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06/07/2015 17:44 Comments 0 Comments
Washington : After a series of failed re-supply missions, astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) finally received crucial supplies when a Russian cargo spaceship successfully docked with the ISS on Sunday.
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06/07/2015 17:41 Comments 0 Comments
London: The infamous telegram which Hitler's deputy sent to the German dictator, asking him if he could take over the Nazi party in last days of the World War II, is expected to fetch 15,000 pounds at an auction.
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06/07/2015 17:38 Comments 0 Comments
Beijing: A leading English daily of China on Monday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's diplomatic initiatives via social media, saying that it will "play a constructive role in the relationship between India and China".
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06/07/2015 13:40 Comments 0 Comments
Athens : Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Monday announced his resignation in a statement issued after his compatriots voted “No” in a referendum on bailout conditions, media reported.
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06/07/2015 13:37 Comments 0 Comments
Brussels: The European Union urged the Greek government to make "meaningful" and "possible" proposals in coming hours for renegotiation, following early results which have shown that Greece overwhelmingly rejected the bloc's bailout offer.
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06/07/2015 13:35 Comments 0 Comments
Berlin: The French Champagne Vineyards where the world famous sparkling wine is produced has now been granted the 'World Heritage' site status, joining the likes of Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China.
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06/07/2015 13:31 Comments 0 Comments
Los Angeles: Courtesy an old family picture posted on Facebook, an emotional mother reunited with her son in the United States after 15 years, when the child was kidnapped by his father.
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06/07/2015 13:28 Comments 0 Comments
Athens: Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe's common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly rejected demands by international creditors for more austerity measures in exchange for a bailout of its bankrupt economy.
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06/07/2015 13:19 Comments 0 Comments
Vienna:  Nine days into marathon nuclear talks, US Secretary of State John Kerry today said the diplomatic  efforts "could go either way," cutting off all potential pathways for an Iranian atomic bomb or ending without an agreement that American officials have sometimes described as the only alternative to war.
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06/07/2015 13:16 Comments 0 Comments
Athens, Greece:  Greeks lined up at polling stations and ATMs alike Sunday as the country voted on its financial future, choosing in a referendum whether to accept creditors’ demands for more austerity in return for rescue loans or defiantly reject the deal.
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05/07/2015 21:07 Comments 0 Comments
Beirut : U.S.-led coalition aircraft unleashed a series of airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa in eastern Syria, killing at least 10 militants and wounding many others in one of the largest coalition operations carried out in Syria to date, the coalition said Sunday.
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05/07/2015 18:05 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: US Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has accused China of stealing commercial secrets and government information, saying the country is "trying to hack into everything that doesn't move in America", and urged vigilance, BBC reported on Sunday.
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05/07/2015 17:56 Comments 0 Comments
Damascus: The Islamic State (IS) militants released has a video footage, purporting to show the execution of as many as 25 government forces in the ancient city of Palmyra in central Syria, according to a monitor group.
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05/07/2015 17:53 Comments 0 Comments
Sao Paulo: Whistle-blower Web site WikiLeaks has published the names of more than 29 members of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's administration who were spied on by the US National Security Agency at the start of her first term in office, which began in January 2011.
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05/07/2015 17:05 Comments 0 Comments
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin called for talks on an equal footing between Moscow and Washington, while congratulating Barack Obama, on the occasion of American Independence Day, the Kremlin has announced.
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05/07/2015 17:02 Comments 0 Comments
Baghdad: A series of attacks, mainly car bombs, in Iraq killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens, authorities said.
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05/07/2015 17:00 Comments 0 Comments
Tunis (Tunisia): Tunisia's president declared a state of emergency on Saturday in response to a second deadly attack on foreigners in three months, saying the country is "not safe" and risks collapse from further extremist attacks.
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05/07/2015 16:57 Comments 0 Comments
Glen (New Hampshire): Hillary Rodham Clinton has said that she remains hopeful the US can reach a "strong verifiable deal" to curb Iran's nuclear weapons program by next week's deadline.
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05/07/2015 16:51 Comments 0 Comments
Athens: Greece is set to vote in a referendum on Sunday to decide whether to accept the debt draft deal with international creditors to restart financial aid to the country, or to reject the lenders' programme that requires Greeks to accept further austerity measures and economic reforms.
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04/07/2015 20:20 Comments 0 Comments
Kathmandu:  A mild 4.6-magnitude tremor was felt in Nepal's capital Kathmandu early this morning, over two months after the country's worst temblor in decades claimed nearly 9,000 lives and caused widespread devastation.
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04/07/2015 17:26 Comments 0 Comments
New Delhi: Former RAW chief AS Dulat's claim of a "goof up" in Kandahar hijack response by the Vajpayee government in 1999 triggered a controversy on Friday with BJP outrightly rejecting it while Congress alleged that its "soft" approach laid the "foundation of terrorism".
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04/07/2015 17:13 Comments 0 Comments
Cairo: An Islamic State (IS) affiliate has claimed responsibility for firing three rockets into Israeli territory on Friday.
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04/07/2015 17:11 Comments 0 Comments
New Delhi: India for the first time on Friday abstained from voting on a resolution on Palestine adopted at the UN rights body that calls for accountability by parties involved in last year's conflict in Gaza.
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04/07/2015 17:08 Comments 0 Comments
London: A school headmistress has banned skirts at a secondary school in the UK’s West Midlands region to prevent male teachers and pupils getting “distracted”.
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03/07/2015 17:29 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: NASA's New Horizon spacecraft has captured stunning coloured images of Pluto as it gets ready for a close flyby of the mysterious planet system on July 14.
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03/07/2015 17:27 Comments 0 Comments
Shanghai: It’s not possible for China to surround India in a ‘string of pearls’ bases as has been stated by some commentators, according to a top PLA naval official.
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03/07/2015 17:03 Comments 0 Comments
Beijing: Three people were killed when a 6.5 magnitude earthquake jolted China’s northwestern Xinjiang province today.
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03/07/2015 17:00 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: Police said a woman called from inside a Washington navy yard building, located less than 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the Capitol, to report that she might have heard sounds of gunshots early in the morning. However, investigators found no sign of a shooting, a shooter or anyone injured. No arrests have been made and no weapons were found, officials said.
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03/07/2015 16:56 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: One week after the US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples can marry nationwide and states cannot ban such marriages, Louisiana's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal has finally fallen in line.
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03/07/2015 16:51 Comments 0 Comments
Vienna: The basic elements for reaching a comprehensive nuclear deal has been provided, and there should be an accord to be agreed on in the final talks, Chinese Foreign Minster Wang Yi told reporters.
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03/07/2015 16:37 Comments 0 Comments
Maidugiri (Nigeria) : Boko Haram extremists gunned down nearly 150 Muslims praying in mosques in a northeast Nigerian town during the holy month of Ramadan, a government official and a self-defense fighter said Thursday.
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03/07/2015 16:12 Comments 0 Comments
Islamabad:  Pakistan today did not rule out a possible meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the annual SCO summit in Russia next week, saying such meetings in a multilateral setting are a “normal feature”.
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03/07/2015 16:09 Comments 0 Comments
Lahore: At least 17 people, including senior officers of Pakistan Army, were killed today when four bogies of a special train carrying troops fell into a canal in Punjab province after the bridge it was passing over collapsed, with top officials describing the incident as an act of “sabotage”.
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02/07/2015 21:07 Comments 0 Comments
Srinagar:  In an audacious move, 11 young Kashmiri militants donning army fatigues and holding firearms, posted their photographs on Facebook, forcing the security forces to sit up and take notice.
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02/07/2015 17:21 Comments 0 Comments
Dhaka: Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has nabbed the country's chief of an Al Qaeda affiliate and his top advisor and 10 other Islamist radicals, an RAB spokesperson said on Thursday.
