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Antalya (Turkey): Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Turkey's Mediterranean city of Antalya on Saturday after a three-day visit to Britain for the annual G20 Summit meeting that gets underway on Sunday.

"After a successful bilateral visit to UK, it's time for the G20 Summit in Turkey. @G20Turkey2015," PMO India tweeted soon after Air India One landed.


New York: India once again tops the list of countries where governments make the maximum number of demands to remove content from Facebook, according to a report released by the company.

Notably, there has been a three-fold increase in such demands in the first six months of this year as compared to last year.

According to the data released by Facebook in its biannual government requests report, India made 15,155 demands, outnumbering 92 other countries in the list, Mashable reported.


Paris: Terrified survivors from the Paris concert hall targeted during Friday's attacks have described running over bodies and hiding after gunmen stormed the venue and began executing rock fans with barrages of automatic gunfire.

Pierre Janaszak, a radio presenter, was sitting in the balcony at the Bataclan concert hall with his sister and friends when they heard shots from below about one hour into the concert by US rock band Eagles of Death Metal.

"At first we thought it was part of the show but we quickly understood," he told AFP.


Paris: Terrorists who killed more than 150 people in a string of terror attacks shouted "This is for Syria" as they opened fire and exploded bombs, witnesses said.

Over 110 of the victims were massacred at a concert in the Bataclan theatre after terrorists burst in, opened fire and took hostages, forcing security forces to storm the venue.

France is a member of the US-led coalition combating the Islamic State.


London: World leaders responded with shock and pledges of solidarity for France following the killing of scores of people in attacks in Paris on Friday night, though there was little action any could immediately take.

The United Nations Security Council issued a statement condemning "barbaric and cowardly terrorist attacks" involving assailants using guns and bombs on several venues, including the national sports stadium and a major music venue.


Paris: At least 128 people were killed in the French capital as terrorists carried out a bloody Mumbai-style multiple terror attacks, stunning France and drawing global condemnation, media reports said.

"This is for Syria!" screamed one of the attackers as he sprayed gunfire on Friday night at one of the six sites in Paris, in an obvious reference to France's combat role against the Islamic State.


Yangon:  Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition on Friday won a parliamentary majority from weekend polls that will allow it to elect a president and form a government in a historic shift in power from the army.

The election, the first Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party has contested since 1990, saw a huge turnout that has yielded more than 80 percent of seats for the NLD.


Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan pledged to protect Hindus in the country and said they will not be left alone like Muslims marginalised by Shiv Sena in India.

He was speaking on Thursday at a public gathering organised by the the party to celebrate Diwali in Umerkot, Dawn reported.

"Under a PTI government, a new Pakistan will emerge where police will not be used to harass anyone, justice will prevail and equal rights of provinces will be ensured," Khan said.


Beirut: At least 35 people were killed and over 180 others injured in two suicide bombings that rocked the Burj el-Barajneh region here in Lebanon on Thursday, Xinhua reported.

"A suicide bomber blew himself up near a small snack bar on the main street of Burj el-Barajneh and after seven minutes, another bomber blew himself up near the main mosque of the region," a security source told Xinhua.


London: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday told the British Parliament that India was the new bright spot of hope and opportunity as New Delhi and London signed a civil nuclear cooperation agreement.

On the first day of his three-day visit to Britain, Modi addressed the British parliament -- the first Indian prime minister to do so -- and dwelled on history, shared expressions of joy and the desire on two sides to transform the strategic partnership.