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Unrest in Iraq could delay delivery of US F-16s

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 01:54

Violence in Iraq could delay the delivery of American F-16 fighter jets to the Baghdad government after contractors had to be evacuated from a key air base, the Pentagon said Monday.

Militants` declaration of `Islamic caliphate` in Iraq, Syria has `no meaning`: US

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 00:50

IRAQ Crisis — The United States said Monday the declaration by Sunni militants of an "Islamic caliphate" on territory they have seized in Iraq and Syria has "no meaning."

Six jute mills close in a week in West Bengal

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 01:16

Suspension of work has been declared in yet another jute mill in West Bengal citing labour unrest, which took their number to six following the lynching of a mill CEO in Hooghly district on June 15.

Rupee slumps to 7-week low as oil boils on Iraq unrest

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 19:15

The rupee on Wednesday fell 36 paise to end at an over seven-week low of 60.39 against the US dollar.

One more jute mill declares suspension of work over labour unrest

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 15:53

Two days after the CEO of a jute mill at Bhadreswar was lynched for declining to increase working hours, another mill declared suspension of work Tuesday citing labour unrest for a similar reason.

India watchful of Iraq crisis, no need to panic: Mayaram

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 13:12

The government is cautious about the crisis in Iraq, which is the second-largest oil supplier after Saudi Arabia.

Brazil police, protesters clash as World Cup begins

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 23:56

Brazilian police and protesters clashed on Thursday, hours before the opening game of the World Cup, which has been marred by construction delays and political unrest.

Clashes near Iraq`s Fallujah as conflict toll reaches 366

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 02:26

Clashes erupted between Iraqi troops and anti-government fighters on the outskirts of Fallujah on Saturday, as the militant-held city`s main hospital said 366 people had been killed in the months-long conflict.

World Bank sounds alarm on rising global food prices

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 04:11

World food prices rose in the first quarter of the year for the first time since their all-time high in August 2012, driven by rising demand in China, drought in the United States and unrest in Ukraine.

11 Ukrainian troops dead, 30 wounded by rebels

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 19:06

Three days before Ukraine holds a presidential vote, pro-Russia insurgents attacked a military checkpoint today in eastern Ukraine, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 30 others in the deadliest raid yet in weeks of fighting.

Thai army puts restrictions on local media

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 20:33

The Thai army that declared martial law in Thailand Tuesday asked local radio and television channels to stop their usual programming for army broadcasts "whenever called for".

India issues advisory to citizens in Thailand

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 20:04

India today advised its nationals in Thailand to take precautions for their safety after the military imposed martial law in the troubled South East Asian nation.