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“This will be a war that no one will win and...

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday expressed worry that Pulwama-like attacks can follow the revocation of the special status for Jammu and Kashmir,...

Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize winning author of “Beloved,” dies at 88

New York: Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, the first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize, (awarded in 1993) has died at age 88.“Toni Morrison...

Nigeria grants permission, Zakzaky and his wife leaves for India

Kaduna: Nigerian judge ruled on Monday that the detained leader of a banned Nigerian Shi'ite Muslim group could seek medical treatment in Inda, after a...

US asked to maintain peace in Line of Control

Washington: The US is “closely” observing the events in Jammu and Kashmir following the revocation of provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution by the...

French Government will extend IVF to Lesbians and single women

Paris: French Government proposed a law to give access to medically assisted reproduction at home for the first time to Single women and lesbians.A bioethics...

New Zealand may change abortion law from crime to a health...

Wellington: New Zealand’s government has planned to change the country’s abortion laws that would treat the procedure as a health issue rather than a crime.Abortions...

3 Journalists killed in Mexico in a week

Mexico City:Three journalists were killed in Mexico, within a week making it the deadliest week for reporters in the country so far this year.Jorge...

Japan removes South Korea from white list

Tokyo: Japan's cabinet on Friday approved a plan to remove South Korea from a list of countries that enjoy minimum export controls, a move likely...

Earthquake reported in Indonesia

Sumatra: Indonesian authorities urged coastal-dwellers to head for higher ground on Friday after a tsunami warning with potential for waves up to 3m (10 feet)...

Presidential polls will be held in Tunisia on September 15

Tunis: Tunisia, the North African country will go to the polling booth on September 15 for Presidential polls. the North African country's electoral body rejected calls...

Saudi criticised male guardianship and removed travel restriction

Dubai: Saudi Arabia has allowed adult women to travel without permission and granted them more control over family matters, further eroding a heavily criticised male...

‘Grave concern’ over US military assistance to Pakistan, says India

New Delhi: India expressed its "grave concern" over the US decision to supply military assistance to Pakistan on Thursday. Ministry of External Affairs said that it...

Memoir by Edward Snowden will release in September

New York: The memoir of Edward Snowden, the man whose leaked classified documents and transformed the debate about government surveillance will be published on September...

Modi will address UN General Assembly in September

New York: According to a provisional list released by the UN of the world leaders scheduled to speak at the 74th session of the United...

Dubai Princess applies for protection from domestic abuse from UK courts

Dubai: Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, the wife of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has filed for a non-molestation order and a forced marriage...

Pakistan has opened 1000 yera old Hindu temple

Sialkot:"Pakistan has opened a 1,000-year-old Hindu temple in eastern city Sialkot for 'worship' for the first time since partition on the demand of the...

Narendra Modi in Benjamin Netanyahu’s Election campaign posters

Tel Aviv:Ahead of an unprecedented snap poll on September 17, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party has put banners featuring his pictures with...

iphone should made in US- said Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Friday ruled out a tariff waiver for Apple products made in China, reported The Hindu.“I want Apple to build...

Trump is being criticized for his racist comment in twitter

Washington: US President Donald Trump was on Saturday hit by fresh accusations of racism after he attacked a prominent African-American lawmaker and branded the majority-black...

People protested against killing of Human Rights Activists in Colombia

Bogota: Thousands rallied across Colombia Friday to protest the killing of hundreds of human rights activists since the signing of a historic peace deal with...

Europe is burning!

Paris: Record temperatures are being set across Europe, including Paris, as the continent swelters on Thursday in what is its second heatwave this summer, The...

Boat capsized in Libya; death toll rose to 150

Libya: Nearly 150 migrants are feared dead after boats carrying them capsized in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya on Thursday, a United Nations...

Pakistan will send its first astronaut to space in 2022, says...

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday announced that it will send its first astronaut to space in 2022 using ally China's satellite launching facilities, reported PTI.Pakistan's decision...

Brexit by October 31, Boris Johnson

London Newly-installed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday promised to deliver Brexit on October 31, "no ifs or buts", and prove wrong "the doubters,...

Sri Lanka includes India and China in the free visa-on-arrival scheme

Columbia: Sri Lanka on Wednesday included India and China in the free visa-on-arrival scheme to revive the country’s tourism sector which witnessed a slump following...

Explained: Kashmir ‘Trump’ Card, Silence Follows

Washington/Delhi: The Opposition staged a walkout from the Lok Sabha on Wednesday - after an uproar on the previous day in both Houses of the...

“ISI helped US to find Ladan,” says Imran Khan

Washington: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said that Pakistan’s spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence provided the United States with leads that helped them find...

