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Sher Bahadur Deuba to be sworn as Nepal president for fourth time

New Delhi: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has been elected new prime minister of Nepal. Out of 593 parliamentarians, 388 voted in his favour. He will be 40th prime minister of Nepal. 

70 year old Deuba will take charge of prime ministership fourth time. The veteran Nepali Congress leader first became prime minister in 1995 and later in 2001 and 2004. He was first elected Member of Parliament in 1991 from Dadeldhura district. Deuba started his political career as student leader. 

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Terror angle ruled out in Orlando workplace shootout, which left 5 dead

A disgruntled man went on a shooting spree at his former workplace in the US state of Florida on Monday, killing five of his colleagues including a woman before turning the gun on himself. Monday's shooting incident comes a week ahead of the anniversary of the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando.

It was the deadliest mass shooting in US history in which 49 people were killed by a gunman on June 12. Deputies responded to Monday's shooting at the FiammaInc building on Forsyth Road in Orlando around 8 am.

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12 arrested in London’s Saturday night attack; death toll mounts to seven

New Delhi: British police have arrested 12 persons as the death toll has risen to 7 in the terror attack in central London, in which 48 others were injured. The attack took place when a speeding van hit pedestrians over London Bridge before suspects jumped out and launched a knife attack on people enjoying a Saturday night out in pubs and restaurants in near by Borough market.

Police shot dead three suspects. Police said, the suspects wore hoax explosive vests. The Police have arrested 12 people during raids in Barking, east London following the attack.

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China, India, EU join hands to counter Trump’s bullying on Paris deal

New Delhi: China, the European Union (EU) and India, which along with the US make up the four biggest emitters of carbon dioxide, have restated their commitment to the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. 

Top EU official Donald Tusk said at a summit with China that Brussels and Beijing would step up co-operation. US president Donald Trump on Friday announced that US was leaving for economic reasons, saying the deal would cost American jobs. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US would still curb emissions. 

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With Pyongyang defying UN resolution, world body extends sanctions

New Delhi: The UN Security Council has expanded targeted sanctions against North Korea in response to a series of missile tests conducted by Pyongyang this year. 

The measures impose a travel ban and asset freeze on four entities and 14 officials, including the head of North Korea's overseas spying operations. The council voted unanimously to back the sanctions after weeks of negotiations between the US and China. Pyongyang has defied a UN resolution banning all nuclear and missile tests.