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  • Photo of Imran, Erdogan, Mahathir join hands to counter Islamophobia

    Imran, Erdogan, Mahathir join hands to counter Islamophobia

    New York: Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr. Imran Khan, President of Turkey, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mr. Mahathir Mohamad joined hands to counter Islamophobia. They…

  • Photo of China to conduct giant military parade on Oct 1 to celebrate National Day

    China to conduct giant military parade on Oct 1 to celebrate National Day

    Beijing: China will put on a massive parade of its most advanced weapons next week in a display of its indigenous military capabilities to commemorate its National Day, the Defence…

  • Photo of PM Modi meets New Zealand counterpart on UNGA sidelines in New York

    PM Modi meets New Zealand counterpart on UNGA sidelines in New York

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (local time) met his New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern on the margins of the 74th annual session of the United Nations General…

  • Photo of No change in our position, Pak needs to combat terror: India

    No change in our position, Pak needs to combat terror: India

    New York: India on Wednesday reiterated that its stance on Pakistan’s efforts to combat terrorism has not changed and urged Islamabad to take concrete steps to tackle the menace. “Our…

  • Photo of 6.5 magnitude quake strikes central Indonesia

    6.5 magnitude quake strikes central Indonesia

    Washington: An earthquake measuring 6.5 magnitude on Richter Scale struck central Indonesia on Thursday. The epicentre of the quake, which occurred at around 23:46 UTC, was registered at a depth…

  • Photo of Secularism is not under threat in India, says Jaishankar

    Secularism is not under threat in India, says Jaishankar

    New York: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday (local time) said that secularism is not under threat in India and that it is promoted by the ethos of the…

  • Photo of Rouhani rules out talks with US amid sanctions

    Rouhani rules out talks with US amid sanctions

    United Nations: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani ruled out negotiations with the United States as long as Washington maintains its sanctions on Tehran, and he insisted that Iran will not enter…

  • Photo of Netanyahu given first chance to form new Israeli gov’t

    Netanyahu given first chance to form new Israeli gov’t

    Jerusalem: Israel’s president requested Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to assemble the next government, tasking the decade-long leader with solving a political stalemate following inconclusive elections. Netanyahu will have up to…

  • Photo of Johnson faces mounting pressure as parliament reconvenes

    Johnson faces mounting pressure as parliament reconvenes

    London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced enormous pressure as the parliament re-opened on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled his act to suspend the parliament for five weeks was…

  • Photo of Putin reiterates support for Maduro

    Putin reiterates support for Maduro

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin reiterated his support for his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolás Maduro over the opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president, Juan Guaidó. Putin also said that dialogue with…

  • Photo of Trump meets Zelensky amid impeachment inquiry

    Trump meets Zelensky amid impeachment inquiry

    New York:US President Donald Trump met with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky in New York, a day after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement of launching a formal impeachment inquiry…

  • Photo of US pressures China on Uighurs

    US pressures China on Uighurs

    United Nations: The United States ramped up pressure on China at the UN General Assembly Tuesday, rallying countries against Beijing’s treatment of Uighur Muslims and warning it is watching Hong Kong. President Donald Trump…

  • Photo of Hillary Clinton backs Trump impeachment for ‘betraying’ US

    Hillary Clinton backs Trump impeachment for ‘betraying’ US

    Washington: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday said she supports impeachment of the US President Donald Trump, saying he has “betrayed” the country. “The president of the United…

  • Photo of UK Parliament resumes as Johnson returns to address MPs

    UK Parliament resumes as Johnson returns to address MPs

    London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrived back at 10 Downing Street on Wednesday after an overnight flight from New York as politicians gathered at the House of Commons for…

  • Photo of Canada rejects pro-Assad diplomat after outcry

    Canada rejects pro-Assad diplomat after outcry

    Ottawa: Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Wednesday rejected an unapologetic supporter of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from his posting in Canada, following a public uproar over his appointment. Canadian officials…

