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  World   Americas  29 Sep 2018

World, Americas, 29 Sep 2018

No talks of putting India deal on hold, says Russia amid threat of US sanctions

India will need exemptions from US sanctions on Russia to buy the S-400 Triumf missile defence system as well as frigates and helicopters.

29 Sep 2018 5:53 PM

Domestic political, electoral compulsions behind India's reluctance to talk: Qureshi

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Qureshi were slated to meet on the sidelines of ongoing UN General Assembly session in New York.

29 Sep 2018 3:21 PM

Brett Kavanaugh hearing: Can you be 'very, very certain' -- and wrong?

Brett and Ford, woman who says he sexually assaulted her decades ago, both say they are convinced their recollections of past are correct.

29 Sep 2018 3:06 PM

China defends move to block India's bid at UN to list Masood Azhar global terrorist

China, while defending terrorist, argued that the issue lacks 'consensus' among members of UNSC as well as India and Pakistan.

29 Sep 2018 1:36 PM

In California divorce cases, judge can now decide who gets custody of a pet

Judge can decide who gets to keep pets and will have discretion on factors such as who feeds them, who takes them to vet and on walks.

29 Sep 2018 12:20 PM


'Look at me:' Women confront Flake on Kavanaugh support

Two women cornered Flake as he got on an elevator Friday, pleading for him to reconsider his support for Kavanaugh.

29 Sep 2018 12:01 PM

UN chief meets South Asian leaders, discusses peacekeeping, climate change

The Secretary-General met Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Friday and the two discussed 'regional issues'.

29 Sep 2018 11:48 AM

At UN, Russia says meddling claims baseless, slams US

Sergey Lavrov pounded away at 'self-serving' unilateral moves by Trump, and assailed crippling Western sanctions as 'political blackmail.'

29 Sep 2018 11:42 AM

Woman says US state lawmaker Joe Fain raped her in 2007

In a tweet, Candace Faber said Sen. Joe Fain sexually assaulted her in 2007, night she graduated from Georgetown University in Washington.

29 Sep 2018 11:34 AM

China says it won't be pushed around by US on trade

Foreign Minister Wang Yi insisted that his country 'will not be blackmailed' or bow to pressure.

29 Sep 2018 11:27 AM


Imran should solve own issues before pointing at Kashmir: US advocacy group

Voice of Karachi asserted that Pakistan is answerable for several things including freedom given to leaders of terrorist group like LeT.

29 Sep 2018 11:07 AM

US reiterates support for India's permanent role in reformed UNSC

US supported India's bid for permanent seat in UNSC and in other multilateral institutions such as the Nuclear Suppliers Group.

29 Sep 2018 10:48 AM

Trump orders FBI probe of SC nominee Kavanaugh as Senate delays final vote

After a day-long hearing, Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday approved Brett Kavanaugh's nomination in preliminary vote along party lines.

29 Sep 2018 9:11 AM

Up to 50 mn accounts breached by hackers: Facebook

Facebook reset the 50 million breached accounts, meaning users will need to sign back in using passwords.

29 Sep 2018 8:53 AM