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US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Poland: White House

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Poland: White House

"The US and Poland have agreed on a framework to deploy an additional 1,000 troops to Poland," the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.

Jun 13, 2019, 10:36 AM IST
Will accept dirt on 2020 opponent from Russia, China: Donald Trump

Will accept dirt on 2020 opponent from Russia, China: Donald Trump

In a TV interview on Wednesday, Trump said that he would listen to that information on his rival in a hypothetical scenario in which another country offered it and denied that this would constitute

Jun 13, 2019, 10:28 AM IST
Mexico to hold immigration talks with regional neighbours

Mexico to hold immigration talks with regional neighbours

On Friday, Ebrard will meet the governors of the southeastern Mexican states of Oaxaca, Chiapas, Veracruz and Campeche with a view to establishing measures to tackle illegal immigration.

Jun 13, 2019, 10:21 AM IST
New Zealand massacre suspect set to enter pleas, face new terrorism charge

New Zealand massacre suspect set to enter pleas, face new terrorism charge

In an attack on March 15 that was broadcast live on Facebook, a lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons targeted Muslims attending Friday prayers in Christchurch, killing 51 worshippers and

Jun 13, 2019, 10:12 AM IST
Hong Kong shuts offices for the week after worst-ever violence over extradition bill

Hong Kong shuts offices for the week after worst-ever violence over extradition bill

Police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and pepper spray in a series of skirmishes on Wednesday to clear demonstrators from the city`s legislature. 

Jun 13, 2019, 07:04 AM IST
Mike Pompeo lavishes praise on PM Narendra Modi, cheers India-US bonhomie

Mike Pompeo lavishes praise on PM Narendra Modi, cheers India-US bonhomie

"As Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi said in his latest campaign, 'Modi hai to mumkin hai,' or 'Modi makes it possible', I'm looking forward to exploring what's possible between our people."

Jun 13, 2019, 06:45 AM IST
New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread

A 5-year-old boy who had crossed into Uganda from Congo died late on Tuesday, said Uganda`s health minister, Jane Ruth Aceng, and his family were now being monitored in isolation. 

Jun 12, 2019, 22:50 PM IST
Ahead of contempt vote, Donald Trump shields census documents from Congress

Ahead of contempt vote, Donald Trump shields census documents from Congress

Critics have said Republicans want to engineer a deliberate population undercount in Democratic-leaning areas where many immigrants live in order to gain seats in the House.

Jun 12, 2019, 22:47 PM IST
Russia's Sukhoi Su-27 intercepts US Air Force RC-135 and Swedish Air Force jet - Watch

Russia's Sukhoi Su-27 intercepts US Air Force RC-135 and Swedish Air Force jet - Watch

The face-off between the Su-27 and RC-135 along with Gulfstream reconnaissance aircraft took place over the Baltic Sea.

Jun 12, 2019, 20:52 PM IST
Sukhoi Su-57 or Shenyang J-31? Turkey eyes Russian, Chinese jets as US tightens the noose on F-35 deal

Sukhoi Su-57 or Shenyang J-31? Turkey eyes Russian, Chinese jets as US tightens the noose on F-35 deal

Turkey's pro-government newspaper Yeni Safak has reported that its defence leadership is now looking at the Sukhoi Su-57 and Shenyang J-31 fifth-generation fighters.

Jun 12, 2019, 15:46 PM IST
US Secretary of State to meet PM Modi, MEA Jaishankar to discuss 'ambitious agenda'

US Secretary of State to meet PM Modi, MEA Jaishankar to discuss 'ambitious agenda'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to four countries in the Indo-Pacific region from June 24 to 30: India, Sri Lanka, Japan and South Korea.

Jun 12, 2019, 06:38 AM IST
Russia plans to deliver missiles to Turkey in July, US takes dim view

Russia plans to deliver missiles to Turkey in July, US takes dim view

Turkey and the United States have sparred publicly for months over Ankara`s order for the S-400s, which are not compatible with the transatlantic alliance`s systems.

Jun 11, 2019, 23:31 PM IST
Mexico reveals border infrastructure plan, Trump vows migration deal details

Mexico reveals border infrastructure plan, Trump vows migration deal details

Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to succeed on its deal with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico`s foreign minister said on

Jun 11, 2019, 22:37 PM IST
Thousands brave rain in fresh protests against Hong Kong extradition bill

Thousands brave rain in fresh protests against Hong Kong extradition bill

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she would press ahead with the bill despite the protests.

Jun 11, 2019, 22:30 PM IST
No change in Pakistan's defence budget amid government's austerity drive

No change in Pakistan's defence budget amid government's austerity drive

Minster of state for revenue Hammad Azhar on Tuesday presented in Parliament the austerity-driven budget for fiscal year 2019-20, which starts from July 1. 

Jun 11, 2019, 21:53 PM IST
In landmark judgement, Botswana High Court decriminalises homosexuality

In landmark judgement, Botswana High Court decriminalises homosexuality

The three-judge bench while giving the ruling said that sexual orientation is not a fashion statement and is an important attribute of one's personality. 

Jun 11, 2019, 18:11 PM IST
Nepal: 2 Indian pilgrims die, 21 injured as truck rams bus

Nepal: 2 Indian pilgrims die, 21 injured as truck rams bus

A passenger bus carrying 60 Indian pilgrims has been hit by a truck in Nepal's Rautahat district, killing two persons on the spot and wounding 21 others, a media report said Tuesday.

Jun 11, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
Ex-Pakistan President Zardari produced in court, anti-graft body seeks physical remand

Ex-Pakistan President Zardari produced in court, anti-graft body seeks physical remand

Pakistan's former president Asif Ali Zardari was produced before an accountability court here on Tuesday by the anti-graft body seeking his physical remand, a day after he was arrested from his

Jun 11, 2019, 13:22 PM IST
One killed as helicopter crashes onto roof of Manhattan skyscraper, fire breaks out

One killed as helicopter crashes onto roof of Manhattan skyscraper, fire breaks out

A helicopter made a crash landing onto the roof of a midtown Manhattan skyscraper on Monday, killing at least one person and sending a plume of smoke skyward from the top of the building.

Jun 11, 2019, 11:53 AM IST
Russian Navy conducts exercise near NATO's BALTOPS 2019 drills

Russian Navy conducts exercise near NATO's BALTOPS 2019 drills

According to Russia's Baltic Fleet press office, several naval groups comprising corvettes, small missile ships and an anti-submarine warfare vessel are in the Baltic Sea practice ranges for naval

Jun 11, 2019, 11:20 AM IST