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Trump sides with Russia against FBI

President Trump stood next to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Monday and publicly challenged the conclusion of his own intelligence agencies that Moscow interfered in the 2016 presidential election, wrapping up what he called a "deeply productive" summit meeting with an extraordinary show of support for a leader accused of attacking American democracy.
Julie Hirschfeld Davis Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

May bows to critics of plan

Prime Minister Theresa May bowed to pressure from Brexit supporters in her Conservative Party on Monday, accepting their changes to a customs bill that underpins Britain's departure from the EU.
Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

US orders direct Taliban talks

The Trump administration has told its top diplomats to seek direct talks with the Taliban, a significant shift in American policy in Afghanistan, done in the hope of jump-starting negotiations to end the 17-year war.
Mujib Mashal and Eric Schmitt Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

NZ House opens chamber to babies

When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns to parliament after becoming only the second elected leader in the world to have a baby in office, her daughter will be allowed to cuddle with her during debates and swim in the pool.
Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Cases filed against PML-N workers

Police have opened criminal cases against nearly 17,000 members of Pakistan's outgoing ruling party over breaking election rules, a statement said on Monday.
Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Saudi flight school to open doors to women

A flight school in Saudi Arabia is opening its doors for women, following the end of a decades-long driving ban in the deeply conservative Muslim country where many social restrictions are easing.
Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Kubrick's 'lost' script found

A "lost" screenplay written by legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick has been discovered and the almost complete script can be developed into a full-length feature film.
Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

UK gallery acquires Indian photographer's work

Britain's National Portrait Gallery is famously very picky about the images it acquires but it has just acquired four photographs of the late singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse by Indian-origin photographer Ram Shergill for its permanent collection.
Amit Roy Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Trump-Putin summit opens without talk of election meddling

With rattled world capitals watching, President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin are ready to go one-on-one in a summit that plays out against a backdrop of fraying Western alliances, a new peak in the investigation into Russian election meddling and fears that Moscow's aggression may go unpunished.
Jul 16, 2018 11:11 IST

Trump signals intent to run again

President Donald Trump has told TV presenter Piers Morgan in an interview on board Air Force One that he intends seeking re-election in 2020 and "it seems like everybody wants me to".
Amit Roy Jul 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Maryam refuses jail comforts

Maryam Nawaz, daughter of Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who has been imprisoned with her father, has rejected an offer for better facilities in jail.
PTI Jul 16, 2018 00:00 IST

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