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US House of Representatives approves tax cut plan

US House of Representatives approves tax cut plan

The US House of Representatives has approved its version of tax cut plan in an along-party-line vote and delivered a major legislative achievement. The 227-205 vote on Thursday marked a....

48-feet long 'world's oldest' Buddha statue unearthed in Pakistan

48-feet long 'world's oldest' Buddha statue unearthed in Pakistan

A centuries-old "sleeping Buddha" statue has been unearthed during excavations near Bhamala Stupa in Haripur district of Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Directorate of Archaeology And Museums Director Abdul Samad told Dawn....

Jaitley discusses strategic relationship with Singapore PM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley discusses strategic relationship with Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday discussed with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong the issue of upgrading the bilateral partnership to a strategic level as well as a road....

Have credible evidence of Iran's role in missile attack, claims Saudi envoy

Have credible evidence of Iran's role in missile attack, claims Saudi envoy

Saudi Ambassador to India Saud Al-Sati has said that his country has "credible evidence" that Iran was behind the missile attack on Saudi capital Riyadh by Yemen-based Houthi rebels earlier....

FM Arun Jaitley in Singapore invites businessmen to invest in India; lauds GST, note ban

FM Arun Jaitley in Singapore invites businessmen to invest in India; lauds GST, note ban

Pitching the idea of investing in India, which is one of the fastest growing economy in the world, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is currently on his Singapore trip has....

Zimbabwe uncertain of political future after military takeover

Zimbabwe uncertain of political future after military takeover

Zimbabwe remained in political limbo a day-and-a-half after the military takeover that appears to have put an end to Robert Mugabe's 37-year grip on power. Talks between the ousted President,....

UNSC, UNGA heads mull over next step in ICJ election

UNSC, UNGA heads mull over next step in ICJ election

Security Council President Sebastiano Cardi says that his office and that of General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak are in touch about the next step in the world court judge's election....

US Republican senator Ron Johnson comes out against tax bill

US Republican senator Ron Johnson comes out against tax bill

US Republican senator Ron Johnson has said he will not vote for the current Senate tax bill, becoming the first GOP senator to formally oppose the legislation. "If they can....

World saw America's renewed confidence, Donald Trump says after Asia tour

World saw America's renewed confidence, Donald Trump says after Asia tour

US President Donald Trump has called his recent Asia tour, that took him to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines, a "tremendous success". Trump said on Wednesday the....

Russian Twitter accounts meddled in 2016 Brexit vote: Report

Russian Twitter accounts meddled with 2016 Brexit vote: Report

In a startling revelation, a group of data scientists has found 156,252 Russian accounts on Twitter which mentioned Brexit and posted nearly 45,000 messages related to the EU referendum in....

Intensifying efforts to manage migration: EU to UN

Intensifying efforts to manage migration: EU tells UN

The European Union (EU) delegation to the United Nations (UN) in Geneva has said it is intensifying its efforts on all fronts to "better manage migration together". In a statement....

SADC foreign ministers to meet on Zimbabwe situation

SADC foreign ministers to meet on Zimbabwe situation

An urgent foreign ministers meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been called to discuss the unfolding political and security situation in neighbouring Zimbabwe. South African President Jacob....