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Viral ! This is how Twitter reacted when a US senator removed his unvisible glasses

Viral! US senator removes his 'invisible' glasses, Twitterati can't stop laughing

The ambience was quite tense during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen. But a few moments later, it turned into a comedy show when the US....

2 key suspects in Pakistani minor's rape and murder arrested

2 key suspects in Pakistani minor's rape and murder arrested

Two people have been arrested in connection with the rape and murder case of seven-year-old Zainab in Pakistan, with police terming it an important development in the search of suspect(s)....

Pakistan brings up Kulbhushan Jadhav in United Nations Security Council debate

Pakistan brings up Kulbhushan Jadhav in United Nations Security Council debate

At a high-level Security Council meeting, Pakistan has raised the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, whom Islamabad has accused of being an Indian spy and given him a death sentence. "Those who....

UN Security Council reform process co-chairs schedule negotiation meeting in February

UN Security Council reform process co-chairs schedule negotiation meeting in February

The co-chairs of the Intergovernmental Negotiations (IGN) on Security Council reform, who were recently in India for consultations, have announced a schedule of five meetings starting with the first on....

Donald Trump to meet Theresa May as US looks forward to strengthen countries' special relationship

Donald Trump to meet Theresa May as US looks forward to strengthen countries' special relationship

British Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump will meet at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week, Downing Street has confirmed. It comes after Trump cancelled....

Egypt's Sisi to run for President in 2018 elections

Egypt's Sisi to run for President in 2018 elections

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has said he will run for re-election in the presidential elections scheduled in March. Sisi made the announcement on Friday during the final day of "Story....

Moscow favours collective world leadership, says Russian FM

Moscow favours collective world leadership, says Russian FM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said his country is in favour of collective leadership instead of US global leadership. Asked on Friday at a news conference at UN Headquarters....

White House officials says they're preparing for Schumer government shutdown

White House officials says they're preparing for Schumer government shutdown

White House is preparing for a government shutdown, as the chances of a short-term government funding bill passed by the Senate are dimmed, a White House official has said. "OMB....

North Korea accuses United States of plotting another Korean War

North Korea accuses United States of plotting another Korean War

North Korea has accused the US of plotting to provoke another Korean War by convening a foreign ministers' meeting in Vancouver, Canada. "The US, in collusion with Canada, created the....

26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed should be prosecuted: US

26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed should be prosecuted: US

A couple of days after Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in an interview to a Pakistani channel said that action can only be taken against Hafiz Saeed if there is....

Sexual harassment, assault goes unnoticed at UN, claim victims

Sexual harassment, assault goes unnoticed at UN, claim victims

The cases of sexual harassment and assault are rife in the UN offices around the world, with offenders enjoying impunity in a culture of flawed grievance system, a media report....

United Nations calls for new nuclear disarmament efforts

United Nations calls for new nuclear disarmament efforts

The UN has called for a new push for nuclear disarmament amid concerns over the North Korean crisis and bilateral spats between Russia and the US. The threat posed by....

US stocks close lower on earnings, data

US stocks close lower on earnings, data

US stocks closed lower as investors digested the sharp gains made in the previous session. The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Thursday lost 97.84 points, or 0.37 %, to 26,017.81,....

India should help resolve Tibetan issue: Tibetan leader Lobsang Sangay

India should help resolve Tibetan issue: Tibetan leader Lobsang Sangay

Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) President Lobsang Sangay on Thursday said Tibetans expect India and other Asian nations to find an early solution to the Tibetan issue. Sangay underlined that an....

US, Israel, India nexus is a major threat to Muslim World: Pakistan Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani

US, Israel, India nexus is a major threat to Muslim world: Pakistan Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani

An emerging nexus between the US, Israel and India is a major threat to the Muslim world, Pakistan's Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani has said. According to a press release issued....

Facebook photo showing murder weapon helps police to nab friend-killer

Facebook photo showing murder weapon helps police to nab friend-killer

Two years after the murder of 18-year-old girl Brittney Gargol, a 21-year-old woman, Cheyenne Rose Antonie, has been convicted of killing her friend after the murder weapon was discovered in....

