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Mandela’s widow urges world: put egos aside and end violence

Nelson Mandela’s widow challenged world leaders celebrating his life on Monday to put their egos and partisan politics aside and honor his legacy by ending the “senseless violence” plaguing too much of the world.

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Number of hungry people has risen to 820m, says UN report

There is new evidence signalling that the number of hungry people in the world is growing and rose around 820 million in 2017, according to the United Nation’s “State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 report” released on Tuesday.

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Is Turkey’s currency crisis about to go global?

Turkey’s currency crisis could be about to go global, leading to a rout in emerging markets that would have a devasting effect on the world economy.

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US defense spending: How much is too much?

ne of the constant refrains among American conservatives is that the US military is the best in the world. Its armed forces are second to none; no other country can come close to competing with it.

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‘We are heading for NO-DEAL Brexit’ – Liam Fox LASHES OUT at EU’s ‘intransigence’

The International Trade Secretary, whose job it is to galvanise trade with the rest of the world, has put the chances of a no-deal Brexit at “۶۰-۴۰”.

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China economic growth slows to 6.7% in second quarter

Chinese growth slowed slightly in the second quarter as the world’s number two economy faced a snowballing trade fight with the United States.

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Assad Rejects Trump’s ‘Peace’ Terms

Elijah Magnier, one of the world’s most respected reporters in and about the Middle East, reported on Sunday, July 15, that Syria’s President, Bashar al-Assad, has rejected a proposed offer from the U.S. Trump Administration.

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Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban on Women Drivers Sunday

Saudi Arabia on Sunday will lift the world’s only ban on women driving.

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Researchers create world’s smallest "computer"

Researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) in the United States has come out with the world’s smallest “computer,” a device that measures just 0.3 mm to a side, completely dwarfed by a grain of rice, China’s Xinhua news agency reported.

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With Ayatollah Khamenei’s open objection, joining the FATF is now out of Iran’s agenda

While the Iranian Parliament has been recently discussing Iran’s possible joining the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), the leader of the Islamic Republic made it clear that the country should not accept the international conventions devised by the world powers.

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U.S. Commerce Secretary, Chinese Vice Premier set for Sunday talks amid trade row

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is expected to meet Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on Sunday, a U.S. government official said, as officials from the world’s two biggest economies try to calm an escalating trade spat that has rattled financial markets.

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More Than Half the World’s Children Are at Risk of Poverty, Conflict, and Gender Bias, Report Says

Over half of the world’s children may be robbed of their childhoods due to poverty, conflict and gender discrimination, according to a new report by Save the Children.

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Israel build MAJOR UNDERWATER WALL to block Gaza attacks as Middle East war continues

ISRAEL’s Defence Ministry has started the construction of the world’s first underwater barrier on Sunday, intended to prevent Hamas and other Islamist militant groups from launching surprise attacks into the south of the country by sea.

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US firms, debt could be China’s targets if US plays hardball

In a looming trade war between the world’s two largest economies, American companies in China may have a bull’s-eye on their backs.

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UN Secretary General Warns Scrapping Iran Deal Could Lead To "World War III"

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres offered a chilling message to the world during a recent interview with BBC Radio: The risk of “World War III” breaking out in the Middle East is intensifying at an alarming rate.

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Most Asia markets fall, with tech firms hit again

With attention now turning to earnings from the Syria crisis and the China-US trade spat, a series of reports on Apple expressing doubts about iPhone sales has battered tech stocks across the world.

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