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US doctor tests positive for Ebola in Liberia

Washington , Sep 3

An American missionary doctor working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus, his organisation SIM USA announced Tuesday.

EU to decide on new sanctions on Russia

Brussels , Sep 3

The incoming European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini Tuesday said the EU leaders will decide on new sanctions on Russia by Friday.

Jolie's wedding dress featured her kids' drawings

Los Angeles , Sep 3

Actress Angelina Jolie walked down the aisle in a wedding gown with various coloured illustrations drawn by her children.

Second beheading plunges Obama into top crisis

Washington , Sep 3 Just two weeks after beheading American photojournalist James Foley, the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation sent what it called "A second message to America", with a video showing the beheading of another kidnapped American journalist.

Environment ministry eases clearance norms for coal mine expansion

New Delhi , Sep 2

In a move to aid efforts to increase coal production, the union environment ministry has eased the clearance process to increase production for coal mines with 20 million tonnes per annum capacity.

Anastacia slams Kim, Kanye

Los Angeles , Sep 3

Singer Anastacia slams reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her husband Kanye West saying their need for attention is just so ill placed.

Israel 'stands by' new land appropriation in West Bank

Jerusalem , Sep 3

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman Tuesday said his country "stands by its decision" to appropriate 1,000 acre land in the West Bank.

UN chief welcomes lifting of Iraqi town siege

United Nations , Sep 3

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday welcomed the end of militant siege on the northern Iraqi town of Amerli, saying it averted "a major humanitarian disaster".

11 killed in Pakistan building collapse

Islamabad , Sep 2

At least 11 people, including women and children, were killed

Water conservation works under rural job act

New Delhi , Sep 2

The rural development ministry Tuesday ordered district administrations to ensure that water conservation work like construction of check dams and de-silting of traditional water bodies are taken up under the rural job act to mitigate drought-like situation.