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Turkey's inflation rate holds close to 20 per cent for March - 04/03/2019

Istanbul - Turkey's high inflation rate held at just below 20 per cent in March, according to data released on Wednesday, days after local elections which saw setbacks for the ruling party in major...

Fourth victim dies after Utrecht tram attack - 03/28/2019

Amsterdam - A fourth person has died from his injuries after the deadly shooting on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht last week.   The victim was a 74-year-old man, prosecutors said on...

Founder of Vatican women's magazine resigns over abuse of nuns - 03/26/2019

Vatican City - The founder of a women's magazine linked to the Vatican's official newspaper and its entire editorial board have resigned after denouncing the Catholic Church inadequate response to...

Trump signs order to protect free speech on university campuses - 03/21/2019

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order aimed at ensuring free speech on university campuses in response to conservative student groups who say their voices have...

Italian man who infected women with HIV jailed for more than 16 years - 03/14/2019

Rome (dpa) - An Italian man who contracted the HIV virus and passed it on to women he slept with was convicted Thursday of voluntary manslaughter and causing serious injuries and jailed for 16 years...

Kim Jong Nam murder suspects to testify for the first time - 03/08/2019

Singapore - Two women accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are set to take the stand for the first time when the trial resumes in Malaysia on Monday, defence and...

Death toll rises to 22 from Alabama tornadoes - 03/04/2019

Washington (dpa) – The death toll from tornadoes which ripped through the centre of the south-eastern US state of Alabama has risen to 22, Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones told media late Sunday.  ...

Syria regime executes paediatrician for treating Aleppo children - 02/21/2019

Syrian regime forces have executed the Syrian paediatrician Mahmoud Satu after he was indicted for treating and feeding the children of Aleppo when its eastern districts were controlled by the...

Blaze tears through Bangladesh capital, killing 70 - 02/21/2019

Dhaka - By Masum Molla- At least 70 people were killed and more than 40 others injured after a devastating fire ripped through a crowded neighbourhood in Bangladesh’s capital. Fire officials called...

Icardi's wife's car hit by stone amid Inter tension - 02/16/2019

Rome – The car of Wanda Nara, the wife of Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, has been hit by a stone as she was driving with her three children in Milan, the ANSA news agency reported Saturday.  ...
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