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Khashoggi’s Fiancée Demand Dead Body, Justice

Khashoggi’s Fiancée Demand Dead Body, Justice

Hettis Cengiz ask Donald Trump not to help “cover-up” Mounting pressure on Saudi Arabia’s royal rulers and US President Donald Trump on Jamal Khashoggi’s killings...
Donald Trump Turns down India’s Republic Day Invitation

Donald Trump Turns down India’s Republic Day Invitation

Million Dollar Question- Who Will Accept Invitation as Second Choice? Amidst growing tension on India’s purchase of Russian S-400 air defence missile system and unhindered...
Iran’s Rouhani: Khashoggi’s murder was impossible without US support

Iran’s Rouhani: Khashoggi’s murder was impossible without US support

Amidst world-wide condemnation of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has condemned the murder...
Khashoggi murder: Erdogan demands extradition of 18 Saudi nationals

Khashoggi murder: Erdogan demands extradition of 18 Saudi nationals

Exclusive Report based on APN monitoring official TRT World channel Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has demanded that the 18 Saudi nationals, involved in the...
Khashoggi’s body parts taken to Saudi Arabia by MBS close aide: Turkey

Khashoggi’s body parts taken to Saudi Arabia by MBS close aide: Turkey

The ongoing investigation into the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul has been revealing the true face of the Kingdom’s establishment....
Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi’s killing in Istanbul Consulate

Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi’s killing in Istanbul Consulate

Finally, after having denied for over two weeks, Saudi Arabia has accepted, on Saturday, that Jamal Khashoggi had died in a fight inside its...
Despite pressures Trump continues supporting Saudi Arabia

Despite pressures Trump continues supporting Saudi Arabia

Despite mounting pressure from various quarters on alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, United States President Donald Trump has...
Saudi Arabia May Admit Killing Khashoggi?

Saudi Arabia May Admit Killing Khashoggi?

In the fast moving developments after the reported killing of a dissident journalist in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, there are reports that the...
Will spiralling fuel prices shatter BJP’s electoral dreams?

Will spiralling fuel prices shatter BJP’s electoral dreams?

Convincing oilcos to cut profits and going for Iran imports are two solutions to bring them down; focussing on NRI bonds and masala bonds...
Erdogan: Turkey Can’t Remain Silent' Over Khashoggi Fate

Erdogan: Turkey Can’t Remain Silent’ Over Khashoggi Fate

Exerting more pressure on Saudi authorities on its alleged role in killing dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its consulate in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep...
Saudi Crown Prince Love Working with Trump Despite Threats

Saudi Crown Prince Love Working with Trump Despite Threats

Days after US President Donald Trump’s threat to Saudi Arabian King Salman of fall of the kingdom in two weeks if Washington withdraws its...
Khamenei: Iran Will Slap US in Face By Defeating Sanctions

Khamenei: Iran Will Slap US in Face By Defeating Sanctions

US withdraws from UN top court to avoid relaxing sanctions As the US President Donald Trump’s deadline of imposing harsher sanctions against Iran in early...
Pakistan: War with India is not an option, dialogue is key

Pakistan: War with India is not an option, dialogue is key

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Quresh has said that war with India is not an option and seeking a constructive dialogue was the key...
Trump-Rouhani Rhetoric Continue At UN General Assembly

Trump-Rouhani Rhetoric Continue At UN General Assembly

Trump embarrassed as world leaders laughed on his “achievement” claims The UN headquarters in New York witnessed US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart...
Pompeo: Donald Trump want to meet Iran’s Rouhani at UNGA

Pompeo: Donald Trump want to meet Iran’s Rouhani at UNGA

Amidst Iran’s allegations against US and its regional allies for supporting separatists involved in terror attack in Ahvaz two days ago, Secretary of State...
Trump not in hurry to meet Kim again - APN Live

Trump not in hurry to meet Kim again

United States President Donald Trump has said he will not be hasty in making any deals with North Korea, stressing "very good" relations with...
China imposes retaliatory tariff on US goods, India puts on hold similar decision taken earlier

China imposes retaliatory tariff on US goods, India puts on hold similar decision taken...

China on Tuesday announced a tariff hike on $60 billion of US products in response to President Donald Trump’s latest duty increase in a...
US-China trade war: Trump imposes third wave of tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

US-China trade war: Trump imposes third wave of tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

The escalating US-China trade war entered a new phase with US President Donald Trump on Monday announcing new tariffs on an additional USD 200...
Week after 2+2 meet in New Delhi, NSA Ajit Doval in US to meet top officials

Week after 2+2 meet in New Delhi, NSA Ajit Doval in US to meet...

India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is in Washington to hold meetings with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other top officials of the...
North Korea’s Kim Asks Trump for another Summit

North Korea’s Kim Asks Trump for another Summit

White House working to schedule the summit: Sanders North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has requested US President Donald Trump through a “very warm,...
Trump: India Called Us Wanting Trade Deal despite Tough Talks

Trump: India Called Us Wanting Trade Deal despite Tough Talks

US President speaks of becoming friend with PM Narendra Modi and Japan’s Shinzo Abe In a major twist in India-US relations, President Donald Trump has...
Iran’s Khamenei: US plots failed in Middle East

Iran’s Khamenei: US plots failed in Middle East

Continuing his anti US rhetoric, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has once again said that US plots in the Middle East have failed,...
Khamenei: Iran, Russia can jointly contain US

Khamenei: Iran, Russia can jointly contain US

In a major development against US President Donald Trump’s policies, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has conveyed to Russian President Vladimir Putin that...
Syria war escalates: Russia strikes Idlib, Israel hits Hama and Tartus

Syria war escalates: Russia strikes Idlib, Israel hits Hama and Tartus

Sergei Lavrov: US want to support Jabhat al-Nusra in Idlib Despite US President Donald Trump’s warning not to attack Syria’s north-western Idlib province, Russian jets...
McCain’s funeral: The man he was and Trump has never been

McCain’s funeral: The man he was and Trump has never been

~By Kenneth Tiven John Sidney McCain III may have graduated at the bottom of his class at the US Naval Academy, but this namesake son...
US Warns Syria, Russia, Iran Not To Attack Idlib

US Warns Syria, Russia, Iran Not To Attack Idlib

Washington continues supporting anti-Assad militants Exposing Washington’s obvious support to anti-Bashar al Assad elements in Syria,  U.S. President Donald Trump has, on Monday, warned Damascus...
US Cancels $300m Aid to Pakistan for Inaction against Terrorists

US Cancels $300m Aid to Pakistan for Inaction against Terrorists

Acting on the heels of US shutting aid for Palestinian refugees fund at UNRWA, Pentagon has cancelled $300m (£230m) worth of aid to Pakistan,on...
No guarantee to India of US sanctions waiver for Russian missiles, says Pentagon official

No guarantee to India of US sanctions waiver for Russian missiles, says Pentagon official

There is no guarantee of US providing a waiver from sanctions if it purchases major weapon systems from Russia, a senior Pentagon official has...
Trump Taking Palestinian Right Of Return 'Off The Table,' Report Claims

Trump Taking Palestinian Right Of Return ‘Off The Table,’ Report Claims

Continuing his pro-Israeli hard-line policy forward, US President Donald Trump administration is set to announce that it will no longer recognize millions of  Palestinian...
Trump Asks His Top Diplomat Not To Visit North Korea Now

Trump Asks His Top Diplomat Not To Visit North Korea Now

In a sudden development, US President Donald Trump has asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to call off his Monday trip to Pyongyang,  North...
Washington: EU $20 M Aid to Iran Sends “Wrong Message”

Washington: EU $20 M Aid to Iran Sends “Wrong Message”

US exerts pressure on EU to distance from Iran Continuing anti-Iran tirade after withdrawal from multilateral nuclear deal, the US administration has criticised EU decision...
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Inter-Korean Summit To Be Held In Pyongyang in September

Inter-Korean Summit To Be Held In Pyongyang in September

In a major development North and South Korean officials have agreed for third summit between their leaders Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in, to be...
Khamenei: Iran Will Never Talk To Trump Administration

Khamenei: Iran Will Never Talk To Trump Administration

Reacts to Trump’s offer talks without pre-conditions Iran’s most powerful leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that his country will not enter into new negotiations...
Rupee falls to lowest ever, just 7 paise away from 70 a dollar

Rupee falls to lowest ever, just 7 paise away from 70 a dollar

The Indian rupee (INR) on Monday, August 13 crashed to a record low against US dollar (USD), tumbling 109 paise to close at 69.93:...
Turkish President Erdogan Warns US to Reverse Unilateralism

Turkish President Erdogan Warns US to Reverse Unilateralism

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan  has warned US President Donald Trump’s administration that failure to reverse the "trend of unilateralism and disrespect" will force Turkey to...
Chinese media criticise US “mobster mentality” on rising trade tariff

Chinese media criticise US “mobster mentality” on rising trade tariff

Chinese state media has accused US of a “mobster mentality” in its move to implement additional tariffs on Chinese goods, and warned Beijing had...
Rouhani: Talks Impossible With “Untrustworthy” Trump Administration

Rouhani: Talks Impossible With “Untrustworthy” Trump Administration

Amidst discussion on possibilities of talks or no talks between US and Iran in coming days, President Hassan Rouhani has clearly asserted that US...
Saudi Arabia and UAE were about to attack Qatar

Saudi Arabia and UAE were about to attack Qatar

Rex Tillerson asked the two countries to avoid crisis Saudi Arabia and UAE were planning to attack Qatar last year after severing their ties with...
Now Trump is ready to talk with Iran without “pre-conditions”

Now Trump is ready to talk with Iran without “pre-conditions”

US President Donlad Trump has said on Monday he would be willing to meet Iran’s leader “without preconditions” to discuss how to improve ties....
Israel release Palestinian Protest icon girl

Israel release Palestinian Protest icon girl

Ahed Tamimi receives heroic welcome home Israel has released 17-year-old Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi from prison early on Sunday, after she, along with her...
US pushing arab-nato allies against Iran

US pushing Arab-NATO allies against Iran

James Mattis says reports of US war against Iran is “fiction” The contradictory statements and reports have been emanating from Washington over US intention for...
PM Modi at BRICS summit talks of working for Fourth Industrial Revolution, meets Xi Jinping

PM Modi at BRICS summit talks of working for Fourth Industrial Revolution, meets Xi...

Participating in the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit in South Africa,  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reaffirmed India’s commitment to...
Donald Trump ready for “real deal” on Iran n-program

Donald Trump ready for “real deal” on Iran n-program

US president opts diplomacy after rhetoric failed In a major shift from rhetoric to diplomacy with Iran, US President Donald Trump realised saying “Iran is...
Thai Muslim villagers look at birds in cages taking part in a bird-singing contest in in the southern province of Pattani, Thailand, Reuters/UNI

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Trump Warns Iran Not To “Threaten” Or Face “Consequences”

Trump Warns Iran Not To “Threaten” Or Face “Consequences”

Iranian President earlier called war with Iran will be mother of wars US President Donald Trump has warned Iran with a furious all-caps Twitter threatening...
Germany asks India to continue buying oil from Iran

Germany asks India to continue buying oil from Iran

In an a rare development, Germany has called US pressure exerted on its allies to comply with sanctions on Iran “irritating, to put it...
First Time: Trump accepts misspeaking in Helsinki

First Time: Trump accepts misspeaking in Helsinki

All round criticism force Trump to admit mistake on Russian meddling In another embarrassment to White House, President Donald Trump, acknowledged his mistake committed during...
Iran Complains ICJ against US Re-Imposing Sanctions

Iran Complains ICJ against US Re-Imposing Sanctions

Iran has lodged a complaint at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the United States' "unlawful" move to re-impose "unilateral" sanctions against Tehran...
Trump wins, US lost Helsinki summit

Trump wins, US lost Helsinki summit?

US President faces criticism for conceding Putin’s “election meddling” remark In a major development in the international political arena President of US Donald Trump and...
Trump advised Theresa May to sue EU on Brexit deal

Trump advised Theresa May to sue EU on Brexit deal

British Prime Minister reveals Trump’s suggestion In another indication of Trump’s way of functioning and decision making, British Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed that...
Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki on Monday

Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki on Monday

US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will hold summit meeting at the Presidential Palace in Finnish capital Helsinki, the on...
Iran accuses India of bowing to US pressure, warns of withdrawing privileges if it cuts oil import

Iran accuses India of bowing to US pressure, warns of withdrawing privileges if it...

Iran has warned  India that it will no more grant “special privileges” to it if it tried to replace Iranian crude with that from...
France, Germany and UK to trade with Iran without Dollars

France, Germany and UK to trade with Iran without Dollars

Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister has said that three major European countries: France, Germany and the UK, have agreed to maintain trade with...
Iran, P4+1 meet ends inconclusive in Vienna

Iran, P4+1 meet ends inconclusive in Vienna

Iranian and Western media report differently Conflicting reports have emerged from Vienna after an important meeting among foreign ministers of Iran, Britain, France, Germany, China...
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US-Iran lock horns on strategic Hormuz waterway

US-Iran lock horns on strategic Hormuz waterway

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s reaction to the US threat of bringing Tehran’s oil export to “zero” by early November has triggered a “war of...
Trump writes to NATO leaders to share defence cost

Trump writes to NATO leaders to share defence cost

Continuing his “America First” populist move the US President Donald Trump has recently written sharply worded letters to the leaders of several NATO allies:...
US Pressure to Stop Buying Iran’s Oil May Trigger Crisis

US Pressure to Stop Buying Iran’s Oil May Trigger Crisis

President Hassan Rouhani Threatens for Consequences The US pressure on global community to stop buying Iranian oil by early November may trigger a regional crisis...
US will fail in dividing Iran’s people and government

Khamenei: US will fail in dividing Iran’s people and government

Trump administration warned world capitals to stop buying Iranian oil Reacting to US President Donald Trump’s continuing rhetoric, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has...
US force move to new base in South Korea

US force move to new base in South Korea

Seoul says USFK should work to stabilize situation In a major development in US-South Korea ties, United States Forces Korea (USFK) has moved its 73-year...
People Versus Established Order: Contradiction Sharpens In New York And Elsewhere

People Versus Established Order: Contradiction Sharpens In New York And Elsewhere

~By Saeed Naqvi Does the stunning victory of a 28 year old Latino bartender in New York this week over a 10 term Democratic lawmaker...
US Defence Secretary meets South Korean Defence Minister

US Defence Secretary meets South Korean Defence Minister

North Korea skips anti-US imperialism rally in Pyongyang Amidst contradictory statements from US President Donald Trump after his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un...
India readies plan to get from moon n-fuel enough to power the world for centuries

India readies plan to get from moon n-fuel enough to power the world for...

India’s space program wants to go where no nation has gone before – to the south side of the moon, said a Bloomberg report....
US asks nations to stop Iranian oil import by Nov.4 or face sanctions

US asks nations to stop Iranian oil import by Nov.4 or face sanctions

India is second largest buyer of Iranian oil In an unprecedented move the United States administration has warned countries around the world  that they must...
Sarah Sanders thrown out of restaurant for working with Trump

Sarah Sanders thrown out of restaurant for working with Trump

Owner says she works with “inhumane and unethical” administration In another glaring embarrassment to US President Donald Trump, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was...
Trump change stance: say North Korea a threat to US security

Trump change stance: say North Korea a threat to US security

Once again he committed an unprecedented move. US President Donald Trump, despite having developed  “very special bond” with North Korean leader historic summit on...
A view of inside US Customs and Border Protection detention facility.

Nearly 100 Indians held at 2 US Immigration detention centres

India's embassy in the US says it has established contact with two immigration detention centres where nearly 100 Indians, mostly from Punjab, are being...
China Assures Key Role in North Korea’s Denuclearization

China Assures Key Role in North Korea’s Denuclearization

Kim Jong-un meets Xi Jinping in Beijing for third time in 3 months Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed his strong support for North Korea's...
Relatives cry while waiting for news on missing family members who were on a ferry that sank yesterday in Lake Toba, at Tigaras Port, Simalungun, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Reuters/UNI

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“Two Muslims Near The Very Top In British Politics”

“Two Muslims Near The Very Top In British Politics”

~By Saeed Naqvi The three column, six inch deep headline on page 1 of the Daily Telegraph caught my eye: “Doors open to thousands more skilled...
India hits back with $240 million tariff on 30 items imported from US

India hits back with $240 million tariff on 30 items imported from US

In response to a unilateral hike in import tariffs on certain steel and aluminium products by US, India has decided to retaliate by suspending...
US initiated Trade Tariff War escalates with China, EU

US initiated Trade Tariff War escalates with China, EU

Mexico and Canada also retaliate with additional tariff on US imports  The trade tariff war initiated by US President Donald Trump with Canada, Mexico, EU...
India, major powers welcome Trump-Kim summit

India, major powers welcome Trump-Kim summit

World hails the summit as positive development India has welcomed the summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as a...
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West meets the East in historic summit in Singapore

West meets the East in historic summit in Singapore

Trump and Kim sign “important and comprehensive” document US President Donlad Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un  have signed a document described by American...
Trump isolated at G7 summit, leaves early for Singapore

Trump further isolated at G7 summit, leaves early for Singapore

US pull out of joint communiqué trump G7at Qubec summit US President Donald Trump was further isolated during G7 summit held in Qubec, Canada, a...
Canada PM Trudeau rejects Trump’s proposal to scrap NAFTA

Canada PM Trudeau rejects Trump’s proposal to scrap NAFTA

Due to Trump’s approach G7 Summit may not bring Joint Communiqué Amidst worldwide criticism of withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal, US President Donald Trump...
Iran FM writes world top diplomats to condemn Washington’s extremism

Iran FM writes world top diplomats to condemn Washington’s extremism

JavadZarif writes letters to his counterparts worldwide Continuing its diplomatic move after US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal, Tehran is expanding its...
Supporting Israel: US more isolated on Palestine at UNSC

Supporting Israel: US more isolated on Palestine at UNSC

US vetoes Kuwait drafted resolution on Israel aggression on Palestinians The United States has been facing more isolation under President Donald Trump for its...
Trump receive Kim’s letter from North Korean envoy

Trump receive Kim’s letter from North Korean envoy

US-North Korea June 12 summit again on track In an important development North Korean former spy chief Kim Yong chol has met with US President...
Syrian President Assad says Trump’s “animal” smear represent himself

Syrian President Assad says Trump’s “animal” smear represent himself

US President Donald Trump has received a tit-for-tat response for his slur which were rarely pronounced by any political leader about his rival. The...
North Korea’s former spy chief Kim Yong-chol travels to US

North Korea’s former spy chief Kim Yong-chol travels to US

Preparations for Trump-Kim summit continue The preparations for US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un summit seems to be progressing well. Tuesday...
Singapore may host Trump-Kim-Moon tripartite Summit?

