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Republican Convention kicks off in Wisconsin, Trump to announce VP choice
By Reena Bhardwaj

Washington, DC | July 16, 2024 2:11:28 AM IST
Former US President Donald Trump goes into the Republican National Convention's first day not just laying out bold promises about the US economy but also announcing his running mate today. ... read..


US presidential polls: Trump picks former critic JD Vance as running mate
Washington, DC | July 16, 2024 2:11:23 AM IST
As the US presidential elections draw near, former US President Donald Trump has made his pick for Vice President, selecting JD Vance as his running mate on Monday. ... read..


Pakistan People's Party's top leadership oppose govt's decision to ban Imran Khan's party
Islamabad | July 16, 2024 2:11:22 AM IST
The senior leadership of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) have strongly opposed the federal government's decision to ban Imran Khan-founded Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), ARY News reported on Monday. ... read..


Decision to ban PTI unconstitutional, must be withdrawn immediately: Human Rights Commission of Pakistan
Lahore | July 16, 2024 2:11:20 AM IST
After the Pakistani government's plans to ban Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has expressed disapproval and believes that the move is a clear violation of the constitutional right to freedom of as ... read..


China destroying mosques, erasing Islamic identity from Xinjiang: Report
Beijing | July 15, 2024 11:41:43 PM IST
Hundreds of mosques and Islamic shrines have been destroyed by China in recent years, as Beijing aims to erase the Islamic culture associated with the Xinjiang province and forcefully assimilate the Uyghurs with their Han Chinese culture, a report by The ... read..


China's military infrastructure expansion in Xinjiang sparks alarm, claims Uyghur leader
Washington, DC | July 15, 2024 11:11:22 PM IST
China has been intensifying its military presence in Xinjiang as part of its efforts to assert authority over the region, said Uyghur leader, adding that the Chinese have already built over 360 military installations, including airbases and heliports. ... read..


Donald Trump to announce his running mate on Monday
Washington DC | July 15, 2024 11:11:20 PM IST
After months of speculation, former United States President Donald Trump said he will be announcing his running mate on Monday, the first day of the Republican National Convention, Fox News reported. ... read..


'People-to-people connection foundation of India-Afghanistan ties': EAM Jaishankar
Astana | July 15, 2024 10:11:30 PM IST
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar opened up on India's historical ties with Afghanistan and said that people-to-people connections lay the foundation of the relationship between the two nations. ... read..


India releases USD 2.5 million in aid for Palestine refugees
New Delhi | July 15, 2024 10:11:27 PM IST
India on Monday released the first tranche of USD 2.5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), as part of its annual contribution of USD 5 million for the year 2024-25. ... read..


US: Classified documents case against Donald Trump dismissed; former Prez welcomes ruling
Washington DC | July 15, 2024 10:11:22 PM IST
The classified documents case against former President Donald Trump was dismissed by US District Judge Aileen Cannon on Monday, CNN reported. ... read..


PoJK: Residents protest in Muzaffarabad over road congestion, safety issues
Muzaffarabad | July 15, 2024 8:41:25 PM IST
People in Muzaffarabad protested to demand repairs and widening of the road from Shaheed Gali to Garhi Habibullah, citing traffic congestion and several accidents due to its poor condition. ... read..


"Deliberate mischief through wordplay...": BJP attacks Trudeau for not mentioning 'India' in post with Diljit Dosanjh
New Delhi | July 15, 2024 8:41:21 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party attacked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his post with Punjabi singer Diljit Dosanjh, in which he praised the actor but mentioned his association only with Punjab and not India. ... read..


Pakistan: Locals in Karachi express frustration over increasing inflation
Karachi | July 15, 2024 8:11:27 PM IST
Pakistani residents are grappling with skyrocketing inflation and hefty tax duties, which are placing immense financial strain on their daily lives. ... read..


