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Yemen: Saudi-led airstrikes kill 150 Houthi rebels

Yemen: Saudi-led airstrikes kill 150 Houthi rebels

An airstrike, conducted by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces has led to the death of at least 150 Houthi rebels in Yemen`s coastal city of Hodeidah.

Oct 31, 2018, 06:38 AM IST
Boston gangster James Whitey Bulger killed in prison: Boston Globe

Boston gangster James Whitey Bulger killed in prison: Boston Globe

Bulger`s former associates turned on him while he was at large and their information led to a 2000 indictment that originally charged him with 19 murders.

Oct 30, 2018, 23:32 PM IST
Maldives SC stays arrest order against former President Nasheed

Maldives SC stays arrest order against former President Nasheed

Nasheed had announced that he will return to Maldives on November 1 after the opposition, led by his Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP), had registered a surprise victory in elections held in September

Oct 30, 2018, 20:18 PM IST
Born in the USA? Trump could soon ensure that's not enough for citizenship

Born in the USA? Trump could soon ensure that's not enough for citizenship

Donald Trump has said he wants to end citizenship rights assured to children born in the United States to non-citizens and illegal immigrants.

Oct 30, 2018, 20:04 PM IST
School principal in Pakistan's Peshawar rapes, films students, gets 105 years in jail

School principal in Pakistan's Peshawar rapes, films students, gets 105 years in jail

A school principal in Peshawar in Pakistan has been awarded jail term for 105 years. Attaullah Marwat, the principal of a private school in Peshawar, was charged with child abuse, pornography, rape,

Oct 30, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
Pakistan justifies approaching foreign countries for financial help

Pakistan justifies approaching foreign countries for financial help

Pakistan's finance minister has said that he does not want to depend too much on any one source of assistance.

Oct 30, 2018, 19:09 PM IST
Indian couple dies after falling 800 feet in California's Yosemite National Park

Indian couple dies after falling 800 feet in California's Yosemite National Park

Officials are not yet sure how the couple died and are calling it a tragic fall, for now.

Oct 30, 2018, 18:15 PM IST
Australia must assess security threats in 5G network: Spy chief

Australia must assess security threats in 5G network: Spy chief

Australian intelligence sniffs menace over 5G network firms; arrow on Huawei as accused of espionage for China.  

Oct 30, 2018, 12:08 PM IST
Annoyed scientist stabs colleague who kept revealing endings of books

Annoyed scientist stabs colleague who kept revealing endings of books

The scientist and his colleague would pass long lonely hours in a remote outpost in Antarctica by reading.

Oct 30, 2018, 10:43 AM IST
India cautious after appointment of pro-China PM Mahinda Rajapaksa in Sri Lanka

India cautious after appointment of pro-China PM Mahinda Rajapaksa in Sri Lanka

The tear-shaped island nation has become an arena of tussle between New Delhi and Beijing.

Oct 30, 2018, 09:49 AM IST
Newly-appointed Sri Lankan PM Rajapaksa sworn-in

Newly-appointed Sri Lankan PM Rajapaksa sworn-in

Newly-appointed Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa`s cabinet was on Monday sworn in amid increasing pressure on President Maithripala Sirisena to convene an early session of the Parliament.

Oct 30, 2018, 09:10 AM IST
FBI seizes package intended for CNN, says it matches others

FBI seizes package intended for CNN, says it matches others

The latest package was intercepted at an Atlanta post office, CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker said in a post on Twitter.

Oct 29, 2018, 23:28 PM IST
End of era: Angela Merkel says her current term as German Chancellor will be last

End of era: Angela Merkel says her current term as German Chancellor will be last

Angela Merkel, 64, has been chairwoman of her conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) since 2000 and chancellor since 2005.

Oct 29, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
Sri Lankan Minister Arjuna Ranatunga arrested after his guards opened fire on protestors

Sri Lankan Minister Arjuna Ranatunga arrested after his guards opened fire on protestors

When Ranatunga tried to enter his office, his security guard opened fire in which one person was killed and two were injured. 

Oct 29, 2018, 17:48 PM IST
Indonesian passenger flight had requested to return base before minutes before disappearing

Indonesian passenger flight had requested to return base before minutes before disappearing

All 188 persons on-board the aircraft are presumed dead.

Oct 29, 2018, 12:19 PM IST
Sikh girl allegedly raped by two inside ambulance in Pakistan

Sikh girl allegedly raped by two inside ambulance in Pakistan

A 15-year-old Sikh girl was allegedly raped by two persons in an ambulance in Pakistan's Punjab province, police said Sunday.

Oct 29, 2018, 08:18 AM IST
India top nation for innovation, transformation: PM Modi in Japan

India top nation for innovation, transformation: PM Modi in Japan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who's currently on a two-day visit to Japan, will hold delegation level talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.

Oct 29, 2018, 07:41 AM IST
US President Donald Trump likely to turn down India's invitation for Republic Day

US President Donald Trump likely to turn down India's invitation for Republic Day

This comes at a time when Indo-US ties are witnessing strain following the India-Russia S-400 air defence missile systems deals.

Oct 29, 2018, 06:27 AM IST
Guard opens fire, killing 1 in Sri Lanka at sacked PM Ranil Wickremesinghe office

Guard opens fire, killing 1 in Sri Lanka at sacked PM Ranil Wickremesinghe office

At least one person died and two others were injured after the security guard opened fired at the crowd.

Oct 28, 2018, 22:28 PM IST
Became PM to get Sri Lanka rid of politics of hate: Mahinda Rajapaksa

Became PM to get Sri Lanka rid of politics of hate: Mahinda Rajapaksa

Newly appointed Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday issued a statement stating that the UNP-UPFA government came to an end as the result of the UPFA leaving the coalition. 

Oct 28, 2018, 20:19 PM IST

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