Tuesday, July 16, 2019

North Korea nuclear weapon use would meet massive military response, says Jim Mattis

Seoul, Oct 28 (AFP): US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis warned today that North Korea would face a “massive military response” if Pyongyang ever...

Suicide bomber kills police officer, his guard in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Nov 24 (AP): A suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck a vehicle carrying the deputy provincial police chief in the northwestern city of...

Saudi Court Orders Man To Allow His Daughter A Passport

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, Sep 21 (AFP): A Saudi court has ruled in favour of a woman whose father refused to allow her to have...

US conducts latest South China Sea sail-by amid trade talks

Washington, Jan 7 (AFP) A US Navy guided-missile destroyer on Monday sailed near disputed islands in the South China Sea where Beijing has built...

Winnie the Pooh map sells for record $570,000, sets new world record

London, Jul 11 (PTI): A hand-written, original map of Winnie the Pooh’s Hundred Acre Wood was today auctioned for a whopping USD 570,000, smashing...

Buddhists protest to urge Myanmar not to repatriate Rohingya

Sittwe, Oct 22 (AP): Hundreds of hard-line Buddhists protested Sunday to urge Myanmar’s government not to repatriate the nearly 600,000 minority Rohingya Muslims who...

Nepali Sherpa Summits Mount Everest For A Record 22nd Time

KATHMANDU, May 16 (AP): A 48-year-old Nepali mountaineer climbed Mount Everest for a 22nd time on Wednesday, creating a new record for the most...

India Voices Concern To China Over Mounting Trade Deficit

BEIJING, Nov 6 (PTI): India on Tuesday voiced its concern to China over the large trade deficit with it which has climbed to over...

Russian air strikes kill 14 civilians in eastern Syria: Monitor

Beirut, Oct 06 (PTI/AFP): Russian air strikes killed 14 civilians as they were crossing the Euphrates river near the jihadist-held town of Mayadeen in...

China arrests Marxist student leader for celebrating Mao’s birthday

BEIJING, Dec 26 (AP): Chinese police detained a well-known Marxist student activist at a top university on Wednesday (Dec 26), a witness said, for...


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