Singapore may host Trump-Kim-Moon tripartite Summit?

North Korea reluctant to ship our all nuclear warheads before summit Amidst preparations for a summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader...
Surprise: North-South Korean leaders held “sudden meeting”

Surprise: North-South Korean leaders held “sudden meeting”

US-North Korea Summit again on track for June 12, Singapore In the fast developing dramatic move the leaders of North and South Korea met late...
Global community agree on saving JCPOA: Iran

Global community agree on saving JCPOA: Iran

Iran’s deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi more confident of EU support The remaining signatories of the multilateral Iran nuclear deal known as JCPOA have regretted...
North Korea: will not beg the US for dialogue

North Korea: will not beg the US for dialogue

North Korea has once again threatened to reconsider a summit with US President Donald Trump, if Washington continues to do, what it described as,...
Iran ask EU to stand up against US for Nuclear deal

Iran ask EU to stand up against US for Nuclear deal

Playing cautious with certain level of clarity after US withdrawal from nuclear deal, Iran has set out conditions to stay in the deal with...
A boy looks at a six-metre tall luminescent puppet, operated by ten performers, during a preview of Vivid Sydney, promoted as the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, in Sydney. The festival will run for 23 days, starting on May 25, Reuters/UNI

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Trump-Kim Summit not happening on June 12

Trump-Kim Summit not happening on June 12

Now it is almost certain that US-North Korea summit will not take place on June 12 in Singapore. After North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s...
Trump on Summit with Kim: We’ll have to see

Trump on Summit with Kim: We’ll have to see

Uncertainty looms large on US-North Korea summit Amidst North Korean leader Kim Jong-un suspending high level talks with South Korea and shrouding clouds over June...
Who needs enemy whey you have friends like Trump: EU Chief

Who needs enemy whey you have friends like Trump: EU Chief

Transatlantic gulf widens after US withdrawal from Iran deal The gulf between Europe and US after its withdrawal from Iran deal is expanding with each...
guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US

Paraguay will also open its embassy soon Following US foot prints Guatemala has now opened its embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales...
Trump-Kim Summit in jeopardy after US-South Korea drill

Trump-Kim Summit in jeopardy after US-South Korea drill

Reluctant Kim Jong-un suspends talks with South Korea Reacting to the US-South Korea largest ever “2018 Max Thunder” joint drill throughout South Korea since May...
US Face Worldwide Condemnation for Embassy Relocation

US Face Worldwide Condemnation for Embassy Relocation

US Administration headed by President Donald Trump was once again faced with worldwide criticism, both friends and foes coming together after relocation of its...
Trump welcomes Kim’s gesture of dismantling nuclear-test site

Trump welcomes Kim’s gesture of dismantling nuclear-test site

US President Donald Trump has hailed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s announcement to dismantle country’s nuclear test site in less than two weeks and...
Record for US President: Tears Multilateral Deal Then Publicly Endorses Torture

Record for US President: Tears Multilateral Deal Then Publicly Endorses Torture

~By Saeed Naqvi In the Trump multiplex, three shows are on simultaneously. First, the stages between the announcement of withdrawal from the deal and real...
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Trump reach airport to welcome US prisoners from North Korea

Trump reach airport to welcome US prisoners from North Korea

In a remarkable development three U.S. prisoners, allegedly involved in subversive or hostile acts have reached Washington after getting released by North Korean government...
Iran’s Khamenei call Trump’s words- silly and superficial

Iran’s Khamenei call Trump’s words- silly and superficial

You spent money to dominate Iraq and Syria; well you couldn't, damn it to hell!" says Khamenei to Trump Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called...
Forbes ranks Prime Minister Narendra Modi as 9th most powerful in world

Forbes ranks Prime Minister Narendra Modi as 9th most powerful in world

The business magazine Forbes has ranked Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the ninth most powerful person in the world. Topping the list is Chinese President...
Isolated Trump gets Saudi Arabia, Israel support on Iran deal withdrawal

Isolated Trump gets Saudi Arabia, Israel support on Iran deal withdrawal

Iran to remain with JCPOA along with other signatories, says Rouhani Amidst worldwide criticism and condemnation of US President Donald Trump’s move of withdrawing from...
Trump’s announcement is awaited Tuesday on Iran n-deal

Trump’s announcement is awaited Tuesday on Iran n-deal

vc_row]Iranian President says his country will overcome any problems Major capitals around the world remained engaged in formulating their response to US President Donald Trump’s...
US Prepares to Relocate Its Embassy to Jerusalem

US Prepares to Relocate Its Embassy to Jerusalem

Road signs coming up near US consulate in south Jerusalem Ignoring all protests opposing recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, US President Donald Trump’s administration...
North Korea criticize US for misleading and provocative move

North Korea criticize US for misleading and provocative move

Don’t miscalculate peace loving intention as weakness, says Pyongyang Amidst preparations for a planned summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim...
Rouhani: US to face “historic regret” for pulling out of n-deal

Rouhani: US to face “historic regret” for pulling out of n-deal

Amidst rising tension among the signatories of JCPOA due to US President Donald Trump’s threat of withdrawing from the deal on May 12,  Iran's...
Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump to announce his words on JCPOA on May 12 Amidst mounting pressure from US President Donlad Trump of pulling out of the landmark multilateral...
Trump: Time and Place for Summit with Kim Jong-un is fixed

Trump: Time and Place for Summit with Kim Jong-un is fixed

Future of US forces’ in South Korea not on agenda Korea crisis seems to be closer to the end. After successful recent Korean summit bringing...
South Korea divided on future of US forces presence

South Korea divided on future of US forces presence

The conflicting opinions on the future of US forces in South Korea after the probable peace agreement between North and South Korea have emerged...
If US pull out of nuclear deal, Iran would also go back

If US pull out of nuclear deal, Iran would also go back

Iranian Ambassador to UK talks to CNN  As clock is ticking towards May 12 deadline for US President Donald Trump’s announcement about the future...
Netanyahu Reveals Iran’s Secret Nuclear Files

Netanyahu Reveals Iran’s Secret Nuclear Files

Iran calls a “baseless childish, naïve game”, US calls it “authentic” Amidst growing US President Donald Trump’s threat of pulling out of Iran nuclear deal...
US, Saudi Arabia ask Palestinians to talk to Israel

US, Saudi Arabia ask Palestinians to talk to Israel

MBS says confronting Iran’s influence in the region more important than Palestine issue US and its allies in the Middle East, especially Saudi Arabia...
Trump may start diplomatic war with European allies on Iran n-deal

Trump may start diplomatic war with European allies on Iran n-deal

Macron say Trump will pull out of JCPOA US President Donald Trump may, most probably, trigger a diplomatic war within Western countries on Iran nuclear...
India slides further in press freedom under deadly threat from Modi's nationalism

India slides further in press freedom under deadly threat from Modi’s nationalism

India continued its downward slide in world press freedom index for 2018 released by Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) which presents a gloomy picture overall...
Trump, Macron for new Iran deal, instead JCPOA

Trump, Macron for new Iran deal, instead JCPOA

Russia and China team together to thwart US move The US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emanuel Macron have called for major changes...
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores take part in a ceremony with indigenous representatives as they arrive at a campaign rally in Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela, Miraflores Palace/Reuters/UNI

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US, China welcome N Korea halt on Nuclear, Missile tests

US, China welcome N Korea halt on Nuclear, Missile tests

Japan calls it “positive” with caution The US and China have, on Saturday, welcomed North Korea’s decision to halt its nuclear and missile tests and...
Trump was to hit Russian and Iranian targets in Syria

Trump was to hit Russian and Iranian targets in Syria

WSJ reports that Defense Secretary James Mattis dissuaded president An American prestigious news organisation has revealed that US President Donald Trump was considering an option...
US ked coalition attacks Syria, hits research centre, arms stockpile

US led coalition attacks Syria, hits research centre, arms stockpile

Syria say aggression will fail: SANA They did it. In a biggest intervention by Western powers against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, coordinated campaign U.S., British...
Syrian War Being Dragged On Basis Of Lies For Ulterior Reasons

Syrian War Being Dragged On Basis Of Lies For Ulterior Reasons

~By Saeed Naqvi If war begins in Syria, it will be on absolutely trumped up charges about the use of poison gas by Bashar al...
WINNER TAKE ALL: Gold medalist Heena Sidhu of India, silver medalist Elena Galiabovitch of Australia and bronze medalist Alia Sazana Azahari of Malaysia on the podium after the Women's 25m Pistol Final at Belmont Shooting Centre, Brisbane, Australia, during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Reuters/UNI

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Syrian military airbase under attack, US denies its hand

Syrian military airbase under attack, US denies its hand

Evacuation of civilians begins from Douma, “fighters” leaving for Jarablus under Russian supervision Amidst US President Donald Trump’s warning of a “big price” after reports...
Saudi Crown Prince, Trump Together Staring At Syrian Exit Door

Saudi Crown Prince, Trump Together Staring At Syrian Exit Door

~By Saeed Naqvi The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman, 32, has once again given international affairs a twist which has caused a...

Trump want money from Saudi Arabia for staying US forces in Syria

US President Donald Trump, who was recently seen with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in White House describing huge defence deals with the kingdom, has...
WHAT TRAGEDY LOOKS LIKE: Officers from the ministry of marine affairs examine the carcass of Irawaddy dolphins found dead at Klandasan Beach after oil spill poisoning in the waters off Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia, Reuters/UNI

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Trade war erupts; China slaps heavy duty on US products

Trade war erupts; China slaps heavy duty on US products

In a tit-for-tat response to US imposing duties on importing aluminium and steel, China’s increased tariffs by up to 25 percent on 128 U.S....
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Trump’s U turn: US forces to pull out of Syria soon

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was against complete withdrawal In a major shift in his Middle East policy, US President Donald Trump has insisted...
US wants social media details of visa applicants to check history, ideological leanings

US wants social media details of visa applicants to check history, ideological leanings

The Trump administration wants all US visa applicants to furnish five years of their social media history, usernames, email addresses and phone numbers, for...
US adds seven Pakistani companies to sanctions list

US adds seven Pakistani companies to sanctions list

They need special licence for doing business in US Continuing its pressure on Pakistan, the US administration has added seven Pakistani companies to a list...
Trump under pressure to remove Advisor Jared Kushner, the son-in-law

Trump under pressure to remove Advisor Jared Kushner, the son-in-law

The US President Donald Trump, who is habitual of witnessing resignations and saying “You’re fired” has now come under pressure from a group of...
Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Mike Pompeo, CIA Director to head foreign office Taking an expected move US President Donald Trump has sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, citing differences, and replaced...
Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

PM Modi beats Trump, has largest number of fake followers among leaders in TwitterAudit...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the dubious distinction of having the largest number of fake Twitter followers, ahead of US President Donald Trump, among...

Palestinians reject White House invitation of Gaza meet

US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital has started embarrassing Washington officially by Mehmoud Abbas led Palestinian Authority (PA) government. The...
Trump sees North-South Korea talks positive

Trump sees North-South Korea talks positive

However, US officials express cautious note President Donald Trump has reacted positively for North Korea’s willingness to talk to United States about giving up...
EXAM WARRIORS: Students of Sree Chitra Poor Home ready to appear in the SSLC exams, in Thiruvananthapuram, UNI

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US, Pakistan not to cut ties, work together in Afghanistan

US, Pakistan not to cut ties, work together in Afghanistan

US has reportedly assured Pakistan that it does not want to sever ties with  Islamabad which has extended its “wholehearted support” to the US-backed...
IN MEMORIAM: A woman leaves a rose at a commemoration ceremony of the 25th anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing at the north reflecting pool of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center site in the Manhattan borough of New York, US, Reuters/UNI

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US becoming a destabilising force: Chinese economist Andy Xie

US becoming a destabilising force: Chinese economist Andy Xie

Speaking at an ET GBS session on "Froth in the global economy", Xie said that the key for development in East Asia is to...
QUEER VIEW: Cars seen through openings of the parking lot at a high-rise in Mumbai, UNI

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New H1B visas policy will protect American, non-immigrant workers: USCIS

According to the H1B visa programme, a company is allowed to hire highly skilled foreign professionals to work in the United States – with...
US to open embassy in Jerusalem in May 2018

US to open embassy in Jerusalem in May 2018

Israel thanks Trump, Palestinians call it "adding insult to injury" In a much quicker succession and before-the-scheduled move the US administration has announced that its...

Pakistan back on terror watch list after China withdraws objection

Global money laundering watchdog FATF - the Financial Action Task Force - has put Pakistan back on its terrorist financing watch list after China,...
CLIFFHANGER: Home team Gremio celebrates winning the penalty shootoutof the Recopa Sudamericana final against Argentina's Independiente at Arena do Gremio Stadium, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Reuters/UNI

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FIRST DAY OF SPRING: Houseboats on the Jhelum in the backdrop of snow-clad Zabarwan Hills, in Srinagar, UNI

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Donald Trump gives shock to Israel on peace plan

Donald Trump gives shock to Israel on peace plan

Says Israelis and Palestinians don’t want peace deal A major acknowledging statement on Israel-Palestine crisis has emerged from White House. US President Donald Trump...
Palestine to ask India to replace US as sole mediator in negotiations with Israel, says official

Palestine to ask India to replace US as sole mediator in negotiations with Israel,...

In the decades of bonhomie between India and the Palestinians, including with the chief of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation Yasser Arafat - and despite...
After Reverses in Syria, Afghanistan, A Quest For Propaganda Equalizer

After Reverses in Syria, Afghanistan, A Quest For Propaganda Equalizer

Conspiracy theorists, who prove mostly right in the topsy turvy post 9/11 world, are these days busy switching channels – Syria, Afghanistan, Korean peninsula...
GRAND SPECTACLE: Soldiers attend a grand military parade celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean People's Army at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, KCNA/Reuters/UNI

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Indian-origin Raj Shah to fill in for White House Press Secretary

Indian-origin Raj Shah to fill in for White House Press Secretary

The highest ranking Indian-American in the White House Press Room, Raj Shah was once a bitter critic of US President Donald Trump White House Deputy...
PERIOD PIC: Bavarian Finance Minister Markus Soeder and his wife Karin pose for the media during the 'Fastnacht in Franken' carnival TV show in Veitshoechheim, Germany, Reuters/UNI

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US: Donlad Trump prepared for military action against Syria

US: Donlad Trump prepared for military action against Syria

Washington alleges Damascus of maintaining stockpile of chemical weapons Amidst conflicting reports about presence of chemical weapons with Syrian government, senior US officials have claimed...
US: Commanders authorised to deal with safe havens in Af-Pak

US: Commanders authorised to deal with safe havens in Af-Pak

The US administration has once again asserted that under its new South Asia strategy, its commanders in the region are given authority and resources...
Hamas; Designation of Haniyeh as” terrorist” will not affect struggle

Hamas; Designation of Haniyeh as” terrorist” will not affect struggle

Hamas to continue defending its people and land In less than two months after announcing Jerusalem as Israeli capital, US administration has entered into...
FLY AWAY: A British Airways aircraft flies in front of a full moon over London, Britain, Reuters/UNI

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UAE supports anti Mansour Hadi elements in Yeman

UAE supports anti Mansour Hadi elements in Yeman

Houthis bound to be stronger with cracks in GCC member states New cracks are developing in Saudi Arabia led Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in the...
Us-turkey military impasse critical in syrian town manbij

Us-turkey military impasse critical in syrian town manbij

Syrian dialogue congress meeting underway in sochi, russia The ongoing military impasse between us and turkey caused due to present fragile situation in syria has...
US lose leadership image worldwide under Donald Trump

US lose leadership image worldwide under Donald Trump

In a major revelation by a prestigious survey organisation, one year of Donald Trump in White House has caused a major blow to the...
Trump changes tone: America First but not alone

Trump changes tone: America First but not alone

PM Modi criticised reversal of globalisation at Davos Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s opening remarks at World Economic Forum (WEF)  at Davos about “forces of...
United States slaps sanctions on six Taliban, Haqqani network leaders

United States slaps sanctions on six Taliban, Haqqani network leaders

The US pressed Pakistan to work against providing safe havens to terror outfits in the country and act effectively against their fund-raising activities. In yet...
US denies drone attack in Pakistan territory

US denies drone attack in Pakistan territory

Earlier PM Khaqani said all options available for protecting sovereignty The impact of US President Donald Trump’s tweets and statements asking Pakistan to “do more”...
Trump faces another diplomatic rebuke from Turkey

Trump faces another diplomatic rebuke from Turkey

Ankara denies White House readout content US President Donald Trump administration faced another diplomatic rebuke in the Middle East when Turkish official sources denied the...
TAKE THE LEAP: Children play at a dock at Pescadores beach in Chorrillos district of Lima, Peru, Reuters/UNI

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Syrian territory under US, Turkey attacks, over 400 killed

Syrian territory under US, Turkey attacks, over 400 killed

The Damascus regime headed by President Bahsar al-Assad is being sandwiched by US and Turkey, the allies turned hostile in the complex situation. More...
US shutdown ends after three days, Next deadline Feb 8

US shutdown ends after three days, Next deadline Feb 8

Trump remained low-profile on first anniversary in White House US government shutdown has ended after three days with President Donald Trump signing a bill on...
India ranks 62nd in WEF Inclusive Development Index

India ranks 62nd in WEF Inclusive Development Index

Stands much below than China, Pakistan Hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Davos to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum...
Syria’s Assad condemns Turkish operation in its territory

Syria’s Assad condemns Turkish operation in its territory

Damascus says Washington had orchestrated the Ankara’s move The fragile Middle East situation is getting worse with more complex developments. The Turkish move of starting...
PM Modi leaves for World Economic Forum meet in Davos

PM Modi leaves for World Economic Forum meet in Davos

India to host “welcome reception” for world leaders Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for Davos, Switzerland on Monday morning to attend the 48th annual meeting...
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Trump forced to shut down federal government

The US under President Donald Trump has gone into crisis as it was forced to shut down federal government at midnight Friday as senators...
2017 Was The Hottest Year On Record – Without The El Nino Boost

2017 Was The Hottest Year On Record – Without The El Nino Boost

Backing the common observation that winters have been mild this time, comes the official, scientific data: The year 2017 was the hottest year on...
Trump Presents Fake News Awards

Trump announces Fake News Awards to critical media

CNN tops the list, NYT stands second In an unprecedented move, US President Donald Trump has announced Fake News Awards to the journalists and media...
Trump criticise Russia for helping North Korea

Trump criticise Russia for helping North Korea

Appreciates China for cooperation to contain Pyongyang In another unexpected move, US President Donald Trump has accused Russia for helping North Korea in skirting international...
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The Rs 1.5 Crore Dinner PM Narendra Modi Will Host For CEOs At Davos

By Dilip Bobb The Prime Minister will be hosting a dinner for around 100  CEOs of multinational companies and top Indian industrialists shortly after he...
The US-Pakistan crisis ends, US asks to clear terrorists

The US-Pakistan crisis ends, US asks to clear terrorists

Pak media claims end of the crisis that triggered after Trump’s tweet After weeks of threatening and cautioning Pakistan asking to destroy terrorists’ “havens” in...

