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16 killed, 75 wounded in stampede at Iraqi shrine

16 killed, 75 wounded in stampede at Iraqi shrine

At least 16 pilgrims were killed and some 75 others wounded in a stampede at the holy Shia city of Karbala in Baghdad, officials said.

Sep 10, 2019, 20:05 PM IST
Football fans boo Chinese national anthem during Hong Kong vs Iran World Cup qualifier

Football fans boo Chinese national anthem during Hong Kong vs Iran World Cup qualifier

When the Chinese anthem was played out - China has been administrating Hong Kong under the 'one country, two systems' since 1997, people booed from the stands. Many of them also began chanting 'Glory

Sep 10, 2019, 19:36 PM IST
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's full speech on Kashmir at UNHRC: Lies, falsification and distortion

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's full speech on Kashmir at UNHRC: Lies, falsification and distortion

During his address, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi repeatedly lied about the situation in Kashmir and kept on distorting facts only to grab the attention of UNHRC members.

Sep 10, 2019, 16:56 PM IST
Pakistan foreign minister 'admits' Jammu and Kashmir an Indian state

Pakistan foreign minister 'admits' Jammu and Kashmir an Indian state

While there is no revelation in how Qureshi referred to Jammu and Kashmir since it has always been an integral part of India, Pakistan has always referred to it as a disputed territory. It has also,

Sep 10, 2019, 16:47 PM IST
Hong Kong leader warns against interference, escalation of violence

Hong Kong leader warns against interference, escalation of violence

"It's extremely inappropriate for foreign parliaments to interfere in HKSAR internal affairs in any way, and (we) will not allow (the United States) to become a stakeholder in HKSAR matters."

Sep 10, 2019, 16:13 PM IST
Airstrikes hit Syria ceasefire zone: Monitor

Airstrikes hit Syria ceasefire zone: Monitor

The United States said its forces had carried out strikes against an al-Qaeda facility in Idlib on the day the ceasefire came into effect.

Sep 10, 2019, 13:48 PM IST
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-35 or Sukhoi Su-35/ Su-57? Malaysia wary of spending too much to acquire new Russian jets

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-35 or Sukhoi Su-35/ Su-57? Malaysia wary of spending too much to acquire new Russian jets

Mayalsian Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said the air force is looking at new Russian fighters to replace Su-30MKMs and MiG-29s but the proposal is still at an initial stage. Russia has offered to

Sep 10, 2019, 12:01 PM IST
Typhoon Faxai: 17,000 stranded at Tokyo airport

Typhoon Faxai: 17,000 stranded at Tokyo airport

Faxai made landfall on Monday and wreaked havoc in the Chiba prefecture with a provisional toll of three dead and dozens of injured, as well as causing serious disruptions to public transportation.

Sep 10, 2019, 10:46 AM IST
Pakistan's ISI holds high-level meeting with terror groups in Islamabad to foment trouble in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan's ISI holds high-level meeting with terror groups in Islamabad to foment trouble in Jammu and Kashmir

The meeting has been held with terror groups including, Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM), and Khalistani Zindabaad Force (KZF) to launch attacks in India. 

Sep 10, 2019, 10:21 AM IST
You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit, says British PM Boris Johnson tells Parliament

You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit, says British PM Boris Johnson tells Parliament

With the future of Brexit mired in uncertainty, parliament was suspended until Oct. 14, sparking tense scenes in the House of Commons where opposition lawmakers held signs reading "silenced" and

Sep 10, 2019, 08:42 AM IST
My town is the new Cold War's Berlin, says Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong

My town is the new Cold War's Berlin, says Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong

The 22-year-old activist, who was in Berlin for a newspaper-sponsored event at the German parliament celebrating human rights activists around the world, pledged that protests would not be lulled

Sep 10, 2019, 08:05 AM IST
North Korea follows offer of talks with new projectile launches

North Korea follows offer of talks with new projectile launches

The launches came after North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said on Monday Pyongyang was willing to have "comprehensive discussions" with the United States in late September at a time and

Sep 10, 2019, 06:24 AM IST
Three wounded in IED blast in Afghanistan's Kabul

Three wounded in IED blast in Afghanistan's Kabul

At least three people were injured in a magnetic improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Shaheed Square here on Monday.

Sep 09, 2019, 20:45 PM IST
Elephant runs amok at religious procession in Sri Lanka, injures 17

Elephant runs amok at religious procession in Sri Lanka, injures 17

The incident left at least 17 people injured with one being observed at a hospital for possible abdominal damage.

Sep 09, 2019, 18:20 PM IST
'Save The Baloch' posters and banners target Pakistan at UNHRC

'Save The Baloch' posters and banners target Pakistan at UNHRC

The heat on Pakistan has significantly increased in recent times and the posters and banners placed outside UN in Geneva serve to not just embarrass the country but also put the plight of Baloch

Sep 09, 2019, 18:04 PM IST
2 Russian Sukhoi Su-34 jets collide mid air, crew safe but planes suffer massive damage

2 Russian Sukhoi Su-34 jets collide mid air, crew safe but planes suffer massive damage

Two Sukhoi Su-34, the twin-engine, twin-seater supersonic fighter-bomber operated by the Russian Air Force, collided in midair on September 6, 2019, leading to one of the combat aircraft losing its

Sep 09, 2019, 16:41 PM IST
In rebuke to Pakistan, India's mission in Geneva outlines J&K's reality

In rebuke to Pakistan, India's mission in Geneva outlines J&K's reality

Pakistan is expected to rake up the Kashmir issue at the 42nd session of UNHRC. The country is likely to continue with its false narrative and cry hoarse over what is an internal matter of India.

Sep 09, 2019, 15:31 PM IST
I want a Brexit deal but parliament doesn't daunt me, says British PM Johnson

I want a Brexit deal but parliament doesn't daunt me, says British PM Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he wanted a Brexit deal on Oct. 18 and that he was undaunted by attempts by parliament to block a no-deal exit.

Sep 09, 2019, 14:59 PM IST
Woman killed as typhoon Faxai lashes Tokyo area, cutting power and transport

Woman killed as typhoon Faxai lashes Tokyo area, cutting power and transport

One of the strongest typhoons to hit the Japanese capital in recent years hit just east of Tokyo on Monday, killing one woman, with record-breaking winds and stinging rain that threatened to burst

Sep 09, 2019, 13:43 PM IST
Philippines declares African first swine fever outbreak near Manila

Philippines declares African first swine fever outbreak near Manila

The announcement was based on the results of laboratory tests requested by Agriculture Secretary William Dar after reports last month of an unusual number of pig deaths in backyard farms in Rizal

Sep 09, 2019, 13:21 PM IST