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US President Donald Trump's administration unveils tax cut principles US President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump's administration unveiled the principles of the long-awaited tax reform plan that will significantly cut income taxes for Americans and corporates.
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US loses 1st trade battle with Mexico in Trump era Donald Trump With the World Trade Organisation ruling in Mexico's favour, allowing it to impose trade sanctions worth $163 million a year against the US, the Trump administration lost its first trade battle with the neighbouring nation.Read More
Ibrahim Index 2015: Mauritius has retained itstop slot, 21 states deteriorated since 2011 The Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), the most comprehensive survey of its kind on the continent, rates 54 African nations against criteria such as Security, Human rights, Sustainable economic opportunity and Human development launched yesterday.
Germany's benchmark DAX index reboundsThe benchmark DAX index at Frankfurt Stock Exchange rebounded and advanced by nearly five percent
Visit to Bangladesh will strengthen ties: PM Narendra ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his two-day "historic" visit to Bangladesh will "strengthen ties" between the two countries.In a tweet, Modi thanked Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the warm welcome.
President greets Sweden on National DayPresident Pranab Mukherjee on Friday greeted the King and people of Sweden on their National Day on Saturday."It is with great pleasure that I extend warm greetings and felicitation to your majesty and people of Sweden on the occasion of your National Day," the president said in a message to King Carl XVI Gustaf.
Obama signs NSA surveillance reform billUS President Barack Obama signed the reform bill of the National Security Agency (NSA) on surveillance, hours after the Senate's approval, leading to the enactment of the measure, Efe news agency reported on Wednesday.
Ireland becomes first country to vote for equal marriageIrish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has welcomed the results of Friday's referendum over same-sex marriage, saying that Ireland has become the first country in the world to vote for equal marriage.
Obama repeats commitment to IsraelUS President Barack Obama repeated on Friday that his commitment to the security of Israel "is and always will be unshakeable", and that he will not accept a "bad deal" with Iran concerning its nuclear programme.
Obama's favourable rating highest in two years: GallupAmericans' favourable ratings of US President Barack Obama now stand at 53 percent, which marks his highest score since September 2013, Gallup found in a poll released on Thursday.
Obama owns a personal Twitter account, finally"Dad, husband, and 44th President of the United States." With this message, US president Barack Obama has joined Twitter with his personal account.
Presentation of the 120 candidates of the Alliance LEPEPThe leaders of the Alliance LEPEP took the lead in the race for municipal presenting 120 men who are with you in the next municipal candidates.For Sir Anerood Jugnauth, candidates come from and the people are the one who gave a mandate loud and clear on December 11 to lead the country and it is time that Mauritius has municipalities that are from the government majority.
Glenn Maxwell guides Australia to 376/9 against Sri LankaGlenn Maxwell's maiden One-Day International (ODI) century helped Australia rack up an imposing 376/9 in 50 overs against Sri Lanka in a World Cup Pool A encounter at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Sunday.
India defeat Windies, enter World Cup quartersA superlative bowling performance and a cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni eventually helped India muster a four-wicket win against the West Indies to notch their fourth consecutiveworld cup Pool B victory on a tricky WACA pitch here on Friday. World CupPool B victory on a tricky WACA pitch here on Friday.
WHO to begin vaccination trials in GuineaThe World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that it will begin conducting Ebola vaccination trials in Guinea this week to test whether the vaccine is effective to prevent Ebola.
27 Houthis killed in Al Qaeda attacks in YemenThe Al Qaeda militants launched attacks against the Houthi group in Yemen's al-Bayda province on Tuesday, killing at least 27 Houthi militants and wounding dozens of others.
Chelsea, Everton fined for player misconductThe Football Association (FA) announced here on Monday that both Chelsea and Everton have been fined 30,000 pounds for player misconduct following an independent regulatory commission hearing.
Railways launches India's first customer complaint mobile appIndian Railways on Monday became the first company in the country to provide customer complaint services on a mobile app besides providing the facility online by launching a complaint management system (Coms).
Thousands rally in Moscow to mourn slain opposition leaderThousands of people rallied in Moscow on Sunday to mourn the death of former Russian deputy prime minister and opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down last week.
Dortmund overpowers Schalke 3-0 in German BundesligaDortmund won the 146th edition of the "Revierderby" against Schalke, while Leverkusen reaped their ninth victory of the season at the 23rd round of Bundesliga on Saturday.