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10 intense hostage situations from the past

An armed gunman on Monday took several people hostage at the Lindt Chocolat Cafe in Sydney and forced 2 people to hold what appeared to be a black flag bearing Islamic slogans written in Arabic in......

Toll in Philippines earthquake climbs to 56

Rescuers assisted by armed forces scrambled to find survivors in quake-hit central Philippines on Tuesday but a series of powerful aftershocks hampered them, as President Ninoy Aquino appealed for......

36 dead in Manila casino attack

IMAGE: Smoke billows from the Resorts World building in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines. All Photograph: Erik De Castro/Reuters Thirty-six bodies have been found inside......

Defence: China spends 2.5 times more than India

'The Chinese being focussed more seawards is definitely better for India with China being the looming threat along our land borders,' says Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd). IMAGE: 'With the South......

The world through the eyes of Damir Sagolj

'Photojournalism is there to trigger interest, to make people learn more. And in the long term, to be a visual reminder of how great, brutal, happy, sad and unfair the world once was.'-- Damir......

Indian economy to reach $5 trillion by 2025: Morgan Stanley

By financial year 2024-25, Morgan Stanley expects per capita income to rise 125 per cent to $3,650. India's millennial population is a massive disruptive force and driven by this supportive......

'Cloud computing the next thing in IT, BPO space'

Aditya Birla Minacs, the business process outsourcing (BPO) arm of the Aditya Birla Group, was an early mover into the segment. Formed after the acquisition of Minacs by Transworks, the company is......

Offshore tax evasion in focus

The subprime crisis followed by global meltdown has had its share of fallouts; yet there is a silver line which has the world order gearing up for a new era of financial discipline, tax......

The new Asia crisis

From where I sit in Hong Kong, you can't help but compare the Wall Street wipeout with the Asia Crisis of a decade ago. Remember the Asia Crisis? It started back in 1997 when Thailand's currency......

How a start-up is going global

In 1989, when B R Krishna Kumar left his highly paid job of an engineering specialist at Garrett Turbine Engine Company in US (now Honeywell) to start Turbotech Precision Engineering, he knew that......

Hong Kong pull out of Davis Cup tie in Pakistan over security fears

'The ITF regrets and respectfully disagrees with the decision of Hong Kong, China to default its upcoming Davis Cup tie against Pakistan.' IMAGE: Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and his partner......

Anand draws with Carlsen, slips to second spot

World Champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw as black against World number one Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the seventh round of the 'A' group of 73rd Tata Steel Chess tournament at Wijk......

India go down to Ukraine

The Indian men succumbed to their first defeat against Ukraine going down by a minimal margin of 1.5-2.5 in a keenly contested encounter in the seventh round of the 36th Chess Olympiad at Gran......

Indian men beat Armenia

A brilliant performance by Surya Shekhar Ganguly propelled the Indian men's team to a 2.5-1.5 victory over fourth seeded Armenia in the fifth round of the 36th Chess Olympiad at Gran Casino in......

First round exit for Sasikiran

Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran made a surprise first round exit from the World Chess Championship after losing his second successive game against GM Kritz Leonid of Germany in Tripoli, Libya, on......
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Australia to send surveillance planes to help Philippines fight militants| Reuters

SYDNEY Australia's defence force said on Friday it will send two military surveillance aircraft to assist Philippine soldiers fighting Islamist... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/australia-to-send-surveillance-planes-to-help-philippines-fight-militants-reuters-3736643.html
ISIS-linked militants attack Philippines village, take hostages

[Philippines], June 21 (ANI): Several residents have been taken hostage and used as human shields after armed terrorists stormed a village in the... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/isis-linked-militants-attack-philippines-village-take-hostages-news-international-rgvpa0gjibdei.html
US forces join Philippine troops to end city siege

US special forces are helping the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to end a siege of the southern town of Marawi by militants allied to... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-exclusive-us-forces-join-philippine-troops-to-end-city-siege-2467621
Philippine military asks Facebook to close jihadist accounts

Military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jo-ar Herrera said the armed forces' social media unit uncovered 63 Facebook accounts belonging to the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-philippine-military-asks-facebook-to-close-jihadist-accounts-2467266
Death for nine Filipinos over 2013 Malaysia invasion

Nine Filipinos who were part of an armed group that invaded and occupied part of Malaysian Borneo in 2013, in an episode that left scores dead,... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/616182/death-nine-filipinos-over-2013.html

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