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‘Pray for Marawi’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Philippine policemen walk with evacuees from Marawi at a checkpoint on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao Why did a hashtag originating in the Philippines go global after the suicide attack in Manchester? On social media, the reaction was immediate. In the wake of the ...

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Indian woman ‘forced to marry Pakistani at gunpoint’ returns

Image copyright Ravinder Singh Robin Image caption Uzma arrived in India after going to Pakistan earlier this month An Indian woman who alleges she was forced by a Pakistani man to marry him at gunpoint has returned to India, a day after a court in Islamabad granted her request to ...

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FTSE firm as Wizz Air takes off

Image copyright Getty Images London’s stock market edged higher in early trade as it remained close to record highs. The benchmark FTSE 100 index rose 3 points to 7,517.90, not far from its record closing high of 7,522.03. However, one of the more eye-catching performances came in the FTSE 250 ...

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