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25 May 2017Russia News
Trump in Europe- Will NATO, US match expectations?
US President Donald Trump is currently visiting Brussels, the fourth stop in his first foreign trip, meeting with top officials from NATO and the European Union.
China overstating census, India world's most populous country
China has been overstating its population data for decades, according to data compiled by University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher Yi Fuxian.
25 May 2017ISIS
Twin blasts strike Jakarta, 3 dead, 10 injured
3 police officers were killed and 10 people were injured in twin suicide blasts at a bust stop in eastern Jakarta. 5 police officers and 5 civilians were among the injured.
Uzma, Indian woman forced to marry Pakistani man, returns home
Uzma, an Indian woman forced to marry a Pakistani man, returned home today, a day after the Islamabad HC approved her departure.
25 May 2017Donald Trump
Reports- UK police not sharing Manchester bombing information with US
The BBC has reported that British police have stopped sharing information on the Manchester Arena bombing investigation with the US, following leaks to the media.
25 May 2017ISIS
Manchester terror attack- Bomber's father, brother detained in Libya
After a suicide bomber claimed lives of 22 people at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, the investigation into the attack is focusing on tracking down a network of accomplices that could attack again.
Moody's downgrades China's rating, Beijing cries foul play
The Great Wall of China is finally cracking up or at least rating agency Moody's thinks it is, as for the first time in 28 years it has scaled down China's rating from Aa3 to A1.
Pakistani court orders to set free 350 detained Indian fishermen
According to a news report, a Pakistani Court ordered for 350 Indian fishermen imprisoned for fishing in Pakistani waters to be repatriated/sent back to India.
24 May 2017Supreme Court Of India
Taiwan becomes first Asian country to legalize gay marriage
In a landmark judgement, judges from Taiwan's highest court ruled in favour of gay marriage, making the small island nation the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.
24 May 2017Donald Trump
Trump says meeting Pope Francis was "an honor"
US President Donald Trump met Pope Francis during his visit to the Vatican.
24 May 2017Nepal
Nepal's PM resigns to honour political deal
Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, aka Prachanda, resigned from his post after a televised address to the nation. He resigned just 9 months after coming to power
24 May 2017Asia
US to revive Asian infra projects to counter China
The Trump administration has revived 2 infrastructure projects in Asia, providing brief details in their maiden annual budget.
24 May 2017South Korea
'A madman with nuclear weapons': Trump's description of Kim Jong-un
In yet another incident, US President Trump called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a "madman with nuclear weapons", on a call with Philippine President.
24 May 2017ISIS
Philippines declares martial law following clashes with extremists
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law in the violence-prone southern island of Mindanao.
24 May 2017India
Pakistani jets fly over Siachen, but Indian airspace untouched
One day after India launched "punitive fire assaults" on Pakistani military outposts along the Line of Control, jets from Islamabad flew over Siachen, reported media.
24 May 2017ISIS
Manchester attack- UK raises terror threat level to critical
British PM Theresa May said the UK terror threat level has been raised to "critical," the highest level, which means further attacks could be imminent.
24 May 2017United Airlines
Engine fire prompts Newark Airport shutdown
Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey was temporarily shut down after a United Airlines aircraft's engine caught fire.
24 May 2017Delhi
Tree Conservation- Delhi's special ambulance for sick trees, and more
Delhi got its 'tree ambulance' in 2010, after the previous year's monsoon left about a 100 trees uprooted in the area maintained by the New Delhi Municipal Corporation.
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan asks ICJ for an early hearing
Pakistan reportedly requested the International Court of Justice for an early hearing on Kulbhushan Jadhav's case, who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court.
23 May 2017Twitter
Former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore passes away
Sir Roger Moore, the former James Bond star died after battling with cancer at the age of 89, in Switzerland.
23 May 2017South Korea
South Korea's impeached president pleads not guilty in corruption trial
Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye has pleaded not guilty at her corruption trial.
Abu Dhabi plays host to two day Start-up India summit
The two-day Start-up India summit, organized by the Indian Embassy in Dubai and the Consul General of India, Abu Dhabi, in partnership with iSPIRIT, a Dubai based nonprofit think tank commenced in Abu Dhabi today.
