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 2018-10-19 06:26 

The Times of India

Bhutan chooses new party to form government...

The centre-left Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT), which was only formed in 2013, won 30 of the 47 national assembly seats, according to the provisional results. Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) secured the other 17 seats in the runoff contest limited to the two part...

 2018-10-19 02:28 

The Times of India

Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead...

Turkish police are searching a forest on the outskirts of Istanbul and a city near the Sea of Marmara for the remains of journalist Jamal Khashoggi more than two weeks after he vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul....

 2018-10-18 16:41 

The Times of India

Putin says US bears some responsibility for Khashoggi disappearance...

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said the US bears a "certain responsibility" for the fate of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, adding that there is not enough evidence that Riyadh is behind his disappearance. "As far as I know, th...

 2018-10-18 15:18 

The Times of India

Afghan police chief killed in shooting...

At least 12 people were wounded, including three Americans and a provincial governor, in the Taliban-claimed attack that comes two days before Afghanistan's long-delayed parliamentary elections. Miller was not hurt....

 2018-10-18 13:52 

The Times of India

Putin: Russia would only use its nuclear arms in retaliation...

President Vladimir Putin says Russia would only use its nuclear weapons in response to an incoming missile attack.Putin said Thursday Russia's military doctrine doesn't envisage a preventative nuclear strike. He noted that Russia would only launch...

 2018-10-18 13:16 

The Times of India

Maldives court frees ex-leader Gayoom...

A Maldivian court overturned the 19-month jail term of Maumoon Abdul Gayoom on Thursday, a month after the former president's estranged half-brother and jailer suffered a shock election drubbing. Gayoom, 80, ruled the largely Muslim island nation for ...

 2018-10-18 09:49 

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116 Pakistan policemen suspended over 2014 firing incident...

The incident occurred in 2014 at Model Town area of Lahore where at least 14 people were killed and 100 others injured when the police opened fire to disperse protesting Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers during an anti-encroachment operation outside th...

 2018-10-18 09:42 

The Times of India

Sri Lanka reverses $300 mn China housing deal ahead of PM's India visit...
 2018-10-18 09:38 

The Times of India

Malaysia's former deputy PM detained for alleged graft...

Zahid, who now heads the opposition Malay party, is the latest notable person after former Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife to face graft charges following the shocking ouster of their coalition in May elections....

 2018-10-18 09:31 

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Post-Brexit transition could be extended: Theresa May...

At present the two sides say Britain will remain inside the EU single market, and subject to the bloc's regulations, from the day it leaves on March 29 until December 2020, to give time for new trade relations to be set up....

 2018-10-18 04:08 

The Times of India

Myanmar Buddhist temple now a nirvana for snakes...

"People come here because they believe that their prayers will be fulfilled when they ask for something," said Sandar Thiri, a nun residing at the Baungdawgyoke pagoda -- dubbed the "snake temple" by locals....

 2018-10-18 03:17 

The Times of India

Putin looks for reset with first visit to new Uzbek leader...

Russian President Vladimir Putin starts his first state visit to Uzbekistan under new leadership on Thursday as the Kremlin attempts to recalibrate a once thorny relationship with billions of dollars in business deals....

 2018-10-18 02:48 

The Times of India

Growing nervousness over Chinese behaviour brought India closer to US: Former US def secy...
 2018-10-18 02:46 

The Times of India

Jamal Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media...

The Post published the column Wednesday, more than two weeks after Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul and only hours after a gruesome account in Turkey's Yeni Safak newspaper alleged that Saudi officials cut off Khashoggi...

 2018-10-18 02:43 

The Times of India

Trump denies covering for Saudis on journalist, says truth out soon...

Trump's comments followed the publication in pro-government Turkish media of allegations purporting to confirm that Khashoggi was not only murdered by Saudi agents in their consulate in Istanbul, but tortured and dismembered....

 2018-10-17 16:40 

The Times of India

Mike Pompeo suggests US may lift Turkey sanctions linked to pastor...

"We'll have a decision on that shortly but some of the sanctions that were put in place were directly connected to pastor Brunson and there's a logic to now removing those as well," Mike Pompeo told reporters as his plane refuelled in Belg...

 2018-10-17 14:41 

The Times of India

Egyptian ex-lawmaker goes missing, may have been detained...

