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N. Korea's Kim to make official visit to Vietnam in 'coming days'

North Koreas Kim Jong Un will soon make an official visit to Vietnam, Hanoi said Saturday as it beefed up security on the Chinese border whe
23 Feb 2019, 04:56 PM IST

Kim, Trump impersonators draw ire of Vietnam's authorities

Vietnamese authorities are not amused by the antics of two impersonators of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump
23 Feb 2019, 04:51 PM IST

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Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday said nobody can browbeat the country for the brutal Pulwama terror attack even as
23 Feb 2019, 04:44 PM IST

Blasts heard in Nigerian city of Maiduguri before polls

A series of explosions was heard in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Saturday, shortly before the opening of polls in presidentia
23 Feb 2019, 04:41 PM IST

R Kelly surrenders following sexual abuse charges

RB singer turned himself in to Chicago Police after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse
23 Feb 2019, 04:22 PM IST

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Trump meets Chinese Vice Premier, extends trade talks

US President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He expressed optimism that the two countries would reach a trade agreement and defuse a dispute between the worlds two larges
23 Feb 2019, 08:46 AM IST

Hong Kong intercepts fleeing Saudi sisters

Two young Saudi sisters in Hong Kong said on Thursday they had been intercepted by kingdom officials at the citys airport while attempting to escape to Australia, in the latest cas
23 Feb 2019, 08:20 AM IST

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro closes Brazilian border

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the closure of Venezuelas border with Brazil on Thursday in an increasingly fraught power struggle with Juan Guaido, the Opposition lead
23 Feb 2019, 08:01 AM IST

US final call on H1B visas could hit many Indians below the belt

The White House has formally received the proposed changes in the existing regulations to end the work authorisation for certain categories of H1B foreign work visasThe move that w
23 Feb 2019, 02:11 AM IST

The Taliban have not changed, warn Afghans living under their rule

Ali Ahmad Alizai has no choice but to obey when the Taliban come knocking on his door demanding food, shelter or a slice of his hardearned harvest to fund their insurgency
22 Feb 2019, 06:23 PM IST

PM Modi asks global community to 'unite and act' to eradicate terror networks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that the time has come for the global community to unite and act to completely eradicate terror networks and their financing supply chan
22 Feb 2019, 05:11 PM IST

Pakistan slipped on timelines to curb terror financing: global watchdog FATF

Pakistan has made only limited progress on curbing money laundering and terrorism financing, failing to show a proper understanding of the risks posed by Islamic State, Al Qaeda an
22 Feb 2019, 03:15 PM IST

Pakistan may turn to Islamic banks for second $1.4 billion loan: Official

Pakistan will likely turn to Islamic banks to borrow another 200 billion rupees 145 billion to try to ease a financial crunch in its power sector, a senior finance ministry officia
22 Feb 2019, 03:13 PM IST

Brexit: Theresa May scrambles to secure concessions with European Union and Britain

British Prime Minister Theresa May held constructive talks in Brussels on Wednesday as she sought concessions on Brexit from a sceptical European Union, her strategy under strain a
22 Feb 2019, 01:44 PM IST

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi courts investment for strife-torn Rakhine state

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi touted Rakhine states untapped economic potential to investors Friday, but glossed over violence that has scorched the area most recently claiming
22 Feb 2019, 01:42 PM IST

Pakistan not concerned if India diverts water

In response to Indias decision to stop the flow of its share of water from the Beas, Ravi and Sutlej to Pakistan, Islamabad said that it was not concerned if New Delhi diverted wat
22 Feb 2019, 12:16 PM IST

UNSC strongly condemns 'heinous and cowardly' Pulwama attack

The powerful UN Security Council has strongly condemned the heinous and cowardly Pulwama terror attack by Pakistanbased JaisheMohammed and underlined the need to hold perpetrators
22 Feb 2019, 11:36 AM IST

Pak not involved in Pulwama attack, says Imran Khan led Council

Pakistans top security body on Thursday said the country was not involved in any way in the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF soldiers died last week, and said it was conceive
22 Feb 2019, 11:31 AM IST

North Korea Warns Of Food Crisis, Slashes Rations Ahead Of Summit

North Korea has warned that it is facing a food shortfall of some 14 million tons in 2019 and has been forced to almost halve rations, blaming high temperatures, drought, floods an
22 Feb 2019, 10:13 AM IST

Proposal to Bar H1-B Spouses from Working in US Reaches White House for Final Decision

The White House has formally received the proposed changes in the existing regulations to end the work authorisation for certain categories of H1B foreign work visas
22 Feb 2019, 09:08 AM IST

Pope opens meet on abuse

Pope Francis on Thursday opened a landmark Vatican summit on fighting child sex abuse, saying the world expected concrete measures on tackling paedophilia in the Catholic Church
22 Feb 2019, 08:24 AM IST

Bangladesh fire kills 70 as blasts rain fire on streets

Fire and explosions that ripped through apartment buildings packed with illegal chemical stores killed at least 70 people in the Bangladeshi capital which was left stunned by its l
22 Feb 2019, 08:16 AM IST

Big Win for India as UN Security Council Names Masood Azhar’s JeM in Unanimous Pulwama Statement

In a strong show of international solidarity and support for India, the United Nations Security Council comprising 15 nations, including China, on Thursday condemned in the stronge
22 Feb 2019, 08:11 AM IST

Australia announces two-year ban on its citizens who fought for IS in Iraq, Syria

Australia on Thursday announced a twoyear ban on the entry of its citizens who travelled to either Iraq or Syria to fight for or support the Islamic State and now want to return fo
21 Feb 2019, 02:55 PM IST

Trump bars woman who joined IS from US return

President Donald Trump has said that an Alabama woman who left the US in November 2014 to join the Islamic State IS terror group will not be allowed to return despite her public pl
21 Feb 2019, 02:35 PM IST