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  • Cong, CPI-M term PM's statement on lynching as mere 'eyewash'
  • Air India pride of the country, a plan is being made to sell it off: Mamata
  • Italy gets Brussels backing for EU peers to accept migrants off boats
  • Djokovic leads the way into Eastbourne semi-finals
  • South Sudan says aid workers can not go to 'insecure' rebel-held areas
  • UP prepares for Kanwariya Yatra during Sawan
  • NCP demands judicial inquiry into Manjula Shetye's death
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  • Implementation of GST in its current form will have wider legal, political ramifications: Tarigami
  • Now, ED serves notice to Huriyat leader Geelani for possessing dollars illegally
  • Cong to boycott GST launch, says Modi has trivialised 'Freedom at midnight moment'
  • Venezuela's shield-bearing protesters inspired by Ukraine
  • Three new records set on first day at State athletics meet
  • Odisha to set up a model weaver village in Berhampur
  • Odisha PSUs to impart JEE Advance training to 200 meritorious students from backward community
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Chinese Nobel rights activist Liu Xiaobo released on medical parole

26 Jun 2017 | 4:51 PM

By Christian Shepherd and Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING, Jun 26 (Reuters) Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winning rights activist Liu Xiaobo has been released from prison on medical parole and is being treated in hospital for late-stage liver cancer, his lawyer said on Monday.

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Firefighters battle flames near Spanish lynx wildlife reserve

Firefighters battle flames near Spanish lynx wildlife reserve

26 Jun 2017 | 4:50 PM

By Raquel Castillo and Sonya Dowsett

MADRID, Jun 26 (Reuters) Firefighters battled on Monday to control a forest fire near the Donana wildlife reserve in southern Spain that forced the evacuation of 2,000 people and the removal of endangered Iberian lynx from a breeding centre on Sunday.

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N.Ireland's DUP will support UK government on budget and Brexit - PM May

N.Ireland's DUP will support UK government on budget and Brexit - PM May

26 Jun 2017 | 4:43 PM

LONDON, Jun 26 (Reuters) Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party has agreed to support the British government in parliamentary votes on the budget, and on all Brexit and national security legislation, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.

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Wheat eases after weather rally; corn, soybeans steady

26 Jun 2017 | 4:42 PM

By Gus Trompiz and Colin Packham PARIS/SYDNEY, Jun 26 (Reuters) U.

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Thailand charges activist for defying junta orders

26 Jun 2017 | 4:41 PM

BANGKOK, Jun 26 (Reuters) A Thai activist was charged on Monday with defying the orders of the military government, the latest critic to be arrested for activities outlawed since a 2014 coup.

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Russia, upping pressure on Telegram app, says terrorists use it

26 Jun 2017 | 4:39 PM

MOSCOW, Jun 26 (Reuters) Russia's FSB security service said on Monday that the Telegram messaging app had been used by terrorists to plot atrocities on Russian soil, increasing pressure on the service days after the authorities accused it of violating Russian legislation.

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Time Inc, Barclays to launch Fortune 500 stock indices

26 Jun 2017 | 4:38 PM

By Sheila N.

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Pharmacy exec tied to 2012 US meningitis outbreak to be sentenced

26 Jun 2017 | 4:35 PM

By Nate Raymond BOSTON, Jun 26 (Reuters) A former Massachusetts pharmacy executive who was convicted of racketeering and fraud charges for his role in a deadly U.

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Hong Kong's youth press campaign despite China's rejection of full democracy

26 Jun 2017 | 4:33 PM

By James Pomfret and Benjamin Kang Lim HONG KONG/BEIJING, Jun 26 (Reuters) When the British handed over Hong Kong to China in 1997, Beijing promised to allow universal suffrage as an "ultimate aim", along with other freedoms, under a "one country, two systems" arrangement agreed with London.

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UK PM May strikes support deal, agrees to 1 billion pound in N.Irish extra spending

26 Jun 2017 | 4:22 PM

LONDON, Jun 26 (Reuters) The United Kingdom's government has agreed to increase spending by 1 billion pounds over two years as part of a deal to ensure the support of the province's biggest Protestant party for Prime Minister Theresa May's minority government.

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"Concerning" that buildings are failing safety tests - UK PM's spokesman

26 Jun 2017 | 4:21 PM

LONDON, Jun 26 (Reuters) It is "concerning" that all the tower blocks tested for combustible building materials after a devastating fire in west London have failed, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.

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Rubbish piles raise health fears in strike-hit Greece

26 Jun 2017 | 4:19 PM

ATHENS, Jun 26 (Reuters) Sacks of rubbish and rotting vegetables piled high on the pavements of Athens' port of Piraeus on Monday - signs of a mounting labour dispute fast turning into a public health crisis.

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Indonesia police find Islamic State propaganda targeting children

26 Jun 2017 | 4:04 PM

JAKARTA, Jun 26 (Reuters) Indonesian police have found hundreds of books containing Islamic State propaganda targeting children at the home of a suspect arrested in connection with the stabbing death of an officer, a police spokeswoman said on Monday.

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UK PM May's strikes deal to get Northern Irish DUP support for minority government

26 Jun 2017 | 3:58 PM

By Guy Faulconbridge LONDON, Jun 26 (Reuters) British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government with the support of a small Northern Irish Protestant party.

