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India Space Research Organisation

India launches second Moon mission eleven years after the first

With the successful launch on Monday, India is on the way to becoming the fourth nation to make a soft-landing on the lunar surface.

India on map

Trump offers to be mediator in India-Pakistan conflict over Kashmir

The Kashmir region has been fought over between India and Pakistan since the end of British rule in the region in 1947.

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel [Photo Credit: CNN.com]

Israeli army demolishes dozens of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem

Israel says the buildings needed to be removed for security reasons.

U.S President Donald Trump ordered military action against Iran

Trump dismisses Iran’s claim of arresting CIA spies

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry announced it dismantled a spying network inside and arrested 17 people.

Erna Solberg, Norwegian PM [Photo: The Independent]

Norwegian schools to teach about massacre that killed 77 – Report

In 2011, Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people in gun and bomb attacks in Oslo and at a Labour Party youth camp on Utoya.

China's children [PHOTO CREDIT: chinadaily.com.cn]

China to reduce oversized classes to improve education

Oversized classes have long been a prominent issue in China’s compulsory education system.

U.S President Donald Trump ordered military action against Iran

Trump campaign to launch effort to sway women voters

In the 2016 presidential election, women favoured Democrat Hillary Clinton, the first woman nominated for president by a major party, by roughly a 12-point margin over Mr Trump.

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena

All suspects linked to Easter terror attacks arrested: Sri Lankan president

Mr Sirisena said that according to the country’s criminal law, the death sentence could be given to those found guilty of murder and conspiring against the state.

Israel on map

Archaeologists unearth 9000-year-old settlement near Jerusalem

The excavations exposed large buildings, including rooms that were used for living, as well as public facilities and places of ritual.

Monsoon Flood in India[PHOTO CREDIT:The Irish Times]

Officials say monsoon floods affects 4.5m in India

51 people have been killed in rain-related accidents across seven Indian states since Wednesday.

Ship Owned By JP Morgan (Photo Credit: CBS News)

U.S. officials seize 20 tonnes of cocaine from ship reportedly owned by JP Morgan

The development is said to be one of the largest drug busts in U.S. history

Donald Trump [Photo: BBC]

It’s illegal for Trump to block critics on Twitter – U.S. Appeal Court

The appellate court upheld the decision of a district court in May 2018.

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UN nuclear watchdog holds special meeting on Iran

The meeting on Iran was at U.S. request.

Kim Darroch

British Ambassador to Washington resigns amid Trump row

Mr Darroch sent a letter of resignation, in which he said, “the current situation is making it impossible for me to carry out my role as I would like.”

Ross Perot (Photo Credit: Los Angeles Times)

American billionaire politician Ross Perot dies

Mr Perot, who ran twice for American president as an independent, died Tuesday at 89.

Iran President, Hassan Rouhani

Tension as Iran intensifies uranium enrichment

The country seeks to enrich its supply of processed uranium to 20 per cent purity.

Erdogan, Putin discuss Libya conflict in phone call

Mr Erdogan called on Khalifa Haftar, the head of the rival Libyan National Army (LNA), to cease his attacks.

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30 feared dead after dam swept away houses in India

District officials say Tiware dam in coastal Ratnagiri district developed a breach on Tuesday night after heavy rain.

Map of Pakistan. [Photo credit: Cryptid Wiki - Fandom]

Man kills nine, including wife, children in Pakistan

About 800 people, both men and women, were targeted in honour-related crimes across Pakistan in 2018.

Map showing Zimbabwe and Zambia

Zambia, Zimbabwe to build joint power plant in 2020

A statement by the two governments said feasibility studies were almost complete and a developer for the project was expected to be engaged by the end of this year.

Protesters smash into Hong Kong Legislature on anniversary of handover to China (Photo Credit: USA Today)

Protesters storm Hong Kong’s legislative building

A controversial bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China caused the protests.

Germany helicopter (Photo Credit: The Nation Newspaper)

One killed as Germany’s armed forces helicopter crashes

The accident happened on Monday afternoon in Aerzen District.

The Pentagon [Photo: newsweek.pl]

Pentagon confirms death of U.S. soldier in Afghanistan

The soldier, who was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, died on Sunday.

India on map

Minibus crashes into mountain in Kashmir, 11 students dead

India has the highest number of traffic fatalities in the world.

Jair Bolsonaro,

G20 Summit: Air Force officer accompanying Brazilian president caught with cocaine

The suspect, Mr Rodrigues, had accompanied three Brazilian presidents during 29 journeys in the past.