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 2018-08-20 12:26 

The Times of India

Imran Khan moves into military secretary's 3-bed room home...

Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday moved into a modest three-bed room house of his military secretary along with two servants, a day after announcing that he would not be staying in the sprawling PM House which has a staff of 524, keep...

 2018-08-20 12:07 

The Times of India

Imran Khan's 16-member Cabinet sworn-in, first meeting held...

Khan, who was sworn-in as Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister on Saturday has vowed to initiate massive economic and tax reforms, launch an austerity drive to cut deficit, curb corruption and bring back laundered money....

 2018-08-20 11:37 

The Times of India

Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey; no one hurt...

There were no casualties and no claim of responsibility for the fleeting attack, in which three of the six bullets that were fired hit the embassy gate and a reinforced window....

 2018-08-20 11:25 

The Times of India

Iran nuclear deal: Developments since US walkout...

Donald Trump pulls the United States out of the landmark nuclear pact between world powers and Iran on May 8, reinstating Washington's sanctions on Iran and companies with ties to the Islamic republic....

 2018-08-20 11:22 

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Muslim pilgrims scale Mount Arafat for peak of haj...

Carrying brightly coloured umbrellas under the blazing sun, a sea of worshippers scaled the rocky hill southeast of the holy city of Mecca for a day of prayers and repentance....

 2018-08-20 11:17 

The Times of India

Jacob Zuma influence-peddling inquiry opens; judges seeks more witnesses...
 2018-08-20 11:10 

The Times of India

US rejects Turkey's offer to release pastor: Report...

Washington and Ankara are locked in a bitter feud over the nearly two-year jailing of Andrew Brunson over disputed terror charges, which has triggered a trade row and sent the lira into a tailspin....

 2018-08-20 11:03 

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Pope on sex abuse: 'We showed no care for the little ones'...

Francis begged forgiveness for the pain suffered by victims and said lay Catholics must be involved in any effort to root out abuse and cover-up....

 2018-08-20 08:48 

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Xi Jinping insists on PLA's absolute loyalty to Communist Party...

Since he took over power in 2012, Xi, who has emerged as the most powerful leader after Mao Zedong heading the party, military and the presidency, has been constantly highlighting that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) should function under the absol...

 2018-08-20 03:57 

The Times of India

Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, five dead...

Multiple earthquakes — including a powerful and shallow 6.9-magnitude tremor — have rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok, killing at least five people and setting off fresh waves of panic. A series of quakes were recorded by seismologists th...

 2018-08-20 02:45 

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Muslims begin annual haj pilgrimage amid heavy rains...

Worshippers arrived in the kingdom last week for the five-day ritual - a once-in-a-lifetime religious duty for every able-bodied Muslim who can afford it, which retraces the route Prophet Mohammad took 14 centuries ago....

 2018-08-20 01:43 

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Korean families separated by war to reunite briefly after 65 years...

Some 180 families torn apart by the 1950-53 Korean War will be temporarily reunited in North Korea starting Monday after the two Koreas renewed exchanges this year following a standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes. The reunions, the...

 2018-08-19 16:31 

The Times of India

US points at China, not Russia, on election meddling...
 2018-08-19 08:52 

The Times of India

Europe must 'pay price' to save nuclear deal: Iran FM...

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Europe had not yet shown it was willing to "pay the price" of defying Washington in order to save the nuclear deal....

 2018-08-19 08:07 

The Times of India

Iran announces new fighter jet...

"Our first priority is our missile capability and we must enhance it... given the enemy's efforts in missile defence," said Amir Hatami in an interview on television late Saturday, according to Tasnim....

 2018-08-19 07:09 

The Times of India

Third African swine fever outbreak hits China's hog herd...

A total of 615 hogs have been infected since Aug. 15 with the swine fever in Lianyungang, in Jiangsu province, where authorities have banned the movement of hogs, related products and animals that are easily infected both into and outside the affected are...

 2018-08-19 07:09 

The Times of India

Israel closes its people crossing with Gaza over border incidents...

Israel closed its only crossing for people with the Gaza Strip on Sunday except for humanitarian cases over border incidents that saw protests and clashes at the weekend. A spokeswoman for the Israeli defence ministry unit that oversees the passage confir...

