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Diaper change, peace summit: New Zealand's 'First Baby' makes UN debut

Diaper change, peace summit: New Zealand's 'First Baby' makes UN debut

Three-month-old Neve Te Aroha made her United Nations debut on Monday when her mother - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern - spoke at a peace summit in the General Assembly.

Sep 25, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
Instagram co-founders, CEO Systrom and CTO Krieger, resign

Instagram co-founders, CEO Systrom and CTO Krieger, resign

Systrom and Krieger did not specify a reason for their departure.

Sep 25, 2018, 09:25 AM IST
US accuses Myanmar military of 'planned and coordinated' Rohingya atrocities

US accuses Myanmar military of 'planned and coordinated' Rohingya atrocities

A US government investigation has found that Myanmar’s military waged a "well-planned and coordinated" campaign of mass killings, gangrapes and other atrocities against the Southeast Asian nation’s

Sep 25, 2018, 08:40 AM IST
Thousands in South Carolina brace for post-Hurricane Florence flooding

Thousands in South Carolina brace for post-Hurricane Florence flooding

More than 10 days after the storm made landfall and killed 46 people mostly in North Carolina, several rivers throughout the state continued to rise.

Sep 25, 2018, 07:12 AM IST
US President Donald Trump sends a lovely message for 'friend' Narendra Modi through Sushma Swaraj

US President Donald Trump sends a lovely message for 'friend' Narendra Modi through Sushma Swaraj

At the time, Swaraj and Trump were exchanging pleasantries.

Sep 25, 2018, 07:08 AM IST
China hopes Britain doesn't take sides, respects South China Sea sovereignty

China hopes Britain doesn't take sides, respects South China Sea sovereignty

Beijing expressed anger after a British Royal Navy warship sailed close to islands claimed by China in the South China Sea late last month, saying Britain was engaged in "provocation" and that it had

Sep 25, 2018, 06:59 AM IST
Donald Trump inks his first trade deal with South Korea

Donald Trump inks his first trade deal with South Korea

"The new US-Korea agreement includes significant improvements to reduce our trade deficit and expand opportunities to export American products to South Korea," Trump told reporters at the signing

Sep 25, 2018, 06:55 AM IST
BJP flays Congress after Pakistan 'backs' Rahul Gandhi as India's next PM

BJP flays Congress after Pakistan 'backs' Rahul Gandhi as India's next PM

Pakistani Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Hussain and former interior minister Rehman Malik have either backed or echoed what Rahul Gandhi has said recently.

Sep 24, 2018, 21:20 PM IST
Why an election result in Maldives is a shot in the arm for India

Why an election result in Maldives is a shot in the arm for India

Recent times have seen relations between Maldives and India deteriorate. With Ibrahim Mohamed Solih now set to replace Abdulla Yameen, there may be a new dawn on the horizon.

Sep 24, 2018, 18:37 PM IST
In possible blow to China, Maldives opposition wins election

In possible blow to China, Maldives opposition wins election

Incumbent Abdulla Yameen developed ties with China which had led to concerns in India and in western countries that Beijing was looking to expand its military reach.

Sep 24, 2018, 17:03 PM IST
FM channel launched in Punjab's border areas to counter Pakistan's anti-India broadcast

FM channel launched in Punjab's border areas to counter Pakistan's anti-India broadcast

Zee News' Rajan Gosain reports that despite the theme of Pakistani FM stations, Desh Punjab would broadcast news and songs, and have a theme of peace and harmony.

Sep 24, 2018, 16:43 PM IST
Pakistan says its doors for peace open, blames India for reluctance

Pakistan says its doors for peace open, blames India for reluctance

India has maintained that talks with Pakistan are not possible till the time the country supports terrorists and terror outfits.

Sep 24, 2018, 16:08 PM IST
Woman, boyfriend beheaded by father and uncle 'to protect honour'

Woman, boyfriend beheaded by father and uncle 'to protect honour'

The incident took place in a village in Pakistan's Attock district.

Sep 24, 2018, 15:26 PM IST
Sharif summoned for claiming 2008 Mumbai blast attackers belonged to Pakistan

Sharif summoned for claiming 2008 Mumbai blast attackers belonged to Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif had in May questioned Pakistan's policy to allow "non-state actors" to cross the border and "kill" people in Mumbai.

Sep 24, 2018, 15:20 PM IST
No evidence of corruption in AgustaWestland deal, Italy court explains acquittals in case

No evidence of corruption in AgustaWestland deal, Italy court explains acquittals in case

The chances of the prosecution presenting a new appeal have been greatly reduced after the order on the second appeal trial.

Sep 24, 2018, 14:16 PM IST
Provincial results of Maldives elections show Ibrahim Mohamed Solih as winner

Provincial results of Maldives elections show Ibrahim Mohamed Solih as winner

The Election Commission of Maldives has announced the provincial results of country’s presidential elections. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, a member of Maldivian Democratic Party and joint candidate of

Sep 24, 2018, 12:20 PM IST
Pakistan a 'one-trick pony' act on Kashmir while Delhi works on multiple platforms: India at UN

Pakistan a 'one-trick pony' act on Kashmir while Delhi works on multiple platforms: India at UN

Pakistan has been raising Kashmir at all UN forums, regardless of the topic of the meetings.

Sep 24, 2018, 10:37 AM IST
Ex-Pakistan minister Rehman Malik targets PM Narendra Modi with 'next PM' Rahul Gandhi's video

Ex-Pakistan minister Rehman Malik targets PM Narendra Modi with 'next PM' Rahul Gandhi's video

Rehman Malik said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scared of Rahul Gandhi.

Sep 24, 2018, 10:28 AM IST
Opposition leader Solih tells supporters he won Maldives election

Opposition leader Solih tells supporters he won Maldives election

Maldives opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who fought a bitter election campaign against President Abdulla Yameen, said he won Sunday's presidential vote with a 16 percent margin after 92

Sep 24, 2018, 10:02 AM IST
Iran's Revolutionary Guards threaten to avenge military parade attack

Iran's Revolutionary Guards threaten to avenge military parade attack

Iran's Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to exact "deadly and unforgettable" vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and Tehran

Sep 23, 2018, 20:57 PM IST

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