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February 9, 2016 12:54 am

The announcement to end the border blockade comes ahead of Prime Minister K P Oli's trip to India on February 19, the first overseas visit of the new Nepalese premier.

February 8, 2016 10:00 pm

The Amritsar born actor posted a picture of himself on Instagram.

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February 8, 2016 10:03 pm

Indian Oil Corporation's Raxaul depot resumed supplies after the obstruction by Nepali protesters was removed from the main Maitreyi' (Friendship) Bridge connecting the two countries.

February 8, 2016 8:41 pm

The company which started out bottling fresh air has seen its product fly off the shelves in pollution-hit China.

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February 8, 2016 7:00 pm

A Taliban suicide bomber threw himself against a bus carrying Afghan soldiers in the north of the country on Monday and killed three of them, officials said.

February 8, 2016 6:15 pm

Twenty-two died when their boat sank off the district of Edremit in Balikesir province, shortly after 11 migrants died off Izmir, said the Turkish media.

February 8, 2016 8:35 am

In Washington, a State Department spokesman reiterated the longstanding US policy that considers the PKK "to be a terrorist organisation."

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February 8, 2016 7:47 am

North Korea has refused to recognise the so-called Northern Limit Line that was drawn up at the end of the 1950-53 Korean War and has frequently challenged it with intrusions of ships

February 8, 2016 12:38 am

A look at the kind of people who have been gravitating towards Islamic State and conducting and planning attacks on its behalf across the world.

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February 7, 2016 10:09 pm

Trump in an interview asserted that such harsh techniques would be a very good tool against terrorists.

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February 7, 2016 9:32 pm

North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket today triggered angry reactions from across the globe and calls for a "tough" response to its latest provocation with arch-rival South Korea saying it will begin talks on possible deployment of a US missile defence system.

A child cries as Syrians arrive at the Bab al-Salam border crossing with Turkey, in Syria, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Thousands of Syrians have rushed toward the Turkish border, fleeing fierce Syrian government offensives and intense Russian airstrikes. Turkey has promised humanitarian help for the displaced civilians, including food and shelter, but it did not say whether it would let them cross into the country. (AP Photo/Bunyamin Aygun) TURKEY OUT
February 7, 2016 4:31 pm

The governor for the Turkish border province of Kilis said Saturday that Turkey would provide aid to the displaced within Syria, but would only open the gates in the event of an "extraordinary crisis."

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February 7, 2016 11:48 am

Ban reiterated his call on North Korea to halt its "provocative actions" and return to compliance with its international obligations.

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February 7, 2016 11:12 am

The emergency center in Tainan, the worst-hit city, said Sunday that 171 people had been rescued from the building following the magnitude-6.4 quake that struck at dawn Saturday.

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February 7, 2016 10:48 am

North Korea had labelled the launch part of a purely scientific space programme, but most of the world viewed it as a disguised ballistic missile test.

February 7, 2016 10:51 am

Prime Minister Modi had visited UAE in August last year after a gap of 34 years, marking the beginning of a new and comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.

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February 7, 2016 4:00 pm

The launch, which violated multiple UN resolutions, amounted to the North doubling down against an international community already struggling to punish Pyongyang for its nuclear test a month ago.

February 7, 2016 10:13 am

The US Strategic Command said it had detected a missile entering space, and South Korea's military said the rocket had put an object into orbit, quashing earlier media reports indicating the it might have failed in flight.

February 7, 2016 9:23 am

The city has been on high alert following complaints of molestation, reported by hundreds of women during New Year Eve celebrations, by men described as being of North African or Arabic origin.

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February 7, 2016 8:20 am

A month after shocking the world with its fourth nuclear test, North Korea has followed through with its plans to fire a long-range rocket, defying outside governments that see the launch as a banned test of ballistic missile technology.

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February 7, 2016 9:35 am

The rocket, fired from North Korea's west coast and tracked by the governments in South Korea and Japan, came about two hours after an eight-day launch window opened Sunday morning.

