Aastha Gill

  • Current Affairs
    Bomb in Afghanistan kills Afghan governor

    A bomb at a mosque on Tuesday killed the governor of Logar provinc...

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    Royal Mail shares start trading at 450p

    Royal Mail shares made their debut at the London Stock Exchange with ...

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    Hopes for a malaria vaccine after successful clinical trials

    British drug company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is soon to introduce the world’s first malaria vaccine after successful trials proved the vaccine had cut the number of cases in African children. Researchers say after an eighteen month trial of a three dose vaccination programme, the vaccine known as RTS,S was found to have almost...

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    Over 100 migrants dead in Italy boat accident

    A boat carrying African migrants to Europe off the southern I...

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    April Jones’s funeral held as mourners dress in pink

    A funeral for 5-year-old April Jones, who went missing almost a year ago and was later found murdered, has taken place in Machynlleth, mid-Wales, today. April’s white coffin was taken from her family home to St Peter’s church in a white carriage with glass windows, drawn by two white horses wearing pink...

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    424 children a year abused online and blackmailed

    Children as young as eight are being abused and blackmailed online by paedophiles, a new research by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (Ceop) has revealed today. Ceop said hundreds of children are being targeted by internet blackmailers who force youngsters to film themselves performing sex acts or self-mutilation because they...

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    Egyptian forces clash with militants outside Cairo

    Egyptian security forces clashed with militant groups i...

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    North African branch of Al-Qaeda release hostage video

    Al-Qaeda’s North African branch has released a video on Monday that shows seven western hostages who are alive and who were kidnapped by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). The video was obtained by a Mauritanian news agency, ANI, that said the footage showed the seven captives kidnapped by AQIM making statements...

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    Twitter begins flotation process in a bid to become public

    Social networking site Twitter filed documents for flotation on the stock market last night.  The company made the announcement that it had filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) and has submitted a form to the American market regulator, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), in one of its trademark 140-character...