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At least 84 dead in 'terrorist' Nice truck attack

Nice (France), Jul 15: A truck ploughed into a crowd in the French resort of Nice, killing at least 84 people today in what President Francois Hollande called a "terrorist" attack on revellers watching a Bastille Day fireworks display.

The driver was shot dead after...

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Baghdad blasts: Death toll hits 83, over 170 injured

New Delhi, Jul 3: The death toll in the Baghdad blasts in two crowded commercial areas has now hit 83 with 176 people injured, a government official confirmed.

Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi toured the site of the blast Sunday morning.

The bombings came...

36 killed as explosions rock Istanbul airport

Istanbul, Jun 29: Three suicide bombers opened fire then blew themselves up in Istanbul's main international airport on Tuesday, killing 36 people and wounding close to 150 in what Turkey's prime minister said appeared to have been an attack by Islamic State militants.

One attacker...

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PM David Cameron announces resignation as Britain votes to exit EU

London, Jun 24: Prime Minister David Cameron today announced his resignation in the wake of defeat in the crucial referendum after Britain voted to leave EU in a deadly blow to the 28-nation bloc that triggered a panic reaction in world markets and raised questions over immigration and...

Nirankari sect head Baba Hardev Singh killed in Canada accident: reports

New Delhi, May 13: Indian spiritual leader and Nirankari sect head Baba Hardev Singh was reportedly killed in a car accident in Canada on Friday.

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain confirmed the development on Twitter.

Nirankari Baba Shri Hardev Singh passed away...

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Suu Kyi's Muslim-hatred comes to the fore after BBC interview

She is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and a beacon of saintly integrity in the West who remained under house arrest for 15 years in her native Burma.

However, there is another side to Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi that sits at odds with her iconic image....

India is doing great, says Donald Trump

Washington, Jan 27: Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump has commented on India for the first time after he entered the presidential race, saying that the country is doing great and no one is talking about it.

"India is doing great," Trump told the...

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Russian aircraft carrying over 220 people crashes in Egypt

Cairo, Oct 31: A Russian civilian aircraft carrying over 220 people, mostly tourists, today crashed in the Sinai peninsula, Egyptian Prime Minister Sharif Ismail said.

In a statement, Prime Minister Ismail's office said a Russian civilian plane has crashed in the central Sinai....

Afghanistan, Pak earthquake: Over 260 dead, 1200 injured

Islamabad, Oct 27: A massive earthquake struck remote and impoverished regions of northern Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday, killing at least 263 people as it shook buildings across South Asia and knocked out power and communications to already-isolated areas.

The 7.5-magnitude quake was centered deep...

At least 86 dead in attack on Ankara peace rally

Ankara, Oct 10: At least 86 people were killed today when two explosions ripped through groups of leftist and pro- Kurdish activists gathering for an anti-government peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara.

The attack, near Ankara's main train station, was the deadliest in the...