Jordan’s new PM faces dilemma on tax reforms

Jordan’s new PM faces dilemma on tax reforms

Only days into his appointment by King Abdullah II, Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz is facing opposition from military veterans, while analysts consider his appointment as a pragmatic move. The country’s powerful Military Veterans Association issued a statement earlier in the...
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Going to the 2018 FIFA World Cup? Make sure your vaccinations are up to date

Going to the 2018 FIFA World Cup? Make sure your vaccinations are up to date

The World Health Organization is warning people to get vaccinated before going to the FIFA World Cup in Russia this summer. Story continues below “The increase in international travel and the mass movement of people during events such as the...
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Putin takes aim at West in annual Q&A with Russians

Putin takes aim at West in annual Q&A with Russians

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday lashed out at US trade tariffs and Western sanctions against oligarchs during an annual televised phone-in that also saw him address the concerns of ordinary Russians. The event, which this year lasted almost five hours,...
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Burundi’s President Says He Won’t Seek Another Term

Burundi’s President Says He Won’t Seek Another Term

NAIROBI, Kenya — Burundi’s president announced on Thursday that he would not run for another term, even as he put in place a new Constitution that would theoretically allow him to stay in power until 2034. The president, Pierre Nkurunziza,...
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Oprah’s Undeniable Influence on American History Recognized in New Smithsonian Exhibition

Oprah’s Undeniable Influence on American History Recognized in New Smithsonian Exhibition

Oprah Winfrey says she cried when she got to the end of the Smithsonian museum exhibition that bears her name because a journalist had written in the guest book that “watching Oprah every day is the reason I love myself...
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North Korea Razes Missile Test Facility Ahead of Meeting With Trump

North Korea Razes Missile Test Facility Ahead of Meeting With Trump

Jeffrey Lewis, a North Korea specialist at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, Calif., tweeted that the test stand was used to test missile cold ejections, not for flight tests. He said he would strongly dispute the characterization....
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Britain SC will decide if Northern Ireland’s abortion law infringes European human rights legislation

Britain SC will decide if Northern Ireland’s abortion law infringes European human rights legislation

London: Britain’s Supreme Court will on Thursday rule whether Northern Ireland’s strict abortion laws infringe European human rights legislation, potentially testing the strength of prime minister Theresa May’s minority government. Represent...
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JAC result 2018: Jharkhand board Class 12th result 2018 for Commerce, Science streams to be declared shortly; check on jac.nic.in

JAC result 2018: Jharkhand board Class 12th result 2018 for Commerce, Science streams to be declared shortly; check on jac.nic.in

The Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) declared the Class 12th board result 2018 for Commerce and Science streams today, according to examresults.net. The board released the result on the official Jharkhand exam results website jac.nic.in. Representational ima...
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Kaala movie review: Rajinikanth’s charisma and style elevate this socially relevant, entertaining film

Kaala movie review: Rajinikanth’s charisma and style elevate this socially relevant, entertaining film

Following Kabali, the Rajinikanth–Pa. Ranjith combination is back in Kaala, with a social message film packaged as an entertainer. The film works largely due to Rajinikanth’s charisma and his style. Like fine wine, the superstar is getting better with age....
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Africa:We Men Are No Longer the Custodians of Everyone’s Pleasure

Africa:We Men Are No Longer the Custodians of Everyone’s Pleasure

opinion By Anthony Okoth Men have always had a monopoly over pleasure, more so in many of the patriarchal African societies. But times have changed. The availability of more information in the public space on such issues as sexuality and...
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