posted In: News Date:May 20th, 2019

Canada leaves for the Women's World Cup on a winning note, dispatching an outmatched Mexico side 3-0 on Saturday with captain Christine Sinclair adding to her legacy with career goal No. 181.

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Visa policy for Pakistanis to be revised: Kuwaiti emir

Posted In: News Date:May 20th, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has assured Pakistan that he will make personal efforts to resolve visa restriction issues being faced by the Pakistani community.< ...

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Toronto police collect 2,700 firearms through gun buyback program

Posted In: News Date:May 20th, 2019

Toronto police say they have received more than 2,700 unwanted guns from city residents through a gun buyback program that wrapped up Friday.

The program, which ran for three weeks, was one ...

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Rep. Justin Amash becomes the first Republican in Congress to call Trump’s conduct impeachable

Posted In: News Date:May 19th, 2019

Amash read the whole Mueller Report and concluded AG Bill Barr misled the public. Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash thinks President Donald Trump’s conduct in office is impeachable, that ...

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