Sunday, Dec 21, 2014
December 21, 20149:51 am
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The US and Cuba made the breakthrough in their Cold War standoff, launching measures to ease a five-decade US trade embargo as well as a prisoner exchange.

December 17, 20146:16 pm
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Financial turmoil in Russia weighed on the region's stock markets.

December 17, 20141:15 pm
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Malala is herself the survivor of a Taliban attempt to silence her.

December 16, 20147:03 pm
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The movement began in Dresden by staging demonstrations every Monday to protest against the government.

December 16, 201410:52 am
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Police are investigating the package found in the staff canteen area at lunchtime.

December 16, 20141:21 am

Australia’s government raised the country’s terror warning level in September in response to the domestic threat posed by supporters of the Islamic State group. This was after IS spokesman Abu Mohammed al Adnani issued an audio message urging so-called “lone wolf” attacks abroad, specifically mentioning Australia. Counter-terror law enforcement teams later conducted dozens of raids […]

December 16, 20141:20 am
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Indian team begins practice session at the Gabba in Brisbane under increased security cover.

December 16, 20141:07 am
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The sense of fear was also heightened by rumours that were doing the rounds in Sydney throughout the day.

December 16, 20141:04 am
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Man Haron Monis remained holed up in the cafe some 15 hours after the siege began.

December 16, 20142:05 pm
Viswakanth Ankireddy

The IT professional had gone to the cafe for a “coffee break”, but did not return.

December 16, 20146:49 am
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Media reports said two were killed and three others seriously injured in the raid but police said they cannot confirm the casualties.

December 15, 20148:12 pm
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The incident happened at the same time when lone gunman kept terrified staff and customers captive in a Sydney cafe.

December 15, 20147:28 pm
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Blow by blow account of what happened at the Martin Place cafe in Sydney.

December 15, 20146:38 pm
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The strike targeted measures like cutting into employees' income, extend working hours.

December 15, 20145:57 pm
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Lazarevic's liberation revived debate over whether to negotiate with hostage-takers.

December 15, 20144:05 pm
Uber

But Uber, which offers a service based on hailing taxis from its app, quickly backtracked after an outcry on social media.

December 15, 20142:37 pm
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Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu added that there were no confirmed reports and it was only preliminary information.

December 15, 20143:49 pm
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Gunman says two bombs are planted inside the Lindt Chocolate Cafe and the others elsewhere in the Central Business District

December 15, 201412:28 pm
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Three people were seen on live video footage bolting out of the door past heavily armed police and then disappearing around a corner.

December 15, 201410:13 am
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Authorities sealed off surrounding streets, evacuated people from buildings, and suspended rail services following the incident.

December 15, 201410:11 am
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"Such acts are inhuman & deeply unfortunate. I pray for everyone's safety," Modi tweeted.

December 16, 201411:38 am
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NSW Police Commisioner Andrew Scipione said that no one has been injured in the terror attack in Sydney.

December 14, 20148:12 pm
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TV Asahi said the pairing had won 333 of the 475 seats, while TBS put the figure at 328.

December 13, 20143:35 pm
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The attack happened in the Shiite holy city of Samarra, about 95 kilometers (60 miles) north of Baghdad.

December 13, 20143:34 pm
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V K Singh said such a proposal will enhance cooperation between the three countries.

December 13, 20142:43 pm
Putin

"We engage with Russia on Iran. We engage with Russia on a range of issues," the official said.

December 12, 20147:36 pm
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The uniform has been kept by Malala's family since she was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in October 2012.

December 12, 20143:06 pm
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Heather Cho said, "I sincerely apologise for causing trouble for everyone. I'm sorry."

December 12, 20142:51 pm
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Minutes later, the plane returned to its gate and the cabin crew chief walked off the Airbus A380 jumbo jet, expelled.

December 12, 20142:54 pm
MURDERT

The man accused of stabbing a woman to death in a Rio suburb has confessed to have murdered 41 people "for the fun of it."

December 12, 20141:58 pm
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Kim said US would welcome talking directly with N Korea if there was a possibility of substantive discussions.

December 12, 201412:43 pm
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Liao who posted the message Thursday on Facebook, did not say how he received the message from Liu.

December 12, 201411:01 am
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The head of the Lima round of negotiations lashed out at the delegations saying they had not come only to enjoy the city.

December 12, 201411:01 am

The initiative collects and recycles over 1,000 kg of waste paper every month.

December 12, 201410:59 am
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Each country has to submit its INDC next year listing the ‘contribution’ it will make in the fight against climate change.

December 11, 20147:06 pm
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Only an average of 40 prisoners a year are sent home to serve their sentences, according to the report.