EU migrants: Italy-Malta ‘deal’ to end rescue ship standoff

EU migrants: Italy-Malta ‘deal’ to end rescue ship standoff

Image copyright EPA Image caption Migrants aboard the Lifeline: Italy insists other countries must help Italy says it has reached a deal with Malta to end the dilemma of a rescue ship stranded for five days with more than 230...
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Paul Farbrace confirms interest in England head coach role

Paul Farbrace confirms interest in England head coach role

12:57 PM ET Paul Farbrace has confirmed he would like to be considered for the role of England coach when Trevor Bayliss’s contract expires in just over a year. Farbrace, the England assistant coach, has taken charge of the England...
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Pressure for batting places hots up as Jos Buttler vaults to head of England’s T20 queue

Pressure for batting places hots up as Jos Buttler vaults to head of England’s T20 queue

12:57 PM ET It says something for England’s strength in depth at present – in limited-overs cricket, at least – that players as accomplished as Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow and Alex Hales can no longer be considered automatic picks in...
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How China Got Sri Lanka to Cough Up a Port

How China Got Sri Lanka to Cough Up a Port

That is a typical demand of China for its projects around the world, rather than allowing an open bidding process. Across the region, Beijing’s government is lending out billions of dollars, being repaid at a premium to hire Chinese companies...
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How Armenian Dance Adapted Over Time and Place

How Armenian Dance Adapted Over Time and Place

Can dancing preserve culture? Those who circle up, link pinkies and swirl to the traditional village dances of Armenia believe they can. And as part of the 52nd annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival this summer, scores of dancers from Armenia and...
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The Iconic Hula Hoop Keeps on Rolling

The Iconic Hula Hoop Keeps on Rolling

The women in the black-and-white videos wear Breton striped shirts, like those favored by Audrey Hepburn, and knee-high socks. Each has a hula hoop, or many of them. They swing them around their waists, but also around their wrists and...
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Nothing wrong with threatening Kashmiri journalists who glorify militants, says BJP leader Lal Singh Chaudhary

Nothing wrong with threatening Kashmiri journalists who glorify militants, says BJP leader Lal Singh Chaudhary

Former Jammu and Kashmir minister Lal Singh Chaudhary, who had once called Bharatiya Janata Party leaders “imposters” and “thieves of highest order” before joining the party in 2014, has been making controversial statements of late to ...
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Mumbai more expensive for expats than Melbourne, Frankfurt, says cost of living survey by Mercer

Mumbai more expensive for expats than Melbourne, Frankfurt, says cost of living survey by Mercer

Mumbai: Cost of living for expatriates in Mumbai is the highest in the country, and more expensive than its global peers like Melbourne and Frankfurt, said a survey. The financial capital of the country is ranked at the 55th spot...
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Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Five interesting facts about upcoming Amazon Prime original series starring John Krasinski

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Five interesting facts about upcoming Amazon Prime original series starring John Krasinski

The Office and A Quiet Place star John Krasinski‘s upcoming Amazon Prime Original series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan will find the actor transitioning from a desk job to world class spy. Based on Tom Clancy’s novels, Krasinski is just the latest....
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Govt allows companies to explore for oil, gas beyond block boundaries

Govt allows companies to explore for oil, gas beyond block boundaries

New Delhi: In a bid to make it easier for explorers to find and produce more oil and gas, the Government has allowed companies to go beyond their allocated block boundaries if a discovery were to extend outside their contracted...
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