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Asia Pacific's
Most Innovative
Universities – 2018
Reuters ranks the academic institutions producing the most influential scientific research and generating the largest number of patents.

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Turkey's Erdogan emerges victorious from elections, wins new powers

ISTANBUL Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan emerged victorious on Monday from his biggest electoral challenge in a decade and a half, giving him the sweeping, executive powers he has long sought and extending his grip on the nation of 81 million until at least 2023. | Video


Trump says illegal immigrants should be deported with 'no judges or court cases'

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Sunday that people who enter the United States illegally should be sent back immediately to where they came from without any judicial process, likening them to invaders who are trying to "break into" the country. | Video


MPs set to vote on Heathrow Airport runway plan

LONDON British MPs will vote on whether to build a new runway at London's Heathrow Airport on Monday, potentially paving the way for the airport's expansion after decades of delays and policy U-turns.


EU watchdog tells banks to speed up Brexit preparations

LONDON Banks have failed to make enough progress on their Brexit preparations and should not expect "miracle" public intervention to help them, the European Union's banking watchdog said on Monday.


Uber battles to keep London licence in court appeal

LONDON Uber goes to court on Monday to overturn a decision stripping it of its licence in London after being ruled unfit to run a taxi service in its most important European market. | Video


France won't take any lessons from Rome on immigration, says minister

PARIS France's minister for European affairs said international law obliged Italy to let the stranded migrant rescue vessel Lifeline dock in an Italian port and that Rome was in no position to tell Paris how to behave.


Half of EU business leaders cut UK investment over Brexit - survey

FRANKFURT Britain's looming departure from the European Union has led nearly half of big companies from the rest of the bloc to cut investment in the country, a poll of 800 executives released two years after the Brexit referendum found.


Outside EU, France to launch crisis force with Britain, others

LUXEMBOURG France will launch a military force with other countries including Britain outside the framework of the European Union on Monday, as Paris tries to keep London close to European defences after Brexit.


U.S. to give North Korea post-summit timeline with 'asks' soon - official

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska, The United States will soon present a timeline to North Korea with "specific asks" of Pyongyang after a historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a senior U.S. defence official said.


English media expectations soar after flying start in Russia

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia Never shy of indulging in a bit of sensationalism, the English media greeted the national side's record World Cup win with a euphoria every bit as intense as the venom unleashed following regular flops by the now-transformed 'Three Lions'.


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Europe's Most Innovative Universities – 2018

Reuters ranks the academic institutions producing the most influential scientific research and generating the largest number of patents.  Full article