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13 September, 2016 6:55 PM UN envoy hails ‘significant drop in violence’ in Syria on first day of ceasefire

Geneva: The UN`s Syria envoy on Tuesday applauded a fall in violence through the first 24 hours of a fragile ceasefire but said security concerns meant aid convoys had not yet deployed. Staffan de Mistura told reporters that the powers which brokered the truce -- the United States and Russia -- would likely provide a full assessment of the pact in the coming 15

9 September, 2016 2:21 AM Donald Trump: The (Russian) People's Choice

Moscow, Russia: Is Donald Trump Russia's best friend? Many in the country seem to believe the flamboyant White House candidate could help fix shattered ties between the two ex-Cold War foes. Hillary Clinton's rival in the US presidential race has raised eyebrows with his praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin, reviled by many in the West over his stance 169

5 September, 2016 3:21 PM Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu mulling over Russian President Vladimir Putin's peace talks offer

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering a proposal by Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Moscow, his office said in a statement on Monday. The statement came following Netanyahu's meeting in Jerusalem with Mikhail Bogdanov, Putin's Special Envoy for the Middle East, during which 82

2 September, 2016 9:53 AM 3 past champions head US Open lineup

NEW YORK (AP) — Three past champions are on the U.S. Open lineup Friday, with Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Marin Cilic all seeking to move on to the round of 16. The No. 1-ranked Djokovic, who experienced problems with his right arm in the first round and didn't have to play in the second when his opponent withdrew with an injury, takes on 61st-ranked 252

26 August, 2016 1:21 PM 'Papa there is something going on': Rahul Mukherjea's tapes expose the web of lies around Sheena Bora's murder

A set of conversations - taped by Rahul Mukerjea - throw new light on the Sheena Bora murder case and hint at a cover-up by Peter and Indrani Mukerjea. A set of taped conversations have thrown new light on the sensational new developments in the Sheena Bora murder case. The taped conversations, allegedly between prime accused Indrani Mukerjea, her husband 169

10 August, 2016 5:13 PM The story of Kudankulam: From 1988 to 2016

The nuclear power plant has had a chequered history spanning nearly three decades. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa dedicated the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant to the entire nation in a video conferencing event, 28 years after it was originally proposed. Between then and now, the project 300

12 July, 2016 5:49 PM By ignoring the South China Sea ruling, China follows a long line of big powers

BRUSSELS — After a landmark ruling against China's historical claims over the South China Sea, Beijing followed Tuesday in the tradition of other big nations when they lose such cases: ignore the decision. Put the word “international” in front of a court, tribunal or panel, and the effect is frequently to sap judges of their power. Many nations, including 159

2 July, 2016 5:15 AM Sheena Bora case: I saw Indrani strangulating her daughter, says driver Shyamvar Rai

Immediately after Sheena Bora's murder and subsequent disposal of her body on April 24, 2012, key accused Indrani Mukerjea allegedly threatened her then driver Shyamvar Rai, who has now turned approver, saying "it won't be good" for him if he disclosed the incident. In his confessional statement, which was unsealed by the special CBI court following 168

17 June, 2016 12:07 AM Russian soldier dies from Syria wounds

Moscow: A Russian soldier who had come under fire in Syria's Aleppo region has died of his injuries, Russia's defence ministry has said. The soldier, identified as Sergeant Mikhail Shirokopoyas, was injured after vehicles belonging to the Russian ceasefire monitoring in Syria came under fire in early May, the defence ministry said yesterday in a statement 199

11 May, 2016 8:55 PM SpaceX's Dragon Cargo Ship Splashes Down In Pacific

Miami, United States: SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship left the International Space Station Wednesday, carrying 3,700 pounds (1,678 kilograms) of gear and science experiments, and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. "Good splashdown of Dragon confirmed," SpaceX wrote on Twitter, almost five hours after the spaceship was released from the orbiting 180