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US migrant caravan: Trump’s asylum ban halted by judge

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump and the facts about the migrant caravan A US federal judge has blocked an order issued by President Trump to deny the possibility of asylum to migrants cros...

Spain Brexit: PM Sánchez threatens to vote no over Gibraltar

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The small peninsula of Gibraltar has been a British territory since 1713 Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has said Spain will reject the draft Brexit withdrawal deal without a clari...

European court urges Turkey to free Kurdish politician Demirtas

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that pre-trial imprisonment of pro-Kurdish opposition politician Selahattin Demirtas in Turkey was “unjustified,” urging his release. In Tuesday’s ju...

Racy ‘Leda and the Swan’ fresco found in Pompeii

Archeologists have found a fresco in an ancient Pompeii bedroom that depicts a sensual scene of the Roman god Jupiter, disguised as a swan, and a legendary queen of Sparta from Greek mythology.Story continues below The f...

Rome police seize eight Casamonica mafia villas

Image copyright ShutterstockImage caption Casamonica clan members were evicted by police Rome police have seized eight villas built illegally by a mafia clan in a south-eastern suburb and bulldozers are going to demolish...

India

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Pinarayi Vijayan says BJP planned Sabarimala protests; party dismisses claim...

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday alleged that the state BJP unit had planned the violence at Sabarimala in an attempt to “capture” the hill shrine and had issued a circular with the workings ...

Sushma Swaraj has shattered many glass ceilings: Youngest Cabinet minister,...

On Tuesday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced that she will not be contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due to health reasons. The 66-year-old Lok Sabha MP from Madhya Pradesh’s Vidisha has shatt...

Sabarimala temple protests: BJP circular reveals carefully planned operation resulted...

The protest that led to the arrest of 70 persons at Sabarimala on Sunday night was part of a carefully planned and executed operation by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to implement its political agenda in Kerala, if a ...

Sabarimala row: Union minister KJ Alphons accuses Kerala govt of...

Nilackal/Pamba (Kerala): Union minister Alphons Kannanthanam Monday hit out at the Kerala government for turning the Sabarimala temple complex into a “war zone” and treating the pilgrims like “dacoits&#...

Business

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Rupee gains for 6th straight session, rises 21 paise to close at 71.46 against dollar as crude oil prices soften

Rupee gains for 6th straight session, rises 21...

Mumbai: The rupee rose by 21 paise to end at 71.46 against the US dollar Tuesday on increased selling of the greenback by...
Rupee gains for sixth straight session, rises 21 paise

Rupee gains for sixth straight session, rises 21...

The rupee rose by 21 paise to end at 71.46 against the US dollar on November 20 on increased selling of the greenback by...
France set to remove Carlos Ghosn from Renault after arrest

France set to remove Carlos Ghosn from Renault...

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption French president Emmanuel Macron and Carlos Ghosn visit the Renault factory in Maubeuge, northeastern France, earlier this month...

Health

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The hospitals that fail to treat patients on time

Image copyright Ridofranz/Getty Images Nearly one in five local hospital services are consistently failing to hit any of their key waiting-time targets, BBC analysis shows. Twenty-nine hospital trusts and board...

Blackpool hospital medic held over poisoning claims

Image copyright GoogleImage caption Police said the investigation was at a very early stage A healthcare professional at a hospital in Blackpool has been arrested over the alleged poisoning of patients. Blackpo...

Lifestyle

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The Ten Best Books About Food of 2018

You and I Eat the Same: On the Countless Ways Food and Cooking Connect Us to One Another In the opening pages of You and I Eat the Same, an impressive collection of essays and stories about how food connects pe...

Why a New Robin Hood Arises Every Generation

Folklore comes from the folk, which is why “robbing the rich to give to the poor” is a motif that has endured for centuries in the imagination of the people. When it comes to the redistribution of wealth in...
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