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Made me feel sick: US mayor apologises over violent arrest video

Mayor said, 'As a mother myself, seeing these children placed in such a terrifying situation is beyond upsetting'.

17 Jun 2019 12:53 PM

13-year-old boy arrested for political unrest won’t be executed: Saudi Arabia

The official said another attack in which Qureiris participated had targeted a German diplomatic vehicle in Qatif region in January 2014.

17 Jun 2019 12:29 PM

Two boys among four of Indian-origin family shot dead in US

The family members were identified as Chandrasekhar Sunkara, 44; Lavanya Sunkara, 41; and two boys, ages 15 and 10, reported CNN.

17 Jun 2019 9:17 AM

UN raises concern over counterterrorism official's visit to China's Xinjiang

US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan spoke with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to convey about Voronkov's trip.

16 Jun 2019 8:53 PM

Trump refutes newspaper's claim of US ramping up cyber attacks on Russia

New York Times article claimed that US has placed malware inside Russian systems operating the nation's power grid to conduct cyber attacks.

16 Jun 2019 4:38 PM


Saudi boy arrested at 13for political unrest won't be executed

Rights groups reported this month that the Saudi public prosecutor had sought the death penalty for Qureiris.

16 Jun 2019 1:06 PM

New York-area airport briefly closed after plane lands on flat tires

No major injuries were reported in the incident at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, just across the Hudson River.

16 Jun 2019 10:26 AM

6-year-old Indian girl died due to heat stroke in US desert

After walking some way, the girl's mother and another woman went in search of water, leaving her daughter with another woman and her child.

15 Jun 2019 12:03 PM

Democrats name 20 presidential candidates for 1st debate

New York Mayor de Blasio and New York Senator Gillibrand, who have been fighting with President Trump over immigration, also made the cut.

14 Jun 2019 9:23 PM

World oil prices surge after suspected attacks on two tankers in Gulf of Oman

The advance marked a reversal from a sharp fall on Wednesday following a bearish US oil inventory report.

14 Jun 2019 2:03 PM


Brazil Supreme Court criminalizes homophobia

Acts of racism, and now acts of 'homotransphobia' in Brazil face one to three years in prison or a fine.

14 Jun 2019 12:10 PM

Trump gets trolled for ‘Prince of Whales’ error

The error prompted a wave of hilarity online, with one Twitter critic asking if the president had made the mistake 'on porpoise'.

14 Jun 2019 10:10 AM

Modi hai to mumkin hai, says Mike Pompeo

Noting that the US has a long bond with India, Pompeo said time has come to forge more stronger ties.

14 Jun 2019 2:41 AM

Doing business in India was 'tough': Pompeo on his Bengaluru days

Pompeo will travel to India, Sri Lanka, Japan and South Korea from June 24 to 30.

13 Jun 2019 5:31 PM

South Asia has become a perfect breeding ground for religious extremism: SAMAF

Half of the population in the region is under 25 years of age, SAMAF chairman Nadeem Nusrat said at the US Capital organised by the body.

13 Jun 2019 3:09 PM


US will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland; Warsaw may call them ‘Fort Trump’

'I hope that Poland is going to have great relationship with Russia. I hope that we’re going to have relationship with Russia,' said Trump.

13 Jun 2019 2:20 PM

US, 25 other nations accuse North Korea of violating UN sanctions

It said most of the excess petroleum products were obtained from dozens of illegal ship-to-ship transfers.

13 Jun 2019 2:14 PM

Trump took tough stand against Pak's unacceptable support for terrorism: Pompeo

Last year, Trump suspended USD 1.3 billion annual security aid given to Pakistan, condemning it over its inaction on the terrorism front.

13 Jun 2019 1:40 PM

Donald Trump leaves China tariff deadline open, calls relationship 'testy'

Asked if he had a deadline for China to make progress towards a deal before facing the further penalty, Trump said no.

13 Jun 2019 12:26 PM

Ecuador top court approves same-sex marriage in 5-4 vote

Ecuador, where the church is very influential, thus joins Argentina, Brazil and Colombia in recognising same-sex marriage.

13 Jun 2019 12:13 PM