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Navy detains 24 Indian fishermen in the Northern seas

Navy detains 24 Indian fishermen in the Northern seas

Earlier on February 7, the Sri Lankan Navy had captured 10 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram. Nine others fishing near Neduntheevu were arrested and taken to Kangasanthurai, he said. Rames...

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World's oldest serving aircraft carrier set to retire

World's oldest serving aircraft carrier set to retire

It served as the flag ship of Royal Navy's task force during the Falkland Islands campaign. It was decommissioned in 1984 and subsequently commissioned in the Indian Navy on May 12, 1987. From the ...

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Russian Lawmaker Aims to Turn Hooliganism Into Sport

Russian Lawmaker Aims to Turn Hooliganism Into Sport

A meeting in a stadium at a set time'. Despite his enthusiasm for football hooliganism, Mr Lebedev insisted Russian policing meant foreign fans wouldn't be in danger at the World Cup. And they get t...

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Tricolour flutters on country's tallest 360-foot mast at Attari border

Tricolour flutters on country's tallest 360-foot mast at Attari border

The tallest tricolour promises to be yet another another attraction at the Attari-Wagah worldwide border, which already sees thousands of Indians pouring in daily to witness the flag lowering ceremony...

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President to leave for Indonesia today

President to leave for Indonesia today

The summit is convened under the motto 'Strengthening maritime cooperation for a peaceful, stable and prosperous Indian Ocean '. Besides, a 60-member business delegation, headed by FBCCI President Ab...

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SF gains in NI vote as turnout highest since 1998

SF gains in NI vote as turnout highest since 1998

All 90 seats were declared on Saturday morning with the DUP dropping from 38 to 28 and the Sinn Fein rising to 27. Meanwhile, statements from political leaders here, notably from the Fianna Fail lea...

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White House requests Congress investigate whether Obama administration abused power

It quotes an anonymous source who says that "wiretapped communications had been provided to the White House" as part of an investigation into "the business dealings that some of the president-elect's ...

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North Korea Fires Ballistic Missiles Close to Japan

Last Thursday, North Korea warned it would carry out "merciless military counter-actions" if Washington and Seoul provoked the Kim Jong Un-led country. The two condemned the launches and agreed to b...

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Questions raised over Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's tax return

Questions raised over Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's tax return

In it he declared his £74,962 MP's salary as well as the £36,045 in income from three separate pensions but the form appears not to show a payment of just under £40,000 he was due as Leader of the Opp...

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Another Indian shot dead in US

Another Indian shot dead in US

Reports state that Patel had closed his shop at night and was heading home when he was shot dead right outside his house in Lancaster. The owner had locked up his nearby store less than 10 minutes b...

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Baton to pass through city

Starting at the Buckingham Palace on March 13, the Baton carries a message from the Queen calling on athletes to come together in friendly and peaceful competition. "Batonbearers nominated by the publ...

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Five soldiers killed in Mohmand Agency attack

The soldiers of Pakistan Army promptly responded with full force and foiled the terrorist attack, the ISPR said. "Effective presence, vigilance and response repulsed terrorists attempt". Pakistan reac...

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Trump Faced With Decisions on Inherited Cyberwar Against North Korea's Missiles

Trump Faced With Decisions on Inherited Cyberwar Against North Korea's Missiles

A spokesperson for South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missiles flew as high as 260 kilometers (162 miles). According to the Defense Ministry, North Korea launched the missiles nearly sim...

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'Parties must overcome differences and make Northern Ireland work' - Poots

'Parties must overcome differences and make Northern Ireland work' - Poots

The reimposition of direct rule from London is on the cards if the post-election talks fail. Turnout was highest in Sinn Fein's traditional working-class Catholic power bases. However, Sinn Féin is ...

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Sinn Fein make significant gains in Northern Ireland election

Sinn Fein make significant gains in Northern Ireland election

The DUP's Edwin Poots has described the Assembly election result as "a wake up call for unionism". James Brokenshire, the Northern Ireland secretary, spent... The snap election, which was held aft...

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North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan

North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan

North Korea has denied any involvement in the murder. This comes as South Korea and the United States are now holding their annual military exercises, known as Foal Eagle. The South's defense minist...

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Will France's Francois Fillon be forced to step aside?

Will France's Francois Fillon be forced to step aside?

The show of strength was aimed at demonstrating that Mr Fillon, once the frontrunner but now increasingly isolated in his Republicans party, still commands popular support despite a corruption scandal...

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World Health Organization says chemical weapons being used on Mosul civilians

World Health Organization says chemical weapons being used on Mosul civilians

ISIS militants, who still control much of the western side of the city, have regularly bombarded the eastern side with mortars and rockets, causing misery for civilians living there. Also Sunday, the ...

