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2 bombs in Nigeria’s Kaduna kill at least 82

Two bomb blasts in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna killed at least 82 people on Wednesday, the officials said, in attacks that bore the hallmarks of violent Islamist group Boko Haram.

Five detained in Chinese food scandal


Supplier sold rotten meat to McDonald’s, KFC, Pizza Hut

Outsourcing woes slow Harley new vehicle entry

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US motorcycle maker Harley Davidson Inc came late to the offshoring game.

Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile

Pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was used to shoot down MH17. Photo: AP/ File

A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and it could

More than one way of being black, says Barack Obama

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US President Barack Obama told a group of young black, Hispanic, Native American and Asian men on Monday that they need be proud of their backgrounds and draw strength from their cultures, but ignore

Europe threatens sanctions yet again

European Union foreign ministers threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but tougher talk may not be matched by much action after France’s President signalled the disputed de

China food scam spreads to other chains

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The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in US coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald’s products as far away as Japan.

US, UN efforts to end violence stumble


US issues travel warning, offers Gaza $47m aid; Palestinian toll hits 603; ceasefire not near, insists Israel

ISIS crushes, coerces resistance in its way

Using its own version of “soft” and “hard” power, the Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS, is crushing resistance across northern Iraq so successfully that its promise to march on Baghdad may no lon

RBI to disclose the names of D-SIB banks in August 2015


It will create four sub-categories of D-SIB lenders

On Friday N.N. Vohra, governor of Jammu and Kashmir, delivered a speech in New Delhi that was notable for its lucid analysis of the inextricably interlinked external and internal security problems and a series of sound suggestions about how to meet the grim challenges this country faces.

One of the most fascinating things about the 21st century is what I call the return of the body to the centrality of things. The body has become the site for all the major dramas — philosophical, political and ethical.