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Iran urges Europe to normalise economic ties with it or face consequences

Iran urges Europe to normalise economic ties with it or face consequences

US president Donald Trump has condemned a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, signed by his predecessor Barack Obama, as flawed for not being permanent.

Jun 09, 2019, 13:13 PM IST
NATO's BALTOPS 2019 naval exercise to start in Baltic Sea, Russian warships to track drill

NATO's BALTOPS 2019 naval exercise to start in Baltic Sea, Russian warships to track drill

According to a US Navy press release Vice Admiral Andrew Lewis, commander of the US. 2nd Fleet, will lead BALTOPS 2019 on behalf of Naval Forces Europe.   

Jun 09, 2019, 08:40 AM IST
Iran slams latest US sanctions targeting petrochemical sector

Iran slams latest US sanctions targeting petrochemical sector

Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington`s offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday.

Jun 09, 2019, 07:03 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to visit Sri Lanka on Sunday, will be first foreign leader here since Easter bombings

PM Narendra Modi to visit Sri Lanka on Sunday, will be first foreign leader here since Easter bombings

In his third visit to Sri Lanka as Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi is expected to underline the need for solidarity in the fight against terrorism.

Jun 09, 2019, 06:43 AM IST
Maldives to confer PM Modi with highest honour ‘Order of Nishan Izzuddeen’

Maldives to confer PM Modi with highest honour ‘Order of Nishan Izzuddeen’

Maldives will confer its highest honour accorded to foreign dignitaries on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his first foreign visit to the island nation after being re-elected for the second term

Jun 08, 2019, 15:13 PM IST
Watch dramatic video of near collision between US and Russian warships in South China Sea

Watch dramatic video of near collision between US and Russian warships in South China Sea

Both the Russian warship and US Carrier Strike Group 5 were reportedly heading in parallel directions when the incident took place.

Jun 08, 2019, 11:52 AM IST
US President Donald Trump criticises NASA's moon mission, calls moon part of Mars

US President Donald Trump criticises NASA's moon mission, calls moon part of Mars

US President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars,

Jun 08, 2019, 08:20 AM IST
Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

NASA will allow up to two private trips to the station per year, each lasting up to 30 days, NASA said. 

Jun 08, 2019, 07:08 AM IST
US reaches agreement with Mexico on immigration, 'indefinitely' suspends tariffs

US reaches agreement with Mexico on immigration, 'indefinitely' suspends tariffs

Trump had threatened to impose 5% import tariffs on all Mexican goods from Monday if Mexico did not agree to his demands to tighten its borders, and his announcement of a deal came after three days

Jun 08, 2019, 06:50 AM IST
Two women beaten, robbed by gang of men in UK 'for refusing to kiss'

Two women beaten, robbed by gang of men in UK 'for refusing to kiss'

The incident took place in the early hours of May 30 after the two women, in their 20s, boarded a night bus in West Hampstead.

Jun 07, 2019, 22:12 PM IST
US cruiser almost collides with Russian warship 3 days after Su-35C intercepts P-8A Poseidon

US cruiser almost collides with Russian warship 3 days after Su-35C intercepts P-8A Poseidon

According to the Russian Pacific Fleet, the US guided-missile cruiser Chancellorsville of the US Carrier Strike Group 5 under the 7th Fleet came 50 metres in front of Admiral Nikolai Ignatevich

Jun 07, 2019, 16:54 PM IST
Explosion in southern town in Sweden injures 19, cause unclear

Explosion in southern town in Sweden injures 19, cause unclear

The cause of the explosion was unclear but police said a bomb squad was on its way to the scene in downtown Linkoping and that they had opened a criminal investigation.

Jun 07, 2019, 15:11 PM IST
Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion

Biden is the front-runner in the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination and a former vice president.

Jun 07, 2019, 15:08 PM IST
Two dead, 100 injured as storm hits Nepal's far-western region

Two dead, 100 injured as storm hits Nepal's far-western region

At least two people lost their lives and a hundred were injured after a storm hit Nepal`s Kailali and Kanchanpur districts in the Far-Western Development Region on Thursday evening.

Jun 07, 2019, 13:27 PM IST
Moscow ready to send more military specialists to Venezuela if needed: Reports

Moscow ready to send more military specialists to Venezuela if needed: Reports

Another state news agency, TASS, quoted the ministry as saying Russia did not rule out increasing the number of its military personnel in Venezuela.

Jun 07, 2019, 13:14 PM IST
Iran is failing as nation after sanctions: US President Donald Trump

Iran is failing as nation after sanctions: US President Donald Trump

Last week, US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo had said that Washington is willing to negotiate with Iran "with no preconditions".During the meeting on Thursday, Trump and Macron asserted that

Jun 07, 2019, 13:03 PM IST
UN chief Antonio Guterres praises India's commitment to South: South cooperation

UN chief Antonio Guterres praises India's commitment to South: South cooperation

The Fund was established in June 2017 to work with developing countries by providing assistance to projects that aim to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as per their request. It is

Jun 07, 2019, 12:56 PM IST
US Air Force to use F-35 fighters to simulate attack by Russian Sukhoi Su-57 and China's Chengdu J-20 jets

US Air Force to use F-35 fighters to simulate attack by Russian Sukhoi Su-57 and China's Chengdu J-20 jets

In keeping with its strategic aim to be the dominant military power in the world, the USA is getting ready to test its offensive and defensive potential against the Russian and Chinese militaries.

Jun 07, 2019, 12:48 PM IST
Eight Indians killed in Dubai bus accident, several injured

Eight Indians killed in Dubai bus accident, several injured

A total of four Indians were discharged after first aid and three are receiving treatment at the Rashid Hospital in Dubai.

Jun 07, 2019, 10:04 AM IST
UK Foreign Office Board gets first Indian-origin member

UK Foreign Office Board gets first Indian-origin member

In this role as the Chief Economist, which commences in July, Iyer will lead the FCO's Economics Unit which provides in-house economic analysis input into foreign policy formulation, and also

Jun 07, 2019, 09:51 AM IST