Dutch police shocked as crowd film man fighting for life

Dutch police shocked as crowd film man fighting for life

Image copyright Jan Hendrikstraat police stationImage caption Police blurred out the images of the bystanders to protect their anonymity Dutch police officer Gerwin Ouwehand could not believe it. While he and his colleagues were trying to save the life of...
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Israel’s Netanyahu welcomes Brazil Jerusalem embassy vow

Image copyright Getty Images Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed a decision by Brazil’s president-elect to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Mr Netanyahu praised it as “historic, [and] correct”. Palestinians called the move ...
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Africa:Irrigation-Short Africa May Get $9 Billion Boost to Spur Harvests

Africa:Irrigation-Short Africa May Get $9 Billion Boost to Spur Harvests

By Isaiah Esipisu Ukunda — The power of irrigation is on full display in this corner of southeastern Kenya, where an 8,000-hectare sugarcane plantation glimmers in an otherwise semi-arid landscape. Yields at the Kwale sugar plantation are higher than they...
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Africa:Is the African Standby Force Any Closer to Being Deployed?

Africa:Is the African Standby Force Any Closer to Being Deployed?

analysis By Ndubuisi Christian Ani The African Union (AU)-directed African Standby Force (ASF) has not been deployed since its establishment in 2003. This is despite the AU’s extensive experience with peace support operations in countries like Burundi, S...
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After cancelling FCRA licences of over 18,000 NGOs in 6 years, Centre asks states to track funding, ‘anti-national’ activities of NGOs

After cancelling FCRA licences of over 18,000 NGOs in 6 years, Centre asks states to track funding, ‘anti-national’ activities of NGOs

Continuing with its crackdown on Non-governmental organisations which receive foreign funding, the central government has asked states and Union territories to “monitor” and take “urgent action” against organisations which are &...
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Rape charges against MJ Akbar: Pallavi Gogoi is lying, had an affair with my husband, says ex-editor’s wife Mallika

Rape charges against MJ Akbar: Pallavi Gogoi is lying, had an affair with my husband, says ex-editor’s wife Mallika

Former Union minister and editor MJ Akbar and his wife Mallika Joseph on Friday said that the allegations of rape and sexual harassment against him made by US-based journalist Pallavi Gogoi are false. Akbar has been accused of sexual harassment...
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Daniel Kaluuya, Rosamund Pike, Peter Capaldi join voice cast of BBC’s Watership Down

Daniel Kaluuya, Rosamund Pike, Peter Capaldi join voice cast of BBC’s Watership Down

London: Daniel Kaluuya, Rosamund Pike, Taron Egerton and Peter Capaldi have boarded the star-studded voice cast of television series Watership Down. The miniseries, being directed by Noam Murro, is based on the 1972 novel of the same name by Richard...
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DLF to sell 49% stake in upcoming commercial project at Gurugram to US-based Hines for about Rs 900 cr

DLF to sell 49% stake in upcoming commercial project at Gurugram to US-based Hines for about Rs 900 cr

New Delhi: Realty major DLF has agreed to sell 49 percent stake in its upcoming commercial project at Gurugram to US-based Hines for about Rs 900 crore and the deal is expected to be concluded by December, according to sources....
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Italy storms: Five dead as northern villages are cut off

Italy storms: Five dead as northern villages are cut off

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrees were torn down across a swathe of northern Italy Villages and roads have been cut off by landslides as storms across Italy have claimed five more lives. At least 12 people...
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One month after Khashoggi killing, probe makes little progress

One month after Khashoggi killing, probe makes little progress

Istanbul, Turkey – It’s been one month since Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, but Turkish authorities have still not traced his remains. Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist, was strangled...
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