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Gambian leader Jammeh leaves power after 22 year
 

Gambian leader Jammeh leaves power after 22 year  

Gambian leader Jammeh leaves power after 22 year   2017-01-22 10:49:37 International: Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh flew out Saturday from the country he ruled for 22 years to cede power to President Adama Barrow and end a political crisis. Jammeh refused to step down after a December 1 election in which Barrow was declared the winner, triggering weeks of uncertainty ... Read More »

Indian Train derailed, 23 killed, 50 injured
 

Indian Train derailed, 23 killed, 50 injured  

Indian Train derailed, 23 killed, 50 injured   2017-01-22 10:26:24 International Desk: At least 23 people were killed and 50 others were injured as seven coaches of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed near Kuneru station in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh in India late Saturday night, officials said. The incident took place at about Indian time 11:30pm when the train ... Read More »

Vegetable market blast kills 18 in Pakistan

Vegetable market blast kills 18 in Pakistan

Vegetable market blast kills 18 in Pakistan 2017-01-21 16:24:26 Staff Correspondent: At least 18 people were killed and 60 others injured in a blast on Saturday at a vegetable market in northwest Pakistan’s restive Kurram Agency, officials said. The blast occurred at the crowded Sabzi Mandi inside Eidgah Bazaar in Parachinar, the administrative headquarters of the agency near the Afghan ... Read More »

US air strikes killed 80 IS militants
 

US air strikes killed 80 IS militants  

US air strikes killed 80 IS militants   2017-01-20 11:02:56 International Desk: More than 80 Islamic State militants, some of whom were believed to be plotting attacks in Europe, died in US air strikes on camps outside the group’s former North African stronghold of Sirte in Libya, the United States said on Thursday. ‘These strikes were directed against some of ... Read More »

Reckless truck took away 24 children’s lives in India
 

Reckless truck took away 24 children’s lives in India  

Reckless truck took away 24 children’s lives in India   2017-01-19 11:45:21 International Desk:At least 24 school children were killed on Thursday in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh’s Etah district. The school bus was hit by a speeding truck on the Patiali road. The school was functioning despite the district administration’s order for closure due to cold conditions. The ... Read More »

39 jailed in India for human trafficking
 

39 jailed in India for human trafficking  

39 jailed in India for human trafficking   2017-01-19 11:58:11 Dhaka: An Indian court has sentenced 39 people to 10 years in prison each for buying and selling girls in Karnataka state. Seven of the rescued victims were from Bangladesh and the rest were from Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal, Karnataka and Odisha. The prosecution came after ... Read More »

Mother gets death penalty for burning her daughter

Mother gets death penalty for burning her daughter

Mother gets death penalty for burning her daughter 2017-01-17 20:55:00 International Desk: A Pakistani mother who boasted about burning her daughter alive in an honour killing over her teenager’s choice of husband has been sentenced to death. Parveen Bibi was convicted of murdering Zeenat Rafiq just a week after getting married to Hassan Khan in June. The murdering mother tied ... Read More »

Last man to walk on the moon died at 82
 

Last man to walk on the moon died at 82  

Last man to walk on the moon died at 82   2017-01-17 12:38:39 International desk: Astronaut Gene Cernan traced his only child’s initials in the dust of the lunar surface. Then he climbed into the lunar module for the ride home, becoming the last person to walk on the moon. Cernan died Monday at age 82 at a Houston hospital ... Read More »

Main suspected of Istanbul nightclub attack held
 

Main suspected of Istanbul nightclub attack held  

Main suspected of Istanbul nightclub attack held   2017-01-17 12:02:24 International Desk: Turkish police have arrested the main suspect in the New Year’s Eve attack on an exclusive nightclub in Istanbul after a huge manhunt. Abdulkadir Masharipov is believed to have mounted the assault on the Reina club which left 39 people dead. The suspect was captured in a special ... Read More »

Ancient Buddha statue discovered in China
 
 

Ancient Buddha statue discovered in China    

Ancient Buddha statue discovered in China     2017-01-17 11:23:05 International Desk: A 600-year-old Buddha statue has been discovered in a reservoir in east China’s Jiangxi Province after water levels fell during renovation work. A local villager first spotted the head of the Buddha last month when the water level fell by more than 10 meters during work on a ... Read More »