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Category: World News

All militants in Chechen Parliament raid killed

MOSCOW:  All the militants who stormed the Parliament building in Chechnya on Tuesday have been killed, an official said.

Iran does not need nuclear weapons: Pakistan

WASHINGTON:  The foreign minister of Pakistan, Mr Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Iran had no justification to pursue nuclear…

Floods kill 30 in Vietnam; 20 more swept from bus

HANOI, VIETNAM: Surging currents sucked a bus off a flooded highway and swept away 20 of its passengers, including a…

Stem cell jab could replace hip, knee surgeries

LONDON: A simple treatment that could end the need for painful hip and knee replacements is being developed by British…

Deadly typhoon hits Philippines

LUZON: At least one person is dead in the far northern Philippines, where so-called “Super Typhoon” Megi crashed ashore with…

German multicultural society has failed: Chancellor

BERLIN: Germany’s attempts to create a multicultural society in which people from various cultural backgrounds live together peacefully has failed,…

US says ‘threat info’ shared with India before 26/11 attacks

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK: Amid reports that two of David Headley’s three wives had warned the Federal Bureau of Investigation beforehand of…

Indian army chief’s remarks unwise, jingoistic: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has termed as “jingoistic” and “unwise” Indian Army chief’s remarks describing the country as a major irritant for…

India, China not playing for ‘second place’: Obama

BOSTON: Insisting that the US cannot afford to cut its education budget, the President Mr Barack Obama has said it…

Power failure puts off Fonseka hearing; govt orders probe

COLOMBO: Power failure in a court complex forced the hearing in a case against former Sri Lankan Army chief Sarath…