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Aussie PM's strategy to protect crowded places from terror

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 15:26

Canberra, Aug 20 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Sunday released details of the "strategy for protecting crowded places" to stay one step ahead of the ever-changing threat of global terrorism.

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Indian-origin boy wins UK Child Genius show

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 15:22

London, Aug 20 (IANS) An 12-year-old Indian-origin boy from north London has won the Child Genius show broadcast by UK's Channel 4, the media reported on Sunday.

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10 get death penalty over plot to assassinate Hasina

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 14:54

Dhaka, Aug 20 (IANS) A tribunal here in Bangladesh on Sunday awarded death penalty to 10 people for planting a bomb in 2000 to assassinate then opposition leader and now Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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Wreckage of US warship found after 70 years

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 14:28

Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) The wreckage of a lost US warship has been found 72 years after a Japanese submarine torpedoed it towards the end of World War II, the media reported on Sunday.

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Fake news needs the competition: Trump to Bannon

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 11:00

Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump wished his former chief strategist Steve Bannon well upon his return to the far-right Breitbart News website, tweeting "Fake News needs the competition", the media reported.

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S. African minister resigns after assaulting woman

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 10:46

Pretoria, Aug 20 (IANS) South African Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana has resigned after allegations that he beat a woman at a Johannesburg nightclub last weekend, media reported on Sunday.

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Trump to skip annual Kennedy Centre Honours

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 10:44

Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will not attend the annual Kennedy Centre Honours in December, the White House has announced.

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Neo-Nazis march in Berlin

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 10:08

Berlin, Aug 20 (IANS) Neo-Nazis marched in the streets of the German capital to mark the 30th anniversary of the death of Rudolf Hess, Adolf Hitler's deputy, US, the media reported.

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IS claims stabbing attack in Russia

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 05:48

Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has claimed responsibility for a knife attack that left seven persons injured in the Russian city of Surgut, media reports said.

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