EAM Jaishankar to be on Mauritius visit from July 16-17
New Delhi | July 15, 2024 7:41:29 PM IST
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will be an official visit to Mauritius from July 16-17, during which he will hold meetings with Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth and several other dignitaries, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a press release ... read..


"Genocide Plan": Free Balochistan Movement condemns Pakistan's 'Operation Azm-e-Istehkam'
London | July 15, 2024 7:11:28 PM IST
The Free Balochistan Movement (FBM) has condemned Pakistan's 'Operation Azm-e-Istehkam' as a "widened terror plan" by the establishment aimed at carrying out genocide against the Baloch and Pashtun peoples. ... read..


Baloch Yakjehti Committee steps up efforts for National gathering
Shaal | July 15, 2024 7:11:27 PM IST
Ahead of the upcoming Baloch National gathering scheduled for July 28 in Gwadar, the Balochistan Yakjehti Committee Shaal Zone arranged a local corner meeting to educate the community. ... read..


Pakistan: Violent clash during Muharram procession in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa leaves 14 injured
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa | July 15, 2024 6:41:24 PM IST
As many as 14 people sustained injuries in a clash that broke out between two factions during the Muharram procession in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Dawn reported. ... read..


Fight against terrorism, separatism, extremism SCO's priority: EAM Jaishankar
Astana | July 15, 2024 6:41:21 PM IST
Stating that terrorism is a major challenge faced by the world today, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has to play a major role in the region's security. ... read..


China remains coy on its sixth-generation fighter program
Asia | July 15, 2024 5:11:40 PM IST
The USA has thrown doubts over what its future program for a sixth-generation fighter might look like, with US Air Force officials recently questioning the expense of the Next Generation Air Dominance fighter as originally envisioned. On the contrary, Chi ... read..


EAM Jaishankar congratulates new Nepal Foreign Minister Arzu Rana Deuba
New Delhi | July 15, 2024 5:11:33 PM IST
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday extended his congratulations to Arzu Rana Deuba on her recent appointment as the Foreign Minister of Nepal. ... read..


"But leadership of that party cannot be eliminated": Pak journalist on govt mulling to ban PTI
Islamabad | July 15, 2024 5:11:30 PM IST
Prominent Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has reacted to the Pakistan government's announcement that it is planning to ban Imran Khan's Pakistan tehreek-e-Insaf and and said that this step is not likely to eliminate the party's 'leadership.' ... read..


Pakistan: 3 die as car plunges into Indus River
Gilgit | July 15, 2024 4:41:30 PM IST
Three tourists, including a child, lost their lives and three were injured after a car plunged into Pakistan's Indus River in the Roundu valley of Skardu on Monday, Pakistan-based daily, Dawn reported. ... read..


Pak government moves to ban Imran Khan's party, Tehreek-e-Insaaf says govt is daydreaming
Islamabad | July 15, 2024 3:41:42 PM IST
Pakistan's Information Minister Atta Tarar announced on Monday that the government plans to file a case seeking to ban Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, Dawn reported. ... read..


India-Central Asia rare earth collaboration may change cooperation trajectory
By Dr Chandan Kumar

New Delhi | July 15, 2024 3:41:30 PM IST
Deemed as crucial for India, all five Central Asian countries are abundantly endowed with natural and mineral resources. Kazakhstan possesses large, commercially viable quantities of various minerals including coal, oil, gas, uranium, gold, lead, zinc, ir ... read..


Former Indian diplomat condemns attack on Trump
Amritsar (Punjab) | July 15, 2024 3:41:27 PM IST
Former Ambassador of India to the United States & BJP leader Taranjit Singh Sandhu on Monday condemned the assassination attempt on former US President Donald Trump on Saturday and said that there is no use of violence in a democratic system. ... read..


Pak government hikes electricity price, base tariff for domestic consumers goes up to PKR 48.84 per unit
Islamabad | July 15, 2024 3:41:20 PM IST
Pakistan's Shehbaz Sharif-led government has increased base tariff of electricity price for domestic consumers up to Pakistani Rupees (PKR) 48.84, Pakistan-based Geo News reported, citing The News. ... read..


