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Trump will be new Japanese Emperor's first foreign guest Trump will be new Japanese Emperor's first foreign guest

Japan's new emperor has yet to ascend the throne, but he already has his first foreign guest lined up: United States President Donald Trump


If Rahul Gandhi becomes Prime Minister, I will sit by his side: Deve Gowda If Rahul Gandhi becomes Prime Minister, Deve will sit by his side

The JD(S) chief, who along with his two grandsons is contesting the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, also made it clear that he was not retiring from active politics


Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland rioting Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland rioting

The 29-year-old investigative journalist Lyra McKee died after she was shot during rioting in the Creggan area


No Pakistani soldier or citizen died in Balakot air strike: Sushma Swaraj No Pakistani soldier or citizen died in Balakot air strike: Sushma

The IAF had struck a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist training camp in Pakistan’s Balakot area on February 26, in response to the February 14 Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed


Priyanka Gandhi to visit Amethi and hold road show Priyanka Gandhi to visit Amethi and hold road show

Priyanka will address a corner meeting at Amethi’s Phoolbagh crossing and end her road show at Bada Chauraha from where she will leave for Lucknow by road


Mukesh Ambani endorses Congress' Milind Deora India's richest man in surprise poll twist

His support was declared in a video tweeted by Mr Deora, a former MP, close to midnight on Wednesday


Mali violence: PM and entire government resigns Mali government resigns as violence surges

Mali has been struggling to control violence since Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist extremists gripped the desert north of the country in 2012


Canada avalanche: Three professional climbers believed killed in Rockies 3 professional climbers believed killed in avalanche

The three mountaineers were attempting to scale Howse Peak and failed to check in on schedule


Second phase of Lok Sabha poll ends 'peacefully' Second phase of Lok Sabha poll ends

On Thursday, the polling was held in 95 parliamentary constituencies spread across 11 states and one Union Territory


Putin envoy in Caracas rejects US revival of Monroe Doctrine Putin envoy in Caracas rejects US revival of Monroe Doctrine

Venezuela's reliance on Russia grows amid the country's unfolding crisis, Vladimir Putin's point man in Caracas is pushing back on the U.S. revival of a doctrine used for generations to justify military interventions


President Trump to visit Japan in late May, meet new emperor President Trump to visit Japan in late May

Crown Prince Naruhito will succeed his abdicating father, current Emperor Akihito, on May 1


Mueller report: Democrats keep pressure on Trump over Russia Democrats pressure Trump on Russia report

The 448-page redacted document is the result of a 22-month investigation by Mr Mueller, who was appointed to investigate alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election


Mueller report: Trump 'tried to get special counsel fired' Mueller report: Trump 'tried to get special counsel fired'

US President Donald Trump tried to get the man appointed to investigate his links to Russia fired, a long-awaited report has revealed


US man could face death penalty over Thailand 'sea home' US man could face death penalty over Thailand 'sea home'

A US man and his partner could face the death penalty after they were accused of building a "sea home" off Thailand


Royalists eagerly await the birth of Baby Sussex Royalists eagerly await the birth of Baby Sussex

They collect memorabilia, travel to see the royals in public or follow their news from afar. In an age of social media


Pakistan's finance minister quits amid criticism Pakistan's finance minister quits amid criticism

Asad Umar tweets that Prime Minister Imran Khan offered him the energy portfolio in the Cabinet but he refused


Nearly 39 pc voting till 1 pm in Uttar Pradesh Nearly 39 pc voting till 1 pm in UP

The Election Commission figures put the overall voter turnout till 1 pm at 38.94 percent in the voting


Pope celebrates Holy Thursday ahead of foot-washing ritual Pope celebrates Holy Thursday

Later Thursday, Francis travels outside Rome to Velletri, where he will celebrate the ritual foot-washing ceremony at a prison

 


New York police arrest man with petrol in St Patrick's Cathedral Man caught with petrol in NYC cathedral

St Patrick's is the seat of New York's Roman Catholic archdiocese


Lok Sabha elections 2019 voting: IED blast by Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandgaon India polls: IED blast by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Around 11 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the first two hours of polling in three Lok Sabha constituencies of Chhattisgarh on Thursday


Filipinos start evacuating from Libyan capital; 1 wounded Filipinos start evacuating from Libyan capital

