Troops in Kashmir exchange fire, 4 civilians killed 4 civilians killed in Kashmir gunfire

The gunfire comes as tensions remain high between the two South Asian countries


Japan PM visits storm-hit areas, royal parade may be delayed Japan PM visits storm-hit areas

Rescue and relief efforts for stranded or missing people in flooded mountain villages continued, as the death toll climbed


Turkey-Syria offensive: Not our border, says Donald Trump Turkey-Syria 'not our border', says Trump

The US is facing intense criticism for withdrawing its forces from Syria


Hong Kong protest leader Jimmy Sham 'attacked with hammers' Hong Kong protest leader 'attacked with hammers'

The attack on Mr Sham came hours after the territory's leader Carrie Lam suspended her annual address after being heckled in parliament


Landslide, building damage from Philippines quake kills 4 4 killed in Philippines earthquake

The Philippines is one of the world's most disaster-prone countries, with frequent typhoons, earthquakes and volcanic activity


35 pilgrims die in bus crash in Saudi Arabia 35 pilgrims die in bus crash in Saudi Arabia

More four critically injured people are undergoing treatment at Al-Hamna Hospital


Babri Masjid case: Indian Supreme Court finishes hearing arguments by all parties Babri Masjid case: Indian SC finishes hearing arguments

This comes after the court earlier in the afternoon witnessed high drama on the last day of hearings after the CJI fixed 5pm


Bulgaria detains 4 soccer fans following racist acts Bulgaria detains 4 soccer fans following racist acts

The Bulgarian government says it has detained four soccer fans linked to making racist gestures, including Nazi salutes


Officers who stopped Christchurch shooting suspect get award Officers who stopped Christchurch shooting suspect get award

The two New Zealand police officers who managed to arrest a man accused of killing 51 people at two mosques were given a bravery award 


UN for joint efforts to eradicate poverty UN for joint efforts to eradicate poverty

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said success in leaving no one behind will remain "elusive"


Rohingya woman Jasmin named in BBC's 100 Women of 2019 Rohingya woman named in BBC's 100 Women of 2019

The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2019


Tensions high as South Sudan faces unity government deadline South Sudan faces unity government deadline

The integration process has been sluggish while food, shelter and medicine are lacking


Kim Jong-un: North Korean leader rides horse up sacred mountain North Korean leader rides horse up sacred mountain

The mountain holds a special place in the country's identity and is feted as the birthplace of Kim Jong-un's father


Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam forced to suspend her annual address after protests Hong Kong's Lam forced to suspend her speech after protests

Opposition lawmakers disrupt the Legislative Council session by shouting and projecting slogans behind her


Nigeria town celebrates claim as ‘twins capital’ of world

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The rather sleepy-looking town boasts of having the highest concentration of multiple births of any place on the globe


Brexit: Talks enter last day before crunch EU summit Brexit talks enter last day before key EU summit

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to update the cabinet on the progress of the negotiations, which continued into the early hours


Turkey-Syria offensive: Erdogan rejects US ceasefire call Turkey rejects US call for Syria ceasefire

Mr Erdogan's comments come ahead of a visit to Turkey by the US vice-president Mike Pence and US secretary of state Mike Pompeo


BJP to celebrate Accession Day across Jammu and Kashmir on October 26 BJP to celebrate Accession Day across J-K Oct 26

It will be celebrated across the state at every level in the organization, says BJP's state general secretary Ashok Kaul 


Catalan protests: Fresh clashes after Spain jails separatist leaders Thousands return to streets in Catalonia protests

Fires are started and protesters attempted to storm government offices in Barcelona


Three militants killed in J&K’s Anantang encounter 3 militants killed in J&K encounter

Bodies of all the three local militants are being identified and would be soon handed over to their families,


Prince William and Kate go to reception by auto rickshaw in Pakistan William, Kate take auto rickshaw to reception in Pakistan

