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The mercury hit 24C (75F) at midnight last night at London City Airport - hotter than Istanbul where day temperatures did not climb higher than 21C (70F) on Sunday. Dr David Chilvers, GP and chair at Fareham and Gosport Clinical Commissioning Group, said: "We all know that British people love to complain about the weather but the fact is that extreme heat poses some real risks for many of us".
  • North Korea launches 4 anti-ship missiles

    North Korea launches 4 anti-ship missiles

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    North Korea launched a volley of anti-ship cruise missiles off its east coast early Thursday, Seoul's Defence Ministry confirmed, amid heightened regional tension over Pyongyang's weapons testing programme. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense that is deployed in South Korea. A South Korean civic group said Friday its plan to hold a joint event in Pyongyang in celebration of a historic inter-Korean peace declaration has virtually fallen apart, with North Korea being aloof and Seoul ...
  • Amit Shah, CM Fadnavis meet Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray

    Amit Shah, CM Fadnavis meet Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray

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    Sena has never indulged in the politics of hiding behind someone. "If anybody had reservations about Bhagwat, then we suggested Swaminathan for the benefit of the farmers of the country". I don't care about mid-term elections. Uddhav dared his ally to announce mid-term polls and the Sena was prepared to meet the challenge. I do not fear mid-term elections.
  • Georgia voters streaming to polls in expensive Congress race

    Georgia voters streaming to polls in expensive Congress race

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    Pamphlets sit outside the campaign office of Jon Ossoff , Democratic candidate for Georgia's 6th congressional district in Chamblee, Ga., Monday, June 19, 2017. This is a seat Republicans have held for decades, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich even represented areas now in the current 6th District . The affluent and well-educated district has elected Newt Gingrich, the former speaker; Johnny Isakson, now Georgia's senior USA senator; and most recently Tom Price , who resigned in ...
  • PM Modi performs asanas in Lucknow, says Yoga's standardisation is taking place

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    Even people who don't speak our language, do Yoga now", PM Modi said. The crowd was estimated to be 45,000 strong, slightly less than the 51,000 which was expected, due to heavy rains that lashed Lucknow since morning. It is cheap and is used in very small quantity but none can deny its significance. Many TV celebrities have made yoga a part and parcel of their fitness regime.
  • London fire: 79 people feared dead, five victims have been identified

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    The cause of Wednesday's blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling used in an extensive renovation completed previous year may have been banned by United Kingdom rules. Detectives investigating the fire at Grenfell Tower in London say new footage of the gutted building's burned-out interior shows just how hard the task of finding and identifying bodies is proving to be.
  • London fire: Grenfell Tower debris fear shuts Tube lines

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    She said her visits to London and Manchester - the latter the site of a terrorist attack last month - have highlighted the people who offer comfort and support to those affected. New cladding on the building has since been named as a potential factor in the quick spread of the fire. May said she would be responsible for implementing the inquiry's findings, while the victims' legal costs would be met by the government.
  • Missile Attack On IS Will Be Repeated: Iran

    Missile Attack On IS Will Be Repeated: Iran

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    Iran cast the strike as a response to Islamic State attacks in Tehran earlier this month that killed at least 18 people and wounded more than 50. "The Islamic Republic of Iran is standing on the front line, with powerful countries, in terms of missile power", Boroujerdi said following the attack.
  • Iran and Israel Exchange Warnings

    Iran and Israel Exchange Warnings

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    In apparent revenge to Islamic State attack in Tehran on June 7, Iran's Revolutionary Guard launched missiles into eastern Syria targeting terrorists and warning that it would similarly retaliate on anyone else carrying out attacks in the Islamic Republic.
  • International Yoga Day 2017: PM Narendra Modi speaks in Lucknow

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    Yoga has connected the world with India , Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today, as he rolled out his mat along with millions of others across the globe to celebrate the traditional practice. "It is not necessary to perform yoga 24 hours a day". Modi said there was no need to perform yoga round-the- clock as only 50 to 60 minutes are enough.