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Bush in hospital with blood infection By AFP | Last Updated: 24th April, 2018, 22:13

President Donald Trump wishes the 93-year-old former president a "very speedy recovery"

George H.W. Bush in hospital with blood infection

33 left-wing rebels killed in 2 encounters in western India 33 left-wing rebels killed in 2 encounters in western India

Both the encounters take place barely 60 km apart in the state's Gadchiroli district


Trump threatens 'big problems' for Iran Trump threatens 'big problems' for Iran

Trump's stark warning comes a day after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatened "severe consequences" if the US withdraws from the nuclear deal


Russia, China call on UN nuclear forum to save Iran deal Russia, China call on UN nuclear forum to save Iran deal

Russia's Yermakov urges all nations at the UN nuclear meet to sign on


Malaysia finds motorbike allegedly used in Palestinian killing Malaysia finds motorbike allegedly used in Palestinian killing

Police previously said they believed either a BMW or a Kawasaki was used in the attack


As Macron and Trump meet, Iran's Rouhani issues warning As Macron and Trump meet, Rouhani issues warning

Hassan Rouhani says the United States will face "grave" consequences if Washington decides to withdraw from the landmark 2015 nuclear deal


Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

The US Geological Survey says the quake had a magnitude of 5.2 at 10 kilometers deep


India to send relief for Rohingya refugees: Harsh Vardhan Shringla India to send relief for Rohingya refugees: Shringla

India will send relief for the second time for Rohingyas who have taken shelter at Cox’s Bazar of Bangladesh


Toronto van attack: Suspect quizzed after 10 pedestrians killed Canada police quiz van attack suspect

The incident happens while foreign ministers of the G7 leading industrialised nations were holding talks in Toronto


Police say 6 more Maoist rebels killed in western India

6 more Maoist rebels killed in western India

The total death toll of rebels killed over the last three days rises to 22


Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 9 soldiers, policemen 9 policemen killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack

There is no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks in Farah but Mehri blamed the Taliban who have stepped up attacks


George H W Bush hospitalised a day after his wife's funeral George H W Bush 'recovering' in hospital

Barbara Bush, the only woman to see both her husband and her son sworn in as US president, died last Tuesday and was laid to rest on Saturday


Kim Jong-un's 'bitter sorrow' as bus crash kills Chinese tourists Kim Jong-un 'sorrow' at fatal bus crash

The bus accident that left 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans dead


At least 18 dead in China karaoke lounge fire At least 18 dead in China karaoke lounge fire

The blaze takes place after midnight in a three-storey building in Qingyuan City, Guangdong province


Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes off Nicaragua's coast Magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits Nicaragua

The earthquake occurs around 8:30 p.m. Monday at a depth of about 28 miles (46 kilometers)


Toronto van: Ten dead and 15 injured as pedestrians are hit Ten dead as van hits Toronto pedestrians

The suspect has been named by police as Alek Minassian, 25


Suspected Waffle House gunman arrested in woods in Nashville Suspected Waffle House gunman arrested

Police detains Travis with a handgun and ammunition in his backpack, he requested a lawyer and refused to answer questions


UK Govt to offer Windrush generation free citizenship UK Govt to offer Windrush generation free citizenship

The hardline policy was pioneered after the centre-right Conservative Party retook power in 2010 by then-interior minister Theresa May


Palestinian boy's leg amputated after Israel border shooting Palestinian boy's leg amputated after Israel border shooting

The Israeli army says its troops only open fire in self-defence or to stop protesters


Israel targets Syrian artillery after incoming mortar fire Israel targets Syrian artillery after incoming mortar fire

An army spokeswoman declines to say what kind of fire Israel employed in its response


32 Chinese tourists killed in North Korea bus crash North Korea bus crash kills 32 Chinese tourists

China's state broadcaster shows images of a large overturned vehicle, with light rain falling on rescue vehicles at night and doctors attending


Armenian PM resigns after days of protests Armenian PM resigns after days of protests

Sargsyan's resignation follows 11 days of protests, protesters accuse him of clinging to power after serving the maximum 10 years as president


IS threatens Iraq polling stations ahead of vote IS threatens Iraq polling stations ahead of vote

Sunni extremist groups target Shiites, a majority in Iraq


Britain's first abortion clinic exclusion zone enforced Britain's first abortion clinic exclusion zone enforced

Abortion becomes legal in Britain by an act of parliament that came into force 50 years ago


Obama to deliver Mandela lecture in South Africa in July Obama to deliver Mandela lecture in S.Africa in July

Former US president Barack Obama delivers the annual Nelson Mandela memorial lecture at a 4,000-capacity arena in Johannesburg in July


Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam jailed in Belgium Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam jailed in Belgium

Abdeslam, 28, and co-defendant Sofien Ayari are both convicted of terror-related charges of attempted murder


Impeachment notice against Indian Chief Justice Misra rejected Impeachment notice against Indian Chief Justice rejected

Indian Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday rejected the notice given by opposition parties led…


11 migrants dead, 263 rescued off Libya coast 11 migrants dead, 263 rescued off Libya coast

Last year alone, 3,116 people died attempting the crossing, according to the IOM, including 2,833 from Libya


4 British pilgrims killed in Saudi Arabia crash 4 British pilgrims killed in Saudi Arabia crash

The crash occurred on Saturday near the western Saudi town of Al Khalas while the pilgrims were on their way to Makkah


South Korea turns off loudspeaker broadcasts into North S Korea turns off North-facing loudspeakers

It comes as leaders from both countries prepare to meet and North Korea says it is halting nuclear tests


Naked gunman kills four in Nashville Waffle House Naked gunman kills four in Nashville Waffle House

The man burst into the restaurant at 03:25 (08:25 GMT) in the suburb of Antioch and opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle


Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility in a statement carried by its Aamaq news agency


Death toll rises to 48 in Kabul bombing Death toll rises to 48 in Kabul bombing

Both IS and the more well-established Taliban have stepped up attacks across Afghanistan in recent years


14 Maoist rebels killed in commando raid in India 14 Maoist rebels killed in commando raid in India

The Maoist rebels have been fighting the Indian government for more than four decades, demanding land and jobs for tenant farmers and the poor


Indian president nod to death penalty for child rape Indian president nod to death penalty for child rape

The minimum punishment in case of rape of women has been increased from seven year rigorous imprisonment to 10 years, extendable to life imprisonment


Saudi finalises drone regulation after security alarm Saudi finalises drone regulation after security alarm

The regulation for the use of remote controlled drones is in its final stages


Palestinian lecturer and Hamas member killed in Malaysia Palestinian lecturer shot dead in Malaysia

The family of Fadi al-Batsh, 35, has accused Israel's spy agency Mossad of being behind his killing on Saturday


Suicide bomber strikes in Afghan capital, 31 killed 31 killed in Afghanistan suicide bomb strike

The suicide bomber targets a crowd that had gathered to pick up national identification cards at a voter registration center in the capital


Iran 'ready' to resume nuclear programme if US exits deal: FM Iran ready to resume nuclear programme: FM

Donald Trump has set a May 12 deadline for the Europeans to "fix" the agreement that provides for curbs to Iran's nuclear programme


Armenian leaders face crunch talks after protests Armenian leaders face crunch talks after protests

The organiser of anti-government protests in Armenia has been leading calls for Prime Minister to resign over a constitutional change


Journalist among over 2 dozen killed in Nicaragua unrest Journalist among over 2 dozen killed in Nicaragua unrest

Besides Gahona at least 25 others have been killed since Wednesday in unrest over social security reforms

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