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British government furious as Twitter blocks access to data

London |Thursday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST

Twitter's decision to block the British police and intelligence agencies from accessing data to identify terrorist plots has evoked criticism from the government.

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India, Poland ink pact on agriculture

Warsaw | Thursday, Apr 27 2017 IST

India and Poland today concluded an agreement for cooperation in agriculture benefitting from each other's experience in agriculture. This was among a number of agreements signed in the presen

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Turkey detains 1,000 people over suspected coup links

Ankara |Thursday, 2017 2:45:04 AM IST

Turkish police detained over 1,000 persons in a massive operation aimed at arresting 3,224 alleged supporters of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who the government accuses of organising the attempted

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Russia ready to mend ties with NATO: Military chief

Moscow |Thursday, 2017 6:15:04 AM IST

The relations between Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) are at their lowest level since the end of the Cold War, but Moscow is ready to repair them, a military official said.

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2 policemen injured in French island shooting

Paris |Thursday, 2017 2:45:06 PM IST

Two police officers were injured on Thursday in a shooting on the French island of Réunion by a suspected radical Islamist.

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US Air Force test fires long-range missile

Washington |Thursday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST

The US Air Force has test-fired an unarmed long-range missile capable of carrying a nuclear weapon, according to the Air Force Global Strike Command.

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Ban on WhatsApp data transfer to Facebook to stay: German court

Berlin |Thursday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST

In a setback to the social networking giant, a German court has upheld its decision asking it to obtain the permission of WhatsApp users in the country before processing their personal data to Faceboo

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US steps up pressure on North Korea

Washington |Thursday, 2017 4:45:06 PM IST

The US has said it plans to activate a missile defence system in South Korea "within days" and tighten economic sanctions against North Korea amid rising fears about Pyongyang's military advances.

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After Arunachal, China justifies tweaking Taiwan's name

Beijing |Thursday, 2017 4:45:06 PM IST

After renaming six towns of Arunachal Pradesh, China has justified tweaking the name of Taiwan - a self-ruled island claimed by Beijing.

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Huge blast rocks area near Damascus airport: SOHR

Damascus |Thursday, 2017 12:45:06 PM IST

A large explosion rocked the area near the international airport here in the Syrian capital on Thursday, said a war monitor.

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US Air Force tests ballistic missile

Los Angeles |Thursday, 2017 6:45:04 AM IST

An unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile was launched during an operational test from an air base in the state of California, amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

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Future technologies will reshape geopolitics: Ansari

Yerevan/New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 5:45:25 PM IST

Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said upcoming technologies like manufacturing of robotics and improved cost-efficiency in renewable energy will reshape geopolitics.

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