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Mar 01 2016

Osama bin Laden wanted much of his fortune used 'on jihad'

Navy SEALS in 2011. "You must keep in mind the possibility, however, slight, that journalists can be under surveillance that neither we nor they can perceive, either on...

Mar 01 2016

Mysterious fireball lights up sky above Scotland

Weather forecasting service the Met Office said the incident wasn't weather-related. But astronomers last night said it was most likely to be a meteor burning up as it ...

Mar 01 2016

Merkel calls mob that screamed at migrants 'repulsive'

Nonetheless, Merkel added that she was "very optimistic" that Europe will stand together and cope with the crisis. Mrs Merkel - who had long sparred with Alexis Tsipras...

Mar 01 2016

US calls proposed sanctions on NKorea a 'major upgrade'

It is a decade since the council first imposed sanctions on North Korea for its 2006 nuclear test, and diplomats said a sharp ramping up of restrictions was necessary s...

Mar 01 2016

After public outcry, FinMin to clarify on tax on EPF withdrawals

Government will rationalise the pension sector by a uniform tax treatment and has proposed to raise the exemption limit from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 1.5 lakh for annual contribut...