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27 Dec 2018Donald Trump
'No plans at all' to remove US-troops from Iraq: Trump
US President Donald Trump, who's visiting Iraq, says he has "no plans at all" to remove US troops from the country.
27 Dec 2018Israel
Israeli Knesset votes to dissolve current parliament, schedules new elections
The Israeli Knesset has voted to dissolve the current parliament and scheduled new elections for April 9.
26 Dec 2018Taiwan
Taiwan: 152 Vietnamese tourists 'disappear' during holiday; search is on
Taiwanese authorities have commenced a search for 152 Vietnamese tourists who arrived with tourist visas last week, and have since gone missing.
26 Dec 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan claims it foiled al-Qaeda attack at Christmas ceremony
Pakistani authorities today claimed to have foiled a terrorist attack at a Christmas ceremony in Punjab province, and arrested four al-Qaeda terrorists.
26 Dec 2018Telangana
US: House catches fire, three Indian teen siblings die
A house in Collierville, US, caught fire two days before Christmas and three Indian siblings lost their lives.
26 Dec 2018Donald Trump
US: Two migrant children die in border detention camps
An eight-year-old Guatemalan child detained by US Customs and Border Protection died on Tuesday, marking the second death of an migrant child in government custody at the US-Mexico border this month.
26 Dec 2018Pakistan News
After 'will show Modi' remark, Imran Khan attacks India, again
For the second time in a week, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan took a jibe at India over the 'treatment of minorities'.
25 Dec 2018Astronauts
Watch: Astronaut struggles to walk after spending 197-days in space
Haven't we all dreamed of life in space and don't we love enacting floating astronauts taking extremely big leaps?
25 Dec 2018Huawei
Chinese company denies promotion to employees using iPhones
After the recent arrest of the CFO of Huawei, Meng Wanzhou, Chinese companies have come out in full support of the Shenzhen-headquartered telecom giant, also the world's biggest provider of telecom equipment.
25 Dec 2018India
13 Nepalese-women, trafficked on pretext of job, rescued from India
At least 13 Nepalese women, who were allegedly being trafficked on the pretext of jobs, were rescued from hotels in India by an NGO, and were returned to Nepal safely.
25 Dec 2018Afghanistan
Death toll in Kabul attack rises to 43: Health Ministry
An hour-long gun and suicide attack on a Kabul government compound killed at least 43 people, the health ministry said today, making it one of the deadliest assaults on the Afghanistan capital this year.
24 Dec 2018Syria
Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019
As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.
24 Dec 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif given seven-year prison term for corruption
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been sentenced to prison for seven years by an anti-corruption court in Pakistan.
24 Dec 2018Donald Trump
Trump says discussed 'highly coordinated' Syria pullout with Erdogan
United States President Donald Trump said he discussed Syria and "the slow & highly coordinated pullout of US troops from the area" in a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday.
24 Dec 2018Tsunami
Indonesia: Tsunami kills 281, injures 1016; more deadly waves feared
On Saturday, giant waves crashed the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra killing 281 and injuring 1,016. But the woes of the locals are far from over as weather officials have warned more deadly tsunamis could strike the coasts.
23 Dec 2018Donald Trump
Partial US government shutdown to last through Christmas
It seems like the partial US government shutdown is set to last through Christmas.
23 Dec 2018Pakistan News
Nawaz Sharif corruption cases: Pakistan court to deliver judgment tomorrow
An anti-corruption court in Pakistan will deliver its judgment tomorrow in two remaining corruption cases against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
23 Dec 2018Nepal
Nepal: 4.7 magnitude earthquake hits Sindhupalchowk district
An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter Scale jolted Sindhupalchowk district in Nepal early this morning, creating panic among the residents.
23 Dec 2018Russia News
Russian mine fire: Nine workers feared dead in Solikamsk
Nine workers were feared dead yesterday after a fire in a Russian potash mine in the Urals town of Solikamsk, local officials said.
23 Dec 2018Tsunami
Tsunami, triggered by volcano, kills 43 in Indonesia
In the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, a tsunami believed to have been triggered by volcanic activity killed 43 and injured nearly 600, the country's disaster management agency said on Sunday.
