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In race for No. 10, UK's Johnson and Hunt vow to splash the cash

In race for No. 10, UK's Johnson and Hunt vow to splash the cash

The rivals to succeed Theresa May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party set out plans to win broader political backing by investing in education, transport and defence.

Jun 30, 2019, 19:44 PM IST
Hong Kong prepares for pro-democracy march amid extradition bill anger

Hong Kong prepares for pro-democracy march amid extradition bill anger

More than a million people have taken to the streets at times over the past three weeks to vent their anger and frustration at Hong Kong`s Beijing-backed leader Carrie Lam.

Jun 30, 2019, 19:34 PM IST
Tens of thousands protest to demand civilian rule in Sudan

Tens of thousands protest to demand civilian rule in Sudan

Sudan’s military rulers overthrew president Omar al-Bashir on April 11 after months of demonstrations against his rule.

Jun 30, 2019, 19:30 PM IST
Eight election commission employees killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Eight election commission employees killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Those who were killed in the attack were stationed in the government offices inside the district to register voters for the upcoming presidential polls in the war-torn country.

Jun 30, 2019, 16:50 PM IST
In historic first, Donald Trump meets Kim Jong-un and steps into North Korea

In historic first, Donald Trump meets Kim Jong-un and steps into North Korea

Donald Trump met Kim Jong-un at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and then took 20 steps into North Korean territory before returning.

Jun 30, 2019, 13:01 PM IST
US sends F-22 Raptor fighter jets to Qatar amid tension with Iran

US sends F-22 Raptor fighter jets to Qatar amid tension with Iran

The Air Force did not give the total number of F-22s deployed, the US media reported.

Jun 29, 2019, 16:25 PM IST
G20 leaders call for free and fair trade, stop short of denouncing protectionism

G20 leaders call for free and fair trade, stop short of denouncing protectionism

The leaders of the world's 20 major economies warned of the growing risks to the global economy but they stopped short of denouncing protectionism.

Jun 29, 2019, 16:21 PM IST
Kithana acha he Modi: Australian PM Scott Morrison tweets selfie with PM Modi at G20 Summit

Kithana acha he Modi: Australian PM Scott Morrison tweets selfie with PM Modi at G20 Summit

PM Modi soon tweeted back, "Mate, I’m stoked about the energy of our bilateral relationship!"

Jun 29, 2019, 09:33 AM IST
France records all-time hottest temperature at 45.1 degrees Celsius

France records all-time hottest temperature at 45.1 degrees Celsius

The record was set in the village of Villevieille in the southern department of Gard in France, which registered a high of 45.1 degrees Celsius. 

Jun 28, 2019, 19:15 PM IST
PM Modi meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel, discusses ways to deepen Indo-German ties

PM Modi meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel, discusses ways to deepen Indo-German ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met German Chancellor Angela Merkel and discussed ways to deepen the Indo-German relations and enhance cooperation in areas like artificial intelligence and

Jun 28, 2019, 14:32 PM IST
Russia offers more Sukhoi Su-35S fighters, which can detect F-35 stealth jets, to China

Russia offers more Sukhoi Su-35S fighters, which can detect F-35 stealth jets, to China

The +9 g capable Su-35S is a supermanoeuvrable fighter with thrust vectoring engines. Russia claims the Su-35S jet is a quantum leap from Sukhoi’s Su-27 fighter and is just behind the 5th Generation

Jun 28, 2019, 14:28 PM IST
NASA to explore Saturn's moon Titan for signs of life, to send Dragonfly drone in 2026

NASA to explore Saturn's moon Titan for signs of life, to send Dragonfly drone in 2026

The US space agency NASA announced on Thursday that it will launch a spacecraft in 2026 to explore the richly organic world of Titan, an analogue to the very early Earth.

Jun 28, 2019, 08:01 AM IST
PM Modi holds trilateral meet with US President Trump and Japanese PM Abe, discuss improved connectivity and infrastructure development

PM Modi holds trilateral meet with US President Trump and Japanese PM Abe, discuss improved connectivity and infrastructure development

During the Japan-America-India trilateral meeting Japan's Osaka, PM Modi highlighted "the importance India attaches to" the grouping.

Jun 28, 2019, 07:39 AM IST
Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 41 in Congo

Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 41 in Congo

Artisanal mining on the edge of commercial mine sites is a big problem across Africa.

Jun 28, 2019, 00:01 AM IST
Fresh protests hit Hong Kong as activists seek voice at G 20 Summit

Fresh protests hit Hong Kong as activists seek voice at G 20 Summit

Millions have thronged the streets in the past three weeks to demand that the bill, which would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Chinese

Jun 27, 2019, 23:19 PM IST
Security forces use tear gas to disperse students in Sudan's Khartoum

Security forces use tear gas to disperse students in Sudan's Khartoum

Demonstrations in Khartoum have become rare since security forces broke up a sit-in outside the Defence Ministry on June 3, leaving more than 100 people dead.

Jun 27, 2019, 22:58 PM IST
Two wounded in shooting outside mosque in France

Two wounded in shooting outside mosque in France

Public broadcaster France 3 reported the gunman was on the run.

Jun 27, 2019, 22:57 PM IST
UK's Harry and Meghan head to Africa for first family tour

UK's Harry and Meghan head to Africa for first family tour

The couple will visit South Africa, Angola and Malawi and also undertake a working visit to Botswana at the request of the Foreign Office, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday.

Jun 27, 2019, 22:55 PM IST
Iran on course to exceed nuclear pact limit within days: diplomats

Iran on course to exceed nuclear pact limit within days: diplomats

Iran had set Thursday as a deadline beyond which it would exceed the threshold for stockpiles of enriched uranium allowed under its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

Jun 27, 2019, 22:51 PM IST
Airlines cancel more Boeing 737 MAX flights as some crash victims refuse to settle

Airlines cancel more Boeing 737 MAX flights as some crash victims refuse to settle

Boeing Co`s shares lost 2.4% as the planemaker grapples with the fallout of two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX jet within five months, which prompted a worldwide grounding in March.

Jun 27, 2019, 22:47 PM IST