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Hong Kong extradition bill officially withdrawn, but move unlikely to end unrest

Hong Kong extradition bill officially withdrawn, but move unlikely to end unrest

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had said many times the bill was as good as dead and said that other demands, including universal suffrage and an amnesty for all those charged with rioting, were beyond

Oct 23, 2019, 19:11 PM IST
Anti-Pakistan protests continue in PoK, emergency imposed in Muzaffarabad

Anti-Pakistan protests continue in PoK, emergency imposed in Muzaffarabad

The residents of Muzaffarabad said that emergency has been imposed in the area and security forces opened fire at protesters.

Oct 23, 2019, 18:28 PM IST
UK police discover 39 bodies in truck, arrest driver

UK police discover 39 bodies in truck, arrest driver

The discovery of the bodies - 38 adults and one teenager - was made in the early hours after emergency services were alerted to people in a truck container on a gritty industrial site in Grays, about

Oct 23, 2019, 14:44 PM IST
Indian journalist says foreign media ignored Pakistan's role in terror activities in Kashmir at US Congressional hearing

Indian journalist says foreign media ignored Pakistan's role in terror activities in Kashmir at US Congressional hearing

Aarti Tikoo Singh revealed that Pakistani terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) had killed Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari as he was against the neighbouring country's interference in India's

Oct 23, 2019, 11:43 AM IST
US diplomat who questioned 'crazy' Ukraine policy testifies in Trump probe

US diplomat who questioned 'crazy' Ukraine policy testifies in Trump probe

William Taylor, a former Army officer and career US diplomat who as the charge d`affaires is the top US diplomat in Ukraine, walked past journalists without answering questions as he made his way

Oct 22, 2019, 23:23 PM IST
2 killed, over 80 injured as police lathi-charge protesters in PoK's Muzaffarabad

2 killed, over 80 injured as police lathi-charge protesters in PoK's Muzaffarabad

The pro-freedom rally was called by various political parties under the All independent parties alliance (AIPA) in PoK to observe 'black day' on Tuesday.

Oct 22, 2019, 18:42 PM IST
Turkey to resume northern Syria operation if US does not keep promises: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey to resume northern Syria operation if US does not keep promises: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey President Erdogan said, he would discuss with Russian President Vladimir Putin how a Syrian constitutional committee that is due to meet in late October can make concrete progress.

Oct 22, 2019, 15:22 PM IST
Resurgent Quebec separatist movement rattles Canada election, strips Justin Trudeau of majority

Resurgent Quebec separatist movement rattles Canada election, strips Justin Trudeau of majority

The Bloc Quebecois, revitalized under new leader Yves-Francois Blanchet, jumped to 32 seats from 10 seats in the predominantly French-speaking province, according to provisional results. Quebec

Oct 22, 2019, 11:57 AM IST
Pakistan's support for terrorist groups 'chief obstacle' in productive dialogue with India: US

Pakistan's support for terrorist groups 'chief obstacle' in productive dialogue with India: US

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Alice G Wells, in a statement further said that Pakistan’s harbouring of terrorist groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-

Oct 22, 2019, 10:39 AM IST
Death toll rises to 11 after weekend of violent protests in Chile

Death toll rises to 11 after weekend of violent protests in Chile

Many of the deaths have occurred during looting when supermarkets were set on fire, said Mayor Karla Rubilar.

Oct 22, 2019, 08:34 AM IST
US troops leaving Syria not immediately returning home: Donald Trump

US troops leaving Syria not immediately returning home: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump, speaking to reporters at a meeting of his Cabinet at the White House, also said that it appeared that the pause negotiated with Turkey was holding despite some skirmishes.

Oct 21, 2019, 22:40 PM IST
Australian newspapers  black out front pages to protest media curbs

Australian newspapers black out front pages to protest media curbs

 Australia has no constitutional safeguards for free speech, although the government added a provision to protect whistleblowers when it strengthened counter-espionage laws in 2018. 

Oct 21, 2019, 17:14 PM IST
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to visit Japan after huge rally, night of violence

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to visit Japan after huge rally, night of violence

Early on Monday, Hong Kong embarked on a massive clean-up after a largely peaceful protest degenerated into violence across districts on the Kowloon peninsula, where protesters torched stores and

Oct 21, 2019, 08:55 AM IST
Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad warns of possible trade sanctions on nation

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad warns of possible trade sanctions on nation

Mahathir did not mention the source of possible sanctions on the Southeast Asian country but said he was disappointed that proponents of free trade were now indulging in restrictive trade practices

Oct 21, 2019, 08:47 AM IST
Typhoon Hagibis takes away 80 lives in Japan

Typhoon Hagibis takes away 80 lives in Japan

The typhoon has also wounded 398 people in 33 prefectures. Hundred of volunteers from across the country are cleaning up places that were flooded by the typhoon. 

Oct 20, 2019, 20:12 PM IST
Afghanistan: 12 Taliban terrorists killed, 16 civilians freed in Baghlan province

Afghanistan: 12 Taliban terrorists killed, 16 civilians freed in Baghlan province

Over 12 Taliban terrorists were killed and 16 civilians held captive by the group were freed in an operation carried out by Afghan forces in the northern province of Baghlan, the country`s army said

Oct 20, 2019, 14:06 PM IST
Donald Trump nixes plan to host G7 summit at his resort in Miami

Donald Trump nixes plan to host G7 summit at his resort in Miami

US President Donald Trump has nixed plans to host next year`s G7 summit of world leaders at his golf resort in Miami, Florida, following a public outcry over an act widely perceived as blatantly

Oct 20, 2019, 10:08 AM IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan won't resign under any circumstances'': Govt on Oppn's Azadi March

Pakistan PM Imran Khan won't resign under any circumstances'': Govt on Oppn's Azadi March

On October 18, PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari had also called for the anti-government demonstrations and expressed support to JUI-F`s `Azadi March`.

Oct 20, 2019, 07:03 AM IST
UK PM Boris Johnson sends unsigned letter to European Union asking for Brexit delay

UK PM Boris Johnson sends unsigned letter to European Union asking for Brexit delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union requesting a delay to Britain’s exit from the bloc and also said he did not want the extension after his latest Brexit

Oct 20, 2019, 06:24 AM IST
Brexit day of reckoning: parliament to vote on Johnson's deal

Brexit day of reckoning: parliament to vote on Johnson's deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson puts his last-minute Brexit deal to a vote in an extraordinary sitting of the British parliament on Saturday, a day of reckoning that could decide the course of the

Oct 19, 2019, 13:51 PM IST