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South Asia

This tweet came hours later after the UN court had said that Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence 'should remain suspended until Pakistan effectively reviews and reconsiders the conviction and sentence'. (Photo: AFP  | File)

Pakistan shall proceed further as per law: Imran Khan on ICJ verdict

Khan tweeted: 'Appreciate ICJ’s decision not to acquit, release & return Kulbhushan Jadhav to India.'

Representative Image. (Photo: AFP)

Post easter attacks, Sri Lanka to slash airline charges to help boost tourism

Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka sharply declined in June, dealing a severe blow to the tourism industry.

The deceased suspect, Ram Bahadur Singh, a part of the banned Nepal Communist Party, is suspected by police to have carried out the explosion. (Photo: Representative Image/File)

Suspect succumbs to injuries, four injured under treatment: Nepal explosion

The deceased, Ram Bahadur Singh, a part of the banned Nepal Communist Party, is suspected by police to have carried out the explosion.

During the hearing, Saeed’s counsel insisted that Jamat-ud Dawah (JuD) was not using any piece of land illegally and urged the court to accept bail pleas. (Photo: File)

Pak anti-terror court grants interim bail to JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, his 3 aides

Anti-Terrorism Court in Lahore granted interim bail to Saeed and his aides - Hafiz Masood, Ameer Hamza, and Malik Zafar - until Aug 31.

Last week, the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Pakistan's Punjab province registered multiple cases against Saeed and 12 of his aides, including his brother-in-law Abdul Rehman Makki. (Photo: File)

Hafiz Saeed challenges terror financing cases filed against him

In the petition, the Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief said that he has no relation with the banned LeT, Al-Qaeda or any other similar organisations.

Asia

Japan last month unveiled tough restrictions on exports crucial to South Korean tech titans like Samsung Electronics. (Photo: AFP)

South Korean man dies after self-immolation in front of Japanese Embassy

The incident comes as relations between Seoul and Tokyo feel the strain over the labour issue.

The 11th president of Pakistan from 2008 to 2013 has denied any link with the fake accounts. (Photo: File)

Fresh graft case against former Pakistan President Zardari

A new case of corruption against Zardari is registered for transferring billions of rupees to a company co-owned by him and his son.

A foreign ministry spokesman on Friday said US pressure on Iran and its 'long-arm jurisdiction' against companies in third countries is the 'root cause' of tension with Tehran. (Photo: Representational)

China calls on US to 'correct' Iran sanctions

The US Treasury said, it imposed sanctions on what it called a network of front companies and agents.

Over 100 people, mostly civilians, were also wounded in the attack. (Photo: ANI)

Taliban attack on Kandahar police HQ plotted in Pak, says Afghan intel agency

NDS said that the attack was plotted in Balochistan's Chaman in Pakistan.

Middle East

Repeating remarks he made the day before, Netanyahu urged Europe on Tuesday to increase pressure on Iran. (Photo: File)

Iran trying to ‘blackmail’ world by violating nuclear deal: Israel

Iran said Monday it had exceeded a limit on its enriched uranium reserves set under a 2015 nuclear deal that has edged towards collapse.

In another case, a man was trying to sneak in with the drugs by hiding the prohibited item in the battery of the cell phone. (Photo: Representational)

Dubai woman caught smuggling drugs inside walnuts

In another case, a man was trying to sneak in with the drugs by hiding the prohibited item in the battery of the cell phone.

Enriching uranium to a low level of 3.6% fissile material is the first step in a process that could eventually allow Iran to amass enough highly-enriched uranium to build a nuclear warhead. (Photo: File)

Iran breaches 2015 nuclear deal's stockpile limit: sources

The semi-official Fars news agency quoted a source as saying that the United Nations’ IAEA has measured the stockpile on Monday.

The east-based Libyan National Army -- led by Khalifa Haftar -- waged an attack on the Tripoli-based and UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in a bid to take control of the region in April. (Photo: AP | Representational)

Over 5,500 people injured, 1,048 killed due to infighting in Tripoli: WHO

According to the WHO, out of the total casualties, 106 civilians have lost their lives while 289 civilians have been wounded.

In recent times, the Houthis have been increasingly using drones to target the southern part of Saudi Arabia.  (Photo: ANI | Representative)

Drone attacks on 2 Saudi airports, Houthis claim responsibility

Two recent drone strikes at Abha airport earlier this month and last month has left a person dead and over 30 injured.

Africa

The colossal diamond that was retrived on Thursday weighed nearly 352 grams and measured 83mm x 62 mm x 46mm. (Photo:Twitter @LucaraDiamond)

Largest diamond unearthed in Botswana's mine in Africa

A diamond weighing as much as 1,758 carats was unearthed by a Canadian mining company in Botswana.

