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Chinese jets intercept US Navy plane over East China Sea

A US Navy surveillance aircraft was intercepted by two Chinese J-10 fighter jets in an “unsafe” manner over the East China Sea on Sunday, prompting evasive action by the former’s pilot to avoid...

Jul 25, 2017 08:10 AM

Pakistan summons Indian ambassador over ceasefire violation along LoC

Pakistan on Monday summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh over alleged ceasefire violations during which he lodged a strong protest over the death of an Indian soldier and many civilians...

Jul 24, 2017 10:55 PM

Sikkim standoff: Will safeguard our security interest at 'any cost', says China ahead of NSA talks

"China will safeguard its security interests at any cost. India should not leave things to luck and not harbour any unrealistic illusions," he said ahead of the 90th anniversary of the People's...

Jul 24, 2017 09:27 PM

Lahore blast: 8 cops among 26 killed, 57 injured in explosion near CM house; rescue operations underway

A powerful explosion rocked Pakistan's Lahore on Monday afternoon. The number of killed, according to media, has reached at least 26, while 57 others have been reported injured.

Jul 24, 2017 08:15 PM

Maldives Parliament stormed by the military & police, opposition MPs forcefully removed: Reports

A political upheaval consumed the Maldivian politics on Monday as the military and police stormed the parliament to prevent impeachment of parliamentary speaker. The armed forces forcefully removed...

Jul 24, 2017 07:19 PM

Israeli embassy shootout: Two Jordanians killed, one Israeli wounded

Tension have been mounted between the two countries since Israel installed metal detectors at entry point to Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem

Jul 24, 2017 11:37 AM

Kabul attack: Suicide attacker detonates car bomb; 24 dead, several injured

A suicide car bomb attack in a western neighbourhood of Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Monday morning left twenty four people dead and another 42 injured, an Afghan health ministry official reported.

Jul 24, 2017 11:23 AM

Amid Trump threatens financial cuts, Global HIV meeting urges US to 'stay engaged' on AIDS funding

Trump's proposed budget, submitted in May, reduces funding for several global health programmes, including HIV/AIDS

Jul 24, 2017 08:05 AM

Russia keen to sell fighter jet MiG-35 to India, talks on: Top official

Director General of Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG Ilya Tarasenko said the MiG-35 was 'the best' and definitely better than Lockheed Martin's fifth-generation combat aircraft F-35.

Jul 23, 2017 04:38 PM

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau wears kurta, performs puja at BAPS Mandir

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Toronto on Sunday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended the celebrations and hailed the temple as a place for...

Jul 23, 2017 03:58 PM

Know how ISIS nearly got hold of ingredients to build a 'Dirty Bomb'

As the deadly terrorist group Islamic State had seized Iraq's second largest city, Mosul in 2014, it laid claim to various garrisons and military bases filled with huge stock of weapons such as...

Jul 23, 2017 03:54 PM

Jerusalem: Israel installs new security cameras at holy site

New security cameras are installed on Sunday by Israel at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site

Jul 23, 2017 02:22 PM