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Volkswagen warns of slowing global auto markets

FRANKFURT: Volkswagen says its profits jumped 44% in the third quarter thanks to a more profitable mix of vehicles in its lineup but warned that global car markets are slowing more than expected and lowered its forecast for annual sales. After-tax profit rose to 3.98 …

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: A trail of horror and death

Baghdad: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Iraqi jihadist who rose from obscurity to declare himself ‘caliph’ of all Muslims as the leader of Islamic State, has been targeted in a US military operation in Syria. He has long been a target for US and regional security …

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Kudos to US for taking down Baghdadi, but ISIS menace still exists

The world should greet the reported killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi by celebrating America’s exceptional Special Forces, intelligence agents, CIA officers and satellite-surveillance operators. It was a complex and challenging mission flawlessly executed. Unfortunately, it is far from “mission accomplished” in the fight against the …

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Antimicrobial resistance action plan losing steam

Exactly a year after the State launched the comprehensive Kerala Antimicrobial Resistance Strategic Action Plan (KARSAP), there are worries that the project could be losing its momentum. It was on October 25 last year that KARSAP was launched, making Kerala the first State in the …

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Narendra Modi: BJP’s performance unprecedented

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that people of Haryana have reposed their trust in the chief minister of the state and asserted that they will work even harder in the next five years to serve them. Addressing party workers at the …

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