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India gives China's 'One Belt One Road' summit a deliberate miss

Hours before the summit opened, North Korea launched another ballistic missile, further testing the patience of China, its chief ally. "The worldwide community'...


N.Korea: Missile test aimed at testing carrying large nuclear warhead

While North Korea regularly tests shorter-range missiles, it is also working to master the technology needed to field nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the...


Officer who tied Kashmiri man to a jeep protected lives\

The April 9 incident involved a Shawl weaver Farooq Ahmad Dar who was caught by troops, soon after he cast his vote, and tied over the their jeep's bonnet as a ...


US Joins Arctic Council In Calling For Action To Curb Climate Change

Earlier, Tillerson said the Trump administration was still reviewing its climate change policies, notwithstanding his signature on the Arctic Council's latest d...


Know All About How Mother's Day Was Founded

I suppose that most of us haven't even thanked our mother for what she has done for years to make us a "man" from a kid. And although all the days are speci...


Myanmar's Suu Kyi rejects global observers in Rakhine state

Dressed in a yellow sarong and blue scarf - which bore a resemblance to the Vatican's official colours - Aung Sang Suu Kyi, who also wore yellow flowers in her ...


Election Commission all-party meet on EVMs begins

However, the "hackathon" exercise, whose date is yet to be finalised, will be limited to EVMs used in the earlier elections. The Commission had convened the m...


Myanmar rejects United Nations probe into crimes against Rohingya

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall also held talks with Ms Suu Kyi, who is in Europe for a series of meetings, at nearby Clarence House. However accusations tha...


Islamic State shelling kills 7 in Syria's Deir al-Zor city: monitor

This frame grab from video provided by The Syrian Democratic Forces, A US -backed Syrian Kurdish forces outlet that is consistent with independent AP reporting,...


More disruptions feared from worldwide ransomware cyber attack

The others were Hawick Community Hospital, in Victoria Road, and the trust's learning disability service office in Earlston's Church Street. While no hospital...


World Health Organization confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

The Virus which killed over 11,000 people in 2014 was reported to have resurfaced in Congo. "The symptoms to look out for include: fever, fatigue, weakness di...


Trump on Middle East peace: 'We will get it done'

Trump had raised eyebrows in February when he broke with long-standing US policy of advocating a two-state solution for Israel and the Palestinians by saying h...


North Korea claims test of 'newly developed ballistic rocket'

The despot accused the President Trump's administration of "browbeating" countries that "have no nukes" and warned its mainland is in "sighting range for strike...


2 civilians killed in shelling and firing by Pakistan Army

SRINAGAR , India Indian and Pakistani troops traded fire in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir on Saturday, killing two civilians and wounding six others,...


French ex-PM Valls wants to join Macron's movement

Valls, a high-profile politician on the pro-business right of the Socialist party, said on Tuesday he was interested in joining Macron - a move that has angered...


After the B.C. election here's what Canadians are asking Google

With one seat left to be decided, the Liberals had won 42 seats and the NDP 41, with the Greens making a major breakthrough by picking up three seats in Tuesday...


2 days after WCry worm, Microsoft decries exploit stockpiling by governments

Brad Smith, who is Microsoft's chief legal officer, said Sunday in a blog post that his company, its customers and the government all share the blame. The inves...


France's new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel

Alexis Kohler, Macron's new general secretary at the presidential Elysee Palace, made the announcement Monday. The Greens, who supported a far-left candidate ...


North Korea Celebrates Test Of New, Long-Range Missile

Sunday Seoul time (4:27 p.m. Saturday ET), off Kusong north of the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, a South Korean military official told NBC News. Guam i...


Macron pick for French premier about to be named

At an elaborate ceremony at the Élysée Palace in Paris , the BBC reported that the new French president said his presidency would "give the French back the c...


North Korea hails latest missile test as a 'breakthrough'

That "represents a level of performance never before seen from a North Korean missile", Washington-based monitoring project 38 North said in an analysis. Duri...


Trump's lawyer defends posting photo of daughter in lingerie

Cohen's daughter, Samantha, first shared the moody black-and-white shot on Instagram , comparing herself to one of Andy Warhol's muses. Last fall, it came to l...


ICJ president seeks Pak's cooperation in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

Pakistan's appeal process in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case offers an "illusory remedy" as a military court will hear a plea against the country's army chief Genera...


Kremlin Comments on Trump's Decision to Sack FBI Chief

The presence of a Russian photographer working for a state-owned news agency during President Donald Trump's meeting Wednesday with Russian diplomats in the O...


North Korea missile test is huge step forward

The test "represents a level of performance never before seen from a North Korean missile", John Schilling, an aerospace expert, said in an analysis on the Unit...


China's Xi outlines plans for wide cooperation in trade plan

The project, unveiled by President Xi Jinping in 2013, spans some 65 countries representing 60 percent of the world's population and around a third of global ...


India's plea on Jadhav 'unnecessary'

Harish Salve, who was India's attorney at the ICJ, said that India's position on Kulbhushan Jadhav-who has been charged with espionage by Pakistan-has been cons...


Kapil Mishra: Kejriwal a corrupt man, AAP received crores from shell companies

This is published unedited from the IANS feed . Kapil Mishra fainted at a media conference on Sunday, but not before he levelled "massive" corruption charges ...


Conservative drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

In announcing his decision, Qalibaf asked his supporters "to contribute their full capacity and support for the success of my brother, Ebrahim Raisi". It also s...


Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for govts

A July report presented to Hunt said that "computer hardware and software that can no longer be supported should be replaced as a matter of urgency". In the U...


Comey Should Testify in Public, Says Newt Gingrich

United States intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign of interference in the election aimed at tilti...


Led coalition strike kills 23 in Syria

The Syrian leader said "nothing substantial" would come from the talks and that they were "merely a meeting for the media". Human rights groups, however, sa...


Valls Supports Macron's Movement

En Marche! was founded by Macron in April 2016, a few months before he resigned from his post of the minister of the economy. As part of his effort to convin...


Donald Trump Questions Why There Was A Civil War

Jackson can be credited, in other words, with averting civil war (if only temporarily) in 1832. 'Why could that one not been worked out?' As it turns out, Jacks...


Backed forces prepare for final push on IS-held Raqa

But as he prepares to meet with Trump on Tuesday in Washington, Erdogan has been less than pleased. "It's aware it's not possible for them to play with such s...