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Category: World News

Neil Simon, Broadway’s master of comedy, dies at 91

NEW YORK: Playwright Neil Simon, a master of comedy whose laugh-filled hits such as “The Odd Couple,” ″Barefoot in the…

‘Stressed pilot caused deadly Nepal plane crash’

KATHMANDU/DHAKA: The pilot of the US-Bangla plane that crashed in Nepal in March had cried and suffered an emotional breakdown…

Pakistan court gives ‘final chance’ to submit response in petition against Sharifs’ conviction

LAHORE: A Pakistani court Monday gave the anti-corruption body a final chance to file its response by Wednesday in a…

China welcomes India, Pakistan participation in anti-terror drill

BEIJING: China on Monday welcomed the joint participation by India and Pakistan in the ongoing counter-terrorism drill of the Shanghai…

Pope begs for God’s pardon  for sexual abuse scandals

DUBLIN: Pope Francis “begged for God’s forgiveness” on Sunday  for multiple abuse scandals within the Irish Church but faced accusations…

John McCain, influential US senator dies aged 81

New York: Influential US Senator John McCain, a Vietnam war hero and a towering figure in the American political scene,…

Julie Bishop resigns as foreign minister amid Cabinet revamp

SYDNEY: Australian Foreign Minister resigned from new Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Cabinet on Sunday, two days after a bruising leadership…

Spitzer! NASA Telescope marks 15 years in space

WASHINGTON: The Spitzer Space Telescope launched into orbit around the sun on Aug. 25, 2003, kicking off a long and…

2 dead, 241 injured as 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Northwest Iran

TEHRAN: A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck western Iran near the border with Iraq early Sunday, killing two people and injuring…

Pope hears the wounds of Ireland’s abused, and vows to speak

Knock (Ireland): Pope Francis visited a famous shrine Sunday in Ireland and was to celebrate a Mass dedicated to families…