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North Korea threatens to 'sink' Japan, reduce US to 'ashes and darkness'

North Korea threatens to 'sink' Japan, reduce US to 'ashes and darkness'

A North Korean state agency threatened on Thursday to use nuclear weapons to "sink" Japan and reduce the United States to "ashes and darkness" for supporting a U.N. Security Council resolution and sanctions over its latest nuclear test.

Sep 14, 2017, 15:16 PM IST

Syria army at gates of Islamic State-held town on road to east: Monitor

The Syrian army has reached the last jihadist-held town on the road to its besieged garrison in the east, a monitoring group said on Friday.

Jul 28, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

Donald Trump to speak with Saudi King, UAE and S Korea President

Trump bars citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US and suspends the admission of all refugees for 120 days.

Jan 29, 2017, 11:54 AM IST
Pakistan keen to resolve all issues including Kashmir: Envoy

Pakistan keen to resolve all issues including Kashmir: Envoy

Asserting that war is not an option for India and Pakistan, a top Pakistani diplomat has said Islamabad believes there is a need to resolve all bilateral disputes, including the Kashmir issue, through dialogue.

Oct 09, 2016, 10:48 AM IST
State of emergency in Charlotte amid unrest over police shooting

State of emergency in Charlotte amid unrest over police shooting

The governor of the southern US state of North Carolina has declared a state of emergency on Wednesday following a second night of unrest in Charlotte ignited by the fatal police shooting of a black man.

Sep 22, 2016, 11:40 AM IST
US ready to offer any assistance to Turkey after coup attempt: Joe Biden

US ready to offer any assistance to Turkey after coup attempt: Joe Biden

US Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday said the US is ready to offer any necessary support to Turkey after the July 15 failed coup attempt against the Turkish government.

Aug 25, 2016, 00:27 AM IST

China launches 'hack-proof' quantum communications satellite

China launched the world's first quantum satellite Tuesday, state media reported, in an effort to harness the power of particle physics to build an "unhackable" system of encrypted communications.

Aug 16, 2016, 13:30 PM IST

US police officer shot dead at traffic stop

A police officer in the US state of New Mexico died after being shot by a passenger in a car he had pulled over, the latest deadly incident involving law enforcement in the country.

Aug 13, 2016, 14:38 PM IST

Russia says starts humanitarian operation in Syria's Aleppo

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Thursday the Russian and Syrian militaries would start a large-scale humanitarian operation in Aleppo during which civilians and militants would be given the chance to leave the city.

Jul 28, 2016, 15:15 PM IST
After US sanctions target Kim Jong Un, North Korea threatens to cut off official contact with United States

After US sanctions target Kim Jong Un, North Korea threatens to cut off official contact with United States

North Korea on Monday threatened to cut off one of its official contact channels with the US, the first of its countermeasures against new sanctions imposed on the country.

Jul 11, 2016, 21:49 PM IST

Iraqi forces retake key airbase from south of Mosul from ISIS

Iraqi forces have captured a key airbase from the Islamic State group that can serve as a launchpad for retaking the jihadist-held city of Mosul, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday.

Jul 09, 2016, 23:01 PM IST
Al Qaeda praises Orlando gunman; asks jihadists to target white Americans instead of gays

Al Qaeda praises Orlando gunman; asks jihadists to target white Americans instead of gays

Al-Qaeda has praised Orlando gunman Omar Mateen but criticised him for targeting gays, saying lone wolf jihadists should attack white Americans and avoid minorities so that no one mistakes their terror assaults for hate crimes.

Jun 28, 2016, 17:50 PM IST