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Miss Turkey stripped of crown for tweet on coup to overthrow Erdogan

Miss Turkey, Itir Esen, who won the beauty pageant in Istanbul on Thursday night, has reportedly been stripped of her crown, for her tweet about a failed coup to overthrow the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The 18-year-old reportedly wrote: “I am having my period this morning to celebrate the July 15 martyrs' day. I am celebrating the day by bleeding on behalf of our martyrs' blood.” Miss Turkey title was handed to Asli Sumen, who came second, reports added.

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Reality star Kylie Jenner pregnant with boyfriend's child: Reports

Famous reality television star Kylie Jenner is reportedly pregnant with boyfriend rapper Travis Scott's child. The 20-year-old star was photographed wearing an oversized graphic T-shirt while out with a friend in Los Angeles on September 12. Reportedly, They also know the gender of the child and have informed their friends that they are going to have a girl.

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After taking 290 lives, now another powerful earthquake jolts Mexico

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude on Richter scale struck Mexico on Saturday morning in the southern state of Oaxaca, said the U.S. Geological Survey. However, it reportedly added that there is a “low likelihood of casualties and damage.” Moreover, the quake was much weaker than the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that hit on Tuesday, killing at least 295 people, reports say.

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Woman allegedly kidnapped, gang-raped in moving car

According to reports, a 25-year old woman was allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped by four men in a moving vehicle on Friday. The woman was allegedly picked up from near Noida's Golf Course Metro station gate and was raped in a Mahindra Scorpio vehicle. The woman has been sent for medical examination and a case has been registered in Noida's Sector 39 police station.

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Decapitated cobra bites cook in kitchen

In China’s Guangdong province, a restaurant owner who was making a dish made from cobra meat fell unconscious after the snake bit her despite having its head chopped off, say reports. Police reportedly said the woman was preparing the snake in her restaurant's kitchen with her husband on Wednesday. However, as she was cleaning up, the venomous reptile's severed head sprung to life and chomped on her finger. She fell unconscious, and was rushed to hospital. Doctors reportedly said there she received anti-venom treatment and is now in stable condition.

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Pet dog dies on flight, airline offers lost luggage rate

China Southern Airlines reportedly offered a compensation of 1,400 yuan to a man whose French bulldog weighing 14-kilogram died on the airlines’ flight. However, unsatisfied with the offer, the man is now seeking 100,000 yuan, say reports. The dog owner relocated from South China's Guilin to East China's Hangzhou on August 21 and arranged to have his dog sent as cargo to join him. However, the dog of three years had died on the way, due to suffocation.

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Uber’s licence to operate in London cancelled

Uber’s licence to operate its transport service in London was cancelled on Friday as the London government was not satisfied with Uber’s approach. They claimed that there was a lack of corporate responsibility in Uber’s approach.

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Porn actor-turned spy sentenced for posing as jihadist

Reportedly, popular porn actor-turned-German intelligence agent, Roque M has been given a one-year suspended sentence for attempting to share state secrets while posing as a jihadist online. According to reports, he told the court that he pretended to be a jihadist planning an attack in online chatrooms because he was bored.

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Toilets flush with cash in Geneva

Geneva prosecutors are investigating after toilets in a bank and three restaurants were blocked by about $100,000 in high-denomination euro banknotes, they reportedly said on Monday. The Tribune de Geneve reported that the first blockage occurred in the toilet serving the vault at UBS bank in Geneva's financial district, and three nearby bistros found their facilities bunged up with 500-euro notes a few days later. The cash was confiscated during the investigation and it was unclear who would get it if it was found to be lawful, reports added.

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Daughter gang-raped in front of father: Rohingya Muslim’s horror story

Rohingya Muslims in the refugee camps in Bangladesh are experiencing horror with threats from all fronts. Mohammad Kasim, 40, allegedly witnessed his daughter's gang-rape and killing. When he tried to stop the attackers, the Burmese military, they branded his thigh with a red-hot knife, he allegedly said. He also added that he doesn't know his wife and other children’s whereabouts.

