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28 Aug 2018South Korea
North Korea expels Japanese man detained for unspecified charges
Japanese Government officials yesterday said that they were trying to ensure the safety of a Japanese tourist whom North Korea said it had expelled after detaining him on unspecified charges.
27 Aug 2018Afghanistan
Afghanistan: US strike kills IS commander Orakzai in Nangarhar province
A US strike over the weekend killed a senior Islamic State commander in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan and US officials said today.
27 Aug 2018Romania
Study says there's absolutely nothing healthy about alcohol
In what is being claimed to be one of the most important studies on the effects of alcohol, researchers have found that no amount of drinking is beneficial to health.
27 Aug 2018India
Swaraj unveils Mahatma Gandhi's bust at Indian Embassy in Vietnam
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the Embassy of India in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi.
27 Aug 2018Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Bangladeshi cricketer's wife accuses him of torture over $12,000 dowry
Bangladeshi cricketer Mosaddek Hossain Saikat's wife has accused him of driving her out of their home and torturing her over dowry, Bdnews24.com reported.
27 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan: Accountability court to conclude cases against Sharif in 6-weeks
Pakistan's Supreme Court today ordered the accountability court in Islamabad to conclude the remaining two corruption cases against jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family within the next six weeks, according to a media report.
27 Aug 2018Twitter
Donald Trump draws US flag wrong, gets trolled on Twitter
It's been a stressful week for US President Donald Trump, as two of his ex-associates have been arrested on charges of finance violations.
27 Aug 2018Sushma Swaraj
Sushma Swaraj arrives in Vietnam to deepen bilateral strategic cooperation
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday arrived in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on the first leg of her four-day two-nation tour, which aims at deepening India's strategic cooperation with Vietnam and Cambodia.
27 Aug 2018Iran
Iran to fight for lifting of US sanctions at ICJ
Iran will argue today against renewed sanctions imposed by the US, as a bitter legal battle between Iran and the US opens before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands.
27 Aug 2018Transgenders
Scotland university brings pronoun badges; a step towards gender equality
Scotland's Edinburgh University is set to hand out pronoun badges to freshers joining in a new term so they know whether to refer to each other as "he", "she" or "they".
27 Aug 2018YouTube
Florida: Gunman fires during video-game tournament, 2 killed, 11 injured
A gunman fired at a video game tournament inside a shopping and dining complex in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sunday which left two dead and injured eleven others.
26 Aug 2018Donald Trump
Trump drowns in TIME's latest cover, Twitterati is in awe
The latest TIME cover featuring USA President Donald Trump has got everyone talking, unsurprisingly. The striking cover has the POTUS struggling to catch a breath as his Oval House is drowning, with the words 'In Deep' written.
26 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
Modi govt has torn apart judiciary, Election Commission: Rahul Gandhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi has alleged that the judiciary and Election Commission were being "torn apart" under the BJP government and PM Narendra Modi was keeping mum on grave issues confronting the nation.
26 Aug 2018Donald Trump
US Senator and war-hero John McCain dies at 81
US Senator John McCain breathed his last on Saturday surrounded by his family, an announcement from his office revealed. He was 81.
25 Aug 2018Afghanistan
Suicide bomb attack outside EC office kills two in Afghanistan
A suicide bomb blast killed at least two people today outside an election commission office in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.
25 Aug 2018Nikki Haley
US: UN envoy Haley expresses solidarity with Kerala flood victims
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has expressed solidarity with those affected by the floods in Kerala, which is facing the deadliest deluge in nearly 100 years.
25 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan govt bans discretionary use of funds by President, PM
Pakistan's new government has banned the discretionary use of state funds and first-class air travel by officials and leaders, including the President, Prime Minister, Chief Justice, and Chief Ministers, as part of its austerity drive.
25 Aug 2018Bangladesh
Bangladesh: Rohingya's protest for 'justice' on anniversary of military crackdown
Thousands of Rohingya refugees staged protests in Bangladesh for "justice" today on the first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown that forced them to flee to camps in Bangladesh.
25 Aug 2018Beijing
China: Fire breaks out at hotel; 18 killed, 19 injured
At least 18 people were killed and 19 others injured after a fire broke out at a hotel earlier on Saturday in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
25 Aug 2018Rahul Gandhi
2019 election will be fought between BJP, Opposition alliance: RaGa
The next general election will be fought between BJP and Opposition alliance as for the first time there has been a "systematic attack" on Indian institutions, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said.