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02/07/2015 17:16 Comments 0 Comments
Beijing: Amid India's concerns over China's move to block action against Pakistan over release of Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, China has proposed to discuss the issue with India in the joint mechanism on counter-terrorism.
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02/07/2015 17:14 Comments 0 Comments
Islamabad: Pakistan has not shared with the US any evidence of India's involvement in terrorist activities on its soil, a US official said.
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02/07/2015 17:11 Comments 0 Comments
Beijing: China has denied any of its armed personnel were posted in Pakistani Kashmir, stating that these were "just stories".
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02/07/2015 17:08 Comments 0 Comments
Vienna: Iran and six world powers are making progress in the latest round of talks over Iran's long-disputed nuclear programme, said top diplomats of the US and Iran here.
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02/07/2015 17:02 Comments 0 Comments
New York: US customs officials have recovered a bronze religious statue from the 11th or 12th century that they say was looted from a temple in India.
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02/07/2015 16:59 Comments 0 Comments
Berlin: A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen's production plants in Germany, the automaker has said.
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02/07/2015 16:56 Comments 0 Comments
Colombo: Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday announced that he would contest the August 17 parliamentary elections.
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02/07/2015 16:51 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba have finalized an agreement to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, a major step in ending hostilities between the Cold War foes, a senior administration official said.
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02/07/2015 16:48 Comments 0 Comments
Brussels: The Eurogroup has decided not to hold further talks before the outcome of Greece referendum on Sunday, Slovak Finance Minister Peter Kazimir tweeted on Wednesday.
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02/07/2015 16:36 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: In the two weeks after a racially motivated massacre claimed lives of nine African-Americans, at least six predominantly African-American churches in south US had been burnt down, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday.
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02/07/2015 16:32 Comments 0 Comments
New York: A 74-year-old Indian-American motel owner has pleaded guilty to benefiting financially from sex traffickers who beat women for prostitution in the rooms he rented them at inflated rates.
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02/07/2015 16:08 Comments 0 Comments
Dubai (United Arab Emirates): Saudi Arabia's billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world's richest people, announced Wednesday that he will donate all of his wealth of $32 billion to charity over the coming years.
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02/07/2015 16:01 Comments 0 Comments
Williams, Oregon: Forty-two years after Oregon became the first state to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, the state is taking its first steps toward allowing state-licensed stores to sell limited amounts of it to anyone over 21.
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02/07/2015 15:58 Comments 0 Comments
London: A UK-based Bangladeshi family of 12, including three children and two grandparents, who were on holiday in Dhaka are feared to have fled to Syria to join Islamic State terrorists.
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02/07/2015 15:36 Comments 0 Comments
London:  Maggi noodles produced in India and elsewhere are safe to consume, British authorities today said after conducting tests on all samples of the product.
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02/07/2015 15:33 Comments 0 Comments
Cairo: Heavily-armed IS militants in Egypt today launched a wave of simultaneous suicide attacks on army checkpoints in the restive Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 60 soldiers in the biggest assault and triggering a massive retaliatory strike by the military using troops and F-16s.
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02/07/2015 15:30 Comments 0 Comments
WASHINGTON: Kalashnikov assault rifles - they are not just Russian anymore.
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01/07/2015 19:55 Comments 0 Comments
Washington:  Bisexual males and females report poorer health than gays, lesbians and heterosexuals (LGBs), according to a study by sociologists atRice University.
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01/07/2015 19:52 Comments 0 Comments
Lahore:  The head of Al-Qaida’s Pakistan wing has been killed in a raid by counter-terrorism commandos earlier this week near Lahore, foiling their plot to attack the offices of a spy agency, Punjab Home Minister said today.
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01/07/2015 17:43 Comments 0 Comments
Islamabad:  A Pakistani anti-terrorism court today exempted the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi from appearing in-person after the LeT operations commander cited “serious threats to his life.”
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01/07/2015 17:40 Comments 0 Comments
Beijing: The Indian Ocean cannot be a backyard of India which navies of other countries could not visit, according the Chinese ministry of defence here.
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01/07/2015 15:59 Comments 0 Comments
Jammu:  A photograph of Jammu and Kashmir Minister Chaudhary Lal Singh purportedly touching the collar of a woman doctor has gone viral on social media.
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01/07/2015 13:16 Comments 0 Comments
Beijing: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s greetings to Prime Minister Li Keqiang on the 94th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s establishment has gone viral in China.
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01/07/2015 13:11 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: NASA's New Horizon probe -- set for a Pluto flyby on July 14 -- has confirmed that there is frozen methane on Pluto's surface.
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01/07/2015 13:08 Comments 0 Comments
Beijing: A Chinese submarine's visit to Pakistan was in no way a threat to India, according to a military spokesman of the defence ministry here.
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01/07/2015 13:05 Comments 0 Comments
Baton Rouge : Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's executive order that aims to give special protections to people who oppose same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and should be thrown out, gay rights advocates argue in a lawsuit filed today.
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01/07/2015 12:04 Comments 0 Comments
Brisbane: An Australian man, fighting alongside Kurdish forces against the Islamic State (IS) terror group, was killed when he stepped on a landmine in Syria, media reported on Wednesday.
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01/07/2015 12:00 Comments 0 Comments
New York: Five Indian-origin persons are among seven charged with conspiring to commit bank fraud in the US through a scheme that resulted in losses of over USD three million to the victims.
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01/07/2015 11:47 Comments 0 Comments
Jakarta:  All 113 people on board a Hercules C-130 military cargo aircraft were feared killed when the military plane crashed into a residential area in Medan city on Indonesia's Sumatra island on Tuesday, media reported.
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30/06/2015 21:45 Comments 0 Comments
Athens, Greece: Greece is set to become the first developed nation to not pay its debts to the International Monetary Fund on time, as the country sinks deeper into a financial emergency that has forced it put a nationwide lockdown on money withdrawals.
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30/06/2015 21:41 Comments 0 Comments
New Delhi: The country received 16% more rainfall than its normal limit in June, the India Meteorological Department on Tuesday said.
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30/06/2015 21:38 Comments 0 Comments
Islamabad:  Pakistan’s army chief General Raheel Sharif today discussed with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif India’s alleged involvement in funding terrorism in the country, a media report said.
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30/06/2015 21:35 Comments 0 Comments
London:  Experts at the University of Southampton have developed a software that can ‘predict’ impact corridors of  known asteroids and calculate the risk to humans, reports The Daily Telegraph.
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30/06/2015 21:31 Comments 0 Comments
London:  Close on the heels of India leading worldwide International Yoga Day celebrations, Yoga classes have been banned in a central Russian city by the authorities to check spread of 'religious occultism'.
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30/06/2015 21:27 Comments 0 Comments
Kabul, Afghanistan :  A suicide attacker driving an explosives-packed vehicle targeted a NATO military convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, police and a NATO official said.
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30/06/2015 21:24 Comments 0 Comments
Medan, Indonesia:   An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed Tuesday into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan, killing dozens of people.
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30/06/2015 21:20 Comments 0 Comments
United Nations:  Days after China blocked its move in the UN for action against Pakistan over Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release, India has slammed the "indifference" of some permanent UNSC members towards restraining terrorists, saying it has questioned the Security Council's ability to combat terrorism.
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30/06/2015 21:13 Comments 0 Comments
Beirut: Militants of Islamic State group have beheaded two women in Syria for the first time on charge of sorcery, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported Tuesday.
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30/06/2015 21:10 Comments 0 Comments
Islamabad: Pakistan is mulling dragging India to the UN for alleged interference in its affairs after a news report claimed India has been helping the Muttahida Qaumi Movement with funds and training to create unrest in Karachi.
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30/06/2015 21:07 Comments 0 Comments
Jakarta:  An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed Tuesday into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan, killing at least 20 people.
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30/06/2015 20:24 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: The son of immigrant parents from India, two-term Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal believes that people coming to the US should learn English and adopt American values.
