French taxi drivers block access to Paris airport

French taxi drivers block access to Paris airport

Paris, Feb 8 (IANS) The drivers of private vehicles booked online, known in France as VTC, blocked traffic on the entrance of Paris's Charles de Gaulle Airport on Monday, protesting measures taken by the government against taxi drivers.

IS executes over 300 in Iraq's Mosul

IS executes over 300 in Iraq's Mosul

Baghdad, Feb 8 (IANS) Islamic State (IS) extremist militants executed over 300 people over the past few days in the IS-held city of Mosul in Iraq, a Kurdish security source said.

International snowball fight held in Japan

International snowball fight held in Japan

Tokyo, Feb 8 (IANS) About 1,000 people took part in a snowball fight in an international competition held in Japan's Niigata prefecture, the media reported on Monday.

Six killed in China landslide

Six killed in China landslide

Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) At least six people were killed in a landslide in China's Guangxi Zhuang region.

Man rescued 56 hours after Taiwan quake

Man rescued 56 hours after Taiwan quake

Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) A second survivor was rescued on Monday from under the debris of a collapsed residential building some 56 hours after a 6.7 magnitude quake struck Taiwan.

Suicide bomber kills three soldiers in Afghanistan

Suicide bomber kills three soldiers in Afghanistan

Kabul, Feb 8 (IANS) At least three soldiers were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber exploded himself near a military bus in Afghanistan's Balkh province.

Spanish police detain six suspected jihadists in three cities

Spanish police detain six suspected jihadists in three cities

MAdrid, Feb 8 (IANS) Spanish security forces detained six people with suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) and Jabhat al Nusra groups in an operation carried out in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Snow, rain in Uttarakhand bring back winter chill in UP

Snow, rain in Uttarakhand bring back winter chill in UP

Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) The winter chill returned to most parts of Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow, on Monday following heavy snowfall and rains in neighbouring Uttarakhand.

18 soldiers injured in Afghan bombing

18 soldiers injured in Afghan bombing

Kabul, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 18 army personnel were injured in a bombing targetted at their bus in Afghanistan's Balkh province on Monday, police said.

10 killed in Pakistan fire

10 killed in Pakistan fire

Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed when a fire broke out in Sindh province’s Thatta city on Sunday.

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