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Trump says he ‘never discussed’ revoking Obama’s access to intelligence...

U.S. President Donald Trump is denying a report that his White House advisers recommended withholding former president Barack Obama’s intelligence briefings. According to a report in the New Yorker, some of Trump’s a...

‘We Cannot Afford This’: Malaysia Pushes Back Against China’s Vision

KUANTAN, Malaysia — In the world’s most vital maritime chokepoint, through which much of Asian trade passes, a Chinese power company is investing in a deepwater port large enough to host an aircraft carrier. Another ...

Nazi guard Palij deported by US to Germany

Image copyright Reuters Image caption There was anger among residents when it emerged Palij was living in the Queens area of New York City A 95-year-old former Nazi collaborator who served in the notorious SS as a labour...

Iran unveils new domestic fighter jet

Iran has unveiled a new domestic fighter jet, with President Hassan Rouhani saying Tehran’s military strength was only designed to deter enemies and was aimed at creating “lasting peace”. Images broadca...

Paris aquarium offers safe harbour to abandoned goldfish

Filmmaker enters 100th day of hunger strike in Russian jail Read more Italy lets migrant ship dock, but fate of passengers unclear Read more From Prague Spring to Soviet winter: 50 years since the Warsaw Pact invasion Re...

India

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Kerala, After The Flood: Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Rs 2,600 crore...

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Monday sought a Rs 2,600 crore special package from the Centre even as the state struggled to find its feet after the devastating deluge that left 223 dead in a fortnight and forced over 10 ...

Gujarat govt halts process of finalising agricultural land records of...

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government on Tuesday decided to halt the process of finalising the agriculture land records of over 6,000 villages in the state following charges of irregularities and errors in the land mapping w...

National Dairy Development Board to send relief materials worth Rs...

Anand: The Gujarat-based National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) on Monday said it will dispatch relief materials worth Rs 2 crore comprising over 10 lakh packs of ready-to-drink milk, 500 tonnes of cattle feed and veter...

Kerala must learn lessons from 2004 tsunami relief work in...

The floods battering Kerala take me back to the weeks I spent in the parts of Tamil Nadu worst affected by the December 2004 tsunami. On the face of it, comparing a tsunami to floods may look as preposterous as comparing...

Business

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E-commerce in India: Over 50 million consumers stopped shopping online after their first purchase, says study

E-commerce in India: Over 50 million consumers stopped...

Even though India has logged rapid e-commerce growth, the picture isn’t all that rosy for the big players as over 50 million consumers...
Can Venezuela halt hyperinflation?

Can Venezuela halt hyperinflation?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The amount of currency needed to buy a chicken at a market in Caracas last week before the...
Government’s July surplus at 18-year high

Government’s July surplus at 18-year high

Image copyright Getty Images The government’s finances were in surplus by £2bn last month, the biggest surplus for July in 18 years, official...

Health

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Steam treatment for big prostates approved on NHS

Image copyright Getty Images The NHS can start offering a new steam treatment for benign prostate enlargement, says the regulator, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. The procedure is minimal...

Measles cases hit record high in Europe

Image copyright SPL Image caption Measles is a highly infectious viral illness that can be deadly Cases of measles in Europe have hit a record high, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). More than 4...

Lifestyle

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How Can Museums Democratize Portraiture?

Nowadays, Americans capture photos of their friends, loved ones and selves with such regularity that the notion of smartphone “portraiture” is likely to sound absurd. “Portraiture” evokes stately oils l...

Artisan “Master Classes” Hope to Draw Travelers into the Armenian...

A small group of European travelers gather around Rusland Torosyan at his home in Armenia’s lakeside Martuni Village, where the cheesemaker is showing them how to make motal, a natural goat cheese that&#8...
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