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Two German Eurofighter jets collide in midair, pilot dies
Berlin | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:06 AM IST
Two Eurofighter jets crashed in midair in northern Germany on Monday, killing one of the pilots, according to the German air force. ... read..


Pompeo to arrive in India for 3-day visit today
New Delhi | June 25, 2019 10:41:28 AM IST
US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will arrive here on Tuesday night, as part of his three-day visit to India. This will be the first high-level engagement between India and the US after NDA's return to power for a second term. ... read..


Suspicious packages found in 28 places across Nepal
Kathmandu | June 25, 2019 10:41:17 AM IST
Suspicious packages were found in at least 28 places across Nepal since Tuesday morning, police said. ... read..


Pak authorities using enforced disappearances as tool to crush voices of oppressed people: Baloch activist
Geneva | June 25, 2019 9:41:24 AM IST
A Baloch activist has said that Pakistani state authorities have been using enforced disappearances as a tool to crush the voices of oppressed people like Balochs, Pashtuns, Muhajirs, Sindhis and religious minorities. ... read..


Kailash Mansarovar: 44 people from Telangana stranded in Hilsa after being abandoned by travel agency
Kathmandu | June 25, 2019 8:11:18 AM IST
Forty-four people from Telangana have been left stranded since the last four days near the Nepali town of Hilsa, located in the country's northwest, bordering Tibet, after a travel agency with whom they were registered abandoned them while returning from ... read..


UN couldn't take strong decision on Rohingya crisis due to lack of consensus: Bangla FM Momen
Dhaka | June 25, 2019 7:11:18 AM IST
The United Nation Security Council (UNSC) could not take any strong decision on the adaptation of a resolution on Rohingya issue due to lack of consensus among permanent members, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said. ... read..


Pompeo didn't discuss Khashoggi murder case with Saudi King: US official
Washington D.C. | June 25, 2019 6:41:18 AM IST
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did not discuss the murder of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi when he met Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on Monday in Jeddah, a senior State Department official said. ... read..


FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi briefs NATO on India-Pak tensions
Brussels | June 25, 2019 5:41:17 AM IST
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi met Jens Stoltenberg, the secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), here on Monday and briefed him on the security issues concerning the tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad. ... read..


Italian drug lord Rocco Morabito escapes from Uruguay prison
Montevideo | June 25, 2019 4:41:18 AM IST
An Italian mafia boss and drug kingpin has escaped from prison in Uruguay where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior said on Monday. ... read..


US: Woman, 3 children found dead near southern border in Texas
Washington D.C. | June 25, 2019 4:11:19 AM IST
A woman and her three children, including two infants and a toddler, were found dead within a wildlife management area often used for illegal crossing into the United States from the border with Mexico in southern Texas, Hidalgo County sheriff said on Mon ... read..


US has no respect for international law: Iran's UN envoy on Trump's new sanctions
Washington D.C. | June 25, 2019 3:41:17 AM IST
Iran's ambassador to the United Nations, Majid Takht Ravanchi, on Monday said that Washington's decision to impose more sanctions was another indication that the United States "has no respect for international law and order." ... read..


Trump administration imposes sanctions on Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Washington D.C. | June 25, 2019 3:11:18 AM IST
President Donald Trump on Monday said that he is imposing economic sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and his ministry officials, a provocative action aimed at increasing pressure on the Islamic Republic in retaliation for what th ... read..


Climate change: 'Energy demand could rise by up to 58% by 2050'
Vienna | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
In the next 30 years, the world will see a dramatic rise in energy demand due to the impact of climate change, say researchers. ... read..


Obamas spend luxurious European vacation along with Clooneys in Lake Como
Rome | June 25, 2019 2:41:19 AM IST
Former US President Barack Obama on Monday was spotted riding a boat on the waters of Lake Como in Italy alongside American actor George Clooney. ... read..


New mobile tool on card to judge employee performance
New York | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Using smartphones, fitness bracelets and a custom app, a mobile-sensing system has been developed that judges employee performance with an accuracy of 80 per cent. ... read..


Punjab CM lambasts Canada for support to Khalistanis
Chandigarh | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday lambasted Canada for its "overt and covert" support to the Khalistani movement, warning that its failure to check anti-India activities being carried out from its soil would be detrimental to its own securit ... read..


