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WhatsApp adds messaging from Web

08:47 From moneycontrol

WhatsApp adds messaging from Web

The popular mobile messaging application WhatsApp, acquired by Facebook last year for...

Sony launches SmartBand Talk, Android Wear SmartWatch 3 in India at Rs 12,990, Rs 19,990

15:55 From ibn

Sony launches SmartBand Talk, Android Wear SmartWatch 3 in India at Rs 12,990, Rs 19,990

New Delhi: Japanese electronics giant Sony said it has launched its latest range of smart...

Beaches at Australia city closed for 6 days after white shark spotted

09:18 From firstpost

Beaches at Australia city closed for 6 days after white shark spotted

Sydney: Beaches at the Australian city of Newcastle were closed for a sixth day on...

Delhi's problems: Dear netas, whats your solution to our vanishing roads?

11:30 From firstpost

Delhi's problems: Dear netas, whats your solution to our vanishing roads?

New Delhi: This is one question all political parties would avoid scrupulously; perhaps...

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Australia wants clear UN rules on extended searches after MH370

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Australia wants clear UN rules on extended searches after MH370

TORONTO (Reuters) - Australia, which has led a nearly year-long hunt for a missing Malaysian airliner, wants the United Nations' aviation agency to issue clear guidelines on who should be responsible ...


Air strikes alone not enough to defeat Islamic State - NATO chief

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Air strikes alone not enough to defeat Islamic State - NATO chief

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Air strikes alone will not be enough to defeat Islamic State militants and greater Western help in building up Iraqi security forces could also play a role, the head of NATO said ...

Record harvests, falling oil prices bring more affordable food

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Record harvests, falling oil prices bring more affordable food

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Record harvests and falling oil prices have helped to push food prices to a four-year low, improving the affordability of food in nearly three quarters of countries...

City heatwaves more frequent, cold spells on decline - study

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City heatwaves more frequent, cold spells on decline - study

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Exceptionally hot days and rainfall extremes have become more common in urban areas in the last 40 years, while the number of cold spells has declined, said a stu...

Ex-IMF boss Strauss-Kahn faces French pimping trial

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Ex-IMF boss Strauss-Kahn faces French pimping trial

PARIS (Reuters) - Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief tipped to become French president before a New York hotel maid accused him of sexual assault in 2011, goes on trial in France on Monday i...

Islamic State attacks Kurdish outposts across Iraq

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Islamic State attacks Kurdish outposts across Iraq

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants struck at Kurdish forces southwest of the Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, while bombs in Baghdad and Samarra killed at least 21 people.Islamic State has fre...

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry fined for not shoveling by Boston home

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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry fined for not shoveling by Boston home

BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was slapped with a $50 fine for failing to have a side street adjoining his Boston home shoveled following the blizzard that dropped more than 2 f...