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At least 73 people killed in Iraqi army raids in Anbar province

At least 73 people killed in Iraqi army raids in Anbar province

July 5, Baghdad: Dozens of people have been killed in Iraqi government air strikes and artillery fire ...

Some 1,350 residents evacuated as wildfires break out in Spain and Portugal

Some 1,350 residents evacuated as wildfires break out in Spain and Portugal

July 5, Madrid: Spain official said that more than 1,350 residents have been evacuated in northeastern region ...

Opinion Polls: The Greeks look equally divided between ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ vote

Opinion Polls: The Greeks look equally divided between ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ vote

July 5, Athens: After voting started Sunday morning, on whether or not Greeks choose the proposal put ...

Addicted to booze? It could be in your genes

Addicted to booze? It could be in your genes

July 5, Oslo:Researchers have found that people with blue eyes are more prone to alcohol addiction than ...

 
Human Rights
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July 5, Baghdad: Dozens of people have been killed in Iraqi government air strikes and artillery fire in the the western...[ ] Full article
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July 5, Istanbul: Turkish journalist Mehmet Baransu was handed a 10-month jail sentence by an Istanbul court on June 30...[ ] Full article
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July 5, Santo Domingo: Tens of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent remain in legal limbo, unable to exercise...[ ] Full article
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July 4, Tunis: President of Tunisia Beji Caid Essebsi has declared a state of emergency just over a week after 38 foreign tourists died in beach massacre. Among those killed 30 were Britons. The state of emergency gives security forces more powers and limits the right of public assembly. Tunisian authorities have already deployed more than 1,400 armed officers at hotels and beaches to tighten security in the wake of the attack on 26 June. Security forces were criticised for...[ ] Full article
Business News
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June 22, Luxembourg: The European Union has extended economic sanctions against Russia until January to keep...[ ] Full article

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June 16, New Delhi: Nestle will destroy more than $50m (£32m) worth of its hugely popular Maggi noodles, following a...[ ] Full article

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June 16, Stockholm: Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil said that it will lay off up to 1,500 staff and 500...[ ] Full article

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June 15, Oslo: The number of employed persons in sixteen countries have increased by 1.2 percent between the 4th...[ ] Full article

Environment News
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July 3, Kathmandu: This year’s monsoon to be affected by El Niño as it reassert itself over the upper part of...[ ] Full article

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July 1, New York: One-third of the World’s populations have no access to proper toilets said a newly report released...[ ] Full article

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June 28, Florida: A mission SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station erupted Sunday...[ ] Full article

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June 20, Washington: According to new research published in the journal Science this week, plant and animal...[ ] Full article

Editorial
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Stop killing “dissent” in Bangladesh Killing bloggers in Bangladesh is killing change Das, a Bangladeshi...[ ] Full article
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Addressing thousands of foreign guests and veterans, Putin chose to ignore the boycott, thanking Britain, France and...[ ] Full article
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Thor Halvorssen’s deep engagement in the complicated and often dizzying politics of global human rights has put him...[ ] Full article
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By Kaveh Taheri Iran nuclear deal outlined, but discord appears over details within 24 hours. Statements issued by foreign ministries of Iran and the United states provided us much to make us believe the Lausanne deal has hit the snag. Iran has evaded to clarify its nuclear program during twelve years of hide-and-seek, as International community has expressed concerns. The officials have claimed the nuclear program is for medical purpose which has been frequently...[ ] Full article

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