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Tough school? War, illiteracy and hope in Afghanistan

Kabul June 14 (TNS): The idea of drafting a nation's brightest new graduates to become teachers in the most deprived areas has been used...

London fire: Twelve dead in Grenfell Tower blaze

London June (TNS): Twelve people have died in a west London tower block fire and the number of deaths are expected to rise, police...

Top Republican among wounded as gunman fires on US lawmakers

Alexandria, VA (TNS): A gunman opened fire on Wednesday on Republican U.S. lawmakers who were practicing near Washington for a charity baseball game, wounding...

Bride in UP refuses to marry gutkha-chewing groom

New Delhi June 14 (TNS): A girl refused to marry a man for chewing gutkha (tobacco) in Murarpatti village in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia district,...

‘Staggering’ civilian deaths from US-led air strikes in Raqqa: UN

Geneva June 14 (TNS): Intensified coalition air strikes supporting an assault by U.S.-backed forces on Islamic State's stronghold of Raqqa in Syria are causing...

London fire: Six killed as Grenfell Tower engulfed

London June 14 (TNS): Six people have been confirmed dead after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London tower block,...

Boxer Amir Khan chased, attacked by gang in Bolton

MANCHESTER, June 14 (TNS): Boxing champion Amir Khan was chased through the streets during a road rage attack when a car rammed into his...

We are not winning in Afghanistan: US defence secretary

Washington June 14 (TNS): US President Donald Trump has given Defence Secretary Jim Mattis the authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan, opening the...

Why Iranian women are wearing white on Wednesdays

London/ Tehran June 14 (TNS): A new social media campaign against a law which forces women to wear a headscarf is gaining momentum in...

London fire: Flames engulf tower block

London June 14 (TNS): A huge fire has raged through the night at a west London tower block, with eyewitnesses claiming people were trapped...

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