The chain has been able to embark on its new menu offerings thanks to recent amendments on regulations surrounding private cannabis use in South Africa.  (Representational Image)

Stoned-baked pizza, anyone? South African eatery introduces ‘cannabis pizza’

At the end of May, the government decided to legalise consumption of cannabis oil to a daily maximum of 20 mg per person.

He gained international acclaim for his activism, receiving more than 250 honours including the Nobel Peace Prize. (Photo: AP | File)

Celebrating Nelson Mandela International Day, his legacy

In 1994 general elections, Mandela became South Africa’s first black president after the African National Congress emerged victorious.

The siege lasted for almost 12 hours and only ended on Saturday morning after clashes with security forces. (Photo: AFP)

26 dead, 56 hurt in Somalia hotel siege, Al-Shabaab claims responsibility

'The security forces are in control now and the last terrorist was shot and killed,' Mohamed Abdiweli, a security official, said.

Europe

Darroch had said in the cable that the Trump administration was 'set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism,' the paper said. (Photo: File)

UK Police identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos: Report

The Mail also published further memos from Darroch, defying a police warning that media which did so could be committing a criminal act.

Emanuela Orlandi, the daughter of Vatican employee, was last seen leaving a music class aged 15, and theories have circulated for decades about who took her and where her body may lie. (Photo: AP)

Vatican to dig up graves in search of teen who went missing 36 years ago

According to some theories widely circulated in Italian media, teen was snatched by mobster gang to put pressure on Vatican to recover loan.

The 48-year-old former Naval officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism on April 11, 2017. (Photo: File)

Pakistan legal team in Hague for Kulbushan Jadhav verdict

The four-day hearing in the Jadhav case started on February 18 at the ICJ headquarters in The Hague.

Assange is currently serving 50 weeks imprisonment sentence in UK's Belmarsh prison for skipping bail to avoid being sent to Sweden over sexual assault allegations. The Australian whistleblower has denied the allegations against him, asserting that they were politically motivated. (Photo: ANI)

Won't extradite Assange where he could face death penalty: UK Minister

Julian Assange is facing charges by US Justice Department of violating Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into classified govt document.

'It is in both sides interest to avoid no deal and to look at how we get a deal through parliament,' said the minister. (Photo: AP)

UK Brexit minister urges EU to reopen withdrawal deal talks

'Boris Johnson has been very clear that the UK needs to leave on the 31st of October,' Barclay said.

Americas

He attempted to recruit another individual to travel from the United States to Syria to fight for ISIS. (Photo: File)

US citizen charged with being sniper for ISIS

Asainov, the accused was detained overseas by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and recently transferred into FBI custody.

Before being elected as the president of the United States Trump had said during his campaign that he will get Afridi freed within two minutes from Pakistan. (Photo: AFP)

During talks with Pak PM, Trump to seek release of doctor who helped track Osama

Imran Khan and Donald Trump are scheduled to meet at the White House on Monday.

Former first lady Michelle Obama added her voice Friday to the Democratic outcry following President Donald Trump's attack on four ethnic minority congresswomen, saying 'there's a place for all of us.' (Photo: File)

It’s our America: Michelle Obama weighs in on Trump

Trump has come under intense fire after he attacked four first-term Democratic congresswomen known as the 'Squad'.

The crew of the Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong (L), commander; Michael Collins (C), module pilot; Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin (R), lunar module pilot. (Photo: AP | NASA)

Neil Armstrong: 1st man on Moon, least inclined to talk about it

It was launched on July 16, 1969, that made Neil Armstrong the first man to walk on the surface of the moon on July 20.

Oceania

Even more ludicrously, David alleges that his son would talk about Diana’s brother John, who sadly died as a baby just hours after his birth. (Photo: File)

Australian boy, 4, says he is Princess Diana's reincarnation

Billy Campbell, son of Australian TV personality David Campbell, was born 18 years after the princess’s death in a car crash in 1997.

The word 'responsibility' is printed with a missing 'i' in the Australian USD 50 note photographed in Sydney, (Photo: AP)

Typo! Australia misspells 'responsibility' on USD 2.3 billion worth notes

The Reserve Bank of Australia said the spelling error will be corrected at the next print run later this year.

The majority of victims were migrants or refugees from countries such as Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Turkey, Somalia, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. (Photo:AP)

Friday prayers to be broadcast, 2 min silence: NZ PM Jacinda Ardern

The bodies of victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners.

The police are yet to confirm the killings as they are awaiting information from a local commander, as per a local police spokesman. (Photo: ANI | Representational)

16 women, children dead in tribal massacre in Papua New Guinea

The killing took place in Karida in Hela on Monday, according to Sputnik. The reason behind the massacre is unknown.

The earthquake was reported on Sunday. (Photo: Representational Image/File)

6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Australia's beach resort town

There were no immediate reports of damages or casualties in the quake.