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January 11, 2019 3:33 PM Greek police search more campuses amid letter scare

THESSALONIKI, Greece - Greek authorities have searched at least 10 more university and college buildings after letters containing white powder were sent to campuses around the country. Fire service crews for a third day Friday picked up more suspicious packages and carried out building inspections in Athens, the northern city of Thessaloniki, and several 22

January 9, 2019 7:39 AM Australian police examining suspicious packages sent to consulates

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—Several foreign consulates were evacuated in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday after they received suspicious packages. Police, fire crews and ambulances were seen at a number of diplomatic offices in Melbourne, including those of India, Germany, Italy, Spain and South Korea. The government Vic Emergency website 23

December 20, 2018 11:21 PM Kings owner brings NBA games to Mumbai

“Our inaugural NBA India Games will help further untap the enormous basketball potential in a country with a thriving sports culture and a growing, young and engaged population,” NBA commissioner Adam Silver added in a statement. The NBA prizes its growth in India. The population and growing middle class has generated grassroots and business opportunities 31

December 17, 2018 3:05 PM Hospital fire in India kills at least six, injures 129

NEW DELHI—At least six people died and 129 others were injured in a fire that broke out Monday in a hospital in Mumbai, India’s financial and entertainment capital, police said. The fire in the five-storey government-run ESIC Kamgar Hospital in the suburban Andheri area was believed to have been caused by an electrical short-circuit, said police officer 24

December 5, 2018 7:11 PM Global carbon pollution up in 2018, studies say

WASHINGTON—After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide experienced their largest jump in seven years, discouraging scientists. World carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to have risen 2.7 per cent from 2017 to 2018, according to three studies released Wednesday from the Global Carbon Project , an international 34

December 3, 2018 2:41 PM Oil remains India’s bugbear as rupee, bonds buck trade cheer

“The Indian rupee stands to benefit less from this as India is not as reliant on exports, and the bounce in oil prices could also weigh on the currency,” said Khoon Goh, head of research at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. in Singapore. The rupee declined 0.7 per cent to 70.04 at 12:10 p.m. in Mumbai, while the yield on 10-year bonds rose two basis 44

November 23, 2018 6:54 PM Named for Roman god of war, Mars isn’t very kind to visitors

Humanity’s nearly 60-year history of trying to get to Mars includes attempts to fly past the red planet for picture-taking without stopping, as well as the vastly more complicated efforts to put spacecraft into orbit around the red planet and to actually land. NASA’s Mariner 4 performed the first successfully flyby of the red planet in 1965, sending 46

November 17, 2018 7:13 PM Cyclone kills 33 in India with thousands in relief camps

They were evacuated from areas in the path of Cyclone Gaja, which struck six districts of Tamil Nadu state on Friday with heavy rains and winds that reached 90 kilometres per hour (55 miles per hour). Relief workers found 13 bodies Friday and an additional 20 on Saturday, said Edappadi Palaniswami, the state’s top elected official. Most deaths were caused 32

November 15, 2018 4:40 PM Rupert Murdoch, sons begin their goodbyes to 21st Century Fox

Now, Rupert Murdoch is midway through a dramatic downsizing of his corporate dominion. He orchestrated the sale to Disney because he feared that Fox lacked the scale to successfully compete against such technology giants as Google, Facebook and Netflix. As his son spoke, Rupert Murdoch quietly studied a briefing book atop a long rectangular table —draped 33

November 7, 2018 5:35 PM Canadians tuning out real Canada Revenue Agency agents because of phone scammers

With help from police in India, the Mounties say they have dismantled three major operations there and arrested a dozen people here in Canada who are involved in the scheme. The RCMP has counted 4,000 victims who have lost $15 million. Virtually none of the money has been recovered. Tammy Branch, a director-general at the tax agency, says the CRA will never 34