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Japan To Propose Building Cross-Continen...

Japan To Propose Building Cross-Continent Infrastructure With US and India ...

Geared toward countering the chinese language one belt one road initiative that india has objected to mentioning concerns over the initiative undermining india’s territorial integrity as it passes via pakistan-occupied kashmir, japan is prepared to suggest a similar cross-continent building... read more »

China: Xi Jinping Gets 2nd 5-Year Term a...

China: Xi Jinping Gets 2nd 5-Year Term as Communist Party leader?

Chinese President Xi jinping on wednesday unveiled the brand new lineup of the ruling communist birthday party maximum frame, whose members will rule along him as he embarks on a 2nd 5-yr time period as birthday party chief with an schedule to unfold prosperity and extend the worldwide influence of... read more »

Clinton Camp Helped Fund “Trump...

Clinton Camp Helped Fund “Trump” Dossier Research Source?

Washington: Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the democratic countrywide committee helped fund political studies into president donald trump that in the end produced a file of allegations approximately his ties to Russia, a person familiar with the matter stated tuesday night... read more »

Kim Jong Un Nukes are a ‘Recipe For Disa...

Kim Jong Un Nukes are a ‘Recipe For Disaster’, Says US Admiral?

Singapore: The Top us Military Commander within the pacific warned the scenario in north korea is a “Recipe for Disaster”, because the vicinity prepares for Donald Trump’s first go to as president. Admiral Harry Harris, head of the united states pacific command, said in a speech on Tuesday in... read more »

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Egypt declares Muslim Brotherhood 'terrorist' group

Egypt declares Muslim Brotherhood ‘terrorist’ group

Johannesburg – Egypt has declared the ousted president Mohammed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood movement a “terrorist” group, banning all its activities. Deputy Prime Minister... read more »

Egypt declares Muslim Brotherhood as terrorist group

Egypt declares Muslim Brotherhood as terrorist gro...

Cairo – Egyptian Interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi Tuesday declared Muslim Brotherhood, the country’s oldest and most influential... read more »

South Sudan army lose capital of oil-producing state

South Sudan army says not received ceasefire order

Khartoum – South Sudan’s army admitted Monday that it had lost control of Bantiu, capital of the oil- producing Unity State, media... read more »

70 killed Nigerian clashes: military

70 killed Nigerian clashes: military

Lagos – Over 70 people have been killed in clashes between the army and members of the Boko Haram militant group in the northeast, following last Friday... read more »

Egypt sentences anti-Mubarak activists for three years

Egypt sentences anti-Mubarak activists for three years

London – Three Egyptian activists from the 2011 uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak have been sentenced to three years in jail. High-profile... read more »

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Fourth secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

Barely three months after the killing of a blogger in Sylhet, unknown assailants armed with machetes hacked to death secular blogger Niloy Chatterjee Neel at his home in Dhaka on Friday. Niloy, who... read more »

Landslides and floods claim 90 lives in Nepal

KATHMANDU: At least 90 people have been killed across Nepal in the past two months due to floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains, authorities... read more »

At least 30 killed in Nepal landslides

The landslides came crashing into villages and homes just after midnight. One survivor said they sounded like an earthquake. Multiple slides, triggered by... read more »

Two Turkish police killed in gun attack blamed on PKK: ...

ISTANBUL: Two Turkish police were killed Friday in a gun attack on police headquarters in the southern region of Adana blamed on Kurdish militants, the... read more »

Mullah Omar died two years ago: Pak tells Afghanistan

The death of Mullah Mohammad Omar, the supreme leader of the Afghan Taliban, has been confirmed by authorities in Pakistan who have shared the information with... read more »

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9 killed in heavy rains in southwest China

At least nine people were killed and 11 others went missing after heavy rains lashed southwest China for the last two days. Nine deaths were reported in Xishui County of Guizhou Province, which was... read more »

Lakes formed by quake in China threaten flooding

Rescuers raced on Tuesday to evacuate villages near rising lakes formed by landslides, complicating relief efforts following a strong earthquake in... read more »

