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Dark clouds for China: Goldman Sachs and Nomura slash China's GDP outlook

The dip in forecast also stems from the fact that the Chinese authorities believe that the country will miss the target of 5.5 per cent economic growth by the year-end. 

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Salman Rushdie's attacker pleads 'not guilty' to second degree murder and assault charges

A grand jury has indicted Matar on two counts: attempted second-degree murder, which carries a potential sentence of 25 years in jail, and another of second-degree assault

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Allen Weisselberg, ex-CFO of Trump, pleads guilty for his role in tax fraud scheme

A top executive at former President Donald Trump’s family business pleaded guilty Thursday to evading taxes in a deal with prosecutors that could potentially make him a star witness against the…

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Taiwan says over 50 Chinese military aircraft detected in operation near island

Amid escalating tensions, Taiwan's air force showcased its anti-aircraft capabilities on Thursday and stated that they were ready for action 24 hours a day

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Trump-era sanctions, slowdown mean Huawei loses its employees for the first time since 2008

The drop in the number of employees comes in the backdrop of the earning reports published last week which painted a not-so-happy picture.

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Russia deploys MiG-31 fighters with Kinzhal hypersonic missiles to its Baltic exclave

Amid soaring tensions with the West over Moscow’s action in Ukraine, Russia’s Defence Ministry released a video showing the fighters arriving at the base but not carrying the missiles.

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'Not sufficient elements': Pope rules out sex assault inquiry against Canada cardinal

Recently, accusations were made against Ouellet related to events that apparently took place more than ten years ago, when Ouellet was Archbishop of Quebec City 

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Top 10 world news: Turkey stands 'on the side of Ukraine', China's drought could last until Sept, and more

Here are the top 10 stories from across the world.   

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Britain to speedily deport illegal Pakistani nationals: UK home secretary Priti Patel

A new agreement has been reached to remove Pakistani nationals who have no legal right to be in the UK, including criminals, failed asylum seekers, and immigration offenders.

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Erdogan says Turkey stands 'on the side of Ukraine', warns of 'another' Chernobyl

Russia-Ukraine war: The trilateral meeting marks Erdogan's first in-person discussion with Zelensky since Russia's invasion on February 24. Meanwhile, he met Russian President…

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'It makes us happy': Group of Ethiopian girls finds joy in skateboarding despite criticism

Iman Mahmud, after 18 months of training, said that she no longer cares about what other people think about her being a girl and taking part in such sports activities

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Chinese teacher fired for her cat’s appearance in online class, awarded $6,000 compensation

The company, however, refused to accept the order and even refused to pay the teacher’s compensation for unjust dismissal, as per media reports

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Stop donations to anti-abortion politicians, says Google employees' petition for policy changes

Highlighting that it will continue to fight police requests for user information that it considers excessive, Google has established policies to assist employees seeking abortions

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Watch: Finland PM Sanna Marin faces backlash after wild party video goes viral

Social media has been flooded with videos of Finland Prime Minister partying with celebrities and public figures. Marin and other partygoers can be seen dancing and singing together in the videos…

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UK transport strike can turn 'indefinite', warns trade union general secretary

Mick Lynch, general secretary of RMT, stated that his union members are more committed to saving their pensions along with pay raises, job security, and favourable working conditions

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