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Mar 01 2018

Rajinikanth on Sridevi's demise: I've lost a dear friend

Biweekly visits to her humble rented abode became a habit and she would be propped up in her four poster bed, busy poring over a comic book with a stereo system blaring i...

Mar 01 2018

Procession for Rev. Billy Graham Moves Through North Carolina

Franklin Graham said he was fulfilling a promise to his father to bring the body to Charlotte. His body will then be taken to the US Capitol, where he will be the first p...

Mar 01 2018

American arrested as body parts found scattered across Japan

Japanese police are questioning a United States man in custody after a decapitated head was found in an Osaka apartment he was renting, local media reported on February 2...

Feb 26 2018

CPAC speaker jeered for calling out Roy Moore

A speaker at the Conservative Political Action Conference drew the ire of audience members on Saturday when she expressed disappointment that "people on out side" have ...

Feb 26 2018

Christian leaders shut Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre church

It was not immediately clear how long the closure of the church, announced by Christian officials at a news conference which began around noon, would last. The Church of ...

Feb 26 2018

Police officer dies after fans clash before Athletic Bilbao-Spartak Moscow tie

La Vanguardia in its turn characterized Russian fans as "extremely violent, intolerable of other nationalities, ultra-right martial artists". Inocencio Alonso, 51, was ...

Feb 26 2018

Elections for 58 Rajya Sabha seats in 16 states on March 23

They will have 10, 19, and seven votes respectively to enable a joint opposition candidate to win, otherwise the tenth seat will see second preferential voting, which wil...

Feb 25 2018

Flood safety information for Severe Weather Awareness Week

The statement from the NWS said "with saturated conditions, nearly no area will be immune". Widespread rain will return early Friday morning. The storm system started p...

Feb 25 2018

Police Finds Letter of Attacker on US Embassy in Montenegro

The police are not now treating the attack on the U.S. Embassy as an act of terrorism, and believe Janukovic acted alone. An unknown person threw an explosive device at...

Feb 25 2018

Dropbox, cloud storage company and tech unicorn, files for IPO

After 11 years as a private company, Dropbox publicly filed for an IPO on Friday. In its SEC filing affidavit, Dropbox said it brought in $1.1 billion in revenue a ...

Feb 25 2018

Tokyo Expresses Support to New US Sanctions Against North Korea - PM Adviser

In his speech on Friday, Trump had been expected to provide details of measures that target "56 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses", but skipped that part ...

Feb 25 2018

IS claims responsibility for Afghan bombing

Embassy. The area is near the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters, and is not far from the U.S. embassy. Kabul witnessed no sign of "sincere" cooperatio...

Feb 25 2018

Putin's Chef Ordered Russian Mercenaries to Attack US

He said it would be a great opportunity for them to test out the configuration in Syria , where a large number of F-22 stealth jets operate. While the F-35 has been de...

Feb 24 2018

Russian stealth fighters rumoured to be in Syria

The most benign explanation for moving these planes to Syria is that Russian Federation wants to test their capabilities and improve the notoriously troublesome fighters,...

Feb 24 2018

389 kilos of cocaine found in Russia's Argentina embassy

She told reporters that Russian and Argentine police had chose to mount a sting operation after the Russian ambassador informed them of the drugs find in December 2...

Feb 24 2018

Toronto police to provide update on investigation of Bruce McArthur

He says police still have to identify three sets of remains. Navaratnam, Kayhan and one other man were all reported missing from Toronto's gay village between 2010 and ...

Feb 24 2018

International Mother Language Day: Promoting and Celebrating Linguistic and Cultural Diversity

The event will be marked at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris by a language experts' debate on the theme "Our languages, our assets" in collaboration with the Organisation Inte...

Feb 24 2018

China Seizes Control of Anbang, Owner of New York's Waldorf Astoria

The former chief regulator was charged in September with taking bribes and executives of other insurers have been charged with corruption or mismanagement. Anbang's meteo...

Feb 23 2018

Armenia ranked 107th in Corruption Perceptions index 2017

According to the data, Bangladesh ranked 15th, 13th, 14th, 16th, and 13th in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012 respectively. This year's Corruption Perceptions Index h...

Feb 23 2018

Philippines 'Concerned' as US Intelligence Tags Duterte a Threat to Democracy

The claim is included in the "Worldwide Threat Assessment" by the US Intelligence Community, which is a federation of 16 government agencies. Nonetheless, Mr Roque sa...