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NZ tighens gun laws again after Christchurch mosque attack

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand announced plans for a national firearms register Monday in its second round of gun law reforms following…

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes in Jerusalem area

Sur Baher: Israel began demolishing a number of Palestinian homes it considers illegal south of Jerusalem early Monday, in a…

Netherlands: Women wearing burqa will have to pay $168 fine

Netherlands, another European country, is all set to impose a burqa ban from August this year. The ban which is…

Imran khan meets World Bank president

Washington : Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on a three-day visit to the US, on Sunday held talks…

Putin says Russia to help safeguard Syria’s sovereignty

Moscow: Russia will continue to help Syria protect its sovereignty and territorial integrity, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday…

Baloch activists disrupt Imran Khan’s speech in US

Washington: A group of Baloch activists disrupted the speech of Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan at the Capital one…

Afghanistan has no military solution: Imran Khan

Washington: Ahead of his meeting with Donald Trump, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday asserted that there is no…

Polls in N Korea to elect new deputies for local assemblies

Pyongyang [North Korea]: Hundreds of people across North Korea are voting on Sunday to choose new deputies for local assemblies…

Islam forced on Uighurs, claims China

Beijing [China]: In a white paper, China on Sunday defended its policies and claimed that Islam was forced upon Uighurs…

Kushner to visit Israel in July end to negotiate peace deal

Washington [US]: White House advisor and President Donald Trump's son in law, Jared Kushner is likely to visit Israel to…

Minority groups including MQM protest against Imran visit to US

Washington: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and other minority groups of Pakistan protested on Sunday at the US Capitol in Washington…

Saudi Arabia: US woman loses daughter’s custody battle

New York: A US woman in Saudi Arabia has lost the custody battle for her daughter as her ex-husband used her…

2 killed, 22 injured in Chicago weekend shootings

Chicago: Two men were killed and at least 22 others injured in more than a dozen shootings across the city…

Door open to repairing ties with Pakistan: White House

Washington: As Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan reached Washington on a three-day official visit, a senior US administration official indicated…

Iran sees seized tankers as ‘tit for tat situation’: UK

London [UK]: The United Kingdom on Saturday said that Iran considers the seizing of British tankers in the Strait of…

Donald Trump blames ‘crazed’ media for rally taunt backlash

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Friday slammed what he called "crazed" media coverage of taunts targeting a Somali-born Democratic…

Imran Khan along with army chief, ISI DG reaches US

Washington: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday arrived in Washington for his three-day visit to meet President Donald Trump.…

Pakistan turning blind eye to human rights abuses in Xinjiang

Washington DC [USA]: While the United Nations has said that at least one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have…

Last Gaddafi PM freed in Libya for ‘health reasons’

Tripoli: Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi, the last prime minister under the deposed leader of Libya Muammar Gaddafi, has been released from jail…

Netanyahu becomes Israel’s longest-serving PM

Jerusalem: Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday became Israel's longest-serving Prime Minister, surpassing the record set by the country's founding father, David Ben…

Archaeologists unearths remains of 1200 year-old ancient mosque

RAHAT: Israeli archaeologists said Thursday they had unearthed the remains of a rare ancient rural mosque from the seventh and…

US citizen charged with being sniper for ISIS

Washington: A US citizen on Friday was charged with being a sniper for ISIS in Syria, the justice department said…

Iran seizes British oil tanker, UK vows ‘serious’ consequences

Tehran/London: Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, prompting the…

“Not My America Or Your America. Our America”: Michelle to Trump

WASHINGTON:  Former first lady Michelle Obama added her voice Friday to the Democratic outcry following President Donald Trump's attack on…

Another mosque desecrated in Germany; copy of Quran ripped off

A mosque in the town of Minden in the very northeast of Germany's North Rhine-Westphalia state was desecrated by some…

Trump asks Sweden PM to ‘resolve’ rapper A$AP issue

Washington: Following the lobbying by Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, US President Donald Trump on Friday urged Sweden Prime Minister…

China: 10 killed in gas plant explosion

Henan [China]: Atleast 10 people were killed and five people are missing after an explosion at a gas plant here…

Arab Israeli sent solidarity letters to Ilhan and Rashida

JERUSALEM: An official solidarity letters from Arab Israeli Knesset member Aida Touma-Sliman were sent to Democratic Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and…

Ilhan Omar, US congresswoman in eye of political storm

WASHINGTON: To her supporters, Ilhan Omar embodies the American dream, but to Donald Trump and his loyalists the refugee-turned-congresswoman has…

Trump nominates lawyer Eugene Scalia as Labour Secretary

Washington: US President Donald Trump has nominated a right-wing corporate lawyer to be the new Secretary of Labour after his predecessor…