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Border dispute with India has been contained: China

China on Sunday said the border dispute with India has been "contained" and the Indian elephant and Chinese dragon should "do more" to strengthen the bilateral cooperation to facilitate its....

Khaleda Zia must be punished for causing deaths: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said her arch-rival Khaleda Zia must get "punishment" for the deaths of innocent people during the two-month-long violent anti-government protests by her....

Barack Obama slams bias against African-Americans in Ferguson

U.S. President Barack Obama has condemned the police in the Missouri city of Ferguson for “oppressive and abusive” actions against African-Americans and called for criminal justice reform as part of....

India, Pakistan failed to fix date for next round of talks: Aziz

Islamabad: Pakistan's advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz has said the recent foreign secretary-level dialogue with India failed to fix a date for the....

Pakistan arrests 45 Indian fishermen from Arabian Sea

Karachi: At least 45 Indian fishermen have been arrested by Pakistani authorities for allegedly violating territorial waters in the Arabian Sea, police said today. Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) arrested....

India calls for making UN effective in countering terror

United Nations: India has called for making the UN and its entities "relevant and effective" in countering terrorism while asserting that the national legal systems must be resilient enough to....

BBC documentary’s US premier to be attended by Streep, Pinto

NEW YORK: The BBC documentary, depicting the aftermath of the brutal gangrape and murder of Nirbhaya in 2012, will have its US premier next week and will be attended by....

US: Hackers stole 1 billion e-mail addresses in spam scheme

US: Hackers stole 1 billion e-mail addresses in spam scheme

ATLANTA (US): Computer hackers stole 1 billion e-mail addresses from US marketing companies in what federal authorities have called one of the largest reported data breaches in US history. Yesterday,....

India's decision to ban documentary has backfired: US group

India’s decision to ban documentary has backfired: US group

A prominent writers group in the US has said the Indian government's decision to ban the BBC documentary on the Delhi gangrape incident has "backfired" as attempts to suppress the....

Sri Lankan PM warns Indian fishermen they will be shot if they enter Lankan waters

Sri Lankan PM warns Indian fishermen they will be shot if they enter Lankan waters

Colombo: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here, Premier Ranil Wickramasinghe has stoked a controversy suggesting that Indian fishermen may be shot if they intruded into Sri Lankan waters.....

India, Pakistan both to benefit from improved relationship: US

India, Pakistan both to benefit from improved relationship: US

Washington: Encouraged by the resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan, the US has said both of the two South Asian neighbours stand to benefit from practical cooperation and an....

48 Indian fishermen captured by Pakistan; 8 boats seized

48 Indian fishermen captured by Pakistan; 8 boats seized

Ahmedabad: The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) at present apprehended 48 Indian fishermen and seized 8 of their boats close to Jakhau port off the Gujarat coast, officers of National....

UN rules out inquiry into allegations of sexual harassment against Rajendra Pachauri

UN rules out inquiry into allegations of sexual harassment against Rajendra Pachauri

United Nations: The United Nations has ruled out an inquiry into the allegations against former chair of the UN's panel on climate change Rajendra Pachauri and said a a new....

Sharif greets Pak Hindus on Holi eve

Sharif greets Pak Hindus on Holi eve

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday greeted the Hindu community of Pakistan on the eve of Holi and promised to safeguard and protect the rights of minorities. In his Holi....

Musharraf kept Kayani in dark about Kargil plan

Musharraf kept Kayani in dark about Kargil plan

Pakistan's former army chief Gen Pervez Musharraf kept Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in the dark about Kargil Operation in 1999 despite the latter heading forces responsible to guard (Pakistan-occupied) Kashmir,....

Indian arrested in Saudi Arabia for posting blasphemous image

Indian arrested in Saudi Arabia for posting blasphemous image

Jeddah: An Indian has been arrested in Saudi Arabia for allegedly posting a blasphemous image of the Kaaba on his Facebook page, a local media report in Jeddah said on....

