Ashish Biswas

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Berlusconi: Italy's election Machiavelli?

<b>One of the most colourful figures in European politics has been barred from running in the European elections. Silvio Berlusconi would love to be able to lead his centre-right Forza Italia party into the fight.</b><p>He recently endured the humiliation of being flung out of the Italian parliament on …

Generation rent: housing policy could swing the vote in 2015 election

The number of people who are forced to rent their homes from private landlords because they cannot afford to buy could determine the result of the next general election in dozens of key parliamentary seats, research reveals today.<p>Polling by ComRes for the campaigning organisation Generation Rent …

Air pollution linked to seven million deaths globally

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1056000/1056383_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524685447_b9517f486aa57a2edb979a86f96a23be<p><b>Seven million people died as a result of air pollution in 2012, the World Health Organization estimates.</b><p>Its findings suggest a link between air …

Amid mixed messages, Malaysia airliner search resumes

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 resumed Sunday, but stormy weather may cause problems, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority said.<p>A Chinese aircraft took off at 6:20 a.m. local time (6:20 p.m. ET). Other aircraft, including a South Korean P-3 Orion and a U.S. P-8 Poseidon, …

Russia Says It Doesn't Plan To Invade Ukraine

The Russian troops who are holding Crimea won't be sent into Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says. "We have absolutely no intention of — or interest in — crossing Ukraine's borders," Lavrov told a Russian TV station Saturday, according to a translation by Reuters.<p>The comments from …

Special coverage: Land and poverty

A selection of stories, interviews and blogs from journalists covering the World Bank's Land and Poverty conference held in Washington from March 24 …

Innovative photo hardware-app combos shake up Macworld/iWorld

The days when the old Macworld Expo was host to tons of cameras and camcorders from major vendors like Canon and Nikon are long gone. However, exhibitors at this year’s Macworld/iWorld previewed several intriguing new variations on the imaging theme for the consumer and prosumer markets. All will …

Enjoy SXSW 2014, in Austin or Elsewhere, with These Flipboard Magazines

MagMaker / March 10, 2014<p>The South by Southwest (SXSW) conference is underway right now in Austin, Texas. For the next few days, tens of thousands of …