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Japan PM revises when he knew about friend's vet school application

Japan PM revises when he knew about friend's vet school application

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday revised when he first knew about a friend's application to open a veterinary school at the cen
25 Jul 2017, 04:10 PM IST
Polish president signs bill giving justice minister power to hire court heads

Polish president signs bill giving justice minister power to hire court heads

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday signed into law a bill giving the justice minister the power to hire and fire the heads of ordinary
25 Jul 2017, 04:06 PM IST
Chinese jets intercept U.S. surveillance plane - U.S. officials

Chinese jets intercept U.S. surveillance plane - U.S. officials

Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea at the weekend, with one jet coming within about
25 Jul 2017, 04:00 PM IST
North Korea official responds to US travel ban, says 'we don't care a bit'

North Korea official responds to US travel ban, says 'we don't care a bit'

But Americans, he added, would lose "the freedom to travel to DPRK (North Korea) and experience the DPRK for themselves and another side to
25 Jul 2017, 03:54 PM IST
Trump son-in-law details Russia contacts, denies collusion

Trump son-in-law details Russia contacts, denies collusion

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, emerged from behind the scenes on Monday to tell Senate investigators he had no part in
25 Jul 2017, 03:11 PM IST

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Amid the Sikkim standoff, China today hinted that a bilateral meeting between State Councillor Yang Jiechi and National Security Adviser Ajit Doval could take place on the sideline
24 Jul 2017, 07:59 PM IST

Hopes for HIV cure revived by African child in remission

A South African child born with HIV has surprised experts by appearing to be effectively cured of the AIDS virus after just a year of treatment followed by eight and a half years d
24 Jul 2017, 04:38 PM IST

Erdogan gambling with centuries-old ties to Germany: Schaeuble

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is putting at risk vital and long-established relations with Germany, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in an interview published on Monday.
24 Jul 2017, 04:32 PM IST

Polish president unexpectedly vetoes judiciary reform

Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Monday he will veto two of three bills reforming the country's judiciary system, easing worries that the ruling Law and Justice party will und
24 Jul 2017, 04:26 PM IST

China says it wants to 'maintain stability' in disputed South China Sea

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Monday Beijing wanted to maintain stability in the South China Sea as it seeks alliances in the region amid tensions in the disputed waters
24 Jul 2017, 04:24 PM IST

Taliban suicide car bomber kills dozens in Afghan capital

A Taliban suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul on Monday, killing up to 35 people and wounding more than 40, government officials said, in one of the
24 Jul 2017, 03:54 PM IST

Israel Strikes Gaza After Missile Across Border: Army

Israel struck a position of Islamist group Hamas in Gaza on Monday, the army said, hours after a missile was fired across the border from the Palestinian enclave.
24 Jul 2017, 03:52 PM IST

Myanmar floods kill two, displace tens of thousands

Flooding across large parts of Myanmar has displaced more than 100,000 people, causing two deaths, while dramatic riverbank erosion has washed away a Buddhist pagoda, officials, re
24 Jul 2017, 03:19 PM IST

UN-backed Libya PM to meet eastern strongman near Paris

Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj will hold talks near Paris tomorrow with Khalifa Haftar, the powerful military commander based in the country's east, the French pr
24 Jul 2017, 01:52 PM IST

White House Says Open To Legislation Toughening Russia Sanctions

The White House said on Sunday it was open to legislation toughening sanctions on Russia as momentum increased in the U.S. Congress for stronger action against Moscow.
24 Jul 2017, 01:19 PM IST

Emmanuel Macron Sees His Popularity Tumble In France, According To A Poll

A poll out on Sunday showed that the popularity rating of France's new President Emmanuel Macron has slumped 10 points to hit 54 percent over the past month.While Macron has made a
24 Jul 2017, 01:15 PM IST

Number Of Deaths In Kabul Car Bombing Rises To 35

The death toll from a suicide car bomb blast in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Monday rose by more than 10 to at least 35, according to a senior government official.The number of de
24 Jul 2017, 01:13 PM IST

Russian firm provides second Mi-171E non-combat chopper to Pak

Pakistan has received a Russian-made Mi-171E non-combat helicopter, the second such chopper delivered to the country this year, indicating growing ties between Islamabad and Moscow
24 Jul 2017, 10:28 AM IST

24 dead in Kabul suicide car bomb attack: Afghan official

An Afghan government spokesman said a suicide car bomb exploded in a western neighbourhood of Kabul. An official said that 24 people were killed while 42 others were wounded in the
24 Jul 2017, 10:22 AM IST

British Princes Regret Rushed Final Conversation With Mother Diana

 Britain's Prince William and Harry have spoken of their regret over the last conversation they had with their mother Princess Diana before she died, saying the telephone call was
24 Jul 2017, 09:13 AM IST

'I Just Want To Go Home', Says German Girl Who Joined ISIS: Report

 A German teenager who joined ISIS is now being held in detention in Iraq and says she regrets joining the terrorist group and just wants to come home to her family, media reporte
24 Jul 2017, 09:11 AM IST

Donald Trump's New Communcations Chief Vows To 'Stop Those Leaks'

 Donald Trump's new communications director Anthony Scaramucci vowed Sunday to usher in a fresh start in the White House, beginning with a clampdown on unauthorized leaks that hav
24 Jul 2017, 09:09 AM IST

Erdogan says prolonging Gulf crisis 'not in anyone's interest'

Prolonging the crisis in the Gulf sparked by the isolation of Qatar is not in the interest of anyone, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday as he embarked on a key
23 Jul 2017, 03:19 PM IST

In a show of authority, China opens theatre on South China Sea isle

China has opened a modern cinema theatre on Yongxing Island in the disputed South China Sea as part of its plan to establish authority over the area, the state media reported on Su
23 Jul 2017, 03:08 PM IST

After intense talks, US leaders agree on sanctions bill for Russia, N Korea, Iran

US Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on legislation that allows new sanctions against Russia, Iran and now also North Korea, leading congressional Democrats said on
23 Jul 2017, 01:41 PM IST