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India at high risk of mass killings, warns US ambassador for religious freedom |...

The US ambassador at large for international religious freedom Rashad Hussain on Thursday warned that an early warning project ranked the risk of mass...

Erdogan: Nordic NATO bid could still be nixed if vows unkept

ISTANBUL: Just two days after agreeing to lift deal-breaking objections to Sweden and Finland's NATO accession, Turkey's leader threatened Thursday that Ankara could still...

Guns, abortion, and now, climate: US Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon...

The US Supreme Court on Thursday restricted the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to impose wider regulations to limit carbon emissions from...

US SC rules in Biden’s favor on Trump’s ‘remain in Mexico’ immigration: Report |...

The Biden administration argued that federal officials can release many of the applicants into the country while they await hearings. The US Supreme Court...

Hong Kong has ‘risen from the ashes’, China’s says Xi on handover anniversary visit...

Chinese President Xi Jinping, in a visit to Hong Kong to mark the city’s 25th handover anniversary, told crowds on Thursday that the city...

‘Risen from the ashes…’: What Xi Jinping said in Hong Kong today | World...

Hong Kong has 'risen from the ashes', China president Xi Jinping said Thursday on a rare visit to the former British colony. Xi was...

Gunfire, explosions heard near Afghan grand assembly ‘loya jirga’ in Kabul | World News

The Taliban helicopters have started patrolling the venue of the ‘loya jirga’ after the attack by the Freedom Fighters Front. The Taliban regime has...

Canada extends Covid border restrictions to Sept 30 | World News

Canada extended all existing Covid-related border restrictions till at least September 30 this year, the government announced on Wednesday.The restrictions include a mandatory 14-day...

Putin rejects Johnson’s claim a woman wouldn’t have invaded Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Reuters file photo)LONDON: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected British prime minister Boris Johnson's charge that if he were...

Emojis increasingly being used as evidence in Chinese courts: Report | World News

Emojis - the tiny and trendy digital images used to denote emotion in digital communication - are increasingly being used as evidence in Chinese...

Israel’s parliament dissolves, sets fifth election in four years

Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to the polls for the fifth time in less than four years Israel’s parliament has...

Elon Musk’s tweets echo tactics used to great effect by Donald Trump

Musk's infatuation with Twitter Inc inspired him to make a $44 billion bid for the company, a deal that would give him even greater...

South Korea’s Yoon warns at Nato summit of threat to ‘universal values’

South Korea's President Yoon Suk Yeol speaks during a meeting with US President Joe Biden and Japan's PM Fumio Kishida during the Nato summit...

Ferdinand Marcos Jr sworn in as Philippine president

Incoming Philippine President Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr. and outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte attend the inauguration ceremony, at the Malacanang palace grounds, in Manila MANILA:...

Russia-Ukraine crisis live updates | Expanding NATO squares up to Russia; Putin slams ‘imperial’...

Here are the latest developments from the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict on June 30, 2022 Here are the latest developments from the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict on...

Ecuador government, protesters to restart talks amid state of emergency

People line up to buy in a public market organized by local authorities to face shortages and price increases for food, amid a stalemate...

In a major shift, Nato identifies China as a systemic challenge | World News

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) on Wednesday for the first time in its history recognised China’s “stated ambitions and coercive policies” as a...

NATO leaders formally invite Finland, Sweden to join

Reuters MADRID June 29, 2022 19:07 IST Updated: June 29, 2022 19:09 ISTReuters MADRID June 29, 2022 19:07 IST Updated: June 29, 2022 19:09 IST Turkey, which has lifted its initial objections to...

Explained | China’s new high-tech aircraft carrier and the advanced catapult system it uses

China has launched its most modern aircraft carrier. Christened the Fujian, the carrier is equipped with an advanced electromagnetic aircraft launch system. It is,...

TTP says no breakthrough in talks with Pak General | World News

The chief of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has said there won’t be a dissolution of or surrender by the group even if the...
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