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Three Russian runners banned after Beijing retests

Three Russian athletes have been handed four-year suspensions after testing positive for a banned steroid. Their samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games were re-tested and their results were annulled. Julia Lyubova reports from Moscow

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Convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case seeks mercy killing

One of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case in India has written to the Tamil Nadu government seeking euthanasia. Robert Payas says he’s lost hope for justice as his plight has been ignored by successive governments at the centre. The 46-year-old Sri Lankan national was arrested in 1991 ...

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Theresa May to present Brexit plans to EU leaders

British Prime Minister Theresa May will face other European Union Leaders on her plans for future rights of expats after Brexit. She will head to Brussels for her first European summit since she lost her parliamentary majority. May wants the issue addressed early during the negotiation process, which began on ...

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Indian IT firm Infosys sued for discrimination in the US

One of India’s largest IT companies- Infosys is facing a lawsuit for alleged racial bias in the United States. The complainant- the former head of immigration at the company- claims Infosys discriminated against him for being non-Asian. The lawsuit comes days ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden meeting ...

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French blogger killed by exploding whipped cream dispenser

A celebrated French lifestyle blogger has died in a freak accident after a whipped cream dispenser exploded. On her facebook page, her family called it a “domestic accident”. According to a post on her instagram page, it said the dispenser “exploded and struck Rebecca’s chest, causing her death”. French media ...

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