China's Communist Party gathers to chart course amid economic troubles
Beijing | July 15, 2024 2:41:27 PM IST
Top officials from China's ruling Communist Party have convened in Beijing for the third plenum, a pivotal event held every five years to set the country's economic and political course, CNN reported. ... read..


China's second-quarter GDP growth falls short of expectations
Beijing | July 15, 2024 2:11:24 PM IST
China's National Bureau of Statistics reported on Monday that the country's GDP in the second quarter grew by 4.7 per cent compared to the previous year, which was below expectations of a 5.1 per cent increase. ... read..


"Toxic" political polarisation in US, says former diplomat; Biden camp afraid of potential 'Trump Tsunami'
New Delhi | July 15, 2024 2:11:21 PM IST
American democracy is currently highly polarised politically and those rooting for a return of Joe Biden as US President are worried about Democrats losing in a potential "Trump Tsunami," according to retired diplomat KP Fabian. ... read..


KP Oli appointed as Nepal's PM for fourth time
Kathmandu | July 15, 2024 1:41:39 PM IST
Chairperson of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist), KP Sharma Oli, was appointed the Prime Minister of Nepal for the fourth time on Monday at the President's office in Sheetal Niwas. ... read..


Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group Conducts Joint Maritime Activity with Indian Forces
New Delhi | July 15, 2024 1:41:30 PM IST
The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) operated alongside forces from the Indian Navy in the Indian Ocean on July 12. ... read..


EAM Jaishankar congratulates new Foreign Secretary on his appointment
New Delhi | July 15, 2024 1:11:36 PM IST
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday congratulated Vikram Misri on his appointment as Foreign Secretary. ... read..


"Violence can never be answer, but...": Foreign policy expert assesses US political divide after Trump assassination attempt
New Delhi | July 15, 2024 12:41:21 PM IST
In the wake of the recent assassination attempt on former US President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania, foreign affairs expert Robinder Sachdev has reflected on the escalating political divisions in the United States. ... read..


PM Modi congratulates Nepali PM on his third term win
New Delhi | July 15, 2024 12:11:30 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his best wishes to KP Sharma Oli on his appointment as the Prime Minister of Nepal for the third time. ... read..


India commits to enhancing cooperation with Pacific partners: S Jaishankar
New Delhi | July 15, 2024 11:41:43 AM IST
External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar, delivered a message of solidarity and cooperation during the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to fund four community development projects in the Marshall Islands. ... read..


Vikram Misri assumes charge as Foreign Secretary of India
New Delhi | July 15, 2024 11:41:38 AM IST
Vikram Misri assumed the charge of Foreign Secretary of India on Monday. ... read..


After assassination attempt Trump says his Republican convention speech will focus on Unity
Bedminster (New Jersey) | July 15, 2024 9:41:20 AM IST
Former President Donald Trump has made significant changes to his upcoming convention speech in response to an attempted assassination on Saturday, now focusing on a call for national unity rather than his original plan to critique President Joe Biden's p ... read..


Democrats step back from Biden after Trump assassination attempt, but uncertainty persists
Washington, DC | July 15, 2024 9:11:29 AM IST
In the aftermath of an assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania, Democrats are treading cautiously, navigating a complex landscape of political ramifications and moral considerations, The Hill reported. ... read..


Taiwan reports increased Chinese military activity near its territory
Taipei | July 15, 2024 9:11:20 AM IST
Taiwan's Ministry of National Defence on Monday issued a statement detailing heightened military activity near its borders, involving multiple aircraft and naval vessels from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) and People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). ... read..


India, Thailand conclude 'Maitree' military exercise
Tak | July 15, 2024 8:41:21 AM IST
The 13th edition of the joint military exercise Maitree 2024 between the Indian Army and the Royal Thailand Army culminated with a grand closing ceremony at Tak Province, Thailand. ... read..


