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UK reduces terror threat level to ‘severe’

London, May 28 (IANS) Britain's terror threat level has been reduced to "severe" from "critical" which was issued following the Manchester arena terror attack,...

Trump satisfied with G7 defence of free trade agreement

Taormina (Italy), May 28 (IANS) US President Donald Trump expressed his satisfaction with the agreement in favour of free trade that was reached at...

Kim Jong-un inspects test-fire of anti-aircraft weapon

Seoul, May 28 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has inspected the test-fire of a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon system, ordering its...

Prince Harry hosts Obama at Kensington Palace

London, May 28 (IANS) Prince Harry welcomed Barack Obama at Kensington Palace in London, a stop in the former US President's latest Europe visit,...

Pakistan allocates Rs 180 billion for CPEC in budget

Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan has allocated 180 billion rupees ($1.71 billion) for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and its projects during the 2017-18...

Britain’s terror threat level reduced from ‘critical’ to ‘severe’

London, May 27 (IANS) Britain's terrorism threat level has been reduced from "critical" to "severe", Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday.The change indicates...

IS claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack

Cairo, May 27 (IANS) The Islamic State militant group on Saturday claimed responsibility for an attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt...

‘Hang Jadhav immediately’: Application filed in Pakistan SC

Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) An application for the immediate execution of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav was filed in the Supreme Court of Pakistan...

1,530 migrants, refugees died crossing Mediterranean in 2017: UN

United Nations, May 27 (IANS) At least 1,530 migrants and refugees died crossing the Mediterranean in 2017, the UN Migration Agency has said.AN IOM...

Two Nepal parties to withdraw impeachment motion against CJ

Kathmandu, May 27 (IANS) Two Nepal parties which moved an impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki in April, on Saturday decided to withdraw...

Duterte under fire over rape comment

Manila, May 27 (IANS) Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has come under fire for making a joke about rape, according to reports on Saturday."If you...

Iraqi forces push into three neighbourhoods in western Mosul

Baghdad, May 27 (IANS) Iraqi forces fighting the Islamic State militant group on Saturday launched a new push into three neighbourhoods in the old...

18 killed in Afghan car bombing

Kabul, May 27 (IANS) At least 18 persons were killed when a suicide car bombing struck a crowded area in Afghanistan's Khost city on...

UN to check human rights record for Sri Lankan peacekeepers

United Nations, May 27 (IANS) The UN will require Sri Lankan troops to undergo "enhanced screening" for human rights violations going back to the...

Trump to keep sanctions on Russia, says top economic adviser

Taormina (Italy), May 27 (IANS) US President Donald Trump favours keeping in place the sanctions Western nations imposed on Russia over Moscow's role in...

Police arrest another suspect in Manchester terror probe

London, May 27 (IANS) The number of people in custody in connection with this week's deadly suicide attack in Manchester increased to nine with...

British PM warns terrorism ‘evolving not disappearing’

Taormina (Italy), May 27 (IANS) Terrorist ideology is "evolving not disappearing", British Prime Minister Theresa May said at the Group of Seven (G7) summit...

UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

United Nations, May 27 (IANS) The UN Security Council condemned the terrorist attack, which took place earlier Friday in Minya of Egypt, with at...

Roadside bomb kills 10 civilians in Afghanistan

Kabul, May 27 (IANS) Ten civilians were killed and six others wounded in an explosion in Afghanistan's Herat province, local media reports said.The incident...

Death toll from Sri Lanka’s landslides, floods rises to 91

Colombo, May 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Ministry of Foreign Affairs made a global appeal as the death toll from flash floods and landslides rose...

British student sentenced to 15 years for planting metro bomb

London, May 27 (IANS) A British student, who left a homemade bomb on a London tube train, was given a 15-year prison sentence at...

15 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

Kabul, May 27 (IANS) At least 15 Afghan soldiers were killed and five others wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in...

Three fake Pakistanis remanded to 14-day police custody

Bengaluru, May 27 (IANS) A local court on Friday remanded the three Pakistan nationals held for staying illegally with fake identities in the city...

