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No talks unless India withdraws, China says before Doval visit

Beijing, July 26 (IANS) On the eve of Indian NSA Ajit Doval's China visit to attend the BRICS security summit, Beijing on Wednesday made...

Don’t let in Dalai Lama: China

Beijing, July 26 (IANS) China on Wednesday again urged other countries not to host the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama."We urge countries concerned...

Russia: Fresh US sanctions blow to normalising ties

Moscow, July 26 (IANS) Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov on Wednesday slammed the US move to impose fresh sanctions on Moscow, calling it...

District chief, five others killed in Afghan mine blast

Kabul, July 26 (IANS) An Afghan district chief and five of his bodyguards have been killed in a roadside mine blast in Farah province,...

Will strike ‘heart of US’ if Kim regime threatened: Pyongyang

Pyongyang, July 26 (IANS) North Korea has threatened a nuclear strike on "the heart of the US" if it attempts to remove Kim Jong-un...

India responsible for border mess, must pull back: Chinese Foreign Minister

Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday said India is responsible for the latest border row and asked it to...

Time to teach India another lesson: Chinese expert

Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Amid the ongoing border row, a Chinese expert has said it was time India was taught a "second lesson" as...

Pakistani political parties get foreign funds: PTI

Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has accused some political parties in the country of receiving funds from foreign countries...

Chinese daily says Doval ‘main schemer’, he can’t end border row

Beijing, July 25 (IANS) A leading Chinese daily has called India's National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval "one of the main schemers" behind the...

Pyonygyang urged to refrain from another missile test

Seoul, July 25 (IANS) South Korea on Tuesday urged North Korea to refrain from carrying out a new missile test and to make a...

Taliban overrun Afghan district

Kabul, July 25 (IANS) After days of fierce fighting Afghan Taliban militants on Tuesday took control of Jani Khil district in Paktia province, the...

World’s fattest woman loses 65 kg after treatment in UAE

Dubai, July 25 (IANS) The world's fattest woman (at 500 kg) from Egypt has managed to lose 65 kgs after her treatment in the...

Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors after cabinet vote

Jerusalem, July 25 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet on Tuesday voted to remove metal detectors from a holy site in Jerusalem...

Explosion in Lahore kills nine

Lahore, July 24 (IANS) At least nine people were killed in an explosion in a Lahore market on Monday, the media reported.Senior police official...

Not sure if 39 missing Indians in Mosul are alive: Iraq

New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari on Monday said he was not sure if the 39 Indians missing in Mosul...

UN urges Australia to stop detaining refugees

Canberra, July 24 (IANS) The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday urged Australia to stop detaining refugees and close down its offshore...

China hints bilateral at BRICS NSA meet

Beijing, July 24 (IANS) China on Monday indicated that its top diplomat Yang Jiechi and Indian National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval might hold...

Two killed in Israeli embassy shooting in Jordan

Amman, July 24 (IANS) Two Jordanians were killed in a shootout inside the Israeli embassy in Amman, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said in a...

Polish President to veto controversial judiciary reform bills

Warsaw, July 24 (IANS) Polish President Andrzej Duda on Monday announced he would use his veto power to block two controversial bills passed by...

Turkish journalists face terror trial

Ankara, July 24 (IANS) Seventeen journalists and managers at Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet were facing trial on Monday on charges of aiding a terrorist...

China tells India to give up ‘illusory thinking’

Beijing, July 24 (IANS) China urged India on Monday to give up impractical "illusory thinking" and immediately withdraw all its troops that it said...

China again urges India to withdraw troops

Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Beijing on Monday urged New Delhi to immediately withdraw all troops that have "illegally" entered China, stating that the nation...

‘600,000 to contract cholera in Yemen by year end’

Sanaa, July 24 (IANS) The International Committee of the Red Cross has warned that the current number of suspected cases of cholera in Yemen...

20 killed in Kabul suicide blast

Kabul, July 24 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed on Monday in a suicide blast targeting the house of an Afghan politician here,...

