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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...
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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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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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We are proud of the valour of our @crpfindia personnel. The sacrifice of the martyrs will not go in vain. Condolences to their families. —PM...
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Insults to religion offered unwittingly or carelessly or without any deliberate or malicious intention to outrage the religious feelings of that class do not...
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

Hosni Mubarak, the survivor, returns

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...
TO DYE FOR: A worker hangs kalavas or sacred threads to dry after dyeing them with colours in Ajmer, Reuters/UNI

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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,...
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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...
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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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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...
Vladimir Putin

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...
John McCain

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...
Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump

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...
Narendra Modia and Emmanuel Macron

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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We are proud of the valour of our @crpfindia personnel. The sacrifice of the martyrs will not go in vain. Condolences to their families. —PM...
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Insults to religion offered unwittingly or carelessly or without any deliberate or malicious intention to outrage the religious feelings of that class do not...
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

Hosni Mubarak, the survivor, returns

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...
The famous “mon oeil” look, image courtesy YouTube

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...
TO DYE FOR: A worker hangs kalavas or sacred threads to dry after dyeing them with colours in Ajmer, Reuters/UNI

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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

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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

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Trump Makes Changes in Policies on Immigration and Refugees

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It is perhaps his contempt for liberals that ties Russian president Vladimir Putin to US president-elect Donald Trump, and vice versa. Photo: UNI

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