updated 3:55 PM GMT, Jan 31, 2015

IS threatens to invade Saudi Arabia

Islamic State militants have released a video saying that the group intends to invade Saudi Arabia while the kingdom's throne is changing hands.

According to Fox News, Saudi militants who have joined

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Playing video games linked to school failure

Children who spend too much on the internet, mobiles and video games are likely to perform poorly in schools, new research has found.

The researchers, however, noted that not using a computer at all c

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20 killed in Shia mosque blast in Pakistan

At least 20 people were reportedly killed and 55 injured in an explosion inside a central imambargah -- mosque affiliated with Shia Muslims -- in Pakistan's Sindh province Friday.

Over 55 people were

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Snowden files now snare Canadian spy agency

Canada's electronic spy agency intercepts and analyses millions of videos and documents downloaded online everyday by people around the world to identify extremists, media reported.

The Communications

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IS bombs nine of Saddam Hussein's palaces

Islamic State (IS) militants Thursday blew up nine luxurious palaces of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein in his hometown of Tikrit, a security source said.

The militants planted bombs in the palaces

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11 of family suffocate to death in Pakistan

Eleven members of a family died of suffocation in a house in Pakistan's Balochistan province Thursday, a media report said.

Levies official Asmatullah told Dawn that all victims were members of the sa

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UN soldier killed in Israel's retaliatory attack

 Israeli forces attacked southern Lebanon from the sky and ground Wednesday killing a Spanish UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) soldier after a missile fired from Lebanon hit an Israeli army convoy

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Is Mumtaz Mahal's body mummified in Taj Mahal?

The mystery surrounding Mumtaz Mahal's burial at the Taj Mahal has deepened with a book claiming that her body was mummified.

Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built the 17th century Taj Mahal here in memory

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92 suspected militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes

At least 92 suspected militants were killed in Pakistan's North Waziristan and Khyber Agency areas in airstrikes on their hideouts, Dawn reported Wednesday.

“In a precise aerial strike in Datta Khel a

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Apple breaks records with iPhone 6 sales

Technology giant Apple closed 2014 with a record breaking quarter thanks to the sales of iPhone, particularly the new iPhone 6, which raised its net profit to $18.02 billion, a 37.8 percent year-on-ye

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