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Over 2000 devotees reachMidnapore for Maola Pak Urs festival

Midnapore (West Bengal) [India] Feb 17 (ANI): Continuing the centuries-old tradition, Indo-Bangladesh 'Urs Special Train' with 2255 pilgrims on board ...


Bikramjit Singh snatches 3 points for Mohun Bagan with late strike

Aizawl (Mizoram) [India], Feb 16 (ANI): A late goal by Bikramjit Singh handed Kolkata Giants Mohun Bagan their seventh victory ...


Mob attacks police station in West Bengals Birbhum

Incident staged to disturb communal harmony, say police. ...


WB BJP leader held for allegedly abducting his daughter

Birbhum (West Bengal) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): The West Bengal police on Monday arrested a BJP leader along with two ...


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Civilians blocked from leaving as ISIS makes last ditch stand

Diehard jihadists have blocked roads out of the last scrap of their Islamic State group "caliphate" in Syria, US-backed forces ...

Rape and other sexual assaults rampant in South Sudan, says UN agency

Sexual violence in South Sudan has been rampant, prompting a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent ...

Pipe bomb explodes at home in Craigavon, second device found

CO. ARMAGH, Northern Ireland - An explosion at a house in Craigavon, Co. Armagh, in Northern Ireland on Saturday night ...

Theresa May lines up another meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker

LONDON UK - British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker this week, ...

Pressure on Trump and Kim Jong Un in upcoming summit

SEOUL, South Korea - The second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in ...

5 police officers wounded in shoot-out with gunman who killed 5 people

CHICAGO, Illinois - Five people have been shot dead and a number of others wounded by a gunman at an ...

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Saudi crown prince kicks off Asian tour with $20b kicker for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Saudi Arabia has agreed to invest an intial $20 billion in Pakistan, and plans to invest much ...

Greenback takes a hit in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar fell sharply against all the major currencies in Asia on Monday. The euro regained ...

Turkey moves to ease tightening credit environment

ANKARA, Turkey - The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey has lowered reserve requirement ratios to improve liquidity in ...

Trump gets briefing on trade negotiations at Palm Beach retreat

PALM BEACH, Florida - U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on current discussions on trade, underway between the U.S., ...

flybmi goes into administration, customers left stranded

LONDON, UK - The UK has been rocked by the apparent failure of 32-year old regional airline flybmi which ceased ...

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CBI case: SC to pronounce verdict on Common Cause petition on Feb 19

New Delhi [India], Feb 18 (ANI): The Supreme Court will pronounce on Tuesday the verdict on a petition challenging Nageshwar ...


SC dismisses PIL seeking court-monitored probe into Mirage crash

New Delhi [India], Feb 18 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by lawyer ...


Pakistan Recalls Envoy From India Amid Rising Tensions

Pakistan has recalled its ambassador from New Delhi for consultations amid growing tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors, the Foreign ...


Pakistan To Honor Saudi Crown Prince After $20-Billion Deals

Pakistan says it will confer its highest civilian honor on the Saudi crown prince on February 18, after he signed ...


PM Modi, Argentina President hold bilateral talks at Hyderabad House

New Delhi [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Argentine President Mauricio Macri held bilateral talks at the ...


Pak's High Commissioner called back following Pulwama attack

Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 18 (ANI): Pakistan called back its High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood "for consultations" on Monday, just ...


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