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  • Don't want to be in Padma awards controversies: Gagan Narang January 23, 2015

    Bengaluru: Seeking to steer clear of the furore that was triggered by Saina Nehwal's open displeasure at being ignored for the Padma awards, ace Indian shooter Gagan Narang said he would prefer to wait for the government to take a call on such matters. "I feel it is necessary for me...
  • Five-year-old boy fatally shoots his nine-month-old baby brother in US January 21, 2015

    New York: A five-year-old boy accidentally shot dead his nine-month-old baby brother in US' Missouri after he found a gun lying around the bed, media reported on Wednesday. A woman called the police to say her five-year-old son shot his baby brother with a paintball gun, CNN reported. "But it wasn't a...
  • Man who saved lives at Paris grocery gets French citizenship January 21, 2015

    Paris: French authorities on Tuesday honored a Mali-born employee who saved lives at the kosher supermarket attacked by terrorists as a hero and granted him French citizenship. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve praised Muslim Lassana Bathily, 24, for his "courage" and "heroism" during a ceremony in the presence of Prime Minister Manuel...
  • Shots fired near US Vice President Joe Biden's Delaware residence January 18, 2015

    Washington: Gun shots were fired near US Vice President Joe Biden's residence in Delaware from a passing vehicle on Saturday night, but the vice president and his wife, Jill, were not at home, CNN reported on its website on Sunday. CNN quoted a US Secret Service official as saying that multiple...
  • 2 dead, 1 wounded in Central Florida mall shooting: Police January 18, 2015

    Melbourne: A Florida man had "several pockets full of ammunition" when he targeted his wife in a shooting Saturday morning that killed two people at a mall food court where the woman worked, police said. Authorities said the shooting happened about a half hour before the mall was to open to...
  • Shooting at Florida mall leaves one dead, two hurt: Police January 17, 2015

    Melbourne: One person is dead and two are injured after gunfire erupted early on Saturday at a mall in Melbourne, Florida, police said. "At this time, we believe the situation is contained," said Melbourne police commander Vince Pryce. Police did not say whether the shooter was dead. Earlier, they had said the...
  • Paris station evacuated over terror threat, at least 12 with suspected Islamic State links arrested January 16, 2015

    Paris: French and German authorities arrested at least 12 people on Friday suspected of links to the Islamic State group and a Paris train station was evacuated, with Europe on alert for new potential terrorist attacks. The police raids came the morning after Belgian authorities moved swiftly to pre-empt what they...
  • Al Qaeda claims credit for attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, derides Paris unity march January 15, 2015

    Paris: Globally banned terror group Al Qaeda in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying it was ordered by the Islamist terror group's leadership for insults to the Prophet Mohammad, according to a video posted on YouTube. Gunmen killed 17 people in three...
  • Defiant Charlie Hebdo fronts Prophet Muhammad, drawing more threats January 14, 2015

    Paris: In an emotional act of defiance, Charlie Hebdo resurrected its irreverent and often provocative newspaper on Tuesday, featuring a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover that drew immediate criticism and threats of more violence. The newspaper unapologetically skewered other religions as well, and bragged that Sunday's turnout of...
  • Shooting: Jitu Rai to train in Rio one year before Olympics January 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Ace pistol shooter Jitu Rai to train as well as compete in shooting events at Rio de Janeiro in the middle of August this year as he prepares to take a shot at a medal in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. "I will be going to Rio one year before...
  • France mobilises 10,000 troops at home after Paris shootings January 13, 2015

    Paris: France will deploy 10,000 soldiers on home soil by Tuesday and post almost 5,000 extra police officers to protect Jewish sites after the killing of 17 people by Islamist terrorists in Paris last week, officials said. Speaking a day after the biggest French public demonstration ever recorded, in honour of...
  • US says should have sent high level official to Paris unity march January 13, 2015

    Washington: The White House on Monday conceded that the United States should have sent a higher-level representative to a Paris unity march after deadly Islamic militant attacks there and said President Barack Obama would liked to have come. Some Republican lawmakers and US media outlets have criticized Obama's administration for not...
  • Should have sent someone with a higher profile to Paris March, says White House January 13, 2015

    The White House on Monday conceded that the United States should have sent a higher-level representative to a Paris unity march after deadly Islamic militant attacks there and said President Barack Obama would liked to have come. ...
  • Charlie Hebdo to publish Prophet Muhammad cartoon on new cover January 13, 2015

