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Venezuela crisis: Chinese hospital ship docks for a week

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Jeremy Hunt: Don’t mistake politeness for weakness

Image copyright Reuters Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged the EU not to mistake British politeness for weakness after Brexit negotiations reached an impasse. After rejecting the UK’s proposals, Donald Tusk, h...

Egypt: Court upholds Mubarak and sons’ corruption convictions

The highest appeals court in Egypt rejected a motion by former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to overturn their corruption convictions related to his nearly 30-year rule.  Egypt’s Court of Cessation deni...

Survivor Found Inside Tanzania Ferry, Days After Deadly Capsize

NAIROBI, Kenya — A day after Tanzanian authorities said they were unlikely to locate any more survivors from a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria, an engineer who worked aboard the vessel was discovered alive in an a...

China summons US ambassador over military sanctions

China summoned the United States ambassador on Saturday after the US imposed sanctions on a branch of its military, according to Chinese state media. The announcement came a day after China “strongly urged” t...

India

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‘Will cut tongues of abusive MPs, MLAs’: Threat from Andhra...

Amaravati: A police inspector in Andhra Pradesh caused a flutter threatening to cut tongues of elected representatives if they spoke in a manner hurting the morale of the force, targeting a ruling Telugu Desam Party (TD...

RLSP blames Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) for creating ‘confusion’ over seat-sharing...

Patna: The Rashtriya Lok Samata Party, a constituent of NDA, on Saturday blamed Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) for creating “confusion” over seat-sharing within the ruling coalition. The RLS...

Indigo Airlines bus with 50 passengers on board catches fire...

Chennai: A bus belonging to IndiGo Airlines caught fire on Thursday at the airport in Chennai while ferrying passengers of a domestic in-bound evening flight, according to airport officials. No one was injured in the inc...

‘True face of Imran revealed’: MEA calls off talks between...

India on Friday called off the meeting between external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi that was scheduled to take place on the sidelines of the United Nations General As...

Business

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Opinion | Urjit Patel is right. Corruption is not about character flaws, it#39;s about economic incentives

Opinion | Urjit Patel is right. Corruption is...

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Co-op to replace plastic bags with compostable carriers

Co-op to replace plastic bags with compostable carriers

Image copyright Co-opImage caption The bags will cost 5p and double as a compostable bag for food waste Compostable bags are to replace...
Havells to merge four of its subsidiaries into the company for integration of biz opportunities

Havells to merge four of its subsidiaries into...

New Delhi: Homegrown-consumer electric goods maker Havells on Friday announced the integration of business operations of its subsidiaries — Havells Global, Standard Electrical,...

Health

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NHS to save ‘hundreds of millions’ in landmark drug ruling...

Image copyright Olga IgnatovaImage caption Wet age-related macular degeneration affects around 26,000 people in the UK A landmark ruling against two leading drug companies could save the NHS in England “h...

‘I gave birth, and got Hepatitis C’

Image caption Jackie describes the effects of having hepatitis C as “trauma after trauma” When Jackie Britton was given a blood transfusion after childbirth, she thought it was saving her life. But ...

Lifestyle

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What Does Hell Look Like?

Six out of ten Americans believe in an afterlife in which people are punished for evil deeds, a 2014 Pew survey found. Whether your sense of hell is literal or metaphorical, the concept predates Christianity, a...

Syrian refugee chocolatier’s treats are literally going out of this...

Few companies ever pass the milestone of breaking into the outer space market. But now, the Hadhad family, who fled their home in Syria six years ago, can count themselves among that group. Back in 2016, they o...
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