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To ensure clear sky for Donald Trump's visit, China drives away deadly smog with emergency measures

Following US President Donald Trump's visit, Chinese Environment Ministry ordered emergency measures to drive away the smog hovering over the city in the last few days with emergency measures.

Nov 09, 2017 06:58 AM

Indian-origin UK minister Priti Patel resigns over 'secret' Israel visit row

Patel's position as international development minister had become increasingly untenable after it emerged that she had two further meetings with Israeli officials that were not disclosed through the...

Nov 09, 2017 06:26 AM

Catalonia crisis: To allow referendums, Spain considering constitutional amendments, says Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis

In Catalonia, the regional government unilaterally declared independence from Spain. The move didn’t go down well with the Madrid and the regional government was deposed followed by arrests of...

Nov 09, 2017 04:26 AM

Riyadh rejects reports of prince's death in graft purge

The hashtag "death of Prince Abdulaziz bin Fahd" has since featured on social media, fuelling fevered speculation online.

Nov 08, 2017 07:03 AM

Without reforms, UN Security Council 'dysfunctional': India

This is despite 10 years of so-called intergovernmental negotiations authorised by the General Assembly and the continuous annual consideration of the agenda item here since 1993, he said.

Nov 08, 2017 04:47 AM

Indian Americans raise USD 2.4 mn for public health in India

This donation will go towards the soon-to-be established WHEELS India Niswarth (WIN) Foundation, which will be based out of the IIT-Gandhinagar and Indian Institute of Public Health-Gandhinagar...

Nov 08, 2017 03:04 AM

Bizarre! Thief steals bronze statue worth half a million euros from most closely guarded street in France

The stolen sculpture, which is worth at least 425,000 euros (USD 491,000), is one of eight made by the artist, all of different sizes.

Nov 07, 2017 11:27 PM

Live | Afghanistan: Shamshad TV attacked in Kabul by terrorists; casualties feared, ambulances, security forces on spot

Afghanistan's Shamshad TV has been attacked in Kabul by unidentified gunmen. It's not clear how many casualties occurred. Ambulances and security forces have arrived in the area.

Nov 07, 2017 01:18 PM

Beijing's stand on Masood Azhar doing material harm to China-India ties: experts

A veto-wielding permanent member of the UN Security Council, China has repeatedly blocked India's move to designate Azhar a terrorist under the Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council.

Nov 07, 2017 09:09 AM

US: Indian gets 27 years in prison for financing al-Qaeda, soliciting murder of judge

Indian national Yahya Farooq Mohammad, an engineering student at Ohio State University during 2002-04, was sentenced to around 27 years in prison in the United States after he pleaded guilty of...

Nov 07, 2017 08:00 AM

UN turns up pressure on Myanmar over Rohingya crisis

British Deputy UN Ambassador Jonathan Allen said despite the decision to drop the resolution, the council was issuing astrong, united message.

Nov 07, 2017 06:59 AM

US President Donald Trump: Great confidence' in Saudi anti-corruption push

Mohammad Bin Salman, who has been working to implement reforms in the oil-rich state, has developed a close relationship with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner.

Nov 07, 2017 06:32 AM