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Bill targeting H1B visas reintroduced in US Congress

Washington, Jan 5: A bill backing key changes in the H1-B programme that allows skilled workers from countries like India to fill high-tech jobs in th...
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More than 100 hurt in New York train derailment

New York, Jan 5: A New York commuter train derailed Wednesday during the morning rush at a station in Brooklyn, leaving more than 100 people with most...
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More than 150 inmates escape in Philippine jail raid

Kidapawan (Philippines), Jan 4: More than 150 inmates of a southern Philippine jail escaped when suspected Muslim rebels stormed the dilapidated facil...
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Five Indian Americans take oath as members of Congress

Washington, Jan 4: Creating history for a minority ethnic community that comprises just one per cent of the US population, five Indian Americans took ...
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Riot in Brazil jail leaves 60 dead

Rio De Janeiro, Jan 3: At least 60 people were killed in a prison riot in Brazil’s Amazon region when fighting broke out between rival gangs, an off...
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10-year-old girl used as human bomb in Nigeria attack

Kano (Nigeria), Jan 2: One person was seriously injured when a suicide bomber aged around 10 blew herself up in a New Year's Eve attack in the northea...
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23 dead in Indonesia boat accident: official

Jakarta, Jan 1: At least 23 people have been killed and 17 are missing after a passenger boat caught fire today near Jakarta, according to officials. ...
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Istanbul nightclub attack kills 39 in New Year carnage

Istanbul, Jan 1: Thirty-nine people, including many foreigners, were killed when a gunman reportedly dressed as Santa Claus stormed an Istanbul nightc...
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Australia kicks off global New Year party defying terror threat

Sydney, Dec 31: Global terror attacks have cast a pall over 2016 but Australia was today set to defy the threats and ring in the New Year with bumper ...
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93 journalists killed in 2016; 29 more die in accidents

Brussels, Dec 31: The International Federation of Journalists says that 93 journalists and media staff were killed in targeted attacks, by bombs or by...
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Donald Trump Praises Vladimir Putin For Holding Back In US-Russia Spy Dispute

Moscow, Dec 31:  US President-elect Donald Trump on Friday praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for refraining from retaliation in a dispute over...
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NASA proposes 'Ice Home' design for future Mars explorers

Washington, Dec 30: The first explorers on Mars may build their homes using the ice beneath their feet to effectively protect them from the harsh mart...
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U.S. Imposing Sanctions Over Russian Hacking

Washington, Dec 30: President Barack Obama's administration announced sweeping new measures against Russia on Thursday in retaliation for what U.S. of...
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Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety

Kabul, Dec 29: Allegations over Russia and Iran's deepening ties with the Taliban have ignited concerns of a renewed "Great Game" of proxy warfare in ...
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In parting shot, John Kerry tears into Israel over settlements

Washington, Dec 29: US secretary of state John Kerry tore into Israel on Wednesday for settlement-building, accusing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...
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Kachin rebels see more Myanmar attacks, no hope for peace

Laiza (Myanmar), Dec 28: Ethnic Kachin rebels long at war with Myanmar troops say the government has only escalated fighting since Aung San Suu Kyi to...
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Israel: ‘Ironclad information’ White House behind UN rebuke

Jerusalem, Dec 28: Doubling down on its public break with the Obama administration, a furious Israeli government on Tuesday said it had received “ir...
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6 locked by robbers in bathroom suffocate to death in Jakarta

Jakarta, Dec 27: Six people, including a nine-year-old child, were found dead in Jakarta, after suffocating in a tiny bathroom where armed robbers had...
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Barack Obama Says He Would Have Beaten Donald Trump

Washington, Dec 27: President Barack Obama said in an interview released Monday that he could have beaten Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump...
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China tests new stealth fighter; eyes export sales

Beijing, Dec 26: China has tested an improvised version of its stealth fighter and plans to sell it at half the price of the US variant to break Weste...
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Christmas Typhoon Nock-Ten Threatens Philippine Capital

Manila, Dec 26:  A powerful typhoon threatened to bring heavy rains and winds to the heavily-populated Philippine capital as it dragged its way acros...
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Syria-bound Russian military jet crashes with 92 onboard

Moscow, Dec 25: A Russian military plane crashed today in the Black Sea as it made its way to Syria with 92 people onboard, including Red Army Choir m...
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Trump says he will dissolve foundation amid NY investigation

West Palm Beach, Dec 25: President-elect Donald Trump today said he will dissolve his charitable foundation amid efforts to eliminate any conflicts of...
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US allows UN denounce Israeli settlements

United Nations, Dec 24: Defying heavy pressure, the US today allowed the UN Security Council to pass a resolution demanding Israel to halt settlements...
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UN demands end to Israeli settlements after US abstains

United Nations, Dec 24: The UN Security Council has demanded that Israel halt settlements in Palestinian territory, after the United States refrained ...
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Passengers freed from plane hijacked by Gaddafi loyalists