Trump cuts UN funding for Palestinian refugees by more than half

Continuing its aggressive moves in Middle East, US administration has announced cutting more than half of its planned funding to the UN Relief and...
WIFELY RITES: Devotees offer prayers before taking a holy bath in the Bagmati river at Pashupatinath Temple during the Swasthani Brata Katha festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, Reuters/UNI

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PLO Central Council: Palestine to revoke Israel’s recognition

PLO Central Council: Palestine to revoke Israel’s recognition

In a major setback to the US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move, the Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) Central Council has, on Monday, recommended revoking...
Russia, Turkey & Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Russia, Turkey and Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Fighting already underway, says Kurdish official The US plan of raising 30,000-strong Kurdish army in Syria’s north-eastern region has swiftly met with stern opposition from...
Trump thanks Qatar for combating terrorism

Trump thanks Qatar for combating terrorism

UAE raise alarm on alleged interception of its aircraft by Qatar In a major balancing act US President Donald Trump has praised Qatar's efforts to...
Palestine: Trump’s Middle-East policy-slap of the century

Palestine: Trump’s Middle-East policy-slap of the century

Washington loses arbitrator’s role  The trust deficit on US administration under President Donald Trump among the international community was witnessed Sunday when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud...
US assures Pakistan of no unilateral military action

US assures Pakistan of no unilateral military action

The diplomatic tussle between US and Pakistan has been continuing for last several weeks. After suspending military aid, Uni­ted States has assured Pakistan that...

PM Modi 3rd Most Popular Leader, Beats Chinese President XI Jinping and US President...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the third most popular leader, ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
US not considering change in H1-B visa rules

US not considering change in H1-B visa rules

Relief for over 5 lakh Indians working in US In a major turn-around, US has clarified that it was not considering any change in H1B...
US sells $ 133 million anti-ballistic missiles to Japan

US sells $ 133 million anti-ballistic missiles to Japan

Amidst positive developments of dialogue resumption between the two Koreas, The US administration has approved a $133.3 million sale of anti-ballistic missiles to Japan...
UN Secretary General welcomes North-South Korea talks

UN Secretary General welcomes North-South Korea talks

US based expert denies Trump’s claim for success to his pressure tactics Finally tension seems to be easing with the resumption of dialogue between North...
QUITE A BANK: Swans are seen on the Swan Lake at Rongcheng National Swan Nature Reserve in Weihai, Shandong province, China, Reuters/UNI

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Pak foreign minister: We don’t have any alliance with US

Pak foreign minister: We don’t have any alliance with US

US Defence Secretary James Mattis and Pak Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua say communications are continuing The ties between US and Pakistan have been moving apart...
Tillerson: Investigation on Russia didn’t influence diplomacy

Tillerson: Investigation on Russia didn’t influence diplomacy

Secretary of State contradicts Trump’s position The Donald Trump administration is regularly being haunted with the investigation on Russian alleged involvement in 2016 presidential elections....
Pakistan: Suspension of security assistance will harm US interests

Pakistan: Suspension of security assistance will harm US interests

US informed India before announcing its Pak decision Facing US ire on terror related ineffective measures, Pakistan Foreign Office has been reacting through multiple means....
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Donald Trump administration freezes $1.15 bn security aid to Pakistan

Earlier this week US President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of providing “safe haven” to militant groups and feeding “lies and deceit” to the United...
Trump: My Nuclear Button is bigger than Kim

Trump: My Nuclear Button is bigger than Kim

South Korea welcomes Kim’s dialogue offer Continuing his verbal spat against North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, US President Donald Trump has taunted and warned...
“Pakistan has been stumped”

“Pakistan has been stumped”

Mudda panellists feel that Trump’s tweet and threat of cutting aid is a victory for India’s foreign policy; however, only time will tell if...
Pakistan reacts tough on Trump’s New Year tweet

Pakistan reacts tough on Trump’s New Year tweet

Foreign and Defense Ministers react sharply Pakistan has reacted sharply to US President Donald Trump’s comments on Washington providing $ 33 billion in aid over...
FUN TIME: Visitors play in a crowded pool during New Year Day holiday at The Jungle Waterpark in Bogor, Indonesia, Reuters/UNI

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Iran’s Rouhani: people have right to protest not to damage public property

Iran’s Rouhani: people have right to protest not to damage public property

Protests against economic conditions turn to anti-government stir Amidst anti-government protests in various cities in the country, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has clearly said...
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Kim Jong: Nuclear launch button always on his desk

Declares completion of nuclear program in 2017  In a major shocking message for US President Donald Trump, North Korean President Kim Jong Un has asserted...
Pro and anti-government protests in Tehran and other cities -

Pro and anti-government protests in Tehran and other cities

In a rare development in Iran, Tehran and several other cities have witnessed anti and pro government protests during last three days. Thousands of...
SCENIC WALK: Visitors walk on the newly-opened 488-metre-long glass suspension bridge at Hongyagu attraction in Pingshan, Hebei province, China, Zhang Haiqiang/Reuters/UNI

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Saudi Aircraft picks Shahbaz Sharif for important meetings

Saudi Aircraft picks Shahbaz Sharif for important meetings

US proxy Saudi Arabia plays important role, admits PML-N leader In another big brotherly act, Saudi Arabia suddenly sent a special aircraft to Lahore to...
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Trump: US spent seven trillion dollars in Middle East

Having being disappointed with General Assembly’s vote against his Jerusalem move, President Donald Trump says that US has “foolishly spent $7 trillion in the...
INCONVENIENCED: Stranded passengers ride on a makeshift raft after all ferry service was cancelled, a day after a Philippine vessel capsized because of bad weather in Infanta, Quezon in the Philippines, Reuters/UNI

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Bahrain against challenging US over Jerusalem move

Bahrain against challenging US over Jerusalem move

At a time when most of the countries were preparing to vote against Trump’s Jerusalem move at UN General Assembly in New York on...

Pakistan tries to “save face” on its India policy

Amidst US pressure to act against terror groups functioning from its soil and normalising relations with India, Pakistan seems to be seriously engaged in...
STRUGGLING: Sixty-day-old Nadia Ahmad Sabri, who suffers from severe malnutrition, lies in bed at a malnutrition treatment center in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida, Yemen, Reuters/UNI

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Trump threatens to cut financial aid for opposing Jerusalem move

Trump threatens to cut financial aid for opposing Jerusalem move

After passing through embarrassment and isolation at UN Security Council and facing unpleasant scenario at UN General Assembly after its Jerusalem move, US President...
Pakistan angry over India’s “leading global power” tag

Pakistan angry over India’s “leading global power” tag

Decries about India’s alleged defiance of UNSC resolutions on Kashmir Pakistan has criticised the efforts of US administration to prop India as a regional power...
UN General Assembly to meet soon on US Jerusalem move

UN General Assembly to meet soon on US Jerusalem move

Turkey leading the Muslim nations in anti-US campaign Amidst US veto to the UN Security Council resolution against Trump’s Jerusalem move, UN General Assembly is...
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Trump appreciates India as leading global power, asks Pakistan to take action against terror

In another pull and push exercise in US policy towards south Asia, Trump administration has described  India as a "leading global power" while it...
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Vladimir Putin thanks Trump for intelligence sharing on Terrorists

Terrorists arrested before bombing in St. Petersburg In a rare development while east met the west, Russian President Vladimir Putin has thanked his US counterpart,...
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BJP hits out at CPM after alleged left-wing poster in Kerala portrays King Jong-un

BJP’s Sambit Patra termed Kim Jong-un as the “poster boy” of CPI(M) and criticized the left-wing party of seeking inspiration from the autocratic leader. Bringing...
US warns Pakistan: Terror may reach Islamabad

US warns Pakistan: Terror may reach Islamabad

Rex Tillerson says Pak could lose control of its “territory” The process of Trump’s new South Asia policy implementation seems to be deepening in Afghanistan...

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New US visa rules will affect Indians women most

New US visa rules will affect Indians women most

The proposed Trump administration’s plans to repeal H1B visa holders’ espouses H-4 category visas will affect most Indian immigrants in US. Indians made up...
COLD COMFORT: A boy and a woman are wrapped in a single shawl as they sit at a bus terminal on a cold winter morning in New Delhi, Reuters/UNI

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Netanyahu rejects OIC declaring East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

Netanyahu rejects OIC declaring East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

Israel asks other nations to move their embassies to Jerusalem Amidst large number of protests against Trump’s Jerusalem move, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has...
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OIC rejects Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move at extraordinary Summit in Ankara

Turkish President calls for recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Palestine state In a swift move the pan-Islamic body Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has...
TAKE THE STREETS: Members of all Kerala Cattlers Association staging a protest against 18 percent GST and hike of LPG price, in Thiruvananthapuram, UNI

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Trump asks Congress to enact immigration reforms to avoid future terror attacks

IS inspired Bangladeshi origin suspect arrested In a swift reaction to an attempted terror attack in New York, US President Donald Trump has, on Monday,...
Saudi Arabia and Egypt gave prior consent for Trump’s Jerusalem move

Saudi Arabia and Egypt gave prior consent for Trump’s Jerusalem move

Arab rulers keep public emotions under check The revelation by Israel TV of prior consent of Saudi Arabia and Egypt for Trump’s Jerusalem move...
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Bahrain defies worldwide tide on Jerusalem, moves closer to Israel

Delegation does not represent Bahraini people, says opposition group Amid worldwide protests against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital, Bahrain...
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Despite Trump support, Netanyahu faces ire for corruption at home

More than ten thousand marched in “March of Shame” Amidst world-wide protests against US President Donald Trump’s announcement of recognising Jerusalem as Israeli capital, Prime...
Arab League call Trump’s Jerusalem move as dangerous

Arab League call Trump’s Jerusalem move as dangerous

Several leaders in the region refuse to meet US Vice President The Arab League has called US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital...
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Trump’s Jerusalem move: Our position on Palestine is independent, says India

Amid worldwide condemnation to US President Donald Trump’s announcement of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and instruction to move its embassy from Tel Aviv...
LIQUID GRACE: Russia's Apollinariia Panfilova and Dmitry Rylov at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Nagoya, Japan, Reuters/UNI

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Britain arrests two terror suspects for plotting to kill PM Theresa May

Britain arrests two terror suspects for plotting to kill PM Theresa May

Days after UK protested on Donald Trump re-tweeting anti-Muslim videos, UK authorities believed that they have arrested two men who plotted to kill Prime Minister...
Trump to order Embassy shift to Jerusalem despite world community warning

Trump to order Embassy shift to Jerusalem despite world community warning

Most of friends and foes oppose the move US President Donald Trump is creating history on Wednesday when he formally recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital...
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Supreme Court clears Trump travel ban latest version

After having faced challenge in the lower courts the US Supreme Court has allowed the President Donald Trump's latest travel ban provisions to take...
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ABC suspends journalist Brian Ross over Micheal Flynn reporting

The controversy over former National Security Advisor Micheal Flynn lying to FBI over his contacts with Russian government has taken first casualty among media...
Donald Trump faces another threat after Flynn’s plead guilty

Donald Trump faces another threat after Flynn’s plead guilty

In another blow to Donald Trump’s administration, Michael Flynn, the former US national security adviser, has pleaded guilty of making false statements during FBI...
FAITH’S DICHOTOMIES: Houthi supporters hang off an iron fence during a rally marking the birth anniversary of Islam's Prophet Mohammad in Sanaa, Yemen, Reuters/UNI

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PM Modi says he is ready to pay the political cost for the path...

Stoutly defending his government’s steps that have sparked off debates and criticism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was prepared to be a martyr...
UK rejects Trump’s anti-Muslim propaganda on social media

UK rejects Trump’s anti-Muslim propaganda on social media

Muslim body calls it “incitement of violence against American Muslims” The United Kingdom has once again distanced from US President Donald Trump for his anti-Muslim...
Startup success rate in India is far too low

Startup success rate in India is far too low

Mudda panellists say the Hyderabad Global Entrepreneurship Summit will give a huge boost to India’s entrepreneurial environment, generate employment and lead to women empowerment The...
GES 2017: Prime Minister Modi hails India’s women achievers

GES 2017: Prime Minister Modi hails India’s women achievers

At the inaugural session of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017, Modi also showcased his government’s achievements, took credit for Aadhaar As he kicked off the...
Ivanka Trump unleashes charm offensive at GES 2017 in Hyderabad

Ivanka Trump unleashes charm offensive at GES 2017 in Hyderabad

Advisor to her father, US President Donald Trump, Ivanka says Modi’s journey from a tea-seller to Prime Minister shows transformational change is possible As she...
PM Modi inaugurates Hyderabad Metro, meets Ivanka Trump before GES launch

PM Modi inaugurates Hyderabad Metro, meets Ivanka Trump before GES launch

Construction for the first phase of the Hyderabad Metro rail project had begun in April 2012 though the project was first mooted in 2003 Prime...
BOOM: Eruption of Mount Agung as seen from Kubu village in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Reuters/UNI

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India struck a balancing act between Israel and Palestine at the UN

India struck a balancing act between Israel and Palestine at the UN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement read out at the UN signals that India has not totally abandoned the aspirations of the people of Palestine ~By...
Bad TIME for Trump: He says he declined its Person of the Year ‘offer’, Magazine refutes

Bad TIME for Trump: He says he declined its Person of the Year ‘offer’,...

Been at the receiving end of jokes and sarcastic comments, US President Donald Trump in his typical fashion provided fresh ammunition to trolls on...
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Ivanka Trump (centre), daughter and senior advisor to US President Donald Trump. Photo credit: Agencies

Top US officials to skip Hyderabad Summit with Ivanka Trump-led delegation

Frosty ties between US president Donald Trump and Tillerson threaten to take sheen off Ivanka Trump’s first high-profile event outside of America It appears that...

Trump administration asks Pakistan to re-arrest Hafiz Saeed

US embassy in New Delhi distributes Department of State statement US administration has expressed “deep concern” on the release of designated terrorist: Lashkar-e-Taiba chief and...
After Youth Congress, BJP’s Shatrughan Sinha takes ‘chaiwala’ jibe at PM Modi

After Youth Congress, BJP’s Shatrughan Sinha takes ‘chaiwala’ jibe at PM Modi

At an event in New Delhi, the BJP MP took several swipes at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet colleagues Arun Jaitley and...
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Russia, Iran, Turkey propose Syrian Congress to resolve crisis

Rival groups to sit across table in Sochi before Nov. 28 The outline for political process for setting Syria’s future was discussed among Russian President...
COURTESY CALL: Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe in New Delhi, UNI

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Bashar al-Assad meets Vladimir Putin to discuss post-war process

Bashar al-Assad meets Vladimir Putin to discuss post-war process

Syria thanks Russia for support in war on terror Russian President Vladimir Putin received his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Sochi, a resort city, on...
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Donald Trump slaps economic sanctions against North Korea

Trump is a heinous criminal who should be sternly punished, says Pyongyang media In a more decisive action against Kim Jong Un administration, US President...
Palestinians to US: Don’t shut our mission, will cease all links with Washington

Palestinians to US: Don’t shut our mission, will cease all links with Washington

Saudis working to implement Israel-US plan in Palestine Palestinian officials have threatened to cease all communications with Trump administration if it closes down their diplomatic...
BBC Investigation Exposes US, UK, Saudis Protecting IS in Syria

BBC Investigation Exposes US, UK, Saudis Protecting IS in Syria

By Saeed Naqvi The BBC expose, with graphic visuals, is quite emphatic: the US and British led coalition forces enabled hundreds of IS jihadists escape...
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North Korea to UN; complains against US for creating worst situation

Joint exercises aimed for regional stability, says US North Korea has complained to UN  that  US was escalating tension and described the joint exercises by...
ASEAN Summit: PM Modi presents India as an attractive investment destination

ASEAN Summit: PM Narendra Modi presents India as an attractive investment destination

Inviting ASEAN countries to ramp up investment in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke of the economic reforms undertaken in the country...
GOOD MORNING GENTLEMEN: President Ram Nath Kovind poses for a photograph with officer trainees of 69 Royal Regiment (2016 batch) of the Indian Police Service from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, UNI

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A crisis is brewing in the Middle East and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman...

