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Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going 'soft' on military
Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going 'soft' on military

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected a suggestion she is soft on the military, which the United Nations has accused of ethnic cleansing, saying her relationship with the generals was normal and her objective was national reconciliation.

Facebook suspending accounts of Rohingya activists: Report
Facebook suspending accounts of Rohingya activists: Report

Facebook is reportedly removing posts and suspending accounts of activists who are documenting the "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, Daily Beast has reported.

India to work for environment beyond Paris Agreement: Sushma Swaraj
India to work for environment beyond Paris Agreement: Sushma Swaraj

Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj has said that India will continue to work beyond the Paris Agreement.

Remarks by President Donald Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly
Remarks by President Donald Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

  Mr. Secretary General, Mr. President, world leaders, and distinguished delegates:  Welcome to New York.  It is a profound honor to stand here in my home city, as a representative of the American people, to address the people of the world. 

Mexico's 7.1 magnitude earthquake kills at least 226, search on for survivors
Mexico's 7.1 magnitude earthquake kills at least 226, search on for survivors

At least 226 people died when a powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico on Tuesday, toppling buildings in the heavily populated capital where rescuers searched rubble frantically for survivors.

More than 100 dead in major earthquake near Mexico City
More than 100 dead in major earthquake near Mexico City

A powerful, 7.1-magnitude quake hit Mexico on Tuesday.

Donald Trump says if threatened, US will 'totally destroy' North Korea
Donald Trump says if threatened, US will 'totally destroy' North Korea

US President Donald Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a "rocket man."

Powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico City
Powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico City

A powerful earthquake jolted Mexico City today, causing buildings to sway sickeningly on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital.

WWI German submarine wreck found off Belgium

Divers have found a well-preserved wreck of a German submarine sunk during World War I in the North Sea which may have the bodies of its crew still on board, Belgian officials said Tuesday.

Use of nuclear weapons unthinkable: UN chief Antonio Guterres
Use of nuclear weapons unthinkable: UN chief Antonio Guterres

US President Donald Trump, who has threatened North Korea with "fire and fury" unless it changes course, will be in the spotlight on Tuesday when he delivers his maiden address.

17 bodies found in DR Congo east border lake

The bodies of 17 civilians apparently fleeing violence in the troubled North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo were found in Lake Edward, a local official said today.

Miffed with anti-Pak protests in Geneva, Islamabad accuses Switzerland of supporting terrorism
Miffed with anti-Pak protests in Geneva, Islamabad accuses Switzerland of supporting terrorism

In a Bizarre Development here at the 72nd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the Pakistan Government has accused the Swiss Government of supporting terrorism.

Amid Beijing's push to CPEC, Bank of China begins operations in Pakistan

Pakistan's central bank has allowed the government-owned Bank of China to begin operations in the country.

World afraid of nuclear war with North Korea, says UN chief Guterres
World afraid of nuclear war with North Korea, says UN chief Guterres

Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday as he opened a gathering of world leaders dominated by the crisis with North Korea.

Donald Trump's UN General Assembly address: Highlights
Donald Trump's UN General Assembly address: Highlights

Donald Trump laid out his vision of a world order based on strong 'sovereign nations' rather than multilateral alliances in his first address to the UNGA.

Spain police launch graft probe in Catalan president's fiefdom

A survey commissioned by the regional government in July showed 49.4 percent of Catalans were against independence while 41.1 percent were in favour.

Five men in court over Hong Kong explosives plot

The suspects, if convicted, could face up to 20 years in prison for conspiring to manufacture explosives.

Manslaughter charges possible in London tower block fire disaster: Police

Police have formally identified 60 of the victims, but painstaking forensic work to find human remains, some of them tiny fragments, among tonnes of debris inside the charred ruin is ongoing.

Helicopter mistakenly fires on parked vehicles in Russia war games: Media
Helicopter mistakenly fires on parked vehicles in Russia war games: Media

A military helicopter on a rural training exercise in western Russia mistakenly fired rockets at a group of parked vehicles, knocking at least one person to the ground, footage posted by Russian news sites and on social media showed.

Israel shoots down Iranian-made drone over Syrian frontier: Military

Israel shot down a pilotless plane over the Golan Heights on Tuesday and said it was probably an Iranian-built aircraft on a reconnaissance mission for the Lebanese Hezbollah militant group along Israel`s frontier with Syria.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns abuses in Rakhine but silent on army role

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned on Tuesday human rights violations in Rakhine state and said violators would be brought to book, but she did not address U.N. accusations of a campaign of ethnic cleansing by the military.

Hurricane Maria pummels Dominica, barrels toward US Virgin Islands
Hurricane Maria pummels Dominica, barrels toward US Virgin Islands

Hurricane Maria, the second major storm to hit the Caribbean this month, crept toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday after it ripped through the small island nation of Dominica, causing widespread devastation. 

Police identifies suspect in Gurdwara vandalism case in US

The police have identified a suspect who had vandalised a Gurdwara with hate messages and threatened to slit the throat of a witness who caught the incident on video in the US state of California.

UK big consumer of online Islamist extremist terror content: Report
UK big consumer of online Islamist extremist terror content: Report

The Policy Exchange study titled 'The NewNetwar' found that Britain also ranks fifth in terms of world audience for extremist content.

Japan to deploy anti-missile system amid growing conflict with North Korea
Japan to deploy anti-missile system amid growing conflict with North Korea

The Japanese government led by Prime Minister Shizo Abe has decided to install a new anti-missile system on Hokkaido island after North Korea tested two missiles that flew over its territory, a Defence Ministry official said on Tuesday.

Threats cannot help resolve crisis in Korean peninsula, says China
Threats cannot help resolve crisis in Korean peninsula, says China

Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that threatening action or rhetoric cannot help resolve the deteriorating situation in the Korean Peninsula.

US resumes premium processing of H-1B visas after 5 months
US resumes premium processing of H-1B visas after 5 months

Five months after suspending the premium process of H-1B visas, the US has now resumed the process. The suspension has, however, been revoked subject to a limit mandated by the US Congress.

UN investigators demand `full, unfettered` access to Myanmar
UN investigators demand `full, unfettered` access to Myanmar

UN human rights investigators on Tuesday said they needed "full and unfettered" access to Myanmar to probe a grave and ongoing crisis, urging the government to rethink its rejection of the probe.

China fails to keep promises, European Union body complains
China fails to keep promises, European Union body complains

European companies suffer from "promise fatigue" over China's failure to follow through on pledges to open its market, the EU Chamber of Commerce in China said today.

Nawaz Sharif skips Pakistan court hearing on corruption cases
Nawaz Sharif skips Pakistan court hearing on corruption cases

Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif today failed to appear before a court hearing corruption cases against him as he was in London to take care of his ailing wife.