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Moscow, April 25 : In a move that can be seen as an attempt to correct the mistakes of the past, top officials of a Russian university say that the country wants to leave the "closed" system of Soviet-era universities behind and embrace increased internationalisation in its system of education, including in science and technology.
Jakarta, April 25 : At least 11 people were killed and 40 injured on Wednesday after a fire broke out in an oil well in the Indonesian province of Aceh in Sumatra, officials said.
Mumbai, April 25 : Tina Desai's "Sense8" series finale special will launch globally on Netflix on June 8.
Kabul, April 25 : The Taliban on Wednesday announced the start of the new spring offensive, rejecting a proposal for dialogue from the Afghan government, describing it as an attempt to "cheat and conspire".
Las Vegas, April 25 : Actor Matthew McConaughey has sent his love to Channing Tatum, following the star's split from wife Jenna Dewan.
New York, April 25 : Researchers have developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that could lead to faster, accurate and lower-cost results for fast-moving viral and bacterial epidemics, especially in rural or lower-resource areas.
Washington, April 25 : Yahoo!, now known as Altaba, which was charged with failing to disclose a massive data breach, has agreed to pay USD 35 million in penalty to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Los Angeles, April 25 : Actor Hugh Jackman has thanked Indian fans for supporting him during his journey as Wolverine.
New Delhi, April 25 : Summers are the bearer of the sweet aroma of memories of vacations, lazy afternoons and mangoes. This fruit is loved by all young or old but lately it has been infamous for its sugar content and is considered as a cause of weight gain so can mangoes really make us fat?
Toronto, April 25 : The man accused of driving a van to attack pedestrians in Toronto was charged on Tuesday with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder.
Washington, April 25 : The US has pulled out its incoming ambassador to Australia, Admiral Harry Harris, and assigned him to the post in South Korea, media reports said.
Islamabad, April 25 : At least five policemen were killed and seven others injured in a suicide attack in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta on Tuesday, a statement from the army's Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
Tel Aviv, April 25 : Israel's Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday that Israel will strike back if Syria uses Russian S-300 missiles against its air force.
San Francisco, April 25 : More and more people are buying iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus than the "super premium" iPhone X in the US, a new survey has revealed.
Tripoli, April 25 : In a bid to enhance Libya's ability to rid the country of the explosive remnants of war, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) delivered 12 bomb disposal kits to the turmoil-wracked country, the UN mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said on Tuesday.
San Francisco, April 25 : Facebook has finally begun its crackdown on third-party apps from stealing, sharing or spamming your data without permission from its platform as well as from Instagram.
San Francisco, April 25 : As the deadline for European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) inches closer, Twitter has updated its "Terms and Privacy Policy" to give its users more transparency over their data.
United Nations, April 25 : Peace and upholding of human rights are preconditions for development and, therefore, the UN has to put a priority on peacebuilding to prevent conflicts from arising, said General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak.
Lagos, April 25 : At least 13 people lost their lives when suspected herdsmen attacked a church in central north Benue State on Tuesday, a government spokesperson said.
New Delhi, April 25 : From preparing your hair to applying conditioner after the wash, it is important to take note of how to do it right to get healthy hair, say experts.
San Francisco, April 25 : Dell on Wednesday introduced its latest commercial PC portfolio with advanced versions of the existing Dell Latitude, OptiPlex, Dell Precision and P-Series workstations.
United Nations, April 25 : The UN's peacebuilding efforts are struggling due to a lack of political will to back them up with sufficient funds, India has told a high-level meeting here.
Los Angeles, April 25 : Reality TV personality Kim Kardashian's latest fragrance comes in a bottle inspired by her own body shape.
Tehran, April 25 : A senior Iranian security official said on Tuesday that his country would consider withdrawing from the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if the US scraps the 2015 nuclear deal, Tehran Times reported.
Washington, April 25 : US President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that Iran will have "bigger problems" if it restarts its nuclear programme.
Los Angeles, April 25 : Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual harassment, has sold his Manhattan townhouse for USD 25.62 million, according to property records.
Washington, April 25 : A third US federal judge based here has ruled against President Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme (DACA).
Washington, April 25 : US President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the top leader of North Korea Kim Jong Un "very honourable".
Washington, April 25 : US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin would be travelling to China next week to discuss trade issues.
Los Angeles, April 25 : Just four days after revealing she was expecting her first child with husband Daniel Craig, Academy award winning actress Rachel Weisz stepped out on the red carpet in a bump-hugging dress.
Los Angeles, April 25 : "It" star Sophia Lillis has landed the lead role in a new movie adaptation of the hit teen detective books "Nancy Drew".
Rome, April 25 : The centre-right no longer has any hope of forming a coalition government in Italy, the populist Five Star Movement's leader Luigi Di Maio said on Tuesday after talks with lower house of parliament Speaker Roberto Fico aimed at ending Italy's post-election political stalemate.
Rome, April 24 : With support from the UN, Italy has flown 15 tonnes of medical supplies and drugs to Niger to treat the country's main infectious diseases, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said on Tuesday.
Colombo, April 24 : A group of Pakistani investors arrived in Sri Lanka on Tuesday to explore investment opportunities in the island nation in the fields of health, housing, tourism, science and technology.
Changwon (South Korea), April 24 : Jin Jong-oh, a four-time Olympic gold medallist, is regarded as one of the most decorated athletes in South Korea, but there's one thing that this great sports shooter hasn't achieved -- winning an individual gold medal at the Asian Games.
