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KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine has launched an "anti-terrorist" operation in the eastern city of Kharkiv and about 70 "separatists" have been arrested for seizing the regional administration building, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Tuesday.On his Facebook page, Avakov said: "An anti-terrorist operation has been launched. The city centre is blocked along with metro stations. Do not worry. Once we finish, we will open them again."Ukraine's Interior Ministry was quoted as saying by Interfax-Ukraine news agency that those detained were suspected of "illegal activity related to separatism, the organisation of mass disorder, damage to human health" and breaking other laws.(reporting by Richard Balmforth, writing by Elizabeth Piper, editing by Timothy Heritage)

Putin's "statehood" gambit raises stakes in east Ukraine

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Putin's "statehood" gambit raises stakes in east Ukraine

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A shift in President Vladimir Putin's language on the conflict in eastern Ukraine reflects a transformation in the situation on the battlefield and sounds a warning to Kiev to negot...


West Bengal: Youth with Ebola symptoms admitted to Raiganj hospital

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West Bengal: Youth with Ebola symptoms admitted to Raiganj hospital

Raiganj (WB): A youth, who recently returned from Africa, has been admitted to Raiganj DistrictHospital here with symptoms of Ebola disease, a senior health department officer said today.Alip Das, a r...

Pranab Mukherjee briefed on security situation in Jammu and Kashmir

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Pranab Mukherjee briefed on security situation in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra today briefed President Pranab Mukherjee on the internal andexternal security situation in the state and other important issues pertaining to it.Vohra briefe...

Civil nuclear issue: Understanding between India and Japan has improved, says Modi

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Civil nuclear issue: Understanding between India and Japan has improved, says Modi

Tokyo: The "understanding" between India and Japan on civil nuclear issue has "improved", Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, after talks with his counterpart Shinzo Abe even ...

Badaun case: Court grants bail to two police constables

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Badaun case: Court grants bail to two police constables

Badaun: A local court here today granted bail to two police constables who were among the five accusedarrested in the alleged rape and murder of two cousin sisters in Katra Saadatganj village here.Add...

Ebola: Six 'high risk' W. Africans quarantined at Delhi airport

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Ebola: Six 'high risk' W. Africans quarantined at Delhi airport

New Delhi: Six people deemed "high risk" Ebola suspects were today admitted to a quarantine facility at Delhi airport, health ministry said today.The suspects were among 181 passengers who a...

Railways need not probe IRCTC-Saradha Tours tie-up: minister

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Railways need not probe IRCTC-Saradha Tours tie-up: minister

Kolkata: Railways will not institute a separate probe into the alleged tie-up between IRCTC and Saradha Group-owned travel company as the CBI was investigating into the matter in its totality, Ministe...