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30/06/2015 12:59 Comments 0 Comments
Tokyo: A passenger on one of Japan's high-speed bullet trains set himself on fire Tuesday, filling a carriage with smoke, Japanese officials said. National broadcaster NHK said the man and a female passenger were dead.
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30/06/2015 12:57 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar had a series of interactions with interlocutors in the US government on issues ranging from ease of doing business to cooperation on terrorism and climate change.
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30/06/2015 12:02 Comments 0 Comments
West columbia:  Campaigning in South Carolina, where residents are still reeling from a white gunman's massacre of nine black churchgoers, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush told voters Monday that he removed the Confederate battle flag from the Florida Capitol grounds in 2001 when he was governor.
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30/06/2015 11:58 Comments 0 Comments
Baghdad: A prominent Islamic State leader was killed in airstrikes launched by the US-led international coalition west of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
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30/06/2015 11:54 Comments 0 Comments
San Juan: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla on Monday announced his intention to call together the island's creditors and bondholders to seek a "negotiated moratorium" lasting several years on paying its huge debt, which has choked the public finances in an economy that has been practically stalled for the past 20 years.
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30/06/2015 11:51 Comments 0 Comments
United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki- moon on Monday deplored coalition airstrikes on a UN compound in Aden, Yemen, urging a full investigation into the incident.
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30/06/2015 11:44 Comments 0 Comments
New York: French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has dismissed rumours that a new date may be set for the conclusion of a deal on Iran's nuclear programme as ongoing negotiations are expected to go past the June 30 deadline.
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30/06/2015 11:41 Comments 0 Comments
Beijing:  A considerably long stretch of the Great Wall of China has disappeared due to natural erosion and unchecked human activity in the absence of preservation measures, says a report in Beijing Times.
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30/06/2015 11:38 Comments 0 Comments
Cairo: Egypt’s Prosecutor General, who has referred thousands of Islamists to trial in recent months, was today killed after militants targeted his convoy in a powerful bomb attack, the senior-most official to be assassinated since violence erupted after the ouster of Mohamed Morsi in 2013.
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29/06/2015 20:15 Comments 0 Comments
Beijing:  India’s indigenous main battle tank Arjun was today praised by a top Chinese military official who said it is “very good” for Indian conditions as the PLA for the first time opened its facilities for Indian media to provide an insight into its massive modernisation.
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29/06/2015 13:21 Comments 0 Comments
Tokyo: The Swiss-made solar-powered plane, Solar Impulse 2, on Monday started its second bid at a record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean.
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29/06/2015 13:19 Comments 0 Comments
Seoul: No new cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) were reported in South Korea on Monday for the second consecutive day.
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29/06/2015 13:16 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: Indian-American Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has lashed out at US President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton for their views on same sex marriage, alleging that they evolved their views based on opinion polls.
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29/06/2015 12:07 Comments 0 Comments
Cairo: An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 47 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood group from three to 15 years in prison over violence charges, MENA news agency reported.
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29/06/2015 12:04 Comments 0 Comments
Dhaka: At least 21 people have died in devastating flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains that lashed southeastern hilly districts of Bangladesh, officials said on Sunday.
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29/06/2015 12:02 Comments 0 Comments
Beijing: Nine people died after they sneaked into and got trapped in an abandoned coal mine in China's Fujian province, authorities said.
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29/06/2015 11:59 Comments 0 Comments
KARACHI: Twenty six people died today of high temperatures in Pakistan's Karachi, taking the death toll to around 1,300 as residents grappled with the week-long heatwave that has crippled life and overwhelmed the healthcare system.
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29/06/2015 11:56 Comments 0 Comments
Miami: A SpaceX falcon 9 rocket which was on a routine cargo mission to the International Space Station., exploded minutes after its launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida.
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28/06/2015 19:24 Comments 0 Comments
Kuwait City:  Two Indians were among 26 people killed in a ISIS suicide attack at a Shia mosque here, according to Indian Embassy, which asked the Indian nationals to take precautions for their safety and security in Kuwait.
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28/06/2015 19:16 Comments 0 Comments
Tunis:  Thousands of tourists fled from Tunisia on Saturday after the country's worst terrorist attack killed 38 people  including 15 Britons as the government struggles to prevent future jihadi attacks against the all-important tourism sector.
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28/06/2015 19:13 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: Astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) are all set to receive two virtual reality headsets that will help them beam back to Earth what they see in space.
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28/06/2015 18:58 Comments 0 Comments
Kuwait city:  Police have arrested a number of people, among them a Kuwaiti citizen, suspected of being behind a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque that killed 27 people, Kuwait's Interior Ministry said early Sunday.
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28/06/2015 18:37 Comments 0 Comments
Taipei: The number of injured in a recreational water park blaze, caused by large amount of flammable powder explosion in Taiwan on June 27  and swelled to 516 on June 28 morning, authorities said. No death was reported.
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28/06/2015 18:34 Comments 0 Comments
Islamabad:  As part of a three-year loan programme, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given nod to release around $506 million for Pakistan, the state media reported.
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28/06/2015 18:16 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: Strictly speaking, a day lasts 86,400 seconds. On June 30, the day will officially be a bit longer than usual because an extra second or "leap" second will be added and NASA has an explanation for this.
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28/06/2015 18:13 Comments 0 Comments
Vienna: Nuclear negotiators for Iran, obligated to dispose tons of enriched uranium under an approaching deal, are focusing on a US-backed plan for Iran to send the material to another country for sale as reactor fuel, diplomats told The Associated Press today.
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28/06/2015 17:58 Comments 0 Comments
Islamabad: A devastating weeklong heatwave in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi has killed 1,233 people, an official said.
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28/06/2015 17:33 Comments 0 Comments
Charleston: President Barack Obama sang a hymn of hope and spoke with the fervor of a preacher as he eulogized a pastor and eight parishioners gunned down at a historic black church in an apparent hate crime - and he minced no words in calling for an end to racial injustice and gun violence in the United States.
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28/06/2015 17:15 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: US President Barack Obama has praised South Carolina's Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley after she called for the removal of the controversial slavery- era Confederate flag from the State capitol 150 years after the end of the American Civil War.
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28/06/2015 17:13 Comments 0 Comments
Taipei: A fire, which was suspected of resulting from explosion of a large amount of unknown flammable powder, in a recreational park in Taiwan's New Taipei city on Saturday has injured at least 474 people.
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28/06/2015 17:10 Comments 0 Comments
Baghdad: At least 24 people were killed and 24 wounded on Saturday in Iraqi airstrikes and clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants across Iraq, security sources said.
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27/06/2015 20:03 Comments 0 Comments
Wellington: India's high commissioner to New Zealand Ravi Thapar on Saturday said he was leaving the country not because of assault allegations against his wife but because he wanted to take care of his mother living in India.
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27/06/2015 13:56 Comments 0 Comments
Charleston (South Carolina): President Barack Obama delivered a passionate discourse on America's racial history Friday and then broke into song during a eulogy for a state legislator and pastor, slain along with eight other black churchgoers in what police called a hate crime.
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27/06/2015 13:50 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: The US on Friday condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia, the White House said in a statement.
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27/06/2015 13:47 Comments 0 Comments
Sousse, Tunisia:  A young man unfurled an umbrella and pulled out a Kalashnikov, opening fire on European sunbathers in an attack that killed at least 28 people at a Tunisian beach resort — one of three deadly attacks from Europe to the Middle East on Friday that followed a call to violence by Islamic State extremists.
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27/06/2015 13:44 Comments 0 Comments
Kuwait City:  A suicide bomber purportedly from an Islamic State affiliate unleashed the first terrorist attack in Kuwait in more than two decades on Friday, killing at least 25 people and wounding scores more in a bombing that targeted Shiite worshippers after midday prayers.
