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Last Updated = Sat, May 26, 2018, 12:08 pm SL Time

* Trump says 'productive' talks held on reinstating N Korea summit

May 26 (BBC) US President Donald Trump says "very productive talks" have been held with North Korea on reinstating the summit with leader Kim Jong-un. In a tweet, Mr Trump said the meeting could still take place on 12 June in Singapore "and if necessary will be extended beyond that date".
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* Pollution turns India’s white marble Taj Mahal yellow and green

May 25 (BDN) India’s white-marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th century mausoleum weathers filthy air in the world’s eighth-most polluted city. One of the seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal flanks a garbage-strewn river and is often enveloped by dust and smog from belching smokestacks and vehicles in the northern city of Agra.
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* MH17: Russia 'liable' for downing airliner over Ukraine

May 25 (BBC) Australia and the Netherlands say they are holding Russia responsible for downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014. All 298 people on board MH17, which was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, died when it was shot down over rebel-held territory in Ukraine.
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