"In America, we resolve differences at ballot box, not with bullets": Biden in Oval Office address after Trump assassination attempt
Washington, DC | July 15, 2024 7:11:20 AM IST
Following the assassination attempt on Donald Trump, US President Joe Biden addressed the nation on Sunday, stating that violence cannot be normalised at any cost and emphasising that differences in America are "resolved at ballot boxes, not with bullets. ... read..


Sharjah Self-Defence dominates second round of Khaled bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Dubai
Middle East | July 15, 2024 6:41:21 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], July 15 (ANI/WAM): Sharjah Self-Defence Sports Club claimed the top spot in the second round of the Khaled bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Jiu-Jitsu Championship, which featured No-Gi competitions at Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai on Sunday. ... read..


Mohammed bin Rashid announces cabinet reshuffle, appoints Hamdan bin Mohammed as Deputy PM, Minister of Defence
Middle East | July 15, 2024 6:11:21 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], July 15 (ANI/WAM): Following the approval of UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced a new cabinet formation in the co ... read..


Inaugural Dubai Premier Padel P1 to be held in November
Middle East | July 15, 2024 6:11:20 AM IST
Dubai [UAE], July 15 (ANI/WAM): Dubai Premier Padel P1, part of the newly unified 25-tournament season spanning 18 countries across five continents, is set to be held under the patronage of Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Du ... read..


"Cannot allow a shooter to change scheduling": Trump heads to Milwaukee convention after assassination attempt
Washington, DC | July 15, 2024 5:41:23 AM IST
Former US President Donald Trump was en route to Milwaukee on Sunday to attend the Republican National Convention, despite the recent assassination attempt. ... read..


Congress leader Ashok Gehlot urges MEA to bring back mortal remains of Rajasthan man killed in China
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | July 15, 2024 4:11:21 AM IST
Senior Congress leader and former Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, has urged the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to take immediate action to repatriate the mortal remains of Satish Kumar, an Indian national, who was allegedly abducted and murder ... read..


Biden orders independent review of security at Trump's Pennsylvania rally
Washington, DC | July 15, 2024 3:41:19 AM IST
US President Joe Biden has ordered an independent review of the security measures at the Pennsylvania rally where an attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump occurred. ... read..


Trump rally shooting: Biden urges Americans 'not to make assumptions' about shooter's motive; calls for unity
By Reena Bhardwaj

Washington, DC | July 15, 2024 1:41:20 AM IST
In a call for unity following the attack on Donald Trump, US President Joe Biden emphasised that there is no place for such violence in the country and urged Americans to refrain from making assumptions about the shooter's motives. ... read..


Israel strikes terrorists hiding in UN school
Middle East | July 14, 2024 11:41:29 PM IST
Tel Aviv [Israel], July 14 (ANI/TPS): Israeli jets struck several Hamas terrorists using a United Nations school in the central Gaza town of Nuseirat, the Israel Defense Forces confirmed on Sunday. ... read..


UAE: SPC organises field trips to CNN Arabic for Ithmaar programme trainees
Middle East | July 14, 2024 11:11:58 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], July 14 (ANI/WAM): The Sharjah Press Club (SPC), which operates under the umbrella of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau, organised field visits for students taking part in the 6th edition of the "Ithmaar" media training programme to the ... read..


Israeli findings on a hidden brain hub open path for new ADHD treatment
Middle East | July 14, 2024 11:11:57 PM IST
Tel Aviv [Israel], July 14 (ANI/TPS): Israeli researchers identified a specific brain region's crucial function in controlling alertness levels in a study shedding light on the role of an enigmatic irregular sheet of neurons. ... read..


Taiwan detects 16 Chinese aircraft, 9 vessels near its territory
Taipei | July 14, 2024 11:11:33 PM IST
Taiwan tracked 16 Chinese aircraft and nine vessels operating around its territory till Sunday 6 am (local time). ... read..


