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North Korean Hackers Stole US and South ...

North Korean Hackers Stole US and South Korean Wartime plans, Seoul Lawmake...

Tokyo: North Korean hackers stole a large trove of classified U.S. and South Korean Navy documents last year, along with a plan to “Decapitate” the leadership in pyongyang in the event of war, a lawmaker in seoul stated tuesday. The purported revelations come at a time of heightened... read more »

US, Turkey Mutually drop Visa offerings ...

US, Turkey Mutually drop Visa offerings in Escalating Row

ISTANBUL, TURKEY:The United States and Turkey on sunday scaled returned visa issuing offerings in every different’s nations in a deepening diplomatic Row sparked via the arrest of a turkish staffer at the american task in Istanbul. The yankee embassy in ankara stated that “current... read more »

Kim Jong-un’s sister Kim Yo-jong i...

Kim Jong-un’s sister Kim Yo-jong is North korea’s rising supers...

On sunday, North Korean kingdom media suggested that kim jong-un promoted his sister to a senior ruling birthday party submit, making her one of the maximum effective women within the U.S.A. KCNA news employer suggested that Kim Yo-Jong turned into expanded to the location of an trade member of the... read more »

Top Republican Lawmaker says us on cours...

Top Republican Lawmaker says us on course for World Warfare iii with Trump ...

A pinnacle republican lawmaker warned sunday that us president donald trump’s impulsive threats against different international locations should set the usa “at the path to international warfare iii,” in feedback capping an unusually adversarial and public feud among the pair on social... read more »

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Mandela `long walk` to freedom recreated in shrine

Mandela `long walk` to freedom recreated in shrine

Johannesburg – Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s shrine has been designed with a winding path to recreate his “long walk” to freedom. Architect Greg Straw designed... read more »

Zuma unveils giant Mandela statue

Jacob Zuma unveils giant Mandela statue

 A 9-metre-tall statue of former South African president and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela was unveiled Monday at the seat of government, a... read more »

Nelson Mandela’s South Africa boycott success spa...

Nelson Mandela's South Africa boycott success sparks Israel debate

Jerusalem – Recent successes in the Palestinian campaign to boycott Jewish settlements have given fresh impetus to calls for sanctions against Israel... read more »

Mandela’s funeral begins with military procession

Mandela’s funeral begins with military procession

 Nelson Mandela’s state funeral began on Sunday in his ancestral village of Qunu, in the presence of around 4,500 guests. The service is taking place in a... read more »

Nelson Mandela’s funeral under way

Nelson Mandela's funeral under way

Pretoria – The state funeral of the late South African president Nelson Mandela is under way in the village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province, ending... read more »

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Death toll rises to 7 after Bangladesh cement factory collapse

DHAKA, Bangladesh — The death toll from the collapse of the roof of a five-story cement factory in Bangladesh rose to at least seven Friday, a government official said. M. Jahangir Alam, the... read more »

Triple murder convict executed in Pakistan

Islamabad: A man convicted in a triple murder case was executed on Thursday in Pakistan`s Punjab province. Muhammad Siddique was hanged in a district... read more »

‘Law allows me to shoot’: Lankan PM’s...

Sri Lankan Prime Minsiter Ranil Wickramasinghe has stoked a controversy suggesting that Indian fishermen may be shot if they intruded into Sri Lankan... read more »

Pakistan an irreplaceable, all-weather friend: China

BEIJING: China said on Monday that Pakistan was its irreplaceable and all-weather friend and both the countries were part of the community of shared... read more »

World leaders head to Saudi to meet new King Salman

RIYADH: Dignitaries and leaders from around the world were to arrive in Saudi Arabia Saturday to offer their condolences to its new King Salman, a day after... read more »

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Chinese dictator Mao’s painting sold for Rs 77 crore

Beijing . Chinese dictator Mao Zedong made ​​of this painting was auctioned for Rs 77 crore . The price is 18 times the value found in the previous auction . Sothebi Ruby ‘s London house... read more »

China’s defense budget increase by 12 per ce...

Beijing – The government announced the first day of the annual session of parliament . People’s Liberation Army of China’s military... read more »

10 killed in bus accident in China

At least 10 people were killed and several others injured, including four in critical condition, after a passenger bus overturned on an expressway in northwest... read more »

Chinese police bust four major baby trafficking rings r...

Hundreds of babies have been rescued by police in China after a crackdown was launched on trafficking infants. The nationwide bust saw 1,094 people arrested as... read more »

Chinese Man litigate His Polluted Hometown for Cost of ...

A man in northern China filed a lawsuit against his smog-enshrouded city’s environmental protection bureau, saying it owed him for the money he spent on an... read more »

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Ready to dissolve parliament, says Thai PM

Ready to dissolve parliament, says Thai PM

Bangkok – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Sunday that she was ready to resign or dissolve parliament to end the ongoing political turmoil. But an election has to be held within 60... read more »

Thai protesters mark Monday for final push against...

Anti-government protesters took a break from weeks of demonstrations on Saturday to prepare for a final push to topple the administration of Prime... read more »

N Korea confirms deporting aged US war veteran

N Korea confirms deporting aged US war veteran

Washington – North Korea has said it has deported an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran detained for more than a month for alleged hostile acts against... read more »

South Korea mourns Nelson Mandela’s death

South Korea mourns Nelson Mandela's death

Seoul – South Korean President Park Geun-hye Friday condoled the passing away of former South African President Nelson Mandela, describing him a... read more »

Kim Jong Un’s uncle ousted from leadership role, ...

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Sydney – North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s uncle has apparently been purged and two associates executed. The move is seen as the most significant... read more »

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France conducts first airstrike in Iraq, destroys logistics depot...

