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US unemployment rate surges to 14.7 per cent, worst since Great Depression

The unemployment rate of 14.7 per cent is the highest rate since the Great Depression, The Washington Post reported.

May 09, 2020, 09:06 AM IST

Washington post's 'one sided coverage' over Kashmir faces protests

A group of Kashmiri Pandits staged a demonstration in front of The Washington Post office here on Saturday, protesting against "one-sided coverage" of the recent developments in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sep 09, 2019, 07:58 AM IST

'Source of immense national pride', 'most ambitious project'; Global media hails India's Chandrayaan-2 mission

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander was just 2.1 kilometres away from making history when it lost contact with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Mission Control Centre, in the wee hours of Saturday.

Sep 08, 2019, 07:50 AM IST

Saudi Arabia denies any link to coverage of Jeff Bezos' extramarital affair

Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has alluded to Saudi Arabia's displeasure at the Bezos-owned Washington Post`s coverage of the murder of its columnist and Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Feb 11, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

Saudi crown prince says corruption purge supports budget: Washington Post

Saudi Arabia`s powerful crown prince said the kingdom`s anti-corruption crackdown was needed to meet budget targets, comparing the purge to chemotherapy in an interview with the Washington Post published on Wednesday.

Feb 28, 2018, 11:54 AM IST

Trump demands sacking of Washington Post journo for tweeting ''phony'' pic

United States President Donald Trump has called for sacking of a Washington Post reporter who had tweeted a misleading picture of the president's Florida rally.

Dec 10, 2017, 15:28 PM IST

Former White House chief of staff questioned in Russia probe

Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus submitted to questioning Friday by investigators looking into Russian meddling in the US presidential campaign and possible collusion by associates of President Donald Trump, US media reported.

Oct 14, 2017, 13:30 PM IST

Google uncovered Russia-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail

Google runs the world`s largest online advertising business and YouTube is the world`s largest online video site.

Oct 09, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

Donald Trump being probed for possible obstruction of justice

Robert Mueller also has the authority to investigate whether Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice amid mounting evidence that he pressured the FBI to drop an investigation into his former national security advisor, Mike Flynn.

Jun 15, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

US Presidential Elections: Now, Washington Post endorses Hillary Clinton for White House

The Washington Post today became the latest US newspaper to emphatically endorse Hillary Clinton for the White House, saying it was swayed as much by her competence as by the alarming specter of a Donald Trump presidency.

Oct 13, 2016, 20:21 PM IST

Washington Post strongly backs Hillary Clinton for president

The Washington Post on Thursday became the latest US newspaper to endorse Hillary Clinton for the White House, saying it was swayed as much by her competence as the disastrous specter of a Donald Trump presidency.

Oct 13, 2016, 16:48 PM IST

Donald Trump bans Washington Post from his campaign events

Donald Trump, in his latest attack on the media, said Monday he was rescinding The Washington Post`s press credentials for covering his campaign events.

Jun 14, 2016, 04:17 AM IST

'Islamic State losing fighters to rival terror groups after pay cuts'

The ISIS' recent defeats signify its worsening money problems, desertions and a dwindling pool of fighters with many of them joining rival terror groups after facing pay cuts, according to a media report.

Feb 08, 2016, 15:57 PM IST

Now, rate people with 'Peeple' app

We judge and rate people personally and among a closed group. Now one can rate other human beings publicly, thanks to a forthcoming app.

Oct 01, 2015, 18:03 PM IST

HIV pill protects 100 per cent of participants in study

Researchers following over 600 people who took an HIV prevention pill for more than two years have found that 100 per cent of them remained free from the virus even in high-risk environments.

Sep 07, 2015, 16:47 PM IST

Popping antibiotics may increase Type 2 diabetes risk

A new study has claimed that taking antibiotics may increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

Aug 28, 2015, 10:57 AM IST

Iran holds third closed session in trial of Washington Post reporter

The closed-door trial of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, who has been detained in an Iranian prison for nearly a year, resumed for a third session on Monday. No decision in the case was announced.

Jul 14, 2015, 04:04 AM IST

3 killed, one injured in US shooting

 Three people were killed and one injured late Tuesday in a shooting in Baltimore city, less than an hour`s drive from the American capital, where rioting broke out in April after the death of a black man in police custody.

Jul 08, 2015, 22:10 PM IST

Iran court resumes trial of Washington Post journalist: Fars

An Iranian court on Monday resumed the trial of jailed Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian on espionage charges, Iran`s semi-official Fars news agency reported.

Jun 08, 2015, 15:11 PM IST

Iran spy trial of Washington Post reporter resumes

The trial of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian on charges of spying on Iran resumed behind closed doors in Tehran on Monday, a news agency linked to the judiciary reported.

Jun 08, 2015, 12:58 PM IST