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Open rift between Indian central bank, govt as official warns of catastrophe

Open rift between Indian central bank, govt as official warns of catastrophe

In a sign of a mounting policy struggle between India's central bank and the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a top bank official warned on Friday that undermining a central bank's independence ...

Algeria in mourning after its most deadly plane crash

Algeria in mourning after its most deadly plane crash

Algerians on Thursday mourned 257 people killed in a military plane crash the day before, the country's worst-ever aviation catastrophe, with no indication yet of the cause.

Putin warns of catastrophe over North Korea impasse

Putin warns of catastrophe over North Korea impasse

Vladimir Putin's comments on North Korea appeared to draw the lines for a clash at the United Nations pitting Moscow and Beijing against Washington and its allies.

Putin: Russia is weathering sanctions

Putin: Russia is weathering sanctions

President Vladimir Putin boasted yesterday that Russia had found the “inner strength” .