PARIS: France says it has conducted its first airstrike in Iraq and has destroyed a logistics depot held by the Islamic State group. The office of President Francois Hollande’s office said... read more »

Libya’s Zawiya refinery, El Sharara oil fiel...

TRIPOLI: Libya’s 120,000 barrels-a-day Zawiya refinery has been shut down due to damaged storage, an oil ministry official said on... read more »

Iran rejects US-led coalition against IS

Seen from Tehran, which has helped both Damascus and Baghdad to confront IS advances, the coalition lacks credibility because some of its members had financed... read more »

Arab states mull air strikes on ISIS

PARIS: Several Arab countries have offered to carry out airstrikes against militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, senior US state department... read more »

Iraq Crisis: John Kerry says US-Arab coalition ‘c...

Kerry visits Israel amid reports of faltering Israeli-Palestinian talks

Ten Arab countries have agreed to help the US in its fight against the jihadist group, Islamic State (IS). After talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry in... read more »

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Nepal's Maoist party not to join government

Nepal’s Maoist party not to join government

Kathmandu – Nepal’s third largest party, the (UCPN-Maoist), said Saturday that it will not join the coalition government but will join the constituent assembly for the sake of the... read more »

Musharraf lawyers urge UN to intervene into 'show trial'

Musharraf lawyers urge UN to intervene into ‘...

Islamabad – Lawyers of Pakistan’s ex-President Pervez Musharraf have reportedly urged the United Nations to intervene in the... read more »

Indian dam will affect Neelum-Jhelum project: Pakistan

Indian dam will affect Neelum-Jhelum project: Pakistan

Islamabad – The construction of the Kishanganga project by India in Jammu and Kashmir will result in 14 percent decrease in the flow of water for... read more »

Pakistani troops violate LoC ceasefire in Jammu

Indian Army lodges protest with Pakistan over ceasefire violations

Jammu – After almost two months of peace along the LoC, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire Friday, targeting an Indian army posts in Jammu district... read more »

US law enforcers should be mindful of global realities:...

US law enforcers should be mindful of global realities: Haqqani

Against the backdrop of the arrest and humiliating treatment meted out to a senior Indian diplomat, a former Pakistani diplomat to the U.S. has cautioned the... read more »

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Dewani appeals to UK court to block extradition to South Africa

Dewani appeals to UK court to block extradition to South Africa

Johannesburg – Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani’s lawyers have appealed to the UK judges to block his extradition to South Africa until he is fit to stand trial. The appeal... read more »

Honeymoon murder victim` Anni Dewani’s father slams UK legal system

Honeymoon murder victim` Anni Dewani’s father slam...

London – Honeymoon murder victim Anni Dewani’s father has slammed the Britain’s legal system for not being able to punish her culprit... read more »

Pope Francis named Time Person of the Year

Pope Francis named Time Person of the Year

Sydney – Pope Francis has been reportedly named Time magazine’s Person of the Year, while NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been chosen as the... read more »

World War II bomb defused in German city

World War II bomb defused in German city

Munich – A World War II bomb has been successfully def! used at the Germany’s Nuremberg central railway station, authorities an! nounced Wednesday.... read more »

Op Blue Star Lt Gen Brar’s London attackers sentenced u...

Op Blue Star Lt Gen Brar’s London attackers sentenced upto 14 years in jail

London – Operation “Blue Star” Lieutenant-General Kuldeep Singh Brar’s London attackers have been jailed for slashing his throat in revenge for the... read more »

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Canada to claim North Pole in Arctic claim at UN

Canada to claim North Pole in Arctic claim at UN

Johannesburg – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has ordered the inclusion of the North Pole in the country’s Arctic claim, following a UN submission draft report proposal to exclude... read more »

Snowden denies wanting asylum in exchange for information

NSA gathering 5bn cellphone records daily, Snowden...

Washington – The National Security Agency is reportedly gathering nearly five billion records a day on the whereabouts of cell phones... read more »

Income inequality ‘defining challenge’ for ...

Income inequality 'defining challenge' for US: Obama

Washington – President Barack Obama Wednesday said incom! e inequality is the “defining challenge” for the US while a growing middle class is... read more »

Kerry visits Israel amid reports of faltering Israeli-P...

Kerry visits Israel amid reports of faltering Israeli-Palestinian talks

Jerusalem – Amid reports of Israeli-Palestinian talks losing momentum, US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel late Wednesday. Kerry has... read more »

Obama names acting Pentagon deputy chief

Obama names acting Pentagon deputy chief

Washington – US President Barack Obama has named Christine Fox, the former chief programme and budget analyst with the department of defence, to serve as... read more »

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Nobel peace prize goes to anti-nuclear campaign in rebuke to armed nations.

An influential anti-nuclear campaign group has won the 2017 Nobel peace prize, in a decision that underlines the mounting danger of nuclear conflict amid simmering tensions between the US... read more »

India, European Union enhance cooperation: Full text of Narendra Modi’s speech at In...

India and the European Union on Friday decided to increase cooperation in counter-terrorism and areas of trade after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the president of the European Council,... read more »

Japanese reporter died after 159 hours of overtime.

TOKYO: Japan’s public broadcaster has vowed to reform its working practices as it revealed that a young reporter died of heart failure after logging 159 hours of overtime in a... read more »

Sir Edward Heath ‘would have been questioned’ over abuse claims.

Sir Edward Heath would have been questioned over sex abuse claims if he was alive when they came to light, police have said. Wiltshire Police launched Operation Conifer two years ago after... read more »

Tillerson’s News Conference Only Highlights Strains With Trump.

WASHINGTON — Long-simmering tension within President Trump’s national security team spilled into public view on Wednesday as Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson took the extraordinary step of... read more »