Pakistan: PTI's Masroor Ali Siyal assaults journalist Imtiaz Khan Faran on talk show
Islamabad | June 25, 2019 1:11:17 AM IST
In a shocking incident, Masroor Ali Sial, a senior leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), physically attacked senior journalist and president of Karachi Press Club Imtiaz Khan Faran during a talk show on Monday night. ... read..


US Ambassador to India meets Rajnath Singh
New Delhi | June 24, 2019 11:41:22 PM IST
United States Ambassador to India Ken Juster paid a courtesy call on Defence minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on Monday. The two held a discussion on the defence ties between New Delhi and Washington. ... read..


Nepal: Foreign TV channels taken off-air for a day to protest new legislation
By Binod Prasad Adhikari

Kathmandu | June 24, 2019 11:11:19 PM IST
Shoyeb Khan, a cricket enthusiast, missed watching the World Cup Cricket 2019 match between Afghanistan and Bangladesh on Monday owing to a channel blackout organized by the Nepali Cable operators as a mark of protest against a new legislation. ... read..


Pakistan issues visas to 463 Indian Sikh Pilgrims to observe death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh
New Delhi | June 24, 2019 10:11:23 PM IST
Pakistan on Monday issued visas to 463 Indian Sikh Pilgrims, who will travel to the country to observe the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh from June 27 to July 6. ... read..


Mrinalini Mukherjee draws awe at New York's Met
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
At the Metropolitan Museum in New York, art lovers are walking in and devouring late Indian sculptor Mrinalini Mukherjee's retrospective "Phenomenal Nature" with utmost relish. Curator Shanay Jhaveri, who has turned around the axis of aesthetic ardour wit ... read..


US cyberattack on rocket launchers failed attempt: Iran
Tehran | Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The recent US cyberattack against Iranian missile control systems failed to cause any problems for Tehran, a Minister said in a tweet on Monday. ... read..


MEA initiated discussions with Indian Security Press for chip-enabled e-passports, says Jaishankar
New Delhi | June 24, 2019 8:41:26 PM IST
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has initiated discussions with the 'India Security Press' regarding a project for issuing chip-enabled e-passports in the future, said External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday. ... read..


Two Eurofighter jets collide over northern Germany
Berlin | June 24, 2019 8:41:18 PM IST
Two Eurofighter jets of the German Airforce collided mid-air on Monday over country's northern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. ... read..


Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia to discuss Iran issue
Riyadh | Monday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday for a regional visit to discuss Iran-related topics. ... read..


'Forgotten' by air crew after flight, Canadian woman wakes up alone in pitch dark parked plane!
Toronto | June 24, 2019 7:11:19 PM IST
It was indeed a real nightmare for a Canadian woman, who woke up to find herself locked inside an empty, "pitch dark" aeroplane, which was parked at the Toronto airport after she slept through the journey and was apparently forgotten by the ground staff! ... read..


Trump to visit S. Korea after attending G20 Summit
Seoul | Monday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump will make a two-day trip to South Korea after attending the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, later this week, the Presidential Palace here announced on Monday. ... read..


Searches at Osaka Castle ahead of G20 Summit
Osaka | Monday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Searches were carried out on Monday for suspicious objects at the Osaka Castle, as part of security preparations for the two-day G20 Summit to be held in this Japanese city later this week. ... read..


Don't be a coward: UK's Hunt tells rival Johnson
London | Monday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt has urged his Conservative leadership rival Boris Johnson not to be "a coward" about facing public scrutiny, the media reported on Monday. ... read..


Waziristan: Staring at the sun
By Francesca Marino

Waziristan | June 24, 2019 7:41:23 PM IST
"They stopped me at a checkpoint. They stopped me and my friends and started harassing us as they usually do with all the PTM members. They told us to stop our campaign, our activities on social media. Told us we were not supposed to be in the street and ... read..


China to not allow Hong Kong protests to be brought up at G20
Hong Kong | June 24, 2019 5:41:20 PM IST
Beijing would not allow the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting, a top Chinese Foreign Ministry official has said, in response to the statement by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo indicating that Donald Trump may raise the recent mass ... read..


