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Army admission of crimes against Rohingyas is a positive step, says Aung San Suu Kyi

Army admission of crimes against Rohingyas is a positive step, says Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar, on Saturday said that admission by the country's army that it has participated in crimes against the Rohingyas is a....

Pyongyang plans to send music band to Winter Olympics in South Korea

Pyongyang plans to send music band to Winter Olympics in South Korea

 Pyongyang on Saturday proposed a fresh meeting with Seoul to discuss plans to send a music band to the Winter Olympics, scheduled to be held in South Korea's PyeongChang city....

Iran calls fresh sanctions by US illegal, hostile

Iran calls fresh sanctions by US illegal, hostile

The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Saturday, criticised the fresh sanctions imposed by the United States by calling them illegal and hostile and warned that they would receive a....

UN asks Yemen's Red Sea ports to remain open for humanitarian shipments

UN asks Yemen's Red Sea ports to remain open for humanitarian shipments

The UN has asked the Saudi-led coalition to keep the Red Sea ports of Hudaydah and Saleef open for humanitarian shipments. UN humanitarian coordinator for Yemen, Jamie McGoldrick, has welcomed....

Donald Trump is selfish, self-centred: American transgender chef

US President Trump extends Iran sanctions relief, warns it's the last time

US President on Friday opted to extend sanctions relief provided to Iran as part of the 2015 nuclear deal, but he warned European allies that he would pull out of....

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's India visit: Innovation to be top agenda

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's India visit: Innovation to be top agenda

Defence, agriculture and water management may be among the major sectors of cooperation between India and Israel, but during Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to India next week, innovation....

Pakistan police continues hunt for serial killer who raped, murdered minor girl

Pakistan police continues hunt for serial killer who raped, murdered minor girl

Pakistan police on Friday continued its hunt for a serial killer who they say raped and murdered a 7-year-old girl in the Kasur city of Punjab province. The girl, who....

India signs MoU with UK over illegal immigrants

India signs MoU with UK over illegal immigrants

India has signed a MoU with the United Kingdom to enable the return of illegal Indian migrants within a month of their detection by authorities abroad. Minister of State for....

WATCH! Nurses squash newborn's head; video sparks outrage on social media

WATCH! Nurses squash newborn's head; video sparks outrage on social media

In a horrifying video doing rounds on social media, three nurses brutally squashed an infant's face just for the fun of it in Saudi Arabia. Sadly, even their colleagues did....

Chinese troops have weakened in Doklam says Bipin Rawat

Chinese troops have weakened in Doklam says Bipin Rawat

Chinese troops have maintained their presence in Doklam on the border though their numbers have thinned, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Friday. Addressing to the media ahead....

Prime Minister Narendra Modi ranked third among top global leaders: Survey

Prime Minister Narendra Modi ranked third among top global leaders: Survey

The popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken great strides in the past couple of years in India and his rubbing of shoulders with prominent global leaders further lionises....

My relation with Kim Jong-un is very good: US President Donald Trump

My relation with Kim Jong-un is very good: US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has signalled that he has developed a "good relationship" with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, despite tensions between them. "I probably have a very good relationship....

Donald Trump lashes out against immigrants, says why allow people from ‘shithole countries’

Donald Trump lashes out against immigrants, says why allow people from ‘shithole countries’

United States president Donald Trump on Thursday went crass and resorted to uncouth language while he was speaking on immigration deal at the White House. He questioned why United States....

US may reimpose sanctions on Iran: Official

US may reimpose sanctions on Iran: Official

The US is planning to reimpose sanctions on Iran, an official said ahead of President Donald Trump's decision on sanctions relief on Tehran under the 2015 nuclear deal. "I am....

Migration is positive global phenomenon: United Nations Chief Antonio Guterres

Migration is positive global phenomenon: United Nations chief Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday asked governments to treat migration as a positive global phenomenon and refrain from setting up barriers to legal international migration. "Let me emphasize: migration....

