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May 03

More violence kills 9 in contested Syrian city of Aleppo

Beirut: Syrian rebels and government forces on Tuesday shelled each other’s neighbourhoods in Aleppo, leaving at least nine dead and scores wounded on

Pak leaders knew Osama’s location but US has no proof: Clinton

Washington: Senior Pakistani leadership knew that Osama bin Laden was hiding at a compound in Abbottabad but US has not been able to get any proof of it so

Pakistan has one month’s time to grab US F16 deal

Washington: Pakistan has time till May end to avail the American offer to procure eight F-16s at an estimated cost of USD 700 million after Obama

Blasphemy case for ‘desecrating’ Sikh man’s turban in Pakistan

Islamabad: Five employees of a transport company and the owner of a bus terminal were booked under blasphemy law for desecrating a Sikh passenger’s

British charities announce biggest donations against dementia

London: Two of Britain’s leading charities have announced their biggest ever donations for research to curb dementia. The Alzheimer’s Society and

Trump says may seek India’s help on ‘unstable’ Pak’s nuk

Washington: Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump today hinted at seeking help from India and other nations to address the “problem” of

UN condemns killing of 12 Egyptians, 3 others in Libya

Tripoli: The United Nations’ Libya envoy has condemned the killing of 12 Egyptians and three Libyan nationals in a string of incidents in the central

2 killed, 9 coal miners missing in China

Beijing: At least two persons were killed and nine others missing days after a coal mine they were working in was flooded in the country’s northwest

Trump delivers ‘America first’ foreign policy speech

Washington: Republican frontrunner for the 2016 presidential campaign Donald Trump vowed to pursue an “America first” foreign policy in a speech

Gurudwara terror suspect was a repeated offender: German police

Berlin: A teenager arrested for his alleged involvement in a terror strike at a gurudwara in the German city of Essen ten days ago was a “repeated

US university students protest kirtan singing by white woman

New York: Singing of kirtans at an Ivy League university has drawn protests from a multi-racial group of students there. Unlike in the protests against yoga,

Indian-Origin Appointed Dean At Calgary University In Canada

Toronto: An Indian-origin veterinary medical expert has been appointed as the Dean of the prestigious University of Calgary’s Faculty of Veterinary

Michelle Obama targets ‘religious freedom’ bill

Washington: US First Lady Michelle Obama has targeted Mississippi’s recent controversial “religious freedom” bill that has come under attack

Suspect in US shooting of five people found dead

Washington: A man suspected in two connected shootings that left five people dead on Friday night in the southern US state of Georgia has been found dead,

Obama makes plea for Britain to stay in European Union

London: US President Barack Obama arrived here with a message for the UK to vote to remain within the European Union in the June 23 referendum, saying the bloc

Russia elects retired police chief as human rights ombudsman

Moscow: The Russian parliament on Friday elected a retired senior police officer to serve as presidential human rights ombudsman amid an outcry about her lack

Delayed Yemen peace talks begin in Kuwait

Kuwait: The UN sponsored peace talks between Yemen’s rival forces began in Kuwait on Thursday night, according to Kuwait’s state radio broadcast live. The

Japan succeeds in test flight of first stealth fighter jet

Tokyo: Japan’s first stealth fighter jet successfully took to the skies on Friday as the country joins a select group of world military powers wielding the

Pankaj Oswal told not to leave Australia by tax authorities

Sydney: Amid a takeover tussle with his mother for control of Oswal Greentech and Oswal Agro Mills, Pankaj Oswal has been ordered by authorities in Australia

Should meet half-way to resolve Sino-India border dispute: China

Beijing: China and India should “meet each other halfway” to reach a “fair and reasonable” political solution to the border dispute acceptable to both