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North Korea's US envoy arrives in Hanoi ahead of Donald Trump-Kim summit

North Korea's US envoy arrives in Hanoi ahead of Donald Trump-Kim summit

An AFP reporter saw Kim Hyok Chol walk into a government guesthouse where other North Korean officials in town for pre-summit preparations were staying over the weekend.

Feb 20, 2019, 20:38 PM IST
As Maduro holds on, Venezuela opposition eyes negotiated transition

As Maduro holds on, Venezuela opposition eyes negotiated transition

In an effort to secure the backing of Venezuela`s military, Guaido proposed an amnesty for officers who turn on Maduro`s government.

Feb 20, 2019, 20:32 PM IST
Moscow ready to cut time for nuclear strike on US if necessary: Putin

Moscow ready to cut time for nuclear strike on US if necessary: Putin

Putin said Russia was not seeking confrontation and would not take the first step to deploy missiles.

Feb 20, 2019, 20:27 PM IST
Abuse victims demand to see pope, say bishops should be sacked

Abuse victims demand to see pope, say bishops should be sacked

Victims of sexual abuse by the Catholic clergy on Wednesday demanded to meet Pope Francis personally to press demands that bishops who covered up such offences be dismissed from the priesthood.

Feb 20, 2019, 20:19 PM IST
Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests Sindh Assembly Speaker in Islamabad

Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests Sindh Assembly Speaker in Islamabad

It for the first time in history of Pakistan that a sitting assembly speaker was arrested.

Feb 20, 2019, 20:00 PM IST
Benjamin Netanyahu-Vladimir Putin meeting in Russia postponed

Benjamin Netanyahu-Vladimir Putin meeting in Russia postponed

A new date for the meeting would be set as soon as possible, said an official. 

Feb 20, 2019, 19:58 PM IST
Sri Lanka's strategic location not being properly used: Namal Rajapaksa at WION's Global Summit

Sri Lanka's strategic location not being properly used: Namal Rajapaksa at WION's Global Summit

Namal Rajapaksa, Member of Parliament from Sri Lanka pointed out that his country's strategic location was not being properly used.

Feb 20, 2019, 18:13 PM IST
Two NRI brothers in Dubai pledge Rs one crore for Pulwama attack victims

Two NRI brothers in Dubai pledge Rs one crore for Pulwama attack victims

Sudhakar Rao and Prabhakar Rao of Dubai-based real estate firm Gemini Group have announced a contribution of AED 500,000 for the families of the martyred soldiers through the Government of India,

Feb 20, 2019, 17:05 PM IST
Japan to provide Pakistan USD 10.6 million for fight against malnutrition

Japan to provide Pakistan USD 10.6 million for fight against malnutrition

The assistance was announced on Tuesday and is part of a partnership that the Japanese government signed with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Food Programme (WFP) in Islamabad.

Feb 20, 2019, 16:24 PM IST
8th MP quits UK's Labour Party over racism

8th MP quits UK's Labour Party over racism

Ryan also claimed that there were "many very, very unhappy" MPs in Labour who could come to a similar decision and join the Independent Group.

Feb 20, 2019, 15:40 PM IST
South Asia integrating but Pakistan a thorn in flesh: Former India Army chief General Bikram Singh at WION Global Summit

South Asia integrating but Pakistan a thorn in flesh: Former India Army chief General Bikram Singh at WION Global Summit

"You cannot afford to offer your cheek every time, you need to hit back."

Feb 20, 2019, 15:36 PM IST
Talking peace is fashionable but can't talk peace endlessly: Sadhguru at WION Global Summit

Talking peace is fashionable but can't talk peace endlessly: Sadhguru at WION Global Summit

"It is time for Indians to participate in finding solutions to problems rather than waiting for a messiah to come and solve everything."

Feb 20, 2019, 14:06 PM IST
His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance, United Arab Emirates inaugurates WION Global Summit

His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance, United Arab Emirates inaugurates WION Global Summit

His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance, United Arab Emirates inaugurated WION's Global Summit in Dubai on Wednesday.

Feb 20, 2019, 13:23 PM IST
South Asia has vast human potential to develop leaders: His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan at WION Global Summit

South Asia has vast human potential to develop leaders: His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan at WION Global Summit

The WION Global Summit began on Wednesday in Dubai with His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan - UAE minister of tolerance - calling for South Asia to recognise its huge human potential to

Feb 20, 2019, 13:04 PM IST
Unleashing the Power of South Asia: Full schedule of WION conclave

Unleashing the Power of South Asia: Full schedule of WION conclave

WION is holding its 'Unleashing the Power of South Asia' conclave today in Dubai, the UAE.

Feb 20, 2019, 12:29 PM IST
Unleashing the Power of South Asia: At WION conclave in Dubai, thought leaders to discuss way forward for the region

Unleashing the Power of South Asia: At WION conclave in Dubai, thought leaders to discuss way forward for the region

WION is holding its 'Unleashing the Power of South Asia' conclave today in Dubai, the UAE.  

Feb 20, 2019, 12:03 PM IST
Trump says no rush to see North Korea denuclearise

Trump says no rush to see North Korea denuclearise

North Korea has conducted no further nuclear and missile tests since the June summit, but has made no commitment to surrendering its nuclear arsenal.

Feb 20, 2019, 11:46 AM IST
Cohen to reveal 'chilling' details about Trump

Cohen to reveal 'chilling' details about Trump

Trump`s former attorney was initially slated to appear in an open hearing before the House Oversight Committee on February 7.

Feb 20, 2019, 10:50 AM IST
Donald Trump signs order to establish US Space Force as 6th military branch

Donald Trump signs order to establish US Space Force as 6th military branch

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order to establish a United States Space Force as a new armed service within the Department of the Air Force.

Feb 20, 2019, 07:04 AM IST
PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif barred from travelling abroad

PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif barred from travelling abroad

Geo News, quoting sources, reported that Shehbaz's name was placed on the provisional national identification list (PNIL) or the stop list at the request of the interior ministry.

Feb 19, 2019, 23:13 PM IST