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Turkey says Syrian pilot ejected before jet crashed on border, rescued

Rescue teams found the Syrian pilot who ejected right before his jet crashed in Turkey.(AP File Photo) Turkey’s state-run news agency says that rescue teams have found the Syrian pilot who ejected right before his jet crashed in Turkey near the Syrian border. Anadolu said that the pilot was found early Sunday in an exhausted state […]

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Live the Indian life in London as country marks UK-India year of Culture

India-UK Year of Culture Celebration at Buckingham Palace in London on Monday. (AFP) An Indian summer is nowhere on the horizon, but India is bursting out of almost every nook and cranny of London, where even in the most dull and dreary times, India is part of its everyday life – with connections to its […]

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Here’s What That “Barking Dog” Noise on Your Plane REALLY Is

As you’ve hurtled through the air at thousands of feet above solid ground, it may have occurred to you that your fate, at that point, is pretty much out of your control. This is understandably an unnerving truth, made all the more petrifying when your plane makes inexplicable noises that can make even the most […]

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Obama launched cyberwar to sabotage North Korea missile programme: Report

Former US President Barack Obama.(AP File Photo) Former US president Barack Obama in 2014 launched a cyberwar against North Korea’s missile programme but it has failed to make significant gains, according to a leading US daily. The US still cannot effectively counter North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes, The New York Times reported today following a months-long […]

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China aims for around 6.5% economic growth in 2017

China’s gross domestic product grew 6.7% in 2016, the slowest in 26 years.(AP File Photo) China is aiming to expand its economy by around 6.5% in 2017, Premier Li Keqiang said in remarks prepared for delivery at the opening of the annual meeting of parliament on Sunday. That compares with a 2016 economic growth target of […]

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Mass grave of children found at former Catholic orphanage in Ireland

People gather at the site of a mass grave for children who died in the Tuam mother and baby home in Tuam in County Galway.(AP) A mass grave containing the remains of babies and young children has been discovered at a former Catholic orphanage in Ireland, government-appointed investigators announced in a finding that offered the […]

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US: Sikh man shot at in Kent, masked attacker shouted ‘go back to your country’

A Sikh man was shot at in Seattle on Saturday.(Representative image/Shutterstock) A Sikh man was shot at in his driveway in Kent, Washington district by a masked assailant who shouted at him to “go back to your own country”, days after an Indian engineer, Srinivas Kuchibhotla was shot dead at a bar in Kansas by […]

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Gas blast kills 4 in Mexico City suburb famous for fireworks

A home is surrounded by rubble from an explosion in the Mexico City suburb Tultepec on March 4.(AP Photo) Four people were killed in an explosion at a home in a Mexico City suburb on Saturday where a massive blast in a fireworks market left dozens dead in December. The Mexico state government identifies the […]

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US: Deputies shoot, kill man after answering woman’s 911 emergency call

A man was shot dead after a confrontation with Greenville County sheriff’s deputies on March 4.(Twitter/ Greenville SC Police) Authorities in South Carolina say deputies answering a 911 call have shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at them. Sheriff Will Lewis told local media outlets that deputies responded to a domestic disturbance […]

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After eight years of no executions, Jordan hangs 15 convicts at dawn

Jordan hanged 15 death row prisoners at dawn on Saturday, its information minister said, in a further break with the moratorium on executions it had observed between 2006 and 2014. Ten of those put to death had been convicted of terrorism offences and five of “heinous” crimes including rape, Mahmud al-Momani told the official Petra […]

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