By Seema Guha Is Saudi Arabia about to implode? Can ambitious Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s audacious plans that have shaken up Saudi Arabia’s staid...
PM Narendra Modi leaves for ASEAN Summit in Philippines

PM Narendra Modi leaves for ASEAN Summit in Philippines

He will meet US President Donald Trump and Pilipino President Rodrigo Duterte Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for a three day visit to...
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US, South Korea begin joint naval exercise to warn Kim Jong Un

North Korea calls Trump’s Asia tour a warmonger’s visit for milking moneybags In a clear warning to Kim Jong Un administration at Pyongyang, US and...
BEAR WITH US: Two bears prepare for hibernation at the Four Paws Bear Sanctuary in Pristina, Reuters/UNI

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Trump gives “credit” to Xi Jinping for taking advantage

Sino-US relations are at a new historic starting point, says Xi US President Donald Trump was a changed person in Beijing. Instead of reiterating...
Trump admits his ignorance of world geography and politics

Trump admits his ignorance of world geography and politics

Says did not know “so many countries” before It’s Donald Trump once again. It’s only him who can do that. This time he candidly revealed...
The Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas where 26 men were killed, 20 others injured in a gun attack on Sunday. Photo credit: CBC

‘Deranged’ gunman shoots 26 dead in Texas church, Trump says not a ‘guns situation’

Gunman identified as 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley was found dead in his vehicle shortly after the attack, investigators still ascertaining his motive A former US...
Comprehensive US Report Contradicts Trump, Says 90% Climate Change Man Made

Comprehensive US Report Contradicts Trump, Says 90% Climate Change Man Made

A report by 13 US federal agencies proves President Donald Trump wrong comprehensively on climate change. The study, “US Global Change Research Program Climate Science...
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Donald Trump begins five nation South Asia tour

Will also meet PM Narendra Modi in Manila, says White House US Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to sound clear...
PUSH HARDER: A protester holds a poster during a rally against US President Donald Trump's visit to Japan, near the US Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, Reuters/UNI

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US Senate unanimously votes Kenneth Juster as US envoy to India

US Senate unanimously votes Kenneth Juster as US envoy to India

Juster was serving as deputy assistant for international economic affairs to President Trump; played a key role in the Indo-US civil nuclear agreement talks...
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Is India’s optimism over Iran’s Chabahar port grossly misplaced?

By Seema Guha US President Donald Trump’s hardline strategy against Iran could severely impact India’s hopes of enhancing trade and commerce through the Chabahar port The...
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8 killed in NY terror attack, Trump calls for scrapping green card lottery

The 29-year-old Uzbek national Sayfullo Saipov who executed the attack is reportedly associated with Islamic State but was “radicalised domestically”, said NY Governor New York:...
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Trump frustrated on indictment of two campaign aides, plead guilty by another

White House tries to douse the situation In a major development troubling US President Donald Trump, federal investigators probing Russian involvement in the 2016 election...
Qatar emir reveals Trump’s mediation plan with neighbours

Qatar emir reveals Trump’s mediation plan with neighbours

Rex Tillerson diplomacy failed on the crisis In an interesting turn in the Qatar crisis, especially after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to...
WALK OF FAITH: Women devotees carry pots filled with holy water of Falgu river for preparing prasad on the occasion of Chhatth Puja festival in Bodhgaya, UNI

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MEET CUTE: Polish President Andrzej Duda (2nd L) and his wife, Agata Kornhauser-Duda (L), are welcomed by Finnish president Sauli Niinisto and his wife, Jenni Haukio, during the official welcoming ceremony in front of the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Lehtikuva/Jussi Nukari/Reuters/UNI

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US: Trump respects Modi wisdom for his judgment on Pak

In case of conflict US wouldn’t automatically support New Delhi, says Dawn Ahead of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s first visit to India and...
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Obama, Bush launch veiled attack against Donald Trump

On campaign trail for Democrat Governor nominees in New Jersey and Virginia, Obama red flagged racial politics while in a separate event Bush talked...
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Khemenei warns: Iran will cut the nuclear deal into shreds

US raises Terhan’s missile program issue Amidst US President Donald Trump decertifying compliance by Iranian government and Washington’s continuous threats of withdrawing from multilateral...
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India can get UNSC seat if it doesn’t insist on veto reforms: Nikki Haley

US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley said India needs to focus on getting Russia and China on its side to obtain a seat in...
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Somalia Bombings: Casualties cross 500 mark in worst terror attacks

US, Somalia continue targeting Al-Shabab terror group President of Somalia has declared three days of national mourning and urged citizens to help those affected in...
AVUNCULAR FEELING? US President Donald Trump welcomes Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the South Lawn before their meeting about the NAFTA trade agreement at the White House in Washington, US, Reuters/UNI

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EU: US to lose trust if Washington withdraws from Iran N-deal

EU: US to lose trust if Washington withdraws from Iran N-deal

Federica Mogherini warns Trump administration Serious concern has been growing on the possible US administration’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal. European Union foreign policy chief...
Trump on North Korea: Something has to be done

Trump on North Korea: Something has to be done

Wants to challenge media network licences Continuing his barbs on defiant North Korea, US President Donald Trump has reiterated his different approach on North Korea’s...
North Koreans hacked info on US-South Korea war plans

North Koreans hacked info on US-South Korea war plans

Pyongyang media projects the theft as bold act of cyber army The tussle between North Korea and US along with its allies has taken...

Now Trump throws challenge to Rex Tillerson for IQ test

White House planned Forbes interview creates another controversy Caught with ongoing debate on Tillerson’s reported “moron” comment, US President Donald Trump has chosen to throw...
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Donald Trump Facing Isolation on Iran Nuclear Compliance

IAEA and world leaders support n-deal continuation US President Donald Trump has been facing tremendous pressure from permanent members of the Security Council plus Germany...

Turkey retaliates, suspends visas for US citizens

Reacts to US suspension of issuing visas to Turkish citizens In a retaliatory diplomatic move, Turkey has suspending non-immigrant visa services to the US nationals...
US, North Korea War of Words Continues

US, North Korea War of Words Continues

Kim’s threat for “US and puppets total destruction” meets by Trump’s “only one thing will work” US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim...
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ICAN wins 2017 Noble Peace prize for efforts in nuclear disarmament

Recognising recent tensions arising out of nuclear arms and testing – North Korea and the US are a case in point – the Norwegian...
US gun lobby and Trump Administration to review ‘bump stocks’ after Las Vegas massacre

US gun lobby and Trump Administration to review ‘bump stocks’ after Las Vegas massacre

"Bump Stock" device enables a semi-automatic rifle to operate as fully automatic weapon increasing its potentiality to inflict harm. The US Gun lobby joined the...
US Appreciates India’s Refusal to Send Troops to Afghanistan

US Appreciates India’s Refusal to Send Troops to Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis praises India’s holistic approach US have praised India’s decision not to send its troops to fight against terror groups in Afghanistan...
Russia: US pursuing double standard in fight against terror in Syria

Russia: US pursuing double standard in fight against terror in Syria

Not seen Trump administration’s serious effort, says Lavrov Russia has slammed US administration for pursuing double standard approach while fighting against terror in Syria...
US Asks Pakistan to End Terror Havens on Its Soil To Gain Benefits From India

US Asks Pakistan to End Terror Havens on Its Soil To Gain Benefits From...

India calls Pak remarks “a lonely voice from the wilderness” US believes that Pakistan can have strong economic benefits from India if it carries out...
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US Clueless about Las Vegas Attacker’s Intention

Huge weapon, ammo found from attacker’s residence The US Law enforcement agencies have not yet found any clue on the intention of Stephen Paddock who...
Pak foreign Minister calls PM Modi a “terrorist”

Pak foreign Minister calls PM Modi a “terrorist”

Khwaja Asif chose to speak against India before leaving for US visit In a stunning development in the ongoing war of words between New Delhi...
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FB to turn over details of 3000 Russian election-interference ads to US Congress today

Congressional investigators are looking into alleged Russian involvement in 2016 US presidential election Facebook Inc. is set to turn over, on Monday, to the U.S. Congress...
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Las Vegas shooting: 50 killed and 200 injured, gunman killed by police

Gunman, identified as 64-year-old Las Vegas resident Stephen Paddock, was killed during a standoff with police officers on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay...
Trump’s travel ban hits Pakistan, 26 % decline in non-immigrant US visas for Pak nationals in 2017

Trump’s travel ban hits Pakistan, 26 % decline in non-immigrant US visas for Pak...

Analysis by Politico shows “notable drop” in visas issued in Muslim-majority countries, in addition to the eight nations targeted under the travel ban Pakistan may...
Merkel and Corbyn: There’s Room for Decency in Public Life

Donald Trump to visit five Asian countries

Indo-Pacific region’s role will be discussed Amid tension on North Korea’s ballistic missile tests and nuclear explosion, US President Donald Trump will undertake visit...
Iran: Europe should defy US sanctions if Trump leaves N-deal

Iran: Europe should defy US sanctions if Trump leaves N-deal

In a bid to isolate US administration on nuclear deal, Iran has urged Europe to defy US sanctions if Trump administration chooses to abandon...
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Months after calling off White House’s annual ‘Iftar’, Trump to host Diwali celebrations

After Trump cancelled the White House’s iftar party, there were apprehensions that the White House may not host its Diwali gala too With the Indian-American...

Mark Zuckerberg rejects Trump’s bias claims; regrets ridiculing ‘fake news’ concerns

Zuckerberg’s response came following United States President Donald Trump’s recent claims accusing Facebook of bias. Despite its massive revenue gains, Facebook has been facing heat...

Pakistan claims to have received proposal to swap Kulbhushan Jadhav with Peshawar attack terrorist

Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, however did not disclose the identity of the terrorist and the National Security Advisor who made the proposal. Pakistan Foreign...
Pakistan Foreign Minister says Hafiz Saeed , Lashkar a liability

Pakistan Foreign Minister says Hafiz Saeed , Lashkar a liability

The Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said the jihadis on its soil were nurtured by the US to counter the Soviets. The US cannot abstain...
GOES THE PRESIDENT: US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for travel to Washington, from JFK International airport in New York, Reuters/UNI

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Rockets rain down on Kabul airport hours after US Def secretary Mattis arrives

Rockets rain down on Kabul airport hours after US Def secretary Mattis arrives

An unconfirmed number of rockets hit the airport after Mattis and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived on a surprise visit to Afghanistan Hours after...
US-North Korea May End Up With “Accidental Conflict”

US-North Korea May End Up With “Accidental Conflict”

Pyongyang threatens to shoot down US bombers US and North Korea seem to be inching closer to the possibility of war with massive repercussions. North...
US defence secretary Jim Mattis in New Delhi, to discuss Indo-US defence partnership

US defence secretary Jim Mattis in New Delhi, to discuss Indo-US defence partnership

Mattis to discuss joint Indo-US efforts to advance common goals of the two countries through broader strategic exchange of views The US Defence Secretary Jim...
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Trump Expands Travel Ban to North Korea, Venezuela And Chad

Amnesty International condemns the move Unheeded with earlier criticism for his travel ban on the citizens of five Muslim dominated countries, US President Donald Trump...
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Iran Receives G-77 Support against US Tirade on Nuclear Deal

Trump faces isolation: UN and EU also support n-deal In a major setback to US President Donald Trump who has been criticizing Iran nuclear deal...
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War of words: “Mentally deranged” Trump says “madman” Kim will be tested like never...

US president hits out at North Korean leader after the latter’s televised threats aimed at him in response to his maiden address at the...
Won’t accept military or political role of India in Afghanistan: Pak PM Abbasi at UN

Won’t accept military or political role of India in Afghanistan: Pak PM Abbasi at...

The recently sworn-in PM also alleges that India is using aggression along the Line of Control to divert attention from the turmoil in Kashmir Pakistan...
Trump and Rouhani Flex Muscles on Nuclear Deal

Trump and Rouhani Flex Muscles on Nuclear Deal

US and Iran differ apart in their views US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani have maintained their positions intact on nuclear...
Make-in-India: U.S Defence firms want to retain control on proprietary technology

Make-in-India: U.S Defence firms want to retain control on proprietary technology

By Aditya Kalra and Sanjeev Miglani US-India Business Council says foreign partners in defence production can’t be held liable for defects in products manufactured in...
Britain’s threat level raised to ‘critical’ as IS claims responsibility for Tube explosion

Britain’s threat level raised to ‘critical’ as IS claims responsibility for Tube explosion

No suspects identified yet for Friday’s incident that left 29 commuters injured, British PM May hints at tough measures to ensure safety of the country As of Saturday morning,...
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IED explosion in London Tube, 22 injured as Donald Trump pushes his ‘travel ban’

London police term the explosion an act of terror while US president gets trolled for using the attack to promote his controversial ‘travel ban’...
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Another North Korean Missile Lands beyond Japan

Covers longer distance than US Guam territory Continuing its defiant moves, North Korea fired another missile that flew over Japan’s northern Hokkaido Island and landed...
Indian-American Raj Shah named deputy assistant to US President Trump

Indian-American Raj Shah named deputy assistant to US President Trump

Shah (32), was among a handful of Trump’s aides who landed in the White House within hours of him being sworn in as the...
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DPRK Threatens to ‘Sink’ Japan, Reduce US to ‘Ashes And Darkness’

North Korea has issued toughest ever threats against Japan and US for supporting recent UN sanctions resolution against Pyongyang. State agency Korea-Pacific Peace Committee...
How India Became the World Leader in Trump Projects

How India Became the World Leader in Trump Projects

-By Blake Schmidt Three years after his deal-making tour, India has become the only developing nation where the US president’s personal construction business in booming In...
Aung Suu Kyi to skip UN General Assembly

Aung Suu Kyi to skip UN General Assembly

Rohingya issue forced her to escape embarrassment To escape the mounting criticism by international community, Myanmar’s de facto leader, Noble Laureate State Councillor Aung San...
US court temporarily restores Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees

US court temporarily restores Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees

Supreme Court ruling blocks part of an earlier ruling that barred US government from prohibiting refugees with formal assurances from entering Washington Washington: The US...
North Korea threatens US with “pain and suffering” measures

North Korea threatens US with “pain and suffering” measures

President Donald Trump had earlier threatened NK for “fire and fury” The North Korea-US showdown continues with both sides using threats and counter threats on...
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Pakistan Admits Mistakes in Handling Terror Groups

Foreign Minister suggests action to escape embarrassment Now it is official. Pakistan government has, for the first time, admitted the presence of terror groups in...
US Wants UN to Impose Tough Sanctions on North Korea

US Wants UN to Impose Tough Sanctions on North Korea

US responsible for the North Korean “self-defence acts, says Julian Assange The Donald Trump administration has claimed that North Korea was “begging for war”...
North Korea’s N-Test May Trigger Massive Military Offensive From US

North Korea’s N-Test May Trigger Massive Military Offensive From US

The tension has been growing after North Korea conducted nuclear test on Sunday. US and South Korea have sharply reacted to Pyongyang’s move. Donald...
FAMILY MOMENTS: A Muslim family uses a selfie stick to take photos after Eid al-Adha prayers in Bensonhurst Park in Brooklyn, New York, Reuters/UNI

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BRICS Summit against Backdrop Of Plummeting Washington-Moscow Relations

BRICS Summit against Backdrop Of Plummeting Washington-Moscow Relations

By: Saeed Naqvi  Two recent events will influence attitudes at the 9th BRICS summit at Xiamen, China, from September 3 to 5 – Doklam and Trump’s decision...
Trump calls Saudi Arabia to resolve Qatar crisis

Trump calls Saudi Arabia to resolve Qatar crisis

Analysts; Qatar’s friendly moves towards Iran worries US A sense of losing a friend in the troubled gulf was considered to be affecting White House...
Britain Support Japan Against North Korean Threat

Britain Supports Japan Against North Korean Threat

Labour leader warns against military intervention The British Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed her country’s support and assured to stand “shoulder to shoulder” with...
Korth Korea Threatens to Hit US Base in Guam

North Korea Threatens to Hit US Base in Guam

President Donald Trump yet to react Amidst condemnation by UN Security Council for its latest missile launch over Japan as “outrageous”, North Korean leader...
North Korea Fires Missile over Japan

North Korea Fires Missile Flying over Japan

PM Shinzo Abe calls it “unprecedented threat” In another drastic move North Korea has fired a missile flying over Japan early on Tuesday causing nervousness...
Pakistan Angry Over New US Afghan Policy

Pakistan Angry Over New US Afghan Policy

Asks senior US official to postpone Islamabad visit Donald Trump’s new Afghan policy has caused severe rift in US ties with Pakistan. In an unprecedented...
Pakistan Foreign Minister to visit Russia, China and Turkey

Pakistan Foreign Minister to visit Russia, China and Turkey

Shahbaz; Time to say goodbye for US aid In an effort to re-adjust its foreign policy after US President Donald Trump announced his new Afghan...
North Korea Fires Short Range Missiles

North Korea Fires Short Range Missiles

US and South Korea confirm the Pyongyang’s provocative move Amid recent tension on threat to mount ballistic missile attack at Guam, the US territory in...
Iran to US: Capable of Ramping Up 20 pc N-Enrichment in 5 Days

Iran to US: Capable of Ramping Up 20 pc N-Enrichment in 5 Days

Responding to the ongoing US threats to renegotiate or walk away from Iran nuclear deal, Tehran has warned that it needs only five days...
Trump’s New Afghan Policy Creates Concern in Pakistan

Trump’s New Afghan Policy Creates Concern in Pakistan

Taliban; Afghanistan to become another “graveyard” for super power Several Pakistani political commentators and leaders have expressed concern over US President Donald Trump’s new...
Trump Wants India to Help More in Afghanistan

Trump Wants India to Help More in Afghanistan

Criticize Pakistan for harboring terrorists US President Donald Trump has appreciated India’s contribution to stability in Afghanistan and desired that New Delhi should extend...