India on organisational panel of UN peace building commission

India on organisational panel of UN peace building commission

India, the largest troop contributor to UN peacekeeping operations, will serve on the organisational committee of the world body’s peace building commission for a period of two years. India along....

UN lauds India's improved disaster risk management

UN lauds India’s improved disaster risk management

Lauding India's improved disaster risk management and accuracy of its meteorological department, the UN has said timely warnings on cyclones have helped "dramatically" reduce mortality during natural calamities. The Global....

US Ambassador to South Korea assaulted in Seoul: US

US Ambassador to South Korea assaulted in Seoul: US

Washington: US Ambassador to S Korea Mark Lippert was assaulted in Seoul on Thursday morning while giving a speech, the State Department has said. "We can confirm that US Ambassador....

Pak national convicted of plotting Qaeda attacks in US and UK

Pak national convicted of plotting Qaeda attacks in US and UK

A 28-year-old Pakistani national has been found guilty by a federal jury here of plotting to attack the city's subway system as well as a busy shopping mall in the....

US Ambassador to South Korea assaulted in Seoul: US

Washington: US Ambassador to S Korea Mark Lippert was assaulted in Seoul on Thursday morning while giving a speech, the State Department has said. "We can confirm that US Ambassador....

Decision on running for US prez in couple of months: Bobby​ Jindal

Decision on running for US prez in couple of months: Bobby​ Jindal

Washington: Republican leader Bobby Jindal has said he will decide on his 2016 presidential run in the next couple of months. "(Wife) Supriya and I are thinking and praying about....

Writer and Blogger Avijit Roy hacked to death in Dhaka

Writer and Blogger Avijit Roy hacked to death in Dhaka

DHAKA: As he walked on the streets of the Bangladesh Capital with his wife, prominent Bangladeshi-American writer and blogger Avijit Roy was hacked to death by unidentified attackers. According to the reports,....

1,000-year-old Buddha Statue reveals an unusual secret, a meditating monk inside

1,000-year-old Buddha Statue reveals an unusual secret, a meditating monk inside

cc While the discovery was being made, a couple of medical tests, a CT scan and an endoscopy were carried out on the statue. “The mummified body is believed to....

National Geographic 'Afghan girl' living in Pak on fake papers

National Geographic ‘Afghan girl’ living in Pak on fake papers

The famous green-eyed 'Afghan girl' immortalised by the National Geographic magazine on its 1985 cover has been living in Pakistan on fake documents, prompting authorities to launch a probe.  Four....

Over 19,000 arrested in Pak crackdown since Peshawar attack

Over 19,000 arrested in Pak crackdown since Peshawar attack

Law enforcement agencies arrested 19,272 people on different charges during operations conducted across the country under the National Action Plan, according to a report submitted to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.....

Reuters’ Bureau Chief found dead in Islamabad

Reuters’ Bureau Chief found dead in Islamabad

NEW DELHI: A foreign journalist Maria Golovnina, Bureau Chief of Reuters working in Islamabad has been mysteriously found dead. Russian-Japanese Maria was working with Reuters as the news agency’s bureau....

Blast hits march in eastern Ukraine, two killed

Blast hits march in eastern Ukraine, two killed

Kiev: A bomb blast killed two at a march in east Ukraine on Sunday on the first anniversary of the ouster of the country's Russia-friendly president, a gruesome counterpoint to....

33 killed as ferry with 150 people sinks in Bangladesh

33 killed as ferry with 150 people sinks in Bangladesh

At least 33 people, including many women and children, were killed on Sunday when an overcrowded ferry with over 150 passengers sank after a collision with a trawler, in the....

Mamata Banerjee meets Bangladesh Prime Minister Hasina

Mamata Banerjee meets Bangladesh Prime Minister Hasina

Dhaka: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina here and the two leaders discussed the issues relating to Bangladesh and India. While the issues....