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New Zealand BDS activists fined by Israel raise $23,000 for...

Two New Zealand activists have raised thousands of dollars through crowdfunding after an Israeli court fined them for their role in singer Lorde cancelling her show in Tel Aviv, but they plan to donate the money to Ga...

What is Turkey’s strategy in dealing with Khashoggi case?

Istanbul – Turkish officials leaked information about missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi to the media as part of a carefully calibrated bid to gain political leverage over Saudi Arabia and repair Turkey’s r...

Africa:To The Women Who Feed the World

columnBy Andrea Nuila Herrmannsdorfer Many have warned that if women’s unpaid work were to be duly counted, the economic model as we know it would fall apart. Yet, are we aware of how the world would be fed if wome...

Greens make historic gains in Belgium local elections

Macron due to announce French cabinet reshuffle Read more Merkel’s Bavarian allies lose absolute majority in regional election Read more London, Brussels fail to agree on Brexit deal ahead of EU summit Read more Deadly...

Brexit talks hit ‘real problem’ over Northern Ireland border

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab met with the EU’s Michel Barnier on Sunday Brexit negotiations have hit a “real problem” over the issue of the Irish border, government...

India

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#MeToo: Decoding validity of defamation suits, rights of accused in...

In the wake of the #MeToo campaign afoot in India, some individuals moved the Delhi High Court on 11 October to prevent a woman from detailing her sexual harassment ordeal on social media as it implicates the petitioners...

Sabarimala temple row: Ahead of annual pilgrimage season, Travancore Devaswom...

Amid continuing protests on the Sabarimala issue, The Travancore Devaswom Board, a temple body which manages the Lord Ayyappa shrine has invited various stakeholders for a meeting on 16 October to discuss ‘various...

#MeToo in India: ‘MJ Akbar sexually harassed me as a...

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on Medium and has been republished here with the writer’s permission. *** “What was she wearing?” That’s the question that’s often asked about victims of ...

MJ Akbar news updates LIVE: Journalist Priya Ramani says junior...

15:24 (IST) Visuals of media persons stationed outside MJ Akbar’s residence Delhi: Media outside #MJAkbar‘s residence, waiting for his statement. #MeToo pic.twitter.com/fggdZcMOEF — ANI (@ANI) October 14, 2...

Business

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NCLAT stays insolvency proceedings against cash-strapped IL&FS, group companies till further order

NCLAT stays insolvency proceedings against cash-strapped IL&FS, group...

New Delhi: The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Monday stayed all proceedings against IL&FS and other group companies till its further...
Superdry in profit warning after heatwave hits sales

Superdry in profit warning after heatwave hits sales

Image copyright Getty Images Superdry shares have fallen more than 20% after the retailer warned of a £10m hit to profits because the...
US retail giant Sears files for bankruptcy

US retail giant Sears files for bankruptcy

Image copyright Getty Images Sears, the US retailer that that once dominated America’s shopping malls, has filed for bankruptcy. Sears Holdings – which...

Health

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Dance lessons for the lonely – on the NHS

Image copyright Getty Images GPs in England are being given permission to prescribe patients “social” activities, such as dance classes, to tackle loneliness. The strategy, announced by Prime Minist...

New checks to crack down on free prescription fraud

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption England is the only part of the UK which charges for prescriptions Patients claiming free prescriptions in England face checks before medicine is issued in an effort to...

Lifestyle

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This Golden Canopy Could Power 500 Homes

In the rendering, the structure looks like an enormous golden wave, spilling from the Upper Esplanade of Melbourne’s St Kilda Beach, crossing a busy road and crashing onto the sand. In reality, it would be a ...

Bill Traylor Depicted His Brutal Lifetime With Vibrant Art

Born into slavery circa 1853, Bill Traylor was witness to the Civil War and Emancipation, lived through Reconstruction, the Jim Crow segregation and the Great Migration. After seven decades of toil, too old and...
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