• Latin America Demands Justice for Girls Killed in Guatemala Fire

    Latin America Demands Justice for Girls Killed in Guatemala Fire

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    The blaze, in the girls' living quarters, killed 19 immediately. Run by the Ministry of Social Welfare, the attorney general for human rights decides which children are placed in the home. In the wake of the tragedy, Cuba's famous medical brigade, Pope Francis and worldwide organizations like Unicef and United Nations have expressed solidarity with Guatemalan society and the relatives of those who died in the fire.
  • Irish woman's nude body found in coastal Indian state of Goa

    Irish woman's nude body found in coastal Indian state of Goa

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    A 24-year-old man, whose name has been reported as Vikat Bhagat, has been arrested. The CCTV footage shows Ms McLaughlin walking along a street with a man. "She seemed a happy-go-lucky, friendly, quiet girl. Her friend has also given us some leads and we are questioning some suspects", a police officer familiar with the probe told IANS on condition of anonymity.
  • Turkey bids to exclude airport and airline from laptop ban

    Turkey bids to exclude airport and airline from laptop ban

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    Foreign ministry spokesman Huseyin Muftuoglu said taking measures "against people that pose a threat instead of punishing normal passengers would be more effective". The US ban affects eight countries including Jordan, Egypt , Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Morocco. The Turkish minister said no one had the right to say "Turkey fails in this or that issue".
  • 250 skulls found in drug cartel mass burial ground

    250 skulls found in drug cartel mass burial ground

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    This is the place where the activists have been exploring since 2016 by sinking rods into the ground and withdrawing them to detect an odor of decomposition from the mass grave in Mexico. According to Mr Winckler, some of the remains could be years old. Mexican authorities have discovered a mass grave in Mexico that contains 32 bodies and nine heads hidden in the Southern part of the region.
  • MCD polls: Arvind Kejriwal promises to abolish residential house tax

    MCD polls: Arvind Kejriwal promises to abolish residential house tax

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    Kejriwal contended that the house tax has become a "major" source of corruption and promised that his party, which is making its civic polls debut, will end it. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has cancelled his visit to Gujarat scheduled tomorrow as he is now busy preparing for the next month's Delhi civic body polls.
  • Free Rita's water ice on Monday to mark start of spring

    Free Rita's water ice on Monday to mark start of spring

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    To find a Rita's location near you, visit www.ritasice.com. The aim, officials said, is two-fold - to make you smile, and to raise funding for Children's Miracle Network hospitals. Just a warning, expect long lines at both Rita's and Dairy Queen, and remember supplies are limited. Why, with free cold treats, of course! Other Dairy Queen locations will give the cone away for free , but will add toppings or dip the cone in exchange for a donation.
  • Delhi High Court Dismisses Zakir Naik's Plea Over IRF Ban

    Delhi High Court Dismisses Zakir Naik's Plea Over IRF Ban

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    It further said that the government has produced some material before it to back the decision of immediately imposing the ban on this organisation. On November 15, the Central Government had banned the IRF for five years after declaring it as an "unlawful association" under the anti-terror laws, and the NIA followed up with raids on its premises in Mumbai on November 19.
  • Gay 'Power Rangers' Character Will Be First Queer High-Budget Movie Superhero

    Gay 'Power Rangers' Character Will Be First Queer High-Budget Movie Superhero

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    For people that don't get to experience LGBTQI people in real life, seeing these types of characters on TV or in films helps normalize us to them, which I think is necessary and vital". This comes after the country backed down when Disney banned the Beauty in the Beast film there when censors cut out a gay moment. Unfortunately it's not always at its best, and when it's not, you get exactly what you'd expect: generic teen hero fare.
  • India dismisses NYT editorial on Modi-Adityanath as 'subjective'

    India dismisses NYT editorial on Modi-Adityanath as 'subjective'

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    Party sources said Modi discussed political developments and achievements of the BJP Government without any kind of hint on any possible change of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje that is in the air since the UP election results, the MPs interpreted it as she remaining safe in a saddle.