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Pentagon authorizes USD 1 bn for Trump's border wall

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said he had authorized USD 1 billion to build part of the wall sought by President Donald Trump along the U.S-...

Pakistan receives USD 2.1 billion from China

Pakistan on Monday received USD 2.1 billion from its all-weather ally China to help it in making international payments mainly on import and debt rep...

British PM isolated as Brexit strategy hangs in the balance

Accused of presiding over an unprecedented national humiliation in her chaotic handling of Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May has all but los...

Pakistan military says no F16 used to shoot down Indian aircraft

Pakistan's military has rejected India's claim that it used U.S-made F-16 fighters jets against India in retaliation to its pre-emptive strikes on a ...

New Zealand orders top-level inquiry into mosque massacres

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday ordered an independent judicial inquiry into whether police and intelligence services could have ...

Trump campaign did not coordinate with Russia in 2016: Justice Department

The Justice Department said that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign 'conspir...

Theresa May under pressure to step down over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing intense pressure from within her own Cabinet on Sunday to step down over her handling of the Brexit proc...

Kamala Harris calls for large federal investment to improve teacher salaries

First Indian-origin U.S Senator Kamala Harris has called for allocation of a large federal investment to improve teacher salaries nationwide. The 54-...

Imran says no room for 'jihadi outfits and culture' in Pakistan

There was no room for 'jihadi outfits and jihadi culture' in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said amidst intense global pressure on his gover...

Pakistan to receive USD 2 billion loan from China by Mar 21

Cash-strapped Pakistan will receive over USD 2 billion loan from its 'all-weather' ally China by Monday to provide a boost to its ailing economy, the...

India boycotts Pakistan Day event as J&K separatists invited

The government on Friday decided to boycott the Pakistan National Day event to be held at its high commission in New Delhi as Kashmiri separatist lea...

2,00,000 people in Zimbabwe affected by floods, cyclone: UN

The number of people in Zimbabwe affected by a devastating cyclone and flooding has jumped to 200,000, with most of the damage occurring near the Moz...

Further terror attack on India will be 'extremely problematic': U.S warns Pakistan

The U.S has warned Pakistan that another terror attack on India will prove to be "extremely problematic" as it asked Islamabad to take more "concrete...

Trump will not accept 'bad deal' on Afghanistan: WH official

Donald Trump has prioritised peace efforts in Afghanistan and his special envoy has initiated direct talks with the Taliban, but the U.S President wi...

New Zealand bans assault weapons

New Zealand imposed an immediate ban on assault weapons on Thursday, taking swift action in response to the Christchurch massacre and triggering rene...

Tariff on China to continue till deal is reached: Trump

The United States will continue to impose additional import tariff on Chinese products till the time a trade deal is reached with the country, Presid...

India signals to boycott China's Belt and Road Forum for 2nd time

India on Wednesday signalled that it will boycott China's second Belt and Road Forum for a second time, saying no country can participate in an initi...

Sack 3 ministers in Imran Khan's govt for supporting banned outfits: Bilawal

Opposition leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday demand the sacking of three ministers in the Imran Khan-led Pakistan government who he said backe...

Court mulls options for recording Musharraf's statement in treason case

A special court hearing the treason case against Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday ordered the preparation of a questionnaire for the former military ruler...

Pakistan govt believes USD 11 bn stashed abroad by Pakistanis: Report

Pakistani nationals having more than 152,500 offshore bank accounts could have stashed away USD 11 billion, a 'mind-boggling' amount half of which is...

New Zealand PM vows mosque killer will face 'full force of law'

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed on Tuesday never to utter the name of the twin-mosque gunman as she opened a sombre session of parlia...

One dead in possible terror attack on Dutch tram

A gunman opened fire on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday, killing at least one person and wounding several in what officials said was a ...

Musharraf admitted to Dubai hospital after reaction from rare disease

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been admitted to a hospital in Dubai after suffering a reaction from a rare disease that has we...

Keralite woman among 49 killed in NZ mosque shootings

A Keralite woman was among the 49 people killed in the Christchurch terror attacks and this was confirmed by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in a Fac...

New Zealand PM vows gun law reform after mosque massacre

New Zealand's prime minister vowed on Saturday to toughen the country's gun laws after revealing the alleged shooter behind Christchurch's mosque att...

New Zealand mosque gunman livestreamed shooting, published manifesto

An Australian gunman whose assaults on two New Zealand mosques on Friday left at least 49 people dead, published a racist manifesto on Twitter before...

France to impose financial sanctions on Masood Azhar

In a significant development, France, which had made a fresh bid at the UN to get Masood Azhar banned, has decided to impose financial sanctions on t...

U.S Senate rejects Trump's border emergency declaration

In a stunning rebuke to Donald Trump, a dozen Republican senators broke party ranks and sided with Democrats to terminate the US President's declarat...

40 dead in terrorist attack at two mosques in Christchurch

40 people have died as a gunman opened fire in two mosques in New Zealand, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern informed, adding that it was a well planned ...

Jaya Prada joins BJP

Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada joined the BJP on Tuesday and may be fielded by the party from the Rampur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Prad...

Parts of Kerala hit by soaring mercury; 36 sunburn cases reported

Several parts of Kerala have been hit by soaring mercury with 36 cases of sunburns being reported, official sources said on Tuesday. Kollam and Alapp...