updated 5:17 PM GMT, Oct 23, 2014

Now, suitcase that you can ride to catch your flight

There's a new suitcase in the market called Olaf, which features a foot-powered scooter board that enables people to ride it.

 

Slovenian frequent flier and creator of the bags, Bostjan Zagar said tha

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Israeli troops come under fire on Egyptian border

Gunmen opened fire Wednesday on Israeli troops patrolling the border with Egypt, wounding two soldiers, the military said.

 

An Israeli military spokesperson said the firing came from inside Egypt's S

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59 IS militants killed in Iraq fighting

At least 59 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in fierce fighting involving the Sunni radical group, the Iraqi security forces and allied fighters, media reported.

 

While Iraqi security forces

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Shooting inside Canadian parliament

Gunshots were fired inside the Canadian parliament in capital Ottawa Wednesday, a media report said.

 

At least one suspected shooter was at large in Ottawa, NBC News reported. 

 

Police surrounded th

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Nine arrested for branding Assam athlete a witch

Nine people, including seven women, have been arrested on charges of criminal conspiracy for branding an Assam athlete as a witch, police said Wednesday.

 

Tulumai Medhi, Jugamayee Medhi, Kalmeswari M

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Gurdwara closed in Belgium

The mayor of the town of Vilvoorde in Belgium, Hans Bonte, has ordered the closure of the local gurdwara, Guru Nanak Sahib, for one month.

 

Belgian media Tuesday charged that the Sikh temple “appears

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Tahirul Qadri ends protest in Islamabad

Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Tahirul Qadri ended his sit-in protest Tuesday, only to restart its new stage in December in the port city of Karachi.

 

Addressing the participants of his sit-in i

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Pak suspends ARY News for defaming judiciary

Pakistan has suspended the license of a local TV channel for a period of 15 days for allegedly airing a defamatory program against the judiciary.

 

According to the BBC, ARY News TV was also fined 10m

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IS launches fifteen new attacks on Kurds

Islamic State militants have launched 15 new attacks on the territory of Kurdish forces in northern Iraq on Monday sparking renewed push for the region, said officials.

 

According to CNN, IS fighters

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Israeli settlers occupy homes in east Jerusalem

A large number of Israeli settlers took over two buildings in the Palestinian neighbourhood of Silwan in east Jerusalem overnight Monday, Israel Radio reported.

 

The buildings, which contain nine apa

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US group to contest immunity for Modi

A US group that has filed a case against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for alleged crimes against humanity has said it would contest the Obama administration's "suggestion of immunity" for the I

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Restaurant declined Obama's credit card

President Barack Obama has revealed that his credit card had been declined at a New York restaurant.

 

The 53-year-old US President told the crowd at the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,

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Over 200 trapped in Tibet landslides

Over 200 people and some 70 vehicles were trapped in a mountain town after landslides cut off a highway in Tibet Saturday.

 

According to officials, no casualties have been reported yet, Xinhua said.

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Saddam Hussein planned to kidnap Israeli PM in 1981

Former Iraqi ruler Saddam Hussein had planned to kidnap the then Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin in retaliation to the Jewish state's attack on Iraq's nuclear reactor in 1981, a media report sai

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26 die in Iraq triple bomb attacks

At least 26 people were killed and 96 injured Saturday in three car bomb attacks in Iraqi capital city of Baghdad.

 

A car bomb went off in eastern Baghdad, killing 14 people and wounding 50, a police

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IS frees 70 kidnapped Kurdish children in Syria

The Islamic State jihadist group has freed more than 70 Kurdish school children its fighters kidnapped in northern Syria in May, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

 

The Britain-based group

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