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Ex-President Pinera wins Chilean polls

Santiago |Monday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST

Right-wing candidate and former President Sebastian Pinera has won the presidential polls in Chile with over 50 per cent of the vote, the country's electoral body said. This will be his second term.

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Power failure cripples US Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson airport

Washington |Monday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST

Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the world's busiest airport, was hit on Sunday by a power outage, leaving thousands of passengers stranded and planes grounded indefinitely.

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Trump not considering firing special counsel Mueller

Washington |Monday, 2017 7:45:04 AM IST

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller.

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This is how your smartphone can help fight cybercrime

New York |Sunday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST

Taking cue from tiny variations in the smartphone camera's sensors, a team of researchers has discovered how to identify smartphones by examining just one photo taken by the device.

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Visa applications of Kulbhushan Jadhav's family being processed: Pakistan FO

Islamabad | Sunday, Dec 17 2017 IST

Pakistan has said visa applications of the mother and wife of Kulbhusan Jadhav have been received and are being processed, days after it nixed India's plea for consular access to the death row priso

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Nawaz to continue efforts for ensuring supremacy of law

London | Sunday, Dec 17 2017 IST

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that he will continue his efforts to ensure the supremacy of law and constitution in the country. Addressing mediapersons in London, Mr Sharif said

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Trump administration bans selected words at health agencies -paper

WASHINGTON | Sunday, Dec 17 2017 IST

The Trump administration has told agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services to avoid using certain words or phrases in official documents being drafted for next year's budget, the Wa

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Mueller accused of unlawfully obtaining Trump's transition documents

Washington |Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST

A lawyer for US President Donald Trump's transition team has accused Special Counsel Robert Mueller of unlawfully obtaining documents including thousands of emails without their knowledge, for its ong

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Australian arrested for being 'economic agent' for N.Korea

Sydney |Sunday, 2017 9:45:04 AM IST

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) on Sunday arrested a man from Sydney for allegedly acting as an economic agent for North Korea with the intent of raising revenue for the Pyongyang government.

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Chinese police nab smugglers with drugs in stomach

Beijing |Sunday, 2017 1:45:05 PM IST

Chinese police have busted a cross-border drug gang and arrested four smugglers from Myanmar who had swallowed 183 packets of drugs, authorities said on Sunday.

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We're constantly inspired by women we work with: Cherie Blair

By Rita Sachdeva Hong Kong | Sunday, Dec 17 2017 IST

Cherie Blair CBE, QC Chancellor, Asian University for Women and Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, says that she was constantly inspired by the women who work with her. "Giving women the cha

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Iran refutes US allegation on missile supply to Yemeni Houthis

Tehran |Sunday, 2017 2:45:05 AM IST

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday dismissed as "baseless" the US allegations that Tehran supplies missiles to Yemeni Shia Houthis.

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