Rights activists say Egyptian authorities have disappeared dozens of people in recent years, part of a wide-ranging crackdown on dissent launched after the military overthrew President Mohammed Morsi, an elected but divisive Islamist president, in 2013....

 2018-10-17 13:03 

The Times of India

Death toll in Crimea attack reaches 18: Official...

Sergei Aksyonov, the regional leader in Crimea, said that the student killed himself after the attack. He didn't name the man, saying only he was a local resident and was acting alone. Aksyonov's statement follows Russian officials' report tha...

 2018-10-17 11:54 

The Times of India

Shahbaz accuses anti-graft body of colluding with Imran's party to target opposition...

The former Punjab chief minister has been in the NAB's custody since October 5 in connection with the housing scam. The NationalAssembly Speaker Asad Qaiser last week had ordered the NAB to bring him to the assembly after the opposition requested him ...

 2018-10-17 11:21 

The Times of India

Pompeo meets Erdogan after talks with Saudis on missing journalist...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Turkey's President and Foreign Minister on Wednesday to discuss the disappearance of a Saudi journalist as pressure mounted on the kingdom to provide answers following Turkish allegations he was killed....

 2018-10-17 11:16 

The Times of India

US stays cautious over Jamaal Khashoggi as new killing claims emerge...

Pro-government Turkish media published gruesome new allegations Khashoggi was killed by being gradually dismembered by a Saudi assassination squad, some of whom the New York Times said were tied to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....

 2018-10-17 10:59 

The Times of India

Saudi Arabia agrees to abolish Umrah tax on Pak pilgrims...

Saudi Arabia has agreed to waive 2,000-riyal tax imposed on Pakistanis performing Umrah every year on the request of Prime Minister Imran Khan, a media report said Wednesday. The Senate Standing Committee on Religious Affairs was informed on Tuesday that ...

 2018-10-17 09:57 

The Times of India

Saudi Arabia probing Khashoggi disappearance: Donald Trump...

In a statement, Pompeo said he "had direct and candid conversations" with the king and the crown prince, as well as Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir. Trump tweeted that the Saudi Crown Prince "told me that he has already started, and will...

 2018-10-17 07:51 

The Times of India

Britain's May confronts EU leaders amid Brexit crisis...
 2018-10-17 07:34 

The Times of India

'Barnier offers to extend Brexit transition by a year'...

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has opened the possibility of extending the one-year transition period in an effort to unblock talks stalled on the thorny issue of the Irish border. The offer was revealed on the day British PM Theresa ...

 2018-10-17 06:57 

The Times of India

Pompeo: Saudis promise nobody exempt in missing journo probe...
 2018-10-17 06:55 

The Times of India

How Russia moved into Central Africa...

Muscling in on a country dominated by France for years served as a statement of intent about Moscow's renewed push for global prestige and influence, and is part of a wider campaign shaking up long-standing power dynamics on the continent....

 2018-10-17 06:08 

The Times of India

Gaza rocket hits home in Israel, military strikes back...

The Magen David Adom medical service said a woman and her three children, whose home in Beersheba was struck, were being treated for shock after they fled to their shelter upon hearing warning sirens. It said two others were injured during the panic to se...

 2018-10-17 05:43 

The Times of India

America's most famous pimp, poised for elected office, dies...

Dennis Hof, America's most famous pimp and a Donald Trump-style Republican who won a GOP primary for a seat in the state Legislature this year, was found dead in one of his Nevada brothels at the end of his 72nd birthday celebrations. His body was fou...

 2018-10-17 05:36 

The Times of India

Retaken but not rebuilt: Syria's Raqa a year after IS ouster...

The fighting ended on October 17 last year, when the city finally fell to the Syrian Democratic Forces, which then handed it over to the Raqa Civil Council (RCC) to govern....

 2018-10-17 04:45 

The Times of India

Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplace...

Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. Canada has had legal medical marijuana since 2001 and PM Justin Trudeau's govt has spent two years working toward expanding t...

 2018-10-17 03:57 

The Times of India

Anna Burns wins Booker Prize with Troubles tale 'Milkman'...

Anna Burns is the first writer from Northern Ireland to win the 50,000-pound ($66,000) prize, which is open to English-language authors from around the world. The 56-year-old Belfast-born novelist said she was "stunned'9; to have won. Burns sai...

 2018-10-17 03:42 

The Times of India

Theresa May confronts EU leaders amid Brexit crisis...

