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India's decision to deport 7 Rohingyas violates international law: UN human rights expert

India's decision to deport 7 Rohingyas violates international law: UN human rights expert

A UN human rights expert has reportedly said that the seven men should be referred to UN refugee agencies first so that their protection needs can be assessed.

Oct 03, 2018, 20:04 PM IST
Why Donald Trump has never had a sip of alcohol

Why Donald Trump has never had a sip of alcohol

For someone whose pre-White House years have been about living the high life, Donald Trump has swayed away from alcohol of any kind.

Oct 03, 2018, 19:25 PM IST
French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb quits in fresh blow to President Emmanuel Macron

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb quits in fresh blow to President Emmanuel Macron

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb resigned on Wednesday in a fresh blow to President Emmanuel Macron who was forced to replace two of his most popular ministers weeks ago.

Oct 03, 2018, 19:17 PM IST
Poll finds South Koreans feel China, not North Korea, biggest threat to world peace

Poll finds South Koreans feel China, not North Korea, biggest threat to world peace

The poll found that 91% South Koreans feel China is against the idea of a unified Korean peninsula.

Oct 03, 2018, 19:04 PM IST
Watch: Snake tries to kill dog, 3 boys rescue miraculously

Watch: Snake tries to kill dog, 3 boys rescue miraculously

In a shocking video, three boys can be seen rescuing a dog from a snake. 

Oct 03, 2018, 18:55 PM IST
Philippines moves towards more powers for its President who doesn't believe in God

Philippines moves towards more powers for its President who doesn't believe in God

Philippines wants to crackdown against terror suspects but many feel changes to Human Security Act of 2007 is only to get Rodrigo Duterte more power.

Oct 03, 2018, 17:27 PM IST
Pakistan to become fourth most populous nation in world by 2030: Experts

Pakistan to become fourth most populous nation in world by 2030: Experts

A report in Pakistan-based Dawn News has said that the country would become the fourth most populous nation in the world by 2030.

Oct 03, 2018, 15:50 PM IST
2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Frances Arnold, George Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter for 'harnessing power of evolution'

2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Frances Arnold, George Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter for 'harnessing power of evolution'

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Frances H. Arnold, George P. Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter for 'harnessing the power of evolution'.

Oct 03, 2018, 15:33 PM IST
India to deport seven Rohinya Muslims to Myanmar

India to deport seven Rohinya Muslims to Myanmar

They had been in an Indian jail since 2012 on charges of illegal entry.

Oct 03, 2018, 15:30 PM IST
World Court orders US to ensure Iran sanctions don't hit humanitarian aid

World Court orders US to ensure Iran sanctions don't hit humanitarian aid

The ruling is likely to have at most limited practical impact on the implementation of sanctions, which Washington is reimposing and tightening after pulling out of a 2015 nuclear deal that Iran

Oct 03, 2018, 15:09 PM IST
Indonesia: Volcano erupts near quake-hit Palu

Indonesia: Volcano erupts near quake-hit Palu

Mount Soputan, a volcanic mountain, erupted here at 8:47 am (Central Indonesian Time) on Wednesday, according to Indonesia`s National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB).

Oct 03, 2018, 14:27 PM IST
I told Saudi king he wouldn't last without US support: Donald Trump

I told Saudi king he wouldn't last without US support: Donald Trump

Trump earlier criticised Saudi for high oil prices and were "as usual ripping off the rest of the world."

Oct 03, 2018, 12:11 PM IST
Canada suspends charity for making alleged payments to terrorists in Kashmir: Report

Canada suspends charity for making alleged payments to terrorists in Kashmir: Report

According to Sputnik, the Canada Revenue Agency has suspended the Islamic Society of North America-Canada (ISNA- Canada) for a year starting September 12. It also ordered the charity to pay a fine of

Oct 03, 2018, 11:24 AM IST
Facebook sued by US woman who claimed she was raped by 'online friend'

Facebook sued by US woman who claimed she was raped by 'online friend'

The woman claimed she was raped, beaten and sex trafficked at the age of 15 by a pimp who posed as a Facebook "friend".

Oct 03, 2018, 10:50 AM IST
'Donald Trump administration unlikely to change policy on suspension of aid to Pakistan'

'Donald Trump administration unlikely to change policy on suspension of aid to Pakistan'

Given Pakistan's influence over the Taliban, the Trump administration also wants Islamabad to bring them to the peace table.

Oct 03, 2018, 10:37 AM IST
India should use its influence with Myanmar for reconciliation on Rohingya issue: Antonio Guterres

India should use its influence with Myanmar for reconciliation on Rohingya issue: Antonio Guterres

He also said that to keep a population in such a "discriminatory situation" is "an invitation for terrorist groups" to exploit the situation.

Oct 03, 2018, 08:12 AM IST
Amid Brett Kavanaugh allegations, Donald Trump says it is 'scary time' for young men

Amid Brett Kavanaugh allegations, Donald Trump says it is 'scary time' for young men

Five days after an extraordinary Senate hearing watched by millions of people in which university professor Christine Blasey Ford detailed her sexual assault allegation against Kavanaugh, Trump

Oct 03, 2018, 07:04 AM IST
Suspected ricin-laced mail sent to Pentagon, FBI analysing envelopes

Suspected ricin-laced mail sent to Pentagon, FBI analysing envelopes

The Pentagon said in a statement it had put its mail facility under quarantine and that the FBI was analyzing the envelopes.

Oct 03, 2018, 06:42 AM IST
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo  to travel to meet North Korean's Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang next week

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to travel to meet North Korean's Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang next week

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would travel to Pyongyang next week to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, his spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Oct 03, 2018, 06:34 AM IST
US President Donald Trump helped parents shield millions from taxes: Report

US President Donald Trump helped parents shield millions from taxes: Report

The White House has called the report 'misleading'.

Oct 03, 2018, 06:29 AM IST

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