Australian terrorists' children rescued from Syria camp
Canberra | Monday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Orphaned children of Australian Islamic State (IS) fighters are on their way home after they were rescued a Syrian refugee camp. ... read..


14 IS terrorists killed in northern Iraq
Kirkuk | June 24, 2019 5:11:37 PM IST
As many as 14 Islamic State (IS) terrorists were killed in a joint operation by the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service and US-led coalition in country's northern province of Kirkuk, the Iraqi military said on Monday. ... read..


Modi, Xi, Putin to discuss Trump's trade war at G20
Beijing | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The leaders of China, India and Russia will meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit later this week in Japan to discuss ways to counter US President Donald Trump's "protectionist" trade policy and bullying practices. ... read..


China's candidate elected FAO head after India backs out
United Nations | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
China's Qu Dongyu has been elected the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) - a race from which India withdrew its candidate earlier this month. ... read..


Moon calls for efforts to prevent another Korean war
Seoul | June 24, 2019 4:41:32 PM IST
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday stressed the need for efforts to prevent another war in the peninsula. ... read..


Culprit of massive Tokyo rail power outage is a slug!
Tokyo | June 24, 2019 4:41:18 PM IST
A slug has been held responsible for bringing Japan's high-speed rail network to a halt last month. ... read..


PPP to challenge ban on using the word 'selected' for Imran Khan in House
Islamabad | June 24, 2019 4:11:24 PM IST
The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) on Monday said that it will challenge the ban imposed by the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly for addressing Prime Minister Imran Khan using the word "selected". ... read..


7.7-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued
Jakarta | Monday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's Malaku province on Monday, but no tsunami alert was issued, authorities said. ... read..


1 killed in Houthi attack on Saudi Arabia airport
Riyadh | Monday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
A Syrian national was killed and seven other civilians injured in a attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport, according to a spokesman of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition. ... read..


5 killed in Bangladesh train crash, probe ordered
Dhaka | June 24, 2019 3:11:23 PM IST
At least five people were killed and 67 others were injured after an intercity train derailed in Moulvibazar district late on Sunday. ... read..


'Troops withdrawal key to progress in Afghan peace talks'
Kabul | Monday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
The US and Taliban negotiators are expected to reach some sort of a conclusion on a timetable for troop withdrawal as well as intra-Afghan talks in the next round of the peace talks on June 29, two former members of the Taliban has said. ... read..


14 killed as vehicle plunges into Pakistan river (Lead)
Islamabad | Monday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
At least 14 people were killed and several others injured when a vehicle plunged into a river in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said on Monday. ... read..


5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Tokyo
Tokyo | Monday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Japan's capital Tokyo and its surrounding regions were hit by a 5.5-magnitude earthquake on Monday, although no tsunami alert was issued and no significant damage has been reported so far. ... read..


Cambodia building collapse toll rises to 24
Phnom Penh | Monday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
The death toll in the collapse of a seven-storey under-construction building in Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk province has increased to 24, according to authorities on Monday. ... read..


Paramount Bed's latest nursing facility displayed at ISPRM 2019
Kobe | June 24, 2019 2:11:27 PM IST
The new rehabilitation devices of Paramount Bed, a pioneer of medical beds, was displayed during an exhibition in the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. ... read..


3 terrorists killed in Karachi, claims Pakistan police
Karachi | June 24, 2019 1:41:19 PM IST
Three terrorists were killed in an operation conducted by Pakistani armed forces in Karachi late on Sunday. ... read..


Will India Join the Regional Economic Comprehensive Partnership?
Others | June 24, 2019 1:11:38 PM IST
Thailand, the current chair of ASEAN, has urged participating countries to rapidly conclude negotiations on an agreement to the Regional Economic Comprehensive Partnership (RCEP). ... read..


Earthquake of 7.3 magnitude strikes Indonesia's Tanimbar islands
Banda | June 24, 2019 1:11:35 PM IST
An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's Tanimbar islands in The Banda sea on Monday. ... read..


Former Pak Foreign Minister passes away
Islamabad | June 24, 2019 11:41:24 AM IST
Former Pakistan Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar passed away on Sunday. He was 88. ... read..


