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India tennis star Sania Mirza announces pregnancy

India tennis star Sania Mirza announces pregnancy

Grand Slam-winning Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Monday announced she is pregnant, describing herself as ‘ecstatic’ but giving no indication whether she would retire from the sport.

More than 34,000 people displaced as Philippine volcano spews lava

More than 34,000 people displaced as Philippine volcano spews lava

More than 34,000 people were staying in evacuation centres in an eastern Philippine province as the country's most active volcano spewed fiery lava for the fourth consecutive day ...

Hundreds of people flee as Philippines' Mayon Volcano spews ash

Hundreds of people flee as Philippines' Mayon Volcano spews ash

The Philippines' most active volcano on Saturday spewed a thick cloud of ash, prompting hundreds of people to flee homes surrounding the mountain, officials said.

Suicide bomber kills 11 people in mosque attack in northeast Nigeria

Suicide bomber kills 11 people in mosque attack in northeast Nigeria

A suicide bomber killed 11 people on Wednesday in an attack on a mosque in northeast Nigeria, the epicentre of the conflict with militant insurgency Boko Haram, military officials and an aid worker said.

Trump to visit Las Vegas to soothe people traumatized by mass shooting

Trump to visit Las Vegas to soothe people traumatized by mass shooting

President Donald Trump will visit Las Vegas on Wednesday to try to soothe a city shaken by the deadliest shooting spree in modern US history in a trip that will test his ability to console a grieving nation.

UNGA President urges world leaders to engage in working for the people

UNGA President urges world leaders to engage in working for the people

The 72nd UN General Assembly meetings kicked off Tuesday in the presence of world leaders, heads of governments and ranking officials from the UN member states ...

Several wounded after blast hits bus in Turkey's Izmir

Several wounded after blast hits bus in Turkey's Izmir

Seven people were wounded when an explosion hit a shuttle bus carrying prison guards in the Turkish coastal province of Izmir on Thursday, and authorities were investigating a possible terrorist attack, the local mayor said.

HMC urges people to make healthy food choices

HMC urges people to make healthy food choices

The Hamad Medical Corporation has reminded Qatar residents to make healthy choices when preparing holiday meals with Eid al-Adha around the corner.

Pop superstar Beyonce gives birth to twins: reports

Pop superstar Beyonce gives birth to twins: reports

Pop diva Beyonce and her rap mogul husband Jay Z have welcomed twins, according to US media reports on the two new members of music's royal family that already includes five-year-old Blue Ivy.

UK police detain a ‘number of people’ over London attack

UK police detain a ‘number of people’ over London attack

British police investigating Saturday's attacks in London have detained a ‘number of people’ after entering two properties in early morning raids in the east of the city.

Dalai Lama reunited with guard who welcomed him to India

Dalai Lama reunited with guard who welcomed him to India

The Dalai Lama has had an emotional reunion with the Indian border guard who escorted him as he fled his native Tibet following a failed uprising nearly 60 years ago.

Down's Syndrome woman to present weather on French TV

Down's Syndrome woman to present weather on French TV

A Frenchwoman with Down's Syndrome will realise a ‘dream’ by presenting the prime time weather bulletin on French television next week, an advocacy group for the disabled said Wednesday.