UAE: Chairman of Muslim Council of Elders visits Late Sheikh Zayed's Tomb
Middle East | July 14, 2024 11:11:32 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], July 14 (ANI/WAM): Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders, Professor Ahmed Al-Tayeb, visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and was received by Dr Yousif Al-Obaidli, Director-General of the Sheikh Zay ... read..


UAE: SEWA receives global sustainability certificate
Middle East | July 14, 2024 11:11:26 PM IST
Sharjah [UAE], July 14 (ANI/WAM): Sharjah Electricity, Water and Gas Authority (SEWA), represented by the Services and Technical Support Department for Information and Communication Technology, received a global certificate from the international organisa ... read..


"Fabric of our gentle nation is tattered...": Melania Trump after assassination attempt on husband
Washington DC | July 14, 2024 10:41:35 PM IST
Melania Trump, the wife of former US President Donald Trump, issued a statement, following the attack on her husband on Sunday, and said that the "fabric" of the country is "tattered." ... read..


Trump Assassination Attempt: Explosives found in shooter's car and residence
Washington, DC | July 14, 2024 10:41:27 PM IST
As the investigation progressed into the attempted assassination of former US President Donald Trump, explosive material has been recovered from inside the car and residence of the shooter, CNN reported, citing multiple law enforcement sources. ... read..


UAE provides three tonnes medical supplies, medicines to displaced people after recent developments in Khan Younis
Middle East | July 14, 2024 10:41:22 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], July 14 (ANI/WAM): The UAE urgently provided three tonnes of medical supplies and a variety of medicines to support the healthcare sector and hospitals still operating in Gaza Strip, following the recent events and developments in Khan Yo ... read..


UAE: RTA launches trial operation of world's first 3D-printed abra
Middle East | July 14, 2024 10:41:20 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], July 14 (ANI/WAM): Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the trial operation of the world's first electric abra manufactured using 3D printing technology, in collaboration with the private sector. ... read..


China-NATO competition intensifies after Washington Summit
California | July 14, 2024 10:11:29 PM IST
China and NATO are trying to deepen cooperation with 'like-minded' countries in the Indo-Pacific and Europe, which several analysts see as part of growing competition between the United States and China, Voice of America (VOA) reported. ... read..


Prices of tech peripherals in Pakistan spike; business owners face losses as income goes down
Karachi | July 14, 2024 10:11:27 PM IST
As the Pakistan economy nosedives, taxation has become the last resort for the government to survive yet another year. However, this heavy taxation is reducing the income of shop owners and individuals owning small or medium-sized businesses. ... read..


Chinese government forcibly closes Tibetan school on baseless accusations
Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | July 14, 2024 10:11:26 PM IST
The Chinese authorities on Friday forcibly closed an age-old Tibetan school, namely Jigme Gyaltsen Nationalities Vocational High School in Tibet's Golok, while hiding the true reason behind the order, the Central Tibetan Administration reported. ... read..


EAM Jaishankar, his Thailand counterpart reiterates commitment to closer in cooperation multilateral fora
New Delhi | July 14, 2024 9:41:26 PM IST
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Thailand counterpart Maris Sangiampongsa reiterated their commitment to closer cooperation in sub-regional, regional, and multilateral forums. ... read..


Jaishankar thanks outgoing foreign secretary Vinay Kwatra for his contributions as tenure ends
New Delhi | July 14, 2024 9:41:24 PM IST
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar thanked outgoing Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra for his dedication and contributions in the field of foreign policy and national security, as his tenure ended on Saturday. ... read..


"Easy availability of guns in America, definitely a contributing factor": Foreign Affairs Expert on attempted assassination of Trump
New Delhi | July 14, 2024 9:11:26 PM IST
Highlighting the increasing gun culture in the United States, Foreign Affairs expert Robinder Sachdev said that the easy availability of guns in America is "definitely a contributing factor" to the attack on former President Donald Trump. ... read..


