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  • BJP's attempt to win elections through whipping up war hysteria has backfired: Imran Khan

    Islamabad, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that BJP's attempt to win elections through whipping up war hysteria and false claims of downing a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet has backfired. In a tweet on Saturday, he said the US defence officials have also confirmed that no F-16 was...

  • Philippine clash: 7 killed, 22 wounded

    Manila, Philippine security forces clashed with Abu Sayyaf militants on Friday in southern Sulu province, killing at least seven and wounding 22 others, the military said. 'Among the dead were three soldiers and four Abu Sayyaf militants while those wounded were 13 soldiers and nine...

  • UN Chief Guterres expresses concern over military movement in Libya

    United Nation, Secretary-General António Guterres, who in support of the internationally-recognized Government's efforts to bring rival leaders across the country together is on a visit to Libya, has expressed concern over military movement in the country. The UN chief tweeted that he was...

  • Afghanistan: Drone strike kills 5 IS militants

    Kabul, At least five militants of the Islamic State (IS) group including commander Mawlawi Suliman have been killed in a drone attack against the group in Achin district of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, said a statement of provincial government here on Wednesday.

  • India cleared to buy 24 Seahawk helicopters

    Washington, As tensions continue to simmer between India and Pakistan, the US has cleared New Delhi's request to buy 24 new MH-60R Seahawk multi-mission helicopters. The sale comes with an estimated price tag of $2.6 billion, according to a Tuesday announcement from the Defense Security...

  • Two pilots killed as AH-1Z helicopter crashes in Arizona

    Washington, : Two marine pilots died after a helicopter AH-1Z crashed during training in South Western Arizona. According to Marine Corps officials, this mishap took place during training of Weapons Tactical Instructor Course. The cause of the crash is being investigated. According to Gabriel...

  • Facebook CEO calls on governments to reinforce social media regulation

    Washington, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that governments should play a more active role in regulating the internet , urging more countries to adopt versions of sweeping European rules aimed at safeguarding user privacy. 'I believe we need a more active role for governments and...

  • Five killed, 3 injured in Chinese factory blast

    Jinan (China), An explosion at a perlite factory in the city of Qingzhou, located in China's eastern Shandong province, left five people killed and three others slightly injured. The Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities, that the incident occurred at 2135 hours. (GMT)...

  • Trump threatens to close US-Mexico border next week

    Washington: US President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to close the US-Mexico border next week if Mexico does not stop undocumented immigrants from coming into the United States. Trump, while speaking to reporters, accused Mexico of choosing not to stop migrants coming to the US southern...

  • UN rejects Sri Lankan official's 'spin' on Human Rights Council encounter

    United Nations, The UN's top rights official rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more 'cautious' in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims of grave abuses during the civil war. ...

  • Accident in Guatemala kills 30

    Guatemala City, At least 30 people were killed while four others sustained injuries in a road accident in Guatemala, country's emergency said. The tragedy took place on the Inter-American Highway. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales addressed the situation, expressing his condolences....

  • Islamabad HC orders to provide protection to Hindu minor girls

    Islamabad/New Delhi: Hearing a petition in the abduction and forced conversion case of two Hindu minor girls to Islam on the eve of Holi, Islamabad High Court today ordered the administration to provide protection to them. The court has also ordered the administration to find out the missing Hindu...

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