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05 Nov 2017India
UK turns down two extradition requests by India
In recent weeks, UK has rejected two extradition requests by India. The decision came from London's Westminster Magistrates' Court, the same court that is hearing the Vijay Mallya case.
05 Nov 2017New Jersey
Sikh politician in the US labelled a terrorist
A Sikh mayoral candidate in the US was labelled a terrorist in defamatory flyers which were left on car windshields only days before the election.
05 Nov 2017North Korea
Trump begins Asia tour with Japan
US President Donald Trump's arrival in Japan at the start of his marathon Asia tour was cheered on by US and Japanese troops at the Yokota air base near Tokyo.
05 Nov 2017Saudi Arabia
Several Saudi princes detained among dozens in new anti-corruption purge
According to media reports, a newly constituted anti-corruption body in Saudi Arabia has detained 11 princes, four sitting ministers, and dozens of former ministers.
05 Nov 2017Las Vegas
Las Vegas attack: Gunman was depressed after losing money
A senior police official said Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock had been depressed after losing large amounts of money over the past two years.
04 Nov 2017Donald Trump
Top Democratic senator agrees her party rigged nomination for Clinton
Senator Elizabeth Warren has agreed that the Democratic party "rigged" its primary for Hillary Clinton to help her secure the presidential nomination.
04 Nov 2017South Korea
What we can expect from Trump's marathon 5-nation Asia tour
President Donald Trump has embarked on a marathon 11-day tour of Asia, the longest by an American president to the continent in 25 years.
04 Nov 2017India
Now, Pakistan blames India for cross-border pollution
Issues of contention between India and Pakistan continue to increase as Pakistan now blames India for causing pollution, affecting its citizens detrimentally.
03 Nov 2017Uber
Manhattan truck attacker was my Uber driver: British tourist recalls
A British tourist has expressed shock at discovering that the Uber driver who drove him to his hotel during a trip to the US last week turned out to be suspected Manhattan truck attacker Sayfullo Saipov.
03 Nov 2017Donald Trump
We now have a word of the year for 2017
Dictionary publisher Collins has named 2017's word of the year.
03 Nov 2017ISIS
Syrian army liberates Deir al-Zour city, ISIS' last stronghold
The Syrian army has "completely liberated" the city of Deir al-Zour from ISIS, according to state TV.
03 Nov 2017Egypt
Egyptian TV presenter convicted for promoting pregnancy among single women
A popular Egyptian TV presenter has been sentenced to three years imprisonment and fined 10,000 Egyptian pounds (Rs. 36,622) for inciting single women to get pregnant, thereby "threatening the fabric of Egyptian life."
American Senate confirms Kenneth Juster as US Ambassador to India
The US Senate voted unanimously to confirm Kenneth Juster, 62, as the next American Ambassador to India.
India releases imprisoned Pakistani sisters and jail-born child
After an 11-year long wait, imprisoned Pakistani sisters Fatima and Mumtaz Rehman, and Fatima's jail-born daughter Hina can finally return to their homeland.
03 Nov 2017South Korea
Intelligence-reports: North Korea may conduct missile test before Trump's visit
After briefly traveling on the road to nuclear escalation, US-North Korea relations have been relatively calm this past month.
03 Nov 2017Twitter
Trump briefly vanished from Twitter, users rejoiced
For about 11 minutes yesterday, the account of US President Donald Trump, an active Twitter user, disappeared.
03 Nov 2017Spain
Catalan crisis: Sacked ministers put behind bars
Spain seems to be making no concessions for pro-independence supporters even as the constitutional crisis over Catalan independence deepens.
China again blocks UN proposal to sanction JeM chief Azhar
China has once again vetoed a US-backed resolution at the UN Security Council (UNSC) to sanction Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar.
First Indian "under-ice mooring" in Antarctica to be launched soon
A 43-scientist team from Goa-based National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) is reportedly undertaking the first Indian "under-ice mooring" expedition to the Southern Ocean in December.
It will take 100 years for women to achieve equality
Women are nowhere closer to bridging the gender gap. In fact, they are farther behind on the progress scale than they were last year.
