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Queen Elizabeth II becomes world’s oldest monarch

London, Jan 23 (IANS/EFE) Queen Elizabeth II of Britain has become the world's oldest monarch following the death of King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz...

Shia Houthi rebels seize presidential palace in Yemen

Sana'a, Jan 20 (IANS) Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels Tuesday seized the presidential palace here a day after it signed a ceasefire deal with the...

100 killed in Burundi clashes

Nairobi: At least 99 people have been killed in Burundi after clashes broke out last week between an unidentified rebel group and government troops...

Two killed in rocket attack on Greek tanker in Libyan port

Tripoli: Two people have been killed in an airstrike on a Greek-owned tanker in the eastern Libyan port of Derna. The Liberian-flagged ARAEVO was attacked...

‘Kissing Baba’ arrested in Andhra

Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) The "kissing baba", a fake godman who was hugging and kissing women devotees to treat their illness and solve other...

French parliament votes to recognise Palestine as state

Paris: French National Assembly Tuesday voted for the recognition of a Palestinian state, a symbolic move aimed at rising diplomatic pressure to resolve decade-long...

Israeli PM fires two top ministers

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired Finance Minister Yair Lapid and Justice Minister Tzipi Livni Tuesday evening, according to a statement from the...

Pope Francis describes modern slavery as crime against humanity

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Tuesday characterized all forms of modern slavery, including prostitution and human trafficking, as crimes against humanity. The Pope was speaking...

Venezuelan fined $89,000 in US for bomb hoax on plane

Washington: A US court fined a Venezuelan traveller $89,000 for joking that he was carrying explosives in his luggage, for which the authorities declared...

One dead, 52 missing as South Korean fishing ship sinks

Seoul: A South Korean fishing ship sank in the Bering Sea Monday, with at least one person dead and 52 missing, media reported citing...

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