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5 shot dead, 6 wounded in Acapulco bar near beach 5 shot dead, 6 wounded in Acapulco bar near beach

The victims were all said to be Acapulco residents. Forensic examiners recovered 21 bullet casings from the scene


No girl born in 132 villages in Uttarkashi in 3 months No girl born in 132 villages in Uttarkashi in 3 months

Social worker Kalpana Thakur alleged that zero girl child birth clearly indicated the prevalence of female foeticide in India 


Several stabbed in riot at juvenile detention in Australia Several stabbed in riot at juvenile detention in Australia

 Several inmates have been stabbed during an ongoing riot at an Australian juvenile detention center,…


Kenya finance minister Henry Rotich faces arrest for corruption Kenya finance minister Henry Rotich faces arrest for corruption

Kenya's chief prosecutor has ordered the arrest of the finance minister over allegations of corruption…


Snub for Imran: No US welcome, takes metro to Pakistan envoy’s house Snub for Imran: No US welcome, takes metro to Pakistan envoy’s house

When Imran Khan’s flight touched down at Dulles airport, there was reportedly no high ranking US administration official to welcome him


Tear gas and rubber bullets fired as Hong Kong returns to chaos Tear gas and rubber bullets fired as Hong Kong returns to chaos

The initial protests were lit by a now-suspended bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China


UN's nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died: IAEA UN's nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died: IAEA

Yukiya Amano, who has been in poor health for some time, has died


New audio shows UK could not prevent Iran takeover of tanker New audio shows UK could not prevent Iran takeover of tanker

The release Sunday of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard as tensions flare in the strategic Strait of Hormuz


Almost 100 per cent votes cast in North Korea, Kim also votes Almost 100 per cent votes cast in North Korea, Kim also votes

The 99.98 per cent turnout was a 0.01 per cent improvement on the figures registered in 2015


Iran announces arrests, death sentences as CIA spy ring busted Iran announces arrests, death sentences as CIA spy ring busted

The announcement comes as Iran-US tensions soar after the United States withdrew unilaterally from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal 


Japan's Abe vows to reform constitution despite no 'supermajority' Japan's Abe vows to reform constitution

Abe has long harboured dreams of revising the constitution, which prohibits the country from waging war and maintaining a military


Israel demolishes Palestinian homes in Jerusalem area Israel demolishes Palestinian homes in Jerusalem area

Dozens of Israeli police and military seal off at least four buildings in the Sur Baher area close to the Israeli security barrier cutting off the occupied West Bank early Monday


'Stronger than ever': India set for fresh Moon launch attempt
'Stronger than ever': India set for fresh Moon launch attempt

The South Asian nation is bidding to become just the fourth nation -- after Russia, the United States and China -- to land a spacecraft on the Moon


32 killed due to thunder strike in Uttar Pradesh 32 killed due to thunder strike in Uttar Pradesh

Among the three who died earlier, one was killed due to lightning in Deoria, while one lost his life to snake bite on in Kushinagar on Saturday


President Zelensky's party triumphs - exit polls President Zelensky's party triumphs - exit polls

Exit polls suggest the Servant of the People party will have a majority in parliament - but will need a coalition partner to form a government


Trump criticism of US not same as 4 Democrats' words Trump criticism of US not same as 4 Democrats' words

Miller, citing a Trump rallying cry in 2016, said, "There's a huge difference between America First and an ideology that runs down America"


Iran says fate of seized ship depends on crew 'cooperation' Iran says fate of seized ship depends on crew 'cooperation'

Iran detained the ship on allegations it failed to respond to distress calls and turned off its transponder after hitting a fishing boat


Armed mob storms Hong Kong train station Armed mob storms Hong Kong train station

Footage posted on social media showed the men, all in white T-shirts, violently attacking people on platforms and inside train carriages


British PM to hold emergency meeting on seized tanker British PM to hold emergency meeting on seized tanker

The meeting will be the first May has chaired on the seizure


Citizen journalist among 18 civilians killed in northwest Syria 18 civilians killed in northwest Syria air raids