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27/06/2015 13:39 Comments 0 Comments
Colombo:  Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today dissolved the parliament, paving the way for fresh parliamentary elections in mid August, eight months ahead of the schedule.
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27/06/2015 13:36 Comments 0 Comments
Washington:  Obama describes Supreme Court gay marriage ruling as "justice that arrives like a thunderbolt"
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27/06/2015 13:31 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: The U.S. Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the country, in a culmination of two decades of litigation over marriage, and gay rights generally.
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26/06/2015 20:31 Comments 0 Comments
In yet another incident of suicide attack, a suicide bomber blew himself up at a Shia Muslim mosque in Kuwait city during Friday prayers.
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26/06/2015 19:59 Comments 0 Comments
Tunis, Tunisia: Tunisia's Interior Ministry spokesman has told the state news agency that the toll in an attack on a beach resort has risen to 27.
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26/06/2015 19:57 Comments 0 Comments
Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, France:  An attacker with suspected ties to French Islamic radicals rammed a car into a gas factory Friday in southeastern France, and a severed head was staked on a post at the entrance, officials said. France immediately opened a terrorism investigation.
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26/06/2015 13:47 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: In its bid for the next giant leap to Mars, NASA is seeking ideas for enabling human explorers to safely land, live and work on the Red Planet.
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26/06/2015 13:20 Comments 0 Comments
Washington:  Both Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush, Democratic and Republican frontrunners respectively in the 2016 White House race, have lost some ground in New Hampshire, the state set to host the campaign's first primary.
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26/06/2015 12:02 Comments 0 Comments
Washington:  Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday called up US President Barack Obama to discuss Iran nuclear talks, situation in Syria and the need to counter Islamic State (IS) militants, the White House said in a communique.
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26/06/2015 11:58 Comments 0 Comments
Berlin: German authorities have discovered a dozen female recruiters working for Islamic State (IS) who persuade other women in Germany to join the jihadist organisation, media reported on Friday.
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26/06/2015 11:55 Comments 0 Comments
Bogota: A Colombian woman who survived a plane crash with her months-old baby  was rescued four days after they were lost in the jungle.
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26/06/2015 11:53 Comments 0 Comments
Washington: As the US Supreme Court handed President Barack Obama a huge victory by upholding his signature healthcare law that opposition Republicans have tried to repeal countless times, he vowed to make it even better.
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26/06/2015 11:45 Comments 0 Comments
Moscow: Russia always seeks to settle disputes through political approaches, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday.
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26/06/2015 11:41 Comments 0 Comments
Islamabad: Pakistan has said that the BBC report that alleged the MQM received funds and training from India confirmed its "suspicions" about an Indian hand in creating instability in the country.
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26/06/2015 11:33 Comments 0 Comments
Paris : French taxi drivers smashed up livery cars, set tires ablaze and blocked traffic across the country on Thursday in a nationwide strike aimed at Uber after weeks of rising, sometimes violent tensions over the U.S. ride-hailing company.
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25/06/2015 21:19 Comments 0 Comments
Washington:  US President Barack Obama was heckled during a White House event honouring LGBT Pride Month by an activist protesting his administration's policies on deportation of LGBT immigrants.
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25/06/2015 20:08 Comments 0 Comments
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today ordered a probe into the funding of Muttahida Qaumi Movement after a report alleged that India has helped the party with funds and training to create trouble in Karachi, the country's largest city.
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25/06/2015 20:05 Comments 0 Comments
Islamabad:  Pakistan today accused India of politicising the UN Security Council's Sanctions Committee by making unfounded "insinuations" against it, days after China blocked India's move calling for action against Pakistan over 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release.
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25/06/2015 20:02 Comments 0 Comments
Islamabad:  A Pakistani anti-terrorism court trying the seven accused including 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi in the 2008 Mumbai attack case today summoned four more witnesses to record their statements on July 1.
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Washington:  Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, while announcing his 2016 White House bid, today invoked the success story of his immigrant parents but once again distanced himself from his Indian roots by asserting that "we are all Americans" and not hyphenated Americans.
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New Delhi: Pakistan Army had planned a Kargil-type military operation much before the summer of 1999 when Benazir Bhutto was the prime minister but she stood her ground against the idea, a new book by a former diplomat says.
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New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch three ambitious schemes today, which are aimed at developing cities and towns as "new engines for growth", projects which will entail an investment of over Rs. 3 lakh crore in the next five years.
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Banihal (JK):  Several passengers had a narrow escape after landslides triggered by heavy rains buried some vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, resulting in its blockade today.
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Kathmandu: Nepal today thanked India for its “tremendous assistance” and lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for playing an important role in ensuring that the quake-hit country gets back on its feet as soon as possible.
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Washington:  NASA will send an international crew to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean this summer to prepare for future deep space missions during the 14-day NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) 20 expedition to begin from July 20, NASA said in a statement.
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Kathmandu: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today raised with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi China's blocking of India's move in the UN for action against Pakistan over 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release, saying it was at "variance" with progress in ties.
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Seoul: The number of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) cases in South Korea has risen to 180 after a fresh case was reported, authorities said on Thursday.
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Kathmandu: Nepal's development partners on Thursday pledged to help rebuild its physical structures after the nation was hit by a series of quakes in April.
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Kathmandu: China and Japan on Thursday announced over $1 billion of aid to Nepal to reconstruct infrastructure after it was devastated by a series of quakes.
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Paris:  The French Parliament has adopted a controversial surveillance law aimed at broadening eavesdropping of terrorism suspects, despite protests from privacy advocates and concern about US-style massive data sweeps.
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Kathmandu: India on Thursday announced an aid of $1 billion for rebuilding Nepal, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced at an international donors meet here.
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Kathmandu: Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Thursday sought aid at an international donors conference here to rebuild the country after it was hit by a devastating quake in April.
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Washington: The US Senate on Wednesday approved a so-called fast-track trade bill that empowers the president to negotiate trade deals, media reported on Thursday.
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New Orleans: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Wednesday he was entering the already crowded Republican race for president in 2016, and the 44-year-old son of Indian immigrants quickly tried to set himself apart as "the youngest candidate with the longest resume."
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Kabul:  Afghanistan's intelligence service today said a Pakistani intelligence officer helped the Taliban carry out an attack on the parliament in Kabul earlier this week.
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New Delhi:  The International Day of Yoga was observed in all 192 countries except strife-torn Yemen, the Union Cabinet was informed today.
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Kathmandu:  Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will attend Thursday's international donor conference here on Nepal's reconstruction post earthquake.
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New York:  Emerging markets are expected to grow faster than developed economies, and India is likely to become the third largest economy by 2030 in the world after China and the United States, says a report.
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Washington: Hillary Clinton is the firm favourite to be chosen as the Democratic Party nominee for 2016 US presidential polls and go on to be elected as the first woman president of America, according to a new poll.
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Islamabad:  A judicial magistrate of an Islamabad court today testified before an anti-terrorism court, hearing the trial of 2008 Mumbai attack case, and said he had recorded the statements of two witnesses against seven accused, including 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi.
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Islamabad:  Amid India's objections to the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project passing through PoK, Pakistan has claimed that Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir were its part and not disputed territories.
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Islamabad:  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today discussed Pakistan's nuclear, missile and space programmes with the newly-appointed chief of an army division which manages atomic arsenal, and expressed satisfaction over the safety and security of the strategic weapons.
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Vienna : A confidential document obtained by The Associated Press shows that the U.S. and others negotiating a nuclear deal with Iran are ready to offer high-tech reactors and other equipment to Tehran if it crimps programs that can make atomic arms.
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Seoul: Four fresh cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea, raising the total to 179, health ministry officials said on Wednesday.
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Washington:  Expressing the hope that Pakistan would be a responsible stakeholder on security issues, in particular the nuclear issue, the US has said that New Delhi and Islamabad need to work on issues between them peaceably on their own.
