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Singapore's former President S R Nathan passes away

Indian-origin former Singapore  President S R Nathan died at a hospital on Monday (August 22), days after  suffering a stroke.   A veteran public servant, 92-year-old Nathan passed away  peacefully at Singapore General Hospital, the Prime Minister's Office said

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22/08/2016
A funeral of one of the victims of the blast during a wedding at Turkey

A least 51 killed in Turkey wedding 'by IS child bomber'

A 12 year suicide bomber killed at least 51 people at a wedding in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday (August 21) ...

22/08/2016
A huge formation saying 'See you in 2020' at the closing ceremony of Olympics

Rio manages to pull off Olympics despite all hurdles

Despite a lack of funds, deep recession and social turmoil, Rio de Janeiro unfurled South America's first Olympic Games hoping a ...

15/08/2016
security officials at the blast site in Pakistan

ISIS claims Quetta attack in Pakistan

The Islamic State terror group on Saturday (August 13) claimed responsibility for the roadside bomb attack  in Quetta ...

13/08/2016
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Afghan Taliban release six of Pakistani helicopter captured after crash

The Taliban has released five Pakistanis and a Russian who were captured when their government helicpoter crashed in eastern Afghani ...

12/08/2016
A police personnel inspects one of the blast sites in Thailand

Two killed and several injured in series of blasts in southern Thailand

A series of bomb blasts hit three of the most popular tourist resorts in southern Thailand on Thursday (August 11) and Friday(August ...

11/08/2016
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Assange to be questioned at London hideout

In a possible breakthrough to the four-year impasse, Swedish prosecutors investigating a  rape allegation aga ...

10/08/2016
The smashed glass of the bus carrying mediapersons in Rio Olympics after it was attacked by vandals

Attack on media bus by 'stone -throwing vandals' at Olympic games

A media bus at the Olympic Games was attacked by stone-throwing vandals, the Rio 2016 security chief said on Wednesday (August 10), ...

10/08/2016
People pay tribute to people killed in blast at Quetta, Pakistan

Pakistani lawyers protest after dozens killed in attack

Lawyers staged a nationwide strike in Pakistan on Tuesday (August 9) after dozens of colleagues were slain in a suicide bombing that ...

06/08/2016
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Hindu doctor shot and killed in Karachi, Pakistan

In what is allegedly a 'religiously motivated murder', a Hindu doctor has been fatally shot outside his clinic in P ...

06/08/2016
The Indian players at Rio Olympics opening ceremony lead by gold medalist shooter Abhinav Bindra

Rio Olympics opens to a glittering start

Brazil unfurled a vast canvas celebrating its rainforest and the creative energy of its wildly diverse population in welcoming the w ...