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Pakistan claims $300m is not US aid but payment for expenses on war against terror

Pakistan claims $300m is not US aid but payment for expenses on war against terror

The US considering suspension of the CSF is likely to further strain the US-Pak relationship, which comes ahead of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visit to Islamabad.

Sep 03, 2018, 10:19 AM IST
Two Reuters journalists sentenced to 7 years in jail in Myanmar for breaching law on state secrets

Two Reuters journalists sentenced to 7 years in jail in Myanmar for breaching law on state secrets

A Myanmar judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and sentenced them to seven years in prison, in a landmark case seen as a test of progress toward

Sep 03, 2018, 09:54 AM IST
Japan braces for likely landfall from strong typhoon Jebi

Japan braces for likely landfall from strong typhoon Jebi

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan braced on Monday for the arrival of strong typhoon Jebi as the storm churned north towards the islands, the latest in a series of harsh weather events to strike Japan this

Sep 03, 2018, 09:00 AM IST
Rio's 200-year old National Museum hit by massive fire

Rio's 200-year old National Museum hit by massive fire

"Two hundred years of work, research and knowledge were lost."

Sep 03, 2018, 08:52 AM IST
US continues to press Pakistan to 'indiscriminately' target terror groups

US continues to press Pakistan to 'indiscriminately' target terror groups

The US continues to press Pakistan to "indiscriminately target" all terrorist groups, including the Haqqani Network, the Pentagon said on Sunday, claiming that recent reports distorted details of

Sep 03, 2018, 07:29 AM IST
Man spends 17 years in jail for lookalike's crime. Now, he's suing for $1.1 million

Man spends 17 years in jail for lookalike's crime. Now, he's suing for $1.1 million

Richard Jones was behind bars for a crime he never committed. Now, he wants to make sure he is monetarily compensated for the precious time lost.

Sep 02, 2018, 23:12 PM IST
26-year-old Pakistani model found dead under mysterious circumstances in Lahore

26-year-old Pakistani model found dead under mysterious circumstances in Lahore

A Pakistani model has been found dead under mysterious circumstances at her residence in Lahore.

Sep 02, 2018, 17:26 PM IST
US cuts off $300 million aid to Pakistan, cites lack of strong action on terrorism as reason

US cuts off $300 million aid to Pakistan, cites lack of strong action on terrorism as reason

With this, the Department of Defence (DoD) has reprogrammed USD 800 million CSF destined for Pakistan. 

Sep 02, 2018, 06:32 AM IST
Canada joins list of countries that have taken advantage of US, according to Trump

Canada joins list of countries that have taken advantage of US, according to Trump

Donald Trump has said there is no need to keep Canada in a new NAFTA deal.

Sep 01, 2018, 19:46 PM IST
London mayor Sadiq Khan's bikini-clad balloon takes flight

London mayor Sadiq Khan's bikini-clad balloon takes flight

Around 3,400 people have donated 58,182 pounds for the balloon stunt, aimed at removing Khan as mayor at the next local election in 2020.

Sep 01, 2018, 18:28 PM IST
Philippine President Duterte blames 'beautiful women' for cases of rape

Philippine President Duterte blames 'beautiful women' for cases of rape

Rodrigo Duterte has a habit of making highly-controversial remarks but his latest is being considered incredibly vile - even by his own standards.

Sep 01, 2018, 18:05 PM IST
Xi Jinping to highlight BRI during China-Africa summit in Beijing

Xi Jinping to highlight BRI during China-Africa summit in Beijing

China is investing billions of dollars in aid and projects, making Africa the most focused destination under the BRI.

Sep 01, 2018, 16:50 PM IST
Luxury vehicles of Pakistan's PM House to be auctioned on September 17

Luxury vehicles of Pakistan's PM House to be auctioned on September 17

A list of the luxury vehicles has been prepared to be sold during an auction set for September 17 at the Prime Minister House. 

Sep 01, 2018, 13:23 PM IST
Indian CEO arrested in US on visa fraud charges

Indian CEO arrested in US on visa fraud charges

Pradyumna Kumar Samal, 49, was taken into custody as he arrived from an international flight at Seattle airport.

Sep 01, 2018, 12:07 PM IST
White House notifies Congress of a new trade deal with Mexico and possibly Canada

White House notifies Congress of a new trade deal with Mexico and possibly Canada

The notification sets off a 90-day clock for the nations to sign the deal.

Sep 01, 2018, 08:04 AM IST
US halts funding to UN agency helping Palestinian refugees

US halts funding to UN agency helping Palestinian refugees

A spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas denounced the decision as "a flagrant assault against the Palestinian people and a defiance of UN resolutions."

Sep 01, 2018, 07:53 AM IST
Donald Trump to travel to France and Argentina in November, skip ASEAN summit in Singapore

Donald Trump to travel to France and Argentina in November, skip ASEAN summit in Singapore

Trump will participate in a November 11 event in Paris commemorating the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I, and would then travel to Buenos Aires to attend the G-20 Summit,

Sep 01, 2018, 07:26 AM IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan calls for expanding bilateral cooperation with Japan

Pakistan PM Imran Khan calls for expanding bilateral cooperation with Japan

The Prime Minister's Office said in a statement that PM Imran Khan has extended invitation to Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to visit Pakistan.

Aug 31, 2018, 23:10 PM IST
Blast at Russian explosives plant kills three, more missing

Blast at Russian explosives plant kills three, more missing

An investigation to establish the cause of the blast was underway at the plant, which belongs to state-run manufacturer Sverdlov.

Aug 31, 2018, 23:00 PM IST
Pakistan expresses support for Iran's stand on nuclear deal

Pakistan expresses support for Iran's stand on nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is in Pakistan and held talks with his counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

Aug 31, 2018, 21:41 PM IST

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