nited Nations, Sep 26 : India hit out at Pakistan on Monday saying it has callously exploited the picture of an injured Palestinian girl to spread falsehoods about India and divert attention from Islamabad’s role as the hub of world terrorism. Paulomi Tripathi, a First Secretary in India’s UN Mission, held up the photograph of […]

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Tokyo, Sep 25 : Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called an early election as he seeks to secure a stronger mandate to overcome “a national crisis” amid rising threats from North Korea. Abe’s decision comes amid rebounding approval ratings after a record low over the summer and with the opposition largely in disarray. […]

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“I decided after careful reflection that I will not sit with the (AfD) parliamentary group,” Petry told a Berlin press conference before abruptly exiting the room without taking any questions, leaving her colleagues visibly baffled, the Guardian reported. Berlin, Sep 25 (IANS) The Alternative für Deutschland’s (AfD) co-chair Frauke Petry announced on Monday that she […]

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YANGON: Myanmar’s army said Sunday it had discovered a mass grave containing the bodies of 28 Hindus, including women and children, in violence-wracked Rakhine state, blaming the killings on Muslim Rohingya militants. Thousands of Hindus have fled villages where they once lived alongside Muslims, alleging that they were targeted by militants whose August 25 raids […]

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Berlin, Sep 25 (IANS) The Christian Democratic Union (CDU) led by German sitting Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday defended its dominant role in the Germany’s federal elections with 32.5 per cent of the vote, according to the preliminary exit poll. The figure fell short of expectations and was nine percentage points lower than in the […]

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Jerusalem, Sep 24 Israel denounced Iran’s testing of a medium-range missile as a “provocation” to the US and its allies, Israeli Army Radio reported on Sunday. In defiance of US warnings, Iran on Saturday tested a missile with a range of 2,000 km and that can carry multiple warheads. “The ballistic missile which Iran fired […]

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Islamabad, Sep 24 Security forces killed three terrorists on Sunday in a clash in northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, the Pakistan Army said. The clash started after the terrorists riding motorcycles refused to stop at a check post near the Dera Ismail Khan city and fired at the forces, an army statement said. “Security Forces carried out […]

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Dhaka, Sep 24 At least 470,000 Rohingyas are in need of shelter in refugee camps in Bangladesh, the UN office in the south Asian country said on Sunday. According to a report by the UN’s Inter Sector Coordination Group, the total number of refugees who have arrived since August 25 has climbed to 436,000, although […]

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Rome, Sep 25 :A military plane of the Italian Air Force crashed while taking part in an air show in central Italy on Sunday, killing the pilot on board. The Eurofighter jet was flying over the sea before Terracina, a town lying some 110 km south of the Italian capital, when it suddenly plunged into […]

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