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  • Australian clubbers busted in Bali over cocaine
    on 23 July 2019 at 13:52


  • Trump gifts cricket bat to Khan, accepts invite to visit Pak
    on 23 July 2019 at 13:06


  • Europe gears up for record-breaking heatwave
    on 23 July 2019 at 12:24

    France and western Europe were on Tuesday bracing for a new record-breaking heatwave that is forcing the temporary shutdown of a French nuclear power station. Forecasters predicted new temperature highs in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, where the mercury is set to reach 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) for the first time on Thursday. […]

  • Former Chinese premier Li Peng dies at 90: Local media
    on 23 July 2019 at 11:53


  • UK PM-to-be Johnson's biggest controversies
    on 23 July 2019 at 11:47


  • Afghan president seeks 'clarification' after Trump war comments
    on 23 July 2019 at 10:19

    The US President Donald Trump made several surprising statements on Monday alongside Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House, including that he had plans for a quick end to the Afghan conflict, but which would wipe the country "off the face of the Earth". Afghanistan "would be gone. It would be over in literally, in 10 days," Trump said, adding, "I don't want to go that route" and that he didn't want to kill millions. […]

  • Australia to bar return of citizens who fought for Islamic State
    on 23 July 2019 at 09:29

    Australia is poised to bar its citizens who have fought for the Islamic State militant group from returning home for up to two years, under new laws discussed in parliament on Tuesday. The controversial legislation would give hardline home affairs minister Peter Dutton the ability to invoke "exclusion orders" to prevent suspected terrorists from returning to the country. […]

  • Russia denies its strategic bombers violated South Korean air space
    on 23 July 2019 at 07:15

    Russia's ministry of defence on Tuesday denied that its strategic bombers had violated South Korean air space and accused South Korean jets of carrying out dangerous manoeuvres that threatened its aircraft, the RIA news agency reported. […]

  • Singapore makes its biggest ever illegal ivory seizure
    on 23 July 2019 at 06:39

    Singapore has made its largest ever seizure of smuggled ivory, impounding a haul of nearly nine tonnes of contraband tusks from an estimated 300 elephants. The illegal cargo was discovered in a container from the Democratic Republic of the Congo being shipped to Vietnam via Singapore. The authorities found 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory. […]

  • SKorea fires hundreds of warning shots at Russian military plane
    on 23 July 2019 at 06:08

    The South Korean jets fired around 360 rounds of ammunition at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday. There are reports of Chinese military aircraft also entering South Korean airspace. The Russian aircraft was an A-50 airborne early warning and control aircraft and South Korea scrambled F-15 and F-16 fighter jets in response. […]

  • US govt pursues rule that would remove 3.1m people from food stamps
    on 23 July 2019 at 05:24

    Currently, 43 US states allow residents to automatically become eligible for food stamps through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP, if they receive benefits from another federal program known as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF, according to the USDA. […]

  • Imran Khan welcomes Donald Trump's offer of mediation on Kashmir
    on 23 July 2019 at 04:58

    Buoyed by US President Donald Trump's offer of mediation on Kashmir, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that the contentious issue between the two South Asian neighbours can never be resolved bilaterally. "I really feel that India should come on the table; US could play a big part. President Trump certainly can play a big part," Khan said. […]

  • China's police state goes global, leaving refugees in fear
    on 23 July 2019 at 04:10

    Muslims who escaped China's crackdown in Xinjiang still live in fear, saying new homes abroad and even Western passports afford them no protection against a state-driven global campaign of intimidation. With menacing text and voice messages, and explicit threats to relatives still living in Xinjiang, China's powerful state security apparatus has extended its reach to Uighurs living in liberal democracies as far away as New Zealand and the United States, in a bid to silence activists and recruit informants. […]

  • Trump-Khan discuss Afghanistan, terrorism in first meeting: White House
    on 23 July 2019 at 03:52

    US President Donald Trump and Pakistan Prime Imran Khan on Monday discussed ways to resolve the Afghanistan conflict and the challenge terrorism poses to regional stability, the White House said. […]

  • North Korean leader inspects new submarine as talks with US stall
    on 23 July 2019 at 03:15

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a new submarine, paying special attention to its combat weapons systems, a week after the nuclear-armed state warned looming military drills in the South could derail nuclear talks with Washington. The submarine will be deployed to the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, the North's official KCNA news agency said Tuesday, without disclosing its specifications or the location of the inspection. […]

  • Imran Khan a great athlete, a very popular Prime Minister: Donald Trump
    on 23 July 2019 at 03:14

    "It's my great honour to have the very popular and, by the way, great athlete -- one of the greatest -- but very popular Prime Minister of Pakistan," Trump said while welcoming Khan to the Oval Office of the White House. […]

  • Pakistani intelligence led CIA to Bin Laden: Imran Khan
    on 23 July 2019 at 03:07

    Pakistan's main spy agency provided the US with a lead that helped them find and kill Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, Pakistan's PM Imran Khan said on Monday. "If you ask CIA it was ISI which gave the initial location through the phone connection."Pakistan has until now officially denied having any knowledge of the terror chief until he was shot dead on May 2, 2011. […]

  • UK minister quits before Johnson becomes PM
    on 23 July 2019 at 01:41


  • Britain calls for European naval mission in Strait of Hormuz to counter Iran’s ‘piracy’
    on 22 July 2019 at 18:45

    Britain announced plans Monday to develop and deploy a Europe-led "maritime protection mission" to safeguard shipping in the vital Strait of Hormuz in light of Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the waterway last week. Iranian officials have suggested the Stena Impero was seized and taken to an Iranian port in response to Britain's role in seizing an Iranian oil tanker two weeks earlier off Gibraltar. […]

  • Russian air strikes on Syria market kill 27: Monitor
    on 22 July 2019 at 14:08