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President Pranab Mukherjee on three-day visit to West Bengal

President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a three-day visit, beginning on Monday, to West Bengal, it was announced here on Sunday.

Thousands denounce Turkey coup in Cyprus' breakaway north

Thousand demonstrators rallied in the Turkish Cypriot half of ethnically divided Cyprus' capital Nicosia to denounce the July 15 failed coup in Turkey and show support for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Chad bans opposition rallies as Deby`s fifth term begins

Chad has banned opposition rallies planned for this weekend, ahead of Monday`s swearing-in ceremony for President Idriss Deby`s fifth term.

Turkey issues warrant for preacher Gulen over coup

Turkey issued an arrest warrant for US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, accusing him of ordering the coup attempt aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

GST rate to be optimum, working on time-bound rollout: Arun Jaitley

GST rate to be optimum, working on time-bound rollout: Arun Jaitley

As government looks to implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from April next year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the tax rate will be "optimum" even as there were indications that it may be higher than 18 percent.

Michelle brings Democrats to tears in moving convention speech

Michelle Obama on Tuesday stole the show on the first day of the ongoing Democratic national convention, moving delegates to tears with her passionate speech.

DNA: Today in History, 26th June 2016

Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam took oath as 11th President of India today in 2002. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Sri Lankan navy personnel chases TN fishermen off Katchatheevu islet, cut fishing nets

Fishing nets of six boats of Tamil Nadu fishermen were allegedly cut by Sri Lankan naval personnel, who also chased away more than 400 fishermen off Katchatheevu islet.

Nomination battle over, Trump seeks to close ranks

Having prevailed in his remarkable run to the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump turns to his next task of healing crippling party divisions and solidifying support for his White House campaign.

Congress stages protests in Delhi against price hike

Hundreds of Congress supporters and leaders on Wednesday protested here against the hike in the rates of essential commodities and slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not fulfilling the promises he had made to the people before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Philippines President Duterte says not 'afraid of human rights'

Philippines President Duterte says not 'afraid of human rights'

 Human rights are not a concern in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte`s war on drugs.

Iran halts holidays to Turkey after military coup bid

Iran halted package tours to neighbouring Turkey, in the face of persistent uncertainty after an abortive coup attempt.

Situation completely under control after coup attempt, says Turkey PM

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Army General arrested following failed attempted coup in Turkey

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'I don't want any more bloodshed in South Sudan': president

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir called on arch-rival Riek Machar on Thursday to meet for talks to salvage peace after days of intense gun battles in the capital Juba.

Hollande, Merkel, Renzi to hold August Brexit summit: Paris

French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italy`s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will meet in August for a summit on the Brexit vote, the French presidency said Wednesday.

Prez on three-day visit to Darjeeling beginning tomorrow

Prez on three-day visit to Darjeeling beginning tomorrow

President Pranab Mukherjee will be on three-day visit to Darjeeling beginning tomorrow where he will attend various functions.

Troop cut won't impact mission in Afghanistan: US General

President Barack Obama`s decision to withdraw roughly 1,400 U.S. troops from Afghanistan won`t adversely impact America`s mission there, a top general said before arriving in Kabul on Friday, adding that some jobs could be done from abroad.

White House says Obama briefed on Dallas shooting

US President Barack Obama, who is attending a NATO summit in Warsaw, has been briefed on the killing of police officers in Dallas during a protest against police shootings of black men.