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Chinese President Xi Jinping and the leaders of major developing economies condemned protectionism at a G20 summit in Argentina on Friday overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to escalate tariffs on China.


Ukraine bars entry to Russian men of combat age, EU sees renewal of sanctions on Russia

KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ukraine on Friday banned Russian men of combat age from entering the country, a move introduced under martial law after Russia fired on and captured three Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea last weekend.



Driver in Charlottesville rally never braked, photographer testifies

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) - A photojournalist who took a Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of the car plowing into a crowd of counterprotesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia last year said in court on Friday that no image in the series showed its brake lights on.


Powerful earthquake rattles Alaska, no injuries reported

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake shook southern Alaska on Friday morning, buckling roads, disrupting traffic and knocking television stations off the air in the state’s largest city, but there were no immediate reports of injuries.



Police search offices of Deutsche Bank board members

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Police have searched the offices of all the members of Deutsche Bank’s (DBKGn.DE) board as part of an investigation into money laundering allegations linked to the Panama Papers, a source told Reuters on Friday.


U.S., Canada, Mexico sign trade deal, Trump shrugs off Congress hurdle

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The United States, Canada and Mexico signed a North American trade pact on Friday, and President Donald Trump brushed aside difficulties he may have in getting the deal through U.S. Congress, where opposition Democrats will control one of its two chambers.



Kites, dancing penguins and magic: 'Mary Poppins Returns'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Flying through the clouds with a black parrot umbrella and holding her signature carpet bag, whimsical British nanny Mary Poppins made her “practically perfect” movie comeback on Thursday, more than 50 years after first charming audiences worldwide.


Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas set to marry in royal style

MUMBAI (Reuters) - “Quantico” star Priyanka Chopra and U.S. singer Nick Jonas are to marry this weekend in a two-day ceremony at a venue dubbed India’s most opulent royal palace.



America's Cup crews hone 'flying' AC75 class on and off water

MONACO (Reuters) - Preparations by the teams competing for the 36th America’s Cup in 2021 are well underway, although they are charting different courses in designing their radical new foiling monohulls.


NBA roundup: Raptors overcome Durant's 51

Danny Green made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2:07 to play in overtime, and the Toronto Raptors went on to defeat the visiting Golden State Warriors 131-128 Thursday night.




G20 leaders attend cultural event at Colon Theatre and participate in a dinner

G20 leaders attend a Gala offered by hosting President Mauricio Macri at Colon Theatre.

30 Nov, 16:30 ET / 21:30 GMT


Leaders from G20 countries hold second day of summit

1 Dec, 08:00 ET / 13:00 GMT


FEATURE-Lost idol: New wave of Myanmar youth activists look beyond Suu Kyi

With the country facing pressure on various sides - international accusations of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya, faltering peace talks, falling foreign investment and new potential sanctions - prominent youth activists are losing hope in Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy party, and they're making their presence known.

1 Dec, 20:00 ET / 2 Dec, 01:00 GMT


Lopez Obrador takes office as Mexican president vowing major shake-up

Veteran leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador assumes the Mexican presidency on Saturday in a historic shift, vowing to champion the poor and contain business elites he says have conspired with politicians to fuel corruption, violence and lawlessness.

Dec 1


Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends G20 summit in Argentina

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends the G20 summit in Argentina. His meeting with President Donald Trump will be a "pull aside" rather than a previously expected formal meeting.

Dec 1


Interview with Georgian president-elect Salome Zurabishvili

We plan an interview with Georgia's president-elect French-born Salome Zurabishvili, who was elected in the presidential election runoff on Nov. 28, defeating her opposition rival Grigol Vashadze.

1 Dec, 03:30 ET / 08:30 GMT



Fed's Powell gets a report card from Wall Street.

The latest grades on the Federal Reserve's communications are in.

30 Nov, 16:30 ET / 21:30 GMT


UBS becomes first foreign bank approved for majority stake in China JV

China's securities regulator on Friday gave approval for UBS Group to hold the majority stake in its securities joint venture, making it the first foreign bank to take such control under new rules announced by Beijing last year.

Dec 1



World AIDS day marked around the globe

From lighting candles to holding rallies, people around the world will mark World AIDS Day on Saturday to raise awareness about the fight against HIV/AIDS and remember all those who have died from it.

Dec 1



Alpine skiing-Women battle for downhill World Cup at Lake Louise

Female ski racers compete in the World Cup downhill event in Lake Louise, Canada.

Dec 1


Alpine skiing-Men battle for downhill World Cup at Beaver Creek

Male ski racers compete in the World Cup downhill event on the infamous Birds of Prey course in Beaver Creek, Colorado.

Dec 1

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JNU Administration's 100-meter challenge before JNUSU

For the first time in its history, Jawaharlal Nehru University JNU Administration is seeking permanent deployment of local police to keep protesting students at 100 meters away from the Administrative Block. It would be interesting to see h...

Sentiment Analysis of Twitter users during COP25: Governments losing trust on Climate Action

Sentiment analysis of Twitter users during COP25 in Madrid, being held from December 2-13, shows widespread fear on climate change due to global warming but almost no trust on governments in meeting the emission targets. In the analysis the...

These innovators are making humanitarian response more efficient

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Hyderabad Encounter: A sentiment analysis of public mood on day of encounter

Sentiment analysis of twitter users revealed that they showered salutes on Hyderabad police for eliminating alleged gang rapists of the veterinary doctor but only a few believe in cops version of successive events leading to encounter....


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Boy, 13, arrested in New York college student stabbing death

New York City police arrested a 13-year-old boy in connection with the murder of a college student in city park this week, local media reported on Friday. Tessa Majors, 18, was stabbed multiple times with a knife on Wednesday evening during...

I need a break, says globetrotting Greta

Tireless teenage activist Greta Thunberg has been crisscrossing the globe by car, train and boat - but not plane - to demand action on climate change. But now even she needs a rest. Fresh from being named Time magazines Person of the Year, ...

UPDATE 1-Uber submits appeal to regain London taxi licence

Uber submitted an appeal on Friday against a decision by Londons transport regulator to strip the taxi app of its right to operate in one its most important markets, setting up a potentially lengthy legal process during which it can continu...

Polish ruling party wants to punish critical judges

Warsaw, Dec 13 AFP Polands ruling conservative party has proposed a law to punish judges who question the governments controversial judicial reforms, with the opposition calling the bid an attempt to gag critical magistrates. The proposal p...

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