Locusts from Iran endanger cotton crops in Pakistan
Sindh | June 24, 2019 11:11:48 AM IST
Things don't seem to be looking up for Pakistan's economy, as a locust attack from Iran has put around 2,00,000 acres of cotton crop in the line of devastation in Sindh. ... read..


Former Pak FM passes away
Islamabad | June 24, 2019 11:11:42 AM IST
Former Pakistan Finance Minister Abdul Sattar passed away on Sunday. He was 88. ... read..


UK falling behind in race to engage with 'rising India': British Parliament report
London | June 24, 2019 11:11:21 AM IST
The United Kingdom is "falling behind" in the global race to engage with the "rising India", said a key British Parliamentary committee in its report. ... read..


UK falling behind in race to engage with 'rising India': British Parliament panel
London | June 24, 2019 11:11:19 AM IST
The United Kingdom is "falling behind" in the global race to engage with the "rising India", said a key British Parliamentary committee in its report. ... read..


Two shootings left 1 dead, 2 injured in US
Washington | Monday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST
Two shootings happened on Sunday in Texas, the US, left one dead and two injured, local police said. ... read..


Angry Pak cricket fans tear down anti-Pak posters outside Lord's stadium
London | June 24, 2019 9:11:18 AM IST
A group of Pakistani cricket fans tore down posters and banners put up by Baloch activists outside Lord's Cricket stadium highlighting the deplorable human right conditions in Pakistan. ... read..


Former Afghan PM praises Pak's role in peace process
Islamabad | June 24, 2019 7:11:17 AM IST
Afghanistan's former Prime Minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar on Sunday lauded Pakistan's role in the Afghan peace process, during a visit to the country for a conference. ... read..


Himachal CM on four-day visit to UAE to woo investors
Dubai | June 24, 2019 6:41:19 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur is on a four-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates in a bid to attract investment to his State in various sectors including horticulture and tourism. ... read..


Former Democratic Congressman joins US Presidential race
Washington | June 24, 2019 5:41:22 AM IST
Increasing the pool of Democrats vying to run in the 2020 Presidential elections, former US Representative and retired Naval officer Joe Sestak declared his candidacy for the post on Sunday. ... read..


Russia: Police kill knife-wielding man after two officers stabbed in Chechnya
Chechnya | June 24, 2019 5:41:20 AM IST
A knife-wielding man was killed in a confrontation with the police after he stabbed two officers near the residence of the head of Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, here on Sunday evening. ... read..


1 killed, 7 injured after Houthis attack Saudi's Abha airport
Abha | June 24, 2019 5:41:19 AM IST
A Syrian national was killed while seven other people were injured after Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked the Abha International Airport here on Sunday, according to the Arab Coalition's spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki. ... read..


Pompeo heads to Saudi, UAE to discuss escalating tensions with Iran
Washington | June 24, 2019 4:41:17 AM IST
US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo left for Saudi Arabia and the UAE on Sunday to hold talks regarding the escalating tensions with Iran, especially after Tehran downed a US military drone in the Gulf of Oman recently. ... read..


Istanbul mayoral re-run: Erdogan congratulates Opposition candidate for projected win
Istanbul | June 24, 2019 4:11:19 AM IST
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated the Opposition party's mayoral candidate for his projected win at the local elections' re-run here on Sunday. ... read..


Pakistan: Man rapes 12-year-old girl, abandons her in a field
Rahim Yar Khan | June 24, 2019 4:11:17 AM IST
A man allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl in the Basti Mohana area here on Sunday and abandoned her in a field after the sexual assault. ... read..


10 injured after blast rocks military hospital in Rawalpindi, claim Twitterati
Rawalpindi | June 24, 2019 1:11:19 AM IST
At least 10 people were allegedly injured after a "huge" blast rocked a military hospital here on Sunday, according to Pakistani Twitter users. ... read..


Sirisena for repealing 19th Amendment which curtails Presidential powers
Colombo | June 23, 2019 11:11:22 PM IST
President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday called for repealing the 19th Amendment to the country's Constitution, which has curtailed the presidential powers, saying it is a reason of "political uncertainty" in the country. ... read..


