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Indonesia seeks answer to why US blocked military chief's travel
JAKARTA | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Indonesia on Monday said it was still awaiting a detailed explanation why the United States barred its military chief from travelling to the US, despite having a visa and an official invitation, although it had accepted an official apology. On Saturday, ... read..


Air France KLM reaches pensions deal for KLM staff
PARIS | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Air France KLM has struck a pensions scheme deal for its KLM pilot and cabin staff unions, in changes that the airline said would have a 311 million euros ($366 million) impact in the third quarter. The airline said that in future, the KLM pensions scheme ... read..


Japan PM Abe says to discuss North Korea "thoroughly" with Trump
TOKYO | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he would discuss North Korea "thoroughly" with US President Donald Trump when he visits next month, and reaffirm the two countries' commitment to working together in dealing with the country. Abe was spea ... read..


Philippines declares siege by Islamist rebels over in Marawi City
CLARK | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
The Philippines declared an end on Monday to five months of fierce urban warfare in a southern city held by pro-Islamic State militants, a battle that has marked the country's biggest security crisis in years. Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said comb ... read..


Afghan President Ghani to arrive in India tomorrow
New Delhi [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Afghanistan's President, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani will arrive in India tomorrow. ... read..


Several injured in Quetta blast
Quetta (Balochistan) [Pakistan] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
An explosion near a police van in Quetta's Hazarganji Sabzi Mandi area left several people injured on Monday morning. ... read..


Small child's body found in culvert in Texas
Richardson (Texas) [United States] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Authorities in Texas, United States, have found the body of a small child. ... read..


First batch of Afghan Pilots complete 'Black Hawk' training in U.S.
Kabul [Afghanistan] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The first batch of the Afghan Air Force pilots completed their training in the United States for the newly-deployed modern UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, reported the Khaama Press. ... read..


Indonesia seek explanations after US denies entry to its military chief
Jakarta [Indonesia] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Indonesia has demanding an explanation after its military chief General Gatot Nurmantyo was denied entry into the United States on Saturday, despite having an invitation from US General Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. ... read..


Twin bomb blasts kill 13 in Nigeria
Maiduguri [Nigeria] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
At least 13 people were killed and several others injured in twin bomb blasts in the restive northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday. ... read..


Abbasi becomes first Pak PM to fly military helicopter
Islamabad [Pakistan] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has become the first Pakistani Prime Minister to fly a military helicopter as he took the Turkish T129 for a test flight on Sunday. ... read..


Kashmiris hold protest outside Pak High Commission in London to mark 'Black Day'
London (United Kingdom) | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Kashmiri activists held a demonstration outside the Pakistan High Commission in London on Sunday evening to mark the 70th anniversary of tribal invasion of Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


Man arrested after hostage situation at Nuneaton bowling alley
Nuneaton [UK] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Police have arrested a man following a hostage situation reported at a bowling alley in Nuneaton. ... read..


Tillerson meets Qatar Foreign Minister in bid to resolve gulf crisis
Doha [Qatar] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held talks with his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani in a bid to resolve the Gulf diplomatic crisis. ... read..


Britain's leisure park hostage incident ends with no casualties
London | Monday, 2017 4:15:04 AM IST
The British police on Sunday stormed a bowling alley at a leisure complex in Nuneaton and ended an armed hostage siege with no casualties being reported. ... read..


Thousands in Berlin protest against far-right presence in German Parliament
Berlin | Monday, 2017 2:45:04 AM IST
Thousands of people gathered on Sunday in Berlin to protest against racism and the presence of a far-right party in the German parliament. ... read..


Japan's ruling camp wins two-thirds majority in lower house election
Tokyo | Monday, 2017 2:15:04 AM IST
Japan's ruling camp grouped by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its junior partner, the Komeito Party, has won a two-thirds "super majority" in Sunday's lower house election, according to vote counting results reported by pub ... read..


Infighting among Taliban leaves 50 dead in Afghanistan
Kabul [Afghanistan] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A deadly fight between the two factions of Taliban in western Heart region of Afghanistan has left 50 insurgents dead, said local media reports on Sunday. ... read..


Hostage situation in Warwickshire not related to terrorism: Police
London [United Kingdom] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Warwickshire Police is dealing with a hostage situation in Nuneaton area on Sunday but clarified that the incident is not connected to terrorism. ... read..


