India's government has been linking people's personal records to their biological information in the world's largest biometrics initiative. Supporters say it could drastically improve the ability of the poor to access basic services, but now con ...

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DUBLIN — Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to ease restrictions on divorce, taking another step toward liberalizing a Constitution that was once dominated by the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.Official figures released this weekend showed ...

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SYDNEY, Australia — Prime Minister Peter O’Neill of Papua New Guinea resigned on Sunday, as a flood of high-level defections from his governing party led him to step down after almost eight years in power.Mr. O’Neill told reporters in Port Mores ...

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It wasn't meant to be like this. Mauricio Macri's election to the Argentine presidency in 2015 was supposed to usher in an end to economic and political crises. International investors welcomed moves to float the peso and eliminate export capita ...

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Coronation Street is about to air its big week to coincide with the Britain’s Got Talent semi-finals. The coming episodes will centre on the Platt family’s big holiday which will see Nick Tilsley (played by Ben Price) finally exposed as the new ...

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Dominic Raab has warned MPs they will be unable to stop him carrying out a crash-out Brexit if he wins the Tory leadership race, vowing to be “resolute”. The hardline Brexiteer sought to outflank Boris Johnson by arguing it would be “very diffic ...

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Imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called for an end to hunger strikes by thousands of jailed supporters in Turkey protesting the conditions of his detention, his lawyers said on Sunday."I expect the action to come to an end in ...

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Weight loss efforts can begin first thing in the morning with a healthy breakfast. Cereal is many Britons’ go-to meal when they wake up - but there are so many options available these days. With such a staggering plethora of choice it can be har ...

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Philip Hammond has warned that MPs will topple any new Tory prime minister trying to force through a no-deal Brexit – and sensationally threatened to join the revolt himself. The chancellor refused – three times – to rule out joining the no-conf ...

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MANILA — Militants linked to the Islamic State attacked a group of soldiers on the southern Philippine island of Jolo, setting off a clash that left two children dead, the military said on Sunday.Six militants from the insurgent group, known as ...

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