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  • Photo of 3rd Australian citizen detained in Iran identified

    3rd Australian citizen detained in Iran identified

    Canberra: ¬†The family of an Australian citizen who is being held in Iran, on Saturday confirmed her identity after several media outlets published her name. The family of Kylie Moore-Gilbert,…

  • Photo of ‘Kashmir restrictions hindering Muharram processions a negative’

    ‘Kashmir restrictions hindering Muharram processions a negative’

    United Nations: The head of a UN body to promote cultural and religious harmony has said that the restrictions in Kashmir that prevented Shias from holding their Muharram procession is…

  • Photo of Medicines provided to Libya with Italian support: WHO

    Medicines provided to Libya with Italian support: WHO

    Tripoli:The World Health Organization (WHO) said that medicines have been provided to Libyan hospitals, with the support of the Italian government. “This week, the World Health Organization is providing medicines…

  • Photo of Canadian police intelligence head arrested

    Canadian police intelligence head arrested

    Ottawa:The director general of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) intelligence unit has been arrested and charged under the Security of Information Act, CTV reported. The director general, Cameron Ortis,…

  • Photo of Nepal marks Indra Jatra with much fervour

    Nepal marks Indra Jatra with much fervour

    Kathmandu: Tens of thousands of people gathered in Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu on Friday to mark the Indra Jatra festival with much fervor and gaiety. The eight-day festival, known…

  • Photo of New storm to hit Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

    New storm to hit Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

    Washington: A new storm carrying heavy rain and strong winds is threatening the Bahamas just two weeks after Hurricane Dorian tore through part of the islands. Tropical Depression Nine strengthened…

  • Photo of Ex-British PM admits 2016 Brexit referendum results made him depressed

    Ex-British PM admits 2016 Brexit referendum results made him depressed

    London: The results of the 2016 referendum on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union had made former British prime minister David Cameron “depressed”. The former Conservative Party leader walked away…

  • Photo of EU, Germany, UK, France urge Iran to comply with 2015 nuclear deal

    EU, Germany, UK, France urge Iran to comply with 2015 nuclear deal

    Brussels: Germany, the UK and France along with the European Union has expressed concern over Iran action to reduce compliance with 2015 nuclear deal and urged Tehran to “refrain” from…

  • Photo of ‘Free Hong Kong’: Protestors use torches, lanterns to light up hillsides

    ‘Free Hong Kong’: Protestors use torches, lanterns to light up hillsides

    Hong Kong: In an innovative peaceful protest, thousands of protesters used torches, lanterns and laser pens to light up the scenic hillsides with the message of “Free Hong Kong” during…

  • Photo of Russia’s special envoy to Afghanistan meets Taliban

    Russia’s special envoy to Afghanistan meets Taliban

    Moscow: Russian President’s special representative for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov on Friday met a delegation of the Taliban in Moscow and emphasised the need for resumption of peace talks between the…

  • Photo of US warship irks China, sails through SCS

    US warship irks China, sails through SCS

    Washington: In an action that might further strain the already tensed relations of China and US, an American warship on Friday sailed through disputed waters in South China sea to…

  • Photo of 4 killed in Spain floods

    4 killed in Spain floods

    Orihuela [Spain]: At least four people were killed as flood wreaked havoc in various towns of eastern Spain. A middle-aged man was killed after his car was trapped in a…

  • Photo of US slaps sanctions on 3 North Korea based hacking groups

    US slaps sanctions on 3 North Korea based hacking groups

    Washington: The United States on Friday slapped sanctions on three hacking groups accusing them of having links with North Korea intelligence bureau and stealing millions from banks and other entities…

  • Photo of Rohingyas shot dead over Bangladesh politician’s murder

    Rohingyas shot dead over Bangladesh politician’s murder

    Cox’s Bazar: Two more Rohingya men were shot dead by officers Friday in a southern Bangladesh border town, police said, amid a clampdown on the refugees after the killing of…

  • Photo of Hillary Clinton trolled for reading her emails at art exhibit

    Hillary Clinton trolled for reading her emails at art exhibit

    Rome:¬†Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton drew sarcastic remarks from social media users after she visited an art exhibition in Italy where she read out her own leaked emails.…

