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Democrats clash on healthcare in feisty first US presidential debate

In the first round of back-to-back debates, several contenders also clashed over border policy as some of the lesser-known candidates vied for attention in the crowded race to take on Republican…

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Trump says may talk with Kim Jong-un, without meeting

The US president is headed to South Korea following this week's G20 summit in Japan.

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Australian student feared detained in North Korea

The department of foreign affairs said it was in contact with the family of a man "who has been reported as being detained in North Korea".

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North Korea slams South for 'meddling' in talks with US

Talks have been stalled since February when a second summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un collapsed, after they failed to agree on what the North would be willing to give up in…

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Trump-Xi to hold trade talks on Saturday morning in Osaka: White House

The bilateral meeting, aimed at heading off a ratcheting up of US tariffs on imports of consumer and other goods from China, is likely to be the most closely watched event at the G20 summit,…

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Trump says trade deal 'possible' with China's Xi, tariffs could be lower

Trump, who departed for the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, on Wednesday, also raised the possibility that he may impose a lower, 10% duty on a $300 billion list of Chinese imports, instead of…

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'Technicians' to fly out of Venezuela: Russian embassy

Russia had said earlier that military specialists were in Venezuela were 'working on servicing equipment supplied earlier'.

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Kushner holds open door to wary Palestinians in Bahrain peace push

Closing the conference at a luxury hotel in the capital Manama, the 38-year-old real estate investor promised to put out the political plan at "the right time" and said the Palestinian Authority…

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Trump tells US women's soccer star Rapinoe not to 'disrespect' country

In the latest of his public feuds with high-profile athletes and celebrities, Trump sent multiple tweets complaining about Rapinoe, whose short, dyed hair has made her one of the most recognisable…

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Saudi probe dodges who ordered Khashoggi murder: UN expert

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a key adviser, and other senior officials should be investigated over the premeditated murder at its consulate in Istanbul given the evidence against them,…

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Mirazur on the French Riviera crowned world’s best restaurant

France's Mirazur restaurant -- whose Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco draws inspiration from the sea, the mountains, and his own garden -- was crowned Tuesday the world's best by an influential…

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New Delhi, Tokyo will be working on third country projects in India's vicinity, says Indian envoy to Japan

Indian envoy to Japan Sanjay Kumar Verma spoke to WION on what to expect from the G20 meet and India's role at the grouping.

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US warns Turkey of sanctions impact if it buys Russian defenses

'The secretary was very firm, once again, that Turkey will not have both the S-400 and the F-35. And if they accept the S-400 they should accept ramifications not only to the F-35 program but also…

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Cigarette, electric fault among possible causes of Notre-Dame fire: Prosecutors

French investigators were examining many hypotheses 'including a malfunctioning of the electrical system or a fire which started with a badly stubbed-out cigarette', said a statement, indicating…

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Trump says Vietnam worse than China on trade

Trump noted that some companies are leaving China for Vietnam to avoid the US import tariffs, but he complained that Vietnam was 'even worse than China' when it comes to unfair trading practices…

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