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16-year-old German 'Isis bride' could face death penalty, says Iraqi PM

Linda Wenzel was found with a malnourished baby boy hiding in the basement of a bomb-ravaged fortress in Mosul in July this year during an offensive …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Russian teen mum left nine-month-old baby to die while she partied with friends for a week

The 17-year-old mother let her nine-month-old baby starve for a week that led to his death while she partied with friends.<p>A teenage mother from …

Eye on Pakistan, India wants probe into North Korea’s nuclear proliferation linkages

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, stands with Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, left, …

North Korea

From puppies to bears: 7 pictures of animals which got stuck in vulnerable situations

A Koala survives a ten-mile journey while it is trapped under a wheel arch before being rescued by firefighters. Read to know about similar instances.<p>…

Animals

UP: Farmer receives loan waiver of 1 paisa, says govt played 'cruel joke'

<b>Mathura</b><b>:</b> A farmer in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura has received a waiver of one paisa on Rs 1,55,000 loan amount, in the aftermath of the Yogi …

India

‘I can’t sleep, scared to enter class’: Ryan victim’s pal wants to change school

The best friend of the Class 2 boy, who was murdered on September 8 morning in a toilet of Ryan International School, Bhondsi, fears that memories of …

Crime

Extortion case: Dawood's brother arrested; police say shooters brought from outside, politicians could be involved

The Thane police in Maharashtra state on Tuesday said that they are probing a role of local politicians including corporators after Iqbal Kaskar was …

Crime

CBI arrests BJD MLA Prabhat Biswal in Rs 550 crore Odisha seashore chit fund scam

<b>Bhubaneswar</b>: Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Prabhat Biswal was on Tuesday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Seashore …

India

Eiffel Tower to have bullet-proof glass walls around it as part of Govt's anti-terror measure

In view of the terror attacks that France has been witnessing in the past two years, the French government has decided to boost the security of the …

France

Coast Guard rescues 18 people stranded at sea off Puducherry

The Indian Coast Guard rescued 18 ornithologists and three crew members stranded off the coast of Puducherry after their vessel developed a technical …

Iraq to deport over 500 wives and 800 children of Islamic State jihadists

The over 500 wives of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria jihadists, along with more than 800 children, were detained in Mosul, ISIS' stronghold in …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar does not fear international scrutiny, Aung Suu Kyi says in key speech

Suu Kyi has been slammed by many human rights advocates for maintaining a silence on the plight of the Rohingya community in Myanmar.<p>Myanmar's leader …

Asia

Centre has proof of Rohingyas' link with Pakistan-based terror groups: Report

The Rohingya people are stateless Indo-Aryan people from Rakhine state, Myanmar. There were an estimated one million Rohingya living in Myanmar …

Narendra Modi

Trump to UN: confront North Korea and Iran or risk being 'bystanders in history'

In a speech likely to draw comparisons with George W Bush’s ‘axis of evil’, the president will tell nations they must confront the twin threat to global security<p>Donald Trump will use his first address to the UN general assembly on Tuesday to call for international action to confront North Korea and …

North Korea

Britain has large audience for online jihadist propaganda, report says

Isis extremist content attracts more clicks in Britain than in any other European country, thinktank says, and internet firms are failing to curb it<p>Online jihadist propaganda attracts more clicks in Britain than in any other European country and the main internet companies are failing to curb it, a …

David Petraeus

TN Speaker disqualifies 18 MLAs of TTV Dhinakaran

<b>Chennai:</b> Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal on Monday disqualified 18 MLAs supporting rebel leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran for withdrawing their …

India

Nitish Kumar supports Modi on simultaneous polls

<b>Patna</b>: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar wants all political parties to support Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of holding simultaneous …

India

Spain ousts North Korea ambassador amid growing nuclear threat

Spanish foreign ministry tells ambassador to leave the country before the end of the month, as North Korea repeatedly refuses to halt its nuclear program<p>The Spanish foreign ministry has asked North Korea’s ambassador to leave Spain before the end of the month due to his country’s repeated refusals …

North Korea

In first visit, Trump urges reform so U.N. can meet full potential

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump criticised the United Nations for bloated bureaucracy and mismanagement on his first visit on Monday to U.N. headquarters, calling for “truly bold reforms” so it could be a greater force for world peace.<p>Ahead of his maiden speech to the annual …

Antonio Guterres

Spokesperson of Hindu organisation which gave list of 'fake babas' goes missing

Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad spokesperson Mahant Mohan Das has gone missing. Incidentally, this organisation had released a list of 14 'fake …

India

Some Rohingya have links to ISI, ISIS, says govt; Cong urges Centre to speak to all parties

Some Rohingyas have been found with links to Pakistan's ISI, the Islamic State terror group and extremist outfits targeting India, the Centre said …

UNHCR

Dera chief's adopted child Honeypreet on list of Haryana's 43 most wanted

<b>Chandigarh</b><b>:</b> Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's closest aides Honeypreet and Aditya Insaan top the list of 43 most wanted people in Haryana over the rioting on …

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

Centre to urge SC to modify order on Chakma-Hajong refugees: Kiren Rijiju

By: PTI | Itanagar |<p>Union Minister Kiren Rijiju (File Photo)<p>Union minister Kiren Rijiju has said the Centre will urge the Supreme Court to modify its …

Demand for Gorkhaland: Stress and anxiety cases increase as Darjeeling bandh races towards 100 days

When political parties enforce a one-day bandh, people usually take it as a holiday and play n the streets. But stretch it to 100, and the results …

India

Dragon's infra game: China's Nepal highway, proposed railway via Tibet designed to rile India

The Sino-Nepali railway was part of a deal struck by Nepal deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara when he visited China in early September.<p>The …

China

Rajnath Singh: Don’t believe, forward WhatsApp messages without verification

The home minister said anti-social elements were using social media like WhatsApp to ‘foment trouble in society’.<p>Home Minister Rajnath Singh on …

Social Media

Rajasthan: School director, teacher allegedly gang-rape student, force abortion

HT Correspondent<p>An 18-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by the director of a private school and a teacher of the same institution in Sikar …

Crime

'Illegal' Rohingya refugees pose security threat, Centre tells SC

The fundamental right to reside and settle in any part of the country is available to citizens only, the Centre says in its affidavit

Rohingya

YC Modi to head National Investigation Agency: Senior IPS officer had probed 2002 Gujarat riots

Senior IPS officer YC Modi, who was part of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team that probed the 2002 Gujarat riot cases, has been …

India

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena hints at walking out of Fadnavis-led government

While former Shiv Sena rebel and Congress leader Narayan Rane is waiting in the wings to join the BJP, the Shiv Sena has served yet another ultimatum …

India