  • Photo of Recession: world’s wealthiest families stockpiling cash

    Recession: world’s wealthiest families stockpiling cash

    Rick Stone is the former partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. He sees treacherous times ahead for family offices trying to deploy cash. The head of Stone Family Office fears…

  • Photo of Netanyahu, Gantz set for new talks on Israel vote deadlock

    Netanyahu, Gantz set for new talks on Israel vote deadlock

    Jerusalem: Israel’s president meets Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his challenger Benny Gantz on Wednesday as the clock began ticking on a one-week deadline for him to name someone to…

  • Photo of Imran thanks Turkish President for support on Kashmir

    Imran thanks Turkish President for support on Kashmir

    New York: After receiving support from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the Kashmir issue, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday expressed his gratitude to him. According to a report…

  • Photo of Putin reiterates support for ‘legitimate authorities’ in Venezuela

    Putin reiterates support for ‘legitimate authorities’ in Venezuela

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday reiterated to his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolás Maduro support for “all the legitimate authorities” of the Latin American country. Putin also backed the idea…

  • Photo of At UN event, PM praises Kiwi Muslims

    At UN event, PM praises Kiwi Muslims

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday said the Muslim community in New Zealand, especially in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack. Ardern’s remarks came in the wake…

  • Photo of Johnson compares Brexit to torment of Greek god Prometheus

    Johnson compares Brexit to torment of Greek god Prometheus

    London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson compared Brexit to the eternal torment of Greek god Prometheus having his liver pecked out by an eagle in a bizarre speech to the…

  • Photo of Discrimination: Muslim teen forced to remove Hijab in public

    Discrimination: Muslim teen forced to remove Hijab in public

    Canada: Despite clearing security at San Francisco International Airport, a preteen was allegedly forced to remove her hijab in public by Air Canada employees, followed by an American Muslim advocacy…

  • Photo of Donning a headscarf, Meghan reminds of Princess Diana

    Donning a headscarf, Meghan reminds of Princess Diana

    Meghan Markle won the people and headlines with her recent royal visit to the South Africa’s first and oldest mosque, Auwul, in Bo-Kaap, Cape Town. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex…

  • Photo of Hillary supports impeachment inquiry into President Trump

    Hillary supports impeachment inquiry into President Trump

    Moscow: Former US State Secretary Hillary Clinton has expressed support for the House of Representatives’ decision to launch a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. On Tuesday, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,…

  • Photo of 3 killed as blast hits Ghani’s campaign office

    3 killed as blast hits Ghani’s campaign office

    Kabul: Three people were killed and seven others injured after a blast hit a campaign office of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kandahar city, a police official said Wednesday. According…

  • Photo of Philippines: 7 killed, 14 rescued as boat capsises

    Philippines: 7 killed, 14 rescued as boat capsises

    Boracay: At least seven people died, 14 more were rescued after a vessel carrying a dragon boat team capsised in waters off central Philippines’ Boracay Island on Wednesday morning, local…

  • Photo of Bus hit by explosion in southern Turkey, many injured

    Bus hit by explosion in southern Turkey, many injured

    Adana: An explosion in a bus in Adana city of southern Turkey”>Turkey led to many people suffering injuries on Wednesday. The bus was carrying police personnel, Sputnik reported citing Turkish…

  • Photo of Trudeau’s blackface images erode public support

    Trudeau’s blackface images erode public support

    Ottawa: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s blackface images released ahead of next month’s general election could imperil his attempt to obtain a second term in office, according to a poll.…

  • Photo of Xi launches China’s new $11bn mega airport

    Xi launches China’s new $11bn mega airport

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday announced the official opening of the country’s new $11 billion mega airports, massive enough to contain 98 football fields. The Daxing International Airport…

  • Photo of France’s Le Monde shareholders sign independence peace pact

    France’s Le Monde shareholders sign independence peace pact

    Paris: The two main shareholders of French daily Le Monde have agreed a deal aimed at ensuring the paper’s editorial independence, ending months of turmoil after a Czech billionaire bought…

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