Syria: Putin renews call for political deal in Assad visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has renewed his call for a political solution to the war in Syria, during a rare visit by the Syrian leader. Mr Putin told Bashar al-Assad the military campaign was “wrapping up”, but there was still “a long way to go”. A two-year Russian air campaign has given Syria a clear upper hand in the civil war, which began in 2011. The meeting comes ahead of talks between Syria’s allies Russia and Iran, and Turkey, which backs the rebels. The three powers have increasingly co-operated in…

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Call For ‘Drive-Safe’ Modes For Smartphones

Road safety experts have called for smartphones to be fitted with a “drive-safe” mode – similar to the flight-safe option – to help stop drivers being “distracted or overwhelmed with information” at the wheel. The RAC Foundation claims that every year there are around 70 fatal accidents on Britain’s roads caused by motorists being distracted, while “driving using mobile phone” is cited in around 20 crashes. The motoring charity’s director Steve Gooding said: “In many ways smartphone technology and mobile communications are a godsend for road users, allowing us to do everything from getting directions to dodging…

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Brexit: Europe’s university leaders call for ‘continued collaboration’ after EU referendum result

University leaders from across Europe have come together in a “turbulent time” to stress the importance of continued higher education collaboration following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. Signing a joint statement, the leaders from over 20 countries, including Germany and France, have highlighted the importance of international cooperation and exchange, and insist universities are strongest when they tackle issues collaboratively. Although they have acknowledged the UK will develop a new relationship with the EU, the signatories have called for continued “research and exchange relationships between Europe’s universities, for…

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Cambridge University students call for looted bronze cockerel statue to be returned to Africa

Students at Cambridge University are calling for a bronze cockerel statue looted in a British colonial expedition to be returned to Africa in a public ceremony. The cockerel – dubbed the “new Cecil Rhodes” by one student, following the row over whether a statue of the colonialist should be taken down at Oxford University – holds pride of place in Jesus College’s dining hall, and reflects the three cockerel’s heads on the college’s official crest. Students say it should be “repatriated” to Nigeria in a ceremony at the country’s royal…

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Understanding the Job Requirements of BPO or Call Centre Jobs in Kolkata

Kolkata NCR is the hot spot for the BPO jobs, telesales jobs and telemarketer for jobs. Many large companies are setting up their call centres and of route the post in these fields are opening extremely.If people are graduate and have no Job and looking for the one starter then go for the telesales jobs, BPO jobs, and telemarketing jobs which gives you career a good start.This is a good the good start for the new arrivals’ that just entered in the job world. BPO in general is known as…

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