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Trump censures ‘fake news’ after mild statement on racism, terrorism

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

US President Donald Trump is pointing the finger at the “fake news media” after his mild statement failed to condemn a terrorist attack by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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China warns against ‘trade war’ with US

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

China warned on Monday that nobody would win in a "trade war" with the United States as President Donald Trump prepared to launch an investigation into Chinese intellectual property practices.

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Yemen cholera cases soar past half-million: WHO

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Cholera is believed to have affected more than 500,000 people and killed nearly 2,000 since late April, the World Health Organisation said on Monday.

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Conflict leaves millions hungry in DR Congo, warns UN

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Nearly eight million people face acute hunger in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a result of conflict, especially in the central Kasai region, UN food agencies said on Monday.

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Pakistan celebrates 70 years of independence

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Pakistan has celebrated the 70th anniversary of independence from British rule with festivities and fireworks all across the country, at a time of political upheaval following the ouster of Nawaz Sharif as prime minister over corruption allegations.

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India aims to deport all Rohingya Muslims, even those with UN registration: Govt

Monday, August 14, 2017

All of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in India are illegal immigrants, even those registered with the UN refugee agency, and the government aims to deport them, a senior government official told Reuters.

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