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Supreme Court to hear Italian government's plea on marine

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:20

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday the Italian government's plea for relaxation of bail conditions of its marine, Sergeant Major Salvatore Girone, so that he can return to his country.

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Obama confirms death of Taliban chief Mullah Mansour

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:38

Washington, May 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama on Monday confirmed the death of Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour, two days after a US drone struck at a vehicle the militant leader was riding in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

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Obama will not apologise for Hiroshima attack

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:10

Tokyo, May 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has asserted that during his visit to Japan for the G7 summit he will not be apologising for the atomic bombing of Hiroshima city during World War II.

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49 people killed in two terror bombings in Yemen

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:02

Aden, May 23 (IANS) At least 49 people were on Monday killed in two suicide bombings targeting army recruits and a military brigade in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, a security official said.

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World humanitarian summit opens in Istanbul

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:52

Istanbul, May 23 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday opened the first world humanitarian summit here with a call for world leaders to be committed to improving the humanitarian responses to crises.

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25 soldiers killed as two explosions rock Yemen's Aden

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:24

Aden, May 23 (IANS) At least 25 soldiers were killed and 23 injured when a suicide bombing rocked an army base in Yemen's southern port city of Aden on Monday, a security official said.

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74 people killed in Syria blasts

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:20

Damascus, May 23 (IANS) At least 74 people were killed on Monday when several bombings rocked two Syrian coastal cities, Xinhua news agency reported.

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US lifts arms embargo on Vietnam

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:30

Hanoi, May 23 (IANS) President Barack Obama, who is on a three day visit to Vietnam, on Monday announced the US is lifting a decade-long arms embargo on the country.

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Obama confirms death of Taliban supremo Mullah Mansour

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:16

Washington, May 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama on Monday confirmed the death of Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour, two days after a US drone killed the militant leader in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

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Obama confirms death of Taliban chief Mullah Mansour

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:02

Kabul, May 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama on Monday confirmed the death of Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour, saying his death marks an "important milestone" in the longstanding effort to bring peace in Afghanistan.

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Thailand dormitory fire kills 17 schoolgirls

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 07:44

Bangkok, May 23 (IANS) A schoolgirl boarding-house in northern Thailand's Chiang Rai was burnt down late Sunday, killing 17 girls, injuring five others while two girls were missing, a local newspaper quoted police as reporting on Monday.

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