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US cancels tsunami alert after Vanuatu quake

A massive earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale hit South Pacific Island Republic of Vanuatu at 4:14 am local time (22:44 IST) on Friday, which sparked United States to issue a tsunami......

'India key to peace in Sri Lanka'

India's role in the peace process in the Sri Lanka was 'indipensable' for resolving the ethnic strife in the Island republic, its former Constitutional Affairs Minister Prof G L Peiris said on......

Irma hits Florida with Category 4 force; millions evacuated

IMAGE: Dark clouds are seen over Miami's skyline before the arrival of Hurricane Irma to south Florida, on Saturday. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters Hurricane Irma's eyewall slammed......

Irma headed for Bahamas after battering Caribbean, at least 10 killed

IMAGE: A man walks among debris as Hurricane Irma moves off the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, in Nagua, Dominican Republic, on Thursday. Photograph: Ricardo Rojas/Reuters The......

Irma devastates Caribbean islands, Florida braces for 'most powerful storm'

IMAGE: People pick up debris as Hurricane Irma howled past Puerto Rico after thrashing several smaller Caribbean islands, in Fajardo, Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Photographs: Alvin Baez/Reuters......

'Sandwich' and the quest for a Rs 500 note

Syed Firdaus Ashraf recounts his mission to withdraw Rs 500 notes from the bank.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Mission: To withdraw Rs 500 notes. Accessories: Water bottle and chocolate......

Google has made teachers less awe-inspiring, grandparents more idle: Modi

‘If Facebook were a country, it would be the third most populous one and the most connected.’ 'The status that now matters is not whether you are awake or asleep, but whether you are......

India-Singapore trade has future but few hurdles may come in the way

No matter how much Singapore changes, the promise of the 'Look East' policy will remain elusive until conditions in India alter, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray. Lee Hsien Loong's splendid victory......

Smart cities okay but where are the smart citizens?

  Electronic fund transfers or payment systems alone do not make a city smart; proper civic behaviour is also required to complement the effort, notes Barun Roy Prime Minister Narendra......

Greek PM offers conditional okay to bailout, creditors sceptical

Tsipras asked to keep a discount on value added tax for Greek islands, stretch out defence spending cuts and delay the phasing out of an income supplement to poorer pensioners Greek Prime Minister......

PHOTOS WC qualifiers: Argentina held; Cape Verde shock SA

The small island nation of Cape Verde shook up the African qualifiers as they registered a second successive win over South Africa that suddenly sees a country of 500,000 inhabitants in with a......

PHOTOS: The gold medallists on Day 8 at the Rio Olympics

Michael Phelps captured his 23rd and final Olympic gold medal on Saturday as the United States sealed a week of dominance in the pool by winning the men's and women's medley relays.Denmark's......

Andy Murray, Rafa Nadal stay on course for final showdown

IMAGE: Andy Murray of Britain reacts during match against Steve Johnson of USA. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters. Defending Olympic champion Andy Murray reached the semi-finals of the men's......

PHOTOS: The gold medallists on Day 6 at Rio Olympics

Check out the gold medal winners on Day 6 of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, on  Thursday: Oleksiak and Manuel tie for women's 100m freestyle gold IMAGE: Simone Manuel, left, and......

Why the Zika virus is causing alarm

Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spread to many countries in the Americas. IMAGE: Rio 2016......
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Ex-Kiribati President (IANS Interview)

Some four years ago, headlines about a country "sinking into the sea" drew the world's attention to the Republic of Kiribati, an island in the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/no-room-for-politics-in-climate-change-ex-kiribati-president-ians-interview-117100900300_1.html
N Korea leader Kim Jong Un says he will complete nuke program

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un said the country is nearing its goal of "equilibrium" in military force with the United States, as the United... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/633408/n-korea-leader-kim-jong.html
Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

The most intense Atlantic storm caused widespread damage on its way to mainland U.S. and the Caribbean islands, and left a trail of destruction in... ...

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Death toll rise to 10

The most powerful category 5 Hurricane Irma has killed at least 10 people across a number of Carribean islands, according to the Independent.... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/world-news/hurricane-irma-death-toll-rise-to-10-80591.html
As killings unfold in Rakhine, Rohingyas in India struck with worry and fear

The ongoing exodus from Rakhine means that nearly half of Myanmar’s one million Rohingyas may have been forced from their homes, a new... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/international-news/as-a-genocide-unfolds-in-rakhine-rohingyas-in-india-struck-with-worry-and-fear-80856.html

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