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07 Sep 2018Donald Trump
Who is that anonymous NYT writer? Gambling-sites betting on author
The 1,034-words New York Times anonymous commentary, that launched a scathing attack on US President Donald Trump, has raised quite a lot of curiosity.
07 Sep 2018Mexico
Mexican investigators find 166 bodies at mass grave site
Mexican authorities discovered at least 166 bodies at a mass grave site in Veracruz state, prosecutors said, the latest finding in a region hit by bloody drug cartel turf wars.
07 Sep 2018British Airways
British Airways hacked with details of 380,000 bank cards stolen
British Airways said that the personal and financial details of customers who made bookings between August 21 and September 5 had been stolen in a data breach involving as many as 380,000 bank cards.
07 Sep 2018Pakistan News
US urges new Pakistan govt to treat minorities with equality
Several US lawmakers have urged Pakistan's new government to treat its religious minorities with equality and dignity.
07 Sep 2018Japan
Japan: Quake toll reaches 16 as hopes fade for survivors
Japanese rescue workers with bulldozers and sniffer dogs scrabbled through the mud Thursday to find survivors from a landslide that buried houses after a powerful quake, as the death toll rose to 16.
07 Sep 2018Mass Shooting
US: Gunman opened fire in Cincinnati, four including Andhra-man, dead
In a disturbing development, a 25-year-old Andhra man died after a gunman opened fire in a bank building in Cincinnati, US, on Thursday.
07 Sep 2018Donald Trump
Donald Trump may replace Defense Secretary Jim Mattis: Report
US President Donald Trump is seeking to replace Defense Secretary Jim Mattis because of the sharp differences between them, a report in The Washington Post claimed.
#Section377: How global media organization reported on this landmark judgement
The world media today hailed the overturning of a colonial-era law in India that criminalized gay sex, saying the landmark ruling was a boost for gay rights not only in the world's largest democracy but also the world.
India, US hold first '2+2' talks: All details here
On Thursday, India and the US signed a crucial agreement on military communications that could see Washington sell more arms to New Delhi.
06 Sep 2018Mahatma Gandhi
President Ram Nath Kovind unveils Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Bulgaria
A statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled on Thursday by President Ram Nath Kovind and his Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev at the famous South Park, located at the center of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.
Russia launches math contest to promote education initiatives: Envoy
In a bid to bring youngsters from India and Russia together, the Russian envoy to India said Thursday that a mathematics contest has been launched to promote Russian education initiatives.
06 Sep 2018Malaysia
Malaysian PM Mahathir denounces caning of women for lesbian sex
Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad today denounced the caning of two women convicted of having lesbian sex in violation of strict Islamic laws after the punishment sparked a storm of criticism.
06 Sep 2018Cambodia
Want to drink coffee alongside snakes? Head to this Cambodia-cafe!
To overcome fear of water, you got to swim, goes a saying. Likewise, to get over your giddiness when you spot a lizard or a snake slither their way, you got to hit this cafe in Cambodia.
06 Sep 2018Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Insurgents kill 19 security personnel in separate assaults
Insurgents killed 19 security personnel in separate assaults in Afghanistan, officials said today.
06 Sep 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan to become world's 5th largest nuclear weapons state: Report
Pakistan currently has 140 to 150 nuclear warheads and the stockpile is expected to increase to 220 to 250 by 2025 if the current trend continues, according to the latest report by authors keeping a track of the country's nukes.
US returns two antique statues worth $500,000 stolen from India
Two antique statues worth hundreds of thousands of dollars stolen from India and displayed at two American museums have been repatriated to India by the US.
06 Sep 2018WhatsApp
Know why this Saudi doctor sued a WhatsApp group admin
Frustrated and tired with an "annoying" group on WhatsApp, a Saudi Arabia-based doctor has filed a lawsuit to sue the admin of that particular group.
06 Sep 2018Japan
Powerful 6.6 quake strikes typhoon-hit Japan; landslides leave dozens missing
A powerful 6.6-magnitude quake rocked the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido today, killing two people, collapsing homes, and triggering landslides that left dozens missing.
06 Sep 2018Donald Trump
Bob Woodward's book, a work of fiction: US President Trump
US President Donald Trump has described famed investigative journalist Bob Woodward's forthcoming book, which has some damaging revelation about his presidency, as a work of fiction.
India buying Russian missile system isn't the main focus: Pompeo
India buying a missile defense system from Russia and oil from Iran would be part of the 2+2 dialogue, but not the talks' primary focus, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said.
05 Sep 2018China
China: Dog steals man's wallet and our hearts!
