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China objects to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

On Sunday, Sitharaman had visited forward army posts in remote Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh bordering China to take stock of the defence preparedness.

Nov 06, 2017 02:59 PM

Four North Koreans fled Malaysia after Kim Jong Nam's murder, says Malaysian police officer

A Malaysian policeman testified that an employee from North Korea’s state-owned carrier, Air Koryo, arranged flight tickets for the four men so they could depart after the attack on Kim Jong Nam was...

Nov 06, 2017 12:31 PM

Paradise papers leaks show US commerce chief, UK queen's offshore investments

The findings have emerged as part of the Paradise Papers released by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which was behind the Panama Papers made public in 2016.

Nov 06, 2017 11:46 AM

Texas: Gunman kills 27 in mass shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs

A gunman opened fire inside a Baptist church in the US state of Texas, killing at least 27 people, including the pastor’s 14-year-old daughter, officials said on Monday.

Nov 06, 2017 08:39 AM

Saudi Arabia witnesses unprecedented shake-up amid massive social and economic transformation; private jets grounded

Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television reported that 11 princes, four current ministers and dozens of ex-ministers were arrested as the commission launched a probe into old cases such as floods that...

Nov 06, 2017 12:05 AM

Ratan Tata testifies in Netanyahu graft case, claims Israeli media; Tata office denies reports

Tata “testified to the police for two hours regarding suspicions that he was involved in a case in which the prime minister is alleged to have received gifts valued at hundreds of thousands of...

Nov 05, 2017 11:24 PM

Syria: 75 dead in IS attack in Deir Ezzor

At least 75 civilians were killed in an Islamic State group car bombing that struck a gathering of people displaced by fighting in eastern Syria, a monitor said on Sunday.

Nov 05, 2017 07:54 PM

Britain: Mosques refuse to perform last rites of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi

Mosques in Britain refused to perform the last rites of Salman Abedi, the suicide bomber who blew himself up at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester earlier this year, killing 22 victims.

Nov 05, 2017 04:54 PM

Norway: Man suspected of opening fire arrested, say police

A man with a firearm was suspected of opening fire in Central Oslo was arrested by Norway Police on Sunday.

Nov 05, 2017 04:52 PM

Yamen: Suicide bomber strikes security HQ in Aden

Yemeni officials say a large suicide car bomb has struck a security headquarters in the southern port city of Aden, killing several people and setting off clashes.

Nov 05, 2017 04:24 PM

North Korea warns Donald Trump against 'reckless remarks'

North Korea warned Donald Trump against making 'reckless remarks' as the US president began a marathon Asian tour dominated by the nuclear threat from Pyongyang.

Nov 05, 2017 02:19 PM

Typhoon Damrey hits Vietnam, more than a dozen people dead

At least 19 people have died and a dozen are missing after Typhoon Damrey barrelled into Vietnam, authorities said on Sunday, just days before the country welcomes world leaders to the APEC summit.

Nov 05, 2017 10:25 AM