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People's tribunal holds Myanmar guilty of 'genocide' against Rohingyas
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 22 (IANS) An international people's tribunal on Friday held Myanmar guilty of "genocide" against Rohingya Muslims and said the "systematic targeting of civilians" and other acts committed by the Myanmar Army must be qualified as war crimes.

Friday, September 22, 2017 2:30:04 PM

'Newton' is India's official entry for the Oscars: Rajkummar Rao
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) National-Award winning Rajkummar Rao's latest release "Newton" is India's official entry for Academy Awards in 2018. An excited Rajkummar on Friday took to Twitter to announce the news.

Friday, September 22, 2017 1:52:03 PM

Worried about single youth, China pushes for blind dates
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) Worried over the growing number of youth who are single at their "marriageable" age, the Chinese government is encouraging them to go on organised blind dates.

Friday, September 22, 2017 1:14:05 PM

Colonel Cool: Soviet officer who prevented nuclear war
The night of September 26, 1983, could have been the world's last if this "badly-frightened" Soviet officer in command at a missile launch warning centre outside Moscow had gone strictly by the book. His shift began normally enough at 7 p.m., but turned into a nightmare just after midnight when warnings flashed that five American ICBMs had been launched at the Soviet Union.

Friday, September 22, 2017 12:22:08 PM

Japan prepared to face N.Korean H-bomb threat
Tokyo, Sep 22 (IANS) The Japanese government on Friday said that it was prepared to face North Korea's threat to launch a hydrogen bomb into the Pacific Ocean.

Friday, September 22, 2017 11:18:08 AM

19 Neolithic tombs discovered in China
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered 19 Neolithic tombs and unearthed over 400 cultural relics in China's Heilongjiang province, the authorities said on Friday.

Friday, September 22, 2017 11:18:07 AM

Trump is mentally deranged, will pay: Kim Jong-un
Pyongyang, Sep 22 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to take the "highest-level" of action against "mentally deranged" US President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy" Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programmes, a state-media report said on Friday.

Friday, September 22, 2017 8:20:04 AM

Khamenei slams Trump's 'gangster, cowboy' speech
Tehran, Sep 21 (IANS) Iran´s supreme leader on Thursday lashed out against US President Donald Trump describing the speech he delivered at the UN this week as full of "gangster and cowboy" rhetoric.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 9:08:05 PM

Canadian SC stays extraditions in Jassi case, Punjab Police awaits details
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court of Canada stayed the extradition of two prime accused in the Jassi Sidhu murder case, Punjab Police was on Thursday awaiting details from Canadian and Indian High Commission authorities, informed sources said.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 7:46:04 PM

Wozniacki bounces back, Konta stunned at Tokyo Open
Tokyo, Sep 21 (IANS) Danish woman tennis star Caroline Wozniacki had to dig deep on Thursday to prevail 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 over United States' Shelby Rogers in the Tokyo Open pre-quarterfinals.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 7:16:04 PM

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