Bannon: Trump Presidency, We Fought and Won, is Over

Says there will be all kinds of fights The removal of Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon is the fifth major exit from the top...
Barcelona Terror Attack

8 hours apart two IS terror attacks rock Spain, at least 13 dead in...

Spanish police launch massive manhunt to nab Barcelona attacker, 5 terrorists gunned down in coastal town of Cambrils. One civilian injured in the Cambrils...
US Diplomat Wears Saree of People’s Choice on Independence Day

US Diplomat Wears Saree of People’s Choice on Independence Day

It may help popularize Indian handlooms In a bid to build direct ties with Indian people, the US Charge d’Affairs MaryKay Carlson, finally wore saree...
Taliban Urges Trump for Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Taliban Urges Trump for Withdrawal from Afghanistan

The Taliban, responsible for the recent spate of terror attacks, have called on US President Donald Trump to review his country’s Afghan policy and...

Kim: North Korea not to hit Guam for now

Nobody should be allowed to decide on military action, says South Korea Responding to the global calls for calm, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has...
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U-turn on North Korea; US opts for diplomacy

Tillerson, Mattis favor“peaceful pressure campaign” In a big u-turn on North Korea, US administration has begun de-escalation. The top officials, Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State...
Trump Faces Latin American States after Threats to Venezuela

Trump Faces Latin American States after Threats to Venezuela

President Maduro tries to lock socialist policies of Hugo Chavez US President Donald Trump is facing diminishing popularity at home and outside. With the growing...
China asks US, North Korea to calm down

China asks US, North Korea to calm down

Xi calls Donald Trump, asks both to scale down rhetoric In a serious bid to de-escalate tension between US and North Korea, Beijing shouldered an...

US-North Korea may Indulge in Off-Coast War

Trump’s “fire and fury” meets with Pyongyang threat to hit Guam Now the Trump administration seems to be “readying itself” to face a possibly huge...
UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions against North Korea

UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions against North Korea

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a US sponsored resolution on Saturday to punish North Korea by slapping a ban on mineral and...
US Sanction Bill to Trigger another War-like Situation

US Sanction Bill to Trigger another War-like Situation

Trump says, despite concerns, signed for the unity of the country The new sanction bill signed by US President Donald Trump on Wednesday against Russia,...
Donald Trump to expand Air Force One to save US taxpayer’s money

To save US taxpayer’s money, Donald Trump to expand Air Force One with jets...

After his surprise win in the 2016 US Presidential election, Trump had said that he thought the cost of a new Air Force One...
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Putin Expels Over 750 US Diplomats against New Sanctions

Washington says it was uncalled-for act In the largest diplomats’ expulsion witnessed in the modern history, Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that 755 staff...
US, Three European Giants Condemn Iran for Rocket Launch

US, Three European Giants Condemn Iran for Rocket Launch

Washington imposes sanctions on six Iranian entities The Donald Trump administration and three European allies: UK, France and Germany, have condemned Iran for successfully testing...
Congress curtails Trump’s authority on Russia

Congress curtails Trump’s authority on Russia

Acting against the desire of President Trump, the US House of Representatives passed a Bill with overwhelming majority on Tuesday to impose new sanctions...
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The Media Today: Unified support for a giant of the Senate

On another night jam-packed with news about the president and those in his circle, sad news about one of Washington’s legendary figures provided a...
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White House Admits Trump’s Undisclosed Meeting with Putin

Trump says fake news was sick and dishonest It is White House once again. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held another...

US Asks India to Assist Save Afghan Borders

India likely to send troops to Kabul, say experts By: Abu Turab The India-US ties have been growing rapidly in the post Modi-Trump recent summit...
Trump’s U Turn; US Confirms Iran’s Nuclear Deal Compliance

Trump’s U Turn; US Confirms Iran’s Nuclear Deal Compliance

White House working with allies for strict enforcement In a major shift, President Donald Trump has backed away from his campaign promise to scrap nuclear...
US officials; UAE orchestrated Qatar crisis

US officials; UAE orchestrated Qatar crisis

Abu Dhabi denies involvement The conspiracy behind the ongoing Qatar crisis seems to be uncovered. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) orchestrated the hacking of Qatari...
Survey says Indian students worry about physical safety in US

Survey says Indian students worry about physical safety in US

A new survey indicates that Indian students have a “high level of concern” about potential study in the US. The study says that a...
Qatar crisis not to be resolved soon, say both sides

Qatar crisis not to be resolved soon, say both sides

French Foreign Minister visits the region Despite the ongoing shuttle diplomacy from Western countries, the Qatar crisis seems set to continue for long. The UAE...
US supports Defense cooperation with India, punishes Pakistan

US supports Defense cooperation with India, punishes Pakistan

House of Representatives passes amendments in NDAA-2018 The US political leaders across their affiliation are growingly turning in favor of India and expressing their...
With 73 per cent people trusting its government, India tops OECD survey

With 73 per cent people trusting its government, India tops OECD survey

USA and Greece stands in the bottom position due to their various internal issues Surpassing  the other countries, India has topped in a survey conducted...
Trump hides himself in the White House

Trump hides himself in the White House

The US President seems to be staying away from public gaze while weathering the storm over his son’s meeting with a Russian attorney The...
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Trump face another trouble for Kushner’s act

Conflict of interests causing trouble at white House Here is another shocker for the business tycoon-turned-President Donald Trump. At a time when relations between his...
HOW BEAUTIFUL IS THE RAIN: Boys play cricket at a parking lot as it rains in Chandigarh, Reuters/UNI

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Trump’s son confirms meeting with Russian lawyer

President’s trouble may continue for long Relations with Russia seem to keep haunting US President Donald Trump. After Former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony...
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Ceasefire goes into effect in Southwest Syria

First positive result of Trump-Putin meeting A ceasefire brokered by Russia, US and Jordan has gone into effect in the Southwest region along the...
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Modi returns after visiting Israel and G-20 Summit

He is the first Indian PM visiting Israel in 70 years Prime Minister Narendra Modi has returned New Delhi Sunday morning after two nation visit....

Trump holding up G-20 summit communiqué

US isolated under Donald Trump: Press TV The world leaders participating in the ongoing G-20 Summit at Hamburg, Germany, have been currently facing a difficult...

Is Macron on his way to becoming an all-powerful President?

By Rashme Sehgal Marseilles: The French are pleased that the US President Donald Trump will join French President Emmanuel Macron at the Bastille Day celebrations...
BURN BABY BURN: A demonstrator burns a barricade during a protest against President Michel Temer's proposal reform of Brazil's social security system in a general strike in Rio de Janeiro, Reuters/UNI

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Facing heat over cross-border terrorism, Pakistan talks of Kashmir

Facing heat over cross-border terrorism, Pakistan talks of Kashmir

Pakistan’s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has accused the US of speaking India’s language after Washington and New Delhi urged Islamabad not to let its...
ALL SMILES: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with United States president Donald Trump and the First Lady, Melania Trump, at White House, in Washington DC, UNI

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Trump and Modi developed close Chemistry

Trump and Modi developed close Chemistry

Trump salutes Modi and Indian people By Abu Turab The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Donald Trump, which was earlier officially termed as an...
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India becomes Major Defense Partner with U.S

Trump supports India’s Pak policy Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump have resolved to expand and deepen strategic partnership and advance...
All Eyes on First Modi-Trump Meeting Today

All Eyes on First Modi-Trump Meeting Today

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet President Trump, June 26th, on their first one on one meeting, in the nation's capital....
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Russian tide turns towards Obama

Trump questions Obama for not acting President Donald Trump has now taken a sigh of relief. He may, to some extent, get rid of pressures...

PM leaves for Portugal, US and Netherlands trip

Will spend five hours with President Trump Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday morning left on a three-nation tour of Portugal, US and Netherlands...
Media: Trumping Government in US; Modified in India

Media: Trumping Government in US; Modified in India

By Ranjona Banerji Six months into Donald Trump’s presidency and the standoff with the bulk of the American media continues. The President continues to whine...
Trump nominates new ambassador to India

Trump nominates new ambassador to India

Kenneth Juster, corporate icon to replace Richard Verma At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is preparing for his US trip, President Donald Trump...
HERO’S WELCOME: Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed stands with friends and family members as he celebrates winning the ICC Champions Trophy upon his arrival at his house in Karachi, Pakistan, Reuters/UNI

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Western Arms And Islamic Terrorism: An Endless Spiral

Western Arms And Islamic Terrorism: An Endless Spiral

~By Saeed Naqvi “Udhar rakeeb, idhar hum bulaye jaate hain Ki daana daal ke murghe laraye jaate hain” (I am invited, so is my enemy – at...
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Trump to host Modi at White House

A less glamorous trip this time U.S. President Donald Trump will receive Prime Minister Narendra Modi at White House for the first time on June...
James Comey says Donald Trump dismissed him to undermine FBI Russia investigation

James Comey says Donald Trump dismissed him to undermine FBI Russia investigation

The Russians interfered in our election during the 2016 cycle, he said Former FBI Director James Comey on Thursday said President Donald Trump fired him...
Comey testimony leaves Trump on a weaker wicket

Comey testimony leaves Trump on a weaker wicket

The testimony revels how Trump tried to browbeat the FBI chief to give up the investigation into the links between his presidential campaign and...
US officials busy limiting damage from Trump’s Qatar tweets

US officials busy limiting damage from Trump’s Qatar tweets

Qatar says ties with Islamists were known to US establishment By Abu Turab President Donald Trump’s recent spree of tweets alleging Qatar for supporting terrorism...
Sushma flays Aziz for ignoring countrymen’s needs

Sushma Swaraj lashes out at Trump, says India didn’t join Paris pact for money

Says Kashmir issue can only be solved bilaterally between India and Pakistan. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday denied claims of United States...
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Paris Accord: France, India Collaborate on Climate Change in Snub To Trump

French President Macron will visit India for a summit on solar energy  Prime Minister Narendra  Modi closed his European tour meeting with French President Emmanuel...
Trump withdraws US from Paris accord, insults India, China

Trump withdraws US from Paris accord, insults India, China

He said India is free to use coal-fired power plants but the US is not allowed to do so. US President Donald Trump on Thursday...
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For the Presidential election, the decision is 'Let us wait' for the name of the candidate that may be given by the government, and...
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Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny

Agencies reportedly focusing on meetings he held with Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak and a Moscow banker United States President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor...
SHADOWFIGHTING: A man has his photo taken hanging from a bull sculpture outside Las Ventas bullring during San Isidro's bullfighting fair in Madrid, Reuters/UNI

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Infosys to remain differentiated and iconic, assures CEO Vishal Sikka

Infosys to remain differentiated and iconic, assures CEO Vishal Sikka

The company’s annual report will be handed to the shareholders on June 24 Indian IT major Infosys Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Vishal Sikka has assured...
Watch: Melania Trump slaps off husband’s hand in Israel!

Watch: Melania Trump slaps off husband’s hand in Israel!

The incident made a storm on Twitter and several users were eager to find the body language of both the US president and wife. The...
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Kashmir is ours, Kashmiris are ours and Kashmiriyat is also ours. We will find a permanent solution to Kashmir. —Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on...
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India a victim of terror: Trump

Departing from usual rhetoric, US president casts terror as “battle between good and evil”, not a fight between Islam and West United States president Donald...
Russian ghost returns to hover on Trump administration

Russian ghost returns to hover on Trump administration

New York Times spoils his maiden foreign trip By Abu Turab A recent New York Times story about what transpired during US President Donald Trump’s meeting...
Tips For Trump As He Meets Muslim Leaders in Riyadh

Tips For Trump As He Meets Muslim Leaders in Riyadh

By Saeed Naqvi On May 21, Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Sultan has organized a Muslim Jamboree for President Trump. He will thereby attempt...
Demonetisation hasn’t ended terrorism or black money, has it?

Demonetisation hasn’t ended terrorism or black money, has it?

Unlike in the US, India’s TV media is busy playing cheerleader for the government Ranjona Banerji Look at the way I’ve been treated lately, especially by...

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It is the dawn of a new era in the hills. The hills are smiling. —West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, on winning the Mirik municipal...
Trump shared classified info with Russian Foreign Minister, says report

Trump shared classified info with Russian Foreign Minister, says report

US President Donald Trump is said to have shared highly sensitive and classified information about the Islamic State with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov...
Trump visit is to strengthen Israel against Iran: Tillerson

Trump visit is to strengthen Israel against Iran: Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Iran has destabilized the Middle East By Abu Turab US President Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia is aimed...
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The All India Muslim Personal Law Board says triple talaq is sinful yet valid. I personally cannot imagine any religion which can validate a...
Coming soon, a new Trump version: A friend of Saudi Arabia

Coming soon, a new Trump version: A friend of Saudi Arabia

Reports said the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has allocated $ 68 million for preparations to host Trump. Abu Turab US President Donald Trump, who is known...
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If Pakistan dares to breach the directive to hold its hand till a formal hearing on India’s plea, it will be inviting dangerous consequences...
Moon Jae-in takes charge as South Korea President

Moon Jae-in takes charge as South Korea President

The 64-year-old leader has promised to tackle North Korea's advancing nuclear ambitions and pacify tensions with the US and China Human rights lawyer Moon Jae-in,...
Will Bhutanese Low-Cost Labour Lose Thankless Jobs Under Donald Trump’s Watch?

Will Bhutanese Low-Cost Labour Lose Thankless Jobs Under Trump’s Watch?

Many low-wage industries depend heavily on migrants from the world’s hotspots, secured through refugee programs as well as other means. American business fears the...
H-1B visa scare: Infosys to hire 10,000 American workers

H-1B visa scare: Infosys to hire 10,000 American workers

The move comes at a time when the company and its peers like Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have been targeted for allegedly displacing American...
Would be honored to meet Kim: Trump

Would be honored to meet Kim: Trump

US president said would not rule out military action against North Korea only last week United States president Donald Trump on May 1 remarked that...

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We have decided that the Congress will contest the forthcoming urban civic polls alone in Uttar Pradesh, without allying with any party, including the...
Flynn’s last nail

Flynn’s last nail

He is now under Pentagon lens for money received after retirement as US Army general from Russian, Dutch and Turkish interests By Sujit Bhar Lt Gen...
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The people of Delhi have rejected negative politics and moved Modiji’s vijay rath forward. It was the Modi government’s constructive politics that gave the...
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CHEATER OF MISFORTUNE: Egypt’s ousted president Hosni Mubarak inside a dock at the police academy on the outskirts of Cairo in 2014. An Egyptian court sentenced him to three years in prison on charges of stealing public funds, Reuters/UNI

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The former Egyptian president’s acquittal shows he still wields power with the West. The question is will his influence lead to the release of...
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The art of saying “Non” the French way!

As opposed to the polite Indian dawdle of the head when faced with the prospect of saying a hard no; the French do not...
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FEEL THE FORCE: Television actor Mukesh Khanna unveils a wax statue of Shaktiman in Mumbai, UNI

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US President Trump addresses the joint session of Congress on February 28, Reuters/UNI

All smoke and mirrors

A look at the key points of President Donald Trump’s first speech to the United States Congress and some meditations as to their merit By...
RISE OF DEGLOBALISATION: Angela Merkel seems to have gone back on her open-door policy for refugees in order to appease the voter

Poll-bound Germany says goodbye to refugees

Merkel admin plans to break deportation record By Sujit Bhar Politics is a better option and definitely a more urgent option than humanitarian pursuits. Just the...
Flynn (above) resigned as the US national security adviser after reports that he misled Vice-President Pence over discussions with the Russian ambassador

Why Trumpism faces testing times

Michael Flynn’s sudden exit as NSA puts The Donald in troubled waters  By Sujit Bhar The brouhaha over US President Donald Trump’s whimsical national policy decisions...
Hints of new world order must await Tillerson-Lavrov meeting

Hints of new world order must await Tillerson-Lavrov meeting

By Saeed Naqvi Pundits in Washington are beginning to hope for continuity in US foreign policy under Donald Trump. For their optimism, they are falling back...
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Reining in the king

With the US courts trumping his travel ban, The Donald is on the back foot and pondering a fresh executive order. However, even though,...
The Unstoppable Donald

The Unstoppable Donald

The stay on his executive order banning entry of foreign nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries to the United States may have been upheld...
The slippery fundamentals of the fight against outsourcing

The slippery fundamentals of the fight against outsourcing

Even while the US Congress sees the introduction of two more Bills seeking to put an end to the practice or at least limit...
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The Trumpean Paradox

Cool towards new friends while strong-arming frenemies, the US president’s first fortnight is a study in contradictory decision-making By Sujit Bhar Here are some weird...
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh holds a copy of the Quran while speaking to a poll worker at a polling station during the presidential election in Banjul, Gambia, December 1, 2016, Reuters/UNI

Gambia returns to democracy after 22 years

Dictator Jammeh ousted peacefully, exiled to Equatorial Guinea By Abu Turab Around the time of Donald Trump’s inauguration as the new US president, another elected president,...
Trump speaks at a congressional Republican retreat in Philadelphia

Trump, the bumbler

Bumpkin businessman-turned-American president a babe in the business of politics By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr It is not necessary to harangue against US President Donald...
A video grab shows US President Donald J Trump announcing executive order restricting entry of Muslim refugees and immigrants into the US

Trump Makes Changes in Policies on Immigration and Refugees

The full text of President Trump’s Executive Order in which he envisages a major change in US policies on refugees and immigration PROTECTING THE NATION...
Donald Trump during his inaugural address to the people of US

The full text of Donald Trump’s speech after swearing-in

There was a quiet belief that his election campaign speeches provided him with the fire to singe other contestants and pave his way to...
It is perhaps his contempt for liberals that ties Russian president Vladimir Putin to US president-elect Donald Trump, and vice versa. Photo: UNI

The Russians are back, the Russians are back!