Pakistan: Teachers protest in Sindh demanding permanent positions
Karachi | July 14, 2024 8:11:27 PM IST
Several teachers from Sindh protested outside the Press Club of Karachi in Pakistan, demanding that they be given permanent positions as they have many years of continuous service in government schools. ... read..


"Largest democracies value principles as the guiding light for peace in the world": US envoy Garcetti at Defence News Conclave
New Delhi | July 14, 2024 8:11:21 PM IST
US Ambassador to India, Eric Garcetti termed India-US relations deep and broad and said that the two largest democracies India and the US value principles as the guiding light for peace in the world. ... read..


Thousands gather for glimpse of Pashtun activist's funeral procession in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Peshawar | July 14, 2024 7:41:21 PM IST
Thousands of people gathered to see the funeral procession of slain Pashtun activist Gilaman Wazir as his casket passed through towns and cities from Islamabad to his native village in Waziristan bordering Afghanistan, Voice of America reported. ... read..


Jaishankar congratulates Hamdan Mohammed on being appointed as UAE Deputy Prime Minister
New Delhi | July 14, 2024 7:11:36 PM IST
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday congratulated Hamdan Mohammed on being appointed as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ... read..


"Indians living abroad equal partners in India's development, modernization": Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla
Moscow | July 14, 2024 6:41:26 PM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla met with the Indian Diaspora in Moscow on Sunday and said that the Indians living abroad are equal partners in India's development and modernization. ... read..


Nepal President appoints KP Oli as next Prime Minister; to be sworn in tomorrow
Kathmandu | July 14, 2024 6:11:32 PM IST
With the expiration of the deadline to stake the claim for the Prime Minister, Nepal President Ram Chandra Paudel has appointed KP Sharma Oli (72) as the next Prime Minister. ... read..


Trump a "very divisive figure" in America: Foreign affairs expert on possible reason behind attack
New Delhi | July 14, 2024 6:11:26 PM IST
Foreign affairs expert Robinder Sachdev condemned the attack on former US President Donald Trump and said that there is a possibility that someone who hated Trump to this extent wanted to kill him because of his policies as he is no doubt a "very divisive ... read..


Pakistan: False FIR filed against Baloch activists amid protests for Zaheer Baloch's release
Quetta | July 14, 2024 4:41:28 PM IST
The Pakistani administration lodged an FIR against top Baloch rights activists, including Maharang Baloch, on Saturday, who were demanding the release of forcibly abducted people. ... read..


Subhash Prasad Gupta appointed as India's next ambassador to Suriname
New Delhi | July 14, 2024 3:11:29 PM IST
Subhash Prasad Gupta, presently serving as India's Deputy Chief of Mission in Hanoi, has been appointed as India's next ambassador to Suriname, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement. ... read..


Israel to invest USD 2.7 million in Arab agricultural infrastructure
Middle East | July 14, 2024 3:11:26 PM IST
Tel Aviv [Israel], July 14 (ANI/TPS): The UAE's Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will invest 10 million shekels (USD 2.7 million) to strengthen agriculture and agricultural infrastructure in Arab communities in 2024 ... read..


Israeli military strikes Syrian military targets
Middle East | July 14, 2024 3:11:24 PM IST
Tel Aviv [Israel], July 14 (ANI/TPS): Overnight, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) attacked a central headquarters and military infrastructure of the Syrian army. ... read..


UAE Embassy in Rabat celebrates 52nd anniversary of UAE-Morocco diplomatic relations
Others | July 14, 2024 3:11:23 PM IST
Rabat [Morocco], July 14 (ANI/WAM): The UAE Embassy in Rabat and the Academy of the Kingdom of Morocco organised an international seminar titled 'Moroccan-Emirati relations: a prosperous reality and promising prospects,' to mark the 52nd anniversary since ... read..


