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11 Feb 2018India
Modi will leave for Oman today, after completing UAE visit
After his historic visit to Palestine, PM Modi arrived in the UAE on Saturday on a two-day visit as part of his four-nation tour.
10 Feb 2018Maldives
Maldives to deport arrested Indian and British journalists
An Indian and a British journalist who were arrested in the Maldives a day back will be deported to their home countries, said the Maldives police.
10 Feb 2018Narendra Modi
Modi conferred the Grand Collar of the State of Palestine
Narendra Modi is the first-ever Indian PM to visit Palestine. Considering this and his commitment to improving India-Palestine relations, President Abbas conferred the Grand Collar of the State of Palestine on him.
10 Feb 2018Donald Trump
Second White House aide resigns over domestic abuse allegations
After Rob Porter, David Sorensen has become the second White House aide to step down this week amid allegations of domestic abuse.
09 Feb 2018Rome
Gunman kills one Indian-American, injures another in Georgia
A 28-year-old gunman went on a shooting rampage at two convenience stores in Rome, Georgia, on Tuesday night, killing one Indian-American and seriously injuring another.
09 Feb 2018California
California #MeToo leader Cristina Garcia accused of sexual misconduct
California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, one of the leading campaigners of the #MeToo movement, who was also featured among Time magazine's "Silence Breakers" in December, is now facing charges of inappropriate sexual behavior.
09 Feb 2018Bill Clinton
US shuts down for the second time in three weeks
The US government shut down once again this morning after a single senator blocked a crucial budget deal.
09 Feb 2018India
Trump, Modi discuss Maldives, Afghanistan, Myanmar, N.Korea over a phone-call
In unheralded moves, US President Donald Trump has been tilting away from Pakistan. He has also been deepening ties with his other South Asian ally, India to counter an aggressive China in the sub-continent.
09 Feb 2018Afghanistan
Afghanistan's first female coders take on the massive opium problem
A group of Afghan women has managed to break barriers and become the country's first female coders.
08 Feb 2018Bangladesh
Bangladesh court jails Opposition leader Khaleda Zia for 5yrs
Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia was today sentenced to five years of rigorous imprisonment in relation to a corruption case by a Bangladesh court. She is the country's main opposition party, Bangladesh Nationalist Party's (BNP), head.
08 Feb 2018Pakistan Cricket Team
This Texas town celebrates Shahid Afridi Day, every year
The infectious popularity of Pakistani cricketer Shahid 'Boom Boom' Afridi has reached a Texas town, which celebrates February 5 as Shahid Afridi Day.
08 Feb 2018India
Maldivian crisis: China opposed to Indian intervention in Maldives
After ex-Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed urged India to intervene to end the ongoing political turmoil in the nation, China said it was against any external intervention to resolve the crisis.
08 Feb 2018California
California bakeries can refuse to sell cake to gay customers
In a controversial judgment, a California court has ruled that bakeries in the US state can refuse services to same-sex couples if they find it in disagreement with their religious beliefs.
07 Feb 2018Donald Trump
Trump: I'd love a shutdown if there's no immigration deal
Presently, US lawmakers are trying to finalize a deal that avoids stopping of federal operations. However, President Donald Trump isn't making their task easier.
07 Feb 2018Kentucky
White power, swastikas spray-painted on Sikh man's store in Kentucky
A masked man was caught on camera vandalizing a gas station owned by a Sikh in Kentucky, US, and spray-painting racial slurs.
07 Feb 2018Taiwan
Two dead in powerful Taiwan quake, 150 missing
A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Taiwan's tourist city of Hualien just before midnight, leaving at least two dead, 200 injured and buildings and roads damaged.
06 Feb 2018Pakistan News
Now, terrorist Hafiz Saeed dares Pakistan government to arrest him
Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has now dared the Pakistan government to arrest him if they can. He also said that he won't stop fighting for the cause of Kashmiri people and "dedicated 2018" for them.
06 Feb 2018India
India is planning to attack CPEC installations, claims Pakistan
The Pakistani Interior Ministry has shockingly claimed that India is planning to carry out attacks on installations along the $62 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and sabotage the project.
05 Feb 2018Supreme Court Of India
Maldives Government declares 15-day state of emergency amid political crisis
The Maldivian Government led by President Abdulla Yameen has declared a state of emergency for 15 days in the troubled island nation.
05 Feb 2018iPhone
Chinese man makes $1.1 million by selling fake iPhones
Chinese national Jianhua Li has admitted to have sold fake iPhones and iPads to customers in the United States as part of a bigger counterfeiting operation.
