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    Bangladesh Court Sentences 26 to Death in Murder Case

Bangladesh Court Sentences 26 to Death in Murder Case

A Bangladeshi court on Monday sentenced 26 persons to death in a sensational seven-murder case in Narayanganj area of the country in 2014. Those given the death penalty included former

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    World’s Richest 8 Men Own Same Wealth as Poorest Half: Study

World’s Richest 8 Men Own Same Wealth as Poorest Half: Study

Eight richest men in the world own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity, said a study by Oxfam, an international

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    ‘China will Take off the Gloves, If Trump Messes with Taiwan’

‘China will Take off the Gloves, If Trump Messes with Taiwan’

China will “take off the gloves” and take strong action if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump continues to provoke Beijing over Taiwan once he assumes office, two leading state-run newspapers said

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    Two Ships Sold to Pakistan Navy for Gwadar Security: China

Two Ships Sold to Pakistan Navy for Gwadar Security: China

China on Monday said it has sold two naval ships to Pakistan to protect the strategic Gwadar port and trade routes under the USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, saying

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    37 Killed as Turkish Cargo Plane Crashes in Kyrgyzstan

37 Killed as Turkish Cargo Plane Crashes in Kyrgyzstan

At least 37 people were killed on Monday when a Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashed into a residential area in Kyrgyzstan’s capital of Bishkek. “We are confirming data on the

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    Indo-US ‘Strategic Convergence’ at Highest Point: Obama Administration

Indo-US ‘Strategic Convergence’ at Highest Point: Obama Administration

The Obama Administration has asserted that the Indo-US “strategic convergence” is at its highest point, as it hoped that the incoming Trump government would continue to prioritise the bilateral partnership

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Demonetisation Shows ‘Boldness’ of Modi: France

  Demonetisation Shows ‘Boldness’ of Modi: France

France has appreciated demonetisation in India, terming it as a “bold” decision which “shows how determined” Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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UN Rights Envoy in Myanmar to Probe Rohingya Abuse Allegations

  UN Rights Envoy in Myanmar to Probe Rohingya Abuse Allegations

The UN’s rights envoy for Myanmar arrived in troubled Rakhine state on Friday for a trip north to probe allegations

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CIA Director Nominee Lists ISIS, Russia as Major Threats

  CIA Director Nominee Lists ISIS, Russia as Major Threats

Congressman Mike Pompeo who is Donald Trump’s pick to run the CIA, has listed out Russia, Syria, Iran and the

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France Supports India’s Efforts to Get Masood Azhar as Global Terrorist

  France Supports India’s Efforts to Get Masood Azhar as Global Terrorist

France on Thursday pressed for “decisive action” against Pakistan-based terror groups like LeT, JeM and Hizbul Mujahideen which are “targeting”

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Tensions Rise After Trump Denounces Russian Dossier as ‘Nazi’ Tactic

  Tensions Rise After Trump Denounces Russian Dossier as ‘Nazi’ Tactic

Tensions between Donald Trump and the US intelligence agencies is growing with the President-elect denouncing as a “Nazi” tactic the

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Chinese Daily Warns India over Vietnam Ties

  Chinese Daily Warns India over Vietnam Ties

China will not sit quietly if India boosts military ties with Vietnam to counter Beijing, a Chinese newspaper warned on

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In Final Address, Obama Touts Values and Prods Trump

  In Final Address, Obama Touts Values and Prods Trump

With a final shout of his campaign mantra “Yes We Can,” President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Americans to stand

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China Tightens Security at PoK, Afghan Borders to Curb Terror

  China Tightens Security at PoK, Afghan Borders to Curb Terror

Amid rising terror threats, China has tightened security at its borders with PoK and Afghanistan to prevent terrorists from entering

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Don’t Overestimate Indo-US Economic Ties: Chinese Daily

  Don’t Overestimate Indo-US Economic Ties: Chinese Daily

India is fooling itself if it thinks its economy will bloom by siding with the US, an influential Chinese newspaper

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Yahoo to be Renamed Altaba, CEO to Step Down

  Yahoo to be Renamed Altaba, CEO to Step Down

Yahoo, which was acquired by US wireless communications service provider Verizon for a mere $4.8 billion in July last year,

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Myanmar to Fence Border with India

  Myanmar to Fence Border with India

Myanmar will build border demarcation fencing with India, the country’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. The neighbouring country will construct

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