23 May 2017Canada
Canada denies Indian CRPF officer entry, cites human rights violations
The Canadian government denied entry to CRPF IG (Retd.) Tejinder Singh Dhillon for serving a government which carries out "terrorism, systematic or gross human rights violations, or genocide".
23 May 2017ISIS
Manchester attack- ISIS claims responsibility
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack on the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester which left 22 people dead.
23 May 2017Donald Trump
Trump unveils budget plans, sets to cut healthcare/social spending
US President Donald Trump is set to unveil his first full budget to lawmakers on Tuesday.
23 May 2017ISIS
Blast at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester kills 22
At least 22 people, including children, were killed and another 59 injured in a suspected terrorist attack at Manchester Arena.
India to invest $2 bn for solar projects in Africa
Three countries, Ivory Coast, Somalia and Ghana signed up for the International Solar Alliance, on the sidelines of the African Development Bank's annual meeting held in Gandhinagar, taking the total number of signatories to 31.
Indian arrested in Pakistan a suspected SIMI member
Maharashtra Police suspects Sheikh Nabi Ahmed, an Indian national held in Islamabad, might be a SIMI member; they are in talks with the Centre to check if he is the same "Nabi" questioned in 2005-06.
Missing Indian climber found dead on Mt. Everest
The body of Ravi Kumar, an Indian climber who went missing on Mt. Everest 2 days ago, was discovered after a 36-hour-long intense search.
23 May 2017Xi Jinping
'A Chinese Lawyer who just disappeared from earth'
Chinese lawyer Wang Quanzhang was detained in Aug'15 as part of '709' crackdown on human rights activists and lawyers under President Xi Jinping.
Indian taxi driver beaten, racially abused in Australia
Pradeep Singh, a 25 year old taxi driver in Tasmania, Australia was assaulted and racially abused by his passengers at the Sandy Bay McDonald's drive-through in Tasmania. He is currently in hospital.
India is a 'victim of terror': Donald Trump
Speaking at the Arab-Islamic US Summit at Riyadh recently, President Trump named India, along with nations in Africa and Europe as one of the victims of terrorism, having "endured unspeakable horror".
Israel Aerospace Industries inks $630 million contract with India
Amidst speculations on multi-billion dollar defence deals being finalized during PM Modi's upcoming visit to Israel, the Israel Aerospace Industries has secured a $ 630 million contract from the Indian Navy, for supply of advanced long range air and missile defence systems.
22 May 2017Brazil
Brazilian cops crackdown on Sao Paulo's 'Crackland', dozens arrested
Nearly 40 people have been arrested by Brazilian police over drug trafficking charges in an area in Sao Paulo where crack cocaine has been sold and consumed with impunity for years.
22 May 2017Thailand
Police say Bangkok hospital blast caused by bomb
Police have stated that a blast which took place today at the King Mongkut Hospital was caused by a bomb.
Police yet to locate whereabouts of Indian arrested in Pakistan
After the arrest of Indian national Sheikh Nabi Ahmed in Pakistan over 'incomplete' documents, police tried to locate his family in a Mumbai suburb, but haven't succeeded yet.
India to leverage market size for OPEC deals
Sources have confirmed that India would attempt to leverage its market size at the upcoming meeting of OPEC ministers in Vienna, to secure better deals for oil.
22 May 2017Donald Trump
Trump seeks 'ultimate peace deal' during Israel visit
US President Donald Trump is visiting Israel and the Palestine territories where he's expected to push for "the ultimate deal" to end the decades-long Israel-Palestine conflict.
22 May 2017Donald Trump
Step up in fight over 'Islamist-extremism': Trump to Arab leaders
On his first foreign trip as President to Saudi Arabia, Donald Trump revised his anti-Islam rhetoric and classified the fight against terrorism as one between good and evil.
22 May 2017United States of America
Report reveals China's crackdown on CIA operations
Reports have indicated that Chinese officials identified and killed over a dozen CIA operatives in China between 2010 and 2012.