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Two dead in shooting at Florida club

Fort Myers fire fighters hose down the pavement at the scene of a deadly shooting outside the Club Blu nightclub. -AP

16 people injured, police says not an act of terror.

Munich firing: Gunman’s teen friend is first arrest in probe

The German police said on Sunday that they had arrested a 16-year-old Afghan friend of the gunman who killed nine people in a rampage at a shopping centre in Munich.

Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon to prepare act of disunion

Britain's new Prime Minister Theresa May, left, meets with First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon. -AP

Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Monday she would start preparatory work on splitting Scotland from the rest of Britain in order to keep the option of independence available following the June

Turkey detains 42 journalists in crackdown

Turkey ordered the detention of 42 journalists on Monday, broadcaster NTV reported, under a crackdown following a failed coup that has targeted more than 60,000 people, drawing fire from the European

Democrats hit by new email leak, party chief is jeered in protest

Protesters yell as DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (inset) arrives for a Florida delegation breakfast on Monday, -AP

FBI investigating cyber intrusion of Democratic party organisation.

US President Barack Obama’s brother says he will vote for Donald Trump

Malik Obama

President Barack Obama’s half-brother, Malik Obama, says he will vote for Republican nominee Donald Trump in the US election in November because he likes the candidate and he is unhappy with his broth

GM may put investment plans in India on hold

General Motors is re-evaluating its planned $1 billion investment in India and has put on hold moves to bring a new car platform to the country, company officials said.

Gruesome murder of 9-year-old shocks Dhaka

Boy died after co-workers inserted nozzle of air pump in his rectum.

Relief for Russia, but strict criteria for athletes

The International Olympic Committee will not impose a blanket ban on Russia for next month’s Rio Olympics over the nation’s doping record but will leave decisions on individual athletes’ participation

Asean deadlocked on South China Sea, Cambodia blocks statement


Vietnamese protesters shout slogans during a rally against China near the Chinese embassy in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo: AP)

A verse in the Bhagvad Gita says the common man tries to emulate the actions of leaders of society. If he sees a certain kind of behaviour practised by these leaders he follows it.

First a teenager on board a train in Würzburg who slashed people with an axe, tried to escape and was shot dead by the police.