Anas al-Dyab, a photographer and videographer in his early 20s, is a member of the White Helmets rescue group, is  killed in Russian air strikes in his hometown of Khan Sheikhun


1,300 firefighters battle Portugal wildfires 1,300 firefighters battle Portugal wildfires

The biggest effort -- 800 firefighters, 245 vehicles and 13 planes and helicopters -- battled to douse flames in the municipality of Vila de Rei, which had spread nearly 25 kilometres


19 die of contaminated alcohol in Costa Rica 19 die of contaminated alcohol in Costa Rica

 The country issued national warning Friday, according to the ministry


US concerned over China's 'interference' in South China Sea US concerned over China's 'interference' in South China Sea

Chinese coast guard vessels also have been reported near a drilling rig in the same Vanguard Bank area


Sheila Dikshit cremated with state honours, hundreds pay homage Sheila Dikshit cremated with state honours

Scores of people turn up to pay homage to former three-time Delhi CM as her body was brought to the Congress headquarters


Hong Kong protests: High security as masses march High security as Hong Kong protesters march

Mass protests have been held for weeks, initially over an extradition deal with mainland China but now covering other key issues on democracy in Hong Kong


Brexit: Irish deputy PM hopes backstop will be 'unnecessary' Ireland hopes backstop will be 'unnecessary'

The two men vying to become the next prime minister, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, have said the backstop is "dead"


Libya's largest oil field shut down over pipeline closure Libya's largest oil field shut down over pipeline closure

The National Oil Corporation announces the move late Saturday without saying who was behind the closure of the pipeline linking the field to the port of Zawiya


Airstrike kills 28 militants in N Afghanistan Airstrike kills 28 militants in N Afghanistan

The targeted militants were meeting for planning attacks against security forces


Heat wave in US kills 6 Heat wave in US kills 6

Four people died in the Eastern state of Maryland, one in the Western state of Arizona and another in the central state of Arkansas


Female suicide bomber strikes hospital in Pakistan, 9 killed 9 killed as female bomber strikes hospital in Pakistan

The blast damages the emergency room and forces it to shut down


Twitter suspends Iran news agencies over 'harassment of Baha'is' Twitter suspends Iranian news agencies

Young Journalists Club (YJC), run by state broadcaster IRIB, state-run IRNA, and Mehr were among the Farsi-language accounts suspended on Saturday


Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchanges reveal Iran-UK confrontation Iran-UK radio exchanges over tanker emerge

It shows masked forces dropping down ropes on to the ship from a helicopter after it was surrounded by high-speed vessels


Sheila Dikshit’s body brought to Congress HQ, leaders pay last respects Leaders pay last respects to Sheila Dikshit

Sheila Dikshit, the three-time former Delhi CM, died on Saturday afternoon aged 81


3 killed, 8 injured in suicide blast at Pakistani hospital 3 killed, 8 injured in suicide blast at Pakistani hospital

It happened in a public hospital in the Dera Ismail Khan District of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday morning


Replace EVMs with ballot papers, demands Mamata Replace EVMs with ballot papers, demands Mamata

Banerjee, the chief minister of West Bengal, also demands state funding of elections


Indian-origin stand-up comedian dies while performing in Dubai Indian-origin stand-up comedian dies

Manjunath Naidu, 36, suffered a cardiac arrest while performing his routine on stage on Friday


Apollo 11: World celebrates 50th anniversary of first Moon landing World celebrates 50th anniv of Moon landing

Nasa marked the anniversary by streaming footage of the launch online, giving a new generation a chance to see the historic moment that was watched by half a billion people 50 years ago


Bihar floods: 97 dead, 6 rivers still in spate 
Bihar floods: 97 dead, 6 rivers still in spate

The number of people affected by the floods also increased from 66,76,288 on Friday to 69,27,350 on Saturday


Imran Khan arrives in US, will meet Donald Trump on Monday Imran Khan arrives in US to meet with Trump

Nawaz Sharif was the last Pakistani prime minister to visit the US on an official trip in October 2015

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