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Pakistan Taliban announce month truce – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Pakistani Taliban have announced a month-long ceasefire aimed at reviving stalled peace talks with government. Spokesman Shahidullah Shahid said all Taliban fighters had been urged to “refrain from any activity during this period”….












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India Sahara chief Subrata Roy arrested – BBC News

BBC NewsOne of India’s most flamboyant tycoons, Subrata Roy, has been arrested after he surrendered to the police. The Supreme Court had ordered the arrest of the Sahara group chief on Wednesday after he failed…






















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Turkish PM investigated for corruption – Times of India

Times of IndiaANKARA: A chief prosecutor’s office on Tuesday initiated an investigation into audio recordings purportedly of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordering his son to dispose of vast amounts of cash amid a…






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Leopard on loose in Indian city – The Australian

The AustralianA LEOPARD which wandered into a hospital ward and a cinema before attacking six people was still on the loose in the north Indian city of Meerut yesterday. Schools, colleges and markets were closed…








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LG to Offer Its First Smartwatch This Year – ABC News

ABC NewsLG Electronics Inc. said it will launch a computerized wristwatch later this year, entering a nascent market where Samsung Electronics Co., Sony Corp. and smaller companies such as Pebble are already jostling for dominance….


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Nadal, Back in Form, Prevails in Rio – New York Times

New York TimesRafael Nadal returned from a troublesome back injury to win the Rio Open, defeating Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine, 6-3, 7-6 (3). In the women’s final, Kurumi Nara of Japan defeated top-seeded Klara Zakopalova…




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Ukraine media: mixed views on Tymoshenko – BBC News

BBC NewsA day after the Ukrainian parliament voted to remove President Viktor Yanukovych from office, media commentators are focusing on another momentous event: the release of his jailed arch-rival Yulia Tymoshenko. Many journalists – even…









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Matteo Renzi sworn in as new Italy PM – BBC News

BBC NewsOn Friday he formally accepted the mandate to lead a new government and named his cabinet. He ousted Prime Minister and party colleague Enrico Letta in a vote earlier this month. Mr Renzi said…




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