Tuesday, November 20, 2018


Noble Prize winning Author VS Naipaul dies at 85

Nobel prize-winning British author V.S. Naipaul has died at the age of 85, his family announced on Saturday, PTI reported “He died surrounded by those...
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Taliban destroy Afghan army base, kill 16

Taliban have attacked a small army base, killing 12 members of the security forces and leaving behind explosives that killed four tribal elders who...
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IS left behind 200 mass graves containing up to 12,000 victims in Iraq: UN

United Nations on Tuesday said that the Islamic State group left behind more than 200 mass graves in Iraq containing up to 12,000 victims. Adding...
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Taliban attack kills 8 policemen in western Farah province

Taliban have killed eight policemen and wounded three others in new attacks on security posts in western Farah province, an Afghan official said. An insurgent...
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Khashoggi killing: Saudi grilled at UN rights review session

Saudi Arabia expressed “regret and pain” over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and asserted its commitment to achieving the “highest possible standards” in...
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Indonesian Air Flight with 188 on board crashes into sea

Lion Air flight with 188 people on board crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital on Monday, PTI reported. Indonesia’s...
Sinead O' Connor

Irish singer Sinead O’ Connor converts to Islam

Irish singer best known for her 1990 hit version ‘nothing comapares 2 U’ Sinead O'Connor has announced she has converted to Islam., IANS reported. The...

Egyptian courts sentences ex-president Mohammed Morsi to death

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced ousted president Mohamed Morsi to death over mass jailbreak in 2011, Associated Press reported. The case will now be referred to...

Celebrated author, Maya Angelou, dies aged 86

  Poet, author and activist Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86. One of America's leading literary voices of the last 50 years, Angelou...
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Girl who became face of Yemen crisis, dies of malnutrition aged 7

Amal Hussain, a seven-year-old girl who became face of the famine of yemen after New York Times photograph last week brought new attention to...