Category: World News

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Planning to on board the world’s longest flight? Here’s all you need to know!

You may have recently heard the news about the world’s longest flight from Singapore to New York. The record 9,534-mile flight was brought back into operation by Singapore Airlines recently. It seems Singapore Airlines desperately wanted to regain its top position in this regard. For individuals who are looking to

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New visa rules Indian passport holders need to know!

If you are an Indian passport holder and travel often, chances are that you have had to face visa issues once or more. As of 2018, 59 countries offer visa on arrival or visa-free travel to Indian passport holders. But that is hardly any consolation, given that most countries in

Rival For YouTube ? Facebook rolls out Watch Video Service globally!

San Francisco/Los Angeles: Facebook Inc. is launching Watch Video Service, its video rival to YouTube, internationally and expanding the financial incentives that encourage people to share their content there. Video makers in five countries will be eligible to take a percentage of the ad revenue that comes from their content around

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Unemployed? Not At All A Problem In These Countries!

Nothing is worse than losing your job. Your steady income flow gets disrupted, and worse still, it imperils your career. But not so if you are living in any of these nations, where “unemployed” is not such a scary word, thanks to the generous unemployment benefits. Interestingly, most of these

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – Who’s In & Who’s Out so far…

Ten teams have secured spots in the knockout stage at the FIFA World Cup 2018. A dozen have been eliminated and 10 still have a chance. With half of the groups finished and the other four groups still playing, here’s a look at who is in, who is out and

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Interesting Facts About Kim Jong Un Trip To Singapore for Trump-Kim Summit!

North Korea’s capacity for distraction and sleight of hand was on show Sunday as leader Kim Jong Un flew to Singapore for his summit with US President Donald Trump. Here are some of the interesting facts about Kim Jong Un visit to Singapore: Three aircraft made their way to Singapore

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – Top contenders for the ‘Golden Boot’ in Russia

With the FIFA World Cup just a week away. Here’s a look at those super stars of foot ball, who could finish as the tournament’s top scorer in Russia. FIFA World Cup 2018: 1. Cristiano Ronaldo: Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) | The current World Player of the Year knows that a

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Unhappy Trump Says ‘No’ to North Korea Summit

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a historic North Korea Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, citing Pyongyang’s “open hostility,” and warned that the U.S. military was ready in the event of any reckless acts by North Korea. What Did Trump Say

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Breaking News – Data Breach scandal hit Cambridge Analytica to shut down

Cambridge Analytica, the UK-based political consulting firm at the heart of the massive data breach of Facebook users worldwide, announced it is shutting down.  The company denies any wrongdoing. However, it says that the negative media coverage has left it with no clients and mounting legal fees which has forced

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David Warner Could Still Come Back to the Australian Cricket Team – CEO James Sutherland

“Disgraced David Warner still has a future in Australian cricket”, the sport’s chief executive James Sutherland said. He was talking about the explosive opener a lifeline after a ball tampering scandal. Warner was identified as the mastermind behind the plan to use sandpaper to tamper with the ball. It happened

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North Korea and South Korea Leaders Meet – The Beginning of New Era?

Kim Jong Un today became the first North Korean leader to set foot in South Korea. Yes, smiling and holding hands, North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met at the heavily fortified demilitarised zone between the countries on Friday in the first summit for the two Koreas in

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PIL seeking probe into judge Loya’s death has been dismissed by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (SC) today ruled there would be no independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding judge BH Loya’s death. The SC today said the plea to investigate the judge’s death was “bereft of any truth”. Also, added that it was an attempt “to malign the judiciary”. It further said judge

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New clashes on Gaza Israel border after fresh violence enters third week

Clashes erupted as thousands protested for a third consecutive Friday along Gaza border with Israel amid violence in which Israeli forces have killed 34 Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others. The numbers of protesters were smaller than in previous weeks, though still substantial and with Gaza’s health ministry reporting dozens more

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US, UK and France launch air strikes in response to chemical attack in Syria

The US, UK and France have launched air strikes against what they allege are Syria chemical weapons facilities in response to chemical weapons attack in a Damascus suburb a week ago. The Pentagon said the air strikes, which began at 4am Syria time, involved planes and ship-launched missiles, more than a hundred

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – U.S. sanctions cause air travel headaches for Russia

FIFA World Cup 2018 is all set to begin from 14 June 2018 till 15 July 2018. The tug of war between USA and Russia might cause some impact on the travel plans of foot ball teams. USA had last week blacklisted some of the Russian companies. And, eight of