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Washington:  Louisiana governor Piyush "Bobby"Jindal is widely expected to launch a bid for the Republican presidential nomination Wednesday, becoming the first Indian-American and 13th Republican to join the 2016 White House race.
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Beirut:  Backed by U.S.-led airstrikes and buoyed by battlefield successes, Kurdish fighters kept up an offensive through northern Syria on Tuesday, driving Islamic State militants out of a town near the extremists' de facto capital of Raqqa.
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United Nations: The United Nations said Tuesday it has received allegations that U.N. peacekeepers sexually abused street children in Central African Republic, where French troops are also being investigated for alleged sex abuse against boys.
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Karachi: Nearly 700 people have been killed in Karachi due to Pakistan's worst heatwave in decades as the government today shut down all educational institutions and its offices and roped in the army to deal with the crisis.
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Canberra:  Australia's prime minister said Wednesday he felt for the five children of an Australian man in the Islamic State who became notorious last year for posing for photographs while clutching the severed heads of Syrian victims.
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Abuja:  Twenty villagers were killed when suspected Boko Haram fighters stormed a remote village in Nigeria's Borno state, shooting sporadically and razing houses, survivors said on Tuesday.
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Karachi: The Home Minister of Punjab province in Pakistan, Col. (R) Shuja Khanzada on Wednesday alleged that Indian spy and intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), tried to sabotage Zimbabwe cricket team’s Pakistan tour in May and sent threatening message to its team manager.
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Paris: French President Francois Hollande, ex-presidents Nicolas Sarkozy and Jacques Chirac, and French cabinet ministers were surveilled by the National Security Agency (NSA) of the US, WikiLeaks said on Wednesday in a press release.
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Dhaka: With the recent killings of three secular bloggers in Bangladesh by fundamentalists, the country’s intellectuals here are suspecting Pakistan’s hand behind the brutal attacks and feel that an international intervention is required to ensure their safety.
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Seoul, South Korea :  North Korea says it has succeeded where the greatest minds in science have failed.
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Xiasima,Tibet : India might be suffering USD 47 billion trade deficit with China, but it is making a big splash in this border town with several shops using 'Made in India' sign boards and traders cashing on border trade through the Nathu La pass.
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Washington: President Barack Obama used the politically incorrect n-word during an interview to assert that racism persists in the US, including many forms that are not overt, and the nation was not "cured of it".
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24/06/2015 12:27 Comments 0 Comments
United Nations: In a veiled attack on Pakistan, India has told the UN that it is "obvious" that thousands of foreign fighters in Afghanistan could not have entered it or sustain their terror attacks without support from beyond the war-torn country's borders.
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United Nations: China has blocked India's move at the UN demanding action against Pakistan over release of Mumbai attack mastermind and LeT commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi in violation of a resolution of the world body as it contended that India provided insufficient information.
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Syria: Terrorist group ISIS, that has recently been in news for brutality, hanged two youths on Monday for eating during daylight hours in the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
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United Nations : A project in West Bengal's Nadia district for improving heath by providing sanitary toilets and promoting their use has won a first place UN award for innovative public services.
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United Nations: A new offensive against the Afghan government and people is being compounded by “an unprecedented convergence” of Taliban insurgents, more than 7,000 foreign fighters, and violent groups including the Islamic State, Afghanistan’s UN ambassador said Monday.
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Wellington : Limited flights out of Auckland are set to resume after a radar fault grounded planes across New Zealand on Tuesday.
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Seoul: Three new cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus were reported in South Korea on June 23, taking the total to 175, officials said.
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Washington: On the eve of a new round of high-level talks, China and the US agreed to work to enhance strategic trust, media reported on Tuesday.
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Bangkok:  Although the presence of women in media has more than doubled in two decades, they constitute only 28.6 percent of the media workforce in Asia and the Pacific. Men outnumber women 4:1 in India and 5:1 in Pakistan.
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United Nations: Within hours after terrorist suicide bombers attacked Afghanistan's parliament on Monday, India asked the international community to reconsider pulling troops from there because of the worsening security situation.
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Washington: US President Barack Obama said Monday that Americans stand united in rejecting the targeting of any religious or ethnic group as he marked Islam's holy month of Ramadan.
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New York: Fuelling speculation that advanced civilisation once thrived on Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover has found a pyramid-like structure on the Red Planet, media reports said.
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Kabul: Taliban captured a second district in the northern Kunduz province on early Monday after heavy fighting with local security forces.
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Karachi:  An intense heatwave sweeping across Pakistan's southern Sindh province has killed around 400 people, including women and children, in the capital Karachi, prompting the army to step in to help victims of the worst heatstroke that has hit the country in more than a decade.
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Bauchi, Nigeria: Two girls blew themselves up on Monday near a crowded mosque in northeast Nigeria's biggest city, killing about 30 people, witnesses said.
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Washington: President Barack Obama says the United States has not overcome its history of racism and is using the N-word to make his case.
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London: Over 30,000 nurses from India and other non-European countries employed with Britain's state-funded National Health Service (NHS) could be forced to leave the UK under new immigration rules.
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Washington:  NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft will complete its 60,000th orbit on June 23 since arriving at the Red Planet in 2001.
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London:  Former UK-based Managing Director of Tata Limited, SA Hasan has been appointed by Queen Elizabeth II as an honorary Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his services to the country's economy.
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Islamabad : Pakistan on Monday condemned the Taliban attack on the Afghan parliament and praised Afghan security forces for killing the attackers.
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New Delhi: China on Monday opened the second land crossing in Tibet via Nathu La to allow the first batch of Indian pilgrims undertaking the arduous Kailash- Manasarovar Yatra, in the latest confidence-building measure between the two neighbours.
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Wellington : New Zealand’s annual migration rose to a new annual record as more students from India and China arrived, a statistics agency said on Monday.
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Beijing : A protection project will be launched this year to restore the natural environment along the key sections of the oldest section of the Great Wall of Qi in east China’s Shandong province, said an official.
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Washington: Thousands of yoga enthusiasts spread their mats for yoga sessions across America from East to West Coast to mark the First International Day of Yoga as governors of several states issued proclamations in support.
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Islamabad: India and Pakistan are using arrested fishermen "as bargaining chips", a leading Pakistani daily said, adding that the fishermen want to make a decent living and are not a threat.
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Berlin: A prominent Al Jazeera journalist will remain in German custody for a second night, prosecutors said Sunday, adding they have not yet decided whether to extradite him to Egypt or set him free.
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Seoul: South Korea on Monday reported two more deaths and three cases of infection due to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, taking the toll to 27 and the total number of people contaminated to 172.
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Washington: Charleston's historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church reopened its doors and held its first service four days after a 21-year-old white man gunned down nine black church members in one of the worst tragedies of its kind at a US religious institution.
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Karachi: At least 141 people, including 132 alone in capital Karachi, have died due to an intense ongoing heatwave sweeping across many parts of Pakistan’s southern Sindh province.
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Yadong (Tibet):  China and India will open the Nathu La border point in Sikkm tomorrow to enable pilgrims to travel Kailash-Manasarovar by bus from the border without the ordeal of trekking and travelling on horse backs.
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London:  Leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul today complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making the inaugural International Day of Yoga a success.
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Colombo:  The Sri Lanka navy arrested 26 Indian fishermen and seized three Indian fishing trawlers allegedly for poaching in Sri Lankan waters, the navy media unit said on Sunday.
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Berne:  In a first major admission of being an "attractive location" for laundering of assets amassed illegally abroad, Switzerland has said it needs to further strengthen systems for combating money laundering and terror by financing.
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Srinagar:  Security forces have gunned down a second militant during an operation to thwart a major infiltration bid in Machil sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, army said today.
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Kuala Lumpur:  Malaysia is scheduled to hold a memorial service in Kuala Lumpur next month to remember the 298 people who were onboard the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine last year.
