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07 Nov 2018BBC
Sussex: Fifteen children among 21 people found in refrigerated truck
In a shocking discovery, British authorities have found 21 people, including fifteen children, some as young as 12, inside a refrigerated lorry entering the UK.
07 Nov 2018India
#HappyDiwali: India thanks UN for releasing special Diwali stamp set
On Wednesday, India thanked the United Nations (UN) Postal Administration for special stamps it had issued earlier to commemorate Diwali.
#USMidterms: Candidate, endorsed by Taylor Swift, loses to Trump ally
Former Gov. Phil Bredesen lost the crucial US Senate seat of Tennessee to Republican Marsha Blackburn despite being endorsed by pop star Taylor Swift.
07 Nov 2018North Korea
Pompeo abruptly shelves plans to meet top North Korean official
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday abruptly shelved plans to meet a top North Korean official in New York, the latest twist in diplomatic attempts to secure a potentially landmark peace deal.
07 Nov 2018BBC
Cameroon kidnappings: All 79 students released by captors
79 school students who had been abducted from Nkwen village in Cameroon's troubled northwestern region have been released, according to Issa Bakary Tchiroma, Cameroon's communications minister.
07 Nov 2018Bollywood
Bahrain royal, a Bollywood-fan, faces lawsuit over meetings with celebrities
A member of the royal family of Bahrain is facing a lawsuit in a UK court for allegedly refusing to pay money to Egyptian businessman who fixed his meetings with Bollywood stars.
07 Nov 2018Russia News
US eyes more Russia sanctions over Britain nerve attack
The United States has said that it was preparing fresh sanctions against Moscow over the attempted assassination of a former spy in Britain after a previous round sowed chaos on Russian markets.
07 Nov 2018London
London: Kali Puja in Croydon marks annual Diwali festivities
A first-of-its-kind Kali Puja in the south London suburb of Croydon today set a new tradition as part of the city's annual Diwali festivities.
#USMidtermElections: Democrats take House, Republicans keep Senate
In what comes as a blow for Trump's presidency, the Democrats are racing ahead to take control of the House of Representatives.
07 Nov 2018United States of America
Two Indian-Americans plead guilty to $60mn commodities fraud, spoofing conspiracy
Two Indian-Americans have pleaded guilty to the charges of $60 million commodities fraud and spoofing conspiracy in New York and Chicago, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
#USMidtermElections: History made as first Muslim-woman elected to Congress
Marking a historic win, Democrat Rashida Tlaib won Michigan's 13th Congressional District on Tuesday (local time) making her the first Muslim woman to be elected to the US House of Representatives.
06 Nov 2018Pakistan News
Almost all Pakistani banks hacked, customer-data stolen in security breach
In a major security breach, data from almost all banks in Pakistan has been hacked, according to a shocking revelation made by an official of the country's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).
06 Nov 2018Donald Trump
US mid-term elections explained: Could Trump get impeached?
In less than 24 hours, American voters will take to the polls to vote in the crucial US mid-term elections that could make or break Donald Trump's presidency.
06 Nov 2018Twitter
US Midterm Polls: FB, Insta block accounts fearing foreign interference
Some 30 of Facebook accounts and 85 Instagram accounts were blocked over concerns that they may be linked to foreign entities and aimed at interfering in the US midterm elections.
06 Nov 2018Iran
China to continue Iran trade despite new US sanctions
China yesterday denounced the new US sanctions targeting Iran's oil and financial sectors as "long-arm jurisdiction" and vowed to continue its bilateral trade with the Islamic republic.
05 Nov 2018Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Taliban attack Army-police checkpoint; Kills 13 soldiers, cops
The Taliban attacked a checkpoint today in eastern Ghazni province, killing at least seven soldiers and six policemen.
05 Nov 2018Iran
US sanctions on Iran come into effect: Details here
On Monday, the Trump administration's sanctions against Iran, covering the country's banking and energy sectors, came into effect.
05 Nov 2018India
Amid communal-tension, Diwali in South Africa hailed as social-cohesion exercise
The 20th edition of the annual Diwali Festival in Durban has been hailed as a major social-cohesion exercise in a city that is bedevilled by tensions between the large Indian community in South Africa and the indigenous Zulus.
05 Nov 2018Canada
Plane crashes in Canada after mid-air collision, pilot dead
The pilot of a small passenger plane died after colliding with another aircraft and crashing into a field near Ottawa, the capital of Canada, officials said.
