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North Korea launches space rocket in defiance of sanctions threats

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Kim Jong Un has overseen two of North's 4 nuclear tests and 3 long-range rocket tests since taking over after his father's death.

Nandita Das envoy for girl child, Maneka Gandhi trolled

 Nandita Das. (Photo: PTI)

Das had been trolled on Twitter earlier too for her supposed statement that 'men are potential rapists'.

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on North Korea


The closed-door talks were requested by South Korea as well as council members Japan and the United States.

Foreign aggressors will go home 'in coffins': Syria

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Russia's military intervention in Syrian conflict in support of Assad has helped Damascus to reclaim territory previously lost to rebels.

14 killed in Taiwan earthquake

Rescue workers search a collapsed building after a earthquake in Tainan, Taiwan. (Photo: AP)

Rescuers were searching on Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn and caused a high-rise residential building to collap

Pakistan seeks to include most Taliban groups

Pakistan on Saturday called for collective efforts to persuade the maximum number of Taliban groups to join Afghan peace dialogue, as the US, China, Pakistan and Afghanistan launched third round of t

Man pulled out alive after Taiwan quake, more than 130 people still trapped

 The 20-year-old was identified by Taiwan media as Huang Kuang-wei. He was taken to hospital. (Photo: AP)

Firefighters, police, soldiers and volunteers combed through the ruins, some using their hands, as temperatures dropped.

Developments in North Korea nuke and missile programs

 North Korean Supremo Kim Jong-un. (Photo: AP)

Each nuclear test and long-range rocket launch brings North closer to creating nuclear warhead that could fit on missile to strike US.

Syrians flee to Turkish border as Aleppo assault intensifies

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Any hopes of a ceasefire were dampened by Assad’s foreign minister, who said it would be all but impossible to stop the fighting.

Though the victory march of the Bharatiya Janata Party that began in 2014 was brought to a halt in 2015 with major setbacks in the Delhi and Bihar Assembly elections, there seems to be a reversal of t

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