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Indian court cancels 2014 government rule on stringent tobacco pack warnings

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Karnataka High Court on Friday quashed government rules that mandated stringent graphic health warnings on tobacco products, lawyers involved in the case said, in...

Exclusive: Italy plans big handover of sea rescues to Libya coastguard

ROME/TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Italy wants Libya’s coastguard to take responsibility within three years for intercepting migrants across about a tenth of the Mediterranean even as Libyan crews struggle to...

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on May 19

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his American fiancĂ©e, Meghan Markle, will marry on Saturday May 19, Kensington Palace said. Source: India News Link: Britain's Prince Harry and...

U.S. says concerned about Myanmar's silence over where Reuters journalists are being held

YANGON (Reuters) – The U.S. embassy in Myanmar said on Friday it was concerned that there had been no word on the whereabouts of two Reuters journalists three days...

Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow louder

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of almost $18,000 on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, up 9 percent on the day, as warnings grew over the...

Pakistani top court rejects bid to bar opposition leader Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition to disqualify cricket hero and opposition leader Imran Khan from parliament for not declaring assets, months after former...

South Africa's ANC aims to announce new leader on Sunday

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) expects to announce Jacob Zuma’s successor as party leader on Sunday, a spokesman said, concluding a bruising leadership battle...

Government ignored warnings over GST rollout: sources

MUMBAI (Reuters) – The Indian government ignored several warnings from private companies that the complex technology required for a nationwide goods and services tax (GST) to work smoothly was...

Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of just over $17,750 on Friday, up 8 percent on the day, as concerns grew over the risks of investing...

India raises import tax on cellphones, move to hurt Apple

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has increased the import tax on dozens of electronic products such as mobile phones and television sets, a government statement said, to help curb...