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North Korea fires three missiles into sea

North Korea has fired three short-range ballistic missiles, the US military says.WASHINGTON: North Korea launched a barrage of missiles Saturday, less than one week after being praised by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for showing 'restraint' in its weapons program.Pyongyang fired three short-range ballistic missiles from the Kangwon province, according to US Pacific Command.The launches occurred in the...

Attack near Supreme Court in Afghanistan leaves 20 dead

Police said a suspected suicide bomber targeted the Supreme Court employees in Kabul An explosion occurred near the Supreme Court in the centre of Afghanistan's capital, Kabul,...

Kyrgyzstan plane crash: Dozens die as Turkish cargo jet hits homes

A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing all four crew members and at least 33 people on the ground, officials say.The Boeing 747 aircraft operated by ACT Airlines crashed as it landed in fog at Manas airport, 25km (15 miles) north of the capital, Bishkek.At least 15 buildings were destroyed in a village...

Hyperloop Between Mumbai and Delhi? How Hyperloop will Disrupt India

Dinclix GroundWorks' DGWHyperloop has been selected as one of the top 35 semifinalists in the Hyperloop One Global Challenge.INDORE, MADHYA PRADESH, INDIA, January 14, 2017 /PR/ -- A week ago, the US-based company Hyperloop One, announced 35 semifinalist teams for its Hyperloop One Global Challenge. The Hyperloop One Global Challenge started in May 2016 and invited individuals, universities, companies...

China defends terrorist Masood Azhar, again

China has blocked India's request to add the head of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) to a UN Security Council blacklist of groups linked to al Qaeda, India said on Friday.NEW DELHI: China has once again blocked India's proposal at the United Nations to list Masood Azhar as a designated terrorist.India expressed concern at China's stand and said...

India: As many as 50 feared trapped after coal mine collapses in Jharkhand

Between 40 to 50 workers are feared trapped after a coal mine collapsed in Lalmatia, in Jharkhand's Godda district, on Thursday night.ANI reported that four national disaster response force (NDRF) teams were on their to Lalmatia from Patna, as was one from Ranchi. And that CISF (central industrial security force) men had been rushed to the spot from the...

Japan’s Dentsu CEO resigns after employee suicide

 The head of the Japanese advertising giant Dentsu has resigned after the suicide of a junior employee was linked to a company culture that required staffers to work huge amounts of overtime.The company confirmed Thursday that its president and CEO, Tadashi Ishii, would step down after its January board meeting.Dentsu, which employs 47,000 people and operates in 140 countries,...

Netanyahu ‘warned UN settlement vote a declaration of war’

Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly told Murray McCully, the New Zealand foreign minister: ‘This is a scandalous decision.’ Photograph: Dan Balilty/APIsraeli PM reportedly warned that support for motion on settlements would ‘rupture relations’ between two countriesIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told New Zealand's foreign minister that his country's sponsoring of the UN anti-settlement resolution was a "declaration of war".Mr Netanyahu has...

‘Star Wars’ actress Carrie Fisher dies at 60

Best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, Fisher died days after suffering cardiac arrest.Carrie Fisher, the actor best known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the Star Wars films and her unflinching self-honesty that contrasted with the artifice of Hollywood celebrity, has died in Los Angeles. She was 60 years old. Her death came...

China aims to reach mars by 2020

CHINA vowed Tuesday to speed up the development of its space industry as it set out its plans to become the first country to soft land a probe on the far side of the moon, by around 2018, and launch its first Mars probe by 2020.“To explore the vast cosmos, develop the space industry and build China into a...