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Tsunami warning after 7.4 magnitude quake hits Indonesia

JAKARTA – A tsunami alert has been issued after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck off the northwest of Indonesia‘s Maluku Islands. The tremor was measured 83 miles (134km) from the port city of Ternate at a depth of 30 miles (45km), according to the US Geological Survey. Indonesian authorities issued a tsunami alert following the […]

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Indian Navy’s MiG-29K fighter aircraft crashes in Goa

GOA – Indian forces face another setback as MiG-29K fighter jet belonging to the Indian Navy crashed near Goa. According to Indian media, a MiG-29K fighter jet belonging to the Indian Navy crashed shortly after it took off on a training mission from Goa’s Dabolim today. The cause of the crash has been attributed to […]

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Indian Activist Trupti Desai Urges Women Should Be Allowed Entry Into Sabarimala Temple

NEW DEHLI – Indian Women’s Rights Activist Trupti Desai Has Urged That Women Should Be Allowed Entry Into the Sabarimala Temple. Earlier, Indian Top Court Delayed a Verdict on the Lifting of a Centuries-old Ban on Women of Specific Age Entering a Hindu Temple. She Further Said That Indian Courts Should Not Be Pressurized by […]

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British Parliament approves early election in the UK on December 12

The British Parliament has approved pre-election bills in the country under which voting will be held on December 12. The United Kingdom will hold a general election on Thursday, December 12, after members of Parliament backed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s bid for a snap poll. The House of Commons on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly by 438-20 […]

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ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US military operation

DAMASCUS – In Syria, Daesh militant group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in an operation by the US military in Idlib province. In a statement, White House says US President Donald Trump will make a major statement today but gave no further details. Meanwhile, nine people were killed in helicopter gunfire near a […]

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Saudi Arabia approves the deployment of additional US troops

Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince have approved the deployment of additional U.S. troops and equipment, after an attack last month on the kingdom’s oil facilities. Saudi state news agency SPA quoted defense ministry saying that the decision has been taken to maintain regional security and face any attempts that threaten the global economy. Earlier, […]

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Two pilots killed as aircraft crashes in India

Two Indian pilots were killed after their Cessna trainee aircraft crashed in the cotton fields of Sultanpur village in Telangana, reported Times of India. The plane had taken off from Begumpet in Hyderabad. The aircraft had lost contact with the Begumpet Station in Hyderabad after 11.55 am The pilots were studying at the Rajiv Gandhi Aviation […]

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Washington Foreign Press Center re-opens highlighting its mission for Foreign Media

WASHINGTON DC – The U.S. Department of State has Foreign Press Centers in Washington D.C. and New York to support foreign media in reporting and working in America.  The Mission of Foreign Press Center, U.S. State Department “is to deepen understanding of U.S. policy and American values through engagement with foreign media. We provide clear […]

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US lawmakers express serious concern over humanitarian crisis in Occupied Kashmir

Two US lawmakers have expressed serious concern over the worst humanitarian crisis in Occupied Kashmir and have sought immediate release of illegally detained people and end to curfew. In their letter to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, lawmakers Pramila Jayapal and James McGovern demanded that international media and independent human rights observers be immediately […]