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Longlist for Man Booker International Prize 2016 announced
The longlist for the International Man Booker prize 2016 was announced, with 13 authors and 14 translators in the running for the coveted award.
Brazilian prosecutors file charges against former prez
Official sources stated that, Brazilian prosecutors have filed charges against ex-President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva in a corruption probe.
US cautions against 'catastrophic' Mosul dam collapse
The United States pressed governments across the globe to promptly mobilize to avert a "humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions" from the likely collapse of Iraq's Mosul dam.
Iran conducts second round of missile tests
Iran fired two ballistic missiles emblazoned with the words "Israel must be wiped out", as US Vice President Joe Biden was on a visit to Jerusalem.
Palace voices 'regal displeasure' over Brexit claims
Buckingham Palace has officially complained to Britain's press watchdog after the Sun newspaper printed an article claiming that Queen Elizabeth II was in support of the UK moving away from the European Union in the forthcoming referendum.
Maha: Johnson & Johnson products sent for testing
The Maharashtra Food and Drugs Administration has sent samples of J&J's baby powder for laboratory testing.
North Korea miniaturizes thermo-nuclear warheads
Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader claimed that the scientists there have successfully miniaturized thermo-nuclear warheads to mount onto a ballistic missile.
Trump wins 3 states, Sanders in Michigan
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump won three states, Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii.
Late Pakistani Governor's abducted son returns after 4 years
Shahbaz Taseer, the kidnapped son of a Pakistani governor assasinated by Qadri was freed today.
Over 250,000 children risk starvation in Syria
Over 2,50,000 children are facing the risk of starvation in several Syrian cities and towns that are still under siege by ISIS and other militant organizations.
Slovenia moves to close borders, refugee crisis worsens
Slovenia introduced new border restrictions for migrants as part of efforts to close the Balkans route from Greece to Western Europe.
US airstrike degrades al-Shabaab's ability to attack
The Pentagon stated that the air-strike-operation carried out by the US on the al-Shabaab terrorist group's training camp had reduced the group's ability to attack UN approved African Union Missions to Somalia.
UNHCR expresses concern over EU-Turkey deal
The United Nations refugee agency expressed concern about the deal between the European Union and Turkey over returning refugees from the EU to Turkey.
Families of Malaysian Flight 370 passengers file claims
The families of those on board the disappeared Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 filed lawsuits seeking compensation in different countries against the airline.
Google doodle celebrates International Women's Day
Google commemorated the International Women's Day with a special doodle.
North Korea threatens nuke strikes on US, South Korea
North Korea issued a "pre-emptive nuclear strike of justice" threat to the US and South Korea.
Marshall Islands on war-footing against Indo-Pak and Britain
The Pacific island nation of Marshall Islands opened the complaint against India, Pakistan and Britain before the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
Australia turns back on gay vote
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull backed away from a pledge that the government would hold a public vote on same-sex marriage later this year if it is reelected.
Former US First Lady Nancy Reagan dies at 94
Nancy Reagan, former First Lady (wife of Ronald Reagan) died today at the age of 94.
12 killed in China coal mine accident
Twelve people were killed in a coal mine accident in China, in the latest incident in the country's notoriously dangerous industry.
Slovakian elections draw mixed results
Slovakia's leftist-nationalist Prime Minister Robert Fico has won the general election but lost his parliamentary majority.
China vows to disallow Taiwanese independence bids
Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed to disallow any attempts of Taiwan being "split" from China, offering a strong warning to the island against any moves towards independence.
Taliban refuses peace talks, sets conditions
The Taliban has refused to take part in peace talks until the government orders foreign troops out of Afghanistan and releases all of its fighters from prison.
5 Mar 2016World
Turkey: Govt. appointed trustees enter Zaman HQ
Following the court's order, management-trustees entered the Feza Gazetecilik group headquarters under police supervision on 5 March 2016.
5 Mar 2016World
China cuts its economy growth target for 2016
Chinese Premier Le Keqiang announced a cutback on the country's growth target for 2016, down from 7% to 6.5-7%.
Yemen attack: 1 Indian nun amongst 16 killed
An elderly home was attacked in Yemen's Aden's Sheikh Othman district when 4 gunmen opened fire killing 16 people.
Musharraf to testify in Bhutto case
Pakistan's former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf may testify in the coming weeks in the case relating to former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's murder.
Srinivasan's US SC nomination faces political barriers
The widely-expected promotion of Indian American judge Sri Srinivasan to the US Supreme Court has been complicated by politics over the 2016 Presidential elections.
North Korea threatens nuclear strikes
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ordered the military to be on standby for nuclear strikes at any time, in response to new sanctions imposed by the UNSC.
Nanny killed to avenge Syrian airstrikes
The nanny involved in the 4-year-old's beheading, claimed that she was avenging the "spilled blood" of Muslims in Syria killed by Russian air strikes.
New Zealand: Voting for new flag adoption begins
Citizens would have the chance to vote either for the current 'New Zealand Blue Ensign' flag or the chosen alternative 'silver-fern with Southern Cross stars on blue-and-black background till 24 March.
Brazil strikes deal over Samarco disaster
The owners of a Brazilian mine that breached a dam, setting off a deadly mudslide, has agreed to pay $1.14 billion in damages.
Quake-hit Sumatra lifts tsunami alert
The tsunami warning in Western Indonesia, triggered by the 7.8 magnitude undersea earthquake that struck Sumatra, was lifted after Indonesia's quake monitoring agency BMKG stated that the main tsunami waves had passed the island.
UNSC toughens sanctions against N Korea
The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to severely toughen its penalties against North Korea.
8 killed in Jalalabad consulate attack
A policeman and two civilians were killed when militants targeted the Indian consulate in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city.
Osama’s letters and documents decoded
The recovered documents show what Osama bin Laden's concerns were.
02 Feb 2016World
NY court allows Trump University fraud case to proceed
A $40 million fraud case against Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump's now-defunct Trump University was allowed to proceed by an New York appeals court.
Moody's downgrades China's economic outlook
US ratings agency Moody's cut its outlook for the Chinese economy from "stable" to "negative".
Indian consulate in Jalalabad attacked
India's Consulate in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city was attacked, with a suicide bomber blowing himself up outside the entrance to the highly secured complex.
Winners from the ‘Super Tuesday’ 2016
In the Super-Tuesday verdict, Republican Trump with 285 delegates stepped closer to the party nomination.