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Unnao woman, who was set on fire, dies

A 23-year-old woman, who was set on fire by men accused of raping her in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao, died at Delhi's Safdarjung hospital on Friday night.

Saudi student kills three at US naval base

The gunman who killed three people at a US naval base in Pensacola, Florida, was a Saudi student, officials say.

Now nobody can touch me: Rape-accused Nithyananda

Self-declared godman Nithyananda, who has been accused of rape and sexual abuse, surfaced in a video recently, declaring that "nobody can touch me" and that no court can prosecute him.

Daughter of court peon becomes judge!

Archana, a mother of five-year-old child, has proved it again that success depends on hard work and dedication, and the age is no bar to any achievement.

More than 600 Pakistani girls ‘sold as brides’ to China

More than 600 poor Pakistani girls and women were sold as brides to Chinese men over a period of nearly two years, according to investigations by authorities in the South Asian nation of 200 million people.

All 4 accused in Telangana vet's rape-murder killed in encounter

In a stunning twist to a crime that horrified the nation, all four men accused in the gang-rape and murder of a young veterinarian in Telangana were shot dead in the early hours of Friday by the police, who claim they were trying to escape during investigations at the same spot where the woman's body was found.

Suu Kyi to defend national interest in Hague

The last time Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi traveled to western Europe, she was feted as the freshly elected civilian ruler of a fledgling democracy who had brought an end to half a century of military dictatorship.

Huge bushfires surround Sydney

About 100 bushfires are raging in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW), with the most severe burning on the outskirts of Sydney.

Trump impeachment to go ahead: Nancy Pelosi

Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House of Representatives will file impeachment charges against US President Donald Trump for alleged abuse of power.

19 kidnapped from VLCC off Nigeria

Nineteen seafarers are reported to have been kidnapped from the VLCC Nave Constellation 100 nm south of Bonny Island, Nigeria.

NATO leaders attempt united front after day of drama

NATO leaders tried to overcome the birthday blues and put on a united front as a meeting near London got under way, following a day of drama that revealed deep wounds within the military alliance.

Indian Cabinet clears Citizenship Bill

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved six bills including the Citizenship Amendment Bill and extended reservation for SCs and STs in the Lok Sabha and the State Assemblies for another 10 years.

Turkey threatens to block NATO's Baltic defence plan

Turkey will block a NATO plan to defend Baltic countries unless the alliance recognises a Kurdish militant group as terrorists, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday before a London summit.

‘Half naked’ tattoo show goes viral in Malaysia

A Malaysian minister has called a tattoo exhibition "obscene" and ordered an investigation after pictures of half-naked men and women went viral.

Uyghur woman urges China to release her husband

Mairinisha Abuduaini is not accepting that her husband has just 'disappeared'. She's now demanding the Chinese authorities release the father of her two children.