There was a sentimental 1966 movie, The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming. In 2017, the Russians reappear in American imagination in darker...

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Khashoggi’s Fiancée Demand Dead Body, Justice

Khashoggi’s Fiancée Demand Dead Body, Justice

Hettis Cengiz ask Donald Trump not to help “cover-up” Mounting pressure on Saudi Arabia’s royal rulers and US President Donald Trump on Jamal Khashoggi’s killings...
Donald Trump Turns down India’s Republic Day Invitation

Donald Trump Turns down India’s Republic Day Invitation

Million Dollar Question- Who Will Accept Invitation as Second Choice? Amidst growing tension on India’s purchase of Russian S-400 air defence missile system and unhindered...
Iran’s Rouhani: Khashoggi’s murder was impossible without US support

Iran’s Rouhani: Khashoggi’s murder was impossible without US support

Amidst world-wide condemnation of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has condemned the murder...
Khashoggi murder: Erdogan demands extradition of 18 Saudi nationals

Khashoggi murder: Erdogan demands extradition of 18 Saudi nationals

Exclusive Report based on APN monitoring official TRT World channel Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has demanded that the 18 Saudi nationals, involved in the...
Khashoggi’s body parts taken to Saudi Arabia by MBS close aide: Turkey

Khashoggi’s body parts taken to Saudi Arabia by MBS close aide: Turkey

The ongoing investigation into the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul has been revealing the true face of the Kingdom’s establishment....
Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi’s killing in Istanbul Consulate

Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi’s killing in Istanbul Consulate

Finally, after having denied for over two weeks, Saudi Arabia has accepted, on Saturday, that Jamal Khashoggi had died in a fight inside its...
Despite pressures Trump continues supporting Saudi Arabia

Despite pressures Trump continues supporting Saudi Arabia

Despite mounting pressure from various quarters on alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, United States President Donald Trump has...
Saudi Arabia May Admit Killing Khashoggi?

Saudi Arabia May Admit Killing Khashoggi?

In the fast moving developments after the reported killing of a dissident journalist in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, there are reports that the...
Will spiralling fuel prices shatter BJP’s electoral dreams?

Will spiralling fuel prices shatter BJP’s electoral dreams?

Convincing oilcos to cut profits and going for Iran imports are two solutions to bring them down; focussing on NRI bonds and masala bonds...
Erdogan: Turkey Can’t Remain Silent' Over Khashoggi Fate

Erdogan: Turkey Can’t Remain Silent’ Over Khashoggi Fate

Exerting more pressure on Saudi authorities on its alleged role in killing dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its consulate in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep...
Saudi Crown Prince Love Working with Trump Despite Threats

Saudi Crown Prince Love Working with Trump Despite Threats

Days after US President Donald Trump’s threat to Saudi Arabian King Salman of fall of the kingdom in two weeks if Washington withdraws its...
Khamenei: Iran Will Slap US in Face By Defeating Sanctions

Khamenei: Iran Will Slap US in Face By Defeating Sanctions

US withdraws from UN top court to avoid relaxing sanctions As the US President Donald Trump’s deadline of imposing harsher sanctions against Iran in early...
Pakistan: War with India is not an option, dialogue is key

Pakistan: War with India is not an option, dialogue is key

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Quresh has said that war with India is not an option and seeking a constructive dialogue was the key...
Trump-Rouhani Rhetoric Continue At UN General Assembly

Trump-Rouhani Rhetoric Continue At UN General Assembly

Trump embarrassed as world leaders laughed on his “achievement” claims The UN headquarters in New York witnessed US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart...
Pompeo: Donald Trump want to meet Iran’s Rouhani at UNGA

Pompeo: Donald Trump want to meet Iran’s Rouhani at UNGA

Amidst Iran’s allegations against US and its regional allies for supporting separatists involved in terror attack in Ahvaz two days ago, Secretary of State...
Trump not in hurry to meet Kim again - APN Live

Trump not in hurry to meet Kim again

United States President Donald Trump has said he will not be hasty in making any deals with North Korea, stressing "very good" relations with...
China imposes retaliatory tariff on US goods, India puts on hold similar decision taken earlier

China imposes retaliatory tariff on US goods, India puts on hold similar decision taken...

China on Tuesday announced a tariff hike on $60 billion of US products in response to President Donald Trump’s latest duty increase in a...
US-China trade war: Trump imposes third wave of tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

US-China trade war: Trump imposes third wave of tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

The escalating US-China trade war entered a new phase with US President Donald Trump on Monday announcing new tariffs on an additional USD 200...
Week after 2+2 meet in New Delhi, NSA Ajit Doval in US to meet top officials

Week after 2+2 meet in New Delhi, NSA Ajit Doval in US to meet...

India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is in Washington to hold meetings with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other top officials of the...
North Korea’s Kim Asks Trump for another Summit

North Korea’s Kim Asks Trump for another Summit

White House working to schedule the summit: Sanders North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has requested US President Donald Trump through a “very warm,...
Trump: India Called Us Wanting Trade Deal despite Tough Talks

Trump: India Called Us Wanting Trade Deal despite Tough Talks

US President speaks of becoming friend with PM Narendra Modi and Japan’s Shinzo Abe In a major twist in India-US relations, President Donald Trump has...
Iran’s Khamenei: US plots failed in Middle East

Iran’s Khamenei: US plots failed in Middle East

Continuing his anti US rhetoric, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has once again said that US plots in the Middle East have failed,...
Khamenei: Iran, Russia can jointly contain US

Khamenei: Iran, Russia can jointly contain US

In a major development against US President Donald Trump’s policies, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has conveyed to Russian President Vladimir Putin that...
Syria war escalates: Russia strikes Idlib, Israel hits Hama and Tartus

Syria war escalates: Russia strikes Idlib, Israel hits Hama and Tartus

Sergei Lavrov: US want to support Jabhat al-Nusra in Idlib Despite US President Donald Trump’s warning not to attack Syria’s north-western Idlib province, Russian jets...
McCain’s funeral: The man he was and Trump has never been

McCain’s funeral: The man he was and Trump has never been

~By Kenneth Tiven John Sidney McCain III may have graduated at the bottom of his class at the US Naval Academy, but this namesake son...
US Warns Syria, Russia, Iran Not To Attack Idlib

US Warns Syria, Russia, Iran Not To Attack Idlib

Washington continues supporting anti-Assad militants Exposing Washington’s obvious support to anti-Bashar al Assad elements in Syria,  U.S. President Donald Trump has, on Monday, warned Damascus...
US Cancels $300m Aid to Pakistan for Inaction against Terrorists

US Cancels $300m Aid to Pakistan for Inaction against Terrorists

Acting on the heels of US shutting aid for Palestinian refugees fund at UNRWA, Pentagon has cancelled $300m (£230m) worth of aid to Pakistan,on...
No guarantee to India of US sanctions waiver for Russian missiles, says Pentagon official

No guarantee to India of US sanctions waiver for Russian missiles, says Pentagon official

There is no guarantee of US providing a waiver from sanctions if it purchases major weapon systems from Russia, a senior Pentagon official has...
Trump Taking Palestinian Right Of Return 'Off The Table,' Report Claims

Trump Taking Palestinian Right Of Return ‘Off The Table,’ Report Claims

Continuing his pro-Israeli hard-line policy forward, US President Donald Trump administration is set to announce that it will no longer recognize millions of  Palestinian...
Trump Asks His Top Diplomat Not To Visit North Korea Now

Trump Asks His Top Diplomat Not To Visit North Korea Now

In a sudden development, US President Donald Trump has asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to call off his Monday trip to Pyongyang,  North...
Washington: EU $20 M Aid to Iran Sends “Wrong Message”

Washington: EU $20 M Aid to Iran Sends “Wrong Message”

US exerts pressure on EU to distance from Iran Continuing anti-Iran tirade after withdrawal from multilateral nuclear deal, the US administration has criticised EU decision...
Madonna poses backstage during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall, New York, Reuters/UNI

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Inter-Korean Summit To Be Held In Pyongyang in September

Inter-Korean Summit To Be Held In Pyongyang in September

In a major development North and South Korean officials have agreed for third summit between their leaders Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in, to be...
Khamenei: Iran Will Never Talk To Trump Administration

Khamenei: Iran Will Never Talk To Trump Administration

Reacts to Trump’s offer talks without pre-conditions Iran’s most powerful leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that his country will not enter into new negotiations...
Rupee falls to lowest ever, just 7 paise away from 70 a dollar

Rupee falls to lowest ever, just 7 paise away from 70 a dollar

The Indian rupee (INR) on Monday, August 13 crashed to a record low against US dollar (USD), tumbling 109 paise to close at 69.93:...
Turkish President Erdogan Warns US to Reverse Unilateralism

Turkish President Erdogan Warns US to Reverse Unilateralism

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan  has warned US President Donald Trump’s administration that failure to reverse the "trend of unilateralism and disrespect" will force Turkey to...
Chinese media criticise US “mobster mentality” on rising trade tariff

Chinese media criticise US “mobster mentality” on rising trade tariff

Chinese state media has accused US of a “mobster mentality” in its move to implement additional tariffs on Chinese goods, and warned Beijing had...
Rouhani: Talks Impossible With “Untrustworthy” Trump Administration

Rouhani: Talks Impossible With “Untrustworthy” Trump Administration

Amidst discussion on possibilities of talks or no talks between US and Iran in coming days, President Hassan Rouhani has clearly asserted that US...
Saudi Arabia and UAE were about to attack Qatar

Saudi Arabia and UAE were about to attack Qatar

Rex Tillerson asked the two countries to avoid crisis Saudi Arabia and UAE were planning to attack Qatar last year after severing their ties with...
Now Trump is ready to talk with Iran without “pre-conditions”

Now Trump is ready to talk with Iran without “pre-conditions”

US President Donlad Trump has said on Monday he would be willing to meet Iran’s leader “without preconditions” to discuss how to improve ties....
Israel release Palestinian Protest icon girl

Israel release Palestinian Protest icon girl

Ahed Tamimi receives heroic welcome home Israel has released 17-year-old Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi from prison early on Sunday, after she, along with her...
US pushing arab-nato allies against Iran

US pushing Arab-NATO allies against Iran

James Mattis says reports of US war against Iran is “fiction” The contradictory statements and reports have been emanating from Washington over US intention for...
PM Modi at BRICS summit talks of working for Fourth Industrial Revolution, meets Xi Jinping

PM Modi at BRICS summit talks of working for Fourth Industrial Revolution, meets Xi...

Participating in the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit in South Africa,  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reaffirmed India’s commitment to...
Donald Trump ready for “real deal” on Iran n-program

Donald Trump ready for “real deal” on Iran n-program

US president opts diplomacy after rhetoric failed In a major shift from rhetoric to diplomacy with Iran, US President Donald Trump realised saying “Iran is...
Thai Muslim villagers look at birds in cages taking part in a bird-singing contest in in the southern province of Pattani, Thailand, Reuters/UNI

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Trump Warns Iran Not To “Threaten” Or Face “Consequences”

Trump Warns Iran Not To “Threaten” Or Face “Consequences”

Iranian President earlier called war with Iran will be mother of wars US President Donald Trump has warned Iran with a furious all-caps Twitter threatening...
Germany asks India to continue buying oil from Iran

Germany asks India to continue buying oil from Iran

In an a rare development, Germany has called US pressure exerted on its allies to comply with sanctions on Iran “irritating, to put it...
First Time: Trump accepts misspeaking in Helsinki

First Time: Trump accepts misspeaking in Helsinki

All round criticism force Trump to admit mistake on Russian meddling In another embarrassment to White House, President Donald Trump, acknowledged his mistake committed during...
Iran Complains ICJ against US Re-Imposing Sanctions

Iran Complains ICJ against US Re-Imposing Sanctions

Iran has lodged a complaint at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the United States' "unlawful" move to re-impose "unilateral" sanctions against Tehran...
Trump wins, US lost Helsinki summit

Trump wins, US lost Helsinki summit?

US President faces criticism for conceding Putin’s “election meddling” remark In a major development in the international political arena President of US Donald Trump and...
Trump advised Theresa May to sue EU on Brexit deal

Trump advised Theresa May to sue EU on Brexit deal

British Prime Minister reveals Trump’s suggestion In another indication of Trump’s way of functioning and decision making, British Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed that...
Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki on Monday

Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki on Monday

US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will hold summit meeting at the Presidential Palace in Finnish capital Helsinki, the on...
Iran accuses India of bowing to US pressure, warns of withdrawing privileges if it cuts oil import

Iran accuses India of bowing to US pressure, warns of withdrawing privileges if it...

Iran has warned  India that it will no more grant “special privileges” to it if it tried to replace Iranian crude with that from...
France, Germany and UK to trade with Iran without Dollars

France, Germany and UK to trade with Iran without Dollars

Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister has said that three major European countries: France, Germany and the UK, have agreed to maintain trade with...
Iran, P4+1 meet ends inconclusive in Vienna

Iran, P4+1 meet ends inconclusive in Vienna

Iranian and Western media report differently Conflicting reports have emerged from Vienna after an important meeting among foreign ministers of Iran, Britain, France, Germany, China...
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US-Iran lock horns on strategic Hormuz waterway

US-Iran lock horns on strategic Hormuz waterway

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s reaction to the US threat of bringing Tehran’s oil export to “zero” by early November has triggered a “war of...
Trump writes to NATO leaders to share defence cost

Trump writes to NATO leaders to share defence cost

Continuing his “America First” populist move the US President Donald Trump has recently written sharply worded letters to the leaders of several NATO allies:...
US Pressure to Stop Buying Iran’s Oil May Trigger Crisis

US Pressure to Stop Buying Iran’s Oil May Trigger Crisis

President Hassan Rouhani Threatens for Consequences The US pressure on global community to stop buying Iranian oil by early November may trigger a regional crisis...
US will fail in dividing Iran’s people and government

Khamenei: US will fail in dividing Iran’s people and government

Trump administration warned world capitals to stop buying Iranian oil Reacting to US President Donald Trump’s continuing rhetoric, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has...
US force move to new base in South Korea

US force move to new base in South Korea

Seoul says USFK should work to stabilize situation In a major development in US-South Korea ties, United States Forces Korea (USFK) has moved its 73-year...
People Versus Established Order: Contradiction Sharpens In New York And Elsewhere

People Versus Established Order: Contradiction Sharpens In New York And Elsewhere

~By Saeed Naqvi Does the stunning victory of a 28 year old Latino bartender in New York this week over a 10 term Democratic lawmaker...
US Defence Secretary meets South Korean Defence Minister

US Defence Secretary meets South Korean Defence Minister

North Korea skips anti-US imperialism rally in Pyongyang Amidst contradictory statements from US President Donald Trump after his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un...
India readies plan to get from moon n-fuel enough to power the world for centuries

India readies plan to get from moon n-fuel enough to power the world for...

India’s space program wants to go where no nation has gone before – to the south side of the moon, said a Bloomberg report....
US asks nations to stop Iranian oil import by Nov.4 or face sanctions

US asks nations to stop Iranian oil import by Nov.4 or face sanctions

India is second largest buyer of Iranian oil In an unprecedented move the United States administration has warned countries around the world  that they must...
Sarah Sanders thrown out of restaurant for working with Trump

Sarah Sanders thrown out of restaurant for working with Trump

Owner says she works with “inhumane and unethical” administration In another glaring embarrassment to US President Donald Trump, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was...
Trump change stance: say North Korea a threat to US security

Trump change stance: say North Korea a threat to US security

Once again he committed an unprecedented move. US President Donald Trump, despite having developed  “very special bond” with North Korean leader historic summit on...
A view of inside US Customs and Border Protection detention facility.

Nearly 100 Indians held at 2 US Immigration detention centres

India's embassy in the US says it has established contact with two immigration detention centres where nearly 100 Indians, mostly from Punjab, are being...
China Assures Key Role in North Korea’s Denuclearization

China Assures Key Role in North Korea’s Denuclearization

Kim Jong-un meets Xi Jinping in Beijing for third time in 3 months Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed his strong support for North Korea's...
Relatives cry while waiting for news on missing family members who were on a ferry that sank yesterday in Lake Toba, at Tigaras Port, Simalungun, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Reuters/UNI

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“Two Muslims Near The Very Top In British Politics”

“Two Muslims Near The Very Top In British Politics”

~By Saeed Naqvi The three column, six inch deep headline on page 1 of the Daily Telegraph caught my eye: “Doors open to thousands more skilled...
India hits back with $240 million tariff on 30 items imported from US

India hits back with $240 million tariff on 30 items imported from US

In response to a unilateral hike in import tariffs on certain steel and aluminium products by US, India has decided to retaliate by suspending...
US initiated Trade Tariff War escalates with China, EU

US initiated Trade Tariff War escalates with China, EU

Mexico and Canada also retaliate with additional tariff on US imports  The trade tariff war initiated by US President Donald Trump with Canada, Mexico, EU...
India, major powers welcome Trump-Kim summit

India, major powers welcome Trump-Kim summit

World hails the summit as positive development India has welcomed the summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as a...
A woman takes part in the evening prayers Laylat al-Qadr or Night of Decree, during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Al Azhar mosque in Cairo, Egypt, Reuters/UNI

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West meets the East in historic summit in Singapore

West meets the East in historic summit in Singapore

Trump and Kim sign “important and comprehensive” document US President Donlad Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un  have signed a document described by American...
Trump isolated at G7 summit, leaves early for Singapore

Trump further isolated at G7 summit, leaves early for Singapore

US pull out of joint communiqué trump G7at Qubec summit US President Donald Trump was further isolated during G7 summit held in Qubec, Canada, a...
Canada PM Trudeau rejects Trump’s proposal to scrap NAFTA

Canada PM Trudeau rejects Trump’s proposal to scrap NAFTA

Due to Trump’s approach G7 Summit may not bring Joint Communiqué Amidst worldwide criticism of withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal, US President Donald Trump...
Iran FM writes world top diplomats to condemn Washington’s extremism

Iran FM writes world top diplomats to condemn Washington’s extremism

JavadZarif writes letters to his counterparts worldwide Continuing its diplomatic move after US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal, Tehran is expanding its...
Supporting Israel: US more isolated on Palestine at UNSC

Supporting Israel: US more isolated on Palestine at UNSC

US vetoes Kuwait drafted resolution on Israel aggression on Palestinians The United States has been facing more isolation under President Donald Trump for its...
Trump receive Kim’s letter from North Korean envoy

Trump receive Kim’s letter from North Korean envoy

US-North Korea June 12 summit again on track In an important development North Korean former spy chief Kim Yong chol has met with US President...
Syrian President Assad says Trump’s “animal” smear represent himself

Syrian President Assad says Trump’s “animal” smear represent himself

US President Donald Trump has received a tit-for-tat response for his slur which were rarely pronounced by any political leader about his rival. The...
North Korea’s former spy chief Kim Yong-chol travels to US

North Korea’s former spy chief Kim Yong-chol travels to US

Preparations for Trump-Kim summit continue The preparations for US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un summit seems to be progressing well. Tuesday...
Singapore may host Trump-Kim-Moon tripartite Summit?

