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Germany has reached an agreement with Greece to send back migrants to the Mediterranean country if they have already applied for asylum there, a German Interior Ministry spokeswoman said.

London mayor Khan consults disaster planners over no-deal Brexit Aug 17 2018 | 45 mins ago

London’s mayor Sadiq Khan said on Friday he had asked the organisation that deals with militant attacks and disasters in the British capital to assess the impact of a “no-deal” Brexit on access to medicines and food and on law and order.

Turkish firms and government face $3.8 billion bond crunch in October: Societe General Aug 17 2018 | 59 mins ago

Turkey and its firms face repayments of nearly $3.8 billion on foreign currency bonds in October as the country struggles with a plunging lira that has lost more than a third of its value since the start of the year.

Jury to weigh Manafort fate for second day after 'reasonable doubt' surprise Aug 17 2018 | 1 hrs ago

The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will deliberate for a second day on Friday after asking questions that prompted speculation that a verdict may not be imminent.

WHO expects more Ebola cases in Congo, can't reach no-go areas Aug 17 2018 | 1 hrs ago

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that at least 1,500 people had been potentially exposed to the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu region, where insecurity prevents aid workers from reaching some areas.

Netanyahu questioned again in long-running corruption probe Aug 17 2018 | 1 hrs ago

Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday over what local media said was a case involving the country’s largest telecoms firm, one of three corruption probes in which he has been named as a suspect.

Slovenia's parliament confirms Sarec as PM designate Aug 17 2018 | 1 hrs ago

Slovenia’s parliament approved Marjan Sarec, a comedian turned politician, as prime minister designate on Friday, setting him on track to form a minority government and end the country’s longest political stalemate since an election.

Imran Khan elected Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister Aug 17 2018 | 2 hrs ago

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan was elected as Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister by the National Assembly.

Indian diaspora in US mourns Vajpayee's death Aug 17 2018 | 2 hrs ago

The death of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee was mourned by the diaspora members and institutions as they honoured the memory of his visionary leadership and statesmanship.