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NATO condemns UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

NATO on Wednesday reportedly condemned a UN treaty banning nuclear arms as unrealistic and warned that it risked undermining the international response to North Korea’s atomic weapons program. NATO said the treaty “disregards the realities of the increasingly challenging international security environment” in the face of growing threats, particularly from Pyongyang.

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Boy returns lost wallet with nearly Rs 1 lakh inside

According to reports, a teenager in the US returned a lost wallet, which was carrying $1,500 (about Rs1 lakh) and all his credit cards, to the owner. A woman named Melissa Vang said the teenager waved her husband’s wallet at the security camera outside her house before leaving it on the mat. The woman further added that she tracked the boy and reward him $150 (nearly ₹10,000) for the deed.

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Man hanged publicly for rape, murder of 7-year-old girl in Iran

Reportedly, Iranian authorities hanged a man in public on Wednesday after he was found guilty of raping and murdering a seven-year-old girl which outraged the nation. The 42-year-old man, Esmail Jafarzadeh, allegedly confessed to the murder after the body of the girl, Atena Aslani, was found in the garage of his house. “The execution was held in public to restore citizens sense of security and relieve their troubled minds", Ardebil prosecutor Naser Atabati told reporters.

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Is Osama’s son the ‘Crown prince’ of Al-Qaeda?

During the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy, the Al-Qaeda reportedly released a photo montage, in which Osama’s face was shown in the flames of twin towers, with his son on his side. A caption was reportedly found under the picture which read “Crown prince of Jihad”. Hamza (28), the 15th of Osama’s 20 children has been appearing in various propagandas of his father.

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Strong earthquake hits New Zealand

The US Geological survey reportedly said an undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck in the remote Southern Ocean south of New Zealand on Wednesday. The quake, at a shallow depth of 10 km, was recorded 211 km west of the sub-Antarctic Auckland Island, off New Zealand's South Island, the USGS added. However, there were no tsunami warnings issued immediately after the quake.

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WATCH: Buildings collapse in powerful earthquake that jolted Mexico

After the powerful earthquake that hit the central Mexico, more than 140 people were reportedly killed. At least 40 buildings and 2 schools collapsed. Volenters and emergency workers lifted the collapsed rubbles to free people stuck underneath.

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Massive earthquake jolts Central mexico, killing more than 220

A powerful earthquake with magnitude 7.1 jolted the Central mexico. At least 224 people were killed and a number of buildings were collapsed, say media reports. Just hours before the earthquake, people reportedly participated in drills and memorial events for the on the anniversary of the devastating earthquake that killed thousands in Mexico City in 1985, the same day.

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Trump vows to 'totally destroy' North Korea

Issuing a warning to North Korea over its ballistic missile programmes and nuclear tests, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday reportedly said that the Washington will be forced to “totally destroy” North Korea. Mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Trump reportedly said, “Rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime”. Unless North Korea backs down from the nuclear challenge, he reportedly said, “We will have no choice than to totally destroy North Korea.”

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Hurricane Maria intensifies in Caribbean island of Dominica

Roosevelt Skerrit, the Prime Minister of the Caribbean island of Dominica, has reportedly said that the island has been “brutalised and devastated” by category 5 Hurricane Maria. Roosevelt in his Facebook post stated that the wind had ripped the roof off his house and wrote he was “at the complete mercy of the hurricane”. However, he was rescued from the property. Hurricane Maria had intensified into a category 5 storm before making landfall on the Caribbean island, reports said.

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Japan releases postage stamps on Indian Yoga

Japanese postal department reportedly released postage stamps to spread Yoga awareness around the country. According to media reports, it is the first time that Japan has released postal stamps on Yoga experts. The stamp has the picture of yoga legend Bishnu Charan Ghosh. The Japanese Council in Kolkata has reportedly said that this will create a cultural linkage between India and Japan.

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