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AAP condemns joint attack of BJP-RSS on Hamid Ansari


New Delhi, Sep.3 : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh on Wednesday condemned the attack launched by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) against Vice-President Hamid Ansari, saying that if Prime Minister Narendra Modi has any control over these two groups then he should promise that no such accusations and remarks will be made against Ansari in ...

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Encounter kills four Militants in Northern Kashmir


Handwara, Sept.3 : Four militants and one paratrooper were killed in an encounter on Thursday here.The encounter started after Army and police personnel launched an operation yesterday evening.”Last night at around 8 p.m. we could hear a lot of gun-firing in the Hafruda forest. The firing was on all night. The firing stopped at around 7 a.m. We got to ...

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Lebanese police eject ‘You Stink’ protestors from Beirut office


New York, Sep. 2 : Police in Lebanon have ejected demonstrators from the ” You Stink” movement, who were protesting against a garbage pileup and political dysfunction, at the environment minister’s office in downtown Beirut.According to the New York Times, protesters have been demanding the environment minister’s resignation.Protesters accused the riot police officers of beating and shoving demonstrators before they ...

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UN warns Gaza could be ‘uninhabitable’ in less than five years

A Palestinian salvages a mattress from the remains of a house, which police said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip July 21, 2014. Israeli tanks shelled militant targets in the Gaza Strip on Monday and a woman died in an air strike after the bloodiest day of a nearly two-week military offensive that showed no signs of abating, despite global calls for a truce. Palestinian health officials said the death toll since July 8 had reached 447, including many civilians, with a woman killed in the predawn strike in Beit Hanoun and 12 more bodies recovered from the embattled Shejaia neighbourhood where the number of fatalities rose to 72 from Sunday's fighting. Israel's army said it had been targeting militants from Gaza's dominant Hamas group, charging that they fired rockets from Shejaia and built tunnels and command centres there. The army said it had warned civilians to leave two days earlier.  REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa (GAZA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3ZGR0

London, Sept. 2 : A new report by the United Nations has warned that Gaza could be ” uninhabitable” in less than five years if current trends in the economy continue. According to The Guardian, the UN conference on Trade and Development highlighted the eight years of economic blockade of Gaza and the three wars between Israel and Palestine over ...

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Eight dead in Paris apartment fire


New York, Sep. 2 : Eight people have died in an apartment that was set ablaze in Paris, said officials. Police said the cause of the fire is being investigated.According to Fox News, there were two children among the dead while the injured were immediately hospitalised, said Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet.Brandet also said that a small paper fire in ...

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