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Swine flu death toll climbs to 1075, almost 20,000 cases nationwide

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Swine flu death toll climbs to 1075, almost 20,000 cases nationwide

New Delhi: Swine flu has claimed 34 more lives as the nationwide toll from the H1N1 virus...

From villains to heroes: Can India's bowlers sustain their brilliance?

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From villains to heroes: Can India's bowlers sustain their brilliance?

In Melbourne, after South Africa lost by 130-runs to India, AB de Villiers sat in the...

Budget 2015: Super rich senior citizens to take biggest hit

16:41 From firstpost

Budget 2015: Super rich senior citizens to take biggest hit

New Delhi: Individuals with an annual income of above Rs 10 lakh but below Rs 1 crore...

Budget 2015: No steps to tackle black money via gold, imports seen surging

09:16 From firstpost

Budget 2015: No steps to tackle black money via gold, imports seen surging

Finance minister Arun Jaitley's proposals on gold in his first full-year budget are...

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Vietnamese man charged with helping Yemeni militants extradited to U.S.

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Vietnamese man charged with helping Yemeni militants extradited to U.S.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Vietnamese man charged with helping militants in Yemen affiliated with al Qaeda has been extradited to the United States from the United Kingdom, U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesda...


Israel's Netanyahu warns Obama against Iran nuclear deal

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Israel's Netanyahu warns Obama against Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday against accepting a nuclear deal with Iran that would be a "countdown to a potential...

Three dead as Kiev accuses Ukraine rebels of shelling

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Three dead as Kiev accuses Ukraine rebels of shelling

KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and nine wounded as pro-Russian rebels shelled government positions despite a ceasefire deal, the military said on Tuesday, ann...

Ex-CIA chief Petraeus to plead guilty in affair-related case

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Ex-CIA chief Petraeus to plead guilty in affair-related case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to plead guilty to a single charge relating to mishandling classified information in a case arising from the ex-U.S. Army General's...

Russia bars two EU politicians from Nemtsov funeral

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Russia bars two EU politicians from Nemtsov funeral

MOSCOW/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russia barred entry to two European Union politicians who had planned to attend the funeral on Tuesday of murdered opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, prompting accusations th...

North Korea warns U.S. about pre-emptive strike "if necessary"

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North Korea warns U.S. about pre-emptive strike "if necessary"

GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong said on Tuesday that his country had the power to deter an "ever-increasing nuclear threat" by the United States with a pre-emptiv...

Archeologists find ancient tomb of temple guard in Egypt's Luxor

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Archeologists find ancient tomb of temple guard in Egypt's Luxor

CAIRO (Reuters) - An ancient tomb belonging to Amenhotep, guard of the temple of Egyptian deity Amun, has been discovered in the southern city of Luxor, the Egypt's antiquities ministry said on Tuesda...