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Obama mocks self, scribes and rivals at final WH dinner gig

Published on 01-May-2016
President Barack Obama applauds at the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner in Washington. Reuters photo

US President Barack Obama cracked jokes on himself, mocked journalists and lampooned Republican...

Prez rubs nose with Maori chief as he arrives to traditional welcome

Published on 30-Apr-2016
President Pranab Mukherjee being welcomed in traditionally Maori Style by Gregory Baughen, Official Secretary of Lieutenant General Sir Jerry Mateparae, Governor General of New Zealand, at Government House in Auckland on Saturday. PTI Photo

President Pranab Mukherjee rubbed his nose with Maori chief and his wife as part of the traditional welcome accorded to him on his arrival here...

Kenya lights world's biggest ivory bonfire

Published on 30-Apr-2016
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta lights elephant tusks, part of an estimated 105 tonnes of confiscated ivory from smugglers and poachers, on fire at Nairobi National Park near Nairobi, Kenya, April 30, 2016. REUTERS

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta set fire today to the world's biggest ivory bonfire, after demanding a total ban on trade...

Hindu tailor hacked to death in north Bangladesh

Published on 30-Apr-2016
 Nikhil Chandra Joarder, 50, a resident of the Dubail village under Gopalpur upazila of the Tangail district, was hacked to death this afternoon. DH illustration for representation

A Hindu tailor was hacked to death by unidentified men near his workplace today in north Bangladesh...

Bombing against pilgrims kills 23 in Iraq as hundreds protest

Published on 30-Apr-2016
People gather at the site of a suicide bomb attack in a southeastern suburb of Baghdad, Iraq, April 30, 2016. REUTERS

A car bomb targeting Shiite pilgrims killed at least 23 people near Baghdad today, as hundreds protested...

Rouhani allies set for Iran parliament second round win

Published on 30-Apr-2016
President Hassan Rouhani. PTI file photo

Reformist and moderate politicians allied with President Hassan Rouhani won second round parliamentary elections in Iran, unofficial...

8 children, 2 tied up in backyard, rescued from Texas home

Published on 30-Apr-2016
San Antonio home, Texas. Courtesy: Twitter

A late-night phone call to police about a crying child led to the discovery of eight children unsupervised at a San Antonio home...

Will free jailed Pak doc who tracked bin Laden: Trump

Published on 29-Apr-2016

Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump today claimed if elected he would ensure the Pakistani doctor...

China denies entry for US aircraft carrier into Hong Kong

Published on 29-Apr-2016
 US defence chief Ash Carter has visited the Stennis earlier this month. In a written reply to the SCMP's inquiry, the Chinese foreign ministry said today that port calls made by the US warships and military aircraft were examined on a case by case basis in accordance with sovereignty principles and specific circumstances. Reuters file photo

Amid escalating tensions in the South China Sea, China today denied permission to a US aircraft carrier to make a port call...

At least 11 dead in helicopter crash off Norway

Published on 29-Apr-2016
The Super Puma chopper went down around midday in the archipelago off the coast of Bergen, Norway's second biggest city, carrying 11 Norwegians, one Briton and one Italian. Photo: screengrab

At least 11 people died today when a helicopter transporting 13 people from a North Sea oil platform crashed off the coast of western Norway......

Photo Gallery
A model walls the ramp at a fashion event in Ludhiana on Saturday...

A model walls the ramp at a fashion event in Ludhiana on Saturday...

A view of the West of Chord road, Rajajinagar 1st block Fly-Over inaugurated by Chief Minister...

A view of the West of Chord road, Rajajinagar 1st block Fly-Over inaugurated by Chief Minister...

Vehicles passing through snow bound Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet, on its way...

Vehicles passing through snow bound Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet, on its way...

An Army jawan stands guard at Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet...

An Army jawan stands guard at Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet...

The first transgander Presiding Officer Ria Sarkar in front of a Polling Station during 5th phase...

The first transgander Presiding Officer Ria Sarkar in front of a Polling Station during 5th phase...

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar pays tribute...

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar pays tribute...

Aircraft of the British aerobatics team Global Stars perform during second day of the the three-day.

Aircraft of the British aerobatics team Global Stars perform during second day of the the three-day.

People are travelling in underground stretch of the Namma Metro between the Mysuru road station...

People are travelling in underground stretch of the Namma Metro between the Mysuru road station...

The high rider-ship was evident as large number of commuters were thronging the station...

The high rider-ship was evident as large number of commuters were thronging the station...

Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...

Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...