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Macron offers wage hike, tax cuts to appease protesters

Paris |Tuesday, 2018 4:45:04 AM IST

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday announced that he will raise the monthly minimum wage by 100 euros ($113) and lower taxes on retirees and workers in a somber speech to the nation in which h

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Kremlin says tired of following 'sensational' probes in US

Moscow |Tuesday, 2018 4:15:16 AM IST

The Kremlin on Monday said that Moscow has grown tired of following sensational investigations in the US with respect to Russia's alleged involvement in the US previous presidential election.

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NASA's probe travels beyond solar wind bubble on longest running mission

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 4:15:25 AM IST

The US-based space agency NASA's probe Voyager 2 has exited the heliosphere, the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields created by the Sun, enveloping its planets.

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Protesters burn effigy of Duterte on Human Rights Day

Manila |Monday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST

Over 1,000 protesters marched in the Philippines capital on Monday and burned an effigy of President Rodrigo Duterte on International Human Rights Day.

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Global emissions rising again, but India's ranking improves

Katowice (Poland) |Monday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST

Global carbon dioxide emissions are rising again but India's ranking has improved by three points, a Germanwatch report said on Monday.

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Australia recommends strengthening regulation of Facebook, Google (Lead)

Canberra |Monday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on Monday proposed measures to counter the dominant market positions of Google and Facebook and strengthen monitoring on their access to infor

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CFO arrest row: China denies Huawei poses security threat

Beijing |Monday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST

China on Monday strongly defended Huawei after a warning from the EU that the tech giant posed a security risk, amid an ongoing row over the arrest of its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Canada at th

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India, Russia seek to enhance parliamentary diplomacy

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST

India and Russia on Monday reiterated the need to further enhance parliamentary diplomacy and encourage regular meetings between the elected representatives of their countries, a statement said.

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Russian ex-policeman gets second life term for 56 murders

Moscow |Monday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST

A Russian court on Monday sentenced a former policeman, described as the country's "most prolific mass murderer in modern time", to a second life imprisonment for committing 56 murders, while he is al

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World Bank praises India's renewable energy success

Katowice (Poland) |Monday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST

The World Bank on Monday praised India's success in renewable energy auctions that delivered record-setting low prices for solar power and said that the number of countries with strong policy framewor

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EU welcomes India's increasing global role

Brussels |Monday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST

The EU on Monday welcomed Inddia's increasing role and responsibility on the global stage through its "ambitious foreign policy" and fast growing economy.

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Global investors want nations to step up climate action

Katowice (Poland) |Monday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST

Global investors -- the single largest policy intervention from corporates on climate change -- on Monday called on governments around the world to step up action to address climate change.

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