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Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' tweet review: First day, first show

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Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' tweet review: First day, first show

Pune: We are almost sure that today is one of those days where young Rajinikanth fans...

Watch: Malala's attackers TTP kill at least 80 students in Peshawar

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Watch: Malala's attackers TTP kill at least 80 students in Peshawar

At leasteighty innocent children were killed by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan operatives,...

PM Modi announces series of programmes for 'Good Governance Day' on 25 December

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PM Modi announces series of programmes for 'Good Governance Day' on 25 December

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told party MPs that a host of...

40 charges of sexual assault, one of murdering wife: Who was Sydney gunman Man  Haron Monis

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40 charges of sexual assault, one of murdering wife: Who was Sydney gunman Man Haron Monis

Shortly after the gunman holding dozens of patrons and staff captive at Sydney's Lindt...

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Islamic State targeted in 39 strikes by U.S., allies - Task Force

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Islamic State targeted in 39 strikes by U.S., allies - Task Force

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. forces and their allies staged 39 air strikes on Islamic State forces in Iraq and Syria over the past two days, the Combined Joint Task Force said on Friday.Fighters, b...


On Christmas visit with troops, Obama lauds end of Afghanistan mission

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On Christmas visit with troops, Obama lauds end of Afghanistan mission

KANOEHE BAY, Hawaii (Reuters) - One week before the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan draws to a close, President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, thanked American troops on Thursday during a Chr...

Two U.S. drone strikes kill seven militants in Pakistan

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Two U.S. drone strikes kill seven militants in Pakistan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - Two suspected U.S. drones fired missiles at militant hideouts in northwest Pakistan on Friday killing at least seven fighters, Pakistani intelligence officials s...

Record numbers evacuated in Malaysia's worst floods in decades

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Record numbers evacuated in Malaysia's worst floods in decades

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - More than 100,000 people have been evacuated from their homes by authorities in five northern states of Malaysia hit by the Southeast Asian' nation's worst monsoon floods in d...

Kiev, rebels exchange POWs; trains, buses to Crimea suspended

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Kiev, rebels exchange POWs; trains, buses to Crimea suspended

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's government and pro-Russian separatists on Friday began an exchange of hundreds of prisoners of war while Kiev said it would suspend all train and bus service to Crimea, effe...

Chinese leadership offers support for Hong Kong leader

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Chinese leadership offers support for Hong Kong leader

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's central government fully approves of the leadership of Hong Kong's chief executive Leung Chun-ying and the work of the territory's government which has shown itself "u...

Aboard Sri Lanka's tsunami train, an anguished hope of reunion

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Aboard Sri Lanka's tsunami train, an anguished hope of reunion

PERELIYA, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - Ten years after a towering wave hurled the Sri Lankan train Samudra Devi off its tracks and killed more than 1,000 people, passenger Shanthi Gallage still carries a fai...