  • Photo of Microsoft CEO’s father Yugandhar passes away

    Microsoft CEO’s father Yugandhar passes away

    Hyderabad: Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella’s father and former IAS officer B.N. Yugandhar passed away here on Friday after brief illness. He was 80. Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandhar, a retired…

  • Photo of China exempts US soy, pork products from tariffs

    China exempts US soy, pork products from tariffs

    Beijing: In another attempt to reduce the ongoing trade tensions with the US, China’s Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council on Friday announced that it would exempt some agricultural…

  • Photo of 9 killed in Brazil hospital fire

    9 killed in Brazil hospital fire

    Brasilia: At least nine people have been killed in a fire at a Brazilian hospital, the media reported. Patients from the private Badim Hospital in northern Rio de Janeiro were…

  • Photo of US State Dept to hear on human rights cases in South Asia next month

    US State Dept to hear on human rights cases in South Asia next month

    Washington: US State Department announced it’s South Asia subcommittee will hold a hearing on “Human Rights in South Asia” next month. “Consultation with Congress is essential. Today I had the…

  • Photo of London: Altaf Hussain’s bail extended again for month

    London: Altaf Hussain’s bail extended again for month

    London: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain’s bail was extended for the second time on Thursday, in a case related to a 2016 speech, where he allegedly urged his…

  • Photo of India’s economic growth is ‘much weaker’ than expected: IMF

    India’s economic growth is ‘much weaker’ than expected: IMF

    Washington: International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday said that India’s economic growth is “much weaker” than expected due to corporate and environmental regulatory uncertainty and “lingering weakness” in some non-Bank…

  • Photo of UK PM Johnson to hold talks with Juncker next week

    UK PM Johnson to hold talks with Juncker next week

    Brussels: UK Prime Minister (PM) Boris Johnson will have a working lunch with Jean Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission (EC) on Monday, according to Mina Andreeva, official spokesperson…

  • Photo of Trump to not appoint Pompeo as next NSA

    Trump to not appoint Pompeo as next NSA

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that he does not plan to make Secretary of State Mike Pompeo his national security adviser. The president told reporters on Thursday (local…

  • Photo of UK PM Johnson to hold talks with Juncker next week

    UK PM Johnson to hold talks with Juncker next week

    Brussels : UK Prime Minister (PM) Boris Johnson will have a working lunch with Jean Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission (EC) on Monday, according to Mina Andreeva, official…

  • Photo of Remains of missing man found after 22 yrs, thanks to GoogleEarth

    Remains of missing man found after 22 yrs, thanks to GoogleEarth

    Florida: Remains of a missing man were finally found after 22 years when a man zoomed in on his former Florida neighborhood with Google satellite images. On doing that he…

  • Photo of Trump repeals Obama-era waterway protections

    Trump repeals Obama-era waterway protections

    Washington: US President Donald Trump’s administration has revoked an Obama-era waterway regulation in a move condemned by conservationists but celebrated by farmers and developers. It is the latest move from…

  • Photo of Don’t vape: Trump, Melania tell teen son Barron

    Don’t vape: Trump, Melania tell teen son Barron

    Washington: US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have urged their 13-year-old son Barron to not vape. “We haven’t told him anything except, ‘Don’t vape. Don’t vape.’ We…

  • Photo of US says tanker spotted in Syria shows Iran deceitful

    US says tanker spotted in Syria shows Iran deceitful

    Washington: The United States said Thursday that Iran had shown itself to be untrustworthy after a tanker apparently delivered oil to Syria in defiance of promises. “I think the importance…

  • Photo of New US ambassador takes up post at United Nations

    New US ambassador takes up post at United Nations

    United Nations: US Ambassador Kelly Craft took up her post at the United Nations on Thursday, vowing to defend America’s values and interests nine months after the departure of her…

  • Photo of NZ unveil new gun laws again after mosque massacre

    NZ unveil new gun laws again after mosque massacre

    New Zealand unveiled new legislation Friday aimed at ensuring only “fit and proper” people can own guns in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks that killed 51 Muslim worshippers.…

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