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JCC approves Long-Term CPEC plan

JCC approves Long-Term CPEC plan

The Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has approved the Long-Term Plan (LTP 2017-30) without a
22 Nov 2017, 05:31 PM IST
Bangladesh, Myanmar begin talks on Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh, Myanmar begin talks on Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh and Myanmar on Wednesday began talks on starting the repatriation process of the Rohingya refugees.
22 Nov 2017, 05:29 PM IST
Taliban leaders among 16 dead in Afghan operation

Taliban leaders among 16 dead in Afghan operation

At least 16 terrorists belonging to the Taliban group, including three key commanders, were killed in an operation by the security forces i
22 Nov 2017, 05:27 PM IST
US Navy aircraft with 11 aboard crashes in Philippine Sea

US Navy aircraft with 11 aboard crashes in Philippine Sea

A military aircraft with 11 people aboard has crashed into the Philippine Sea while en route to an aircraft carrier, the US said, the latest
22 Nov 2017, 04:48 PM IST
Few tears in China as old friend Robert Mugabe ousted as President of Zimbabwe

Few tears in China as old friend Robert Mugabe ousted as President of Zimbabwe

China is shedding few tears over the ousting of its old friend Robert Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe, fed up with the ruinous state of its
22 Nov 2017, 04:45 PM IST

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China to induct missiles into PLA next year that can hit targets 'anywhere in the world': Chinese media Report

China's next-generation multi- nuclear warhead intercontinental ballistic missile with a proclaimed ability to hit targets "anywhere in the world" may be inducted into the PLA earl
20 Nov 2017, 10:03 PM IST

New ARV drugs, early diagnosis key to beating AIDS epidemic: UNAIDS

Developing new antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and using technology for early diagnosis are among steps needed to sustain momentum in fighting HIV/AIDS and ending the disease as a publi
20 Nov 2017, 05:51 PM IST

Swiss police lift U.S. consular office evacuation

Swiss police declared the U.S. consular office building in Zurich as safe, saying a “suspicious object” discovered on Monday morning that had prompted a brief evacuation of two
20 Nov 2017, 05:47 PM IST

New long-range missile may be inducted into PLA next year: Report

China's next-generation multi-nuclear warhead intercontinental ballistic missile with a proclaimed ability to hit targets "anywhere in the world" may be inducted into the PLA early
20 Nov 2017, 05:21 PM IST

South Korea fears further missile advances by North this year in threat to US

North Korea may conduct additional missile tests this year to polish up its long-range missile technology and ramp up the threat against the United States, South Korea's spy agency
20 Nov 2017, 04:59 PM IST

Zimbabwe opposition wants inclusive political process after military intervention

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader said on Monday President Robert Mugabe’s refusal to resign had dampened people’s spirits and called for an inclusive political process in th
20 Nov 2017, 04:48 PM IST

Trump to announce decision on big-game trophies next week

US President Donald Trump has said that his administration will soon announce its decision on whether to allow trophies of African elephants to be imported into Washington.
20 Nov 2017, 03:50 PM IST

NASA shows how Earth changed in 20 years

NASA scientists have compiled a captivating video that maps how the Earth's surface has changed over a span of 20 years, using data from various satellites.
19 Nov 2017, 03:27 PM IST

Gold smugglers now prefer Europe over Gulf countries: Customs officials

Gold smugglers are now shifting their focus to European nations from traditional Gulf countries, a preferred route for illegal ferrying of the yellow metal, to avoid suspicion of I
19 Nov 2017, 03:16 PM IST

Pakistan NSA accuses India of creating 'two-front situation'

Pakistan national security advisor Nasser Khan Janjua today accused India of creating a "two-front situation" for Pakistan, saying such a policy would be detrimental for regional p
18 Nov 2017, 06:29 PM IST

U.N. calls on El Salvador to stop jailing women for abortion

El Salvador should apply a moratorium on laws that punish women with harsh jail terms for having an abortion while it reviews cases of those already incarcerated in the socially co
18 Nov 2017, 05:31 PM IST

Syria toxic gas inquiry to end after Russia again blocks U.N. renewal

An international investigation into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria will end on Friday after Russia blocked for the third time in a month attempts at the Unit
18 Nov 2017, 05:13 PM IST

Greeks march to mark 1973 student revolt against junta, clashes break out

Greek police clashed with hooded youths in Athens on Friday after thousands marched to mark a bloody 1973 student uprising that helped topple the military junta which then ruled th
18 Nov 2017, 05:10 PM IST

Hariri tells Lebanese president will be in Lebanon Wednesday: Aoun

Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon’s prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, told President Michel Aoun in a phone call he would be in Lebanon on Wednesday for Inde
18 Nov 2017, 05:07 PM IST

Ecstatic Zimbabweans flood Harare to celebrate expected Mugabe downfall

Tens of thousands of Zimbabweans flooded the streets of Harare on Saturday, singing, dancing and hugging soldiers in an extraordinary outpouring of elation at the expected fall of
18 Nov 2017, 05:05 PM IST

Venezuela opposition leader Ledezma flees to Spain

Veteran Venezuelan opposition leader Antonio Ledezma, under house arrest since 2015 for alleged coup plotting, escaped across the border to Colombia on Friday and later flew to Spa
18 Nov 2017, 04:45 PM IST

Chinese, North Korean envoys talk up ties despite nuclear tensions

A senior Chinese envoy has met an aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in Pyongyang, the two sides said Saturday, stressing long-standing ties despite deep divisions over the No
18 Nov 2017, 03:14 PM IST

Germany puts blanket ban on smartwatches for kids

Germany's telecommunications regulator has announced a blanket ban on smartwatches for children over privacy concerns and asked parents to destroy the ones already purchased.
18 Nov 2017, 01:17 PM IST

Elizabeth II appoints first woman for parliamentary job

UK's Queen Elizabeth II has approved the appointment of Sarah Clarke as the new Black Rod in the House of Lords, a job previously held by 60 men since the post was created in 1361.
18 Nov 2017, 11:26 AM IST

Lebanon Prime Minister leaves Saudi Arabia

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has left Saudi Arabia for France, a TV channel owned by his family announced on Saturday.
18 Nov 2017, 11:16 AM IST