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Notre-Dame holds first Mass two months after devastating fire

Paris: A small congregation of worshippers in protective headgears, led by Archbishop of Paris, Michel Aupetit, offered prayers at Notre-Dame…

Rohingya crisis can destabilize region if not solved: Bangladesh President

Dhaka: Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid on Saturday said the Rohingya crisis can destabilize the entire region if left unresolved. Addressing…

Trump in new Twitter attack on London’s mayor

Washington: US President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack Saturday on London Mayor Sadiq Khan, backing a right-wing British columnist…

Brazil Supreme Court criminalizes homophobia

Brasilia: Brazil's Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize homophobia, an important step for sexual minorities in one of the most…

Nepal: Indian Embassy organizes yoga event at Syangboche

Kathmandu: The Embassy of India in Kathmandu on Sunday organised a yoga event to celebrate the fifth International Day of…

“DEATH TO ISLAM UNDERCOVER”: 100s of US police officers part of hate groups on FB

San Francisco: Nearly 400 current and former police officers read and contribute to Facebook groups that promote a range of…

UN raises concern over UN counterterrorism official’s visit to China’s Xinjiang

Washington: The United States on Friday objected to a visit by the United Nations counterterrorism chief to China's Xinjiang province,…

CICA Summit: Jaishankar meets Iranian counterpart, discusses bilateral ties

Dushanbe: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday met his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif and discussed issues of mutual interest…

Sudan toppled Prez to appear in court soon

Khartoum [Sudan]: Sudan's toppled President Omar al-Bashir is expected to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption,…

8 killed in Somalia’s car bombings

Mogadishu [Somalia]: At least eight people were killed and 16 others suffered injuries after twin car bombings rattled Somalia's capital,…

Earthquake of magnitude 7.2 hits New Zealand’s Kermadec, tsunami warning issued

Kermadec [New Zealand]: A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.4 on Richter scale struck near Kermadec islands northeast of New Zealand…

Libya: 9 killed in airstrike by LNA in eastern Tripoli

Tripoli [Libya]: Nine civilians were killed in an airstrike carried out by Khalifa Haftar-led Libyan National Army (LNA) on a…

Tanker attacks require ‘international’ response: Pentagon

Washington: The attacks being blamed on Iran in the Gulf of Oman pose a global and not just an American…

Seven-year-old Indian girl dies while crossing US-Mexico border

Tucson: A seven-year-old Indian girl died in a remort desert area of Arizona while reportedly trying to cross into the…

Thousands of Swiss women protest for equal treatment

Geneva: Thousands of women across Switzerland took to streets in protests demanding equal treatment and conditions compared with their male…

CICA Summit: EAM Jaishankar meets Tajikistan President

Dushanbe: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon on the sidelines of the fifth Conference on…

Chinese language made mandatory in many schools in Nepal

Kathmandu: Many schools across the country have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government's…

USA: One killed in shooting at wholesale store in Southern California

Corona One person was killed and three others sustained injuries in a shooting incident in the US city of Corona…

Success of Japan’s initiative depends on seven factors: Ex-nuclear negotiator

We should call this week “Iranian diplomacy week”. It seems that Iran’s strategic patience after the US withdrawal from the…

Iran denies role in Gulf of Oman tanker attacks

TEHRAN: Iran's foreign ministry dismissed as "baseless" Friday US accusations it was behind twin attacks on tankers in the Gulf…

Government agency calls on Trump to fire Conway

Washington: An independent US government agency has called on President Donald Trump to fire counsellor Kellyanne Conway, accusing her of…

Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel

Jerusalem: Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza early Friday, the military said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants…

Tensions surge as US accuses Iran of attacking 2 tankers near Strait of Hormuz

WASHINGTON: The United States accused Iran of carrying out attacks that left two tankers ablaze in the Gulf of Oman…

Nepal: Comedian arrested for posting satirical review of movie

Kathmandu [Nepal]: A stand-up comedian has been kept behind the bars for nearly a week in Nepal after he posted…

Sarah Sanders a ‘battle-tested warrior’: Kellyanne Conway

Washington: Soon after the US President Donald Trump announced that Sarah Sanders will step down as White House spokesperson, White…

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders to step down

Washington [US]: White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders will step down from her position at the end of the month, announced…

Earthquake of 6.5 magnitude hit Coquimbo

Coquimbo [Chile]: An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale rattled Chile's coast near the coastal city of Coquimbo, the…

India affirms support to Afghanistan in choosing legitimate govt: Sources

Bishkek [Kyrgyzstan]: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured President Ashraf Ghani that India will support Afghanistan to ensure that a…

Man accused of Christchurch shooting pleads not guilty

Christchurch [New Zealand]: The man accused of shooting people at two New Zealand mosques on Friday pleaded not guilty of…

US, Iran not ready for deal: Trump

Washington [US]: President Donald Trump on Thursday said that the United States and Iran are not ready to strike a…