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Ethics commissioner finds Canada PM Trudeau violated ethics Ethics commissioner finds Canada PM Trudeau violated ethics

Ethics commissioner Mario Dion said Trudeau's attempts to influence the then attorney general and justice minister, Jody Wilson-Raybould, were contrary to the constitutional principle of prosecutorial independence


Japan's Abe sends offering to controversial Yasukuni shrine Japan's Abe sends offering to controversial Yasukuni shrine

Shinzo Abe sent an aide to Yasukuni Shrine, seen by Asian neighbours as a symbol of Japan's military past, according to his office, but once again stayed away from the site that honours Japan's war dead, including convicted war criminals


5 countries along with India celebrates Independence Day India among 5 countries celebrates Independence Day

India attained its freedom from the nearly 200-year-long British rule on August 15, 1947


Apology over New Zealand mosque accused's 'hateful' letter Apology over New Zealand mosque accused's 'hateful' letter

He is scheduled to stand trial in May next year on 51 counts of murder, 40 of attempted murder and engaging in a terrorist act


Hong Kong crisis: Trump moots ‘personal meeting’ with China’s Xi Hong Kong crisis: Trump moots ‘personal meeting’ with China’s Xi

The Chinese government has strongly criticised the protesters, calling their behaviour "close to terrorism". A direct military intervention by China is feared by activists but thought unlikely by analysts


Gunman wounds at least 6 Philadelphia police; 2 more trapped Gunman wounds at least 6 Philadelphia police; 2 more trapped

None of the officers' injuries was considered life-threatening and they were being treated at hospitals, Philadelphia police said


Indian court acquits 6 accused in Pehlu Khan lynching Six acquitted over India cow vigilante murder

Nine people were accused of killing Khan, with six of them acquitted by a local court in Rajasthan, the three other accused are minors and are being tried in a juvenile court


Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman to be awarded Vir Chakra 
Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman to be awarded Vir Chakra

Indian Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who spent nearly 60 hours in Pakistan's custody after his MiG-21 Bison was shot down by Pakistan Air Force 


Imran Khan visits Kashmir as tensions boil with India Imran Khan visits Kashmir as tensions boil with India

His visit to mark the country’s Independence Day comes more than a week after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a surprise


Mumbai on high alert fearing terrorist attack Mumbai on high alert fearing terrorist attack

Deputy Commissioner of the Mumbai Police Port Zone Resmi Karandikar said that patrolling had been ordered in sensitive areas at night


India, China are developed but take benefit of 'developing nations' tag at WTO: Trump India, China takes benefit of 'developing nations' tag: Trump

The US and China are currently engaged in a bruising trade war after Trump imposed punitive tariffs on Chinese goods and Beijing retaliated


India detains Kashmir politician at airport India detains Kashmir politician at airport

A well known bureaucrat-turned-politician from Indian-administered Kashmir has been arrested in Delhi…


Sydney stabbing: Dramatic video shows suspect's arrest Sydney stabbing: Dramatic video shows suspect's arrest

An armed man has been arrested in Sydney after at least one woman was stabbe


Syrian troops push closer to major rebel-held northwest town Syrian troops push closer to major rebel-held northwest town

The town is a stronghold of al-Qaida-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, the most powerful group in rebel-held areas


Kashmir outposts divided over status change Kashmir outposts divided over status change

International focus has remained on the Kashmir valley, where tens of thousands of troops have enforced a lockdown and cut off phone lines and internet connections to head off opposition to the government move


India, Pakistan mark Independence Day with key events in Kashmir India, Pakistan mark Independence Day in Kashmir

Imran Khan will observe Independence Day on Wednesday in solidarity with the Kashmiris in Muzaffarabad


Hong Kong police arrest 5 in airport violence Hong Kong police arrest 5 in airport violence

Hong Kong law permits sentences of life imprisonment for those who commit violent acts or acts that might interfere with aviation safety at an airport



Close aide of Dawood Ibrahim's brother arrested Close aide of Dawood Ibrahim's brother arrested

The anti-extortion cell  of Mumbai Police have arrested a close aide of fugitive Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Anees Ibrahim from Kannur airport


Restrictions lifted in Jammu, to continue in Kashmir: Police Restrictions lifted in Jammu, to continue in Kashmir

Last Monday, mobile, landline connectivity and internet services were blocked and prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedures imposed


