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3 killed in Indonesia flash floods

JAKARTA: As many as three people were killed and three others injured as flash floods struck the West Java province…

World Government Summit begins in Dubai

DUBAI: The seventh session of the World Government Summit kicked off here on Sunday with the participation of over 4,000…

Russia warns against dismantling of arms control system

MOSCOW: The dismantling of arms control system by the United States might cause unpredictable consequences, Vasily Nebenzya, Russian Permanent Representative…

Bangladesh warns against lingering Rohingya crisis

DHAKA: The Foreign Minister of Bangladesh on Sunday said prolonged Rohingya crisis would encourage formation of pockets of radicalism, which…

‘UK starts hiring for new Brexit crisis centre’

PTI   LONDON The UK government has begun hiring for jobs in a new crisis command and control centre to…

Thai princess bid for PM scuttled as party obeys royal command

AFP   BANGKOK Thai Princess Ubolratana’s unprecedented attempt to become the country’s next prime minister was abruptly nixed Saturday after…

Second woman accuses Virginia deputy Governor of sexual assault

IANS   WASHINGTON A second woman has come forward with claims that she was sexually assaulted by Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor…

Modi’s Arunachal Pradesh visit would aggravate border dispute: China

IANS BEIJING China on Saturday opposed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh and said such actions would “escalate”…

US in talks with India over missile defence collaboration: Pentagon

PTI   WASHINGTON The US has discussed a potential missile defence collaboration with India, a top Pentagon official has said,…

Ex-Belgian King may face 5,000 euro daily fine over paternity test

IANS   BRUSSELS The former King of Belgium could face a fine of 5,000 euros ($5,665) a day if he…