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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Dec 02, 2018, 06:55 PM(IST)

File photo: US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9. Photograph:( Agencia EFE )

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French President Macron begins crisis talks with ministers a day after 'Yellow Jacket' protest turned violent 

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday convened a cabinet meeting for crisis talks a day after Paris saw its worst unrest in a decade on Saturday.

Pakistan can seek India’s help if it feels it cannot handle terrorism alone: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Pakistan could seek India’s help if it cannot handle the fight against terrorism alone.

US, China agree to trade war ceasefire, talks to continue

US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping agreed Saturday to suspend any new tariffs in the escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies, even if huge existing duties will remain in place.

Top US naval commander found dead in middle east, no foul play suspected

The admiral leading US Navy operations in the Middle East was found dead Saturday in Bahrain, the military branch said, adding that no foul play was suspected in the case.

Israel police recommend indicting Netanyahu in third graft probe

Israeli police on Sunday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for bribery and other offences, the third such recommendation against the premier in recent months.


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