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Indonesia earthquake, tsunami toll climbs to 1,424

Indonesia earthquake, tsunami toll climbs to 1,424

National Agency for Disaster Management spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho has said that 113 people are missing.

Oct 05, 2018, 06:23 AM IST
US says it's going extra mile to find substitute for Iranian oil for India

US says it's going extra mile to find substitute for Iranian oil for India

A large proportion of oil imported by India comes from Iran but following US sanctions on Tehran, this is expected to go down significantly.

Oct 05, 2018, 06:17 AM IST
US pushes Pakistan for an effective campaign against terrorists

US pushes Pakistan for an effective campaign against terrorists

The White House has said that Pakistan's foreign minister was told his new government would address the problem of terrorism effectively.

Oct 05, 2018, 06:09 AM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives on 2-day visit to India, meets PM Modi; S-400 missile deal in focus

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives on 2-day visit to India, meets PM Modi; S-400 missile deal in focus

The Russian President will hold the annual bilateral summit starting on Friday.

Oct 04, 2018, 20:51 PM IST
Dutch government says it disrupted Russian attempt to hack chemical weapons watchdog

Dutch government says it disrupted Russian attempt to hack chemical weapons watchdog

Dutch authorities disrupted an attempt in April by Russian intelligence agents to hack the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

Oct 04, 2018, 16:32 PM IST
PoK President targets India, asks UK to intervene to stop ‘reign of terror’ in Jammu and Kashmir

PoK President targets India, asks UK to intervene to stop ‘reign of terror’ in Jammu and Kashmir

According to Dawn's report, the president also accused the Indian army of having unrestricted powers and unleashing it to "kill, mutilate and incarcerate the people of Kashmir indiscriminately". 

Oct 04, 2018, 14:34 PM IST
Pakistan foreign minister seeks US role for talks with India

Pakistan foreign minister seeks US role for talks with India

But the Pakistani request on the facilitation of the talks has been rejected by the US, the top Pakistani leader told a Washington audience on Wednesday.

Oct 04, 2018, 13:17 PM IST
Rising US-China tensions good opportunity for us: Pakistan

Rising US-China tensions good opportunity for us: Pakistan

Islamabad has been trying to deepen ties with China in recent years as relations with the United States remain on tenterhooks. 

Oct 04, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Pakistan minister should have been more sensitive in sharing dais with Hafiz Saeed: Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Pakistan minister should have been more sensitive in sharing dais with Hafiz Saeed: Shah Mehmood Qureshi

"It had nothing to do with Lashkar-e-Taiba. There were other political elements there. He happened to be one of them," Qureshi added.

Oct 04, 2018, 11:57 AM IST
China slams 'irresponsible' United States over shelved security talks

China slams 'irresponsible' United States over shelved security talks

A senior U.S. official told Reuters on Sunday that China had cancelled a security meeting with U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis that had been planned for October.

Oct 04, 2018, 09:46 AM IST
South Carolina shooting leaves one officer dead, four injured: Reports

South Carolina shooting leaves one officer dead, four injured: Reports

Florence-based WPDE-TV, citing the Florence County Sheriff`s Office, reported that three sheriff`s deputies and two Florence city police officers were shot in the incident, and that one of the city

Oct 04, 2018, 06:22 AM IST
Large Indian group 'takes over' luxury cruise with scantily-clad dancers: Report

Large Indian group 'takes over' luxury cruise with scantily-clad dancers: Report

It was a nightmare for several Australians on board a luxury cruise as their journey was reportedly ruined by more than 1000 Indians.

Oct 03, 2018, 21:54 PM IST
Reham Khan, former wife of Imran Khan, explains why Pakistan has ‘psychos as leaders’

Reham Khan, former wife of Imran Khan, explains why Pakistan has ‘psychos as leaders’

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s former wife and British-Pakistani journalist Reham Khan is miffed over the “teaching & training” given in the country.

Oct 03, 2018, 20:13 PM IST
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

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