From Gerald Ford to Donald Trump: Here's list of past attacks on US presidents and candidates
Washington, DC | July 14, 2024 2:41:19 PM IST
A shooting at former US President Donald Trump's rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday (local time) has sparked concerns about political violence and increased awareness of past attacks and assassination attempts against presidents and candidates, CBS News re ... read..


"Political violence has no place in our democracies": NATO chief condemns attack on Trump at Pennsylvania rally
Brussels | July 14, 2024 2:11:29 PM IST
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Secretary General has condemned the attack on former US President Donald Trump at his campaign rally in Pennsylvania and emphasised that political violence has no place in democracies. ... read..


US President Joe Biden speaks with Trump after shooting at Pennsylvania rally: White House
Washington, DC | July 14, 2024 1:41:26 PM IST
US President Joe Biden spoke with former US President Donald Trump following the gunfire incident at the latter's campaign rally in Pennsylvania's Butler, CNN reported, citing the White House. ... read..


'Political violence is never acceptable': World leaders condemn shooting at Donald Trump's rally
Canberra | July 14, 2024 12:41:21 PM IST
Several world leaders have condemned the shooting at Donald Trump's rally in Pennsylvania, in which the former US President was shot in the upper part of the ear. ... read..


US: Gunman who shot Donald Trump at Pennsylvania rally identified
Washington, DC | July 14, 2024 11:41:28 AM IST
The shooter who attempted to assassinate former US President Donald Trump has been identified as 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Cooks, New York Post reported, citing sources. ... read..


Mallikarjun Kharge condemns attack on former US Prez Donald Trump at rally, says he is 'deeply appalled'
New Delhi | July 14, 2024 11:41:25 AM IST
Congress National President Mallikarjun Kharge condemned the attack on former US President Donald Trump during the latter's rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, on Saturday and said that he was 'deeply appalled' by the incident. ... read..


Trump's Indian American supporters, critics denounce attack on him at Pennsylvania rally
By Reena Bhardwaj

Washington, DC | July 14, 2024 11:41:23 AM IST
Supporters and critics expressed shock and relief Saturday night after following the news that gunfire had broken out during former US President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Pennsylvania. ... read..


"Not just some isolated incident": Trump's potential running mate alleges Biden's involvement in shooting at Pennsylvania rally
Washington, DC | July 14, 2024 10:41:21 AM IST
The potential running mate of former US President Donald Trump, JD Vance, has blamed former US President Joe Biden's campaign for the shooting at Trump's campaign rally in Pennsylvania's Butler. ... read..


"Deeply concerned by assassination attempt on former US President": Rahul Gandhi condemns shooting at Donald Trump rally
New Delhi | July 14, 2024 10:11:28 AM IST
Congress MP and Leader of the Opposition (LoP) in the Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi, condemned the shooting incident during a rally of former US President Donald Trump in Butler, Pennsylvania, which claimed one life and left Trump injured. ... read..


Nepal: KP Sharma Oli to be appointed as PM today, coalition partners finalising ministerial list
Kathmandu | July 14, 2024 10:11:21 AM IST
KP Sharma Oli is set to become Nepal's new Prime Minister, on Sunday evening, setting him up for his fourth prime ministerial term. Meanwhile, the Oli's Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) and Nepali Congress (NC) coalition are fin ... read..


US: FBI to lead investigation in Donald Trump rally shooting
Washington, DC | July 14, 2024 9:41:20 AM IST
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is leading the investigation into the shooting incident at former US President Donald Trump's rally in Pennsylvania's Butler on Saturday (local time). ... read..


Trump "doing well" after shooting and looks forward to being in Milwaukee, says campaign advisers and RNC
Washington, DC | July 14, 2024 9:11:24 AM IST
Former US President Donald Trump is "doing well" after the shooting at his campaign rally in Pennsylvania and looks forward to being in Milwaukee to attend the Republican convention, his campaign senior advisers Chris LaCivita and Susie Wiles said in a st ... read..


