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2016 rewind: Check out the highlights of the year

2016 rewind: Check out the highlights of the year

Dec 30, 2016, 14:29 PM IST
Islamic State: The end is near...is it?

Islamic State: The end is near...is it?

The Islamic State group has apparently signaled to its fighters that they are on the losing side in an international war against terror that has seen months of bloody territorial battles in Iraq an

Dec 21, 2016, 17:58 PM IST
Nobel Prize 2016: In Pics

Nobel Prize 2016: Here are the winners

Awarded for 'the Greatest Benefit to Mankind,' the Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden, and based on the fortune of Alfred Nobel, Swedish

Dec 19, 2016, 20:07 PM IST
Colombians turn new page of history with Farc peace accord in 2016 - Five developments

Colombians turn new page of history with Farc peace accord in 2016 - Five developments

For the first time, Colombians from both sides of the political divide believed they have a chance to a lasting peace.

Dec 17, 2016, 16:17 PM IST
Terror attacks that shook the world in 2016

Terror attacks that shook the world in 2016

Terror attacks that shook the world in 2016

Dec 16, 2016, 17:09 PM IST
North Korea pulled off most powerful nuclear blast in 2016, world shuddered

North Korea pulled off most powerful nuclear blast in 2016, world shuddered

The blast was equivalent to 10,000 tonnes of TNT - so powerful that it caused a 5.3-magnitude earthquake in the region. It was Pyongyang’s second test after the January 6 explosion.

Dec 16, 2016, 16:58 PM IST
Barack Obama visits Cuba

Barack Obama visits Cuba

Barack Obama become the first American president to visit Cuba in nearly a century, and the first since a revolution led by Fidel Castro toppled a US-backed strongman in 1959. 

Dec 15, 2016, 16:56 PM IST
Barack Obama visits Hiroshima

Barack Obama visits Hiroshima

Nearly 71 years after August 6, 1945 bombing of Hiroshima, US President Obama visited the Japanese city that is the living symbol of why the world must do away with its nuclear arsenal. 

Dec 15, 2016, 16:50 PM IST
Shimon Peres – The giant of Israeli politics and a believer of peace

Shimon Peres – The giant of Israeli politics and a believer of peace

Shimon Peres died in September 2016 at the age of 93.

Dec 15, 2016, 16:34 PM IST
King Bhumibol Adulyadej: 10 defining pictures of Thailand's 'God'

King Bhumibol Adulyadej: 10 defining pictures of Thailand's 'God'

Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-serving monarch, died on 13th Oct at the age of 88. The king ruled the kingdom for seven decades.   

Dec 14, 2016, 16:15 PM IST
Panama Papers – the biggest data leaks in the history

Panama Papers – the biggest data leaks in the history

One of the biggest leaks in journalistic history exposed how secretive offshore companies set up by the politicians, dictators, business tycoons, celebrities and criminals across the globe hid weal

Dec 13, 2016, 17:40 PM IST

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