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Salisbury poisoning: Police ‘identify Novichok suspects’

Image caption Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were poisoned in March, but both survived Police are believed to have identified the suspected perpetrators of the Novichok attack on a Russian ex-spy and his...

Macron aide Benalla in French probe for beating protester

Image copyright TAHAR BOUHAFS Image caption Mr Benalla was supposed to be a observer, officials said – but beat one protester at the scene French prosecutors are investigating a senior presidential aide, who attack...

‘I let him know we can’t have this’: Trump tries...

U.S. President Donald Trump spent a second day managing the political fallout from his widely criticized meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, shifting stances and mopping up what the White House said were misstatement...

Mexico president-elect’s party fined over campaign finance

Image copyright AFP Image caption Morena won a majority in Congress and its candidate was elected president Mexico’s electoral authority has fined the party of President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador $10m (£...

Africa:The ICC Is As Strong As the Support It Gets...

Photo: MBuhari/Twitter President Muhammadu Buhari at the 20th Anniversary of the International Criminal Court. analysis By Allan Ngari The creation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) 20 years ago today marked the ...

India

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Lucknow Imam seeks ban on TV debates around Islam and...

Lucknow Imam, Maulana Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahli has demanded a ban on TV debates on Islam and Shariat. This comes days after a Muslim cleric, Ejaz Arshad Qasmi on Tuesday slapped a female Supreme Court lawyer, Fara...

AAP-LG standoff: Centre to rope in Harish Salve, other veteran...

In a bid to bolster its case against the AAP-ruled Delhi government, the Centre has roped in three veteran lawyers – Harish Salve, CA Sundaram and Rakesh Dwivedi – to defend Delhi L-G Anil Baijal in a batch of upcomi...

Bastar development offensive: How LTTE trained Maoists and transformed tribal...

Editor’s Note: In April this year, Union Home Ministry removed 44 districts from the list of those affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE), indicating a shrinking of the area of Maoist influence in the country. This ...

Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE updates: BJP, TMC issue whips ahead...

16:52 (IST) Govt mulling to raise retirement age of HC judges CNN-News18 quoting sources said that the central government is considering to raise the retirement age for high court judges owing to...

Business

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Deepak Parekh rules out HDFC Ergo IPO for now, says firm needs to be bigger before it goes public

Deepak Parekh rules out HDFC Ergo IPO for...

Deepak Parekh, the chairman of the HDFC Group, has reportedly ruled out a listing of general insurance arm HDFC Ergo in the medium...
Burberry burns bags, clothes and perfume worth millions

Burberry burns bags, clothes and perfume worth millions

Image copyright Getty Images Burberry, the upmarket British fashion label, destroyed unsold clothes, accessories and perfume worth £28.6m last year to protect its...
Pound drops below $1.30 as June retail sales fall

Pound drops below $1.30 as June retail sales...

Image copyright Getty Images The pound has dipped below $1.30 after figures revealed that retail sales dropped in June, confounding expectations of an...

Health

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Private firms cash in on over-stretched NHS

Image copyright Getty Images Under-pressure NHS services in England are spending over £1bn a year buying care from outside the NHS because they are unable to keep up with demand. The bill is being racked up by...

HPV jab should be given to boys, committee says

Image copyright Getty Images A jab that protects against a virus that causes cervical cancer should also be given to boys, an advisory committee has recommended. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisat...

Lifestyle

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The Supernova That Launched a Thousand Gorgeous Space Images

In 1990, Dana Berry was messing around with a precursor to the software program Photoshop at NASA’s Space Telescope Science Institute, where he worked as a science visualizer. The Hubble Telescope had launche...

Dubai Will Be Home To the World’s Biggest Vertical Farm

Vertical farms—indoor facilities in which crops are grown in hydroponic systems stacked on top of each other—are ideal for all kinds of situations. Old, abandoned urban factories make for nice vertical farm...
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