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Four North Koreans orchestrated murder of Kim Jong Un's half brother

A female Indonesian suspect and a Malaysian man thought to be her boyfriend were both detained on Thursday. "Such an action was done three or four times and they were given a few dollars for it, and with the last target, Kim Jong Nam, allegedly there were risky materials in the sprayer", Karnavian said .

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GST Council Approves Final Draft Of Compensation Law, Says Arun Jaitley

The government will be bringing this bill in the next Parliamentary session. The Finance Minister said the Council also discussed the final drafts of legislations on the central GST, state GST and integrated GST. For the rest of the laws, clarifications have been given on some of the questions raised during legal drafting. "March 4-5 the legally vetted drafts of these laws will come before the Council, which it will try to approve", Jaitley said.

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India shares rise to five-month high as HDFC Bank surges

The market breadth remained positive as 1,424 shares ended higher, 1,388 closed lower while 206 ruled steady. The 30-share Sensex fell further by 69.39 points, or 0.24 per cent, to 28,269.92 with auto, realty, healthcare and consumer durables stocks leading the fall.The gauge had lost 12.31 points in the previous session.

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PA ANALYSIS: Hawkish Yellen should act ASAP

Yellen said the Fed will continue to monitor and evaluate employment and inflation, and decide whether they are in line with the bank's expectations, before making a rate hike. It was last at 0.35 percent at 101.32. Yellen left open the possibility of a rate hike as early as the central bank's next policy meeting in March .

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Kraft Heinz still dreaming of Unilever takeover

Calls betting on Unilever NV shares rising more than 7 percent by mid-March were the most actively traded with 6,303 contracts changing hands. Kraft Heinz (KHC) indicated that it is still interested in combining with Unilever NV (UN), even after the Anglo-Dutch consumer products giant rebuffed a $50-per-share merger offer reportedly worth $143 billion.

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Chilean fans urge Alexis Sanchez to leave Arsenal

Thousands of Chilean fans plan to attend a national protest march in order to convince Alexis Sanchez to leave Arsenal . "Chileans are exhausted of watching one of our stars work alone so that their team can move forward", organisers wrote on the Facebook page.