Amritsar: Scores dead as train mows down crowd

Media playback is unsupported on your device More than 50 people have been killed and 200 hurt after a train ran into a crowd near Amritsar in India’s northern Punjab state, police told the BBC. The victims were standing on the railway tracks watching celebrations for the Hindu festival of Dusshera, eyewitnesses told BBC Punjabi. They More...

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EU court orders Poland to halt court retirements law

The EU’s top court has ordered Poland to “immediately suspend” the application of its law which lowers the retirement age of Supreme Court judges. The European Court of Justice upheld the request More...

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Job centres drop The Voice-style interviews

It seemed like a good idea at the time. In an attempt to shake up its interviews, several French job centres took inspiration from TV talent show The Voice. Three recruitment officials would turn their back on More...

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Trump hails body slamming Congressman Greg Gianforte in Montana

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has praised a Republican congressman who assaulted a journalist last year with a “body slam”, referring to him More...

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Vote delayed after police chief murdered

Parliamentary elections in the Afghan province of Kandahar have been delayed by a week after the assassination of a powerful local police chief. Gen Abdul Raziq was shot dead by a rogue bodyguard on Thursday. The More...

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Convicts 'blackmail US soldiers in sexting scheme' from prison

Prisoners in South Carolina have been accused of extorting money from US soldiers after sending illicit photos of girls and then demanding payment. “Countless prisoners” across the state participated More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Migrant caravan: Mexico sends police to southern border

Mexico has sent hundreds of police to its southern border as a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants approaches from Guatemala. The move came after President Donald Trump threatened to use military More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Trump makes new threat over US-Mexico border

US President Donald Trump has threatened to use military force to completely close the US-Mexico border. The warning, via a series of tweets on Thursday, comes as a new caravan of more than 3,000 migrants from More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police 'search forest'

Police in Turkey investigating the alleged killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have expanded their search, reports say. Unnamed Turkish officials say his body may have been disposed of in a nearby forest More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Jamal Khashoggi case: Liam Fox pulls out of Saudi summit

The UK’s International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has pulled out of attending an investment conference in Saudi Arabia next week. It comes amid allegations the country was behind the killing of Saudi journalist More...