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12 Jan 2018

World

Hunting for MH370: Malaysia offers $70mn to ocean exploration firm

The government of Malaysia has inked a deal with an American ocean exploration firm, Ocean Infinity to launch a new search for the missing flight MH370.

12 Jan 2018

World

Washington renames Russian embassy street after murdered Russian politician

In a new development, the Washington DC City Council has unanimously voted to rename the street which houses the Russian embassy after slain Russian politician Boris Nemtsov.

11 Jan 2018

World

Pakistan: Protests erupt after 8-year old raped, murdered and dumped

The brutal rape and murder of an 8-year old girl in Kasur, a small town located in Pakistan's Punjab province, triggered violent protests.

11 Jan 2018

World

Panama Papers case: 4 more witnesses testify against Nawaz Sharif

Four more witnesses have reportedly testified against ousted-Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif before an anti-graft court.

11 Jan 2018

World

15 dead, 100s injured in California mudslides; rescue operation on

At least 15 people have reportedly died in Southern California after the storm-hit region recently witnessed mudslides and flooding.

10 Jan 2018

World

Indian man becomes first to lose naturalized citizenship under Trump

Baljinder Singh, an Indian-origin man who hails from New Jersey, has become the first person to lose naturalized citizenship under the Trump presidency.

10 Jan 2018

World

Reports: More than two-thirds of Pakistan drinks contaminated water

Thousands of people in Pakistan are reportedly affected by the country's decreasing water supplies and highly polluted water.

09 Jan 2018

World

North Korea, South Korea commence first talks in 2 years

The situation in the Korean peninsula had been extremely tense over North Korea's aggressive pursuit of its nuclear program all through 2017.

09 Jan 2018

World

Salvadoreans must leave US by 2019, says Trump administration

The Trump administration has asked at least 200,000 people from El Salvador in the US to pack their bags by September 9, 2019.

09 Jan 2018

World

UK: PM Theresa May to reshuffle scandal-hit cabinet soon

British PM Theresa May will soon implement a cabinet reshuffle in a bid to re-assert her authority, amid multiple high-level departures.

09 Jan 2018

World

Pope to mothers: 'Feel free to breastfeed in Sistine Chapel'

Pope Francis is renowned for propagating a modern way of thinking that often goes against the traditions of the Roman Catholic Church.

08 Jan 2018

India

#DefenseDiaries: Government scraps Rs. 32,000 crore minesweeper project

The government of India has cancelled a Rs. 32,000crore project to build 12 minesweepers, in collaboration with South Korea, at the Goa Shipyard.

08 Jan 2018

World

As US withdraws aid to Pakistan, China swoops in

US-Pakistan ties seem to be under significant strain following President Donald Trump's outburst against Islamabad on Twitter and subsequent cutting of financial aid.

08 Jan 2018

Politics

Vajpayee, Manmohan Singh, Pranab Mukherjee to lose official accommodation?

Former-presidents Pratibha Patil and Pranab Mukherjee as well as former-PMs Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh may soon have to vacate their official residences in Delhi.

08 Jan 2018

World

Why won't Twitter remove controversial tweets?

Twitter recently released a statement explaining why it won't block tweets from world leaders, although they might be controversial.

06 Jan 2018

World

US religious-freedom watchlist: Pakistan included as 'country of particular concern'

The US has included Pakistan on a special watch-list of countries which commit "severe violations" of religious freedom.

06 Jan 2018

World

What does this new tell-all book reveal about Trump?

"Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" a book written by Michael Wolff is the first tell-all book on the Donald Trump presidency.

05 Jan 2018

World

Trump administration to crackdown on legal marijuana?

The Donald Trump administration in the US has taken the first step to reverse the Obama-era policy that allowed states to legalize marijuana.

05 Jan 2018

World

Israel: Death penalty law secures preliminary approval from parliament

Israel is known for its ruthless policies against terrorism.

04 Jan 2018

World

Trump-Bannon fight: White House lawyers threaten Bannon

White House lawyers have reportedly issued a "cease and desist order" to President Donald Trump's former-chief strategist Steve Bannon.

04 Jan 2018

Technology

Intel chips not secure: Major flaw revealed in their design

Intel chips have reportedly been identified with a "serious flaw" in design concerning cyber security.

04 Jan 2018

World

Imran Khan: Trump is pursuing the agenda of Pakistan's enemies

Pakistani politician and former-cricketer Imran Khan has lashed out at US President Donald Trump for accusing Islamabad of sheltering terrorists and cheating the US for money.

04 Jan 2018

World

After Pakistan, Trump threatens to stop aid to Palestine

After launching a scathing verbal attack on Pakistan on New Year's Day, US President Donald Trump has lashed out at Palestine on Twitter.

03 Jan 2018

World

Report: China's new hypersonic missile can target India, Japan, US

China's new hypersonic ballistic missile can reportedly hit military targets in the US, India and Japan.

03 Jan 2018

World

China's new maritime surveillance network: Should we be worried?

China has reportedly developed a new underwater surveillance network to help its submarines navigate and locate targets better.

03 Jan 2018

World

Saudi Arabia, UAE introduce VAT; not tax free anymore

In the new year, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have become the first nations in the Gulf region to introduce value-added tax (VAT).

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