Singapore may host Trump-Kim-Moon tripartite Summit?

North Korea reluctant to ship our all nuclear warheads before summit Amidst preparations for a summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader...
Surprise: North-South Korean leaders held “sudden meeting”

Surprise: North-South Korean leaders held “sudden meeting”

US-North Korea Summit again on track for June 12, Singapore In the fast developing dramatic move the leaders of North and South Korea met late...
Global community agree on saving JCPOA: Iran

Global community agree on saving JCPOA: Iran

Iran’s deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi more confident of EU support The remaining signatories of the multilateral Iran nuclear deal known as JCPOA have regretted...
North Korea: will not beg the US for dialogue

North Korea: will not beg the US for dialogue

North Korea has once again threatened to reconsider a summit with US President Donald Trump, if Washington continues to do, what it described as,...
Iran ask EU to stand up against US for Nuclear deal

Iran ask EU to stand up against US for Nuclear deal

Playing cautious with certain level of clarity after US withdrawal from nuclear deal, Iran has set out conditions to stay in the deal with...
A boy looks at a six-metre tall luminescent puppet, operated by ten performers, during a preview of Vivid Sydney, promoted as the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, in Sydney. The festival will run for 23 days, starting on May 25, Reuters/UNI

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Trump-Kim Summit not happening on June 12

Trump-Kim Summit not happening on June 12

Now it is almost certain that US-North Korea summit will not take place on June 12 in Singapore. After North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s...
Trump on Summit with Kim: We’ll have to see

Trump on Summit with Kim: We’ll have to see

Uncertainty looms large on US-North Korea summit Amidst North Korean leader Kim Jong-un suspending high level talks with South Korea and shrouding clouds over June...
Who needs enemy whey you have friends like Trump: EU Chief

Who needs enemy whey you have friends like Trump: EU Chief

Transatlantic gulf widens after US withdrawal from Iran deal The gulf between Europe and US after its withdrawal from Iran deal is expanding with each...
guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US

Paraguay will also open its embassy soon Following US foot prints Guatemala has now opened its embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales...
Trump-Kim Summit in jeopardy after US-South Korea drill

Trump-Kim Summit in jeopardy after US-South Korea drill

Reluctant Kim Jong-un suspends talks with South Korea Reacting to the US-South Korea largest ever “2018 Max Thunder” joint drill throughout South Korea since May...
US Face Worldwide Condemnation for Embassy Relocation

US Face Worldwide Condemnation for Embassy Relocation

US Administration headed by President Donald Trump was once again faced with worldwide criticism, both friends and foes coming together after relocation of its...
Trump welcomes Kim’s gesture of dismantling nuclear-test site

Trump welcomes Kim’s gesture of dismantling nuclear-test site

US President Donald Trump has hailed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s announcement to dismantle country’s nuclear test site in less than two weeks and...
Record for US President: Tears Multilateral Deal Then Publicly Endorses Torture

Record for US President: Tears Multilateral Deal Then Publicly Endorses Torture

~By Saeed Naqvi In the Trump multiplex, three shows are on simultaneously. First, the stages between the announcement of withdrawal from the deal and real...
Closed gates of Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar after authorities imposed curfew like restriction following a call by separatists for protests, UNI

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Trump reach airport to welcome US prisoners from North Korea

Trump reach airport to welcome US prisoners from North Korea

In a remarkable development three U.S. prisoners, allegedly involved in subversive or hostile acts have reached Washington after getting released by North Korean government...
Iran’s Khamenei call Trump’s words- silly and superficial

Iran’s Khamenei call Trump’s words- silly and superficial

You spent money to dominate Iraq and Syria; well you couldn't, damn it to hell!" says Khamenei to Trump Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called...
Forbes ranks Prime Minister Narendra Modi as 9th most powerful in world

Forbes ranks Prime Minister Narendra Modi as 9th most powerful in world

The business magazine Forbes has ranked Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the ninth most powerful person in the world. Topping the list is Chinese President...
Isolated Trump gets Saudi Arabia, Israel support on Iran deal withdrawal

Isolated Trump gets Saudi Arabia, Israel support on Iran deal withdrawal

Iran to remain with JCPOA along with other signatories, says Rouhani Amidst worldwide criticism and condemnation of US President Donald Trump’s move of withdrawing from...
Trump’s announcement is awaited Tuesday on Iran n-deal

Trump’s announcement is awaited Tuesday on Iran n-deal

vc_row]Iranian President says his country will overcome any problems Major capitals around the world remained engaged in formulating their response to US President Donald Trump’s...
US Prepares to Relocate Its Embassy to Jerusalem

US Prepares to Relocate Its Embassy to Jerusalem

Road signs coming up near US consulate in south Jerusalem Ignoring all protests opposing recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, US President Donald Trump’s administration...
North Korea criticize US for misleading and provocative move

North Korea criticize US for misleading and provocative move

Don’t miscalculate peace loving intention as weakness, says Pyongyang Amidst preparations for a planned summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim...
Rouhani: US to face “historic regret” for pulling out of n-deal

Rouhani: US to face “historic regret” for pulling out of n-deal

Amidst rising tension among the signatories of JCPOA due to US President Donald Trump’s threat of withdrawing from the deal on May 12,  Iran's...
Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Russia, China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump to announce his words on JCPOA on May 12 Amidst mounting pressure from US President Donlad Trump of pulling out of the landmark multilateral...
Trump: Time and Place for Summit with Kim Jong-un is fixed

Trump: Time and Place for Summit with Kim Jong-un is fixed

Future of US forces’ in South Korea not on agenda Korea crisis seems to be closer to the end. After successful recent Korean summit bringing...
South Korea divided on future of US forces presence

South Korea divided on future of US forces presence

The conflicting opinions on the future of US forces in South Korea after the probable peace agreement between North and South Korea have emerged...
If US pull out of nuclear deal, Iran would also go back

If US pull out of nuclear deal, Iran would also go back

Iranian Ambassador to UK talks to CNN  As clock is ticking towards May 12 deadline for US President Donald Trump’s announcement about the future...
Netanyahu Reveals Iran’s Secret Nuclear Files

Netanyahu Reveals Iran’s Secret Nuclear Files

Iran calls a “baseless childish, naïve game”, US calls it “authentic” Amidst growing US President Donald Trump’s threat of pulling out of Iran nuclear deal...
US, Saudi Arabia ask Palestinians to talk to Israel

US, Saudi Arabia ask Palestinians to talk to Israel

MBS says confronting Iran’s influence in the region more important than Palestine issue US and its allies in the Middle East, especially Saudi Arabia...
Trump may start diplomatic war with European allies on Iran n-deal

Trump may start diplomatic war with European allies on Iran n-deal

Macron say Trump will pull out of JCPOA US President Donald Trump may, most probably, trigger a diplomatic war within Western countries on Iran nuclear...
India slides further in press freedom under deadly threat from Modi's nationalism

India slides further in press freedom under deadly threat from Modi’s nationalism

India continued its downward slide in world press freedom index for 2018 released by Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) which presents a gloomy picture overall...
Trump, Macron for new Iran deal, instead JCPOA

Trump, Macron for new Iran deal, instead JCPOA

Russia and China team together to thwart US move The US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emanuel Macron have called for major changes...
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores take part in a ceremony with indigenous representatives as they arrive at a campaign rally in Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela, Miraflores Palace/Reuters/UNI

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US, China welcome N Korea halt on Nuclear, Missile tests

US, China welcome N Korea halt on Nuclear, Missile tests

Japan calls it “positive” with caution The US and China have, on Saturday, welcomed North Korea’s decision to halt its nuclear and missile tests and...
Trump was to hit Russian and Iranian targets in Syria

Trump was to hit Russian and Iranian targets in Syria

WSJ reports that Defense Secretary James Mattis dissuaded president An American prestigious news organisation has revealed that US President Donald Trump was considering an option...
US ked coalition attacks Syria, hits research centre, arms stockpile

US led coalition attacks Syria, hits research centre, arms stockpile

Syria say aggression will fail: SANA They did it. In a biggest intervention by Western powers against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, coordinated campaign U.S., British...
Syrian War Being Dragged On Basis Of Lies For Ulterior Reasons

Syrian War Being Dragged On Basis Of Lies For Ulterior Reasons

~By Saeed Naqvi If war begins in Syria, it will be on absolutely trumped up charges about the use of poison gas by Bashar al...
WINNER TAKE ALL: Gold medalist Heena Sidhu of India, silver medalist Elena Galiabovitch of Australia and bronze medalist Alia Sazana Azahari of Malaysia on the podium after the Women's 25m Pistol Final at Belmont Shooting Centre, Brisbane, Australia, during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Reuters/UNI

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Syrian military airbase under attack, US denies its hand

Syrian military airbase under attack, US denies its hand

Evacuation of civilians begins from Douma, “fighters” leaving for Jarablus under Russian supervision Amidst US President Donald Trump’s warning of a “big price” after reports...
Saudi Crown Prince, Trump Together Staring At Syrian Exit Door

Saudi Crown Prince, Trump Together Staring At Syrian Exit Door

~By Saeed Naqvi The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman, 32, has once again given international affairs a twist which has caused a...

Trump want money from Saudi Arabia for staying US forces in Syria

US President Donald Trump, who was recently seen with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in White House describing huge defence deals with the kingdom, has...
WHAT TRAGEDY LOOKS LIKE: Officers from the ministry of marine affairs examine the carcass of Irawaddy dolphins found dead at Klandasan Beach after oil spill poisoning in the waters off Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia, Reuters/UNI

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Trade war erupts; China slaps heavy duty on US products

Trade war erupts; China slaps heavy duty on US products

In a tit-for-tat response to US imposing duties on importing aluminium and steel, China’s increased tariffs by up to 25 percent on 128 U.S....
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Trump’s U turn: US forces to pull out of Syria soon

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was against complete withdrawal In a major shift in his Middle East policy, US President Donald Trump has insisted...
US wants social media details of visa applicants to check history, ideological leanings

US wants social media details of visa applicants to check history, ideological leanings

The Trump administration wants all US visa applicants to furnish five years of their social media history, usernames, email addresses and phone numbers, for...
US adds seven Pakistani companies to sanctions list

US adds seven Pakistani companies to sanctions list

They need special licence for doing business in US Continuing its pressure on Pakistan, the US administration has added seven Pakistani companies to a list...
Trump under pressure to remove Advisor Jared Kushner, the son-in-law

Trump under pressure to remove Advisor Jared Kushner, the son-in-law

The US President Donald Trump, who is habitual of witnessing resignations and saying “You’re fired” has now come under pressure from a group of...
Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Mike Pompeo, CIA Director to head foreign office Taking an expected move US President Donald Trump has sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, citing differences, and replaced...
Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

PM Modi beats Trump, has largest number of fake followers among leaders in TwitterAudit...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the dubious distinction of having the largest number of fake Twitter followers, ahead of US President Donald Trump, among...

Palestinians reject White House invitation of Gaza meet

US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital has started embarrassing Washington officially by Mehmoud Abbas led Palestinian Authority (PA) government. The...
Trump sees North-South Korea talks positive

Trump sees North-South Korea talks positive

However, US officials express cautious note President Donald Trump has reacted positively for North Korea’s willingness to talk to United States about giving up...
EXAM WARRIORS: Students of Sree Chitra Poor Home ready to appear in the SSLC exams, in Thiruvananthapuram, UNI

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US, Pakistan not to cut ties, work together in Afghanistan

US, Pakistan not to cut ties, work together in Afghanistan

US has reportedly assured Pakistan that it does not want to sever ties with  Islamabad which has extended its “wholehearted support” to the US-backed...
IN MEMORIAM: A woman leaves a rose at a commemoration ceremony of the 25th anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing at the north reflecting pool of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center site in the Manhattan borough of New York, US, Reuters/UNI

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US becoming a destabilising force: Chinese economist Andy Xie

US becoming a destabilising force: Chinese economist Andy Xie

Speaking at an ET GBS session on "Froth in the global economy", Xie said that the key for development in East Asia is to...
QUEER VIEW: Cars seen through openings of the parking lot at a high-rise in Mumbai, UNI

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New H1B visas policy will protect American, non-immigrant workers: USCIS

According to the H1B visa programme, a company is allowed to hire highly skilled foreign professionals to work in the United States – with...
US to open embassy in Jerusalem in May 2018

US to open embassy in Jerusalem in May 2018

Israel thanks Trump, Palestinians call it "adding insult to injury" In a much quicker succession and before-the-scheduled move the US administration has announced that its...

Pakistan back on terror watch list after China withdraws objection

Global money laundering watchdog FATF - the Financial Action Task Force - has put Pakistan back on its terrorist financing watch list after China,...
CLIFFHANGER: Home team Gremio celebrates winning the penalty shootoutof the Recopa Sudamericana final against Argentina's Independiente at Arena do Gremio Stadium, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Reuters/UNI

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FIRST DAY OF SPRING: Houseboats on the Jhelum in the backdrop of snow-clad Zabarwan Hills, in Srinagar, UNI

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Donald Trump gives shock to Israel on peace plan

Donald Trump gives shock to Israel on peace plan

Says Israelis and Palestinians don’t want peace deal A major acknowledging statement on Israel-Palestine crisis has emerged from White House. US President Donald Trump...
Palestine to ask India to replace US as sole mediator in negotiations with Israel, says official

Palestine to ask India to replace US as sole mediator in negotiations with Israel,...

In the decades of bonhomie between India and the Palestinians, including with the chief of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation Yasser Arafat - and despite...
After Reverses in Syria, Afghanistan, A Quest For Propaganda Equalizer

After Reverses in Syria, Afghanistan, A Quest For Propaganda Equalizer

Conspiracy theorists, who prove mostly right in the topsy turvy post 9/11 world, are these days busy switching channels – Syria, Afghanistan, Korean peninsula...
GRAND SPECTACLE: Soldiers attend a grand military parade celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean People's Army at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, KCNA/Reuters/UNI

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Indian-origin Raj Shah to fill in for White House Press Secretary

Indian-origin Raj Shah to fill in for White House Press Secretary

The highest ranking Indian-American in the White House Press Room, Raj Shah was once a bitter critic of US President Donald Trump White House Deputy...
PERIOD PIC: Bavarian Finance Minister Markus Soeder and his wife Karin pose for the media during the 'Fastnacht in Franken' carnival TV show in Veitshoechheim, Germany, Reuters/UNI

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US: Donlad Trump prepared for military action against Syria

US: Donlad Trump prepared for military action against Syria

Washington alleges Damascus of maintaining stockpile of chemical weapons Amidst conflicting reports about presence of chemical weapons with Syrian government, senior US officials have claimed...
US: Commanders authorised to deal with safe havens in Af-Pak

US: Commanders authorised to deal with safe havens in Af-Pak

The US administration has once again asserted that under its new South Asia strategy, its commanders in the region are given authority and resources...
Hamas; Designation of Haniyeh as” terrorist” will not affect struggle

Hamas; Designation of Haniyeh as” terrorist” will not affect struggle

Hamas to continue defending its people and land In less than two months after announcing Jerusalem as Israeli capital, US administration has entered into...
FLY AWAY: A British Airways aircraft flies in front of a full moon over London, Britain, Reuters/UNI

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UAE supports anti Mansour Hadi elements in Yeman

UAE supports anti Mansour Hadi elements in Yeman

Houthis bound to be stronger with cracks in GCC member states New cracks are developing in Saudi Arabia led Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in the...
Us-turkey military impasse critical in syrian town manbij

Us-turkey military impasse critical in syrian town manbij

Syrian dialogue congress meeting underway in sochi, russia The ongoing military impasse between us and turkey caused due to present fragile situation in syria has...
US lose leadership image worldwide under Donald Trump

US lose leadership image worldwide under Donald Trump

In a major revelation by a prestigious survey organisation, one year of Donald Trump in White House has caused a major blow to the...
Trump changes tone: America First but not alone

Trump changes tone: America First but not alone

PM Modi criticised reversal of globalisation at Davos Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s opening remarks at World Economic Forum (WEF)  at Davos about “forces of...
United States slaps sanctions on six Taliban, Haqqani network leaders

United States slaps sanctions on six Taliban, Haqqani network leaders

The US pressed Pakistan to work against providing safe havens to terror outfits in the country and act effectively against their fund-raising activities. In yet...
US denies drone attack in Pakistan territory

US denies drone attack in Pakistan territory

Earlier PM Khaqani said all options available for protecting sovereignty The impact of US President Donald Trump’s tweets and statements asking Pakistan to “do more”...
Trump faces another diplomatic rebuke from Turkey

Trump faces another diplomatic rebuke from Turkey

Ankara denies White House readout content US President Donald Trump administration faced another diplomatic rebuke in the Middle East when Turkish official sources denied the...
TAKE THE LEAP: Children play at a dock at Pescadores beach in Chorrillos district of Lima, Peru, Reuters/UNI

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Syrian territory under US, Turkey attacks, over 400 killed

Syrian territory under US, Turkey attacks, over 400 killed

The Damascus regime headed by President Bahsar al-Assad is being sandwiched by US and Turkey, the allies turned hostile in the complex situation. More...
US shutdown ends after three days, Next deadline Feb 8

US shutdown ends after three days, Next deadline Feb 8

Trump remained low-profile on first anniversary in White House US government shutdown has ended after three days with President Donald Trump signing a bill on...
India ranks 62nd in WEF Inclusive Development Index

India ranks 62nd in WEF Inclusive Development Index

Stands much below than China, Pakistan Hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Davos to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum...
Syria’s Assad condemns Turkish operation in its territory

Syria’s Assad condemns Turkish operation in its territory

Damascus says Washington had orchestrated the Ankara’s move The fragile Middle East situation is getting worse with more complex developments. The Turkish move of starting...
PM Modi leaves for World Economic Forum meet in Davos

PM Modi leaves for World Economic Forum meet in Davos

India to host “welcome reception” for world leaders Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for Davos, Switzerland on Monday morning to attend the 48th annual meeting...
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Trump forced to shut down federal government

The US under President Donald Trump has gone into crisis as it was forced to shut down federal government at midnight Friday as senators...
2017 Was The Hottest Year On Record – Without The El Nino Boost

2017 Was The Hottest Year On Record – Without The El Nino Boost

Backing the common observation that winters have been mild this time, comes the official, scientific data: The year 2017 was the hottest year on...
Trump Presents Fake News Awards

Trump announces Fake News Awards to critical media

CNN tops the list, NYT stands second In an unprecedented move, US President Donald Trump has announced Fake News Awards to the journalists and media...
Trump criticise Russia for helping North Korea

Trump criticise Russia for helping North Korea

Appreciates China for cooperation to contain Pyongyang In another unexpected move, US President Donald Trump has accused Russia for helping North Korea in skirting international...
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The Rs 1.5 Crore Dinner PM Narendra Modi Will Host For CEOs At Davos

By Dilip Bobb The Prime Minister will be hosting a dinner for around 100  CEOs of multinational companies and top Indian industrialists shortly after he...
The US-Pakistan crisis ends, US asks to clear terrorists

The US-Pakistan crisis ends, US asks to clear terrorists

Pak media claims end of the crisis that triggered after Trump’s tweet After weeks of threatening and cautioning Pakistan asking to destroy terrorists’ “havens” in...

