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Boris Johnson meets husband of British woman jailed in Iran

Boris Johnson meets husband of British woman jailed in Iran

In June of past year, Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe was charged with being 'one of the ring leaders in efforts planning the overthrow of the Islamic regime through projects involving the media and social media, working under the direction of media companies and espionage networks belonging to foreign governments'.


Locals giving the gift of joy

Locals giving the gift of joy

The organization also provides an online donation where participants can make an online donation towards a shoe box filled with supplies. Dana Williams of Samaritan's Purse said the Newnan goal is 20,330 boxes. The Go Store was established specifically to benefit Operation Christmas Child . "We are hoping to have, and praying to have, another 12 million boxes going out".


Minimum alcohol pricing can go ahead, court rules

Minimum alcohol pricing can go ahead, court rules

A 50 pence minimum price would mean a 70cl bottle of whisky will cost at least £14 (US$18.4) and a 75cl bottle of 12.5 per cent wine could be sold for no less than £4.69. "My association has been arguing for price controls on alcohol since Retail Price Maintenance on Alcohol was abolished in the late 1960's", he said.


Cornelia Sorabji: Google Doodle pays tribute to first Indian woman advocate

Cornelia Sorabji: Google Doodle pays tribute to first Indian woman advocate

She was one of nine children of Reverend Sorabji Karsedji and his wife, Francina Ford, who had been adopted and raised by a British couple. From Nashik, she shifted and spent part of her childhood in Belgaum (now Karnataka) and Poona (now Pune) and studied in the Deccan College, graduating with high rankings from the University of Bombay in the mid-1880s.


New GST rates come into effect

New GST rates come into effect

In a major revamp of the GST tax structure, the GST Council also removed 178 items from the highest 28 percent category. Eating in restaurants will be cheaper from now on. Cars and motorcycles, home appliances such as dishwashers, washing machines and vacuum cleaners and tobacco products such as bidis and pan masala will be taxed in the 28% slab.


Donald Trump Called Nuclear-Armed Dictator Kim Jong Un 'Short and Fat'

Donald Trump Called Nuclear-Armed Dictator Kim Jong Un 'Short and Fat'

What would hurt you more, being called "old" or being accused of being a lunatic? The article also said that Mr Trump was a coward for cancelling a visit to the North Korean border, a decision that was made because of bad weather. But the renewed focus on economic development could be a bid to unify North Koreans and strengthen support for the leadership, said Baik Tae-hyun, a spokesman for South Korea's Unification Ministry.