Tue, April 24, 2018

Sushma Swaraj slams Pakistan at SCO meet

Beijing : India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday slammed Pakistan for sheltering terrorists and urged the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation...

North Korea suspends nuclear, missile tests

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (file photo) Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has announced the immediate suspension of nuclear and missile tests, media...

Pakistan SC disqualifies Nawaz Sharif for life

Islamabad : Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday disqualified former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding office for life in a landmark verdict that will cha...

Judge orders arrest of ex-Brazilian President

Brasilia: A federal judge has ordered the arrest of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, giving him until late Friday to surrender before the poli...

Trump wants to use military to secure US-Mexico border

Washington : US President Donald Trump has said he wants to use the military to guard the country's border with Mexico until his long-promised border wall is b...

Malala returns to Pakistan for first time since shooting

Islamabad: Nobel Peace Prize laureate and social activist Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan on Thursday, for the first in nearly six years after she was shot b...

Construction of US-Mexico wall to begin immediately: Trump

Washington : US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that construction of his much-touted wall along the US-Mexico border will begin "immediately" given...

Maldivian President ends Emergency

Image Courtesy : South China Morning Post Male : Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen on Thursday lifted a widely denounced state of Emergency after a period of...

Facebook suspends Trump-linked data analysis firm

San Francisco : Facebook has suspended Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL), along with its political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, for violating...

Sacked Tillerson issues Russia warning

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Washington: Sacked US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has warned of Russia's "troubling behaviour and actions"...
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