Monday , 19 March 2018

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Pak ‘must do more’ against terror groups: US

Washington: The US has told Pakistan that it “must do more” against Taliban and other terror groups operating in the country, warning that the Trump administration is ready to take unilateral measures if Islamabad failed to stop cross-border attacks from its soil. Please like & share: Read More »

Britain, Russia trade blame over poisoning of former spy

London: Britain’s foreign secretary said Sunday that the trail of blame for the poisoning of a former spy “leads inexorably to the Kremlin,” after a Russian envoy suggested the nerve agent involved could have come from a UK lab. Please like & share: Read More »

Water may exist in Earth’s lower mantle, shows diamonds study

Washington: Water may be more common than expected at extreme depths approaching 640 kilometres and possibly beyond — within Earth’s lower mantle, says a study that explored microscopic pockets of a trapped form of crystallised water molecules in a sampling of diamonds from around the world. Please like & share: Read More »

Trade a big friction in India-US ties: WH

PTI   WASHINGTON The US shares very strong ties with India and is in favour of free, fair and reciprocal trade with it, a senior White House official has said even as he asserted that the bilateral trade remained one aspect of the relationship where “the most friction” is experienced. The remarks came days after US President Donald Trump publicly ... Read More »

Romanian court tells man he’s not alive

IANS   BUCHAREST A Romanian court has ruled that a 63-year-old man is dead despite the man himself appearing alive and well, a media report said. Constantin Reliu asked the court in Barlad town to overturn a death certificate obtained by his wife after he had spent more than a decade in Turkey, during which time he was out of ... Read More »

Greek Foreign Minister receives envelope with bullet

IANS   ATHENS Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Kotzias has received an envelope containing a bullet and a threatening letter over the ongoing negotiations to settle the name dispute with Macedonia, officials said on Saturday. The envelope was sent to the Ministry earlier this week while Kotzias’ aides also received threatening calls, Greek national news agency AMNA reported. “All those ... Read More »

Russia expels 23 British diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens

REUTERS MOSCOW Russia expelled 23 British diplomats on Saturday in a carefully calibrated retaliatory move against London, which has accused the Kremlin of orchestrating a nerve toxin attack on a former Russian double agent and his daughter in southern England. Escalating a crisis in relations, Russia said it was also shutting down the activities of the British Council, which fosters ... Read More »

Vijay Mallya extradition trial returns to UK court

PTI   London Liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya’s extradition trial is set for one of its final hearings at Westminster Magistrates’ Court here Friday. The 62-year-old, who is on trial for the UK court to rule if he can be extradited to India to face charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to around Rs 9,000 crore, is on bail until ... Read More »

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