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15 Jun 2016World
40 hurt as France's labour protests heat up
Forty people were injured and several others were arrested as labour protests gathered momentum across Paris.
15 Jun 2016World
Orlando shooter was closet homosexual: Locals
Local residents and friends of the Orlando shooter Omar Mateen stated that he was a closet homosexual who used to frequent gay bars and was a regular at Pulse.
Pakistan will buy F-16 fighter jets from Jordan
After Pakistan's F-16 fighter jets failed to fall through with US, now Pakistan is considering buying them from Jordan.
Malnutrition plagues the world, says Global Nutrition Report
The Global Nutrition Report, 2016, that launched today affirmed that one in every three people is affected by malnutrition.
FA expresses concern over Lille security
The FA has expressed concerns over the security arrangements for the Euro 2016 football matches scheduled to take place in Lille on Wednesday and Thursday.
Abu Sayyaf beheads second Canadian hostage
The Philippine government has confirmed that a second Canadian hostage has been beheaded after a ransom payment deadline was missed.
Dutch woman allegedly raped and arrested in Qatar
A Qatar court has convicted a Dutch woman, who had been allegedly raped, of having sex outside of marriage.
French government calls for alcohol ban in match zones
French prosecutors ahve stated that a group of "well-trained" Russian hooligans were behind the violence in Marseille.
Shooting at Orlando Nightclub: 50 dead, 53 injured
In the early hours of 12th June, at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, American-born Omar Mateen gunned down 50 people.
Scientists pitch 'super coral' to counter GBR bleaching
In an attempt to contain the widespread bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef, scientists have proposed to introduce 'super coral', that could be more resistant to bleaching.
ISIS claims killing of Hindu monastery worker
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the killing of a Hindu priest who was stabbed to death in a Monastery in Bangladesh.
Britain celebrates the Queen's official 90th birthday in style
On the occasion of her official 90th birthday, Britain reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth took the salute at a special Trooping the Colour parade in London (1,600 soldiers and 300 horses took part in i
Trump says China the 'biggest' abuser
Donald Trump in his latest speech called China the "biggest and best abuser".
11 German MPs under police protection over threats
11 German MPs have been placed under police protection after they received threats for voting to call the 1915 Turkish Armenian conflict a genocide.
Maduro rejects recall vote amid protests
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has said that a referendum the opposition is trying to call to oust him will not take place this year.
Air France pilots' strike threatens Euro'16
Air France canceled 30% of their flights, as the airlines' pilots began a four-day strike over the French government's labour reforms.
Bangladesh police arrests 1,740 radicals in an anti militant drive
Bangladesh police detained another 140 radicals including some members of an outlawed militant outfit in a crackdown to stop the wave of brutal attacks on minorities and secular activists by Islamists.
Pro-Rousseff protests across Brazil
Thousands of supporters of embattled Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff have taken to the streets across the nation, demanding that impeachment proceedings against her be stopped.
Fujmori concedes, Kuczynski new Peruvian President
Presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori conceded to rival Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in the run-off elections in Peru.
Saudi Arabia's proposal to impose taxes on foreigners
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is reportedly considering imposing taxes on its foreign residents as it wants to reduce its dependency on oil revenue after the oil price downturn.
Modi's India-US vision gets named the 'Modi Doctrine'
The Obama administration's point person for south and central Asia, Nisha Desai Biswal termed Modi's vision of US-India ties as the 'Modi Doctrine'.
Thai authorities begin investigating temple earnings
Thai authorities stated that they have gathered enough evidence to prove that the abott of the temple was involved in the illicit animal trade.
Singapore PM defends inrternet policy
Defending Singapore's controversial decision to cut off civil servants' work computers from the Internet, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called the move "absolutely necessary" to keep information systems secure.
President Hollande warns protesters ahead of Euro'16
French President Francois Hollande warned protesters not to engage in disruptive activities ahead of the Euro 2016 football championships.
Kuczynski wins Peru, Fujimori yet to concede
After the counting of all votes, Peruvian presidential candidate Pablo Kuczynski has won 50.12% of the votes against his rival Fujimori's 49.88%, securing the majority of the votes for him to take power.
Israel beefs up security post attack
Israel imposed prohibitory orders on Palestinian movements an deployed more troops after Palestinian militants attacked a popular nightspot in Tel Aviv.
Child rights body orders J&J powder testing
India has ordered laboratory testing of two products of Johnson and Johnson after taking suo motu cognizance of a number of US court orders against it.
The World became less peaceful in 2016
The Global Peace Index 2016 was released by international think-tank, Institute of Economics and Peace.
Four dead, five wounded in Tel Aviv attack
Two gunmen identified as Palestinians opened fire near a well kwell-known market in central Tel Aviv last night; the attack claimed the lives of four and wounded at least five.
Waste mgmt officials join France strikes
Officials from France's waste management authority have joined the ongoing labour protests in the country.
Party claims Kuczynski's victory in tight elections
Preuvian Presidential candidate Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's party has said that he will clinch Peru's election by a small margin over rival Keiko Fujimori.
Storms, heavy rains batter EU
As flood waters begin to recede in France and Germany, heavy rains and storms have begun battering many parts of Central Europe.
Venezuela announces measures to tackle food crisis
In an attempt to tackle the ongoing food crisis in the country, the Venezuelan Government has imported thousands of tons of basic foodstuff and would begin distributing them through communal councils.
Singapore government to ban Internet for public servants
Next year onwards, Singaporean public servants will be unable to access internet services on their respective work computers.
Modi hits at terrorism in the US Parliament
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his US Congress address said that terrorism was the biggest threat "not just in Afghanistan, but elsewhere in South Asia, and globally".
India's MTCR membership - A done deal
India is inching closer to gain entry into the first of four nuclear regimes it had been trying to enter.
Asia-Pacific countries most vulnerable to Malware
A study by Microsoft discovered that 4 out of every 10 computers in Asia-Pacific countries are presumably infected with malware.
Thai authorities ban entry to tiger temple
Stating that the structure was built illegally, Thai authorities barred entry for visitors to the infamous Tiger Temple.
7 Jun 2016World
Former Maldives Vice President jailed for 10 years
A court in Maldives sentenced former vice president Ahmed Adeeb for 10 years on charges of terrorism and for possession of firearms.
7 Jun 2016World
Clinton secures Democratic nomination
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton has now secured the required number of delegates to clinch the Democratic presidential nomination.