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South Africa to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity: government source

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa is planning to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe, allowing her to return to Harare and avoid prosecution for the alleged...

Russian triple-jumper Anna Pyatykh gets four-year ban – CAS

ZURICH (Reuters) – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has imposed a four-year ban on Russian triple-jumper Anna Pyatykh for violating rules on prohibited substances, the tribunal said...

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns, blames "drumbeat of distractions"

BENGALURU/MUMBAI (Reuters) – Vishal Sikka, the chief executive brought in to turn around India’s Infosys three years ago, resigned suddenly on Friday, blaming a “continuous drumbeat of distractions” and...

IndiGo grounds 13 planes after engine issues – TV channels

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s biggest airline, IndiGo, has been forced to ground 13 planes and cancel 84 flights because of issues with its Pratt and Whitney made engines...

EXCLUSIVE: India threatens Philip Morris with 'punitive action' over alleged violations

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Indian government has threatened Philip Morris International Inc with “punitive action” over the tobacco giant’s alleged violation of the country’s anti-smoking laws, according to...

Sensex falls as Infosys CEO resignation hurts

REUTERS – Indian shares fell on Friday, snapping a three-day winning streak, as Infosys Ltd Chief Executive Vishal Sikka’s resignation sent the stock tumbling, although rivals such as Tata...

Sanctions on Kashmiri militant group Hizbul Mujahideen unjustified: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday said Islamabad was disappointed over what it termed the unjustified imposition of sanctions by the United States on Kashmiri militant group...

Van crashes into dozens of people in Barcelona, several injured: police

MADRID (Reuters) – A van has crashed into dozens of people in Barcelona’s city centre, local police said on Wednesday. Source: India News Link: Van crashes into dozens of...

Exclusive: U.S. forces to stay in Syria for decades, say militia allies

AIN ISSA, Syria (Reuters) – Washington’s main Syrian ally in the fight against Islamic State says the U.S. military will remain in northern Syria long after the jihadists are...

Exclusive: Taking aim at China, India tightens power grid, telecoms rules

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India is tightening the rules for businesses entering its power transmission sector and making stringent checks on both power and telecoms equipment for malware –...