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Australian PM makes a vulgar comment about Pamela Anderson, read this

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison faced criticism following his "smutty" remarks about actress Pamela Anderson, after she asked him to help Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

Corruption protests rock Haiti; 6 killed, 5 injured

Police say six people have died and at least five were wounded during demonstrations across Haiti protesting allegations of embezzlement from a Venezuelan program that provided the country with subsidized oil.

Imran goes begging in UAE after China

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday embarked on a day-long visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the invitation of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Khan was being accompanied by ministers of foreign affairs, finance, petroleum, power and adviser to the Prime Minister on commerce, reports Xinhua news agency.

Petrol war in France, hundreds wounded

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner on Sunday said more than 400 protestors had been injured countrywide as people gridlocked motorways and tunnel entrances across French cities to oppose an increase on fuel tax. A total of 409 people were injured in Saturday's demonstrations, including 14 seriously, as drivers not taking part in the protest action tried to get around the blockades, Castaner told RTL radio, reports Xinhua news agency.

China, US money war divides world..Stock markets jittery

Asia-Pacific leaders failed on Sunday to bridge gaping divisions over trade at a summit dominated by a war of words between the US and China as they vie for regional influence. For the first time, APEC leaders were unable to agree on a formal written declaration amid sharp differences between the world's top two economies over the rules of global trade.

61-yr-old Telangana man shot dead by teenager in US

A 61-year old Indian-origin man in New Jersey was shot to death by a 16-year old boy, who is facing charges in connection to the murder, prosecutors said.

WW II-era fighter plane crash kills 2 in Texas

A World War II-era fighter plane crashed on Saturday into a Texas parking lot, killing a veteran and one other person, local media and officials said.

Ready to fight terrorism on Pakistan soil: Iran

The Iranian Interior Ministry announced on Saturday that the country's security forces are ready for anti-terror operations on Pakistani territory. To guarantee the security of common borders, Tehran is prepared for counter-terrorism operations on Pakistani land under the supervision of the Pakistani forces, Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli was cited as saying by Xinhua news agency.

Trump, XI do dirty things for money

Trade disputes and the competition for geopolitical influence in the Pacific between China and the US took centre stage at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Papua New Guinea on Saturday, where 21 member nations were gathered with the aim of drawing up a common trade area by 2020. While Chinese President Xi Jinping reiterated his opinion that no country benefits from a trade war, US Vice President Mike Pence used his speech to warn Beijing of further sanctions if the Asian superpower does not end what he termed abusive trade practices, the BBC reported.

Modi attends swearing-in ceremony of new Maldives President

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attended the swearing-in ceremony of new Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih here. Modi was the senior-most foreign leader to attend the ceremony in the Indian Ocean archipelago nation that went through immense political turmoil under former President Abdulla Yameen.

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