Tillerson urges European firms to join sanctions on Iran
Riyadh | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday expressed the hope that European firms will impose sanctions on Iran, local news reported. ... read..


Swaraj meets B'desh PM discusses Rohingya crisis
Dhaka [Bangladesh] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to discuss the humanitarian crisis caused due to influx of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine State. ... read..


Rakhine State's development lone solution to Rohingya crisis: Swaraj
Dhaka [Bangladesh] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said that rapid socio-economic and infrastructure development of Myanmar's Rakhine State is the only long term solution to the Rohingya crisis. ... read..


Swaraj in B'desh stresses on combating terrorism
Dhaka [Bangladesh] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India and Bangladesh on Sunday discussed the challenges of terrorism, radicalisation and extremism during the course of fourth Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting here. ... read..


India, Bangladesh review bilateral ties
Dhaka | Sunday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Bangladeshi counterpart Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Sunday co-chaired the India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Committee meeting here. ... read..


U.S. airstrike destroys ISIS training camp in Afghanistan
Kabul [Afghanistan] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
At least 40 people including two trainers of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) terror group and several suicide bombers were killed in the airstrike conducted by the United States in the Achin district of Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan on ... read..


Swaraj co-chairs 4th JCC meeting with Bangladesh FM
Dhaka [Bangladesh] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday co-chaired the fourth Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) with Bangladesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali. ... read..


Russian opposition leader freed after 20 days prison
Moscow | Sunday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was freed from a prison here on Sunday after spending 20 days for repeatedly organising anti-government protests. ... read..


Pak Army trains terrorists, provides safe havens to them: PoK activist
Muzaffarabad [PoK] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Pakistan Army trains terrorists and provides safe havens and sanctuaries to them, Tauqeer Geelani, a PoK activist, said on Sunday. ... read..


This technology may speed up home Internet
New York | Sunday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
A new technology promises to speed up slow Internet at home, say researchers, adding that the new hardware can enable speed up to 10,000 megabits-per-second (Mbps) or 10 gigabits-per-second (Gbps). ... read..


Anti-terror squad kills 8 suspects in Karachi
Islamabad [Pakistan] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Eight suspected terrorists were killed in an encounter by Pakistan's Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Karachi's Raees Goth area on Saturday night. ... read..


Zardari accuses Sharif brothers of planning his murder twice
Lahore [Pakistan] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari has accused the ousted prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, and his brother of plotting for his assassination twice. ... read..


Islamabad denies discussing Jadhav case during meeting of its envoy with Sushma
Islamabad [Pakistan] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Pakistan has refuted reports that India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in her introductory meeting with the Pakistani envoy to India had called for Islamabad to review its position in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, the Dawn reported. ... read..


Anti-Pakistan protests take place across PoK, Gilgit to mark 'Black Day'
Muzaffarabad (Pakistan-occupied Kashmir) [Pakistan] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Anti-Pakistan protests were held on Sunday across the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit Baltistan to mark the "Black Day". ... read..


Powerful typhoon approaches Japan
Tokyo | Sunday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
A powerful typhoon was approaching the main island of Japan on Sunday where it has brought heavy rainfall and the risk of landslides on a day when the country is voting in the general election. ... read..


Smartphones in class affect student's ability to concentrate
Johannesburg | Sunday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Allowing smartphones in class may affect the students' ability to concentrate, eventually hampering their academic performance, warns a new research. ... read..


WhatsApp confirms group voice calls in latest update
San Francisco | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
Giving its over one billion users more power to connect, WhatsApp has confirmed group voice calls in its latest beta version of Android. ... read..


Five ex-US Presidents attend hurricane relief concert
Washington | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
Five former US Presidents attended a benefit concert in Texas to raise money for hurricane relief efforts, the media reported. ... read..


Polling underway in Japan's snap election
Tokyo [Japan] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Japan on Sunday commenced polling in a snap general election. ... read..


Five former U.S. presidents come together for hurricane relief concert
Austin (Texas) [U.S.A.] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
All five living former United States presidents took part in a benefit concert in Texas to raise money for hurricane relief efforts, while the current president, Donald Trump, appeared in a taped video message to the concertgoers. ... read..


Trump pledges $430,000 for aides' legal costs over Russia probes
Washington | Sunday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump plans to spend at least $430,000 of his personal funds to help cover the legal costs incurred by his aides related to the ongoing investigations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, a White House official said. ... read..


