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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

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

Wagner festival opens in wake of Germany attacks

Germany’s legendary Bayreuth opera festival, dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner, opened on Monday with extremely tight security in the wake of a series of deadly attacks in the country.

23 dead in ISIS attacks in Iraq

A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a checkpoint outside a Shia town north of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 14 people, Iraqi officials said, while a string of bombings in the I

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.

Syrian blows himself up in Germany

Special police officers arrive at the scene after an explosion occurred in Ansbach, Germany, on Monday.  -AP

ISIS says bomber one of its ‘soldiers’.

Team Clinton says Donald Trump in a liplock with Vladimir Putin

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives to speak to volunteers at a Democratic party organizing event. -AP

In perhaps the most shocking twist in the bitter American presidential battle till now, the Hillary Clinton campaign on Sunday charged that the Democratic National Committee emails had been stolen and

2016: Worst year for civilians in Afghan

An Afghan man carries an empty casket to a funeral ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday. — AP

Casualities include 1,509 children; highest toll recorded in 6 months.

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.

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.