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Indian-origin woman’s body found hidden in suitcase in UK

LONDON: A 46-year-old Indian-origin woman’s body was found hidden in a suitcase dumped in an alleyway in the UK following which her husband has been charged on suspicion of murder,… Read more »

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NSG, Azhar issues must not be ‘stumbling blocks’ in ties: China

BEIJING: China today said differences over India’s NSG membership bid and designating of JeM chief Masood Azhar as a terrorist by the UN should not be “stumbling blocks” in developing… Read more »

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Mexico says won’t fund wall but wants good ties with Trump

MEXICO CITY: President Enrique Pena Nieto again rejected Donald Trump’s demand that Mexico pay for a wall along the border, but he vowed to seek good relations with the US… Read more »

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India’s Agni long-range missiles broke UN limits: Chinese media

BEIJING: India has “broken” UN limits on nuclear arms and long-range missiles and Pakistan should also be accorded the same “privilege”, state-run Chinese media said today as it criticized New… Read more »

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China justifies its stand on Azhar, denies double standards

BEIJING: China today dismissed as “untrue” allegations of double standards by India by blocking its bid to list JeM leader Masood Azhar as global terrorist by the UN, claiming that… Read more »

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British-Indian professor knighted in New Year’s honors

LONDON: Shankar Balasubramanian, an Indian-origin British professor of chemistry, has received a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to the field of science and medicine. Balasubramanian, 50, Herchel… Read more »

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China police kill 3 over Xinjiang attack: state media

BEIJING: In a brazen attack, three suspected Uyghur militants crashed a vehicle into the ruling Communist Party’s office in the restive Xinjiang province and set off an explosive device, killing… Read more »

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Indian teacher commits suicide in Dubai

DUBAI: An Indian teacher was found dead after he allegedly committed suicide at his apartment here in the UAE, a media report said today. Antony Benjamin, who hailed from Jaipur,… Read more »

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Putin says Aleppo recapture ‘very important’ for Syria

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin said today the recapture of the devastated city of Aleppo by Syrian regime forces was a “very important” step towards stabilizing the war-torn country. “The liberation… Read more »

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Italy confirms Berlin truck attack suspect shot dead in Milan

ROME: The Tunisian man suspected of carrying out the deadly Berlin truck attack at the Christmas market was shot dead by police today in Milan, Italy’s interior minister Marco Minniti… Read more »

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British Home Secretary assures Sikhs on tackling hate crimes

LONDON: Britain’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd visited a Gurdwara in Southall to discuss the importance of tackling hate crime against Sikhs, amid reports of increased hate crimes after the Brexit… Read more »

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group in US urges Obama to delist LTTE

WASHINGTON/COLOMBO: A Tamil Diaspora group in the US has appealed to President Barack Obama to de-proscribe the LTTE as a terror outfit in the country, saying this could give a… Read more »

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Obama warns Russia of retaliation over hacking in US elections

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama has warned Russia that the US would retaliate overtly and covertly against it for its meddling in the recent presidential election through cyberattacks. The outgoing US… Read more »

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India-origin schoolboy writes to Santa to bring peace to Syria

LONDON: A seven-year-old Indian-origin boy surprised his teacher during a class project on writing to Santa Claus to list Christmas wishes when he asked for peace in war-torn Syria instead… Read more »

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Intrauterine devices taken out from millions of women in China

BEIJING: As China relaxed its controversial one child policy this year, millions of women are being helped by hospitals to remove intrauterine devices implanted to prevent child birth in the… Read more »

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UAE-based Indian wins Children’s Peace Prize

THE HAGUE: A 16-year-old Indian environmental activist based in the UAE has won this year’s prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize for her fight for climate justice and combating environmental degradation…. Read more »

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Dalai’s visit to Arunachal may damage ties: China warns India

BEIJING: China today warned India that bilateral ties may suffer “damage” and peace and stability of the border areas could be affected if it allows Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama… Read more »

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Indian-origin bus driver burnt alive in Australia

MELBOURNE: In a horrific incident, a 29-year- old Indian-origin bus driver was today burned to death when a man poured some flammable liquid on him in front of several shocked… Read more »

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Paul Beatty becomes first American to win Booker Prize

LONDON: Paul Beatty has become the first American author to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize for “The Sellout” – a caustic satire on US racial politics that has earned… Read more »

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Foreign funded group wants to stop Adani project in Aus: Report

MELBOURNE:  Adani’s 21.7 billion dollar coal mine project in Australia was being targeted by a “foreign funded, highly orchestrated” group which influenced the traditional land owners and legal environmental challenges’… Read more »