Boris Johnson to be new prime minister of United Kingdom

London: Boris Johnson will take charge as British Prime Minister as he was chosen as the leader of the Conservative Party today. He will be...

Bomb Blast in Kabul University

Kabul: An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed eight people and injured at least...

Female suicide bomber exploded; 9 killed

Dera Ismail Khan: A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier...

Iran to kill suspected CIA spies

Tehran: Iran has captured 17 spies working for the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and some have been sentenced to death, Iranian media reported on...

Modi asked: “Would you like to be a mediator in...

Washington: United States President Donald Trump on Monday claimed India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to mediate in the Kashmir dispute between India and...

Philosopher Agnes Heller passed away

Budapest: Philosopher Agnes Heller, a dissident under Hungary's communist regime and later a prominent critic of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, died Friday at the age...

Explained: Who is Ilhan Omar? Why was she targeted?

Washington: US President Donald Trump loves controversies the most. He is known for all the wrong reasons. He sparked a new row by asking four...

Morgan J Freeman lashes out at Trump, calls him an American...

New York:Hollywood actor Morgan J Freeman fired off a string of tweets lashing out at US President Donald Trump. He referred to Trump as an...

Explained: Kulbhushan Jadhav- What was the case all about?

Delhi: In what can be called a major diplomatic victory for India, the International Court of Justice on Wednesday directed Pakistan to put on hold...

Hafiz Saeed, prime mover behind 26/11 caught in Pakistan

Karachi: Hafiz Saeed, Mastermind of 2008 Mumbai terror attacks was arrested in Pakistan on Wednesday. He is the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief. He was arrested by...

Iran will go on with reducing commitments under its nuclear deal...

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran‘s supreme leader, said on Tuesday that Iran would continue to decrease its commitments under its nuclear deal, criticizing European nations...

Christine Lagarde resigned from IMF

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde resigned from her post on Tuesday. “I have met with the Executive Board and submitted...

Won’t extradite Assange where he could face death penalty: UK Minister

United Kingdom: Alan Duncan, U.K Minister of State for Europe and the Americas, gave reassurance that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange won't be extradited to a...

Ebola outbreaks in Eastern Congo

This time the first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, in eastern DR Congo last August, the health ministry said on Sunday....

Sudanese Activists call for Justice

 Sudan:Since December, The Sudanese Professionals' Association, which has been spearheading the protests says the "Justice First" marches mark 40 days since a deadly dispersal...

Heavy Rain; Nepal flooded

Kathmandu: Heavy rain and flood continuing in Nepal. The number of people died from flooding and other rain-triggered incidents in Nepal climbed to 34 on...

“No quotas on imported uranium,” said Trump

Despite the findings report of the Department of Commerce, Trump would not impose quotas on uranium imports"At this time, I do not concur with...

World’s largest diamond mine to be closed soon

The world's largest diamond mine is going to be closed soon. This diamond mine is famed more for the fistful of coveted pink and...

Want airspace to be opened? Withdraw fighter jets, says Pakistan to...

Pakistan: Pakistan reiterated that it won't open the airspace for commercial flights from India, till  New Delhi removes fighter planes from the forward bases, Dawn reported...

Intense turbulence hit flight; 37 injured

Hawaii: At least 37 passengers and flight crew members were injured, in intense turbulence that struck an Air Canada flight to Australia on Thursday and...

India’s population will surpass China’s by 2027 says United Nations report

United Nations: The population of India will surpass that of China by 2027, says a United Nations report. India is expected to add nearly 273 million...

US court sentenced a man who said he wanted to “kill all of...

Washington: A US court had sentenced a man for 30 months in prison under a law intended to prevent hate crimes, said the Department of Justice...

Pak anchor shot dead outside Karachi cafe

Karachi: A Pakistani news anchor was shot dead on Tuesday here, police said.Mureed Abbas, who worked for Bol News channel, was gunned down during a...

“Tariffs on American products no longer acceptable,” Trump to India

Washington: United States president Donald Trump on Tuesday said that the imposition of tariffs on American products by India is no longer acceptable. "India has long...

China asked US to withdraw arm sales to Taiwan

United States:China's foreign ministry called on the United States on Tuesday to withdraw a potential $2.2 billion arms sales to Taiwan, saying it strongly...

Taliban signed to reduce attacks

Doha: The Taliban has agreed to reduce violence by stopping attacks on "religious centres, schools, hospitals, educational centres, bazaars, water dams and workplaces" in Afghanistan,...

53 Percent Of Smokers Belongs to 20-30 Years of Age says...

A whopping 53 per cent of smokers belong to the age group of 20 to 30 years, a survey has revealed, adding most of...