The couple are the first royals to officially visit the Commonwealth country since the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visited the region in 2006


Hong Kong protests: US lawmakers pass Human Rights and Democracy Act US lawmakers back bill to support HK protesters

The bill - which still needs to pass the upper house, the Senate - would mandate an annual review


Turkey-Syria offensive: Russia vows to prevent clashes with Assad forces Russia vows to prevent Turkey-Syria clashes

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insists the operation will continue until his country's "objectives have been achieved" despite the involvement of Syrian government forces


Japan typhoon death toll rises to 74, rescue operations continuing

Japan typhoon death toll rises to 74

Hagibis slammed into Japan on Saturday, unleashing fierce winds and unprecedented rain that triggered landslides 


127 arrested in India for ISIS links, majority radicalised by Zakir Naik speeches: NIA official 127 arrested in India for ISIS links, radicalised by Zakir Naik

The largest number of people are arrested from Tamil Nadu (33), Uttar Pradesh (19), Kerala (17), Telangana (14), Maharashtra (12), Karnataka (8) 


Orphaned siblings rescued from Syrian camp Orphaned siblings rescued from Syrian camp

Amira, Heba, and Hamza, are taken to Raqqa along with 24 other orphans


US police officer charged over bedroom shooting US police officer charged over bedroom shooting

Atatiana Jefferson is killed after police responded to a non-emergency call from a neighbour


Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo joint winners of Booker Prize Margaret, Bernardine joint winners of Booker Prize

Atwood becomes only the second female author to win the award twice at the 50th anniversary ceremony at London’s Guildhall


UK's Prince William, Kate arrive in Pakistan for 5-day visit Prince William, Kate arrive in Pakistan

The British royal family says the visit encompasses "the modern leafy capital Islamabad, the vibrant city of Lahore, the mountainous countryside in the North


Pakistan likely to be placed in ‘Dark Grey’ list, left isolated at FATF meet Pakistan likely to be placed in ‘Dark Grey’ list by FATF

The FATF on Monday discussed steps taken by Pakistan to stop money laundering and terrorist financing in its plenary meeting


Omar and Mehbooba detained under PSA: Amit Shah Omar and Mehbooba detained under PSA: Amit Shah

Omar and Mehbooba were among mainstream party leaders placed under detention ahead of the August 5


Indian PM Modi pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam on his 88th birth anniversary Modi pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam on his 88th birth anniv

Kalam worked as a scientist  at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) 


Abhijit Banerjee explains why he promptly went back to sleep after Nobel winning call Abhijit explains why he went back to sleep after Nobel winning call

Banerjee was educated at the University of Calcutta, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Harvard University


Brexit: EU ministers to be updated as talks continue EU ministers to be updated on Brexit talks

Discussions between EU and UK officials aimed at reaching a Brexit deal have intensified in recent days,


14 police killed in attack in western Mexico 14 police killed in attack in western Mexico

Local media reports say the state police were executing a warrant on the city outskirts when gunmen in armored four-by-four trucks opened fire


Clean-up, rescue efforts in Japan as typhoon toll nears 70 Clean-up, rescue efforts in Japan as typhoon toll nears 70

Government officials warned that more rain was expected throughout the day Tuesday in several parts of the country affected by the typhoon


Before Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, 5 couples won Nobel honours Before Abhijit-Esther, 5 couples won Nobel honours

Among the power couples, Marie Curie and Pierre Curie are perhaps the most well-known for discovering that minerals containing uranium emitted strong radiation


Death toll from Typhoon Hagibis rises to 56 in Japan: NHK Death toll from Typhoon Hagibis rises to 56 in Japan

The broadcaster said 15 people were still missing after the deadly storm, which slammed into Tokyo and surrounding areas Saturday night 


 Mobile services back in Kashmir after 72 days Mobile services back in Kashmir after 72 days

72 days after mobile and internet communications were blocked in the Kashmir Valley by the Indian government

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