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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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Number of Malaysians displaced by worst-ever floods reaches 160,000

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Number of Malaysians displaced by worst-ever floods reaches 160,000

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The number of people evacuated due to Malaysia's worst-ever floods jumped to more than 160,000 on Saturday, as Prime Minister Najib Razak reached the worst-hit state after cut...


Swedish centre-left make deal with opposition, call off snap vote

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Swedish centre-left make deal with opposition, call off snap vote

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's mainstream parties reached a deal on Saturday that will allow the minority centre-left government to remain in office and sideline the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats,...

Indonesian police detain six on Islamic State suspicions

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Indonesian police detain six on Islamic State suspicions

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police detained six people on Saturday, including a 10-year-old girl, on suspicion that they planned to travel to Syria to join Islamic State, a police spokesman said.Ne...

Two dead in Turkey's southeast as Islamists, Kurds clash

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Two dead in Turkey's southeast as Islamists, Kurds clash

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Two people died and three others were wounded on Saturday in clashes between Islamists and Kurdish youths in Turkey's southeastern town of Cizre, the government said.Sec...

Somali Islamist with $3 mln U.S. bounty on head surrenders - Somali govt source

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Somali Islamist with $3 mln U.S. bounty on head surrenders - Somali govt source

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A leader of Somali Islamist group al Shabaab, who has a $3 million U.S. bounty on his head, has surrendered, a Somali government official and local media said on Saturday, althou...

Thousands gather for slain New York police officer's funeral

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Thousands gather for slain New York police officer's funeral

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of police and other mourners filled a New York City church and nearby streets for the funeral on Saturday of one of two police officers shot dead by a man who sa...

Greek PM repeats call to avoid snap election

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Greek PM repeats call to avoid snap election

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras urged lawmakers on Saturday to prevent the uncertainty of a snap general election by ensuring that a president is elected in a key vote in parl...