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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......

Pakistan mourns diplomats killed in helicopter crash

The bodies of the victims of helicopter crash, including ambassadors of Norway and the Philippines and wives of Indonesian and Malaysian envoys to Pakistan, were brought to Islamabad on Saturday......

PHOTOS of the week that was

10 stunning moments from the week gone by   Syrian refugee girls undergo training in the Korean Taekwondo Academy For Syrian Children at the Al Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of......

Top 20 moments from the week that went by

Here are some stunning moments of the week that was.  Jordan's Queen Rania holds a picture of recently executed Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasasbeh, with the words in Arabic reading "Muath is......

'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......

Quietly, backoffice outsourcing goes deeper, wider

Software growth may be down, but the growth in business process outsourcing is breathtaking, and Bangalore, which is behind Delhi and Mumbai in terms of volumes, is rapidly making up through......

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......

East Bengal in ASEAN semis

India's National Football League champions East Bengal beatPersita Tangerang 2-1 to storm into the semi-finals of the ASEAN club football championship in Jakarta on Monday.After a goalless......
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McCain seeks defence funding to help Asia against China challenges

WASHINGTON A leading U.S. senator has proposed that the United States provide hundreds of millions of dollars to help train and equip the armed... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/05/29/southchinasea-usa-congress-idINKBN0OE2FZ20150529?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews
Civilians emerge as pawns in South China Sea legal chess game

HONG KONG/MANILA On tiny specks in the disputed Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea, Vietnamese and Filipino children skip to school each... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/05/29/southchinasea-civilians-idINKBN0OE0K820150529
Why Islam needs a reformation now

Cover Story Not a Religion of Peace On ___, a group of ___ heavily armed, black-clad men burst into a ___ in ___, opening fire and... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/nation/why-islam-needs-a-reformation-now
Caritas condemns 'inhumane' dispersal of protesting Filipino farmers

Manila: The social action arm of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines on Wednesday condemned the "inhumane" dispersal of a protest... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/caritas-condemns-inhumane-dispersal-of-protesting-filipino-farmers/29075/daily
A martyr's death for a Catholic priest in Mindanao

Copies of Witness: Mission Stories of Basilan, edited by Joe Torres Manila: On May 3, 2000, Claretian missionary priest Rhoel Gallardo, a quiet,... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/a-martyrs-death-for-a-catholic-priest-in-mindanao/29073/daily

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