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Jordan executes jihadists after Islamic State kills hostage

Jordan has executed two prisoners, including a would-be female suicide bomber from Al Qaeda, a Jordanian government spokesman announced early Wednesday morning. Sajida al-Rishawi and Ziad......

Indian embassy bomb threat caller spoke 'hinglish'

The bomb threat to the Indian embassy here was made by a caller from the western United States city of Utah by a man speaking in "Hinglish", indicating that he was apparently of South Asian origin,......

'Pak exercising sovereign right to review bilateral ties'

Pakistan is exercising its sovereign right to review its ties with United States, a top State Department official said on Thursday, asserting that a strong bilateral relationship is in best......

US state dept acknowledges 'goof up' in its India maps

As US State Department on Wednesday posted a new map of India reflecting its long standing official position on the country's geographical boundaries, its spokesman acknowledged of having made a......

US State Department defends Pakistan aid

The State Department has defended US aid to Pakistan amid calls from Republican senators for a full review of its policy towards Islamabad, saying American assistance continues to yield dividends......

West Bengal to stake claim to Rasogolla through GI route

  The Science and Technology department of the state government has started the process to approach its central counterpart for GI authentication of Rasogolla so that it is identified with......

India in US watch-list on human trafficking

A US state department report on human trafficking has placed India on a Tier 2 'watch-list' because of what it said were existing bonded labour practices and the lack of adequate action to......

Volkswagen's recall letters in April warned of an emissions glitch

In April of 2015, Volkswagen of America, Inc sent letters to California owners of diesel-powered Audis and Volkswagens informing them of an "emissions service action" affecting the vehicles. Owners......

Volkswagen says 11 million cars hit by scandal, probes multiply

Volkswagen AG  said a scandal over falsified US. vehicle emission tests could affect 11 million of its cars around the globe as investigations of its diesel models multiplied, heaping fresh......

Volkswagen CEO's days appear numbered as emissions crisis deepens

The CEO was due to have his contract extended at a supervisory board meeting on Friday, but is now facing questions over why the scandal wasn't averted. Martin Winterkorn's days as head of......

Security concerns in Bangladesh could impact Aus cricket and football

A security delegation sent by Cricket Australia to Bangladesh over the weekend has since returned home and was to report to local authorities on Wednesday, prompting speculation the tour will be......

More trouble in store for Blatter, could face FIFA ethics investigation

IMAGE: FIFA president Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters FIFA president Sepp Blatter, already facing a criminal investigation from Swiss prosecutors, may now come under scrutiny from......

NYC teacher arrested for flying drone at US Open stadium

Daniel Verley, 26, was charged with reckless endangerment, reckless operation of a drone and operating a drone in a New York City public park outside of a prescribed area for doing so. The......

Top official leaves FIFA; EU urges Blatter to go NOW!

FIFA Director of Communications Walter de Gregorio reacts during a press conference. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images FIFA's director of communications Walter de Gregorio is to resign......

FIFA scandal: US law may struggle to reach all defendants

FBI agents carry boxes from the headquarters of CONCACAF after it was raided. Photograph: Joe Skipper/Getty Images US prosecutors may find it difficult to get a number of the people they have......
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