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US museum to return 'stolen' artwork bought from Indian dealer

Boston, Apr 5: One of the US' prestigious art museums will hand over to American authorities a rare mid-19th century Tanjore portrait bought from noto...
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Boko Haram kills 39, legislator, disrupting Nigeria election

Maiduguri (Nigeria), Mar 29: Witnesses and officials say Boko Haram extremists killed 39 people, including a legislator, in northeastern Nigeria, disr...
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Co-pilot was ‘very happy’ with Germanwings job

Montabaur, March 27: Andreas Lubitz never appeared anything but thrilled to have landed a pilot’s job with Germanwings, according to those who helpe...
Kerry commends Saudi airstrikes in Yemen

Washington, Mar 26: The top US diplomat Thursday held a conference call with Persian Gulf ministers to discuss the Yemen crisis amid Saudi airstrikes ...
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Airbus A320 black box recovered; toll rises to 150

Seyne-Les-Alpes, Mar 25: A black box recovered from the scene and pulverised pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what ca...
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Airbus A320 with 150 people on board crashes in Southern France

Marseille, Mar 24: An Airbus plane operated by Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline crashed in southern France on Tuesday en route from Barcelona to...
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Historic Gandhi statue unveiled at Britain's Parliament Square

London, Mar 14: A historic bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled today at the Parliament Square here, standing adjacent to iconic leaders like ...
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Want to free Internet? Do philanthropy: Mittal to Zuckerberg

Barcelona, Mar 9: Taking on social networking giant Facebook's ambitious 'free internet' plans, telecom major Bharti Airtel chief Sunil Mittal has sai...
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US police officer who brutally assaulted Indian in Alabama arrested, will be fired; FBI to probe matter

Washington, Feb 13: One of the two police officers who allegedly assaulted the 57-year-old Indian man in Alabama has been arrested and FBI will be con...
US media sees Modi 'brought down to earth'

Washington, Feb 11: While US officials refrained from comment on Aam Aadmi Party's massive victory in Delhi elections, the New York Times saw "A Defea...
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Sunil Vaswani tops list of rich Indians in the Gulf region

Dubai, Feb 10: A Dubai-based Indian businessman, whose company's networth is USD 7.2 billion, has topped the Indian rich list for 2015 in the Gulf reg...
US body lauds Obama for his religious freedom remarks in India

Washington, Feb 7: A US Congress-established commission on international religious freedom has commended President Barack Obama for deepening relation...
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Both TransAsia plane engines lost power before Taiwan crash

Taipei, Feb 6: One of the engines on TransAsia Airways Flight 235 went idle 37 seconds after takeoff, and the pilots may have shut off the remaining e...
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Death toll rises to 31 in Taiwan plane crash; 12 missing

Taipei, Feb 5: Rescuers were searching for 12 people on Thursday morning after using a crane to hoist the fuselage of a wrecked TransAsia Airways pl...
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Pakistan imitates India, calls up Xi Jinping as chief guest at military parade

Islamabad: Feb 3: Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to be the chief guest at an annual military parade that Pakistan will hold after seven year...
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ISIL claims beheading Japanese journalist

Amman (Jordan), Feb 1: The ISIL claims to have beheaded Japanese freelance journalist Kenji Goto held captive by the Takfiri group. The group relea...
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Pakistan: Terrorists target Masjid, kill over 40 including children

Karachi, Jan 30: At least 40people, including children, were killed and over 55 injured when a powerful blast ripped through a packed minority Shia mo...
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Obama leaves for India

Washington, Jan 24: US President Barack Obama today embarked on his highly anticipated three-day landmark trip to India during which the two countries...
U.S. beer-maker to pull 'Gandhi-Bot' brand after complaints

Jan 24: A U.S. microbrewery said on Friday it will stop using the name and image of the late Indian leader Mohandas Gandhi on one of its beers after...
Middle-class economics works, says Obama

Washington, Jan 21: U.S. President Barack Obama said a growing economy, shrinking deficits and booming energy production have raised the U.S. out of t...
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Germany bans anti-Islamic rally over terror threat

Berlin, Jan 19: German authorities have banned a rally by the anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement in the eastern city of Dresden today, saying they have "c...
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Fox apologises for Birmingham 'Muslim-only city' gaffe

London, Jan 19: US Broadcaster Fox News today apologised for airing comments from an American terrorism expert who claimed that the British city of ...
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Indian spy's role alleged in Sri Lankan president's election defeat

Colombo/New Delhi, Jan 18: Sri Lanka expelled the Colombo station chief of India's spy agency in the run-up to this month's presidential election, p...
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We came to US to become Americans not Indian-Americans: Jindal

Washington, Jan 16: Asserting that he didn't believe in hyphenated identities, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has said that his parents came to the U...
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World rallies against terror; Leaders join hands in epic Paris march

Paris, Jan 12: World leaders, including some who are normally implacable foes, on Sunday linked arms — leading more than a million French citizens...
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AirAsia jet's black box found, to be retrieved tomorrow

