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Oxfam wants India to sign Global Arms Treaty

Asking India to support the proposed 'Global Arms Trade Treaty' set to be discussed at the United Nations General Assembly next month, a confederation of NGOs from across the world Wednesday said......

Indian-origin retired Major in UK returns honour in protest

A former Indian-origin soldier-turned-politician in the UK has returned his Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in protest against what he feels is the misuse of the honour......

The odd, odd world we live in!

This week’s collection of unbelievably unusual images from across the world. A protester takes part in a demonstration against tax havens in London. The protest, organised by Oxfam, Action......

PHOTOS: It's an odd, crazy world out there!

Here's your weekly digest of photographs that prove that it's a odd, crazy world out there! A man joins in the celebrations during a St Patrick’s Day party and concert in Trafalgar square in......

Aftershocks haunt Nepal's villages, relief out of reach

Quake after quake continue to jolt the Himalayan nation. Aid is arriving in Nepal, but its far flung villages remain cut off, two weeks after the April 25 horror. Villagers live amid debris and the......

Richest 1% to soon own more than rest of the world: Oxfam

The richest 1 per cent people in the world will soon have more wealth than the remaining 99 per cent of the global population, says a report. The Oxfam report on Monday came ahead of the annual......

G20 countries should tackle tax havens: Oxfam

Ahead of G20 meet in South Korea, think-tank Oxfam said on Wednesday the bloc of 20 countries should devise methods to tackle tax havens, so that the interest of developing nations could be......

Oxfam slams rich nation on subsidy

A report by international agency Oxfam on Monday flayed rich countries for using World Trade Organisation, as the "battleground to force poor nations to open their markets and then dumping excess......

62 people in the world have same wealth as 3.5 billion

Wealth of the richest 62 people rose 44% in the five years since 2010, while that of the bottom half fell by 41% Just 62 individuals had the same wealth as 3.5 billion people - the bottom half of......

Climate deal needed if Bill Gates' billions are to help poor nations

During the Paris talks, experts said, negotiators must map out ways for rich countries to provide funds poor countries need to prepare to receive new technology. Heads of state and big-name......

Tennis fan wins big for UK charity from beyond grave

A bet placed nearly a decade ago by a tennis aficionado has won a British charity more than 100,000 pounds after tennis legend Roger Federer secured his seventh Wimbledon win. Nicholas Newlife, an......
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Islamic State militants have reportedly killed 284 men and boys in Mosul and nearby villages, which are under siege by a coalition of forces... ...
Indonesian Catholic woman honored as food hero

Beatriks Rika, a Catholic women from East Nusa Tenggarain Indonesia, won the Female Food Hero on Oct. 16. (Photo by Herry Naif) Jakarta:... ...
MAMI to have a new award onBest Film On Gender Equality

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Making history at MAMI

The opening ceremony of the 18th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival was marked by nostalgia, and hope for the revival of the Royal Opera House... ...
EU gets tough on African migrants

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