US leaders condemn shooting at Trump's rally: VP Harris, former President Obama call for unity
Washington, DC | July 14, 2024 8:11:25 AM IST
The shooting incident at former President Donald Trump's rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, on Saturday has drawn strong condemnation from several prominent leaders, including Vice President Kamala Harris and former President Barack Obama. ... read..


"Bullet pierced upper part of my ear": Donald Trump after attack on him at Pennsylvania rally
Washington, DC | July 14, 2024 8:11:22 AM IST
Former US President Donald Trump, in his first account of being shot at during a rally in Pennsylvania, has said that the bullet fired at him "pierced" the upper part of his right ear. Trump said that he immediately knew something was wrong. ... read..


"No place in America for this kind of violence": US President Biden condemns attack on Trump at Pennsylvania rally
Washington, DC | July 14, 2024 7:11:22 AM IST
US President Joe Biden condemned the violent attack on former President Donald Trump at a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, on Saturday (local time), saying that "there is no place in America for this kind of violence." ... read..


One killed during shooting at Donald Trump's rally in US; shooter dead
Atlanta | July 14, 2024 6:41:20 AM IST
One of the attendees succumbed after receiving a bullet injury during the shooting at former US President Donald Trump's rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday, CNN reported, citing Butler County District Attorney Richard Goldinger. ... read..


Former President safe, protective measures implemented: US Secret Service Spokesman after gunshots heard at Trump rally
Washington, DC | July 14, 2024 5:41:20 AM IST
After multiple gunshots were heard at former President Donald Trump's rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, US Secret Service Spokesman, Anthony Guglielmi, said that protective measures have been implemented and the incident is now under active investigation. ... read..


Gunfire at Donald Trump's rally in Pennsylvania, secret service escorts former US President to safety
Pennsylvania | July 14, 2024 5:11:22 AM IST
Ahead of the 2024 US presidential elections, a reported gunfire incident disrupted former President Donald Trump's rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, CBS News reported. ... read..


"We can forget some mistakes": Ukrainian Prez Zelenskyy defends Joe Biden for his 'President Putin' gaffe
Dublin | July 14, 2024 4:11:21 AM IST
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has defended US President Joe Biden after being referred to as "President Putin" by him, calling it "a mistake," according to CNN. ... read..


Kazakh Army delegation visits special forces training school in Himachal's Bakloh
Bakloh (Himachal Pradesh) | July 14, 2024 3:41:21 AM IST
A six-member delegation from Kazakhstan Special Forces visited the Special Forces Training School in Himachal Pradesh's Bakloh. ... read..


Amid political chaos, Pak PM Shehbaz calls for exposing elements spreading uncertainty, instability
Islamabad | July 14, 2024 2:41:23 AM IST
Amid ongoing political turmoil in Pakistan, and the opposition's repeated calls for re-elections in the country; citing rigging as a reason, Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif strongly asserted on Saturday that there is a need to expose elements sprea ... read..


Pakistan: Flour mills postpone nationwide strike
Islamabad | July 14, 2024 2:41:21 AM IST
The Pakistan Flour Mills group has decided to postpone its strike after sources suggest that the deadlock between the group and the government has come to an end, reported ARY News on Saturday. ... read..


'Brain-eating' amoeba claims life of 22-year-old in Pakistan's Karachi, makes it third such case this year
Islamabad | July 14, 2024 2:11:19 AM IST
In a rare occurrence, a 22-year-old man died of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) in Pakistan's Karachi, taking the tally of casualties to three this year, ARY News reported. ... read..


Glacier exploitation threatens Pakistan's ecological future
Islamabad | July 13, 2024 11:41:39 PM IST
The illegal cutting and commercial exploitation of glaciers in regions like Dir, Chitral, Swat, Shangla, Kaghan, Naran, and other parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa pose a grave threat to the ecological and climatic stability of the province. These activities fl ... read..


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