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Oct 20 2018

Amritsar train accident: Over 50 people feared dead, rescue operations underway

Sidhu told India Today on telephone from Bengaluru that the death toll was alarmingly high. Making a statement on the incident, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh...

Oct 19 2018

Woman Seen Abandoning 2-Year-Old On Stranger’s Doorstep Near Houston

She's then seen ringing the doorbell and knocking on the door before running to her vehicle and leaving the child behind. A resident at the home answered the door and...

Oct 19 2018

Canada not sending anyone to Saudi business summit and never meant to

Pressure has mounted on Saudi Arabia since prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , a USA resident, Washington Post columnist and critic of Saudi policies, wen...

Oct 19 2018

Top Afghan commander Raziq killed in Kandahar gun attack

Miller uninjured, attacker reportedly dead", tweeted the official account of Resolute Support, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission in the country. FILE - Af...

Oct 19 2018

Trump Lauds One-Time Rival Ted Cruz, Bashes Texas Senate Race Opponent

This comment seems to raise some questions about how Trump defines "long". O'Rourke has repeatedly called for civility, going so far as to tweet in support of Cruz when C...

Oct 18 2018

Hunt demands answers from Saudi Arabia over disappearance of journalist

In a statement published by the state-run Saudi Press Agency , the kingdom warned that if it "receives any action, it will respond with greater action, and that the king...

Oct 18 2018

Ukrainian Authorities Boost Security at Border With Crimea After Kerch Blast

Some earlier reports had quoted officials saying it was a gas explosion, but a spokeswoman for the regional gas-distribution company said it had no contract to supply gas...

Oct 18 2018

Air Force Pilot Killed In Ukraine Fighter Jet Crash

The authority added that all aviation involved in the Clear Sky drills, the multinational air force exercise in central Ukraine , meets all technical requirements, and t...

Oct 18 2018

Israeli officials ramp up calls for a 'strong blow' against Gaza

Israel views the protests as riots and says its response is a justified defense of Israeli civilians living in the Gaza periphery. Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, a spokesm...

Oct 18 2018

Cherokee Nation rails against DNA test

The results released Monday showed " strong evidence " that she is, indeed, a little bit Native American , possibly going back six to 0 generations - somewhere between ...

Oct 18 2018

Trump won't take the blame if the GOP loses the House

Abraham Lincoln , Richard Nixon , Ronald Reagan , Teddy Roosevelt , and both Bushes are among those included. President Trump slammed the Associated Press on Wed...

Oct 18 2018

Who’s Trump listen to on trade? Chinese ambassador at a loss

Talks on July 16 in the Finnish capital were strong, as they addressed all the issues of the bilateral dispute and called things by name, said Russian presidential spok...

Oct 16 2018

WWE skewered in HBO's "Last Week Tonight" segment on Saudi Arabia

As reported by TIME , an alleged assassination squad "killed and dismembered" Khashoggi "in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul". Senator Chris Murphy of CT, who is a me...

Oct 15 2018

German police free hostage, injure suspect in train station

Police tweeted that the hostage was slightly injured and was now being treated. RPT police said a hostage was taken at Breslauer Platz, a major square near the busy tra...

Oct 15 2018

Elizabeth Warren releases DNA analysis as evidence of Native American heritage

Ms Warren has denied benefitting from her background since 2012, when it emerged that she was listed as a minority in a Harvard Law School directory. "Some people have q...

Oct 15 2018

Saudi Arabia Decries ‘Baseless Allegations’ on Backdrop of Khashoggi Disappearance

Trump threatened Riyadh on Saturday with "severe punishment" if Khashoggi, a contributor for the Washington Post who has been critical of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salm...

Oct 15 2018

US, rights groups say United Nations rights council vote lets abusers in

India secured a total of 188 votes in the Asia- Pacific category, which was the highest among all the candidates. "It's a reflection of India's position in the comity...

Oct 15 2018

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

Niraula said officials were still gathering details of what exactly happened but from what rescuers described, the climbers were blown over by the blast of the blizzard-l...

Oct 14 2018

Trump, Kim to meet after November election

Although a report released by South Korea's central bank showed in July that the North's economy shrank 3.5 percent in 2017 from the previous year, Ri shrugged it off, ...

Oct 14 2018

2010 people confirmed killed in Indonesia's quakes, tsunami

Nugroho conceded that Indonesia's preparedness for disasters and capacity to respond still fall woefully short, not least because public funding is so low. The quake sh...