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Indian among 18 people arrested in Nigeria for illegal bunkering

An Indian national is among 18 sailors arrested in Nigeria for allegedly attempting to illegally export stolen crude oil to Ghana, according to ...

Indian-American judge orders Trump accounting firm to hand over records to Congress

An Indian-American judge has rejected President Donald Trump's attempt to block House Democrats from getting his financial records, dealing an early ...

Australia govt says it won't break election tax pledge

Australia's newly reelected administration says its promise to slash income taxes might be delivered late but won't be broken as the government hopes...

Bangladesh halts visas for Pakistani nationals amid diplomatic impasse

Bangladesh high commission in Islamabad has stopped issuing visas to Pakistani nationals for one week over a fresh diplomatic row, a Bangladeshi offi...

U.S delays Huawei ban for 90 days

U.S officials have delayed a ban on American technology exports to Chinese tech giant Huawei until mid-August, saying the time was needed to allow fo...

Joko Widodo wins second term as Indonesia's president

Indonesia's Joko Widodo has been re-elected as president of the world's third-biggest democracy, the elections commission said on Tuesday, beating ri...

Saudis say they will defend themselves, as Trump warns Iran

Saudi Arabia does not want war but will not hesitate to defend itself against Iran, a top Saudi diplomat said on Sunday after the kingdom's energy se...

Japan's economy grew 0.5% in first quarter: Data

Japanese GDP expanded 0.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2019, official data showed on Monday, in a better-than-expected result for the world's thi...

Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to 6 months

President Donald Trump announced a six-month delay in imposing steep tariffs on auto imports, seeking to pressure Europe and Japan into bargaining ta...

Iran urges China, Russia 'concrete action' to save nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday urged 'friends' including China and Russia to take 'concrete action' to safeguard the 2015 nu...

France posts new tourist record despite 'yellow vest' unrest

France welcomed nearly 90 million foreign tourists last year, a new record for the country despite the 'yellow vest' anti-government protests that pr...

Taiwan's parliament approves same-sex marriage

Taiwan's parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservati...

Trump more cautious than his top advisers on Iran

President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for suc...

Brexit talks collapse as U.K Opposition blames 'weak' Theresa May

A day after British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to set a June timeline for her exit from Downing Street, the Opposition Labour Party ended ...

White House urges Internet users to denounce 'censorship'

President Donald Trump's administration has renewed its claims of political favouritism among search engines and social media platforms by launching ...

North Korea says it is suffering worst drought in decades

North Korea has said it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid reports of severe food shortages. The official Korean Central News...

Trump to provide rare look of finances in disclosure report

President Donald Trump's latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency has helped or hurt his ...

U.S blacklists Huawei, places it on entity list

Escalating the bruising trade war with China, President Donald Trump has signed an executive order barring American companies from installing the for...

Saudi Arabia says its oil pipeline was hit by drones

An oil pipeline that runs across Saudi Arabia was hit on Tuesday by drones, the Saudi energy minister said, as regional tensions flared just days aft...

U.S imposes visa restrictions on 3 senior Pakistani officials

The U.S has imposed visa sanctions on three senior Pakistani interior ministry officials following a row between the two countries over deportation o...

India had world's highest child mortality rate in 2015: Study

India had more deaths among children under five than any other country in 2015, with large disparities in the child mortality rate between richer and...

Iran too 'great' to be intimidated: Rouhani

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has pledged the Islamic republic is "too great to be intimidated by anyone" in a late night meeting with clerics. "Go...

UN chief meets NZ mosque victims, decries online hate

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned hate speech was spreading online "like wildfire" at a meeting with victims of the Christchurch mosque sh...

Theresa May to set date for resignation soon, says MP

Theresa May could be forced to set an exact date for her resignation as Conservative Party leader to make way for a new British Prime Minister in the...

Hinduja brothers top U.K rich list

Indian-origin brothers dominate the annual rich list of Britain's wealthiest, with the Hinduja brothers ranked at No.1 with a fortune of 22 billion p...

Trade deal now or it will be 'far worse' after 2020: Trump warns China

President Donald Trump warned China that it should strike a trade deal with the United States now, otherwise an agreement would be "far worse for the...

Trump orders raising tariffs on essentially all remaining imports from China

United States President Donald Trump has ordered his top officials to begin the process to raise tariffs on almost all the imports from China, U.S Tr...

Pakistan's economy grows by mere 3.3% in 2018-19 against target of 6.2%: Reports

Pakistan's economy registered a dismal 3.3 per cent growth in 2018-19, achieving just over 50 per cent of its projected target, as all key sectors fa...

India urges U.K to consider improved tax rules for its professionals

India has called on the U.K government to look into some tax and visa norms that make it difficult for Indian professionals and students to fully con...

PM thanks world leaders, sportspersons and celebrities for their wishes on Twitter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday thanked world leaders and personalities as their congratulatory messages kept pouring in after he led his Bharati...

Over 1.5 lakh voters opt for NOTA in Punjab

Smriti Irani thanks Amethi for victory

Modi, Shah meet Advani, Joshi

Kerala CM congratulates PM Modi on victory

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Friday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his colleagues for the BJP-led NDA's stellar performance...

Kummanam Rajashekharan defeated by Sashi Tharoor

BJP hopes to perform well in Kerala next time

Cong-UDF leading in all 20 seats in Kerala

Counting of votes begin in Kerala