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Atlanta: Georgia has issued a birth certificate for a toddler with the last name “Allah” after initially declining to do so because that doesn’t match either of the parents’ last names, a civil rights group that sued on behalf of the parents said on Thursday. The group that fought for the parents say no one […]

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Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday termed as “inflammatory” India’s reaction to the conviction of Indian prisoner on death row Kulbhushan Jadhav, saying he was found guilty of “espionage and terrorism” after a “fair trial”. In this March 29, 2016 photo, journalists look at an image of Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was arrested in March […]

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Tel Aviv, Israel: The ear-splitting explosion from America’s “mother of all bombs” has been followed by calculated silence about the damage it inflicted. US defence secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday he does not intend to discuss damage estimates from last week’s use of the military’s most powerful non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State stronghold in […]

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A gunman opened fire on police on Paris’ iconic Champs-Elysees boulevard Thursday night, killing one officer and wounding three people before police shot and killed him. The Islamic State group quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, which hit just three days before a tense presidential election. Security already has been a dominant theme in the […]

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Cleveland police issued an arrest warrant on Monday for a gunman they said murdered a man in a crime he broadcast live on Facebook. Officials in the Ohio city said suspect Steve Stephens, 37, shot his 74-year old victim Robert Godwin Sr at random on Easter Sunday, in cold blood. “Suspect did broadcast the killing […]

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North Korea is preparing for “any mode of war” triggered by US military action, Pyongyang’s envoy to the United Nations warned Monday, saying his country would respond to a missile or nuclear strike “in kind.” The statement from North Korea’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations, Kim In Ryong, followed warnings from US Vice President […]

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North Korea’s deputy UN ambassador accused the United States on Monday of turning the Korean Peninsula into “the world’s biggest hotspot” and creating “a dangerous situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment.” Kim In Ryong told a news conference that “if the US dares opt for a military action,” North […]

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Jayanth Jacob: The United States’ national security advisor and Afghan war veteran HR McMaster arrived in India on Tuesday for discussions after saying what India wants to hear about terrorism in Pakistan. McMaster will meet his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval and the two top officials are set to discuss a host of issues such as […]

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Two more poachers were killed in Assam by forest department guards on Monday night amid an ongoing debate on the stringent measures adopted to prevent poaching of endangered species in the country. The latest incident happened at Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park (RGONP), located 150km west from state capital Guwahati, following an exchange of gunfire […]

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With ruling AIADMK (Amma) faction deputy general secretary TTV Dinakaran facing a possible arrest, efforts are on to bring the two warring factions of the party together in Tamil Nadu. A nine-member team of AIADMK (Amma) leaders has been formed to negotiate with the O Panneerselvam camp to draw up a merger formula, party sources […]

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