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Late Pope Paul VI to be made saint this year, Pope Francis says

Francis made the announcement on Thursday at a private meeting with Rome priests. The Vatican issued the transcript of the conversation on Saturday.

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Mattis: Allies must take responsibility for Syria detainees

ROME (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis urged reluctant allied nations to address a growing crisis by taking responsibility for their citizens who have been detained as foreign fighters for t...

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Taj Mahal to Pope's garden: Ultra-wealthy say 'I love you' with epic vacays

The Taj Mahal was built as a love letter. Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1631 to honour his teenage bride, who had died in childbirth, its construction involved the work of 22,000...

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Shiva Keshavan, India’s lone warrior and the Winter Olympian this country does not deserve

On a frigid evening at the Olympic Sliding Center at Pyeongchang on Sunday, an inconsolable Felix Loch doubled over his sled after finishing his fourth and final luge run. The expression on his fac...

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Kamal Haasan at Harvard: ‘Fed up of complaining about govt inaction; demanding good governance is...

After delivering an eloquent speech at the prestigious Harvard University in 2016 on 'India in Transition - Opportunities and Challenges,' Kamal Haasan, on 10 February, delivered the keynote addres...

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US wants foreign fighters in Syria to face justice at home

The United States is urging allied nations to help deal with the growing number of foreign fighters that are being held by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, saying the militants should be tur...

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