Jakarta/Singapore, Jan 11: The crucial black box of the crashed AirAsia jet was today found in the Java Sea stuck under debris from the plane's fusela...
France attack
Another attack in France; grenades thrown at mosque, policewoman shot by gunman dead

Paris, Jan 8: A policewoman was killed and a city employee was seriously hurt on Thursday after a man opened fire with an automatic rifle outside Pari...
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Charlie Hebdo attack: Youngest suspect surrenders, photos of two others released

Paris, Jan 8: An 18-year-old implicated alongside two brothers in the bloody attack against a satirical weekly in Paris has surrendered to police, acc...
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12 shot dead at French satirical weekly

Paris, Jan 7: At least 12 people were killed when gunmen armed with Kalashnikovs and a rocket-launcher opened fire in the offices of French satirical ...
AirAsia jet engine dies before takeoff, passengers disembark

Jakarta, Jan 4: An AirAsia jet's engine failed just before its take off from the Indonesian city of Surabaya and the 120 passengers on board were aske...
At least 35 dead, 42 injured in Shanghai New Year's stampede

Shanghai, Jan 1: Thirty-five people have been killed in a stampede during New Year's celebrations in downtown Shanghai, China's state-run Xinhua New...
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Searchers resume hunt for bodies from AirAsia jet

Pangkalan bun, Dec 31: A massive hunt for the 162 victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 resumed in the Java Sea on Wednesday. The search will focus on the ar...
More than 40 bodies retrieved in AirAsia aircraft search

Jakarta/Singapore, Dec 30: After three days of intense search, at least 40 bloated bodies and debris of the missing AirAsia aircraft carrying 162 peop...
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Debris from missing AirAsia Flight spotted off Indonesia coast, bodies found

Jakarta, Dec 30: Debris spotted Tuesday during an aerial search for AirAsia flight QZ8501 is from the missing plane, Indonesia's director general of c...
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AirAsia flight QZ8501: Indonesian helicopter finds two oily spots in sea, link to lost plane being probed

Surabaya/Indonesia, Dec 29: An Indonesian helicopter searching for the missing AirAsia jetliner saw two oily spots in the water on Monday, and an Au...
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'Missing AirAsia plane maybe at the bottom of the sea'

Jakarta, Dec 29: The AirAsia plane which vanished Sunday with 162 people onboard on its way from Indonesia to Singapore is likely to be at the botto...
Missing AirAsia plane may have crashed: Indonesia

Jakarta, Dec 28: The AirAsia plane that went missing Sunday morning with 162 people aboard might have crashed, Indonesian Vice-President Jusuf Kalla s...
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AirAsia plane with 162 aboard missing en route to Singapore

Singapore/Jakarta, Dec 28: An AirAsia plane with 162 people aboard went missing en route from Indonesia to Singapore this morning shortly after the ...
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Pak forces kill key planner of Peshawar school massacre

Peshawar, Dec 26: Pakistani security forces have killed a Taliban commander who allegedly facilitated the Peshawar school massacre, which left 150 peo...
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Peshawar school massacre mastermind warns of more attacks

Islamabad, Dec 20: The terrorist who supervised the Peshawar school massacre has threatened more attacks, if the military and the intelligence agenc...
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Eight children killed in Australia in reported mass stabbing

Sydney, Dec 19: Eight children have been killed and a woman injured, police said on Friday, during what several media outlets reported was a mass st...
26/11 trial: LeT operations commander Lakhvi gets bail

Islamabad, Dec 18: In a decision that caused outrage in India, a Pakistani court today gave bail to LeT operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, a k...
Pakistan in mourning as Peshawar buries its children

Peshawar, December 17: Pakistan woke up to a day of mourning on Wednesday after Taliban militants killed 132 students at a school in the city of Pesha...
Sydney siege
Sydney siege ends after 16 hrs, three dead

Sydney, Dec 16: Heavily armed police officers ended a hostage crisis at the Lindt Chocolate Cafe here around 2:45 am local time on Tuesday, storming...
Gunman take several people hostage at cafe in Sydney

Canberra, Dec 15: Several people were today taken hostage at a popular cafe in Sydney apparently by at least one Islamic State gunman, media reports...
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China surpasses US to become world’s largest economy

Beijing, Dec 5: The US is no longer the world’s largest economy, as China has overtaken the country, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says. Ch...
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No sign of 52 missing from sunken trawler, empty lifeboats recovered

Seoul, Dec 2: South Korean officials say rescuers have found no trace of 52 people missing after a South Korean fishing boat sank off Russia's far-eas...
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UK Muslims face worst job discrimination of any minority group, according to research

London, Nov 30: Muslims are facing the worst job discrimination of any minority group in Britain, according to new research which found that they ha...
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At least 120 dead, 270 injured in Nigeria mosque suicide attack

Kano/Nigeria, Nov 29: At least 120 people were killed and 270 others wounded on Friday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen opened...
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Sharif urges Obama to take up Kashmir issue with India

Islamabad, Nov 22: US President Barack Obama spoke to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over telephone Friday and urged him to take up the Kashmir ...
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