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Journalist Jamal Khashoggi murder 'happened under my watch', says Saudi Crown Prince

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi murder 'happened under my watch', says Saudi Crown Prince

Breaking his silence for the first time over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has said that he bears responsibility for the killing because it "

Sep 26, 2019, 17:48 PM IST
China's tale of two cities: Beijing, Hong Kong prepare for anniversary

China's tale of two cities: Beijing, Hong Kong prepare for anniversary

Chinese-controlled Hong Kong is on high alert to stamp out any activities that could embarrass Beijing and draw unwanted attention at a time when Xi will seek to project an image of national strength

Sep 26, 2019, 17:38 PM IST
Pakistan shows its love for terrorism by pleading for Hafiz Saeed before UNSC

Pakistan shows its love for terrorism by pleading for Hafiz Saeed before UNSC

By approaching the UNSC's 1267 Committee to let Saeed use his bank account in Pakistan for ‘basic expenses’ to help the family, Islamabad has shown the world that it is not serious about taking tough

Sep 26, 2019, 16:03 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 hits Pakistan-India border region

Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 hits Pakistan-India border region

This comes two days after at least 19 people were killed and around 100 injured after an earthquake of magnitude 5.8 jolted Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). The quake damaged roads and many buildings

Sep 26, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
32 injured as another earthquake jolts Pakistan

32 injured as another earthquake jolts Pakistan

According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre, the epicentre of Thursday's 4.4-magnitude tremor was 6 km north of Jhelum. Sources said that most of the injured were from Thothal in Mirpur.

Sep 26, 2019, 14:54 PM IST
Malabar 2019: Indian Navy takes part in military drills with Japan and US forces

Malabar 2019: Indian Navy takes part in military drills with Japan and US forces

Two indigenously designed and built warships - INS Sahyadri, a multipurpose guided-missile frigate, and anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kiltan - and one P8I long-range maritime patrol aircraft

Sep 26, 2019, 13:43 PM IST
UNSC approves Pakistan's request to allow release of monthly expenses for JuD chief Hafiz Saeed

UNSC approves Pakistan's request to allow release of monthly expenses for JuD chief Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan in a letter has contended that Saeed is the sole supporter of a family of four members and is responsible for food, drink and clothes expenses for all the family members.

Sep 26, 2019, 10:35 AM IST
Benjamin Netanyahu tapped by Israel's president to form new government

Benjamin Netanyahu tapped by Israel's president to form new government

Accepting the mandate from President Reuven Rivlin at a televised ceremony, a politically weakened Netanyahu said his chances of success were only marginally higher than those of Gantz, a former

Sep 26, 2019, 08:13 AM IST
Mehul Choksi will be deported; Indian officials can interview him in Antigua, assures PM Gaston Browne

Mehul Choksi will be deported; Indian officials can interview him in Antigua, assures PM Gaston Browne

Speaking to news agency ANI on Wednesday, PM Browne said that the country is not interested in having Choksi in Antigua and Barbuda as he "brings no value to the country". He assured India that

Sep 26, 2019, 08:05 AM IST
Seeking favours, Donald Trump asked Ukraine President to investigate Joe Biden

Seeking favours, Donald Trump asked Ukraine President to investigate Joe Biden

The summary was released a day after US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the Democratic-led chamber was launching an official impeachment inquiry, setting up a political showdown

Sep 26, 2019, 07:45 AM IST
Arbitration or mediation, will do whatever I can...just work it out: Donald Trump to India, Pakistan on Kashmir matter

Arbitration or mediation, will do whatever I can...just work it out: Donald Trump to India, Pakistan on Kashmir matter

Speaking at a press brief on Wednesday, Trump said that he has extended his help and will do whatever he can, whether arbitration or mediation, as both the countries are "at very serious odds right

Sep 26, 2019, 07:04 AM IST
One dead after earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hits Indonesia, no tsunami risk

One dead after earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hits Indonesia, no tsunami risk

Disaster officials said the early morning quake, initially measured at a magnitude of 6.8, woke residents of towns such as the provincial capital of Ambon, about 40 km (25 miles) from the epicentre,

Sep 26, 2019, 06:33 AM IST
'Parliament is dead,' says British PM Johnson's lawyer as Brexit chaos deepens

'Parliament is dead,' says British PM Johnson's lawyer as Brexit chaos deepens

Britain faces an October 31 departure deadline, but after three years of political crisis it remains unclear when, if or on what terms the it will leave the bloc it joined in 1973.

Sep 25, 2019, 23:01 PM IST
Released transcript shows President Donald Trump pushed Ukrainian president to probe rival Joe Biden

Released transcript shows President Donald Trump pushed Ukrainian president to probe rival Joe Biden

The Democrats in the US House of Representatives on Tuesday launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump, accusing him of seeking foreign help to smear Democratic rival Joe Biden ahead

Sep 25, 2019, 20:42 PM IST
Canberra becomes Australia's first city to legalize recreational cannabis

Canberra becomes Australia's first city to legalize recreational cannabis

Canberra has become Australia's first city to legalize possession and cultivation of marijuana for recreational purposes. Under the new law, citizens of 18 years and above can now possess 50 grams of

Sep 25, 2019, 17:39 PM IST
Major embarrassment for Congress as Pakistan PM Imran Khan quotes party on Kashmir

Major embarrassment for Congress as Pakistan PM Imran Khan quotes party on Kashmir

"Even the Congress party in India has said that people have been shut inside for 50 days. No one knows what's happening to them (Kashmiris). God knows what is going to happen. The world community

Sep 25, 2019, 15:43 PM IST
Buying Sukhoi Su-57E from Russia a possibility but only on favourable terms: Turkey's Grand National Assembly Speaker

Buying Sukhoi Su-57E from Russia a possibility but only on favourable terms: Turkey's Grand National Assembly Speaker

Russia is keen to find a market for Su-57E and is eyeing Turkey as well as the Indian Air Force (IAF) as potential customers. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was the first foreign leader to be shown

Sep 25, 2019, 14:38 PM IST
Police bus hit by bomb in Turkey, injuries reported

Police bus hit by bomb in Turkey, injuries reported

A bus carrying police personnel was hit by a bomb attack in South Turkey. Some people have reportedly been injured in the attack.

Sep 25, 2019, 14:32 PM IST
Climate activist Greta Thunberg wins 'alternative Nobel Prize'

Climate activist Greta Thunberg wins 'alternative Nobel Prize'

Thunberg, 16, denounced world leaders on Monday for failing to tackle climate change in a speech at the start of a climate summit at the United Nations in New York. She started solitary weekly

Sep 25, 2019, 13:55 PM IST
Jittery Pakistan PM Imran Khan says 'cannot attack India' but threatens nuclear war, radicalisation of Muslims and uprising over Kashmir

Jittery Pakistan PM Imran Khan says 'cannot attack India' but threatens nuclear war, radicalisation of Muslims and uprising over Kashmir

Calling for international intervention at a news conference on Tuesday, Imran Khan said that the situation in Kashmir is just the beginning and it will be the first time since the 1962 Cuban missile

Sep 25, 2019, 13:35 PM IST