95 dead, 59 missing in Kerala floods 95 dead, 59 missing in Kerala floods

The weather department has predicted moderate to heavy rainfall with wind speed reaching 35 to 45 kmph very likely to occur at one or two places in Malappuram, Kozhikode and Kannur districts


Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul 'offered release in return for denying torture' Saudi activist 'offered release in return for denying torture'

The siblings of jailed Saudi Arabian rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul have claimed authorities offered to release her in return for her silence over alleged torture


Nora Quoirin: Body found in Malaysia is missing girl Body found in Malaysia search is missing Nora

Nora, who had special needs, was on holiday with her family when she disappeared from her room at the Dusun resort on 4 August


Pakistani president Arif Alvi condemns India's actions Pakistani president condemns India's actions

Pakistan has asked the UN Security Council to meet on the issue


Alleged Christchurch gunman sends letter from prison cell Christchurch gunman sends letter from jail

The six-page letter from Brenton Tarrant was posted this week on the website 4chan, which has become notorious as a place for white supremacists to post their views


Malaysia cabinet to discuss residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik Malaysia cabinet to discuss residency of Zakir Naik

Race and religion are sensitive issues in Malaysia, where Muslims make up about 60% of its 32 million people


Radiation 16 times normal after blast, Russia says Radiation 16 times normal after blast, Russia says

Five of its scientists were killed and three injured in the accident, near the village of Nyonoksa, the agency says


7 killed in heavy rains in central Sudan

7 killed in heavy rains in central Sudan

Most states of Sudan have been witnessing heavy rains which caused many houses to collapse and cut off main roads, including the road linking El Obeid town with the capital Khartoum


Pakistani PM reiterates support to Kashmiris on Indian side Support to Kashmiris on Indian side: Imran Khan

Khan is marking the day in Pakistan's part of Kashmir to express solidarity with Kashmiris on the Indian-controlled side


Trump official revises Statue of Liberty poem to defend migrant rule change Trump official revises Statue of Liberty poem

It comes as Trump officials debuted a regulation that denies aid to migrants


Chandrayaan-2 leaves earth's orbit, moving towards moon Chandrayaan-2 leaves earth's orbit

The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft is expected to reach the moon's orbit on August 20 and land on lunar surface on September 7


Trump amplifies conspiracy theories from perch of presidency Trump amplifies conspiracy theories from perch of presidency

Trump defended the retweet on Tuesday, calling the original poster "a very respected conservative"


Pakistan seeks urgent UN meeting on Article 370 of Kashmir Pakistan seeks urgent UN meeting on Kashmir

India and Pakistan, which both now have nuclear weapons, claim all of Kashmir and have fought several wars over the divided region


Shootout on freeway overpass leaves officer, gunman dead Shootout on freeway overpass leaves officer, gunman dead

The other officers were both shot in their legs, One was in critical condition and the other was serious but both are expected to survive


‘Outsiders’ in Jammu-Kashmir targeted, thousands flee ‘Outsiders’ in Jammu-Kashmir targeted, thousands flee

The turbulence that has been an inseparable facet of Kashmir’s everyday life for years never bothered him


Flood: Red alert in 3 Kerala districts as IMD predicts fresh spells of rain Flood: Red alert in 3 Kerala districts as IMD predicts fresh spells of rain

The red alert has been sounded in Alappuzha, Ernakulam and Idukki on Tuesday and in northern districts of Malappuram and Kozhikode on Wednesday, IMD sources said adding over 20 cms of rains are expected in these districts


Hong Kong protests cripple airport for second day Hong Kong protests cripple airport for second day

Monday's disruption had already led to hundreds of flight cancellations at the airport


Family confirms body as missing London teen Nora Family confirms body as missing London teen Nora

"The family members have been brought here to identify the body that we recovered earlier and the family has confirmed that the body is Nora Anne," Negeri Sembilan police chief Mohamad Mat Yusop says


India monsoon floods kill more than 200 India monsoon floods kill more than 200

The southern tourist hotspot of Kerala, which was hit by its worst floods in almost a century last year leaving 450 dead, was once again bearing the brunt of monsoon downpours


India says easing Kashmir restrictions 'in phased manner' India easing Kashmir restrictions 'in phased manner'

India cut communications and imposed a curfew in the sector of Kashmir it controls on August 4, a day before its surprise presidential decree to strip the Muslim-majority region of its special status

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