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India gets its 'spook' on to celebrate Halloween (Lifestyle Feature/With Images)
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) "Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldronbubble," said the three witches in William Shakespeare's Macbeth. The day of the dead, better known as Halloween, will be celebrated all across the world Friday and Indian restaurants, cafes and nightclubs are in full swing to get their "spook" on.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 3:56:25 PM

Israeli police kill former Palestinian prisoner
Ramallah, Oct 30 (IANS) A special Israeli police force Thursday killed a former Palestinian prisoner in al-Thawri neighbourhood in east Jerusalem, Israeli Radio and Palestinian eyewitnesses said.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 2:16:14 PM

US drone strike kills four militants in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) At least four suspected militants, including one of Arab origin, were killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan's South Waziristan Thursday.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:40:04 PM

Pakistan protests killing of civilian by BSF
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan has lodged a protest with India over the killing of a Pakistani who entered Indian territory by mistake and urged New Delhi to refrain from "indiscriminate firing" at the border.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:30:05 PM

Religions unite to protest with holy water and incense in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Oct 30 (IANS/EFE) Pro-democracy activists have built a small church and a Buddhist temple with rubble and recycled material in the Hong Kong streets occupied by the "Umbrella Movement", reflecting the influence of religion in the month-long protests.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:06:11 PM

Ebola vaccine in five years: Israeli scientist
Jerusalem, Oct 30 (IANS/EFE) Leslie Lobel, a virologist at Israel's Ben-Gurion University, is not surprised by the current epidemic of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa and says that sooner or later it would have happened.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 11:08:03 AM

Four die in US drone strike in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) At least four people were killed Thursday morning in a US drone strike in Pakistan's South Waziristan, media reported.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 10:36:17 AM

IS releases 25 kidnapped Kurdish students in Syria
Damascus, Oct 30 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has released 25 Kurdish students it had kidnapped in Syria last May, a monitoring group said.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 10:18:03 AM

Samsung Electronics' operating profit falls
Seoul, Oct 30 (IANS) Samsung Electronics, the world's largest maker of smartphones, memory chips and flat screens, said Thursday that its third-quarter operating profit fell 60 percent from a year earlier.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:24:04 AM

China's yuan weakens
Beijing, Oct 30 (IANS) The value of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened by 52 basis points to 6.1457 against the US dollar in its central parity Thursday, authorities said.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:00:05 AM

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