 2018-08-19 06:47 

The Times of India

Greeks rebuild lives after debt crisis wrecked dreams...

As contracts dried up, she resolved to stay in Athens and became involved in the peer economy that timidly emerged as mainly young Greeks sought to help each other in response to the crisis....

 2018-08-19 06:28 

The Times of India

Strong earthquake jolts Indonesian island of Lombok...
 2018-08-19 06:19 

The Times of India

'Dream or reality?' Koreans to meet after decades apart...
 2018-08-19 04:27 

The Times of India

Over 2 million Muslims begin annual haj pilgrimage...

From first light Sunday, throngs of the faithful have circled the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca, one of the holiest sites in Islam. The Kaaba represents the metaphorical house of God and the oneness of God. Observant Muslims around the world face toward the ...

 2018-08-19 04:20 

The Times of India

Promises, promises, Imran Khan raises Pakistani hopes sky high...

A cricket legend and firebrand nationalist who is hero-worshipped by supporters, Khan swept to power in last month's election on a populist platform vowing to root out corruption among a venal elite and lift people out of poverty....

 2018-08-19 02:19 

The Times of India

Strong earthquake hits off Fiji: USGS...

The tremor hit at 12:19 pm (0019 GMT) local time 361 kilometres (224 miles) east of the Pacific nation's capital Suva, at a depth of 559 kilometres, the US seismologists said....

 2018-08-18 17:46 

The Times of India

Putin says everything must be done for refugees to return to Syria...

Speaking ahead of talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel outside Berlin, Putin said that Syria needed assistance to rebuild and to ensure that refugees who had fled the country could safely return to their homes....

 2018-08-18 11:52 

The Times of India

Mexico navy says finds 50 tons of meth in mountain lab...
 2018-08-18 10:55 

The Times of India

Imran Khan's party nominates Dr Arif Alvi for Pak president's post...
 2018-08-18 10:23 

The Times of India

Five biggest challenges facing new Pakistan PM Imran Khan...
 2018-08-18 10:17 

The Times of India

North Korea urges Donald Trump to be 'bold' on denuclearisation...

North Korea has criticised Washington for its "gangster-like" and "unilateral" demands for the complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantling of Pyongyang's atomic arsenal. North Korea has demanded that America agree to declare an e...

 2018-08-18 09:55 

The Times of India

Toll rises to 42 in Italy bridge collapse ahead of funerals...
 2018-08-18 08:05 

The Times of India

Imran Khan seeks British PM Theresa May's help to combat money laundering...

Hours after Imran Khan was elected the new prime minister of Pakistan on Friday, Theresa May called him to congratulate and offer her best wishes, Dawn newspaper reported. The British PM, during her telephonic conversation with Khan, said that her governm...

 2018-08-18 07:54 

The Times of India

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea next month: Report...

It will be the Chinese leader's first visit to the North Korean capital since he took power in 2012, and 13 years after the last visit by a Chinese President, when Xi's predecessor Hu Jintao visited in 2005....

 2018-08-18 06:27 

The Times of India

'I met my Islamic State captor on a German street'...

Ashwaq Haji, a young Yazidi woman, says she ran into her Islamic State group captor in a German supermarket in February. Traumatised by the encounter, she returned to Iraq the following month. In their ancestral region of Sinjar in northwestern Iraq, thou...

 2018-08-18 03:48 

The Times of India

Batting for ballots: Sports stars turned politicians...

Imran Khan's anointment as Pakistan's new prime minister caps a more than two decade transformation from a World Cup winning cricket captain to a world leader, placing him in charge of a nuclear armed state. But he is not the only one to have swap...

 2018-08-17 17:27 

The Times of India

Donald Trump says Washington rained on military parade, will go to Paris instead...

Trump had ordered a show of military prowess after marveling at France's Bastille Day parade last year -- but critics said it would be a waste of money and akin to events staged by authoritarian regimes such as North Korea. Late Thursday, the Pentagon...

 2018-08-17 16:50 

The Times of India

Ex CIA directors issue unprecedented Donald Trump condemnation...

