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Helsinki summit: Trump says no reason for Russia to meddle

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption The two leaders met with only translators as witnesses US President Donald Trump has defended Russia over claims of interference in the 2016 presidential election.After a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Mr Trump contradicted US intelligence agencies and said there had been no reason for Russia to meddle in the vote.Mr Putin reiterated that Russia had never interfered in US affairs.The two men
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We can nullify Kuldeep Yadav by denying him early wickets: Mark Wood | Cricket News

[ad_1] LEEDS: Pacer Mark Wood on Monday said that England should work on denying Indian wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav early success if his side are to win the third and series deciding ODI here on Tuesday. ALSO READ: India look to solve middle-order woes in series finale Yadav has been the main tormentor of England as he has grabbed nine wickets in the two matches so far. He took 6/25
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Trump Putin meet: Donald Trump hails ‘very good start’ with Vladimir Putin at first summit

[ad_1] HELSINKI: Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin held a historic summit on Monday vowing their determination to forge a reset of troubled relations between the world's greatest nuclear powers. Trump, bent on forging a personal bond with the Kremlin chief despite allegations of Russian meddling in US politics, went into the summit blaming the "stupidity" of his predecessors for plunging ties to their present low. "I think it's a
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France’s top honour for World Cup team

[ad_1] France's victorious football World Cup team is to receive their country's highest accolade, the L├ęgion d'Honneur, the French presidency has announced.France defeated Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow on Sunday - the country's second World Cup in 20 years. Crowds of fans gathered at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport on Monday to give the team a hero's welcome.The players will be honoured with a parade on the Champs
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Racially abused German woman blocked by Facebook for Austria post

[ad_1] Image copyright Imoan kinshasa Image caption Imoan's anti-racism blog has attracted messages of support A black German woman has launched an anti-racism blog after Facebook removed her description of racial abuse she suffered in Austria.Imoan Kinshasa says youths insulted her with the "N-word" and people stared at her when she wore a traditional dirndl dress at a wine festival near Vienna.Facebook censored her post because she repeated the offensive
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Senior Congress leader accuses some party leaders of ‘tormenting’ Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy | India News

[ad_1] BENGALURU: Senior Karnataka Congress leader KB Koliwad on Monday accused some of his own party leaders of "tormenting" chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, who had said that he was "not happy" being in the top post and was swallowing the pain + like 'Vishakantha' (Lord Shiva), who drank poison. "There are some Congress leaders who are tormenting him. I won't disclose the names. Those who are not able to digest
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‘Justice’ for multi-racial World Cup winners

[ad_1] 'Justice' for multi-racial World Cup winners By Rozina Sini BBC News Image copyright Getty Images Image caption France's Paul Pogba celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal at the World Cup A comment heralding the multicultural French World Cup winners has provoked an online debate about racism and immigration.Shortly after France beat Croatia on Sunday, Khaled Beydoun an American author on Islamophobia, called for justice for the diverse team.
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Pakistan mourns 149 dead in country’s second deadliest terror attack

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Pakistani cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan (c) prays with relatives of a local candidate who was killed Pakistan is mourning the deaths of 149 people, including nine children, in the country's second most deadliest militant attack since its independence.A suicide bomber hit a campaign rally in Mastung, in the south-western province of Balochistan, on Friday. More than 180 were injured. A local candidate was among
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Trump Putin meet: Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin open historic summit, predict ‘extraordinary relationship’

[ad_1] HELSINKI: President Donald Trump opened a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday by predicting that their countries will end up having "an extraordinary relationship" but without mentioning Moscow's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election in his opening remarks. "Our two countries, frankly, we have not been getting along well," Trump said as he and Putin sat down at the Presidential Palace in Finland's capital. "I really
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Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal and coach banned for two Tests, four ODIs | Cricket News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal along with head coach Chandika Hathurusingha and team manager Asanka Gurusinha have each been banned for four ODIs and two Tests by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for acting against the spirit of the game on Monday. The ban means the trio will miss the ongoing two-Test series South Africa at home and also the first four ODIs of the five-match series