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PM Modi to attend Maldives president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's swearing-in ceremony on November 17

The External Affairs Ministry on Friday announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted Maldives President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's invitation to attend the swearing-in ceremony which will be held on....

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California bar shooting: 13 killed, including police officer, after man opens fire in Thousand Oaks

At least 13 people, including a police officer, were reported dead on Thursday after an armed man opened fire in a nightclub full of people in Thousand Oaks near Los....

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Amid reports of Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi leaving the country, Netherlands offers her lawyer temporary asylum

The lawyer who helped Asia Bibi, a Christian woman freed from jail after Pakistan's top court overturned her death sentence in a blasphemy case, was offered a temporary asylum in....

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US midterm elections 2018: Democrats win back House of Representatives, President Donald Trump's Republicans retain control of Senate

In one of the most bitterly fought US midterm elections 2018, the Democrats have picked up 23 House seats, putting them on track to reach the 218 needed to seize....

Pakistan's state-run news channel writes Begging instead of Beijing during Imran Khan's speech in China, gets trolled

Pakistan's state-run news channel writes Begging instead of Beijing during Imran Khan's speech in China, gets trolled

A blooper by state-run Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) made the channel a target of online trolls after mistakenly the channel wrote Begging instead of Beijing as location tag during their....

US exempts India, China, Japan from Iran oil sanctions, says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

US exempts India, China, Japan from Iran oil sanctions, says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

As the United States unleashes toughest ever sanctions on Iran to date, reports say that Donald Trump administration has decided to exempt India, China and Japan from oil sanctions on....

Cameroon: Around 80 people, mostly school students, abducted in Bamenda city

Cameroon: Around 80 people, mostly school students, abducted in Bamenda city

At least 80 people were reported to be kidnapped from a Presbyterian school in northwestern Cameroon's Bamenda city on Sunday by a group of armed men. A large majority of....

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One dead, one missing after Amazon building collapses in the United States

According to the reports, a weather-related building collapsed at Amazon's distribution warehouse in Baltimore’s southeast in Maryland on Friday. According to the fire department official, one person died in the....

Pakistan: Maulana Samiul Haq, godfather of the Taliban, stabbed to death in Rawalpindi

Pakistan: Maulana Samiul Haq, father of the Taliban, stabbed to death in Rawalpindi

Maulana Samiul Haq, known as the godfather of Taliban, succumbed to injuries on late Friday evening after sustaining a gruesome knife attack in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. The prominent religious scholar was....

Centre vs RBI: IMF says it opposes any move that compromises independence of central banks

Centre vs RBI: IMF says it opposes any move that compromises independence of central banks

While the differences between RBI and Centre seem to be escalating, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said that they were closely monitoring the reports of the rift between the Centre....

India logdes protest against Pakistan, China over bus services which passes through Pak-Occupied Kashmir

India logdes protest against Pakistan, China over bus services which passes through Pak-Occupied Kashmir

India on Wednesday, October, was once again at loggerheads with China and Pakistan over a service, which is scheduled to be launched this week between Lahore and Kashghar, a city....

Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi killed in Istanbul Consulate, Donald Trump calls Saudi explanation credible

Jamal Khashoggi strangled immediately after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, says Turkey prosecutor

Turkey's chief prosecutor on Wednesday said Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled immediately after he entered Saudi consulate in general in Istanbul. The Turkish official added that later his body....

South Korean President Moon Jae-in calls Nehru jacket Modi vest sent by the PM, tweeple pitch in to correct him

South Korean President Moon Jae-in calls Nehru jacket Modi vest sent by the PM, tweeple pitch in to correct him

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday took to his Twitter account and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for sending him some gorgeous garments especially tailored for his size. Thanking PM....

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Truly inspirational! Over 250 people form human chain to relocate Southampton's community bookshop

Southampton's favourite independent community bookshop, reads the Twitter bio of October Books, is a bookstore that recently became an epitome of community service. The bookstore is situated on England's south....

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China relaxes 25-year ban on trade of rhino horns and tiger bones, approves use under special circumstances

China on Monday partially reversed 25-year ban on the trade of rhino horns and tiger bones allowing domestic trade and use of the parts in special cases. The Chinese state....

