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Suspected Russian raids kill 46 across Syria's Idlib: monitor

Published on 04-Dec-2016
In Maaret al-Numan, an AFP photographer saw local residents and White Helmets rescue workers trying to reach survivors in the rubble at a vegetable market hit in a strike. The Observatory said most of those killed in Maaret al-Numan were civilians, but that the identities of four of the dead were still being confirmed. PTI file photo

At least 46 people were killed in suspected Russian air strikes on several areas of Idlib province...

Indian-origin student sues Oxford varsity for boring teaching

Published on 04-Dec-2016
A judgement is expected later this month. Siddiqui's barrister Roger Mallalieu told the judge that the problem came down to four of the seven staff teaching Asian history being on sabbatical leave at the same time during the 1999-2000 academic year, The Sunday Times reported. Siddiqui believes he could have had a high-flying career as an international commercial lawyer if he had not got lower grades. Picture courtesy Twitter

An Indian-origin student has sued Oxford University for "boring" teaching which allegedly resulted in...

Trump warns of imposing 35% tax on firms shipping jobs abroad

Published on 04-Dec-2016
US president-elect Donald Trump. Reuters

US President-elect Donald Trump today warned of imposing a whopping tax of 35 per cent on products made by...

Cuba buries Castro, entering post-Fidel era

Published on 04-Dec-2016
People watch the cortege carrying the ashes of Cuba's former President Fidel Castro drive toward Santa Ifigenia cemetery in Santiago de Cuba. Reuters photo

Fidel Castro's ashes were buried alongside national heroes in the cradle of his revolution today...

Hindu temple vandalised, 3 idols smashed in Bangladesh

Published on 04-Dec-2016
The incident came to light after people of Mymensinghorohi village in Netrokona sadar upazila of Pabna district found the doors of Sharifpur Kali temple in Aminpur open this morning. File photo for representation.

A Hindu temple was vandalised and three idols of deities were today destroyed by some miscreants in Bangladesh's northern Netrokona area, weeks...

Sharif keen to meet Trump, may visit US next month

Published on 04-Dec-2016
 Sharif had called Trump last week. During their conversation, the President-elect lavished praise on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and offered to play

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, keen to meet Donald Trump, may visit Washington next month for the oath-taking ceremony of the US President-elect...

Putin says 'clever' Trump will soon grasp weighty role

Published on 04-Dec-2016
 Putin on Thursday reiterated Moscow's readiness to work with Trump's administration once the president-elect takes office in January. Reuters Photo.

President Vladimir Putin in an interview aired today called US President-elect Donald Trump intelligent and predicted he would quickly grasp...

Trump's call inspires hope in Taiwan, concern in Beijing

Published on 04-Dec-2016
This combination of two photos shows U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, left, speaking during a 'USA Thank You' tour event in Cincinatti Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. AP/PTI Photo.

With a 10-minute phone call and two tweets, Donald Trump inspired banner headlines and renewed hopes across Taiwan for a stronger partnership...

Mocked for his tweets, Trump fires back -- on Twitter

Published on 04-Dec-2016
 President-elect Donald Trump. AP/ PTI Photo.

President-elect Donald Trump has reacted to a comedy sketch that mocked his penchant for sending tweets -- by sending a tweet...

Hijab-clad teen attacked by men screaming 'Trump' on US subway

Published on 04-Dec-2016
 Seweid said she was stunned by the assault and the fact that no one in the subway car came to her aid. Image courtesy Twitter.

A Muslim student was allegedly assaulted aboard a US subway train by three drunk white men who repeatedly screamed "Donald Trump!"...

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South Indian actress Priyamani poses infront of a replica of Rome's Trevi Fountain...

South Indian actress Priyamani poses infront of a replica of Rome's Trevi Fountain...

People take part in boat rally in Yamuna river to spread awareness about 'Namami Gange Project...

People take part in boat rally in Yamuna river to spread awareness about 'Namami Gange Project...

Delegates of the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process...

Delegates of the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process...

Dog lovers participated at the 38th & 39th All Breed Championship Dog Shows, organized by...

Dog lovers participated at the 38th & 39th All Breed Championship Dog Shows, organized by...

People take out a rally to protest against Union Carbide and Dow Chemicals on the 32nd anniversary..

People take out a rally to protest against Union Carbide and Dow Chemicals on the 32nd anniversary..

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar performs during a concert in Chennai...

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar performs during a concert in Chennai...

Bollywood actor John Abraham during the launch of Nissan GT-R, in Mumbai...

Bollywood actor John Abraham during the launch of Nissan GT-R, in Mumbai...

The sunset in Kalaburgi on Friday...

The sunset in Kalaburgi on Friday...

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech during their marriage with Hindu rituals in Goa...

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech during their marriage with Hindu rituals in Goa...

Protesters throwing stones on police and CRPF amid tear smoke during a clash after Friday...

Protesters throwing stones on police and CRPF amid tear smoke during a clash after Friday...

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