There are more than 2,000 Filipinos in Libya, mostly working as nurses, teachers and oil industry workers


Dust storm, lightning and rain kill at least 60 in India Dust storm, lightning kill over 60 in India

Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat took the maximum hit due to the change in weather over Monday and Tuesday,


Gunmen kill 14 bus passengers in Pakistan after ambushing the vehicle Gunmen kill 14 bus passengers in Pakistan

 

No one has claimed responsibility for the killings but Baluchi separatists often target security forces 


Dust storm, lightning and rain kill at least 47 in India Lightning kills 47 in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses anguish in a tweet over the loss of lives and announced relief for the victims' families


Strong quake hits east Taiwan, rattles buildings in capital Strong quake hits east Taiwan

The quake shook buildings in the capital, Taipei, which is about 115 kilometers (71 miles) away


Mahathir Mohamad in Time's list of 100 most influential people Mahathir in Time's list of 100 most influential people

Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle Brown, who wrote the profile summary for Dr Mahathir, described the 93-year-old  as a “formidable old warhorse” who “dazzled during a gruelling campaign”


Ivanka Trump: I declined father's suggestion of World Bank job Ivanka Trump: I declined World Bank job

Ms Trump is currently on a tour of African countries to promote the Women's Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP)


Taiwan's Foxconn boss Terry Gou says sea goddess inspired presidential bid Sea goddess 'told me to run for president'

Taiwan's presidential election is scheduled for January 2020 


Karen Ristevski killing: Husband jailed in high-profile Australia case Karen Ristevski killing: Husband jailed in high-profile Australia case

A man has been jailed for killing his wife in Australia in a high-profile case that saw him deny involvement in the crime for almost three years


2 Bashir Brothers Arrested, Sudan's Military Rulers Say Two Bashir brothers arrested

A spokesman for the Transitional Military Council says that irregular forces linked to Bashir's former ruling party have been brought under the army or police control


Israel's president formally nominates Netanyahu as PM Netanyahu formally nominated as PM

The move was widely expected after Netanyahus Likud party and its right-wing allies captured a majority of seats in parliamentary elections last week


Odisha: Chopper search delays PM Modi’s departure, EC suspends IAS officer Chopper search delays PM Modi's departure

 

According to the ECI order, Karnataka cadre IAS officer Mohammed Mohsin was suspended for “actions contrary to the instructions of the Commission concerning SPG protectees” on April 16 


Indian elections 2019: Voting for second phase begins Indian elections: Voting in 2nd phase begins

Polling is being held in 38 seats in Tamil Nadu, 14 seats in Karnataka, 10 in Maharashtra, eight in Uttar Pradesh, five each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha, three each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two in Jammu and Kashmir and one seat each in Manipur and Puducherry


Ex-Peru president kills himself as police try to arrest him Ex-Peru president kills himself as police try to arrest him

It was a shocking end for a man who twice ruled Peru — once in the 1980s and then again more than two decades later. In more recent years, he became ensnared in Latin America's biggest corruption scandal, a sweeping investigation of politicians' dealings with the Brazilian construction giant known as Odebrech


India election 2019: Powerful regional parties face second stage poll test India election 2019: Powerful regional parties face second stage poll test

Powerful regional parties in India will be on the ballot on Thursday, as people across 13 states and union territories begin voting to elect a new parliament


North Korea test fires new tactical guided weapon - state media North Korea test fires new tactical guided weapon - state media

North Korea says it has test-fired a new "tactical guided weapon" with a "powerful warhead", the first such test since talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un ended without agreement


At least 28 killed after tourist bus plunges off road in Madeira Tourist bus crash kills 28 in Madeira

The scene of the crash has been sealed off and the injured transferred to a hospital in the island's capital, Funchal, Lusa said. An investigation into the crash has been launched


Vellore poll cancelled over 'bribing voters' Vellore poll cancelled over 'bribing voters'

India's Election Commission has called off voting in Vellore in the southern state of Tamil Nadu after officials allegedly found cash & other evidence


Sudan crisis: Ex-President Omar al-Bashir moved to prison Sudan crisis: Ex-President Omar al-Bashir moved to prison

Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, days after he was deposed in a military coup

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