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Richa Chadha to belly dance for Shakeela biopic (22 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha is working on her belly dancing skills for a special promotional song for a biopic on south Indian glamour actress Shakeela.

Germany's Merkel suspends arms sales to Saudi Arabia (Lead) (24 minutes ago)
Berlin, Oct 22 (IANS) Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced the suspension of German arms sales to Saudi Arabia, saying they cannot be undertaken in the current circumstances, a reference to the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared on October 2 and whom Riyadh has admitted died inside its consulate in Istanbul.

Ronaldo's Valladolid beats Real Betis 1-0 (28 minutes ago)
Sevilla (Spain), Oct 22 (IANS) Real Valladolid beat Real Betis 1-0 in the ninth round of La Liga.

Trump repeats refusal to take in Honduran caravan migrants (06:24)
Tapachula (Mexico), Oct 22 (IANS) Hundreds of migrants remained at the Rodolfo Robles bridge crossing point over the Suchiate river on the Guatemalan border on Sunday, waiting to cross into Mexico to continue their journey to try and reach the US.

19 killed in bus collision in Pakistan (05:58)
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed and over 40 others injured in a head-on collision between two passenger buses in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday night, police and media said.

Zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs (05:52)
Indianapolis (US), Oct 22 (IANS) A lioness has killed the father of her three cubs in their pen at a zoo in the US.

Telugu fastest growing language in US (05:46)
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Telugu is the fastest growing language in the US, says a study by an American think tank.

Raikkonen wins F1 US Grand Prix (04:38)
Austin (Texas), Oct 22 (IANS) Finland's Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) won Sunday's Formula 1 Grand Prix in the US, surpassing Dutch driver Max Verstappen (Red Bull) and dethroning Great Britain's Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) who fell to the third spot.

Erdogan, Trump agree on need to explain Khashoggi's death (04:30)
Ankara, Oct 22 (IANS) Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Donald Trump discussed on telephone on Sunday night the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and agreed that "all aspects of the case should be brought to light".

US general wounded in Afghan attack (04:22)
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The US military has admitted that a US general was wounded in the attack in Afghanistan's Kandahar province last week which left four top provincial officials dead, according to American media reports.

Iran dismisses allegations of meddling in US election (02:02)
Tehran, Oct 22 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry on Sunday denied allegations of interfering in the US mid-term Congressional elections.

Freiburg tie Berlin 1-1, Monchengladbach crush Mainz 4-0 (01:54)
Berlin, Oct 22 (IANS) Robin Koch's equalizer secured Freiburg one point from Berlin, and Borussia Monchengladbach cruised to a 4-0 win over Mainz to conclude the 8th round of Bundesliga on Sunday.

UAE, US kick off two-week joint military exercise (01:52)
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the US on Sunday kicked off a two-week military exercise, state news agency WAM reported.

Horror film 'Halloween' dominates North American box office (01:50)
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Universal and Blumhouse's horror film "Halloween" dominated North American box office in its opening weekend with an estimated $77.5 million, scoring the second biggest horror opening weekend of all-time.

Six shot in Florida, suspect on run (01:44)
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Six people were shot, leaving three of them in critical condition, in Jacksonville in the US state of Florida, police said Sunday.

Germany suspends arms sales to Saudi Arabia (01:26)
Berlin, Oct 22 (IANS) Germany will not sell arms to Saudi Arabia while the case of the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi remains unclear, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday.

Turkey to reveal 'naked truth' of Saudi journalist's murder: President (01:02)
Istanbul, Oct 22 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that he will make statements about murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during his party's parliamentary group meeting on Tuesday.

Journalist's death a mistake: Saudi Arabia (00:02)
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Sunday described as "a mistake" the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in its Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, earlier this month.

 Stories dated 2018-10-21

Afghan election process officially ends, over 4 mn cast votes (23:32)
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) The President of Afghanistan on Sunday officially announced that voting in the Afghan parliamentary elections had closed, with initial data from the election commission estimating that over four million eligible voters exercised their democratic rights over the weekend.

Punia enters World wrestling semis (23:02)
Budapest, Oct 21 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia beat Tulga Tumur Ochir of Mongolia 5-3 to enter the semifinals of the men's 65 kg Freestyle category at the World Wrestling Championships here on Sunday.

Keepers err as ATK hold Jamshedpur (22:44)
Jamshedpur, Oct 21 (IANS) A solid defensive display from ATK saw them hold an in-form Jamshedpur FC 1-1 in the Indian Super League at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Sunday.

Bengal taste first defeat in PKL (22:40)
Pune, Oct 21 (IANS) Bengal Warriors tasted their first defeat in the ongoing edition of Pro Kabaddi League after being brushed aside 30-39 by Dabang Delhi in an inter-zonal challenge match here on Sunday.

22 dead as train derails in Taiwan (Lead) (22:36)IANS Photo Service
Taipei, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 22 people died and 171 other passengers were injured Sunday when a train derailed near the Taiwanese capital, the country's emergency services said.

Labourer dies inside Delhi Jal Board pump house (22:34)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A labourer died while working in a Delhi Jal Board water pump house in north Delhi, police said on Sunday.

Meghalaya looking at options for technology in food processing (21:48)IANS Photo Service
Paris, Oct 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Sunday said Meghalaya is looking at options for technology and machinery to build an efficient supply chain as well on development of product and branding to establish its unique identity.

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