Voting underway in Japan general election
Tokyo | Sunday, 2017 9:15:05 AM IST
Voting was underway in Japans general election on Sunday, in which the ruling coalition of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to achieve a solid victory in the face of a divided opposition. ... read..


Trump plans to release classified JFK documents
Washington | Sunday, 2017 8:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has said that he intends to allow the release of classified government documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy "subject to the receipt of further information". ... read..


Swaraj to meet Bangladesh PM in Dhaka today
Dhaka [Bangladesh] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will meet Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka on Sunday. ... read..


China fears attack on its envoy in Pakistan, demands more security
Islamabad [Pakistan] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
China has asked Pakistan to increase the security of its newly appointed ambassador in Islamabad, fearing intelligence information that terrorists are planning to attack him, The Express Tribune reported. ... read..


UNSC condemns terrorist attack in Egypt
United Nations | Sunday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST
The UN Security Council on Saturday condemned "in the strongest terms" Friday's terrorist attack in El-Wahat desert in Egypt, where a large number of policemen were killed and injured. ... read..


US could call back retired military pilots to join duty
Washington | Sunday, 2017 7:45:04 AM IST
The US Air Force could call back as many as 1,000 retired airmen to active duty amid an "acute shortage" of military combat pilots, local reports said on Saturday. ... read..


Trump says end of ISIS caliphate 'in sight' after Raqqa liberation
Washington D.C. [United States] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump has said that the "end of the ISIS caliphate is in sight" following the liberation of Syrian city of Raqqa from the terror group. ... read..


Catalan leader condemns Spain's attempt to overtake Catalonia's government
Madrid [Spain] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has condemned Spanish Government's attempt to overtake Catalonia's regional government and called on the regional parliament to discuss the crisis. ... read..


Facebook supported Hillary, not me during presidential election, says Trump
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump has claimed that Facebook was on the side of his "crooked" political arch rival Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election campaign. ... read..


Trump thanks five former US presidents for hurricane relief work
Washington D.C. [United States] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump has appreciated and thanked all five of his living predecessors on Saturday for their work to raise funds to help victims of recent hurricanes. ... read..


Catalan parliament will respond to Spanish PM's measures: President
Barcelona | Sunday, 2017 6:15:04 AM IST
The President of Spain's Catalonia region said on Saturday he would convene a session of the regional Parliament to debate and decide a proper response to the measures announced earlier in the day by Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. ... read..


Russia not to take part in talks to amend Iran n-deal
Moscow | Sunday, 2017 4:45:04 AM IST
Russia has said it is confident that Iran is fulfilling all its obligations under a multilateral agreement on its nuclear programme and will not take part in any talks on amending the deal. ... read..


US billionaire launches campaign to impeach Trump
New York | Sunday, 2017 3:45:04 AM IST
US billionaire Tom Steyer of California state kicked off an online and TV advertising campaign against President Donald Trump on Friday, calling for people to write letters to Congress members for the president's impeachment. ... read..


Myanmar to launch own satellite system-2 in 2019
Yangon | Sunday, 2017 2:45:04 AM IST
Myanmar has planned to launch its own satellite system MyanmarSat-2 in June in 2019, official Global New Light of Myanmar reported on Saturday. ... read..


Tillerson in S. Arabia to discuss Gulf states' rift with Qatar
Riyadh | Sunday, 2017 2:15:04 AM IST
United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday to discuss the Gulf countries' rifts with Qatar, Al Arabiya reported. ... read..


US cannot be called 'civilized' country, says Erdogan
Istanbul | Sunday, 2017 1:15:04 AM IST
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said he would not call the United States a "civilized country" after detention warrants were issued for his bodyguards over a brawl during his visit in May. ... read..


Terrorism ruled out in Munich knife attack
Munich [Germany] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
German police have ruled out terrorism in Munich knife attack in which the attacker wounded four people on Saturday morning. ... read..


Trump says classified JFK files will be made public
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump has said that classified JFK files will be made public. ... read..


15 killed in suicide attack on Afghan military varsity
Kabul [Afghanistan] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Suicide bombers on Saturday killed 15 cadets when they attacked Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul. ... read..


Kin of 39 Indians missing in Iraq to undergo DNA test
Amritsar (Punjab) [India] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Families of all 39 Indians who went missing in Iraq three years ago have been asked to undergo DNA tests for unspecified reasons. ... read..


