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Indian politician Sangma killed in bomb attack

Jonathone N Sangma

NEW DELHI: Four people including a candidate in upcoming state elections have been killed by a bomb while travelling in a restive northeast region of India, police said. The blast tore through a car in Meghalaya state late Sunday as Jonathone N Sangma, a 43-year-old candidate for a regional party, ...

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Notorious gangster threatens to kill Salman Khan

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BOLLYWOOD: A notorious gangster from Rajasthan named Lawrence Bishnoi, has issued death threats to Bollywood actor Salman Khan. Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi said on Thursday that the actor will be killed by him in Jodhpur. “Salman Khan will be killed here, in Jodhpur. Then he will come to know about our ...

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Reporters Without Borders says 65 journalists killed in 2017


PARIS: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says that 65 journalists were killed in 2017, the lowest toll in 14 years. According to figures released by the non-governmental organization on Tuesday, 60 percent of the journalists who were killed were murdered. RSF said the overall decrease is due to journalists leaving countries ...

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Police find father and daughter’s bodies inside house


LONDON: cops are probing whether a dad and daughter found dead this morning were killed over a big betting shop win. Noel Brown, 69, and Marie Brown, 41, died at a house in Deptford, south-east London. Keen gambler Noel was a regular punter at bookmakers in his area and police are ...

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Students in India set university on fire after death

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CHENNAI: Violent protests have broken out at an Indian university over the death of a student who reportedly killed herself after being caught cheating in an exam. Students at Sathyabhama University in Chennai started burning furniture on their campus late on Wednesday night, local media said. Protesters claimed that university ...

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Taliban attack kills 41 soldiers in Kandahar


KANDAHAR: The Taliban launched a major attack on an army base in southern Kandahar province with one lawmaker saying at least 40 Afghan soldiers were killed. The brazen assault began with two suicide car bombings, setting of several hours of fighting. Khalid Pashtun, a member of parliament from the province, ...

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Political reporter beaten to death in India


TRIPURA: A reporter covering political unrest in India’s north-east was beaten to death during violent clashes, officials have said, two weeks after the high-profile murder of another prominent journalist. Shantanu Bhowmick was set upon with sticks as he reported on violence on Wednesday between warring political factions and police outside ...

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British journalist killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka


COLOMBO: A British man has died in Sri Lanka after reportedly being dragged into a river by a crocodile. Paul McClean, who is believed to have been a reporter for the Financial Times, was washing his hands in the river when he was attacked by the reptile. Search and rescue ...

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Stuntwoman killed filming Deadpool 2 in Canada

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OTTAWA: A stuntwoman was killed Monday on the set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver while filming a motorcycle stunt for the much-anticipated sequel to Marvel Comic’s anti-superhero blockbuster, police said. “Vancouver Police can confirm that a female stunt driver has died on the set of Deadpool during a stunt on ...

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