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  • After H-bomb, DPRK fires space rocket

    After H-bomb, DPRK fires space rocket

    A defiant North Korea launched the long-range rocket, going against several UN resolutions, claiming it was for a ‘peaceful and independent’ use of space

  • Taiwan quake: Toll rises to 35

    The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southern Taiwan had climbed to 33, Xinhua reported

  • UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missile launch

    The UN Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned the launch using ballistic missile technology by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Saturday, said a press statement of the council

  • 2 dead, others wounded, during Orlando nightclub shooting

    A shooting has erupted inside a nightclub packed with hundreds of people in the city's tourist district, killing two people and injuring 10 others, authorities said

  • Taiwan earthquake toll rises to 26

    Taiwan earthquake toll rises to 26

    The toll from a powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake that struck southern Taiwan on Saturday has risen to 26 by Sunday

  • North Korea's rocket launch sparks global outrage

    North Korea's rocket launch sparks global outrage

    North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket today triggered angry reactions from across the globe and calls for a "tough" response to its latest provocation with arch-rival South Korea saying it will begin talks on possible deployment of a US missile defence system

  • Welder's son from Bihar lands Rs 1.02 crore Microsoft job

    In an inspiring tale of triumph against adversities, a final-year student of IIT Kharagpur, who is the son of a welder in Bihar, has bagged a job with US-based Microsoft with an annual starting salary of Rs 1.02 crore

  • Zika virus: Give women access to contraception, abortion, says UN

    Zika virus: Give women access to contraception, abortion, says UN

    The United Nations urged countries hit by the dangerous Zika virus to let women have access to contraception and abortion

  • Japan may change Manji symbol to avoid Nazi swastika confusion

    Japan may change Manji symbol to avoid Nazi swastika confusion

    Foreign tourists often mistake the traditional Buddhist symbol with the Nazi swastika

  • UK police arrests Jihadi Jack's parents

    UK police arrests Jihadi Jack's parents

    UK's counter terrorism police have arrested the parents of a 20-year-old white British Muslim convert dubbed ‘Jihadi Jack’, for sending money to their son, who has reportedly joined ISIS.

  • Julian Assange is now free and 'vindicated'

    Julian Assange is now free and 'vindicated'

    A UN panel ruled in the WikiLeaks founder's favour yesterday and said he should be freed and compensated for his 'arbitrary detention'; Assange said he feels 'vindicated'

  • Police: 6 found dead in Chicago home in apparent homicide

    Chicago police found the bodies of four men, one woman and a child inside a home on the city's South Side in what police said was being investigated as an apparent multiple homicide

  • A Nobel suggestion? Trump nominated for Peace Prize!

    A Nobel suggestion? Trump nominated for Peace Prize!

    Controversial Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 2016 for his “vigorous” ideology that counters radical Islam as a weapon of deterrence, according to media reports

  • Will surrender if I lose my case: Julian Assange

    Will surrender if I lose my case: Julian Assange

    The founder of WikiLeaks will know today if his stay at the Ecuadorian embassy in the UK will be counted as arbitrary detention

  • Spain reports first known European case of Zika

    Spain reports first known European case of Zika

    Spain on Thursday confirmed that a pregnant woman has contracted the Zika virus, the first such known European case

  • Canada's Sikh Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan heckled with 'racist' remarks

    Canada's Sikh Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan heckled with 'racist' remarks

    Canada's first Sikh Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has been heckled in Parliament with an opposition member shouting that MPs needed an "English-to-English" translation as he spoke, an act dubbed as 'racist'

  • Pakistan Army offers help in Siachen rescue

    Pakistan on Thursday offered its assistance in the rescue and recovery of Indian Army personnel buried in an avalanche on Siachen glacier

  • UN panel rules in favour of Julian Assange: Report

    UN panel rules in favour of Julian Assange: Report

    A UN panel has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been 'arbitrarily detained' in the UK, a media report said in London on Thursday

  • US does not suppress Islam: Barack Obama

    US does not suppress Islam: Barack Obama

    Terming the recent anti-Muslim rhetoric in the US poll campaign as 'inexcusable', President Barack Obama has said the best way to fight terrorism is to show that the US does not suppress Islam

  • Health officials want more Zika samples, data from Brazil

    Brazil is not sharing enough samples and disease data to let researchers determine whether the Zika virus is, as feared, linked to the increased number of babies born with abnormally small heads in the South American country, UN and US health officials have said

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