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US 'heartbreak, horror' on South Sudan anniversary US 'heartbreak, horror' on South Sudan anniversary

WASHINGTON:  A top aide of US President Barack Obama spoke of her heartbreak and horror at…


US welcomes meeting between Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif US welcomes meeting between Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif

WASHINGTON:  The US has welcomed the scheduled meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi…


Pakistani firing kills BSF jawan in J&K Pakistani firing kills BSF jawan in J&K

A BSF jawan was killed on Thursday when Pakistani troops opened snipper fire at Indian forward post…


Syria conflict: Number of refugees passes four million Syria conflict: Number of refugees passes four million

More than four million Syrians - a sixth of the population - have fled abroad to escape the conflict…


Ethiopia releases journalists and bloggers ahead of Obama visit Ethiopia releases journalists and bloggers ahead of Obama visit

ADDIS ABABA: Charges against five bloggers and journalists held in Ethiopia for more than a year have…


Blue Economy deserves special attention in implementing SDA: Dr Momen Blue Economy deserves special attention in implementing SDA: Dr Momen

Asia-Pacific countries, including Bangladesh, aspire to remain at the frontline in ensuring inclusive…


UN rights chief 'unprofessional' for law criticism: China UN rights chief 'unprofessional' for law criticism: China

BEIJING: China launched a scathing personal attack on the UN's human rights chief on Thursday, labelling…


Reports: Leader of ISIL in Afghanistan killed in drone strike Reports: Leader of ISIL in Afghanistan killed in drone strike

KABUL: The leader of the Islamic State in Afghanistan — a former Pakistani Taliban spokesman —…


US-led airstrikes kill 7 al-Qaida affiliates in Syria US-led airstrikes kill 7 al-Qaida affiliates in Syria

DAMASCUS: At least seven militants of the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front were killed during airstrikes…


Seoul: North Korean leader has so far executed 70 officials Seoul: North Korean leader has so far executed 70 officials

Seoul: Young North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has executed 70 officials since taking power in late 2011…


Narendra Modi, Nawaz Sharif to hold bilateral meeting in Russia Tomorrow Narendra Modi, Nawaz Sharif to hold bilateral meeting in Russia Tomorrow

UFA, RUSSIA:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a bilateral meeting with his Pakistani…


Major powers turn the screws for Iran nuclear deal Major powers turn the screws for Iran nuclear deal

Foreign ministers from major powers were set Thursday to turn the screws on Iran to finalise a historic…


22 dead in Arab-Berber unrest in Algeria: media 22 dead in Arab-Berber unrest in Algeria: media

At least 22 people have died in fighting between Berbers and Arabs in southern Algeria, the bloodiest…


Israeli citizen held by Hamas in Gaza for nearly a year Israeli citizen held by Hamas in Gaza for nearly a year

An Israeli security official says the Hamas militant group has been holding an Israeli citizen in the…


Thailand sends about 100 ethnic Uighurs back to China Thailand sends about 100 ethnic Uighurs back to China

Thailand says it has sent about 100 ethnic Uighurs back to China, ignoring calls from the international…

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