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France to move proposal at United Nations soon to put JeM chief Masood Azhar on global terrorist list

France to move proposal at United Nations soon to put JeM chief Masood Azhar on global terrorist list

This will be the second time France will be party to such a proposal at the UN.

Feb 19, 2019, 20:42 PM IST
India making Pakistan a whipping boy: Unrepentant Imran denies role in Pulwama attack

India making Pakistan a whipping boy: Unrepentant Imran denies role in Pulwama attack

Once again harping on the argument that Pakistan has nothing to gain from terror attacks in J&K, Imran Khan said if India attacks, his country will retaliate.

Feb 19, 2019, 13:47 PM IST
Russia destroys S-400 missiles meant for China following storm, to provide replacements

Russia destroys S-400 missiles meant for China following storm, to provide replacements

While two ships carrying a regimental set of the S-400 systems was received by China in April, one ship was hit by a strong storm in January 2018. 

Feb 19, 2019, 10:40 AM IST
Scientist who popularized term 'global warming' dies

Scientist who popularized term 'global warming' dies

Wallace Smith Broecker was 87.

Feb 19, 2019, 06:43 AM IST
Yemen's parties agree to start stalled troop withdrawal from main port

Yemen's parties agree to start stalled troop withdrawal from main port

The Iran-aligned Houthi movement and the Saudi-backed government agreed in talks in December to withdraw troops by January 7 from Hodeidah

Feb 18, 2019, 23:15 PM IST
No need for Shinzo Abe: Trump already nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

No need for Shinzo Abe: Trump already nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

During a White House news conference on Friday, Trump said the Japanese premier had given him "the most beautiful copy" of a five-page nomination letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

Feb 18, 2019, 23:11 PM IST
Poland pulls out of Israel meeting over anti-Polish comment

Poland pulls out of Israel meeting over anti-Polish comment

The developments mark a new low in a bitter conflict over how to remember and characterize Polish actions toward Jews during the German occupation of Poland in World War II.

Feb 18, 2019, 21:23 PM IST
China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

The US says that Beijing might use Chinese tech companies to gather intelligence about foreign countries. 

Feb 18, 2019, 21:17 PM IST
US-backed Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay in war-torn nation

US-backed Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay in war-torn nation

Kobani said there were discussions about perhaps French and British troops supporting them in Syria.

Feb 18, 2019, 21:15 PM IST
Maldives arrests ex-leader Yameen over witness tampering: Officials

Maldives arrests ex-leader Yameen over witness tampering: Officials

Yameen, who came to power in 2013, was summoned to the Criminal Court Sunday to formally receive his indictment.

Feb 18, 2019, 21:13 PM IST
US-backed Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay

US-backed Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay

The commander of U.S.-backed forces in Syria called on Monday for about 1,000 to 1,500 international forces to remain in Syria to help fight Islamic State and expressed hope that the United States,

Feb 18, 2019, 20:59 PM IST
Maldives court orders arrest of former president Abdulla Yameen over alleged corruption

Maldives court orders arrest of former president Abdulla Yameen over alleged corruption

The Maldives is due to hold a parliamentary election on April 6, with corruption likely to dominate campaigning.

Feb 18, 2019, 20:45 PM IST
Saudi Arabia praises Indian economy, gives bailout package to 'pauper' Pakistan

Saudi Arabia praises Indian economy, gives bailout package to 'pauper' Pakistan

During Salman's visit, talks on investment of $44 billion by Saudi Aramco and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) in Ratnagiri Refinery project is also likely to take place.

Feb 18, 2019, 19:57 PM IST
US-Taliban talks in Pakistan postponed

US-Taliban talks in Pakistan postponed

Afghanistan's Foreign Ministry reacted strongly to the announcement of a meeting in Islamabad, saying it was in violation of a United Nations Security Council resolution.

Feb 18, 2019, 15:30 PM IST
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: At ICJ, India tears into Pakistan with scathing counters

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: At ICJ, India tears into Pakistan with scathing counters

Slamming how military courts in Pakistan function, India has said it is a clear violation of Vienna Convention that consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav was repeatedly denied.

Feb 18, 2019, 15:07 PM IST
Pakistan calls back its High Commissioner from India for consultations amid rising tensions after Pulwama attack

Pakistan calls back its High Commissioner from India for consultations amid rising tensions after Pulwama attack

India had summoned the Pakistani envoy and issued a very strong demarche after the suicide bombing.

Feb 18, 2019, 12:37 PM IST
Eliminating terrorism requires international commitment: Iraq President

Eliminating terrorism requires international commitment: Iraq President

Over 5,000 US troops have been deployed in Iraq to support the Iraqi forces in the battles against the IS militants, mainly by providing training and advising to the Iraqi forces.

Feb 18, 2019, 11:51 AM IST
US cannot back Syrian forces who align with Assad: US commander

US cannot back Syrian forces who align with Assad: US commander

With US-backing, the SDF has routed Islamic State and is on the verge of recapturing the final bits of its once sprawling territory.

Feb 18, 2019, 09:58 AM IST
Pakistan's support to terror to be the focus as Saudi prince set to arrive in Delhi

Pakistan's support to terror to be the focus as Saudi prince set to arrive in Delhi

Saudi Arabia is the fourth largest trading partner of India after China, US and Japan.

Feb 18, 2019, 09:42 AM IST
Three-pronged attack on Pakistan: India, Iran and Afghanistan pile on pressure

Three-pronged attack on Pakistan: India, Iran and Afghanistan pile on pressure

While India and Iran have lost security personnel in the last one week to terrorists backed by Pakistan, Afghanistan is fuming over Islamabad's invite to Taliban for talks.

Feb 18, 2019, 07:12 AM IST