Singapore, April 24 : Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced here on Tuesday the biggest Cabinet reshuffle affecting nearly all his 16 ministries in an effort to let the fourth-generation ministers shoulder more responsibilities.
United Nations, April 24 : Nepali peacekeepers have been accused of touching "inappropriately" a teenager in South Sudan and not of rape, according to the UN mission there.
Beijing, April 24 : Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday slammed Pakistan for sheltering terrorists and urged the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to act against the countries that promote terrorism.
Toronto, April 24 : Ten persons have been killed and 15 injured after a man ploughed a rental van through pedestrians on a city sidewalk here. The driver was arrested after a tense standoff with police.
Islamabad, April 24 : The brother of Pakistan's former Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has filed a forgery case against her and their father.
Rabat, April 24 : Morocco's annual International Agriculture Fair kicked off on Tuesday in the northern city of Meknes with the participation of nearly 70 countries.
Beijing, April 24 : Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi may reach "very important consensus" at their informal April 27-28 summit in China's central city of Wuhan that could help resolve "outstanding issues" between the two countries, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou said here on Tuesday.
Incheon (South Korea), April 24 : South Korean men's under-23 football team coach Kim Hak-bum said on Tuesday that Tottenham Hotspur attacker Son Heung-min is willing to compete at the Asian Games this summer.
Dubai, April 24 : A Dubai-based Indian national has won USD 1 million in Dubai's Duty Free Millennium Millionaire promotion.
Ulaanbataar, April 24 : Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here from China on Tuesday in what is her first visit to Mongolia.
Moscow, April 24 : Iran's football squad will become the first participant of the upcoming World Cup to arrive in Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said.
Brussels, April 24 : European Union Parliament President Antonio Tajani on Tuesday said that seriously ill 23-month-old British baby Alfie Evans should receive further treatment, possibly in Italy, after his life-support was withdrawn by a British hospital.
Munich, April 24 : Real Madrid's Toni Kroos on Tuesday said that the team's extensive experience is what allows the Blancos -- even if they are losing -- to change the tempo of a game and pull off a win in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals.
Beijing, April 24 : Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday met her Chinese counterpart Gen. Wei Fenghe on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Defence Ministers' meeting here.
New Delhi, April 24 : Summer can bring in several hair woes. From using right serum to brushing in a proper way, experts say there are easy ways to tame your mane.
Madrid, April 24 : Former champions FC Bayern Munich and record title holders Real Madrid will clash in the first leg of what is probably the most interesting semi-final of this season's UEFA Champions League here on Wednesday night.
Beijing, April 24 : Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan on Tuesday met visiting Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif here, vowing to promote bilateral ties to a new high.
Majadahonda (Spain), April 24 : Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa was on Tuesday the most noticeable absentee from the Spanish football team's final training session before travelling to London for an upcoming Europa League clash against Arsenal.
Rome, April 24 : Italian top-division football club Udinese on Tuesday fired head coach Massimo Oddo and named ex-Juventus defender Igor Tudor of Croatia as his replacement.
Barcelona, Spain, April 24 : Japan's Kei Nishikori on Tuesday confirmed that his goal is to return to the top 10 of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings, following his recovery from a wrist injury that kept him off the court for around six months.
New York, April 24 : In a first, doctors at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in the US have successfully transplanted a penis and scrotum on a war veteran who had suffered injuries while deployed in Afghanistan.
New Delhi, April 24 : Pain in the neck from too much mobile usage? Keep changing hands and hold cellphone at the eye level to avoid it, say experts.
Islamabad, April 24 : Pakistan's Interior Ministry on Tuesday placed US diplomat Colonel Joseph Emmanuel Hall on the "blacklist" for killing a motorcyclist in a road accident here, prohibiting the US defence and air attache from leaving the country.
Beijing, April 24 : China on Tuesday said President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may arrive at some important consensus to resolve the "outstanding issues", including the boundary row when they meet at the "unprecedented" two-day summit in Chinese central city of Wuhan.
Tehran, April 24 : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday warned his US counterpart Donald Trump that abandoning a nuclear deal that the Tehran government signed with world powers in 2015 would lead to "serious consequences".
Beijing, April 24 : India on Tuesday stayed clear of the joint communique by the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Summit (SCO) supporting China's One Belt, One Road (OBOR) project.
Geneva, April 24 : The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR and the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on Tuesday unveiled a path-breaking action plan to boost employment opportunities for refugees, the organisations said.
Seoul, April 24 : The South Korean government on Tuesday finalised preparations for the upcoming historic summit between President Moon Jae-in and North Korea's Kim Jong-un.
Lausanne, April 24 : International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Narinder Batra has apologised for his criticism of the UK police for summoning former India captain Sardar Singh during the Hero Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final London in June 2017, it was announced on Tuesday.
Beijing, April 24 : Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sithraman on Tuesday called upon members countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to adopt a policy of zero tolerance towards terrorism which she said is the biggest threat to peaceful societies.
Berlin, April 24 : German left-back Jonas Hector inked a new contract extension despite Cologne's almost certain relegation, the Bundesliga football club confirmed.
Washington DC [United States], Apr. 24 : United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday jocularly brushed away what he said was a 'little piece' of dandruff from 'perfect' French President Emmanuel Macron's shoulders to 'make him perfect'.
Moscow [Russia], Apr. 24 : Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday arrived in Russia on an official visit and touted the military to military cooperation.
Ulaanbaatar [Mongolia], Apr. 24 : External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday arrived in Mongolia's capital city Ulaanbaatar, after wrapping -up her China visit.
New Delhi , Apr 24 : Off-late, infertility has become a prevailing issue among young Indians.

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