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Canberra: Thousands of people across Australia on Sunday took part in the first International Yoga Day celebrations.
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Istambul: A document leaked by Wikileaks reveal that the the Saudi Arabia was prepared to pay $10 billion to secure the freedom of deposed Egyptian autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
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Washington:  The world is celebrating the International Day of Yoga on Sunday, but Americans have embraced it for years with a whopping 20.4 million, or nine percent of all American adults, practising it to fuel a $27 billion industry.
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New York:  UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed his excitement at the first International Day of Yoga during his meeting with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, saying the day has garnered "unprecedented" enthusiasm from people around the world.
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London: For centuries, dogs have been humans' loyal companions and in ancient Egypt, they served as bridges to the afterlife, with the hope that they would intercede with the God Anubis on their owner's behalf.
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Riga: Some 5,000 people took to the streets of the Latvian capital for a gay pride parade, the culminating event of the EuroPride 2015 week which took place here from June 15-20.
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New York: The US media spread the news about a website found with photos of confessed mass murderer Dylann Roof along with a racist manifesto that he might have written.
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Sanaa : Saudi-led air strikes struck military and civilian airports here on Saturday, destroying the runways, after peace talks in Geneva collapsed.
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Canberra:  Australian Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi’s enquiry into halal food has evoked a flood of hateful submissions.
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New York : The polio virus can continue to transmit silently for more than three years with no reported cases, says a study that suggests continued surveillance even after eradication of the disease.
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Washington: Contrary to popular assumptions, global warming may not lead to substantial reduction in winter deaths, a study says.
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Colombo: The LTTE's international network and financial support are still intact despite its military defeat at the hands of Sri Lankan government troops in 2009, a US government report has said.
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Beijing:  Heavy storms that swept through several southern Chinese provinces this past week have killed 18 people and left four more missing, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
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Bujumbura: At least 77 civilians have been killed in clashes with Burundi's security forces since the start of anti-government protests in April, a rights activist said today.
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Los Angeles: A demon-faced Osama bin Laden doll that was created as part of a CIA programme to dissuade children from idolizing the al-Qaida chief has been put on SALE.
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Washington:  Noting that Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba "continues to operate, train, rally, propagandize, and fundraise in Pakistan", US Friday acknowledged that India remains one of the most persistent terror targets.
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Washington: While one Indian-American Republican governor sought to lay a healing salve after the horrific mass shooting at a historic American church, another chose to take cheap political pot shots at President Barack Obama.
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Aden:  At least 15 Shia al-Houthi militiamen were killed in a raid by Popular Resistance Committee loyal to fugitive President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi in southern Yemen, al-Arabiya reported.
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Washington: The US on Friday acknowledged that India remains one of the most persistently targeted countries by insurgents and transnational and domestic terrorist groups, even as New Delhi blames Pakistan for supporting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Istanbul: WikiLeaks is in the process of publishing more than 500,000 Saudi diplomatic documents to the Internet, the transparency website said Friday, a move that echoes its famous release of US State Department cables in 2010.
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Charleston (South Carolina):  An acquaintance of the man accused of a shooting massacre inside a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, says Dylann Storm Roof had complained that "blacks were taking over the world."
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London:  British police say they are investigating the possibility that a man found dead on a roof in west London had been a stowaway on a flight that was on approach to Heathrow Airport.
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Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Friday issued non-bailable arrest warrant against former military dictator Pervez Musharraf and ordered police to present him in the court in the murder case of Lal Masjid cleric Abdul Rashid Ghazi, who was killed in a military operation in 2007.
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St. Petersburg: BRICS member states—Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa—cheered new integration trends with the announcement of the formation of the BRICS Development Bank, ahead of the group’s upcoming forum in July.
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Tehran: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned against growing terrorist activities in the Middle East, saying terrorism will benefit no country in the region.
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Vatican City: Pope Francis' plea to make the state of the environment a central moral issue of our age has been greeted with applause from climate activists and a wide range of church, science and government leaders, but dismissive shrugs from those who doubt climate change.
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Washington:  For the fourth time in a row, the US State Department commented on the current tensions between India and Pakistan, urging them to improve relations over the range of issues.
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Washington: A top American diplomat has said that the current global challenges require the US and China to co-operate and the two countries can work together to reduce poverty and promote prosperity in the world.
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Beijing: Chinese authorities have manufactured the world's first electric plane, a media report said on Friday.
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Mumbai: Shiv Sena today claimed that Narendra Modi-led BJP government came to power only on the backing of Hindu votes and the groundwork for uniting the majority community was done by its late founder Bal Thackeray.
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St Petersburg : B. Jayant Baliga, a US-based Indian-origin scientist, is being awarded Russia's top technology award in recognition of his work in energy management which brought about huge increase in efficiency and major savings.
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Las Vegas:  Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton said here in a speech to a major Hispanic organisation that her commitment to immigration reform includes a path to citizenship for the undocumented.
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Baghdad: The Iraqi defence ministry denied on Thursday that one of its fighter planes was shot down by the Islamic State (IS), and termed the claim as an attempt at psychological warfare, Efe news agency reported.
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Geneva: The number of people forcibly displaced at the end of 2014 had risen to a staggering 59.5 million, which was at the highest level since records began, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in a report on Thursday.
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Washington: A dejected US President Barack Obama yesterday strongly condemned the “senseless murders” of nine Americans by a white gunman inside a historic black church, saying such type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries.
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Niamey:  Militants from the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram crossed the border and attacked two towns in neighbouring Niger, setting homes ablaze and killing at least 40 people, a local government official said today.
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London:  Keith Vaz, Britain's longest-serving Indian-origin MP was today re-elected as chair of Parliament's influential Home Affairs Select Committee, even as a controversy rages over his help to scam-tainted former IPL chairman Lalit Modi in obtaining British travel documents.
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Charleston, South Carolina : Dylann Storm Roof drove around with a Confederate flag on his license plate — representing the pro-slavery South that lost the U.S. civil war. On his Facebook page, he wore a jacket with the flags of the former white-racist regimes of South Africa and Rhodesia.
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Islamabad:  The Pakistani anti-terrorism court hearing the 2008 Mumbai attack case will hold the trial of the seven accused, including mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, twice a week to expedite the case after Islamabad High Court gave a two-month deadline to the trial court.
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Beijing: Bhagavad Gita, a sacred ancient Indian scripture, has made its debut in China after its Chinese version was released during an international Yoga conference being held in the Communist nation.
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Washington:  NASA has come a step closer to its planned mission to Europa which will try to find out if a liquid water ocean beneath the surface of the Jupiter's moon have the ingredients to support life.
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Adelaide:  An Australian court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant against a doctor who is now working for the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Syria.
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Islamabad: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's phone call to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif has helped reduce tension between the two countries, a daily said on Thursday.
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Washington : Two Indian-Americans have been appointed to key positions in the Republican party with the mandate to involve community leaders within the party fold.
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Washington: At least nine people were killed in a shooting at a historic African-American church in US' South Carolina state.
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Washington:  US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter admitted that they did not act fast enough to prepare Iraqi forces for the threat posed by the Islamic State militant group.
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Dubai: A man in the UAE could be fined over $68,000 for swearing at his colleague on WhatsApp under a new law governing internet users after the country's top court overturned a verdict of a lesser fine for the offence.
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London: Pakistan's ISI had held Osama Bin Laden prisoner for nearly six years in Abbottabad and handed him over to the US in a staged raid, a media report said in new controversial account of the al-Qaeda chief's death.
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Peshawar: Militants blew up a primary school for boys early this morning in Pakistan's volatile Bajaur Agency bordering Afghanistan.
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United Nations:  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hopes Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif "will continue to engage with each other" to try to resolve the Kashmir situation "peacefully and amicably", according to Ban's deputy spokesperson Farhan Haq.
