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Ex-Argentina president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s homes raided

Police in Argentina have begun searching properties belonging to the former president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, as part of a major corruption investigation. Forensic scientists, dogs and firefighters helped carry out the raids on two houses in Patagonia and one apartment in Buenos Aires.   It comes after Judge Claudio Bonadio asked to partially lift Ms Fernández’s immunity as he ...

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Malcolm Turnbull: Australia PM’s leadership on a knife edge

Pressure is mounting on Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull as internal party rivals prepare for a potential imminent leadership contest. Mr Turnbull is fighting to retain his position amid a push by senior colleagues to replace him as leader.   He says he will stand down if a majority of Liberal Party MPs sign a letter to bring on an internal ...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Iran grants temporary release

  A British-Iranian woman has been reunited with her family after being granted a three-day release from prison in Iran. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was jailed for five years in 2016 after being convicted of spying, which she denies.  She said she was “overwhelmed” and it would be “awesome” for her four-year-old daughter to “have a mummy again”.   Foreign Secretary Jeremy ...

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Fire at city’s Plastic godown put out

Dhaka, Aug 24 : The fire that broke out at a plastic godown in the capital’s Lalbagh area on Thursday night was doused within two hours. The fire originated at the two buildings of the plastic godown at Alighat around 11:23 pm and it soon engulfed the nearby rooms, said Nazma Akhter, a duty officer at the Fire Service and ...

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Force Myanmar to face ICC for atrocities: S Asian MPs

Photo: Flames engulf a house in Gawdu Zara village, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar, September 7, 2017.  More than 130 lawmakers from across Southeast Asia on Thursday demanded the international community bring officials in Myanmar to justice for the atrocious crimes it committed against its Rohingya population in Rakhine State. In a joint statement, 132 sitting MPs from five countries — Indonesia, ...

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Facebook bans quiz app, pulls its security app over privacy

London, Aug 23 : Facebook has banned a third-party quiz app amid concerns over the possible misuse of users’ data and pulled its own security software from Apple’s app store after the iPhone maker tightened data security rules. The social media company said Wednesday it took action against the myPersonality app because its creators refused an inspection, and over worries ...

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Guwahati to connect 6 international destinations through air connectivity

GUWAHATI: Under the UDAN Draft Scheme Document of International Air Connectivity, the Ministry of Civil Aviation of Government of India is planning to connect six international connectivity from Guwahati. The objective of the UDAN (International) scheme is to enhance international air connectivity between Indian states and select international destinations through the provision of financial support to airlines. As per this ...

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Veteran Indian journalist Kuldip Nayar passes away

Eminent Indian writer and journalist Kuldip Nayar passed away in New Delhi on Thursday following a brief illness. He was 95.   Nayar is a Punjabi, but was originally born in Sialkot in 1923.  When the Emergency was declared, Mr. Nayar was one of the first journalists to be put in jail.   He was deeply interested in peaceful relations ...

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Emdad meets Mayor after Running Down Dementia

Emdad Rahman has completed 100 kilometres to raise awareness of Dementia The Barking & Dagenham resident finished his course record today and celebrated with tea and a selfie with the Honourable Mayor of Barking & Dagenham. Participants on Running Down Dementia are encouraged to lace up, raise £100 and defeat Dementia by running or walking 100km before the end of ...

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Conflict management strategy and best practice

By Taslim Ahammad: Wherever there are people, close by always will be conflict, in particular, conflict occurs very frequently at workplace. Conflict is simply an inevitable aspect of human relationships. There is just no way to live a conflict-free life. Hence, as soon as conflict begins to draws back productivity and gives way to more conflicts, then conflict management must ...

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