US warns Iran: Do not confuse prudence with weakness
Jerusalem | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The United States national security Adviser warned on Sunday that the decision not to attack Iran is temporary and that the country should not confuse "prudence with weakness". ... read..


Trump says he just wants results on Iran nuclear deal
Washington | June 23, 2019 10:11:20 PM IST
After days of escalations, US President Donald Trump on Sunday said he just wants results on the nuclear deal with Iran. ... read..


31 injured in China earthquake
Beijing | Sunday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Thirty-one people were injured after a 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Gongxian County in China's Sichuan province, authorities said on Sunday. ... read..


100 Pak pilgrims visit Hazrat Amir Khusro shrine in Delhi
Asia | June 23, 2019 9:11:23 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jun 23 (ANI) A group of 100 Pakistani pilgrims on Sunday visited the Hazrat Amir Khusro shrine in Delhi. ... read..


Istanbul votes again in mayoral election re-run
Istanbul | Sunday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Residents of Turkey's Istanbul city once again cast their votes on Sunday to elect a mayor after an opposition candidate's surprise victory in March was annulled. ... read..


Ethiopian army chief shot dead during failed coup attempt
Addis Ababa | Sunday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The chief of staff of the Ethiopian army was shot dead during a coup attempt in the northern Amhara region, the Prime Minister's office announced on Sunday on state television. ... read..


Bolton warns Iran not to mistake US prudence for weakness
Jerusalem | June 23, 2019 8:11:24 PM IST
US National Security Adviser John Bolton on Sunday warned Iran not to "mistake US prudence and discretion for weakness," after President Donald Trump abruptly called off airstrikes against Iranian targets that were planned in response to the downing of an ... read..


Pakistan's highest civil award conferred on Emir of Qatar
Islamabad | Sunday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Pakistan President Arif Alvi on Sunday conferred the country's highest civil award - Nishan-e-Pakistan - on the visiting Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during a ceremony here. ... read..


Bangladesh state-run tv to be aired in India
Dhaka | June 23, 2019 7:41:26 PM IST
Bangladesh's state-run television channel BTV will be aired in India, said its Information Minister Hasan Mahmud on Sunday. ... read..


US reportedly launches covert cyberattack against Iran
Tehran | Sunday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
The US has covertly launched a cyberattack against an Iranian intelligence group's computer systems on the same day President Donald Trump pulled back on using more traditional methods of military force. ... read..


Baloch Republican Party protests outside Lords against human rights condition in Pakistan
London | June 23, 2019 6:41:23 PM IST
Baloch Republican Party and World Baloch Organisation on Sunday organised a protest outside Lords in London to highlight the pathetic human rights condition in Pakistan. ... read..


Death toll in China's earthquake rises to 31
Sichuan | June 23, 2019 6:11:27 PM IST
The death toll in China's Sichuan Province earthquake mounted to 31 on Sunday. ... read..


Amid Taliban attacks, Khalilzad to begin 7th round of peace talks on June 29
Kabul | June 23, 2019 6:11:24 PM IST
Amid sustained Taliban attacks in Afghanistan, US Special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad will start the seventh round of peace talks on June 29. ... read..


Greenland could lose 4.5% of its ice by century end
New York | Sunday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Greenland could lose 4.5 per cent of its ice, contributing up to 13 inches of sea level rise, by the end of this century if worldwide greenhouse gas emissions remain on their current trajectory, warns a new study. ... read..


Saudi Airlines divert flights to avoid Iranian administrated airspace
Riyadh | June 23, 2019 5:41:20 PM IST
Saudi Arabian airlines on Sunday announced its decision to reroute its international flights away from the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz to avoid Iranian administrated airspace in the wake of Tehran's move to shoot down a US military drone earlier ... read..


Ahead of G-20 summit, Putin calls for US, Russia dialogue
Moscow | June 23, 2019 5:11:37 PM IST
Days ahead of G-20 Summit in Japan, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called for dialogue with the United States, saying it is "impossible" to find consensus without talks. ... read..


17 killed after building collapses in Cambodia
Phnom Penh | June 23, 2019 5:11:35 PM IST
At least 17 people were killed and 24 others sustained injuries after a seven-storey under-constructed building collapsed in southwestern Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk province, authorities said on Sunday. ... read..


