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Afghanistan prepares for election amid fraud allegations, fear of Taliban

Afghanistan prepares for election amid fraud allegations, fear of Taliban

The October 20 vote, seen by international partners as a dry run for presidential elections next year, has been hampered by chaotic preparations, allegations of fraud and ever-present fears of

Oct 07, 2018, 11:25 AM IST
Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes northern Haiti causing injuries

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes northern Haiti causing injuries

The quake struck about 12.3 miles (20 km), west-northwest of the port of Port-de-Paix, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. Local media reported at least one death.

Oct 07, 2018, 09:34 AM IST
US viewing Pakistan through 'Indian lens', alleges Islamabad

US viewing Pakistan through 'Indian lens', alleges Islamabad

'It would be wrong to expect that all differences between the US and Pakistan could be resolved in one day'.

Oct 07, 2018, 06:45 AM IST
Balochistan will be given its due share in CPEC, assures Imran Khan

Balochistan will be given its due share in CPEC, assures Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has assured that Balochistan will be given its due share in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

Oct 06, 2018, 20:34 PM IST
Shahbaz Sharif sent to 10-day NAB remand in Rs 1,400 crore housing scam

Shahbaz Sharif sent to 10-day NAB remand in Rs 1,400 crore housing scam

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Saturday granted a 10-day remand of opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif to the country's top anti-graft body.

Oct 06, 2018, 17:31 PM IST
Unemployment rate in US ​lowest since 1969, Donald Trump hails report

Unemployment rate in US ​lowest since 1969, Donald Trump hails report

Republicans are hoping the strong economy will help them hold off a potential "blue wave" of Democratic victories in next month`s midterm elections.   

Oct 06, 2018, 11:14 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi assured us India won't deport NRC-excluded people to Bangladesh: Top official

PM Narendra Modi assured us India won't deport NRC-excluded people to Bangladesh: Top official

Imam also said Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka, Harsh Vardhan Sringla, also "repeatedly told us not to worry about the exercise and indeed, it should not be our concern either".

Oct 06, 2018, 09:52 AM IST
Blaze in vehicle led to deadly California wildfire which forced closure of Yosemite Park

Blaze in vehicle led to deadly California wildfire which forced closure of Yosemite Park

The vehicle believed to have caused the blaze, which originated around sunset near Savage`s Trading Post, has not been identified.

Oct 06, 2018, 09:39 AM IST
US declares Babbar Khalsa 'risk' to its interests, personnel

US declares Babbar Khalsa 'risk' to its interests, personnel

The document also lists Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and LeT among organisations that are a potential threat to the US.  

Oct 06, 2018, 09:17 AM IST
US senators denounce human rights abuses in China

US senators denounce human rights abuses in China

Although China vehemently denies it, Beijing has often been accused of violating basic principles of human rights - especially of minority communities.

Oct 06, 2018, 07:10 AM IST
US actively considering waivers on Iran oil sanctions

US actively considering waivers on Iran oil sanctions

Iran says it has abided by the 2015 nuclear deal, which was struck with five other world powers, besides the United States. 

Oct 06, 2018, 06:47 AM IST
Saudi crown prince dismisses Trump remarks about reliance on US

Saudi crown prince dismisses Trump remarks about reliance on US

"I love working with him. Friends will say good things and bad things."

Oct 06, 2018, 06:34 AM IST
US man accused of threatening Donald Trump with biological weapon

US man accused of threatening Donald Trump with biological weapon

William Clyde Allen III allegedly threatened to use a biological toxin as a weapon.

Oct 06, 2018, 06:28 AM IST
Brett Kavanaugh's US Supreme Court nomination heads for final Senate vote

Brett Kavanaugh's US Supreme Court nomination heads for final Senate vote

The full confirmation vote could take place as early as Saturday.

Oct 05, 2018, 22:36 PM IST
India to keep buying Iranian oil despite US sanctions: Sources

India to keep buying Iranian oil despite US sanctions: Sources

Indian Oil Corp will lift 6 million barrels of Iranian oil and Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd 3 million barrels, the source told Reuters.

Oct 05, 2018, 22:19 PM IST
Chinese Interpol chief reported missing on home visit, say French police

Chinese Interpol chief reported missing on home visit, say French police

Interpol's president Meng Hongwei has been reported missing after travelling to his native China last week, French police said on Friday. 

Oct 05, 2018, 20:33 PM IST
Watch: Donald Trump boards plane with toilet paper stuck to shoe, video goes viral

Watch: Donald Trump boards plane with toilet paper stuck to shoe, video goes viral

The incident took place at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.

Oct 05, 2018, 18:28 PM IST
US reacts to Indo-Russian S-400 deal, says CAATSA not intended to damage military capabilities of allies

US reacts to Indo-Russian S-400 deal, says CAATSA not intended to damage military capabilities of allies

The United States reacted to India signing a deal with Russia for a purchase of S-400 missile defence systems.

Oct 05, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif arrested in 2 corruption cases

PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif arrested in 2 corruption cases

Shehbaz Sharif was arrested by National Accountability Bureau on Friday for his alleged involvement in two corruption cases.

Oct 05, 2018, 17:42 PM IST
During Vladimir Putin's visit, India and Russia exchanged 8 agreements: Here's the list

During Vladimir Putin's visit, India and Russia exchanged 8 agreements: Here's the list

The last annual summit was held on June 1, 2017, during the visit of the prime minister to Russia.

Oct 05, 2018, 17:12 PM IST

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