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  • Biggest Nutella factory temporarily shuts down

    Washington: The makers of Nutella, a popular chocolate hazelnut spread, have shut down its biggest factory because of a quality issue, the media reported. Production at the factory in Villers-Ecalles, France, was…

  • Protest erupts in Nepal after Pulwama attack

    Kathmandu: Hundreds of people on Saturday held a protest in Nepal over the killing of 40 Indian security personnel by Pakistan based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama last…

  • Chinese tactics to silence Uighur Muslims abroad revealed

    Washington: Amid the crackdown on Uighur Muslims in China, the latest tactic of Beijing to silence the community members all over the world has been revealed. According to an article published in…

  • 18-yr-old UNSC list reconfirms Pakistan as JeM’s base

    New York [USA]: Putting all speculations to rest, India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Syed Akbaruddin shared a UN Security Council list dating back to 2001 confirming terror organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed’s location…

  • Trump nominates Kelly Knight Craft as next UN envoy

    Washington: US President Donald Trump named Kelly Knight Craft – the US’ current Ambassador to Canada- as the next US Ambassador to the United Nations. “I am pleased to announce that Kelly…

  • India looking at something ‘very strong’ post Pulwama attack: Trump

    Washington D.C. [USA]: US President Donald Trump said India is looking at “something very strong” after last week’s Pulwama terror attack, the responsibility for which was claimed by Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed…

  • W.House ‘strongly condemns’ Venezuela use of force after troops kill 2

    Washington: The US “strongly condemns” the Venezuelan military’s use of force, the White House said Friday after troops shot dead two indigenous people who were part of a group trying to keep…

  • US firm to stop selling China equipment for minority DNA database

    China: US biotechnology manufacturer Thermo Fisher on Thursday announced it would stop selling to China equipment used to create a DNA database of the country’s Uighur minority. Since 2016, there have been…

  • $50 bn bilateral trade target set for 2030: MEA

    Seoul: The current bilateral trade between India and South Korea is pegged at USD 21 billion and the target that has been set is USD 50 billion by the year 2030, the…

  • 7.5 magnitude earthquake rattles Peru

    New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter Scale rattled Peru on Friday. The quake struck near the Peru-Ecuador border 10:17 (UTC). The temblor was situated at a depth of 132…

  • Saudi crown prince meets Chinese president, bags oil deal

    Beijing: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met China’s President Xi Jinping on Friday and bagged a $10-billion oil deal, pressing on with his diplomatic charm offensive in Asia following a global…

  • Hillary Clinton meets Biden over 2020 election

    Washington: Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met former Vice President Joe Biden to talk about the 2020 presidential election, the media reported. Besides Biden, Clinton also met Democratic Minnesota Senator…

  • China, Saudi to boost financial cooperation

    Beijing: China and Saudi Arabia on Thursday agreed to further boost financial cooperation, media reported. The two countries will enhance communication and coordination of macro policies, develop the synergy between the Belt…

  • Myanmar’s Suu Kyi courts investment for strife-torn Rakhine state

    Ngapali: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi touted Rakhine state’s “untapped” economic potential to investors Friday, but glossed over violence that has scorched the area — most recently claiming the life of…

  • India, South Korea sign MoU on counter-terror cooperation

    Seoul: India and South Korea on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help strengthen counter-terrorism cooperation between the two countries, a week after the Pulwama terror attack that left 40…

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