05 Feb 2018South Korea
Samsung's Jay Y. Lee freed from prison in surprise verdict
In a stunning decision, a South Korean court suspended the prison sentence of Samsung Electronics Co. Vice-Chairman Jay Y. Lee, who had been arrested in February'17 in a scandal that brought down the country's former president.
05 Feb 2018Domestic Violence
#CallForHelp: Three NRI wives call home for help every day
Getting their daughter married to an NRI might be a fantasy for many Indian parents, but things might not be as pleasant as they appear.
04 Feb 2018Supreme Court Of India
Maldives Supreme Court is seeking to impeach President Yameen
The political crisis in the tiny island-nation of Maldives reached critical mass with the Supreme Court looking to issue an impeachment order for President Abdulla Yameen ahead of this year's presidential elections.
04 Feb 2018Donald Trump
Indian-Americans support Trump's merit-based immigration plan at White House rally
In a rare pro-Trump rally, hundreds of skilled Indian workers and their families gathered outside the White House in Washington on Saturday to support the American President's plan for a merit-based immigration system.
04 Feb 2018Pakistan News
Yet another female artist killed in Pakistan
In yet another incidence of violence against women in Pakistan, a female singer was killed by three armed men for refusing to perform at a private event.
04 Feb 2018India
Oil tanker with 22 Indian sailors suspected hijacked in Africa
An oil tanker with 22 Indian sailors on board has gone missing off the coast of Benin in West Africa.
04 Feb 2018Russia News
Trump-Russia connection: Democrats claim firing special counsel will cause crisis
The crisis surrounding Russia's alleged involvement in US elections has worsened.
04 Feb 2018South Korea
UN Report: North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale
As per recent UN report, North Korea has earned nearly $200mn in 2017 by exporting banned commodities. It has also allegedly supplied weapons to Syria and Myanmar.
03 Feb 2018Pakistan News
YouTube temporarily suspended Pakistan government's channel
The official YouTube channel of the Pakistan government was temporarily suspended on the grounds of copyright infringement.
03 Feb 2018Murder
Indian-origin UK resident sentenced for murdering his ex-wife
An Indian-origin man in the UK who was on trial for murdering his ex-wife has been sentenced to a minimum of 18 years in prison.
03 Feb 2018Syria
Syria secretly developing new chemical weapons: Trump's admin officials
Syria is secretly developing new, sophisticated chemical weapons despite a 2013 deal to end such programs, said senior Trump administration officials.
03 Feb 2018Pakistan News
Why is China building an army base in Afghanistan?
China is quietly negotiating with war-torn Afghanistan to construct a military base in its remote and mountainous Wakhan Corridor.
02 Feb 2018Libya
90 migrants feared dead as boat capsizes off Libya coast
About 90 migrants are feared dead as an overcrowded boat capsized off the Libyan coast, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.
02 Feb 2018Suicide
Fidel Castro's eldest son 'Fidelito,' depression patient, kills himself
Cuba's late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro's eldest son Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart committed suicide yesterday. He was 68.
01 Feb 2018Donald Trump
Stormy Daniels and her convoluted affair with Donald Trump
The story of the alleged sexual affair of porn star Stormy Daniels with Donald Trump in 2006 is getting murkier by the day.
31 Jan 2018United Airlines
US woman wants "emotional support" peacock to fly with her
A passenger at US' Newark airport had a bizarre request: she wanted her "emotional support" peacock to fly with her.
31 Jan 2018Donald Trump
President Trump delivers an optimistic "State of the Union" address
Moving away from his gregarious and pompous style, US President Trump delivered an optimistic "State of the Union" speech with a visible frown.
30 Jan 2018Pakistan News
Afghanistan: Kabul hotel attacker trained by Pakistan spy agency ISI
In a shocking claim, Afghanistan's Permanent Representative to the UN, Mahmoud Saikal said that Pakistan's spy agency ISI trained the terrorist involved in the attack on Kabul's iconic Intercontinental Hotel.
30 Jan 2018Donald Trump
FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe quits abruptly amid Trump pressure
FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who was constantly accused of political bias by US President Donald Trump, has abruptly resigned, less than two months before he was supposed to retire.
30 Jan 2018India
China: Ready to talk with India about CPEC
China is finally ready to discuss the issue of the contentious $50bn China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with India. The CPEC is the principal constituent of China's "Belt and Road Initiative" (BRI). It passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.