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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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Ten years on, tsunami survivors in Indonesia hope to move on

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Ten years on, tsunami survivors in Indonesia hope to move on

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - A decade after a 10-metre (32-foot) tsunami washed away two of her three children, her home and business, Salawati is finally getting her life back on track in Indone...


China arrests U.S. missionary near North Korea border

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China arrests U.S. missionary near North Korea border

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Friday arrested Korean American missionary who was being held near the country's border with North Korea, signalling a toughening crackdown on Christian activists in the s...

Pakistani military says it kills 32 militants in ambush

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Pakistani military says it kills 32 militants in ambush

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Pakistani army said it has killed 59 militants in clashes in the northwest, including 32 in an ambush in a remote valley near the Afghan border, in intensified fight...

Hong Kong former official, property tycoon guilty in graft case

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Hong Kong former official, property tycoon guilty in graft case

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A former top Hong Kong civil servant was found guilty on Friday of accepting HK$8.5 million ($1.1 million) in bribes from executives of property developer Sun Hung Kai Properties...

Pope wishes Rome luck on Olympic bid but jokes "I won't be around"

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Pope wishes Rome luck on Olympic bid but jokes "I won't be around"

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Friday wished Rome luck for its bid to host the 2024 Olympics, which may include some events in the Vatican, but then joked that he would not be around to enjo...

Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyberattack

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Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyberattack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama vowed that the United States will respond to the devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures blamed on the North Korean government.Obama said the cyberattack...

UN chief, visiting Ebola region, urges respect for health rules

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UN chief, visiting Ebola region, urges respect for health rules

MONROVIA (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, starting a visit to Ebola-hit states in West Africa on Friday, urged their people to set aside traditional practices like washing the dead by h...