Saudi Arabia will open its border with Qatar to allow Muslim pilgrims to attend the annual Hajj in Mecca beginning this month. The announcement came after the first high-level meeting between the.. All India Radio Also reported by •BBC News
Firefighters battled wildfires raging northeast of Athens for a third day on Tuesday as Greece asked for help from its European partners to prevent them from spreading.
The fire started in Kalamos,.. Source: euronews (in English) -
It was 72 years ago today that Japan surrendered to allied forces, effectively bringing an end to World War II. In Tokyo, Empress Michiko and Emperor Akihito led a national memorial ceremony, which was.. Source: Euronews English -
India and Pakistan are preparing to celebrate 70 years of independence from Britain, which occurred at the stroke of midnight on the eve of August 14th 1947. The separation, however, set off.. Source: Euronews English -
Kolkata (West Bengal), Aug 07 (ANI): Kolkata sex workers celebrated the auspicious festival of ‘raksha bandhan’ along with their neighbours and local political leaders on Monday. Rakhi is.. Source: News unlimited -
Two years have passed since Sri Lanka bid farewell to the last of their batting greats yet the South Asian side appears no nearer to ending what has been a difficult period of transition.
When the.. DNA
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While the international media remains concerned to the point of being fixated on the US-DPRK (North Korea) stand-off, *in terms of sheer firepower,.. Zero Hedge
The first mass burials of victims of Sierra Leones devastating floods and mudslides take place today, as blame grows over government "inaction" over deforestation and poor urban planning.
As it.. Deccan Herald
For India, there is only one option regarding the Doklam standoff: standing up to China resolutely to protect its core interests.
By Harsh V. Pant
Amid the standoff between Indian and Chinese.. Eurasia Review
In yet another shocking incident, a 60-year-old man was denied a proper cremation ceremony in Odisha's Boudh district, as neighbours refused to lend a shoulder to his body, as he was suffering from.. Zee News
The Independence Day and Janmashtami gave residents of Kota another reason to celebrate on Tuesday when local hero CRPF commandant Chetan Cheetah was honoured with Kirti Chakra, the second highest.. DNA
A Perth father who set his three-year-old daughter alight and doused her seven- year-old autistic sister with petrol while in a drug-induced psychosis has been sentenced to 17 years behind bars. Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
GALLE, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - Indian batsmen have done their homework and will not allow Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath to wreck them again at Galle, captain Virat Kohli said on the eve of the first test.. SBS