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Biden, Putin meet in Geneva; talk for hours

AP Geneva With stern expressions and polite words before the cameras, President Joe Biden and Russia’s...

Missing Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa ‘fearing for life’

London: A daughter of Dubai’s powerful ruler who tried to flee the country in 2018 only to be detained by commandos in...

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2,000 Lebanese physicians affected by Beirut blasts BEIRUT: Some 2,000 Lebanese physicians were impacted by the massive August 4...

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Rolling Stones warn Trump not to use their songs LONDON: Legendary British rockband, the Rolling Stones have warned US...

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US ‘reasonably certain’ ISIS’ Jihadi John killed

PTI WASHINGTON The US military on Friday said it was “reasonably certain” that ISIS militant ‘Jihadi John’ was killed in its air strike in Syria, describing...

Diversity our strength: PM

PTI LONDON Facing attack back home over the issue of intolerance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said India’s diversity was the country’s “strength and pride”...

India, UK ink deals worth 9 billion pounds

  LONDON: India and the UK on Thursday signed deals worth 9 billion pounds as they inked a civil nuclear pact and decided to collaborate...

Engage with Modi on intolerance issue: writers to Cameron

LONDON: Over 200 prominent authors including Salman Rushdie have asked British Prime Minister David Cameron to raise the issue of “rising climate of fear” and...

Uzbekistan frees jailed dissident after Kerry visit

TASHKENT: Uzbekistan today freed one of its longest-serving political prisoners, a local human rights group said, shortly after US Secretary of State John Kerry...

Kurdish forces launch battle to retake Iraq’s Sinjar

NEAR SINJAR TOWN, IRAQ: Kurdish forces launched an offensive today to retake the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar from Islamic State militants who overran...

Myanmar pledges peaceful power shift to Suu Kyi party

YANGON: Myanmar’s president has joined the army chief in congratulating Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition after it swept national elections, and promised a smooth...

UN sees Syria progress timely for migrant crisis

VALLETTA: Progress toward negotiations in Syria offers a glimmer of hope for easing the refugee crisis sweeping into Europe, a senior UN official said ...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

Staying healthy in the monsoons

While the monsoons bring relief to hundreds of thousands of Goans, the season also heralds several common and sometimes deadly air and...

Rhyme and reflection

ANNA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ For Michael Jerome Koola becoming an author was always on the cards. And despite...

Going green

Samraat Club of Marcel in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Panjim organised a function at Vitthal Devasthan Hall, Bazarwada, Marcel.

Probing extra-terrestrial planets

The Collaborative Learning Cafe, an initiative by the Friends of Jesuits of the Goa Province organised an online talk titled ‘Five ideas...