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March 22: What happened this day in...

March 22: What happened this day in...

World

Fri, Mar 22 2019

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on this day in history. Historical facts...

Almost 100 dead as Iraq ferry sinks...

Almost 100 dead as Iraq ferry sinks...

Middle East

Fri, Mar 22 2019

The premier said 61 women had died in the accident

2019 Indian general polls: An acid test...

2019 Indian general polls: An acid test...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 22 2019

After decades of dominance by Indian National Congress and BJP parties, a ‘Third Front’ party...

Ethiopian crash captain untrained on...

Ethiopian crash captain untrained on...

Africa

Fri, Mar 22 2019

Yared Getachew, 29, was due for refresher training at the end of March, his colleague told Reuters, two...

'Hello brother': Words that countered...

'Hello brother': Words that countered...

Oceania

Thu, Mar 21 2019

The words are indistinct but it is a message that has resonated widely, including for New Zealand Prime...

UN rights chief warns Sri Lanka of fresh...

UN rights chief warns Sri Lanka of fresh...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 21 2019

Sri Lankan government troops have been accused of killing at least 40,000 ethnic Tamil civilians in the...

Bolsonaro gets Trump's praise but few...

Bolsonaro gets Trump's praise but few...

North America

Thu, Mar 21 2019

Bolsonaro, an outspoken Trump admirer who seemed eager to please at their first meeting

US remains concerned about India-Pakistan...

US remains concerned about India-Pakistan...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 21 2019

The official also indicated that the Trump administration does not think Pakistan has adequately cracked...

Afghanistan presidential election delayed...

Afghanistan presidential election delayed...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 21 2019

The announcement by the Independent Election Commission (IEC) comes after speculation that the vote would...

At least six killed in blasts as Kabul...

At least six killed in blasts as Kabul...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 21 2019

The blasts were near Kabul University and the Karte Sakhi shrine

Dutch tram gunman to be charged with...

Dutch tram gunman to be charged with...

Europe

Thu, Mar 21 2019

Prosecutors and police are still investigating whether the suspect, previously identified as Turkish-born...

Pakistan Army: Four Iranian soldiers...

Pakistan Army: Four Iranian soldiers...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 21 2019

The rescue took place in Chaghi district of Balochistan province

No deal beckons as EU presses May on...

No deal beckons as EU presses May on...

Europe

Thu, Mar 21 2019

Just eight days before Britain is due to leave the EU, May was making a last-ditch plea to the bloc's...

Stop Brexit: A million people sign UK...

Stop Brexit: A million people sign UK...

Europe

Thu, Mar 21 2019

Attracting thousands of signatures every few minutes, the petition took off in the hours after Prime...

Six dead, dozens injured as blast rocks...

Six dead, dozens injured as blast rocks...

East Asia

Thu, Mar 21 2019

At least six people were killed and 30 seriously injured

Police probe attacks on five mosques...

Police probe attacks on five mosques...

Europe

Thu, Mar 21 2019

Counter-terrorism officers are investigating attacks on the mosques in five different areas in the north...

11 dead, 50 rescued after India building...

11 dead, 50 rescued after India building...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 21 2019

Fifty-three people have been rescued from the rubble of the five-storey building in Dharwad

Indian soldier kills three comrades...

Indian soldier kills three comrades...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 21 2019

'He shot himself too and is in a critical condition at a hospital'

Bullet-riddled NZ mosque to reopen for...

Bullet-riddled NZ mosque to reopen for...

Oceania

Thu, Mar 21 2019

Most victims were migrants or refugees from countries such as Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Turkey,...

EU Commission resists May's June 30...

EU Commission resists May's June 30...

Europe

Thu, Mar 21 2019

EU states which were due to receive additional legislative seats after Brexit would need to know by mid-...

Reliance selling fuels from India to...

Reliance selling fuels from India to...

Business

Thu, Mar 21 2019

Reliance, an Indian conglomerate controlled by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, has significant exposure to...