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Turkey orders detention of 47 more journalists, including staff at Fethullah Gulen's newspaper

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Turkey orders detention of 47 more journalists, including staff at Fethullah Gulen's newspaper

Turkey has ordered the detention of a further 47 journalists on Wednesday, a government official said, part of a widening crackdown on supporters of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by ...


US wants to avoid confrontation in South China Sea, says John Kerry

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US wants to avoid confrontation in South China Sea, says John Kerry

Manila: US Secretary of State John Kerrysaid that Washington wanted to avoid "confrontation" in theSouth China Sea, after an international tribunal rejectedBeijing's claims to most o...

Strike all you want, app-based taxi services Ola and Uber aren't going anywhere

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Strike all you want, app-based taxi services Ola and Uber aren't going anywhere

I almost missed my flight out of India yesterday because the Ola cab driver that arrived three minutes after being called on the app gently and sadly refused to take me to Delhi's Indira Gandhi Intern...

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu urges Centre to relax FRBM norms, seeks more borrowings

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Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu urges Centre to relax FRBM norms, seeks more borrowings

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday urged the Centre to relax the limit set by the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act so that Andhra Pradesh could go for m...

Assam flood affects 16 lakh people, CM Sarbananda Sonowal makes statement in House

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Assam flood affects 16 lakh people, CM Sarbananda Sonowal makes statement in House

Guwahati: The current wave of flood has claimed 12 lives and affected nearly 16 lakh people across Assam, the state Assembly was informed on Wednesday.Making a statement on the flood situation, Chief ...

Donald Trump is cashing in on 9/11 terror attacks, says Democrat leader Joe Crowley

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Donald Trump is cashing in on 9/11 terror attacks, says Democrat leader Joe Crowley

Philadelphia: A top Democratic lawmaker has accused Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump of cashing in on the 9/11 terror attacks even as he applauded Hillary Clinton's role as the New York ...

When Hillary Clinton was rejected by NASA: 'We don't accept girls'

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When Hillary Clinton was rejected by NASA: 'We don't accept girls'

Hillary Clinton made history yesterday when she became the first woman in US history to win a White House nomination of a major political party. Securing the backing of Democrats at the Philadelphia c...