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by | January 21, 2017 | 00:45

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Some buildings collapsed in Amatrice and Accumoli, in areas that had been previously evacuated after deadly earthquakes in the region past year. An initial 5.3-magnitude quake hit central Italy 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) west-northwest of Amatrice, a town devastated by powerful temblors past year, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

by | January 20, 2017 | 01:02

As the festival with tradition of thousands of years, Tamil people organised the Jallikattu event as a token protest and also took out a small procession, he said . In Jallikattu, the bull was to be tamed within a radial distance of 15 metres beyond the enclosure. In a bid to find a solution to the ongoing protests against Jallikattu ban in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister O Paneer Selvam has started to Delhi.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:56

Well, sounds like Putin knows all about "puttin" on the ritz!' He voiced hope that Trump's team will consist of pragmatic people "who will not engage in moralizing and will try to understand the interests of their partners just as they clearly uphold their own interests".

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:53

Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, says that dealing with inequalities will have to be a central element of leaders' response to the concerns of populist movements. "In a world marked by great uncertainty and volatility the world is looking to China ", WEF founder and chairman Klaus Schwab said before welcoming Xi to the stage.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:55

The hairstyle alone took five weeks, with each hair - made from yak hair - being individually inserted by hand. The Trump wax look-a-like will be taking the place of the Barack Obama figure that was located in the Oval Office set of the attraction.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:50

His party later went to court seeking a new round of voting, though the case has been stalled because the country's supreme court now only has one sitting judge. "The mandate of the president is finished at midnight", declared Seydou Maiga Mboro, speaking on Senegalese radio station RFM. Jammeh took power in a coup in 1994 as only the second president since Gambia's independence in 1965 and his government gained a reputation for torturing and killing perceived opponents, rights groups say.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:50

In its monthly oil market report , OPEC projected that the call on its crude for 2017 would be 32.10 million b/d, just below the target of 32.5 million b/d that the organization is aiming to hold production to, under the deal, though exemptions for Libya and Nigeria could complicate the picture.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:16

It was revealed that Parveen and her son first beat Zeenat and then her mother threw kerosene on her and set her on fire. Naseem Bibi, the murderer's younger sister, in the aftermath of the killing said: 'After killing her daughter, Perveen went out on the street, took off her shawl and started beating herself on her chest, shouting: 'People! Hasan was a Pashtun while Zeenat was a Punjabi which was said to be the main cause of her family's disapproval, forcing them to elope.

by | January 17, 2017 | 00:44

The Sea Shepherd group departed Australia in two vessels last month, specifically to track down the " Nisshin Maru ", which they found in the Southern Ocean around Australia's whale sanctuary in the Antarctic Territory, reports AFP. Lublink said it was impossible to yet know how many whales had been killed but there had only been a few days of clear weather in recent weeks to carry out the hunt.

by | January 17, 2017 | 00:42

Iran has complied with a deadline set by its landmark nuclear deal with world powers by removing hundreds of centrifuges, machines that enrich uranium, from a site buried deep inside a mountain, the United Nations atomic agency said on Monday.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:46

The president-elect wrote in a series of tweets: "Congressman John Lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his district, which is in frightful shape and falling apart (not to mention crime-infested) rather than falsely complaining about the election results".

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:47

The conference is comes less than three weeks after the UN Security Council managed, thanks to a rare U.S. abstention, to adopt a resolution against the Israeli policy of settlement construction on the Palestinian territories occupied in 1967, upon which a Palestinian state could be established under the formula of a two-state solution to end the conflict.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:45

Mr English said Britain was an "ideal partner" for New Zealand, and that his country stood ready to negotiate a "high quality free trade agreement" once Britain had left the EU. It has been estimated that almost 12% of the UK's 2.1 million construction workers come from overseas, mainly from the EU . "In our discussions it became obvious she's got some real clarity about the objective and that is making sure people understand Britain is going to leave the European Union and anyone who ...

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:44

But ahead of the belligerent batsman's first training session as captain of India across all three formats, it was his predecessor who continued to hog the limelight. But Dhoni himself seems clear about the decision. The 35-year-old batsman further revealed that the South Africa series in 2015 was, in his mind, last as limited overs skipper.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:41

However, he said that "the issue of the South China Sea is linked directly to regional peace and stability and is a concern to the entire worldwide community". Abe also became the owner of a Philippine eagle, named "Sakura", which is being treated at a local rehabilitation centre after being shot and wounded by hunters.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:42

She warned that if Amazon did not apologise, none of its "officials" would be granted Indian visas, and the visas issued earlier would also be rescinded. Its portals in the US, UK, France and Germany also have doormats depicting the American and British flags. The doormats had outraged many people among the Indian diaspora in Canada, who posted pictures of them on social media and urged the foreign minister to formally object.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:41

Industrial production grew at a 13-month high of 5.7 per cent in November notwithstanding the demonetisation that was implemented, while retail inflation remained subdued at multi-year low of 3.41 per cent in December, government data showed today.

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:35

Another concern for traders were high USA crude stockpiles, with the EIA scheduled to release its latest figures on Wednesday. Brent crude futures was up 70 cents at $55.80 a barrel (bbl) by 5:35 a.m. "The increases by smaller countries are not significant enough to interrupt the rebalancing process", said Grace Liu, head of research at the Hong Kong-based Guotai Junan International, adding that investors should set their eyes on heavyweight producers such as Saudi Arabia and Russian ...

by | January 12, 2017 | 00:38

In the eastern front, the elite forces of Iraq's Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) recaptured the neighborhood of 7th Nisan and cleared the adjacent neighborhood of Sukkar, amid fierce clashes with the extremist militants, a statement by the Iraqi Joint Operations Command said.

by | January 12, 2017 | 00:39

Katie Rough was reportedly found with a slit throat. Katie was taken to hospital where she died, police said. She is due back in court Friday. Residents described Katie as a sweet girl who always played with other children and enjoyed drawing with chalk on the pavement, according to the Telegraph .

by | January 12, 2017 | 00:37

Earlier in the day, a suicide bomber on foot struck in the southern Helmand province, killing at least seven people, said Gen. Agha Noor Kemtoz, the provincial police chief. This photo from the UAE Embassy in Kabul shows Ambassador Juma Mohammed Abdullah al-Kaab during an official ceremony in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the bombings.

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:39

The industrial action begins on Monday, when workers with the London Underground stage a 24-hour strike by closing subway stations in the central parts of the capital. Commuters took to Twitter to vent their frustration over the strikes this morning as union members walked out today (Tuesday, January 10). General secretary Mick Whelan said: "We are taking a longer term view of this trade dispute".

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:40

He did not provide any further details but a source within the Guadalajara police force, who spoke on condition of anonymity, identified the suspect as Zafar Zia, a 31-year-old USA citizen of Indian origin. The U.S. embassy in Mexico City issued a security message Saturday, warning U.S. citizens in the Guadalajara area to restrict their movements outside their homes and place of work to "those truly essential".

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:41

Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitry Kovtun, the prime suspects in the 2006 murder of Litvinenko in London, were among five new names the U.S. State and Treasury Departments added to the "Magnitsky list" for human rights abuses, the Guardian reported .

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:37

The U.S. man arrested by Mexican authorities in connection with last week's shooting of a diplomat stationed at the U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara made his initial appearance Tuesday after being charged with the attempted murder. A surveillance video posted to Facebook by the USA consulate shows Zafar waiting outside a parking garage before opening fire on a vehicle Friday evening.