22 Dec 2018Nepal
Nepal: Bus carrying college students falls into gorge, 23 killed
A bus carrying college students and their teachers back from an educational trip veered off a mountainous road and plunged into a ravine in Nepal, killing 23 people and injuring 14 others.
22 Dec 2018Ecuador
UN to Britain: Let Julian Assange leave Ecuador embassy freely
On Friday, UN rights experts called on British authorities to allow WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuador embassy in London without fear of arrest or extradition.
22 Dec 2018Donald Trump
On GoFundMe, Trump's supporters raise whopping $14mn for border wall
United States President Donald Trump wants $5bn for the US-Mexico border wall, which was a key promise of his campaign.
22 Dec 2018India
Pakistan PM raised Kashmir issue with UN chief: Spokesman
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan telephoned UN chief Antonio Guterres and raised the issue of Kashmir, a UN spokesman has said.
22 Dec 2018Donald Trump
US government shuts down after disputes over Trump's border wall
After the clock struck midnight on December 21, US local time, the US government went into a partial shutdown.
21 Dec 2018Cancer
Three Indian-origin students among TIME's most influential teens of 2018
Three Indian-origin students - Kavya Kopparapu, Rishab Jain, and Amika George - have been named among TIME magazine's list of 25 most influential teens of 2018.
21 Dec 2018Sri Lanka
UN Secretary-General welcomes resolution of political crisis in Sri Lanka
UN chief Antonio Guterres has welcomed the resolution of the political crisis in Sri Lanka and called on all the political actors to resolve all outstanding differences in the interest of people of the country.
21 Dec 2018Donald Trump
US: Mattis resigns as Defense Secretary over differences with Trump
After two years in office, US Defense Secretary James Mattis has resigned from his post, reportedly over differences with US President Donald Trump, especially pertaining to matters of foreign policy.
20 Dec 2018Barack Obama
Barack Obama turns Santa Claus for sick children, spreads joy
The world is no stranger to Barack Obama's love for children.
20 Dec 2018Donald Trump
Trump signs bill on Tibet into law despite China protest
US President Donald Trump has signed a bipartisan bill on Tibet into law that could enrage China, paving the way to impose a visa ban on Chinese officials who deny American citizens, government officials and journalists access to the sensitive Himalayan region, the homeland of the exiled Dalai Lama.
20 Dec 2018Russia News
US slaps fresh sanctions on Russian spies for damaging activities
The US has slapped fresh sanctions on 12 Russian individuals and entities for their alleged interference in the 2016 presidential elections and the brazen use of a military-grade nerve agent in an assassination attempt inside America's closest ally.
20 Dec 2018New Zealand
New Zealand: Trousers caused helicopter crash that killed three people
In October, three people, on-board a helicopter, were killed when it had crashed in New Zealand.
20 Dec 2018International Space Station (ISS)
NASA hacked! Employees' personal information, social security numbers stolen
It has emerged that US space agency NASA was hacked earlier this year.
20 Dec 2018Twitter
US Federal Reserve raises lending rate; signals slower pace ahead
The US central bank raised the benchmark borrowing rate yesterday, but gave the clearest sign to date that it will go slow on additional increases as it watches the economy.
20 Dec 2018Pakistan News
Pakistani reporter rides on donkey while reporting on 'donkey business'
The passion of journalism often makes journalists push their limits and pull off some absolutely bizarre stunts.
19 Dec 2018Global Warming
Blind, worm-like, sand burrowing creature named after Donald Trump
The US President, Donald Trump, has been the face of many controversies.
19 Dec 2018YouTube
Watch: Thief's hilarious struggle to steal huge TV set
The 'job' of a thief is tough. It requires lots of planning, strategy, and equipment to carry out a big steal.
19 Dec 2018Germany
UK-court jails neo-Nazi couple, who named their child after Hitler
A British court sentenced a neo-Nazi couple to prison on Tuesday. The couple had named their newborn baby after German dictator Adolf Hitler and the court described the intentions of the group, they were part of, as dangerous.
19 Dec 2018Russia News
Russia has enough missiles without violating treaty: Putin to US
Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday rejected the US claim that Russia has developed a new cruise missile in violation of a key nuclear treaty.
19 Dec 2018Brussels
Belgian PM Charles Michel announces resignation over UN migration pact
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has announced his resignation, less than two weeks after his main coalition partner quit in a row over migration, leaving him leading a minority government.