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What Happened on 16 October 2015

Nepal must probe killings during protests: rights body

Nepali authorities should immediately investigate and bring to justice those responsible for killings and other violations during ongoing protests over… Read More.

Sydney shooting accused refused bail

An Australian court on Friday refused bail to two suspects charged in connection with the terror-linked shooting of a police… Read More.

Turkish warplanes shoot down 'unidentified aircraft'

Turkey says its warplanes shot down an unidentified aircraft which intruded into its airspace near the border… Read More.

14 killed as suicide bombings hit mosque in Nigeria

At least 14 people, mainly worshippers, were killed on Thursday after two suicide blasts hit a mosque on the outskirts… Read More.

Sweden on track to becoming first cashless nation

With widespread use of information technology and rapid decline in cash transactions, Sweden is on its way… Read More.

Pakistan, Russia ink MoU for construction of gas pipeline

Pakistan and Russia have signed an agreement for construction of a gas pipeline from… Read More.

IOC chief Bach presents former UN head Annan with Olympic Order

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach presented former United Nations (UN) secretary-general Kofi Annan with the Olympic Order in… Read More.

Google closes development centre in St. Petersburg

Google has announced the closure of its development centre in St. Petersburg following a tightening of… Read More.