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Suspected Bangladesh plane hijacker killed in commando operation Army

Bangladesh commandos on Sunday killed an armed man, who allegedly made a foiled bid to hijack a Dubai-bound flight of the state-run Biman Airlines...

Vladimir Putin Ordered Downing Passenger Plane Over 2014 Olympics Threat

Russia's Vladimir Putin in 2014 ordered a passenger aircraft which was reported to be carrying a bomb and targeting the opening of the Winter...

49 dead in New Zealand mosque shootings

Attacks on two Christchurch mosques left at least 49 dead Friday, with one gunman -- identified as an Australian extremist -- apparently livestreaming the...

China hacked eight major firms, including TCS, in years-long attack: report

Hackers working for China's Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world's biggest technology service providers in an effort to...
Sushma Swaraj

Indians in Zimbabwe safe after unrest: Embassy

The Indian community in Zimbabwe is safe, the Indian mission in Harare said today after unrest in the country that triggered speculation of a...

Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide every year: WHO

Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide every year in the world, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15-29 in 2016, according to...

New Zealand mosque gunman published manifesto, livestreamed shooting

An Australian gunman involved in attacks on New Zealand mosques Friday that left at least 40 people dead published a racist manifesto on Twitter...

Ex-Bangla PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft case

Bangladesh's ex-premier and opposition BNP chief Khaleda Zia was today sentenced to five years in jail in a corruption case. Zia, 72, was sentenced...

1.5 million penguins discovered on remote Antarctic islands

A thriving hotspot of some 1.5 million Adelie penguins has been discovered on the remote Danger Islands in the east Antarctic, surprised scientists announced...

France sets 15 as legal age of sexual consent

France plans to make 15 the age of sexual consent after a public outcry over two cases of sex involving 11-year-old girls, Equality Minister...