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Toll in Nigeria building collapse reaches 86

Abuja , Sep 21

The toll in a building collapse at a church complex in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos climbed to 86 Saturday, authorities said.

14 Pakistanis freed from US custody in Afghanistan

Islamabad , Sep 21

The United States has released 14 Pakistani prisoners from its custody at the Bagram prison in Afghanistan, Pakistan's foreign ministry said Saturday.

IAF AN-32 crashlands in Chandigarh, passengers safe

Chandigarh , Sep 20

An Indian Air Force AN-32 transport aircraft with 11 people on board crash landed at the Chandigarh airport Saturday evening, airport sources said.

IAF AN-32 crashlands at Chandigarh

Chandigarh , Sep 20

An An-32 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashlanded at the airport here Saturday, officials said.

Farmers set ablaze tax office in France

Paris , Sep 20

Vegetable farmers in a French town set fire to tax and insurance offices in protest against the falling living standards, prompting Prime Minister Manuel Valls to condemn them for preventing firefighters to fight the blaze, BBC reported Saturday.

Kuwait beefs up security against IS threat

Dubai , Sep 21

Kuwait has undertaken new security measures to combat the militants of Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group in the Gulf nation, media reported.

IAF AN-32 crash lands in Chandigarh, no casualties

Chandigarh , Sep 20

An Indian Air Force AN-32 transport aircraft with 11 people on board crash landed at the Chandigarh airport Saturday evening, airport sources said.

Former AAP member alleges harassment, intimidation

Mumbai , Sep 20

A woman, said to be a former AAP member, has accused a party activist of harassment and others including senior leader Mayank Gandhi of trying to stop her from going to police. Police Saturday said they were probing while the AAP dismissed the charges.

Chinese province sets up anti-terror law society

Beijing , Sep 20

An anti-terrorism law society, one of the few in China specialising in the study of anti-terrorism law, was established Saturday in China's Yunnan province.

Over 1500 participate in march on climate change

New Delhi , Sep 20

Over 1500 people Saturday took part in a march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar here to press for stronger action on climate change, a statement said.