Chilean President inaugurates construction of world’s largest telescope

Santiago, May 27 (IANS) Chilean President Michelle Bachelet inaugurated the construction of the world's largest optical and infrared telescope, to be located at the...

Egyptian jets carry out 6 strikes against terror camps in Libya

Cairo, May 27 (IANS) Egyptian air forces carried out six airstrikes against terrorist training camps in the Libyan city of Darna in response to...

Dalai Lama cannot change rituals to appoint successor: China

Beijing, May 26 (IANS) China on Friday said the Dalai Lama has no right to change the rituals and processes, set by the Chinese...

18 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

Kabul, May 26 (IANS) At least 18 Afghan soldiers were killed in an attack by the Taliban on a military base in Kandahar province,...

23 Coptic Christians killed in Egypt bus attack

Cairo, May 26 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed and 25 injured when gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in...

China says ready to help India trace missing Sukhoi jet

Beijing, May 26 (IANS) China said it is ready to help India if it asks for assistance in the search for the missing Sukhoi-30...

New arrest in Manchester attack

London, May 26 (IANS) A new suspect has been arrested in Manchester during a large-scale counter-terror operation launched in the wake of a suicide...

G7 summit begins in Italy

Rome, May 26 (IANS) The two-day G7 summit, that will focus on issues surrounding security and growth, began on Friday in Italy.Those participating in...

6 killed in Sri Lanka landslides

Colombo, May 26 (IANS) At least six people were killed and several others reported missing on Friday due to landslides in two different areas...

China protests US warship entering South China Sea

Beijing, May 26 (IANS) China voiced strong protest against a US Navy warship passing close to the Meiji Reef in the South China Sea."The...

Alleged leaks are deeply troubling, grave security threat: Trump

Brussels, May 26 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that alleged intelligence leaks, in reference to the Manchester attack, were a grave threat to...

NATO to be full member of global coalition against IS: Chief

Brussels, May 26 (IANS) The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) would be a full member of the global coalition against the Islamic State (IS),...

Nearly 90% S.Koreans approve of new President: Poll

Seoul, May 26 (IANS) Nearly 90 per cent of South Koreans approve of their newly appointed President and said he will do a "good...

4 arrested for Moscow terror plot

Moscow, May 25 (IANS) Russian security forces have arrested four men allegedly linked to the Islamic State (IS) terror organisation and suspected of planning...

Bomb disposal unit arrives at Manchester college

Manchester, May 25 (IANS) An army bomb disposal unit was sent to a college in Trafford here on Thursday, Greater Manchester Police said.It is...

UK ‘not sharing info’ with US after bomb photo leak

Manchester, May 25 (IANS) British police chiefs have stopped sharing information on the Manchester concert bombing with the US after the American media leaked...

Pakistan condemns commendation to Indian Army officer Gogoi

Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan on Thursday condemned the Indian Army chief's Commendation Card to an officer involved in tying up a Kashmiri man...

French police arrest two women on links with terrorism

Paris, May 25 (IANS) French anti-terrorism units arrested two women in northern France on alledged suspicions of planning terrorist plot, local media reported.The two...

Two more arrested in Manchester bombing attack

London, May 25 (IANS) Two more persons, a man and a woman, have been arrested in connection with the Manchester bombing attack in Britain,...

Taiwan’s top court rules in favour of gay marriage

Taipei, May 24 (IANS) Taiwan's top judges on Wednesday ruled in favour of gay marriage, paving the way for it to become the first...

3 more detained in connection with Manchester attack

London, May 24 (IANS) Three men were arrested in the south of Manchester city on suspicion of being connected to the attack that hit...

Manchester bomber was not ‘acting alone’: UK Home Secretary

Manchester, May 24 (IANS) The suicide bomber who attacked a Manchester concert was likely to have been working with other terrorists but was only...

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Manchester bomber’s images before blast released

London, May 28 (IANS) Greater Manchester police have released images showing suicide bomber Salman Abedi on Monday night, taken shortly before he detonated a...
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