A man was playing cards with his friends, when his wallet falls on the ground accidentally. A duo walks by them, discreetly picks up the wallet and sneaks off with it.
05 Sep 2018World
Like humans, female monkeys hesitant to trust male counterparts
Female monkeys, somewhat like their human counterparts, are hesitant to trust the opposite sex, said a study.
05 Sep 2018Jawaharlal Nehru
Pakistan's new President is connected to Jawaharlal Nehru. Read how!
Pakistan's newly-elected President Dr. Arif Alvi shares an interesting connection with India as his father was a dentist to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, according to the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party.
05 Sep 2018South Korea
After chemical-attacks, Trump wanted to assassinate Assad, claims Woodward's book
US President Donald Trump wanted to assassinate his Syrian counterpart Bashar-al-Assad in wake of a chemical attack on civilians, a new book by Bob Woodward claims.
05 Sep 2018Japan
Japan evacuates major airport as deadly typhoon wreaks havoc
A major airport that was cut-off when a huge typhoon smashed through its sole access road was being evacuated today, as Japan grappled with the devastation caused by its most powerful storm in a quarter of a century.
05 Sep 2018North Korea
Xi to send top official to North Korea anniversary celebrations
Chinese President Xi Jinping will send a close ally to North Korea's 70th-anniversary celebrations, it was announced yesterday, following speculations he would use the occasion to make his first official Pyongyang trip.
04 Sep 2018Malaysia
Aurora Prize laureate Aung to donate $1mn prize-money to Rohingyas
An activist who has spent 40 years fighting for Rohingya rights in Myanmar will donate $1mn, which he received as prize money for his work, to provide medical assistance to around 375,000 Rohingya refugees staying across South East Asia.
04 Sep 2018Elections
Pakistan: Voting in Presidential election concludes; Alvi likely to win
The voting to elect Pakistan's 13th President by lawmakers has concluded.
04 Sep 2018Afghanistan
Afghan Taliban announces the death of Haqqani network leader
The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan's most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their affiliates, the Afghan Taliban announced on Tuesday.
04 Sep 2018Venkaiah Naidu
US: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to commemorate Vivekananda's Chicago speech
In his first visit to the US as Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu will address people of Indian origin in Chicago at an event to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's speech at the Parliament of Religions in 1893.
04 Sep 2018Xi Jinping
Xi announces another $60bn for Africa; dismisses 'debt trap' criticism
Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday announced a whopping $60 billion in new development financing for the African nations as he sought to refute criticism that the massive funding under China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is drawing the countries into a debt trap.
04 Sep 2018Japan
Japan tests its first blockchain-based voting system
We've all heard enough about the potential of blockchain technology, and now, Japan has deployed a blockchain-based voting system.
03 Sep 2018Elections
Pakistan presidential election tomorrow; PTI candidate likely to win
Pakistani lawmakers are set to choose a new President tomorrow, an election in which the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's candidate is expected to win as the Opposition parties failed to field a joint candidate.
03 Sep 2018Pakistan News
Our money, not aid: Pakistan tells US after $300mn canceled
In a counter to the United States, Pakistan on Sunday said the $300 million (which was canceled) wasn't an aid but reimbursement that should be paid.
03 Sep 2018California
California: 10, including children, shot at, in apartment-complex
On Sunday night, an active shooter gunned 10 people including children at an apartment complex in San Bernardino, California. It is reported three of the victims are extremely critical.
03 Sep 2018Donald Trump
Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte apologizes for cursing Obama
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has apologized to former US President Barack Obama for calling him a "son of a whore" in 2016, which sparked a new low in their nations' long alliance.
03 Sep 2018Pakistan News
Imran ropes in foreign experts to rebuild Pakistan's debt-ridden economy
Pakistan PM Imran Khan has roped in some renowned foreign economists in the newly-constituted economic advisory panel to provide the best possible professional advice to his cash-strapped government on prudent economic policies.
03 Sep 2018Reuters
Myanmar: Two journalists, who covered Rohingya violence, jailed for 7-years
On Monday, a Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years of prison for illegal possession of state secrets. Their trial lasted for 8 months.
03 Sep 2018Afghanistan
Helicopter crash kills 12 in northern Afghanistan
At least 12 people were killed, including two Ukrainians, when a helicopter crashed in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, Afghan and foreign officials said.
03 Sep 2018Facebook
Brazil: Years of knowledge destroyed as 200-year-old museum catches fire
In a rather unfortunate incident, a massive fire gutted Brazil's 200-year-old national museum late on Sunday, and it is feared years of knowledge and artefacts have been destroyed.