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No apology, Barack Obama mourns Hiroshima

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US President Barack Obama receives a wreath from a student as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks on at the cenotaph in the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima. (Photo: AFP)

150 US-led airstrikes hit ISIS near Syria’s Raqqa

Warplanes from a US-led coalition have conducted at least 150 air strikes on the Islamic State group to bolster a major offensive on the jihadists’ Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, a monitor said on Friday

Crashed EgyptAir beacon detected in Mediterranean


Egyptians look at posters of the 66 victims of the EgyptAir MS804 flight that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea during a candlelight vigil near the Cairo Opera House. (Photo: AFP)

Over 100 migrants feared dead in 2 boat tragedies

Over 100 migrants were feared dead on Friday after two crowded boats capsised off Libya in separate incidents, with one of the tragedies captured on video that shows dramatic rescues and desperate fin

Art of elegant diplomacy and historical mementos


A statue of Thomas Jefferson set in a niche is seen in the Thomas Jefferson state reception room of the state department in Washington DC. (Photo: AFP)

G7 vows strong global growth

The Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth, while papering over differences on currencies and stimulus policies and expressing concern over North Korea, Russia

46 transgenders killed in Pak's Peshawar in 2 years: report

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Transgenders met senior police officer seeking assurance to nab the culprits involved in the murder of Alisha who was shot eight times.

Missing Indian climber found dead on Mount Everest

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A 58-year-old Indian mountaineer, who went missing on Mount Everest nearly a week ago, was on Friday found dead while attempts were being made to locate another Indian climber whose body was reportedl

Iran does not prefer India over Pak: Envoy

Iranian ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost on Friday said his country did not prefer India over Pakistan.

The recent front-page photograph showing Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Chief of Air Staff, taking his maiden flight in India’s indigenously-built light combat aircraft Tejas in Bengaluru understandably

Last week, two smart, good looking and ferocious lady politicians went hammer and tongs at each other during a brief but hugely scintillating Twitter exchange.