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Turkey coup trial: Court jails 104 ex-military officers for life

ISTANBUL: A Turkish court has sentenced 104 former military officers to life in prison for their involvement in a 2016 coup attempt, state media report.

Authorities investigating US man for misconduct in plane

DENVER: Denver-based Frontier Airlines confirmed that it is investigating the conduct of a male passenger who allegedly touched two women in an unwelcome manner and urinated inside the plane cabin during a flight last week.

This drug could prevent brain damage caused by cosmic rays

WASHINGTON: As NASA and private space companies like SpaceX plan to send humans to Mars within the next 15 years, scientists have identified a potential treatment for the brain damage caused by exposure to cosmic rays.

iOS app makers told to remove CallKit software in China

SAN FRANCISCO: Developers of iOS apps distributed in China were reported to have received notifications from Apple asking them to remove CallKit, a framework that lets users integrate calling services with other call-related apps on the system.

SpaceX to launch twin NASA water cycle tracker satellites

WASHINGTON: On its way to deploy five Iridium Next communications satellites on Tuesday, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will also launch twin NASA satellites that will monitor Earth's water cycle, marking a unique rideshare arrangement.

India, Russia agree on building multipolar world order

SOCHI: India and Russia on Monday agreed on building a multipolar world order after an informal summit between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin here.

US dollar rises as trade tensions ease

NEW YORK: The US dollar rose as market sentiment was boosted by an easing of trade tensions between China and the US.

Heatstroke kills 65 in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD:  At least 65 people have been killed due to heatstroke in the last three days in Pakistan's Karachi, where the temperature hit 44 degrees Celsius, media reported on Tuesday.

Volcanic eruption in Indonesia forces evacuation

JAKARTA: Mount Merapi, the most active volcano in Indonesia, spewed a column of ash 3,500 metres into the air early on Tuesday, triggering an evacuation, a disaster agency official said.

Mexican firm suspended after Cuban plane crash

MEXICO CITY: Mexico's civil air authority has suspended the operations of a company that owned the plane which crashed in Cuba killing 111 people. It is the country's deadliest air disaster in 30 years.

Informal summit takes India-Russia ties to new level: Modi

Sochi (Russia): Stating that Russia has always been a true and fast friend of India, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that his informal summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin will take bilateral ties to a new level.

5 killed as heavy rains lash Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: At least five people have been killed and seven are missing as heavy rains and strong winds caused havoc in Sri Lanka, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said on Monday.

Russia accuses US of violating n-disarmament treaty

MOSCOW: The US continues testing its missile defence systems and producing missiles which are prohibited by the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force (INF) Treaty aimed at limiting strategic weapons, a Russian military official said on Monday.

Trump seeks probe into FBI election campaign 'infiltration'; inquiry ordered

WASHINGTON: Under pressure from President Donald Trump, the US Justice Department has asked its inspector general to assess whether political motivation tainted the FBI investigation into ties between Russia and Trump's campaign.

China launches satellite to explore Moon's far side China, US issue joint statement on economic, trade consultations Intelligence warns of assassination attempt against Erdogan Cuba plane crash: Black box recovered in 'good condition' Border tourism booms since meeting of two Korean leaders NASA exoplanet hunter swings by Moon, clicks first image Cuba plane crash kills over 100, 3 survive 11 soldiers killed in Syria's Hama air base explosions 1 dead in shooting near US school China removes tariff on sorghum import from US US dollar rises amid Treasury yields, economic data Trump meets Chinese vice premier, discusses bilateral ties Trump threatens Kim Jong-un with 'decimation' Suzanne Scott is first woman CEO at Fox News British Columbia bullish on Indian tech firms: Indian-origin minister Brazil arrests hundreds in massive crackdown on child porn Nepal's two leading Communist parties merge Indian on trial for molesting child in Dubai 2 IS militants killed in US airstrike in Afghanistan President Trump discloses payment to lawyer in financial report Musk hints at linking hyperloop project with SpeceX rockets 5.3-magnitude quake hits Japan 54 killed in Afghanistan clashes Tiny NASA satellite maps global ice clouds US issues red alert for Hawaii volcanic eruption Why India needs AI to work for agriculture, healthcare and education North Korea threatens to cancel Trump-Kim talks Jaipur Foot organisation working with US university to develop artificial hand Stocks of US suppliers to ZTE soar after Trump's comments China-US trade imbalance won't last in long run: Ambassador
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