Trump cuts UN funding for Palestinian refugees by more than half

Continuing its aggressive moves in Middle East, US administration has announced cutting more than half of its planned funding to the UN Relief and...
WIFELY RITES: Devotees offer prayers before taking a holy bath in the Bagmati river at Pashupatinath Temple during the Swasthani Brata Katha festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, Reuters/UNI

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PLO Central Council: Palestine to revoke Israel’s recognition

PLO Central Council: Palestine to revoke Israel’s recognition

In a major setback to the US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move, the Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) Central Council has, on Monday, recommended revoking...
Russia, Turkey & Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Russia, Turkey and Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Fighting already underway, says Kurdish official The US plan of raising 30,000-strong Kurdish army in Syria’s north-eastern region has swiftly met with stern opposition from...
Trump thanks Qatar for combating terrorism

Trump thanks Qatar for combating terrorism

UAE raise alarm on alleged interception of its aircraft by Qatar In a major balancing act US President Donald Trump has praised Qatar's efforts to...
Palestine: Trump’s Middle-East policy-slap of the century

Palestine: Trump’s Middle-East policy-slap of the century

Washington loses arbitrator’s role  The trust deficit on US administration under President Donald Trump among the international community was witnessed Sunday when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud...
US assures Pakistan of no unilateral military action

US assures Pakistan of no unilateral military action

The diplomatic tussle between US and Pakistan has been continuing for last several weeks. After suspending military aid, Uni­ted States has assured Pakistan that...

PM Modi 3rd Most Popular Leader, Beats Chinese President XI Jinping and US President...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the third most popular leader, ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
US not considering change in H1-B visa rules

US not considering change in H1-B visa rules

Relief for over 5 lakh Indians working in US In a major turn-around, US has clarified that it was not considering any change in H1B...
US sells $ 133 million anti-ballistic missiles to Japan

US sells $ 133 million anti-ballistic missiles to Japan

Amidst positive developments of dialogue resumption between the two Koreas, The US administration has approved a $133.3 million sale of anti-ballistic missiles to Japan...
UN Secretary General welcomes North-South Korea talks

UN Secretary General welcomes North-South Korea talks

US based expert denies Trump’s claim for success to his pressure tactics Finally tension seems to be easing with the resumption of dialogue between North...
QUITE A BANK: Swans are seen on the Swan Lake at Rongcheng National Swan Nature Reserve in Weihai, Shandong province, China, Reuters/UNI

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Pak foreign minister: We don’t have any alliance with US

Pak foreign minister: We don’t have any alliance with US

US Defence Secretary James Mattis and Pak Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua say communications are continuing The ties between US and Pakistan have been moving apart...
Tillerson: Investigation on Russia didn’t influence diplomacy

Tillerson: Investigation on Russia didn’t influence diplomacy

Secretary of State contradicts Trump’s position The Donald Trump administration is regularly being haunted with the investigation on Russian alleged involvement in 2016 presidential elections....
Pakistan: Suspension of security assistance will harm US interests

Pakistan: Suspension of security assistance will harm US interests

US informed India before announcing its Pak decision Facing US ire on terror related ineffective measures, Pakistan Foreign Office has been reacting through multiple means....
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Donald Trump administration freezes $1.15 bn security aid to Pakistan

Earlier this week US President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of providing “safe haven” to militant groups and feeding “lies and deceit” to the United...
Trump: My Nuclear Button is bigger than Kim

Trump: My Nuclear Button is bigger than Kim

South Korea welcomes Kim’s dialogue offer Continuing his verbal spat against North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, US President Donald Trump has taunted and warned...
“Pakistan has been stumped”

“Pakistan has been stumped”

Mudda panellists feel that Trump’s tweet and threat of cutting aid is a victory for India’s foreign policy; however, only time will tell if...
Pakistan reacts tough on Trump’s New Year tweet

Pakistan reacts tough on Trump’s New Year tweet

Foreign and Defense Ministers react sharply Pakistan has reacted sharply to US President Donald Trump’s comments on Washington providing $ 33 billion in aid over...
FUN TIME: Visitors play in a crowded pool during New Year Day holiday at The Jungle Waterpark in Bogor, Indonesia, Reuters/UNI

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Iran’s Rouhani: people have right to protest not to damage public property

Iran’s Rouhani: people have right to protest not to damage public property

Protests against economic conditions turn to anti-government stir Amidst anti-government protests in various cities in the country, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has clearly said...
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Kim Jong: Nuclear launch button always on his desk

Declares completion of nuclear program in 2017  In a major shocking message for US President Donald Trump, North Korean President Kim Jong Un has asserted...
Pro and anti-government protests in Tehran and other cities -

Pro and anti-government protests in Tehran and other cities

In a rare development in Iran, Tehran and several other cities have witnessed anti and pro government protests during last three days. Thousands of...
SCENIC WALK: Visitors walk on the newly-opened 488-metre-long glass suspension bridge at Hongyagu attraction in Pingshan, Hebei province, China, Zhang Haiqiang/Reuters/UNI

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Saudi Aircraft picks Shahbaz Sharif for important meetings

Saudi Aircraft picks Shahbaz Sharif for important meetings

US proxy Saudi Arabia plays important role, admits PML-N leader In another big brotherly act, Saudi Arabia suddenly sent a special aircraft to Lahore to...
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Trump: US spent seven trillion dollars in Middle East

Having being disappointed with General Assembly’s vote against his Jerusalem move, President Donald Trump says that US has “foolishly spent $7 trillion in the...
INCONVENIENCED: Stranded passengers ride on a makeshift raft after all ferry service was cancelled, a day after a Philippine vessel capsized because of bad weather in Infanta, Quezon in the Philippines, Reuters/UNI

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Bahrain against challenging US over Jerusalem move

Bahrain against challenging US over Jerusalem move

At a time when most of the countries were preparing to vote against Trump’s Jerusalem move at UN General Assembly in New York on...

Pakistan tries to “save face” on its India policy

Amidst US pressure to act against terror groups functioning from its soil and normalising relations with India, Pakistan seems to be seriously engaged in...
STRUGGLING: Sixty-day-old Nadia Ahmad Sabri, who suffers from severe malnutrition, lies in bed at a malnutrition treatment center in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida, Yemen, Reuters/UNI

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Trump threatens to cut financial aid for opposing Jerusalem move

Trump threatens to cut financial aid for opposing Jerusalem move

After passing through embarrassment and isolation at UN Security Council and facing unpleasant scenario at UN General Assembly after its Jerusalem move, US President...
Pakistan angry over India’s “leading global power” tag

Pakistan angry over India’s “leading global power” tag

Decries about India’s alleged defiance of UNSC resolutions on Kashmir Pakistan has criticised the efforts of US administration to prop India as a regional power...
UN General Assembly to meet soon on US Jerusalem move

UN General Assembly to meet soon on US Jerusalem move

Turkey leading the Muslim nations in anti-US campaign Amidst US veto to the UN Security Council resolution against Trump’s Jerusalem move, UN General Assembly is...
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Trump appreciates India as leading global power, asks Pakistan to take action against terror

In another pull and push exercise in US policy towards south Asia, Trump administration has described  India as a "leading global power" while it...
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Vladimir Putin thanks Trump for intelligence sharing on Terrorists

Terrorists arrested before bombing in St. Petersburg In a rare development while east met the west, Russian President Vladimir Putin has thanked his US counterpart,...
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BJP hits out at CPM after alleged left-wing poster in Kerala portrays King Jong-un

BJP’s Sambit Patra termed Kim Jong-un as the “poster boy” of CPI(M) and criticized the left-wing party of seeking inspiration from the autocratic leader. Bringing...
US warns Pakistan: Terror may reach Islamabad

US warns Pakistan: Terror may reach Islamabad

Rex Tillerson says Pak could lose control of its “territory” The process of Trump’s new South Asia policy implementation seems to be deepening in Afghanistan...

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New US visa rules will affect Indians women most

New US visa rules will affect Indians women most

The proposed Trump administration’s plans to repeal H1B visa holders’ espouses H-4 category visas will affect most Indian immigrants in US. Indians made up...
COLD COMFORT: A boy and a woman are wrapped in a single shawl as they sit at a bus terminal on a cold winter morning in New Delhi, Reuters/UNI

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Netanyahu rejects OIC declaring East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

Netanyahu rejects OIC declaring East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

Israel asks other nations to move their embassies to Jerusalem Amidst large number of protests against Trump’s Jerusalem move, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has...
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OIC rejects Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move at extraordinary Summit in Ankara

Turkish President calls for recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Palestine state In a swift move the pan-Islamic body Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has...
TAKE THE STREETS: Members of all Kerala Cattlers Association staging a protest against 18 percent GST and hike of LPG price, in Thiruvananthapuram, UNI

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Trump asks Congress to enact immigration reforms to avoid future terror attacks

IS inspired Bangladeshi origin suspect arrested In a swift reaction to an attempted terror attack in New York, US President Donald Trump has, on Monday,...
Saudi Arabia and Egypt gave prior consent for Trump’s Jerusalem move

Saudi Arabia and Egypt gave prior consent for Trump’s Jerusalem move

Arab rulers keep public emotions under check The revelation by Israel TV of prior consent of Saudi Arabia and Egypt for Trump’s Jerusalem move...
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Bahrain defies worldwide tide on Jerusalem, moves closer to Israel

Delegation does not represent Bahraini people, says opposition group Amid worldwide protests against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital, Bahrain...
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Despite Trump support, Netanyahu faces ire for corruption at home

More than ten thousand marched in “March of Shame” Amidst world-wide protests against US President Donald Trump’s announcement of recognising Jerusalem as Israeli capital, Prime...
Arab League call Trump’s Jerusalem move as dangerous

Arab League call Trump’s Jerusalem move as dangerous

Several leaders in the region refuse to meet US Vice President The Arab League has called US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital...
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Trump’s Jerusalem move: Our position on Palestine is independent, says India

Amid worldwide condemnation to US President Donald Trump’s announcement of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and instruction to move its embassy from Tel Aviv...
LIQUID GRACE: Russia's Apollinariia Panfilova and Dmitry Rylov at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Nagoya, Japan, Reuters/UNI

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Britain arrests two terror suspects for plotting to kill PM Theresa May

Britain arrests two terror suspects for plotting to kill PM Theresa May

Days after UK protested on Donald Trump re-tweeting anti-Muslim videos, UK authorities believed that they have arrested two men who plotted to kill Prime Minister...
Trump to order Embassy shift to Jerusalem despite world community warning

Trump to order Embassy shift to Jerusalem despite world community warning

Most of friends and foes oppose the move US President Donald Trump is creating history on Wednesday when he formally recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital...
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Supreme Court clears Trump travel ban latest version

After having faced challenge in the lower courts the US Supreme Court has allowed the President Donald Trump's latest travel ban provisions to take...
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ABC suspends journalist Brian Ross over Micheal Flynn reporting

The controversy over former National Security Advisor Micheal Flynn lying to FBI over his contacts with Russian government has taken first casualty among media...
Donald Trump faces another threat after Flynn’s plead guilty

Donald Trump faces another threat after Flynn’s plead guilty

In another blow to Donald Trump’s administration, Michael Flynn, the former US national security adviser, has pleaded guilty of making false statements during FBI...
FAITH’S DICHOTOMIES: Houthi supporters hang off an iron fence during a rally marking the birth anniversary of Islam's Prophet Mohammad in Sanaa, Yemen, Reuters/UNI

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PM Modi says he is ready to pay the political cost for the path...

Stoutly defending his government’s steps that have sparked off debates and criticism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was prepared to be a martyr...
UK rejects Trump’s anti-Muslim propaganda on social media

UK rejects Trump’s anti-Muslim propaganda on social media

Muslim body calls it “incitement of violence against American Muslims” The United Kingdom has once again distanced from US President Donald Trump for his anti-Muslim...
Startup success rate in India is far too low

Startup success rate in India is far too low

Mudda panellists say the Hyderabad Global Entrepreneurship Summit will give a huge boost to India’s entrepreneurial environment, generate employment and lead to women empowerment The...
GES 2017: Prime Minister Modi hails India’s women achievers

GES 2017: Prime Minister Modi hails India’s women achievers

At the inaugural session of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017, Modi also showcased his government’s achievements, took credit for Aadhaar As he kicked off the...
Ivanka Trump unleashes charm offensive at GES 2017 in Hyderabad

Ivanka Trump unleashes charm offensive at GES 2017 in Hyderabad

Advisor to her father, US President Donald Trump, Ivanka says Modi’s journey from a tea-seller to Prime Minister shows transformational change is possible As she...
PM Modi inaugurates Hyderabad Metro, meets Ivanka Trump before GES launch

PM Modi inaugurates Hyderabad Metro, meets Ivanka Trump before GES launch

Construction for the first phase of the Hyderabad Metro rail project had begun in April 2012 though the project was first mooted in 2003 Prime...
BOOM: Eruption of Mount Agung as seen from Kubu village in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Reuters/UNI

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India struck a balancing act between Israel and Palestine at the UN

India struck a balancing act between Israel and Palestine at the UN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement read out at the UN signals that India has not totally abandoned the aspirations of the people of Palestine ~By...
Bad TIME for Trump: He says he declined its Person of the Year ‘offer’, Magazine refutes

Bad TIME for Trump: He says he declined its Person of the Year ‘offer’,...

Been at the receiving end of jokes and sarcastic comments, US President Donald Trump in his typical fashion provided fresh ammunition to trolls on...
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Ivanka Trump (centre), daughter and senior advisor to US President Donald Trump. Photo credit: Agencies

Top US officials to skip Hyderabad Summit with Ivanka Trump-led delegation

Frosty ties between US president Donald Trump and Tillerson threaten to take sheen off Ivanka Trump’s first high-profile event outside of America It appears that...

Trump administration asks Pakistan to re-arrest Hafiz Saeed

US embassy in New Delhi distributes Department of State statement US administration has expressed “deep concern” on the release of designated terrorist: Lashkar-e-Taiba chief and...
After Youth Congress, BJP’s Shatrughan Sinha takes ‘chaiwala’ jibe at PM Modi

After Youth Congress, BJP’s Shatrughan Sinha takes ‘chaiwala’ jibe at PM Modi

At an event in New Delhi, the BJP MP took several swipes at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet colleagues Arun Jaitley and...
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Russia, Iran, Turkey propose Syrian Congress to resolve crisis

Rival groups to sit across table in Sochi before Nov. 28 The outline for political process for setting Syria’s future was discussed among Russian President...
COURTESY CALL: Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe in New Delhi, UNI

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Bashar al-Assad meets Vladimir Putin to discuss post-war process

Bashar al-Assad meets Vladimir Putin to discuss post-war process

Syria thanks Russia for support in war on terror Russian President Vladimir Putin received his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Sochi, a resort city, on...
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Donald Trump slaps economic sanctions against North Korea

Trump is a heinous criminal who should be sternly punished, says Pyongyang media In a more decisive action against Kim Jong Un administration, US President...
Palestinians to US: Don’t shut our mission, will cease all links with Washington

Palestinians to US: Don’t shut our mission, will cease all links with Washington

Saudis working to implement Israel-US plan in Palestine Palestinian officials have threatened to cease all communications with Trump administration if it closes down their diplomatic...
BBC Investigation Exposes US, UK, Saudis Protecting IS in Syria

BBC Investigation Exposes US, UK, Saudis Protecting IS in Syria

By Saeed Naqvi The BBC expose, with graphic visuals, is quite emphatic: the US and British led coalition forces enabled hundreds of IS jihadists escape...
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