Sarvesh Yadav

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WTO names Roberto Azevedo as new head

<b>A Brazilian trade diplomat has been named as the next head of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).</b><p>Roberto Azevedo will succeed France's Pascal Lamy in September, the Brazilian government says.<p>Mr Azevedo, Brazil's ambassador to the WTO since 2008, was competing for the post with Mexico's former trade …

Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim urges protest over poll defeat

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Greece: IMF hails economic 'progress' but warns on tax evasion

<b>Debt-laden Greece has made progress in improving its finances, but the country must do more to fight tax evasion, the International Monetary Fund has said.</b><p>In a report, the IMF said Greece had made "exceptional" progress on reducing its budget deficit since 2010.<p>But the IMF, one of the lenders that …

Abuse awareness poster is 'only fully visible to children'

<b>A poster than can only be fully seen when looked at from a child's point of view has been used in an anti-child abuse campaign.</b><p>Spanish organisation the Anar Foundation used lenticular printing - a technique which means those looking at different angles see a different image.<p>On the poster, a …

Clashes over Bangladesh protest leave 27 dead

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/976000/976037_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524620823_b5d873c52b77720acc0fc1d1a40e8565<p><b>At least 27 people have been killed and dozens hurt after police and Islamist protesters clashed in Bangladesh.</b><p>Police used stun grenades and rubber …

UN commission downplays claim Syria rebels used sarin

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/975000/975991_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524620824_f36d7be5b57c95143761984ec292be4f<p><b>The UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria has sought to distance itself from comments made by one of its members that there was evidence of the nerve agent</b> …

Giulio Andreotti: Pre-Berlusconi titan

<b>Giulio Andreotti was yesterday's man.</b><p>Yet his passing has unleashed a tsunami of political memories dating back to the days when Italy was emerging from the destruction of World War II and laying the foundation of its economic boom of more than half a century ago.<p>It has also refreshed memories of …

Market for feature phone apps is low-tech goldmine

<b>The next time you are standing at a bus stop, cursing the late-running service, spare a thought for Milind Dahikar.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessClear your desk and go (almost) paperlessSearching for India's billion-dollar start-upYour views: Are online ads too intrusive?The bra …

Somali conflict: Mohamud and Cameron hail 'new era'

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Rebelling against Quebec's 'language police'

<b>The Canadian province of Quebec has seen a resurgence of its bitter language wars since Francophone nationalists returned to power last year. Now, some English speakers are rebelling against the "language police", reports Lorraine Mallinder.</b><p>Quebec's ruling Parti Quebecois is pushing a new law …