Wind energy account 43.4 % of electricity in Denmark, sets new record in 2017

Wind energy account 43.4 % of electricity in Denmark, sets new record in 2017

Wind power accounted for a record high of 43.4 % of the total electricity consumption in Denmark in 2017, according to official data released on Thursday. The new record surpasses....

US House approves controversial foreign surveillance programme

US House approves controversial foreign surveillance programme

The US House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill to extend by six years a key spying programme allowing the government to collect communications concerning foreign intelligence targets without....

After 'free trade agreement' with China, Maldives assures New Delhi of 'India First' policy

After 'free trade agreement' with China, Maldives assures New Delhi of 'India First' policy

The Maldives has assured India that it will adhere to its "India First" policy in terms of its foreign relations during a meeting here between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj....

American envoy to India slams Pakistan, says US looking to secure NSG membership for India

American envoy to India slams Pakistan, says US looking to secure NSG membership for India

The United States ambassador to India Kenneth Ian Juster delivered an amiable inaugural address on India-US relations on Thursday at Carneige India in New Delhi. The 63-year-old American government official....

Tibetan exiled PM Lobsang Sangay warns India against China's cross-border incursion

Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Thursday cautioned New Delhi against China's deceptive policies, warning that what happened to Tibet could happen to India as well."The Doklam stand-off and the....

Pakistani TV anchor's unique protest against rape and murder of 8-year-old; goes on air with her little daughter

Pakistani TV anchor's unique protest against rape and murder of 8-year-old; goes on air with her little daughter

When the news of an 8-year-old girl repeatedly raped before being brutally murdered surfaced, the entire nation of Pakistan erupted in rage. From various social media platforms to the city....

Pakistan erupts in anger after 8-year-old's rape and murder; 2 killed in clashes

Kasur rape case: Accused relative arrested for 8-year-old's murder in Pakistan

At least two people were killed and three were left injured on Wednesday after protests broke out in the city of Kasur, Pakistan in the wake of rape and murder....

Pakistani actors Mahira Khan and Ali Zafar condemn rape, killing of minor girl

Pakistani actors Mahira Khan and Ali Zafar condemn rape, killing of minor girl

Pakistani actors Mahira Khan and Ali Zafar condemned the rape and killing of an eight-year-old girl, who was found dumped in the trash after being repeatedly assaulted sexually. The movie....

US President Donald Trump sees 'good energy' in inter-Korean talks

US President Donald Trump sees 'good energy' in inter-Korean talks

US President Donald Trump has said that he saw "a lot of good energy" from the inter-Korean talks that happened for the first time ever on Tuesday after a gap....

WHO helps Zambia to immunise 1 mn people against cholera

WHO helps Zambia to immunise 1 mn people against cholera

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday said it's supporting Zambia in launching a vaccination campaign in the African country to help one million people against cholera. The campaign was....

US firm Ocean Infinity will resume the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH 370

US firm Ocean Infinity will resume the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH 370

On Wednesday, Officials from Malaysia said, it has reached an agreement with American firm Ocean Infinity to resume the search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which mysteriously disappeared on....

British PM Theresa May inducts Narayana Murthy's son-in-law Rishi Sunak in her core team

British PM Theresa May inducts Narayana Murthy's son-in-law Rishi Sunak in her core team

Prime Minister of Britain Theresa May has named Rishi Sunak, son-in-law of Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy, as one the members in her core parliamentary team. It was announced by....

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu in troubled waters after son's controversial audio tape surfaces

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu in troubled waters after son's controversial audio tape surfaces

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is apparently finding it hard to wade through the troubled waters as the tumultuous tides against him just don't appear to abate any time soon.....

Trump Effect: Indian-origin man stripped of US citizenship, could be deported

Trump Effect: Indian-origin man stripped of US citizenship, could be deported

A green card holder from India residing in the United States has become the first casualty under Donald Trump administration to be revoked of his US citizenship. The man, from....

Sleep-related problems kill 3,500 babies in US each year: Report

Sleep-related problems kill 3,500 babies in US each year: Report

About 3,500 babies in the US die each year due to sleep-related problems, including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and accidental suffocation, a new report said on Tuesday. The Centers....