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Khashoggi Death: 2 US Senators "More Than Certain" Saudi Prince Culpable

WASHINGTON: Two Republican senators said on Tuesday they were more certain than ever that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was culpable in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after receiving a CIA briefing on the matter."You have to be wilfully blind not to come to the conclusion that this was orchestrated and organised by people under the command of MBS," Senator Lindsay Graham told reporters, referring to the crown prince by his initials, after receiving a briefing from CIA Director Gina Haspel.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a...
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British Government Loses Key Parliament Vote On Brexit

London, United Kingdom: The British government suffered a major blow on Tuesday when it lost a parliamentary vote on legal advice it received on the Brexit deal agreed with EU leaders last month.A motion by the main opposition Labour Party to find the government in contempt of parliament for failing to publish the advice was passed by 311 MPs in favour to 293 against.The government reacted to the defeat by saying it would published the "final and full" advice on Wednesday.Opponents believe the advice will reveal Attorney General Geoffrey Cox's misgivings about the Brexit agreement.The parliamentary vote has delayed a...
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South Africa Names First Female Top Prosecutor

Johannesburg: President Cyril Ramaphosa named a respected female lawyer on Tuesday to head South Africa's prosecuting authority which had been accused of improperly protecting former president Jacob Zuma.His appointment of Shamila Batohi further distances him from Zuma's scandal-tainted rule during which several top jobs, including head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), were filled with loyalists."I am confident that the advocate possesses all the attributes of a capable National Director of Public Prosecutions... she has shown herself to be a fit and proper person," Ramaphosa told reporters in Pretoria.Batohi's predecessor Shaun Abrahams was dubbed "Shaun the sheep" for his slavish...

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Trade Talks With China To End On March 1 Unless Extended: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump said Tuesday the talks to resolve the trade dispute with China had begun already and would last for 90 days unless they were extended.The clock started ticking on December 1, when Trump met in Buenos Aires with China's leader Xi Jinping and agreed to work towards an agreement to roll back the exchange of tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars in two-way trade.However, Trump held out the possibility of an extension."The negotiations with China have already started. Unless extended, they will end 90 days from the date of our wonderful and very warm dinner...
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"Tariff Man" Trump Says China Trade Talk Will End March 1 Unless Extended

Washington, US: US President Donald Trump said Tuesday the talks to resolve the trade dispute with China had begun already and would last for 90 days unless they were extended.The clock started ticking on December 1, when Trump met in Buenos Aires with China's leader Xi Jinping and agreed to work towards an agreement to roll back the exchange of tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars in two-way trade.However, Trump held out the possibility of an extension."The negotiations with China have already started. Unless extended, they will end 90 days from the date of our wonderful and very warm...
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China Wants Panama To Be Its Gateway To Central America

Beijing: China on Tuesday said its President Xi Jinping's visit to Panama was a step forward to improve bilateral ties and turn the Latin American country into Beijing''s gateway to Central America.Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang told reporters that Xi and his Panamanian counterpart, Juan Carlos Varela, on Monday reached broad agreements and achieved positive and productive results during their meeting at Presidential Palace in Panama City.The spokesperson said Beijing would give the Panama Canal more importance in its trade as due to its strategic location, Panama could become the gateway and point of connection between China and Central...

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Quora CEO Apologises After Security Breach Affects 100 Million Users

San Francisco: Quora CEO Adam D'Angelo has apologised after hackers stole personal information of over 100 million of its users including their names, email addresses and encrypted passwords.Quora discovered the breach on November 30. It found that the breach happened as a result of unauthorised access to one of our systems by a "malicious third party"."It is our responsibility to make sure things like this don't happen, and we failed to meet that responsibility," D'Angelo wrote in a blog post on Monday night.Quora was founded by D'Angelo, a former Chief Technology Officer at Facebook, in 2009. The Mountain View, California-headquartered...
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Donald Trump Is Building A New Liberal Order, Says Mike Pompeo

Brussels: US President Donald Trump is building a new world order upheld by American leadership and democracy, his secretary of state told diplomats at an event in Brussels on Tuesday, blaming Iran and China for instability in the world."In the finest traditions of our great democracy, we are rallying the noble nations to build a new liberal order that prevents war and achieves greater prosperity," Mike Pompeo said in a foreign policy speech."Under President Trump, we are not abandoning international leadership or our friends in the international system," he said.Pompeo criticised Iran and China in his speech, rejecting suggestions that...
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Harvard Sued For Sexual Discrimination After Crackdown On Same-Sex Clubs

Boston: A group of US fraternities and sororities yesterday sued Harvard University, saying its crackdown on single-sex clubs amounted to sexual discrimination.In lawsuits filed in federal and state courts in Boston, the group challenged a policy that the Ivy League university adopted in 2016 and began enforcing this academic year that Harvard said was intended to end longstanding practices of exclusion at the elite school.Harvard has long sought to stamp out single-sex clubs, which it stopped formally recognizing in 1984. But groups known as "final clubs," informal social clubs a student joins before graduating, as well as some fraternities and...

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"Don't Act Like Hitler," Sri Lanka's Toppled PM Tells President

Colombo: Sri Lanka's toppled premier likened the president to Hitler on Tuesday as he demanded to be reinstated, almost six weeks into a paralysing political crisis in the Indian Ocean nation.Ranil Wickremesinghe made the comments -- his strongest yet directed at the head of state -- at the prime minister's official residence, which he has refused to vacate since his dismissal in October."The president has to appoint me prime minister as I command a majority in parliament," he said."I am telling the president not to act like Hitler who bypassed the constitution... We are not going to allow him to...
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After Massive Protest, French Prime Minister Confirms Fuel Tax Suspension

Paris: French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Tuesday new concessions to "yellow vest" protesters, saying planned increases in the price of fuel would be suspended for six months."No tax merits putting the unity of the nation in danger," Philippe said in a televised address, adding that the anger on the streets "originates from a profound injustice: of not being able to live with dignity from one's work".He added that any future protests should be declared in advance and "take place calmly".(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)
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Philippines's Duterte Says He Was Just Kidding When He Said He Smoked Pot

It was just a joke, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said after telling an official gathering in Manila that he takes marijuana.Duterte, who's presiding over a war against illegal drugs that has killed thousands, said in a speech to honor government officials involved in organizing Asean meetings that the tight schedule of international gatherings was a "killing activity.""I had to take marijuana to stay awake," he said in the local language, putting his right thumb and forefinger near his mouth. He skipped several events at the Asean summit in Singapore to take naps.Duterte said he wasn't alone, as other leaders were...