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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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71 killed in Assam rebel attack but blaming the police alone may not be fair

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71 killed in Assam rebel attack but blaming the police alone may not be fair

Blaming the police when the security apparatus of a state fails is always a natural reaction. Soon after members of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (IK Sonbijit faction) gunned down 71people...


Good Governance on another day, BJP-ruled Goa opts for holiday on Christmas

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Good Governance on another day, BJP-ruled Goa opts for holiday on Christmas

Panaji: As of now, BJP-ruled Goa might well be the only state in India to celebrate December 25 in unadulterated Christmas spirit.Bowing down to sustained pressure from the Opposition as well as belat...

Pope, on Christmas Eve, urges world to be open to God

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Pope, on Christmas Eve, urges world to be open to God

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis ushered the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics into Christmas on Wednesday, urging them to allow God to enter their lives to help combat darkness and corruption....

Russia says NATO turning Ukraine into "frontline of confrontation"

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Russia says NATO turning Ukraine into "frontline of confrontation"

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday NATO was turning Ukraine into a "frontline of confrontation" and threatened to sever remaining ties with the Atlantic military alliance if Ukraine...

Baghdad's Christians gather defiantly for Christmas Eve mass

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Baghdad's Christians gather defiantly for Christmas Eve mass

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Baghdads embattled Christian community worshipped defiantly Wednesday night at Christmas Eve mass. The pews filled at Baghdads Sacred Heart church, as people remembered the darkes...

Medical detective work is next phase in Ebola fight

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Medical detective work is next phase in Ebola fight

ACCRA (Reuters) - Medical detective work will be the next big phase in the fight against Ebola when the United Nations deploys hundreds of health workers to identify chains of infection as the virus p...

Islamic State captures Jordanian pilot after warplane crashes in Syria

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Islamic State captures Jordanian pilot after warplane crashes in Syria

AMMAN (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters took a Jordanian pilot prisoner after his warplane came down in northeast Syria on Wednesday, the first captive taken from the U.S.-led coalition battling the ...