Tue, 19 Feb 2019

Trump gets briefing on trade negotiations at Palm Beach retreat

PALM BEACH, Florida - U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on current discussions on trade, underway between the U.S., ...

Pressure on Trump and Kim Jong Un in upcoming summit

SEOUL, South Korea - The second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in ...

5 police officers wounded in shoot-out with gunman who killed 5 people

CHICAGO, Illinois - Five people have been shot dead and a number of others wounded by a gunman at an ...

Pence says Iran openly advocating another Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence zeroed in onĀ Iran on Thursday when he addressed Polish Prime Minister Mateusz ...

Pak asks UN to "defuse tensions" with India post Pulwama attack

Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 19 (ANI): Pakistan has called for UN intervention to "defuse tensions" with India in the wake of ...

Indian Oil signs $ 1.5 billion deal for import of US crude

New Delhi [India], Feb 19 (ANI): Indian Oil Corporation has signed a 1.5 billion dollar deal to buy oil from ...

Border wall row: 16 states sue Trump for declaring emergency

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 19 (ANI): Sixteen states, including California and New York, in a lawsuit on Monday (local time) ...

Unified team under Afghan govt is required to achieve peace: Zalmay

Kabul [Afghanistan] Feb 19: US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconcilliation, Zalmay Khalilzad on Monday said that "a unified negotiating team" ...

Uzbekistan To Introduce 100,000 Som Banknote

Uzbekistan's Central Bank has announced it is introducing a new 100,000 som banknote as of February 25. The bank announced ...

Kremlin 'Very Closely Following' Detention Of U.S. Investor

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov says the Kremlin is following the situation involving the detention of a prominent American investment-fund ...

Aero India: US seeks to deepen defence cooperation with India

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): More than 100 US Department of Defence personnel will support the delegation of 28 ...

Crimean History Book To Be Yanked After 'Nazi' Outcry

A new Crimean history textbook will be withdrawn after harsh criticism by human rights activists and Crimean Tatars, who said ...

Belarus Always Ready To Be EU's 'Reliable' Partner, Says Lukashenka

MINSK -- Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says his country 'Will always be the European Union's partner.' Speaking on February 18 ...

China is 'greatest long-term strategic threat' in Indo-Pacific

The reason is that China has been tacitly protecting China was slow in condemning this latest attack in Kashmir, taking ...

Heavy smoking can damage vision, says study

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 18 (ANI): A new study, conducted by a Rutgers researcher, finds that smoking more than 20 ...

Pakistan Recalls Envoy From India Amid Rising Tensions

Pakistan has recalled its ambassador from New Delhi for consultations amid growing tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors, the Foreign ...

Pakistan To Honor Saudi Crown Prince After $20-Billion Deals

Pakistan says it will confer its highest civilian honor on the Saudi crown prince on February 18, after he signed ...

Pak's High Commissioner called back following Pulwama attack

Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 18 (ANI): Pakistan called back its High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood "for consultations" on Monday, just ...

ISIS terrorists flee Syria to Iraq

Damascus [Syria], Feb 18 (ANI): Over 1,000 ISIS terrorists have fled Syria to western Iraq over the last six months ...

Markets continue to slide, Sensex slips 190 points in early trading

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened with a flat note on Monday but slipped into the ...

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U.S. president reaffirms all options open on Venezuela

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has called on the Venezuelan military to abandon their president, and to throw ...

Eight children, 7 women among casualties in Syria bombings

GENEVA, Switzerland - An international humanitarian and medical aid organisation operating in Syria has denounced the shelling of civilian areas ...

Days after Warsaw forum, Israel accused of 'theft' by Arab League

CAIRO, Egypt - Just days after foreign ministers from Arab nations sat down with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in ...

Jeremy Corbyn disappointed with 7 breakaways

LONDON, UK - Seven Labour Party MPs have resigned from the party to form their own group with shared policies, ...

Civilians blocked from leaving as ISIS makes last ditch stand

Diehard jihadists have blocked roads out of the last scrap of their Islamic State group "caliphate" in Syria, US-backed forces ...

Rape and other sexual assaults rampant in South Sudan, says UN agency

Sexual violence in South Sudan has been rampant, prompting a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent ...

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