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Jadhav's mother, wife to meet him on December 25

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:18

Islamabad, Dec 8 (IANS) Pakistan on Friday allowed the mother and wife of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, currently on death row, to meet him at a prison here on December 25.

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AR app allows iOS users to take Twitter into real world

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:02

San Francisco, Dec 8 (IANS) A new app called "TweetReality" now allows iOS users to take micro-blogging app Twitter with them into the real world, courtesy of augmented reality (AR) technology.

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'Breakthrough' Brexit deal paves way for future talks

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:00

Brussels, Dec 8 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union (EU) on Friday announced that a breakthrough deal has finally been reached to move the Brexit talks on to future trade and a transitional period, after days of tortuous negotiations.

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US warns against scrapping Pence-Abbas talks

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 14:00

Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) The US has warned the Palestinians against cancelling talks with Vice President Mike Pence after Washington recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Trump misquotes Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day details

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:52

Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) US President Donald Trump erred in his effort to mark Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, misquoting one of his predecessors and misstating the date of the attack on social media, the media reported.

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Jadhav's mother, wife to meet him on December 25

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:48

Islamabad, Dec 8 (IANS) Pakistan on Friday allowed the mother and wife of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet him at a prison here on December 25, the Foreign Ministry said.

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Trump holds his first White House Hanukkah party

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:24

Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) US President Donald Trump hosted his first White House Hanukkah party where he touted his administration's decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel, the media reported.

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Wildfires continue to ravage California

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:22

Los Angeles, Dec 8 (IANS) Wildfires continued to rage through Southern California, with new fires sparking as far south as San Diego as the largest of the blazes crept towards the college town of Santa Barbara, prompting fresh evacuations, the media reported.

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Deal agreed in Brexit talks: EC's Juncker

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:20

Brussels, Dec 8 (IANS) Sufficient progress has been made in Brexit talks, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday, adding that it was paving the way for talks on the future of the UK-European Union (EU) relationship.

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Instagram testing standalone messaging app

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:16

San Francisco, Dec 8 (IANS) Popular photo-sharing platform Instagram is working on "Direct" -- a standalone app for private messages which will reportedly remove messaging features from the main app.

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Facebook to introduce live streaming, video chats to Messenger games

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:50

San Francisco, Dec 8 (IANS) More than a year after launching "Instant Games" -- a new platform for gaming with friends on the Messenger chat app, Facebook has announced support for live streaming via Facebook Live and video chatting with fellow gamers.

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Bali's Mount Agung spews 2km ash column

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:08

Jakarta, Dec 8 (IANS) Mount Agung volcano in the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Friday spewed an ash column up to 2 km above the crater, according to authorities.

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YouTube reveals top viral videos of 2017

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:58

San Francisco, Dec 8 (IANS) Video-sharing website YouTube has revealed its most popular videos for 2017 based on time spent watching, sharing, commenting, liking and other metrics.

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Two women killed in Japan shrine attack

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:36

Tokyo, Dec 8 (IANS) Two women were killed and another person was injured in a stabbing incident at a shrine in Tokyo, with the male suspect appearing to have committed suicide, Japanese authorities said on Friday.

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