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Insight - Indian central bank chief wins over Modi despite broad mistrust

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NEW DELHI In late 2014, the knives were out for India's central bank governor Raghuram Rajan.

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Insight - Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting rights 31 May 2016

BELCOURT, North Dakota Elvis Norquay, a member of the Chippewa Indian tribe, has lived most of his 58 years on North Dakota's remote Turtle Mountain reservation and says he's never had a problem voting.

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Insight - NBA's Thunder targeted by deceased McClendon's creditors 28 May 2016

NEW YORK This weekend, the Oklahoma City Thunder stands one game away from clinching a surprising spot in the NBA finals.

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Insight - How a 26-year-old Ukrainian took on Odessa's customs service 27 May 2016

ODESSA, Ukraine The head of customs at the Black Sea port of Odessa says her job used to be such a money-spinner the going bribe for securing it was $5 million (3.4 million pounds).

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Special Report - Industry helps Chinese game their way into and through U.S. colleges 25 May 2016

By Koh Gui Qing, Alexandra Harney, Steve Stecklow and James Pomfret

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Insight: Philippine death squads very much in business as Duterte set for presidency 26 May 2016

DAVAO, Philippines On May 14, five days after voters in the Philippines chose Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as their next president, two masked gunmen cruised this southern city's suburbs on a motorbike, looking for their kill. | Video

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Insight - As fighters return from Libya, Tunisia faces growing challenge 24 May 2016

BEN GUERDANE, Tunisia After a U.S. air strike killed a Tunisian jihadist commander in western Libya in late February, dozens of Islamic State fighters sneaked across the border into Tunisia and attacked an army barracks and police bases in the town of Ben Guerdane.

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Insight - In Iran, dividends of nuclear deal are slow to appear 24 May 2016

TEHRAN Hopes that Iran would quickly reintegrate with world markets after its nuclear deal, bringing investment and opportunities to a young population, are turning to frustration. An opaque business environment in Iran and political uncertainty in the United States are to blame.

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Insight - Hungarian media group fuelled with central bank cash 23 May 2016

BUDAPEST Shortly after National Bank of Hungary (NBH) Governor Gyorgy Matolcsy took his post three years ago, a group of businessmen launched an online media group that has grown rapidly with the help of the central bank.

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Insight - With India's Gandhis at rock bottom, opposition comeback a daunting task 23 May 2016

NEW DELHI Prashant Kishor, the election campaign manager brought in by India's opposition Congress party to reverse its declining fortunes, knew his real work would begin when the party hit rock bottom. It looks like that moment has come.

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Brexit camp eye Australian-style immigration system if UK leaves EU

LONDON Britain would introduce an Australian-style points-based immigration system if it voted to leave the European Union, the Out campaign said on Wednesday, ratcheting up the pressure on a key issue ahead of the June 23 referendum.