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Sushma Swaraj leaves for New York for Yoga Day event at UN

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday left for New York where she is going to participate in the International Yoga Day event being organised by the Indian Mission at the United Nations. Swaraj, who left by an early morning Air India flight, tweeted, “Leaving for New York.” The International Yoga Day event will be attended by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon among others. The United Nations had in December last

Kenya: Al-Shabab militants kill 147 at a university

Al-Shabab gunmen rampaged through a university in northeastern Kenya at dawn Thursday, killing 147 people in the group’s deadliest attack in the East African country. Four militants were slain by security forces to end the siege just after dusk. The masked attackers strapped with explosives and armed with AK-47s singled out non-Muslim students at Garissa University College and then gunned them down without mercy, survivors said. Others ran for their