Valletta, Dec 23: All passengers were freed from a hijacked plane in Malta on Friday, but some crew remained on board with hijackers believed to be lo...
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Hijackers threaten to blow up Libyan plane with 118 on board: Reports

Valletta, Dec 23: An airliner on an internal flight in Libya was hijacked and diverted to Malta where it landed on Friday, Maltese media reported. Two...
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Italy confirms Berlin truck attack suspect shot dead in Milan

Rome, Dec 23: The Tunisian man suspected of carrying out the deadly Berlin truck attack at the Christmas market was shot dead by police today in Mil...
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Stop behaving like spoilt kid; even US won’t mess with us: China to India

New Delhi, Dec 23: China's official media has warned India against using the Dalai Lama "card", saying New Delhi should stop behaving like a "spoilt k...
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Automation, not China, the real killer of jobs

The first job that Sherry Johnson, 56, lost to automation was at the local newspaper in Marietta, Georgia, where she fed paper into the printing machi...
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US must 'greatly strengthen' its nuclear capability: Trump

Washington, Dec 22: President-elect Donald Trump said today that America must massively boost its nuclear capability until the "world comes to its sen...
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UN votes to set up panel to prepare Syria war crimes cases

United Nations, Dec 22: The UN General Assembly on Wednesday agreed to set up a panel to gather evidence on war crimes in Syria, taking a first step t...
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IS behind Berlin truck attack: jihadist-linked agency

Beirut, Dec 21: A "soldier" of the Islamic State group carried out a truck attack that killed 12 people at a Berlin Christmas market, a news agency li...
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At least 29 dead, 70 hurt in Mexico fireworks market blast

Tultepec (Mexico), Dec 21: A massive explosion gutted Mexico's biggest fireworks market, killing at least 29 people and injuring 70, authorities said....
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Hong Kong to withdraw visa free entry facility for Indians

Beijing, Dec 20: In a setback to Indian travellers, the Hong Kong, a special administrative region of China, has withdrawn the visa-free facility for ...
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12 killed as lorry ploughs into Berlin Xmas market

Berlin, Dec 20: A lorry ploughed into a busy Christmas market in Berlin, killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens more in what police said was a...
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Trump sails past 270 votes, cruises to Electoral College victory despite protests

Washington, Dec 20: Donald Trump on Monday cruised through the final vote of the Electoral College to formally become US President-elect. America`s...
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Cuba
Cuba cracks down on dissidents after Castro death

Havana, Dec 19: Authorities across Cuba have cracked down on dissidents, arresting dozens, keeping others from marching in Havana, and detaining an Am...
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Don't want drone Chinese stole, let them keep it: Trump

Dec 18: President-elect Donald Trump says the US should let China keep the US Navy's unmanned underwater glider that it seized in the South China Sea....
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Will not accept any modifications or changes in IWT: Pak

Islamabad, Dec 17: Pakistan has said it would not accept any modifications or changes in the Indus Waters Treaty after India strongly pitched for bila...
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Pentagon Asks China To 'Immediately' Release Its Naval Vessel

Washington, Dec 17:  The US on Friday asked China to "immediately" return its unmanned naval probe in international waters in the South China Sea whi...
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Barack Obama Says US Will Retaliate Against Russian Hacking

Washington/United States, Dec 16:  Barack Obama on Thursday said the United States would retaliate against Russian hacking after the White House accu...
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Buy American, hire Americans: Trump’s 2 simple rules

Washington, Dec 15: "Buy American and hire Americans" - US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday said his government will follow these two simple ...
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Woman dragged from plane and arrested at Detroit airport

Romulus, Dec 14: Officers had to drag a woman off of a Delta flight at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after authorities say she didn't follow the proper...
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Donald Trump's Secretary Of State Pick Rex Tillerson Forged Ties With Putin Over Decades

Dec 14: When ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson showed up in June at the annual St. Petersburg international economic forum that is dubbed Russi...
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2 Indians in US' Richest Entrepreneurs Under 40 list: Forbes

New York, Dec 13: Two Indian-origin men have figured in Forbes magazine's second annual list of wealthiest entrepreneurs under the age of 40 which is ...
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Israel's first F-35 jets land as Trump blasts costs

Nevatim Air Base (Israel), Dec 13: The US F-35 stealth fighter programme suffered a dual blow today as President-elect Donald Trump blasted "out of co...
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Pakistan's new Army Chief General Bajwa removes ISI head in major reshuffle

Dec 12: Pakistan's new army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa today abruptly removed the head of the country's spy agency ISI and made several other sig...
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Will order investigation into visa abuses: Trump

Washington, Dec 11: US president-elect Donald Trump has said that one of his first executive orders after assuming office would be to order investigat...
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Kenya
Over 30 dead as Kenya petrol tanker crashes, explodes

Nairobi, Dec 11: More than 30 people died when a petrol tanker crashed into other vehicles and burst into flames outside the town of Naivasha in Kenya...
 
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