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A woman poses for a photograph with the Harry Potter trolley at Kings Cross Station, in London, Britain Jun 26, 2017. The first Harry Potter book, 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' was first published 20 years ago. Reuters
Fans celebrate 20th anniversary of Harry Potter

Monday markedd the 20th anniversary of the release of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’

The return of India’s moneylenders

Almost every farmer in India’s massive rural swathes is tethered to the moneylender

White House forgoes Ramadan dinner

The tradition, first set by Thomas Jefferson in 1805, was revived by first lady Hilary Clinton

View of departures area at Hamad International airport in Doha, Qatar, June 20, 2017. Reuters

Doha's hotels suffer in Eid holiday

A boycott imposed by four Arab nations is squeezing Qatar's tourism sector

Quiet days in Dhaka

Eight million people have left the capital for Eid holidays, says road transport and bridges minister

Mosul celebrates Eid without IS

Festival joy offset by hardship, minaret's destruction

Muslims attend an Eid al-Fitr mass prayer to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in the southern province of Pattani, Thailand, Jun 25, 2017. Reuters

Asian Muslims pray for peace

Eid prayers mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan in several Asian countries

Eid Mubarak: Trump

US president sends Eid greetings to Muslims on Eid ul-Fitr

FILE PHOTO: A visitor walks past a portrait of Salvador Dali during the exhibition

Dali's body to be exhumed

The surrealist artist's body will be exhumed for DNA samples following paternity claim by a woman

Eid Mubarak from Bollywood

Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and others share Eid greetings

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Trade closed at Hili for 8 days

Eid holiday declared from Jun 25 to Jul 1, trade resumes Jul 2

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugs US President Donald Trump as he departures the White House after a visit, in Washington, US, Jun 26, 2017. Reuters

Trump, Modi call for Pakistan to curb terror

US president also urged Indian PM to do more to reduce US trade deficit with India

A woman poses for a photograph with the Harry Potter trolley at Kings Cross Station, in London, Britain Jun 26, 2017. The first Harry Potter book, 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' was first published 20 years ago. Reuters

Fans celebrate 20th anniversary of Harry Potter

Monday markedd the 20th anniversary of the release of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’