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The Delhi court on Friday awarded life imprisonment to five persons arrested on charge of gang-raping a 52-year-old Danish woman at knife-point near the New Delhi railway station two year ago, according to Press Trust of India.
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United Airlines says it will offer up to $10,000 (£7,800) to passengers who give up seats on overbooked flights.
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Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu complained on Wednesday that a U.S. missile strike on a Syrian air base earlier this month had posed a threat to Russian troops and was forcing Moscow to take extra measures to protect them.
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China says its Silk Road initiative is helping create "a new era of globalization" open to all, according to a draft communique for a summit next month on the project, as Beijing burnishes its free trade credentials amid protectionist forces elsewhere.
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A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities, dealing another legal blow to the administration's efforts to toughen immigration enforcement.
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A stadium-sized pressure balloon launched by NASA in New Zealand began collecting data in near space on Wednesday, beginning a 100-day planned journey after several launch attempts were thwarted by storms and cyclones.
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Turkish warplanes struck Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq on Wednesday, killing six militants, the military said in a statement, as part of a widening campaign against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).
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Turkish authorities arrested more than 1,000 people on Wednesday they said had secretly infiltrated police forces across the country on behalf of a U.S.-based cleric blamed by the government for a failed coup attempt last July.
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Britain will not seek to take a divide and rule approach with the other 27 member states of the European Union in upcoming Brexit negotiations, Brexit minister David Davis said on Wednesday.
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The U.S. military started moving parts of its controversial THAAD anti-missile defence system to a deployment site in South Korea on Wednesday amid high tensions over North Korea's missile and nuclear programmes.
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At least 10 official websites including those of premier educational institutions like Delhi University (DU), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) New Delhi and IIT BHU - were hacked on Tuesday with “Pakistan Zindabad” slogans displayed on them, triggering fears of sabotage and cyber-terror.
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