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‘We feel your pain’: Jewish visits NZ mosques, donates $1.1m

CHRISTCHURCH: Months after the Christchurch mosque massacre, Jewish delegations from around the world visited the two mosques targeted where 51…

Freed Ahmadi apprise Trump about community’s persecution in Pak

Washington: An Ahmadi man, who was recently released from a Pakistani jail, apprised US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (local…

Germany appoints Kramp-Karrenbauer as new Minister of Defence

Berlin [Germany]: Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who had succeeded German Chancellor Angela Merkel as the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party's chief, was…

Pakistan seconds ICJ verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav

Hauge [Denmark]: Attorney General for Pakistan Anwar Mansoor Khan on Wednesday hailed the verdict of the International Court of Justice…

Nepal floods: Death toll rises to 88

Kathmandu: The death toll in floods and landslides triggered by incessant rains since last week in Nepal has mounted to…

Hijab-wearing wrestler Nor Diana breaking barriers

Kuala Lumpur: A hijab-wearing, diminutive Malaysian wrestler known as "Phoenix" cuts an unusual figure in the ring, a female Muslim…

Christchurch attacks: NZ offers residency to families of victims

Wellington: New Zealand opened a two-year window Wednesday for people directly affected by the Christchurch terror attacks to apply to stay permanently…

Christine Lagarde steps down as IMF’s Managing Director

Washington: Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde has resigned and is awaiting confirmation to take over…

US remains hopeful of resolving trade ties with India

Washington: The United States has said there is enormous potential for growth in its relations with India and ongoing contentious…

London Mayor blocks proposal for 1000 ft high ‘Tulip’ skyscraper

London: Exercising his powers, London Mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked a plan for the construction of a 1000-ft-high tower, known…

Biden jokingly challenges Trump to push-up challenge

Washington: Former US Vice President Joe Biden has jokingly challenged 73-year-old US President Donald Trump to a push-up challenge. 76-year-old…

US welcomes construction of Kartarpur corridor

Washington: The United States on Tuesday (local time) welcomed the construction of the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims, saying it…

18th century temple keeps Hinduism alive in Bangladesh

Dhaka [Bangladesh: Kantajewtemple, situated in the Dinajpur district in northern Bangladesh, is a late-medieval heritage site with one of the…

Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’: US bans Myanmar army chief

Washington: The United States on Tuesday banned visits by Myanmar's army chief and three other top officers due to their…

Dozens of Palestinians got injured by Israeli Soldiers

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Thursday afternoon, the Solidarity y tent in Wad al-Hummus area, in Sur Baher town, south of…

Celebrated Urdu poet Himayat Ali Shair passes away in Toronto

Toronto/Hyderabad: Celebrated Urdu poet and song writer Himayat Ali Shair of Pakistan passed away on Tuesday in Toronto, Canada, after…

Piyush Goyal meets Theresa May in London

London: Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday met outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May in London. "Pleased to meet UK…

Pak legal team in Hague for Kulbushan Jadhav verdict

The Hague [Netherlands]: Pakistan legal team on Tuesday reached The Hague in the Netherlands, a day before International Court of…

Democratic congresswomen hit back at Trump tweets

WASHINGTON: The self-styled "squad" of progressive congresswomen held a press conference Monday, calling out Trump’s attacks as “blatantly racist” and…

New Zealand PM ‘utterly’ disagrees with Trump tweets

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets about…