China to shut down 1700 small collieries

China’s work safety watchdog on Thursday vowed to close over 1,700 accident-prone small coal mines in a bid to enhance safety and reduce casualties. Yang... read more »

Rain havoc in China, 26 killed

Beijing : past four days in southern China storm caused 26 people were killed and three others missing in nine province level. The government said on Sunday.... read more »

43 injured in China quake

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted a county in China’s Yunnan province Friday, injuring 43 people and forcing the evacuation of 35,000 people. The quake... read more »

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Execution in North Korea worries South Korea

Execution in North Korea worries South Korea

Seoul – South Korea expressed deep concern about a series of occurrences in North Korea, including the execution of Jang Song-Thaek, who was married to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s... read more »

Kim's executed uncle's wife likely involved in husband's execution

Deposed senior North Korean leader executed

Seoul – Jang Song-Thaek, deposed senior official of North Korea, has been executed after the Special Military Tribunal found him guilty of... read more »

Thai protesters cut power to govt HQ, ask army to step ...

Thai govt rejects call to delay elections after clashes

Bangkok – Thai opposition protesters on Thursday cut power and water supplies to the government headquarters and appealed to the powerful military to... read more »

Thai caretaker PM calls meeting to resolve crisis

Thai caretaker PM calls meeting to resolve crisis

Bangkok – Thailand caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Thursday invited all political parties and sections of the society to meet Sunday to seek... read more »

Ex-Thai PM Abhisit indicted for murder over rally crack...

Thai opposition to boycott 2 February elections as mass protests continue

Bangkok – Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was indicted for murder Thursday in connection with a deadly military crackdown on mass opposition... read more »

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Islamic State: Syria rebels warn of backlash over US air strikes

Syrian rebel fighters backed by the West have told the BBC that the US-led coalition faces a backlash in their country over its bombing campaign against Islamic State (IS). There have been protests... read more »

Saudi sentences iconic Shia cleric to death

DUBAI: A well-known Shia cleric was sentenced to death Wednesday by a court in Saudi Arabia, sparking fears of renewed unrest from his supporters in... read more »

Turkish jets hit Kurdish rebel targets

ANKARA: Turkish warplanes have struck suspected Kurdish rebel positions in southeastern Turkey, media reports said Tuesday, the first major airstrikes against... read more »

IS jihadists execute Iraqi journalist, 12 other people

SAMARRA, Iraq: Islamic State militants executed an Iraqi news cameraman and 12 other people on Friday in several towns and villages north of Baghdad,... read more »

Kobane: Syrian Kurds ‘launch operation against IS...

Fighting has continued overnight around the Syrian border town of Kobane, with reports of Kurdish forces launching an operation against Islamic State At least... read more »

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Pakistan to try ex-president Musharraf for high treason

Pakistan to try ex-president Musharraf for high treason

Islamabad – A special court here is scheduled to begin Tuesday trial of Pakistan’s former president Pervez Musharraf for abrogating the constitution. The trial is the first of a former... read more »

Bangladesh Navy to get two submarines soon

Bangladesh Navy to get two submarines soon

Dhaka – President Abdul Hamid has said the Bangladesh Navy will soon get two submarines in its flee. He said the addition would be part of the... read more »

19 jailed Bangladeshi fishermen return from India

19 jailed Bangladeshi fishermen return from India

Dhaka – Nineteen Bangladeshi fishermen have returned to their homeland after completing three-year jail-term in India for having illegally entered the I!... read more »

Afghan army defuses 65 bombs in Kandahar

Afghan army defuses 65 bombs in Kandahar

Kabul – The Afghan army specialists have recovered and defused 65 bombs in the country’s Kandahar province, the defence ministry said... read more »

Sri Lanka to evacuate its nationals from South Sudan

Sri Lanka to evacuate its nationals from South Sudan

Colombo – Sri Lanka has decided to evacuate some 75 migrant workers from South Sudan and said no new workers will be deployed in the politically troubled... read more »

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Australia's Qantas to shut down Avalon maintenance facility

Australia’s Qantas to shut down Avalon maintenance facility

Sydney – Australia’s largest airline Qantas Friday announced that it would close its Avalon heavy maintenance facility at the end of March 2014 due to the retirement of its Boeing 747... read more »

`2Day FM` in soup on prank call which claimed Jacintha Saldanha’s life

`2Day FM` in soup on prank call which claimed Jaci...

