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Sikh man barred from boarding plane in US

A Sikh-American actor has been barred from boarding a New York-bound Aeromexico flight after he refused to remove his turban during a security check.W...


Former PM of Nepal Sushil Koirala passes away

Former Nepal Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala passed away at his residense in Kathmandu in the wee hours Tuesday morning.Ac...


North Korea launches rocket; UN condemns

The UN Security Council has strongly condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket. After an urgent meeting in New York, the council said it w...


Bhutan's queen gives birth to a baby boy

The tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan has a new crown prince.The Royal Media Office in capital Thimphu said on Saturday that the baby boy was born on Fr...


German Chancellor Merkel to visit Turkey next week

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Ankara next week for talks with Turkey’s prime minister, her spokesman said today, as she seeks to cut ...


Authorities in Brazil detect Zika virus in patients' saliva

Authorities in Brazil have said that Zika has been detected in patients' saliva and urine, adding to the concern over the spread of the virus. The sci...


New U.S. intelligence report says Islamic State weaker

Islamic State has as many as 25,000 fighters in Syria and Iraq, down from a previous estimate of up to 31,000, according to a U.S. intelligence report...


US General John Nicholson new NATO commander in Afghanistan

A US Senate committee has confirmed the nomination of General John Nicholson to the commander of the NATO forces in Afghanistan. The powerful Senate A...


Sending troops to Iraq, Syria will be terrible mistake: Hillary Clinton

Democratic presidential front- runner Hillary Clinton promised not to send US troops to war-torn Iraq or Syria if elected saying it would be a "terrib...


Will accept arrest if UN panel rules against him: Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he will turn himself over to British police tomorrow if a UN panel rules he has not been arbitrarily detained, a...


Obama slams anti-Muslim rhetoric during visit to US mosque

President Barack Obama made his first visit to a US mosque on Wednesday, in an effort to allay the fears of Americans accustomed to pop-culture portra...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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...

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