Trump says ‘we'll have to see' on summit with Un is still happening

Friday, 18 May 2018 | PTI | Washington

US President Donald Trump has reacted cautiously to North Korea's threat to cancel a planned summit with Kim Jong-Un next month, saying "we'll have to see." after Pyongyang publicly voiced its concern over being pushed "into a corner" on uclear disarmament. North Korea on Wednes- day...

Turkey boots out Israeli ambassador as Gaza row mounts

Friday, 18 May 2018 | AFP | Istanbul

Israel's ambassador to Turkey on Thursday left the country after being ordered out by Ankara in a growing crisis over the killing by Israeli fire of dozens of Palestinians on the Gaza border that threatens a reconciliation deal. Israeli ambassador Eitan Naeh departed for Tel Aviv via Istanbul airport under...

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Friday, 18 May 2018 | Pioneer

Malaysia's Anwar says Najib may be jailed Kuala Lumpur: Newly released Malaysian political heavyweight Anwar Ibrahim said on Thursday he expects ex-premier Najib Razak to be jailed over multi-billion-dollar graft claims. Oklahoma woman killed by dogs Ardmore: Authorities are investigating whether criminal charges should be filed after an Oklahoma woman was...

Trump calls some illegal immigrants animals

Friday, 18 May 2018 | PTI | Washington

President Donald Trump on Thursday described as "animals" some illegal immigrants as he slammed the US' "dumbest" immigration laws and asserted that people based on merit should only enter America. Venting out his frustration at officials in both Mexico and California, Trump vowed to strengthen the US' "weak" immigration...

Nawaz campaigning for PTI through love fest with Modi: Imran

Friday, 18 May 2018 | IANS | Islamabad

Taking a jibe at former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said that he "appreciates" the PML-N leader for "campaigning" for the PTI through his "love fest" with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The cricketer-turned-politician said on Wednesday that he was "alarmed at the rate Sharif...

Court shoots down Sharif's trial under treason charges for Mumbai attack remarks

Friday, 18 May 2018 | PTI | Lahore

A top Pakistani court on Thursday dismissed three petitions submitted by opposition parties to initiate treason proceedings against the embattled ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif for his controversial statement on the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, declaring them "non-maintainable". In an interview last week, the three-time prime minister had questioned Pakistan's policy...

EU takes Germany, five others to court over air pollution

Friday, 18 May 2018 | Adil Husain | Brussels

The European Commission said on Thursday it is taking Germany, France, the United Kingdom and three other EU countries to court for failing to comply with the bloc's air quality standards. The Commission, the European Union's executive arm, gave the six, also including Italy, Hungary and Romania, a last chance in...

North Korea threatens to cancel US summit

Thursday, 17 May 2018 | AFP | Seoul

North Korea threatened on Wednesday to cancel the forthcoming summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump if Washington seeks to push Pyongyang into unilaterally giving up its nuclear arsenal. It also cancelled high-level talks due Wednesday with Seoul over the Max Thunder joint military exercises being held...

US says it is ‘going ahead’ with preparations of summit

Thursday, 17 May 2018 | PTI | Washington

The US on Wednesday said that it is going ahead with preparations for a meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month after an angry Pyongyang threatened to cancel the historic summit, alleging that America was trying to push it “into a corner”...

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Thursday, 17 May 2018 | PNS

Haspel named CIA chief despite torture claims Washington: A key US Senate Committee on Wednesday approved the nomination of veteran intelligence officer Gina Haspel to become the new director of the CIA despite the bitter debate over her role in the torture used by the US on Al-Qaeda detainees in...


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Court proceedings end in a lighter vein

20 May 2018 | PNS

New Delhi: “Now, let us enjoy our holidays,” this is how the Supreme Court concluded the hearing on the Karnataka power row on Saturday. The courtroom burst into a bout of laughter as Justice AK Sikri, who headed the three-judge Bench, made the jovial remark ...

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Women’s youth camp under ‘Go Rurban’ series

22 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

A women’s youth camp under Go Rurban camp with the objective to connect rural and urban youth together will be held at village Sijora district Dindori. The basic idea of the camp is to build a stronger bridge in order to fill the gap between rural and urban society...

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