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The UN believes 2.3 crore people, including around 10 lakh children, may be affected in Turkey and Syria

08 Feb 2023 12:39 AM

Pentagon chief says no Indian troops in Afghan because of Pak considerations

The defence secretary insisted that an open border trade between India and Pakistan would help in bringing regional stability.

05 Oct 2017 11:08 AM

US resume premium processing of H-1B work visas in all categories

The H-1B visa allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

19 Sep 2017 12:50 PM

Pakistan: Teenage couple tied to cot, electrocuted to death in alleged honour killing

The teenagers in the port city of Karachi were said by the Pashtun council of elders, or jirga, to have brought dishonour on the community.

12 Sep 2017 12:16 PM

US concerned over Pak’s commitment to fight terrorism, may cut 75 per cent of aid

The projected funding for Pak in the FY 2018 could be more than USD 1.4 billion, according to Senate Appropriations Committee report.

12 Sep 2017 11:46 AM


Suicide blast near US embassy in Kabul kills 5, wounds 8

The blast occurred around 10:00 am (0530 GMT) on a street lined with banks and shops leading to Massoud Square near the US embassy.

29 Aug 2017 12:27 PM

US won't shy away from taking tougher steps against Pakistan: official

The administration official said the new Afghanistan strategy was a departure from how the US previously dealt with Pakistan.

26 Aug 2017 1:58 PM

Amid Sikkim standoff, China issues 2nd safety advisory for citizens travelling to India

The first safety advisory was issued by China on July 7 and was valid for one month.

24 Aug 2017 3:18 PM

Qatar offers visa-free entry to 80 nationalities amid Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia and allies have since June 5 imposed a boycott on Qatar, accusing the emirate of fostering Islamist extremist groups.

09 Aug 2017 4:40 PM

India weaker than China in terms of national strength: Chinese media

Chinese daily also said, 'India should be careful and not let religious nationalism push the two countries into war'.

20 Jul 2017 3:08 PM


Amid Sikkim standoff, China holds advance military exercise near Arunachal Pradesh

CCTV reported that the military drill was organised in the Tibet Autonomous Region in the middle and lower reaches of Yarlung Zangbo River.

17 Jul 2017 5:19 PM

Pharmacies in Uruguay to start selling marijuana from next week

Pharmacists said they are not sure how profitable pot sales will be -- registered smokers can buy no more than 40 grams a month.

15 Jul 2017 11:56 AM

China sends troops to first overseas naval base in Djibouti, Africa

The logistics base is the first of its kind for China, which will use it to support "naval escorts in Africa and southwest Asia.

12 Jul 2017 9:06 PM

At least 23 soldiers killed in attacked claimed by ISIS in Egypt's Sinai

Dozens of masked militants then descended on the site in 24 Land Cruiser SUVs and opened fire on the soldiers.

08 Jul 2017 3:48 PM

Indian-origin man arrested for making false statements on US army applications

His parents spoke with the FBI about their son after learning he was in Jordanian custody and said he had become 'obsessed with Islam.'

08 Jul 2017 11:42 AM


76 people hurt in clashes with police over G-20 protest in Germany

Massive demonstrations with more than 100,000 protesters are expected in Hamburg during the meeting of 20 nations on Friday and Saturday.

07 Jul 2017 11:57 AM

Polish President Andrzej Duda rejects reports of his wife 'snubbing' Trump

The footage appeared to show Trump extending his hand to Kornhauser-Duda, who walks straight past it to greet his wife, Melania Trump.

07 Jul 2017 11:04 AM

China dismisses Jaitley's 1962 war remarks, asks India to respect Sikkim treaty

China accused Indian troops of transgressing into the Doklam area of the Sikkim sector, which it claims as a part of its territory.

03 Jul 2017 3:21 PM

Indian-American former executives charged in USD 4 million fraud scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged the duo as well as Quadrant 4 System in the accounting fraud scheme.

01 Jul 2017 2:14 PM

German lawmakers vote for same-sex marriage; Merkel opposes

Merkel voted against a law to legalise same-sex marriage which passed parliament, saying she believed it was preserve of a man and a woman.

30 Jun 2017 1:34 PM