Central African Republic: Russian journalists die in ambush

Central African Republic: Russian journalists die in ambush

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Thousands of people have been killed in violence in the CAR in recent years Three journalists, believed to be Russians, have been killed in an ambush in the Central African Republic (CAR). The Russian foreign...
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Manziel to make CFL debut with Montreal Alouettes

Manziel to make CFL debut with Montreal Alouettes

Johnny Manziel will make his CFL debut against his former team. “Its good, it’s a quick turn around but at the same time I’m excited for the opportunity,” Manziel said. Story continues below The Montreal Alouettes made the announcement Tuesday...
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Africa:Rwanda Looks to Uganda, Tanzania for Fish to Sell to DRC

Africa:Rwanda Looks to Uganda, Tanzania for Fish to Sell to DRC

By Edmund Kagire Uganda and Tanzania have taken over the Democratic Republic of Congo’s fish market from Rwanda, which is grappling with weak domestic production. DRC is a huge fish market, with eastern part, North and Southern Kivu, consuming 100,000...
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Over 9 percent students in Mumbai’s civic schools want to take up farming, says BMC report

Over 9 percent students in Mumbai’s civic schools want to take up farming, says BMC report

Mumbai: Over 9 percent students of the civic-run schools in the megapolis Mumbai want to take up farming as a profession, followed by defence and police services, says a report of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. Representational imag. Reuters The resul...
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Kolkata archbishop calls Mamata Banerjee leader of ‘national stature’, slams lynching incidents, says attempts to polarise

Kolkata archbishop calls Mamata Banerjee leader of ‘national stature’, slams lynching incidents, says attempts to polarise

Days after West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s speech at Saint Stephen’s College was scrapped, the archbishop of Kolkata has come out in support of her, calling her a “leader of national stature who has the conviction to take all ...
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Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju becomes first Bollywood film available to the visually impaired

Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju becomes first Bollywood film available to the visually impaired

You are here: Sanjay Dutt‘s controversial life and Ranbir Kapoor‘s impeccable acting have proved to be a winning formula for the Rajkumar Hirani directorial Sanju. Now, it has become the first Indian movie to be made available to the visually imp...
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Infrastructure growth jumps to 7-month high of 6.7% in June; cement, refinery, coal sector performs better

Infrastructure growth jumps to 7-month high of 6.7% in June; cement, refinery, coal sector performs better

New Delhi: Growth of eight core sectors expanded to a 7-month high of 6.7 percent in June due to better performance by cement, refinery and coal segments, as per official data released on Tuesday. The eight sectors, which also include...
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Düsseldorf neo-Nazi attack: Defendant acquitted of bomb blast

Düsseldorf neo-Nazi attack: Defendant acquitted of bomb blast

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption An alleged neo-Nazi, named as Ralf S, has been cleared of 12 attempted murders in a German court A man accused of bombing a Düsseldorf train station in July 2000, targeting Jewish immigrants, has been...
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Italian athlete Osakue fears climate of violence after attack

Italian athlete Osakue fears climate of violence after attack

Image copyright EPA Image caption Daisy Osakue believes she was targeted because she is a young black woman Italian discus-thrower Daisy Osakue has left hospital after she was hit by an egg thrown from a car, in an attack she...
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Commitment to help ‘mortgage prisoners’

Commitment to help ‘mortgage prisoners’

Image copyright Getty Images Lenders will write to thousands of “mortgage prisoners” currently paying high interest rates with a potential offer to move to a better deal. The letters, which will arrive by the end of the year, will outline...
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