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Tata Group rebuts Mistry's 'malicious' claims of wrongdoing

Responding to Mistry, Tata Sons, in a statement, said "it will be beneath the dignity of Tata Sons to engage in a public spat with regard to the several unfounded allegations appearing in his leaked confidential statement". It is rumoured that one of the reason for the summary sacking of Mistry was his bid to sell the troubled Tata Steel UK, whose networth has completely eroded since the past few years. Read More

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Gambia says it is leaving International Criminal Court

Gambia's information minister accused "at least 30" Western countries of having committed war crimes against their citizens since the ICC was founded more than a decade ago and said none has been targeted by the court. The decision is also striking because the ICC's chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, is Gambia's former minister of justice. Burundi was the first country to announce its intended departure on October 7 after the court said it would investigate political violence there. Read More

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Denuclearising North Korea a 'lost cause': US Intelligence chief James Clapper

DeTrani participated in an unofficial, off-the-record meeting with North Korean officials, including Deputy Foreign Minister Han Song-ryol, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on October 21 and 22. "The best we could probably hope for is some sort of a cap, but they are not going to do that just because we ask them". Washington and Seoul insist it is purely for defending against threats from North Korea . Read More

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Solo sailor Guo missing in the Pacific Ocean

Solo sailor Guo missing in the Pacific Ocean

Robert Hendrickson, who directed the Coast Guard's search said: "Our deepest condolences go out not only to his family and friends but also to his racing team and the sailing community". Qingdao China is actively transmitting on an automatic identification system, which showed the vessel's position 620 miles northwest of Oahu. The Coast Guard says it issued a broadcast to mariners in the area warning them of the drifting boat. Read More

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Trump launches nightly Facebook show to skirt 'media filter'

The episode began with an introduction, with Sims promising to deliver a message "straight from the campaign". It has nothing to do with Trump TV. "It's about using 21st-century technology and communication in a way that's effective". "And the American people are ready to make our voices heard and be known". "The only difference is we're going to broadcast it live", he said. "If at some point he were to ask us to be a part of anything he may do in the future, we would be foolish not to listen, ... Read More

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Police Van Rams Protesters At Demonstration Against U.S. In Philippines

The activists ran for safety but several people were hit by the police vehicle. Renato Reyes, of the activist group Bayan, told BBC there was "no justification" for the police violence. "Congress must not allow such fascistic actions of the Philippine National Police to prosper under the new administration, particularly against the marginalized sector of our society like the national minorities", read the House resolution. Read More

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US Navy destroyer conducts operation in South China Sea

US Navy destroyer conducts operation in South China Sea

Despite that, the Chinese government said , the United States had sent a ship into Chinese "territorial waters". The guided missile destroyer did not come within the 12 nautical mile territorial sea of either island but tested a claim that a baseline around the Paracels is Chinese territorial waters - a stance that is not recognized by worldwide law. Read More

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Giants K Josh Brown to be placed on commissioner's exempt list

The Giants said they want to review the new information released by King County law enforcement officials in Washington and reach a decision on the kicker's future with the club, possibly next week. "Turns out, he is a security representative based in Seattle for the NFL". It was all something the Giants - and likely the league - knew about given all the facts that were in front of them when they chose to arrest him in the first place. Read More

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Iraqi and Kurdish Forces 'Tighten the Noose' around Islamic State

The Kurds said the operation aimed to tighten the noose around up the militants holding out in Mosul , where up to 1.5million civilians are thought to remain. "Our assessment is that they'll be the people who want to stay and fight. because they really don't have any other place to go", he said. He did not give a casualty figure, but another officer said five Iraqi soldiers were wounded. Read More

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Philippines' Duterte Says Didn't Really Mean 'Separation' From US

But Duterte himself has, on multiple occasions, demanded that the US military leave the Philippines, implying that he is not looking to merely expand trade with China and Russian Federation. The Philippines and China have agreed to shun threats or force in dealing with the South China Sea dispute and to hold "friendly consultations and negotiations" in accordance with "universally recognized principles of worldwide law", including the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). Read More

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