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Emperor performs ritual to report abdication to Shinto gods

Emperor Akihito is praying at a Japanese shrine in a ritual to report his upcoming abdication to the Shinto gods, he will retire on April 30 in the first abdication in 200 years.

April 18, 2019

Peace talks postponed as Taliban objects Afghan delegation size

The talks were set to take place in Doha but a senior govt official in Kabul said "the gathering has been called off for now and details were being reworked."

April 18, 2019

Jet Airways' lenders hope bidding process can save airline

Creditors are "reasonably hopeful" that a bidding process with potential investors for a controlling stake in Jet Airways will save the company.

April 18, 2019

Gunmen ambush bus, kill 14 passengers in southwestern Pakistan

Gunmen ambushed a bus and killed 14 passengers after going through their ID cards and forcing them out on a highway in southwestern Pakistan.

April 18, 2019