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Why North Korea may have used VX to kill leader's half brother

Why North Korea may have used VX to kill leader's half brother

Some analysts say that North Korea probably produced VX in the form of a binary agent, where two chemicals that aren't separately deadly bec
26 Feb 2017, 02:23 PM IST
After 17 yr wait, Athens Muslims might finally get their mosque

After 17 yr wait, Athens Muslims might finally get their mosque

After 17 years of delay, construction has finally begun on the first official mosque for Athens, but Muslims in the city are not getting the
26 Feb 2017, 02:18 PM IST
Hijab-wearing White House staffer quits Trump admin in 8 days

Hijab-wearing White House staffer quits Trump admin in 8 days

A Hijab-wearing Muslim ex-White House staffer of Bangladeshi-origin has said she quit her job after US President Donald Trump announced his
26 Feb 2017, 02:15 PM IST
Canadian PM expected to visit India this year

Canadian PM expected to visit India this year

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to make a state visit to India later this year, India's High Commissioner-designate to Ca
26 Feb 2017, 02:10 PM IST
Over 20 injured as pickup ploughs into crowd in US

Over 20 injured as pickup ploughs into crowd in US

More than 20 persons were injured when a pickup truck ploughed into a parade crowd in the US state of Louisiana.The truck rammed into a crow
26 Feb 2017, 02:08 PM IST

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Man Drove Into Crowd In German Town, Injuring 3 People: Police

A man drove into a group of people standing by a bakery in the southern German town of Heidelberg on Saturday, injuring three people, one of them seriously, police said in a statem
26 Feb 2017, 10:29 AM IST

Divided Democrats Vote For New Leader In Donald Trump Era

Democrats began voting to pick a new leader on Saturday to challenge Republican President Donald Trump as their party struggles to move on from its bitter election defeat last year
26 Feb 2017, 10:25 AM IST

French Presidential Candidate Emmanuel Macron To Meet Angela Merkel

France's centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in March, his team said on Saturday.The exact date has not yet been fixed, t
26 Feb 2017, 10:23 AM IST

1 Dead, 2 Injured In Germany Car Attack

One person was killed and two injured on Saturday when a man rammed a car into pedestrians in the southern German city of Heidelberg, said police, adding that it did not appear to
26 Feb 2017, 10:21 AM IST

Ex Barack Obama Cabinet Member Wins US Democratic Leader Post

Democrats chose Tom Perez, a former Barack Obama cabinet member, as their new leader Saturday, tapping an establishment candidate to lead the fight against US President Donald Trum
26 Feb 2017, 10:19 AM IST

Drunken Driver Plows Into Crowd, Injures 28 At New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade

A pickup truck driven by a man who appeared to be "highly intoxicated" plowed into a crowd of spectators watching the main Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans on Saturday, sending mor
26 Feb 2017, 10:15 AM IST

Suspect in Kim Jong Nam attack says she got $90 for a prank

The Indonesian woman who is one of the suspects in the killing of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half brother+ said she was paid $90 for what she believed was a prank, an Indones
25 Feb 2017, 07:46 PM IST

US: Man cuts off woman’s finger, drinks her blood, jailed for 3-and-half-yrs

A Wisconsin man was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison on Friday for cutting off a woman's pinky finger with a machete and trying to close the wound with a blow-torch du
25 Feb 2017, 07:40 PM IST

Slain woman intruder was mentally ill: Pak media report

A Pakistani woman, who was shot dead when she allegedly tried to infiltrate into Indian territory along the International Border, was mentally ill, a media report said on Saturday.
25 Feb 2017, 07:38 PM IST

Germany: Merkel formally chosen as candidate for parliamentary elections

Angela Merkel's conservatives have formally nominated the German chancellor as her party's top candidate for the September parliamentary election in the region where she has her po
25 Feb 2017, 07:37 PM IST

Malaysia warns North Korea to cooperate with investigation

Malaysia said Saturday that it would issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat if he refuses to cooperate with the investigation into the deadly attack on North Korean ru
25 Feb 2017, 07:35 PM IST

China to relocate over 7 lakh poor people for 'better life'

 Over 7.50 lakh people in China's southwest Guizhou province would be relocated this year at a cost of USD 6.6 billion as a poverty alleviation measure.
25 Feb 2017, 05:25 PM IST

10-nation ECO summit to focus on connectivity: Aziz

The 13th edition of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) summit, an inter-governmental regional grouping of 10 countries to be held in Islamabad on March 1, will focus on re
25 Feb 2017, 05:18 PM IST

Saudi FM in landmark visit to Iraq: officials

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir was in Baghdad for talks on Saturday, the first such visit by a chief diplomat from the kingdom in years, Iraqi officials said.
25 Feb 2017, 05:08 PM IST

US axes N Korea talks after Kim murder: report

Planned talks in New York between North Korea and former US officials were canceled following the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's half brother, US media reported
25 Feb 2017, 03:21 PM IST

Twin suicide attacks on bases in Syria's Homs kill 42: monitor

"The attacks hit the headquarters of state security and military intelligence in two central districts," Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP.
25 Feb 2017, 03:19 PM IST

ISIS militants kill 11 in Afghanistan mosque ambush: officials

IS-linked militants have been active in Afghanistan's eastern regions, but have recently begun operating in the north of the country as well.
25 Feb 2017, 03:17 PM IST

UN chief denounces xenophobia, Islamophobia: Official

UN chief Antonio Guterres strongly denounces xenophobia and Islamophobia, his spokesperson said in the wake of the alleged racially motivated shooting of an Indian engineer in the
25 Feb 2017, 03:15 PM IST

6 Lashkar-e-Jhangvi terrorists killed in Pakistan

 Six suspected terrorists of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) terror group were shot dead in Pakistan's Punjab province, police said on Saturday.
25 Feb 2017, 03:12 PM IST

Two die in China hotel fire

 At least two persons were killed and 14 injured in a hotel fire in China's Jiangxi province on Saturday, a firefighter said.More than 10 construction workers were working as the
25 Feb 2017, 01:46 PM IST