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Global Development News

27 Mar 2017

Five months, eight prominent Russians dead

The brazen daytime slaying of a Russian politician outside a Ukrainian hotel this week brings to eight the number of high-profile Russians who have died over the past five months since the US presidential election on November 8.

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2 Days 37 Mins 44 Seconds ago

Putin meets French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed the "great importance" of ties between his country and France as he met French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin on Friday, Russian state-run news agency Tass reported.

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2 Days 4 Hours 9 Mins 52 Seconds ago

Ukraine seeks clues in killing of Kremlin critic

Ukrainian authorities searched for leads Friday in the killing of a Kremlin critic, shot dead the day before outside a hotel in broad daylight, an act Ukraine's President labeled a "Russian state terrorist act."

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2 Days 6 Hours 44 Mins 20 Seconds ago

London attack police officer pictured hours before death

Staci Martin took many pictures during her first trip to London this past week, but there's one she'll never forget.

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2 Days 10 Hours 27 Mins 30 Seconds ago

North Korea ready to conduct nuclear test, US officials say

Specific intelligence indicators now show that North Korea is ready for its sixth underground nuclear test at any time, two US officials told CNN on Friday.

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2 Days 11 Hours 40 Mins 4 Seconds ago

India’s Uber drivers feel taken for a ride

Many people whom Uber helped take out car loans struggle with payments as subsidies are cut

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2 Days 44 Mins 41 Seconds ago

Yogi Adityanath, India’s firebrand cleric

Modi signals a nationalist phase in his choice for leader of the most populous state

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2 Days 11 Hours 47 Mins 45 Seconds ago

Dalai Lama’s travel plans ignite reincarnation row

Trip to Tibetan community in India angers China as it seeks to control succession

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2 Days 22 Hours 9 Mins 3 Seconds ago

Hindu cleric launches moral crackdown in Indian state

Chief minister appointed to run Uttar Pradesh seen by critics as targeting Muslims

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3 Days 20 Hours 39 Mins 52 Seconds ago

Mobile mavericks innovate faster than incumbents

Upstarts such as Jio in India and Iliad in France offer more to consumers than oligopolies

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4 Days 18 Hours 21 Mins 51 Seconds ago

Mosul: Iraqi military pull 61 bodies from debris as airstrikes probed

The Iraqi military says it has pulled dozens of dead bodies from the rubble of a home in Mosul after allegations emerged that around 200 civilians had been killed in airstrikes in the area over several days.

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11 Hours 32 Mins 31 Seconds ago

US probes civilian deaths after airstrike

The US is conducting an investigation into allegations that civilians were killed during an airstrike against ISIS. CNN's Ian Lee has more.

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Former Egyptian President Mubarak walks free after six years

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was freed Friday after a six-year imprisonment following his overthrow during the Arab Spring.

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2 Days 12 Hours 36 Mins 40 Seconds ago

Battle for key ISIS bastion to start in 'days'

The battle to recapture the ISIS de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria will begin in "days," France's defense minister said on Friday.

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2 Days 12 Hours 39 Mins 53 Seconds ago

Dubai World Cup: Favorite primed for $10 million race

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2 Days 17 Hours 39 Mins 51 Seconds ago

Inglorious Empire by Shashi Tharoor — the rapacious Raj

A combative history of the British in India swats aside notions of benevolent imperial rule

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9 Days 16 Hours 36 Mins 25 Seconds ago

Saudis face backlash over $10bn Maldives plan

Activists say deal will force islanders from homes and damage the environment

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9 Days 23 Hours 51 Mins 13 Seconds ago

The augmented reality of Blippar chief’s story

AR app’s co-founder did not study at LSE nor float his first company, records show

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10 Days 8 Hours 49 Mins 10 Seconds ago

HIV/Aids drugs face threat of disruption

Just four companies supply the bulk of antiretroviral medication to poorer countries

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10 Days 12 Hours 59 Mins 18 Seconds ago

Stayzilla founder arrest shocks India tech leaders

Detention of Yogendra Vasupal comes as start-ups face tougher funding conditions

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10 Days 19 Hours ago

First female HK leader chosen by pro-Beijing committee

A tiny election committee, drawn mostly from Hong Kong's elite, will choose the city's next leader Sunday, amid planned protests and a large-scale police operation.

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18 Hours 13 Mins 4 Seconds ago

$27,000 melons? Japan's luxury fruit habit

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1 Days 9 Hours 22 Mins 48 Seconds ago

US bomber warned in East China Sea flyover

Chinese officials warned a US military aircraft flying near South Korea Sunday, telling its pilots that they were illegally operating in Chinese airspace and ordering the American plane to leave, a US defense official told CNN.

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1 Days 14 Hours 33 Mins 21 Seconds ago

Popularity means nothing in race to be HK's leader

It's campaign season in Hong Kong, and on the streets of the city's Wan Chai district, John Tsang is getting mobbed.

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1 Days 18 Hours 57 Mins 50 Seconds ago

Singapore teen blogger granted US asylum

The United States granted asylum to teen blogger Amos Yee, who has been jailed twice in his native Singapore for critical views on religion and politics.

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