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Caste protests across India leave at least seven dead

Caste protests across India leave at least seven dead

Asked if the government had provided any inkling of its strategy when they met Modi on March 28, BJP parliamentarian and Dalit activist Udit Raj told The Telegraph: "No clear signal was given at the meeting; we were just told that it was being examined".


Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort challenges special counsel's authority

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort challenges special counsel's authority

The Justice Department, which was represented by career attorneys (though members of Mueller's team were present in the courtroom), argued that a civil lawsuit is not the appropriate place to bring issues with Mueller's investigation that instead could be brought in the criminal cases against Manafort.


112 militants with families evacuated from Eastern Ghouta - Russian MoD

112 militants with families evacuated from Eastern Ghouta - Russian MoD

She did not say which rebel group the killers belonged to. The opposition says a relentless air campaign was waged in which the army used napalm, chlorine and incendiary bombs to demoralize rebels by targeting civilian areas. The Syrian government dispatched more than 50 buses to Douma to take the rebels out, SANA reported. A statement said the military would press on with "fighting in the area of Douma to rid it of terrorism", in reference to the rebels.


Prince Philip in 'good spirits' after hip surgery

Prince Philip in 'good spirits' after hip surgery

Prince Philip has undergone a "successful" hip operation and is recovering well, Buckingham Palace has announced. He has missed a series of engagements and events over the last month, including the recent Easter Sunday service at St. His surgery comes ahead of a busy time for the royal family, with Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, due to give birth to her third child some time this month, and the wedding of his grandson, Prince Harry, with Meghan Markle on May 19.


Stocks Drop Again As US-China Trade Dispute Escalates

Stocks Drop Again As US-China Trade Dispute Escalates

China's Commerce and Finance ministries announced that Beijing's list of 25 percent additional tariffs on United States goods covered 106 items with a trade value matching the $50 billion figure. The move by China is the latest in ongoing tit-for-tat measures between the countries. China's newly unveiled tariffs come after Beijing imposed duties on about $3 billion on USA exports such as pork, wine and fruit on Monday in response to earlier U.S.