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    Ten dead, 15 hurt by van plowing over Toronto sidewalk

    Ten dead, 15 hurt by van plowing over Toronto sidewalk

    A driver plowed his white Ryder rental van into a crowd, killing ten people and injuring 15 along a roughly mile-long stretch of busy Toronto sidewalk during lunch hour on a sunny Monday, police said. Officials declined to answer questions about what motivated the driver to steer his ...

    Suicide bomb blast kills at least 60 in Afghan capital

    Suicide bomb blast kills at least 60 in Afghan capital

    In Afghanistan, at least 60 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack at a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday. The dead includes 21 women and five children. The blast occurred in front of a local school where a voter registration site is located.Several ...

    Dragon boats capsize in South China, 17 killed

    Dragon boats capsize in South China, 17 killed

    Two dragon boats practicing to race on a river in China have overturned and 17 people drowned, the state broadcaster CCTV reported on Sunday. Televised video showed one of the long, narrow boats packed with paddlers going over on Saturday on a stretch of a river near the city of Guilin ...

    North Korea says it will stop nuclear tests, abolish test site

    North Korea says it will stop nuclear tests, abolish test site

    North Korea will suspend nuclear and missile tests effective immediately and abolish a nuclear test site in a bid to pursue economic growth and peace on the Korean peninsula, the North's state media said on Saturday, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States. North ...

    PM Modi: Participatory democracy is must for development of country

    PM Modi: Participatory democracy is must for development of country

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said participatory democracy is a must for development of the country. Addressing civil servants at Civil Services Day function in New Delhi today evening, PM Modi said public participation can be a foundation for the success of a country like India. PM ...

    Japan not satisfied with N. Korea pledge, will continue pressure: Defence Chief

    Japan not satisfied with N. Korea pledge, will continue pressure: Defence Chief

    Japan is not satisfied with North Korea's pledge to halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, its defence minister said, warning that Tokyo will continue to put maximum pressure on Pyongyang. "We can't be satisfied," Itsunori Onodera told reporters in Washington, saying ...

    US Senate Narrowly Confirms Trump's New NASA Chief

    US Senate Narrowly Confirms Trumps New NASA Chief

    The US Senate has narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to head the space agency NASA, over objections from Democrats who warned he lacked a technical background. Jim Bridenstine, a congressman from Oklahoma, US Navy veteran and former pilot, was confirmed on a 50-49 vote, and ...

    Commonwealth Heads of Govt Meeting in London begins today

    Commonwealth Heads of Govt Meeting in London begins today

    The two day 25th Commonwealth heads of Govt meeting begins on Thursday in London. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is attending the summit for the first time. The PM and his British counterpart Theresa May at their bilateral meeting on the eve of the summit pledged to reinvigorate the grouping. It ...

    New York Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for #MeToo watershed

    New York Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for #MeToo watershed

    The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for explosive reporting that brought down Harvey Weinstein and spawned a cultural watershed on the issue of sexual harassment. The prestigious prize was awarded to the Times team led by Jodi Kantor and Megan ...

    Nepal FM: PM Oli's India visit strengthened bilateral ties

    Nepal FM: PM Olis India visit strengthened bilateral ties

    The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's recent visit to India was highly successful in enhancing confidence and further strengthening bilateral ties between the two countries. He said that both the Prime Ministers ...

    Commonwealth summit opens in London

    Commonwealth summit opens in London

    British Prime Minister Theresa May opened the Commonwealth Business Forum (CBF) in London on Monday, marking the start of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) with a message of using the organisation to challenge the forces of protectionism and promote greater trade. India ...

    First Rohingya family repatriated to Myanmar: government

    First Rohingya family repatriated to Myanmar: government

    Myanmar's government said it has repatriated the first family of Rohingya out of some 700,000 refugees who fled to Bangladesh to escape a brutal military campaign, despite UN warnings that a safe return is not yet possible. The stateless Muslim minority has been massing in squalid ...

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