04 Nov 2018Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
China backs Pakistan's 'quest for peace through dialogue' with India
China today said it supported Pakistan's "quest for peace through dialogue" to settle the outstanding disputes with India as it backed Islamabad's "engagement" with the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
04 Nov 2018India
Nepal welcomes the first passenger train from India
Thousands of people in Nepal today greeted the arrival of the first passenger train from India to the country's Eastern industrial town of Biratnagar as part of a test run for the 18.1-kilometer proposed cross-border railway line.
04 Nov 2018Theresa May
First-ever sculpture to honor WWI Indian soldiers in UK unveiled
A new sculpture in honor of Indian soldiers who fought during World War I was unveiled today in Smethwick, England.
04 Nov 2018Sri Lanka
Long-held Tamil prisoners may be released soon: Rajapaksa's son
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's legislator son Namal today indicated that the long-held demand of the Tamil minority community to release all Tamil prisoners in the country may be fulfilled soon, a move aimed at persuading the Tamil legislators to support Rajapaksa.
04 Nov 2018ISIS
14 civilians killed in US-led coalition strikes in eastern Syria
At least 14 civilians were killed yesterday in US-led coalition air strikes on the Islamic State group's last holdout in eastern Syria, a Britain-based monitor said.
04 Nov 2018Iran
Sanctions will hit Iran in big way from Nov-5: Trump
The US sanctions will hit Iran in a big way from November 5, President Donald Trump has said, asserting that the "toughest-ever" punitive measures have been put in place for a "corrupt regime" in Tehran.
04 Nov 2018Sri Lanka
Guterres urges Lankan President to allow vote in Parliament soon
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has voiced concern over the ongoing political crisis in Sri Lanka, urging President Maithripala Sirisena to revert to parliamentary procedures and allow Parliament to vote "as soon as possible".
03 Nov 2018Twitter
China: Everyone's talking about 15-page-resume of 5-year-old for different reasons
A 15-page resume of a kid, who is all of five years, in China has raised concerns about the academic pressure in the Asian country.
03 Nov 2018Google
#MeToo fallout: Thousands of Google employees walked out on Thursday
On Thursday, thousands of Google employees across the world staged a massive walk out as a mark of protest against the company's mishandling of sexual harassment and assault cases.
03 Nov 2018Venkaiah Naidu
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu meets Indian community in Zimbabwe
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, on his second leg of three-nation Africa visit, addressed the local Indian community in Zimbabwe today.
03 Nov 2018North Korea
North Korea threatens to resume nuclear weapons development
A day after it was reported that North Korea was readying its nuclear sites for foreign inspection, Pyongyang has threatened to resume testing and development of nuclear weapons if the US does not lift economic sanctions against it.
03 Nov 2018Indonesia
Lion air crash: Indonesian diver dies during search operation
An Indonesian diver died while recovering body parts from the ill-fated Lion Air plane that crashed into the Java sea killing 189 people.
03 Nov 2018South Africa
'Have sex, save lives': All about Durex's anti-HIV condom campaign
Armed with provocative slogans like "give a f**k" and "have sex and save lives", Swedish singer Zara Larsson is heading a condom campaign in a bid to help fight the incidence of HIV in South Africa.
03 Nov 2018California
Indian-American arrested over H-1B visa fraud in Silicon Valley
A 46-year-old Indian-American was arrested yesterday morning in California on charges of H-1B visa fraud.
03 Nov 2018UNESCO
Killing of journalists should not be new normal: UN chief
On "The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists", marked annually on November 2, the UN Chief, Antonio Guterres said the killing of journalists around the world for doing their job is "outrageous" and should not become the "new normal".
03 Nov 2018Florida
Florida: Man kills 2 at yoga studio, then shoots self
A shooter open fired at a yoga studio in Florida, United States, killing two people and injuring four others, before taking his life, reports said.
03 Nov 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan: 'Father of Taliban' Maulana Samiul Haq killed in knife-attack
Pakistani political and religious leader Maulana Samiul Haq was killed in knife attack at his home in Rawalpindi on Friday evening.
02 Nov 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in China, seeks bailout money
Imran Khan arrived in Beijing today, in what is termed as the most significant visit to China by a Pakistani Prime Minister in recent years.
02 Nov 2018US Department of Justice
US: First FDA-approved marijuana drug available across all US states
The first marijuana-based medication approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Epidiolex, is now available as prescription medicine across all 50 US states.
02 Nov 2018Australia
#ThisDayThatYear: Australia declared a war against birds, and lost
Today, the emu and the kangaroo are considered to be national symbols in Australia.
01 Nov 2018Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Bus-service with Pakistan won't change our stand on Kashmir: China
China today sought to defend the proposed bus-service with Pakistan through PoK, saying its cooperation with Pakistan has nothing to do with the territorial dispute and will not change its principled stance on the Kashmir issue.