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India, Pakistan spar over alleged religious conversion of Hindu girls

India, Pakistan spar over alleged religious conversion of Hindu girls

Published 25/03/2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - India and Pakistan are quarrelling over reports of an alleged kidnapping and religious conversion of two Hindu girls in mostly Muslim [more…]

South Africa’s Naspers plots Euronext flotation of e-commerce ventures

South Africa’s Naspers plots Euronext flotation of e-commerce ventures

Published 25/03/2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Naspers will float its e-commerce ventures on the Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam, it said on Monday, the latest move by South [more…]

Indian state open for talks with Uber rival Ola over ban

Indian state open for talks with Uber rival Ola over ban

Published 23/03/2019

BENGALURU (Reuters) - The southern Indian state of Karnataka kept the door open on Saturday to talks with local ride-hailing service Ola to avoid a [more…]

Exclusive: Mexico central bank says Uber, other firms interested in…

Exclusive: Mexico central bank says Uber, other firms interested in…

Published 23/03/2019

ACAPULCO, Mexico (Reuters) - Various companies in Mexico, including Uber Technologies Inc., have shown interest in using a new mobile payments system developed by the [more…]

New gun laws to make New Zealand safer after mosque shootings, says…

New gun laws to make New Zealand safer after mosque shootings, says…

Published 18/03/2019

CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she would announce new gun laws within days, after a lone gunman killed [more…]

Singtel signs deal to expand mobile wallet alliance to Japan

Singtel signs deal to expand mobile wallet alliance to Japan

Published 18/03/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd said on Monday it has signed a partnership to enable the use of its cross-border mobile wallet platform in [more…]

New Zealand Muslim leaders preach love, compassion after mosque…

New Zealand Muslim leaders preach love, compassion after mosque…

Published 18/03/2019

CHRISTCHURCH/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Muslim leaders on Monday conveyed messages of love, compassion and appreciation for the community support they had received after a [more…]

Exclusive: India’s health ministry calls for blocking Juul’s entry…

Exclusive: India’s health ministry calls for blocking Juul’s entry…

Published 15/03/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s health ministry has called for Juul Labs Inc’s electronic cigarettes to be blocked from entering the country, a letter seen [more…]

Halep claims tough win, Serena retires ill at Indian Wells

Halep claims tough win, Serena retires ill at Indian Wells

Published 11/03/2019

(Reuters) - World number two Simona Halep survived a tough challenge from Ukrainian qualifier Kateryna Kozlova to win their third round match 7-6(3) 7-5 at [more…]

India to go to polls from April 11, Pakistan tension may boost Modi

India to go to polls from April 11, Pakistan tension may boost Modi

Published 11/03/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will hold a general election in seven stages starting on April 11, the election commission said on Sunday, in what [more…]