'Active shooter' reported at US industrial park

Chicago |Saturday, 2019 3:45:04 AM IST

Police have responded to a shooting at an industrial park in Aurora, a suburb about 65 km from the US city of Chicago.

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Five killed in US industrial park shooting (Lead)

Washington |Saturday, 2019 6:45:04 AM IST

Five persons have been killed and several others injured after a gunman opened fire at an industrial park in the US state of Illinois, police said.

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Gunmen kill 66 in Nigeria ahead of presidential election (Lead)

Abuja |Saturday, 2019 6:15:04 AM IST

At least 66 people were killed on Friday by unidentified gunmen in Nigeria's Kaduna state, on the eve of the country's presidential election, officials said.

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Nigerian postpones election at last minute (Lead)

Abuja |Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST

Nigeria's Electoral Commission has delayed the country's general elections till February 23, making the announcement just five hours before polls were set to open on Saturday.

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Ex-US cardinal defrocked over sexual abuse charges

Rome |Saturday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST

The Vatican on Saturday said it has defrocked former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the high-profile Catholic figure, of the priesthood rights after a Church trial found him guilty of sexually abusin

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India takes national, international players into confidence as it plans retaliation

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

In the aftermath of the terror attack by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 49 CRPF personnel, the government's strategy for retaliation seems clear - launch an

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N Korean official visits Hanoi ahead of Trump-Kim summit

Hanoi |Saturday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST

A high-ranking North Korean negotiator travelled to Hanoi on Saturday, less than two weeks before the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump.

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Trump's ex-aide Manafort faces up to 24 years in jail

Washington |Saturday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST

US President Donald Trump's former election campaign manager Paul Manafort should be jailed for up to 24 years, special counsel Robert Mueller has said.

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Mexico wall: Trump defends his emergency move

Washington |Saturday, 2019 11:45:05 AM IST

US President Donald Trump has defended his move to impose a national emergency in the country, saying that "we have an invasion of drugs, gangs, people, and it's unacceptable".

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5 killed in US factory shooting (Second Lead)

Washington |Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST

A man who was terminated from his job fatally shot five people at a factory in the suburbs of the US metropolis of Chicago before being killed by the police, authorities said.

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Indian appointed to high-level accounting post at UN

United Nations |Friday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST

Chandramouli Ramanathan has been appointed as the world body's controller by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, according to his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric.

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Spain to hold general election on April 28: PM

Madrid |Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said on Friday that the country will hold early general election on April 28, paving the way for the beginning of campaigning.

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