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US negotiators reach deal to avoid another government shutdown

IANS   Washington US House and Senate legislators have reached an agreement “in principle” to provide $1.375 billion for barriers…

India calls for steps to protect peacekeepers from IED hazards

Arul Louis | IANS   UNITED NATIONS India has asked the UN to take special measures to protect peacekeepers from…

Kamala Harris confronts critics questioning her black heritage

PTI   NEW YORK Indian-origin US Senator Kamala Harris, who officially kicked off her 2020 presidential campaign, has directly confronted…

Russian, Chinese lasers threaten US satellites: Pentagon

IANS   WASHINGTON A new Pentagon report has warned that China and Russia were both developing space capabilities to threaten…

Tensions rise on Israel-Gaza border

IANS GAZA Tensions have escalated between activists of rallies and protests, better known as the marches of return, and Israeli…

China angry after US sails warships in South China Sea

IANS BEIJING China on Monday chided the US for sailing two warships in the disputed South China Sea, a move…

Australian PM seeks to block bill on ill asylum seekers

IANS CANBERRA Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison campaigned on Monday to block a bill that would allow ill asylum seekers…

Brexit may bring long-term gains for India, say experts

NEW DELHI: Britain is set to leave the European Union on March 29 and concerns remain across the globe with…

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…