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Day: July 28, 2019

SKoreans, Russians returned days after boat drifts to NKorea

SEOUL, South Korea — Two South Koreans and 15 Russians returned to South Korea on Sunday, following 10 days of detention in North Korea after their fishing boat drifted into North Korean waters, officials said. The crew members were aboard a Russia-flagged fishing boat when it was detained […]

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Nearly 1,400 detained in Moscow protest; largest in decade

MOSCOW — Nearly 1,400 people were detained in a violent police crackdown on an opposition protest in Moscow, a Russian monitoring group said Sunday, adding that was the largest number of detentions at a rally in the Russian capital this decade.Full Coverage: Russia OVD-Info, which has monitored police arrests […]

World powers meet Iran in Vienna to salvage nuclear deal

VIENNA — Representatives from Europe, China and Russia, which are still committed to the Iran nuclear deal, were meeting Sunday with Iran’s representative in Vienna to discuss how to salvage the unraveling accord. The diplomats are examining issues linked to the implementation of the nuclear accord after Iran […]

PM addresses Kargil Vijay Diwas commemorative function in New Delhi

open view news desk The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today attended and addressed a commemorative event to mark Kargil Vijay Diwas, at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. In his address, the Prime Minister said that every Indian is remembering today, an  inspirational saga of valour […]

PM to release results of fourth cycle of All India Tiger Estimation – 2018

open view news desk The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will release the results of the fourth cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation – 2018, at Lok Kalyan Marg on Monday, July 29, 2019. The Tiger Estimation exercise is believed to be the world’s largest wildlife survey […]

Human trafficking is a violent crime against humanity, not just a social evil, Says Vice President

War against human trafficking must continue until the last victim is rescued and rehabilitated and the last perpetrator is brought to justice; Releases Training Manual on Home Management for Homes Meant for Sex Trafficked Victims; Suggests translating it into local languages open view news desk The Vice President […]

Tear gas, rubber bullets fired at Hong Kong protesters near Beijing’s office

Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets Sunday evening to disperse pro-democracy protesters close to Beijing’s office in Hong Kong, plunging the financial hub deeper into crisis. The clashes are the second consecutive day of violence in a city reeling from weeks of anti-government protests that show […]

Trump defends attack on black US lawmaker

US President Donald Trump defended Sunday his latest attack on a prominent African-American lawmaker in comments that drew more accusations of racism. In a series of tweets on Saturday, Trump took aim at Democratic Representative Elijah Cummings — a high-profile critic of Trump’s administration whose district covers much […]

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