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Bauchi: A large sack of home-made bombs discovered at an abandoned Boko Haram camp exploded, killing 63 people, witnesses said today of a toll many times higher than in any recent attack in northeast Nigeria.
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Washington:  Former foreign secretary and national security advisor Shivshankar Menon has joined the prestigious American think-tank Brookings Institute.
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Male: Maldives' former President Mohammed Nasheed has appealed to President Abdulla Yameen to reduce his 13-year jail imprisonment under the country's anti-terrorism laws.
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Kunming: China is keen to establish a high speed rail link between Kunming and Kolkata as part of its efforts to revive the ancient silk route, traversing through Myanmar and Bangladesh.
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Tbilisi, Georgia: A tiger that broke loose after severe flooding at the Tbilisi Zoo mauled a man to death in the Georgian capital before being shot by police Wednesday, a day after zoo officials said all the zoo tigers had died.
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Islamabad:  A Pakistani company had sold eight Japanese Yamaha engines to one of the 2008 Mumbai attack facilitators who supplied them to terrorists, including Ajmal Kasab, for reaching Mumbai in a dingy, a senior manager of the firm today told an anti-terrorism court.
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Washington:  Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi has given a clarion call to leaders and countries towards global elimination of child labour and slavery.
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New York: In a clue to possibility of life below the surface of Mars today, an international team of researchers has discovered traces of methane in Martian meteorites.
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Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has effectively laid the foundation for India's rapid transformation and purposeful diplomacy leading to new terms of India's engagement with the US, according to Indian Ambassador Arun K. Singh.
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Washington:  President Barack Obama's administration said on Tuesday that it is "deeply troubled" by the death sentence handed down against deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, contending that it was politically motivated.
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Kathmandu: Nepal today appealed to the international community to send tourists to its famed heritage sites to revive its ailing tourism industry as it reopened another heritage palace complex, nearly two months after deadly earthquakes damaged many historical sites and killed nearly 9,000 people.
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Washington:  After Bush family scion Jeb Bush, real estate mogul and TV reality star Donald Trump finally jumped into the 2016 White House race, making the crowded field of Republican contenders a round dozen.
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Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed concern over Russian President Vladimir Putin's announcement that he would add more than 40 intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) to Russia's arsenal this year, media reported on Wednesday.
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Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said that India and Pakistan must put aside differences and work for peace so that the people of the two countries “remember their leaders in good words.”
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Moscow:  Russia's military this year alone will receive over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation's nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.
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London: India has emerged second after Pakistan in terms of countries of origin where British nationals are forced into marriage, a crime in the UK.
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Cairo: A US airstrike has killed al-Qaida's No. 2 leader, who commanded its powerful Yemeni affiliate, dealing the global network its biggest blow since the killing of Osama bin Laden and eliminating a charismatic leader at a time when it is vying with the Islamic State group for the mantle of global jihad.
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London:  The UK today said it had acted “appropriately” and in accordance with rules when issuing travel documents to scam-tainted former IPL chairman Lalit Modi.
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Cairo: An Egyptian court today sentenced deposed president Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood’s supreme guide Mohamed Badie and 100 other Islamists to death for a mass jail break during the country’s 2011 revolution that toppled long-time dictator Hosni Mubarak.
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Dhaka: Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence for a top leader of an Islamist party for war crimes and crimes against humanity during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971.
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Islamabad: Five terrorists were killed in gunfights with security forces in Pakistan's Sindh and Punjab provinces, police said on Tuesday.
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United Nations: A UN report says that Indians in its peacekeeping operations were involved three substantiated cases of sexual exploitation or abuse between 2010 and 2013.
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Beijing: China says it will complete land reclamation projects on its disputed South China Sea territorial claims as planned within "upcoming days."
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United Nations: Emphasising that yoga does not discriminate, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said he discovered the "simple sense of satisfaction" it brings when he tried his first "asana" during his visit to India.
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London: The Magna Carta, hailed as the cornerstone of parliamentary democracy, inspired legends like Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela for liberty to their lands and people, Prime Minister David Cameron said today as Britain marked the historic charter's 800th anniversary.
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London: An all-girls school in the UK has banned senior students from wearing short skirts, instructing them to wear "sober" suits and minimal makeup in bid to keep the pupils "committed to learning".
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Pentagon officials said on Monday they believe they hit Mokhtar Belmokhtar in an airstrike on Sunday in eastern Libya.
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Manchester: Hillary Rodham Clinton countered criticism that her personal wealth undermines a populist campaign message focused on the economic problems of everyday Americans, saying on Monday that her family fortune is "secondary" to most voters.
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Geneva: The UN yesterday hoped that Sri Lanka will put in place mechanisms for accountability and reconciliation ahead of its September session when the long-awaited report on alleged human rights violations in the country will be issued.
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Washington: Florida's former Republican governor, Jeb Bush, on Monday formally announced his presidential candidacy and said that he is ready to lead the country.
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Abuja:  At least 11 people were killed on Monday in a twin suicide bombing in Nigeria's city of Potiskum, hospital sources said.
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Karachi: Former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf on Monday warned India against attempting a military operation inside Pakistan, saying India "dare not" treat his country like Myanmar.
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Johannesburg: Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir left South Africa on Monday, hours before the High Court in Pretoria ruled that he be arrested for alleged crimes against humanity pending a formal request from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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Melbourne: Australia has temporarily suspended import of Maggi noodles from India as the popular instant snack has come under mounting scrutiny over food safety concerns.
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Islamabad:  Continuing the war of words, Pakistan today said it will not hold talks with India on "Indian terms" and ruled out any dialogue if the agenda does not include "Kashmir and water issues".
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Islamabad: A two-day anti-polio campaign was launched in Pakistan's Peshawar city on Monday amidst tight security.
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A 19-year-old Russian woman confessed that she murdered her mother and 12-year-old sister, whose dismembered bodies were found at their house in Tijuana, a border city in northwest Mexico.
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New York : Nearly 2,000 people in Mexico City on June 13 attempted to create a world record for the most number of consecutive selfies taken at a place.
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Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong have kickstarted their campaign to oppose a political reform package, as lawmakers begin their debate on the measure on Wednesday.
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Shimla : Three engineers were killed at a state-run hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh's remote Spiti valley when a valve at the plant burst.
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Washington:  The US military has launched an airstrike in Libya, killing a leader of Ansar al-Shariah, an offshoot of the Al Qaeda.
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Honolulu: Six scientists who were living under a dome on the slopes of a dormant Hawaii volcano for eight months to simulate life on Mars have emerged from isolation.
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London: A Nobel Prize-winning British scientist says he was forced to resign after sexist comments drew widespread condemnation.
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Kathmandu: Nepal has declared all three districts in the Kathmandu Valley as the crisis-hit zone, curtailing certain civil rights in order to demolish and clear the infrastructure damaged by the quakes and reconstruct them.
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Johannesburg: In an unprecedented development, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, who is on a diplomatic visit to South Africa, has been barred from leaving the country by a court order for "crimes against humanity", but dared the world by attending the 25th African Union (AU) Summit here on Sunday.
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Dhaka: Buoyed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden visit during which "history" was made by inking the long-pending Land Boundary Agreement, Bangladesh now looks forward to resolving the crucial Teesta water-sharing issue soon.
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Kathmandu:  Nearly one million people have slipped below poverty line in Nepal due to two powerful earthquakes that left about 9,000 people dead and a trail of destruction across the country.
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Berlin: The comet lander Philae has awoken from a seven-month hibernation and managed to communicate with Earth for more than a minute, the European Space Agency said Sunday.
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Dubai:  Four Indian languages including Hindi can be chosen while appearing for driving tests here in the UAE from September.
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Nepal:  Nepal's Constitution drafting committee has started working on preparing the draft of the new constitution within 15 days, the committee's chairman said on Sunday.
