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Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi-Jakarta flight diverted to Mumbai as Indonesian woman gives birth onboard

Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi-Jakarta flight diverted to Mumbai as Indonesian woman gives birth onboard

An Etihad Airways flight travelling from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta was diverted to Mumbai on Wednesday morning after a woman passenger gave birth onboard.

Oct 24, 2018, 10:52 AM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping opens world's longest sea-crossing bridge

Chinese President Xi Jinping opens world's longest sea-crossing bridge

55-kilometre bridge links Hong Kong's Lantau island to Zhuhai and the gambling enclave of Macau.

Oct 23, 2018, 08:52 AM IST
22 miners trapped in China coal mine accident

22 miners trapped in China coal mine accident

In August, 13 miners were killed in a mine explosion in southern China.

Oct 21, 2018, 11:46 AM IST
Hafiz Saeed slams PM Imran Khan, says Pakistan government killing Kashmiri 'jihadis' for US aid

Hafiz Saeed slams PM Imran Khan, says Pakistan government killing Kashmiri 'jihadis' for US aid

Saeed alleged that the US wants to convert Pakistan into its extended territory.

Oct 18, 2018, 18:07 PM IST
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena never mentioned RAW, says his advisor on assassination plot report

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena never mentioned RAW, says his advisor on assassination plot report

Sirisena had allegedly shocked his cabinet by accusing India of plotting to assassinate him during a weekly meeting.

Oct 17, 2018, 14:57 PM IST
Pakistan executes rapist of 7-year-old Zainab Ansari in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail

Pakistan executes rapist of 7-year-old Zainab Ansari in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail

Imran Ali had confessed to raping nine girls, including Zainab Ansari.

Oct 17, 2018, 07:13 AM IST
US wants 'regime change' in Iran: Hassan Rouhani

US wants 'regime change' in Iran: Hassan Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani has accused US of seeking a regime change in Iran.

Oct 15, 2018, 09:50 AM IST
New political alliance formed in Bangladesh ahead of election

New political alliance formed in Bangladesh ahead of election

Bangladesh is set to hold the election in December.

Oct 13, 2018, 23:15 PM IST
60-year-old disabled man gets jail for sexually abusing eight-year-old girl in Pak

60-year-old disabled man gets jail for sexually abusing eight-year-old girl in Pak

A Pakistani court on Tuesday sentenced a 60-year-old disabled man to six-year imprisonment for sexually abusing an eight-year-old girl.

Oct 10, 2018, 00:29 AM IST
Kim Jong-Un invites Pope Francis to visit North Korea

Kim Jong-Un invites Pope Francis to visit North Korea

The Pope has in past supported dialogue between the two Koreas. 

Oct 09, 2018, 14:14 PM IST
Rare white tiger kills zookeeper in Japan

Rare white tiger kills zookeeper in Japan

The incident occurred at the Hirakawa Zoological Park in Kagoshima city.

Oct 09, 2018, 11:25 AM IST
Thousands evacuated after explosions at Ukrainian ammunition depot

Thousands evacuated after explosions at Ukrainian ammunition depot

The airspace in a 20 km radius has been closed and road and rail transport suspended.

Oct 09, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
Kim optimistic about possible second summit with Trump

Kim optimistic about possible second summit with Trump

Kim has expressed satisfaction over his meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday.

Oct 08, 2018, 09:40 AM IST
Taking cue from PM Narendra Modi, Imran Khan to launch 'Clean and Green Pakistan' campaign

Taking cue from PM Narendra Modi, Imran Khan to launch 'Clean and Green Pakistan' campaign

The Pak PM has earlier announced adopting austerity measures and launched a plantation drive

Oct 08, 2018, 07:14 AM IST
Mike Pompeo hails 'progress' after talks with Kim Jong-Un in Pyongyang

Mike Pompeo hails 'progress' after talks with Kim Jong-Un in Pyongyang

This is Pompeo's fourth visit to North Korea. 

Oct 07, 2018, 16:56 PM IST
Time running out for survivors as Indonesia toll nears 1,400

Time running out for survivors as Indonesia toll nears 1,400

The death toll in Indonesia's twin quake-tsunami disaster has touched 1400.

Oct 03, 2018, 15:13 PM IST
Malaysian ex-PM Najib Razak's wife grilled for third time over graft

Malaysian ex-PM Najib Razak's wife grilled for third time over graft

Rosmah Mansor is under the scanner in connection with the 1MDB scandal. 

Oct 03, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
Kerala: 5-member Rohingya family detained in Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala: 5-member Rohingya family detained in Thiruvananthapuram

The family was carrying UN refugee IDs.

Oct 02, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
Indonesia earthquake-tsunami death toll reaches 1,234

Indonesia earthquake-tsunami death toll reaches 1,234

''As of now, there are 1,234 dead,"  the national disaster agency spokesman said.

Oct 02, 2018, 13:18 PM IST
5.9-magnitude earthquake hits off Indonesian island of Sumba

5.9-magnitude earthquake hits off Indonesian island of Sumba

5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of Indonesia's Sumba island on Tuesday morning.

Oct 02, 2018, 07:02 AM IST