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26 people killed by 8-10 attackers in gun attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt

26 people killed by 8-10 attackers in gun attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt

At least 26 people, mostly children, were killed and 25 other injured on Friday when masked gunmen wearing army uniforms open fired on a bus
26 May 2017, 07:51 PM IST
Group of Seven leaders gather for 'robust' talks in Sicily

Group of Seven leaders gather for 'robust' talks in Sicily

A two-day summit of leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrialised nations started off on Friday in the Italian town of Taormina.
26 May 2017, 06:04 PM IST
18 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

18 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

At least 18 Afghan soldiers were killed in an attack by the Taliban on a military base in Kandahar province, a local media report said on Fr
26 May 2017, 05:27 PM IST
Donald Trump and Pope Francis hilarious video is going viral on social networks

Donald Trump and Pope Francis hilarious video is going viral on social networks

The video shows the US president and the pontiff standing next to each other, then zooms in to show Trump trying to hold the Pope’s hand,
26 May 2017, 02:21 PM IST
Donald Trump Targets Criminal Gang MS-13 To Justify Immigration Crackdown

Donald Trump Targets Criminal Gang MS-13 To Justify Immigration Crackdown

For a president obsessed with deporting "bad hombres" from the United States, the Latino street gang known as MS-13 is the perfect target.
26 May 2017, 12:49 PM IST

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Philippines deploys helicopters in battle to retake city from Islamist rebels

Troops backed by attack helicopters battled dozens of militants linked to the Islamic State group holed up in a besieged city in the southern Philippines on Thursday after attempts
25 May 2017, 05:11 PM IST

In first under Trump, U.S. warship challenges Beijing's claims in South China Sea

A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, the first such challenge to
25 May 2017, 05:05 PM IST

Indonesian police launch raid as Jakarta attacks linked to Islamic State

Indonesia's anti-terrorism unit raided the home of a suspected suicide bomber on Thursday as authorities linked attacks that killed three police officers at a Jakarta bus station a
25 May 2017, 05:02 PM IST

Gay rights in China get fillip from Taiwan same-sex marriage ruling

Taiwan's decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry has proved a shot in the arm for the gay rights movement in Asia, but it is likely to be many years before China approv
25 May 2017, 04:39 PM IST

Melania factor boosts tourism in Slovenia

The number of tourists in Slovenia rose by 8 percent year-on-year in March, boosted by the fact that new U.S. First Lady Melania Trump was born in the country.
25 May 2017, 04:35 PM IST

As Taliban gain and U.S. weighs troop hike, a widow's plea to 'finish the job'

On a cold morning in January, Alexandra McClintock shoved her bare hands into the pockets of her black jacket and gazed at the endless rows of graves in Arlington National Cemetery
25 May 2017, 04:18 PM IST

Beijing bans shared bikes in military areas By K J M Varma

China's capital Beijing today banned shared bikes from military areas apparently for security reasons and to reduce growing traffic congestion on the city's roads arising due to a
25 May 2017, 02:38 PM IST

In challenge to Beijing, US Navy warship sails close to South China Sea

A US Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, US officials said on Wednesday, the first such challenge to Beij
25 May 2017, 01:24 PM IST

Trump Administration Proposes $800 Million Fund For Pakistan

The Trump administration has proposed to give Pakistan US $800 million as reimbursement for its military and logistical support in counter-terrorism operations in the next fiscal,
25 May 2017, 11:39 AM IST

No evidence that UN observers were attacked by Indian troops: Secretary-General

The United Nations has dismissed Pakistan Army's claim that its military observers came under attack from Indian troops near the Line of Control, saying there was "no evidence" of
25 May 2017, 11:00 AM IST

Father and brother of Manchester bomber arrested in Libya

Libya has arrested a brother and the father of the man suspected of carrying out the bombing in the British city of Manchester, a relative and security sources said Wednesday.
25 May 2017, 08:27 AM IST

Indonesia: Twin blasts in Jakarta kill 2 including suspected suicide bomber

Indonesian police said on Wednesday that there had been two explosions in the eastern part of the capital Jakarta near a bus station. Police said that two people had been killed, i
25 May 2017, 08:23 AM IST

British PM Theresa May To Cut Short G7 Trip After Manchester Attack

 British Prime Minister Theresa May will curtail her trip to the G7 summit in Italy this week following the deadly suicide attack on a Manchester concert, an official said Wednesd
25 May 2017, 08:18 AM IST

UK Police Make 7th Arrest In Manchester Terror Probe

British police arrested a seventh person Wednesday in connection with the massacre at a Manchester pop concert that left 22 people dead.
25 May 2017, 08:12 AM IST

Egypt Blocks Several News Sites Including Jazeera

Egypt blocked several media websites on Wednesday including those belonging to the Qatari Al-Jazeera news channel and an opposition television station based in Turkey, a security o
25 May 2017, 08:10 AM IST

US Treasury Chief Steven Mnuchin Says Reviewing Iran's Aircraft Licenses

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that his department is reviewing licenses for Boeing Co. and Airbus to sell aircraft to Iran, telling lawmakers he will incre
25 May 2017, 08:08 AM IST

Forget Donald Trump's White House, Belgium Shows Melania Trump The Surreal

As her reality TV star husband meets many of his Western allies for the first time as US president on Thursday, Melania Trump will be offered a different take on the surreal by her
25 May 2017, 08:04 AM IST

Manchester Bomber Seen Buying Rucksack In City On Friday: Report

Three days before he detonated a bomb that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert venue, police believe Abedi withdrew 250 pounds ($324) from an ATM before he went shopping in th
25 May 2017, 08:02 AM IST

Trump Budget Cut Bid Would Make It 'Impossible' For UN To Continue Work: Sources

The Trump proposal cuts about a third from US diplomacy and aid budgets, or nearly $19 billion. This includes cutting some $1 billion from a UN peacekeeping funding and a steep cut
25 May 2017, 08:00 AM IST

Manchester bomber was part of a network - police

The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children was part of a network, the city's chief of police said on Wednesday as troops were deploy
24 May 2017, 08:58 PM IST