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European capitals tighten security ahead of New Year celebrations

Security is being stepped up in major European cities ahead of New Year celebrations, with officials wary of possible terror plots.

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El Niño strengthens amid warning millions could face hunger and disease

If you're wondering why your white Christmas didn't arrive as scheduled this year, meteorologists have a two-word answer: ...

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New York : Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Media titan Rupert Murdoch  pose for a group picture before a round table meeting on "Media, technology and communication - Growth story for India" in New York on Thursday. PTI Photo by Subhav Shukla (PTI9_25_2015_000003B)

Modi in New York: On Day 1, PM woos Fortune 500 CEOs with promise of reforms

A look at what happened on the first day of prime minister Narendra Modi's visit to ...

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EU refugee summit in disarray as Donald Tusk warns greatest tide ‘yet to come’

Emergency talks end with pledge of hundreds of millions of euros to help transit countries as ...

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30 killed in Taliban attack on Pakistan air force base

At 16 people were killed today when heavily armed Taliban militants launched a brazen attack on an air force base and ...

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Portugal says it is ready to welcome more refugees

Portugal said on Thursday that it is ready to welcome "a greater number" of refugees than the proposed 1,500, as Europe ...

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18-year-old Yazidi escapee reveals Islamic State slave market

An 18-year-old Yazidi girl, Jinan who escaped from Islamist State jihadists after being captured in 2014 will be releasing her book on ...

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Migrant crisis: Britain set to accept more refugees

No specific figure has been agreed, but Mr Cameron has previously said the UK would continue to take in "thousands". The extra refugees ...

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Parliament has become an area of combat, says President Mukherjee in I-Day eve address

In a blunt message to the political class, President Pranab Mukherjee tonight said Parliament has been ...

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After Public Outrage, Delhi Police Backs Off Army Veterans’ Protest

Army veterans were pushed around at Delhi's famous Jantar Mantar as city officials tried to clear all demonstrators from the ...

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Google to invest Rs 1,500 crore in new Hyderabad campus; focus on three key projects

The search giant plans to “focus on three key projects from its upcoming Hyderabad campus, including...

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Manohar Lal Khattar to take oath as Haryana CM today

It is a big day for Haryana on Sunday as Bharatiya Janata Party's Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar will take ...

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US to strike ISIL ‘sanctuaries’ in Syria

US plans to carry out air strikes against Islamic State and the Levant (ISIL) fighters in Syria and will target the group's sanctuaries, ...

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Nearly 380 dead in China earthquake

At least 350 people have been killed and some 1,300 injured after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck in south-west China, state media say.

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