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Turkey, Greece hit by strong earthquake

A powerful earthquake has struck Turkey and Greece early Friday morning, killing at least two people and injuring more than 120. The epicentre of the 6.7 magnitude quake was approximately 10.3 km south of Turkey’s Bodrum, and 16.2 km east of the island of Kos in Greece. It had a depth of ...

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Kovind selected as the 14th President of India

Ram Nath Kovind has been elected as the India’s next President. The BJP leader won two-thirds of the vote to beat opposition candidate Meira Kumar. Kovind will be the second Dalit President of the country after KR Narayanan. He’s also the first BJP leader to be elected to the highest ...

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Parents receive 7 year jail term for ‘gifting’ daughter to man

A couple from Pennsylvania have been sentenced to seven years in prison on charges of child endangerment. Authorities say Daniel and Savilla Stoltzfus, who both pleaded guilty to the charge, gifted their eldest daughter to a cult-like figure who helped them with their financial troubles. Meanwhile, Lee Donald Kaplan, the ...

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WHO reports dramatic increase in life-saving tobacco control policies

The World Health Organisation has published a report that shows more countries are implementing tobacco control policies. Graphic pack warnings, advertising bans and no smoking areas are some of the comprehensive measures have been taken to control the use of tobacco. According to the latest latest WHO report about 4.7 ...

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WHO reports dramatic increase in life-saving tobacco control policies

The World Health Organisation has published a report that shows more countries are implementing tobacco control policies. Graphic pack warnings, advertising bans and no smoking areas are some of the comprehensive measures have been taken to control the use of tobacco. According to the latest latest WHO report about 4.7 ...

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