India tops in child deaths due to pollution in 2016: WHO report

India tops in child deaths due to pollution in 2016: WHO report

As per the recent report by the World Health Organization (WHO), India witnessed the most number of air pollution-induced deaths of children below the age of five. The following data....

Tunisia blast: Woman suicide bomber blows herself up, many feared injured

Tunisia blast: Woman suicide bomber blows herself up, 9 injured

Tunisia blast: A strong explosion has been heard by the locals in central Tunis in Tunisia. Initial reports say that a woman suicide bomber has blown herself up near Tunis Municipal....

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Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia gets 7-year in jail in corruption case

Bangladesh's former Prime Minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia has been awarded 7-year of jail time in a corruption case. Khaleda Zia was sentenced to seven years....

Pakistan: 2 paramedics rape mentally unstable minor in ambulance in Punjab province

Pakistan: 2 paramedics rape mentally unstable minor in ambulance in Punjab province

The atrocities against the women are one of the major challenges for women across the world. Recently, a 15-year-old Sikh girl was brutally beaten and raped by two men inside....

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What is ADS-B data and how can it help trace Lion Air Flight JT610

Flightradar24, a Swedish internet-based service that shows real-time commercial aircraft flight information on a map, said on Monday that they are downloading and processing granular Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) data....

Lion Air Flight JT-610 crash LIVE updates: Divers of Basarnas SAR team dispatched to conduct search and rescue operations in Indonesia

Indonesia plane crash LIVE updates: All 189 aboard Lion Air flight likely dead, 6 bodies recovered from sea

A Lion Air flight from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang which was gone missing just 13-minutes after its take-off on Monday morning, October 29, has crashed into waters. The Lion Air....

Sri Lanka political crisis: Speaker recognises Ranil Wickremesinghe as Prime Minister, dumps presidential order

Sri Lanka crisis: Speaker recognises Ranil Wickremesinghe as Prime Minister, dumps presidential order

Amid the deepening political crisis in Sri Lanka, the speaker of the country on Sunday recognised Ranil Wickremesinghe as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. The recent development has come just....

Reham Khan, Pakistan PM Imran Khan's ex-wife, says no democracy in country, claims it's being governed by martial law

Reham Khan, Pakistan PM Imran Khan's ex-wife, says no democracy in country, claims it's being governed by martial law

Reham Khan, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's former wife, exposed the true nature of Pakistan and asserted that there was no democracy in the country. Talking to media, the British-Pakistani....

US President Donald Trump turns down India's invite for Republic Day parade

US President Donald Trump turns down India's invite for Republic Day parade

The speculations of the US President Donald Trump attending the Republic Day parade along PM Modi in Delhi were put to rest after several media reports stated that the US....

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US Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: 11 dead, multiple injured, including police officers, after man opens fire

At least eleven people were reportedly killed and several others sustained injuries after a man opened fire at a synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday. As per the police officials quoted....

Pakistan tops list of countries with maximum number of terrorist bases, poses 3 times more risk to humanity than Syria, says report

Pakistan tops list of countries with maximum number of terrorist bases, poses 3 times more risk to humanity than Syria, says report

The recent study published by the Oxford University and Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) has claimed that Pakistan that houses several terrorists and terror organisations, reportedly poses three times more threat....

US mail bombs: Florida man arrested for 13 mail bombs  to Trump critics, may face 48 years in prison

US mail bombs: Florida man arrested for 13 mail bombs to Trump critics, may face 48 years in prison

The security authorities in Florida reportedly arrested a man on Friday and charged him with sending 13 mail bombs to high-profile figures including former US President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton....

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Ex-Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa takes oath as Prime Minister

Mahinda Rajapaksa, who has formerly served as the President of Sri Lanka, on Friday took oath as the Prime Minister of the country in Colombo. The swearing-in ceremony was conducted....

Japan journalist says Syria forbid him from breathing through nose, cracking knuckles

Japan journalist says Syria forbid him from breathing through nose, cracking knuckles

Jumpei Yasuda, a Japanese journalist was finally freed from Syria after more than 3 years of captivity earlier this week, said media reports. Yasuda was forbidden from moving or making....

Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's JuD, FIF no longer in list of banned terror outfits

Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's JuD, FIF no longer in list of banned terror outfits in Pakistan

26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Falah-i-Insaniyat are no longer mentioned in the list of banned outfits. This comes after a presidential ordinance that prohibited them under....