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India deeply committed to strengthening bonds with diaspora: Prez Kovind in Manila

Kovind said that the Indian embassy in Manila will begin printing passports so as to reduce the time taken for issuance of new passports.

20 Oct 2019 7:03 PM

Turkish soldier killed in Syrian Kurd attack: defence ministry

Turkey and Kurdish forces accused one another for violating the ceasefire agreement.

20 Oct 2019 4:44 PM

Shunned by Chinese, Thai tourism now looks at India for revival

A boating disaster off Phuket's coast that killed 47 Chinese holidaymakers has also scared some off.

20 Oct 2019 2:44 PM

Manmohan Singh to attend Kartarpur Corridor inauguration: Pak FM

Qureshi said Imran Khan would inaugurate Pakistan's part of the corridor, facilitating pilgrimage of 5,000 Indian Sikhs everyday.

20 Oct 2019 2:28 PM

Pakistan will achieve all FATF targets in time: Qureshi

During the FATF meeting, several countries voiced concern on Pakistan's failure to do enough to contain terror funding on its soil.

20 Oct 2019 2:21 PM

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Catalan leaders demand talks with Madrid as thousands protest again

Protesters set up barricades and lit fires before they were dispersed by police firing foam projectiles.

20 Oct 2019 11:35 AM

Pak FM claims Manmohan will attend Kartarpur event

The minister said that Prime Minister Imran Khan had the desire to resolve all outstanding issues between Saudi Arabia and Iran through negotiations.

20 Oct 2019 3:03 AM

Lebanon army cracks down on protests as government bickers

Groups of young people gathered on the streets of the capital, preparing for a new day of protests despite the burgeoning crackdown.

19 Oct 2019 7:52 PM

Afghan special forces killed 16 Taliban, ISIS terrorists in operations

Meanwhile, in Wardak province, the Special Forces killed two Taliban terrorists, arrested six others in Jaghatu district.

19 Oct 2019 2:42 PM

12 people killed in dam collapse in Russia's Krasnoyarsk

The incident resulted in two temporary employee dormitories being flooded.

19 Oct 2019 2:08 PM

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Terror watchdog FATF gives Pakistan four-month ultimatum

The FATF has given Pakistan 4 months before taking action.

18 Oct 2019 2:30 PM

Fate of Japan's royal dynasty rests on shoulders of 13-year-old

Hisahito, 13, the lone royal male in his generation, is second in line to throne after his father Crown Prince Akishino.

18 Oct 2019 12:17 PM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte injured in motorcycle crash

The crash came 10 days after Duterte -- the oldest person to be elected Philippine Prez-- disclosed he is suffering from myasthenia gravis.

17 Oct 2019 2:03 PM

Hong Kong lawmakers dragged from chamber as leader heckled for second day, see video

But chaos erupted once more as her political opponents chanted slogans and were dragged one by one from the chamber.

17 Oct 2019 1:27 PM

5 killed in Philippines earthquake; over 200 aftershocks registered

At least 60 others also injured in Tulunan town in North Cotabato, and in Magsaysay and Digos in Davao del Sur, media reports suggest.

17 Oct 2019 9:06 AM

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Japan to allocate 710 million yen to support Typhoon Hagibis hit areas

As per Cabinet Office, around 5,500 people remain housed in shelters and more than 2,30,000 people had been evacuated ahead of the storm.

16 Oct 2019 6:43 PM

Xi held in-depth communication on 'regional situation' with PM Modi: China

According to Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale, the Kashmir issue was not raised or discussed.

16 Oct 2019 1:08 PM

'Defiant message' as North Korea's Kim Jong Un rides white horse on sacred mountain

Last year, Kim took South Korean President Moon Jae-in to the top of the mountain as part of a historic summit.

16 Oct 2019 10:35 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam slams US Senator for ‘police state’ remark

Earlier, fellow Republican senator Ted Cruz had accused the Chinese government of trying to impose 'dictatorship' on Hong Kong.

15 Oct 2019 12:51 PM

Clean-up, rescue efforts on in Japan as typhoon Hagibis death toll nears 70

By Tuesday morning, some 34,000 households were still without power, and 133,000 homes had no water.

15 Oct 2019 12:15 PM

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