25 Aug 2018India
UN Chief describes Atal Bihari Vajpayee as an 'exemplary statesman'
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has described former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as an "exemplary statesman" during his visit to India's Permanent Mission to the UN to offer his condolences to the late BJP leader.
25 Aug 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
TV, separate-toilet: CBI sends barrack's video where Mallya might stay
Indian investigative agencies have submitted an eight-minute-long video of Arthur Jail to Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot's court in Westminster, London.
24 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
Things to know about 'flesh-eating' sexually transmitted disease, Donovanosis
A flesh-eating sexually transmitted disease called Donovanosis has baffled medical science. Though it is extremely rare, the first case was reported in UK.
24 Aug 2018Brazil
7.1 magnitude earthquake hits border of Peru, Brazil, says USGS
A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Peru's border with Brazil today, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
24 Aug 2018South Korea
South Korea's corruption-tainted former President Park Guen-hye's sentence extended
A South Korean appeal court today extended ex-President Park Geun-hye's prison sentence for corruption and abuse of power by one year.
24 Aug 2018DNA
US: Fertility-doctor impregnates women with own sperm for unknown reasons
On Thursday, a fertility doctor in Indiana, US had his license suspended for impregnating dozens of women with his own sperm.
24 Aug 2018India
Have 'solid evidence' against Kulbhushan, hopeful to win case: Pakistan
Pakistan has "solid evidence" against Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav and is hopeful of winning the case against him at International Court of Justice (ICJ), the country's new Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said yesterday.
24 Aug 2018Australia
Malcolm Turnbull ousted, Scott Morrison becomes Australia's Prime Minister
Facing an infighting from the conservative section of his own party, Malcolm Turnbull was ousted from his position as Australia's Prime Minister, and Scott Morrison became his successor.
23 Aug 2018Twitter
Dutch PM Mark Rutte cycles to work, wins hearts, again
If there's one lesson to learn from the Dutch Prime Minister, it is humility. With his simple actions, 51-year-old Mark Rutte has, many a times, become the leader everyone loves.
23 Aug 2018ISIS
ISIS releases audio message of its leader Baghdadi presumed dead
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the elusive chief of the Islamic State terror group has asked his followers to "patiently persevere" despite the losses they suffered in Iraq and Syria.
23 Aug 2018Donald Trump
Trump predicts market would 'crash' if he is impeached
US President Donald Trump said in an interview aired today that American economy would collapse if he was impeached.
23 Aug 2018Paris
One killed, two injured in knife attack near Paris
A man armed with a knife killed one person and seriously injured two others today morning in a town about 30km southwest of Paris, a police source said.
23 Aug 2018Australia
Parliament halted, PM facing revolt: Here's what's happening in Australia
The Australian politics is facing a major crisis with the Parliament being adjourned for two weeks, and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull facing a leadership battle.
23 Aug 2018India
Is coconut oil really poison as this Harvard Professor claims?
A Harvard Professor's claim "coconut oil is pure poison," has left the world divided and India, especially South India, fuming.
23 Aug 2018India
Air pollution cutting Indians' lives short by over 1.5yrs: Study
Ambient air pollution shortens an average Indian's life by over 1.5 years, say scientists who suggest better air quality could lead to a significant extension of human lifespan around the world.
23 Aug 2018Donald Trump
Trump: Hush money came from my pocket, not campaign funds
A day after US President Donald Trump's long-time personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations, Trump has refuted Cohen's allegations.
22 Aug 2018Taiwan
Creepy or Cute? Internet can't stop talking about puppy-shaped desserts
Internet is a divided space: it can't decide whether these desserts are creepy or cute.
22 Aug 2018India
What caused the Kerala floods? NASA reveals the reason
NASA has released a video using satellite data that provides an estimate of rainfall and shows the spread of the resulting severe flooding in Kerala.
22 Aug 2018Canada
Canada: Indian racially abused, called a 'loser' with 'shit-colored skin'
An Indian in Canada has been allegedly racially abused over a parking dispute by a white woman who yelled, "Go back to your country," and called him a "Paki", CTV News reported.
22 Aug 2018Twitter
#WeirdestDateEver: Woman convinces dozens of men to participate in 'live-Tinder'
On Sunday, scenes at New York's Union Square were unprecedented. Thousands of men had come to meet their Tinder date, who was actually the same woman!