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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president protested on Saturday in scores of cities across the country — and police responded by reportedly arresting nearly 1,600 of them. Among those arrested was...
A total of 145 Central American migrants who traveled as part of a "caravan" from their home countries through Mexico have so far entered the United States to seek asylum, officials said. The migrants were part of a group of...
A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar has killed 17 people, local authorities said on Friday, the latest disaster to hit the murky multi-billion dollar industry. Myanmar is the world's top producer of the near-translucent green gem in...
The suspect in the Texas school shooting began his attack by firing a shotgun through an art classroom door, shattering a glass pane and sending panicked students to the entryway to block him from getting inside, witnesses said. Dmitrios Pagourtzis...
Beijing: The militaries of India and China have reportedly agreed on the long-pending proposal to set up a hotline between their headquarters after the informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping in Wuhan, the official Chinese...
Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal was injured on Monday in an assassination attempt when a man opened fire at him after he had addressed a political rally in Punjab province, police said. Iqbal, 59, a senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)...
Washington says the move will "substantially reduce" its $335bn annual trade deficit with Beijing. But it stopped short of saying exactly how big the reduction would be. "Both sides agreed on meaningful increases in US agriculture and energy exports," a US-China...
Washington: White House Chief of Staff John Kelly on Monday flatly denied calling US President Donald Trump an "idiot" as claimed by a news report. The report by NBC news, based on multiple unnamed sources from the White House, alleged...
Washington: Several Indian-American IT professionals have held two rallies in the US, demanding an end to the long and massive green card backlog by eliminating per-country limit quota. The rallies were organised over the weekend in New Jersey and Pennsylvania....
Authorities in Kabul say two explosions have hit the centre of the Afghan capital and at least 21 people are dead. Kabul chief of police Dawood Amin said the area hit by the first blast on Monday morning included foreign...

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Indian-American IT professionals ask US government to end green card backlog

Washington: Several Indian-American IT professionals have held two rallies in the US, demanding an end to the long and massive green card backlog by...