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Lahore:  More than 600 Indian Sikh devotees arrived in Pakistan today to observe the 409th death anniversary of fifth Sikh Guru Arjan Dev on June 16.
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New Delhi: Ahead of the first International Yoga Day celebrations on June 21, yoga guru Ramdev today held a preparatory session with a large number of his followers and children at Jawahar Lal Nehru stadium here.
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Tbilisi, Georgia:  Tigers, lions, a hippopotamus and other animals have escaped from the zoo in Georgia's capital after heavy flooding destroyed their enclosures, prompting authorities to warn residents in Tbilisi to say inside Sunday. At least eight people have been killed in the disaster, including three zoo workers, and 10 others are missing.
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Melbourne: A 25-year-old Indian woman, who almost died after consuming mushrooms laced with death caps, is suing Australia’s largest supermarket chain for selling the food product to her.
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Seoul:  The South Korean health ministry on Sunday reported seven new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), bringing the total to 145.
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London:  India is set to acquire a prime property here for an estimated 4 million pounds where B R Ambedkar, the architect of the Indian Constitution and dalit rights activist, lived during his student days in the 1920s.
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New York:  The first International Day of Yoga aims at making the ancient Indian cultural heritage the "mantra of modern times", India's top diplomat here said as organisations from across the US gear up to host the inaugural day for hundreds of thousands of yoga supporters.
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Islamabad: Pakistani retailers have said that so far sales of Maggi noodles have been stable as consumers have not reacted to reports of lead contamination in Indian manufactured noodles being sold across the border, media reported on Sunday.
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London: Queen Elizabeth II marked her ceremonial birthday Saturday with the traditional "Trooping the Color" parade in the heart of London — and 23-month-old Prince George made his debut on the Buckingham Palace balcony.
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Beijing (IT): US has termed as an 'extreme manoeuvre' the China's move to test a supersonic nuclear delivery vehicle.
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Tehran:  Iran is not bound by the deadline for talks over a comprehensive deal on the country's nuclear programme, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said here on Saturday.
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Washington: A police sniper shot a van driver who had earlier staged a shooting attack against Dallas police headquarters that caused no fatalities.The suspect could be dead, Dallas Police Chief David Brown told a press conference, Efe reported.
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Zurich/Washington: Swiss giant Nestle's India-made Maggi has now come under the scanner of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which has taken samples of the instant food brand for testing.
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Beijing: Chinese experts have completed restoration of an 800-year-old Buddha statue, famous for its 1,000 hands, located in the country's southwest province after seven years.
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Islamabad:  The Pakistani government has imposed a moratorium on executions during the upcoming holy month of Ramazan. A notification was issued on Friday by the federal interior ministry and provincial governments have also been requested to comply with the order, Dawn reported.
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New York:  Hillary Clinton today formally launched her bid to become the first woman president of the United States, giving a rallying call to build a new era of "real and lasting prosperity" that "should be shared by all".
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RAFAH, Palestinian Territory -- Egypt opened its borders with the Gaza Strip for the first time in months Saturday, allowing Palestinians to enter and leave the isolated coastal strip.
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Los Angeles: A letter Albert Einstein wrote to one of his sons in 1945 explaining the connection between his theory of relativity and the atomic bombs that had just been dropped on Japan has sold at auction for USD 62,500.
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Islamabad:  In a veiled attack on India,Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif today accused it of "creating instability" through ceasefire violations and supporting militancy in different areas of the country.
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Kandahar: An Afghan official says at least 20 police officers have been killed after militants ambushed checkpoints in the country's volatile southern Helmand province.
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Koraput: A group of around 30 armed Maoists today torched at least two vehicles and a machine used in road work in a bid to disrupt construction process here, police said today.
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Geneva: The UN-led Geneva Consultations on Yemen will begin on Monday, officials said.
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Kathmandu:  The cost for reconstruction of the earthquake-ravaged Nepal is approximately $6,663.1 million, according to a Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) carried out by the Nepal Planning Commission on Saturday.
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Washington: While declining comment on India's surgical strike on militants in Myanmar, the US has asked India and Pakistan to take steps to reduce tensions and move toward resuming dialogue.
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Washington: The US House of Representatives sidetracked a high-profile White House-backed trade bill on Friday, a blow to a pending Asian trade deal and a humiliating defeat for President Barack Obama inflicted by members of his own party.
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Boston:  Two men were charged on 12 June with conspiring to help the Islamic State group by plotting with a Boston terror suspect to kill a conservative blogger known for provoking Muslims.
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Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday inaugurated Pakistan's largest oil refinery complex with a capacity of producing 120,000 barrels per day to fulfill around 39 per cent of the energy needs of the country.
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Geneva: Rueing that global funding for education has stagnated over the past four years, Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi has said an additional USD 22 billion annually, which is just four-and-a-half days of global military expenditure, can bring all children to school.
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Sanaa: Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen destroyed historic houses today in the center of the capital, Sanaa, a UNESCO world heritage site.
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London: Three Indians, including two women, have won an inaugural award set up by Queen Elizabeth II to recognise exceptional youths who are transforming the lives of others and making a difference in their communities from across the Commonwealth nations.
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The 31-year-old blogger imprisoned for criticizing Islam and promoting liberal thought via his website is currently serving a 10-year prison sentence. He is also supposed to receive 1,000 lashes delivered in batches of 50 over 20 weeks.
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(THE AUSTRALIAN) - A majority of Germans want Greece to leave the eurozone and oppose additional concessions to the left-wing Greek government in the present bailout negotiations, according to a latest survey, highlighting the domestic pressure on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to pursue a tough stance.
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Srinagar: Flags of dreaded terror group ISIS along with those of Pakistan were hoisted today in at least two places in Kashmir during protests over the killing of a separatist activist by unknown gunmen on Tuesday.
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Lille, France: Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was cleared of pimping charges on Friday in France, putting an end to four years of legal drama that began with a sexual assault charge in a New York hotel room.
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Chennai:  The Indian Navy and Coast Guard, assisted by several national agencies, continued searching for the fourth day in the Bay of Bengal for an Indian Coast Guard Dornier aircraft reported missing since Monday evening—with no clue yet to its whereabouts, an official said.
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Miami: A federal judge imposed the maximum possible prison sentence to two Pakistan-born brothers on Thursday who admitted trying to pull off a bomb attack against New York City landmarks and later assaulted two deputy U.S. marshals while in custody.
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MADRID (The New York Times) — Seeking to redress one of the darkest chapters of Spain’s history, the Spanish Parliament on Thursday approved a long-awaited law devised to open the way for citizenship for thousands of Sephardic Jews whose ancestors were expelled in 1492.
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(BBC NEWS) - Three men have gone on trial in Turkey over the murder and attempted rape of a 20-year-old student that sparked protests about violence against women.
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(Al Jazeera) - Ethnic Arabs flee Raqqa as conflict pits moderate groups and Kurdish forces against ISIL fighters holding border town.
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Washington:  In what could reveal the composition of a planet and how it formed, a team including an Indian-origin researcher has detected a stratosphere, one of the primary layers of Earth's atmosphere, on a massive and blazing-hot exoplanet.
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Islamabad : Pakistan will take every step to ensure that its national interests are protected, an official said on Friday.
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Melbourne: A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet on Friday made an emergency landing at an airport in Australia's Melbourne city after a false alert about an engine fire.
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Mumbai: Reliance Industries will launch its broadband services by December this year, by which time 4G devices under its own brand name "Jio" will be available for as little as Rs.4,000 at the entry level, the company announced on Friday.
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Chandigarh : Chandigarh’s famous Rock Garden creator Nek Chand died here at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here on Friday, his family members said.
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Kathmandu: An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit Nepal on Thursday night, a media report said on Friday.
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In a country where conservative clerics condemn the idea of women attending or participating in men's sporting events, Behnaz Shafiei went on to become the first female rider to undertake professional road racing.
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