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Indian restaurant in UK fined over complaints of strong 'curry smells'

The owners of an Indian restaurant in the UK were fined by a court after neighbours complained of strong 'curry smells' from the eatery.

Apr 30, 2017 07:29 PM

Trump celebrates first 100 days, slams media for spreading 'fake news'

Celebrating the first 100 days of his administration, Donald Trump attacked the media for misleading the people with 'fake news'.

Apr 30, 2017 06:00 PM

China's first amphibious aircraft AG600 completes it's first glide test

The aircraft can collect 12 tonnes of water in 20 seconds, and transport up to 370 tonnes of water on a single tank of fuel.

Apr 30, 2017 11:32 AM

Syria: ‘Double tap’ airstrike in Hama kills 8 White Helmets rescuers

The Saturday’s airstrike was one of the deadliest against the rescuers who operate in opposition-held areas and who have garnered world attention for operating in extreme conditions, pulling...

Apr 30, 2017 09:09 AM

First direct freight train from London to China completes 12,000 km journey

Packed with whisky and baby milk, the first freight train linking China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu on Saturday after a 12,000-kilometre trip in 20 days, becoming...

Apr 29, 2017 10:29 PM

Hindu temple vandalised in Pakistan, idols of deities desecrated

A Hindu temple has been vandalised in Pakistan's southern Sindh province, prompting the police to register a case of blasphemy and terrorism against three unidentified persons.

Apr 29, 2017 10:05 PM

Nawaz Sharif sacks his special assistant on foreign affairs Tariq Fatemi

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday sacked his special assistant on foreign affairs Tariq Fatemi after approving the recommendations of the Dawn leaks inquiry committee.

Apr 29, 2017 08:33 PM

Peggy Whitson spends 666 days in space over the course of three missions, breaks record

US Astronaut Peggy Whitson started her career as a research biochemist in 1989 and was selected as an astronaut candidate in 1996. In 2002, she made her first journey to the International Space...

Apr 29, 2017 06:20 PM

Turkey, US can turn Raqa into 'graveyard' for IS, says President Erdogan

"The huge America, the coalition and Turkey can join hands and turn Raqa into a graveyard for Daesh," Erdogan told an Istanbul meeting, using an alternative name for the IS group.

Apr 29, 2017 04:59 PM

Philippines:‘Hazardous tsunami waves’ alert issued after 7.2 earthquake hit Sarangani province

Pacific Tsunami Centre said there was a risk of “hazardous waves” that could spread 300km (190m) away from the epicentre as far away as Indonesia.

Apr 29, 2017 02:01 PM

Unidentified persons vandalise Hindu temple in southern Sindh province of Pakistan

Some unidentified persons vandalised a Hindu temple in the southern Sindh province of Pakistan.

Apr 29, 2017 11:51 AM

First 100 days of Trump show positive trend for Indo-US relationship: Former Indian diplomat

The first hundred days of the Trump administration have shown a positive trend for the Indo-US relationship and the upward trajectory of ties was expected to continue with bipartisan support for it, a...

Apr 29, 2017 11:03 AM