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New book raises moral questions regarding weapons dealer’s Nazi-era art collection

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Talks on transferring the paintings to the museum began in 2002

21,000 refugees migrants reached Greece last week

Syrian migrants waiting in line to register with the police authorities at Mytilini port on the island of Lebos. — AFP

Germany, Sweden bearing most of Europe’s asylum burden: UNHCR chief

It’s official! Brains of intelligent people work better

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Scientists refer to this as the neural efficiency hypothesis, although it is now accepted by experts as an undisputed fact, with ample evidence to support it

FIFA election: Possible rivals Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, Michel Platini meet

Potential Fifa presidential election rivals Michel Platini and Prince Ali bin al-Hussein met for the first time on Wednesday since Sepp Blatter announced his exit.

Swiss extradite Fifa official to the US

One of the seven Fifa officials arrested in Zurich as part of a corruption probe has been extradited to the United States, the Swiss Justice Ministry said on Thursday.

‘India needs 10 times more mental health workers’

Nearly one in 10 people worldwide have mental health disorders, but only one per cent of the global health workforce are working in this field, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday with

One third of world’s population obese

Over a third of the world’s population is obese, a study published in the WHO bulletin has said while asserting that governments need to make the food supply healthier to reduce risk of problems linke

UNHRC adopts resolution on Palestine, India abstains

India for the first time on Friday abstained from voting on a resolution on Palestine adopted at the UN rights body that calls for accountability by parties involved in last year’s conflict in Gaza.

US seeks extradition of 7 Fifa officials

The United States has demanded the extradition of seven Fifa officials detained in May setting off what could become a prolonged legal battle over the handling of the major corruption case.

‘137,000 refugees, migrants crossed Mediterranean’

A record 137,000 people made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe in the first half of 2015, most of them fleeing war, conflict and persecution, the United Nations said Wednesday

Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader K.N. Govindacharya did not have many visitors when he was staying in New Delhi’s elite V.P. House, home and office to many parliamentarians and parties.

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India is to pronounce whether the right to privacy is a fundamental right or not.