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Somali Pirates took 11 crew members hostage from hijacked Indian cargo ship

Somali Pirates took 11 crew members hostage from hijacked Indian cargo ship

  • April 11 2017

Somali security forces rescued a hijacked Indian cargo dhow on Monday, but pirates took the 11-member crew with them when they fled to land, authorities said. The Al Kausar vessel was seized earlie [...]

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After Syria's Worst Chemical Massacre, US Warns Of 'Own Action' If UN Fails

After Syria's Worst Chemical Massacre, US Warns Of 'Own Action' If UN Fails

  • April 06 2017

The United States and Russia were on a collision course over Syria on Wednesday after a horrific chemical attack so shocked President Donald Trump that Washington threatened unilateral US action.At [...]

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Syria's worst chemical attack : kills 58, including 19 children

Syria's worst chemical attack : kills 58, including 19 children

  • April 05 2017

A suspected chemical attack in rebel-held northwestern Syria killed dozens of civilians including children and left many more sick and gasping, causing international outrage Wednesday. The attack o [...]

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Fire on Ship Off Sri Lanka, Indian Coast Guard, Navy Rush To Help

Fire on Ship Off Sri Lanka, Indian Coast Guard, Navy Rush To Help

  • April 05 2017

A fire broke out on merchant ship Daniela off the coast of Colombo last night, after which the Indian Navy sent two ships to help the vessel.Navy ships INS Gharial and INS Darshak were sent early th [...]

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Russian Metro Train Bombing, 11 Dead

Russian Metro Train Bombing, 11 Dead

  • April 04 2017

A blast in a St Petersburg train carriage on Monday that killed 11 people and injured 45 was carried out by a suspected suicide bomber with ties to radical Islamists, Russia's Interfax news agency [...]

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Donald Trump orders probe of nations with trade deficit with US, India on the list

Donald Trump orders probe of nations with trade deficit with US, India on the list

  • April 01 2017

President Donald Trump on Friday vowed to root out unfair trade practices around the world and target countries that contribute to America's substantial trade deficit. "From now on those who break [...]

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US to deport more than 270 Indian nationals : Sushma Swaraj

US to deport more than 270 Indian nationals : Sushma Swaraj

  • March 25 2017

The trump adminstration informed India that it is about to deport around 270 Indian nationals from United States who are living in the country illegally.India's foreign minister Sushma Swaraj told rep [...]

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UK Parliament Attack: 5 Dead, Nearly 40 Injured

UK Parliament Attack: 5 Dead, Nearly 40 Injured

  • March 23 2017

An assailant fatally stabbed a police officer at the gates to Britain's Parliament compound Wednesday after plowing a vehicle through terrified pedestrians along a landmark bridge. The attacker was sh [...]

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South Sudan: Plane crash-lands in Wau, 37 injured

South Sudan: Plane crash-lands in Wau, 37 injured

  • March 21 2017

At least 37 people were injured when a passenger jet crash-landed in South Sudan’s northwestern city of Wau today, government and airport officials said. There were 40 passengers and five crew [...]

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Syria: Air strike on mosque near Aleppo kills at least 42

Syria: Air strike on mosque near Aleppo kills at least 42

  • March 17 2017

Warplanes struck a mosque in the rebel-held village of al-Jina, in northwest Syria, killing at least 42 people and wounding dozens, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monit [...]