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Saudis don't know where Khashoggi's body is: Adel al-Jubeir

Saudis don't know where Khashoggi's body is: Adel al-Jubeir

On being asked why those in detention can`t reveal where Khashoggi`s body was, Al-Jubeir said: "We are still investigating.

Feb 11, 2019, 14:26 PM IST
Withdrawal of US forces in Syria likely to start in weeks: US general

Withdrawal of US forces in Syria likely to start in weeks: US general

Hundreds of additional troops have been sent to Syria to facilitate the withdrawal.

Feb 11, 2019, 10:05 AM IST
Walter Jones, veteran US congressman from North Carolina, dies at 76

Walter Jones, veteran US congressman from North Carolina, dies at 76

Jones, who died in Greenville, North Carolina, had entered hospice at the end of January after his health deteriorated following a broken hip and subsequent surgery.

Feb 11, 2019, 09:52 AM IST
IMF stands ready to support Pakistan, says Lagarde after meeting Imran in Dubai

IMF stands ready to support Pakistan, says Lagarde after meeting Imran in Dubai

Lagarde in a statement said that her meeting with the Pakistani leader about an International Monetary Fund (IMF)-supported programme was constructive.

Feb 10, 2019, 23:54 PM IST
Pakistani PM Imran Khan meets IMF head, bailout talks to continue

Pakistani PM Imran Khan meets IMF head, bailout talks to continue

Pakistan is seeking what would be its 13th IMF bailout since the late 1980s.

Feb 10, 2019, 21:36 PM IST
Afghan president offers Taliban local office, but group wants Doha instead

Afghan president offers Taliban local office, but group wants Doha instead

Ghani has expressed alarm at the Taliban shutting his administration out of negotiations with the United States. 

Feb 10, 2019, 19:38 PM IST
Iran awaits Lebanese 'desire' to accept its military aid: Foreign Minister

Iran awaits Lebanese 'desire' to accept its military aid: Foreign Minister

Mohammad Javad Zarif was speaking at Beirut airport at the start of his first visit to Lebanon since its new government was formed late last month.

Feb 10, 2019, 18:54 PM IST
Swiss voters reject plan to curb urban sprawl

Swiss voters reject plan to curb urban sprawl

Opinion polls had shown initial strong support for the idea fading as opponents weighed in, arguing that the move could drive up already expensive housing costs. 

Feb 10, 2019, 18:15 PM IST
Bangladesh warns against lingering Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh warns against lingering Rohingya crisis

Rohingyas are ethnic Muslim minority concentrated in Rakhine State, and whom the Myanmar government refuses to recognise as citizens and allow basic rights.

Feb 10, 2019, 17:38 PM IST
Armed with new power, Democrats push for stricter US gun laws

Armed with new power, Democrats push for stricter US gun laws

Last year`s wins handed Democrats control of the governorship and legislature in several more states, including New Mexico, New York, Colorado, Maine and Nevada.

Feb 10, 2019, 16:49 PM IST
UK's May to promise more Brexit debates in push for more negotiating time

UK's May to promise more Brexit debates in push for more negotiating time

The impasse has left the world`s fifth largest economy facing an uncertain future.

Feb 10, 2019, 16:24 PM IST
Abu Dhabi includes Hindi as third official court language

Abu Dhabi includes Hindi as third official court language

This is aimed at helping Hindi speakers to learn about litigation procedures, their rights and duties without a language barrier.

Feb 10, 2019, 12:12 PM IST
Indian doctors protest UK's 'unfair' doubling of health surcharge

Indian doctors protest UK's 'unfair' doubling of health surcharge

It is imposed on anyone in the UK on a work, study or family visa for longer than six months in order to raise additional funds for the country's state-funded National Health Service (NHS).

Feb 10, 2019, 08:22 AM IST
Pakistan government refuses to remove names of Nawaz Sharif, daughter, son-in-law from Exit Control List

Pakistan government refuses to remove names of Nawaz Sharif, daughter, son-in-law from Exit Control List

In October last year, Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar had separately applied to the Interior Ministry seeking removal of their names from the ECL.

Feb 10, 2019, 06:36 AM IST
ED moves against 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's foundation over money laundering allegations

ED moves against 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's foundation over money laundering allegations

Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation is a subsidiary of Jamaat-ud-Dawah, a UN-designated terrorist organisation founded by the 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind.

Feb 09, 2019, 15:46 PM IST
PM Modi launches projects worth Rs 4,000 cr in Arunachal Pradesh, China condemns visit

PM Modi launches projects worth Rs 4,000 cr in Arunachal Pradesh, China condemns visit

Both India and China have sought to rebuild trust after an armed standoff over a stretch of the Himalayan border in 2017.

Feb 09, 2019, 14:30 PM IST
'I want to execute. I want to behead,' says US man arrested at airport on way to Pakistan to join LeT

'I want to execute. I want to behead,' says US man arrested at airport on way to Pakistan to join LeT

The arrests have thrown the spotlight on issues of homegrown terrorism and radicalisation of American youths, a situation that authorities have dreaded post Mumbai-terrorist attack.

Feb 09, 2019, 12:45 PM IST
Donald Trump is in 'very good health', says White House doctor

Donald Trump is in 'very good health', says White House doctor

Trump underwent a nearly four-hour annual physical test on Friday-- his second periodic examination after becoming the US President in January 2017.

Feb 09, 2019, 11:27 AM IST
Irish Prime Minister says Brexit deal 'can be done'

Irish Prime Minister says Brexit deal 'can be done'

The Democratic Unionist Party says its terms are unacceptable as they would undermine trade between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom.

Feb 09, 2019, 11:13 AM IST
China calls for peaceful talks to resolve Venezuela issue

China calls for peaceful talks to resolve Venezuela issue

The EU-backed International Contact Group on Venezuela in its inaugural meeting in the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo this week said overly forceful intervention could aggravate the crisis.

Feb 09, 2019, 11:05 AM IST