Sydney – The 2Day FM has lost its bid to prevent the ACMA from looking into the infamous royal prank call last December that pushed Indian... read more »

Same-sex marriage drawing overseas couples to New Zeala...

Same-sex marriage drawing overseas couples to New Zealand

Wellington – More than a third of the same- sex couples getting married under a new law in New Zealand are coming from overseas, authorities said... read more »

Indian origin man Tarun Asthana dies after assault in N...

Indian origin man Tarun Asthana dies after assault in New Zealand

Wellington – An Indian origin man in New Zealand died at a hospital Monday, two days after he was attacked by a sailor. Tarun Asthana, 25, a trainee... read more »

Indian Ocean countries to boost cooperation: Australian...

Indian Ocean countries to boost cooperation: Australian minister

Canberra – The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) countries have agreed to a stronger collaborative effort on maritime security, economic growth and... read more »

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Freed Pussy Riot members still gunning for Putin’s head

Pussy Riot member released from prison

A jailed member of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot, who was found guilty of hooliganism after a performance critical of President Vladimir Putin, has been released from prison, her lawyer said... read more »

Mikhail Khodorkovsky meets family as free man in Germany

Mikhail Khodorkovsky meets family as free man in G...

Berlin – Russia’s former richest man Mikhail Khodorkovsky on Saturday was reunited with his oldest son and awaited his parents’... read more »

Britain to help with Syrian chemical weapons’ des...

Britain to help with Syrian chemical weapons' destruction

London – Britain will help with the destruction of chemical weapons in Syria, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said Friday. In a statement, the... read more »

Former Russian oligarch set for release from jail

Freed Russian tycoon Khodorkovsky will work to release other political prisoners

Moscow – Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former chief executive officer of the now defunct Russian  oil company Yukos, was set to be released from prison... read more »

Putin pardons jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky

Putin pardons jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky

Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, has signed the decree pardoning tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a prominent Kremlin critic, who has spent more than a... read more »

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Detention procedures applicable to Indian diplomat D. Khobragade, US clarifies

Indian diplomat in New York arrested for visa fraud

Washington – One of India’s senior diplomats was arrested in New York Thursday for alleged visa fraud and exploitation of her domestic help leading to expression of “strong... read more »

US Secretary of State John Kerry struggles to keep Middle East peace talks on track

Kerry revisits Israel to boost peace talks

Jerusalem – US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel Thursday for another visit to the region to salvage negotiations between Israel... read more »

Texas woman admits to sending ricin to Obama

Texas woman admits to sending ricin to Obama

Dallas – A former actress from Texas has pleaded guilty to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg,... read more »

13 Anonymous hackers plead guilty to PayPal site attack

13 Anonymous hackers plead guilty to PayPal site attack

London – Thirteen people have pleaded guilty to charges related to their involvement in the cyber-attack of PayPal’s website as part of the hacking... read more »

Kerry shows optimism on Israel-Palestinian peace talks

Kerry shows optimism on Israel-Palestinian peace talks

Jerusalem – US Secretary of State John Kerry exhibited Friday optimism on the Mideast peace talks at the end of his trip to Israel, saying “Israel... read more »

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North Korean Hackers Stole US and South Korean Wartime plans, Seoul Lawmaker says

Tokyo: North Korean hackers stole a large trove of classified U.S. and South Korean Navy documents last year, along with a plan to “Decapitate” the leadership in pyongyang in... read more »

US, Turkey Mutually drop Visa offerings in Escalating Row

ISTANBUL, TURKEY:The United States and Turkey on sunday scaled returned visa issuing offerings in every different’s nations in a deepening diplomatic Row sparked via the arrest of a... read more »

Kim Jong-un’s sister Kim Yo-jong is North korea’s rising superstar and most up...

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Top Republican Lawmaker says us on course for World Warfare iii with Trump at helm

A pinnacle republican lawmaker warned sunday that us president donald trump’s impulsive threats against different international locations should set the usa “at the path to... read more »

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