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February 7, 2016 12:33 am

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February 6, 2016 10:19 pm

Germany has been struggling to cope with 1.1 million asylum seekers that arrived in 2015.

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February 6, 2016 8:53 pm

It was Hafiz Saeed's first major public appearance in the capital after three years, showing defiance towards government.

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February 6, 2016 8:49 pm

The Army Commander played down the threat issued by Lashkar-e-Taiba Chief Hafiz Mohammed Sayeed about more attacks on the Indian soil by terming them as "nothing new".

Rescue teams continue to search for the missing in a collapsed building, after an early morning earthquake in Tainan, Taiwan, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling at least one high-rise residential building and trapping people inside. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
February 6, 2016 8:31 pm

About 2,000 firefighters and soldiers scrambled with ladders, cranes and other equipment to the ruins of the 17-floor residential building, which folded like an accordion onto its side after the quake struck.

NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT -- A police officer and volunteer rush to cover a body at the site of a deadly suicide bombing in Quetta, Pakistan, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. A suicide bomber riding on a bicycle targeted a vehicle carrying security forces in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing some people and wounding many. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
February 6, 2016 9:44 pm

A powerful blast rocked the congested Kachari area of Quetta near the premises of the heavily guarded city district courts.

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem, second right, meets with U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, second left, in Damascus, Syria, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. Syria is ready to attend peace talks later this month in Geneva but the government wants to see lists of the opposition groups who will attend and ensure that "terrorist" groups that will not, the country's foreign minister said Saturday according to SANA. (SANA via AP)
February 6, 2016 6:36 pm

Al-Moallem's comments capped a week that saw the collapse of UN-led efforts to launch indirect peace talks between the Syrian government and an opposition delegation in Geneva.

In this photo provided by Turkey's Islamic aid group of IHH, Syrians fleeing the conflicts in Azaz region, congregate at the Bab al-Salam border gate, Syria, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Turkish officials say thousands of Syrians have massed on the Syrian side of the border seeking refuge in Turkey. Officials at the government’s crisis management agency said Friday it was not clear when Turkey would open the border to allow the group in and start processing them. The refugees who fled bombing in Aleppo, were waiting at the Bab al-Salam crossing, opposite the Turkish province of Kilis.(IHH via AP)
February 6, 2016 6:19 pm

The United Nations said some 20,000 people have gathered at the Bab al-Salam crossing, hoping to reach Turkey, which already hosts more than two million refugees from the bloody conflict.

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February 6, 2016 5:57 pm

The historic port, some 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of the capital Mogadishu, was captured in August 2012 by African Union troops after four years under Islamist control.

February 6, 2016 4:44 pm

The visit by Zeid Raad al-Hussein follows last year's resolution at the UN human rights body that required foreign judges to assist Sri Lanka in the investigation.

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February 6, 2016 3:15 pm

"Contrary to recent reports, the presence of these tankers more likely indicates the filling of fuel/oxidizer tanks within the bunkers than the fuelling of the space launch vehicle", the group said on Friday.

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February 6, 2016 12:52 pm

Mitchell joined Apollo 14 commander Alan Shephard, Jr, the first American in space, in the lunar module Antares which touched down in the Fra Mauro highlands on the Moon.

FILE - This Oct. 13, 2011 file photo Queen Jetsun Pema, right, looks at King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck as they pose after they were married at the Punakha Dzong in Punakha, Bhutan. The tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan has a new crown prince. The Royal Media Office in capital Thimphu said Saturday that the baby boy was born on Friday. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer, File)
February 6, 2016 12:24 pm

PM Narendra Modi wished the Bhutan King and the Queen on Twitter

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February 6, 2016 12:08 pm

Rubio, Jindal argued, is best positioned.

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February 6, 2016 8:19 am

The planes collided at around 3:30 pm (local time) on Friday and apparently went into the water about two miles outside the harbor entrance, US Coast Guard and other officials said.