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Norway coalition collapses over ‘IS bride’ repatriation

OSLO: The populist Progress Party pulled out of Norway’s center-right governing coalition on Monday over the decision to repatriate an Islamic State group-linked woman and…

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‘Frozen’ village overrun by fans wants them to let it go

‘Frozen’ village overrun by fans wants them to let it go Credit: Source link

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Putin delivers state-of-the-nation address – Times of India

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin is focusing his state of the nation address on the need to encourage population growth. Speaking Wednesday before top officials…

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Ukraine asks Iran to hand over downed jet’s black boxes

KIEV: Ukraine has asked Iran to hand over the black box flight recorders of a Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed after being hit by an…

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Germany investigates three over ‘spying for China’

BERLIN: German prosecutors on Wednesday said they were investigating three people who allegedly spied for China, with media reporting that a German former EU diplomat…

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Russian government resigns after Putin announces reforms

MOSCOW: Russia’s government resigned in a shock announcement on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin proposed a series of constitutional reforms. In a televised meeting with…

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Putin seeks amendments to boost power of parliament, Cabinet

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin proposed Wednesday tweaking the Russian Constitution to increase the powers of parliament and the Cabinet, a move that could herald his…

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War of attrition: How France’s Macron plans to grind down strikers

PARIS: When French trade unions declared a nationwide strike to protest against planned pension reforms, Nicolas, a 34-year-old maintenance technician with the Paris metro, went…

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Putin names head of tax service as new Russian prime minister

MOSCOW: The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has named Tax Service chief Mikhail Mishustin as Russia’s new prime minister. The 53-year-old Mishustin has worked in…

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How Putin’s shake-up of Russian politics could pan out

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed sweeping changes to the country’s political system that would shift powers away from the presidency in favour of…

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