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11 killed, 30 injured in Karachi hotel blaze

The cause of fire is yet to be ascertained. Pakistan cricketer Sohaib Maqsood was present in the hotel at the time of the incident. Another cricketer Yasin Murtaza jumped from the second floor to the...

Dec 05, 2016 10:16 AM

Eastern Indonesia hit by 6.0 magnitude undersea earthquake

The undersea quake hit about 190 kilometres (120 miles) northeast of Maumere, a holiday destination in Flores, at 09:13 am (0113 GMT), at a depth of 522 kilometres, said the US Geological Survey.

Dec 05, 2016 09:24 AM

Donald Trump to levy 35 per cent tax on US companies that move jobs abroad

"Please be forewarned prior to making a very expensive mistake. The United States is open for business," Trump said in his last tweet of the day.

Dec 05, 2016 09:12 AM

China's Tibetan region hit by earthquake measuring 5.1 magnitude

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hits Nyainrong county in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region on Monday, authorities said.

Dec 05, 2016 07:46 AM

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announces his resignation

Popular New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announced his shock resignation on Monday. According to him, it was the right time to go after eight years in the job.

Dec 05, 2016 07:01 AM

Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announces resignation after losing a referendum on constitutional reform

Renzi said he would be visiting President Sergio Mattarella today to hand in his resignation following a final meeting of his cabinet.

Dec 05, 2016 05:44 AM

Cuba starts Castro burial, entering into post-Fidel era

Fidel Castro’s ashes were taken on Sunday to a cemetery in the cradle of his revolution as Cuba opens a new era without the communist leader who ruled the island for decades.

Dec 04, 2016 11:56 PM

Syrian army warns rebel fighters, tells them to leave eastern Aleppo or die

Army spokesman Brig. Gen. Samir Suleiman said those who choose to stay will face “inevitable death.”

Dec 04, 2016 09:03 PM

Hindu temple vandalised in Bangladesh, three idols of deities destroyed

The incident came to light after people of Mymensinghorohi village in Netrokona sadar upazila of Pabna district found the doors of Sharifpur Kali temple in Aminpur open this morning.

Dec 04, 2016 08:12 PM

Human race is facing most dangerous time in its history, warns famous physicist Stephen Hawking

Commenting on the global political shifts, Hawking attributed the rise of US President-elect Donald Trump and Britain's Brexit vote to a "cry of anger" by people who felt they had been "abandoned" by...

Dec 04, 2016 07:25 PM

CNN apologises for producer joking about Donald Trump’s plane crashing

As correspondent Suzanne Malveaux prepared for a live shot at Carrier’s Indianapolis plant on Thursday, a producer was heard discussing various hand signals with her. “That means his plane’s...

Dec 04, 2016 06:23 PM

Shooting in southeastern town, Finland, 3 killed

The South Karelia Social and Health Care District says on its website that the shooting happened in the town of Imatra.

Dec 04, 2016 05:20 PM