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Belgian Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon crashes in France, pilot gets entangled in high-tension wire

Belgian Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon crashes in France, pilot gets entangled in high-tension wire

The twin-seater F-16 also damaged a house near ​​Pluvigner in western France and then caught fire. The combat aircraft had taken off from Belgium's Florennes Air Base and was going to Lann-Bihoue

Sep 19, 2019, 18:13 PM IST
9 killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

9 killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Military sources who confirmed the attack said the incident occurred late on Wednesday in Aljilati Ngomari village, Xinhua news agency reported.

Sep 19, 2019, 17:37 PM IST
Iran warns against war as US and Saudi weigh response to oil attack

Iran warns against war as US and Saudi weigh response to oil attack

Trump on Wednesday struck a cautious note, saying there were many options short of war with Iran, which denies involvement in the September 14 strikes.

Sep 19, 2019, 17:04 PM IST
30 civilians killed, 45 injured  in air strike in eastern Afghanistan

30 civilians killed, 45 injured in air strike in eastern Afghanistan

Sohrab Qaderi, a provincial council member in eastern Nangarhar province said a drone strike killed 30 workers in a pine nut field and at least 40 others were injured.

Sep 19, 2019, 16:37 PM IST
France says Houthi claim of Saudi Arabia attack lacks credibility

France says Houthi claim of Saudi Arabia attack lacks credibility

The Trump administration and Saudi Arabia have pointed the finger at Iran for the Sept. 14 raids, which hit the world`s biggest crude oil processing facility and initially knocked out half of Saudi

Sep 19, 2019, 16:21 PM IST
US President Donald Trump hints at big announcement at 'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston

US President Donald Trump hints at big announcement at 'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston

The event, that will take place on Sunday night (September 22), will house more than 50,000 Indian-Americans from across the US. The "Howdy, Modi! Shared Dreams, Bright Futures" event will be held at

Sep 19, 2019, 16:04 PM IST
'Deeply sorry': Justin Trudeau apologises for 2001 brown face make-up pic

'Deeply sorry': Justin Trudeau apologises for 2001 brown face make-up pic

"I can say I made a mistake when I was younger and I wish I hadn't. I wish I had known better then, but I didn't and I'm deeply sorry for it," Justin Trudeau said. 

Sep 19, 2019, 15:02 PM IST
Over 9 crore casualties in 5 hours: How a Russia-US Nuclear War is likely to play out

Over 9 crore casualties in 5 hours: How a Russia-US Nuclear War is likely to play out

Named Plan A, the simulation claims there will be four scenarios in a war between Russia and the US-led NATO forces. They are Nuclear Warning Shots, The Tactical Plan, The Counterforce Plan and The

Sep 19, 2019, 14:14 PM IST
Chinese nationals involved in financial fraud in Nepal, Kathmandu raises matter with Beijing

Chinese nationals involved in financial fraud in Nepal, Kathmandu raises matter with Beijing

Nepal has officially raised the matter of China of Chinese nationals involved in a massive ATM hacking scandal that duped Nepali banks of millions of rupees.

Sep 19, 2019, 13:37 PM IST
Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu urges rival Gantz to form unity government with him

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu urges rival Gantz to form unity government with him

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Thursday on his main rival, former general Benny Gantz, to join him in a broad, governing coalition after Israel`s election ended with no clear winner.

Sep 19, 2019, 13:23 PM IST
At least 30 civilians killed in air strike in eastern Afghanistan: Government officials

At least 30 civilians killed in air strike in eastern Afghanistan: Government officials

The attack, on Wednesday night was aimed at destroying a hideout used by Islamic State militants, but it accidentally targeted farmers near a field, three government officials told Reuters.

Sep 19, 2019, 13:17 PM IST
Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu fails to win majority in close election

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu fails to win majority in close election

The outcome, according to almost complete results published on Wednesday, dealt a new blow to Israel`s longest-serving leader, who was already weakened by the inability to put together an

Sep 19, 2019, 10:42 AM IST
Dialogue between India and Pakistan 'essential element', says United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

Dialogue between India and Pakistan 'essential element', says United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

Responding to a question on the situation on developments in Kashmir, Guterres said, "I go on with a clear opinion that human rights must be fully respected in the territory. And I go on with a clear

Sep 19, 2019, 00:04 AM IST
Sri Lanka to hold presidential election on November 16

Sri Lanka to hold presidential election on November 16

The official notification of the election would be published later on Wednesday, Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said.

Sep 18, 2019, 21:12 PM IST
US President Donald Trump orders more Iran sanctions as Saudi Arabia readies attack evidence

US President Donald Trump orders more Iran sanctions as Saudi Arabia readies attack evidence

"I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase sanctions on the country of Iran!," he wrote. Iran, however, again denied involvement in the Sept. 14 raids, which hit

Sep 18, 2019, 20:14 PM IST
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu left teetering after close election

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu left teetering after close election

With no single-party majority in the 120-seat Knesset, or parliament, there will likely be weeks of coalition talks before a new government is formed. The ballot`s wildcard, former Defence Minister

Sep 18, 2019, 20:08 PM IST
Thailand culls 200 pigs amid heightened fears over African swine fever

Thailand culls 200 pigs amid heightened fears over African swine fever

Thailand has yet to report an outbreak of African swine fever among its pigs, though neighbouring Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia have all confirmed cases of the deadly disease.

Sep 18, 2019, 18:38 PM IST
Protests erupt in Pakistan's Kasur over rape, murder of 3 minor boys

Protests erupt in Pakistan's Kasur over rape, murder of 3 minor boys

Protesters blocked roads in Chunian and burned tyres while chanting slogans against the police.

Sep 18, 2019, 18:29 PM IST
Fire breaks out in Liberia school, at least 30 children killed

Fire breaks out in Liberia school, at least 30 children killed

The fire started late on Tuesday in the suburbs of the capital Monrovia.

Sep 18, 2019, 18:02 PM IST
Pakistan orders judicial inquiry into Hindu medical student Namrita Chandani's death

Pakistan orders judicial inquiry into Hindu medical student Namrita Chandani's death

Namrita, a medical student in Larkana area of Pakistan, was found dead under mysterious circumstances inside her hostel room at Bibi Asifa Dental College in Larkana. 

Sep 18, 2019, 17:16 PM IST