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Trump takes credit for China’s slow economic growth

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Monday took credit for slowing down the Chinese economy, claiming that thousands of companies…

Trump: History of inflammatory and ‘racist’ statements

Washington: US President Donald Trump drew fresh accusations of racism Monday after he attacked four ethnic-minority Democrats in Congress, telling…

Iran nuclear crisis: EU holds talks as Tehran issues threats

Brussels: European foreign ministers held crisis talks Monday on saving the beleaguered Iran nuclear deal as Britain warned the "small window"…

Former Bangladesh President HM Ershad dead

Dhaka:  Former Bangladesh President HM Ershad died in a military hospital here on Sunday due to age-related illnesses. He was…

Father and daughter who were shot in Christchurch returns home

New Zealand: Waseem al Sati and his little daughter were shot multiple times during the horrific Christchurch terrorist attacks in…

May grooves to Abba’s ‘Dancing Queen’ at black-tie event

London: Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May was caught on camera dancing to Swedish pop-group Abba's iconic single "Dancing Queen"…

As China locks up Muslims, it opens its doors to tourists

KASHGAR: From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled…

ICE officials imprison Irish man over illegal immigration charge

Washington : An Irishman was imprisoned in the United States last week after being arrested "without warning" by administration officials…

Parachutists among nine killed in plane crash near Sweden’s Umea

Umea [Seden]: A plane carrying nine people, including parachutists, crashed into a river near Umea here on Sunday. Onlookers heard…

One dies, hundreds evacuate after 7.3 quake in Indonesia

Jakarta:At least one person has been found dead and hundreds were evacuated after a major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote…

Ban on Boeing 737 MAX flights extended by American Airlines

Washington: The American Airlines on Sunday announced an extension on its ban on Boeing 737 MAX flights until November. "American…

Trump slammed for ‘racist’ jibes at Democratic congresswomen

Washington: United States President Donald Trump was criticised for his "racist" jibes against progressive Democratic congresswomen on Sunday. While he…

5.5 magnitude earthquake strikes W Australia

Perth [Australia]: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted Western Australia on Monday morning, according to the US…

European powers concerned about risk of JCPoA collapse

Paris [France]: France, Germany and the UK on Sunday released a statement outlining their "extreme concern" regarding the risk of…

Flood toll mounts to 65 in Nepal

Kathmandu [Nepal]: The death toll in floods and landslides triggered by the incessant downpour in Nepal has mounted to 65,…

Trump escalates ‘racist’ verbal spat with Democrats

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Sunday ratcheted up his verbal spat with liberal Democratic Congresswomen and stated that the…

Ebola case confirmed in Congolese city of Goma

Kinshasa [DR Congo]: A case of Ebola was confirmed in the eastern Congolese city of Goma, home to more than…

Bangladesh: Monsoon destroys 5,000 shelters in Rohingya camps

Balukhali: At least 10 people have died and thousands of shanty homes have been destroyed by monsoon rains in overcrowded…

Protests against Trump’s policies as anti-immigrant crackdown

Washington: Protests are being held across major cities in the United States against President Donald Trump's policies, especially after the…

Trump scrapped Iran N-deal to offend Obama: Report

London: US President Donald Trump scrapped the Iran nuclear deal to spite his predecessor Barack Obama, British media on Sunday…

Britain’s MP slams India over Muslim lynchings, calls it serious

London: UK’s Labour Party MP Jonathan Ashworth has slammed India over the violent hate crimes on Muslims and called on…

Trump to host Australian PM for official dinner

Canberra: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has accepted an invitation to a state dinner with US President Donald Trump. Morrison…

Study finds the British media contributing to Islamophobia

Media reports on Muslims are contributing to a rise in Islamophobiawith most British news outlets giving a "negative and misleading" coverage…

US concerned about treatment of Muslims in India: Nancy Pelosi

WASHINGTON: Nancy Pelosi, the United States Speaker of the House of Representatives has said the US Congress was and continues…

Man shot dead for attacking US immigration jail

Washington: A man was shot and killed by four police officers when he attacked an immigration jail in the USstate…

50 dead due to flooding post incessant rains in Nepal

Kathmandu: Incessant rainfall across the Himalayan nation since last week has increased the death toll to 50, the police said…

Trump scrapped Iran deal to spite Obama: New leak claims

London: US President Donald Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal to spite his predecessor Barack Obama, claimed a new leaked…

UK can control no deal Brexit: Philip Hammond

London: British Chancellor Philip Hammond has said that the UK will not be able to control key elements of a…

Another Canadian citizen detained in China amid diplomatic row

Beijing [China]: A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, a city in northeastern China, Global Affairs Canada said on…

Imran’s visit and hopes for end to US-Pak acrimony

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khans visit to the US next week is meant to reset Pakistans often stormy relations with…