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Police crack down on riots over citizenship bill for non-Muslims

Groups of protesters defied the curfew in Gauhati, the state capital, on Thursday morning and burned tires before police dispersed them news agency GAUHATI Police...

NZ police to recover bodies despite danger

White Island volcano ONLINE Wellington New Zealand police have said they plan to recover bodies from White Island – where a volcanic eruption killed at least eight...

Climate activists lashed to EU building as leaders gather

Monitoring desk BRUSSELS Greenpeace activists on Thursday scaled the European Union’s new headquarters, unfurling a huge banner warning of a “climate emergency”...

General election 2019: Voters head to polls across the UK

ONLINE London The UK is going to the polls for the country’s third general election in less than five years. The contest, the first to be held in December in nearly...

Algeria holds presidential vote fiercely opposed by protesters

ONLINE ALGIERS After almost 10 months of political turmoil, Algeria on Thursday held a presidential vote bitterly opposed by a protest movement that sees it as a regime...

Britain votes in ‘Brexit election’

Johnson’s Conservatives need just nine more seats for a majority Monitoring desk LONDON Britain went to the polls on Thursday to determine the immediate future of...

Bougainville referendum: PNG region votes overwhelmingly for independence

ONLINE Bougainville The people of Bougainville, an island group in Papua New Guinea, have voted overwhelmingly for independence. Voters had two options – more...

China’s tariff concession on Pakistani goods to get implemented from Jan. 1: Zhihua

INP BEIJING China’s tariff concession on Pakistani goods under 2nd phase of free trade agreement will be get implemented from January 1. This was stated by Dr Wang...

Deadly gun battle kills six people in New Jersey

Several local schools and businesses were put on temporary lockdown ONLINE New Jersey A police officer and at least five other people have died in a series of gun...

Blast outside main US base in Afghanistan wounds five

INP KABUL A suicide bomber in Afghanistan detonated explosives on Wednesday outside the United States’ (US) main military base of Bagram in an attack that wounded five...