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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson attends a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif. | AP
British foreign secretary Boris Johnson meets Iran's president Hassan Rouhani

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has met with President Hassan Rouhani on the second of his two-day visit to Iran.

10 Dec 2017

Protesters are reflected on the mirror of a truck as they shout slogans during a rally against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta
Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over Jerusalem

About 10,000 Indonesians have rallied outside the US Embassy in Jakarta in support of Palestinians and denouncing President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

10 Dec 2017

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India to seek permanent solution to food stock issue at World Trade Organisation

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that a permanent solution to the public stockholding of food stock is a "must have" at the 11th ministerial conference of WTO.

10 Dec 2017

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Graffiti sketched by young Isaac Newton discovered

Scientists have discovered a drawing on the walls of the childhood home of Isaac Newton, thought to have been sketched by the celebrated British scientist as a young boy.

10 Dec 2017

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South Korea to impose new sanctions on Pyongyang: Report

South Korea will impose new unilateral sanctions against nuclear-armed Pyongyang, a report said today, in Seoul's latest effort to pressure the North.

10 Dec 2017

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Princess Diana's jewelled bag sold for over USD 15,000 at auction

An exquisite jewelled evening bag owned and used by Princess Diana in the 1980s has been sold for USD 15,186 at an auction in the US.

10 Dec 2017

Sherin Mathews' gravesite. (Facebook Photo |  Love & Justice for Sherin “Saraswati” Mathews)
Sherin Mathews death: Indian toddler's gravesite in Dallas made public

Seven weeks after Sherin Mathews' body was found in a culvert by a cadaver dog, the location of the 3-year-old Indian toddler's final resting place has been revealed.

10 Dec 2017

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Indian aviation outlook very good; infrastructure worrisome, says IATA

Clocking high double-digit growth for more than two years, India's domestic aviation market is one of the fastest growing in the world.

10 Dec 2017

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Uber agrees to settle civil lawsuit with Indian woman

The 2014 incident in New Delhi had triggered scrutiny into Uber by the Indian government and the company was banned from operating in the national capital till June 2015.

10 Dec 2017

Iran President Hassan Rouhani. (File photo | AP)
Iran says 'good relations' possible if Saudis change

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran is ready to restore ties with Saudi Arabia if it stops bombing Yemen and cuts its alleged ties with Israel.

10 Dec 2017

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US cities should be sanctuaries for Americans not for criminal aliens: Trump

Trump asserted that no American should be separated from their loved ones because of preventable crime committed by those illegally in the country.

10 Dec 2017

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Nepal Left alliance wins 72 seats, heading towards majority

The CPN-UML led by former premier K P Oli and the CPN- Maoist led by former premier Prachanda have forged electoral alliance for both the provincial and parliamentary elections

10 Dec 2017

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British national moves Delhi HC against extradition proceedings

Ellis has contended that he cannot be extradited to Philippines as the extradition treaty of India with that country was published in the Official Gazette on August 23, 2016, much after his arrest.

10 Dec 2017

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US should enhance energy cooperation with India: FERC

The US Federal Electricity Regulatory Commission has expressed its interest in updating a 2009 agreement with India on enhancing cooperation in the sector.

10 Dec 2017

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India's ultra-mega solar project to be discussed at France Summit: World Bank chief

The ultra-mega solar power projects, also known as ultra mega solar parks, are a series of solar power projects planned by India to enhance its capacity from 20,000 MW to 40,000 MW.

10 Dec 2017

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Fire kills eight in Chinese city

A fire at a township in Haifeng County of China's southern Guangdong province has left 8 people dead, local officials said today.

10 Dec 2017

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French fighters appear with Islamic State in Afghanistan

Kabul, Dec 10 (AFP) French and Algerian fighters, some arriving from Syria, have joined the ranks of the Islamic State group in northern Afghanistan ...

10 Dec 2017

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Swedish synagogue in Gothenburg attacked with burning objects after protest match over Jerusalem declaration

Some media reports have also claimed that fire incident took place due to a party that was being held by Jewish students inside the synagogue.

10 Dec 2017

Vice President Mike Pence watches as President Donald Trump holds up a proclamation to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo)
Arab ministers demand reversal of US President Trump's Jerusalem decision

A two-page resolution adopted by the emergency meeting, which began last night, did not include any punitive actions against the United States, like a call for a boycott of American products.

10 Dec 2017

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Korean peninsula situation most dangerous security issse: UN

The UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman was on a visit to Democratic People's Republic of Korea or DPRK, commonly known as North Korea, from Dec 5 - 8.

10 Dec 2017

US President Donald Trump (Photo | AP)
Donald Trump attacks Washington Post reporter for 'fake news'; demands apology and gets one

A Washington Post reporter today had to tender an apology after US President Donald Trump asked him to do so for posting an erroneous tweet about his rally in Florida.

10 Dec 2017