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12nationssigntppdealamidprotest

12 nations sign TPP deal amid protest

All 12 member nations signed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement in New Zealand even as the US struggles to get the pact ratified in Congress.&n...

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Syria peace talks suspended until Feb 25

The United Nations has suspended peace talks aimed at ending Syria's five-year civil war, just days after they began. But its special envoy Staffan de...

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Saroj Kumar Jha appointed as Senior Director in World Bank

Saroj Kumar Jha has been appointed to a key position in the World Bank. Jha assumed the position of Senior Director for the Fragility, Conflict and Vi...

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Major Gen Menon appointed as UNDOF head

Major General Jai Shanker Menon of India has been appointed as the Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Fo...

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Zika virus transmitted through sex comes up in US

A rare case of the Zika virus being transmitted through sex, not a mosquito bite, has been reported in the US. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) t...

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President Hollande calls for an end to US sanctions on Cuba

French President Francois Hollande today called for an end to US sanctions on Cuba during a historic visit to Paris by President Raul Castro. After ...

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New computer programme can instantly read your mind

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a computer software that can decode brain signals and read people's thoughts with almost 96...

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Schools in Sydney evacuated after bomb threats

Several schools in Sydney were evacuated and locked down today after reportedly receiving bomb threats leading to police operations in Australia's lar...

86peoplekilledinattackbyislamicextremistsinnigeria

86 people killed in attack by Islamic extremists in Nigeria

A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children burning to death, among 86 people of...

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Indian-American couple gifts $3.5 mn for Sanskrit studies at Chicago university

The University of Chicago has established a professorship for the study of Sanskrit with a $3.5 million gift from an Indian-American couple to help it...

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British Muslim woman found guilty of joining ISIS

A British Muslim woman who took her 14-month-old baby to Syria was today found guilty of being a member of Islamic State (ISIS), becoming the first UK...

7magnitudeearthquakestrikeseasternrussia

7 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Russia

A strong 7 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Russia on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The quake struck 109 km north of Petropavlovsk-Kamc...

18peoplekilledand28injuredinanattackinnigeria

18 people killed and 28 injured in an attack in Nigeria

In Nigeria, at least 18 people have been killed and 28 others injured in an attack in the restive northeast. Witnesses said, a teenage suicide bomber ...

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Peace talks to end the Civil War in Syria begin in Geneva

The United Nations hosted peace talks to end the Civil War in Syria opened in Geneva Friday. UN envoy Staffan de Mistura met the Syrian government's d...

zikaviruscanspreadtocountrieshavingaedesmosquito:who

Zika virus can spread to countries having Aedes mosquito: WHO

The Zika virus is "spreading explosively" in the Americas and can infect upto four million people, the WHO warned today as it issued a warning to all ...

iransignsdealwithfrancetobuy118airbus

Iran signs deal with France to buy 118 Airbus

Iran has signed a deal to buy 118 Airbus planes worth 25 billion dollars at list prices in one of the biggest deals signed since Western sanctions aga...

trumpstealstheshowbyskippingdebate

Trump steals the show by skipping debate

Defying conventional wisdom, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has refused to reconsider his decision to skip the party debate before t...

frenchjusticeministerchristianetaubiraresigns

French justice minister Christiane Taubira resigns

In France, Justice Minister Christiane Taubira has resigned, blaming a major political disagreement with her government. Taubira stepped down from her...

vaccineforzikavirus10yearsaway:usscientists

Vaccine for Zika virus 10 years away: US scientists

US scientists studying the Zika virus have warned that it could be a decade before a vaccine is publicly available. The virus is linked to shrunken br...

airindiabomberreleasedfromcanadianprison

Air India bomber released from Canadian prison

Inderjit Singh Reyat, the lone person convicted for the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing that killed all 329 people on board, was today released from p...

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India is doing great,says Trump

Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump has commented on India for the first time after he entered the presidential race, saying that the co...

jkrowlingtoreceivepenawardforliteraryservice

JK Rowling to receive PEN award for literary service

The "Harry Potter" author is to receive the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award, PEN America told The Associated Press today. Rowling wil...

35peoplekilledinsuicideattackincameroon

35 people killed in suicide attack in Cameroon

In Cameroon, four suicide bombers have killed at least 35 people and injured 65 at Bodo town near the border with Nigeria. Cameroon officials bl...

33killedaftersnowstormhitsuseastcoast

33 killed after snowstorm hits US East Coast

In United States, the icy streets in the capital remained largely deserted on the first work day after a mammoth blizzard smothered the East Coast. ...

itwassmoothbutitwasbigearthquake

It was smooth, but it was big earthquake.

By Sunday afternoon -- whether terrified or calm in the face of the earthquake -- people had stories to tell about what they felt and what they...

newyorkreboundsafterblizzard;washingtonshutsdown

New York rebounds after blizzard; Washington shuts down

Washington shut down US federal government offices on Monday, while New York prepared for a normal workday following the worst snowstorm in decades to...

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IS releases video of 'Paris attackers'

The Islamic State group has released a video purporting to show nine jihadists behind the November Paris attacks that killed 130 people, in which they...

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Alaska jolt with magnitude 7.1 quake

A magnitude 7.1 quake knocked items off shelves and walls in Alaska early Sunday morning, jolting the nerves of residents in this earthquake-prone reg...

seditioncasefiledagainstkhaledazia

Sedition case filed against Khaleda Zia

Former Bangladeshi prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia was on Monday booked for sedition over her alleged “slanderous comments” concernin...

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7 hurt on American Airlines jet

Seven people were taken to hospital after an American Airlines plane from Miami to Milan made an emergency landing in Newfoundland after the jet brief...

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