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Vienna is worlds most live able city

Vienna is worlds most live able city

Vienna is the federal capital of Austria. Until the 20th century, it was the largest German speaking city in the world and earlier the capital of the Austro – Hungarian Empire.

Melbourne has been dislodged by Vienna for the first time at the top of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s global liveability index, strengthening the Austrian capital’s claim to being the world’s most pleasant city to live in.

The two metropolises have been neck and neck in the annual survey of 140 urban centres for years, with Melbourne clinching the title for the past seven editions. This year, a downgraded threat of militant attacks in western Europe as well as the city’s low crime rate helped nudge Vienna into first place.

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US pushes back on foreign takeovers

US pushes back on foreign takeovers

Chinese companies, once among the most prolific deal-makers in the world, are increasingly running into regulatory roadblocks, particularly in the United States.

Floods devastates Kerala

Floods devastates Kerala

Most of the regions, impacted by this monsoon were once classified as ecologically-sensitive zones (ESZs) by the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP), also known as the Gadgil Committee.

White House revokes clearance of ex-CIA chief

White House revokes clearance of ex-CIA chief

John Owen Brennan was the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from March 2013 to January 2017. He served as chief counterterrorism advisor to U.S.

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