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Indian police battle anti-Modi protesters over disputed law

Indian police baton-charged protesters Sunday to stop them reaching Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s cavalcade as nationwide protests against a bitterly disputed citizenship law entered a second month. Tens of thousands staged protests through the night […]

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Thousands evacuate as Philippine volcano rumbles

A volcano near the Philippine capital Manila spewed a massive cloud of ash into the sky on Sunday, forcing the precautionary evacuation of thousands of residents, authorities said. Government seismologists recorded magma moving towards the […]

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Hungary takes up measures to encourage population growth

BUDAPEST: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Thursday that fertility treatment at state-run clinics would be provided free of charge, a latest measure aimed at stemming demographic decline. “The government has decided that from February […]

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20 soldiers dead in terrorists attack in Nigeria

About 20 soldiers were killed and nearly 1,000 people made homeless in a militant attack on a town in northeastern Nigeria, two residents and a military source said on Wednesday. The militants entered Monguno in […]

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‘Indian police open fire to clear strike protests

Indian police fired live rounds Wednesday to break up a protest by strikers taking part in nationwide action against government economic policies, officials said. The strike, called by unions which claim 250 million members, disrupted […]