In a statement, ex-CIA bosses appointed by Republican and Democratic presidents -- including Robert Gates, George Tenet, Porter Goss, Leon Panetta and David Petraeus -- denounced Trump's decision to strip Brennan of his security clearance....

 2018-08-17 16:47 

The Times of India

Five people still missing after Genoa bridge collapse...

Five people are still unaccounted for following the collapse of a motorway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa this week, the civil protection agency said on Friday, as rescuers continued to search for survivors under the rubble. At least 38 people d...

 2018-08-17 16:03 

The Times of India

Donald Trump says Turkey has acted badly in Brunson case...
 2018-08-17 15:58 

The Times of India

Not nurtured by military: Imran in 1st address to Pak assembly...

Sharing that he struggled for over two decades in politics, Pakistan's PM-elect said that no military dictator had nurtured him. "My father was never in politics, I had no political experience, I struggled for 22 years and I am proud that we can l...

 2018-08-17 15:58 

The Times of India

UN council to commemorate Myanmar crackdown on Rohingya...

British Ambassador Karen Pierce, the council president for August, said at a news conference Wednesday that Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who called the Rohingya crisis "ethnic cleansing," is expected to brief the council at the session....

 2018-08-17 15:53 

The Times of India

US imposes sanctions relating to human rights abuses in Myanmar...
 2018-08-17 11:42 

The Times of India

Pak lawmakers gather to elect Imran Khan as PM...

The populist Tehrik-e-Insaf party got most seats in the July 25 vote but fell short of a majority in the 342-seat house. It has since acquired backing of a total of 180 lawmakers. He needs 172 votes to be appointed to the post. Khan's only challenger ...

 2018-08-17 10:53 

The Times of India

London mayor Sadiq Khan consults disaster planners over no-deal Brexit...

Sadiq Khan said he would consult the London Resilience Forum, which plans responses to disasters such as the Grenfell Tower Fire, about the implications for Britain of crashing out of the European Union without a deal, saying that such a "catastrophic...

 2018-08-17 10:39 

The Times of India

Turkey will respond if US imposes more sanctions: Minister...

Washington had warned yesterday that it would impose more sanctions unless pastor Andrew Brunson, described by US President Donald Trump as a "hostage", was released. Brunson's detention since October 2016 on terror-related charges has soured ...

 2018-08-17 10:03 

The Times of India

New US training unit in Afghanistan faces old problems...

The problems they have found are the same ones that existed a decade ago when the NATO-led coalition began to reshape Afghan forces into an army on US lines - poor logistics and organization as well as a reliance on static checkpoints that are vulnerable ...

 2018-08-17 07:22 

The Times of India

Pak govt, leaders pay tribute to Vajpayee...

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, who is expected to take oath as prime minister tomorrow, said in a statement that Vajpayee was a prominent political personality of the sub-continent and his death has created a big void....

 2018-08-17 06:59 

The Times of India

Pentagon delays Trump's military parade until at least 2019...

The announcement came several hours after reports that the parade would cost about $92 million, according to US officials citing preliminary estimates more than three times the price first suggested by the White House....

 2018-08-16 05:02 

The Times of India

US blacklists Russian, Chinese companies for breaking North Korea embargo...

The Treasury accused China-based Dalian Sun Moon Star International Logistics Trading Co and its Singapore-based affiliate, SINSMS Pte., of falsifying documents to facilitate shipments of alcohol and cigarettes to North Korea. Those shipments helped fuel ...

 2018-08-16 03:46 

The Times of India

With new US law, trafficked children no longer need to testify in court...

Under a United Nations measure known as the Palermo Protocol, children do not have to prove they were trafficked, said Romina Canessa, a trafficking expert at the rights group Equality Now. Elsewhere in the US, Alabama last month lifted its requirement fo...

 2018-08-16 02:34 

The Times of India

Trump revokes ex-CIA chief's security clearance...

Trump claimed that John Brennan — a former station chief in Riyadh who rose to lead the formidable spy agency — had become "erratic." Brennan quickly hit back, accusing the president of trying to curb free speech in a "politically ...

 2018-08-15 13:00 

The Times of India

Death toll from Afghan blast reaches 25 - Health ministry...

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which came after several weeks of relative calm in Kabul but previous attacks on Shi'ite targets in the area have been claimed by Islamic State....

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