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Nicaragua police 'beat' journalists

Nicaragua police 'beat' journalists

Nicaragua has been rocked by months of protests against President Daniel Ortega, who is accused of restricting civil liberties in the country


PM Narendra Modi visits Gandhi bastion Raebareli PM Modi visits Gandhi bastion Raebareli

While speaking UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, the PM attacked the former UPA government for holding back development projects in the district


Australia seizes squirrels 'smuggled on plane from Bali'

Squirrels 'smuggled by plane to Australia'

The Australian resident may face criminal charges after the animals were detected at Brisbane Airport last week


Theresa May condemns Tony Blair's new Brexit vote call May condemns Blair's new Brexit vote call

About 10 MPs met Mr Lidington on Thursday to argue for another public vote and make it clear there was no other government plan they could support


US returns looted Balangiga church bells to Philippines US returns looted bells to Philippines

The bronze bells were seized during the Philippine-American War as part of reprisals following a massacre


Cyclone Owen downgraded, but could reform off Australia's Queensland Powerful cyclone may reform off Australia's Queensland

Authorities warn that Cyclone Owen could still reform offshore on Monday


20 civilians killed in airstrike in Afghanistan 20 civilians killed in airstrike in Afghanistan

Several Taliban military commanders have been killed since the beginning of the month by Afghan forces


PM Modi to visit Gandhi bastion Raebareli today PM Modi to visit Gandhi bastion Raebareli today

Barring three exceptions - 1977, 1996 and 1998 - people in Rae Bareli have always voted for the Congress


Four family members of Strasbourg gunman released Four family members of Strasbourg gunman released

The Islamic State (IS) group is responsible for the attack


5.2-magnitude quake hits waters off Taiwan: CENC 5.2-magnitude quake hits waters off Taiwan: CENC

The epicenter was monitored at 23.71 degrees north latitude and 121.8 degrees east longitude


7 dead in southwest China mining accident 7 dead in southwest China mining accident

The accident occurs on Saturday after the connecting segment of a mining skip broke


Troops kill 7 civilians as protest turns bloody in Kashmir Troops kill 7 civilians as protest turns bloody in Kashmir

The violence started as troops surrounded a village in the southern Pulwama area on a tip that militants were hiding there


Climate change: COP24 deal to bring Paris pact to life Climate deal to bring Paris pact to life

The Katowice agreement aims to deliver the Paris goals of limiting global temperature rises to well below 2C


Israel welcomes Australia's Jerusalem decision Israel welcomes Australia's Jerusalem decision

Morrison says Australia would establish a defence and trade office in the west of the city


Turkey won't 'give up' on Khashoggi murder probe: minister Turkey won't 'give up' on Khashoggi murder probe: minister

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that the killing was ordered at the highest levels of the Saudi government


Israel army razes home of Palestinian attacker in night-long raid Israel army razes home of Palestinian attacker in night-long raid

The incursion late Friday triggered clashes with angry residents following a week of rising tensions


Qatar says Gulf alliance needs replacing Qatar says Gulf alliance needs replacing

They also accuse the emirate of advocating improved relations with Saudi arch rival Iran


Palestinians slam Australia's move on Jerusalem Palestinians slam Australia's move on Jerusalem

The country becomes one of just a few to follow US President Donald Trump's lead and recognise the contested city as Israel's capital


7 civilians, 4 combatants killed in Kashmir fighting

11 killed in Kashmir fighting

At least 238 militants, 150 members of government forces and 150 civilians have died in the armed conflict so far this year


Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns Sri Lanka's disputed PM Rajapaksa resigns

In October, President Maithripala Sirisena sacked then prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, replacing him with Mr Rajapaksa


More than 260 migrants died trying to cross the US southern border: Report Over 260 migrants died trying to cross US border: Report

The figure represents migrant deaths recorded by border officials within their area of responsibility and is not exclusive to people in U.S. custody


Afghanistan hosts Pakistan, China for wide-ranging talks Afghanistan hosts Pakistan, China for wide-ranging talks

China has lent tens of billions of dollars to Pakistan and the two have forged close economic ties as part of Beijing's "One Belt, One Road" policy


Indian forces kill 3 rebels, 2 civilians in Kashmir fighting Indian forces kill 5 in Kashmir fighting

The killings sparked more protests and clashes at several places in the area


Nepal truck crash kills 20 mourners Nepal truck crash kills 20 mourners

Fourteen others have been injured as the vehicle veered off an unpaved narrow road in a hilly area


Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

He adds Australia also recognised the aspirations of the Palestinians to a state with a capital in East Jerusalem


Court rules Obamacare is unconstitutional Court rules Obamacare is unconstitutional

A coalition of 20 states argued the entire law had been invalidated by a change in tax rules last year which eliminated a penalty


France set for more ‘yellow vest’ protests despite Macron concessions France set for more ‘yellow vest’ protests

The number of protesters who turn out could determine the fate of the movement, five days after Macron announced a series of tax and wage concessions


Migrant caravan: US to investigate after child dies in custody at border US to investigate child migrant’s death

The Guatemalan child, named as Jakelin Caal Maquin, was detained last week after crossing the US-Mexico border with her father, officials say


Nigerian military lifts Unicef ban after 'spy' row Nigeria lifts Unicef ban after 'spy' row

The military says this came after "extensive deliberations" during emergency talks with Unicef officials


Sri Lanka's disputed PM Mahinda Rajapaksa to step down Sri Lanka's PM Rajapaksa to step down

The South Asian island nation has had no functioning government for nearly two weeks


Yemen war: Firing in Hudaydah raises fears for new truce Firing raises fears for new Yemen truce

The ceasefire for the port was only agreed between the government and rebels at talks in Sweden on Thursday


Cohen says Trump knew hush money payment was wrong Trump knew payment was wrong - Cohen

The president has denied ever asking Cohen to make illegal payments


Trump names new acting chief of staff Trump names new acting chief of staff

Mr Mulvaney, 51, replaces General John Kelly, who is leaving by the end of the year


Eleven die and dozens ill after eating rice at Indian temple Eleven die after eating at Indian temple

About 70 people have been admitted to hospital after eating the food following a ceremony in the southern state of Karnataka


US-backed forces expel IS from east Syria hub US-backed forces expel IS from east Syria hub

IS fighters pulled back to positions east of Hajin Friday


Migrant caravan: Girl dies in custody after crossing US-Mexico border Girl dies in custody at US-Mexico border

The girl, who arrived in the US last week as part of a group of migrants, died of dehydration and shock, the Washington Post reported


Iran deal, Saudi murder: Turbulent year shakes up Middle East Turbulent year shakes up Middle East

Trump has asserted the petro-state's importance as a lucrative buyer of US arms


Brexit: EU says no to May on renegotiating deal No renegotiation on Brexit, EU tells May

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker says there could be clarifications but no renegotiation


13 young miners feared dead in India's remote northeast 13 young miners feared dead in India

Police say rescuers would be able to reach those missing only after the water has been pumped out of the mine

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