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to arrest and expel 'rebel' Rohingyas

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to arrest and expel 'rebel' Rohingyas

Myanmar said on Thursday that it has asked Bangladesh to arrest and extradite more than 1,300 Rohingyas suspected of taking part in a rebel assault against government checkpoints in Rakhine....

Actress Saba Qamar breaks down on TV; says having Pakistani passport is humiliating

Actress Saba Qamar breaks down on TV; says having Pakistani passport is humiliating

Shot to fame after her role in Bollywood film Hindi Medium, Pakistani actress Saba Qamar during an interview to a Pakistani channel opened up about how she felt humiliated because....

Twitter, Facebook to inform users about Russian propaganda advertisements

Twitter, Facebook to inform users about Russian propaganda advertisements

Twitter has told a US Senate committee that the micro-blogging platform is working towards alerting its users who may have seen Russia-linked advertisements during the 2016 US presidential election. Appearing....

Adopted Indian child Niklaus-Samuel Gugger becomes a Swiss parliamentarian

Adopted Indian child Niklaus-Samuel Gugger becomes a Swiss parliamentarian

His biological mother Anasuiya could never have imagined that Niklaus-Samuel Gugger, whom she abandoned in a hospital 48 years ago just after his birth, would be the first Indian to....

South Korea to conduct defence drills around Winter Olympics site

South Korea to conduct defence drills around Winter Olympics site

South Korea is all set to conduct defence drills on Thursday around PyeongChang, site of the upcoming Winter Olympics, following a thaw in inter-Korean relations after months of heightened tension....

It is crucial to maintain US military presence in Syria: Rex Tillerson

It is crucial to maintain US military presence in Syria: Rex Tillerson

The US must remain both diplomatically and militarily engaged in Syria to protect its own national security interests, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said. "Continued strategic threats to the....

Apple to infuse $350 bn into US economy in next 5 years

Apple to infuse $350 bn into US economy in next 5 years

Apple has announced to contribute $350 billion to the US economy over the next five years that includes an estimated $55 billion investment this year. The investments will concentrate in....

US to continue military training in Pakistan

The US has conveyed to Pakistan that the military training component of the aid would continue despite the suspension of the security assistance package, media reports said on Thursday. Foreign....

Amid insecurity in Afghanistan, United Nations Security Council sees progress

Amid insecurity in Afghanistan, United Nations Security Council sees progress

Afghanistan is making progress in education, health and the empowerment of women while security remains a matter of concern, the UN Security Council found during a trip to the Asian....

Britain appoints first-ever minister for loneliness to tackle social isolation

Britain appoints first-ever minister for loneliness to tackle social isolation

The United Kingdom has appointed its first-ever minister for loneliness to tackle the growing problem of social isolation. Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Tracey Crouch who is currently working as....

British lawmakers approve European Union Withdrawal Bill

British lawmakers approve European Union Withdrawal Bill

The marathon bill paving the way for Britain to leave the European Union (EU) passed a crucial stage in the House of Commons on Wednesday night. With the support of....

Over 1 million Rohingyas registered in Bangladesh following repatriation process

Over 1 million Rohingyas registered in Bangladesh following repatriation process

Bangladeshi immigration authorities have registered more than a million Rohingyas - or around 95% of the estimated Muslim minority members living in refugee camps in the country, an official said....

Russian researchers locate Android spyware that can steal WhatsApp messages

Russian researchers locate Android spyware that can steal WhatsApp messages

Researchers from Russian cyber company Kaspersky Lab have found an Android spyware that has the ability to steal WhatsApp messages via Accessibility Services and connect an infected device to Wi-Fi....

Vancouver: Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono warns against North Korea's 'charm offensive'

Vancouver: Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono warns against North Korea's 'charm offensive'

As top diplomats from 20 countries met in the Canadian city of Vancouver to discuss the North Korea crisis, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono pushed for continued pressure on Pyongyang,....