    Paris: The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo is publishing a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover of its first issue since Islamic extremists killed 12 people at its offices. The newspaper Liberation hosted Charlie Hebdo staff as they prepared the new issue and is handling its special 1 million-copy...
  • John Kerry doing important work in India, says White House January 13, 2015

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry is doing important work in India, the White House said on Monday defending the decision of the top American diplomat to skip the Paris anti-terror march over the weekend. "The Secretary of State is somebody who has very important responsibilities himself. He was in...
  • 'You let the world down', US media slams Obama for not attending Paris unity march January 13, 2015

    Washington: A Republican US senator lambasted the White House on Monday for not sending a top American official to a Paris unity march after deadly Islamic militant attacks in that city, and a New York tabloid headline screamed "You let the world down." The image of Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu and...
  • London lights up in French tricolour to mark terror deaths January 12, 2015

    London: London's famous landmarks were lit up in the colours of the French national flag in tribute to the 17 people killed in the Paris terror attacks on Sunday night. The Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square and National Gallery in central London were streamed with the blue, white and red of the...
  • Paris terror attack: Video of gunman raises questions of affiliations January 12, 2015

    Paris: Two days after his death, a video has emerged of one of the Paris gunmen pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group, while his two fellow terrorists have claimed to be from al-Qaida a fiercely rival extremist organisation. That seeming contradiction has raised questions about the connections among the three...
  • Millions unite against terrorism in historic French march January 12, 2015

    Paris: Millions marched against terrorism in the largest protests France has ever seen, led by world leaders in Paris uniting in tribute to the victims of Islamist attacks as the crowd cried "Not Afraid". The interior ministry said nearly four million people took to the streets across the country on Sunday,...
  • World leaders joining Paris march to honour attack victims January 11, 2015

    Paris: Dozens of world leaders including Muslim representatives will join hundreds of thousands of French citizens to march amid high security through Paris on Sunday in an unpredecented tribute to victims of this week's Islamist militant attacks. Some 2,200 security personnel were being drafted in to protect marchers from would-be attackers...
  • France 'faced down' attacks but still under threat: Francois Hollande January 10, 2015

    Paris: France "faced down" Islamists who were behind the deaths of 17 people in three days of attacks but still remains threatened, the country's president and prime minister said on Friday. Speaking in a televised address shortly after commandos killed the three gunmen responsible for the wave of terror, Hollande...
  • French siege ends as Charlie Hebdo suspects killed; 4 hostages also dead, others freed January 9, 2015

    PARIS: The siege in Paris ended as two brothers suspected for shooting 12 people at the offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo were killed on Friday in a police assault on the print works north of Paris where they had been holed up with a hostage. While four hostages were...
  • Danish newspaper says won't print Prophet cartoons January 9, 2015

    Copenhagen: Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, which angered Muslims by publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad 10 years ago, will not republish Charlie Hebdo's cartoons due to security concerns, the only major Danish newspaper not to do so. "It shows that violence works," the newspaper stated in its editorial on Friday. Denmark's other major...
  • #JeSuisCharlie figures in more than 3.5 million tweets January 9, 2015

    Paris, The hashtag #JeSuisCharlie (I am Charlie), in tribute to the 12 people killed in the attack on the Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, has now been used in more than 3.5 million tweets, Twitter said on Friday. The trending slogan reached a peak at 02:00 am (IST) on...
  • Paris: Eiffel Tower goes dark in tribute to the victims of Charlie Hebdo terror attack January 9, 2015

    Paris: France's iconic Eiffel Tower was plunged into darkness on Thursday night in a sombre tribute to the 12 people killed in the attack on the Paris satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. The lights normally illuminating the 324-metre (1,063-foot) tall monument at night were briefly turned off at 8:00 pm (local time)...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 9, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: Full coverage of Paris terror attacks January 8, 2015

    Scattered gunfire and explosions shook France on Thursday as its frightened yet defiant citizens held a day of mourning for 12 people slain at a Paris newspaper. French police hunted down the two heavily-armed brothers suspected in the massacre to make sure they do not strike again. ...
  • Mani Shankar Aiyar justifies Paris terror attacks, says it is response to France banning Hijab January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday evening justified Paris terror attacks and said that the attack was imminent. Referring to the French government ban on Muslim wearing Hijab, the Congress leader said that this is just an response. "I think that the way which war has been...
  • BSP former MLA announces reward of Rs 51 crore for Charlie Hebdo's attackers January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: When the world is condemning the Paris attack, Bahujan Samaj Party former MLA Yakoob Qureshi on Thursday triggered a new controversy when he announced a reward of Rs 51 crore to the attackers of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. Gunmen on Wednesday opened fire and shot down at least...