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Barack Obama invites Narendra Modi, Sharif to Washington next year

US President Barack Obama has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to attend the Nuclear Security Summit from March 31 to April 1 next year in Washington.

Iraq hails Ramadi liberation as key victory against ISIS

Iraq has declared the liberation of the city of Ramadi from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as a key victory against the jihadis and raised the national flag over its government complex.

Indian-origin man starts own political party in Britain

An Indian-origin corporate banking worker has set up his own political party and called for Britain to throw open its borders, a media report said.

‘Russia’s Vladimir Putin met Taliban chief for support against Islamic State’

A top Afghan militant commander has claimed that Russian President Vladimir Putin held an unpublicised meeting with Mullah Akhtar Mansour, the current Taliban chief, to discuss possible Russian suppor

Expecting millions from Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg? That’s a hoax!

Did you come across a Facebook post claiming that Mark Zuckerberg would be giving away 10 percent of his Facebook shares to "people like you and me" if you could just share the same status on your Wal

Narendra Modi’s diplomatic ingenuity brings Pakistan into ‘love triangle’, says Pak daily

Narendra Modi in Pakistan: By striking breakthrough deals across Russia and Afghanistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cemented his ties with his allies, bringing Nawaz Sharif's Pakistan in the mix

Beware: ‘Facebook fly-tippers’ may leave you poorer

The person(s) on the other end might be a "fly-tipper" who pose online as legitimate waste removal companies but then dump the rubbish on the streets.

Narendra Modi in Pakistan: ‘Modi gesture aimed at winning’ powerful Security Council seat

With PM Narendra Modi in Pakistan a few days ago to meet Nawaz Sharif and greet the Pak PM on his birthday, the momentous event elicited many reactions from all concerned quarters. In the same vein, E

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump blasts Republican expected to endorse rival

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump assailed a leading committee chairman in Congress on Sunday for backing Marco Rubio, Trump's rival for the party's nomination...

Christmas storms, tornadoes kill at least 43 in US

Storms hit the U.S. South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for

Abstract painter, sculptor Ellsworth Kelly dies at 92

Influential American abstract painter and sculptor Ellsworth Kelly died on Sunday, said an art gallery owner in New York. He was 92.

Narendra Modi in Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed says nation’s sentiments hurt

Narendra Modi in Pakistan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's unexpected visit to Pakistan has "greatly hurt the sentiments of the nation", says Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed in a video message posted

Modi in Pakistan: Trip makes a splash in US media

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise stop in Pakistan to meet his counterpart Nawaz Sharif has made quite a splash here, with the US media hailing the significance of his "spontaneous personal dipl

Ex-Dakota Meyer shares Bristol Palin`s newborn`s pic

Bristol Palin's newborn daughter's father's identity might have not been revealed as yet, but her former fiance Dakota Meyer recently shared a photo of the baby girl.

Top Syrian rebel leader Zahran Alloush killed in eastern suburbs of Damascus

A top Syrian rebel leader and head of the most powerful insurgent group in the eastern suburbs of Damascus was killed in an aerial raid that targeted the group's headquarters.

Strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocks northeast Afghanistan: USGS

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck northeast Afghanistan around midnight near the country's borders with Pakistan and Tajikistan, according to the US Geological Survey.

Queen Elizabeth II’s Christmas message: Light can triumph

Queen Elizabeth II used her Christmas message Friday to proclaim that light can triumph over darkness in these perilous times - and to comment on the joys of having a new great-granddaughter, Princess

Pope calls in Christmas message for unity against militant atrocities

Pope Francis urged the world in his Christmas message on Friday to unite to end atrocities by Islamist militants that he said were causing immense suffering in many countries.

Merr Christmas: Israeli-Palestinian violence clouds Christmas in Bethlehem

Christian faithful from around the world on Thursday descended on the biblical city of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations at the traditional birthplace of Jesus, trying to lift spirits on a holi

Merry Christmas: Pope Francis recalls Jesus’ birth with Christmas Eve basilica Mass

Pope Francis is celebrating Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica as Catholic faithful joyfully recall the birth of Jesus in a stable in Bethlehem.

Merry Christmas: Young fire survivor to share gifts from around the world

An 8-year-old girl who lost her father and younger siblings in an arson fire that left her severely scarred is sharing the good cheer that has been bestowed on her, by the tractor-trailer load, since

Merry Christmas in Holy Land: Christians in Bethlehem mark Christmas amid violence

Christian faithful from around the world descended Thursday on the biblical city of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations at the traditional birthplace of Jesus, as an outburst of Israeli-Palestini

Santa tracker: US military ‘tracks’ St Nick storybook flight for 60th year

Santa Claus is coming to town, and for the 60th consecutive year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command will continue its tradition of telling youngsters the location of Kris Kringle on his ann

Merry Christams! Christians in Bethlehem mark Christmas amid violence

Christian faithful from around the world descended today on the biblical city of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations at the traditional birthplace of Jesus, as an outburst of Israeli-Palestinian

Etihad to provide assistance to students deported from US

Gulf carrier Etihad today said it would provide all assistance to Indian students, who travelled on its flight to the US and had to return home due to refusal for entry, particularly those belonging t

25 killed in inferno at Saudi Arabian hospital

At least 25 people were killed and over hundred others were injured in a fire at a hospital in southern part of Saudi Arabia on Thursday.

Eggplants trump bananas in sex emojis study

Eggplants are way more popular than bananas -- at least when it comes to sexually charged emojis used on Twitter, says a study.

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