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Aug 06 2016

Indian Home Minister apprises parliament of tense Saarc meeting

Miffed over the treatment he received in Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said India has always tried to be friendly with its reluctant neighbour but " yeh...

Aug 06 2016

Making Anandiben 'scapegoat' won''t save BJP in Guj: Rahul

Anandiben, who has been facing flak from various quarters, including within the party, about the way she handled the Patel quota stir and Dalit agitation, which is believ...

Aug 06 2016

Curfew extended across Kashmir to prevent anti-India rally

The police on Thursday arrested around 500 people from across Kashmir as a pre-emptive step to curb street protests in the Valley. The official said clashes between...

Aug 06 2016

BOJ embarks on additional easing but markets tumble

The increase in purchases of ETFs was also only modest, and the bank overall maintained its base money target at 80 trillion yen ($775 billion) as well as the pace of pur...

Aug 05 2016

Russian helicopter shot down in Syria

A video posted to YouTube apparently showed several men struggling to breathe in the aftermath. Syria Civil Defence workers, who went to the scene of the attack, said t...

Aug 05 2016

GST will make business easy in the country: Jaitley

The Bill had gained support among most of the parties because nobody wanted to be seen as anti-development. The Bill is aimed at bringing a uniform tax regime in the coun...

Aug 05 2016

Syrian government forces hit hospitals in Aleppo's 'worst week': rights group

UNICEF's regional director Saad Houry called for unhindered humanitarian access to the divided city and for children to be protected. Washington claims it is unable to re...

Aug 05 2016

Korea fires mid-range missile close to Japan

North Korea fired two intermediate-range missiles simultaneously, but one appeared to explode on takeoff. The other flew about 621 miles (1,000 kilometers) over North K...

Aug 05 2016

State party chair to Sanders delegates: No booing tonight, please

It's the latest after the head of the Democratic National Committee announced she'd resign from her position. The Democratic National Convention won't formally get un...

Aug 03 2016

Prachanda files nomination as Nepal Prime Ministerial candidate

The crucial development comes a day after Nepal's President Bidya Devi Bhandari gave a fresh call to all political parties to form a majority government when the deadline...

Aug 03 2016

Hot air balloon from disaster had a previous 'hard landing'

Sumwalt said the ground crew communicated with the balloon by cellphone, and the pilot navigated with an iPad. Family and friends of victims killed in Saturday's hot ai...

Jul 31 2016

Off-duty Indianapolis officer charged with attempted murder

The investigator returned fire but the suspect was not struck. Police say the officer came back to the residence while the detective was speaking with the wife and open...

Jul 31 2016

Turkey's Erdogan dropping lawsuits for insults against him

But he also stepped up his attacks on nations criticising his crackdown in the wake of the coup attempt, telling them to " mind your own business ". Quoted by US media,...

Jul 31 2016

President Duterte lifts ceasefire with communist rebels

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte holds up a copy of his speech as he speaks before the lawmakers during his first State of the Nation Address at the Philippine Congre...

Jul 29 2016

IS Revenge Bombing Kills Dozens In Syria

The attack on Qamishli could be a reply to the US-backed Kurdish militia attacking Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in northern Syria, now staging an offensive to c...

Jul 29 2016

Ford surprises with lower 2Q profit on trouble in US, China

Ford has previously announced that it expects to make a pretax profit of $10-$11bn this year acknowledged that this guidance is at risk as China's economy slows and the r...

Jul 28 2016

Pence endorses Holcomb as Indiana GOP governor candidate

Holcomb's email was sent out Saturday evening, a day after Pence publicly endorsed him over prominent rivals U.S. Reps. Pence, who has his own baggage from poor decisio...

Jul 28 2016

Mob storms Army camp, 2000 more forces rushed

Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has issued a letter to the United Nations, calling on the world to pay attention to the current situation in Kashmir. The pro-free...

Jul 27 2016

Centre to send team to assess floods in Assam, says Rajnath Singh

The affected districts are Lakhimpur, Golaghat, Morigaon, Jorhat , Dhemaji, Sivasagar, Kokrajhar, Barpeta and Bongaigain where three lakh people in 464 villages are affe...

Jul 26 2016

Leave South China Sea issues to parties involved

Former Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said by speaking with one voice, Asean will not just succeed in maintaining peace among its members but will also open a path ...