Heavy rains in Nicaragua, 17 died

Managua | Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 IST

As many as 17 people died when trying to cross flooded rivers in the last few days, Nicaraguan Vice President Rosario Murillo said. "Around I7 deaths have been confirmed so far," said Murillo in a s

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Hackers took over website for Saudi investment conference

Riyadh | Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 IST

The website for Saudi investment conference known as 'the Future Investment Initiative' appeared to have been hacked early. 'The Saudi regime is one of the sources for #terrorism_financing in the worl

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Pakistan's economic woes not because of CPEC, says China

Xuzhou | Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 IST

China has rejected an impression that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is responsible for causing current financial crisis in Pakistan. Prof Sun Hongi, who is the adviser to the President Xi Ji

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US sails warships through Taiwan Strait

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST

Two US Navy warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait in a show of force that comes amid heightened Washington-Beijing tensions.

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World's longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens

Beijing | Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 IST

Chinese President Xi Jinping has officially opened the world's longest sea crossing bridge, nine years after construction first began. Including its access roads, the bridge spans 55km (34 miles) and

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Macedonia vote on constitutional amendments carried out with violations, says Russian foreign ministry

Moscow | Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 IST

Voting in Macedonia's parliament on constitutional amendments that will allow the country to join NATO is a violation of all norms of law and morality, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement

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Taiwan : Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 rocks eastern Taiwan

Taipei | Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 IST

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan's Hualien County. The shock waves felt across almost all of country, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was

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BWM recalls 1.6 million diesel cars

Munich | Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 IST

German car manufacture BMW on Tuesday said the company is recalling 1.6 million diesel cars from Europe and Asia to fix a potential fire hazard in their engine. "The voluntary service action follows

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CPEC not responsible for Pak's eco-crisis, says China

Beijing | Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 IST

Worried over the anti-China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) campaign in Pakistan, China has said that the all-important international connectivity project was not to be blamed for the ongoing econom

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Human Caravan: 'Full respect' needed for national control of borders

United Nations | Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 IST

With more than 7,000 Central-American refugees now on the march through Mexico towards the southern border of the United States in search of safety and work, all countries involved are being urged by

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Khashoggi's death 'planned days in advance': Erdogan

Istanbul | Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 IST

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Tuesday claimed that the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was planned days in advance. Turkey has evidence to show Khashoggi had been killed in a prem

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EU, Japan hold first high-level Industrial, Trade and Economic Dialogue

Brussels | Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 IST

The European Union (EU) and Japan have held their first high-level Industrial, Trade and Economic Dialogue in Tokyo. According to a press release issued here on Monday, the discussions between the gro

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