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Vikas Dubey: India gangster shot dead after arrest

Image copyright MP POLICE Image caption Vikas Dubey is accused in 60 criminal cases, including murder Police in India say they have shot dead a man accused of killing eight policemen in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. Vikas Dubey, who was on the run for nearly a week after …

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Park Won-soon: Mayor of Seoul found dead after going missing

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Park Won-soon speaks during an event at Seoul City Hall on Wednesday Police in the South Korea’s capital Seoul have found the body of the city’s mayor after he went missing on Thursday. Park Won-soon’s daughter reportedly told police he had left a message before …

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Coronavirus: Is India the next global hotspot?

Image copyright Getty Images The coronavirus took hold slowly in India, but six months after its first confirmed infection it has overtaken Russia to record the world’s third largest caseload. With the world’s second-largest population, much of which lives packed into cities, the country was perhaps always destined to become …

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Alex Pullin: Australian world-champion snowboarder dies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Alex Pullin was a two-time world champion snowboarder Two-time world champion snowboarder Alex Pullin has died while spearfishing in his native Australia, local officials have confirmed. Pullin, 32, was found unresponsive off a beach on Queensland’s Gold Coast on Wednesday. He was treated by …

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Coronavirus: Budget airline AirAsia’s future in ‘significant doubt’

Image copyright Getty Images The future of Asia’s biggest budget airline AirAsia is in “significant doubt”, auditor Ernst & Young has said. Shares in the Malaysian-based carrier were temporarily suspended on Wednesday after the statement was released. The airline’s founder and chief executive is tycoon Tony Fernandes, who also co-owns …

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Alex Pullin: Australian world-champion snowboarder dies – reports

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Alex Pullin is a two-time world champion snowboarder Two-time world champion snowboarder Alex Pullin has died while spearfishing in his native Australia, local media says. Pullin, 32, was found unresponsive at a beach on Queensland’s Gold Coast on Wednesday, according to reports by multiple …

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