Alphabet's 'Project Loon' restores basic communication in Puerto Rico
San Francisco | Saturday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Under "Project Loon", Alphabet-owned Google teamed up with AT&T and flew Internet balloons to bring back basic communication in parts of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, reports said on Saturday. ... read..


Suspect arrested after four people stabbed in Munich
Munich [Germany] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Police in Munich, Germany, have arrested a man on suspicion that he was responsible for attacking four people with a knife in the city on Saturday. ... read..


Kabul mosque attack death toll rises to 89
Kabul [Afghanistan] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The death toll from suicide bomb attacks on two mosques in Afghanistan has risen to at least 89 people. ... read..


16 killed in Egypt road accident
Cairo | Saturday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
At least 16 people were killed and nine others wounded on Saturday in a collision of several cars in a desert road near Assuit province in Egypt, said an official. ... read..


Meeting, hosting Dalai Lama is major offence, warns China
Beijing | Saturday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
As US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares to visit India next week, China on Saturday warned that it will be deeply offended if any foreign leader meets with or any country invites the Dalai Lama. ... read..


PIA plane sustains damage after collision at Toronto Airport
Islamabad | Saturday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
An airport fuel vehicle collided with the engine of a PIA plane during refuelling at the Toronto Pearson International Airport on Saturday. ... read..


"Bhaitika" brings departed brother and sisters together in Nepal
Bharatpur [Nepal] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
This year's "Bhaitika", the final day of "YamaPanchak" became special for Meena and Saraswati Pokharel as their brother Kapil Pokharel retuned to Nepal after a couple of years. ... read..


Meeting between Pak envoy and Swaraj was 'customary': Islamabad
Islamabad [Pakistan] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Pakistan has said that the meeting between its High Commissioner in New Delhi and Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj earlier this week was customary. ... read..


FBI confirms Philippine terrorist's death via DNA sample
Manila | Saturday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
The FBI has confirmed that DNA from a dead body recovered in the Philippines' conflict-hit Marawi city matches that of terrorist leader Isnilon Hapilon, a defence official said here on Saturday. ... read..


George W. Bush's presidency most destructive ever: Steve Bannon
Los Angeles | Saturday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has continued with his attacks on the Republican elite, particularly lashing against George W. Bush saying that his presidency was the "most destructive ever". ... read..


5 injured in Munich knife attack (Lead)
Munich | Saturday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
At least five people were injured on Saturday by a man wielding a knife in this German, police said. ... read..


Spain begins meeting to decide Catalonia's autonomy
Madrid | Saturday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
The Spanish government on Saturday began a special cabinet meeting to approve measures to take direct control of the semi-autonomous region of Catalonia, the media reported. ... read..


Several injured in Munich knife attack
Munich | Saturday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Several people were slightly injured by a man wielding a knife in the German city of Munich on Saturday, police said. ... read..


Pak army chief, Afghan envoy discuss recent security upheavals
Rawalpindi [Pakistan] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Afghanistan and expressed his sympathies with the bereaved families. ... read..


Ghani says terrorists deserve total destruction post mosque attacks
Kabul [Afghanistan] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Afghanistan's President, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, on Saturday strongly condemned Friday's deadly mosque bombings in Kabul and in western Ghor province, which left more than 70 people dead and 200 injured. ... read..


Afghan interior ministry confirms death of 25 Haqqani Network insurgents
Kabul [Afghanistan] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Afghanistan's Interior Ministry on Saturday confirmed through a statement that 25 Haqqani Network insurgents had been eliminated in an operation in Gelan district in the country's Paktika province. ... read..


Spain likely to seize powers from Catalonia
Madrid [Spain] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Spain is likely to take the unprecedented step of seizing powers from the separatist government in Catalonia today. ... read..


Eight lakh Rohingyas stranded in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar
Dhaka [Bangladesh] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
About 800,000 Rohingyas are now living in refugee settlements in Bangladesh, and 589,000 of them are in the country's Cox's Bazar since they began to flee from Myanmar on August 25. ... read..


PIA flight delayed as refuelling vehicle collides with it at Toronto airport
Toronto [Canada] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight parked at Canada's Toronto Pearson International Airport on Friday, could not take off on time for Lahore as it was hit by a refuelling vehicle. ... read..


'Missing' Pak journalist rescued after over two years
Islamabad [Pakistan] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A Pakistani woman journalist, who went missing in Lahore in 2015, has been rescued by security forces. ... read..


