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Upset with newspaper, gunman kills 5 in newsroom shooting in US Washington: A white man with a long-standing grudge against a newspaper in the US city of Annapolis massacred five people, mostly journalists, as he blasted his way through its newsroom with a shotgun and smoke grenades in what police say was a “targeted attack.” By Lalit K Jha FGN23 CHINA-PAK-LD FATF Also Read - Facebook, Twitter Executives Summoned By Parliamentary Panel Over 'Social Media Misuse'
China declines to comment on FATF placing Pak on ‘grey list’; praises its counter-terror effort Beijing: China declines to comment on Pakistan being placed on the grey list for failing to curb anti-terror financing by the Financial Action Task Force, but said instead of accusing and pressuring its close ally the international community should recognise the “enormous sacrifices” it has made to combat terrorism. By K J M Varma FGN11 US-JAYAPAL-ARREST
Pramila Jayapal arrested for protesting against Trump’s border policy Washington: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, the first Indian-American woman to be elected to the US House of Representatives, has been arrested here during a protest against the Trump administration’s “inhumane” “zero-tolerance” border policy. By Lalit K Jha FGN17: PAK-INDIA-JANJUA
India needs Pak for accessing European market: Janjua Islamabad: India must maintain a relationship of respect with Pakistan as its burgeoning economy needs access to the markets of Europe via Central Asia and Pakistan is the only country which could provide this, former National Security Advisor Nasser Janjua says. By Sajjad Hussain FGN15: IMF-LD INDIA
IMF suggests 3 steps to India to sustain high growth rate Washington: To sustain its high growth rate, India should carry out banking sector reforms, continue with fiscal consolidation and simplify GST as well as renew impetus to reforms of key markets, the IMF suggests. By Lalit K Jha FGN9 US-TRAFFICKING-INDIA
Human trafficking: Investigations, prosecutions and convictions in India ‘disproportionately’ low, says US report Washington: Noting that the conviction rate, investigations, prosecutions and convictions in India were “disproportionately low” relative to the scale of human trafficking, the US continues to place the country in ‘Tier 2’ of its annual report on trade of humans. By Lalit K Jha FGN12 US-TRUMP-PUTIN
Trump pursuing meeting with Putin to determine if Russia willing to improve ties: WH Washington: US President Donald Trump is pursuing a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to determine whether Moscow is willing to make progress in bilateral relationship, the White House says. By Lalit K Jha FGN25 UN-US-NOMINEE
UN migration agency rejects Trump nominee Geneva: Member states of the United Nations migration agency reject President Donald Trump’s nominee for director general, repudiating historic American control of the organisation. (AFP)
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