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Category: World News

US calls for immediate release of Reuters reporters detained in Myanmar

IANS SINGAPORE US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday called for the immediate release of two Reuters reporters detained…

Eleven bodies found in home in Mexico

IANS MEXICO CITY Mexican officials on Friday discovered the bodies of 11 people who had been tied up, tortured and…

Militants torch 12 schools in Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan

IANS   ISLAMABAD Twelve schools, mostly all-girl institutions, were burnt down on Friday in Pakistan’s Gilgit Baltistan region in a…

35 killed in Afghan Shia mosque attack

IANS   AFGHANISTAN At least 35 people were killed and more than 70 others wounded after two explosions ripped through…

India, Kazakhstan agree to boost trade, defence cooperation

IANS ASTANA India and Kazakhstan agreed to strengthen cooperation in the areas of trade and defence and security following delegation-level…

‘Pakistan wants resumption of talks with India’

PTI   ISLAMABAD Pakistan Thursday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s congratulatory phone call to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan and…

Pope declares death penalty ‘inadmissible’ in all cases

IANS   VATICAN CITY Pope Francis has decided to change the Roman Catholic Church’s teaching on death penalty, by declaring…

China, Asean agree on draft South China Sea code of conduct

IANS SINGAPORE China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) have agreed on a draft code of conduct that…

97 injured as Mexican plane crashes at airport in hail storm

AFP   DURANGO An Aeromexico flight crashed on takeoff during a heavy hail storm in northern Mexico, engulfing the plane…

US judge blocks release of 3D gun blueprints amid uproar

AFP   CHICAGO A US judge has temporarily blocked the online publication of blueprints for 3D-printed firearms, in a last-ditch…