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  • 38 Indian Fishermen Remanded to Judicial Custody

    38 Indian Fishermen Remanded to Judicial Custody

    Two courts in Sri Lanka today remanded the 38 Indian fishermen, arrested by Lankan Naval personnel for reportedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line. 20 fishermen have been sent to judicial custody till August 1 and the other 18 fisher...

  • Sikh Rights Group Launches Online Petition against Modi's US Visit

    Sikh Rights Group Launches Online Petition against Modi's US Visit

    A New York-based Sikh rights group, which had earlier campaigned against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh, has launched an online petition campaign urging President Barack Obama to cancel invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ...

  • MH17 Attackers Sought a Divided World: Bill Clinton

    MH17 Attackers Sought a Divided World: Bill Clinton

    Former US president Bill Clinton called on Wednesday for strength in responding to the loss of flight MH17, declaring those who had downed the plane -- and provided the means to do so -- sided with a brutal vision of the world.

  • China Censors Squash Giant Inflatable Toad Reports

    China Censors Squash Giant Inflatable Toad Reports

    Chinese reports about a giant inflatable toad have been deleted from the Internet after social media users compared the puffed-up animal to a former Communist Party chief.

  • Abbas-Led Palestinian Body Backs Hamas Truce Demands in Gaza

    Abbas-Led Palestinian Body Backs Hamas Truce Demands in Gaza

    The Palestinian decision-making body led by US-backed President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday endorsed demands by Hamas for halting Gaza hostilities with Israel, a closing of ranks that may help Egyptian-mediated truce efforts.

  • China to Tackle 'Fortress Economies' in New Super-Region Plan

    China to Tackle 'Fortress Economies' in New Super-Region Plan

    China is readying an assault on the "fortress economies" of local governments by creating a super region around Beijing, with proposals that sources suggest will be more aggressive than so far has been publicly revealed.

  • MH17 Has Strong Echoes of 1983 Korean Tragedy

    MH17 Has Strong Echoes of 1983 Korean Tragedy

    The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine has stirred memories of a 1983 incident when a Korean passenger jet was shot down by Soviet fighters in what then US president Ronald Reagan called a mid-air "massacre".

  • United States Appeals Court Deals Blow to Health Law

    United States Appeals Court Deals Blow to Health Law

    President Barack Obama's health care law is snared in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue on Tuesday.

  • No Link to Russian Government in Malaysian Plane Downing: United States

    No Link to Russian Government in Malaysian Plane Downing: United States

    Senior US intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement.

  • Battered by Election, Indonesia's New President Faces Party Clash

    Battered by Election, Indonesia's New President Faces Party Clash

    After winning Indonesia's closest ever presidential election, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo now faces what could be his toughest battle yet - winning over his own party.

  • 'Obamacare' Whiplashed by Conflicting Court Rulings

    'Obamacare' Whiplashed by Conflicting Court Rulings

    A US federal appeals court delivered a potentially crippling blow to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday by limiting insurance subsidies, but a second court issued a contradictory ruling on the issue.

  • Obama Vows US Will Seek Justice in Downing of Malaysian Jet

    Obama Vows US Will Seek Justice in Downing of Malaysian Jet

    The United States will not rest until justice is done in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 over eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama vowed in a condolence book for the nearly 300 victims on Tuesday.

  • Justice Katju Acting Under Indirect Pressure: Karunanidhi

    Justice Katju Acting Under Indirect Pressure: Karunanidhi

    DMK President M Karunanidhi on Tuesday lashed out at former Supreme Court Judge Markandey Katju for his allegations on a Tamil Nadu judge, which has put his party under a cloud, and accused him of acting under 'indirect pressure'.

  • Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum to Mark Two Years of President Pranab Mukherjee

    Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum to Mark Two Years of President Pranab Mukherjee

    President Pranab Mukherjee completes two years in office on July 25, having brought about changes and reforms at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential mansion, that few of his predecessors had done before.

  • Korean President Park Geun-Hye Calls PM Narendra Modi, Hopes For Expansion of Strategic Ties

     Korean President Park Geun-Hye Calls PM Narendra Modi, Hopes For Expansion of Strategic Ties

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke to Korean President Park Geun-Hye, who called and expressed confidence that the Strategic Partnership between India and Korea will expand in all areas under his leadership.

  • Zimbabwe Journalists Win Free Speech Victory

    Zimbabwe Journalists Win Free Speech Victory

    Two Zimbabwean journalists won a victory for free speech Tuesday when the Constitutional Court struck off a statute which made defamation a crime punishable by up to 20 years in jail.

  • Vladmir Putin Signs Law Seen as Crimping Social Media

    Vladmir Putin Signs Law Seen as Crimping Social Media

    President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a law requiring Internet companies to store all personal data of Russian users at data centres in Russia, a move which could chill criticism on foreign social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.

  • Defying Allies, France to Deliver First Warship to Russia

    President Francois Hollande won broad domestic applause on Tuesday for defying allies Britain and the United States by confirming plans to deliver a helicopter carrier to Russia, with one backer dismissing the objections as hypocritical.

  • 'I no Longer Talk to Obama': Turkey PM Erdogan

    'I no Longer Talk to Obama': Turkey PM Erdogan

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he has stopped talking to US President Barack Obama on the phone, amid growing strains between Ankara and Washington over Syria and the Gaza conflict.

  • Vital Evidence Feared Withheld by Ukraine's Rebels

    Vital Evidence Feared Withheld by Ukraine's Rebels

    "What exactly are they trying to hide?" President Barack Obama asked on Monday as he demanded that Ukrainian rebels give investigators access to the wreckage of the downed jetliner.

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