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No-deal Brexit would be 'disaster' warns EU business lobby

No-deal Brexit would be 'disaster' warns EU business lobby
Brusseks - 

A shock exit by Britain from the EU without an agreement would be "a disaster", the European employers' organisation, Business Europe, warned on Monday.

Indian rescuers search for 39 missing after boat accident

New Delhi - 

Indian authorities were engaged in a major search and rescue operation Monday to find 39 people missing after their tour boat capsized in a fast-flowing swollen river.

Heatstroke kills two in Japan post-typhoon blackout

Heatstroke kills two in Japan post-typhoon blackout
Tokyo - 

Heatstroke has killed two people in Japan, officials said Wednesday, as nearly half a million homes struggled with electricity outages after a powerful typhoon battered Tokyo and the surrounding area.

Suspected militant killed in Indian Kashmir

Suspected militant killed in Indian Kashmir
New Delhi - 

A militant in Indian-administered Kashmir affiliated to a Pakistani-based militant group was killed by security forces in the restive territory on Wednesday, police said

India's Moon mission: preparing a pitstop for Mars

India's Moon mission: preparing a pitstop for Mars
New Delhi - 

India is due this weekend to become only the fourth nation after the US, Russia and China to land a spacecraft on the Moon, but there is more at stake than that.

Thousands undertake pilgrimage in Mauritius ahead of Pope's visit

Port Louis - 

Thousands of pilgrims in Mauritius marched Saturday to the shrine of a venerated Catholic missionary where Pope Francis will arrive next week for the first papal visit to the Indian Ocean island in 30 years.

Top UK minister quits, deals Johnson new Brexit blow

Top UK minister quits, deals Johnson new Brexit blow

London - 

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson received a fresh blow Saturday when senior minister Amber Rudd quit her work and pensions post in protest at his handling of the Brexit crisis.

Amid fears of higher Dorian death toll, islanders vie to leave

Amid fears of higher Dorian death toll, islanders vie to leave

Marsh Harbour - 

Bahamians scrambled to escape the islands hardest-hit by Dorian, which has killed at least 43 people, while the monster storm churned northward and made landfall near Halifax, Canada, on Saturday.

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