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Indonesia rushes to help quake-hit island, death toll likely to soar past 830

Indonesia rushes to help quake-hit island, death toll likely to soar past 830

Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get aid and rescue equipment into quake-hit Sulawesi island, and prepared to bury some of the at least 832 dead, while the government said it would

Oct 01, 2018, 09:41 AM IST
Iraqi Instagram model murdered at wheel of Porsche in Baghdad

Iraqi Instagram model murdered at wheel of Porsche in Baghdad

Fares was a fashionista with 2.7 million followers on Instagram.

Sep 28, 2018, 22:04 PM IST
Indonesian city Palu hit by tsunami after powerful earthquake

Indonesian city Palu hit by tsunami after powerful earthquake

Indonesian city of Palu was hit by tsunami after a strong earthquake, the geophysics agency said.

Sep 28, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
Russian woman given bizarre tribute - 5 feet-high iPhone tombstone memorial

Russian woman given bizarre tribute - 5 feet-high iPhone tombstone memorial

 The tombstone is made from basalt in the shape of a black iPhone showing a picture of the woman.

Sep 26, 2018, 17:57 PM IST
Pakistan's 'friendship' offer to India should not be seen as weakness: Imran Khan

Pakistan's 'friendship' offer to India should not be seen as weakness: Imran Khan

Khan has warned that Pakistan will not tolerate any act of hostility.

Sep 23, 2018, 21:42 PM IST
Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific airline spells own name wrong, sends plane back to paint shop

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific airline spells own name wrong, sends plane back to paint shop

The airline's name was incorrectly painted as "Cathay Paciic" on the side of the jet.

Sep 20, 2018, 13:56 PM IST
Japan's Shinzo Abe re-elected as LDP chief, on track for extended term

Japan's Shinzo Abe re-elected as LDP chief, on track for extended term

Abe defeated former defence minister Shigeru Ishiba in the race for LDP chief's post.

Sep 20, 2018, 11:17 AM IST
Pakistan militants continue terror attacks in India: US report

Pakistan militants continue terror attacks in India: US report

During a June 2017 summit, President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi directed officials to establish a new mechanism for cooperation on terrorist designations. 

Sep 20, 2018, 00:28 AM IST
Afghanistan not on the verge of collapsing: Ashraf Ghani

Afghanistan not on the verge of collapsing: Ashraf Ghani

During his one-day visit to India, Ghani and Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the progress of the multi-faceted India-Afghanistan strategic partnership.

Sep 19, 2018, 23:42 PM IST
Afghan Ambassador to India Shaida Abdali resigns from post

Afghan Ambassador to India Shaida Abdali resigns from post

Abdali said that India not only gave him a home feeling but also added a wealth of knowledge and a plethora of experience.

Sep 19, 2018, 22:54 PM IST
No formal communication with India on Kartarpur corridor: Pakistan

No formal communication with India on Kartarpur corridor: Pakistan

Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib is situated in Narowal district of Pakistan's Punjab.

Sep 19, 2018, 19:58 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz to be released, Islamabad HC suspends jail sentences

Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz to be released, Islamabad HC suspends jail sentences

The court has also suspended jail terms of Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar.

Sep 19, 2018, 15:57 PM IST
Military ties backbone of Sino-Pakistan relationship: Chinese general

Military ties backbone of Sino-Pakistan relationship: Chinese general

Pakistan has deepened ties with China in recent years as relations with the United States have frayed.

Sep 19, 2018, 07:51 AM IST
PM Modi, Hasina jointly inaugurate Indo-Bangla friendship pipeline

PM Modi, Hasina jointly inaugurate Indo-Bangla friendship pipeline

Bangladesh and India signed a MoU on April 9 last to set up the pipeline aimed at pumping Indian oil to Bangladesh with a capacity of 1 million tonnes per year, the report said.

Sep 18, 2018, 20:08 PM IST
5 killed due to heavy rains in Pakistan

5 killed due to heavy rains in Pakistan

Many mud and brick homes were partially or completely damaged in the rain and thunderstorm in the province.

Sep 16, 2018, 14:37 PM IST
Popular Chinese restaurant closed after dead rat found in soup, shares fall

Popular Chinese restaurant closed after dead rat found in soup, shares fall

Famous for its hotpot food, Xiabu Xiabu has nearly 759 restaurants in China.

Sep 13, 2018, 20:34 PM IST
Nine dead as car ploughs into square in southern China

Nine dead as car ploughs into square in southern China

BEIJING (Reuters) - Nine people died and 46 were injured after a car ploughed into a crowded square in southern China on Wednesday and police have detained the driver, the local government said.

Sep 13, 2018, 06:48 AM IST
Imran Khan-led Pakistan government likely to review CPEC, renegotiate trade deals with China

Imran Khan-led Pakistan government likely to review CPEC, renegotiate trade deals with China

Pakistan is currently reeling from a huge financial crisis.

Sep 11, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts China's Yunan province, 14 injured

5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts China's Yunan province, 14 injured

The 5.9-magnitude quake jolted China's southwest Yunnan province on Saturday

Sep 08, 2018, 18:15 PM IST
Pakistan won't fight any other country's war, says PM Imran Khan

Pakistan won't fight any other country's war, says PM Imran Khan

Defence Day was traditionally observed on September 6 to commemorate the steadfast defence of the country in the 1965 war with India.

Sep 07, 2018, 14:19 PM IST

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