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  World   Americas  04 May 2019

World, Americas, 04 May 2019

India gives clarion call at UN to adopt CCIT after Azhar blacklisting

India proposed a draft document on CCIT at UN in 1986 but it has not been implemented as there is no unanimity on definition of terrorism.

04 May 2019 5:11 PM

'It's a miracle': Boeing plane crashes into Florida river, no deaths

A charter plane carrying 143 people and travelling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway Friday night.

04 May 2019 12:40 PM

Pak-American man suspected of links to JeM arrested in US

A 35-year-old Pakistani-American national has been arrested by the FBI for being in contact with the ISIS and the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).

04 May 2019 11:48 AM

Youtube celeb gets 10 years jail for child pornography in US

YouTube musical celebrity was sentenced in a Chicago courtroom to 10 years in prison for making girls to produce sexually explicit videos.

04 May 2019 10:03 AM

US say they are 'aware', will 'monitor' NK actions on missile launch

The launch would be North Korea's first action in more than a year as it seeks to up pressure on Washington with nuclear talks deadlocked.

04 May 2019 9:31 AM


Boeing 737 slides, falls into river with 136 people on board

A Boeing 737 commercial jet with 136 people on board slid into the St John's River near Jacksonville, Florida after landing.

04 May 2019 9:13 AM

US sanction almost USD 6 bn in weapons sales to Middle-East allies

The US State Department has approved a possible USD 6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the UAE in three separate packages.

04 May 2019 8:42 AM