Historical Indian objects up for London auction

Historical Indian objects including two intact Mughal 'jamas', a pair of gem-set bracelets and a full 'thewa' jewellery set will be auctioned by Sotheby's...

NAB arrests former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari in Park Lane...

Islamabad:  Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari was on Monday arrested in a multi-million dollar money laundering case by the National Accountability Bureau, ANI reported.According...

Canadian cartoonist Michael de Adder loses job after Trump illustration goes...

New York:  A Canadian cartoonist's illustration of President Donald Trump playing golf over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral Wednesday. On Friday Michael...

‘Hates Drowned Migrants’ Photo, says Donald Trump, Protest Erupts in US

Mexico: US president Donald Trump said that he hated the traumatic photograph of the migrant father and his daughter who drowned during an attempt to enter...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and S Jaishankar address media

Delhi: US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo and S Jaishankar addressed the media in a joint press conference on Wednesday. The joint statement emphasised the agenda...

Donald Trump Appoints Stephanie Grisham as White House Press Secretary

Washington: U.S President Donald Trump, on Tuesday (26th June), appointed Stephanie Grisham as the new White House Press Secretary. Grisham was working as the spokesperson...

PNB Scam: Mehul Choksi to be extradited to India

Antigua and Barbuda: The citizenship of Fugitive economic offender Mehul Choksi will be revoked and he will be extradited to India said Antigua and Barbuda Prime...

Czech Republic: Massive Protests at Prague demanding PM’s resignation

Prague: Close to 25,000 people gathered in Prague demanding the resignation of Andrej Babiš, a billionaire leader who campaigned on an anti-corruption platform but has himself...

Donald Trump approves military strikes on Iran, abruptly calls them off

Newyork:US President Donald Trump approved military action against Iran, however, abruptly called it off. Iran had shot down an American spy drone.A senior administration...

Google Doodle celebrates Summer Solstice with an adorable Earth Doodle

California: Google doodle, today celebrated the summer solstice with an adorable Earth doodle. Solstice which marks on June 21, the longest day of the year...

Reused syringes, infects 595 children with AIDS in Pakistan

Pakistan:The Pakistan government has sought international help after more than 700 people, most of them children, tested positive for HIV in the southern town...

Adani gets approval for Australian coal mine

Melbourne:Business tycoon Gautam Adani got the last two environmental clearances on the  ?10,000 crore Carmichael coal mine project in Australia, putting an end to the...

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders Resigns

Washington: White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving her post, President Donald Trump announced on Thursday. Sanders worked as deputy press secretary since Donald...

India votes in favour of Israel against Palestinian NGO in United...

United Nations:In the recently concluded UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) meeting, India took a step back from its position on the Israeli-Palestine issue, by...

US Imposes New Travel Restrictions to Cuba

Washington: The US has announced major new travel restriction on its citizens travelling to Cuba,  including a ban on cruises, in a bid to...

Pak Military to voluntarily cut defence budget

Islamabad: Pak Prime Minister Imran Khan initiates an unprecedented voluntary move in its defence department. Pakistan’s military has decided to cut the defence budget for...

Heights of Trump arrogance, insults London Mayor Sadiq Khan

London:U.S President Donald Trump insults London mayor Sadiq Khan. Referring to Sadiq Khan as "nasty", Donald Trump said that the London Mayor is a "stone-cold...

Waiting for India’s decision to lift airspace ban says Pakistan

Lahore:Pakistan on Sunday made it clear that it was waiting for India's decision to lift the airspace ban. They also reiterated that there is...

Trudeau pledges more funding for reproductive health services worldwide

Vancouver:Canadian president Justin Trudeau pledged more funding for reproductive health services worldwide while opening "Women Deliver,"  the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health,...

The country needs to hear your voice, Roberto De Niro’s open...

New York:Known for his stance against Trump, acclaimed Hollywood actor Robert De Niro urged Special Counsel Robert Mueller to speak out against Trump in...

Swedish court rejects request to arrest Julian Assange

Uppsala: A Swedish court, on Monday, rejected a request to arrest Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, over a rape case accusation in 2010. The...

Novelist Elif Shafak calls for support from writers

Turkey:Renowned novelist Elif Shafak called for support from fellow writers and the international community and invited their attention towards the grave situation in Turkey....

Trump visit: Jeremy Corbyn to join protesters

London:Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn who boycotted the state banquet for U.S president Donald Trump on Monday, announced that he will be joining the...

US Seeks Social Media Details from Visa Applicants

Washington: US State Department now wants to know the social-media user names, previous email addresses, and phone numbers of people applying for visas, part of the...