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Sri Lanka floods: Death toll rises to 146, 112 still missing; rescue operations on

The death toll from Sri Lanka's worst floods since 2003 rose to 146, as security forces and rescuers stepped up search and rescue operations after weather condition improved.

May 28, 2017 03:08 PM

Petition in Pakistan Supreme Court seeks immediate execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav

A petition has been filed in Pakistan’s Supreme Court seeking immediate execution of Indian prisoner on death row Kulbhushan Jadhav if he failed to get his capital punishment overturned.

May 28, 2017 02:20 PM

British Airways cancels all its flights from Heathrow, Gatwick airports due to 'major global computer failure'

Delays have been faced by air travelers on Saturday because of a worldwide computer systems failure at British Airways, the airline said.

May 27, 2017 11:55 PM

Pakistan approaches UN, international community to stop violence in Kashmir

Pakistan on Saturday approached the United Nations and the international community to stop the violence in the Kashmir Valley.

May 27, 2017 09:25 PM

Donald Trump to make final decision on Paris climate deal next week

US President Donald Trump on Saturday said that he’ll make a final decision on whether the US will stay in the Paris climate agreement next week.

May 27, 2017 09:10 PM

Palestinian prisoners in Israel jails end hunger strike

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails on hunger strike since April 17 have ended their protest, Palestinian and Israeli sources said today.

May 27, 2017 03:17 PM

Manchester attack: Two more persons arrested

British police today made two more arrests in connection with the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that killed 22 people, bringing the number of suspects in custody to 11.

May 27, 2017 03:14 PM

H-1B visa: Bill introduced seeking exemption for foreign-born persons with American PhD

A bill has been re-introduced in the House of Representatives that seeks exemption for foreign- born persons with an American Ph.D. in science, technology, engineering or mathematics from the limits...

May 27, 2017 03:00 PM

US Prez Donald Trump says his budget will create millions of new jobs

US President Donald Trump has said that his maiden budget will lay the foundation of a "new America" and reverse economic stagnation by creating millions of new jobs in the country.

May 27, 2017 11:22 AM

Egypt launches airstrikes in Libya in response to terrorist attack that killed 28 Coptic Christians

The Egyptian army has launched intensive airstrikes on terrorist groups in Libya in response to the attack by suspected Islamic State militants that killed 28 Christians in south of Cairo, the army...

May 27, 2017 08:29 AM

Sri Lanka witnesses worst rainfall since 1970, heavy floods and landslides kill around 90 people in country

According to officials, the worst rainfall since 1970s has been witnessed by Sri lanka which causes heavy floods and landslides and also killed over 90 people and left 110 missing in the country.

May 26, 2017 10:43 PM

Pakistan hikes defence budget by 7 per cent amid growing tension with India

Pakistan on Friday proposed to hike its defence budget by nearly seven per cent to Rs 920 billion amid growing tension with India along the Line of Control (LoC).

May 26, 2017 10:23 PM