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    India ranks 117 out of 158 nations on global happiness index
    Apr24

    India ranks 117 out of 158 nations on global happiness index

    India has not fared well in a global ranking of the happiest nations, coming in at the 117th spot out of 158 countries on the index that took into account GDP per capita, life expectancy, social support and freedom to make life choices as indicators of happiness. Switzerland has been named the most happiest country in the world, coming in at the...

    Dutch expert fired after showing MH17 victim photos
    Apr24

    Dutch expert fired after showing MH17 victim photos

    THE HAGUE: A Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been fired after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, the government said Thursday. “The collaboration with George Maat has been terminated,” Justice Minister Ard van der Steur told lawmakers in parliament....

    After Iran deal, world looks to jump-start nuclear disarmament
    Apr24

    After Iran deal, world looks to jump-start nuclear disarmament

    UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – Nuclear powers join non-nuclear nations on Monday to launch a conference on non-proliferation, buoyed by the Iran deal but alarmed by slow-moving US-Russian disarmament.US Secretary of State John Kerry will address the conference that reviews the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and he may meet on the sidelines...

    Dutch expert suspended after showing MH17 victim photos
    Apr24

    Dutch expert suspended after showing MH17 victim photos

    THE HAGUE: A Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been suspended after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, police said Thursday. “He has been suspended from his work and we’ll see if other measures need to be taken,” Thomas Aling, spokesman for the...

    Dutch Expert Fired After Showing Photos of MH17 Victims
    Apr24

    Dutch Expert Fired After Showing Photos of MH17 Victims

    A Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been fired after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, the government said Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Dutch expert fired after showing MH17 victim photos
    Apr24

    Dutch expert fired after showing MH17 victim photos

    THE HAGUE (AFP) – A Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last years MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been fired after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, the government said Thursday.The collaboration with George Maat has been terminated, Justice Minister Ard van der Steur told lawmakers in parliament.The...

    Dutch expert fired after showing MH17 victim photos
    Apr24

    Dutch expert fired after showing MH17 victim photos

    A Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been fired after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, the government said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Pentagon dismisses Moscow claim of US troops in east Ukraine
    Apr24

    Pentagon dismisses Moscow claim of US troops in east Ukraine

    The Russian defense ministry said on Thursday that US troops were training Ukrainian forces in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, but the Pentagon flatly denied it. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Football: Holders Sevilla through to Europa League semis
    Apr24

    Football: Holders Sevilla through to Europa League semis

    PARIS (AFP) – Holders Sevilla sealed their place in the semi-finals of the Europa League on Thursday after a dramatic 2-2 draw with Zenit St Petersburg in Russia saw them progress 4-3 on aggregate.The Spanish side threw away a commanding lead in the tie by conceding two second-half goals, and the match looked to be heading for extra time...

    Boxing: Pacquiao-Mayweather shadow looms over Klitschko
    Apr24

    Boxing: Pacquiao-Mayweather shadow looms over Klitschko

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko, the dominant star of what was once the sports most glamorous division, is struggling to get attention for his New York title defense Saturday.Seldom is the 1.98m Ukraine giant dwarfed by anything, but the huge interest in next weeks long-awaited welterweight showdown between...

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