03 Nov 2017Hollywood
What is the British Parliament sex scandal all about?
Ever since numerous sexual harassment allegations popped up against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, a number of men/woman have been speaking out about their experiences on harassment at the hand of powerful individuals
02 Nov 2017Donald Trump
Trump wants to abolish diversity green card lottery
President Donald Trump has called for the termination of the US' green card lottery, blaming it for allowing the suspected Manhattan truck attacker to live in America.
02 Nov 2017India
Forbes names Chanda Kochhar the most powerful woman in India
At number 32 on Forbes 2017 list of the world's 100 most powerful women, ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar has been named the most influential woman in India.
02 Nov 2017Pakistan News
Reports: US shares list of Pakistan-based terror groups with Islamabad
The US has shared a list of 20 terrorist groups with Islamabad which it believes are operating from Pakistan and targeting India and Afghanistan, Pakistani news network Dawn has reported.
02 Nov 2017Walmart
Another shooting in the US: 2 killed inside Colorado's Walmart
In yet another shooting incident in the US, 2 people have reportedly been killed in a Walmart store in Colorado.
02 Nov 2017Pakistan News
CIA declassifies files seized during Osama bin Laden assassination
Almost seven years after Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed by US forces, the mystery surrounding him and the organization continues to fascinate many.
02 Nov 2017ISIS
Terrorism charges filed against Manhattan truck attack suspect Sayfullo Saipov
US prosecutors have charged 29-year-old Uzbek immigrant Sayfullo Saipov for killing at least eight people by mowing them down in a pickup truck in New York.
02 Nov 2017India
Indian contingent to attend major multilateral military drill in Israel
In a first, an Indian contingent is all set to take part in a military exercise in Israel.
01 Nov 2017India
Expert: China should teach border troops Hindi to prevent misunderstandings
China should teach Hindi to its troops deployed along the Sino-Indian border in order to prevent any "unnecessary" misunderstandings, according to Hu Zhiyong, a Shanghai-based international affairs expert.
01 Nov 2017Japan
This Japanese firm gives extra paid leaves to non-smoking workers
A Japanese firm has done what the biggest of nations have failed to accomplish - effectively discourage its people from smoking.
01 Nov 2017South Korea
US continues diplomatic engagement with N.Korea through 'New York channel'
US President Donald Trump has publicly said that talks with North Korea are a waste of time.
01 Nov 2017Donald Trump
Ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan to next head US Federal Reserve?
Former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, makes for an ideal candidate to head the US Federal Reserve, says international financial magazine Barron's.
01 Nov 2017Japan
Japan in shock after police find 9 dismembered bodies
Police have found at least nine dismembered bodies hidden in coolers in an apartment near Tokyo.
01 Nov 2017Spain
Ex-Catalan president in Brussels, says he's not seeking asylum
After declaring Catalonia's independence from Spain and subsequently being removed from power, former-Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has visited Brussels.
01 Nov 2017ISIS
Reports: Manhattan truck attack suspect identified as Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov
Unnamed officials have identified the suspect behind the Manhattan truck attack as 29-year-old Uzbek citizen Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov.
01 Nov 2017ISIS
US under terror-radar again? Vehicle attack in Manhattan kills 8
16 years since 9/11, terrorism has once again struck the US mainland.
01 Nov 2017Emmanuel Macron
France: President Macron approves controversial anti-terror law
French President Emmanuel Macron has formally approved a new counter terrorism law giving sweeping powers to law enforcement authorities.
31 Oct 2017South Korea
North Korea: 200 killed in nuclear test site tunnel collapse
A tunnel at North Korea's Punggye-Ri nuclear test site collapsed, killing at least 200 workers.
31 Oct 2017India
China rejects report of planned tunnel to divert Brahmaputra waters
China has rejected a media report stating that it planned to construct a 1,000km tunnel in a bid to divert water from the Brahmaputra river in Tibet, bordering Arunachal Pradesh, to its arid Xinjiang region.
31 Oct 2017Ukraine
Trump's former campaign manager charged with fraud over Ukraine dealings
Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former presidential election campaign manager, has been charged with "conspiracy against the United States" over his business dealings with pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine.