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Islamic State claims responsibility for London metro blast

Islamic State claims responsibility for London metro blast

A home-made bomb on a packed rush-hour commuter train in London engulfed a carriage in flames and injured 22 people on Friday in Britain`s fifth major terrorism incident this year, but apparently

Sep 15, 2017, 23:49 PM IST

Knife-wielding man attacks soldier in Paris

A knife-wielding man attacked a soldier in Paris on Friday, the latest assault to raise questions over whether France`s anti-terror patrols are a target for extremists.

Sep 15, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
Suicide attacks on restaurants, checkpoint, kill 60 in southern Iraq

Suicide attacks on restaurants, checkpoint, kill 60 in southern Iraq

Islamic State is also under siege in the Syrian city of Raqqa, its operational base for attacks in the Middle East and the West.

Sep 14, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
UK military, community leaders remember martyred Sikh soldiers on 120th anniversary of Battle of Saragarhi

UK military, community leaders remember martyred Sikh soldiers on 120th anniversary of Battle of Saragarhi

Senior representatives of the Armed Forces, the British Armed Forces Sikh Association, and the Lord Lieutenant also laid a wreath at the memorial.

Sep 14, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

Greeks built sacred sites on earthquake fault lines: Study

According to Iain Stewart from the University of Plymouth in the UK, fault lines created by seismic activity in the Aegean region may have caused areas to be afforded special cultural status.

Sep 13, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

Germany resumes Afghan deportations months after Kabul truck bomb

Germany suspended the controversial expulsions after a sewage tanker packed with explosives detonated near the German embassy in Kabul`s diplomatic quarter on May 31, killing around 150 people and

Sep 13, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Russian, US-led strikes kill 35 civilians in Syria's Deir Ezzor: Monitor

Russian, US-led strikes kill 35 civilians in Syria's Deir Ezzor: Monitor

The strikes follow three days of suspected Russian raids in Deir Ezzor province that have killed dozens of civilians, according to the Observatory.

Sep 12, 2017, 22:30 PM IST

Man arrested after Belgian mayor`s throat slashed

Belgian police arrested a suspect after a local mayor had his throat slashed in a graveyard, authorities said Tuesday as they probed a murder that shocked the country.

Sep 12, 2017, 14:17 PM IST
Rex Tillerson pays tribute to 9/11 victims

Rex Tillerson pays tribute to 9/11 victims

The president and first lady joined thousands of service members and families of 9/11 victims at the Pentagon, where hundreds of military personnel were killed after a hijacked plane crashed into the

Sep 11, 2017, 22:38 PM IST
Cambridge University may scrap written exams due to bad handwriting

Cambridge University may scrap written exams due to bad handwriting

The move would see an end to more than 800 years of tradition after students increasingly chose to use laptops to take down lecture notes.

Sep 10, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Swiss glacier collapses, after hundreds evacuated

Geologists had recently noticed significant movement along the "tongue" of the Trift glacier, up to 130 centimetres in a single day, local authorities said.

Sep 10, 2017, 16:11 PM IST

Romania stops Black Sea boats carrying 200 migrants

The boat, which was taken to the southeastern port of Mangalia, is the fourth to have been found carrying migrants in the Black Sea since mid-August.

Sep 09, 2017, 20:15 PM IST

UK declares emergency in storm-hit Virgin Islands, sends aid

A military ship is also nearby offering assistance, while another laden with more aid has been diverted from the Mediterranean.

Sep 08, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
EU must be part of US Middle East peace push, Ireland says

EU must be part of US Middle East peace push, Ireland says

"Now is the time for the European Union ... to become more vocal," said Coveney, who met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in July.

Sep 08, 2017, 18:02 PM IST

German, 19, on trial for 'darknet' knife murders

Marcel Hesse, 19, remained silent in court, but his lawyer Michael Emde said he did not deny the charges against him.

Sep 08, 2017, 17:55 PM IST

Russia says airstrike kill 4 Islamic State leaders in Syria

President Bashar Assad's troops on Tuesday broke the nearly three-year militant blockade of parts of the city, marking a significant advance against the extremists. 

Sep 08, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

EU court rejects challenge against refugee quotas

EU figures show that just under 28,000 people have been relocated since the two-year scheme was launched in September 2015. 

Sep 06, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Spain, Morocco arrest six suspected of practising beheadings

Spanish and Moroccan police have arrested five Moroccans and one Spaniard suspected of belonging to an Islamist militant cell that simulated decapitations, the Spanish interior ministry said on

Sep 06, 2017, 15:55 PM IST

UN human rights experts urge China to free prominent lawyer

The experts say Jiang Tianyong's so-called confession on August 22 amounts to "a worrying sign of China's disregard for due process and the rule of law."

Sep 06, 2017, 15:47 PM IST

Vladimir Putin says sanctions, pressure alone won't resolve North Korea crisis

Putin denounced North Korea`s sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday, saying Russia did not recognise its nuclear status.  

Sep 06, 2017, 15:41 PM IST

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