21 insurgents, 4 policemen killed in Afghanistan clashes

Kabul, July 23 (IANS) Twenty-one insurgents and four police personnel were killed and 20 insurgents injured in two clashes in the Afghan province of...

China shuts down 3,918 illegal websites

Beijing, July 23 (IANS) A total of 3,918 illegal websites were shut down by China's internet watchdogs from April to June, the Cyberspace Administration...

Syrian army declares ceasefire in several areas near Damascus

Cairo, July 23 (IANS) The Syrian army announced the cessation of hostilities in several areas of a rebel stronghold near the capital Damascus.This announcement...

Netanyahu condemns Palestinian stabbing attack

Jerusalem, July 23 (IANS) Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned a Palestinian knife attack in a West Bank settlement that claimed the lives of...

UN Security Council to hold urgent meeting on Jerusalem violence

United Nations, July 23 (IANS) The UN Security Council will hold an urgent meeting on Monday morning to discuss the violence unfolding in Jerusalem,...

13 Taliban killed in Afghanistan airstrike

Kabul, July 23 (IANS) A total of 13 militants have been confirmed killed an airstike at a Taliban hideout in Kunduz province of Afghanistan...

Israel bans Muslim men under 50 from prayer at Jerusalem mosque

Jerusalem, July 21 (IANS) Israel on Friday barred access of Muslim men under 50 to Al-Aqsa mosque compound and deployed about 3,000 policemen near...

Emergency declared in New Zealand due to floods

Wellington, July 22 (IANS) New Zealand on Saturday declared a state of emergency in several parts of South Island that have been affected by...

Martial law to be extended in Philippine’s Mindanao

Manila, July 22 (IANS) Members of the Philippines' Senate and Congress on Saturday voted for extending the martial law on the island of Mindanao...

Pakistan’s SC reserves verdict on Panama JIT report

Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday reserved its judgment in Panama Papers case after hearing arguments of all parties on the...

US airstrike kills 16 Afghan policemen

Kabul, July 22 (IANS) Sixteen police personnel were killed in a US-led coalition forces airstrike in Helmand province of Afghanistan, an official said on...

Israel bans Muslim men under 50 from prayer at Jerusalem mosque

Jerusalem, July 21 (IANS) Israel on Friday barred access of Muslim men under 50 to Al-Aqsa mosque compound and deployed about 3,000 policemen near...

S. Korea cancels plan to measure THAAD’s radar wave emission

Seoul, July 21 (IANS) The South Korean Defence Ministry on Friday cancelled plans to measure electromagnetic waves emitted from the radar of the US...

UNSC sanctions individuals, entities linked to IS, Al Qaeda

United Nations, July 21 (IANS) The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution to impose sanction measures on two armed groups, two entities...

Speaker of Syria’s parliament sacked for poor performance

Damascus, July 21 (IANS) The Syrian Parliament on Thursday sacked its speaker, Hadiya Khalaf Abbas, over her "lack of performance".The Syrian parliament members assembled...

UNGA pushes Security Council reform to next session

United Nations, July 21 (IANS) After yet another year of Security Council reform negotiations, the General Assembly has decided again to roll it over...

PLA to celebrate 90th birthday with stronger military

Beijing, July 20 (IANS) It has been a big year for China's military as the People's Liberation Army (PLA) prepares to celebrate its 90th...

Indian troops must be captured or killed: Ex-Chinese diplomat

Beijing, July 20 (IANS) If Indian troops don't withdraw from Doklam on the disputed border, they should be captured or killed, says a former...

India seeking peaceful resolution of issues with China: MEA

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India on Thursday said it was seeking "peaceful resolution" of all boundary matters with China, including an ongoing over...

China, India must end border row before BRICS Summit: Chinese expert

Beijing, July 20 (IANS) China and India should resolve their border dispute in Doklam before the BRICS summit in September and much of the...

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over border tensions

Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan summoned on Thursday the Indian Deputy High Commissioner for a second consecutive day and lodged a formal protest over...

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Indian visa conditions for Pakistanis regrettable: Islamabad

Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Pakistan said on Thursday that India's stipulation for grating visa to Pakistani nationals were "highly regrettable" and was against diplomatic...