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Indian Dalit youth killed 'for owning, riding horse', 3 detained

Indian Dalit youth killed 'for owning, riding horse', 3 detained

A young farmer from India's Dalit community has been beaten to death for owning a horse, which is seen as a symbol of power and wealth, police said Saturday.

India votes for next president from lowest Dalit caste

India votes for next president from lowest Dalit caste

Indian lawmakers voted Monday to pick the country's president, who is certain to come from the lowest Dalit caste, in an election seen as strengthening Prime Minister Narendra Modi's grip on power.

DeGale battles to a draw with Jack in unification fight

DeGale battles to a draw with Jack in unification fight

Badou Jack knocked out a tooth and almost knocked out the referee but he couldn’t convince the judges on Saturday that he did enough against James DeGale to become the unified super-middleweight champ.

Indian Dalit schoolboy says beaten because of good grades

Indian Dalit schoolboy says beaten because of good grades

Indian police have detained two schoolboys accused of repeatedly beating a low-caste classmate for getting good grades, an officer said Wednesday, with a video of the attacks going viral.

Blair to close commercial enterprises to focus on charity

Blair to close commercial enterprises to focus on charity

Tony Blair has said he will close his commercial enterprises and focus on not-for-profit activities.

Deputy Emir meets Chubu chief

Deputy Emir meets Chubu chief

HH the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday met at the Emiri Diwan Chairman of Chubu Electric Power Company Toshio Mita and his accompanying delegation.

Japan braces as super typhoon Vongfong heads to Okinawa

Japan braces as super typhoon Vongfong heads to Okinawa

Japan was bracing yesterday for its strongest storm this year, a super typhoon powering north towards the Okinawa

 Lennon hopes Celtic season won’t flatline

Lennon hopes Celtic season won’t flatline

Celtic manager Neil Lennon insists his side will not switch off for the remainder of the season despite a flat performance in their 1-1 draw with Ross County on Saturday.

Food fest proves a perfect family outing

Food fest proves a perfect family outing

Thousands of visitors turned up at the Qatar International Food Festival to sample the international food, exciting dining options and family entertainment at the Museum of Islamic Art Park.

Rivera brings career full circle with one pitch

Rivera brings career full circle with one pitch

Major League Baseball and the New York Yankees returned to Panama for the first time in 67 years on Saturday, offering one final goodbye to Mariano Rivera ...

Dhoni under fire after new tour flop

Dhoni under fire after new tour flop

Beleaguered skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was put on notice by his predecessors yesterday after India suffered yet another away series defeat...