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Iraq says 14000 people fled western Mosul in one day

Iraq says 14000 people fled western Mosul in one day

The drive to retake the west of Mosul began on February 19, after Iraqi troops retook the city's eastern side the previous month. The Red Cross did not say who was to blame for the potential attack....

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Top Trump advisers reveal meeting with Russian ambassador

Top Trump advisers reveal meeting with Russian ambassador

The Kremlin thinks that US President Donald Trump's assessment of the situation around the contacts of Russia's Ambassador to Washington Sergei Kislyak and US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is compreh...

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I have big dreams for Varanasi: Modi

I have big dreams for Varanasi: Modi

Modi said being a "small worker of BJP" apart from the local MP and Prime Minister, he had the right to interact with people of his constituency. "Every Indian considers Varanasi their own". "But, bha...

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Netanyahu's priority in Russian Federation is to prevent Iranian front in Syria

Netanyahu's priority in Russian Federation is to prevent Iranian front in Syria

Marijuana users in Israel will be fined rather than arrested and prosecuted, Haaretz reports . Criminal charges will be pressed on the fourth offense. In a statement, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked s...

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Monday weather expected to be warm, sunny

Monday night: Mostly cloudy, windy and a low of 25. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, west winds 10 to 20 miles per hour, a 30 percent chance of rain showers changing to snow showers and a low of 29. More ...

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Settled Hyderabadi sends talaq to wife on WhatsApp

Settled Hyderabadi sends talaq to wife on WhatsApp

Syed Fayazuddin bother, Usman Qureishi married Bahrain Noor from Malakpet area in 2015. City police registered criminal cases against in-laws of a woman for harassing her. She further informed that ...

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North Korea fires missile into sea

North Korea fires missile into sea

Former US president Barack Obama in 2014 launched a cyberwar against North Korea's missile program but it has failed to make significant gains, The New York Times reported Saturday. North Korea has ...

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6 arrested after protesters disrupt Trump rally at Capitol

6 arrested after protesters disrupt Trump rally at Capitol

At the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, scuffles broke out between pro-Trump demonstrators and a smaller group of anti-Trump protesters, according to the Star Tribune . Some supporters said they ...

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Peshawar Zalmi thrash Quetta Gladiators to clinch PSL 2017 title

Peshawar Zalmi thrash Quetta Gladiators to clinch PSL 2017 title

Earlier, Peshawar Zalmi could manage only 148 runs despite a brisk start by Kamran and Malan after Sarfraz Ahmad's decision to bowl first. The Zalmi, in contrast, had kicked off their innings with...

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DUP scrape first place in Northern Ireland elections

DUP scrape first place in Northern Ireland elections

Sinn Féin, which increased its vote in the Assembly elections and took 27 seats - just one short of the DUP - has said it would not go back into government with Ms Foster as first minister until her r...

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White House asks Congress to probe if Obama ordered wiretap

Obama , who denied authorizing wiretaps on anybody and would be prevented by law from doing so in any case, did make the "flexibility" comment during a discussion with then-Russian President Dmitri ...

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France's Fillon Vows to Continue Presidential Race Amid Penelopegate Scandal

Thousands of supporters braved the Parisian rain to hear their French presidential candidate, François Fillon, plead his case. Addressing his words to them at the rally, he said: "I have examined my...

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Iraq minister criticises United Nations efforts for Mosul displaced

Iraq minister criticises United Nations efforts for Mosul displaced

The battle to retake the western half of the city began last month; however, the eastern portion of the city remains within reach of Daesh rockets and mortars, AP notes. Lieutenant Colonel Abdulamir a...

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Possible Islamic State Chemical Weapons Attack In Mosul

Possible Islamic State Chemical Weapons Attack In Mosul

On Wednesday, Staff Lieutenant General Qassem al-Maliki, the commander of the 9th Armoured Division, said his forces were in effective control of the Mosul-Tal Afar road, which would help isolate th...

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Iraqis fled west Mosul in 10 days

Iraqis fled west Mosul in 10 days

Will latest Iraqi offensive mean end of ISIL in Mosul? "Unfortunately, there is a clear shortfall in the work of these (UN) organisations", Jassem Mohammed al-Jaff said in a statement . The federa...

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Seven exposed to toxic agents near Mosul

Seven exposed to toxic agents near Mosul

Iraqi security forces on Wednesday fought heavy clashes with Islamic State (IS) militant group in the western side of Mosul, while other forces continued advancing in rural areas in the west of the ci...

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Chinese Government cuts growth target amid push for debt reduction, more jobs

Chinese Government cuts growth target amid push for debt reduction, more jobs

The fresh raise could be the country's slowest defence budget rise in more than a decade, and mark the second time that defence budget dip to single-digit increase since 2010. On China's disputes wi...

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