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Thailand soldier kills 29 in rampage before being shot

Thailand soldier kills 29 in rampage before being shot

Most of the victims were at the city`s Terminal 21 shopping centre, where the shooter held out against an overnight siege with an assault rifle and ammunition stolen from his army base.

Feb 09, 2020, 20:37 PM IST
Storm Ciara forces cancellation of hundreds of flights in UK

Storm Ciara forces cancellation of hundreds of flights in UK

Storm Ciara is expected to make landfall on Sunday evening, bringing with it 80mph winds and heavy rain.

Feb 09, 2020, 13:03 PM IST
Thai soldier, who killed 21 in mass shooting, killed at shopping mall

Thai soldier, who killed 21 in mass shooting, killed at shopping mall

According to police sources, the shooter was killed at the shopping mall where he was holed up in the northeastern city of Nakhon Ratchasima.

Feb 09, 2020, 08:29 AM IST
Masked white nationalists march in Washington with police escort

Masked white nationalists march in Washington with police escort

More than 100 members of the Patriot Front, dressed in khaki pants and caps, blue jackets and white face masks, shouted "Reclaim America!" and "Life, liberty, victory!" video of the march showed.

Feb 09, 2020, 07:43 AM IST
China's Coronavirus death toll at 811 surpasses SARS, no new case reported from India

China's Coronavirus death toll at 811 surpasses SARS, no new case reported from India

The number of deaths by Coronavirus epidemic has officially exceeded the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus after 81 new fatalities were reported on Sunday taking the death toll to 803.

Feb 09, 2020, 06:39 AM IST
Key member of Pakistani Taliban Sheikh Khalid Haqqani killed in Afghanistan

Key member of Pakistani Taliban Sheikh Khalid Haqqani killed in Afghanistan

The Taliban sources confirmed to various media outlets that Haqqani had been killed during a mission in Afghanistan. Neither the Afghan nor the Pakistani security forces have so far commented on the

Feb 09, 2020, 00:04 AM IST
Soldier kills 20 in shooting rampage in Thailand, holes up in shopping mall

Soldier kills 20 in shooting rampage in Thailand, holes up in shopping mall

Police and soldiers stormed the Terminal 21 mall in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima and helped hundreds of people to escape but the gunman was still at large inside, said defence ministry spokesman

Feb 08, 2020, 23:24 PM IST
Head of WHO-led coronavirus probe team leaving for China by February 11

Head of WHO-led coronavirus probe team leaving for China by February 11

The death toll in mainland China rose to 723 on Saturday, the WHO said, looking likely to pass the 774 deaths recorded globally during the 2002-2003 outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (

Feb 08, 2020, 23:05 PM IST
Thai soldier kills at least 10 in shooting rampage in Nakhon Ratchasima - Police

Thai soldier kills at least 10 in shooting rampage in Nakhon Ratchasima - Police

Police identified the suspect as Jakrapanth Thomma. He had posted on his Facebook page earlier in the day that "Death is inevitable for everyone." He also posted a picture of what appeared to be his

Feb 08, 2020, 20:11 PM IST
American citizen dies of deadly coronavirus in China

American citizen dies of deadly coronavirus in China

A 60-year-old American has died of the new coronavirus, the first confirmed non-Chinese death of the illness.

Feb 08, 2020, 17:51 PM IST
Pakistan court defers verdict against Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan court defers verdict against Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed

The ATC adjourned the hearing till February 11, issuing notices to both prosecution and defence lawyers for arguments on Saeed’s plea.

Feb 08, 2020, 17:02 PM IST
Coronavirus to be known as 'NCP' for now: China

Coronavirus to be known as 'NCP' for now: China

he overall death toll in China from the epidemic increased to 722, with 34,546 infected cases, the Commission said earlier on Saturday.

Feb 08, 2020, 15:39 PM IST
Facebook's official accounts hacked on Twitter, Instagram

Facebook's official accounts hacked on Twitter, Instagram

"Hi, we are O u r M i n e. Well, even Facebook is hackable but at least their security better than Twitter," posted the hackers.

Feb 08, 2020, 14:11 PM IST
Facebook, Twitter refuse to take down edited Nancy Pelosi video

Facebook, Twitter refuse to take down edited Nancy Pelosi video

Twitter and Facebook said it didn't violate their policies.

Feb 08, 2020, 13:29 PM IST
Twitter is finally back after global outage

Twitter is finally back after global outage

At least 10,000 users around the world reported that they could not access the social network

Feb 08, 2020, 13:00 PM IST
Coronavirus claims life of US citizen in China's Wuhan

Coronavirus claims life of US citizen in China's Wuhan

As of noon Thursday, there had been 19 cases of foreigners infected with the coronavirus, of which two had been discharged from hospital and 17 were being quarantined and treated

Feb 08, 2020, 12:07 PM IST
Grateful to India for evacuating our nationals: Maldives' Defence Minister Mariya

Grateful to India for evacuating our nationals: Maldives' Defence Minister Mariya

 The Maldives is very grateful to India for evacuating seven Maldivians from coronavirus-hit Wuhan province in China, Defense Minister Mariya Didi said on Friday.

Feb 07, 2020, 17:11 PM IST
Taiwan to suspend most flights to China and Singapore raises coronavirus alert

Taiwan to suspend most flights to China and Singapore raises coronavirus alert

Taiwan suspends most flights to mainland China and Singapore raises coronavirus alert to SARS level as new cases show spread.

Feb 07, 2020, 16:33 PM IST
Pakistan Air Force jet crashes during routine training mission

Pakistan Air Force jet crashes during routine training mission

The PAF spokesperson in a statement said that the pilot safely ejected. Dawn reported that there was no loss of life or property due to this incident.

Feb 07, 2020, 16:09 PM IST
Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bush fires

Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bush fires

Much of Australia`s wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers

Feb 07, 2020, 14:34 PM IST