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  World   Americas  25 Apr 2017

World, Americas, 25 Apr 2017

Saudi Arabia on UN women's rights commission despite gender inequality

The conservative Islamic kingdom is very strict about its policy of gender segregation.

25 Apr 2017 5:42 PM

Video: Drugged woman crawling on US streets begs crowd to ‘pray for her’, mocked

Instead of helping her, people sneered and laughed at her, comparing her to a zombie.

25 Apr 2017 5:13 PM

Top Indian-American doctors’ body expresses shock over Murthy's sacking

Dr Vivek Murthy is the second Indian-American to be fired by the Trump administration from a senior position.

25 Apr 2017 2:34 PM

US blasts 'unconscionable' Taliban attack in Afghanistan

US State Department spokesman Mark Toner said the Afghan defence minister and his army chief resigned in the wake of the attack.

25 Apr 2017 10:08 AM

Muslim-American teen boxer wins right to compete wearing hijab

Amaiya Zafar can adhere to her religious beliefs rather than to a mandate that she wear a sleeveless jersey and shorts.

25 Apr 2017 9:26 AM


Value investments by Indian firms: US on H-1B visa issue

State Department acting spokesman Mark Toner said that US wanted US-India business-to-business ties remain strong.

25 Apr 2017 8:14 AM

Donald Trump pushes for border wall funding

As Budget deadline looms, says Mexico will ‘eventually’ pay for it.

25 Apr 2017 2:34 AM