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    Syrian army declares recovery of last rebel bastion in Eastern Ghouta

    Syrian army declares recovery of last rebel bastion in Eastern Ghouta

    The Syrian army on Saturday declared the recovery of the Douma district, the last rebel bastion in the Eastern Ghouta countryside of Damascus, after the evacuation of rebels and their families, according to the state news agency SANA. The capture of Douma came as the rebels of the Islam ...

    Bisket Jatra being celebrated in Nepal

    Bisket Jatra being celebrated in Nepal

    The Jatra begins four days before the start of new year. It is believed that the festival started during Malla dynasty. In Nepal the famous Bisket Jatra is being celebrated in Bhaktapur and other parts of Kathmandu valley. The nine day annual festival marks beginning of Nepali new ...

    US, Britain & France launch air strikes in Syria

    US, Britain & France launch air strikes in Syria

    The United States, Britain, and France's forces hit Syria with air strikes early on Saturday in response to a poison gas attack that killed dozens of people last week. The United States Defense Secretary James Mattis on Friday said the air strikes on targets in Syria were a "one time ...

    Imprisoned Lula is still our candidate, Brazilian Workers' Party says

    Imprisoned Lula is still our candidate, Brazilian Workers Party says

    Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, imprisoned since the weekend on a corruption conviction, will still be the Workers' Party candidate in Brazil's October presidential election, party leaders said. "He is our candidate no matter the circumstances," party chief Gleisi Hoffmann ...

    Moderately strong quake off southern Philippines

    Moderately strong quake off southern Philippines

    A moderately strong 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck at sea off the main southern Philippine island of Mindanao today, the US Geological Survey said, though local authorities said they did not expect any damage. The quake was recorded shortly before midday with the epicentre at 45 ...

    EAM Sushma Swaraj arrives in Baku for talks with Azerbaijan

    EAM Sushma Swaraj arrives in Baku for talks with Azerbaijan

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives in Baku to a warm welcome on her first visit to Azerbaijan; will hold bilateral talks with her counterpart; India and Azerbaijan share warm and friendly relations based on civilisation and cultural ties. During the three day visit, Swaraj ...

    US adds Hafiz Saeed's political front Milli Muslim League to terrorist list

    US adds Hafiz Saeeds political front Milli Muslim League to terrorist list

    In a major move ahead of the general elections in Pakistan, the United States on Monday designated Milli Muslim League (MML) -- the political front of Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud Dawa—a foreign terrorist organisation.In a simultaneous move, seven members of MML central leadership body have been ...

    Flood in Fiji leaves 4 dead, damaged roads

    Flood in Fiji leaves 4 dead, damaged roads

    Floods caused by a tropical cyclone that brought torrential weekend rains to the Pacific island nation of Fiji have killed four people, with another presumed drowned, a disaster management official said on Monday. Tropical Cyclone Josie, a category-one storm, caused severe flooding, with ...

    South Africa mourns the loss of her "mama" Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

    South Africa mourns the loss of her mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

    South Africans paid their tributes to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who died on Monday (April 2) at the age of 81, outside her Soweto home in Johannesburg. A crowd of around 200 people gathered outside Madikizela-Mandela's home, singing and dancing. Cars with South African President Cyril ...

    Russian action marks further deterioration in bilateral ties: WH

    Russian action marks further deterioration in bilateral ties: WH

    The White House today said that Russia's decision to expel 60 American diplomats and order to close down US Consulate in St. Petersburg mark a further deterioration in bilateral ties. "Russia's action today to expel American diplomats marks a further deterioration in the US-Russia ...

    Sarkozy ordered to stand trial for attempt to influence judge

    Sarkozy ordered to stand trial for attempt to influence judge

    Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling involving a judge from whom he sought information about an investigation. Prosecutors have also recommended Sarkozy's lawyer Thierry Herzog and former judge Gilbert ...

    US withdrawing from Syria 'very soon': Trump

    US withdrawing from Syria very soon: Trump

    President Donald Trump today said the US troops would withdraw from Syria "very soon" as he lamented that America has wasted USD 7 trillion in wars in the Middle East. At the same time, he said the US was using all its resources to defeat ISIS and drive them out of the captured territory. ...

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