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Category: World News

Over 1.28 lakh Indians pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia for Hajj

JEDDAH: Over 1.28 lakh Indian pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia to perform the annual Hajj pilgrimage, officials said. (more…)

Imran Khan elected as Pak’s new PM

ISLAMABAD: Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan was elected as Pakistan’s new Prime Minister on Friday after he defeated veteran politician Shahbaz…

Netanyahu questioned again over alleged graft

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went through a new round of questioning today over one of several graft cases…

Turkey says will respond if US imposes more sanctions

ISTANBUL: Turkey Friday threatened to respond if Washington levied further sanctions over the detention of an American pastor which has…

US military parade ordered by Trump postponed to 2019

Washington: A multimillion-dollar military parade planned by US President Donald Trump through the streets of Washington DC in November has…

Nepal Govt under fire for curbing press freedom

Kathmandu: Nepal’s Communist government Friday introduced a new criminal code that makes publishing confidential information, recording audio or taking pictures…

US sanctions Myanmar military commanders over Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’

WASHINGTON: The US government Friday hit four Myanmar military commanders and two military units with punitive sanctions, accusing them of…

Trump’s war on media draws editorials in nearly 350 US outlets

Washington: In an unprecedented move, nearly 350 media outlets Thursday launched a coordinated campaign decrying US President Donald Trump’s frequent…

Enact appropriate laws to curb terror financing: Asia Pacific Group

Islamabad: An international group monitoring Pakistan’s commitments to the global financial watchdog FATF has highlighted deficiencies in the country’s legal…

Keita re-elected Mali President with landslide

Bamako: Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been re-elected for a five-year term after winning 67.17 per cent of the…