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Russian family finds World War II shell under floorboards during renovation

SAINT PETERSBURG (RUSSIA) A Russian family was stunned Monday to discover a mortar shell under the floorboards during renovation work at their flat in Saint Petersburg, a local official said. The building in the centre of Russia’s second-largest city was evacuated for a few hours while bomb disposal experts removed …

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Cancer-causing agents found in Johnson & Johnson’s baby shampoo

NEW DELHI Johnson & Johnson’s baby shampoo samples failed quality tests conducted by the northwestern Indian state of Rajasthan, according to a public notice from the state’s drugs watchdog, findings that were rejected by the U.S. drugmaker. This comes just a few months after Indian authorities launched an investigation into …

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Earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border

TEHRAN A 5.2-magnitude earthquake Monday struck the western Iranian province of Kermanshah bordering Iraq, authorities said, without reporting damage or casualties. The quake struck a region already gripped by massive floods that have cut off entire cities and submerged many villages. More than 40 people were reported killed in floods last month …

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Iran’s Zanganeh – it should be easy to extend global oil deal

MOSCOW Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in Moscow that it should be straight-forward to extend the global oil output deal between OPEС and non-OPEC countries and that the deal was going well. “As I understand, there is no difficulty to extend this cooperation,” Zanganeh said following talks in Moscow …

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Have blessings of father Yashwant Sinha: Jayant Sinha after BJP

HAZARIBAGH (JHARKHAND) Union Minister of state for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha, who has been re-nominated by the BJP for the Hazaribagh Lok Sabha seat, Monday said he has the blessings of his father Yashwant Sinha and was optimistic about his parents voting for him on May 6. “I have the full blessings of my father Yashwant …

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Arrested Banihal car blast suspect planned suicide attack on CRPF convoy: Police

JAMMU The suspect arrested after the car explosion on Jammu-Srinagar highway on Saturday was planning to carry out a suicide attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Monday. Addressing a media conference here, Director General of Police Dilbag Singh said the suspect had escaped from the site on Saturday but was traced …

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UAE scraps ‘profession’ criteria, makes income only requirement for expats to sponsor family

DUBAI The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved a new rule for expats under which foreign workers will now be able to sponsor their family members if they fulfil a certain income criteria, a move which will benefit lakhs of Indians. Indians in the UAE constitute the largest part of population of the …

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