4 policemen killed in Taliban attack
Herat | June 23, 2019 5:11:27 PM IST
At least four policemen were killed and another was injured in a Taliban attack on Saturday night in Herat province of Afghanistan, a police official said. ... read..


Crocodile attacks to rise due to global warming: Expert
Canberra | Sunday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The number of crocodile attacks could rise due to global warming, an Australian expert said on Sunday. ... read..


6 Indians arrested at Colombo airport for smuggling gold
Colombo | June 23, 2019 4:11:29 PM IST
Six Indians have been arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle gold worth Rs 30 lakhs to India, authorities said on Sunday. ... read..


19 injured after 5.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Southwest China
Chengdu | June 23, 2019 3:41:27 PM IST
At least 19 people sustained injuries after an earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter Scale struck Gongxian County in China's southwest province of Sichuan, local authorities said on Sunday. ... read..


China to provide vocational training scholarships to Bangladeshi students
Beijing | June 23, 2019 3:41:23 PM IST
China will provide scholarships in vocational education and training to students in Bangladesh. ... read..


Kim Jong-un receives 'excellent' letter from Trump (Lead)
Pyongyang | Sunday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has received a personal letter with "excellent" and "interesting" content from US President Donald Trump, Pyongyang's state media said on Sunday. ... read..


Mexican officials find 200 pregnant women among migrants
Mexico City | Sunday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Mexican officials detected more than 200 pregnant women among the migrants who entered Mexico in the last four months over the southern border, which has been closed down this weekend by the National Guard. ... read..


Kim Jong-un has received "excellent" personal letter from Trump: DPRK media
Pyongyang | June 23, 2019 3:11:22 PM IST
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has received a personal letter from US President Donald Trump and is "seriously contemplating" what Trump has mentioned, the state media reported on Sunday. ... read..


Trump delays 10-city raids on illegal immigrants
Washington | Sunday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has announced a two-week delay to the proposed raids on illegal immigrants scheduled to start on Sunday in 10 American cities to see if Republican and Democratic lawmakers can get together and work out a solution. ... read..


Cambodia building collapse toll rises to 17
Phnom Penh | Sunday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
The death toll in the collapse of a seven-storey under-construction building inCambodia's Preah Sihanouk province has increased to 17, according to authorities on Sunday. ... read..


WH unveils over $50 bn Palestinian economic proposal
Washington | Sunday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
The White House has announced the economic portion of President Donald Trump's administration's Middle East peace plan, aiming at over $50 billion investment for the Palestinian people over 10 years. ... read..


5 Taliban terrorists killed by Afghan forces in Takhar province
Kabul | June 23, 2019 2:11:26 PM IST
Five terrorists were killed and four others sustained injuries in an exchange of fire between Afghan forces and Taliban in the country's northern province of Takhar on Sunday. ... read..


Uighur activist to attend G20 Summit in Japan despite protest by China
Tokyo | June 23, 2019 2:11:20 PM IST
Rebiya Kadeer, a prominent Uighur political activist, will join world leaders at the annual G-20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, later this month despite protest by China, the Japan Times reported on Sunday. ... read..


Day after FATF warning, Pak Army Chief claims 'doing best to wipe out terrorism'
London | June 23, 2019 1:41:28 PM IST
Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has claimed that the country is doing its best and utilising all available sources to eliminate terrorism from its soil, adding that Islamabad has been moving towards attaining sustainable peace and ... read..


US launched cyber strikes on Iranian spy group after oil tanker attacks: Officials
Washington D.C. | June 23, 2019 1:41:27 PM IST
The United States Cyber Command (USCC) had last week launched cyber strikes against an Iranian intelligence group in the wake of recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf region, officials familiar with the matter said. ... read..


5.6 magnitude earthquake rattles northern California
Sacramento | June 23, 2019 1:11:30 PM IST
An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale rattled Humboldt County in northern California on Saturday (local time), according to United States Geological Survey (USGS). ... read..


Kim receives personal letter from Trump
Pyongyang | Sunday, 2019 12:46:04 PM IST
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has received a personal letter from US President Donald Trump, the country's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Sunday. ... read..


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