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Japan approves $43.6bn military Budget to counter North Korea

In this regard, Japan is said to expand its fleet from 16 to 22 submarines with newer, improved sensor capabilities that will cost 72.8 billion yen. Meanwhile, the country's ballistic missile defence system will also be upgraded in response to advances in North Korea's programme.



Putin pays respects to murdered ambassador

The act was nearly surreal: the veteran diplomat was mowed down as he spoke at a photographic exhibition in the Turkish capital, murdered by an off-duty police officer apparently as a reaction to events in neighboring Syria. Turkey's state-run news agency said authorities have released six members of Altintas' family who were detained for questioning in the aftermath of the killing.


ED arrests Kolkata bizman who changed Rs 25 crore notes

ED arrests Kolkata bizman who changed Rs 25 crore notes

Lodha was arrested by the ED from Mumbai in connection with the recovery of a large amount of new currency notes from a Delhi law firm belonging to advocate Rohit Tandon and Chennai businessman Sekhar Reddy. Later in the day a city court sent Lodha to seven days in ED's custody. The 62-year-old gained prominence after his aggressive takeover of Peerless General Finance and Investment Company Ltd in 1991.



UN Pushes For Murder Probe Into Rodrigo Duterte

Zeid on Tuesday said investigations should also be opened into deadly anti-drugs campaigns in Davao when Duterte was mayor and the "shocking" number of deaths during the current nationwide campaign. "The killing described by President Duterte also violates worldwide law, including the right to life, freedom from violence and force, due process and fair trial, equal protection before the law and innocence until proven guilty", Zeid said in a statement.


Spike in gas prices ahead of US holidays

Spike in gas prices ahead of US holidays

Separate analysis from price-watcher GasBuddy found the national retail price for gasoline has posted its largest increase for December since the start of the decade and that could in turn put a damper on consumer pocketbooks moving into Christmas weekend.



Dangal: Watch Inside Dangal in 360 Virtual Reality Experience

Balali is the hometown of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, on who's life Dangal is based. Dangal is an extraordinary unique story based on Mahavir Singh and his two daughters, Geeta and Babita Phogat . Produced by Aamir Khan Productions, the film will release in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi languages. Actually, it won't be erroneous to state that Dangal movie is the finest film to come out of the Hindi film industry in a long, long time and mark my words, it will be remembered as a ...