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Why VS Naipaul never wrote his autobiography

The Nobel Prize and the Booker winner’s oeuvre included over 30 works including the famous A House for Mr Biswas (published in 1961).

13 Aug 2018 6:04 AM

VS Naipaul dies at 85, world mourns literature giant

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled his demise and said it was a major loss for the world of literature.

13 Aug 2018 4:14 AM

Over 450 injured in clashes with cops as Romania protests intensifies

The protests had broken out after, Romania sacked top anti-graft prosecutor Kovesi, considered symbol of country's fight against corruption.

12 Aug 2018 3:02 PM

Pope to youth: Dream, don't let fear make you pessimistic

Francis has convened an international meeting of bishops at the Vatican in October about youths and their faith.

12 Aug 2018 2:53 PM

Nobel laureate VS Naipaul dies at 85

Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul wrote more than 30 books and won the Nobel Literature Prize in 2001.

12 Aug 2018 8:24 AM

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Further sanctions will be seen as 'declaration of economic war': Russia warns US

The warning came after the US unveiled a raft of new sanctions against Russia over its alleged use of Novichok nerve agent in Britain.

10 Aug 2018 6:20 PM

Ryanair pilots strike in several European countries, 400 flights cancelled

Strikes were called in Germany, Sweden, Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands.

10 Aug 2018 5:23 PM

Terrorists smile, prepare bombs for 2017 Barcelona attack in recovered photos

Images, video files recovered from bomb making site also show them making fun of potential victims and bragging about their coming attack.

07 Aug 2018 1:02 PM

2 dead, 60 injured in huge explosion near Italy's Bologna airport

Photos on social media showed a huge ball of fire and black smoke billowing into the sky at the scene of the crash.

06 Aug 2018 6:56 PM

2 planes crash in Swiss Alps within hours, casualties uncertain

Both crashes were under investigation.

05 Aug 2018 11:29 AM

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'Threatened' Swedish cops shoot man with Down syndrome, he was holding toy gun

Torrell’s family said that Eric had Down syndrome, autism and was essentially nonverbal.

04 Aug 2018 3:00 PM

Austrian man found with 80 birds in hand luggage at Paris airport, held

The Austrian collector, who is already facing court action in Germany, claimed to be passionate about birds.

03 Aug 2018 2:12 PM

Pope changes Church teaching on death penalty, makes it 'inadmissible'

Capital punishment was earlier allowed 'if this is the only possible way of effectively defending human lives against the unjust aggressor.'

02 Aug 2018 7:03 PM

Thieves escape in speedboat after stealing Swedish royal jewels

The two men pulled off heist at Strangnas Cathedral at noon Tuesday and vanished aboard speedboat into vast patchwork of lakes around city.

02 Aug 2018 9:50 AM

'Blood moon' dazzles skygazers in century's longest eclipse

Widespread monsoon rainstorms and thick clouds hid the moon across much of India, which should have had a prime view.

28 Jul 2018 10:28 AM

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Rescuers scour scorched towns after Greece wildfires kill at least 74

Many people fled by sea to try to escape the massive blaze which tore through towns near Athens, reducing pine forests to ashes.

25 Jul 2018 11:12 AM

At least 50 dead, 150 injured in Greek wildfire near Athens, residents flee homes

Mati is in the Rafina region which is popular with local tourists, particularly pensioners and children at holiday camps.

24 Jul 2018 9:54 AM

'Pink Panther' thieves wanted by Interpol found in Serbia after 15 years

Between 1999-2015, they have carried out at least 380 robberies, target high-end jewellery stores, snatching 334 mn euros worth of loot.

21 Jul 2018 6:12 PM

This tiny nation's 'aggressive' army of 2000 will trigger World War 3: Trump

US Prez made the comments in interview responding to question about NATO's Article 5 which states attack on 1 member is attack on all.

20 Jul 2018 12:23 PM

British police identify suspects in Novichok attack on ex-Russian spy: Report

Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal, his daughter Yulia collapsed in Salisbury on March 4 after being exposed to nerve agent Novichok.

19 Jul 2018 2:05 PM

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