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A bundle of these posters, delivered to Cambridge, survived to be rediscovered 106 years later in 2016. "On Tuesday I will be speaking in a Scottish Parliament debate to mark 100 years of women securing the right to vote". It was part of reforms which also widened the vote to all men over 21, or from the age of 19 for those in the armed forces, ensuring that the soldiers, sailors and airmen who'd fought for their country could have their say at the ballot box.
  • Jammu-Kashmir college students crushed up in Haryana

    Jammu-Kashmir college students crushed up in Haryana

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    Both the victims are students in the Central University of Haryana . A police official said, "We have identified six people and three of them have been arrested". Haryana Police on Saturday said that the attack on the Kashmiri students was not targeted and it happened due to misunderstanding. Aftab claimed that when they approached the university authorities they told them the incident did not happen in the campus.
  • Pakistan calls Kabul to engage in cooperation, refrain from blame game

    Pakistan calls Kabul to engage in cooperation, refrain from blame game

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    On Wednesday, top Afghan security officials rushed to Islamabad with "undeniable proof" of Pakistan-based terrorists' involvement in recent assaults in Kabul that claimed close to 200 lives last month. Pakistan also emphasised the need for strengthening border management on the Afghan side. Smoke billowing from the scene of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, on January 27.
  • Snow warning: Met Office issues yellow alert for Yorkshire

    Snow warning: Met Office issues yellow alert for Yorkshire

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    Details released by the Met Office state: "A spell of rain, sleet and increasingly snow will move east across the United Kingdom on Monday night and Tuesday, gradually weakening across England and Wales". For the rest of the United Kingdom, the first full week of February "could be one of the coldest weeks of this winter so far". After a freezing weekend, Yorkshire is expected to experience snowfall at the beginning of next week.
  • Two killed and dozens injured as two trains crash in South Carolina

    Two killed and dozens injured as two trains crash in South Carolina

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    The crash occurred at 2:35 a.m.in Cayce, S.C., about four miles southwest of Columbia, causing the lead engine and "some passenger cars" to derail, Amtrak said in a statement . The Lexington County Sheriff's Office noted that all passengers had been removed from the train by 6:30 a.m. Sunday. . Due to this incident and the resulting temporary track closure, Trains 91 & 92, the Amtrak Silver Star will detour between Hamlet, N.C., and Savannah, Ga., until further notice.
  • Israel 'legalising' rogue settlement in response to rabbi murder: Netanyahu

    Israel 'legalising' rogue settlement in response to rabbi murder: Netanyahu

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    The decision to retroactively approve the 50-family village of Havat Gilad will "allow the continuation of normal life there", Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said during a cabinet meeting on Sunday, according to Reuters . Cabinet members had hoped the official recognition would have happened earlier and were pushing Netanyahu very hard to make it happen, but Netanyahu pushed off the cabinet discussions until after the recent visit by US Vice President Mike Pence.
  • Indian sailors, ship missing

    Indian sailors, ship missing

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    The owners of the oil tanker, which was loaded with gas oil, have sought the help of the directorate general of shipping in Mumbai to get in touch with their counterparts in Nigeria and Benin to carry out search operations. A DG shipping official said the fate of the crew members and the ship is not known. Nigerian authorities have alerted all boats to look out for the missing vessel and report to International Maritime Bureau Anti-Piracy Reporting Centre in London in event of any development.
  • Iran says Jerusalem 'unchangeable' capital of Palestine

    Iran says Jerusalem 'unchangeable' capital of Palestine

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    It also affirmed support for the decisions of the Palestinian Central Council of January 15, 2018 in response to the recognition of the USA administration of Jerusalem as the capital of the occupying state, and to work with global actors to establish a multilateral mechanism under the auspices of the United Nations.