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Indian group to perform in Egypt fest

An Indian spiritual singing group will perform at the ninth edition of an international festival for religious chanting and Sufi music in Egypt.

WikiLeaks spills personal details, info of rape victims

WikiLeaks’ global crusade to expose government secrets is causing collateral damage to the privacy of hundreds of innocent people, including survivors of sexual abuse, sick children and the mentally i

ISIS video threatens Vladimir Putin, Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo: AP)

Vladimir Putin and Russia are the latest to be threatened by ISIS in a video released by one of the terror group’s members on YouTube on Sunday.

Al-Qaeda warns of 'consequences' if Boston bomber executed

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced last year to death by lethal injection for the 2013 Boston attack. (Photo: Screen grab)

Zawahri, the new al Qaeda leader,urged Muslims to take captive as many Westerners as possible

EgyptAir black box data shows signs of a fire

Investigators have downloaded data from one of the black box flight recorders on EgyptAir Flight MS804 and are preparing to analyse it, bringing them closer to discovering what caused the jet to crash

Court quashes Red Sea islands’ transfer to Saudi

An Egyptian court on Tuesday quashed a government decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, judicial sources said, overruling a deal that had sparked public outrage.

Former Egypt President Morsi sentenced to 40 years in jail by court

Morsi as well as other defendants have been convicted for leaking classified documents to Qatar

Morsi was given an additional 15 years in prison in the same case, increasing his jail term to 40 years.

Egypt says it has found plane wreckage

 Egyptian journalist holds candle and a poster supporting EgyptAir during  candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight

The investigating committee has identified several main locations of the wreckage.

Tut’s dagger was ‘made from meteorite’


The gold mask of King Tutankhamun is seen alongside a dagger found in the wrapping of his mummy in a composite image. The dagger is now confirmed to be made of iron from a meteorite. (Photo: AP)

Crashed EgyptAir beacon detected in Mediterranean


Egyptians look at posters of the 66 victims of the EgyptAir MS804 flight that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea during a candlelight vigil near the Cairo Opera House. (Photo: AFP)

Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar, a remnant of the UPA government, put in his papers four months before the end of his tenure.

We are often told that India had a golden age economically. A time when the subcontinent had a large share of the world’s economy.