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Prospect of civil nuclear deal with Pakistan unlikely: White House

The prospect of a civil nuclear deal with Pakistan being talked about in the public domain is quite unlikely, the White House has said,...

33 Philippine miners dead in typhoon-triggered landslides

At least 33 miners were confirmed dead and 29 others missing in the mining town of Itogon in the northern Philippine Benguet province due...

British pensioner,74, caught with wine could face lashes in Saudi Arabia

A British pensioner caught with homemade wine in Saudi Arabia could receive 360 lashes - a punishment his family said would kill him, a...

Pakistan Post issues stamps on Kashmiris

Pakistan Post has issued series of postal stamps in memory of various events and individuals concerning Kashmir.  The Times of India report quoted a senior...

Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 brought down by BuK missile, confirms Dutch probe

Dutch authorities on Tuesday released the findings of their probe into the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash over the conflict-hit region of eastern Ukraine...

Humans turning Earth into ”plastic planet”: Study

Humans have created 8.3 billion metric tonnes of plastics since early 1950s, and most of it now resides in landfills or the natural environment,...

Modi, Hasina jointly inaugurate oil pipeline, rail projects

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday jointly inaugurated the construction works of a cross-border oil pipeline and...

Imran after talks cancelled: ‘Disappointed at India’s arrogant response… small men occupying big offices’

Reacting sharply to the cancellation of talks between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan, Imran Khan on Saturday termed India’s move as “arrogant”...

Eating green leafy vegetables may reduce stroke risk: study

Consuming green leafy vegetables may be a novel way to reduce stress and lower the risk of experiencing a stroke, a study has found. Intracerebral...

79 killed in Tanzania ferry capsize

At least 79 people have died after a passenger ferry carrying hundreds capsized in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, officials said. The MV Nyerere ferry overturned on...

Doors of Holy Kaaba opened for Pakistan PM Imran Khan

The doors of Holy Kaaba in Makkah were opened for Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who performed Umrah during his maiden foreign trip to...

Five million Yemeni children face famine: NGO

A total of 5.2 million children in Yemen face famine, said non-government organisation Save the Children, the BBC reported on Wednesday. "Millions of children do...

Moon, Kim take historic trip to sacred North Korean mountain

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un embarked on a historic trip on Thursday to the summit of Mount Paekdu,...

Muslims, STs, Dalits made most progress in combating poverty: UN

While India has taken tremendous strides in combating poverty in the past decade, Muslims, members of the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Dalits saw the...

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile shot towards border city

Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen announced on Wednesday the interception of a missile shot towards border city Jazan. The coalition spokesperson, Col....

Pakistan issues postage stamps portraying slain Kashmir militant commander Burhan Wani

Declaring him as a "freedom icon", Pakistan has issued special postage stamps to portray slain Hizb ul Mujahideen militant commander Burhan Wani, a media...

Maldives opposition candidate declared winner of presidential election

The Election Commission of Maldives on Monday declared opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih of the Maldivian Democratic Party as the winner of the presidential...

Paris urges end to Palestine tensions

Palestine: France has denounced the recent escalation in tensions between Israelis and Palestinians as “extremely worrying and dangerous,” calling for an end to the...

Five killed in NATO chopper crash in Afghanistan

At least five personnel of the NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) mission were killed after a helicopter went down in the Afghan capital, Xinhua reported...

Pakistan PM Imran Khan in Saudi Arabia on maiden foreign visit

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday on his first foreign visit since coming to power, with speculation swirling that he...

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