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At least three killed in factory fire in northern India
21/11/2017
On November 20th, at least three people were killed and 15 others are feared trapped under debris after a three-storey plastics factory caught fire and collapsed in the northern Indian state of Punjab.
German Chancellor wins fourth term
17:34 26/09/2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been re-elected for a fourth term in a general election.
Nobel Foundation increases cash award for prizes
17:32 26/09/2017
The Nobel Foundation has announced this year's winners will receive a larger monetary award worth over a million dollars.
ASEAN looks towards peaceful, prosperous community
14:28 24/09/2017
Experts and scientists assessed achievements and limitations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as well as its future prospects at a workshop in Hanoi on September 22nd.
Mexican President declares national mourning
09:11 22/09/2017
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has announced three days of national mourning in honour of the victims, after an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale struck southern Mexico, 123 km from Mexico city, in Puebla state.
Strong earthquake in Mexico kills more than 200 people
17:51 21/09/2017
On September 19th, a powerful earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale struck Mexico.
Japanese PM to call snap general election
17:44 21/09/2017
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to hold a snap general election as early as next month.
Tropical storm Talim batters Japan, thousands evacuate
17:18 19/09/2017
Hundreds of thousands were evacuated from Kagoshima prefecture as tropical storm Talim made landfall in Japan.
Japan, India enhance defence and security cooperation
09:14 19/09/2017
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at Gandhinagar, Gujarat state, Western India, in the framework of the 12th India - Japan Annual Summit.
President Donald Trump to meet Arab leaders
09:14 19/09/2017
US President Donald Trump will hold a series of meetings with Arab leaders, including of Jordan, Palestine and Egypt, on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the U.N General Assembly meeting in New York, according to the White House.