This week's summit in Brussels was billed as a "moment of truth" for negotiations on Britain's exit from the bloc -- but it seems the truth is that the two sides just cannot agree....

 2018-10-17 03:30 

The Times of India

Serial killer of 8 children executed at Pakistani prison...

Mohammad Imran was hanged Wednesday morning in the eastern city of Lahore in the presence of the father of 7-year-old Zainab Ansari whose rape and murder shocked Pakistan in January. Imran was arrested two weeks after he threw Zainab's body into a gar...

 2018-10-17 03:17 

The Times of India

IMF chief postpones Middle East trip with Saudi stop...

Lagarde had been set to participate in the kingdom's Future Investment Initiative conference that has been boycotted by global business and media leaders since the suspected death of Jamal Khashoggi, who was last seen at the Saudi consulate in Istanbu...

 2018-10-16 17:12 

The Times of India

Top US diplomat says Saudi back probe into missing writer...

President Donald Trump dispatched his secretary of state on the urgent mission to Riyadh to defuse a crisis over Khashoggi, an insider turned critic of the conservative monarchy who was last seen on October 2 when he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbu...

 2018-10-16 17:03 

The Times of India

World Heritage sites threatened by sea level rise...

From Venice and the tower of Pisa to the medieval city of Rhodes, dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Mediterranean basin are deeply threatened by rising sea levels, researchers warned Tuesday. All but two of 49 UN-recognised icons of human civil...

 2018-10-16 14:50 

The Times of India

Putin to attend ceremony marking 100 years of WWI...

Apart from attending the ceremony marking 100 years of the end of the First World War, Vladimir Putin will go to a working breakfast organised by French President Emmanuel Macron and later lay flowers at a monument to Russian soldiers in the capital, said...

 2018-10-16 13:23 

The Times of India

Donald Trump lashes out at Elizabeth Warren over DNA test, calls her 'phony!'...

Warren released the test results on Monday in part to push back against Trump's longstanding taunts about her ancestry claims. The results provide some evidence of a Native American in her lineage, though the ancestor probably lived six to 10 generati...

 2018-10-16 12:40 

The Times of India

China's Communist party expels 2 former generals...

General Fang is the latest in the list of a host of top defence officials caught in the anti-graft campaign launched by President Xi since 2013. Over 50 top generals have been punished under the anti-graft campaign which, observers say, also helped him to...

 2018-10-16 12:15 

The Times of India

Turkish foreign minister says no 'confession' from Saudis over Khashoggi...
 2018-10-16 10:44 

The Times of India

China says more projects planned under CPEC...

An IMF team is scheduled to arrive in Pakistan on November 7 to negotiate the programme, likely to span over a three-year period, Pakistan's Finance Minister Asad Umar said on Sunday after his meeting with the Managing Director Christine Lagarde in In...

 2018-10-16 10:35 

The Times of India

Court extends Shahbaz Sharif's remand by 14 days in Rs 1,400 cr housing scam...

Shahbaz, 67, the younger brother of ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on October 5 in the Ashiana-e-Iqbal housing project scam. He was remanded to a 10-day custody to NAB....

 2018-10-16 10:00 

The Times of India

North Korea slams US for 'evil' sanctions push...
 2018-10-16 08:08 

The Times of India

Pompeo in Saudi for crisis talks on missing journalist...

"Rogue killers" could be to blame for the disappearance of Khashoggi, who has not been seen since he walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to sort out marriage paperwork, US President Donald Trump said after telephone talks with...

 2018-10-16 07:19 

The Times of India

Women hold key to first major vote of Trump era...

The "Call Your Sister" initiative was launched by organizers of the women's march, in which more than a million people nationwide took to the streets after Trump's January 2017 inauguration....

 2018-10-16 06:56 

The Times of India

US alarmed by China's 'predatory' practices: James Mattis...

"We're two large powers, or two Pacific powers, two economic powers. There's going to be times we step on each other's toes, so we're going to have to find a way to productively manage our relationship," James Mattis said....

 2018-10-16 06:20 

The Times of India

Trump sends Pompeo to Riyadh over Khashoggi...
 2018-10-16 06:19 

The Times of India

Yemeni president fires prime minister, citing 'negligence'...
 2018-10-16 06:10 

The Times of India

'Free vocational training': China's justification for Uighur internment camps...

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