U.S. and Britain Seek Yemen Cease-Fire as Relations With Saudis Cool

U.S. and Britain Seek Yemen Cease-Fire as Relations With Saudis Cool

WASHINGTON — The United States and Britain, Saudi Arabia’s biggest arms suppliers, are stepping up their pressure for a cease-fire in the Yemen war, the world’s worst man-made humanitarian disaster. The calls for a halt to the conflict — by...
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Airlines may post steepest losses in a decade in FY19: Crisil

Airlines may post steepest losses in a decade in FY19: Crisil

Domestic airlines are projected to post the steepest losses in a decade in the current fiscal year owing to higher aviation fuel costs and falling rupee, rating agency Crisil said in a report on Thursday. Pitching for a 12 percent...
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House price growth ‘slowest for five years’

House price growth ‘slowest for five years’

Image copyright Reuters Homeowners are staying put during a time of economic uncertainty – leading to less demand for property and slowing house price growth, a survey has said. UK house prices rose at their slowest annual rate more than...
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Divers recover Indonesian plane data recorder; a potential clue into the fatal crash

Divers recover Indonesian plane data recorder; a potential clue into the fatal crash

Divers recovered the crashed Lion Air jet’s flight data recorder from the seafloor on Thursday, a crucial development in the investigation into what caused the 2-month-old plane to plunge into Indonesian seas earlier this week, killing 189 people. Relatives,...
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Afghan government continues to lose ground to Taliban: SIGAR

Afghan government continues to lose ground to Taliban: SIGAR

The US-backed Afghan government has lost control of a number of districts to the Taliban, while casualties among security forces have reached record levels, a US watchdog agency has said. The latest quarterly report from the Special Inspector General for...
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Marlène Schiappa: French minister chops off hair for cancer

Marlène Schiappa: French minister chops off hair for cancer

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Marlène Schiappa, seen here in May, expressed solidarity with “brave women” with cancer France’s minister for equality has donated her hair to a charity that makes wigs for women with cancer and has ...
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Africa:Kagame, Jack Ma Launch Continent’s First Electronic World Trade Platform

Africa:Kagame, Jack Ma Launch Continent’s First Electronic World Trade Platform

By Eugène Kwibuka The first Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) in Africa was launched Wednesday in Kigali, opening doors for small businesses in Africa to take part in cross-border electronic trade. The platform is a result of a partnership between...
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Halloween: Taimur Ali Khan’s Dracula look to Sonam’s Wednesday Addams

Halloween: Taimur Ali Khan’s Dracula look to Sonam’s Wednesday Addams

From Bollywood star kids Taimur, Yash, Roohi and Ahil, to actors Sonam Kapoor, Twinkle Khanna, Arjun Kapoor, everyone channelled their inner child this Halloween Taimur Ali Khan and Twinkle Khanna. All Pictures: Yogen Shah/Twinkle’s Instagram account. On...
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Banned Bancroft inspires Coulter-Nile to take up yoga

Banned Bancroft inspires Coulter-Nile to take up yoga

4:55 AM ET Alex MalcolmESPN Close Alex Malcolm is a Melbourne-based sports journalist and broadcaster. He has been a long-time contributor to ESPNcricinfo and reported for the AFL website for four seasons. He has also worked as a television commentator...
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North Korea: Sexual abuse of women ‘common’ – report

North Korea: Sexual abuse of women ‘common’ – report

Image copyright Carl CourtImage caption The report calls on the country to treat sex abuse as a crime North Korean officials commit sexual abuse against women with near total impunity, according to a report from rights group Human Rights Watch...
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