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Navy chopper crashes near Mumbai while landing, no casualty
18 Sep 2014 at 1:48am
Two pilots and two crew members had a narrow escape when an Indian Navy helicopter crashed while landing at a heliport in Maharashtra on Thursday, officials said.
Libya's Zawiya refinery, El Sharara oil field shut: Report
18 Sep 2014 at 12:19am
The El Sharara field feeding the refinery also remained closed.
Poor voter turnout in Coimbatore mayoral elections
17 Sep 2014 at 11:15pm
Only 1,33,657 of the 12,90,652 voters in 100 wards in the city had cast their votes till 10am.
Iranian President Rouhani terms US led anti-ISIS coalition 'ridiculous'
17 Sep 2014 at 6:05pm
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has decried the US-led international coalition against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) describing this as "ridiculous," move and alleged that some of the 40-member of this group had previously supplied the terror group with arms and training.
First French Ebola victim to be flown home from Liberia
17 Sep 2014 at 6:05pm
The first French Ebola patient was set to be flown home Thursday, as the World Bank warned the spiralling epidemic is threatening economic catastrophe in west Africa.
Australian police detain 15 in major counterterrorism operation
17 Sep 2014 at 6:04pm
Australian police detained 15 people Thursday in a major counterterrorism operation, saying intelligence indicated a random, violent attack was being planned on Australian soil.
Nigerian troops kill 'several' insurgents: Army
17 Sep 2014 at 2:28pm
Several Boko Haram insurgents have been killed in a fierce battle with Nigerian troops in a northeastern town near Maiduguri, an army statement said on Wednesday.
US scientist: Ebola unlikely to become airborne
17 Sep 2014 at 1:23pm
It's incredibly unlikely that Ebola would mutate to spread through the air, and the best way to make sure it doesn't is to stop the epidemic, a top government scientist told concerned lawmakers Wednesday.
President Pranab Mukherjee wraps up Vietnam tour, leaves for home
17 Sep 2014 at 2:19am
President Pranab Mukherjee today wrapped up his four-day state visit to Vietnam and left for home after inking key pacts and declaring a united Indo-Vietnam stand for free navigation in the disputed waters of South China Sea and adjoining maritime areas.
South Korea arrests American trying to swim to North Korea: Report
16 Sep 2014 at 10:43pm
South Korean marines arrested an American man late on Tuesday who had been swimming in a river that flows towards North Korea and said he had been trying to go to the North to meet its leader, media reported.
Fijians go to polls after 8 years of military rule
16 Sep 2014 at 6:41pm
Thousands of Fijians got their first chance to vote in eight years Wednesday in an election that promises to finally restore democracy to the South Pacific nation of 900,000.
UN 'taking lead' on global fight on Ebola: Ban Ki-moon
16 Sep 2014 at 6:29pm
The UN's response so far has drawn criticism, with the president of the France-based humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders on Tuesday calling it ?dangerously behind."
69th session of UN general assembly begins
16 Sep 2014 at 3:13pm
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) started its 69th session at the UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday.
Syrian Air Force plane downed in Islamic State stronghold
16 Sep 2014 at 12:29pm
A Syrian Air Force warplane was downed Tuesday in al-Raqqa city in northern Syria, a stronghold of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said.
Quake strikes northeast of Tokyo, no reports of serious damage
15 Sep 2014 at 9:54pm
An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 5.6 shook buildings in eastern Japan, including the capital Tokyo, today but there were no reports of serious damage.