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ISIS militants shave beards, dress as women to escape Ramadi

Published on 14-Feb-2016
 The Iraqi forces raided several neighbourhoods across the city looking for ISIS militants, a local source was quoted as saying. reuters file photo

Iraqi army has arrested a group of ISIS fighters when they tried to escape from the fallen city of Ramadi after shaving...

US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia found dead

Published on 14-Feb-2016
US Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia. Reuters file photo

Staunchly conservative US Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia was found dead today...

Disappointed at India's reaction to F-16 deal with US: Pak

Published on 14-Feb-2016
F-16 fighter jet. file photo

Pakistan today said it is "surprised and disappointed" at India's reaction over the US' decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan...

Obama to nominate Indian-American judge on US Supreme Court?

Published on 14-Feb-2016
Indian-American judge Sri Srinivasan, twitter

Sri Srinivasan could become the first Indian-American to be on the bench of the US Supreme Court after conservative icon Justice Antonin Scalia's sudden death...

World has slipped into 'new Cold War': Russian PM

Published on 13-Feb-2016
Russian PM Medvedev answers question from audience at Munich Security Conference in Munich. Reuters

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev today said that strains between Russia and the West have plunged the world into a "new Cold War".

More major attacks in Europe 'a certainty': French PM

Published on 13-Feb-2016
French Prime Minister Valls delivers a speech at the Munich Security Conference in Munich. Reuters

More major attacks in Europe are a "certainty", French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told an audience at the Munich Security Conference today.

Assad vows to retake all of Syria, keep 'fighting terrorism'

Published on 13-Feb-2016
President Bashar al-Assad. File photo

President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to recapture the whole of Syria and keep "fighting...

US' proposed sale of F-16s to Pak likely to face resistance

Published on 13-Feb-2016
In the last few days, influential lawmakers have sent a flurry of letters to US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry expressing their opposition to the Administration decision to sell F-16s to Pakistan. DH file photo

Obama Administration's proposal to sell eight F-16 jets to Pakistan is unlikely to have...

All-female Indian peacekeeping unit inspiration for all: Ban

Published on 13-Feb-2016
The 125 women and supporting personnel will return to India this weekend. According to the statement, Ban commended the Formed Police Unit (FPU) for their contributions in creating an environment for Liberia to assume fully its security responsibilities by June 30, 2016, as mandated by the Security Council. DH file photo

Hailing India's women peacekeeping unit in Liberia as an inspiration for all, UN chief...

115 bodies pulled out from Taiwan quake rubble; 2 missing

Published on 13-Feb-2016
All but two of the dead were pulled from the ruins of the collapsed Weiguan Golden Dragon residential complex, a 17-story building. Reuters file photo

Rescuers have pulled out 115 dead a week since a powerful earthquake struck Taiwan's oldest city of Tainan...

Photo Gallery
A couple enjoys a boat ride to celebrate Valentine’s Day at River Ganga in Kolkata...

A couple enjoys a boat ride to celebrate Valentine’s Day at River Ganga in Kolkata...

Visitors at the 'Make in India' exhibhition in Mumbai on Sunday...

Visitors at the 'Make in India' exhibhition in Mumbai on Sunday...

An Australian woman being greeted with red roses by Kannada activist Vatal Nagaraj to celebrate...

An Australian woman being greeted with red roses by Kannada activist Vatal Nagaraj to celebrate...

Yem Kumari Ghale, Himal Tamata ,Roza KC and Rudra Katuwal of Nepal celebrate after winning silver...

Yem Kumari Ghale, Himal Tamata ,Roza KC and Rudra Katuwal of Nepal celebrate after winning silver...

Nepal’s and Bangaladesh Women's Handball Team players in action during their match at 12th South...

Nepal’s and Bangaladesh Women's Handball Team players in action during their match at 12th South...

Players of India (Orange) and Nepal in action during women's first semi-final Kabaddi match on the..

Players of India (Orange) and Nepal in action during women's first semi-final Kabaddi match on the..

Indian women Kabaddi team during the first semi-final Kabaddi match on the...

Indian women Kabaddi team during the first semi-final Kabaddi match on the...

Gold Medal Winner Chain Singh (C) , Silver Medal winner Gagan Narang (L) of India and Bronze Medal..

Gold Medal Winner Chain Singh (C) , Silver Medal winner Gagan Narang (L) of India and Bronze Medal..

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan during the flagship ceremony of Land Rover’s delivery...

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan during the flagship ceremony of Land Rover’s delivery...

Actress Priyanka Upendra poses to photographers in ‘Valentines Day’ flower decoration at Jayamahal..

Actress Priyanka Upendra poses to photographers in ‘Valentines Day’ flower decoration at Jayamahal..

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