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US President Donald Trump approves tariffs on USD 50 billion worth of Chinese goods, Beijing vows to retaliate

US President Donald Trump approves tariffs on USD 50 billion worth of Chinese goods, Beijing vows to retaliate

Trump has decided to leavy new taxes even after he received flak for imposing penalties in the G7 meeting last weekend attended by Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom

Jun 15, 2018, 16:41 PM IST
'Upskirting' likely to become criminal offence in UK

'Upskirting' likely to become criminal offence in UK

Upskirting, the practice of secretly taking pictures up women`s skirts, is already illegal in Scotland

Jun 15, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Donald Trump's lawyer moves against Stormy Daniels' attorney

Donald Trump's lawyer moves against Stormy Daniels' attorney

Trump has also acknowledged that he personally reimbursed Cohen for that payment.

Jun 15, 2018, 14:29 PM IST
1,300 Canadian children abused by school staff in 20 years

1,300 Canadian children abused by school staff in 20 years

86% of the offenders were teachers, while educational assistants, student teachers, lunch monitors, secretaries, custodians and school bus drivers are also charged with crimes. 

Jun 15, 2018, 09:40 AM IST
 Donald Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

Donald Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

Donald Trump has long vowed to fulfill his campaign pledge to clamp down on what he considers unfair Chinese trading practices.

Jun 15, 2018, 09:38 AM IST
AT&T closes $85 billion deal for Time Warner

AT&T closes $85 billion deal for Time Warner

The Justice Department still has 60 days to appeal the decision by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon, even though the deal has closed.

Jun 15, 2018, 08:17 AM IST
Singapore airline refuses to fly Indian-origin couple with special needs child

Singapore airline refuses to fly Indian-origin couple with special needs child

Divya George, the mother of the child, wrote a post on her Facebook page about how her family was asked to de-board the flight

Jun 14, 2018, 22:32 PM IST
Blast at India-developed hydroelectricity project in Nepal

Blast at India-developed hydroelectricity project in Nepal

 The explosion did not cause any serious damage and no one was injured in the incident, according to the police. 

Jun 14, 2018, 19:35 PM IST
Technical snag 'imprisons' passengers on Singapore Airlines flight to Kolkata

Technical snag 'imprisons' passengers on Singapore Airlines flight to Kolkata

A Facebook post of a passenger accuses cabin crew of either ignoring or threatening travellers on board after they began inquiring about a delay running into several hours.

Jun 14, 2018, 14:51 PM IST
Two killed in knife attack at mosque in South Africa

Two killed in knife attack at mosque in South Africa

"Police were called out to a local mosque and found two people stabbed to death and several injured," the police said in a statement.

Jun 14, 2018, 13:43 PM IST
Avoid sex with non-whites during FIFA World Cup 2018: Russian minister warns women

Avoid sex with non-whites during FIFA World Cup 2018: Russian minister warns women

Tamara Pletnyova has said there is a 'risk' of Russian women becoming single-mothers with children of mixed race if they indulge in physical activities with non-white foreigners during FIFA World Cup

Jun 14, 2018, 11:13 AM IST
Former Maldives president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed sentenced to 19 months prison for obstruction of justice

Former Maldives president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed sentenced to 19 months prison for obstruction of justice

The duo was found guilty after they were charged for refusing to hand over their mobile phones for a police investigation.

Jun 14, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
US hopes for 'major' North Korea disarmament by 2020, says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

US hopes for 'major' North Korea disarmament by 2020, says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un pledged on Tuesday in a joint statement to work toward the 'complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula'.

Jun 14, 2018, 00:43 AM IST
How can a commando be so afraid to return to his country: Pakistan SC asks Pervez Musharraf

How can a commando be so afraid to return to his country: Pakistan SC asks Pervez Musharraf

Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf did not appear in the court for a lifetime disqualification case filed against him by the Peshawar High Court. SC also unblocked his passport and computerized 

Jun 13, 2018, 14:48 PM IST
Indian-origin man to pay over $136,000 in India-based tech support scam

Indian-origin man to pay over $136,000 in India-based tech support scam

The case was first announced in February in conjunction with an enforcement sweep launched by the US Department of Justice aimed at stopping illegal schemes that exploit older Americans

Jun 13, 2018, 12:11 PM IST
Woman sues NASA over piece of moon gifted by Neil Armstrong

Woman sues NASA over piece of moon gifted by Neil Armstrong

The US astronaut gave the vial of moon dust along with a handwritten note to the little girl

Jun 13, 2018, 11:32 AM IST
Nawaz Sharif's brother calls for India-Pak talks on the lines of US-North Korea summit

Nawaz Sharif's brother calls for India-Pak talks on the lines of US-North Korea summit

Shahbaz Sharif official account on Twitter had several messages on how India and Pakistan should learn from US-North Korea summit. The tweets though also alleged India of illegally occupying Kashmir

Jun 13, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
US gives nod to sale of six Apache attack helicopters to India

US gives nod to sale of six Apache attack helicopters to India

The Apache attack helicopters could enable Indian armed forces to tackle ground-armoured threats.

Jun 13, 2018, 07:53 AM IST
In US-North Korea bonhomie, Chinese scholars underline Beijing's guiding hand

In US-North Korea bonhomie, Chinese scholars underline Beijing's guiding hand

That North Korea considers itself close to China is widely known. That China uses North Korea as a bargaining chip in international diplomatic circles is widely suspected. 

Jun 13, 2018, 07:34 AM IST
World has taken big step back from nuclear catastrophe: Donald Trump

World has taken big step back from nuclear catastrophe: Donald Trump

While North Korea has committed to denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, Kim Jong-un has said it depends on 'ceasing antagonism.'

Jun 13, 2018, 06:55 AM IST

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