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No definite arrangements in place for Putin-Trump meeting - Kremlin

26 Jun 2017 | 3:56 PM

MOSCOW, Jun 26 (Reuters) The Kremlin said on Monday it was still premature to say anything certain about a possible meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.

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UK PM May strikes deal to get Northern Irish DUP support for minority government

26 Jun 2017 | 3:48 PM

LONDON, Jun 26 (Reuters) British Prime Minister Theresa May and the leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party struck a deal on Monday to support May's minority government.

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Copper edges back towards 11-week peak

26 Jun 2017 | 3:47 PM

By Jan Harvey LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - Copper firmed on Monday, rising back towards the previous session's 11-week high as expectations for upbeat Chinese demand this year and concerns over mine supply lent support.

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Vietnam hits more than 9-yr closing high

26 Jun 2017 | 3:46 PM

By Nicole Pinto UNDATED, Jun 26 (Reuters) Thai and Vietnamese shares closed higher in thin trade on Monday, buoyed by stronger oil prices and taking a cue from broader Asian peers, even as other Southeast Asian stock markets were shut for the Muslim festival of Eid al Fitr.

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Hong Kong's youth press campaign despite China's rejection of full democracy

26 Jun 2017 | 3:44 PM

By James Pomfret and Benjamin Kang Lim HONG KONG/BEIJING, Jun 26 (Reuters) When the British handed over Hong Kong to China in 1997, Beijing promised to allow universal suffrage as an "ultimate aim", along with other freedoms, under a "one country, two systems" arrangement agreed with London.

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Mosul battle to end in days as troops advance in Old City - Iraqi general

26 Jun 2017 | 3:36 PM

By Marius Bosch and Khaled al-Ramahi MOSUL, Iraq, Jun 26 (Reuters) The battle to take full control of Mosul from Islamic State will be over in a few days and an attempted fight-back by the militants failed, an Iraqi general told Reuters on Monday.

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Asylum seekers in Canada who fled Trump now trapped in legal limbo

26 Jun 2017 | 3:35 PM

By Anna Mehler Paperny and Rod Nickel TORONTO/WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 26 (Reuters) - Thousands of people who fled to Canada to escape President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal migrants have become trapped in legal limbo because of an overburdened refugee system, struggling to find work, permanent housing or enrol their children in schools.

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UK PM May welcomes Northern Irish kingmakers with a smile

UK PM May welcomes Northern Irish kingmakers with a smile

26 Jun 2017 | 3:34 PM

LONDON, Jun 26 (Reuters) British Prime Minister Theresa May greeted leaders of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party with a smile on Monday as she neared a deal to prop up her minority government.

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'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli heads into fraud trial

26 Jun 2017 | 3:33 PM

By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK, Jun 26 (Reuters) Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur vilified as the "pharma bro" for raising the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 percent, will go on trial on Monday for what U.

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Industry driving robust Q2 German expansion - Bundesbank

26 Jun 2017 | 3:32 PM

BERLIN, Jun 26 (Reuters) A lively German manufacturing sector is driving solid growth in Europe's largest economy, which should see strong expansion over the winter months carry through into the second quarter, the Bundesbank said on Monday.

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Italy's centre-right wins in local elections, in blow to Renzi

26 Jun 2017 | 3:31 PM

By Steve Scherer and Gavin Jones ROME, Jun 26 (Reuters) Italy's centre-right parties hammered their centre-left rivals in mayoral elections, official results showed on Monday, putting pressure on the ruling Democratic Party (PD) ahead of a national vote due in less than a year.

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Deal between Northern Irish DUP and UK PM May to be announced in hours - BBC says

Deal between Northern Irish DUP and UK PM May to be announced in hours - BBC says

26 Jun 2017 | 3:27 PM

LONDON, Jun 26 (Reuters) British Prime Minister Theresa May will clinch a deal within hours with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to prop up her minority government, the BBC reported.

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Secular Yemenis live in fear after student is killed in Aden

26 Jun 2017 | 3:23 PM

By Aziz El Yaakoubi DUBAI, Jun 26 (Reuters) A gunman paused for a moment after entering an internet cafe in the Yemeni port city of Aden, approached Amgad Abdulrahman and pulled the trigger three times.

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Iraqi military says it has captured Mosul neighborhood from Islamic State

Iraqi military says it has captured Mosul neighborhood from Islamic State

26 Jun 2017 | 3:19 PM

ERBIL, Iraq, Jun 26 (Reuters) Iraqi troops have captured Mosul's al-Faruq neighborhood, in the northwestern side of the Old City, from Islamic State militants, the military said.

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South Africa bans sale of live hens to contain bird flu

26 Jun 2017 | 3:19 PM

CAPE TOWN, Jun 26 (Reuters) South Africa has banned the sale of live hens throughout the country in a bid to control an outbreak of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu, but no humans have been affected, the government said on Monday.

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N Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team

26 Jun 2017 | 3:16 PM

By Yuna Park SEOUL, Jun 26 (Reuters) A leading North Korean sports official believes it is too late to consider South Korean President Moon Jae-in's proposal to form a unified team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, saying that political tension must be resolved first.

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