North Korea detains third US citizen

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PYOFGYANG: North Korean authorities have detained a US citizen of South Korean origin, bringing the number of Americans held by Pyongyang to three, sources in Seoul said on Sunday.

135 Afghan soldiers killed in deadly Taliban attack, Modi condemns

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KABUL: At least 135 Afghan military personnel were killed and over 60 wounded in a deadly attack by the Taliban on an army corps base in Mazar-e-Sharif city in Balkh province. The toll is expected to rise, an official said on Saturday.

80 die in Afghan army base attack

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KABUL : At least 80 persons were killed and many injured when Taliban militants attacked an Afghan army base in Balkh province, the media reported on Saturday.

US Navy makes nude photo sharing punishable offence

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WASHINGTON : The US Navy announced new regulations that make it a punishable offence for sailors and Marines to post nude pictures of service members online without consent.

Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process

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CANBERRA : Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced major changes to citizenship laws, making it tougher for foreign nationals to become Australian citizens.

Facebook is for all: Zuckerberg takes a jab at Snapchat

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SAN FRANCISCO : In an apparent reaction to Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel's purported disinterest in expanding business to "poor countries" like India, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook is for everyone and not just for "the high end".

Three killed in California shooting spree

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WASHINGTON : Three persons were killed when a man went on a shooting spree in the US's California state, a media report has said.

24 die in Philippines accident

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MANILA : At least 24 persons were killed and many injured when a passenger bus plunged into a deep gorge in northern Philippines on Tuesday, police said.

23 killed in Syria airstrikes

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DAMASCUS : At least 23 people were killed in airstrikes in Syria allegedly carried out by the US-led international coalition in areas under the Islamic State (IS) terror organisation's control in Syria, said a British war monitor on Tuesday.

Trump to sign 'Buy American, Hire American' order

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 : US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to implement the "Buy American, Hire American" policy which calls for a review of the H-1B visa programme for skilled workers, senior officials said.

Woman held in Lahore for ties with IS 'not terrorist': Brother

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ISLAMABAD : Suspected female militant Naureen Leghari who was arrested in a military operation in Lahore is not associated with any terrorist organisation, her brother claimed on Monday.

12 injured in London club 'acid attack'

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 At least 12 people suffered burn injuries in a suspected acid attack at a club in London, police said on Monday.

US immigration arrests increase: Report

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WASHINTON  : Arrests at the immigration points in the US rose 32.6 per cent in the first months of President Donald Trumps administration, a Washington Post report said.

Couple booted off United Airlines flight

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WASHINGTON : A US couple headed to Costa Rica for their wedding got booted off a United Airlines flight in Houston, the media reported.

North Korea 'ready for nuclear attack'

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PYONGYANG: North Korea on Saturday warned the US not to take provocative action in the region, saying it is "ready to hit back with nuclear attacks".

Protests in Pakistan against lynching of student

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ISLAMABAD: Protests led by civil society organisations were held in different parts of Pakistan to condemn the killing of university student Mashal Khan for allegedly "publishing blasphemous content online".

Pakistan police arrests three 'suspected RAW agents'

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ISLAMABAD: AT least three persons, said to be agents of the Research and Analysis Wing by police, have been arrested in Pakistan-administered Kashmir.

Canada bans removing passengers from overbooked airplanes

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OTTAWA : The Canadian government has banned all airlines in the country to forcibly remove passengers from overbooked flights, officials said.

'Mother of all bombs' kills 36 IS militants in Afghanistan

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KABUL : At least 36 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed when the US military dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, also known as the "mother of all bombs", in eastern Afghanistan, Kabul's Ministry of Defence announced on Friday.

Over 200 children protest against Trump's immigration policies

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WASHINGTON : Over 200 children along with other demonstrators staged a protest outside the White House against US President Donald Trump's immigration policies, the media reported.