US, UNSC condemn Kabul, Ghor terrorist attacks
Washington/New York [United States] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The United States of America, the United Nations Security Council and United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres have strongly condemned Friday's terrorist attacks in Afghanistan that claimed the lives of at least 70 people and injured 200 others. ... read..


Three rockets fired at foreign facilities in Kabul city
Kabul [Afghanistan] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In an apparent attempt to hit the foreign installations, three rockets were fired off early Saturdays morning (6am local time) in Kabul city, with at least two exploding close to RS headquarters. ... read..


Brazil police arrests 108 in anti-paedophilia operation
Brasilia | Saturday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
Police in Brazil have arrested 108 people in the biggest operation ever against paedophiles in Latin America, the media reported on Saturday. ... read..


Trump's Empire State Building drawing fetches $16,000
New York | Saturday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST
A black-marker drawing of the Empire State Building by US President Donald Trump sold at auction for $16,000, the media reported. ... read..


Pablo Neruda didn't die of cancer: Experts
Santiago | Saturday, 2017 9:45:04 AM IST
A global team of experts have said that Chilean poet and diplomat Pablo Neruda's death was was not due to cancer. ... read..


Senate investigators speaks to Russians who met Trump's son
Washington | Saturday, 2017 9:15:05 AM IST
Senate intelligence committee investigators have spoken with several Russians who attended a June 2016 meeting with US President Donald Trump's son, the media reported. ... read..


US relations damaged by Washington's links to Kurdish militias: Turkey
Istanbul | Saturday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST
Turkey's Prime Minister on Friday said the obvious links between the US-backed Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and the founder of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), is the cause of great damage to his country's relationship with Washington. ... read..


US condemns terror attack on two mosques in Afghanistan
Washington D.C. [United States] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The United States has strongly condemned the terror attacks on two mosques in Afghanistan that claimed the lives of over 50 people. ... read..


One killed, eight injured in knife attack in Poland
Warsaw [Poland] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A person was killed and seven others injured after a man attacked people with a knife at a shopping mall in southeastern Poland on Friday. ... read..


Russian, US officials expect better law enforcement cooperation
Moscow | Saturday, 2017 7:45:04 AM IST
Russian Minister of Internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev met with the new US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman on Friday in hope of improving bilateral cooperation in law enforcement. ... read..


35 Egyptian policemen killed in shootout with militants
Cairo [Egypt], [Sept] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
At least 35 Egyptian policemen were reportedly killed in a shootout with the militants in Giza. ... read..


Death toll in Kabul Mosque blast rises to 39
Kabul [Afghanistan] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The death toll in a suicide bomb attack inside a mosque in the western part of Kabul has reached 39. ... read..


UN chief doing 'very spectacular job', says Trump
Washington D.C. [United States] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump has praised United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, saying that he is doing a 'very spectacular job' at the organization. ... read..


Melania Trump donates inaugural dress to national museum
Washington D.C. [United States] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
First Lady Melania Trump has donated the couture piece that she wore to the 2017 inaugural balls to the First Ladies Collection at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. ... read..


UN has not capitalized on its great potential: Trump
Washington | Saturday, 2017 4:45:04 AM IST
The United States President said during a meeting here on Friday with the UN Secretary-General that that global body had not fulfilled its enormous potential but was beginning to do so. ... read..


School shooting in Brazil leaves 2 dead
Rio de Janeiro | Saturday, 2017 2:45:09 AM IST
Two students were killed and four others wounded on Friday when one of their classmates opened fire inside a school in the central Brazilian city of Goiania, authorities said. ... read..


Russia accuses US of undermining global strategic stability
Moscow | Friday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
The US and its allies attempted to gain military advantage and use force to reach "egoistic geopolitical goals", which will seriously undermine global strategic stability, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday. ... read..


Trump calls for keeping America safe from radical Islamic terror
Washington D.C. [United States] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump on Friday called for keeping America safe "amid the spread of radical Islamic terror." ... read..


Suicide bomber kills two in Kabul
Kabul [Afghanistan] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
At least two people were killed and ten others injured in a suicide bombing attack inside a mosque in Afghanistan's capital Kabul city. ... read..


India, Russia tri-services exercise starts
Vladivostok (Russia) | Friday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
The first India-Russia tri-services "Exercise INDRA 2017" started here on Friday with a glittering opening ceremony, with display of traditional martial arts and folk dances by the Indian troops and a flypast by four fighter aircraft of Russian Federation ... read..


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