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Mike Pence takes a global role as President Trump skips key summits
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Mike Pence takes a global role as Boss Trump skips key summits

Washington: US President Donald Trump is skipping the key events around the world, dispatched his No. 2 as a substitute.

Brexit divorce deal thrusts UK Prime Minister May into biggest crisis of premiership

London, Britain: Prime Minister Theresa May was grappling with the biggest crisis of her premiership on Friday after a draft divorce deal with the European Union provoked the resignations of senior ministers and mutiny in her party. ...

UK parliament will vote down Theresa May's Brexit deal, Davis says

London: The British parliament will vote down Prime Minister Theresa May’s draft Brexit deal so she will have to go back to the European Union for a different deal, one of her former Brexit minister said on Friday. ...

International Day for Tolerance being observed today

New York: International day of Tolerance is being observed today across the globe including Pakistan aiming to educate people about the need for tolerance in society and to help them understand the negative effects of intolerance. ...

Myanmar holds 106 suspected Rohingya Muslims aboard boat, official says

Yangon: Myanmar immigration authorities detained more than 100 suspected Rohingya Muslims aboard a boat off Yangon on Friday, officials said, raising fears of a fresh wave of dangerous voyages after a 2015 crackdown on people smugglers. ...

Toll of missing in California wildfire climbs, Trump set to visit

Malibu, California: The number of people missing in one of California's deadliest wildfires soared to more than 600 on Thursday as the remains of seven additional victims were found by rescuers. ...

Saudi-led coalition halts Hodeidah assault

ADEN: The Saudi-led coalition has ordered a halt in its offensive against Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels in Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah, three sources said on Thursday, in an apparent concession to Western pressure to end the war. ...

British PM May battles to save Brexit deal as ministers quit

London: Prime Minister Theresa May battled on Thursday to save a draft divorce deal with the European Union after her Brexit secretary and other ministers quit in protest at an agreement they say will trap Britain in the bloc’s orbit for years. ...

Khashoggi killing: Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty for high-ranking officials

Riyadh: Saudi prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for five people charged with ordering and carrying out the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, International media reported. ...