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Foreign fighters evading Europe’s security net as Ibrahim El Bakraoui’s case shows

Foreign fighters evading Europe’s security net as Ibrahim El Bakraoui’s case shows

When Ibrahim El Bakraoui blew himself up in the Brussels Airport check-in area, killing and maiming scores of travellers, it was at least the third time he had passed unimpeded through an airport terminal in recent months. Suspected by Turkey of being a “foreign terrorist fighter” and known at home in Belgium as an ex-con [...]

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Five CRPF men injured in a series of IED blasts

Five CRPF men injured in a series of IED blasts

Five CRPF personnel were on Satuday injured in a series of improvised explosive device (IED) blasts carried out by Naxals in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand. Deputy Inspector General (Bokaro range), Upendra Kumar Singh, said the CRPF personnel were on a patrol when the IED blasts took place at Chitpur village under Topchanchi police station around [...]

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ED issues third summons to Mallya

ED issues third summons to Mallya

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday issued a third summons to business tycoon Vijay Mallya asking him appear by April 9 before its investigating officer (IO) in Mumbai, even as a conglomerate of banks are examining his proposal to pay Rs. 4000 crore to lenders of Kingfisher Airlines by September. Mr. Mallya had, on Friday, [...]

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Rahul visits Kolkata flyover collapse site

Rahul visits Kolkata flyover collapse site

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today visited the spot of the flyover collapse in Kokata in which 26 people were killed and said he had come to extend support to the victims and did not want to politicise the issue. Later Mr. Gandhi met the injured people in the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital and [...]

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Zika: The key unanswered questions

Zika: The key unanswered questions

The infection has prompted the World Health Organization to declared a global health emergency due to the link to thousands of suspected cases of babies born with small brains – or microcephaly – in Brazil. But there are still many, crucial, unanswered questions. How many people have been infected in the Americas? The best estimate [...]

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Prime Minister in Saudi Arabia on two-day visit

Prime Minister in Saudi Arabia on two-day visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Riyadh on Saturday on his maiden two-day visit to the oil-rich Saudi kingdom as both countries are set to firm up a raft of pacts to bolster their strategic partnership besides exploring ways to enhance security and counter-terror cooperation. Combating threat of terrorism and radicalisation are expected to figure [...]

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Encinitas Explores Joining Welcoming Communities Campaign

Encinitas Explores Joining Welcoming Communities Campaign

Last night, community members turned out to Encinitas City Hall in support of the city council’s consideration of seven recommendations around welcoming refugee and immigrant communities in Encinitas. The recommendations included exploration of Encinitas City officially joining the White House Task Force on New Americans’ Building Welcoming Communities Campaign. [Source:- PANA] [...]

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California Counts: Mobilizing the state’s refugee voters

California Counts: Mobilizing the state’s refugee voters

People up and down the state are trying to crack the code on California’sdismal voter turnout, which reached a record low for general elections in 2014. Just 42.2 percent of registered voters cast ballots. Under a new law, the Department of Motor Vehicles is getting ready toregister drivers automatically to vote, and there’s talk of sending [...]

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Community Tech Internship

Community Tech Internship

Get coding mentorship and help with community research projects. PANA is seeking 3 self-motivated people with technology experience to aid in: website content & social media campaigns data visualization for our upcoming report, and internal software projects. Technologies you will use include SPSS, Drupal, Weebly, and social media accounts. Internship 3-month goals are collaboratively developed [...]

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Vijender invites Tendulkar for WBO Asia bout

Vijender invites Tendulkar for WBO Asia bout

Vijender Singh on Saturday invited Sachin Tendulkar for his WBO Asia title fight here and briefed the cricketer about the structure and future of professional boxing. The Beijing Olympics bronze medallist, who is a huge fan of Tendulkar, met him in Gurgaon and invited him for his first professional home bout scheduled in the capital [...]

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World T20 championships: Afghanistan stuns West Indies

World T20 championships: Afghanistan stuns West Indies

Afghanistan stunned West Indies by 6 runs in the World T20 championship match in Mohali on Sunday. Chasing a target of 124, West Indies could manage only 117 for 8 . Despite this defeat, West Indies topped their group and will face India or Australia in the semifinals. England will face New Zealand in the [...]

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Miandad refuses to attend meetings of fact-finding committee

Miandad refuses to attend meetings of fact-finding committee

Former Pakistan skipper Javed Miandad has refused to attend meetings of the fact-finding committee of the Cricket Board to probe into the national team’s poor performance in the Asia Cup and World T20. “Every time we do badly in a big tournament, the board carries out this charade of appointing a probe committee,” Miandad told [...]

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